John Graves

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21 ways for innovation. Get your own 21 ways set

Get your own 21 ways set!<p>21 ways sets are custom made based on the question formulated by the client.<p>Starting with the research question, Marc Heleven / 7ideas comes up with a list of 21 principles for which 3 to 7 examples are matched from all over the world, from different sectors. This overview …

The Art of Coaching Employees - Part 1

This is part one of two installments on how to effectively coach employees. This lesson defines what coaching is by explaining what it isn't.

Two Things to Do After Every Meeting

Steve Jobs insisted that every item on a meeting agenda have a designated person responsible for that task and any follow-up work that happened. He called that person the DRI—the Directly Responsible Individual. He knew the public accountability would ensure that a project or task would actually …

Productivity

23 Pictures Of The Most Adorable Interspecies Family On The Planet

2 prairie dogs + 1 canine + 2 ducklings = THE MOST ADORABLE FAM YOU'VE EVER SEEN.

What a shot! 38 amazing sports photos

Take a look at 38 amazing sports pictures from April 28 through May 4.

'Incredible shrinking car' drives sideways to park in tiny spaces

<b>(CNN) —</b> As cities continue to grow at a dizzying rate, commuters are constantly battling ever-increasing congestion on the roads and a lack of parking, just to get to work.<p>But now a team of German engineers have come up with an ingenious solution -- a "flexible" electric vehicle capable of …

Future Cities

Rare tiger encounter caught on camera

The World Wildlife Fund captured two rare Sumatran tigers courting on trap cameras.

Wildlife

Nepal earthquake: Eight million people affected, UN says

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1163000/1163333_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524722845_a5ee261d18664df023f6dd5429819601<p><b>Eight million people have been affected by the massive earthquake in Nepal - more than a quarter of the country's population - the United Nations says.</b><p>…

Hubble Space Telescope turns 25

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's up there right now -- flying about 340 miles over the Earth and circling us every 97 minutes. It's a telescope -- in the sky. Just think about that for a bit.<p>It's called the Hubble Space Telescope. The telescope itself is not really much to look at. If you could see it right now you …

Astronomy

The week in 37 photos

Click through to see pictures taken this week from all around.

Magma expanse under Yellowstone supervolcano more vast than thought

<b>(CNN) —</b> As tourists stroll between Yellowstone's 300 active geysers, taking selfies in front of thousands of bubbling, boiling mud pots and hissing steam vents, they are treading on one of the planet's greatest time bombs.<p>The park is a supervolcano so enormous, it has puzzled geophysicists for …

And the 2014 Top 10 CNN Heroes are...

<b>(CNN) —</b> They protect lions, teach music to injured soldiers and open new worlds to autistic youth.<p>They help children who are fighting cancer, poverty and a lack of opportunity.<p>These are the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2014.<p>For their extraordinary efforts to change the world, each of these everyday people …

The 10 Principles Of The Future Manager

Following up on my post around the 7 Principles of The Future Employee, I wanted to share another concept which is the 10 Principles of The Future Manager. When it comes to the future of work it’s not just employees that are changing, managers are also having to change the ways in which they lead …

The Rarest of All Breeds: The Excellent Leader

<i>This is the 4th and last segment of the series “</i><i>Shoddy Workmanship: Why 90% Of Leaders Are Average or Worse”.</i><p>When the righteous increase, the people …

Leadership

"Failure is Never Quite So Frightening as Regret."

This telling quote is from the Dish, the film about man's first steps on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission.<p>Scientist Cliff Buxton, played by Sam Neill, said his late wife encouraged him with quotes like this one.<p>I love this take on regret because it makes you want to shoot for the moon, and …

5 Quotes About Meaning That Will Frame How You Define Entrepreneurship

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Meaning may perhaps be the most important part of your entrepreneurship journey. It will shape why you got into business and how you structure your approach to business all together.<p>Meaning is more than money and bigger than …

Entrepreneurship

USA TODAY

Apps that Go Beyond News<p>The USA TODAY app allows you to be completely immersed in the news with award-winning storytelling and photography, rich-media videos, full 360-degree experiences and virtual reality.<p>Now you can get the same great content, with zero interruptions. Download now and start a …

Apps

LA Times: Your California News

With the Los Angeles Times Android app, you get our exclusive in-depth reporting on the stories that matter to you most.<p>You'll find our unique …

Amazing underwater photography from around the world | CNN Travel

2014 top spots to visit in the United States | CNN Travel

Yosemite celebrates 150th anniversary | CNN Travel

One of the World's Largest Elephants Killed by Ivory Poachers in Kenya

If you so much as kick a dog or cat in many nations, you would likely have to answer to local authorities. But in Africa, the venerable elephant — …

George H.W. Bush skydives for his 90th birthday

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 0:26<p>June 12th, 2014<p>President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday by jumping from an airplane in Kennebunkport, Maine.the 41st President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday by skydving from an airplane in …

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National Geographic

Watch D-Day Unfold in Real Time on Twitter, 70 Years Later

As the world prepares to commemorate D-Day on its 70th anniversary Friday, the story of the largest seaborne invasion in history is unfolding in real …