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Deloitte ranks 100 'most exceptional' companies: Google's not one, nor is Amazon

Apparently, Google could have done better.<p>On Tuesday, Deloitte, which runs one of the biggest consulting practices in the world, released a list of …

List-Worthy

What Makes Someone an Engaging Leader

“How can we have the highest profitability in five years and still have gaps in employee engagement?” asks an executive at a large industrial products company. The reality is that the two don’t necessarily go together. This management team, like many others, has fought to increase profitability …

The Authenticity Paradox

Authenticity has become the gold standard for leadership. But a simplistic understanding of what it means can hinder your growth and limit your impact.<p>Consider Cynthia, a general manager in a health care organization. Her promotion into that role increased her direct reports 10-fold and expanded …

Leadership

7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Achieve Better Success in Life | Inc.com

Success is a subjective notion, if there ever was one. But for simplicity's sake, let's assume the higher you are on Maslow's hierarchy of needs, the better you're doing. In case you don't remember the levels from Psych 101, essentially, people can't be their best possible selves …

Self-improvement

The Confidence Gap

Evidence shows that women are less self-assured than men—and that to succeed, confidence matters as much as competence. Here's why, and what to do about it.<p><b>F</b>or years, we women have kept our heads down and played by the rules. We’ve been certain that with enough hard work, our natural talents would …

Data Crunch: The Best Fitness Trackers

The New "It" in Fitness<p>It's a truth universally acknowledged that technology has played a role in making us less active. But at the same time it has …

Wearable Tech

Spreeder CX

Speed Read 46 Different File & E-Book Formats<p>Spreeder’s advanced technology can effortlessly and accurately import 46 different file and e-book …

6 Digital Process Tips from Chris Brogan and The Law of 40%

<b>Today, Social Fresh is launching the Social Toolkit Podcast.</b> Each episode we will discuss the social, marketing, and productivity toolkit from a …

Infographics

Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain

The business world is abuzz with mindfulness. But perhaps you haven’t heard that the hype is backed by hard science. Recent research provides strong evidence that practicing non-judgmental, present-moment awareness (a.k.a. mindfulness) changes the brain, and it does so in ways that anyone working …

Mindfulness

CIO Research

CIOs

Red Herring — THE BUSINESS OF TECHNOLOGY

Red Herring provides an insider’s access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the …

How Google Manages Talent

<b>Eric Schmidt</b>, executive chairman, and <b>Jonathan Rosenberg</b>, former SVP of products, explain how the company manages their smart, creative team.<p>Download this podcast<p>SARAH GREEN: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I am Sarah Green. Today we’re talking with Eric Schmidt, who was …

In Hiring, Algorithms Beat Instinct

You know your company inside out. You know the requirements of the position you need to fill. And now that HR has finished its interviews and simulations, you know the applicants, too—maybe even better than their friends do. Your wise and experienced brain is ready to synthesize the data and choose …

To Read: Do You Have Any Questions?

Uncluttered minds, we got nothin’ for you. For the inquisitive readers and overthinkers among you, here you go: a guide to answering all your …

Puberty

Following Fire Phone Flop, Big Changes At Amazon’s Lab126

What recent departures and managerial changes mean for the secretive R&D group behind the company’s most high-profile consumer products.<p>In recent months, a string of departures and managerial changes has hit Amazon’s Lab126, the company’s Silicon Valley-based R&D group that has developed its most …

Employment

The Two Most Overlooked Aspects To Creating A Lasting Early Morning Routine

Consistency and sleep quality make an early-morning habit stick. Here’s how to make it happen.<p>I love my early morning routine.<p>I’m always making adjustments to it, and at its core it revolves around waking up early (before sunrise), working on something important for 90 minutes, and then hitting the …

Time Management

5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015

Forget the sweeping resolutions to “be healthier,” here are some habits changes you can make and really hold on to in 2015.<p>What’s better than a New Year’s resolution? How about real, lasting change in your daily habits?<p>At <i>Fast Company</i>, we want to help readers boost their productivity, hone their …

Mindfulness

14 Tips To Make 2015 Your Most Productive Year Yet

We talk to the most productive people all year, here are their best productivity tips for 2015.<p>In case you haven’t noticed, we’re a little obsessed with productivity.<p>To make your quest for a more productive self this year something you can really work towards, we asked some of the most productive …

Time Management

Issue 89, Winter 2017 - Business magazine articles: Current issue of award-winning strategy+business magazine

Leading Ideas<p>Strategy & Leadership<p>The disciplines that enable restructuring of established companies are also essential levers for helping deals …

Why Managing by Facts Works

John Lilly, formerly the CEO and founder of a Web-design firm and corporate incubator called Reactivity, recently recalled what it took to sell an …

Management

How Reading Fiction Can Help You Live a Better Life

Ask a liberal arts major about the benefits of reading fiction and they'll regale you with all kinds of nonsense about how it makes you a better …

The Intercept

Greenwald<p>The Intercept’s co-Founding Editor Glenn Greenwald writes here on civil liberties, justice, foreign policy, media and more.

Live Chat!

The New Habit Challenge: How Can Setting Time Limits For Work Make Us More Productive?<p>Join our resident habit expert Rachel Gillett and other Fast Company editors on Friday, November 21 at 11 a.m. EST as we discuss what happened when we set some boundaries.<p>When it comes to work, we often feel like …

LiveChat

How To Make Mornings Better, Faster, And More Fun

Productivity experts are always extolling the virtues of getting up an hour earlier to get more done, yet many of us are additcted to our snooze buttons. Here, we asked the experts how to make the start of our days run more smoothly so we’ll maybe actually want to get out of bed.<p>Better<p>Exercise and …

University of Chicago

The Secrets To Successful Networking From The Most Connected Women

Ten successful women share how they’ve mastered the art of meaningful networking.<p>Until the age of 40, Judy Robinett thought she was shy. As a result, she’d go to corporate events and stand in a corner because she felt awkward around others. At some point in her career, the management consultant …

Business Development