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Where is the energy transition headed in 2015?

In an overall successful year 2014, the German Energiewende saw a lot of changes. 2015 will be characterized by international developments like …

JASON SILVA on THE POWER OF IDEAS

IT Leadership Lessons You Can Learn From Failure

In the world of IT, things can and will go wrong. Failure can come from a number of things such as rushing to get too much done in a single project …

10 Simple, Science-Backed Ways To Be Happier Today

Did you know that the perfect temperature for happiness is 13.9°C? Adjust your thermostat, then check out these quick tips for maximizing mirth.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Happiness is so interesting, because we all have …

The Best Startup Offices From 2013

“’The world is one big playground. We want to emulate a fun environment likening to a travel experience in the office considering the travel and …

Why LED Retrofits Are The 'Trojan Horse' Of The Internet of Things

One of the most compelling data points I’ve come across in my usual year-end deluge is this one from Navigant Research: over the next seven years, annual sales for occupancy sensors, photosensors and lighting network gear related to LED lighting applications will grow from $1.1 billion in 2013 to …

5 Critical Mistakes That Can Kill Any Startup

Just believing in your product or service isn’t enough. Is your startup scalable? Is it marketable? If no, you’re probably making some of these mistakes.<p>You’re an entrepreneur. You believe in the product or service that you’ve built. But then sales stall. What went wrong?<p>The truth is that over half …

Tony Robbins Reveals The Top 6 Leadership Blind Spots That Cripple Business Success

Throughout my 10 years as career and leadership coach and trainer, I’ve been continually intrigued by Tony Robbins’ messages, programs and extraordinary business growth. Ranked by Harvard University as one of the “Top 200 Business Gurus” in 2003 and reaching over 4 million people from 100 countries …

Mobility Special: The 12 Days of Christmas

In keeping with the theme of Christmas that is about to consume us all, in true festive spirit, we wanted to share 12 favourite pieces of content …

Apple To Go Large In 2014 With iPhone 6 In May And iPad Pro in October

Now that the ink is drying on Apple's deal with China Mobile, supply chain rumors are emerging about Apple’s next significant product releases. Digitimes reports that according to “sources from the upstream supply chain,” Apple is planning to release a 5-inch iPhone 6 “phablet” this coming May and …

It’s All in Your Head: How To Train Your Brain for Leadership and Better Decision-Making

You have the ability to rewire your brain, learn to make better decisions, and become a more effective leader in the process. But it’s going to take some work.<p>True leaders are born, not made. You either come into this world with a commanding personality or you don’t. And if you don’t have the right …

Stanford Business on Twitter: "What areas are CEOs getting coaching in? The priorities of CEOs and boards often differ. http://t.co/VzjMzl9NQL http://t.co/272ptkk2vk"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>StanfordGSB</b><p>“@<b>StanfordBiz</b>: What areas are CEOs getting coaching in? …

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The 3 R’s of Leadership ~ Reflection, Relationships & Resiliency

I’ve often written about the <i>slow death of the authoritarian leader</i> – envisioning the demise of command and control thinking as the prevailing force …

2013: The year we all went 'mobile'

<b>This year was the year we all went mobile. And we're not just talking smartphones and tablets.</b><p>We're talking mobile workforces staying connected in and out of the office and using their devices for work and play.<p>Special Report: The Technology of Business<p>Growing pains for crowdfunding<p>The technology …

How To Land Your Dream Job Working For An Entrepreneur

You’re either one of those people who will change the world or you’re insane, and as a result you’ve decided you want to work for an entrepreneur. Perhaps the reason is because you want to be an entrepreneur yourself, but you want to observe an entrepreneur in action and learn from his or her …

Gartner Predicts Business Intelligence and Analytics Will Remain Top Focus for CIOs Through 2017

Press Release<p>STAMFORD, Conn., December 16, 2013 View All Press Releases<p>Gartner Predicts Business Intelligence and Analytics Will Remain Top Focus for …

The Coming Age of Innovation in 2014 and Beyond

In May 2013 Imaginatik fielded an on-line survey to 204 business decision-makers across a wide range of industries and from these results produced a …

IBM reveals its top five innovation predictions for the next five years

IBM revealed its predictions for five big innovations that will change our lives within five years.<p>The IBM “5 in 5” is the eighth year in a row that IBM has made predictions about technology, and this year’s prognostications are sure to get people talking. We discussed them with Bernie Meyerson, …

Fuel Collaboration through Learning

We hear from our clients that they are trying to help leaders build connections and networks to more effectively work across geographies and silos. A …

Why Openness To Experience Is The Key To Creativity

Want to be more creative? Open yourself up to more experiences.<p>Many successful creative people have the same personality trait in common: they are open to new experiences.<p>Psychologist Art Markman defines “openness to experience” as “the degree to which a person is willing to consider new ideas and …

The Pace of Technology Adoption is Speeding Up

Many people suggest that rates of new product introduction and adoption are speeding up, but is it really, across the board? The answer seems to be yes. An automobile industry trade consultant, for instance, observes that “Today, a typical automotive design cycle is approximately 24 to 36 months, …

Deloitte/MIT Study: Don’t Just Do Social, Be Social

“Social business” is growing, but progress is slow, according to recent study by Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review.<p>The study, “Social Business …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

5 Surprising Principles For Designing Smartwatches

Soon, wearable technology will be as common as the iPhone. An expert in ergonomics shows the best way to design for the small screen.<p>Five years ago, I coined the phrase “Ergonomics of Interaction Design,” to explain how physical ergonomic principles could be applied to the design of user …

Can technology improve business innovation?

Useful innovation is one of the most meaningful outputs of human creativity. Today, technological aids are increasingly employed to improve and …

Innovate for Impact & Profit will Follow: 10 Lessons from the Social Innovation Summit

Tweet What do the captain of the gold medal US Olympic women’s gymnastics team Aly Raisman and polar explorer Robert Swan have in common?On an …