Drake Baer

Drake Baer

Drake Baer reports on strategy, leadership, and organizational psychology at Business Insider. He is the co-author of Everything Connects: How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity, Innovation, and Sustainability. Before joining BI, Drake was a contributing writer at Fast Company. Before that, he spent years exploring the world. 

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New Study Dismantles Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000 Hour Rule
Grow Your Business

New Study Dismantles Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000 Hour Rule

The principle that 10,000 hours of 'deliberate practice' are needed to become world-class in any field may not be what it seems.
5 Signs You're Not Leadership Material
Leadership

5 Signs You're Not Leadership Material

If you think you are a true leader then these are the behaviors you'll need to avoid.
5 Keys to Making a Great First Impression
Marketing

5 Keys to Making a Great First Impression

These are the qualities of appearance make people instantly look like leaders.
 13 Accidental Inventions That Changed the World
Starting a Business

13 Accidental Inventions That Changed the World

These products came to be by chance -- spawning businesses and changing lives the world over.
7 Ways to Get People to Take You Seriously
Leadership

7 Ways to Get People to Take You Seriously

If you're going to get anything done in business, you need people to respect you. Here are some tips.
The Personality Trait That Most Often Predicts Success
Leadership

The Personality Trait That Most Often Predicts Success

A staggering amount of research links this trait with people who are also super organized, responsible and plan ahead, among other things.
9 Ways to Turn Your Desk Into the Ideal Workspace (Infographic)
The 'Treps

9 Ways to Turn Your Desk Into the Ideal Workspace (Infographic)

If your workstation doesn't fit you, you're in trouble. Here's a quick guide to setting up your workspace for optimal health and productivity.
From Beethoven to Marissa Mayer: The Bizarre Habits of Highly Creative People
Lifestyle

From Beethoven to Marissa Mayer: The Bizarre Habits of Highly Creative People

These artists, scientists and CEOS reveal that some of the world's most innovative individuals have some eccentric habits.

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