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The 8 Most Underrated TED Talks That Defined 2017

From listening to your gut to a heartwarming plea from Pope Francis, this was our year in TED.<p>Every day, somewhere in the world, it is likely there is a TED or TEDx event going on. This speaks to the power of a brand that has flourished for more than 30 years, providing thought-provoking talks on …

Pope Francis

The Secret to Happiness? Simplify.

For centuries, people leaned into the popular (and false) belief that possession—material wealth and stature—was synonymous with happiness. But now minimalism is on the rise, and for good reason: it works. With the popular Netflix film <i>Minimalism: A Documentary About Important Things</i> and the massive …

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

The Workout That Will Make You Sweaty, Sore, and Tired In 15 Minutes

Use this superfast routine to spur fat loss, hit every muscle, and crank up your metabolism<p>Want to lose your spare tire? Then think fast.<p>Superfast exercises build up lactic acid in your muscles because you’re working harder and faster than your body can clear the compound. This spurs human growth …

How the Most Successful People Pick Their Battles

Don't pick a fight in the heat of the moment--even if someone provokes you.<p><i>How does one cultivate the skill of choosing one's battles? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mira Zaslove, startup</b> …

Success

Abraham Lincoln Had A Brilliant Strategy For Dealing With Setbacks

Incredibly, this is not just a question that a business journalist would ask. Dale Carnegie himself — the author of <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People—</i> asked the exact same question on page 8 of that famous book.<p>Carnegie was in a unique position to know the answer. Four years before <i>How to Win</i> …

How Managers Become Leaders

Artwork: Adam Ekbergs Country Roads 2005, ink-jet print<p>Harald (not his real name) is a high-potential leader with 15 years of experience at a leading European chemical company. He started as an assistant product manager in the plastics unit and was quickly transferred to Hong Kong to help set up …

How Company Culture Shapes Employee Motivation

<i>DAVE WHEELER FOR HBR</i><p>In a recent strategy meeting we attended with the leaders of a Fortune-500 company, the word “culture” came up 27 times in 90 minutes. Business leaders believe a strong organizational culture is critical to success, yet culture tends to feel like some magic force that few know …

Management

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Coaching Skills Every Leader Needs To Master

We hear a lot about coaching these days. More and more professionals have an executive coach. The movement is even bringing coaching inside companies. International Coach Federation (ICF) Executive Director Magda Mook says, “The trend is very real. There’s a growing number of leaders and managers …

Leadership

10 Books You Must Read to Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

7 Rules Leaders Impose On Themselves

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

Self-help

Why You Should Stop Being a Boss and Start Being a Leader

The way you approach being in charge--whether you're running a corporation, a civic organization, or a neighborhood bake sale--is a huge factor in the group's achievement. Think about the differences before you step up.<p>Every business and work group has a boss, but only some have a leader at the …

Leadership

Three Habits Of Motivational Leaders

Here’s what it takes to earn the real commitment of your team.<p>Everyone should know a thing or two about how to inspire and motivate others–even non-leaders. It’s an important skill that helps us not only take on leadership challenges but engage better with new people, build new relationships, and …

Motivation

This Is Your Brain on Good Storytelling

You know that people love a good story, but have you ever thought about why? Neuroscience offers intriguing answers.<p>Whether you're trying to maintain an audience's attention, sell your product, interest an interviewer, or pitch a journalist, great storytelling is key. The ability to spin a yarn …

Globalization

Credit Suisse: Here's the best stock in each sector of the market

Their analysts ranked up to 3 stocks based on a 6-12-month time horizon.<p>We're highlighting one of their top stocks in each of the 8 sectors.<p><i>Note: These are a snapshot of the analysts' top picks in the industries they cover, and should not be viewed as portfolios. Prices are as of the market close</i> …

4 Myths About Apple Design, From An Ex-Apple Designer

What’s life really like designing for Apple? An alum shares what he learned during his seven years in Cupertino.<p>Apple is synonymous with upper echelon design, but very little is known about the company’s design process. Most of Apple’s <i>own</i> employees aren’t allowed inside Apple’s fabled design …

UX Design

Applying design thinking across the business: An interview with Citrix’s Catherine Courage

Catherine Courage champions user-centered design—not only for the benefit of the software company’s customers but also for its employees.<p><b>As senior</b> …

ESPN - Apps on Google Play

Stream live games, check the latest scores or watch the best highlights with the best brand in sports: ESPN. Pick your favorite teams and leagues to …

How Can America Become More Dynamic?

In a recent post I discussed how labor market dynamism has declined the past few decades, with downward trends in job creation and destruction, hires, quits, separations, as well as industry and occupation switching. This raises an important question of what, if anything, can be done to make labor …

Why smartwatches are the real future of mobile payments

<i>Skooks Pong is SVP of technology at Synapse.</i><p>It’s no secret that while smartphone adoption in the U.S. continues to rise – now accounting for 57 percent of the mobile market according to comScore – rollout of in-store mobile payments has been slow and fragmented. Some experts attribute it to …