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11 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People

Learning these fantastic habits is just half the equation. Actually doing them will get you to the promised land.<p>Succeeding in business and in life obviously requires mastering a set of skills that will produce extraordinary results, says conventional wisdom.<p>None of them, unfortunately, come from …


How to win in the age of analytics

There’s greater potential in big data. What’s ahead as the field matures?<p>Since the concept took hold, big data has made big waves. The field of …

3 Reasons Why You Should Go into Project Management

Now is the best time to get accredited.<p>With the tech market’s explosion over the past few years, project management is quickly becoming a field invaluable to any organization’s success. Seasoned project managers use training from specific certifications to ensure that projects are well-structured, …

Project Management

Blockchain could help fix IoT security after DDoS attack

Chinese electronics manufacturer Hangzhou Xiongmai is in deep trouble. Its products are being blamed for having enabled last Friday’s historical DDoS attack, which shut down access to important websites across swathes of the U.S. and Europe and has caused a stir about IoT insecurity.<p>Aside from the …

Bill Gates

This strange-looking mouse is the most comfortable one I've ever used

Since 2002, Evoluent has designed vertical mice that let you hold the mouse vertically rather than horizontally.<p>I tried the $110 Evoluent Vertical Mouse C Wireless, and I won't use a regular mouse again if I don't have to.<p>Check out the Vertical Mouse C:

Wearable Tech

5 Killer Examples of Branding Done Right

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups rely on marketing to survive. Without some means of spreading the word about your company, there’s no way to build up an initial customer base.<p>And at the center of every successful marketing or advertising campaign is a common …


How to ace a salary negotiation, in 15 steps

Salary negotiation is nerve-wracking.<p>It's not something we do on a daily, or even monthly, basis — but it's a critical skill to develop if you want to get ahead financially.<p>For one professional, 28-year-old Claudia Telles, it meant a $30,000 salary leap.<p>Next time you head into a salary negotiation, …


This Excel trick will save you time and impress your boss

Here's a really easy setup for displaying data in Excel. The key is to create dynamic named ranges. Watch the video to see how to do it in just a few easy steps.<p><i>Produced by Sara Silverstein</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

Data Visualization

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

TED Talks

4 lessons from the failure of the Ford Edsel, one of Bill Gates' favorite case studies

The 1958 Ford Edsel was supposed to be the new premiere car for middle-class Americans.<p>Ford was so confident in the product that it pumped $250 million into it. But instead of starting a revolution, the company lost $350 million on the unattractive gas-guzzler.<p>In the late John Brooks' book …

Bill Gates

10 TED Talks that will make you smarter about business

Thought leaders from around the world discuss how to be a more effective leader, how to motivate yourself and your employees, and how to launch a successful business.<p>Each one challenges conventional notions about the way we work.<p>We rounded up 10 talks that will make you a smarter, more curious, and …

TED Talks

These futuristic earbuds control the world's sounds

Want to make live music better or block engine noise? Here Active Listening buds are like equalizers for real life.<p>Ever wish you could just tune out that wailing baby in row seven on your flight? Silence the barking dog next door? Crank the bass at a concert where the sound mixer seems to get it …

Music Production

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People

Do what everyone else does and you get the results they get. Here are ways to be different -- and achieve differently.<p>Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly …

Time Management

The best way to get the truth out of a job candidate

Last week hedge fund manager Jason H. Karp explained during the Milken Institute's Global Conference that his company's personality assessment helps reveal positive and negative attributes in job candidates.<p>He went on to say that the personality traits he looks for the most in traders and analysts …


Articles about brooklyn couple rehabilitate 19th century duplex on - Dwell

A couple gets their hands dirty in Brooklyn by rehabilitating a 19th-century tenement to reveal decades of layers and scores of...<p>Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>Inspired by the character of their landmarked building from …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Before you run out and buy the cheaper Apple TV with HBO, read this

Apple TV may be more enticing now with a cheaper price—$69, cut from $99—and the promise of exclusive access to HBO’s streaming service for cord cutters. But if you are thinking of buying one, don’t.<p>The device, which makes it easier to watch internet video on your television set, is showing its …


Richard Branson's 4 Rules For Making Difficult Decisions

Richard Branson, chair of Virgin Train's parent company the Virgin Group, writes in his book "The Virgin Way: Everything I Know About Leadership" that he was "stunned and baffled" that he could have lost the bid to FirstGroup.<p>He decided to stay quiet for awhile, meeting with lawyers and advisors to …

Richard Branson

Here's What Yahoo Chairman Maynard Webb Looks For In Job Candidates

In a recent interview with The New York Times, Adam Bryant asked Webb, "How do you hire?"<p>"If I'm meeting you for the first time, I'll probably start by asking you about your first job and what you've done outside of school and work," Webb said. "I've found that there is a high correlation between …


12 Best and Worst Things We Saw at CES 2015

From groundbreaking audio gear to a creepy robot servant, these were the things that thrilled us and chilled us at the world's biggest tech trade show<p>…

These 12 Sketches Perfectly Illustrate The Path To Wealth And Financial Happiness

Richards has boiled down his wisdom on wealth and happiness in a dozen sketches that he's giving away to his readers during the "12 Days Of Behavior Gap," and which anyone can receive by signing up for his newsletter. We've shared them here with his permission.


The 2 Most Important Things Successful People Do At The End Of Every Workday

If so, you may want to reconsider your end-of-day routine.<p>"The last 10 minutes of your workday have a strong influence on your next day at the office," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive …

Time Management

6 Strategies To Win At Office Politics

It's also about giving people the perception that you're competent, getting the right people to like you, and — in some hostile workplaces — preventing your rivals from tearing you down.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "How do you win at office politics?"<p>Their answers shed some light …

Kevin Spacey

The 4 Most Common Negotiation Mistakes — And How To Avoid Them

Cue University of Michigan Ross School of Business professor George Siedel. He's taught negotiation classes around the world, and he recently heard from students saying they used his tactics to secure both of the deals above, he tells us.<p>Siedel is currently teaching 50,000 students in his Coursera …

Sergei Lavrov

5 Ways To Get The Job — Even If You're Not The Most Qualified Candidate

No one knows this better than Nishant Bhajaria, a career coach and product manager at Nike.<p>Bhajaria landed his first job by going to a career fair in college — one his friends deemed not worth attending — and inquiring about a random financial analyst position, even though he was a computer science …


You Have To Teach People How To Treat You

This truth, this code, has been one of life's hardest lessons for me to learn. It wasn't until recently that I started to truly grasp the importance of how we give people permission to do the <i>ri</i> <i>g</i> <i>ht</i> <i>things</i> or the <i>w</i> <i>r</i> <i>ong</i> <i>things</i> in our lives. I had to start looking at me. And today, I am asking you to …

Maya Angelou

LG F490L ‘Liger’ further detailed in new images and benchmarks

Mobile Technology

Getting started with Inbox by Gmail

​Google just released a new way to keep your email organized so you can spend more time being productive. Read on to learn how to use all the new features of Inbox by Gmail.<p>Sorting through a bunch of email is not a great way to spend your time, both on and off the clock. As a solution, Google has …


Using Google Inbox: this feels like the future of email

My favorite thing about Inbox, Google's radical new email app for Android, iOS, and the web, is that it's perfectly happy to have you use your email as a to-do list. Rather than try to turn your inbox into nothing more than a series of letters and conversations, or help you clear your messages out …