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Viola Davis On ‘Suicide Squad’: Jared Leto Did ‘Some Bad, Bad Things’

<i>Vanity Fair</i>‘s Women in Hollywood initiative recently spoke to Viola Davis, and it’s a great interview that gets into her Emmy win, her view of her success, the changing racial dynamics of Hollywood. Oh, also, she talks about that time Jared Leto dumped a dead pig in front of her and the whole cast …

5 Small Changes That Will Make You a Much Better Communicator | Inc.com

Could you be more effective at communication? For most of us, the answer is yes. And business leaders in particular need stellar communications skills to be effective. "Some of the problems we continue to encounter as leaders day after day originate because of a failure in communications. The good …

Public Speaking

How to Get Things Done with Trello

My work involves prioritizing, organizing and managing tasks, information and ideas. I have tried hundreds of todo lists and project management tools …

17 Simple Habits That Make You Look More Professional | Inc.com

<i>(A quick note before we get started. I wrote the following in response to reader feedback to another column: 10 Bad Habits That Make You Look Really Unprofessional. This post is the counterpoint to that one.)</i><p>Here's a story from about 15 years ago. I was traveling from Seattle to Yakima for work, …

Self-awareness

YLY 076: Getting Things Done In 2015 With David Allen

<b>How He Started From Having 35 Jobs By Age 35, To Creating His Own Profession!</b><p>What Was The Key Turning Point To Being A Source Of Productivity For So …

7 reasons people think they can ignore Warren Buffett’s advice

Why would you ignore Warren Buffett’s advice?<p>At this time of year, that’s not a rhetorical question, after all, Buffett has penned his latest note to …

This guy has gamed the airline industry so he never has to pay for a flight again

"It's just a day in the office in here essentially," the 28-year-old Keyes told Business Insider. "I've got a nice work space, food, drinks, some Wi-Fi. This is like this whole other world."<p>Keyes, a reporter for Think Progress, gained access to the lounge as a perk from one of his 25 credit cards. …

Following this email rule can make you more productive at work

David Allen, a productivity expert and author of the best-seller "Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity," says that this can result in serious consequences and make it difficult to maximize our time and productivity.<p>To manage an overflowing inbox, Allen uses what he calls the …

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Most of the time I feel like a productive person. I write three columns a week, am getting a master's degree, manage a small number of clients, and happily still have time to travel and enjoy time with my family. Still, I can always improve.<p>Part of the challenge with being naturally efficient is …

Time Management

Opportunities in New Eden ... or how I learned to play EVE

Howdy EVE Dev Blog readers! Last time we spoke, I laid out a system we were about to begin live testing called Opportunities. A system we hoped would …

Fun-Da-Mental

Warren Buffett’s '2 List' Strategy: How to Maximize Your Focus and Master Your Priorities

With well over 50 billion dollars to his name, Warren Buffett is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world. Out of all the …

The Strange Ways Your Name Influences Your Behavior

Our given names influence our lives in all sorts of strange ways, affecting everything from where we choose to live to what we do for a living. That's the takeaway of a fascinating new video from PBS Digital Studios' BrainCraft series (above).<p>"We write our names thousands of times throughout our …

The Secret To Getting Everything Done

Do you feel like there’s not enough hours in the day? Try eliminating one item from your to-do list.<p>Staring at our lengthy to-do lists, we all wish we had just one more hour in the day to accomplish it all. Maybe then we could achieve that work-life balance that constantly seems to evade us.<p>Back in …

Everything You Need To Know Before Buying And Playing 'Elite: Dangerous'

To say I’m hooked on Elite: Dangerous would be an understatement. I’m sinking an average of 30 hours per week into the game. I’ve programmed a space-themed Spotify playlist for those long voyages between star systems. When those songs aren’t blaring out of my cockpit speakers, I’m streaming in …

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How to Work Less and Get More Done | Inc.com

<b>One Meeting a Day</b>. In fifteen minutes, you can coordinate your efforts, align your team, and discover obstacles to progress. Get rid of status meetings, and two hour-long searches for blame.<p><b>Make Work Visible</b>. One of the biggest time wastes in American corporations is team members not knowing what …

Project Management

When It Comes to Finding Your Path. Don't Overthink. Do.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was in San Luis Obispo, Calif., last weekend for a wedding. I took advantage of my time on the left coast to travel to Modesto to see my family. My brother and sister happened to be in town as well, so for the first time since May, all …

Why More Entrepreneurs Than Ever Are Going To Business School

In the HBO series "Silicon Valley," for example, business school grad Jared completely lacks personality and serves as the caregiver of the quirky entrepreneurs, who initially have no idea how to draw up a business plan.<p>The idea of foregoing a formal education to pursue an entrepreneurial venture …

Entrepreneurship

New Battery That Charges Your Phone In Two Minutes Is Only Two Years Away

Is the era of slow-charging cell phones finally reaching an end? Researchers in Singapore seem to be promising it: They’ve created a battery that can recharge a cell phone to 70% in two minutes; an electric car will be able to recharge in five. And the battery will have a life-span of 20 years, …

5 Steps to Train Yourself to Be Your Authentic Self With Everyone | Inc.com

When Inc.com Founders Forum asked designer Mark Ecko what the most important trait for entrepreneurs is, he didn't hesitate. His answer: authenticity.<p>He's not alone in insisting on the fundamental power of knowing--and being--yourself. While some skeptics point out that bluster and crafted …

Leadership

12 Things Successful People Do In The First Week Of A New Job

After the flurry of hiring that typically happens in the first quarter, the fall tends to be the second-biggest hiring period of the year, according to career coach Kathleen Brady, author of "Get a Job!" and the director of career development at Georgian Court University. Employers refocus on their …

13 Things People With Good Table Manners Never Do

"Elbows off the table!"<p>Think you're already prepared to dine with royalty, or do you need to be re-schooled in how to eat like a human being? Let's …

My 15-Year-Old Son Is One Of The Biggest Celebrities On YouTube

"We were at the mall near our house," Quintal, who lives in Methuen, Massachusetts, told Business Insider. "It was about two years ago. I think Anthony tweeted that he was trying on suits at a store."<p>What happened next still makes the mother of 15-year-old Anthony laugh.<p>"Twenty minutes later, I see …

BC Pastafarian fights for right to wear colander in Driver's License photo

Obi Canuel is an ordained Pastafarian minister from British Columbia who's fighting for the right to wear his religious headgear -- a pasta colander …

13 Ways To Know If Your LinkedIn Summary Is A Winner Or A Snoozer

First impressions have gone digital. People are learning about you online before they ever shake your hand. The second they know they are going to meet you or have a call with you, they’re going to type your name into Google. This makes your virtual brand more important than ever. And it means you …

What You Should Be Doing on LinkedIn Every Month, Week, and Day

You’ve heard it hundreds of times before (and probably will hundreds of times again): You need to be on LinkedIn.<p>But once you’ve created your profile, what’s next? If you’re not actively job searching, it can be easy to throw your information up there and leave it alone until you need to reach out …

Ten Ways To Get More Done At Work

If you’re reading this article instead of calling a client or crunching a spreadsheet, chances are you could be more focused at work. You’re not alone.<p>According to a recent survey by Salary.com, the average employee admits to wasting about two hours of each eight-hour workday, not including lunch …

The Easy Secret to Making Yourself Better at Anything | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I'm a big believer in self-reflection, and I'm all about finding ways to make things (including myself!) better whenever possible. The reality is, none of us are perfect. Whether it's …

Self-improvement