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“Don’t Take It Personally” Is Terrible Work Advice

paul garbett FOR HBR<p>I was recently working with a leader who had just lost a much-valued employee to a competitor. He had invested a large amount of time in mentoring and training the person and had high hopes and expectations for his career. The employee was someone clearly identified as “top …

DuPont Brings Biggest, Cheapest Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Online

DuPont, the chemicals company based in Wilmington, Del., has begun operations at one of the world’s first commercial-scale advanced biorefineries in central Iowa.<p>The $225 million plant produces cellulosic ethanol from corn husks – the non-kernel parts of corn plants.<p>The cellulosic ethanol plant is …

Nelson Peltz

What Salespeople Need to Know About the New B2B Landscape

Selling has always been more about the buyer than the seller. So any effective sales model must adapt to changing buying protocols, not ignore or resist them. This is a big transition for firms whose marketing, sales-training and enablement tools, and wider organizational processes reflect outdated …

9 Things Great Leaders Do Differently

Good leaders do things well. Great leaders teach and inspire others to do things well. If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime, …

Self-improvement

How to Manage People Who Are Smarter than You

The best managers hire smart people to work for them. But what if your direct reports are smarter than you? How do you manage people who have more experience or more knowledge? How do you coach them if you don’t have the same level of expertise?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Getting promoted to a job that …

7 Ways to Capture Someone’s Attention

Your long-term success depends on winning the attention of others. If your boss doesn’t notice your work, how will you get a promotion? If your team doesn’t listen to you, how can you lead effectively? And if you can’t capture the attention of clients, how does your business or career …

A Framework for Strategists Assessing Emerging Markets

Steven Moore for HBR<p>Many companies start their search for global growth in an alphabet soup of emerging-market groupings such as the BRIC, CIVETS, MINT, Next 11, and so on. Is that smart?<p>Not really, suggests our analysis. There are several flaws in using such acronyms as the basis for entering …

Reinventing Performance Management

At Deloitte we’re redesigning our performance management system. This may not surprise you. Like many other companies, we realize that our current process for evaluating the work of our people—and then training them, promoting them, and paying them accordingly—is increasingly out of step with our …

How to Build a Meaningful Career

Everyone aspires to have purpose or meaning in their career but how do you actually do that? What practical steps can you take today or this month to make sure you’re not just toiling away at your desk but you’re doing something you genuinely care about?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Unfortunately, most of …

A Better Way to Map Brand Strategy

Marketers have always had to juggle two seemingly contradictory goals: making their brands distinctive and making them central in their category. Central brands, such as Coca-Cola in soft drinks and McDonald’s in fast food, are those that are most representative of their type. They’re the first …

Everything new and exciting in iOS 9

Apple spilled all the details on iOS 9 at its WWDC keynote today. The new operating system will be rolling out to iPhones and iPads this fall — here’s what you have to look forward.<p>A “Proactive assistant” will do everything but make your coffee<p>Apple noted that its voice-controlled virtual helper …

iOS

The 6 C's for Entrepreneurial Success

Founder and CEO of Taskworld.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is a demanding profession. Once you get involved in a business you own a stake in, most of what you do will ultimately have a reflection on your self-image and long-term reputation. Successful …

Entrepreneurship

11 secret features hidden in your Mac

But there's hope!<p>We've put together some great tips and tricks that can show you how to save time using your Mac, from taking advantage of its hidden calculator to discovering the tiny but useful icon that has been right in front of your face the entire time.

Operating Systems

Apple’s new MacBook is enticing, but lack of ports gives pause

I have to admit I was a bit lustful when Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the sleek new MacBook at the company’s big launch event. For me, it stole the …

MacBook

Apple Introduces A Reinvented MacBook, Starting At $1299

At its event in San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center, Apple today confirmed a long-running rumor that resurfaced back in January: The next major iteration of the MacBook will be a 12-inch Retina laptop that’s thinner and lighter than Apple’s previous trend-setting design.<p>The laptop Apple revealed …

Lenka Monochrome Camera App Upgrade Adds New Controls

Lenka, the dedicated monochrome camera app for iPhone was updated today for iOS 8 and now includes additional shooting and editing controls.<p>Developed by photographer Kevin Abosch, Lenka is designed for shooters of all levels, while delivering a singular aesthetic to its exclusively black and white …

How to Enable iCloud Photo Library on iPhone, iPad

We are keep on discussing different stuffs with you guys related to Apple and it’s features. Since, Apple is keep on releasing new and incredible …

Refurbished 2014 15-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Now Available in Apple's Online Store

Apple today added several new models of the current 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro to its online store for refurbished products, marking their first availability at a lower cost since their July 2014 launch date.<p>There are six different models available, which are currently mistakenly listed under the …

Microsoft's fitness tracker app spotted in Mac App Store ahead of announcement

That this app was found in the Mac App Store should be no surprise. Previous rumors suggest that this wearable will work with all major platforms. …

Court rules that cops can compel you to surrender your fingerprint to unlock iPhone

The ruling arose from a case surrounding Emergency Medical Services tech David Baust, who was charged for strangling his girlfriend. The attorney for …

iPad Air 2 vs iPhone 6 camera comparison

Anyone who has ever owned a current generation iPhone alongside a current generation iPad is probably already aware of the fact that the iPad's …

This Week's Gaming Distraction: Find the Line

Sometimes you want a game that tests your reflexes and makes your fingers fly; other times, you want a lazier, more Zen-like experience. If swiping back and forth through your iOS home screens isn't quite stimulating enough, then you might want to give Chillingo's <b>Find the Line (Free)</b> a try. While …

iOS

Russian Official Says Apple CEO Should Be Banned From Russia After Saying He Is Gay

"What could he bring us? The Ebola virus, AIDS, gonorrhea?"<p>Russia should give Apple CEO Tim Cook a lifetime entry ban for announcing that he identifies as gay, a prominent Russian anti-LGBT lawmaker has said.<p>"What could he bring us? The Ebola virus, AIDS, gonorrhea? They all have unseemly ties over …

Customers Are Better Strategists Than Managers

I was once appointed CEO of a company in need of a turnaround. We made trusses and frames for houses, and one morning, after I’d been on the job about three months, I found myself staring out my window, watching the trucks and forklifts below. I thought: What am I doing here? Can I, on the fingers …