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12 Podcasts for Men Ready to Level-Up their Life

—<br>Whether you’re washing the car, on your daily commute, or pounding out miles on the treadmill chances are you’ve turned to podcasts to distract you …

Self-improvement

Here are some of Atlantic Canada's most beautiful spots to see this fall

Seen either by land, sea or sky, Atlantic Canada has a lot to offer in the fall season. Perhaps, even, too much to take in in just one …

Canada

The nine types of startups Y Combinator thinks the world needs in 2018

Every year, thousands of startup founders apply to Y Combinator in the hope that their company will be funded and join the ranks of YC alumni like Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, Instacart and reddit. Through the application process, we at YC get to see what some of the smartest, most creative people on …

Startups

Steve Jobs Followed 7 Unbreakable Laws of Success That Apply to Any Business

Entrepreneurs should follow the Apple roadmap to set themselves apart.<p>When Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, the ABC News program <i>20/20</i> asked me to share some of the insights I gleaned from writing three books on Jobs and Apple. The seven rules I offered are still relevant today and helped to propel …

Apple Store

‘Entrepreneurship porn’ paints a pretty picture of startup life, but glosses over the dangers

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic has been teaching MBA students for more than 15 years.<p>When he first started teaching, all his students wanted to work for …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Better Manage Change in Your Workplace? Learn From Google and Start With These Questions

The search giant will end your search for a better, smarter way to manage major change in your organization.<p>Change can suck. And we can suck at it.<p>Research <b></b>from the Center for Creative Leadership indicates that nearly 70 percent of all change initiatives fail to achieve their intended outcome. No …

Employment

Everyone Hates Open Plan Offices Except CEOs

Tom Gimbel of LaSalle Networks says that, based on his experience, open plan offices are a good idea. I bet to differ.<p>Last week, Tom Gimbel, the founder and CEO of LaSalle Network (a Chicago-based job recruiting firm) fired a broadside at my recent post explaining why open plan offices are the …

CEOs

Google Managers Use This Simple Framework to Coach Employees

Being a good coach is not a skill for the select few.<p>Project Oxygen, Google's extensive manager study, analyzed more than 10,000 bits of information including performance reviews, surveys, and nominations for top-manager awards and recognition to determine the best practices of its most effective …

Employment

Need Career Coaching? These 3 YouTube Channels Want to Help

Here's why free videos on YouTube could be just what you need to remove roadblocks and find greater professional happiness.<p>YouTube is about to take over Facebook for the most users. To give you an idea:<p><b>YouTube is now pulling in over 1.8 billion users every month -- and that's just the people who</b> …

Social Media

How Consultants Project Expertise and Learn at the Same Time

Young management consultants may be novices, but they’re sold as experts. Conversely, even experienced consultants, who legitimately present themselves as experts, still feel like novices when they embark on a new project.<p>The challenge with effective consulting is that it depends on in-depth …

Management

10 ace design magazines to add to your reading list

Design magazines have a number of functions: they let you know what's going on in the industry, inspire you, offer advice you can apply to your own …

Graphic Design

The Real Secret to Working With 'Difficult' People

Difficult people are simply people who don't feel safe.<p><i>How do I get what I want from difficult people? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nicole Gravagna, PhD Neuroscientist,</b> …

Quora

A Study of Thousands of Dropbox Projects Reveals How Successful Teams Collaborate

The use of virtual file-sharing platforms like Dropbox, Google Docs, and others has become ubiquitous in business, academic, and other settings. But is your team using such collaborative platforms as effectively as they could be?<p>Whether working on cancer cures or the latest consumer-tech products, …

Top 10

Travel for Two: The Caribbean for Couples

When contemplating the perfect romantic Caribbean island getaway, you’ll have to first figure out what you’re looking for in a romantic vacation. Do …

These 2 brothers each launched $1 billion companies in their 20s — now, Justin Kan says that their success came from how they did chores as kids

Entrepreneurship runs in the family for Justin Kan and Daniel Kan, the brothers who each founded companies in their 20s and sold the startups for around $1 billion.<p>Justin launched the startup formerly known as justin.tv, now known as Twitch, while he was studying physics and psychology at Yale. His …

Why you should stop using product roadmaps and try GIST Planning

Over the years I created my fair share of product strategies, roadmaps and project gantts. I don’t do them anymore. I found a better alternative …

20 Takeaways From Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends Report

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers Partner Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends Report is out.<p>Big themes in …

A 12-Year Study of Successful CEOs Reveals Their 5 Most Important Habits

And they're habits anyone can adopt.<p>Being the CEO of a massive company is a surprisingly hard life.<p>Sure, they make loads of money—an average of $12.1 …

The Future of Work With Seth Godin. HR Leaders and Managers Will Not Like This

Your employees have already been through elementary and high school. According to Seth Godin, the workforce of today needs guidance carving out their own path -- not another grade school teacher.<p>Many people have a limited view of work. Digging ditches and moving heavy stuff is only a small slice of …

This start-up can make avocados last twice as long before going bad

The new avocados rolling out to Midwest Costco stores this week don’t look like the future of fresh produce. But they’re testing technology that could more than double the shelf life of vegetables and fruits.<p>That technology, developed by the start-up Apeel Sciences, consists of an invisible, …

Agriculture

Ford CEO Jim Hackett talks about his plans for reinventing the 115-year-old car company

Ever since Jim Hackett took over as CEO of Ford last year, the auto industry and Wall Street have been trying to figure out his plan to keep the 115-year-old carmaker relevant in the 21st century, as brash new arrivals such as Waymo and Tesla change the way we get around.<p>Hackett — who was CEO of …

MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions to the 9 Hardest Startup Problems

Deciding how big you want the company to be and change its strategy, organization, and processes while sustaining the culture.<p>If you aspire to be a successful startup leader, it helps to know how to solve the toughest challenges you'll face.<p>When I was a graduate student at MIT, professors …

The Worst Leaders Aren't Controlling. They're Unreliable

A study of CEOs points to what it takes to get to the top as well as qualities that hurt success.<p>Difficult personalities can make the workplace challenging, but inconsistent management is downright crazy-making. One moment you're being told to innovate and think creatively. Then the next day you're …

The ultimate guide to defining, writing, and implementing OKRs

How to Use Objectives & Key Results for Planning (and Achieving) Your Company Goals<p>How did Google grow from 40 to 88,000 employees and $100+ billion …

Elon Musk Says Great Leaders Focus on This 1 Thing Before Everything Else

Without a strong foundation, leaders and their companies could crumble.<p>Anyone who's built a successful startup will tout their own magic recipe for how to grow a business, but what I've learned first-hand is it requires much more than having the right title, presenting the right ideas, or even …

Elon Musk Cut the Gordian Knot of Corporate Spending

With a single stroke of genius, Musk solved one of the world's most intractable management problems.<p>Elon Musk keeps hitting it out of the ballpark... not as a technology guru but as a people-savvy manager. Last month, Musk gave the world's best productivity advice in a single, short sentence and …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

The Most Common Type of Incompetent Leader

A young friend recently remarked that the worst boss he ever had would provide him with feedback that always consisted of “You’re doing a great job.” But they both knew it wasn’t true — the organization was in disarray, turnover was excessive, and customers were not happy. My friend was giving it …

Sexual Harassment

5 Game-Changing Podcasts To Listen To On Your Commute

Podcasts are an excellent and free way to help you to continue learning and set you up for long term success.<p>If you're like me and have a commute to the office, you treat your car, subway, plane, bus or train ride as a classroom. This travel time, whether it's 10 minutes or two hours, is an …