Deb Kind

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10 Wildly Successful People on How They View Failure

Whether you’re an author, an entrepreneur or a musician, the road to success is often paved with rejection and failure. The difference between those …

Motivation

The 9 startups that secretly run the Internet

But they can't be everywhere. And there are plenty of startups that help the web run smoothly, behind the scenes, in ways you don't even realize.<p>Here are the nine startups that keep the web running smoothly — and they're doing such a good job you don't even realize you're using them.

12 Easy Phrases to Massively Improve Your Leadership | Inc.com

Being a leader today is not about having followers who are waiting to be told what to do and how to do it. Successful leadership is about engaging and empowering people to do what they are capable of doing, and building confidence and trust in your team.<p>Communication is key; written or spoken, your …

Leadership

The One Quality A Leader Should Never Lack

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

These are 8 things Google looks for in a manager

The experiment didn't go down well and in the end failed. After only a few months, the engineering manager role was restored. It turns out that far from creating an unnecessary layer of bureaucracy, a good manager is actually key to a happy and productive team. Google's latest research, which they …

5 steps to standing out when you first meet a VC

I often ask entrepreneurs I’m meeting for the first time to imagine that our meeting just ended and it was a great success from their point of view. Then I ask, “What made this such a great meeting for you?”<p>It is a dependable way to guide a conversation to a meaningful outcome and lead …

Letter from Africa: Nigeria's disappearing storytellers

<b>In our series of letters from African journalists, Nigerian novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers if Nigerians are getting worse at writing good stories.</b><p>Last month, the judges of the $100,000 (£65,000) Nigeria Prize for Literature announced that there would be no winner for …

Adam Harrison: 'Thousand Skies' at George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles

In his most recent paintings, artist Adam Harrison explores the particular places he encounters in his everyday life. Working for periods of between four and six months, Harrison records both interiors scenes and cityscapes, documenting them with honesty and a journalistic approach. The resulting …

Tag: Bedrooms

Before & After: A French-Inflected Townhouse Renovation in Williamsburg, Brooklyn<p>by Alexa Hotz<p>Steal This Look: A Loft Bedroom with Colorful Accents …

Don’t ignore these 7 habits of highly effective entrepreneurs

I used to waste a lot of time when I worked as an employee of a company a couple of years ago. I used to reach office by 10 am, check emails, go to …

6 ​unusual ​habits of ​exceptionally ​creative ​people

I expend a huge amount of my time and energy writing books and articles and working to keep my company innovative. I've developed an obsession with some of history's most creative minds in the hope that I might learn some tricks to expand my own creative productivity.<p>Some of the things I've learned …

9 Business Books That Will Change Your Life Today

Knowledge is regarded as the only lasting competitive advantage. This is true for economies, countries, organizations and people. This is the reason, …

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