Colin Swai

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5 Powerfully Essential Questions Every Leader Should Always Ask Themselves (and Their Team Too)

The best leaders reach out to their people for clarity and positive changes. These questions are a great way to begin that conversation.<p>Anyone who owns a business is aware that there are thousands of books and opinions out there regarding how to help make your business become successful. Management …

Leadership

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe’s fiery statement about Sessions’s decision to fire him

“I am being singled out and treated this way because of the role I played ... in the aftermath of the firing of James Comey.”<p>Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has been in the news a lot over the past two years, most recently for being fired by the Trump administration right on the eve of his …

Best Buy's CEO says he uses 5 criteria to decide whether someone's a leader

Best Buy's CEO has five criteria to determine whether someone is a leader.<p>"I've spelled out the five 'be's of leadership," CEO and chairman Hubert Joly told Business Insider. "I think it resonates with what we're trying to do."<p>Joly has led Best Buy's turnaround efforts since taking on the role of …

Leadership

FBI Special Agent in Charge Who Has Testified in Front of Nunes Responds to Biggest Claims in Memo

FBI Special Agent in Charge Frank Montoya Jr. spent more than 25 years in the FBI, retiring in September 2016.<p>During his time in the FBI, he filled a …

Donald Trump

'I had a cough - in a few days I'm told it is cancer and without treatment, I will be dead in three months'

<b>These columns were written by Sue Margolis for the Telegraph last year with the idea that she would chronicle her cancer journey in a regular series for the newspaper. Unfortunately, Sue became too ill to continue writing for us, but her first five columns are published below…</b><p><b>Column 1: The</b> …

Medicine

Carillion collapse: UK government to back £100m loan for struggling contractors

The failed construction giant managed projects from rebuilding Battersea Power Station to cleaning prisons.<p>Carillion contractors will be able to …

How To Manage The Four Strong Personalities You See In Meetings

We’ve all got our quirks, and most of us bring strengths and some weaknesses to the teams to which we belong. But there are four strong personalities that stand out for their ability, both positively and negatively, to impact team dynamics, especially when it comes to meetings.<p>There are the</b> …

Leadership

Want a Better Relationship with Your Staff? Ask Them this 1 Simple Question | Inc.com

Meeting regularly with your employees one-on-one is an easy way to increase productivity and engagement. During this time, you're building your relationship and increasing mutual understanding of the work at hand, expectations, and the employee's needs. At least, ideally.<p>Most often in these …

Employee Engagement

South Africa, Ghana summon US diplomats after Trump remark

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A growing number of nations are summoning US diplomats in the wake of President Donald Trump's "shithole" remark.<p>Top US diplomats in South Africa and Ghana were called on to meet with those governments, Undersecretary of State Steven Goldstein told CNN. Haiti, Botswana and …

Donald Trump

3 Sets Per Exercise Is Killing Your Gains!

Today I’m going to teach you something that’s going to turn your world upside-down. In fact, the majority of you are probably not going to like it …

20-Minute Core and Cardio Workout

You've only got a few days left in this Challenge—and there's no stopping you now! Today's workout involves some quick and explosive movements—namely …

Report: Liverpool closing in on stunning free transfer for Leon Goretzka

Liverpool are closing in on the signing of Leon Goretzka according to reports in Germany.<p>Goretzka has been likened to Michael Ballack and is …

Soccer

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

Want To Know What Your Coworkers Really Think About You? Ask These 2 Questions | Inc.com

As a leader, it can be hard to get an honest pulse on what your team thinks about you.<p>On the one hand, employees (often rightfully) believe that telling you about your negative traits will impact their career. While on the other side, it's incredibly difficult for us to see ourselves through …

Leadership

It's Not Magic: You Can Have Amazing Executive Presence | Inc.com

You're smart. You're educated. You have a resume packed with accomplishments. But you're not getting ahead.<p>As an executive coach, I often hear similar frustrations from many of my clients around the world. These leaders are ready to move up in their careers and yet promotions routinely pass them …

Leadership

Tony Blair: ‘The whole country has been pulled into this Tory psychodrama over Europe’

The last time I met Tony Blair in person, I got quite a shock. It was two years after he had left Downing Street, and the former prime minister resembled nothing so much as Francis Maude done up as a drag queen. Plucked and buffed, caked in makeup, his whole face gurned and twitched, the eyebrows …

Downing Street

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

UC Berkeley

5 Fast Bodyweight Workouts For Weight Loss

NO TIME? NO problem. These fast-paced bodyweight workouts will torch tons of calories and fat — and build muscle — in no time (and with no machines …

The Workout That Teaches You How to Do a Split

You don't have to be a gymnast or a yogi to do a split. These stretches and exercises help you prime your body so you can build up to doing the full …

The best bodyweight exercises for your back

1. Neutral-grip chinups<p><b>How to:</b> Begin in a hanging position with hands facing each other. Focus on pulling the shoulder blades together and down as …

8 Standout Traits Every Interviewer Wants You to Demonstrate | Inc.com

<i>What are some green flags in a job interview? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Mario Peshev, CEO of DevriX and SME Digital Consultant, on Quora:</b><p><b>What are some green flags in a job</b> …

Employment

Want to Improve Your Leadership in 2018? Get Rid of Any of These 5 Terrible Habits | Inc.com

It's December. Do you have a sense of what you'd like to improve upon in your leadership role? Whatever you decide, it may take some humble pie because one true act of leadership involves accepting honest feedback. How are you in <i>that</i> department?<p>Leadership is an evolutionary journey pointing you …

Leadership

How to Be a Great Leader, According to 4-Star General and Former CIA Boss David Petraeus

Step 1: Be curious.<p><i>Gen. David Petraeus is a retired four-star general and former director of the CIA. He is currently chairman of the KKR Global</i> …

Why Trust Is Important to the Team, and the Prerequisites for It | Inc.com

Creative and collaborative teamwork will only take place if there is a high level of trust among team members. Trust allows members of the team to do three things that produce true collaboration.<p>The first is to be vulnerable with each other, ask stupid questions, and propose stupid ideas. Without …

Leadership

Facebook Is 'Ripping Apart' Society, Former Executive Warns

Last month, former Facebook president Sean Parker expressed fears over what the social network is “doing to our children’s brains.” It was developed …

13 Things Mentally Strong Leaders Don't Do | Inc.com

My fifteen years as a psychotherapist taught me about mental strength and the resilience of the human spirit. I saw countless people bounce back from overwhelming adversity and beat the odds.<p>One of the biggest lessons I learned about mentally strong people was that their resilience had less to do …

Self-help

Flight MH370 didn’t just "disappear": Historian suggests mystery was first case of remote skyjacking and 'was diverted to prevent delivery of secret cargo to China'

It is a mystery that has yet to be solved.<p>How did a plane carrying 239 passengers on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, suddenly and inexplicably …

How to win an argument, even when you're wrong

I taught him a technique that I have found incredibly powerful. So powerful, you can even use it to great effect, with evil intent.<p>I'm not suggesting that you'd do this, but I do love a good debate. It's possible there may have been times, at a dinner party or two, where I've used this approach to …

Background check chief has 'never seen' mistakes and omissions at level of Jared Kushner forms

<b>(CNN) —</b> The head of a government bureau responsible for clearing background checks told lawmakers Wednesday he has "never seen that level of mistakes" when asked about numerous omissions in Jared Kushner's security clearance application.<p>Charles Phalen, the director of the National Background …

Donald Trump

Want to Be a Better Leader? Ask Your Employees These 3 Questions | Inc.com

From professors to managers to mentors, I've had the opportunity to be inspired by some great leaders so far in my somewhat short professional life.<p>When thinking about what they have in common, it's easy for me to come up with some shared characteristics. They were all supportive, encouraging, …

Leadership