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8 Ways to Work Smarter and Improve Productivity

Get more done without working more hours.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have the same amount of time in a day, and there is no way to get more of it. It doesn't matter how successful or wealthy one is -- we are all capped at 24 hours per day.<p>We have to …

Time Management

10 Reasons Why 7 Out of 10 Businesses Fail Within 10 Years

There's a fierce tide of potential for failure in business. Half of all businesses won't make it to the five-year mark.<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While startup life seems glamorous at best when it comes to dizzying valuations and unsustainable bubbles …

Small Business

The Business of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Why AI Can’t Write This Article (Yet)

Roger Schank, a researcher and former professor, once proposed a novel goal for artificial intelligence: A computer should be able to watch <i>West Side Story</i> and recognize the plot of <i>Romeo and Juliet</i>. Schank and his students believed that stories are central to intelligence, reasoning, and meaning. By …

Machine Learning

6 Simple Questions for Building a Solid Strategy

Don't fall for overly-complicated planning processes. All you need to do is answer these 6 questions.<p>Most entrepreneurs agree that the ability to consistently execute is a key factor in surviving the start-up phase and ultimately winning. That said, you cannot make a pig fly, no matter how much you …

Management

The Shoulder Workout That Also Gives You Great Abs

Chisel your upper body with just 4 exercises<p><b>Trainer:</b> Jeremy Scott, trainer at Jeremy Scott Fitness in Scottsdale, Arizona<p><b>Benefit:</b> This four-move workout attacks all three “heads” of the deltoid muscle that wraps around your shoulder. You’ll perform all of the exercises while standing, so as an …

6 Brutal Truths About Productivity No One Wants to Talk About

Humans are prolific procrastinators. People have struggled with habitual hesitation going back to ancient civilizations. It’s easy to make plans and …

The Management Ideas That Mattered Most in 2016

One of our favorite parts of the HBR year is looking back at what we published to find the ideas that, in retrospect, stand out the most — articles that taught us something truly new or surprised us with wholly new ways of thinking about topics we thought we were tired of, as well as the articles …

Leadership

Great CEOs See the Importance of Being Understood

No one who listens to Alan Mulally describe Ford’s remarkable turnaround escapes his rendition of <i>One Ford</i>, <i>One Team</i>, and <i>Working Together</i>. “Those are more than just words,” he passionately declared. Ford employees were expected to carry their CEO’s “one-ness” message with them on laminated …

Leadership

7 business models that defines your corporate strategy | Lader Boka

A company’s business model represents its core practices therefore an important aspect of overall corporate strategy. Regardless of the size or …

Rise of the HR Technology (HRtech) Pro

The upcoming year, 2017 is dubbed by many “the year human resource technology will break its glass ceiling”. HR professionals are increasingly …

Employee Engagement

7 Secrets Of Success From Tony Robbins That Will Lead To A More Successful Life

Tony Robbins – he is the man. You know who he is, I know who he is. As a businessman, author, philanthropist, and motivational speaker, Tony Robbins …

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How to Create a PowerPoint Presentation Outlining Your Proposal or Business Plan<p><i>by Charmayne Smith</i><p>A thoroughly researched business plan or proposal …

What does it take to successfully manage a project?

​If you’re good at project management you can become better. I think it’s an art that you can definitely master with some tips and tricks. To help …

The 'End Heavy' workout plan for greater gains and fewer injuries

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5-7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>We know you're anxious to get in the gym and move those big weights. That’s why you …

Exercise

Project management is like serving tables?

Quite an unusual analogy you might say. But, trust me these two things are not too far-off. Both need you to be adept at handling your resources; and …

Project Management

If You Want To Innovate, Learn These 9 Rules

On December 9th, 1968, a research project funded by the US Department of Defense launched a revolution. The focus was not a Cold War adversary or even a resource rich banana republic, but rather to “augment human intellect” and the man driving it was not a general, but a mild mannered engineer …

Innovation

5 Kettlebell Drills to Add Real Function to Your Fitness

In the thirteen years since I received my RKC certification as a kettlebell instructor, I have seen some interesting evolutions in kettlebell …

Great Performers Make Their Personal Lives a Priority

Common wisdom holds that to enhance well-being and reduce conflict and stress, you’ve got to ease up on work. Conversely, to have a significant impact on the world and be successful by prevailing societal standards, you’ve got to put work above pretty much everything else in your life.<p>This is …

Leadership

15 Remarkable Signs of Emotional Intelligence

How many of these describe you?<p>It's all too easy to lose control of our emotions.<p>That's why emotional intelligence is so important. The ability to identify emotions (in yourself and others), to understand their powerful effect, and to use that information to guide thinking and behavior, can greatly …

Emotional Intelligence

The Leadership Development Road Map

<b>Key Questions on the Path to Organizational Success</b><p>13,124 leaders provided their input for the Global Leadership Forecast 2014|2015, presented by DDI …

Leadership

10 Change-Management Strategies That Are Backed By Science

I’ve been speaking on change leadership for over 25 years, but only recently have researchers been able to use technology like functional magnetic resonance imagery (fMRI) to look at the brain and see what actually happens when we’re facing a major organizational change.<p>For example: Most of our …

Brainwaves

How to Make Your Upper Body Instantly Appear More Muscular

This simple workout will give you the best upper-body pump of your life<p>When I’m short on time and not feeling up to heavy strength work, this is one of my go-to workouts. You simply set the clock for 5 minutes and pump out as many quality reps as you can for a handful of moves that work your entire …

The succession discussion has to change

Advisers treat succession planning the way many of their clients treat estate planning. It's something to be procrastinated, if not downright …

Succession Planning

Know Thy Time: Peter Drucker’s Strategy To Become More Effective

The reason I research productivity is simple. I think that a productive life equals a happy life.<p>Also, if you’re more productive than average people, …

7 Easy Ways to Make Yourself Instantly Happy

Whatever you decide, make sure it makes you happy.<p>We all want to find happiness, but with so many of us feeling overworked, overstressed, and overwhelmed, it's easier said than done.<p>But here's the good news: Seven little acts that can give you a daily does of happiness.<p><b>1. Expand your positive</b> …

Happiness

5 Things the World’s Greatest Achievers All Have in Common

Something that has always fascinated me is what separates the world’s greatest achievers from everyone else in the world. What do they know that we …

Data Proves that Culture, Values, and Career are Biggest Drivers of Employment Brand

We just completed a detailed analysis of Glassdoor data among more than 6,000 companies and 2.2 million employees and I wanted to share a few …

My Favorite Books on Habit and Behavior Change

One of the greatest illusions I’ve had to overcome in my life is that I’m a rational human being. Sure I try to be, and sometimes I might succeed. …

How to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination comes in many disguises. We might resolve to tackle a task, but find endless reasons to defer it. We might prioritize things we can readily tick off our to-do list—answering emails, say—while leaving the big, complex stuff untouched for another day. We can look and feel busy, while …

Procrastination