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Visa application processes around the world: your guide

<i>All the information below applies to British nationals but is liable to change at short notice - always check with the embassy of the country you are travelling to and Foreign Office advice before travelling or applying for a visa.</i><p><b>Advance Passenger Information System (APIS)</b><p>Airlines will sometimes …

Secret Sauce For Corporate Success: Knowing To Use Teams

<b>HOW CAN BUSINESSES</b> achieve great–and sustainable–growth in a world where the rapidity of change continually intensifies? How do successful startups avoid becoming the equivalent of shooting stars? How do large companies not fall into the trap of comforting mediocrity, which, these days, can quickly …

Leadership

27 Hilarious Test Answers From Kids That Aren’t Technically Wrong

You have to love the creativity in children, and the way they will try out any answer even though it may not technically be right. But hey, they …

4 Foods That Could Relieve Your PMS Symptoms

Can you really get rid of PMS symptoms by eating the right foods? Fitness and health expert Ellen Barrett is so sure women can that her new book is called <i>The 28 Days Lighter Diet</i>. During her appearance on <i>The Doctors</i>, she suggests trying these foods the next time your menstrual cycle leaves you with …

12 Signs You're A Natural Born Leader Even If You Don't Feel You Are

12 Signs You’re A Natural Born Leader Even If You Don’t Feel You Are<p>Casey Imafidon<p>Read full profile<p>There is a popular saying that leaders are born …

The most important skill in software development

Here’s an insightful paragraph from James Hague’s blog post Organization skills beat algorithmic wizardry:When it comes to writing code, the number …

Data Modeling

Breaking the Glass Ceiling in the C-Suite

Women make up the majority of college graduates in the United States and many other developed countries, accounting for more than 40 percent of the workforce worldwide. Despite these numbers, they comprise only a small fraction of c-suite executives and high-level managerial positions. Part of the …

Feeling sad and tired? Watch Grumpy Cat, say scientists

Watching cat videos boosts viewers' energy and positive emotions and decreases negative feelings, scientists found<p>If you get that warm, fuzzy feeling after watching cat videos online, the effect may be more important than you think.<p>The Internet phenomenon of watching cat videos, from Lil Bub to …

Social Trends: Women and Leadership [Study]

Thanks to my profession, I get to meet and know many amazingly smart women who are equally, if not more, proficient than their male counterparts in …

Communication Mistakes to Avoid in A Difficult Conversation - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

Some time or another everyone faces a time when a difficult conversation is necessary. It’s in those moments that your true leadership is tested.<p>You …

10 Traits of High-Performing Leaders

What does it take to be a high-performing leader? You don’t have to look very far — the word LEADERSHIP broken down says it all: Listen Empower …

Leadership

The 12 coolest neighborhoods in Europe

Europe's hottest neighborhoods are home to cutting-edge art, hip restaurants, and eclectic bars.<p>Some of these neighborhoods were once areas of political turmoil that have been transformed into creative hubs. Others have stood as artistic gems for years.<p>From Kreuzberg, where Berlin's punk rock …

European Travel

10 Turkish Street Foods Every Visitor Must Try

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

5 Foods That Destroy Any Diet

What used to be a fun call to action is now a palm-wringing call to go and Google the restaurant’s menu to see if they have any low-carb, …

What to Eat to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

But you don’t have to download every weight loss app in existence and track your every calorie to figure out the formula. Losing weight and staying …

Nutrition

How Facebook is eating the $140 billion hardware market

Facebook's extraordinary Open Compute Project is doing for hardware what Linux, Android, and many other popular products did for software: making it free and "open source."<p>That means that anyone can look at, use, or modify the designs of the hugely expensive computers that big companies use to run …

Fidelity Investments

Consulting Services for Organisations

Agile Manifesto for Product Management, Part 1

By Andrew MicallefPublished: June 8, 2015“Through the phased application of these nine principles, agile development can deliver superior business …

Thirteen tricks for landing your first thousand customers

Getting the first 1,000 customers will not guarantee your success, but it will you give you a chance to get some real-world feedback – and maybe even pay some bills at the same time! As a startup, your biggest challenge is to get customers on board and getting the first 1,000 always takes the most …

7 Key Ways Leaders Destroy Their Teams

Often times when it comes to “leadership” we hear the warm and fuzzies or the great success stories. There are so many great books and tools at the …

Leadership

Six Ways To Listen To Your Employees

Of course there are not six ways to listen to your employees. There are ten million ways to do it, or more! In this column I’ll share six ways to begin your listening adventures.<p>The key is not to implement one listening program or another and say “Okay, we’re listening!”<p>The key is to always be …

The Workplace

52 Quotes about Trust and Leadership

The very first job of a leader is to inspire trust. Trust is the single most essential element to our ability to deliver extraordinary results in an …

Motivation

Top 6 Qualities Of Great Leaders - #infographic

The key to influence is leadership, and learning from the worlds best is key to understanding what makes a good leader.<p>Some would argue a leader …