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Google Just Revealed Its 5 HR Secrets for Identifying and Developing Great Managers | Inc.com

In a recent podcast at Google's Re:work, Sarah Calderon, a manager at Google who oversees Google's Manager Development curriculum, revealed some nifty secrets about how they train and develop great managers.<p>She shares five lessons that will give your organization an edge in management training and …

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman reveals what it was like building PayPal with Elon Musk and Peter Thiel and what it takes to make a $26.2 billion company

.<p>People talk about Reid Hoffman as a philosopher of Silicon Valley. That's by design.<p>Before he was the billionaire cofounder of LinkedIn and a partner at Greylock, he planned to be a "public intellectual." Hoffman says his philosophical training guides his business and investment strategies every …

LinkedIn Reveals New Techniques to Get a Better Job | Inc.com

Over the past few years, I have suggested a number of things a job seeker can do to get a (better) job rather than wasting time applying directly or complaining about the unfairness of the process. Last month, I spent three days with 3,000 recruiters understanding how to find stronger candidates …

The Easiest, Best Dishes to Lose Weight at Every Meal

The best recipes to lose weight should be both healthy and delicious—so who says you can't have both? When it comes to taking care of your body and …

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A History of Philosophy in 81 Video Lectures: From Ancient Greece to Modern Times

Above, you can watch 81 video lectures tracing the history of philosophy, moving from Ancient Greece to modern times. Arthur Holmes presented this …

People who drink alcohol are less likely to die from cancer if physically active: study

Basic levels of weekly exercise could offset some of the harmful effects of drinking alcohol, a new report suggests.<p>The University of Sydney, …

8 leadership lessons from the book Facebook's HR chief recommends to all new managers

It's a term based on Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman's 1999 bestselling management guide "First, Break All the Rules." The coauthors were Gallup analysts at the time and drew insights from 25 years of Gallup studies of 80,000 managers across 400 companies.<p>They "broke all the rules" of convention …

The NHS has banned cigarettes and should ban meat too – both cause cancer

The World Health Organisation ranks bacon, ham and sausages alongside smoking as a cause of cancer, placing processed meats in the same carcinogenic category as asbestos, alcohol and arsenic. The World Cancer Research Fund advises eating cured meats as little as possible – ideally not at all. And …

World Health Organization

Working Too Hard Makes Leading More Difficult

In 2007, the same day Steve Jobs introduced the first iPhone and the same year Twitter debuted at SXSW, executive coach Marshall Goldsmith published a book called <i>What Got You Here Won’t Get You There</i>.<p>In it, Goldsmith makes the case that many of the behaviors that initially propel high-achievers up …

Learning Matters: Failure Can Lead to Success

<i>"You might say that we have PhD's in planning and kindergarten educations in doing."</i> -- Dr. Ryan Babineaux and Dr. John Krumboltz<p>Do you remember learning the alphabet?<p>Of course not, but I guarantee that you learned by practice, and that you failed many times before you succeeded.<p>As we dive into the …