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Rethinking Six Management Mantras for Better Innovation (Blog)

By Polina MakievskyA starting point for social sector leaders to develop their organizations’ innovation capacity.

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

The New World of Work is Not Work

Yesterday i ran the first of six sessions in California, exploring aspects of the Social Age: we started by exploring where we go ‘Beyond …

Innovation

This Cinematic Short Film Was Shot Entirely on the iPhone X

Want to see the video capabilities of the iPhone X? Here’s a beautiful 3-minute cinematic short film about a French pastry chef. Everything you see …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

Customer Journey Mapping to Improve Your Customer’s Experience

cocoparisienne / PixabayIt wasn’t that long ago that marketers could easily plot the journey a buyer took from initial contact to purchase. The …

Customer Experience

How Clutter Drains Your Brain (and What You Can Do About It)

<i>You’re sitting on the subway or bus, trying to read something. It could be related to a work project or it could even be for pleasure. A person comes</i> …

Productivity

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

You’ll soon be able to back up your Mac to Google Drive

Google is introducing a new tool to Google Drive that will make it easy to back up and sync the most precious data on your Mac.<p>You’ll gain the option to upload your most important folders to the cloud — leaving out the data you don’t need to keep — then restore them on a new machine when you …

Asking your employees these 5 simple questions will make them never want to leave you

If you're new to this concept, unlike the exit interview, managers are getting fresh insight into improving the work environment or their own leadership skills to retain those valued employees — today — not after they have emotionally disconnected and stopped caring.<p>Fair warning: Stay interviews …

You can re-use an Amazon shipping box to donate to charity — here's how

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images Now that the holidays are over, you probably have a few Amazon boxes kicking around.<p>It's easy enough to …

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Here's a great all-in-one Martini recipe for the holidays

There's never a bad time for a good Martini, and with the holidays upon us, it's the perfect opportunity for me to showcase my perfect method for mixing the legendary drink.<p>Why perfect? Because over more than a decade of making Martinis, I've resolved every major debate about the cocktail. And the …

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How Steve Jobs Got the Absolute Best Out of His Teams

Love him or hate him, there's one thing Steve Jobs did extremely well.<p>Steven Paul Jobs was impassioned, a captivating speaker, and had an uncanny ability to see the future. But many who knew Apple's co-founder also described him as impatient, petulant, and difficult.<p>If I described your boss as …

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

Playing The Long Game Inside Tim Cook’s Apple

iPhone sales have slumped, stock is down, and pundits insist Apple is a tech laggard. But the company may be stronger than ever.<p>Eddy Cue doesn’t look like a man in the midst of his toughest year in decades. Sporting an untucked apricot camp shirt and blue jeans over camouflage socks and a pair of …

How to Email

An etiquette update: Brevity is the highest virtue.<p>I recently cut the amount of time I spent on email by almost half, and I think a lot of people could do the same.<p>I’m sure my approach has made some people hate me, because I come off curt. But if everyone thought about email in the same way, what …

Productivity

Locations

10 Image Bookmarking Sites for Visual Inspiration

Image Spark allows its users to upload and collect images. Their Community section features popular images and moodboards bookmarked and created by …

The best $5 I ever spent on an iPhone app

When you think of smartphones and automation, your mind might immediately gravitate towards IFTTT or even Tasker for Android.<p>Automation apps let you create "recipes" that enable devices and services to intermingle and act based on "triggers." For example, you can make your smart lights pulse a …

The One Question Every Boss Should Ask To Inspire Employees

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

An Easy Trick to Nailing Perfect Memorial Day Burger Patties

An easy way to get the fat ratio juuuuust right? A little bit of frozen butter.<p>A long time ago, in a neighborhood not so far away, I held something that at the time was widely known as a “full-time job.” This may seem amazing for some of you to hear about today, you kids juggling three-and-a-half …

Mergers in the healthcare sector: why you'll pay more

We know all about the benefits in store for us when big hospital chains merge and bigger health insurance companies grow even bigger:<p>Lower prices. More efficient healthcare. More innovation. Better customer service.<p>That's what hospital and insurance companies say, anyway.<p>But here's what the data …

Health Care

These 5 TED Talks Will Inspire You to Be a Better Leader

Need some inspiration to up your leadership game? These thought-provoking TED Talks should do the trick.<p>Leadership. It's a simple concept -- but, not such an easy skill to master. In fact, being an effective and inspiring leader requires some serious thought, consideration, and (believe it or not) …

Cask from the past: archaeologists discover 5,000-year-old beer recipe

Chinese find suggests barley was used for booze before being grown for food - and that beer could have played a role in the development of society<p>Chinese villagers could have been raising a pint 5,000 years ago, according to new research.<p>Archaeologists studying vessels unearthed in the Shaanxi …

Archaeology

This Data-Viz Tool Is As Easy To Use As A Post-It Note

Beam makes charts and graphs simple and disposable. Which could be great for increasing the public’s graphic literacy.<p>Data visualization, infographics, data posters–whatever you want to call them, the genre is having its “Instagram moment.” Like typography and photo editing before it, the craft of …

How Great Companies Think Differently

It’s time that beliefs and theories about business catch up with the way great companies operate and how they see their role in the world today. Traditionally, economists and financiers have argued that the sole purpose of business is to make money—the more the better. That conveniently narrow …

Text messaging and healthcare

As healthcare tries to become more interconnected, there is a gap between what is “allowable” in a HIPAA-conscious medical environment, and how we …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>These tested-and-approved picks will make that musty drawer of cut-off tees a thing of the past.<p>By The Editors of GQ1 day agoView More<p>News …

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Best Subscription And Home-Delivery Boxes

The AskMen Acquire team thoroughly researches & reviews the best gear, services and staples for life.<p>In 2018, a lot of things happen online, and buying cool stuff is no exception. (And yep, now we can add catching Pokemon to that list too.) In a society always looking for the best, most original …