Monthly Archives: November 2015
And, Michael Dell ran his computer business out of his dorm room at college. I can tell you that starting out early in business is a very good idea. Perhaps that’s why many parents who own their own businesses like the idea of their kids setting up a lemonade stand. Read More
The Legatum Institute, a think tank based in London, on Monday released its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.
The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than that in its ranking. Read More
We’re used to thinking that the jobs that are most likely to be taken over by automation are low-skilled ones: clerks, lowly paper pushers, assembly line workers. In contrast, those on the very high end of the wage scale — doctors, CEOs and hedge fund managers — seem like they will be comfortably insulated from the robot revolution. Read More
PowerPoint presentations–we all create them, and we all wish we could create better, more engaging ones. Read More
How many times have you been lost in an amazing dream only to be startled awake by your alarm clock? Don’t you wish that you could have dreams like that every night? Read More
You don’t have to be intelligent to look smart.
Instead, social science research has found that it’s really about sending the right signals to people.
Here are a few examples: Read More
Every entrepreneur knows that the success of their business ultimately rests on their shoulders. Yes, the product you build and the team you hire are important, but your ability to lead is what carries your company. Read More
Your Jetsons-esque future could arrive sooner than you think, according to a recent study from Johnson Controls, a Milwaukee, Wis.-based tech and engineering firm that specializes in sustainable products. The company put together a study that looks ahead 25 years to predict what our offices and work days will look like in the future. Read More
There are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you’ve persuaded them.
Whether you want people to like you, to agree with you, or to buy your products, use these tips to feel more powerful in your everyday interactions.