Mark Stephenson

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This successful startup doesn't do performance reviews — here's what they do instead

Performance reviews — most often yearly — are how many companies provide feedback to their employees. They often involve a numeric rating and maybe an hour or so of conversation about what's gone right throughout the past year and what could use improvement.<p>There are a few flaws in the system:<p>It's …

An Oral History Of How “Game Of Thrones” Went From Crazy Idea To HBO’s Biggest Hit

Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.W. Weiss, and HBO brass recall how the show (barely) got off the ground.<p>On Sunday night the fifth season of HBO’s epic fantasy series <i>Game of Thrones</i> premieres, and at this point, there is no questioning its epicness. With nearly 20 million viewers per …

Target Canada is clarifying a major policy change on price matching, the retailer told CBC News Tuesday. Starting Tuesday, consumers can present digital flyers from selected online Canadian retailers and Target will match that price, confirms Lisa Gibson, spokesperson for Target Canada. Do you price match when shopping? http://cbc.sh/mvyGeOH (Photo: Charles Rex Arbogast/Associated Press)

8 New Page-Turners to Pack in Your Beach Bag This Summer

You'll be hooked by page two.<p>If you're truly going to go OOO for a beach vacation, the most surefire way to make sure you're actually decompressing is putting down your smartphone (bye email alerts) to get lost in a good read. Below, our recommendations for the best books worth reading front to …

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The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

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