Ahmad Gani

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How to Make an Animated GIF Infographic

Eleanor Lutz has done some amazing design work with her company Tabletop Whale. She is known especially for her work creating animated infographics …

Infographics

5 Ways to Deal with Toxic Employees

Toxic employees can be detrimental to the workplace. This infographic describes the negative behaviors employers might face, and how to deal with …

13 Signs That A Leadership Mindset Is Inside You Though You Don't Know

“The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born – that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite …

Self-improvement

13 Ways Emotionally Intelligent People Deal with Difficult People

Becoming successful requires some emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence offers you the stability to go the long haul. Through this process …

Email lets other people schedule your life—here’s how to stop it

<i>The following is adapted from Phil Simon‘s</i> Message Not Received: Why Business Communication Is Broken and How to Fix It.<p>If you feel like you’re playing Whac-a-mole with your inbox, you’re not alone. Somewhere along the line, email became the default means of communication in corporate America. The …

University of Chicago

17 visualisation tools to make your data beautiful

Not all will be suitable for your particular data set or your audience, but its certainly worth experimenting with a few to seek out the most …

Data Visualization

5 Tips for New Team Leaders

I’ve been a new manager five times in my career: once as a first-time manager at Google going from being a teammate to leading peers, three times as I was promoted within Google, and most recently as the new Chief Revenue Officer for UberConference, a teleconferencing startup in San Francisco. What …

50 Iconic Indie Album Covers: The Fascinating Stories Behind The Sleeves

They’re images you’ve seen a thousand times, but what do they mean, and how did they end up on the cover of your favourite ever albums?<p>Click or tap …

Kurt Cobain

The World’s Weirdest Libraries (Photos)

Camels, manta rays, and tree boxes—people have been getting creative to get folks to take out a book.

Manta Rays

Quirky sleeps: Sweden's top 10 unusual hotels

Sweden’s varied landscape, from the frozen reaches of the north to its vast forests and lakes, combines with cutting-edge design to inspire some unique lodgings. Here's our pick of the country's quirkiest sleeps, taking you underground, underwater, face-to-face with wildlife and beyond.<p><b>Icehotel</b><p>Near …

Living Small With Style: 2 Beautiful Small Apartment Plans Under 500 Square Feet (50 Square Meters)

• 1 |<br>• Designer: Grits Creative Group<p>The first space is an apartment in Lviv, Ukraine from the team at Grits Creative Group. The home is only 40 square …

Interior Design

Best jazz albums of 2015

The best jazz albums of 2015 includes picks from jazz critic <b>Ivan Hewett</b> and culture editor <b>Martin Chilton</b>. There are 50 albums for 2015.<p><b>1 MARIA SCHNEIDER ORCHESTRA: THE THOMPSON FIELDS (MARIA SCHNEIDER.COM)</b> <br>Maria Schneider's latest album, some 10 years in the making, shows just what a supple and …

New Albums

What Everyone Needs to Know About Running Productive Meetings

Raise your hand if you think the majority of meetings are a complete waste of your time — not to mention your organization’s time. You don’t need to look far for confirming evidence. Consider the data on how one company’s weekly executive committee meeting rippled through the organization in a …

Stop People from Wasting Your Time

We’re all too busy, spending our days in back-to-back meetings and our nights feverishly responding to emails. (Adam Grant, a famously responsive Wharton professor, told me that on an “average day” he’ll spend 3-4 hours answering messages.) That’s why people who waste our time have become the …

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How to Answer Difficult Questions | The Art of Manliness

<i>“Why didn’t Acme Co. accept our offer?”</i><p><i>“Why should I hire you over somebody else?”</i><p><i>“Where do you see this relationship going?”</i><p><i>“Where do babies come</i> …

Customer Service

The Science of Facial Hair: What Signals Do Beards, Stubble, and Mustaches Send to Others? | The Art of Manliness

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a yes or no answer to every question of aesthetics?<p>It’s certainly how magazines and pop culture presents things when …

How to Remove Yellow Armpit Stains | The Art of Manliness

It’s a sartorial problem that many men have, but few talk about. Yellow armpit stains.<p>You or someone you know has probably suffered the shame and …

How To Run a Meeting

Why have a meeting anyway? Why indeed? A great many important matters are quite satisfactorily conducted by a single individual who consults nobody. A great many more are resolved by a letter, a memo, a phone call, or a simple conversation between two people. Sometimes five minutes spent with six …

Do You Really Need to Hold That Meeting?

“Let’s schedule a meeting” has become the universal default response to most business issues. Not sure what to do on a project? Let’s schedule a meeting. Have a few ideas to share? Let’s schedule a meeting. Struggling with taking action? Let’s schedule a meeting.<p>Although scheduling a meeting <i>can</i> be …

Harvard Biz Review on Twitter: "Our management tip of the day: make working with a virtual boss easier http://t.co/477kqL26Vy"

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Meetings: When to Present and When to Converse

Meeting hosts often think that presenting to a room full of people is the best way to share ideas. Westerners in particular, with their Greco-Roman oratorical roots (think Aristotle and Cicero), tend to craft a verbal case and then declare their views to the audience. But sometimes it’s better to …

The Skills Leaders Need at Every Level

A few weeks ago, we were asked to analyze a competency model for leadership development that a client had created. It was based on the idea that at different points in their development, potential leaders need to focus on excelling at different skills. For example, in their model they proposed that …

Empathy Is Key to a Great Meeting

Yes, we all hate meetings. Yes, they are usually a waste of time. And yes, they’re here to stay. So it’s your responsibility as a leader to make them better. This doesn’t mean just make them shorter, more efficient, more organized. People need to enjoy them and, dare I say it, have fun.<p>Happiness …

Quiz: Do You Know When Coaching Works and When It Doesn’t?

Stop Stressing, Get Happy, and Watch Your Work Performance Turn Around

Head to the self-help section in any bookstore and you’ll find no shortage of titles on the value of positive thinking. An entire industry exists to remind us that if we can just reorient our mindset, the possibilities are endless.<p>Nowhere is this more obvious than in the workplace, says Alexander …

Positive Thinking

How to Design an Agenda for an Effective Meeting

We’ve all been in meetings where participants are unprepared, people veer off-track, and the topics discussed are a waste of the team’s time. These problems — and others like it — stem from poor agenda design. An effective agenda sets clear expectations for what needs to occur before and during a …

Management

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Are These the Best Beards In the World?

A new art show in London features photos of some of the best we've ever seen.<p>A new art show in London features photos of some of the best we've ever seen.

Beards