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3 Tips for Presenting in English When You’re Not a Native Speaker

As a coach and international business school instructor, I have worked with hundreds of current and future leaders who are accomplished, bright, and capable — and who quickly lose their confidence and competence when making business presentations. For a subset of these leaders — those who need to …

News of Facebook's secret tool to delete executive messages caps days of chaos

When Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, embarked on a media apology tour Thursday, it seemed possible that the woman known as Mark Zuckerberg’s “adult supervision” would bring calm to the troubled company’s image.<p>But the past 48 hours have shown that not even Sandberg’s steady …

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Gewinnt China den Wettlauf in der Künstlichen Intelligenz?

Technik der Zukunft Gewinnt China den Wettlauf in der Künstlichen Intelligenz?<p>Von<p>-Aktualisiert am 22.03.2018-10:58<p>Schnellere Computer, mehr Daten und …

Are You Having Trouble Focusing? These Simple Strategies Will Help

In today’s always-on, information-overloaded world, it can be hard to stay focused throughout the day. How often do you find yourself distracted by inner chatter during meetings? Or how often do you find that emails are pulling you away from more important work?<p>We’ve surveyed and assessed more than …

Design thinking in the corporate DNA

We started our journey to bring design thinking into Intuit more than eight years ago. We call it Design for Delight (D4D) — because it's not about …

The iPhone 8’s Battery May Be So Powerful It Could Leave Competitors In The Dust

The perpetual complaint about the iPhone has always been battery life. Everybody wants a long-lasting battery, but fitting one in the iPhone’s tiny case has been a challenge. Now, it looks like Apple will finally address the question with the iPhone 8.<p>Business Insider has an overview of analysts …

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Tools as a catalyst for culture change

Over the past two and a half years, I’ve led a project at IBM that deployed a new set of tools to help improve the company’s product development …

Why You Should Make Time for Self-Reflection (Even If You Hate Doing It)

When people find out I’m an executive coach, they often ask who my toughest clients are. Inexperienced leaders? Senior leaders who think they know everything? Leaders who bully and belittle others? Leaders who shirk responsibility?<p>The answer is none of the above. The hardest leaders to coach are …

The number of VR companies grew 40% in 2016

The Venture Reality Fund reported that the landscape of companies it tracks in the virtual reality market grew more than 40 percent in 2016.<p>The largest area of growth was in content companies that create apps for head-mounted VR displays, said Marco DeMiroz, cofounder of The Venture Reality Fund …

Entrepreneurs Can Save Their Startups When They Stop Micromanaging

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As the founder of a startup, particularly a first-time founder, control becomes an addiction. You feel like the only way to succeed is to take control of every single aspect of your business. And while you need to have a say in the big …

The growing pains of mobile health

Mylea Charvat Contributor<p>The mobile healthtech industry is exploding. There is an estimated $42 billion annual market for personalized medicine and a mad dash to come up with the “next big thing” to take advantage of the deep pockets.<p>The tech world is built and rewarded on hockey-stick growth, wild …

5 Habits That Make Elon Musk an Innovator

<i>This story first appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>There are only 24 hours in every day, and you can’t squeeze out an extra second. Yet some people manage to …

How 3M Lost (and Found) its Innovation Mojo | Inc.com

Originally published by <b>Don Peppers</b> on LinkedIn: The Downside of Six Sigma<p>Revered for decades as one of the world's most innovative companies, 3M lost its innovative mojo when it began using Six Sigma to try to improve its operational efficiency. James McNerney, the CEO named in 2000, was a Jack …

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Google Patent Application Shows Device That's Injected Directly Into Your Eyeball To Improve Vision

Google has a penchant for far-out tech that never reaches the market. The latest is a method of injecting a device into an eyeball, mostly as a means to correct poor vision. Described in a patent application dated April 28, 2016, the device is injected in fluid that then solidifies to couple the …

The glory days of the $700 smartphone are numbered

Earlier this year, I saw a bunch of excellent flagship phones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona – handsets built to perfection with top-of-the-line hardware, great features and slick styling.<p>But unlike the past couple of years, I felt no overwhelming GAS (gear acquisiton syndrome, the …

Yep, Sesame Street Now Has A Venture Fund

Collaborative Fund is bringing on a pretty big partner for a new seed-stage fund focused on improving children’s lives — and it’s not someone you’d expect to get into the venture capital game.<p>Craig Shapiro’s venture is launching a new $10 million fund that’s tied to Sesame Workshop, creator of …

Why You Do Your Best Thinking In The Shower: Creativity & the “Incubation Period”

“The great Tao fades away.”<p>So begins one translation of the <i>Tao Te Ching</i>’s 18th Chapter. The sentence captures the frustration that comes with a lost …

Educator on iPad Pro: Huge potential, but pricey for students & Smart Keyboard disappoints

We’ve already seen the Disney and Pixar teams go hands-on with Apple’s upcoming iPad Pro and now Apple is showing the device off to people in other fields. Fraser Speirs, the head of Computing and IT at Cedars School of Excellence, says he attended a preview event in London to try out the iPad Pro …

Veröffentlichungen - 4-advice Change & Innovation

by 0 Comments<p>Dieser Blog-Beitrag beinhaltet die wichtigsten Aspekte der DSGVO aus dem Expertengespräch unseres Geschäftsführers Simon Schoop mit Dr. …

How startups can use design thinking to ‘Draw and Wow’ people

Say you need a new pair of scissors. Which would you choose? A or B?<p>If you picked A, then good luck dealing with Wrap Rage!<p><i>Wrap Rage - (n)</i><p><i>The anger</i> …

Digital Transformation Insider

Digital Transformation is impacting all businesses today, no matter which industry they are in. It´s the second wave of digitalization after the …

Leadership and Culture in Digital Transformation

PART TWO │ THE ROLE OF LEADERSHIP AND CULTURE IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION<p>Interview with <b>Sven Denecken</b>, GVP Co-Innovation & Strategy S/4HANA, SAP SE and …

Part1: Enable Your Digital Value Chain

The future of business in the digital information age is now. A network of networks - across social, business, and devices - is creating …

Schwarmdumm im Kontext digitaler Transformation

Bei PART THREE | SCHWARMDUMM IM KONTEXT DIGITALER TRANSFORMATION<p>15 Fragen an <b>Gunter Dueck</b> zu seinem aktuellen Wirtschaftsbuch Schwarmdumm<p>Sehr …

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Infographics Are Evolving into Many Formats

The internet is full of noise, and your job is to break through that wall of information with something that resonates with your target audience. …

5 Things You Need to Know About Alcohol, Backed By Research

• If you want to crack someone’s skull, use an empty beer bottle, not a full one. Are you a mean drunk but don’t want to get into fights? Take Prozac. …

Carl Sagan Explains Evolution in an Eight-Minute Animation

Biological evolution: never has a phenomenon so important so lent itself to such clear, understandable, elegant explanations. But just as evolution …

Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Tips on How to Write a Good Short Story

When it came to giving advice to writers, Kurt Vonnegut was never dull. He once tried to warn people away from using semicolons by characterizing …