Andrew Steimer

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How Can You Tell a Great Leader When You See One? Look for This 1 Uncommon Sign

This is the stuff of which legacies are made, careers advance, and companies ultimately flourish.<p>Many of us have to make decisions that define who we are. It's often arriving at the crossroads of choosing between towing the line or doing the difficult, unpopular thing. And sometimes, doing what you …

How to answer the ‘sell me this pen/pencil’ question in a job interview

I’ve been on both sides of this question, both interviewing people and interviewing for sales jobs. It can be awkward. And as highlighted in <i>The Wolf</i> …

Employment

5 Things People With Emotional Intelligence Do When Their Buttons Are Pushed

When you clash with difficult people at work, how do you manage your emotions?<p>Do you work with people who display emotional intelligence? Better yet, do <i>you</i> display your own emotional intelligence (EQ) when working with others? I've experienced my fair share of conflict and drama in the workplace -- …

Trump tells advisers he wants U.S. out of Syria: senior officials

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has told advisers he wants an early exit of U.S. troops from Syria, two senior administration officials said on Friday, a stance that may put him at odds with U.S. military officials who see the fight against Islamic State as nowhere near …

Donald Trump

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

North Korea Signals Willingness to ‘Denuclearize,’ South Says

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has told South Korean envoys he is willing to negotiate with the United States on abandoning his country’s nuclear weapons, officials from the South said Tuesday. Mr. Kim also said he would suspend all nuclear and missile tests while such …

North Korea

High seas shell game: How a North Korean shipping ruse makes a mockery of sanctions

By Joby Warrick<p>, Reporter<p>The rusting seaport called Kholmsk is one of the sleepiest harbors in Russia’s Far East, a place that sees more full moons than coal ships in a typical year. Yet for a few weeks late last summer, this tiny port was chockablock with vessels hauling outlawed North Korean coal.<p>…

North Korea

North Korea threatens to 'counter' U.S. over military drills

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea threatened on Saturday to “counter the U.S.” if the United States holds joint military exercises with South Korea, and said it would not beg for talks with Washington.<p>The United States is due to start joint exercises in early April, a South Korean presidential security …

Joint military exercise can be a bargaining chip with North Korea

Since 1976, the United States and South Korea have scheduled large-scale joint military exercises each year which at their peak number some 200,000 …

North Korea

U.S. to Deploy Attack Drones in Korea

The U.S. is to deploy new attack drones in South Korea that could be used to kill North Korean leaders and launch pinpoint strikes on its missile …

Meet Marc Dolce, One of Adidas's Biggest Weapons in Its War With Nike

Marc Dolce left Nike for Adidas in 2014—and is just getting started on envisioning the future of the Three Stripes.<p>It’s impossible to talk about The Sneaker Wars between Nike and Adidas—the prolonged period of aggressive competition between the two brands, with the Three Stripes making up …

Europe Has Six Times As Many Weapon Systems As The U.S. [Infographic]

After World War II, plans for a European army initially gained traction before grinding to a halt and failing in the mid-1950s. More recently, the threat from a resurgent Russia coupled with the UK’s exit from the EU have given the idea new impetus. It has also bred desire for Europe to be able to …

China's J-20 stealth fighter jet has officially entered service

Ready to "safeguard China's sovereignty, security and territorial integrity."<p>The People's Liberation Army Air Force has officially deployed its J-20 stealth fighters to frontline fighter squadrons. Shen Jinke, a PLAAF spokesman, told the Xinhua News Agency that the new fighters were ready to …

Military

At U.S. urging, NATO agrees training mission in Iraq

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO defense ministers agreed on Thursday a bigger ‘train-and-advise’ mission in Iraq after a U.S. call for the alliance to help stabilize the country after three years of war against Islamic State.<p>NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and U.S. Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis …

Middle East

Putin’s Pocket Army? The Rise of Russian Mercenaries in Syria

If you think the media has been saturated with news about Russia think again. While thoughts might run to Robert Mueller’s probe into possible …

War

CBS: You know, South Koreans aren't totally buying Pyongyang's charm offensive

Americans might find this surprising, since so much of our media swooned over Kim Yo Jong and North Korea’s cheerleading squad during these Olympics. …

North Korea

Top admiral: North Korea wants to reunify peninsula, not protect rule

The admiral in charge of U.S. military operations in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region said Wednesday he believes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s …

North Korea

RealWear raises $17M as it looks to take a simpler approach to enterprise AR headgear

As the augmented reality industry slowly matures and those within it look to realize the path to ubiquity they have been preaching, it turns out they’re showing more appreciation for the vision that Google laid out years ago with its Glass headset.<p>RealWear is aiming to eschew the space-age …

The Monroe Doctrine Revival

No other great powers will be allowed in Latin America, and liberal democracy is the only political system allowed in the region (or, in practice, no …

The Military's Greatest Enemy Isn't Russia or China

<i>A wise man once pointed out that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view. Relative to the 1970s and 1980s, the United</i> …

United States

15 Favorite Interview Questions to Completely Disarm Job Candidates (in a Really Good Way)

We asked readers for their favorite interview questions -- and we weren't disappointed.<p>Maybe your favorite interview question is one of the most common interview questions. Maybe it's one of the most common behavioral interview questions. Or maybe you have a less conventional interview question you …

This Renowned Wharton Professor's Best Leadership Advice: For the Love of God, Stop Brainstorming

Superstar leadership expert Adam Grant identifies the most important evidence-based truths to apply to your business today.<p>Leadership is not mysterious. If you understand how people and organizations behave, you'll have a pretty good idea how to maximize the performance of both. Fortunately, we're …

Regain Emotional Control with This Powerful, Explicit Quote

One bad business interaction can spiral into a day of frustration. This funny quote from a classic Elmore Leonard character will help you recover quickly<p>It's frustrating to feel yourself losing your temper, especially if things seem to be building up as the day goes on. The problem is that we have …

North Korean Defector Destroys Narrative on Kim Jong Un's Sister After Media's Stunning Coverage

The media has given Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong, plenty of press coverage at the Olympics, even comparing her to Ivanka Trump. Headlines have …

Images from military parade show rare glimpse of North Korean nuclear arsenal

1 of 9<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and his wife Ri Sol Ju arrive at a military parade in Pyongyang on Feb. 8, 2018. The North held the …

Kim Yo-jong gets place at the table at inter-Korean summit: What we know about Kim Jong-un's sister

Kim Jong-u's younger sister took a prominent place at the negotiating table for the first North-South Korea summit in more than a decade, cementing her public role as Kim's closest confidante and possibly the second-most powerful figure in his ruling regime.<p>Kim Yo-yong, believed to be 30 years old, …

Amazon adds a new Prime benefit: Free Whole Foods delivery in two hours

By Abha Bhattarai<p>, Business Reporter<p>Amazon has begun delivering Whole Foods groceries — including meat, produce and alcohol — free and within two hours to Prime subscribers in four U.S. cities, bringing a new level of competition to the already booming food-delivery business.<p>The service is …

eCommerce

A Groundbreaking Study of 5,000 Top Performers Identifies 3 Tactics Used by Great Communicators

A five-year study by an influential UC Berkeley business professor reveals the communication secrets that separate great leaders from average ones.<p>In a groundbreaking study of 5,000 successful employees and managers over a five-year period, UC Berkeley management professor Morten T. Hansen found …

Finding Your Preferred Leadership Style Will Make You a Better Leader. Here's How

Which leadership style does your team need from you?<p>We all have things we do well. We all have things we prefer. In fact, every so often someone writes a book about finding your inner strength and exploiting it. This might help some folks, but it's just about the worst advice you can give anyone …

Does Your Firm See You as a High Potential?

<b>Jay Conger,</b> a leadership professor at Claremont McKenna College, goes behind the scenes to show how you can get on, and stay on, your company’s fast track. He demystifies how companies (often very secretly) develop and update their list of high-potential employees. And he discusses five critical “X …