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Five Time-Management Tips To Lower Your Stress

Time management techniques let you get more done at home and at work, but I like them for another reason. When you have a handle on your day and you know that you’re doing exactly what you should be doing nearly all the time, that knowledge also lowers your stress level!<p>Here are five …

Time Management

The Real Reason People Who Set Goals Are More Successful | Inc.com

Goals are a big thing this time of year. Whether you believe New Year's resolutions work or not, research shows that people who create goals for themselves are more successful. In fact, according to goal management solutions provider Workboard, people lose 30 percent of their capacity and …

Employment

Jack Dorsey, Co-Founder of Twitter and Square, Delivers His Keynote at Disrupt SF

What threat do traditional banks face from FinTech? | World Finance

Global Banking Giants Place Record Number Of Bets On Fin Tech Startups

One-third of all fin tech deals since 2009 by Wells Fargo, JPMorgan, Citi, Morgan Stanley, Goldman, and BofA have come in 2015 YTD.<p>Major banks …

Goldman Sachs

Ex-Barclays boss Anthony Jenkins on fintech and banking's 'Uber moment'

Antony Jenkins, on March 7, 2014, in London, England. Anthony Harvey/Getty Images for Free The Children<p>Antony Jenkins, the former CEO of Barclays, has a nightmare vision for the future of big banks.<p>In a speech in London this week he said: "The incumbents risk becoming merely capital-providing …

Profit

What Executive Assistants Know About Managing Up

As an executive assistant, your job is to help the executive do her job better. But as an employee, this is only one aspect of your job. You’re doing lots of other things that aren’t necessarily in service of your boss. I spoke with Melba Duncan, president of The Duncan Group, a retained search and …

#Mentoring : Les conseils de l'investisseur le plus actif au monde, pour construire une bonne startup

<i>Lors d’une conférence donnée il y a quelques jours au sein de l’Orange Fab de Tel Aviv, Jérémie Berrebi, co-fondateur du fonds d’investissement</i> …

Time Management

The Cost of Continuously Checking Email

Suppose each time you ran low on an item in your kitchen—olive oil, bananas, napkins—your instinctive response was to drop everything and race to the store. How much time would you lose? How much money would you squander on gas? What would happen to your productivity?<p>We all recognize the …

Ondot Card Control brings Find My iPhone features to your wallet

A startup out of San Jose, Calif. is handing card holders protection akin to smartphone antifraud services.<p>"Banks are thinking about this as a slam dunk."<p>Vaduvur Bharghavan, Ondot co-founder and CEO

Wallet

Google exec reiterates commitment to mobile payments

Google Payments chief Ariel Bardin tells attendees at a payment conference that Google's efforts in mobile payments go beyond its initial Google Wallet implementation. And he said Google is in the mobile payments market for the long-haul.<p>LAS VEGAS -- It's been a bumpy ride for Google Wallet since …

FinTech

Baidu enters China’s online-payment market

BEIJING (Caixin Online) — Search engine giant Baidu Inc. has thrown its hat in the third-party payment arena with the launch Tuesday of Baidu …

Baidu

Retailers push into crowded mobile payment market | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Big retailers are muscling in on the likes of Visa, MasterCard and Google in a fiercely competitive and growing mobile payment market that promises to cut transaction costs and increase customer loyalty.<p>A placard advertising an eBay app for Apple is shown in San Francisco, …

PayPal CTO on payments, the ‘Uber experience,’ and paying with wearable devices (interview)

Paying for your coffee with your smartphone is so old-school. So, like, 2010. Today, PayPal is working on paying with wearable devices like activity trackers, smartwatches, or possibly even smart specs like Google Glass.<p>That’s in the future, though.<p>Right now, PayPal is in a dogfight for the future …

70% of Time Could Be Used Better - How the Best CEOs Get the Most Out of Every Day

The average tech CEO works about 300 days a year, 14 hours a day. That’s 4,200 hours a year. The stats for most other tech leaders and startup …

Making Sure Your Employees Succeed

It’s common knowledge that helping employees set and reach goals is a critical part of every manager’s job. Employees want to see how their work contributes to larger corporate objectives, and setting the right targets makes this connection explicit for them, and for you, as their manager. …

8 Leadership Attributes That Make Employees Go the Extra Mile | Inc.com

I like to call a certain typical leadership style "shock and awe." You know, managers who deploy yelling, profanity and arms that turn like windmills to motivate employees. Unsurprisingly, these techniques are not exactly effective in creating a devoted and engaged corps willing to go the extra …

Leadership

The Only Interview Question That Matters | Inc.com

Last week, LinkedIn announced to the world that I've been in the recruiting industry for 36 years. During that time, I've written a number of books about talent challenges and opportunities, but one thing continues to surprise me: More than 90 percent of hiring managers think they're good …

Employment
The Brain
George Mason
Will Power
Business Strategy

2014 Will Be the Year of the Business Remix

Investment bankers are giddy at the prospect of increased M&A activity in 2014. But what they see ahead is only the tip of the iceberg.<p>2014 will be the year of the “business remix.” I see a rise in business combinations of all kinds — not just M&A, but also partnerships, alliances, joint ventures, …

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2014

The launch this week of our Big Bang Disruption book added significant urgency to our annual search for the biggest disruptors at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.<p>After all, the book’s principal argument is that continued exponential improvements in price and performance of …

How Regular Exercise Helps You Balance Work and Family

Matthew Beason is a well-respected executive at a non-profit with a multi-billion dollar endowment. On top of continual domestic travel, countless dinners with donors, and constant planning meetings, Matthew is also a married father of four children. While his work schedule sometimes leaves him …

Achieve Your Goals in 2014 — Here’s Research That Can Help

1. Successful people do nine things differently than everyone else.<p>2. The rest of us hold ourselves back in five major ways.<p>3. But don’t stress! Just change the way you think about stress.<p>4. To spot new opportunities, imagine yourself in the future.<p>5. And act like a leader before you are one.<p>6. …

5 Secrets To Being Persuasive

Whether you're selling a project, managing a team, or pitching a new idea, knowing how to persuade others is often essential to your success. If you can manage it without seeming pushy, that's even better. Katya Andresen, the new CEO of education network ePals, outlines five ways to do just that in …

Self-improvement