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12 Podcasts for Men Ready to Level-Up their Life

—<br>Whether you’re washing the car, on your daily commute, or pounding out miles on the treadmill chances are you’ve turned to podcasts to distract you …

Self-improvement

3 Things Barbara Corcoran Did to Convince Shark Tank Producers to Give Her a Second Chance After They Rejected Her for the Job

This is how you can fight back when someone says you aren't good enough.<p>Whether you get turned down for a promotion or you get denied for a raise, rejection stings. And for most people, rejection seems final.<p>But, real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran isn't most people. She's used to fighting for what …

The 8 Rules of Leadership by Jack Welch

Leadership is best taught by example. Follow these eight indisputable rules directly from the playbook of the former head of GE.<p>Leadership is all about growing others. It's about your team and its welfare. It's about your direct reports and their performance.<p>Leadership is a tough act. It's a daily …

Leadership

Fluid Tests Hint at Concrete Quantum Reality

Surprising oil drop experiments suggest that the quantum world may not be as strange as advertised.<p>For nearly a century, “reality” has been a murky …

Quantum Physics

How to determine your social media budget

According to a study by the Duke University Fuqua School of Business, companies are rapidly increasing their social marketing budgets, even as they struggle to demonstrate the impact their efforts are having on their businesses.<p>The study revealed that the average business spends 9.4 percent of its …

How Company Culture Shapes Employee Motivation

<i>DAVE WHEELER FOR HBR</i><p>In a recent strategy meeting we attended with the leaders of a Fortune-500 company, the word “culture” came up 27 times in 90 minutes. Business leaders believe a strong organizational culture is critical to success, yet culture tends to feel like some magic force that few know …

Google has found that its most successful teams have 5 traits in common

Following the success of Project Oxygen, an internal study of what it takes to be a top manager at Google that started in 2008 and whose findings are still used today, the company undertook another study, this one of team dynamics.<p>A group of Google's People Operations (HR) employees spent the past …

Employment

Brilliant management advice from LinkedIn's billionaire founder

In his book "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age," Hoffman and entrepreneurs Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh explain how employers can attract and retain the best employees through the formation of alliances where everyone wins.<p>The authors created a presentation outlining their book's …

The Workplace

What Dating a Model Taught Me About Chasing Opportunities

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Flashback to 1992, I was in graduate school and on Saturday nights my friends and I would go out to our favorite local watering hole to blow off steam. One Saturday, my four friends ditched me to go dance with four girls from our …

Relationships

Indian startup funding up 261%

What will be the next Alibaba?<p>Look to India -- investors are.<p>In fact, venture capital funding to Indian startups is up 261% from 2013, totaling $3.86 billion to date, according to PrivCo.<p>"If you look at India's growth and demographic, you can see that the next hot tech market after China is India," …

This 5-Year-Old Genius Just Aced A Computer Science Test From One Of The Biggest Tech Companies In The World

The boy, now 6, is officially a Microsoft Certified Professional, the BBC reported on Thursday.<p>He's currently the youngest person to successfully pass the test, which is highly regarded in the information technology industry.<p>The previous record was held by Mehroz Yawar, who passed the test when he …

IT

Lead Like Benioff: 5 Surprising Strategies for Out-Of-The-Ballpark Success

Market domination and Wall Street success are the metrics a company’s investors will honor, but I was surprised to learn about the highest motivations that drive renowned Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff. They are not what most observers may have suspected, but clearly they’re producing remarkable …

Top 10 Skills Every Great Leader Needs to Succeed

Take your leadership from good to great by focusing on these key skills every day.<p>Earlier this year, leadership development consultants Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman published the results of a study they conducted on the skills that leaders need to succeed in their current positions. They asked …

15 Things Exceptional People Think Each Day

Being smart or lucky never hurt anyone, but being truly successful depends on the way you live each day.<p>Successful people are not necessarily smarter or luckier than most. They simply understand that, as Aristotle said, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is not an act, but a habit." Here are …

The Career Hazard You Never Expected: Your Email, Study Says

If you’ve ever emailed your boss from a cozy spot in bed at 10 p.m. or squinted to spot new work messages on your smartphone from your beach chair, you’re probably a victim of a new term coined by two psychology researchers at Northern Illinois University: “telepressure.”<p>Telepressure is the itch to …

5 Responsibilities For Leading Elite Teams

All leaders would like to think of their teams as elite. But being the leader of an “elite” team is no easy task and requires constant professional development and conditioning for leaders at all levels within the team. As a former Navy SEAL, I have had the opportunity to see truly elite leaders …

Why You Shouldn't Set Specific Goals for Your Employees

Research suggests that people are motivated by goals that strike the right balance between challenge and attainability.<p>The rule of thumb for managers is to set actionable goals with specific expectations for their teams. You might ask for 10 new clients by the end of the month, or five business …

Sound Science I know hyperbole is über-fashionable these days, but I am not exaggerating one bit when I say this is the coolest thing I’ve ever seen. New Zealand musician Nigel Stanford presents “CYMATICS”, a music video created with a host of mind-boggling physics experiments. To accompany the song, Nigel employed all sorts of scientific tools to make the invisible visible, allowing us to “see” sound via magnetic fields, electric arcs, flickering flames, and shaking sand. It’s got Chladni plates, a Rubens’ tube, some ferrofluids, a plasma dome, and a couple awesome uses of standing and interfering waves in water. And of course, it wouldn’t be complete without a freaking TESLA COIL! It’s all shot so, so, so beautifully, too. Seriously, I have the best case of physics feels right now. Just look at what science can inspire. Check out Nigel’s website for some behind the scenes on how it was done!

<b>Sound Science</b><p>I know hyperbole is über-fashionable these days, but I am not exaggerating one bit when I say this is the coolest thing I’ve ever seen. …

How to Change Your Mind to Change Your Life: Why You Need a New Personality to Make a New Personal Reality

I'm admittedly a personal growth junkie. I've read all the books, and I regularly listen to teleseminars and webinars that teach me how to live meaningfully and mindfully, how to truly tap into the power of my authentic being, how to meditate, how to actualize my potential...you get the idea.<p>It's a …

Self-improvement

How to Overcome the 5 Biggest Distractions at Work (and in Life)

Distraction is like a virus, says a medical expert on attention. Here's the cure you need.<p>Distraction in the workplace is costly. According to a 2006 survey, lost productivity costs companies $544 billion a year, as employees waste almost two hours a day.<p>There is no shortage of tips to reduce …

BitTorrent Opens Its Paygate Premium Content Bundles To All Artists, Giving Creators A 90% Cut

BitTorrent, the peer-to-peer file distribution network that has been repositioning itself as a legit friend and home to the creative industries, is today embarking on the latest phase of its strategy to build a bigger business model for itself, and the musicians, filmmakers and others whose content …

Biggest Startup Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

No matter the industry or your experience, launching a new company is a risky endeavor. Forbes contributor Tom Taulli reached out to some successful founders and asked what lesson they advise entrepreneurs to keep in mind.

Entrepreneurship

WhereToWatch Helps You Find TV Shows and Movies to Stream Legally

Hollywood’s industry body organization, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), has launched a platform designed to highlight the ease of finding and viewing content legally online.<p>WhereToWatch, along with a number of alternatives like CanIStreamIt, provides an easy way to find out if the …

Wannabiz scores $2.2M to help you market your small business in just 5 minutes/day

Five minutes a day.<p>That’s the time Tel Aviv-based Wannabiz says is needed to utilize its social marketing app for small businesses. Today, the company is announcing it has scored an investment of $2.2 million and released an Android version.<p>The do-it-yourself app, billed as “a free marketing …

45 Best Mobile Apps and Tools for Marketers: How to Manage Social Media From Anywhere

You get a ton done when you’re at your computer, speeding away on the day’s social media strategy.<p>Might there be a way to wring some productivity …

The Anatomy of a Perfect Facebook Post

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You post to your Facebook page, hoping you’ve hit upon something that works.<p>Do you want to be a cryptocurrency millionaire?Don't get your hopes up.VISIT HARD FORK<p>How great would it be know that the post you just published had the best chance of …

How to get important people to respond to your emails

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>Two years ago, I made a commitment to do something that made me profoundly uncomfortable. I had just finished writing my first book, and I promised my publisher that I would reach out to bestselling authors and senior leaders, …

Self-improvement

How to Get Through a Workday on No Sleep

So, you couldn’t sleep last night. You’d like nothing more than to go back to bed, but you’ve got a long day of work staring you in the face. How do …