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How to Coach People Who Need to Lead But Don't Want To

Not every leader is comfortable in their position -- especially new leaders. In fact, a 2015 survey of 1,000 employees conducted by Saba Software and Workplace Trends found that only 11 percent of respondents aspire to C-level positions.<p>So, what happens when an employee who doesn’t want to lead …

Leadership

Forget learning to code: Every employee should know data analysis

“Learn to code.” Around the world, it has been a familiar refrain. And the world has duly learned.<p>Time was that the standard in-school computer education was little more than word processing, spreadsheets and some basic programming. When I taught at Cal Poly in the ’80s, undergrads all had to take …

Millennials vs Generation Z: What Employers Must Know (Infographic) - Small Business Trends

You’ve no doubt heard about Millennials (also known as Generation Y, born after 1980) for years now. But recent reports indicate a new generation …

75 Science Fiction and Fantasy Films To Look Out For In 2016

Is there anyway the movies of 2016 could live up to 2015? 2015 had S<i>tar Wars, Jurassic Park, Terminator</i> and <i>The Avengers</i>. 2016 has Batman, Superman, …

99 percent chance large earthquake strikes Los Angeles in next 3 years, study says

There is a 99.9 percent chance of a magnitude-5 or greater earthquake striking within three years in the greater Los Angeles area, where a similar sized temblor caused more than $12 million in damage last year, according to a study by NASA and university researchers.<p>The study released Tuesday was …

Los Angeles

100 Best Motivational Quotes to Inspire Anyone

Motivational and inspirational quotes can pick you up on a bad day and inspire you to even greater heights.<p>Need a little inspiration? Need a quick burst of self motivation?<p>Here you go:<p>"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." Henry David Thoreau<p>"If you are not willing …

Motivation

Until Dawn is like a scary and riveting interactive horror movie

<i>Editors note: This review has some minor story spoilers.</i><p>The new PlayStation 4 exclusive psychological horror game Until Dawn may go down as one of the finest collaborations of Hollywood and gaming.<p>Such collaborations have been tried for decades with underwhelming results, and this title could have …

Horror
The Walking Dead

The best superhero films of all time

<b>UPDATE:</b> the utterly fantastic Captain America: Civil War has been added to our list of the best superhero films of all time – read on to find out …

Comic Books

This Is the No. 1 Predictor of Career Success, According to Science

It has been over three years since Steve Jobs died.<p>Since then, books have been written and movies have been made.<p>Each has celebrated his legacy and …

Peer-Reviewed

How a ruthless workplace culture kills innovation

In a 2010 commencement speech at Princeton University, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said: “Cleverness is a gift, kindness is a choice. Gifts are easy — …

Princeton University

Kobe vs. Michael Going Head-to-Head Again ... On Some Dude's Calves

<b>Michael Jordan</b> or <b>Kobe Bryant</b> -- the epic GOAT debate can finally be settled thanks to some guy who LOVES basketball ... but makes poor decisions when …

Upcoming Superhero Movie Release Dates: From 2018 to 2022

Last Updated: April 5th There’s no denying that the most popular genre around these days is the superhero movie. Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight …

Comic Books

NFL Preseason 2015: Report Card Grades for All 1st-Round Rookies After Week 1

After months of preparation on their part and hype from everyone else, NFL rookies finally had the opportunity to take the field for live game action this past week as the league had its first of four full slates of preseason games for all 32 teams.<p>While the box scores of preseason outings are …

Football (U.S.)
Baseball

I read the 100 “best” fantasy and sci-fi novels - and they were shockingly offensive

Why are so many of NPR's list of best science fiction books so misogynistic, and why can't we move past our nostalgia for them?<p>When it comes to the …

Henry Cavill on the superhero curse: ‘You’d better look like Superman any time you get your kit off’

The actor is self-critical about what he sees under the cape. For now, though, he has swapped that uniform for the slick suits of The Man from UNCLE<p>For the first decade of this century, Henry Cavill occupied the least coveted role in movies: Hollywood’s nearly man. He had lost out on a run of …

Comic Books

6. Ghost Rider

Nicolas Cage stars as a man whose head catches fire, turns into a burning skull and gives him superpowers while he rides about on a motorcycle which …

Ghost Rider

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The CPI 260 assessment is an excellent tool for providing the foundation to build a coaching relationship based on empirical data. For executives and …

People with this type of personality are more likely to become entrepreneurs

Science suggests there’s one personality type that’s more likely to ditch the corporate structure and work for themselves.<p>A new report from Truity …

World Economic Forum

Leonardo DiCaprio to Play America’s Most Famously Prolific Serial Killer for Martin Scorsese

Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, and Jeffrey Dahmer are all notorious names in America’s history. But if it’s gruesome murder sprees <i>and</i> style you want, then the U.S. serial killer for you is H.H. Holmes, the chilling subject of <b>Erik Larson’s</b> best-selling 2003 book, <i>The Devil in the White City: Murder,</i> …

Martin Scorsese

How Tim Burton's 'Batman' Ruined Super Hero Movies

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>The 1989 <i>Batman</i> was one of the biggest films of my childhood. Aside from my personal resonance, it launched a huge boom in …

8 tips for managing people who are smarter than you

by Rebecca Knight<p>Getting promoted to a job that includes responsibility for areas outside your domain can be downright terrifying. Your employees may …

12 Enjoyable Steps to a More Balanced Life

We tend to go over to the extremes in our search for more pleasure, when instead we should be looking for more balance if we want to live a happier …

101 KickAss Motivational Quotes To Get Your Employees Pumped Up — Prisoner Of Class

When do you need Motivational Quotes For Employees?<p>Your last product launch was a disaster, and the media is on your back. There are reports that …

Motivation