Karan Vaidya

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Six Keys To Keeping Your Business Out Of Legal Trouble In China

I am often asked what foreign companies doing business in China need to know and do to stay out of legal trouble. The following six questions make for a good answer:<p><b>1. Are You Operating Legally?</b> if you are doing business in China for more than a month or two, you should be looking at whether you …

IDC: Top 10 Technology Predictions For 2015

IDC issued today its top 10 predictions for 2015. In a webcast (and accompanying report), IDC’s Frank Gens advised companies in <i>all</i> industries to “Amazon” themselves, but also predicted that the best job of “Amazoning” will be done by Amazon itself.<p>All innovation today is Amazon-style innovation: at …

REVEALED: The Top Demographic Trends For Every Major Social Network

In a new report from BI Intelligence, we unpack data from over a dozen sources to understand how social media demographics are still shifting.<p><i>Here are a few of the key takeaways from the BI Intelligence report:</i><p>Facebook still skews significantly female. Women in the U.S. are more likely to use …

Spicy Beans and Wilted Greens

6 Servings<p>Two humble ingredients have big impact here: The Parmesan rind adds richness; the dried beans deliver creaminess.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup plus 1 Tbsp. olive oil, plus more for drizzling<p>4 anchovy fillets packed in oil, drained (optional)<p>4 chiles de árbol or 1 tsp. crushed red …

Recipes

The Old Fashioned

<i>Some things just go together -- and the obvious accompaniment to food is drink. Welcome to Booze52, in which we explore all manner of libations that do much more than just wash down a meal.</i><p><i>Today: A drink with a name that lies -- walk through our step-by-step photos to make a cocktail has never gone</i> …

Julia's Favorite Roast Chicken

<b>All-Time Greatest Recipes from Legendary Cooks</b> Julia Child seasoned this roast chicken inside and out by packing sautéed vegetables, lemon slices and …

Alibaba and Apple in Talks Over China-Focused Payments Partnership

An Alibaba executive said today that the Chinese e-commerce company and Apple are currently in talks over a partnership to provide a payments solution for China, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The comments were shared by Alibaba Executive Vice Chairman Joseph Tsai, who also noted that the …

Read and grow rich: seven habit-forming books of highly successful people

Master motivator Tony Robbins, profiled in a new <i>Fortune</i> cover story, has reached countless strivers over the years with his blockbuster bestsellers</i> …

Stop Multitasking! The Secret to Improving Your Team's Productivity

Find out why multitasking is actually hurting your sales teams, and how a new focus on prioritization can help.<p>Companies still romanticize the idea of multitasking. Phrases like "jack of all trades," "juggling act" and "Renaissance man" all imply that the ability to multitask is something to be …

Time Management

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, which described the three laws of motion and redefined the way the world looked at …

Physics