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7 Productivity Habits That Will Make You A More Helpful Person

As a young professional, I thought one of the keys to success was to just hustle and work harder than everybody else. In a way, I was right, but as I’ve gotten older, I’ve seen that those who work smarter and are helpful to the people around them are thriving the most.<p>A lot of people confuse being …

Productivity

How to quit your job without hurting your career

How you leave your job can have lasting implications. Here’s how to do it right.<p>Employees are quitting their jobs—often.<p>The July 2018 BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover survey found that 3.6 million people quit their jobs in May, the highest rate since April 2001. In a separate Robert Half survey …

Employment

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.<p>But before you can land a corporate role with the online retail behemoth, you have to tick three particular boxes in the minds of the hiring managers and executives vetting you.<p>At least, that's the process CEO Jeff Bezos recommended to his team 20 …

Jeff Bezos

Not Enough Time in the Day? Ask Yourself These 50 Tough Questions to Find Out Why

Poor time management isn't about a lack of time. It's about how you think about time.<p>Hands down, one of the most common problems faced by entrepreneurs is a "lack of time." Yet, how is it that some people achieve so much more than others when we all share the same 24 hours? It's not because they …

Time Management

How to Stop Saying “Um,” “Ah,” and “You Know”

Um.<p>Ah.<p>So.<p>You Know.<p>Like.<p>Right?<p>Well.<p>When we find ourselves rattled while speaking — whether we’re nervous, distracted, or at a loss for what comes next — it’s easy to lean on filler words. These may give us a moment to collect our thoughts before we press on, and in some cases, they may be useful …

Body Language

Largest Movie Theater Chain in Thailand Going Crypto

<b>Thailand’s largest movie theater chain, Major Cineplex, is reportedly integrating crypto payments to allow customers to pay for its services and</b> …

Thailand

Car brands most likely to be stolen

<b>The West Midlands police force and its Police and Crime Commissioner are calling for car manufacturers to do more about security, after the number of</b> …

West Midlands

The World’s Fastest-Growing Economy Looks Like It’s Got Momentum

The world’s fastest growing major economy is showing signs of a recovery in animal spirits, suggesting India’s mid-term outlook can weather global …

Economy

4 Leadership Lessons That Leaders Say They Wish They Had Learned Sooner

As a leadership coach, I often see the same leadership challenges arise across industries. There’s the challenge of time (there’s never enough of it), decision making, navigating organizational politics (which is really a trust issue), creating a shared purpose, communicating across silos and, of …

Leadership

The top 12 cryptocurrencies and what they are—and aren’t—good for - MIT Technology Review

Bitcoin (BTC)<p>Launched: 2009 Market value: $163 billion<p>The strengths: The original crypto­currency, Bitcoin is the largest and most popular blockchain …

8 Traits Common to Millionaires Under 30

Making it big is going to come down to making the most of your talent.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people work hard their whole lives, scrimping and saving, in the hope of attaining millionaire status by retirement. And then there are the exceptional few who are …

Self-improvement

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M.

Peppered in with juice cleanses and the keto diet is an entire school of dietary thought dedicated to the idea that it's not what you eat, but <i>when</i> …

Blockchain: how companies can use it to solve real-world problems

Today I just wanted to send you a quick note to highlight a great example of a company that's using Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) to solve a real-world problem.<p>I thought this would be important given that most of the noise in the crypto space these days is still almost invariably focused on …

Google Search

Why The Coming Oil Crunch Will Shock The World

<b>And why we need a new energy strategy - fast</b><p>My years working in corporate strategy taught me that every strategic framework, no matter how complex …

Malta Passes Blockchain Bills Into Law, ‘Confirming Malta as the Blockchain Island’

The Parliament of Malta has passed three bills into law that establish a regulatory framework for blockchain technology, local news outlet Malta …

7 Important Digital Marketing KPIs for Small Business Owners

Updated June 20, 2018<p>Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are measurable data that companies use to track and evaluate strategic activities and business …

Why Your Employees Will Love the '90-10 Rule'--and So Will You

At organizations like Facebook and Change.org, Jennifer Dulski amassed a toolkit of techniques for channeling individual workers into mass movements.<p>Jennifer Dulski is a veteran troop rally-er. As president and COO of Change.org, she energized millions to rise up against the status quo. At …

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Self-improvement

Recycled plastic could supply nearly three quarters of UK demand

Recycled plastic could supply nearly three-quarters of the raw materials needed by UK manufacturers for products and packaging, according to a report.<p>…

The five trademarks of agile organizations

Agile organizations—of any size and across industries—have five key elements in common.<p><i>This article was written collaboratively by the McKinsey Agile</i> …

Innovation

Successfully Apply Social Learning In Your Organization

If you happen to travel to conferences regularly, you know that sometimes you return back from a particularly inspiring summit thinking, “I learned more there than I ever did during training.” There’s a reason for that, and it’s probably not the keynote speaker. Conferences expose you to diverse …

Digging deep for organizational innovation

Organizational simplicity. Clear accountabilities. Nimble planning processes. All characterize a scrappy oil and gas company you may not have heard …

The Right Way for an Established Firm to Do an Innovation Pilot with a Startup

For innovation-hungry legacy firms, partnering with a startup can be appealing. Relatively small sums of time and money can quickly yield generous returns. With due diligence and decent design, these partnerships can go beyond good results and energize organizations that have become too comfortable …

Using Analytics to Prevent Customer Problems Before They Arise

A non-negligible percentage of customers who buy a new smartphone return it within the “free return” window. Many of these returners claim that the phone does not work correctly. However, the data clearly indicates that this is often not the real issue. The reality is that these customers simply …

Want to Become a More Efficient Networker? Start by Asking These 5 Questions

Toss the small talk and opt for these thought-provoking networking questions instead.<p>When it comes to networking, no one likes small talk. Sure, you're asking basic questions to find a mutual link so that you have common ground--<i>Wait, you're from Boston? My sister lived there eight years ago!--</i>but …

The Silver Bullet For Blockchain's Biggest Weakness Is Arriving Later This Year

Scalability has been the Achilles heel of blockchains over the past decade. Bitcoin (BTC-USD), Ethereum (ETH-USD), and most altcoins struggle to …

Why Blockchain Could Be the Solution to Many of the Problems Brands Are Facing – Adweek

It might seem like the promises of blockchain have arrived out of nowhere and not without a crypto wallet full of doubt. Even so, executives are …

Sharpen Your Critical Thinking Skills With These 14 Leadership Practices

Ask any leader if they value the skill of critical thinking and you’ll see them immediately morph into a bobble-head-like caricature of themselves, vigorously nodding up and down as if their neck was a well-oiled spring attached to their shoulders. “Oh, yeah,” they’ll say, “it’s valued, a lot.”<p>Then …

Leadership

Watch Out Crypto Exchanges, Decentralization Is Coming

<i>Tom Goldenberg is a senior engineer at BCG Platinion | MAYA Design and founder of Blockchain Panel NYC. The views expressed here are his …

Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive

Publication Date: <b>June 05, 2018</b><p>Keep learning, or risk becoming irrelevant. It's a truism in today's economy: the only constant is change. Technological automation is making jobs less routine and more cognitively challenging. Globalization means you're competing with workers around the world. …