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The Best Books on Finance and Economics per the Economist
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A great book from the late Hans Rosling heads the list. The second in a series of farewell blogs THE late Hans Rosling is best known for his Ted talks (here is one on the wonders of the washing machine). Sadly he died last year. But before he did so, he worked with his son and daughter-in-law to write “Factfulness:
Six Apps to Help You De-Stress
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Even if you love your job and mostly look forward to heading into the office each morning, it’s impossible to avoid all work stress. Whether it’s a demanding quarter, an overbearing boss, or your social life ripping at the seams, maintaining your cool is among one of the most underrated soft skills. While your go-to spin class might serve as
Recruiters Look at This More Than Your LinkedIn
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When it comes to getting your online profiles ready for a job search, you probably focus your attention on LinkedIn. However, a study by the job search website Simply Hired found that hiring managers are more likely to check your Instagram account. Just 29% of hiring managers look at an applicant’s LinkedIn profile, while 38% search for social media accounts,
This Underappreciated Job Skill is All in Your Head
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The faster things change–work priorities, technologies, even social norms–the harder it is to stay competitive in the workforce. Adaptability, broadly speaking, is essentially table stakes for keeping up in the future of work. But there’s one skill in particular that can help you adapt no matter what gets thrown at you, and it’s one that doesn’t often make it into
If Your Smart Home Doesn't Have a Smart Doorbell, Can it Really Be That Smart?
Amazon has been bulking up its smart-home offerings over the past year, pushing out the Cloud Cam - which is a fairly basic home security camera - and its Amazon Key, which allows couriers to open your house, as long as you have a smart lock and the Amazon Cloud Cam, naturally. But even though you may have a smart
Forget Crypto: eSports Might Be Where it's at For Nvidia and AMD
Cryptocurrency has grabbed headlines in the semiconductor world in the past year, as demand for GPUs from miners created a shortage in the market and prompted retailers to drive prices through the roof. Semiconductor stocks like Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) and NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) have been feeling some short-term pain from slumping crypto demand. However, Bernstein analysts
4 Ways to Develop Leadership Skills in Your Everyday Life
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When you’re aspiring to a leadership role but perhaps not yet in one, developing the skills you need to be successful can seem like a Catch-22: How do you become a great leader when you haven’t yet had the opportunity to lead? And developing leadership talent matters. A February 2018 DDI study found that organizations that develop high-potential talent below
The Jump From Millionaire to Billionaire, and How Long That Takes
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Some people say that making the first million is the hardest. Others, like oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens have quipped that the first billion is a “helluva lot harder”. See 2017 Hedge Fund Letters. Regardless of which is true, it’s interesting to examine how long it took the world’s wealthiest to reach the million and billion dollar benchmarks, as well
Tech Execs React to Shooting at YouTube's Offices
After a woman wounded three and then killed herself in a shooting at YouTube's corporate offices in San Bruno, California on Tuesday, some of the top names in Silicon Valley called for stricter gun control laws, as CNBC reports. The shooter was identified as Nasim Najafi Aghdam, 38, and was active on YouTube, posting videos about veganism, exercise and other
190 Books Recommended by Bill Gates
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Bill Gates favorite books updated on4/3/2018 with his two favorite books ever 1/29/2018 with his favorite book ever Although, he has never authored one, Bill Gates has recommended a lot of books over the years. We were curious to find out how many in total and came up with 190 names spanning from 2001 through 2017 2018. We put together