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Genius Strategies for Raising Kids Who Are Smart About Money—Starting at Age 4

Preschoolers & Early Elementary Kids (7 and Under)<p>The foundation of money habits is formed very early, as young as age 5, according to research from …

Kids

The GQ Watch Guide 2018

From sporty chronographs destined for the fast lane to the last word in elegance dress pieces ideal for party time and beyond, our annual account of …

How to Give Feedback People Can Actually Use

Over the last decade, I’ve conducted thousands of 360-degree feedback interviews with the colleagues of the leaders I coach. My goal with these sessions is to get a better sense of my clients’ strengths and weaknesses, but more often than not, the feedback isn’t particularly useful.<p>How do you give …

Leadership

Five things to do with your kids in London during the summer holidays

What to do with the kids in the summer holidays if you don’t want to go insane<p>So, you’re ready for your London day out with the kids. You’ve got the …

England

How to Manage Your Star Employee

Managing your star performers should be no sweat, right? After all, they’re delivering results and exceeding targets. But don’t think you can just get out of their way and let them excel. They require just as much attention as everyone else. How do you manage someone who is knocking it out of the …

Leadership

5 Ways to Create a Culture of Responsibility (With True Team Leadership)

When employees take responsibility for their actions, you will see higher quality and productivity.<p>Creating work environments that are conducive to producing good, high-quality work is trickier than it might appear at first sight. In workplaces where employees take responsibility for their actions, …

Employment

5 Lessons From a Former Navy SEAL That Will Change the Way You View Leadership Forever

These hard-won Navy SEAL leadership lessons from the height of the Iraq War can help you become a better leader, entrepreneur, and business owner.<p>During the height of the Iraq War, thousands of US Navy SEALs lead some of the toughest and most dangerous missions across insurgent-held cities in Iraq …

Leadership

How to learn to play the piano in six weeks

In How to Play the Piano, the concert pianist James Rhodes teaches readers how they can learn the instrument in just six weeks. Watch the video above to find out more.<p>Many adults express a desire to learn an instrument, but may have been put off by childhood lessons, the dread of long and tedious …

Piano

If You Don't Believe in Setting Goals, It's Because You Don't Know How to Do It

You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.I have a secret to tell you.<p>I have a secret to tell you.<p>You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.<p>It really doesn't matter how big.<p>Suspicious?<p>Doubtful?<p>By the end of this blog post, you won't be. I'm going to break down exactly how …

Self-improvement

How to Become a More Well-Rounded Leader

For years, when I spoke with CEOs or senior leaders, it was because they were interested in how my consulting firm could help their employees become more engaged, or innovative, or sustainably high-performing. During the past year – and especially the past six months – I’ve been hearing a different …

Leadership

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits

Insights from Google's new study could forever change how teams are assembled.<p>Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company's most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, …

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How Your Leadership Style Affects Your Ability to Recruit and Retain Employees

Great leaders not only generate strong results and positive external press, but they also create a culture around their own values.<p>Great leaders cultivate the foundation for a terrific work experience for their employees -- a place where people are motivated and inspired and want to be a part of …

Leadership

14 London exhibitions you need to see this autumn

The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains<p>The V&A's prog-rock epic 13 May-1 October<p>The band's iconic story is brought to life on a giant, …

A Foodie’s Guide to London, Summer 2017

Posted on May 14, 2017May 14, 2018<p>Welcome to the 2017* summer edition of my “Foodie’s Guide to London” highlighting the city’s eclectic mix of …

England

18 Questions the Best Leaders Use to Develop, Engage, and Retain Their Staff

Your employees want to know you care about their careers.<p>One of the primary reasons employees become disengaged is that they feel undervalued and that their manager is not taking an interest in their career development. When I ask the leaders I coach why they don't do this, they say it's because …

Employee Engagement

Two Reasons Millennials Leaders Struggle With Communication And How To Help Them

What’s left to say about Millennials in the workplace that hasn’t already been said? Since they first entered the workforce this age group has been the source of media fodder. With skills, attitudes, and goals decidedly different from their Gen X and Baby Boomer counterparts, companies have …

4 Things Great Bosses Say to a New Employee That Most Bosses Never Think to Say

Want a new employee to truly hit the ground running? Say these four things.<p>You work hard to find, interview, and hire the right employees. They have great skills, great experience, and great attitude. So once they're hired and in the door, all you need to do is set them loose, right?<p>Not so fast. …

Employment

How to Deliver Criticism So Employees Pay Attention

In my college days I ranked among the top 10 women divers in the United States. I got that far not just because I worked hard — practicing every day in four-to-six-hour sessions — but also because I had an extremely tough coach who routinely offered both caring support and sharp criticism. Early in …

Employment

The Single Best Way to Retain Talent: Inspire a Culture of Recognition

According to McKinsey, praise and commendation by your immediate manager is more motivating than performance-based cash bonuses<p>It is human nature to …

Ten Things Every Employee Wants Their Boss To Know

Why is communication between employees and their managers so difficult?<p>There are several reasons why:<p>1. It is hard to talk about sticky topics. Many of the topics employees and their managers struggle to communicate about are sticky. Some of those sticky topics are work hours, workload, conflicts, …

Want Your Boss To Respect You? Do These 6 Things

Do people respect you?<p>Respect is often defined as a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements. The key word is elicited. Our actions and the outcomes we create are directly proportional to the amount of respect we think we should …

Leadership

How blockchain, the cloud, and design are joining to transform user experiences

Designers are constantly dreaming of and reimagining ways to make amazing experiences for people.<p>Every so often — or about once in a generation — a technology comes along that, when married with design thinking, throws off constraints and completely changes the game. Blockchain is our generation's …

‘None of the old rules apply’: Dave Eggers travels through post-election America

From dazed election night revellers in Washington DC to a gay Trump voter in Detroit to kids in Kentucky ... The US writer gauges the mood of a divided nation<p>The word surreal is overused and often wrongly used, but in the case of the Washington Post Election Night Live party, the word was apt. …

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Google's Insane Approach to Management Could Transform Your Company

The best way to arrive at the beating heart of great management is to have less of it. This is the Google way, and it works.<p>I'm a big fan of Laszlo Bock, head of Google's people operations (a more adept way of saying he's the HR boss) for over 62,000 "Googlers," as they are affectionately …

Leadership

Would you let an algorithm choose the next U.S. president?

Vyacheslav Polonski Contributor<p>Vyacheslav is a PhD candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute. His research uses social psychology and machine learning to understand networks of people and networks of ideas.<p>Imagine a typical day in 2020: Your personal AI assistant wakes you up with a friendly …

It Took Sheryl Sandberg Exactly 2 Sentences to Give the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today

It's one of the quickest ways to grow as a person.<p>I want you to ponder the following question for a moment, because it's one of the most important questions you'll ever answer.<p>How do you respond to feedback?<p>Sheryl Sandberg recently visited Airbnb to share lessons learned from her years at Facebook …

Self-improvement

Alan Moore’s long-anticipated Jerusalem is a thousand-page doorstop that you can’t stop reading

<b>Jerusalem</b> <b> <br>By Alan Moore</b> <b> <br>Liveright</b> <b> <br>1184 pp; $47</b>Using the word “staggering” to describe Jerusalem, the new novel from English writer Alan Moore, might …

Building a Super Bowl case for all 32 teams

Every single NFL team is capable of winning the Super Bowl this season. That fact is no different from any other season, of course, but in light of …

7 Powerful Phrases Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Use Daily

EQ is just as important as IQ, and it all starts with these communication tips.<p>Emotional intelligence may be labeled a "soft skill" -- but to be a leader in today's workplace, it's just as vital as any technical wizardry or IQ.<p>Emotional intelligence, or EI, refers to the ability to know oneself as …

Emotional Intelligence

What It Takes To Become A Future C-Level Leader

Cappelli and Hamori conducted research to understand the changing characteristics of executives from 1980 to 2001. In just roughly 20 years, a lot had changed in terms of what it took to get to the top of an organization. With the increased pace of innovation, the degree of technological change, …

Leadership