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Solange - Interview Magazine

It’s difficult to keep in mind the effort, the control required to make music that feels as graceful and cool as Solange’s <i>A Seat at the …

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7 Networking Tips for Introverts

How even shy people can master the art of schmoozing.<p>It’s hard out there for an introvert—especially when it comes to working a room. For the less …

What Your Doctor Is Looking For When Diagnosing Mental Illness

A glossary of common mental health conditions and their symptoms, according to guidelines by the World Health Organisation*.<p>* An overlapping cluster of phobias embracing fears of leaving home: fear of entering shops, crowds, open spaces and public places, or of travelling alone in trains, buses, or …

Mental Health

A 20-Minute Daily Exercise Plan for People Too Busy to Work Out

You lead busy a life, and finding time to stay healthy is tough. Fortunately, all you need is 20 minutes of exercise per day to get fit. If you don't …

Nine Quiet Exercises You Can Do In Your Hotel Room Without Any Equipment

Travel can take a toll on you mentally and physically, especially when you skip out on your normal exercise routine. If your hotel doesn’t have a …

Exercise

Exercise vs. Diet: Which Is More Important for Weight Loss?

Being healthy is simple, right? "Eat less, move more." That's easy to say, but practicality is one of the most important things when it comes to …

Cortana gains Microsoft Health integration | On MSFT

Cortana is an important part of Windows 10, and the company is trying their best to make sure the digital assistant can work with almost all their …

Leading Across Cultures Is More Complicated for Women

<i>JENNIFER MARAVILLAS FOR HBR</i><p>More and more U.S. companies are discovering the appeal and opportunity of talent in emerging markets. Smart, ambitious women make up the majority of this talent pool, but time and time again, these women are being overlooked when it comes to assigning leadership …

How Southwest Airlines Hires Such Dedicated People

Southwest Airlines receives a job application every two seconds. Given the talent shortage facing our industry, you’d think we’d be tempted to snap up many of those candidates, particularly ones with backgrounds in engineering and technology. But, since the company was founded, even before our …

The Gender Pay Gap Is Worse at the Top

How to Run a Meeting of People from Different Cultures

When you’re running a meeting with people from different cultures, you need to consider your colleagues’ different needs and approaches. How do you brainstorm ideas, make decisions, and address conflict in a way that is comfortable for everyone? Which culture’s preferences should be the default? …

8 Tech Trends to Watch in 2016

More than once you’ve probably looked at some new digital or technological development and asked yourself, “How did we miss that?”<p>In order to chart the best way forward, you must understand emerging trends: what they are, what they aren’t, and how they operate. Such trends are more than shiny …

Why No One Is Reading Your Marketing Content

Marketing in a digital economy is more difficult now than it was in the days of mass media. Then, big budgets and strong messages were enough to get consumers to remember you. Today, not only have audiences fragmented, requiring a more targeted approach, but digital activity is tracked — so even if …

It’s Better to Avoid a Toxic Employee than Hire a Superstar

Superstar employees are the obsession of the corporate world. They’re highly sought after, given the most attention and the best opportunities, generously rewarded, and expressly reassured after setbacks. And while some question whether such special treatment is appropriate, it’s clear that this …

Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified

You’ve probably heard the following statistic: Men apply for a job when they meet only 60% of the qualifications, but women apply only if they meet 100% of them.<p>The finding comes from a Hewlett Packard internal report, and has been quoted in <i>Lean In</i>, <i>The Confidence Code</i> and dozens of articles. It’s …

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?

There are three popular explanations for the clear under-representation of women in management, namely: (1) they are not capable; (2) they are not interested; (3) they are both interested and capable but unable to break the glass-ceiling: an invisible career barrier, based on prejudiced …

3 Things the Most Creative Leaders Do

Over the past three decades at IDEO, I’ve worked with some of the most innovative companies in the world and seen a lot of creative leaders in action. I’ve paid attention to how the best of them operate — how they nurture creativity all around them — and I’ve noticed three things:<p><b>They build core</b> …

Becoming a More Authentic Leader

<b>Bill George,</b> Harvard Business School professor and author of <i>Discover Your True North</i>, gives advice to both new and experienced leaders.<p>Download this podcast<p>SARAH GREEN CARMICHAEL: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m Sarah Green Carmichael. I’m here in the studio today with …

The Power of Small Wins

Artwork: Xavier Veilhan, <b>The Big Mobile</b>, 2004, metallic structure, 25 spheres in PVC with diameters from 29.5″ to 137.8″, Exhibition View, 3rd Biennial of Contemporary Art of Valencia<p>What is the best way to drive innovative work inside organizations? Important clues hide in the stories of …

Stop Dreaming and Start Doing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to know what happens to people who spend their whole lives dreaming about fame and fortune, reading about others’ success and accomplishments, and following a who’s who of the influential elite in the hope that some of their magic …

How to Transform What You're 'Good at' into a Scalable Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s commonly said that if you do what you love, you’ll never "work" a day in your life. And, while that may not be absolutely true, much can be said for transforming your passions, interests and natural (or developed) talents into a …

To Attract and Retain Talent Focus on Your 'Why'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’re likely already familiar with Simon Sinek’s branding concept that he introduces as “the world’s simplest idea,” or <i>The Golden Circle</i>. While you may have embraced this concept on some level in developing your overall company brand, …

These 8 Crazy Reasons for Becoming an Entrepreneur May Ultimately Lead to Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to become an entrepreneur, you’re not alone. Star-studded films like <i>The Social Network</i>and <i>Steve Jobs</i> have put startup culture in the limelight. It’s no surprise so many people are considering embarking on the entrepreneurial …

Your Best Employee Is Your Weakest Link

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The last time I used my go-to, standard illustration about the need for documentation and cross training I was doing a series of custom workshops for a medical management team.<p>“What if, heaven forbid,” I asked them, “one of you got hit by …

Houston Energy Company Gives $100,000 Bonuses to Each of Its 1,381 Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Hilcorp Energy, a privately-held oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, just bestowed all 1,381 of its employees with a bonafide Christmas miracle.<p>Twenty-six-year-old Hilcorp, which has appeared on …

The 4 Things Employees Want Most From a Job Cost Nothing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Attaining, training and retaining top talent isn’t easy, especially in today’s information age when immediate feedback and an over-stimulation (in the electronic sense) lead the way. Convincing a new prospect requires not only charm, …

Beware of the CEO Who Doesn't Need Coaching

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Working with an executive coach can give invaluable support to entrepreneurs, sometimes making the difference between failure and success. When entrepreneurs are open-minded and enterprising enough to seek help, they can transcend any …

You Need to Practice Success Before You Are Successful

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are your lofty dreams scaring you? They should -- because the bigger the goal, the less support you have the further you go from your familiar environment. But according to entrepreneurial enthusiast Evan Carmichael, the key is to …

5 Steps to Master the Art of Negotiation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Wouldn’t it be a different world if everybody thought the way you did? If everybody spontaneously conformed to your every wish, your every thought, your every feeling? Since life doesn’t work that way, you would do well to become skilled …

Making Your First Million Is Easy -- If You Follow These 5 Steps

Vice President at The ONE Thing, Founder of The Mentee Podcast, Entrepreneur.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you think about making a million dollars, does it seem like a far-fetched goal? Is it something you want to accomplish but just can’t picture happening? …