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The One Thing You Need To Know To Be A Great Leader

<b>To be a great leader, you must find what's universal, and capitalize on it.</b><p>Unlike managers, who are concerned with the incremental growth of individuals, Buckingham says leaders "rally people to a better future." In order to unite large groups around a single vision, leaders find success by filling …

Leadership

5 Early Signs Your Kid Is On The Path To Being The Next Massively Successful Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs are characterized by high intelligence, high self esteem, and a higher level of risky, aggressive, and even illicit behavior as adolescents.<p>They make that distinction by separating out self-employed people into two groups. The first, which they identify as being more entrepreneurial, …

This Is An Awesome And Inspiring Quote From Jeff Bezos On What It Takes To Make Invention Happen

I've never thought of Jeff Bezos as a great, inspirational speaker.<p>He's obviously super smart, and his investor letters are generally good reads, but I don't remember seeing any great clips of him talking about running Amazon.<p>Yesterday, I saw this clip of Bezos via Twitter. I've watched it a half …

Jeff Bezos

One Statistic Explains Birchbox's Crazy Success

Sapna Maheshwari at Buzzfeed interviewed Birchbox co-founder and co-CEO Katia Beauchamp.<p>For those not familiar, Birchbox is a subscription service that sends customers a box of beauty samples every month. Women pay $10 per month, men $20.<p>Beauchamp offered Buzzfeed a stunning statistic showing how …

Eye Makeup

Take A Quick Mental Break With These 5 Relaxing Websites

Technology stresses people out. Sitting in an uncomfortable desk chair in a windowless cubicle for hours can cause back tension, headaches, and overall nuttiness. Everyone needs a break.<p>Brief moments of personal time throughout the workday vastly improve productivity and concentration, according to …

Puppies

16 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Advice On Ideas, Failure, And Balance

The most successful people know a thing or two about how difficult it is to get to where they are. They know how to bring amazing ideas to life, face difficulties, overcome failures, and how important it is to trust along the way.<p>Below is an infographic compiling advice from the most driven …

Entrepreneurship

Why Girls Are Surging Past High School Boys On Their Report Cards

From the 1980s to the 2000s, the achievement gap between girls and boys grew significantly.<p>More girls are getting As, and boys are getting more Cs. It's reached the point where the mode in the distribution of girls' grades is now an A, while boys are stuck at C.<p>The new NBER research paper which …

High School

XeroxVoice: 5 High Tech Tools to Engage Today's Workforce http://bit.ly/1eY9lgh At a time when 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute, how can organizations unleash the power of new tools to engage workers?

Can Facebook And Its Business Partners Get 5 Billion More People Online? Only If They'll Make Money At It

With the requisite New York Times exclusive, a Mark Zuckerberg blog post, and a bonus Zuck white paper, Facebook Tuesday evening announced a plan to connect 5 billion more people in the developing world to the Internet.<p>The drive, called Internet.org, is a partnership with six other …

"For introverts, to be alone with our thoughts is as restorative as sleeping, as nourishing as eating." Are you an introvert or an extrovert? http://f-st.co/Dt0zlvr

The View From Aurland Lookout Is Seriously Vertigo-Inducing

Sometimes nature and architecture can combine to create a unique image and experience.<p>At the Aurland Lookout in the Sogn og Fjordane region of Norway, this is certainly the case.<p>Originally designed by Todd Saunders and Tommie Wilhelmsen as part of a program on tourist routes commissioned by the …