JM Gauthier

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2 Early-Warning Signs Your Leadership Style Is Too Harsh For Your Employees

Leaders are under huge pressure to get results. But sometimes that pressure manifests into a leadership style that’s so harsh it makes employees buckle under the intensity. As I’ve noted elsewhere, there’s a fine line between pushing people to achieve greatness and pushing so hard that it makes …

Employment

Want to Raise Successful Daughters? Help Them Destroy This Crippling Source of Self-Doubt

Researchers were shocked how quickly girls learned to believe that men are smarter than women.<p>Of course girls can be smart! But they can't be "really, really smart"--the way boys can be--right?<p>It probably bothers you to read that, and it should. For one thing, it's obviously not true. …

Self-improvement

This Is What Recruiters Look For On Your LinkedIn Profile

What catches their eye–or pass you by? You might be surprised.<p>When you’re looking for a job, your LinkedIn profile is a 24/7 information resource for the recruiters who are looking for talent. In fact, in the <i>Jobvite 2016 Recruiter Nation Report</i>, 87% of recruiters find LinkedIn most effective when …

Employment

8 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand in 2017

The better your brand as a businessperson, the more it helps your company.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Branding is such a crucial component of success. Think of some of the largest companies in the world -- from Nike’s “swoosh” to Apple’s icon -- everyone …

Public Relations

Five Company-Culture Clues You'll Spot On The Job Interview

When you’re job-hunting it’s easy to convince yourself that your problems will be over as soon as you accept a job offer.<p>Job-seekers often think “I just need a job — any job that pays what I need to earn is good enough for me!”<p>Once you take a job with the wrong company, you’ll never feel that way …

Holy moly! Image of space shows a thousand black holes

It looks like a bunch of slightly blurry, multicoloured fireflies.<p>The image may not seem impressive at first, but it certainly improves on more intimate acquaintance. It's actually a more than 1,000 black holes at the centres of galaxies, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory said last week when it …

Universe

Economics must return to its founding principles | Letters

Wouldn’t today’s economists be better served by reading some economics history rather than relying on their models (Economics in crisis, admits Bank expert, 6 January)? JK Galbraith’s classic The Great Crash, 1929 details the things that contribute to a volatile, overheating economy, and in the …

Economics

19 Can't-Miss Marketing Conferences for 2017

You won't want to miss these amazing opportunities.<p>Nothing beats a great marketing conference. Whether you'll be speaking or attending, marketing conferences offer tons of amazing opportunities.<p>If you want to learn tons of new things that will help grow your business in 2017, then you should plan …

Marketing

Very Soon, We’ll Have Blown The World’s Entire Carbon Budget [Updated]

By one calculation, we have a little more than a year left to do something drastic with our carbon emissions before we lock in a future of drastic climate change.<p>As of now–by one calculation–the world has one year to stop pumping CO2 into the atmosphere if we want to stop climate change at 1.5 …

The 7 Habits Young Millionaires Possess

You might just reach that 7-figure income with these habits.<p>Do you have your sights on one day becoming a millionaire and enjoying the benefits of a lifestyle that's characterized by financial freedom? Well, you aren't alone. You'll be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn't want to become a …

Self-improvement

The astrophysicist searching for the Universe’s ‘dark stars’

Much of the Universe is made up of a strange substance that bears no resemblance to the atoms that make up life, the planets and our stars. What is this dark matter – and how do we find it? Astrophysicist Katherine Freese explains in the cinematic, mind-expanding video above.<p>It is the ultimate …

Dark Matter

How to Earn Your Manager’s Respect

We all want to be valued — and be viewed as valuable — at work. But respect isn’t a given; you have to earn it. Whether you have a new manager or have worked with your current boss for years, what can you do to make sure your boss appreciates what you bring to the job? What’s the best way to build …

Leadership

The 1 Meaningful Email You Should Write Today

Fear and doubt can permeate even the greatest organizations. Here's how leaders can take action and use language to inspire, unite, and protect.<p>After the most surprising presidential election in American history, millions of people worry what the future will hold. With so much uncertainty about the …

Leadership

12 things successful people do in the last 10 minutes of the workday

Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of <i>Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behaviour and Thrive in Your</i> …

Productivity

Research: Job Interviews Are Pretty Much Useless

A Harvard professor makes a radical suggestion: let's ditch job interviews. Is he on to something?<p>It's not news that job interviews are problematic. Anyone who's been on the hiring side of the table for awhile has stories of candidates who seemed exceptional in interviews and ended up being duds at …

Employment

This Simple Approach Cures Procrastination Forever

Want to stop struggling with yourself and start getting things done?<p>You know what you need to accomplish. You sit down at your desk at the start of the day fully intending to do it. Or at least make meaningful headway toward your goal. But by the time you finally leave the office in the evening, …

Procrastination

10 Success lessons from Peter Drucker – “Father of Modern Management” for entrepreneurs

Share48<p>Tweet<p>Share443<p>+16<p>Shares 497<p>Peter Drucker, “the father of modern management,” turned management theory into a serious discipline. In a legendary …

Can your own immune system kill cancer?

<b>(CNN) —</b> There was another big win in the advancement of immunotherapy treatments for cancer this week.<p>The Food and Drug Administration approved an immunotherapy drug called Keytruda, which stimulates the body's immune system, for the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic non-small-cell …

Immunotherapy

National Geographic will stream DiCaprio's climate change doc film for free

Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio has recently devoted himself to raising awareness of the negative effects of climate change and his new environmental documentary <i>Before the Flood</i> will soon be on National Geographic.<p>The eco-flick is slated to premiere on National Geographic on October 30 and …

How to Manage a Toxic Employee

There’s that one person on your team — the bad apple who has nothing positive to say, riles up other team members, and makes work life miserable. If you can’t fire him, how do you respond to his behavior? What feedback do you give? How do you mitigate the damage he inflicts?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

Self-help

6 Reasons Why You Need a Side Gig Right Now

A side gig may provide you with the break you've been looking for in your career.<p>Getting a side gig can be beneficial to your life in so many ways.<p>It can be of particular benefit for those who feel like they are in a bad place in their career and would like to be doing something different.<p>Depending …

Employment

7 things that differentiate a passionate project manager from others

Is management your passion? Or are you into it just for the money and perks?<p>Some of you might have an answer to this question. While there will be …

How To Set Yourself Free And Live Your Dream!

I often love to start the day reading inspiring messages that lift me up enough to go full speed ahead and start my day off with a bang. However, only once, I read something that made the blood in my veins freeze instantly.<p>When I read this quote, my whole life flew past me. It really does sound …

Mark Manson: Why Personal Relationships Are More Important Than Career Goals

I spoke to Mark Manson, author of <i>The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life</i>, about why people should focus on personal relationships over more money and career goals, the backstory of how he grew his career, how to build more genuine relationships and how …

Selling

UFO hunter spots ‘alien writing on abandoned spaceship' on Mars

A space enthusiast uncovered what he believes to be the remains of an abandoned spaceship or machine crashed on the surface of the Red Planet.<p>The …

Only 7 Percent of Office Workers Are Productive (but Most Are Miserable)

The proof is in the data -- remote work leads to more productive companies.<p>Do you want your team to be happier and more productive? Then stop making everyone work in an office.<p>A growing body of research suggests that remote work helps people be more productive -- upending the idea that teams must …

The Workplace

What it feels like to fight your own brain

That Sunday (Sept. 11) marked the end of Suicide Prevention Week in the US feels a little like a joke to me, as I carry home little plastic containers of Xanax and Celexa. A few weeks ago, I was handling depression through that magical combination of eating right and exercise, and then something in …

Mental Health

Why you feel busy all the time (when you’re actually not)

Overwhelmed? It can seem like we’re busier than ever, but that’s not quite true, says Oliver Burkeman, who has been exploring the topic in a new series for BBC Radio 4.<p>Few facts about modern life seem more indisputable than how busy everyone seems to be. Across the industrialised world, large …

Time Management

This Is How You Should Use the First 3 Hours of Your Day

While most companies are yet to get the memo, we're slowly starting to accept that a shorter workweek may actually equate to increased performance. …