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Dynamic Interiors Showcased by Three-Level “R House” Overlooking Barcelona

<b>Artigas Arquitectes</b> completed the design of <b>R House</b>, a private residence with a clean modern architecture located in Barcelona, Spain. According to …

Creating value from change

There is a steadily increasing focus within organisations on managing change and maximising the opportunities change is supposed to generate through …

In-wall wiring guide for home A/V

Crutchfield advisor Norm has worked on hundreds of whole-house wiring jobs.<p>This guide will help you save money by doing your own small-scale in-wall …

If you're struggling to find motivation at work, this may help

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

How a Lean CEO Thinks and Why You Should Too

<i>The Lean CEO</i> by Jacob Stoller gets to the thinking behind why Lean management works. I think "Lean" is a poor moniker to give the approach. It tends …

Project Management

20 Quotes on How Your Business Must Change by 2020

Business will change by 2020. Will you be ready?<p>If your business isn't ready to change by 2020, you might as well step aside and let others take over your market segment. That's the basic sentiment in these hand-picked quotes about how to embrace change over the next five years. Which one resonates …

The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

Pope Francis has made no secret of his intention to radically reform the administrative structures of the Catholic church, which he regards as insular, imperious, and bureaucratic. He understands that in a hyper-kinetic world, inward-looking and self-obsessed leaders are a liability.<p>Last year, just …

Casa Sulla Morella, Castelnovo Sotto, Italy by Andrea Oliva Architects. (Photography: Kai-Uwe Schulte-Bunert)

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How Great Leaders Motivate Their Teams

Human beings all deeply want to believe in <i>something</i>. It’s in our basic human nature. If you want to motivate your employees and attract customers and investors with ease, one of the most vital things you can do is give them a “why” to believe in.<p>There is a fascinating study done by Dr. Adam Grant …

How To Deal With A Bully Boss

You go on a job interview and you spend an hour with a person. That might be all the time you get with a person before you have to decide whether or not to work for him or her.<p>Some people can be lovely and charming at the job interview, then morph into abusive monsters once you have the job. Some …

The Question Every CEO Should Ask The Company's HR Leader

What do CEOs and their HR chiefs talk about? With luck, they talk about everything — about hiring, and the state of the organization, and upcoming events. I hope they talk about who’s getting promoted and who’s leaving and what’s new and how the team is holding up.<p>There’s one question every CEO …

The Workplace

Why Just About Every Single Head of Innovation -- Including Me -- Should Be Fired

<i>Hint: No matter how aggressive we are being, we aren’t being aggressive enough.</i><p>I wasn’t being hyperbolic with that headline.<p>Most innovation officers are brought in to shake things up, and just about all of them are not aggressive enough.<p>Let me give you a representative example, and then I’ll talk …

Leadership

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

Top 10 Ways to Take Your Leadership From Good to Great

Anyone can become a better leader by adopting some simple, but very effective, habits.<p>There are a lot of really good leaders out there in the world, but there are relatively few who are truly great. Great leaders are hard to find, but the good news is that any leader can become better and more …

10 Craziest Buildings under construction right now

These countries are under construction building – a sign that the future is near, and it will be very high and covered with glass. Do not believe …

New Leadership Choices: Are You the Leader This Moment Requires?

As if your job wasn't difficult already -- it truly is! -- you oversee yesterday's crumbling management pillars, and your job is to transition into a new and historic future.<p>Wow. Either you are a glutton for punishment or you are already my hero! Well, with great responsibility come great …

51 Great Links for Leaders, Readers, and Creatives – February 7, 2015

First of all, my favorite story I’ve read this week can save your life!!How to Develop the Situational Awareness of Jason Bourne, from The Art of …

Social Media

5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families in the Caribbean

Whether you're a family of three or of five, with toddlers or with teens, these five best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts promise carefree good times in a natural paradise with unbridled fun under the sun for the whole family. Above and beyond delicious cuisine and decadent spa treatments, each of …

Dominican Republic

Humility: The Secret To Confident Leadership

Successful entrepreneurs must consistently focus on improving and promoting themselves and their companies. Personal motivation, individual sacrifice, and self-promotion are necessary and important components to moving a business forward. But once the herculean task of creating a business has been …

Entrepreneurship

3 Easy Steps To Rule Your Industry: Be Like Apple, Google, Starbucks

The ability to change customer behavior is the highest achievement of any company. And it’s the one that pays off the most.<p>In fact, it’s the very definition of market leadership. Here’s how you can rule your industry: By changing how people do things.<p>With three brief case studies, I’ll show you how …

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