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Great Leaders Are Confident, Connected, Committed, and Courageous

Brad was leading a difficult turnaround of his company and had decided to fire his head of sales, who was a nice guy but wasn’t performing.<p>Three months later, he still hadn’t fired him.<p>I asked him why. His answer? “I’m a wimp!”<p>Brad (not his real name — I’ve changed some details to protect people’s …

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How To Prepare Financially For Starting A Family

If becoming a parent is on your radar, you’ve probably heard the statistic that raising a child from birth to the age of 18 will cost, on average, nearly $250,000. That doesn’t even include the cost of college! A decent amount of that figure is often paid out right around the time your child is …

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How To Answer 'Why Do You Want To Leave Your Job?'

There are a whole bunch of job interview questions I object to, but “Why do you want to leave your job?” is not one of them.<p>It’s a reasonable question. Anyone would be curious why, if you’re working right now, you’re also thinking about leaving your job. The problem is that some (or many) of the …

Career Development

微軟專業 OCR 中文辨識掃描軟體 App 版免費下載!

微軟作為一個專業的辦公室軟體服務,這一兩年對於雲端與行動多的經營可謂不遺餘力,而且把許多優秀的辦公室專業工具開放給所有使用者免費使用,包含了像是:<p>而今天微軟再次將其一款專業的辦公室工具開放給 Android 與 iPhone 用戶免費使用:「 <b>Office Lens</b> 」,這是一款包含 OCR 文字辨識 …

All the Charts, Tables, and Checklists You Need to Conduct Better Meetings

The ripple effects of too many meetings can be astonishing. Take this quick and horrifying interactive: It shows how a weekly excom meeting at one company generated a total of 300,000 person hours per year to support it:<p>But there’s hope! While a whole host of cultural changes need to take place to …

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Joye To The World: Charm Bracelets For A Cause

There is a new fashion accessory that aims to make the world a better place to live in. Launched this February 2015, <b>Joye</b> is a fashion start-up based in Hong Kong founded by <b>Dr. Joerg Zobel</b> that creates customized-charms charity bracelets. Zobel, former general manager of Puma for Asia Pacific and …

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Xi Jingping's Power-Play Leaves China's Economy Exposed

Xi Jingping, the President of China, is two years into possibly the greatest power-play of the 21st century. China’s anti-corruption campaign has already disciplined 180,000 party officials, and targeted several high-level officials – many of whom are rivals to the President. Notable take-downs …

Google Drive Is Offering 2GB Of Free Storage For Doing A Quick Security Checkup

Google is celebrating “Safer Internet Day” by offering 2GB of free Google Drive storage as a reward for performing a security checkup. To receive the free 2GB of storage on your Google Drive, you simply have to visit the Google’s security checkup website, log in to your Google account and quickly …

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7 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Keep Your Team Motivated

Asleep at your desk? Read this and get going.<p>Whether you are an entrepreneur, working in corporate America, or building a start-up, it is imperative to continually seek new ways to stay inspired and driven. Being a self-starter is a fantastic quality, but we are all human and get distracted by the …

Leadership

Lonely Planet's best in the US 2015

With 50 states, 14 territories, and countless, ever-changing destinations for curious travelers, choosing where to go on vacation in the US can be a challenge. Luckily, we love a good travel challenge.<p>Washington, DC and Rocky Mountain National Park were recommended in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel …

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Seattle with kids: top family activities

It’s a common dilemma. How do you organize a stimulating family-oriented trip to a US city that will placate activity-hungry children but, at the same time, offer a glimmer of interest to accompanying adults? The short answer: visit Seattle. This is where glass orbs and second-hand chewing gum pass …

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Live like a local in Seattle

To spend time living like a local in Seattle, it helps to first don a little camouflage and subtly assume the mannerisms of a typical Seattleite. Try slipping on a fleece-lined jacket, shrugging your shoulders at the drizzly rain, power-walking while balancing a 12oz low-fat latte, and developing – …

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How To Choose A New Career Path

It used to be that we picked a career path and stuck with it. As recently as twenty years ago, most people who started out in one career retired from a higher-level version of the first job they accepted out of school. That isn’t the case today!<p>These days people change careers more often than they …

Where Big Data Jobs Will Be In 2015

Demand for Computer Systems Analysts with big data expertise increased 89.9% in the last twelve months , and 85.40% for Computer and Information Research Scientists.<p>Demand for Python programming expertise increased 96.9% in big-data related positions in the last twelve months.<p>These and other key …

The Upside of Quitting

<b>Season 1, Episode 5</b><p>You know the bromide: “a winner never quits, and a quitter never wins.”<p>To which Freakonomics Radio says … <i>Are you sure</i>? Sometimes …

China's Troubles Are Tanking Macau--And Las Vegas

In October, gaming revenue in Nevada was down 4.3% year-on-year, according to the State Gaming Control Board. The Las Vegas Strip saw a decline of 5.6%.<p>Without baccarat, the casinos would have been in good shape. The state as a whole would have been up 1.2%. The Strip? Up 5.6% without the card game.<p>…

Quit Your Job

The surprising benefits of taking your 20s to use the labor market as a laboratory, rather than commit to the first company that happens to hire you<p>My friends sometimes approach me with career anxieties, under the false impression that writing about economics makes somebody a good career advisor. …

Great Places To Study Business Abroad: An International Student Guide

<i>Editor’s note: This survey was conducted by the writer in association with MBA50.</i><p>Twenty years ago, studying business abroad was only for the adventurous or the downright quirky. Today, it’s increasingly commonplace. Why? Because employers of all sizes are now searching for – and fighting over – the …