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Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

<b>A New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller from Wharton's top-rated professor</b><p>Named one of the best books of 2013 by Amazon, the <i>Financial</i> …

U-M Grad Adam Grant Is America's New Guru Of Workplace Dynamics

Adam Grant, 31, is the youngest-tenured and highest-rated professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.<p>Susan Dominus writes in …

Best Way to Motivate Your Team for Free | Inc.com

From bonuses, office foosball tables and flextime, to inspirational speeches from managers and decorative prints of soaring eagles, business owners have a broad palette of choices when it comes to motivating their employees (and, ultimately, raising more revenue).<p>But going down any of these roads …

Employee Engagement

Adding Too Many People To Projects Kills Innovation

Collaboration is an important part of innovation. The days of the lone inventor are gone (if they ever really existed at all) - now, it takes a network to innovate.<p>But how much collaboration do we need?<p>This is one of the questions that Keld Laursen and Ammon Salter looked at in a landmark article …

Somehow, Everybody Came Out a Winner in the Herbalife Battle Royale

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Remember a couple of months ago, when hedge fund giant Carl Icahn went nuclear on hedge fund giant …

TESLA: We're Selling More Cars Than We Expected, And We're Now Profitable

Below the dotted line is the press release.<p>------------------------------------------------------------<p>PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 1, 2013) - Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced today that sales of its Model S vehicle exceeded the target provided in the mid February shareholder letter. As …

Flexible Workspaces: Employee Perk Or Business Tool To Recruit Top Talent?

Thirty million Americans now work from home at least one day a week, with that number forecast to increase sharply in the coming years, according to the Telework Reseach Network. By 2020, 1 in 3 people will be hired to work online, from anywhere they want, according to an estimate from Odesk, an …

The Minimum Wage Typifies Much That Is Wrong With Washington

President Barack Obama wants to give low-wage Americans a raise. Actually, he doesn’t plan on writing anyone a check. Rather, he wants to force other people to write checks.<p>It’s a bad idea, no matter how popular.<p>In his State of the Union speech President Obama argued: “no one who works full-time …

YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley announces MixBit video collaboration site

YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley is gearing up to launch a new video site, MixBit. On Twitter today, Hurley announced while poking fun at a Google April Fools' joke, saying "since YouTube is ending, we're launching a new video site." The tweet ends with a link to the new site and its Twitter …

MetroPCS advises investors to say 'yes' to T-Mobile merger

Carrier is urging stockholders to vote in favor of the proposed deal with T-Mobile, says Reuters.<p>MetroPCs wants its shareholders to vote thumb's up on the T-Mobile merger.<p>In a letter sent today by MetroPCS to its investors, the company said it could provide no assurance that it would offer better …

T-Mobile

HTC brings 4-inch Desire P to Taiwan's budget Android set

HTC's One may take the world by storm if it ever gets around to selling it, but meanwhile the company has to pay the bills. It's been doing that very well lately with more budget-oriented models that it sells mostly in Asia, and it looks to continue in that vein with the Taiwan-bound Desire P. It's …

Saudi Arabian Government Mulls Ban Of WhatsApp, Skype And Viber Over Regulatory Requirements

Saudi Arabia is looking at a potential block of services including WhatsApp, Skype and Viber that allow VOiP, messaging and real-time chat according to the country’s official press agency (via CNET). The potential service blockage is a response to these apps not adhering to regulatory requirements …

South Korea warns it will retaliate if North attacks

South Korea has said it will strike back with immediate and overwhelming force if North Korea launches an attack on its territory, days after …

Myanmar lifts newspaper ban

Four private dailies hit the newsstands for the first time in almost 50 years in Myanmar on Monday, but many others failed to appear, hamstrung by poor financing, archaic equipment and a dearth of reporters.<p>Sixteen dailies were granted licences by authorities, but only four were published.<p>The …