As an entrepreneur, the real challenge is to change people’s behavior. In most cases, people already have a solution to the problem you’re trying to solve and now you've come along, claiming that you've
Do you have trouble delegating? Regular readers of this column know that I do. It turns out, that's a good sign. "Really talented people who have lots of ideas and are likely to become leaders tend to
A handful of big-shot professionals have long had the freedom to express themselves through LinkedIn's blogging platform, but most careerists have had to sit on the sidelines. Starting today, though, about
American photographer and director of photography Cody William Smith mirrors the world upon itself in these contemplative landscapes. The series, entitled A Moment's Reflection, features a large, round
Perhaps you've also heard that "cold" is an understatement. Weather.com says it will feel like -17 degrees during the heart of the game. In weather like that, the beer in the stands can freeze before consumed.
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Google is today making a change to Gmail that will further bake in Google+ to its webmail product in a way that’s actually somewhat practical, though also potentially invasive. Going forward, you’ll now
Google just ignited a firestorm of protest with yet another attempt to jumpstart its Google+ don’t-call-it-a-social network. The search giant today announced a way for Gmail users with a Google+ account
Virtual reality has captured the imagination of developers, consumers and businesses for decades, but most VR headsets produced so far have been notable more for their limitations than their capabilities.
IBM’s supercomputer Watson knows almost everything there is to know—except how to generate a lot of revenue, that is. Watson has accounted for just $100 million in IBM’s revenue over the last three years,
Bigger is better has practically become a rule of thumb in the wind power business. Indeed, the typical wind turbine size has grown from about 300 kilowatts in 1990 to a whopping 7.5 megawatts in 2011.
Success is typically a function of our passion for work and accomplishment—my clients and students are generally “happy workaholics” who love what they do and wish there were more hours in the day to things
By Tom Fox Tom Fox Email Bio Follow With the new year approaching, now is a good time to step back, assess the current state of affairs at your workplace and look for some insights to help you prepare
Our first accomplishments as professionals are usually rooted in our skill as individual contributors. In most fields we add value in the early stages of our careers by getting things done. We’re fast,
Freek Vermeulen of London Business School explains how best practices become bad practices. He is the author of Business Exposed: The Naked Truth About What Really Goes on in the World of Business. SARAH