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Silicon Valley's hottest startup is scaring insurance brokers and fighting regulators

Two decades ago, the only way to book a flight was to call a travel agent, a middleman whose job was to connect you with vendors. That job is now …

Fortune.com

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Want to Fail? Do These 3 Things | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Over the past two years, I’ve embarked on a journey to live every single day as if it’s a vacation. As you can imagine, the society in which we find …

Evidence That You Are Well and Always Will Be

<b>“On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do”</b> <b>~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>I was recently …

Meditation

How to Get Employees to Open Up

Once a day, ask someone this question: What is the dumbest thing you are working on?<p>You can walk around all day as the CEO thinking you're not an intimidating person, but a lot of people, especially those who haven't known you a long time, are automatically intimidated by your title or by the fact …

intimidating

Walking Meetings: So Much More Productive Than You Think

Whether you're in San Francisco or New York or a small town, get out of the office and use your city's sidewalks as a meeting space. You'd be surprised how productive it is.<p>For the past 3 years, I’ve been conducting walk-n-talks with every employee in AnswerLab. As my CEO role brought me further …

San Francisco

7 Ways to Unleash Unlimited Employee Energy

Your employees are an unlimited source of energy that can take your business to even higher levels of success. Here's how to encourage them.<p>The best employees are masters of making things happen. They create far more energy than they consume, and, instead of taking energy from an organization, they …

Employment

Cover for Android brings contextual awareness to your lockscreen

Many manufacturer skins and 3rd party lockscreen replacements already make it easy to add shortcuts to your favorite apps right on your lock screen, but what if you are looking for something <i>smarter</i>? That’s exactly what the start-up Cover promises to do with its newly launched, invite-only …

Get the Right People to Notice Your Ideas

The email arrived the day after a speech I’d given in London. “You’ve definitely given me some food for thought about my career trajectory, and how to use branding to my advantage,” an executive at a management consulting firm wrote. In my talk, I’d emphasized the importance of content creation — …

Overblik: Få adgang til amerikansk Netflix, nye mobiler i oktober og nyt om Nexus 5

<b>Telebutikkerne får en række nye interessante produkter netop nu. Læs om hvilke nye mobiler der er i handlen og meget mere.</b><p>En ny måned er i gang, …

What are the most and the least repairable phones according to iFixit?

If you follow tech blogs regularly, you’ve surely heard of iFixit, a company that sells repair parts and tools for smartphones and other consumer devices, and publishes wiki-based repairing manuals for many popular devices.<p>iFixit is best known for its timely released teardowns, which are …

Why Words Matter As Much As Numbers In Business

Last week I learned that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos expects employees to begin meetings by reading aloud an essay they’ve written about the meeting agenda or a product. No power point slides. Why? Because writing at length requires thinking. Washington <i>Post</i> chief executive Donald Graham described this …

37 Tips for Writing Emails that Get Opened, Read, and Clicked - Copyblogger

<b>We use ConvertKit for our email marketing and proudly recommend them as a marketing partner.<br>Find out more here</b>.<p>We’ve all been there …<p>You’ve carefully …

4 Methods to Make Personal Development A Lot More Fun | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Personal development can be fun. But often times, it can also feel like a chore. You have to do this, and practice that, and you don’t really feel …

How To Always Be Yourself | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”<br>― Oscar Wilde<p>The real you is the person you are when nobody is watching. But when other people enter …

Outsourcing

10 Cognitive Distortions that are Stressing You Out and Sapping Your Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The sculpture, Parable with a Skull, by Jaroslav Róna features a giant skull resting atop a person’s back weighed down on their hands and knees, and …

10 Tips For Dealing With An Overly Demanding Boss

All jobs are demanding at times, and it’s often the boss’s responsibility to get her staff to rise to the occasion–but some bosses go too far by putting excessive pressure on their employees.<p>“An overly demanding boss might require you to work beyond the regular schedule even when the volume of work …

What Every Company Needs To Know About Instagram Video

Vine’s six-second clips are great for spit-takes–but Instagram video could actually be a game changer for brands. If they know how to use it right.<p>Hot on the heels of Twitter-owned video app Vine’s phenomenal success comes Instagram’s latest announcement that video is being introduced to their …

David Frank Gomes - Co-Active Coach at Life Compass Coaching

[quote style=”boxed”]”Enjoy the journey. Enjoy the process…. and stop believing in the finish line…”[/quote]<p>David is trained in the Co-Active model …

The Art Of Self-Love | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We spend many years learning and practicing the art of self-hate. Hating our bodies, our thoughts and our feelings, we walk through life under a …

10 best Android keyboards

For many people, the default keyboard that comes on their devices is passable. It is usually either the stock Android keyboard or the OEM keyboard from Samsung, LG, etc. However, those are not your only options. There are a variety of third party keyboard apps for Android that have all sorts of …

Apps

Want Google Fiber? The Fiber team tells us how to get it!

One gigabit of download speed. It’s easy to talk about, but not easily conceived. We can read all the stats and data we like, but until it’s experienced, none of it really makes sense.<p>So, how can we actually experience Fiber? Building a fiber optic network is a huge task, so how does Google …

Finding out what you really want to do in life

For the past month I have been reading a book based on the life of Tulsidas, one of the greatest religious poets of India. He is credited with …

Happiness

The Lazy Person's Guide To Not Being Lazy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you feel dead tired after work? Can’t wait to sit down in that comfortable sofa of yours? Basically, you feel lazy, right?<p>You see, what I have …

Stop Giving Your Brain the "Sugar Blues" | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Refined sugar has been called poison, toxic, and the “anti-nutrient”. It’s said to be more addictive than cocaine. Is it really that bad? How much …

Stuck? 9 Ways to Move Your Life Forward | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Feeling stuck is a very disempowering state of mind. You want something, but something else outside of your control is making you feel powerless.<p>You …

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