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The Five Traps of High-Stakes Decision Making

At some point most executive teams will make a bet-the-company decision. Sometimes they’ll make the right one and will be handsomely rewarded. Southwest’s decision in 2007 to hedge against increases in the price of jet fuel proved remarkably prescient. But sometimes the big decision will go …

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global …

What the Numbers on your Lens Mean

I've run into this a few times with students that feel embarrassed to ask what all the numbers on the lens mean. There's no reason to feel …

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Why Chickpeas Are the Perfect Travel Snack: And 8 Recipes to Try!

All this week we've been talking about travel snacks here on The Kitchn. An ideal travel snack is portable, versatile, configurable, and …

Zooey Deschanel & More of the Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO)

From Swedish House Mafia to will.i.am, Jean Trinh picks the best music videos of the week.<p>In this week’s top music video picks, we take a journey …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

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Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

How to See What Your Facebook Profile Looks Like to Others

Would you like to know what your Facebook profile looks like to other people?<p>Whether it's a job recruiter or a potential date checking out your …

A Futurist Looks at the Future of Marketing

Digital marketing is evolving as fast as any other medium on our tablets, smartphones, Google Glass and beyond. To learn about what the future may bring to this marketing genre, we reached out to Gerd Leonhard, an author, strategic advisor, CEO of TheFuturesAgency, and someone whom <i>The Wall Street</i> …

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

For all of the books (thousands) written on leadership, individuals (millions) who have participated in leadership seminars and dollars (billions) invested in leadership development, too many leadership experts still fail to distinguish between the practice of leadership and the exercise of …

Digital Advertising Has Now Blown Past All Other Media But One...

The IAB Internet advertising report for 2012 is out.<p>Overall, digital advertising grew a respectable 15% in 2012, with the biggest increases coming in search, mobile, and display.<p>The industry totaled $37 billion for the year, in the U.S. alone.<p>Here are the highlights:<p>Mobile grew 111% to $3.4 billion …

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A Facebook Fan Is Worth $174, Researcher Says

A Facebook fan is worth $174 to a brand, up 28% since 2010, according to Syncapse, a social media marketing firm.<p>Syncapse worked with research firm …