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You’re Not As Busy As You Say You Are

Who’s responsible?

New CEO Opens Window on Microsoft’s Future

An Afghan Afghanistan

Cable’s Next Big Threat - Loss of Ad Dollars To YouTube, AOL

50 Highest Rated CEOs | Glassdoor

25 Highest Rated CEOs at SMBs | Glassdoor

At core of nuke cheating ring - 4 ‘librarians’

Here Is Exactly Why You Wish You Were Self-Employed

GN Store Nord’s iPhone hearing aid boosts U.S. customer base

Spanish CPI shock flags euro deflation risks

Mark Zuckerberg, the Warren Buffett of technology?

America’s Neglected Financial Children

Running in Place

Self-Insurance or Self-Destruction?

Robot Journalists - ‘Quakebot’ Is Just the Beginning

McKinsey’s Vikram Malhotra - ‘India Has to Evolve’

10 things your real-estate agent won’t tell you

Citigroup hurt by negligent auditing on failed stress test - Financial Times

The 13 Worst Supermarkets in America in 2014

Measuring Longevity, Another Way.html

Managing Putin

BlackBerry revenue plunges 64 percent, shares drop

Peter Drucker and Me

Efficient Employee Onboarding Critical for Long-Term Success

Lens-Free Camera Sees Things Differently

What Zuckerberg Sees in Oculus Rift

Exercises Aim to Reduce ACL Tears in Kids

Crows solve Aesop’s fable puzzles, offer clues to cognition

Human remains found in Arizona look to be about 1,800 years old

Top global risks you can’t ignore

Homelands for Plants

The End of Chinese Central Planning

The Gulf States’ Widening Gulf

The Importance of Being Boring

The Monetary Cosmopolitans

Archivist’s Pick - On Asking the Right Questions

Aluminum Giant Alcoa’s Costly Lesson on the Pitfalls of Corruption

A tale of two Mexicos - Growth and prosperity in a two-speed economy

Taming Big Data

‘Work Smarts’ - Betty Liu on How to Succeed in Your Career

In Defense of Shiftlessness

Managing Social Media Risk, Part 1 - Defining Governance Structure - HootSuite Social Media Management

No more kids?

The 10 Happiest (and Unhappiest) Jobs in America

Union ruling comes at bad time for NCAA

With cheap money available, Japan Inc. seen to follow Suntory’s M&A path

IT under pressure - McKinsey Global Survey results

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading

Two Ways To Change A Portfolio Allocation.html

Companies Turn to Social-Media Coaches

Your story about money

A World of Pain

Infrastructure Unbound

Latin America’s Ukraine

Why Are Rich Countries Democratic?

Rest in Peace - Planning for Your Demise, Digitally

Mining, Quarrying, Oil and Gas Extraction Booming, According to First Results from the Census Bureau’s 2012 Economic Census

Facebook Buys Oculus So You Can Take a Virtual Vacation

Target missed many warning signs leading to breach - U.S. Senate report

The debilitating myth of musical chairs

The Easiest Way to Decide Which of Your Social Profiles Need Work

Deconstructing the Euro

Gross Domestic Wellbeing

Sports Agent and Lawyer Ron Shapiro on ‘Perfecting Your Pitch’

Do Tax Incentives for Nonprofits Provide an Unfair Advantage?

Are you ready for the resource revolution?

Older Americans Month - May 2014

U.S. prosecutors eye new approach on company misconduct after Toyota

Microsoft’s CEO may come out swinging

Getting on Board - Why ‘Crossing the CASM’ Is Key to Minimizing Risk

Sallie Krawcheck on the Business Case for Diverse Leadership

Not even one note

Climate and Competitiveness

Ukraine and the Crisis of International Law

Tour of Duty

Most cigarettes sold in New York were smuggled into the state to avoid taxes

10 Ways to Significantly Cut Retirement Costs

Before Snowden, There Was Huawei

CIOs Must Become Technology Consultants

Academics Spy Weaknesses in Bitcoin’s Foundations

Apple in talks with Comcast for streaming-TV service - WSJ

Cisco joins cloud computing race with $1 billion plan

‘The Good Wife’ Bombshell - Story Behind The Shocking Exit, Showrunners Speak

These Are the 10 Strongest Gasoline Brands - - and You’ll Never Guess What’s at No. 1

What to Change If You’re Getting Interviews But No Job Offers

Super-Cheap Paper Microscope Could Save Millions of Lives

The Biggest Restaurant Markups (and the Best Deals)

Apple shares to be fueled by new iPhone - Barron’s

Is the Big Bang in the Bible?

Big Data Enters the Classroom

‘Thick Data’ lessons from stoma bags and Lego bricks

Compromise, design and the literal edges

US first lady hosts education roundtable in China

Wal-Mart’s new tool gives competitors prices

Revealed - Apple and Google’s wage-fixing cartel involved dozens more companies, over one million employees

Twitter Trends of the Week, Vol 96

A Tale of Two Labor Markets

Bulldozers and bullwhips

If you want to fake it, don’t do it around this computer

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A Case for Singletasking - The One-Task-At-a-Time Method

Clean Out Your To-Do List for Guilt-Free Productivity

Now Do This, and The Single - Tasking Philosophy

Think You’re Good At Multitasking? Take These Tests

The Universe of a Single Task

A Case for Singletasking - The One-Task-At-a-Time Method

The Coming Longevity Gap Battle.html

National Income and Product Accounts

The Wolves of Wall Street

TWC CEO to get $80 million golden parachute

Turkish Effort to Block Twitter Draws Protest

Bill Gates - It’s OK If Half Of Silicon Valley Startups Are “Silly”

The 50 Greatest Actors Alive - No. 42 Jodie Foster

Landlords of the Manor

Social Selling Action Plan, Part 2 - Listen to What Your Industry is Saying

Is Apple Anti-Social?

Social Selling Action Plan, Part 4 - Seek A Warm Relationship

5 Tips to Creating a Social Media Policy & Governance #HSEntChat

Closing Africa’s Agricultural Gender Gap

Reckoning with Russia

How Effective Is a Number-crunching Approach to Managing People?

How the Music Industry Could Use Streaming to Reinvent Itself

Economic Conditions Snapshot, March 2014 - McKinsey Global Survey results

Big Business and the New Norm - Doing Good at the Core, not the Periphery

Cloak maps your enemies and exes so you never run into them again

Russian stocks tumble, banks suffer amid sanctions

HP CEO says to flesh out 3D-printing entry in June

Why C-Suite Executives Need to Shine on Social Media

Life journey - Winning in the life-insurance market

Why ‘Incomplete’ Products Increase Consumption

The Global Economy’s Tale Risks

What does, “it’s too expensive,” mean?

When You Succeed, Try, Try Again

Does an Office on the iPad Break Windows?

The Russian Godfather

The Election Question

South Korea’s Feminine Future

Symantec Fires CEO Steve Bennett

Convert audio to ringtones using OS X Terminal | MacFixIt - CNET Reviews

School theater departments are earning money with product placements—just like Hollywood—in performances

Why C-Suite Executives Need to Shine on Social Media

Spinoffs from Spyland

Tennis academies facing a overhaul as they fail to deliver in hunt for the next Andy Murray

Report - Alzheimer’s far more likely than breast cancer in women over 60

A Good Employer Match Will Offset High Expenses in a 401(k) Plan.html

At Risk - Are Unpaid College Athletes Exploited While Others Reap Millions?

East Star’s Lan Shili - ‘Entrepreneurs Have to Be Bold to Do Big Things’

The secret of successful drug launches

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading-6

Train Your Team on the Fundamentals of Social Media - HootSuite Social Media Management

Are You Following the Social Media Rule of Thirds? - HootSuite Social Media Management

Patterns review - Utility makes quick work of regular expressions | Macworld

Mexico drug cartel makes more dealing iron ore

4 Behaviors You Never Want to See in a Leader

Is your budget process stuck on last year’s numbers?

Higher Ed for Higher Tax Brackets

Rethinking the Monetization Taboo

Politics-Proof Economies?

Misleading Indicators

Retirement - A third have less than $1,000 put away

Investor Howard Marks on Luck, Risks and the Job that Got Away

Ukraine Versus the Vultures

The Poverty of Renewables

Migration on the Move

Apple’s design chief helped transform computing, phones and music. The company’s secrecy and Ive’s modesty mean he has never given an in-depth interview—until now

What’s not here?

Confidence is a choice, not a symptom

Jony Ive dishes on design

Using Salary Prospects to Choose a College Major

Colleges Are Tested by Push to Prove Graduates’ Career Success

U.S. government aims to shed control of Internet addresses

6 Travel Tips For Your Back Pocket

The Regulatory Confidence Cycle

A Few Things to Recall During the Recall

The Danger of Being Deskbound

Your Desk at Work Is Literally a Prison—A Dangerous One

‘Uncertainty Traps’ - Why a Lack of Information Can Paralyze an Economy

Spain Adopts the ‘Israel Model’ to Engineer a Biotech Resurgence

Malaysian leader - Plane’s disappearance deliberate

Sears’ board approves spinning off Lands’ End clothing business

Experts see cheaper, easier way to turn natural gas into fuels

The Mystery of the Missing Methane (Op-Ed)

Should Your Child Go To Harvard?.html

Can Management Get Us Out Of The Economic Mess It Has Created?

Social Selling Action Plan, Part 3 - Observe Prospect Buying Signals

Beyond Inflation Targets

Data and Development

Emerging Markets’ Bubble Troubles

Fallen Tiger, Shaken Dragon

Our Most Important Legacy

In need of a retail turnaround? How to know and what to do

Berkshire’s Buffett says firm has cut U.S. catastrophe insurance

After Crimea, wary Eastern Europe asks — who’s next

Katie Couric and Michael Bloomberg

‘Candy Crush’ maker sees up to $7.6 billion IPO valuation

How Unemployed CIOs Can Survive the Dark Days

Better than free?

Why the ECB Should Buy American

Mexico’s Peace Potential

Good Governance and Economic Performance

Telecom Giants Drag Their Feet on Broadband for the Whole Country

Playing It 10 Percent Unsafe

Google Lat Long - Explore America’s most endangered river on Street View

Number of Children Without Health Insurance Declines, While It Rises for Working-Age Adults, Census Bureau Reports

Sometimes you don’t need a budget

A Good Portfolio In 3 Easy Pieces.html

Desperate Women’s Dangerous Moves

Europe’s Fast Track to Youth Employment

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading-7

Ten tips for leading companies out of crisis

The Maternal Thread of Life

Making digital government better - An interview with Mike Bracken

Open government - Data of the people, for the people

Ezekiel Emanuel on ‘Reinventing American Health Care’

Needed - A Benefit Concert For the Record Business

Change the way you and your team see marketing

New-Home Building Shifts to Apartments

10 Jobs Employers Are Having Trouble Filling

How to Add New Job Skills Without Going Back to School

Entrepreneur Hopes to Use Interference to Improve the Mobile Internet

Microbes and Metabolites Fuel an Ambitious Aging Project

Korea’s quirky messaging apps go on offensive in text-happy Indonesia

Five years from U.S. stock market’s low, it’s joy versus worry

DeBoskey - The 7 deadly excuses for avoiding philanthropy

How Can I Best Absorb Information While Reading?

What Social Networks Should You Be On, Pt. 2 - LinkedIn

5 Content Marketing Tips We Learned From Our Best-Performing Content

Duties Without Borders

In Praise of Foxy Scholars

Don’t Just Do Something. Sit There

Former SEC Commissioner Troy Paredes - Sometimes People Just Make Mistakes

Using Incentives to Calibrate a CEO’s ‘Risk Appetite’

Shaping the future of manufacturing

Jamie Metzl says that Russia and China are reenacting nineteenth-century norms of international behavior. - Project Syndicate

Audio - Does McDonald’s have a traffic problem?

Economic and community development department team for Tennessee in flux

Steve Eisen - Will your bank exist next year?

25 Highest Paying Companies for Interns 2014; Some Interns Earn $7,000+ Per Month | Glassdoor Blog

25 Highest Paying Companies for Interns 2014; Some Interns Earn $7,000+ Per Month

What to include in your value statement

What your contact information says about you

3 reasons why you should add numbers to your resume

Increase your call-backs with 5 simple resume tweaks

What objective statements really mean, and why they don’t work

Increase your call-backs with 5 simple resume tweaks copy

4 goals you need to make right now

5 Things Every Cover Letter Should Have

The Formula to Get Your Resume Past the 10-second Test

5 Ways To Get Your Emails Noticed

Why College Students Are Dying to Get Into ‘Death Classes’

The Innovation Enigma

Any company can copy the keystone of Apple’s design process

Suspected Russian spyware Turla targets Europe, United States

Entropy, bureaucracy and the fight for great

Mike Curb puts his own spin on music business

Celebrating inspiring women around the world

If You Don’t Like This Post, We Suggest You Check Out the Other Drucker Exchange. Oh, Wait—There Isn’t One

What happens to privacy?

Literature and Latte • View topic - See America for free by rail?

3 tips to find hacking on your site, and ways to prevent and fix it

Free Birth Control Has Little Effect on Women’s Sexual Behavior, Study Suggests

Welcome to the monoculture (global competition)

The Better Monkey Solution.html

Intelligent Machines and Displaced Workers

How to Build Trust as a New IT Executive

Getty Set 35 Million Images Free, But Who Can Use Them?

How P&G Moved Up the Brand Arc to Win a Gold Medal at Sochi

The Opportunities — and Pitfalls — for Non-resident Indian Entrepreneurs

The Secret History of the Financial Crisis

The Climate-Change Agenda Heats Up

Sorry for Nothing

Education’s Buy-Down Option

Disrupting Putin’s Game Plan

What Girls Want

Views from the front lines of the data-analytics revolution

iPhone pricing war heats up as Walmart offers 5s for $119 and Target launches iPad trade-in promotion

Yahoo - Destroyer Of Startups

US Census Bureau Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders

Official Source US Export and Import Statistics - Foreign Trade - US Census Bureau

GM must address recall soon to avoid damage to reputation

Tapping the power of hidden influencers

HootSuite uses part of its massive $165M round to form a skunkworks (exclusive)

China’s Shadow Menace

Europe’s Middle-Age Trap

Feminizing the Command Line

Rethinking Emissions Reduction

The Warring States of Turkey

Ukraine’s Unintended Consequences

What Makes Greece Special?

Using the “L Word” at Work

The Fraught Franchise

Apple Faces Life as a Mature Company

Google Lat Long - Aloha from Google Street View

The Commercialization of Garbage

The Elimination of Garbage

Zero Waste - ‘Nil to Landfill’ Is Now a Practical Goal

Satellite captures massive storm swirling off Antarctica

Military sexual assault bill heads for Senate vote

Microsoft Can’t Sell Windows 8, So It’s Giving It Away

For Very Early Retirement, Portfolio Is a Side Show, Spending Is the Main Event.html

Climate Study - Rising Seas Could Wipe Out Many Cultural Landmarks

When Chief Executives Become Job Seekers

A New Progressive Political Economy

A Separated Peace

Blue is the New Green

East Africa’s Prosperity Gap

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading-12

Most Wanted - ‘Next Generation Thinking’ to Combat Cyber Crime

Global warming slowdown likely to be brief - U.S., UK science bodies

Top 10 carmakers sitting on $221 billion in cash

Apple’s new finance steward Maestri takes over $160 billion cash haul

The worst U.S. states to die in

Delta’s New Frequent Flyer Policy - Reward Your Best Customers

Who to Follow on Twitter for Crisis News, Part 1 - Ukraine

The Skillery launches entrepreneurship training program

The disruptive power of collaboration - An interview with Clay Shirky

Thingiverse - Digital Designs for Physical Objects

Mathematical Proof Reveals How To Make The Internet More Earthquake-Proof

RadioShack closing 1,100 stores after sales tumble 20 percent

Why PS4 is set up to keep winning the console wars

Giant Virus Resurrected from Permafrost After 30,000 Years

10 cars most likely to go 200,000 miles

Microsoft makes pollster Penn head of strategy, exact role unclear

Buffett fails to dispel investor angst over succession plan

Could Your Home, Car or Bike Be Making You Extra Dough?

What does it sound like when you change your mind?

Can This Online Course Get Me a Job?

The Kingpins’ Mexico

Malthus, Marx, and Modern Growth

Financial Innovation in the Wild

A Pessimist’s Delight on the Black Sea

The Microbiome - Brave New World for Health Care — and Biotech

Putin warns West its sanctions will backfire

People Making a Difference -

People Making a Difference -

The doctor visit of the future may be a phone call

Buffett talks up IBM and Pepsi, dismisses bitcoin

Buffett Says Pension Tapeworm Means Decade of Bad News

Emerging Economies on Their Own

From Poverty to Empowerment

Putin’s Kampf

The three Cs of customer satisfaction - Consistency, consistency, consistency

Crisis in Crimea - What Ukraine, Russia, the U.S. and the EU Should Do

Sweetgreen’s Nathaniel Ru - ‘Everything You Do Should Last Longer Than You’

Two top Microsoft execs to leave in reshuffle — reports

Manufacturing in U.S. Expands More Than Projected - Economy

Buffett Targets Mother Lode of Opportunity in U.S., Deals

CMOs Eye CEO Office, But Need CIOs to Get There

Counting Only the Sunny Days What’s it like to put together a national manufacturing company from scratch — starting at the tender age of 82?

Doris Drucker Shows Seniors Can Become Successful Entrepreneurs

Intel Designs a Safe Meeting Place for Private Data

Drucker Institute Workshops

2014 Oscars - Complete Winners List

5 Weird Facts About the Oscars

Academy Awards 2014 - Full list of winners

The Russian Quest for Warm Water Ports

Daimler CEO says software services key for growth

For entrepreneurs, age can be a great asset

Berkshire-Hathaway 2013ltr

The Job After Steve Jobs - Tim Cook and Apple

The Wrong Way to Teach Grammar

Apple Explains Exactly How Secure iMessage Really Is

25 Ways to Stay Employed and Improve Your Workplace

Abenomics struggles to deliver Japan public works boom

How the web was born - WWW turns 25

Upbeat Buffett eyes big acquisitions after record Berkshire profit

Putting Crowdsourcing on the Map

Stein Endorses Feroli Warning That Fed Risks Market Tumult (1)

Apple CEO promises new products, says Apple TV no longer a ‘hobby’

U.S. utilities need industry group focused on cyber defense — report

Soros, Paulson in Spanish property REITs investments - FT

Was Mozart Just Lucky?

Apple Presses Labels For More ‘Beyonce’-Type Exclusives In Wake of Downloads’ Slide

Wallets Wide Shut

Who’s Afraid of Tapering?

10 things Hollywood won’t admit about the Oscars

Might as well burn that bridge all the way down to the pilings

Trail West boot shop owners buy Lower Broadway property

How Middle Income Retirees Pay Big Dog Tax Rates.html

In search of competition

IBM laying off up to 25 percent of ‘hardware’ division

How to Write Faster - 5 Tips From Our Blog Team

The Car of the Future - Will Consumers Give Up the Driver’s Seat?

The Huge — and Often Hidden — Costs of Criminality in Latin America

The mobile Internet’s consumer dividend

Emerging-Market Risk and Reward

Homophobia and Tyranny

Europe’s Ukrainian Test

One Hundred Days of Solitude

Revisiting the Fed’s Crisis

Saving Retirement

The African Paradox

Venezuela’s Bad Angels

Chase for Private-Equity Talent Picks Up Speed

Archivist’s Pick - On Mobilizing the Conscience of a Community

Thomas M. Hoenig Vice Chairman Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

The Koreas at Night - Image of the Day

‘Start-up Nation’ 2.0 - Israeli Firms Mature as Solo Acts

‘Get the strategy and the team right’ - An interview with the CEO of Henkel

The Nudge Factor

China’s Growth Puzzle

The Dual Dragon

The New Growth Conundrum

Truth from the Top

Most of all, money is a story

7 cruises for people who hate cruises

The end of the car is coming

What CIOs Need to Know Before Relying on Startups

2013 Housing Vacancy Survey Annual Statistics



Social Selling Action Plan, Part 1 - Create Compelling Profiles - HootSuite Social Media Management

Behaviorists - Dogs feel no shame despite the look

U.S. justices say Allen Stanford victims can sue lawyers, brokers

NASA photo shows North Korea is in the dark

Bank of Japan’s Sato sees flexibility on timing of QE exit

Smartphone wars shift from gadgetry to price

U.S. space telescope spots 715 more planets

Scientists pinpoint exotic new particle called quantum droplet

Why More Retirees Are Paying At Higher Tax Rates in Retirement.html

Census Bureau Highlights Young Noncitizen Population in the U.S

Lenovo’s Bid to Become the Last Hardware Giant Standing

How the Option to Do Nothing Can Help You Get Things Done

Apple took 65% of U.S. phone buyers making $100,000+ a year

The Real Secret of Success

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading-5

Global gas markets - The North American factor

Breaking through the start-up stall zone

Uncovering hidden investment opportunities in Africa

Cambodia’s Violent Peace

Equality or Estrangement

Every Breath You Take

Russia’s Crimean Shore?

Sustaining Ukraine’s Breakthrough

The opposite of why is now

Home improvement retailer Lowe’s posts strong sales growth

GE to pay $1.7 billion to Japan’s Shinsei to end refund obligations

Tiny houses help address nation’s homeless problem

Tesla, Lexus triumph in Consumer Reports’ annual rankings

Harold Ramis, Alchemist of Comedy, Dies at 69

Geoengineering Ineffective Against Climate Change, Could Make Worse

Why Ford is dumping Microsoft

The Highs of Effective Marketing

Taming Europe’s Banks

Lesson One in School Food

Globalizing the Fed

Big Data, Big New Businesses

Bringing lean thinking to energy

When big data goes lean

Body Slams, Vicious Dogs, Tidal Waves - How Effective Are Today’s Violent Ads?

Comcast-Netflix - Unwinding the Latest Traffic Jam, but at What Cost?

Cumberland Consulting Group helps bring hospitals into the digital age

Seafaring drug smugglers challenging Coast Guard

The Hottest Non-Certified IT Skills for Growth in 2014

Shaping the future of manufacturing

7 Things Marketing Wants to Say to IT

5 Times to Stop Talking

Really? This Is America’s Most Dependable Automotive Brand?

Top 10 - Which vehicles will last 200,000 miles?

The in-Demand Job Paying More Than $70,000 Per Year

Inequality worse now than on ‘Downton Abbey’

Emotionally obsolete

Evan Michael GROSS

Reviving Ukraine’s Economy

Revolutionary Patience

The Banks that Ate the Economy

What Business Can Learn from the Medal of Honor Tradition

Building a forward-looking board

Sands CEO says to spend ‘whatever it takes’ for Japan casino

Nokia succumbs to Android appeal in low-cost phone battle

Obama looks to governors for help with economy

GOP seizes on state woes to highlight health care

Services growth slows in February - Markit

Exclusive - GE to spend another $10 billion on energy research by 2020

Rock around the clock — zircon crystal is oldest piece of Earth

Several new phones coming, but all eyes on Samsung

Smaller Army - Hagel proposes cuts in 2015 budget

The growing case against ETFs

NYC pay toilet charges $8 a day

The Warring States of Turkey

The most important question

All 208 times the Fed laughed amid 2008 chaos - Slide Show - MarketWatch

Move Over, Toyota Camry - There’s a New No. 1 Midsize Sedan

China Finance Minister welcomes U.S. policy withdrawal - Xinhua

Pizza Hut Is About To Face A PR Nightmare

What College Graduates Regret

U.S. Air Force reveals ‘neighborhood watch’ spy satellite program

How to be a smarter reader

Pursue ‘targeted serendipity’

China’s Fear Strategy

Death to Machines?

Europe’s Crisis in Ukraine

What’s Holding Back Brazil?

Poking the Eurozone Bear

Quick Take - What’s Up with Facebook’s WhatsApp Deal?

What Does Israel’s Hadassah Crisis Mean for the Country’s Health Sector?

Driving lean management - An interview with the COO of TD Ameritrade

The organization that renews itself - Lasting value from lean management

Should you teach the world a new word?

Dentists need to plan for retirement, too

India’s Disrupted Democracy

Getting a RIF Right


Best & worst used cars

Honda, lagging rivals, considers opening board to foreigners

Microsoft Said to Cut Windows Price 70% to Counter Rivals

Apple security flaw could allow hackers to beat encryption

Detroit draws first map to get out of bankruptcy

Is Netflix Slowing Down? Good Luck Finding Out Why

Philanthropist Howard Buffett, USDA want farmers to cultivate healthy soil with cover crops

Gucci owner Kering profit nearly wiped out in ’13

Japan factory output seen up, core inflation near five-year highs

Russia says better positioned than peers to deal with U.S. policy impact

Mexico billionaire Carlos Slim tightens grip on America Movil

Next-generation GPS satellite launched into orbit

Monday night viewing — close encounter with enormous asteroid

Putin Options Dwindle in Ukraine as EU Takes Lead in Peace

Microsoft’s Xbox One Is Selling So Poorly Retailers Are Getting Desperate

In Asia, WhatsApp posts mixed message for Facebook

The Stealth Tax on Retiree Income.html

Spare Some Disgust For Silicon Valley, Too?

A Glimpse Into the Future of Learning

India’s path from poverty to empowerment

Why pharma megamergers work

Overshooting in Emerging Markets

Germany Steps Up

Brilliant Blunders

This is the one map you need to understand Ukraine’s crisis

Doing what gets rewarded

Downbeat activity data pushes global shares lower

Are CIOs Losing Power?

Record Japan trade deficit highlights risk of economic stumble

Toshiba says plans M&A to expand healthcare business

Saving dying lake is priority for Iranian leader

Facebook to buy WhatsApp for $19 billion in deal shocker

Why Some Innovation Tournaments Succeed and Others Fail

Monitoring the World’s Forests with Global Forest Watch

Hedge-Fund Chief Is Harvard’s Biggest Donor

Some Will Benefit By Replacing Their Home Mortgage With a Home Equity Line of Credit.html

NAFTA, 20 Years Later - Do the Benefits Outweigh the Costs?

Assistance for Laid-Off Workers Gets Downsized

How We Lose Our Marbles

Russia’s Last Act?

The Golden Mean of Export Promotion

The Third World’s Drinking Problem

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading-3

Keith Ferrazzi – Why Relationships Are Crucial to Success

Bringing New Apps to Market - How Five Innovators Outshone the Competition


Artemis pCell - Your Own Private Cell Network?

Yahoo Launches $10 Million Research Effort to Invent a Smarter Siri

Candy Crush Saga maker King plans U.S. stock market debut

Todd Martin will be Tennis Hall of Fame’s next CEO

Microsoft kills SkyDrive, launches OneDrive

Virgin MENA’s Nisreen Shocair - Transforming a Record Store into an Entertainment Destination

Will Comcast’s Merger with Time Warner Give It Too Much Power?

Radisson to Launch Hotel for Millennials

Show multiple days in OS X Calendar’s week view

Europe’s Middle East Mission

In Praise of Fragmentation

Spain’s Human-Rights Dilemma

Crisis Continues in Syria—and Grumpy Cat Is Still Funny

(Still) learning from Toyota

When Toyota met e-commerce - Lean at Amazon

Done to us vs. things we do

Tuesday Tip - Move items with the keyboard

10 Car Models With the Highest Resale Value - You’ll Never Guess What’s No. 1!

Is Harley-Davidson the Worst Motorcycle Money Can Buy?

50 States Ranked for Highest Motorcycle Ownership - You Won’t Guess Who’s No. 2

Credit Suisse asks employees to switch bonus scheme

Sony sells 5.3 million Playstation consoles, exceeds full-year target

HP was aware of Autonomy’s loss-making hardware sales - FT

Top 10 States for IT Jobs

MIT Technology Review’s List of 50 Smartest Companies for 2014 | MIT Technology Review

The Coming Problem With Electric Cars—How to Charge Them All

New nonprofit Tennessee Business Partnership to focus on job creation

Advantages of Market Research

A Clear Case for Golden Rice

From Moscow to Sochi

Intellectual Property and Economic Development

Tailspin or Turbulence?

Secret revealed — inside the most scandalous social network

Think Your Product Is Too Boring for Word of Mouth Marketing? Think Again

So Long IT Specialist, Hello Full-Stack Engineer

Jet stream shift could prompt harsher winters — scientists

Small-firm lawyer takes on Wall Street and wins, twice

China says Kerry’s call for Internet freedom naive

Pinnacle chairman helps organize Tennessee Business Partnership

Soros exits J.C.Penney, trims Herbalife, others follow

The narcissist, the scorekeeper, the gossip—how to handle the annoying co-workers in your life

Making the Most of College Visits

What Would Lincoln Do?

Rich Countries’ Dirty Money

Apple exploring cars, medical devices to reignite growth

I’m an elitist

Companies Squeeze 401K Plans From Facebook to JPMorgan

Businessman, philanthropist to remain active in High Point

Marry or Move In Together? Brain Knows the Difference

The Great Transformation - A Turning Point

USA Twitter Trends of the Week, Vol 92

Global Twitter Trends of the Week, Vol 92

Olympics Social Media Stats from Week 1

Mama, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Distressed

Modesty and hubris

Introducing the 94 Percent.html

How to Survive the Next Wave of Technology Extinction

Next frontiers for lean

India’s New HR Challenge - Managing a Multigenerational Workforce

China’s Risky Reforms

The Davos Apocalypse


The High Cost of Avoiding Conflict at Work

The World’s Most Powerful 3-D Laser Imager

Better Compensation Key to Retaining Top IT Talent

Samsung’s Tizen Will Hit the Ground Running with Android Apps

Prestige Events in the Gulf Turn the Spotlight on Labor Practices

Two magical sentences missing from most job ads

10 Reasons to Use Google+ Communities

Nestle says will detail share buyback when L’Oreal deal closes

China auto market growth slows sharply in January

Peugeot and Dongfeng reach outline deal — sources

Motorola Mobility CEO to join Dropbox ahead of Lenovo deal

Nvidia puts plans for new Silicon Valley campus on hold

U.S. scientists achieve ‘turning point’ in fusion energy quest

Military nears holy grail - Pizza that lasts years

The Magic Bullet That Microsoft Corporation Would Rather Not Fire

Comcast takeover of Time Warner Cable to reshape U.S. pay TV

App Invasion - Mynd keeps your life in order so you don’t have to

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“The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic”. — Peter Drucker

The shift from manual workers who do as they are being told — either by the task or by the boss — to knowledge workers who have to manage themselves ↓ profoundly challenges social structure

Managing Oneself is a REVOLUTION in human affairs.” … “It also requires an almost 180-degree change in the knowledge workers’ thoughts and actions from what most of us—even of the younger generation—still take for granted as the way to think and the way to act.” …

… “Managing Oneself is based on the very opposite realities: Workers are likely to outlive organizations (and therefore, employers can’t be depended on for designing your life), and the knowledge worker has mobility.” ← in a context




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