Few are born confident, research shows. The self-assured learn to be that way, and you can too. Are you as confident as you'd like to be? Few people would answer "yes" to that question. But, according
For many first-time visitors to New York, New York equals Manhattan. But just a couple of subway stops across the river lies a whole other delicious world that deserves your exploration. So set aside day
I have two permanent, oddly positioned bald spots on my head. Though my mother claims they’re from a scalp thing I had as a kid, I have it on good authority from my oracle that they’re probably where Martians
Over the years, I've helped dozens of small to mid-size companies build their management teams for future growth. The first steps are always the same: Figure out the strengths and weaknesses of the existing
From getting what you want to taking control of your crazy life: Here are the stories you loved in Leadership, for the week of March 17. Management Tips From A Boss Who Actually Gives A Damn “The most
Richard Branson left school at the age of 16 and set up Student Magazine with one of his friends. He went on to start Virgin Records in the 1970s and is the founder of the Virgin Group. In the 1980s he
Your success in the workplace is inextricably linked to your collaborations with other people. You must therefore know who will help and who will hinder your relevancy and sustainability in the workplace.
undefined Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand
Sometimes we’re so busy making up new ways to do things that we forget to use the resources we already have. Repurposing existing production techniques and materials was the starting point for designer
Due to sheer amount of office holiday parties, family meals, and last-minute homemade gifts for friends, chances are you've spent at least one chilly night indoors whipping up batch after batch of cookies.
Leading a company with 259 million users isn't easy, but LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner seems to have a good handle on it. The social network for business professionals grew its 2013 third-quarter revenue
When Jeremy Stoppelman founded Yelp, he didn’t expect to be at the helm of a billion dollar business. The odds were against him. “At the time you don’t really realize what’s going on, you’re just trying
Whether it’s a jet-setting businessman uncle, a kid about to “study” abroad in Europe, or a pair of long-distance lovers, we all know people who can’t seem to stay in one place. Here’s our guide to the
Why do male entrepreneurs find it easier than their female counterparts to court decision-makers and secure vital funding? Having advised entrepreneurs for many years, I’ve unearthed an unwritten code
Answer by Jason M. Lemkin, Managing Director, Storm Ventures & ceo/co-founder @ EchoSign, acquired by Adobe, acquired by Adobe, on Quora, My Top 3: 1. The Difference Between A- Key Team Members and A/A+
fastcoexist.com - About the author Adele Peters is a staff writer at Fast Company who focuses on solutions to some of the world's largest problems, from climate change to homelessness. Previously, she worked with GOOD, BioLite, and the Sustainable Products and Solutions program at UC Berkeley. More
Daisuke Nakazawa, the protégé of Jiro Ono (the subject of the documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi"), has received a rare four-star review from New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells. Wells called Nakazawa's
Entrepreneurs usually lean toward one of two business mindsets – they’re either optimists who remain exceedingly positive about outcomes or they’re realists who downplay the good and see the bad as inevitable.
Experts are considering this a rite of passage in the evolution of the Chinese consumer. The super rich no longer want to appear ostentatious, and they're learning that "expensive" doesn't necessarily
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