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The Best Way to Win a Negotiation, According to a Harvard Business School Professor

Deepak Malhotra, Harvard professor and author of 'Negotiation Genius,' shows you exactly how to approach and win any negotiation.

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Prolonged fasting 're-boots' immune system

Results of a new study on mice and a phase 1 trial of humans suggest that prolonged cycles of fasting - for 2-4 days at a time - not only protect against toxic effects of chemotherapy, but also trigger stem cell regeneration of new immune cells and clearing out of old, damaged cells.

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The Death and Life of Great American Cities

A direct and fundamentally optimistic indictment of the short-sightedness and intellectual arrogance that has characterized much of urban planning in this century, The Death and Life of Great American Cities has, since its first publication in 1961, become the standard against which all endeavors...

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Startup School

We believe the barrier to entry for people to start a startup is still too high. We want to make it easier for people to start a company, regardless of who or where you are, so we're starting by sharing what we've learned, through Startup School.

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What CEOs are reading in 2017

Leaders of some of the world's biggest organizations share which books will keep them occupied in the weeks ahead.

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Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth

Most startups don't fail because they can't build a product. Most startups fail because they can't get traction. Startup advice tends to be a lot of platitudes repackaged with new buzzwords, but Traction is something else entirely. As Gabriel Weinberg and Justin Mares...

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How to Get Users and Grow - Alex Schultz - CS183F

Alex Schultz, VP of Growth at Facebook, shares with us how to get users, how to grow, and how to measure growth.

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Top 10 Most Inspirational Bloggers In The World

If you're an aspiring blogger or just looking for some inspiration in your life, here's a list of the 10 most inspirational bloggers in the world to follow.

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How to Avoid Deathbed Regrets with This Daily Practice

Why self-affirmation and evaluating yourself can improve your life. Ask yourself these self-affirmation questions​ daily.

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Analyze Demographics and Interests data

Understanding your audience composition in terms of gender, age, and interests lets you also understand the kinds of creative content you need to develop, the kinds of media buys you should make, and the kinds of audiences you need to develop for marketing and remarketing campaigns.

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Killing Complexity Before Complexity Kills Growth

In many cases, what comes next is stall-out: a precipitous drop in sales, from which it is very difficult to recover. The company that has lost the founder's mentality has morphed into the sluggish incumbent that the upstarts can beat. Indeed, only 11% of large companies (public companies with more than $500 million in sales) become sustained value creators.

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Think You're Not Good Enough? How to Stop Holding Yourself Back

"Stop holding yourself back. If you aren't happy, make a change." ~Unknown Growing up in a culture where physical beauty determines how successful you are in finding a job, a suitable husband, and a promising career, and most importantly, bringing honor to your family reputation, I was a disappointment to my family, especially to my mother.

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The law firm Cooley is updating its packet of startup tips and financing documents

The law firm Cooley is putting out a new package of seed investment documents for public viewing on its " GO" microsite, the firm said today. It's a way for entrepreneurs and early-stage investors and business owners to access what the firm considers to be best practices for early-stage investment and to streamline the process for committing capital at the seed stage.

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How to Run a Successful Kickoff Meeting

Any great project starts with a great kick-off meeting. For this reason, designers must know what it takes to participate in a successful one, including how to dress, look, act and express themselves. Today, we're sharing some tips we share with young designers about kicking a** in kick-off meetings.

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Relationship Capital - The True Currency of Abundance | Marc Rosen | TEDxAkron

With over $8 trillion of wealth about to be transitioned by baby boomers, how do will we maintain the jobs and companies they have built. In this talk, Marc Rosen applies the concept of relationship capital to a looming challenge. Marc is a business leader, owner, entrepreneur, mentor, and community volunteer.

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Lloyd Reeb | Success To Significance

Podcast: Play in new window | Download "The biggest mistake successful men and women do at midlife, when they're on a quest for renewal, is that they jump to the solution too quickly. They don't take the time to get clear on who they are: their strengths, their passions and their calling.

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How Humor Positively Effects Team Building

What if I told you humor has the following effects on staff development...would you believe it? Humor can: Boost learning Increase trust Make team members more adaptable Impact optimism Decrease fear and Allow for change Really?!? If that is the case, why aren't more people using it in their professional development training sessions?

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What The Highest Converting Websites Do Differently

Did you know that companies that take on a structured approach towards conversion optimization are twice as likely to see a large increase in sales? Given this, you'd think more companies would test and run experiments. Yet 61% of companies do less than 5 tests per month.

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Three business books to start your summer

McKinsey consultants have always liked to write. In fact, our founder, James O. McKinsey, was not only a business professor and trusted adviser to CEOs but also a prolific author. His first book was Budgetary Control , a seminal work on financial management, published in 1922.

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