Lea

111 Flips | 11 Magazines | 16 Likes | 3 Followers | @Lea6n29 | Keep up with Lea on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Lea”

5 Reasons Why Humility is Important in Leadership

What comes to mind when you picture the archetype of a leader? Is it a brash and enterprising executive like Richard Branson? A perfection-driven …

From Curbing Distractions To Writing Better Emails: This Week’s Top Leadership Stories

This week’s top leadership stories may give you more reasons to hit the gym, hit the “unfollow” button, and write clearer emails.<p>This week we learned how to write emails more clearly, why exercise boosts brain cell growth, and how to kiss unfulfilling social connections goodbye.<p>Here are the stories …

Leadership

How do you define leadership?<p>Do you adhere to the belief that leaders are born leaders? Sorry, I don’t believe in that, but so many do.<p>I find …

Leadership

What is Your Leadership Style

Style is everything, and we’re not talking fashion. PM trainer Susanne Madsen shows you six different leadership styles.<p>Here’s a shot of the …

The 3 Stages of Powerful But Simple Leadership

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know simplicity when we see it, and we recognize its value -- especially in the world of design. But that doesn’t make simplicity an easy thing to pull off.<p>Just as it's tough to achieve elegant simplicity in design, the …

TED Talks

The Rise of Personal Leadership

The biggest shift I’ve seen in business over the last handful of years is the rise of “do it yourself” leadership. As companies have streamlined by …

It's Time to Plant Hope: 10 Inspiring Quotes on Leadership for Social Justice from Dr. Wangari Maathai

The power of one- one person can make a difference. One person can lead social change. Dr. Wangari Maathai's leadership legacy demonstrates the power of one woman's unwavering commitment to advance social change. The late Dr. Maathai was a global leader who organized the Green Belt Movement with …

Google renews focus on VR with new leadership

When Google first introduced its Cardboard VR viewer two years ago, it was mostly just a fun side project that many didn't take too seriously. But it's grown substantially since then to be a bonafide division within the company, with plenty of new updates and features as Google attempts to …

My team is coz of me!?

Being a leader is a tough job. Anyone who has been ( or is) in a leadership position will vouch for it.<br>You are on stage ALL the time. Your teams, …

Angela Merkel to be awarded prestigious medal for leadership

Even as recently arrived refugees in her country are accused of sexual attacks, and as opposition groups decry the flood of refugees, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is being honored for her leadership.<p>Merkel, who was also named Time’s Person of the Year in 2015, is set to receive the International …

You Can’t Achieve Your Goals Without the Right Support

My son’s karate teacher recently asked his young students, “What’s the one thing you really want to improve on in the new year?” Hands shot up immediately, with responses like “Watch less TV!” and “Improve my karate form!” and “Work on my time management!” He asked each student to get more …

Leadership

3 Simple Habits of Extremely Effective Leaders

Some leaders go above and beyond simply being good--they are truly great. You can be too.<p>We all know leaders who work hard at their craft, and many are really good at what they do. However, some leaders go above and beyond simply being good--they are truly great leaders.<p>But how exactly can you …

Leadership

Watch A 10-Year-Old Aspiring Journalist Interview The Head Of NASA

Humans of outer space<p>It is a truth universally acknowledged that kids like space. A few weeks ago, photographer Brandon Stanton, who runs the incredibly popular Humans of New York (HONY) website, took a picture of a young man named Max standing with his father on a street in New York City.<p>The photo …

How Space Travel Works Explained With The World's Simplest Video

There's a legend that the spacecraft needed to take Neil Armstrong and Apollo 11 to the moon required less computing power than your average …

Space Travel

The Secrets Behind All Those Gorgeous Photos of Space

In an era when NASA's vast photographic archive is a click away and even the Curiosity Rover is on Instagram, it's easy to lose sight of the fact …

NASA isn’t ready for a trip to Mars

Officially, the United States of America has plans to land an astronaut on Mars by 2030, but there’s a very real chance this may not come to pass.<p>As …

Habitats

Will NASA Ever Send Astronauts To Pluto?

With its nitrogen-dominated atmosphere and water-rich icy surface, Pluto seems much more hospitable than even the most sanguine planetary scientists would have wagered a decade ago. But could it ever play host to an Antarctic-styled research station?<p>That is, as a base to routinely house …

'Mouse' Spotted On Mars

First there were the "Clangers," then there were the "Biker Mice From Mars." Now, an amateur astronomer believes he may have spotted evidence of a …

Paranormal

Data: Stunning NASA images of last week's snowstorm (plus totals)

Images from space were taken of Chicago's largest November snowstorm in 120 years. O'Hare International Airport recorded 11.2 inches after the two-day storm, and many suburbs had deeper totals.<p>Just our luck, turns out NASA had a satellite with a high-definition camera flying by. The pictures are …

Snowstorms

NASA Explains the Mystery Behind Lake Tahoe's Blueness

Lake Tahoe is renowned for its blueness -- various stakeholders have been working hard for years to preserve the lake's iconic cerulean hue. It was …

Tahoe

Extraterrestrial Turkey: Here's How Astronauts Spend Thanksgiving

Astronauts gave thanks and preview their "traditional" space meal in a video greeting from the International Space Station just in time for Thanksgiving.<p>NASA astronauts Scott Kelly, who is nearing the end of his one-year mission, and Kjell Lindgren took a moment to celebrate the season in a video …

Coffee in space: NASA designed an open-top cup that works in zero gravity

Life in zero gravity is much different than life on Earth. Not only do we Earth-dwellers get to walk, jump, and run without the fear of floating off …

This Neptune-Sized Exoplanet Has A Blue Sky Like Earth

Astronomers can learn a lot about a planet using very little. In this specific case, a team of researchers was able to find out that the sky of an …

The Top 15 Songs Couples Pick for Their First Wedding Dance

And what Women’s Health staffers chose for their big days<p>A couple’s first dance as husband and wife is a beautiful moment. The newly wedded pair holds each other closely, looks deeply into each other’s eyes, and takes a minute to themselves during the craziness of the day.<p>But let’s be real: All of …

8 Inspiring Tips From Successful Women Entrepreneurs

In today’s world where business acumen, creativity, and innovativeness shape the landscape of any business. Women with different backgrounds have …

How to Think Like Steve Jobs, Innovate Like Elon Musk, and Act Like Bill Gates

A recipe for success from three central figures of entrepreneurship.<p>A wall-mounted battery that can power your entire house? An electric car that can drive three times as far as its competitors? A train that runs on air pressure?<p>These are just a few of the ideas Elon Musk has invented or promised. …

Bill Gates

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

5 Questions to Answer Before You Start Interviewing Wedding Planners

You're engaged and you've decided you're ready to start planning your wedding. But you've also decided that you need to hire a professional wedding planner to help you execute all the little details of your big day. Where do you start? First talk to your friends and do your research to see what …

14 Strange-but-True Health Tips

Check out this list to see how easy it can be to cure yourself<p>The major medical studies grab the spotlight in the media, but some of the best solutions to health problems are simple, little, and often unusual things. Check out this list to see how easy it can be to cure yourself.<p><b>Related:</b> The <i>Men’s</i> …

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of …