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Just sent dirty pictures of yourself to someone who's not your wife? Need to get rid of them quickly? There's an app for that.
People evaluate you based on two things: your results, and your behavior
In making his case, says most major wealth creation comes from doing what other people consider insufferably boring.
Matt Cohler was employee No. 7 at Facebook. Adam D’Angelo joined his high school friend Mark Zuckerberg’s quirky little start-up in 2004 — and became its chief technology officer. Ruchi Sanghvi was the first woman on its engineering team, the New York Times reports.
The author writes, "Super-managers...are so sure of their will and skill to succeed that they can’t see what they don’t know, and refuse to accept that some forces are beyond their control."
Many jobs that let reserved types work in solitude offer poor salaries and unchallenging work. But there are other careers that are stimulating, well-paying and require little human contact.
Who wants their kid to be a millionaire? Ron Lieber of the New York Times looks at books advising upwardly mobile parents.
However, the most interesting thing about Zuckerberg's appearance is that he wore his traditional hoodie, while Facebook CFO David Ebersman and COO Sheryl Sandberg wore suits.
A house of paper is even more flimsy than a house of sticks or a house of straw.
The already hostile takeover fight for New Frontier Media, the publicly traded owner of nine adult-themed pay-per-view networks, has expanded to include a pair of Hollywood power players – one of whom is also a former video game executive.
Many countries finance their Olympic competitors, but not the United States, where athletes fund their own training.
The author offers three "magical" methods of dealing with stressful behavior and those annoying people you have to manage.
A growing number of organizations worldwide are now emphasizing the importance of a balanced workforce. But what exactly does this really mean and why should your company or organization attempt to reach this desired state?
Two more authors received the show's Blue Chip Book Award.
The author writes, "If you are in middle management, you live with daily ambiguity,? lack of control, and chaos. To get anything done, you must present your ideas to people up the chain. Those presentations can be brutal. Careers and projects can come unwound in a matter of minutes if a presenter at the top level doesn’t know the rules." ??
We are seeing more and more companies from developed economies looking to expand their operations to emerging markets. The companies that will thrive however are the ones whose employees communicate and collaborate effectively with customers, colleagues, suppliers and partners.
My colleagues on CNBC's ‘Squawk Box’ turned another chapter today in their newly formed Book Club. This morning they talked with two great authors - two men who have each made a lasting impact on the business world - both deserving of the show's "Blue Chip Book Club Award."
In their new book the authors write of the importance on knowing how to recognize and embrace luck and they say they can teach you the keys to learning to be lucky.
In his new book the author says the movement is "gambling is that it can broadly and intelligently mobilize enough of the 99 percent to change the momentum of American politics over the long haul."
Forget about that old cliche, "failure is not an option." This author writes, "Whether your favorite role model is a CEO, an entrepreneur, a sports star or an entertainer, odds are he or she failed at something or endured some unforeseen hardship on the way to the top."
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