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To Be an Exceptional Boss, Here Are 11 Things You Must Give Your Employees

No, the list doesn't include great pay and benefits. (Shouldn't those be a given?) Great bosses go much further.<p>Think about a boss you truly respected. Think about a leader you truly admired. Think about a leader you not only loved to work for, but <i>with</i>.<p>What sets that person apart from every other …

Here Are Some of the Best Ways to Sharpen Your Images in Photoshop (VIDEO)

Everyone want nice crisp images, right? But there’s a difference between “crisp” and “crispy” as you’ll learn in the video below. Photoshop offers a …

Tutorials

This 10-Minute Z-Press Challenge Will Shred Your Abs

The overlooked Z-Press adds muscle to your upper body and core<p>The Z-Press is one of the most effective yet overlooked upper body exercises.<p>It’s simple: an overhead barbell press done sitting on the floor.<p>By taking your lower body out of the equation, you’re forced to rely on your upper body and …

How to make your kid good at anything, according to a world expert on peak performance

K. Anders Ericsson has spent 30 years studying people who are exceptional at what they do, and trying to figure out how they got to be so good. His conclusion: in most cases, talent doesn’t matter—practice does.<p>The practice he advocates is not hitting 100,000 golf balls or spending 10,000 hours …

5 Must-Have Skills That Job Recruiters Look For in Every Candidate

Sometimes our clients will provide us with about five non-negotiable criteria for candidates to meet; skills they must possess or experience they …

How have you used Netflix this long without knowing these 10 tips and tricks?

Netflix is a game-changer. You know it, I know it, and the pay TV industry certainly knows it. The cord cutting trend is accelerating and study after …

Set-Top Boxes

You're Probably Using LinkedIn Wrong -- And That Could Cost You Your Next Job

It's time to start using LinkedIn a little more like Facebook or Twitter.<p>The professional social network -- which many use as a virtual résumé -- works much better to help you find your next job if you post regularly to its newsfeed, according to experts. Nevertheless, a large portion of LinkedIn …

The 1 Time-Management Trick That Actually Works

Everybody I know has tried some type of time management, yet most are still stressed out. Despite all the books and seminars on time management, none of the techniques seem to be working in real life.<p>That's not the case with other business skills. Sales training measurably increases revenue. …

Time Management

Elevate Your Performance To The Next Level By Asking These 5 Questions

Everybody likes feedback. Moreover, they like feedback about themselves. We like to know where we stand with people whether it’s positive, negative or neutral. After all, soliciting somebody for help or advice is contingent upon the strength of that relationship.<p>As hard as it is to hear bad news, …

100 Inspirational Business Success Tips from Industry Leaders

No matter how you’re involved in business – whether you’re a CEO, marketing exec or admin pencil-pusher – you’ve probably stared down a few …

The Future Of Work: Why Social HR Is Still Important

In 2014, we saw organizations use social technologies for recruitment, development and engagement practices. The year to come will bring even more transformation to human resources.<p>The year 2015 will see the advent of what I call “the consumerization of HR,” where employees expect an “intelligent …

NPR Music's 302 Favorite Songs Of 2014

Traditionally, the folks at NPR Music make a list of their 100 favorite songs of the year. But this time, they expanded the list to 302 songs and made a really long mix tape.

Come On, Put This Google-Owned Surveillance Device in Your House. It'll Be Great!

Google's Nest is running its first TV ads. They're good, in a self-conscious, winking way.<p>How do you convince regular people to buy Google-owned monitoring gadgets and install them in their homes?<p>First, don’t mention Google in your nationally televised ads.<p>Next, make those ads pretty funny.<p>That’s …

Homes for the homeless...inside billboards

Billboard ads are expensive to construct, maintain and rent, but they don't serve any functional purposes -- so Michal Polacek redesigned them to house the homeless.<p>His concept, called "Project Gregory," would create wooden billboard structures fitted with noise and thermal insulation. They'd have …