Gary Russell

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Your Google account might be giving outside developers access to your data — here's how to disconnect apps you don't trust before they read your mail

You may not be the only one reading your messages in your Gmail account.<p>While Google itself has stopped scanning Gmail users' email, some third-party developers have created apps that can access consumers' accounts and scan their messages for marketing purposes, according to a new report in The …

Want Your Best Workers to Never Quit? Research Says It Comes Down to Asking Them 6 Simple Questions

Forget perks like nap pods and climbing walls. It's how your employees feel after asking them these questions that will make the most impact.<p>A question I get asked a lot is how to go about getting teams or whole workforces "engaged." It's a legitimate question pondered by head-scratching managers, …

How To Master The Art Of Subtlety In Business

I’ve been an entrepreneur for the better part of a decade now, and one thing I’ve learned is that most people think leadership is about forcing your will on another group of people.<p>No matter how far we progress as a society, and despite all of the advances in modern management technique, people …

Leadership

How Can You Tell If Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Famous Study Narrows It Down to 1 Rare Trait

In 2001, this best-selling management consultant identified one leadership behavior found in the most successful CEOs. Some things just don't change over time.<p>In Jim Collins' landmark book <i>Good to Great (</i>published in 2001)<i>,</i> his research team spent five years examining 1,435 "good" companies and …

9 Phrases Bosses Should Say Often to Inspire and Motivate Others

Forty-five percent of employees say words of affirmation are the primary way they like to be shown appreciation in the workplace.<p>We hardly ever think about it, but a leader's words are a powerful means for motivating people at work. But where do you start with what to say, or even how to say things …

Clever Machines Learn How to Be Curious

Computer scientists are finding ways to code curiosity into intelligent machines.<p>You probably can’t remember what it feels like to play Super Mario …

Machine Learning

Bitcoin Beats Stocks, Bonds And Gold, Again

Bitcoin has left stocks, bonds, and gold in the dust in the first half of 2017.<p>The Bitcoin Investment Trust Shares have soared 220.59%, while the S&P 500 and SPDR Gold shares rose in upper single digits; and all three investments outperformed the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond, which gained a …

16 of the coolest apps and gadgets you should use the next time you travel

Thanks to technology, gone are the days of overpaying for flights, struggling to book a place to stay when you travel, or suffering through terrible meals at subpar restaurants.<p>But with so many available apps and gadgets to help you out, which ones are really going to save you time and money or …

Gear & Gadgets

Telco-Backed Politician Wants to Restore Privacy Rules She Helped Kill

Last Thursday Republicans proposed a new law that would require companies from Comcast and Verizon to Facebook and Google to get your permission …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Don't Aim for Work-Life Balance, Do This Instead

Balance isn't always realistic, but work-life harmony, which ebbs and flows with the rhythm of your life is. It's a constant effort, but you need to focus on including things in your life that are a true reflection of who you really are.<p>If you're in the American workforce today as an employee, …

Has the Trump budget blown Republican’s cover?

<b>House Speaker Paul Ryan discusses health care reform (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>Why do Republicans seem intent on hurting the most vulnerable among us?<p>Neal Gabler<p>March 25, 2017 4:15pm (UTC)<p><i>This post originally appeared on Bill Moyers.</i><p>The one question you never hear journalists ask Republicans is</i> …

Paul Ryan

A Quick Guide to Cutting the Cable Cord

Tired of that dusty cable box? Swap it for a sleek device and streaming app by reading this guide!<p>Switching from traditional cable TV service to an internet-based option has become easier than ever. With three major TV-streaming services and countless compatible devices currently on the market, we …

Smart TV

9 Ways to Get Your Company Out of a Bad Situation

Mistakes are easy to make and hard to cure. These steps will help you make lemonade from your self-inflicted lemons.<p>Recent weeks have featured a number of highly publicized train wrecks, haven't they? The Academy Awards, Secretary Sessions's "forgotten" conversations, that awkward dashcam video of …

Trump’s Most Chilling Economic Lie

A so-called trade war with China would be an absolute disaster for the United States and its citizens.<p><b>Donald Trump</b> has threatened to upend the post-World War II geopolitical order. What he finds most vexing about that order is the rise of China. Today, China is the largest trading economy in the …

How to stop an autocracy

The danger isn’t that Trump will build an autocracy. It’s that congressional Republicans will let him.<p>There is nothing about the Trump administration that should threaten America’s system of government. The Founding Fathers were realistic about the presence and popularity of demagogues. The …

How to unlock Netflix to watch every movie and TV show using these secret codes - IBTimes India

With this simple trick, Netflix users can unlock a whole new world of content.<p>Netflix users are already in treat with a wide range of movies and TV …

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Journey Across Canada by Train

Riding the rails from Toronto to Vancouver is a once-in-a-lifetime smorgasbord of scenery.<p>I’m an introvert. A real rather-do-anything-than-make-small-talk introvert, not just someone who prefers TV to cocktail parties. So what am I doing having breakfast with three strangers—and enjoying it?<p>Blame …

8 Ways to Cure Your Procrastination Habit

With the pace of business change today, you can't afford to deliver late on key commitments. Find out how to not be your own worst enemy.<p>If you are a chronic procrastinator, or your work partner is one, there is never enough advance notice to get things done without a crisis.<p>You can't get things …

Meditation Is Exactly What Your Workout Routine Is Missing

Here are six exercises to get you started.<p>Fitness comes down to two simple things: 1) doing what helps you, and 2) not doing what hurts you. Most active people are great at the first part—they lift weights, do cardio, wear ultra stretchy T-shirts, etc.—but aren't great at the second.<p>So, what hurts …

This Simple Habit Will Help You Make 2017 Successful and Fulfilling

Discover the root of your suffering so that you can overcome it.<p>One of the best ways to get moving in the right direction following the New Years celebrations is to reflect on the previous year.<p>While this is no secret, the odds are good that in combing through your previous shortcomings and …

40 of the best Android apps of 2016

This year saw a great crop of new and updated apps to make your Android device more useful, productive and entertaining.<p>We’ve rounded up 40 of the best ones we tested all through 2016 – flip through our list, find your favorites and be sure to let us know which ones you’re rocking on your own …

The first 10 steps to corporate innovation

Corporate innovation is all the rage. The world’s largest companies are partnering with startups and opening innovation labs in tech accelerators. Everyone wants to capture that magic pixie dust that enables startups to be innovative and nimble, but obviously it’s hard to mimic that in large …

Innovation

Here's a Fireball sangria recipe to take the edge off your holiday stress

If you feel the weight of the holidays bearing down upon you, maybe you need a drink. Seriously, we’re all adults here and this fireball sangria …

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

3 critical habits of leaders people want to follow

It's an important skill that helps us engage better with new people, build new relationships, and perform to the best of our potential.<p>The first step in motivating people is to stop treating them just as employees, managers, CEOs, etc. — we're more than the titles on our business cards. Sounds …

Leadership

10 Natural Cleaning Recipes Everyone Should Know by Heart

Is your cleaning mantra "When in doubt, douse it in bleach"? While you might feel confident your house is sanitary and squeaky clean, you can't …

Cleaning

6 Ways Narcissists Will Manipulate You and Make Your Work Life a Living Hell

They fly below the radar and are smooth manipulators. Here's how to spot them and what to do next.<p>Many of my <i>Inc.</i> colleagues have written on the topic of psychopathic behaviors. For example, did you know that 1in 5 CEOs are actually psychopaths? How about the 10 professions with the most psychopaths?<p>…