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Science for stoners: Here’s how pot works

Explaining the chemistry behind medical marijuana that got Sanjay Gupta and others to finally believe<p>Last week, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta grabbed headlines for coming out in support of the validity of the medical use of marijuana, something he had opposed in the past. What changed his mind? …

The Performance Paradox

Yes! I want to be a high performer!<p>Yes! I want to accomplish all of my goals!<p>Sorry. You can’t have it both ways.<p>What!?! Why?<p>While it may seem like a …

Business school students learn leadership from Battle of Gettysburg

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Top 5 Reasons Recruiters Won't Click on Your LinkedIn Profile [INFOGRAPHIC]

LinkedIn is most professional social network on the internet – but are you missing out on job opportunities?<p>This infographic by LinkedIn in 30 …

Associated Press News

How To Know If You're A True Leader

I don't believe that to be true. In fact, I see way fewer truly effective leaders than I see people stuck in positions of leadership who are woefully incompetent at worst and seriously misguided about their own abilities at best.<p>Part of the reason this happens is a lack of honest self-assessment by …

Books

May 01, 2007<p><b>New Book Offers Insights for Business School Leaders</b><b><br>Chapter by Smith School Dean Howard Frank</b><p>Ever wonder what goes on inside the mind of …

Why complexity matters when measuring sustainability

<i>This is part of a series examining the pitfalls of sustainability measurements, drawing on lessons from outside the business world. For more, see</i> …

Foundersuite debuts tool collection to help you start your company

Recently soft-launched Foundersuite offers entrepreneurs a set of tools and templates to lessen the burden of starting a company.<p>The site is debuting with four modules and four template bundles. “It’s designed to help founders know what to do next, providing guidelines and structure to the messy …

6 Co-Workers Who Could Sabotage Your Career

Let's face it: Emails, deadlines and piles of paperwork can certainly slow you down, but absolutely nothing stalls a workday like getting stuck in a logjam of office personalities (or politics).<p>Enter LearnVest's handy guide on how to handle six of the most common "difficult" colleagues — and keep …

Google+ Hangouts updated with live rewind and instant replay

Google+ Hangouts are getting a little more convenient for viewers with a new update. The video chat service will now let users rewind live broadcasts, allowing those who came late to an event to catch up on the full chat. Recordings of the Hangouts will now be immediately accessible on YouTube as …

Facebook Arrives On Google Glass Thanks To Unofficial Photo Sharing App

As the days go by and developers get their hands on Glass, the basic apps that we need to survive in the wild and share our photos are popping up. Today, Glass To Facebook is available for those who want to post the moments captured with Glass to the social network. It’s the first third-party app …

Mobile CRM Apps To Grow 500% By 2014 As Market Turns With Decline In PC Shipments

Gartner Research is reporting mobile CRM apps will grow 500 percent by 2014, another sign of a shifting market that has more to do with work getting done in the cloud more so than from a server behind the firewall.<p>This is buttressed by Gartner’s news that SaaS providers will represent more than 50 …

Skip the MBA: 3 Reasons Why You Should Get Real-World Experience Instead

In 1999, I dropped out of business school. I think it was one of the best decisions I ever made.<p>Fast-forward to the present and I’m CEO of HootSuite, …

College & University

4 mobile predictions CIOs should watch for

Consumerization of IT and the bring-your-own-device trend continues to create headaches for many CIOs.<p>While privacy implications and data loss risks …

Strategy & Salary

Do you have the team you need to implement your strategy?<p>Far too many nonprofits look at their “Salary” budget line item as static. “This is all we …

5 Management Secrets I Learned From my Dog

Twelve years ago, I adopted my dog Mika from a shelter. She’s a big brown and black Rottweiler-cross; a mutt with a stubborn streak—who’s also my …

Pets

Tech Poaches Wall Street Talent

Silicon Valley is raiding Wall Street.<p>Large and small technology companies, from Square Inc. to Rackspace Hosting Inc., with deep pockets and a pressing need to broaden their workforces are snagging top talent from financial firms.<p>Personal car service Uber Inc. has hired 10% to 15% of its nearly …

wallstreettalent

With Over 15M Sites Built, Weebly Launches New Planner And Mobile Editor, Brings Website Creation Service To Android

In this day and age, if you own a small business, you need a web (and mobile) presence. It’s just the way it is. Some might opt just to go for a social media approach, a Twitter account and a Facebook page, but the likelihood is that you want something a little more flexible, high-quality and …

Management Systems Awareness

I am happy to present the seventeenth issue of our publication series 'MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AWARENESS'.<p>From this issue we are starting a new column …

Apple Acquires Indoor GPS Startup WiFiSlam For $20M

The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that Apple has acquired WiFiSlam, an indoor GPS startup that enables a smartphone to pinpoint its location — along with that of your friends — in realtime up to 2.5 meters in accuracy.<p>Apple paid $20 million to acquire WiFiSlam, although the specific terms …

What if you learned about personal branding from the greats?

“Personal Branding” is a concept that is easy to mock (if you haven’t yet seen <i>The Onion’s</i> send up of the term, I recommend it). Indeed, for many, …

Bill Gates

Hello, Skype … and WhatsApp: Viber has 200M users and a new, spiffy desktop video-calling client

Mobile-first messaging and communications platform Viber has landed on the desktop.<p>Originally available only on smartphone platforms like Android, iOS, and others, Viber has added a desktop client that seamlessly interoperates with its mobile apps and now enables video calling for the first …

Anyone Taking The CFA Should Understand This Complicated Formula About Valuing Dividends

How do you value a stock?<p>Well, there are many ways. And every method and model has its strengths and weaknesses.<p>One of the very first models that any entry-level analyst will learn is the <b>dividend discount model (DDM)</b>. And for anyone taking the grueling Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams on …

EU rules threaten free banking and credit card cashback

Britons have to pay for using our debit and credit cards - and cashback could be scrapped.<p>Free banking could disappear under European plans to cap or scrap the fees that underpin the payment card system.<p>Planned reforms of the system could lead to charges for using a debit or credit card, with …

China not embracing electric cars

Just as in the U.S., the Chinese government finds it's tough to sell consumers on electric vehicles.<p>SHANGHAI -- Fears that China will catapult past the U.S. in the race to put electric vehicles on the road have fizzled.<p>Despite choking pollution in big Chinese cities, the government faces the same …

Mukesh Ambani Among Top Suitors For IMG

Mukesh Ambani , India’s richest person, has reportedly joined the race to acquire IMG Worldwide, the New York-headquartered sports and entertainment management agency. The sale of IMG by private equity firm Forstmann Little & Co is expected to fetch up to $3 billion.<p>The Indian Express newspaper …