Mauricio Arbelaez

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What the Best Transformational Leaders Do

Companies that claim to be “transforming” seem to be everywhere. But when you look more deeply into whether those organizations are truly redefining what they are and what they do, stories of successful change efforts are exceptionally rare. In a study of S&P 500 and Global 500 firms, our team …

​Top 50 Things You Should Do Before You Turn 50 | Men’s Health

So, without further ado, here is the list, courtesy of <i>The Daily Mail</i>:<p>1. Buy a house<p>2. Have kids<p>3. Get married<p>4. Fall in love<p>5. Eat fish and chips on the pier<p>6. Donate blood<p>7. Read 100 books<p>8. See your favorite band live<p>9. Learn a language<p>10. Attend a music festival<p>11. Own a dog<p>12. Learn to say no …

National Cocktail Day: Best Cocktails For Men | Men’s Health

10 Cocktails Every Man Should Know How to Make<p>From the classics to new twists by renowned mixologists, these libations will kick your weekend off right<p>Getty Images<p>March 24th is National Cocktail Day, so we've put together a list of cocktails you need to try out. Think cocktails aren't macho? …

The Secrets of Great Teamwork

Today’s teams are different from the teams of the past: They’re far more diverse, dispersed, digital, and dynamic (with frequent changes in membership). But while teams face new hurdles, their success still hinges on a core set of fundamentals for group collaboration.<p>The basics of team …

Research: The Biggest Culture Gaps Are Within Countries, Not Between Them

When we talk about managing across cultures, we tend to think of the words “culture” and “country” interchangeably. For example, it is a widely accepted notion that in Eastern countries like China and Japan, cultural norms dictate that group harmony takes precedence over individual recognition and …

Like It or Not, “Smart Drugs” Are Coming to the Office

You’ve managed the same team for the past five years — then one day you find out that your most successful employee uses cognitive-enhancing drugs on the job.<p>This scenario may not be hypothetical for long. The unauthorized use of prescription drugs such as the ADHD medications Adderall and Ritalin …

The Powerful Effect of Noticing Good Things at Work

Over the course of a typical workday, negative and positive things inevitably happen to you. If you’re like most people, you tend to focus mainly, or even exclusively, on negative experiences. They’re what you ruminate over, what you talk to your friend about as you’re driving home, what you …

Manage Your Work, Manage Your Life

Artwork detail: Liliana Porter, Man with String, 2009, string and pencil lines on paper, 12 3/4″ x 15 3/4″<p>Work/life balance is at best an elusive ideal and at worst a complete myth, today’s senior executives will tell you. But by making deliberate choices about which opportunities they’ll pursue …

Managers Can Motivate Employees with One Word

Human beings are profoundly social — we are hardwired to connect to one another and to want to work together. Frankly, we would never have survived as a species without our instinctive desire to live and work in groups, because physically we are just not strong or scary enough.<p>Tons of research has …

What We Learned About Management in 2015, in 25 Charts and Graphics

<i>For a lot more, take a look at our brand-new Visual Library (a subscriber-only benefit) and some of our new videos (free for everyone).</i>

Leadership Lessons from 10 Wildly Successful People

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Each year, HBR asks 10 stars in fields outside business — whether it’s politics, sports, the arts, or competitive chess —to offer wisdom on topics of interest to our readers. Here are the highlights from the class of 2015:<p><b>The novelist Salman Rushdie on productivity:</b> “I’ve always told …

To Become a Leader, Think Beyond Your Role

The world is full of people with opinions. Television, radio, and other media are brimming over with commentators making suggestions and offering seemingly authoritative advice to government officials and corporate executives about what they ought to do. At dinners and cocktail parties — and around …

Only 8% of Leaders Are Good at Both Strategy and Execution

<i>DAVE WHEELER FOR HBR</i><p>In a 2013 survey of nearly 700 executives across a variety of industries, our firm asked respondents to rate the effectiveness of the top leaders of their companies. How many excelled at strategy? How many excelled at execution? The results are shown in the chart below. These …

Design Thinking Can Help Improve Care for the Elderly

By 2050, the number of Americans over age 65 will more than double. Our current health care system is ill equipped to accommodate their growing needs. The challenge for health providers, payers, business, and government is to redesign services to address those needs.<p>In response, the tech community …

How RFID Technology Improves Hospital Care

When redesigning the new and expanded emergency room at the Mayo Clinic’s Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota, Mayo leaders didn’t just want to add more rooms and square feet. They saw it as an opportunity to completely transform the operation to improve care and the patient experience and …

9 Productivity Tips from People Who Write About Productivity

In recent years, work has become infinitely more complex.<p>Technological innovations have led to round-the-clock work schedules and mounting expectations. Our assignments have grown more collaborative, requiring more coordination, conference calls, and meetings. We now face an endless barrage of …

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De dónde viene el nombre de las principales capitales europeas

¿Quién le puso <i>London</i> a Londres o <i>Brussel</i> a Bruselas? La toponimia no es una ciencia exacta y los filólogos tienen muchas teorías sobre el origen de …

12 hechos científicos que jamás te creerías

Los chicos de <i>Buzzfeed</i> han elaborado un vídeo recopilando doce datos que son científicamente ciertos pero muy difíciles de creer. La fuente de esos …

Games Can Make You a Better Strategist

Play has long infused the language of business: we talk of players, moves, end games, play books and so on. And now we hear often about the “gamification” of work—using elements of competition, feedback and point scoring to better engage employees and even track performance. Even so, actual games …

7 Things Leaders Do to Help People Change

Ever tried to change anyone’s behavior at work? It can be extremely frustrating. So often the effort produces an opposite result: rupturing the relationship, diminishing job performance, or causing the person to dig in their heels. Still, some approaches clearly work better than others.<p>We reviewed …

Watch Legendary Disney Artist Glen Keane Draw In Virtual Reality

When we think “virtual reality,” most of us imagine video games and movies with bigger explosions. Maybe there’s a virtual Facebook where we see people face to face. But is it really the place where we’ll discover the next wave of art?<p>But put a few virtual reality drawing tools in the hands of Glen …

In South Africa’s Poor Townships, Social Entrepreneurs Are Creating A Food Delivery Service

Lakheni is a service that could serve as a low-cost replacement for brick-and-mortar stores.<p>People who live a long way from grocery stores pay more for food because they have to travel there and back, which costs money, and they waste more time doing it. That’s why two social entrepreneurs from …

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The important role of technology in rural farming

<b>To empower rural farmers and lift them out of poverty, a solid financial framework is vital to ensure access to basic on-demand knowledge on food</b> …

Pizza Hut lança caixa de pizza que transforma celular em projetor de filmes

SÃO PAULO – Uma nova campanha da Pizza Hut teve como base as clássicas “noites de filme e pizza”, a combinação perfeita: a nova caixa de pizza da …

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17 Small Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier and Healthier Tomorrow

She was asking the question not because I looked 8 years younger, but because I looked 20 pounds heavier.<p>“It’s me, sweetie,” I said.<p>She looked at the picture inquisitively. The 2015 version of me isn’t all that different from the guy on the I.D. card, and yet she hardly recognized me. In short:<p>• I …

Here's what it's like to fly over Dubai with a jetpack

Dubai already seems pretty futuristic on the ground, but what's it like in the air? As you'll soon see, it's almost like another planet. Yves Rossy (aka Jetman) and "protégé" Vince Reffet recently flew over the extravagant city in jetpacks, and their view was every bit as strange as you'd expect. …

Food Safety Tips to Reduce Food Poisoning or Foodborne Illness

The 9 Foods Most Likely to Make You Sick<p>Follow these kitchen tips to beat off nasty bacteria and keep making the meals you love<p>No one wants to toss a salad with E. coli or serve chicken with a side of salmonella. But every year, about 9 million Americans fall sick from these and other sources of …