Leon Garcia

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Steve Jobs Followed 7 Unbreakable Laws of Success That Apply to Any Business

When Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, the ABC News program <i>20/20</i> asked me to share some of the insights I gleaned from writing three books on Jobs and Apple. The seven rules I offered are still relevant today and helped to propel Apple recently to a $1 trillion market value.<p>Here are the seven rules …

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Dollar Shave Club Isn't the Only Brand That Rode Funny Viral Ads to Success

Watch, laugh—and then maybe buy some stuff<p>Dollar Shave Club parlayed a tongue-in-cheek tagline (“Our blades are f—ing great”) into an online viral …

The 5 Questions You Need to Answer To Crush Any Job Interview

Dropbox CEO Drew Houston is sitting on top of a multi-billion dollar cloud storage and file-sharing company with a stable of investors that even …

How Content Marketing Works.

<i>The internet is a shopping mall.</i><p><i>The vendor, who advertises his wares well, attracts shoppers.</i><p>If you’re a modern day Sales or Marketing Director …

Lithium-Air Battery Breakthrough May Mean Game Over For Gasoline

The lithium-air battery is the holy grail of energy storage only better.<p>Now, thanks to a breakthrough made by scientists at Cambridge University, it may also be a lot closer to commercial reality than previously believed.<p>First things first. What is a lithium air battery?<p>A battery has three basic …

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A Storage container called home

Ukrainian Designer Igor Sirotov is back with a new architectural paradise, the ID1 House. Made purely out of cargo containers, the house design …

The High Cost of Conformity, and How to Avoid It

<i>ANDREW NGUYEN/HBR STAFF</i><p>I was biking with my friends Eric and Adam, both far more skilled and experienced mountain bikers than I, on terrain that was slightly beyond my own skill. I thought I could do it.<p>I was wrong.<p>I suffered a pretty dramatic crash, falling down a ravine, flipping over a few …

Facebook may be the strongest marketing tool you have

Chew on this:<p>There are 4,000 unmarried senior citizens in Canada who like rabbits.<br>• There are 20,000 people in Canada who have been engaged longer than a year and like alcoholic beverages.<br>• There are 3,000 Canadian lesbians in their twenties who are parents.<p>Ten years ago, getting access to this kind of …

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Las lentes de contacto de Google podrían funcionar con energía solar, según esta patente

Como sabemos, <b>Google está presente en una buena cantidad de campos</b>, bueno, mejor dicho Alphabet, que llegó con la idea de diferenciar por sectores a …

4 Ways Facebook Lead Ads Can Change the Social Advertising Game

<b>Facebook lead ads are here!</b><p>Facebook has rolled out a new form of advertising that’s now available to marketers everywhere. Lead ads make the process …

Emirates defends 'snobbiest ad ever' featuring Jennifer Aniston

Emirates is unapologetic about a controversial ad featuring a snooty Jennifer Aniston as it continues to woo upscale business travelers in the U.S.<p>"We couldn’t think of anyone better suited for the role than Jennifer Aniston…Her professionalism and comedic talent shone on the set and we are very …

Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Virtually all leaders believe that to stay competitive, their enterprises must learn and improve every day. But even companies revered for their dedication to continuous learning find it difficult to always practice what they preach.<p>Consider Toyota: Continuous improvement is one of the pillars of …

¿Es posible borrarte a ti mismo de Internet?

Piensa por un momento en toda la información que tiene Internet sobre ti. ¿Qué pasaría si un día quisieras borrarte por completo?<p>Si nos detenemos a …

Time-Management Tips From 8 Self-Made Billionaires

There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Here's how the most successful people on the planet make the most of them.<p>When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 …

Fixing Our Unhealthy Obsession with Work Email

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Our dysfunctional relationship with work email has become so normal, I’m not sure most of us can even see it anymore.<p>Typical is this quote from the recent article, “How Successful People Spend Their Weekends”:<p>“I never go into the office on weekends,” Spencer says, “<b>but I do check e-mail at</b> …

What a Year of Job Rejections Taught Me About Pitching Myself

After sending out hundreds of copies of my résumé to dozens of companies over the last year, I realized that I was getting nowhere because my approach was wrong.<p>I did everything I was taught to do: I created a list of the top 20 companies I wanted to work for, I customized my résumé for each …

Clark Howard

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Why Your Customers’ Social Identities Matter

Why don’t customers do what they say they’ll do? Consider the experience of the home appliance manufacturer Electrolux. On the basis of its customer feedback, it once contemplated offering free washing machines and using smart technology inside them to charge customers by the wash.<p>In prelaunch …

Shipstr Makes International Cargo Shipping Less Hellish For Small Businesses

Many companies rely on international freight shipping by ocean to receive wholesale orders from abroad, but the process is surprisingly complicated and expensive. Shipstr, which is launching on the Disrupt SF stage, wants to make the process easier, cheaper, and more transparent by becoming the …

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Distribuciones ligeras de Linux

El mundo de las <b>distrubuciones de Linux</b> es tan grande que casi podríamos clasificarlo en géneros, familias y especies como a las bacterias. Esa enorme …

This Is What Happens When You Replace The Women In Ads With Men

Sex appeal looks pretty different when you turn it around.

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If You Want To Be Immune To Tasers Just Wear Carbon Fiber Clothing

It's no Iron Man suit, but if you've got a knack for civil disobedience and often find yourself on the business end of a Taser, the folks at Hackaday …

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Graphic Tees Are The Best!

Barely a year old and the group of graphic designers from Sans Form have proved that they know the business of making the coolest Tees, posters, and …

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

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A Dozen Creative Ideas For Decorating Blank Walls

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and …