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"Alentejo a Pé" já está online e tem mais de 100 passeios

A iniciativa da CCDR Alentejo foi agora lançada ao público e está disponível na internet, mas, por se tratar de “um projeto aberto”, a informação …

Oito mitos bastante prejudiciais sobre nossas emoções

Em nossa sociedade, nós não falamos muito sobre as emoções. As conversas tendem a focar mais no que estamos fazendo ou no que estamos pensando. Na …

The TSA Will Give You $15,000 If You Can Make the Lines Faster

The Transportation Security Administration has offered rewards of up to $15,000 to any inventor who can design the “next generation checkpoint …

Coffee vs. Beer: Which Drink Makes You More Creative?

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I didn’t know what I was going to write about today.<p>When this happens, …

The Big Lie of Strategic Planning

All executives know that strategy is important. But almost all also find it scary, because it forces them to confront a future they can only guess at. Worse, actually choosing a strategy entails making decisions that explicitly cut off possibilities and options. An executive may well fear that …

7 Questions to Assess Your Business Model Design

Ultimately, customers are the only relevant judges of your business model. However, even before you test your model in the market, you can assess its …

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Innovation: The Need for Speed

Planview recently developed the Innovation Management Maturity Model™, a matrix-based tool that enabled those surveyed to assign their organizations …

Make Your Innovative Idea Seem Less Terrifying

Four years ago, Craig Hatkoff, co-founder of the Tribeca Film Festival, approached me about a brainstorm: an event recognizing and celebrating breakthrough innovators. When I suggested to Clayton Christensen that we partner with Hatkoff to create the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, Clay’s …

10 New Wearable Tech Innovations That Are Blowing Our Minds

Did you know that one of the most popular trends in tech right now is fashion? Crazy, huh? More known in Silicon Valley as “Wearable Tech,” the trend has been exemplified by Google Glass but showing up all over the place, is taking the world by storm. From health, to privacy, to straight-up …

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Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

By Charles Day9 minute Read<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are …

Be Motivated to Make The Sale: Stay Optimistically Focused

One of the most challenging aspects of sales is staying motivated – especially in the face of objections or rejection. A lot of salespeople engage in …

Prepare for the New Permanent Temp

The fastest-growing segments of America’s job market — by far — are temporary and part-time employment. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of US part-time employees hit a record high of 28 million. Temporary employment has jumped 50% since the depths of the financial crisis. …

Starting a Company? 8 Free Online Courses You Can't Miss

Looking for new skills or insider know-how? Hop online and hone your expertise for free.<p>Entrepreneurial education is slowly but surely becoming more mainstream. Traditional universities are offering entrepreneurs more tools than ever before. But education start-ups such as Coursera and Udacity have …

How Idea Entrepreneurs Can Beat the Market

What do Eckhart Tolle, Amy Chua, Cesar Millan and Barack Obama all have in common? According to John Butman, author of <i>Breaking Out: How to Build</i> …

How To Master The Art Of Self-Promotion

It’s possible to spread your content without cheapening your brand. Here’s how to make your message hot, without looking like a hot dog.<p>“Politics is a direct-response business,” declares the digital director of President Obama’s re-election campaign. “People do things if you ask them to do it, and …

How To Use VLOOKUP, One Of The Best Data Searching Tricks In MS Excel

Microsoft Excel is one of the most useful programs ever developed in the history of computing.<p>One function that anyone looking to master the spreadsheet program needs to know is VLOOKUP.<p>It's easily one of the handiest ways to sort through and understand large reams of data.<p>Here, we break down an …

How Drucker Thought About Complexity

Throughout his life, Peter Drucker strived to understand the increasing complexity of business and society and, most importantly, the implications for how we can continue to create and deliver value in the face of complexity. I have long been influenced by Drucker’s work. In the 1960s and 1970s, he …

Soylent crowdfunding campaign attracts $755K so people can survive without food

6,144 people are willing to live without food.<p>The crowdfunding campaign for Soylent raked in $754,498, greatly exceeding its $100,000 goal and bringing humanity one step closer to an existence that doesn’t require actual food for survival.<p>Soylent is a controversial food replacement product that …

Emigrar para o Canadá: o país que precisa de emigrantes

O Canadá pode vir a ser um excelente destino a quem deseje emigrar. Os responsáveis governamentais dizem que o país deverá precisar de 320 mil …

Rita McGrath on The End of Competitive Advantage

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Making the Transition to Entrepreneurship: 4 Steps

Starting a business is one thing. Now you need to learn to live like an entrepreneur.<p>So many of the entrepreneurs I work and speak with are women in their 40s, 50s, and 60s with awesome business-building ideas and the intellectual and network capital to make it happen. Some are first-time …