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The Explainer: How Management Teams Can Have a Good Fight

These six tactics create productive conflict with a focus on issues, not personalities.

Management

To Be More Creative, Schedule Your Breaks

Imagine that on a Friday afternoon, before leaving work to start your weekend, you are asked to solve two problems that require creative thinking. Do you:<p>Spend the first half of your time attempting the first problem and the second half of your time attempting the second<br>• Alternate between the two …

Creativity

What Creativity in Marketing Looks Like Today

What makes marketing creative? Is it more imagination or innovation? Is a creative marketer more artist or entrepreneur? Historically, the term “marketing creative” has been associated with the words and pictures that go into ad campaigns. But marketing, like other corporate functions, has become …

Marketing

How To Answer 'Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?'

It is a shame that so many job interviewers treat a job interview as an interrogation rather than the friendly and human conversation it should be.<p>Poorly-trained interviewers not only ask intrusive and inappropriate questions of job-seekers but they also have a knack for making every question sound …

Career Development

The 20 best books of the year, according to readers

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Book recommendation sharing website Goodreads just released its 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards, the only major book awards chosen by readers …

Hot chocolate with a twist: The most indulgent cocoa recipe in the world

Rarely is an excuse needed to eat chocolate, but since Chocolate Week begins on Monday it seems fitting to enjoy an extra square (or bar) in celebration.<p>‘National awareness’ dates have been dissed here before, but seven days dedicated to the pioneering work of chocolatiers and fairer cocoa-trading …

6 Useful Psychology Tricks to Think More Positively

Ever heard of reframing? It's the greatest thing since sliced bread. Try it.<p>Do you ever hear that voice inside your head tell you things like:<p>"I screwed up again. I'm worthless."<br>"I can't do this. I was never able to do it. It's not going to work now."<br>"I am nothing compared to those …

Self-help

After watching over 100 TED talks, these are the insights that have stuck with me most

Watch one TED talk, and you have a factoid to share with a friend at a bar.<p>Watch over 100 TED talks across several years — as I have, obsessively — and you begin to think a little differently about the world.<p>Not every talk is awe-inspiring or illuminating, but the best ones have changed how I think …

6 Easy Steps to Build Your Personal Brand

Want to advance your career or build a more successful startup? Start investing in your personal brand.<p>"You, my friend, are a brand."<p>That's a line from Barry Feldman in a post drawing comparisons between major corporations, cartoon characters, and personal brands.<p>We often think of a "brand" as the …

Marketing

A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

Confusion over Implementation of New Food Safety Law at Provincial Level in China

It has been almost a year since the implementation of China’s new Food Safety Law. The law is said to be the “strictest law” in history, aimed at …

How job recruiters screen you on LinkedIn

There are over 433 million users on LinkedIn and many of them — though not all — are probably competing for the same jobs. Investors have scored big …

Employment

Mother's Day Brunch: 15 Recipes That Will Wow Mom

If you really want to show Mom how much you love her, skip the crowded restaurants and make her a homemade brunch instead. From Blueberry Pancakes to Sausage Bread Pudding, all of these recipes are perfect for pampering the special moms in your life.<p><b>1. Blueberry Pancakes with Maple Blueberry …

12 Habits Of Genuine People

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than …

Emotional Intelligence

London's most unusual brunches

Fancy quinoa waffles, bacon naan or unlimited milkshakes for breakfast? We reveal London's quirkiest - and best - brunch spots. Come hungry...<p>Whether you're tucking into towers of pancakes, lashings of Hollandaise sauce or trusty fry-up, there’s nothing a good brunch can’t solve. If you’re bored of …

A Psychologist Shares The Secret To Dealing With Difficult People

We've all been there. These situations don't happen a lot (thank god) but we all feel helpless when they do. And because they're rare we don't ever seem to get better at handling them.<p>Problem is, these moments are often critical because they're usually with people we care about.<p>What's the best way …

Ten Good Reasons To Quit Your Job

It is important for every working person to remember that human beings have a tendency to develop inertia. Once we have a job, we make excuses to keep the job. We don’t want to go through the hassle of changing jobs, but the funny thing is that going through that hassle is what grows your …

Amelia Freer: how to eat your way to younger-looking skin

If you want to reduce wrinkles, redness or dryness, and achieve a healthy, glowing complexion, there’s a way to do it just by filling your fridge.<p>The skin is the largest organ of the body, consisting of billions of cells that are constantly regenerating, so eating in a way that helps to protect …

This Raspberry Mint Tequila Cocktail Is A Cinco de Mayo Smash!

<i>This raspberry mint tequila smash will brighten up your party in a major way. Upgrade your go-to tequila drink to this fruity, minty, super simple version!</i><p>Let’s have a truth talk for a moment. We are all getting older, and life isn’t always all fun and games. There are plenty of pros to growing up …

Microsoft wants to connect all your favorite apps with Flow

There are so many different apps, programs and services we use on a daily basis, or even a minute-by-minute basis. Navigating through all those …

11 TED Talks that will help you strengthen your relationships

Relationships also come in all sizes and colors — there are romantic relationships, work relationships, and friendships, just to name a few.<p>Regardless of what kind of relationship you want to strengthen, each is fundamentally similar to the next in a number of ways.<p>In all healthy relationships, we …

Upside Down

Follow<p>Upside Down<p>The 2014 August edition of FUSSmag. Theme is "Upside Down". Cover by photographer Tina Picard.<p>Upside Down<p>The 2014 August edition of …

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18 Cool Color Blocked Buildings

Sunday’s a good day for eye candy, don’t you think? Assuming you already read the title of this post, no we’re not about to post 18 photos of Ryan Gosling looking awesome. We are, however, here to serve up a whole bunch of outrageously colorful buildings from all over the world. Color block month …

Stylish summer dresses on the streets of London

On 9 July 2013 the temperature reached 27C in central London. I went out in the late afternoon looking for women wearing summer dresses. This is what …

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Lashes In Every Color! We Love It!

Reading all about colored mascaras in James Vincent's last Building Your Kit story got us thinking more about super-bright lashes. Blues, greens, …