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When Old Technologies Create New Industries

When Old Technologies Create New Industries

New-market disruptions go much further than incorporating non-consumers into an industry.

Society & Mass Media
Six Myths about EQ

Six Myths about EQ

What do you need to know about emotional intelligence?

Society & Mass Media
Why I Tell My MBA Students to Stop Looking for a Job and Join the Gig Economy

Why I Tell My MBA Students to Stop Looking for a Job and Join the Gig Economy

Companies no longer make promises of either professional or financial security to today’s workforce.

Society & Mass Media
How to Cut Costs More Strategically

How to Cut Costs More Strategically

Managing cost in this way will give your organization the freedom to make the right choices over the long term, choices ...

Finance
Art of Artificial Intelligence

Art of Artificial Intelligence

Will “artificial intelligence” ever be able to excel the intelligence with emotions, intrinsic to only humans?

Society & Mass Media
How to Establish a Meeting-Free Day Each Week

How to Establish a Meeting-Free Day Each Week

For those who have trouble keeping their focus, become bored easily, or are extroverted, a meeting-free day may be a ...

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A Simple Way to Stay Grounded in Stressful Moments

A Simple Way to Stay Grounded in Stressful Moments

Stress is an inevitable aspect of our lives at work, but you don’t need elaborate practices or escape mechanisms to ...

Society & Mass Media
Is Your Company Experiencing Good Times? Time for a Plan B

Is Your Company Experiencing Good Times? Time for a Plan B

At least some element of every demographic, from recent college grads to the empty nesters, is beginning to appreciate ...

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Social media amplifies damage of product recalls to firms—rivals, too

Social media amplifies damage of product recalls to firms—rivals, too

The auto industry is rampant with recalls. In 2014 alone, 64 million vehicles in the United States were ordered back to ...

Society & Mass Media
What Mark Zuckerberg Understands About Corporate Purpose

What Mark Zuckerberg Understands About Corporate Purpose

Zuckerberg’s letter offers a lesson in how the purpose of an organization can be communicated in an authentic way.

Society & Mass Media
How to Respond to an Offensive Comment at Work

How to Respond to an Offensive Comment at Work

The first step is to decide whether it’s worth addressing the comment.

Society & Mass Media
8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

Our world today is designed for shallow skimming rather than deep diving, so it took me some time to identify the ...

Society & Mass Media
What Popular Baby Names Teach Us About Data Analytics

What Popular Baby Names Teach Us About Data Analytics

It is rarely the case that one dataset contains all of the information needed to solve a business problem.

Society & Mass Media
Are Chore Wars at Home Holding You Back at Work

Are Chore Wars at Home Holding You Back at Work

Women’s failure to recognize their own limits in the work-life juggle is one of the “sticky floors” — behaviors ...

Society & Mass Media
Why Innovators Should Study the Rise and Fall of the Venetian Empire

Why Innovators Should Study the Rise and Fall of the Venetian Empire

The city’s geographic location helped it to defend itself from both land- and sea-based invaders.

Society & Mass Media
How a New Generation of Business Leaders Views Philanthropy

How a New Generation of Business Leaders Views Philanthropy

Today, business leaders are not only trying to address community and global problems earlier in their lives; they are ...

Society & Mass Media
How the Best CEOs Differ from Average Ones

How the Best CEOs Differ from Average Ones

What should companies look for when they hire a new CEO?

Society & Mass Media
The Powerful Effect of Noticing Good Things at Work

The Powerful Effect of Noticing Good Things at Work

This simple practice — writing about three good things that happened — creates a real shift in what people think ...

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The 3 Company Crises Boards Should Watch For

The 3 Company Crises Boards Should Watch For

Competence collapses when executives take on problems beyond their capabilities.

Society & Mass Media
The New World of Mini Consumer Packaged Goods

The New World of Mini Consumer Packaged Goods

PPA offers a number of proven benefits that can help companies maintain momentum in the face of evolving consumer trends ...

Society & Mass Media
14 ways to perform your best in high-pressure situations

14 ways to perform your best in high-pressure situations

Sharing your feelings allows you to “examine them, challenge their reality, and view a pressure situation in a ...

Society & Mass Media
What to Do When You’re the Target of a Hurtful Office Rumor

What to Do When You’re the Target of a Hurtful Office Rumor

You can’t always control what other people say about you – but you can control how you respond.

Society & Mass Media
When Charismatic Leadership Goes Too Far

When Charismatic Leadership Goes Too Far

Charisma, when it’s based on deep conviction of shared success and when it’s skillfully projected, can help a leader ...

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Interview with Michael Shermer on skepticism and evidence based management

Interview with Michael Shermer on skepticism and evidence based management

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How to Build a Strong Relationship with a New Boss

How to Build a Strong Relationship with a New Boss

How to get along with a new boss.

Society & Mass Media
How One Clothing Company Blends AI and Human Expertise

How One Clothing Company Blends AI and Human Expertise

We are starting to see how AI can change industries, improve productivity, and even benefit a new generation of ...

Society & Mass Media
What a Real Apology Requires

What a Real Apology Requires

The purpose of an apology is not to restore trust, but to confirm to others that we deserve it.

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Why Some People Get Burned Out and Others Don’t

Why Some People Get Burned Out and Others Don’t

Emotional self-awareness, one of the components of EI, allows us to understand the sources of our frustration or anxiety ...

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How to Respond When You’re Left Out of Important Meetings

What to Do When You're Left Out of Meetings

When you speak, don’t say “why wasn’t I invited to that meeting? I should have been invited!”

Society & Mass Media
Labels Like “Millennial” and “Boomer” Are Obsolete

Labels Like “Millennial” and “Boomer” Are Obsolete

By lumping consumers into generational brackets, we lose a lot of information.

Society & Mass Media
Know What Kind of Careerist You Are

Know What Kind of Careerist You Are

People who are motivated by upward mobility focus on promotions, raises, making partner, and increasing their authority.

Society & Mass Media
Being More Productive

Being More Productive

“We encourage people to work intensely for 90 minutes and then take a break. We believe napping drives ...

Society & Mass Media
3 Ways to Better Understand Your Emotions

3 Ways to Better Understand Your Emotions

We’re apt to leap to basic descriptors like “angry” or “stressed” even when our feelings are far less extreme.

Society & Mass Media
A CEO’s Guide to Navigating Brexit

A CEO’s Guide to Navigating Brexit

What companies should take out of Brexit.

Finance
Ferguson’s Formula

Ferguson’s Formula

Observation is critical to management. The ability to see things is key—or, more specifically, the ability to see ...

Society & Mass Media
“Making the Car a Mobile, Connected Workspace”: An Interview with Carlos Ghosn

Interview with Carlos Ghosn

The best response to a problem is to be transparent.

Hi-tech
How Ratings and Awards Do (and Don’t) Benefit Companies

How Ratings and Awards Do (and Don’t) Benefit Companies

Many other industries — from automobiles to consumer electronics to banking to wine — are also substantially ...

Society & Mass Media
The False Premise of the Shareholder Value Debate

The False Premise of the Shareholder Value Debate

Roger Martin advocates maximizing a few other things – customer satisfaction, employee happiness, and environment ...

Society & Mass Media
Do You Want To Change Your Life For The Better? 7 Ways To Make It A Habit

7 Ways to Change Your Life For The Better

Imagine a life where you have a habit of completing projects, eating well, keeping in touch with family and friends, and ...

Society & Mass Media
The World's Highest-Paid Women In Music 2016

The World's Highest-Paid Women In Music 2016

Adele, the British songstress actually makes most of her money on album sales.

Society & Mass Media
World Disability Statistics – Infographic

World Disability Statistics – Infographic

One way to raise awareness is through the dissemination of information of about disability.

Society & Mass Media
How to Make Your One-on-Ones with Employees More Productive

How to Make Your One-on-Ones More Productive

Experiment with meeting frequency until you find the right rhythm.

Society & Mass Media
Are Happy People Dumb?

Are Happy People Dumb?

When we are negative, our brains resort to “fight or flight” thinking about the world.

Society & Mass Media
Don’t Waste Your Time on Networking Events

Don’t Waste Your Time on Networking Events

Hosting your own get-togethers gives you almost complete control over the attendees, the setting, and the outcome.

Society & Mass Media
What Do People – Not Techies, Not Companies – Think About Artificial Intelligence

What Do People Think About Artificial Intelligence

Without a doubt, the probability of job loss due to AI was the largest concern among respondents.

Hi-tech
How to Deal with a Boss Who Behaves Unpredictably

How to Deal with a Boss Who Behaves Unpredictably

The more you can understand what’s causing your boss’s mood swings, the better.

Society & Mass Media
Research: We Drop People Who Give Us Critical Feedback

Research: We Drop People Who Give Us Critical Feedback

If you are serious about improving at work, then you should be sure to develop and nurture relationships with people who ...

Society & Mass Media
You May Hate Planning, But You Should Do It Anyway

You May Hate Planning, But You Should Do It Anyway

A life without planning or routines can make you tired at best, and miserable at worst.

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How the Best CEOs Get the Important Work Done

How the Best CEOs Get the Important Work Done

The best CEOs know that strategy is just theory unless it’s actually translated into frontline routines.

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Make Strategic Thinking Part of Your Job

Make Strategic Thinking Part of Your Job

Why strategic planning should be an important part of every top manager’s job

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Slow Deciders Make Better Strategists

Slow Deciders Make Better Strategists

It’s not easy to split people into the good/bad strategy decision-makers.

Society & Mass Media
Why Samsung’s Note 7 Crisis Won’t Hurt Its Brand Long Term

Why Samsung's Note 7 Crisis Won't Hurt Long Term

How Samsung can escape the crisis, caused by the problematic Note 7 crisis.

Finance
Why We Don’t Trust Driverless Cars — Even When We Should

Why We Don't Trust Driverless Cars...

What should hi-tech companies do to make consumers trust driverless cars?

Society & Mass Media
The Best-Performing CEOs in the World

The Best-Performing CEOs in the World

So who are these people? Our 2016 list of top performers reveals who they are.

Society & Mass Media
A CEO’s Personality Can Undermine Succession Planning

A CEO’s Personality Can Undermine Succession Planning

Leaders who pretend to be on board with succession but who are actively or passively resisting the transition process ...

Society & Mass Media
How to Calm Your Nerves before a Big Presentation

How to Calm Your Nerves before a Big Presentation

How to keep your cool before a presentation: practical recommendations

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Florence Was a Better Model for Innovation than Silicon Valley Is

Florence Was a Better Model for Innovation than Silicon Valley Is

Florence reminds us that even devastating events can yield surprising benefits.

Society & Mass Media
3 Traps That Block Corporate Transformation

3 Traps That Block Corporate Transformation

But what if you’re in an existing business rather than a start-up?

Society & Mass Media
A Guide to Cold Emailing

A Guide to Cold Emailing

An effective cold email does five things.

Society & Mass Media
How to Steer Clear of Office Gossip

How to Steer Clear of Office Gossip

As with much in management, common sense is a reliable guide.

Society & Mass Media
The Two Things Killing Your Ability to Focus

The Two Things Killing Your Ability to Focus

Five tips to stay focused throughout the task.

Hi-tech
3 Reasons Why Talent Management Isn’t Working Anymore

3 Reasons Why Talent Management Isn’t Working Anymore

Understanding your social system and the people who thrive in it is exponentially more valuable, particularly if you ...

Society & Mass Media
The More You Energize Your Coworkers, the Better Everyone Performs

The More You Energize Your Coworkers, the Better Everyone Performs

If you have an energizing boss, chances are that you feel engaged at work.

Society & Mass Media
What to Do When You Have to Work with Someone You Don’t Like

What to Do When You Have to Work with Someone You Don’t Like

The people we don’t like drive us crazy.

Society & Mass Media
Robots Increase Employee Qualification

Robots Increase Employee Qualification

Experts in the USA evaluate the influence of automation in the labors market.

Hi-tech
Be Kind to Your Employees, but Don’t Always Be Nice

Be Kind to Your Employees, but Don’t ...

Why a good boss should not always be nice

Society & Mass Media
Next-Gen Retirement

Next-Gen Retirement

Managers use a variety of language when talking about retirement. Some think of it as detox from work stress, liberation ...

Society & Mass Media
Two Kinds of People You Should Never Negotiate With

Two Kinds of People You Should Never Negotiate With

The secret to negotiating, after all, is to find out what the other party wants and how much it’s worth to him.

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The Behaviors that Define A-Players

The Behaviors that Define A-Players

Which leadership skills distinguished the best from the merely good?

Society & Mass Media
Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

You can’t work on a problem you don’t understand.

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What are emotions?

What are emotions?

Emotions are an important participant in the decision-making process.

Society & Mass Media
Choosing a New Job

Choosing a New Job

One of the biggest ingredients of succeeding at a new place is the necessity to constantly self-develop.

Society & Mass Media
The Heretic’s Guide to Getting More Done

The Heretic’s Guide to Getting More Done

Research shows that top performers only work for stretches of 5 hours or less, taking restorative breaks at least every ...

Society & Mass Media
What the Dalai Lama Taught Daniel Goleman About Emotional Intelligence

What the Dalai Lama Taught Daniel Goleman...

I was curious about how the Dalai Lama’s views on compassion informed Goleman’s thinking on emotional intelligence.

Society & Mass Media
The Must-Have Leadership Skill

The Must-Have Leadership Skill

Lacking social intelligence, no other combination of competences is likely to get much traction.

Society & Mass Media
Happiness isn’t the absence of negative feelings

Happiness isn’t the absence of negative feelings

We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and think about it, to pursue is to chase something ...

Society & Mass Media
Make Yourself Immune to Secondhand Stress

Make yourself immune to stress...

When your taxi driver honks angrily, you can carry his anxiety all the way to work.

Society & Mass Media
What You’re Hiding from When You Constantly Check Your Phone

What You’re Hiding from When You...

Introspection is a dying art.

Society & Mass Media
How Emotional Intelligence Became a Key Leadership Skill

How Emotional Intelligence Became...

A reading list to bring you up to speed.

Society & Mass Media
Being a Good Boss in Dark Times

Being a Good Boss in Dark Times

Don’t be “all business.”

Society & Mass Media
Coping with the Effects of Emotionally Difficult Work

Coping with the Effects of Emotionally...

What to do if you have to deliver bad news.

Society & Mass Media
New month - new opportunities!

New month - new opportunities!

At the beginning of the month the chances are equal for all, whether you are participating for a while in it or you ...

Society & Mass Media
What is a Financial Consultant?

What is a Financial Consultant?

He/she develops our budget, predicts monthly income/expenses, i.e. leads the financial plan.

Finance
How to make your country the first in the League?

How to make your country the first in the League?

The League is formed by 10 participants with the highest rates from each country.

Society & Mass Media
Database Advisor International competition has started!

Database Advisor International competition...

A team competition between different countries will be run under the Database Advisor project.

Society & Mass Media
ТОР-25 ADVISORS OF MAY

ТОР-25 ADVISORS OF MAY

This project is also a competition - a championship on emotional intelligence

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Great Salespeople Are Born, but Great Sales Forces Are Made

Great Salespeople Are Born, but Great Sales Forces Are Made

Even natural sellers need training, support, and a strategy.

Finance
Investment portfolio

Investment portfolio

Information on monthly income of RAVIRA company will be published on Database.az website

Finance
Research: We Are Way Harder on Female Leaders Who Make Bad Calls

Research: We Are Way Harder on Female Leaders Who Make Bad Calls

To wit, Hillary Clinton and Marissa Mayer.

Society & Mass Media
Educational Courses Tournaments

Educational Courses Tournaments

If you want to improve your skills, acquire extra knowledge or improve foreign language, then this turnament is just for ...

Finance
Daily Prize

Daily Prize

Special Daily prize is Sony SmartWatch 2

Society & Mass Media
A house we live in

A house we live in

Though it is our children who will be influenced by the illnesses caused by the the ecology of the environment, be it ...

Home & Garden
What business to choose?

What business to choose?

Main thing is the idea! Trust yourself and in your idea!

Finance
You are what you eat

You are what you eat

Correct nutrition is the guarantee of healthy future

Food
You Don't Have To Work In Tech To Be A Digital Nomad

You Don't Have To Work In Tech To Be A Digital Nomad

The virtual personal assistant is an attractive non-tech job for aspiring digital nomads.

Hi-tech
Special prize of the week

Special prize of the week

Each and every participant has a chance to get Polaroid ZIP Instant Photoprinter!

Finance
Plants are habitants of our homes...

Plants are habitants of our homes...

Plant spirit can reveal the secrets of life for you

Home & Garden
Slow and steady wins the race

Slow and steady wins the race

Do not drive faster than flying your guardian angel

Transportation
Proper nutrition is the key to a healthy being!

Proper nutrition is the key to a healthy being!

Food
Tourist Business

Tourist Business

In some countries tourism makes the major part of income

Tourism & Entertainment
A few of the commandments of healthy lifestyle

A few of the commandments of healthy lifestyle

If you do not run, while healthy, you have to run when sick, Quintus Horatius Flaccus

Sports
Recognize what majority think

Recognize what majority think

Find the majority's opinion and get a prize

Finance
Recognize the majority's opinion on all questions and get a prize

Recognize the majority's opinion on all questions and get a prize

Find the majority's opinion and get a prize

Finance
Find the majority's opinion and get a prize

Find the majority's opinion and get a prize

Find the majority's opinion and get a prize

Finance
5 reasons to use Activity Log

5 reasons to use Activity Log

Check you status daily in Activity Log

Finance
Drug war

Drug war

Majority of respondents negative to drug legalization

Society & Mass Media
Special Friends

Special Friends

Of course, it’s much easier to point out a change of style in others than to do it ourselves

Finance
A trip of your dream

A trip of your dream

Set up a trip of your dream with Database Adviser!

Tourism & Entertainment
Great Leaders Are Made, Not Born

Great Leaders Are Made, Not Born

Leaders who participated in a development program were rated as becoming dramatically better leaders six to eighteen ...

Finance
3 Timeless Rules for Making Tough Decisions

3 Timeless Rules for Making Tough Decisions

You can save your decision-making energy for other things

Finance
What Kind of Misfit Are You?

What Kind of Misfit Are You?

In a world where perma-crisis seems to be the status quo, by which our so called leaders seem paralyzed and hopelessly ...

Society & Mass Media
You Don’t Need Charisma to Be an Inspiring Leader

You Don’t Need Charisma to Be an Inspiring Leader

If you can make a decision, you can inspire change.

Society & Mass Media
The Busier You Are, the More You Need Mindfulness

The Busier You Are, the More You Need Mindfulness

“Hard work, working faster, doing more with less” — those are the limited solutions of myopic, risk-averse ...

Society & Mass Media
The Right Kind of Stress Can Bond Your Team Together

The Right Kind of Stress Can Bond Your Team Together

Stressors are meaningful group challenge

Society & Mass Media
World oil prices forecast: participants opinion

World oil prices forecast: participants opinion

Predicting oil prices is a difficult task!

Finance
Inexplicable but true!

Inexplicable but true!

One of the main models of the project development is remote education

Finance
The age-old confrontation of mobile providers in Azerbaijan.

The age-old confrontation of mobile providers in Azerbaijan.

Main factor in the choice of mobile provider is the quality of network for an afordable price

Finance
The World's Most Valuable Brands 2015 by Forbes

The World's Most Valuable Brands 2015 by Forbes

100 Most Valuable Brands listed from 15 countries and 20 industries

Finance
Complex Market Research

Complex Market Research

An advantage of online research is getting primary information from the respondents

Finance