Marc Breviere

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Earth from Mars – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

This photo from NASA’s Curiosity rover shows the Earth as seen from the surface of Mars, shining brighter than any star in the Martian night sky. …

Mars

Se lever tôt le matin, la clef du bonheur?

Aux Etats-Unis, ils se réveillent entre 4h et 6h du matin tous les jours et sont des pros de l'autodiscipline. Recette miracle ou énième injonction? …

The Best Presentations Are Tailored to the Audience

Nicholas Blechman for HBR<p><i>When preparing a presentation, we all remember to think about the basics: what you want to say, the data you need to back it up, any visuals that might help. But what about the people you’re presenting to? The following excerpt from the book</i> Presentations <i>will help you</i> …

Your Coaching Is Only as Good as Your Follow-Up Skills

No matter how successful a coaching session feels while it’s underway, if it doesn’t lead to change after it’s over, it hasn’t been effective. Unfortunately, too many managers don’t adequately follow through and thereby squander the important time they’ve invested in coaching. You can make the …

You Won't Make It In Business Without These 3 Communication Rules

Communication is the key to success, right?<p>You might wonder if anyone cares about what you have to say as you look at the glazed eyes staring back at you. Maybe the eyes aren't glazed. Worse, they're wandering, communicating that other person isn't engaged in the conversation.<p>We all know how vital …

Leadership

15 Ways to Impress Other People

Half of the world's problems might happen because people need to show off to other people. Here's how you can be part of the solution.<p>"The need to impress others causes half the world's woes. Don't add to them. Be real, not impressive," said the late American spiritual teacher, author, and …

Career Development

Find Your Voice and Lead Everywhere You Go

Finding your voice is learning to lead wherever you want to add value.<p>So many people are really good at what they do, but they find it hard to speak up. Some find it challenging to express themselves--not because they lack intelligence, but because the whole notion of speaking up scares them.<p>It is …

9 Secrets of a Productive Morning Routine

Mornings are the most essential part of your day -- they set the tone for everything that follows. So how can you maximize your mornings to ensure you get the most out of your day? Here are 9 secrets.<p>Productivity is a hot topic right now. We're all looking for productivity hacks to help us become …

3 Ways to Build Mental Toughness

3 tips to maintain excellence in highly demanding environments.<p>Running a company is an endurance sport. It can be as thrilling as driving a Tesla at top speed, but it can be as grueling and unglamorous as pushing a 400-pound boulder a couple of inches per hour for days on end. These three tips are …

Blue Ocean Shift

<i>BLUE OCEAN SHIFT</i> <b>is the indispensable guide to shift you, your team, and your organization to new heights of confidence, market creation, and growth.</b>

A Simple Way to Measure How Much Customers Love Your Brand

How do you measure love? Beyond the supermarket magazine or social media “quiz” that we’ve probably all taken, you really can’t. It’s a feeling. You just <i>know</i>.<p>But when thinking about a brand’s relationship with consumers, the marketer in me needs something more concrete. I need to know how many of …

How to Really Listen to Your Employees

Let’s face it: strong leaders tend to be characterized by their strong opinions, decisive action, and take-no-prisoners attitude. These are important traits, but it’s equally important for managers to stand down and listen up. Yet many leaders struggle to do this, in part because they’ve become …

The Seven Imperatives to Keeping Meetings on Track

There’s nothing more annoying than a meeting that goes on and on and on. As a manager, it’s your job to make sure people don’t go off on tangents or give endless speeches. But how can you keep people focused without being a taskmaster or squashing creativity?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>The good news is …

Accomplish More by Committing to Less

Believing that more is always more is a dangerous assumption.<p>There’s a cost to complexity. Every time you commit to something new, you not only commit to doing the work itself, but also remembering to do the work, dealing with the administrative overhead, and to getting it all done in the time …

5 Immutable Habits of Highly Effective Guerrilla Marketers

Effective marketing is an art and a science. Do it right, and watch your bottom line grow.<p>Companies are in business to make money, and of course the way they do that is by selling products or service that people or other businesses need. However, it's one thing to produce something of use to …

Make your car resemble a fighter jet

Automakers have tinkered with heads-up displays (HUDs) for decades, intrigued by the visual projection technology used in fighter jets that allows …

7 Powerful Secrets of Thinking Like an Entrepreneur

Successful entrepreneurs have unlocked the secrets to a winning life. Here's how you can do the same.<p>There's something special about successful entrepreneurs--they have a way of thinking and acting that is different than most people. The good news is that anyone can learn to think like an …

How to Build a Secret Army of Innovators

Software company Adobe didn't want innovations, it wanted innovators. Here's how the company figured how to fail fast by funding 1,000 internal projects.<p>Plenty of businesses strive to be innovative by spending millions of dollars launching new products. While new research from Global Innovation …

Innovation

Why It’s Dangerous to Love Your Boss

Bad bosses drive us nuts. Great bosses, on the other hand, are, well…great! They treat us with respect, develop our skills, and help us achieve our goals. They’ve got a sense of humor and know how to cheer us up. They inspire us and help us refocus when things go wrong. They’re fun to hang out …

Smart and stylish Cubes for a healthier home

You'll have your new Base running and your Cubes glowing & measuring in less than 15 minutes.<p>Find the right spot for the Cubes, understand their …

Nouveau Monde DDB remporte Aldes

A l’issue d’une compétition menée avec le cabinet en choix d’agence Pitchville, ALDES retient l’agence Nouveau Monde DDB pour accompagner sa …

Amérique du Nord

Tony Robbins, The CEO Whisperer

“I own you!” Six thousand people—sales executives, marketing pros, software developers, me—are shouting those same three, potent words at a colleague …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Self-improvement

Marchés en mutation et management de la marque

Revue des marques : numéro 86 - avril 2014<p>Comment répondre à l’évolution des attentes des consommateurs sans renier sa singularité ? Cas d’école avec …

Citroën

Everything You Hate About Advertising Comes to Video With the Onion-Like ‘Advertising Insider!’

The advertising trade parody site Adweak.com made quite a slash when it debuted way back in 2001, even meriting mention in an Adweek column. The site …

Winning as a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

The maid-of-honor was consoling the bride, desperately trying to keep her makeup from liquefying. The yacht was perfect, of course, and most of the bridesmaids were there as planned. So what was the problem? No pictures. The photographer was a no-show. Well, the bride would make sure that he never …

The Best Advice For Working Smarter From Creative And Daring Minds

At <i>Fast Company</i> we love eccentric, exciting characters and helping you work smarter.<p>So why not combine the two?<p>Over the past 12 months we’ve been to some exciting places. We’ve taken you into the world of a professional kayaker who successfully mastered the wild rapids of the Congo River, and the …

For Better Big Idea Meetings, Think Small

Think you need every conceivable data point put on a spreadsheet and analyzed over and over just to get a big idea on the table? Nope. Not at all.<p>I've facilitated just about every conceivable type of business gathering. From high-level strategic planning to grinding out micro-granular tactics--and …

Management