Lydia Campos

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How To Hire And Develop A Team of A-Players

A lot of businesses struggle to fill their team with A-players. Most teams only have one or two of these top performers. The rest are B- or C-players – and that’s where the business gets held back.<p>Create an environment that not only attracts A-players but also encourages them to thrive. Here’s how …

Screw The Golden Rule: Managers, Do Not Treat Employees The Way You'd Like To Be Treated. Here's Why

Here's why the old adage "Treat others the way you want to be treated" doesn't work when managing a team.<p>"Treat others the way you'd like to be treated."<p>This is The Golden Rule we all learned growing up. As a manager or CEO in a company, you'd think it would make sense to follow it too. Managers …

Employment

Having This 1 Trait Will Make You Likable (but Less Influential)

It helps to be liked, but too much can backfire.<p>All decent leaders wrestle -- at least a little -- with the notion of wanting to be both respected and liked. It's human nature. Great leaders, however, know that execution, getting the job done, and done well, is vastly more important than popularity.<p>…

Leadership

Want to Be a Mentally Tough Leader? Develop These 6 Habits

Mental toughness leads to a more effective leader and person.<p>Mentally strong individuals are also some of the best leaders. Not because of a specific style, but because the traits of a mentally strong individual are transferable across multiple spectrums of life.<p>When it comes to leadership, it can …

Self-improvement

Want to Become a Better Leader? Start Graciously Offering and Accepting Feedback

If giving and receiving feedback is such a critical part of a leader's job, how come so many are bad at it?<p>While it's said that thoughtful feedback is a gift, most people don't see it that way. In fact, many try to avoid it--and most won't ask for it.<p>For this reason, leaders must deliver feedback …

workimprovement

5 Ways to Develop Young Talent into Future CEOs

Young talent is the future of your company. Pay attention.<p>There's no magic formula to develop and keep young talent. Despite what you've read, not all college grads expect six-figure salaries and unlimited vacation straight out of the gate. Many are prepared to work hard and advance their career …

Leadership

We're finally going to explain Airdrop to you, so listen up

You've definitely seen the Airdrop icon on your iPhone or iPad. You've probably heard a friend offer to Airdrop something to someone else.<p>But do you …

Text Messaging

Chicken Tinga

Ingredients<p>No-Stick Cooking Spray<br>• 1-1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs<br>• 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt<br>• 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion<br>• 1 can (14.5 oz …

How to use AirDrop for instant file sharing

AirDrop, Apple’s built-in sharing feature, lets you beam pretty much anything between any Apple devices. You can use it to share photos, videos, URLS, documents, snippets of text — in short, anything that can be shared using the standard “sharing arrow” icon is fair game for AirDrop.<p>AirDrop really …

Hit Refresh With These Tech Essentials For Fall

Whether you're going off to college for the first time, returning for grad school, or just looking for a fall upgrade, there's one thing to keep in …

Gear & Gadgets

proKeyboard, New app for Professional iPad Users

SPONSORED POST<p>Prokeyboard it’s a complete multilingual typing keyboard. It has many features designed specifically for iPad intensive professional users like:<p>– Advanced gestures for faster typing.<p>– Thesaurus to improve your writing.<p>– A complete math keyboard with symbols, a big numpad, subscripts, …

Apple Store

$17K Tiny House

LinkTired of paying rent and saddled with tuition fees, David and Catherine decided to build their own house. They built it around two amenities – a …

How to Move the Cursor Using Trackpad Mode

With the new iPad just released, I expect that we will have some first-time iPad users stopping by looking for help with their new devices. Also, some of you who may be upgrading from an iPad 2 or 3, or an original iPad Mini may find some of the tablet features in the latest version of iOS …

iPad Mini

Cool Things: PaperLike Screen Cover for the iPad Pro

A recent Kickstarter campaign caught my eye that I thought might be of interest to several of our readers. The PaperLike screen cover from Jan Sapper is exactly what it sounds like- a simple screen protector-like cover for both models of iPad Pro. It is made of a proprietary film that gives the …

IPad Pro

Deals: Private Internet Access VPN- 2 Year Subscription

Internet security has never been more important and more prevalent than right now, as seemingly every day brings us fresh reports of new security breaches, cyber-attacks, and unpatched exploits. We also continue to be bombarded with stories of user tracking by ISPs, advertisers, Google, Facebook, …

Deals: GorillaPower 5-Port USB & Power Dock

A world of computers and gadgets has one unpleasant side-effect- a world of cables cluttering up your life. All of those devices have to have power and be charged. The price of wireless accessories is that now, even our keyboards, mice, headphones, and headsets have to be charged, as well. I know …

iPhone 8 may not be as expensive as predicted

The next iPhone Apple unveils may not prove as expensive as some have speculated, according to a new research note from investment firm UBS.<p>Early rumors for the iPhone 8 claimed it will cost upward of $1,000. However, UBS analyst Steve Milunovich says the real price tag will most likely be a lot …

Mobile Technology

Sonos Playbase home theater speaker is skinny but can make a noise [Review]

Best List: Playbase home theater speaker by Sonos<p>As TVs get flatter, their sound gets worse. Enter Sonos’ latest home theater speaker, the $699 Playbase, a thin and flat home theater/streaming music system designed to sit underneath your TV.<p>Like the TV above it, the Playbase is thin, but it packs a …

Audiophile

Western Union lets you use Apple Pay to send money

Western Union has announced that users of its mobile app can now use Apple Pay to make mobile money transfers.<p>In a move that makes sending money from your account to another person’s as quick and easy as the touch of a finger on your Touch ID sensor, Western Union has expanded its Apple Pay …

FinTech

Gorgeous keyboard brings the typewriter feel to Mac and iOS

Still miss the deafening clunk and iconic design of an old typewriter? You can bring it back with Penna, a gorgeous retro keyboard for Mac and iOS.<p>Packed with Cherry key switches for a firm click, a macro bar for frequent shortcuts, and up to six months of use on just two AA batteries, it’s the …

Handy

Get Apple’s new video app Clips and go crazy

Apple’s new app Clips finally arrived on the App Store today, bringing iPhone and iPad owners an all-new way to make fun and silly videos that are perfect for social networks.<p>Clips lets users combine video clips, photos and music into short videos that can be up to an hour long. You can also add …

Flip-Down Breakfast Toaster

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day — and what better way to enjoy it than as a sandwich. The Frankenstein-esque Flip-Down …

Breakfast

When should I upgrade my HDMI cables?

There's a new cable and connection standard called HDMI 2.1 and it includes new high-bandwidth cables called "48G." If you're buying a new TV or other gear, do you need to upgrade your current HDMI cables too?<p>For the vast majority of you readers, the answer is no.<p>Below is a list of potential …

How to install Kodi on an Amazon Fire TV Stick

Amazon's Fire TV Stick is really cheap, really easy to use and delivers a ton of content to any TV. That's why it's so popular. But it's also a small …

Ronda Rousey deserves credit, even if the sport she built has left her in the dust

The lazy thing to do is call Ronda Rousey nothing but a fraud, nothing but a marketing creation, nothing but a Dana White illusion to sell …

Tapping and Typing

I wrote a few weeks ago that I was going to stop carrying the iPad Pro and Smart Keyboard everyday, and I’ve been following through on that. I also carry a laptop to and from work, and the combination of the two devices is more than a 15″ MacBook Pro and charger.<p>I have been trying to do a better …

IPad Pro

Using the iPad Pro Without the Smart Keyboard

As an update to my previous post on everyday carry, I have been leaving the Smart Keyboard at home and bringing just the iPad Pro around with me. I thought that I’d get into the habit of bringing a stand around with me, but it had felt like just one more thing to bring around. So for the past few …

IPad Pro

Quick Look: Gmail for iPad

I really like the default Mail app on the iPad. I think it’s a great example of what a good iPad Pro app should be. It supports a lot of different keyboard shortcuts, has a cool three-pane panel for extra context in landscape mode, but also still respects the concepts of margins for easy reading on …

Apps

How to enable Safari Split View in iOS 10

At WWDC last month we got our first glimpse of what Apple has planned for iOS 10 on the iPad. There will most likely be additional changes and unannounced features saved for when it’s released to the public. Having said that, the most notable new addition to iOS 10 on the iPad has to be Safari …

Operating Systems

How to use Microsoft OneNote to organise your minutes, memos and more

You might already have OneNote, but you might have never used it. Here's how to use it to organise your minutes, memos and more.<p>Despite OneNote's …

Software