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    1. 4 Ways to Exude Confidence Even When You Don't Feel Worthy

      4 Ways to Exude Confidence Even When You Don't Feel Worthy

      If you’ve just been promoted, or if you’re facing a challenging new assignment, it’s common to feel a twinge of self-doubt. But walking into a presentation or leading your first staff meeting with your head hung low is hardly the impression you want to create. "Fake it ‘til you make it" is the advice often extolled on those awash in self-doubt.

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    2. 4 Ways to Exude Confidence Even When You Don't Feel Worthy

      4 Ways to Exude Confidence Even When You Don't Feel Worthy

      If you’ve just been promoted, or if you’re facing a challenging new assignment, it’s common to feel a twinge of self-doubt. But walking into a presentation or leading your first staff meeting with your head hung low is hardly the impression you want to create. "Fake it ‘til you make it" is the advice often extolled on those awash in self-doubt.

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    3. Why Amazon's Rumored "Bookstores" Probably Won't Be What You Think

      Why Amazon's Rumored "Bookstores" Probably Won't Be What You Think

      Amazon has something no other physical bookseller does—a sprawling, high-tech distribution network—which could give it a major leg up in that game, there’s reason to believe it’ll be a while before an Amazon bookstore pops up in your neighborhood. When rumors swirled in 2014 that the e-commerce giant might be launching a retail space in New York City during the holiday season, some wondered whether that presaged bigger things to come. Mostly, it didn’t.

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    4. The Woman Who Created Netflix's Enviable Company Culture

      The Woman Who Created Netflix's Enviable Company Culture

      It's easy to forget that before it became the streaming giant it is today with hits like Making a Murderer, House of Cards, and Orange Is the New Black, Netflix was a DVD-by-mail business. It’s hard to imagine now that the world’s largest subscription streaming video service keeping television networks on their toes was once a retail business disrupting Blockbuster. Part of how the company has transformed so rapidly has a lot to do with its revered work culture.

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      Mentions: Reed Hastings
    5. Magic Leap Scores $793.5 Million To Science The Heck Out Of "Mixed Reality Lightfield"

      Magic Leap Scores $793.5 Million To Science The Heck Out Of "Mixed Reality Lightfield"

      Magic Leap, the intensely watched Florida-based technology startup working on a new form of augmented reality, announced Tuesday that it has raised $793.5 million in a funding round led by Alibaba. Other investors include the cadre of financial institutions that have been investing more and more in private tech companies, such as Fidelity, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, and "accounts advised by" T. Rowe Price and Wellington Management Company.

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      Mentions: Delaware Google China
    6. The One Word You Really Need To Add To Your Resume

      The One Word You Really Need To Add To Your Resume

      There's one word that can transform your resume and help put you ahead of the pack. Know which one it is? Here's a hint: We use it in our everyday lives all the time. Here's a second hint: I've already used it once in this article. Introduce "which" into your resume and it will instantly gain depth and substance. Why? Because the explanations that follow from "which" put all your accomplishments and responsibilities into context.

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    7. Why Isn't Equality In Leadership Skills Changing The Number Of Female Leaders?

      Why Isn't Equality In Leadership Skills Changing The Number Of Female Leaders?

      Here’s a new angle on the gender divide in leadership: Men and women score nearly equally in their ability to drive businesses, but fewer women are able to get beyond lower-level leadership positions. The finding comes to us from a new study conducted by DDI. The report is a synthesis of assessments taken by 15,000 participants being considered for leadership from the front lines to executive levels at 300 companies in 18 countries.

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    8. 7 Assumptions Recruiters Make About You Based On Your Resume

      7 Assumptions Recruiters Make About You Based On Your Resume

      As a former corporate recruiter, I’ve seen thousands of resumes. And let me tell it to you honestly from this side of the table: Sometimes as my peers look at the vast pile of applicants in front of them, they make snap judgments based on what they read. Those judgments can blow your chances at a job before you even have a chance to speak. It’s certainly not right, but it happens.

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      Mentions: Chicago AOL Thailand
    9. The 25 Best Free iPhone Apps For Business

      The 25 Best Free iPhone Apps For Business

      That little computer in your pocket has come a long way over the years, huh? Here are 25 incredibly useful apps that can help you run your business a whole lot smarter than ever before. And every one of them is free, at least in basic form. For Putting Paper in Its Place Try as you may, sometimes it’s impossible to avoid paper. That doesn’t mean you can’t digitize it, though.

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    10. Sesame Launches A Venture Arm To Invest In Startups That Help Kids

      Sesame Launches A Venture Arm To Invest In Startups That Help Kids

      In 1966, Sesame Street’s founders wondered whether the prevailing entertainment technology of the time, television, could be used to educate young children. They got their first chance to test the theory when the first show aired in 1969, and now, 45 years and more than 1,000 research studies later, the answer is clearly "yes. " But there is a new prevailing technology on the horizon.

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    11. Five Everyday Activities That Hurt Your Memory

      Five Everyday Activities That Hurt Your Memory

      Turns out there are several surprising and common activities people do that hurt their memory. Do you do any of these five things? If you raid the refrigerator or pantry before you go to bed, you might be filling your stomach to the detriment of your mind. Eating at times normally reserved for sleep causes a deficiency in the hippocampus—the area of the brain that controls learning and memory—and that impacts your memory, according to a new study published in the journal eLife.

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      Mentions: Indonesia Sweden
    12. How To Finally Stop Procrastinating (For Real This Time)

      How To Finally Stop Procrastinating (For Real This Time)

      Think about all the stuff you've been putting off—really, go ahead. Chances are you've been putting off thinking about the stuff you've been putting off, right? It's not that you don't think those things are important, or even that you believe they’ll go away if you ignore them. So why are you procrastinating, and how can you stop that? For starters, you probably procrastinate far less than you think.

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    13. One CEO's Secret To Checking Email Just Once A Day

      One CEO's Secret To Checking Email Just Once A Day

      Imagine a world where you only check your email once a day. Sounds pretty great, huh? Unfortunately being that out of reach would have most employees fired on day one, but for Kate Unsworth, CEO of London tech company VINAYA, a rarely checked inbox is her reality. In a recent interview, Unsworth said she reduced her email traffic by 70% last month by turning on a 24/7 out-of-office note and only checking in occasionally. Why so distant?

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      Mentions: London
    14. Exclusive: Inside Facebook's AI Hackathon

      Exclusive: Inside Facebook's AI Hackathon

      Mark Zuckerberg, wearing his trademark grey shirt, stood on a small stage at the front of a large room, a set of six gold-colored helium balloons hovering in the air behind him. The balloons spelled out "HACK 50," and were perhaps the most ostentatious evidence that today, here at Building 20, the Frank Gehry-designed Facebook headquarters in Silicon Valley’s Menlo Park, is the company’s 50th hackathon, a 24-hour event during which hundreds of engineers tackle ideas outside of their normal work areas. It’s also the first to focus in large part on artificial intelligence. "The idea today ...

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      Mentions: Mark Zuckerberg
    15. 5 Ways Twitter Has Changed Since Jack Dorsey Returned As CEO

      5 Ways Twitter Has Changed Since Jack Dorsey Returned As CEO

      It's been only seven months since Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey returned to the company as interim CEO—and three months since that role was made permanent—but we've already seen major changes taking shape at the social network. And we're not just talking about Dorsey's epic beard. As Twitter molds its product (and overall strategy) in an effort to jump-start its stagnant growth, we'll undoubtedly see even more shifts throughout 2016.

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    16. These Are The Tech Jobs With The Highest Salaries (And Where They Are)

      These Are The Tech Jobs With The Highest Salaries (And Where They Are)

      Good news if you’re a technology worker or planning to be one: Average salaries in the U.S. jumped 7.7% to $96,370 annually, according to the annual salary survey by Dice, a careers site for tech professionals. Salaries in seven metro areas hit the six-figure mark for the first time since the survey started more than a decade ago. The Dice report also reveals that bonuses and contract rates also rose between 2014 and 2015.

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    17. The Worst Super Bowl Ads Of All Time

      The Worst Super Bowl Ads Of All Time

      With an estimated audience of 112 million people, it's easy to understand why marketers spend so much money on commercials during the Super Bowl. The bar for entertainment has been raised with each passing year, and companies struggle to find ways to make their ads memorable. With only a few precious seconds to make an impression, its fairly easy to mess it up... and believe us, mistakes have been made. Watch our supercut of the worst Super Bowl commercials ever to marvel at these fumbles.

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    18. Sometimes BIG Career Risks Can Pay Off

      Sometimes BIG Career Risks Can Pay Off

      You probably remember that defining scene in Jerry Maguire where Tom Cruise’s character distributes a company-wide memo about the faults of the sports management industry, leaves his company, and convinces another employee to join him. It’s one of those movie moments that inspires us to find our passion. Of course, not every day at the office warrants such a dramatic change, but sometimes career risks can really pay off.

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    19. 5 Habits Of Creative Entrepreneurs

      5 Habits Of Creative Entrepreneurs

      First things first: There's really no such thing as un-creative entrepreneurship. Building a company means putting something new into the world and bringing dormant ideas to life. It’s a nonstop exercise in overcoming self-doubt and embracing self-expression. That's something entrepreneurs tend to forget at our own peril, but it's something I was reminded of while reading Elizabeth Gilbert’s latest book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear.

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    20. This Guy's Marketing Stunt Was So On-Brand That We're Actually Writing About It

      This Guy's Marketing Stunt Was So On-Brand That We're Actually Writing About It

      Gihan Amarasiriwardena, who trained in engineering at MIT, likes to run his apparel company, Ministry of Supply, like a tech company. When Fast Company last checked in on him, Amarasiriwardena was articulating a philosophy of apparel design that closely resembled that of tech design: rapid prototyping, constant iteration, A/B testing of products, and so on. Now, though, Amarasiriwardena has taken his philosophy to a whole new level, having attempted a new kind of extreme performance testing.

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