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IoT Research Report & Ecosystem on Internet of Things

Business Insider<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) Revolution is picking up speed and it will change how we live, work, and entertain ourselves in a million ways big and small.<p>From agriculture to defense, retail to healthcare, everything is going to be impacted by the growing ability of businesses, …

Internet of Things

Here's How Often You Should Wash 10 Household Items

Adulting is hard when you don't have the facts. Here's a cleaning schedule for 10 items that don't come with instructions.<p>1. SHEETS: EVERY 1 TO 2 …

Cambridge Analytica

The 8 Different Types of Boners Men Get

One guy walks you through each one—and how they feel.<p>A little-understood fact about hard-ons: Not all erections are created equal. It’s not like a light switch that simply goes from “off” to “on.” Think of it more like a dimmer switch. What dictates the type? Glad you asked! Here are a few of …

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 …

Management

How to Stop Worrying About Becoming Obsolete at Work

In case you missed it, FOMO is now an official word in the English language. The “Fear of Missing Out” is now in the Oxford Dictionary, which has described it as the “anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may be happening elsewhere, often aroused by posts seen on a social media …

Innovation

How to Deal with a Passive-Aggressive Colleague

Your colleague says one thing in a meeting but then does another. He passes you in the hallway without saying hello and talks over you in meetings. But when you ask to speak with him about it, he insists that everything’s fine and the problem is all in your head. Argh! It’s so frustrating to work …

Digital Marketing

Selling Shame: 40 Outrageous Vintage Ads Any Woman Would Find Offensive

One vintage ad warns women, “Don’t let them call you SKINNY!” while another promises that smoking cigarettes will keep one slender. If the task of …

War

15 Books every Data Scientist Should Read

Data Science

Gartner: Forget Big Data, the Future is Algorithms

Remember all the time you’ve spent the past few years implementing big data? Never mind. Now the emphasis should be put on algorithms.<p>That’s …

5 Essential Principles for Understanding Analytics

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>I’m convinced that the ingredient for the effective use of data and analytics that is in shortest supply is managers’ understanding of what is possible. Data, hardware, and software are available in droves, but human comprehension of the possibilities they enable is much less common. Given …

Data Warehousing

A Refresher on Regression Analysis

You probably know by now that whenever possible you should be making data-driven decisions at work. But do you know how to parse through all of the data available to you? The good news is that you likely don’t have to do the number crunching yourself (hallelujah!) but you do need to correctly …

Statistics

Understand the 4 Components of Influence

We’ve all encountered people who say less but what they say matters more; people who know how to use silence to dominate an exchange. So having influence means more than just doing all the talking; it’s about taking charge and understanding the roles that positional power, emotion, expertise, and …

Leadership

How to Get Employees Excited to Do Their Work

What keeps you up at night as a manager? Are you worried about hitting your numbers? How to boost the results of lower performers? What about how to keep top performers motivated?<p>We often believe that the most effective way to respond to these concerns is to directly tell our employees what to do. …

Leadership

Is It Time to Give Up?

We've all heard it. We've all read it somewhere. There are countless quotes on Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter all saying the same thing. In fact, I have said it numerous times myself. <i>Never give up!</i> I've seen so much of this recently that I began to do some soul searching to explore this …

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

What Is Strategy?

This article has benefited greatly from the assistance of many individuals and companies. The author gives special thanks to Jan Rivkin, the coauthor of a related paper. Substantial research contributions have been made by Nicolaj Siggelkow, Dawn Sylvester, and Lucia Marshall. Tarun Khanna, Roger …

Management

To Stay Focused, Manage Your Emotions

A leader’s most precious resource is not their time. It’s their <i>focused attention</i>. Time merely passes, while focused attention makes things happen. When we’re able to gather and direct our attention toward a particular task or interaction, we can have a significant impact in a minimal amount of …

Management

How Successful People Quash Stress

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the …

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ISPs

How to Make Proper Barbecue Chicken

No offense, but you're probably doing it wrong<p>22nd Jul 2011 Blake Royer<p>There's a lot of misconception when it comes to "barbecue." The problem is the …

The Paralysis of Perfection: The Investor's Ongoing Challenge

A more reasonable approach is to commit to making the best choice you can at that moment, using the tools and methodology at hand, knowing you can go …

PRESENTING: The Secret Trading Strategy From The 1930s That Hedge Funders Don't Want You To Know About

1/<p>First, some context: trading is a lot like any other merchandising business, and liquidity is important<p>Wyckoff writes, "When you have learned to …

Stock Markets

Why Companies Fail To Engage Today's Workforce: The Overwhelmed Employee

We just completed a major study of human capital trends around the world (Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends, 2,500 organizations in 90 countries) and the message is clear: companies are struggling to engage our modern, 21st century workforce.<p>This is a worldwide issue. Gallup research shows that …

Why Good Managers Are So Rare

Gallup has found that one of the most important decisions companies make is simply whom they name manager. Yet our analysis suggests that they usually get it wrong. In fact, Gallup finds that companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job 82% of the time.<p>Bad managers cost …

Search

FORTUNE — A big challenge for investors is piercing management’s feel-good, “it’s all great if you leave out the bad stuff” earnings metrics to measure a company’s true profitability. Even the official GAAP accounting numbers frequently need plenty of scrubbing to reveal the real picture. For …

Weekend reading: Robert Shiller interview, questioning the efficient market

<i>Good reads from around the Web.</i><p>I don’t have a fixed routine for the weekend, besides writing this post of course. But where possible I like to watch …

The Dangers of BPA

I'm was on Dr. Oz last week talking about my concerns about BPA and I wanted to give you more details about where BPA hides and why you should be avoiding BPA. BPA (bisphenol A) is a chemical that acts as a synthetic estrogen. This means that BPA disrupts our own hormone levels and hormone balance. …

Fertility Treatment

Ignore the Advice of These 3 People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has one and wishes they didn’t: the unwanted advice-giver who loves to stick his nose where it doesn’t belong and offer his unsolicited opinion. Whether he’s a successful CEO or your brother-in-law, he seems to pop up just when …

Entrepreneurship