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Change.org, intervista alla nuova responsabile italiana - Wired

Sfoglia gallery3 immagini<p>“<i>La cultura sta cambiando perché i cittadini sono consapevoli che ora hanno l’opportunità di incidere sulle decisioni prese</i> …

I 10 migliori #blog di startup in circolazione (più due bonus)

Ogni paio di anni i blog sono dati per morti da qualcuno. In realtà non succede mai. Se come me siete ancora abituati a leggere, piò o meno …

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

Innovation At The Bank: What Does It Really Mean?

Last week I asked the question, “Did you just say ‘banking’ and ‘innovation’ in the same sentence?” It didn’t surprise me when a few of my banker <i>friends</i> took issue with the assertion that bankers need to be more innovative. I even heard from a couple of bankers outside my circle of friends who …

Here's A Ton Of Party Tricks To Fool Your Friends And Family

Getting bored sitting around your family's house? Sick of hanging out with friends from high school? Here's a bunch of videos of awesome party tricks to keep yourself entertained, from Richard Wiseman's Quirky Mind Stuff blog.<p>10 amazing science stunts for parties:

Are You Missing A Piece To Your Corporate Meeting?

Grounded in Behavioral Economics, our research reinforces that every touch-point of an attendee’s event experience is a powerful motivator for improved performance. The data reveals that emotion drives 77% of a participant’s decision-making process. BI WORLDWIDE meticulously plans every event …

101 Free Online Marketing Resources For Entrepreneurs

Want to learn all about online marketing but not sure where to start? In today's presentation we give you the 101 free online marketing resources that we personally used to learn the craft.

7 Reasons Why Young People Think Your Brand Sucks

Building brands and running companies can be one of the most time-consuming and challenging undertakings someone can attempt, and there are plenty of ways it can go south quickly. Even for established brands with seasoned teams.<p>Do you think your brand or marketing campaign is failing to gain the …

Bonds for the long run

2014-04-17T14:06:09.000Z<p>By: Dan McCrum<p>If we know one thing about investing, it’s that time and the power of compounding make stocks an essential …

The Quick and Dirty on Data Visualization

Displaying data can be a tricky proposition, because different rules apply in different contexts. A sales director presenting financial projections to a group of field reps wouldn’t visualize her data the same way that a design consultant would in a written proposal to a potential client.<p>So how do …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

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12 Resources to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

Want to get noticed on LinkedIn?<p>Do you have a LinkedIn profile, but want to improve it so you can get better exposure?<p>Over the years, LinkedIn has …

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Europe's top banks cut 80,000 more staff in post-crisis overhaul | Reuters

LONDON, April 13 (Reuters) - Europe’s largest banks cut their staff by another 3.5 percent last year and the prospect of a return to pre-crisis employment levels seems far off, despite the region’s fledgling economic recovery.<p>Spurred into action by falling revenue, mounting losses and the need to …

The Behaviors that Define A-Players

Individual contributors sometimes ask themselves, “What will it take for others to recognize my potential?” They may simply want acknowledgement of the importance of the work they do. Or they may aspire to move into management. In some cases, they’ve been told that they’re doing fine and have been …

Financial crises | The Economist

Finance is not merely prone to crises, it is shaped by them. Five historical crises show how aspects of today’s financial system originated—and offer …

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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

The 7 Ways You're Not Engaging Your Employees

With all the disgruntled and restless employees out there – a recent study put the percentage of employees who are not fully engaged at 75% – employee engagement is as high a concern as ever. Company leaders do somersaults to maximize the engagement of their employees and, by extension, their …

The 6am London Cut

2014-02-06T05:49:48.000Z<p>By: David Keohane<p><b>Markets:</b> Asian markets are calmer and Australian equities have been buoyed by strong economic data, but the …

The EM’s ‘fragile 8′ must save themselves | Financial Times

The start of 2014 has seen the global markets decisively in risk-off mode, with global equities falling, government bonds rallying and many emerging …

The 6am Cut

2014-01-30T05:47:58.000Z<p>By: David Keohane<p><b>Markets:</b> Volatility is back and so are jitters over emerging markets. Across Asia, equity markets …

How Netflix Reinvented HR

Artwork: Freegums, Good Vibrations, 2011, acrylic on wood, 8′ x 15′<p>Sheryl Sandberg has called it one of the most important documents ever to come out of Silicon Valley. It’s been viewed more than 5 million times on the web. But when Reed Hastings and I (along with some colleagues) wrote a …

Fakemail, una webapp italiana per inviare false email

Ogni mese vi parliamo di molteplici <b>applicazioni on line</b> che vi permettono di compiere svariate operazioni. La maggior parte delle volte, gli …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Extreme Races: 10 Mind-Blowing Marathons (Photos)

NYC Is for Amateurs<p>Running 26.2 miles is crazy to begin with. So why not do it in one of the most extreme—and spectacular—places around? Sign up for …

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ON JUNE 16th something very peculiar happened in Germany’s electricity market. The wholesale price of electricity fell to minus €100 per megawatt …