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13 Practical Leadership Tips from 10 Years of Managing People

In this post, I’ll share 13 actionable leadership tips to help you motivate, connect with, and inspire your team.<p><b>“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy</b><p><b>Compassion first</b><p>A high performer, who typically delivers excellent work, misses a deadline. It’s completely …

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham jail” remains relevant today

<i>King’s famous 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” published in The Atlantic as “The Negro Is Your Brother,” was written in response to a public statement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. It stands as one of the classic documents of the civil-rights</i> …

Black History

Today Is The Last Day To Buy Google Glass

Google is ending the Glass experiment. After today, Google will stop selling the novel device — at least in its current form. Google insists the product is still in development and it’s highly likely that a new version will eventually be released.<p>News broke last week that the Google Glass will be …

Google Glass

From Campfire to Haute Cuisine: How Food and Flavor Drove Human Evolution

"We owe our existence and our humanity to taste," says author John McQuaid.<p>Taste is often dismissed as the most primitive of the senses. But new research reveals it is in many ways the most subtle and complex of them all.<p>Reporting from kitchens, farms, restaurants, and science labs, Pulitzer …

Watch the First Free Ascent of Dawn Wall on Yosemite’s El Capitan

Watch the last minutes of the historic first free climb of the Dawn Wall route on Yosemite’s El Cap.

Maybe Don't Try Breakdancing While Setting off Fireworks

Do not try this at home.<p><b>This article was originally published on January, 9, 2015, but we think it still rocks!</b><p>Using GoPro cameras, duct tape, and more Roman candles than a sleep-away camp on Independence Day, German breakdancers LIL AMOK and Bboy Snoop rang the New Year in with explosive panache. …

Successful El Capitan climber: Find your own Dawn Wall

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nineteen days. Three thousand feet of some of the hardest climbing in the world. And just their bare hands and sticky-soled shoes to get them up the granite-faced monster known as the Dawn Wall.<p>Many other people had climbed El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. None of them ever reached the …

Climbing

Saudi blogger faces next 50 lashes as government ignores global protests

Wife of Raif Badawi says he may not be able to withstand more punishment as second installment of 1,000-lash sentence nears<p>Raif Badawi, the Saudi liberal convicted of publishing a blog, has been told he will again be flogged 50 times on Friday – the second part of his 1,000-lash sentence which also …

FBI arrests Ohio man over Capitol bomb plot

The FBI has arrested an alleged supporter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) over a suspected plot to attack the US Capitol building and kill government officials.<p>Christopher Cornell was arrested and charged on Wednesday with attempting to kill a US government officer and possession …

Samsung Surrenders Services, Hands Strategic Victory To Android Competition

The news that Samsung will be closing the ChatOn group messaging service available on its Galaxy smartphones and feature phones is a worrying step for the beleaguered mobile manufacturer. South Korean news agency Yonhap notes that the tech giant is closing the service to the vast majority of the …