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Why the Horrid 'Keep Calm and Carry On' Meme Still Won’t Die

The slogan isn't just one of the world's most ubiquitous and annoying memes. It also represents a sort of nostalgia for the days when life was harder.<p>When I first read Owen Hatherley's excellent new book, <i>The Ministry of Nostalgia—</i>which launches a muscular attack against "Keep Calm and Carry On" …

Paper Now Autotunes Your Whiteboard Sketches To Look Like A Million Bucks

An update to Fiftythree’s preeminent iPad sketching app beautifies freehand flowcharts like no other.<p>Fiftythree’s Paper is an app that made iPad sketching great. Then it made iPad coloring great. Then it introduced a stylus that made iPad styluses great. Then it made sketching with other people …

You're Doing Innovation Wrong

<i>The following is a guest post from Brian Quinn, principal at Doblin, Deloitte’s innovation and design practice.</i><p>We’re living in a time of unprecedented change. Every week, some new astonishment fills our news feed—whether it’s autonomous vehicles prowling the suburbs or a computer writing a …

How to Respond When Someone Takes Credit for Your Work

There’s nothing more infuriating than someone taking credit for your work. We’ve all had this happen at one point or another: you share an idea with a colleague and then hear him repeat it in a meeting; you stay late to finish a presentation yet your team member accepts all the praise; you lead a …

10 Ways To Have A More Successful Career

Everyone has two natures. One wants us to advance, the other wants us to pull back. The one we cultivate and decide upon determines whom we become.<p>Luckily, with the right kind of training, every individual could be a success. Though, it’s not in your best interest to wait and expect others to …

Fundamental Theory of Productivity: Less is More

Become more productive by cutting back on wasteful activities. Learn 20 ways that show less is more in productivity.

Why America’s obsession with STEM education is dangerous

<i>Fareed Zakaria, a columnist for The Washington Post, is the host of “Fareed Zakaria GPS” on CNN and the author of “In Defense of a Liberal Education.”</i><p>If Americans are united in any conviction these days, it is that we urgently need to shift the country’s education toward the teaching of specific, …

Do You Want To Coach Others? Most Likely, Yes

Throughout life every person will likely experience many different types of coaches. From being taunted and yelled at on the field to being gently coached on a task at home. All these life experiences will no doubt shape the coach you become in your work setting. So what kind of coach are you?<p>In my …

How To Work Much Faster

Working quickly is one of the most important characteristics of the high performing business person.<p>You can be highly intelligent, motivated and experienced, but if your output is slow then you’ll never reach your potential.<p>Speedy working is a craft well worth learning, but few executives spend any …

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm …

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

Why Biotech Whiz Kid Jack Andraka Is Not On The Forbes 30 Under 30 List

When I put out a call for promising young scientists to be part of Forbes’ annual 30 Under 30 project, no name came up more than that of Jack Andraka, the 16-year-old* who created a prototype cancer diagnostic test and won the top $75,000 prize at Intel’s annual high school science fair.<p>And no …

Top Five Emotional Intelligence Moments of 2013

In honor of our fifth consecutive year of compiling this video list, the bright minds behind TalentSmart have narrowed down 2013′s five most memorable displays of emotional intelligence (EQ). Some are shining examples of EQ in action, while others illustrate how quickly trouble can find those who …

10 Questions You'd Better Ask Your Boss

I once worked on a team that helped produce a nightly television news show. The format didn’t vary much, the deadlines were the same every night and my colleagues and I were experienced pros. But our senior producer had a tough time letting us just do our thing. Even though we sat in offices mere …

The Ideas that Shaped Management in 2013

It’s always tempting at this time of year to try to make a definitive list of the best ideas from the past 12 months. But then we end up debating what counts as best — important? useful? original? all three? — and compiling extremely long lists, struggling to shorten them, and over-thinking it all, …

Is Everyday Math The Worst Math Program Ever?

If you’re the parent of an elementary school-age child, chances are good (OK, about one in ten, although actual numbers are hard to pin down) that you’ve encountered Everyday Math. Chances are reasonably good that you hate it. The math program, developed by educators at the University of Chicago, …

Amazon and the "profitless business model" fallacy

The Science Of Great Ideas–How to Train Your Creative Brain

Creativity is a mystery right? Maybe not. Here’s a look at the science of the creative process and how to harness your brain’s power to come up with more great ideas.<p>Ah, ideas. Who doesn’t want more great ideas? I know I do.<p>I usually think about ideas as being magical and hard to produce. I expect …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

The 7 Steps To Delivering A Mind-Blowing TED Talk

Transform your run-of-the-mill presentation ideas by applying the “seven Cs of original messaging.”<p>It’s been said that there are no original ideas. But what may seem like old hat to you could become the next compelling TED talk.<p>You can transform your presentations by mining your expertise, …

Managing “Atmospherics” in Making Decisions

One offshoot of the fast-advancing research in neuroscience is the growing body of literature on decision-making. Hugely popular books like Malcolm Gladwell’s <i>Blink</i> and Daniel Kahneman’s <i>Thinking Fast and Slow</i> (which introduced us all to the distinction between Type 1 and Type 2 thinking) reveal how …

6 Ways to Like Your Job More

Most people don’t love their jobs. In fact, many studies show that only about 1 in 5 people really enjoy their jobs, about 1 in 5 actively dislike their jobs, and the rest are fairly neutral on the topic.<p>Since most of us spend more time working than doing anything else except sleeping, this seems …

How Margaret Atwood Creates Scary-Plausible Future Worlds

Margaret Atwood writes stories that are deeply, troublingly human by building elaborate worlds that resemble ours. Here, she explains her process for conjuring up the future–and what you can learn about it from breakfast.<p><i>Note: This article is included in our year-end storytelling advice round-up.</i><p>A …

How “Dilbert” Practically Wrote Itself

To mark his contribution to the hallowed halls of management comedy, we profiled <i>Dilbert</i> creator, Scott Adams, in the November 2013 issue of HBR. He was kind enough to lend us his 550-page tome <i>Dilbert 2.0: 20 Years of Dilbert</i>, where he reveals that more than a handful of the comics documented in his …

How to Juggle Multiple Roles

<b>To juggle—to fit in, manage, organize, and cope with.</b> Sometimes I almost feel like I can’t breathe given the number of roles that I have: author, public speaker, leader, consultant, board member, boss, subordinate, peer, mom, wife, daughter, sister, friend, and my own person.<p>These days, we all take …