Kevin Myers

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Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

Public Speaking

The science behind making a change that lasts

The best-selling productivity author David Allen called it Getting Things Done.<p>Malcolm Gladwell, researcher and writer about the wonderful weirdness …

Jerry Seinfeld

The Last Days of Time Inc.

An oral history of how the pre-eminent media organization of the 20th century ended up on the scrap heap.

11 Things That Will Happen When You’re Ready To Give Up A Bad Habit

There are two types of passion: obsessive and harmonious.<p><b>Obsessive passion</b> happens when an individual feels controlled or pressured to do something. …

6 Things You Need to Recover From Every Day

Less than 1% of people are living according to the principles/science described herein. However, I’m confident that if you apply these recovery …

Wellness

When Technology Disrupts Marketing, Talent Is Next

While many headlines focus on how technology is disrupting marketing, there's another area that is being disrupted: Talent. Over the years, I've seen …

Donatos Pizza Announces Strategic Hires of CMIO and VP of Franchise Operations

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Donatos Pizza announced two hires, naming Kevin Myers as Chief Marketing and Information Officer …

How To Get An Influencer To Talk To You

<b>Step 1:</b><p><i>Put yourself in their shoes.</i> They have something everyone wants (including you) a large following, influence, etc. Everyone and their mother …

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How to Consistently Act From Your Deepest “Why” and Optimize Your Time

It is the <b>norm to waste</b> large portions of one’s time.<p>Most people have <b>very low standards</b> for how they use their time.<p>They don’t have clarity about <b>where</b> …

The master key to changing habits and behavior for good.

<i>For more articles from Informed Living, follow us on Twitter</i><i>!</i><p>The science of human motivation is actually pretty simple.<p>In the 1930’s Harvard …

10 Habits That Change Boys Into Men

The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn’t changed quickly. Far too many men remain directionless, …

Smart People Aren’t Born Smart. They Do This, And Become Smart As A Result

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about intelligence it’s that very few people are born “extremely smart.”<p>The “extremely smart” people are better …

Want to be a Tech CMO?

6 Attributes Today’s Marketing Leaders Say You’ll Need<p><i>By Renee Yeager</i><p>Some might say that getting to the C-suite as a marketer is harder to achieve …

Revolutionary new ZERO1 football helmet may help NFL players reduce concussions

For more than half a century, football helmets have done a great job of preventing skull fractures, but they’ve been ineffective when it came to preventing concussions and protecting the brain. They just weren’t meant to do that.<p>But now there’s a new helmet that’s been designed to protect not only …

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Andrew Wiles: How to Do the Impossible

Andrew Wiles isn’t like most people. He always had a strange childhood dream.<p>When he was 10 years old, Wiles had come across <i>The Last Problem</i>. It was …

Mathematics

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Melania Trump, Off to Texas, Finds Herself on Thin Heels

When is a shoe not just a shoe?<p>When it is a pair of very high, needle-thin heels worn by the first lady of the United States on her way to the site of a natural disaster. Then it becomes a symbol for what many see as the disconnect between the Trump administration and reality; another example of …

Donald Trump

When athletes share their battles with mental illness

Michael Phelps locked himself in his bedroom for four days three years ago. He’d been arrested a second time for DUI. He was despondent and adrift. He thought about suicide.<p>“I didn’t want to be alive,” he tells USA TODAY Sports. “I didn’t want to see anyone else. I didn’t want to see another …

Mental Health

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Why your morning habits are standing between you and your goals

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit” — Aristotle.<p>I placed this quote on my vision board in January 2017, and …

When I’m not busy, I spiral into depression. Every damn time.

My mind does not deal well with free time. In many ways, it feels as though it was designed to be occupied. My grandmother would have told me that …

The data that transformed AI research—and possibly the world

In 2006, Fei-Fei Li started ruminating on an idea.<p>Li, a newly-minted computer science professor at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, saw her colleagues across academia and the AI industry hammering away at the same concept: a better algorithm would make better decisions, regardless of the …

Deep Learning

Surround Yourself with People Who Hold You to a Higher Standard than You Hold Yourself

There’s some interesting research in social psychology explaining how most people form their peer groups. Especially as children and adolescence, but …

The Never-Ending War Between the Two Sides of Your Personality

Every day you wake up, a battle starts.<p>It’s similar to thousands of battles you’ve lead in your life. And just as any of them, this one offers the …

Live Like You Could Lose Everything, but Know There's Nothing to Lose

You need to embrace the idea that giving everything you've got is a vital responsibility.<p>For most people, the stakes simply aren't high enough.<p>There's not enough reason to get up early and work, get off Facebook, or get into shape.<p>Put most simply, most people don't have a compelling enough <i>why.</i> If …

Fired engineer James Damore: Google is 'almost like a cult'

Damore is currently on tour of media outlets favored by conservatives. In addition to the WSJ, he has given interviews to Bloomberg, spoken at length with two YouTube personalities popular with alt-right and right-wing audiences, Stefan Molyneux and Jordan B. Peterson, and he did a photoshoot with …

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