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Here’s the difference between leading and managing a team

<b>What’s the difference between leading and managing a team?</b><p>It takes great leaders and talent to grow a successful company. One of the best …

Leadership

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

Ten Signs Your Boss Is A Manager -- But Not A Leader

A simple way to answer the question “What’s the difference between managing and leading?” is this:<p>Managing people means watching them to make sure they do what they’re supposed to do.<p>The concept of traditional supervision is rooted in the fear that working people will misbehave or make mistakes if …

Profit

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

AR and VR Highlights from Augmented World Expo (AWE) 2018 - ExtremeTech

By on June 4, 2018 at 9:20 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The ninth …

Best portable mini Bluetooth speakers (2018 edition)

We reviewed Divoom's original Voombox Outdoor and thought it was pretty good for $100. Now the Voombox Outdoor 2 sells for $60 (£40) online and plays very loud for its small size, though it can distort at higher volumes. See pricing for Voombox Outdoor 2 on Amazon .<p>Published: Caption:David …

Gear & Gadgets

What Every Leader Needs to Know About the Rule of 7

Leaders need to shift their management approach as their teams grow.<p>I've written before about the importance of corporate culture, how to define it, and how to enforce it to help your company reach peak performance. Culture is the line a group draws that separates the behaviors they stand for, …

Management

Sengled’s dimmable LED light bulb packs a JBL Bluetooth speaker for $15 (50% off)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Sengled USA (99% positive feedback all-time) via Amazon offers its Solo Dimmable A19 LED Light Bulb with built-in JBL Bluetooth …

JBL Go 2 review: A mini Bluetooth speaker that offers maximum portability - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The JBL Go 2 is a very small wireless speaker that fits in a pocket and sounds decent enough for its tiny size. Its design and sound have improved from the original and it's now fully waterproof. Plus, it has speakerphone capabilities.<p><b>The Bad</b> It doesn't have all that much bass and its …

Gear & Gadgets

Bose Noise-Masking Sleepbuds to be officially unveiled at special press event next month

Bose took to crowdfunding site Indiegogo late last year in a somewhat odd move for the iconic audio company. It was looking for testers on a new set of Noise-Masking Sleepbuds designed to help you, as the name suggests, get a better night’s rest. In fact, the company ended up selling about 3,000 …

Grab the world's first on-the-go Spotify player at its lowest price yet

Whoever said that history repeats itself was seriously onto something. In the past couple of years, we've seen the resurgence of things we've enjoyed …

12 Hiking Destinations You'll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

The best travel advice always comes from people with firsthand experience—and that's especially true when it comes to hiking trips. When you're going …

4 Qualities of Good Parents

Studies show that good parents are those who consistently support their children. In addition, good parents would probably agree that raising …

Google Assistant routines: Everything you need to know

The dream of living in a futuristic smart home where you can control everything with just your voice within reach, thanks to Google Assistant and …

Sennheiser’s CX Sport in-ears are tough enough to keep up with your daily run

True wireless earbuds might be great for some things, but if you’ve ever tried a pair, you’ve probably noticed that they aren’t ideal for your daily …

OnePlus’ Bullets Wireless headphones don’t tangle and can fast-charge

Not ‘truly’ wireless earbuds, but they look great<p>OnePlus is accompanying its new phone launch today by also releasing its first pair of wireless headphones, called the Bullets Wireless. Yes, they support USB-C fast charging, are Google Assistant-integrated, weather-resistant, and use the AptX codec …

This amazing fabric can change its color on demand

Fashion and textiles may be among the last places you’d expect to see innovation. But college researchers in Florida have figured out a revolutionary fabric that can alter its color with a mild change in temperature.<p>Now fashion designers will be able to modify your handbag or scarf to match the …

The new Battery Shell from Mission Accessories makes your Amazon Echo 2 portable

With the announcement of the SKY Battery Base from Ninety7 and now the Battery Shell from Mission, it is clear that companies see an opportunity to improve the experience of Amazon Echo 2 by making it more portable…<p>Mission Accessories is a company that got its start in 2014 making power cables for …

Solo 500X-EQ Bluetooth Speakers: Stylishly Built For the Home

Like most of you, we love speakers that not only sound good but look good too. And let’s face it, it’s not easy to find speakers that are elegant and …

Spigen’s Bluetooth speaker is smaller & easy to carry for just $10 Prime shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Spigen Inc via Amazon offers its R12S Bluetooth Speaker for <b>$9.99 Prime shipped</b>. Normally $20+, this is the lowest price we’ve ever …

Polk Assist is the audio company’s next step into the smart speaker market

Polk Audio has been around for nearly 50 years now, but the company is far from stagnating. For proof, you need look no further than the company’s …

Technics’ gorgeous new compact speaker is a powerhouse of audio tech

For years, the general wisdom when it comes to speakers is that if you want bigger sound, you’re going to need bigger speakers. Lately, companies …

M9B Bluetooth Wireless In-Ear Headphones | Cult of Mac Deals

• Bluetooth 4.2<br>• Bluetooth range: 30 ft<br>• Bluetooth profiles: A2DP, HSP, HFP, AVRCP<br>• Driver size: 10mm<br>• Frequency response: 20Hz - 20kHz<br>• Battery capacity: 100mAh<br>• Music playback time: 6.5 hours<br>• Talk time: 7 hours<br>• Standby time: 180 hours<br>• Charging time: 2 hours<br>• Microphone frequency response: 100Hz - 10kHz<br>• Microphone …

How to Get Ripped in 90 Days

Getting ripped takes hard work and dedication, a carefully planned diet and many hours in the gym. At times, it takes an iron will — when you want to …

Nutrition

Sony's Xperia Ear Duo true wireless earphones are shipping soon

Previewed as a concept product last year, these "open" in-ear totally wireless headphones will be available at the end of May.<p>Sony's Xperia Ear Duo is a little bit of an unusual product. It's a set of totally wireless in-ear headphones that have an open design that allows you to hear the outside …

Want to Be a Successful Leader? Stop Reading About What They Do and Start Applying These 5 Success Habits Instead

Dr. John Stahl-Wert, best-selling author of 'The Serving Leader,' reveals what leaders worldwide do to succeed.<p>Are you a sucker for articles or books enticing you with the latest lists of behaviors that successful leaders supposedly share? You've probably picked up a few themes by now, …

Leadership

LinkedIn’s Career Expert reveals 3 ways to make your profile stand out

It's not too late to land the job of your dreams in 2018. I got in touch with LinkedIn's resident Career Expert, Blair Decembrele, to get a few tips on how to make your LinkedIn profile stand out, which LinkedIn courses help you to develop the most in-demand skills and how to tell your story on …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Time Management

What is a project manager responsible for? Here's everything you need to know

In the next few years, you may find yourself either working with a project manager, or taking on a role in this growing field. This quick guide will …

Project Management