Neka Knapp

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Why you shouldn't always promote top performers to management

The conversation on AAM highlights a key problem with the structure of many modern businesses. Too often, companies encourage high-performers who aren't fit to be managers (or don't want to be managers) to seek out those opportunities. In doing so, they may end up undermining their organization's …

This Alternity Line Is Shaking Up Maternity Wear for the Better

The word “maternity” probably brings up visions of round bellies and moms dressed in flowy, floral belly-bragging looks, but what do LGBTQ ladies wear when they’re expecting? There’s finally an answer to that, thanks to an androgynous “alternity” line called Butch Baby & Co.<p>Vanessa Newman and …

Maternity

What Big Companies Get Wrong About Innovation Metrics

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>The fear of getting Netflix-ed or Uber-ized is spurring big companies to dial up their investment in innovation. Companies as diverse as AIG, Disney, and Intuit have been building innovation teams, launching “accelerator” programs to attract promising startups, and giving …

Innovation

Five Bad Working Habits I Kicked For A Better Work Ethic

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Being a 20-something in the “professional world” for a few years now I’ve come to learn that in business, there’s no room for slacking …

Time Management

Could Tetris Actually Boost Brain Power?

Studies have shown playing the classic video game Tetris can benefit lazy eye and hunger — but can it also benefit your brain?<p>It’s an idea BrainCraft …

Dear Non-Parents, Please Stop Giving Parenting Advice

Yeah, <i>you!</i><p>The one who is sharing articles in my newsfeed about how, "I will never be that kind of parent." I've got some advice for you, my friend: STOP!... just <i>stop</i>... for the love of all that is holy, just trust me on this and don't press the share button. You are embarrassing yourself and you …

How Big Sugar Steered Research On A 'Tooth Decay Vaccine'

Sugar can promote tooth decay. Duh.<p>So if you want good oral health, it makes sense to brush and floss regularly <i>and</i> perhaps limit the amount of sugar you consume. Right?<p>In 2015, this may seem fairly obvious.<p>But back in the 1970s, according to a new research paper published in the journal PLOS …

Public Health

The Science of Why You Shouldn't Eat at Your Desk

Where do you usually eat your lunch? If you work in an office, chances are you eat at your desk, slogging through your workload while trying not to …

Parenting News, View and Advice, from Pregnancy to Teens | HuffPost UK

Sarah Jackson Chief Executive of Working Families, the work life balance charity<p>Anna Mamwell Leukaemia Survivor writing through life's rollercoaster …

8 Things You Should Do To Make Employees Love You As A Boss

As there are now five generations represented in the work place, it has become ever more important for businesses and organizations to adopt new …

“One Day Young” Shows Women in the Earliest Hours of Motherhood

After giving birth to her second child, while still reveling in the pride-laden afterglow, editorial photographer Jenny Lewis began to wonder why the …

Web design color theory: how to create the right emotions with color in web design

The most stimulating color, red is so energizing it has been used to increase blood circulation. Representing passion and power, red is the color that will attract the most attention, which is why it is commonly used for warnings and important notices.<p>Red is very appropriate for the <b>No Way NSA</b> …