Internet algorithms are helping users find their dream jobs, their future partners and now, their ideal mastermind group. Mastermind groups are small peer support networks in which members offer each other assistance on business and personal development — through feedback, accountability and idea exchange. MindFind is a platform which enables users to find their mastermind … [Read more…]
I loved James Ward’s review of the book The Perfection of the Paper Clip. The book describes the invention histories of common office items like the pencil, the ballpoint pen, and the paper clip. Here’s Ward’s conclusion: Ideas, it turns out, are the easy bit. Making a prototype that works, honing the technology so that … [Read more…]
Steve Case, co-founder of America Online and now chief executive of the investment firm Revolution, talks about risk-taking — or lack thereof — in the business world. Source: Steve Case on Risk-Taking, or Lack Thereof, in Business – NYTimes.com
An engineer by training, the president of the company says a key to management is learning to delegate and appreciate employees’ efforts, even if they don’t succeed. Source: Pedro Baranda of Otis Elevator, on the Push for Innovation – NYTimes.com
An influential theory says productivity growth in health care is inherently low, but a new study offers reason for hope. Source: Obamacare’s Big Gamble on Hospital Productivity – NYTimes.com
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