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These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

How to manage your attention, not your time

You'll find yourself quickly reaping the rewards.<p>If you regularly find yourself wishing for more hours in the day, you have company. But maybe the …

The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

The Time-Management Hack I Wish I Had Known When I Was 25 | Inc.com

"Tell me the single most important piece of advice you have ever been given."<p>As a life-long learner, this is one of my favorite questions to ask some of my most influential and interesting clients. I once posed this question to Rob Wiltbank, CEO of Galois Inc., which uses applied mathematics to …

Time Management

12 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Podcasts continue to grow in popularity as a convenient way to stay on top of all kinds of topics. As a result, the field is becoming steadily more crowded--a recent check of iTunes showed more than 100 podcasts with the word <i>leadership</i> in their title. Some are focused on special interests like …

Leadership

4 Investing Resolutions to Make for 2017 | Investopedia

It’s time to make some investing resolutions. The start of a new year is a good opportunity to complete a financial review of the year just passed …

7 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks for 2017

The second half of 2016 was not kind to income investors. As bond yields rose, the prices of virtually everything paying an income stream got …

Investing

The 8 Rules Of Dividend Investing

<b>The 8 Rules Of Dividend Investing by Ben Reynolds, Sure Dividend</b><p>The 8 Rules of Dividend Investing systematically rank the best dividend growth stocks …

Three Things Great Data Storytellers Do Differently (Blog)

By Jake PorwayThe true power of data comes from conveying the “so what” behind the numbers, inspiring people to probe new questions, and using it for …

20 Inspirational And Useful Business Books To Read in 2016

Personally, I enjoy reading books, especially when I know I can recommend them in the future, in place of long explanations on a topic. For example, …

Fortune 500 CEOs think everyone should read these 52 business books

Is this real life?<p>This is what happens when a desire to learn collides with the generosity of America's top business leaders. We (Grant Hensel and Julia Wittrock) graduated from Wheaton College this past May and wanted answers to one question: What business books should we be reading?<p>In our final …

Never Do This After Starting a New Job

<i>The Fortune 500 Insider Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

How to become a great leader in 2016

The reality of most startups is about survival. And because running a company requires money to fuel staff and offices and acquire customers and the like, much of the time spent in early days at a start feels like a constant struggle to raise money, convince others to join your company when they …

30 Tools to Create Your Own Infographics

<b>Infographics are one of the best ways to present data</b> without making your audience yawn with boredom. There are a lot of people who have impressive …

These are Google’s 4 best practices for fostering creativity and innovation

“How many golf balls could you fit in a school bus?” This is the kind of question Google and its big tech brethren were once known for asking would-be employees. The reasoning behind the technique seemed intuitive. Ask people odd questions, see how original and well analyzed their thought process …

Creativity

The 15 most influential thinkers in business

You can credit Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, for example, for sowing the seeds that became Silicon Valley's obsession with "disruption." And there are INSEAD professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, whose book "Blue Ocean Strategy" has sold 3.5 million copies and been …

Self-improvement

Stop Calling Every Conversation a “Meeting”

I just got back from speaking at a 500 attendee event on the West Coast. The company referred to it as its annual meeting. Today, I have a discussion scheduled with two people from a small tech startup about collaborating on a project. They’re calling that a meeting too. Strange, because the only …

10 Great Apps Every Leader Needs to Be Effective | Inc.com

It's not enough for twenty-first-century leaders to focus on getting things done. They must also connect with employees to inspire performance. Digging deeper, top management today needs to marry purpose and meaning to each employee's contribution. Amid these expectations, and these are but a …

Apps

Brilliant management advice from LinkedIn's billionaire founder

In his book "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age," Hoffman and entrepreneurs Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh explain how employers can attract and retain the best employees through the formation of alliances where everyone wins.<p>The authors created a presentation outlining their book's …

3 Traits All Effective Leaders Possess

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Titles don’t define leadership. A certain title may have others calling you their boss or you may be referred as one of the leaders of the organization on the company’s website, but true leadership is much more than just a title.<p>True …

10 Easy Ways Leaders Can Build Trust with Their New Teams

The new president of the company came in with grandiose visions of the future. She saw the untapped potential of the organization and set a vision …

How to do data analytics. A 101 crash course for CEOs who slept in.

<b>You want to join the competitors and start analysing your data, but think it’s too late to ask the basic questions? Worry not, this short compendium</b> …

Let Me Work, Please: A Case for Fewer & More Productive Meetings

If you feel like your workweek is structured around meetings—like all you're doing is preparing for and attending meetings, talking about and …

50+ Free Data Science Books

Asking Open-Ended Questions Helps New Managers Build Trust

In many companies and organizations, new managers are selected as a result of their success in technical and operational roles. This seems to be a sensible approach, as the manager needs to understand the challenges facing his or her direct reports. At the same time, it’s fundamentally flawed. The …

Management

What to Do First When Managing Former Peers

<i>STEVEN MOORE FOR HBR</i><p>You just learned that you’ve been promoted and will now be managing a team of your former peers — exciting news! That is, until the moment you realize that your good fortune means disappointment for your coworkers who didn’t get the job. When you’re promoted over people who have …

How to Make Your Body Speak the Language of Success

Research shows that 60 to 90 percent of our communication with others is nonverbal, which means the body language we use is extremely important.<p>In addition, it's especially important to make a good first impression. Why? Because within the first few minutes of meeting someone, we are already making …

Public Speaking

15 Books every Data Scientist Should Read

Creative Leadership

<b>From 2010 ...</b> | and from 2016, visit the new Design.blog<p>This is the result of a conversation I had with Patti Brennan about the nature of creativity …