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5 Questions Truly Exceptional Bosses Ask Their Employees

Why performance evaluations suck.<p>Performance reviews suck. Why?<p>Well, doing these reviews is like trying to drive forward, while keeping your eyes trained on your rear view mirror. You won't get anywhere. And you might just get into accidents!<p>Here's what I mean: you're hoping that your employees …

Employment

The 11 Steamiest International Movies on Netflix

One of the best things about Netflix is its superb collection of international shows and movies. Not only do subscribers have access to some of the …

Streaming

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

Glucomannan — A Weight Loss Supplement That Works

A lot of people need to lose weight.<p>Unfortunately, it is not always easy to achieve and long-term success is rare.<p>All sorts of things are claimed to …

Weight Loss

Netflix reveals the top 10 horror movies so scary viewers can't make it all the way through

Some of them may surprise you.<p><b>Update:</b> Want to know what films scare the hell out of UK Netflix viewers?<p>Over the weekend, the streaming service …

This 1 Type of Employee Behavior Can Ruin Your Culture. Here's What to Do About It

No one's got time for silent treatment.<p>Every company wants the secret to creating a harmonious culture and collaborative team. Unfortunately, it's not something that can be found on a resume or bribed with work perks. That 'je ne sais quoi' all comes down to one thing: effective communication.<p>So …

Self-help

19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

Employment

If Your Employees Can't Answer This 1 Simple Question, They're a Lot Less Productive Than You Think

Nothing is more powerful for tracking productivity than these 6 words.<p>Want to know a dirty little secret in business? Everyone loves being busy.<p>Don't believe me? Try walking into your office and asking all of your employees this one simple question:<p>"What results did you achieve today?"<p>More often …

Employment

Doing These 9 Things Make You Look Noticeably Insecure. Here's How to Stop

Job security as a leader is evasive enough--why would you chase away goodwill with insecurity? Here's how to avoid it.<p>Researchers at the University of Melbourne are one of many groups to have proven a very direct link between self-confidence and success. So why on earth would you broadcast to your …

Self-esteem

The real-life story behind Netflix horror film Veronica is pretty darn terrifying

Netflix’s latest horror movie Veronica is being touted as one of the scariest films of the year – and it gets even scarier when you realise it’s …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

You Can Carve Ina Garten's Zucchini Pancakes Recipe Onto My Tombstone

By Alyse Whitney<p>The world needs to know about these 5-ingredient veggie-packed pancakes.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the zucchini pancakes recipe that associate web editor Alyse Whitney just couldn't live</i> …

Cooking

This 1 Thing You Are Definitely Doing Daily Has Been Scientifically Proven to Damage Your Brain

Become a more empathetic and intelligent leader by taking up these four habits.<p>If I've written one story on multitasking, I've written at least ten. In fact I've penned whole chapters in books, led workshops and given speeches on the subject -- clearly, none of which has helped me beat back this …

University of London

The Differences Between Busy vs. Productive People

Are You a Busy Donkey or a Productive Unicorn?<p>The quest to being more effective at work has hatched misconceptions about what having a productive workday really means. It has also led most people into thinking that being busy is tantamount to being productive.<p>Here are some valuable insights into …

Time Management

This 1 Habit Will Make Your Sunday Less Stressful, And Your Monday More Productive

That's not such a difficult habit, is it?<p>People who don't make progress toward their goals all share 1 thing in common:<p>They never sit down and reflect on what <i>isn't</i> working.<p>Instead, unproductive (and often times stressed-out and unhappy) people stay caught in a vicious cycle of always looking to the …

Profit

Best TV series right now: our top 5

We absolutely adore <b>TV series</b>…how could we ever organize our week without them? In the latest years, we had the chance to discover so many quality …

Ranking The Best New Shows You Can Stream Online Right Now

You’ve got free time to kill, and you want to spend these rare moments with a TV show. But you have a ton of options on a handful of streaming platforms. In an era when keeping up with contemporary TV is beginning to feel more and more like homework, it’s about time there was a cheat …

Sorry Haters, ’Ugly Delicious’ Is Maddeningly Good

<i>This post originally appeared on February 23, 2018, in “Eat, Drink, Watch” — the weekly newsletter for people who want to order takeout and watch TV.</i> <i>Browse the archives</i> <i>and</i> <i>subscribe now</i><i>.</i><p>Welcome to the last weekend in February. I hope that you are not battling some ghastly cold or flu, and that …

Harvard Study Says This Is How Long You Should Wait to Respond to a Customer

It won't take even five minutes to do this.<p>You're probably losing at least a good chunk of your sales because of this. And it's right under your nose.<p>Here's the scenario I'm talking about: A customer calls you, and you respond two hours later. You might think that's not too bad, but I'm telling …

Employment

Annihilation is a stunning science fiction thriller from the director of Ex Machina

With clear parallels to Stalker and an outstanding, all-female lead cast, Annihilation ranks among great philosophical sci-fi.<p>“Almost none of us commit suicide. And almost all of us self-destruct,” Ventress (Jennifer Jason Leigh) tells biologist Lena (Natalie Portman) midway through Alex Garland’s …

You Guys Have To Watch The Maple Syrup Heist Documentary

Facts first: There’s a new documentary series on Netflix called <i>Dirty Money</i>. It comes from award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney (<i>Going Clear</i>, <i>Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room</i>, <i>Taxi to the Dark Side</i>, etc.) The first season contains six hour-long episodes, each helmed by a different director and each …

Alex Gibney

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Want Potential Customers to Remember You? Try One of These 6 Unusual Sales Tactics

These six approaches to sales conversations can refresh your selling style and improve your customer relationships.<p>One of my favorite things about sales is that you don't need to go to school to learn how to stand out from your competitors. Don't get me wrong--business school has lots of uses and …

Customers

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 …

Employment

Want to Know If Someone's Actually Qualified for the Job? Ask this 1 Question

Why asking about an applicant's work tools can reveal their job aptitude.<p>Back when I was a kid working on constructions sites in Boston with my Nonno (that's grandfather in Italian, by the way), he taught me the most important interview question you could ask an applicant. Nonno was an architect …

Employment

Oh Yes! The 10 Most Memorable Orgasms In Film History

Everyone who’s not watching movie with their parents or children loves a good sex scene. The lights are low, the actors are hot, and if it’s done …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

3 Actions Smart Entrepreneurs Never Take (and 5 They Do) | Inc.com

Far too many entrepreneurs confuse strategy with actions. And when founders use the wrong actions, it can lead to the wrong types of shortcuts. Not all actions support the strategy needed to take your business to the next level. As the business guru Michael Porter famously said, “The essence of …

Time Management

Altered Carbon Review: Netflix Spins Up A New Cyberpunk Masterpiece

A lot of the science fiction that's appeared on TV over the years isn't exactly what sci-fi fans would call "hardcore," from goofy procedurals with light futuristic elements to animated comedies like Rick and Morty. <i>Altered Carbon</i> doesn't have that problem.<p>Netflix's latest original show throws so …

Science Fiction

This 1 Interview Question Is All You Need to Find the Most Motivated Employees | Inc.com

One of the most important responsibilities leaders have is to hire great talent. The right people make all the difference for a company's performance. There is clearly a domino effect, great people tend to hire great people. If you strive to hire the best, your direct reports (the folks you hire) …

Employment