A few years back, Google set out to answer a question that many organizations struggle with: What characteristics and dynamics make for an effective team? Like other organizations, Google believed that
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Get luminous while you sleep. Let's face it: Your morning skin-care routine can (and often does) turn into a race against the clock. So why not let your products do the heavy lifting for you while you
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While I've run across numerous effective strategies that successful people employ when faced with stress, what follows are 10 of the best. Some of these strategies may seem obvious, but the real challenge
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