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This Company Spent 300,000 Hours a Year in Pointless Meetings

Meetings are necessary -- but a calendar jammed full of them is not.<p>300,000 hours in one year. Reporters examined one large company's weekly executive committee meeting and found people spent that much time supporting it. Note that I said "supporting."<p>That is more than 34 years' worth of labor -- …

Time Management

6 Questions Great Leaders Ask Their Teams

It’s humbling to ask questions. After all, the moment that you ask a question is the moment you reveal what you don’t know. To some, asking questions is a death-blow to their ego, while to others, it’s a stepping stone to clarity. In fact, during research for their book The Innovator’s DNA, the …

Innovation

10 Apps That Will Help You Sleep Better

We've all heard it before — the general rule of thumb is that a good night's sleep consists of about seven to eight hours. But with late-night work, …

How gorgeous is this ladybug bejeweled with dew? Image by Alejandro Ferrer Ruiz.

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El Bufadero en Invierno 3

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Burn Fat Without Touching A Weight Men's Fitness

If you’re reading this, we’ll assume you’re already doing the basic things you need to in order to lose fat. Hopefully, these include lifting …

Fitness

Your Voice Will Control The Future

<i>Why Amazon and its competitors will soon want to listen to your every word.</i><p>Google acquired Nest for billions, then Facebook spent several more billion on Oculus VR. We’re only a few months in to 2014 and already billions have been spent by some of the world’s largest digital players, each of these …

The Lost Empire that Ruled the Silk Road

Today, the city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan is relatively remote, known mostly for its magnificent medieval ruins. But over a millennium ago, it was …

Ancient History

Facebook's News Feed: What Changed and Why

As Winston Churchill once said, “to improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often." It's a maxim Facebook seems to have adopted …