Ramanujam Ramaswami

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What Kind of Leader Do You Want to Be?

It’s the question missing from so much of leadership development: “What kind of leader do you <i>want</i> to be?”<p>We facilitate and encourage self-awareness among up-and-coming leaders (what kind of leader you are), get them to map their journeys so far (what has made you the leader you are), share …

Being Experienced Doesn’t Automatically Make You a Great Mentor

Coaching and mentoring is more popular than ever — and for good reason. As individuals progress in their jobs and careers, they’re constantly challenged to build their skills and act outside their comfort zones. Timid executives are called upon to learn to deliver motivational speeches; …

Building a Software Start-Up Inside GE

Is your company ready to compete in a world of smart, connected products? For some time now we’ve been living into a smarter world filled with Big Data and analytics, and a more connected one that’s been described as “the internet of things.” In this world, customers expect their suppliers to …

How To Land A Plane If The Pilot Has A Heart Attack

Here is what to do if you are on a commercial flight where a) both of your pilots become incapacitated and b) you are the one who decides to step up to the plate and land the thing.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser.</i><p><b>Follow BI: On Facebook</b>

Heart Attacks

How to turn pure light into matter

Physicists believe they have created a simple design for turning pure light into matter. They just need to find someone to do it.<p>A team from Imperial …

The Drinkable Book provides safe drinking water

One of the biggest problems in the developing world is access to safe, reliable drinking water. The charity organisation Water is Life dedicates its energies to providing this most basic of necessities. Its latest project -- developed in concert with creative agency DDB North America - seeks to …

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p><b>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below</b>

Solar Chimneys Can Convert Hot Air to Energy, But Is Funding a Mirage?

Veteran balloonist is among those eyeing solar updraft towers as an alternative to traditional panels.<p><b>Chile's Atacama Desert is as eerily beautiful as it is barren, hot, and dry. Yet this seemingly inhospitable patch of Earth might be the perfect host for a different kind of solar energy, one that</b> …

Incredible Brick Sculptures by Brad Spencer

Reidsville, North Carolina-based artist Brad Spencer works with bricks to produce eye-catching, figurative sculptures. Each piece of work in the sculptor's growing collection is an intriguing look at a common medium used in an unconventional way. The fact that bricks are typically an architectural …

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The World's 8 Scariest Viewing Platforms

Is Step into the Void, a new 12,650-foot (3,856-meter) perch in the French Alps, the scariest?<p>"I must have torrents, rocks, pines, dead forests, mountains, rugged paths to go up and down, precipices beside me to frighten me," wrote Jean-Jacques Rousseau of his love of rambling in the French Alps. …