Fred Trouve

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China’s Silicon Valley Dream Bumps Against Reality

Build it and they will come. Maybe.<p>President Xi Jinping’s grand plan to bind Hong Kong and Macau with the southern tip of China using the world’s longest bridge and a cross-border bullet train faces some large roadblocks.<p>The “Greater Bay Area” is an attempt to create an economic cluster rivaling …

Hong Kong

China accuses Sweden of violating human rights over treatment of tourists

A disagreement between Chinese tourists and a hostel in Stockholm over check-in time has turned into a diplomatic spat between China and Sweden, after Beijing criticised Sweden for violating the human rights of Chinese citizens.<p>China has demanded an apology from Sweden and issued a safety alert for …

Human Rights

8 employers reveal what they really want to hear when they ask, 'Where do you see yourself in 5 years?'

Some job interview questions, such as "what are your weaknesses?" and even the simple "tell me about yourself" are universally dreaded.<p>Another is the …

Employment

20 Great Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

amazon.com<p>If Oddball Families Make You Smile<p><b>The People We Hate at the Wedding, by Grant Ginder</b><p>An estranged family flies en masse to London for a …

9 Chilling Psychological Thrillers To Add To Your Reading List Now

If you're addicted to the TV adaptation of Gillian Flynn's <i>Sharp Objects</i> (now playing on HBO) and can't read enough books like <i>The Woman in the Window</i> …

Lifestyle

Why working hard could be BAD for you: Employees who put in too much effort perform worse and don't get promoted, study says

We are told that hard work can lead to more promotions, a higher pay raise and general overall happiness.<p>But a new study has revealed that working …

7 Valuable Habits From The Most Effective People In The World

When it comes to living a more effective and meaningful life, the world’s most influential businesspeople have a wealth of wisdom to share. But in …

17 Really Funny Quotes from the Popular TV Show, The Office

Whether you need a pick me up for the start of your workweek, or just need a good laugh, these quotes will help.<p>It's Monday already, and you ask yourself, "Where did the weekend go?"<p>Even an extra dose of caffeine won't stop you from wishing you were back to Saturday and sleeping in. But, once you …

Life doesn’t reward you for what you know, but for what you do

Most people have adapted to consuming low-level information on the internet. This is the equivalent of filling your car with water or eating …

Pourquoi la génération Y est-elle en train de démissionner?

La génération Y continuera de démissionner tant que l'on sera incapable de faire le bon diagnostic et réorganiser le travail de façon à s'adapter aux …

Entreprises

Robin Williams movies: 20 greatest films ranked from worst to best

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The Difference Between People Who Succeed And People Who Flop

Successful people charge forward, take calculated risks, and come out on top because of it. But do you ever wonder what it is that <i>really</i> sets them apart from the rest? Jim Rohn believed it was pretty simple. He said, “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish …

Self-improvement

The 20/60/20 Rule: How to Handle Misaligned Employees

Trying to win over 100 percent of your team is a fool's mission.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter how effectively we communicate and execute change in our company, some team members just won't accept and adapt to that change as fast as others. What we sometimes …

What is Charisma?

It is common for people to struggle with a definition of ‘<i>charisma</i>’ in relation to communication and the social sciences.<p>Ultimately charisma is the …

Want to Be a Better Boss? Read Any of the 8 Books the Smartest Leaders Have Already Read

This remarkable publishing company aims to change the world by putting out profoundly positive leadership bestsellers.<p>In the process of writing a manuscript for my first book publication, my literary agent and I are choosing publishers wisely. One promising publisher on my radar screen is …

The 5 Worst Leadership Qualities: How Many Does Your Boss Have?

A positive attitude isn't always a great look for a leader.<p>Sometimes, good intentions backfire. Your boss might think they’re displaying impeccable leadership qualities by being a cheerleader, always insisting the team can succeed, even though consistent success is a pipe dream at best.<p>They might …

According to Hiring Managers, When Asked, "What Makes You Unique?", Don't Say This

Employers share what NOT to say about what makes you unique.<p>It's not uncommon in a job interview to be asked,"What makes you unique?" Most job seekers naturally feel the need to say something witty or unexpected. And, that's where things go wrong. I recently asked a group of professional recruiters …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

Leading with inner agility

Disruptive times call for transformational leaders with a knack for addressing complex problems. To navigate effectively, we must learn to let go—and …

Culturally Competent Leadership – Full Transparency

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the IB Global Conference in Singapore with my amazing CISB colleagues. For me this was one of my first …

Who’s the boss? Why strong leaders are ‘servants’

The best way to get your team to have your back is to win their hearts and minds. The road to that for leaders is to ‘Serve.’<p>The primary role of a …

3 Highly Toxic Leaders You Should Avoid at All Costs

Don't let these leaders hurt your quality of life.<p>We spend so much for our daily lives at work. And even when we're not there, we still take work home with us - either literally or figuratively. I believe the best way to improve the quality of one's relationship with work is to find a workplace …

The Best Crime Movies On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: September 12th</b><p>Netflix has no shortage of great options for movie fans who enjoy a good crime story. It’s a genre that covers cops trying to solve a mystery, criminals looking to make a buck, and George Clooney looking pensively at legal documents. They can be thrilling, hilarious, …

George Clooney

23 Motivational Quotes to Help You Overcome Anxiety

A lack of emotional self-management has serious health ramifications -- and can jeopardize your career.<p>Stress. We all experience it -- some more intensely than others. Without a doubt, stress and anxiety in the workplace is becoming rampant as numerous studies show that job stress continues to rise …

Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

Doing 1 Simple Thing Will Instantly Make You Sound Smarter, According to Science

Best of all, it's a change anyone can immediately make.<p>If you think about any one of the extremely successful people you know, it's almost guaranteed that one of their skills is the ability to influence and persuade other people.<p>(Of course that might be because selling is the one skill everyone …

Google Wanted to Know What Makes a Manager Great, So It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. <i>What's a google</i>?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Documentaries

Want to Be a Better Leader? Stop Giving Orders and Do This Instead

If I asked you to close your eyes and visualize a leader, what image would come to mind?<p>When I originally did the exercise, the first thought that came to my mind was a statue of a military general. For some reason, a general in the 1700's with one leg on a giant rock pointing a sword to direct his …

Sean McVay

These are the 8 most popular books about money and investing ever

Looking for some inspiration to get your finances or your investments back on track?<p>These eight personal-finance classics, as judged by Goodreads …