M Lieber

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The Funniest Ted Talk Ever To Teach You How To Sound Smart

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

20 best new iPhone and iPad apps and games this week

Loopimal, Alexi, Detour, Relook, Tiki Taka Soccer, You Must Build a Boat, Fallout Shelter, Angry Birds Fight! and more<p>Welcome to this week’s roundup of the latest, greatest new iPhone and iPad apps and games.<p>All prices are correct at the time of writing, with “IAP” indicating use of in-app …

Social Intelligence and the Biology of Leadership

In 1998, one of us, Daniel Goleman, published in these pages his first article on emotional intelligence and leadership. The response to “What Makes a Leader?” was enthusiastic. People throughout and beyond the business community started talking about the vital role that empathy and self-knowledge …

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GitHub

Create A Free Project Management System From Scratch

<i>Nicholas is a marketer & web designer based in Boston, MA with a specialty in high growth B2B startups. He is currently the Director of Marketing for Jebbit.</i><p>For marketers who wear multiple hats, keeping project information streamlined can become an overwhelming task. Managing content, sales …

The Steerswoman by Rosemary Kirstein

The Steerswoman series might be the best depiction of the process of science in fiction. These start off looking like something very different than what they are, but I was absolutely hooked by the time the main character is deducing orbital mechanics from thought experiments.

20 best apps and games for April

PERISCOPE<p><b>iOS, free</b><p>Periscope is a new video app from Twitter, but while its other Vine app is about sharing six-second looping clips, Periscope is about broadcasting live video from your smartphone to any of your Twitter followers interested enough to tune in.<p>STAR WALK 2<p><b>iOS, £2.99/Android £1.96</b><p>If …

Apps

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.<p>Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we’re arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

Gamification In HR – Should You Try It?

Gamification is a rising trend in the human resources space. After a Gallup study revealed that 70 percent of American workers are disengaged at …

5 Tools That Foster Technology Innovation

<b>Technology innovation thrives most when human ingenuity is uninhibited to deliver intrinsic value for unmet needs.</b><p>Becoming a technology consultant more than a decade ago was a huge wake up call for me. I’d just left a position as a customer asking others to design new technology solutions or …

Profit

Hilarious Mustang vs FR-S vid is pure gearhead satire

You'll laugh every time they get something wrong. They get a lot wrong.<p>"Say hello to the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang," the voiceover says. The narrator calls out the pony car's new independent rear suspension and turbocharged EcoBoost engine, over <i>Top Gear</i>-style panning glamour shots. There's just one …

Ultimate 2015 Web Design Trends Guide (+Predictions)

At the start of 2014, we posted our web design trend predictions for 2014 and then half way through the year we updated that list and it’s safe to …

The Style Evolution of Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen

To celebrate their 30th birthday, we're taking a look back at the influential Olsens' sartorial transformation.<p>From playing the dual role of mischievous Michelle on <i>Full House</i> to building an entertainment—and now, fashion—empire, we've been hooked on the Olsen sisters since day one. Now, to …

#MagsWeLove: Staff Picks Edition

<i>At Flipboard, we love to read on the job. In fact, we’re encouraged. No matter the department, we’ve each got our own favorite reader-curated</i> …

Middle East

Innovating A New Innovation Model

The stated goal of the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), one of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Innovation Hubs, comprising 14 partner institutions led by Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), is to develop the battery of the future. Like Daniel Burnham, they are making no little plans.<p>…

Women at Work: A Guide for Men

Even the most well-intentioned male managers can be clueless when dealing with women in the workplace<p>We are flooded with career-advice books for women. There are women’s networking groups and leadership conferences galore. But they’re all geared toward women, consumed primarily by women and …

Networking

'Serial': the new podcast that's already a cult phenomenon

Never has a podcast collected a loyal cult following in such a short amount of time like <i>Serial</i>.<p>The nonfiction series, which unravels a story …

More Than $2 Trillion Is Locked Up In Late Payments And This Guy Believes He Can Solve It

There, he was asked to keep track of the government's 25,000-plus suppliers, who were sending over 15 million invoices every year. Because most invoices were — and still are, in a lot of companies — paper-based and mailed to buyers, it was extremely difficult to manage invoices and collect payments.<p>…

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news site yet?It's called Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled …

Boston Is Setting Up 'Smart Benches' In Parks Across The City

Solar-powered benches, called Soofas, will pop up in Boston parks over the next week, the Boston Globe reports. In addition to offering you a place to sit, the benches will feature plugs to charge your smartphone, and will also wirelessly connect to the internet to provide location-based …

Starbucks latest jolt is free – and it isn’t coffee

Starbucks is making it easier for customers to charge up their smartphones by installing technology in its stores that lets people avoid having to …

Why Notifications Are About to Rule the Smartphone Interface

When iOS 8 hits, the notification center is going to be the most important screen in your iPhone. Think about it: Notifications already are the way …

77-year-old trader: How I made a lot of money

Paul Glandorf rattles off stock ticker symbols the way most people talk about popular TV shows and music.<p>At age 77, he is anything but a stereotypical Wall Street trader. He lives in Ohio and prefers casual "retiree clothing." (He put on a tie for this photo.) But his returns would make many top …

A Tool For Building Beautiful Data Visualizations

Visage makes infographics easy, and they customize palettes for free.<p>If you’re an art director at a media outlet, odds are you have to assign and commission each data visualization you publish. That gets time-consuming, even when the graphic in question is nothing but a small pie chart running …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

Public Speaking

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Mutual Funds

10 peaking megabubbles signal impending stock crash

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Yes, “the bull market may come to an end any time,” warns Jeremy Grantham, founder of the $117 billion GMO …