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Found: The 5 Most-Saved Crockpot Recipes in Pinterest History

I know I will regret saying this as soon as the temperatures dip below 65, but I'm excited for fall. Or more specifically, fall food. From Halloween …

Cooking

The 3 things that separate a leader from a manager

A lot of people use the word "manager" as a part of their job title or description, but "leaders" don't get that label simply by being appointed to a post.<p>Leadership is earned, and is hard-won, by the folks who prioritize and understand the traits and qualities that come with the unofficial …

Leadership

The TSA Won't Make You Remove Liquids From Your Bag at These Airports

If you don’t have TSA Pre, then one of the most annoying parts of going through airport security is having to take out all your liquids. Despite my …

Flying

Make These Eggy Breakfasts Ahead of Time and High-Five Yourself All Week

Many eggy breakfast staples — fried eggs, omelets, and scrambles — need to be prepared fresh, but not these clever recipes that can be made ahead and either eaten at room temperature or microwaved. Perfect for the busiest of mornings — cook them over the weekend or whenever you have some free time …

Breakfast

Looking to compare all different types of automation? Now you can

Organizations must vet and compare different types of automation based on business needs, but there was no way to do this -- until now. Forrester's …

Human Geography

Design Management (An Introduction) - Taking Charge of Processes and People

Design management is a complex field; it doesn’t relate to a single design discipline and the exact responsibilities attached to a design manager …

Data Analytics & Visualizations — Replicating the Tableau Example In Excel — Part 1

<b>Extracting</b> The Dataset Into The Excel Data Model<p>In my previous post, I discussed where the article authors post regarding Excel was incorrect as to …

Analytics

The charming villages of Italy's Cinque Terre

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Media Management

Academics created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech, and it's a handy guide to how the world will change forever

Academics at Imperial Tech Foresight (ITF), an offshoot of Imperial College London, have been working to bring to life nebulous and intangible technological advances in a way you've never seen before.<p>They have created a table of disruptive tech, taking inspiration from the periodic table of …

Imperial College London

A handful of recent discoveries has transformed our entire understanding of human history

Recent discoveries have revealed that much of the traditional understanding of the human origin story is wrong.<p>Until the past few years, most anthropologists and archaeologists believed that the first members of our species — <i>Homo sapiens</i>— evolved in East Africa approximately 200,000 years ago.<p>As …

Anthropology

Scrum Will Change Your Organization!

StartupStockPhotos / PixabayWhen delivering a Professional Scrum Master training or helping clients creating awesome products with Scrum, some people …

Project Management

15 Questions To Ask Employees If You Want Them To Be More Engaged

Measuring engagement at work is quite difficult. It’s not like managers can read employees minds, so the best way to find out how to engage employees is to ask. But what is the most effective question to ask to get a useful answer?<p>We asked members of the Forbes Coaches Council what question should …

Employee Engagement

Agile Transformation: Mastery, Autonomy & Purpose

Mastery Autonomy Purpose — Synopsis<p>Master autonomy purpose — in this article, I present a slightly different way of viewing agile maturity, through …

This App Could Be the Cure for Your Jet Lag

A new app is helping travelers avoid the grogginess that's become a staple of flying cross-country or overseas.<p>If you've ever taken a flight across multiple time zones, you know the feeling. If you travel often for work, it's probably one of your biggest enemies.<p>Ninety-three percent of travelers …

The agile manager

Who manages in an agile organization? And what exactly do they do?<p><b>The agile workplace</b> is becoming increasingly common. In a McKinsey survey of more …

Project Management

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

Stop Wasting Time Trying to Get Estimates Right! and what to do Instead

<b>What’s wrong…?</b> After years of discussing estimation/sizing of the effort needed to bring a user story from vague ideas to proven value – it seems …

Scientists can 3D print human heart tissue now. The future is here

Long term, the goal of 3D bioprinting is to be able to 3D print fully functioning organs which can be used to replace the failing biological organs …

#LGBTSTEMDay: Celebrating the diversity of science

<b>By Shaun O’Boyle, founder of House of STEM</b><p><i>Today is the first International Day of LGBT+ People in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths,</i> …

Why Russians don't smile

In the lead-up to the World Cup, articles appeared noting that Russian workers were being taught how to properly smile at the foreign soccer fans who would soon be visiting their country.<p>One of us — Masha — is a Russian immigrant. She'll be quick to tell you that in Russia, randomly smiling at …

The best mosquito repellent products to keep pesky biting bugs at bay

It’s officially summer now, and while the warm season provides the perfect weather for outdoor get-togethers and sporting activities, it’s also the …

Project Managers & Scrum

Role of the Project Manager in ScrumThere is often confusion when organisations transition to an agile way of working, particularly with the mapping …

The 15 Best Beaches in Europe for Summer 2018

With seemingly endless miles of coastline, it can be tough to decide which beach in Europe is right for you.<p>Just in time for the official start of …

European Travel

How Company Culture Shapes Employee Motivation

<i>DAVE WHEELER FOR HBR</i><p>In a recent strategy meeting we attended with the leaders of a Fortune-500 company, the word “culture” came up 27 times in 90 minutes. Business leaders believe a strong organizational culture is critical to success, yet culture tends to feel like some magic force that few know …

Want to Think Like a Leader? Science Says to Do This One Thing

The answer to "What makes a great leader?" can be found in the question.<p>If you want to be a successful leader, research shows there's a winning approach you can take -- and it may not be what you expect.<p>Most people are familiar with the idea of self-affirmations and the power of positive thinking. …

I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-Eleven, …

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Warren Buffett Says These Simple Habits That Most of Us Ignore Separate Successful People From Everyone Else

The Oracle of Omaha wants you to succeed with these simple habits that even a 14-year-old could pull off.<p>Sometimes, I just have to shake my head at Warren Buffett's wisdom. Is it earth-shattering? Hardly.<p>At 87 years young, he keeps imparting on us the simplest advice that has made him a success …

Index of Best AI/Machine Learning Resources

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning field is getting a lot of attention right now, and knowing where to start can be a little difficult.<p>I’ve …

Study confirms this method of repelling ticks really does work

Outdoor enthusiasts: Here's a bit of good tick-fighting news just in time for Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer. A new U.S. …