Nick Hess

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The FCC's New Take on Net Neutrality: What You Need to Know

The Trump administration’s Federal Communications Commission on Thursday officially began the process of unraveling the Open Internet rules passed by …

Artificial intelligence is getting more powerful, and it's about to be everywhere

There wasn’t any one big product announcement at Google I/O keynote on Wednesday,the annual event when thousands of programmers meet to learn about Google’s software platforms. Instead, it was a steady trickle of incremental improvements across Google’s product portfolio. And almost all of the …

5 Characteristics of a Great Leader

Here are five critical qualities of great leaders and how they can help you be a great leader -- or colleague, or family member, or friend -- as well.<p>…

Leadership

8 subtle signs an employee is exceptional

We can all spot a great employee: She's dependable, proactive, hardworking, a great leader and a great follower.<p>She brings a wide variety of easily defined — but hard to find — skills to the table.<p>Some employees, though, are exceptional. They have skills and qualities that aren't evaluated on …

Employment

4 Things Great Bosses Say to a New Employee That Most Bosses Never Think to Say

Want a new employee to truly hit the ground running? Say these four things.<p>You work hard to find, interview, and hire the right employees. They have great skills, great experience, and great attitude. So once they're hired and in the door, all you need to do is set them loose, right?<p>Not so fast. …

5 Incredible Things That Happen When You Focus On Results And People

Great things happen when you focus on people as much as you do on results. If these 5 benefits don't motivate you to focus intently on both, nothing will.<p>People often debate what makes a better leader: the no-nonsense, results-focused type or the motivational, people-focused type. New research has …

Why emotional intelligence is key for project success

Emotional intelligence is the ability to empathize with others, demonstrate emotions, and make decisions based on multi-level awareness. Here's how …

Two Days With Warren Buffett: Three Lessons From An Introverted Leader In Action

Warren Buffett is one of the world’s greatest business-people and well-known as an introvert, so it was fascinating to spend the better part of a day with him and about 100 college students recently in Omaha. Just over 10 years ago, in 2006, I took 40 McGill University students for a similar visit …

7 Warning Signs Your Boss Disrespects You

When managers treat you this way, you haven't earned their respect.<p>As a career coach at Work It Daily, my teammates and I can't help but notice certain patterns. Right now, employee frustration is at an all-time high. Workers are feeling fed up with their employers and wondering if the grass could …

Wynton Marsalis Gives 12 Tips on How to Practice: For Musicians, Athletes, or Anyone Who Wants to Learn Something New

<i>Photo by Eric Delmar, Wikipedia Commons</i><p>Practicing for countless hours before we can be good at something seems burdensome and boring. Maybe that's …

5 must-have apps for people who love the outdoors

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>It's true, you shouldn't spend <i>all</i> your camping time staring at a phone screen, but there are some apps that can help you make the most of …

Apps

10 Eagle Scout survival skills everyone should know

In 1912, Arthur Eldred became the first Eagle Scout, and the rank has stood as an emblem of accomplishment ever since.<p>To earn the title of Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts must learn a whole array of practical skills.<p>We've put together 10 survival tricks that Eagle Scouts can perform, complete with …

YouTube

Sleep In for Puddlers, Find Late-Morning Success

<i>Photograph Aaron Hitchen/The Raw Spirit</i><p>When it comes to duck hunting, there’s nothing quite like the dawn patrol. Sunrise is just a promise on the …

Hunting Small-Water Puddle Ducks: How to Downsize When Puddlers Avoid Big Waters

<i>Illustration by Mike Sudal</i><p>During the waterfowl season, ducks favor refuge—and for puddle ducks, that often means a puddle, where they can chow down …

Hunting

Here’s the Deal: Custom-Quality Rifles for 2K or Less

In this, the best of all possible worlds, you can spend very little money and get a very good rifle in the bargain. It will be accurate, function …

How to Perfectly Pluck and Breast Game Birds

Do you pluck or breast? Most folks usually do one or the other, but there are times when one method works best. So here are the upsides of each, the …

What To Do When Your Home is Not Up to Sniff

Does your home smell a little lackluster these days? Scented candles and store-bought air fresheners like Febreze can only do so much, and they …

Cleaning

If the SEC Measured CEO Pay Packages Properly, They Would Look Even More Outrageous

On December 7, Portland, Oregon, passed a law that will impose a surcharge on the local business taxes paid by corporations that operate in the city when the CEO’s compensation is 100 times or more the median earnings of the company’s employees. To monitor this ratio, the Portland law will make use …

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

What You Really Need to Do to Make Your Employees Happy (No, It's Not More Money)

Deep down, every human being wants to find meaning in his or her work.<p>Want to inspire your employees to perform at levels you've never imagined?<p>In <i>Give and Take</i>, Adam Grant says that when people find purpose in their work it will not only improve that person's happiness, it will boost …

Stanford professors explain their best strategy to figure out whether you should leave your job

You could theoretically deal with this situation by never taking a risk professionally. Or, you could take a calculated risk after you engage in some careful introspection — specifically by figuring out what it is that you detest most and least about your current work.<p>That second option is called …

Stanford University

To Be a Better Leader, Learn This FBI Hostage Negotiation Tactic

Before getting to yes, strive for “that’s right.”<p>As a strategic messaging and positioning consultant, I preside over lots of contentious meetings. …

33 Best Burger Recipes

These incredible burger recipes offer a unique twist to the classic hamburger, incorporating ingredients like pimento cheese, sesame oil and serrano …

Encouraging Workplace Creativity - What Gets Real Results

• Bio<br>• Twitter<br>• Facebook<br>• LinkedIn<br>• Latest Posts<p>Scott King<p>Chief Revenue Officer at ReadyTalk<p>Hi, I’m Scott King. I’m a collaboration expert. I’m an engineer and …

Here's How to Shine Your Shoes Like a Pro

You've invested in your footwear. You should also invest in its upkeep.<p><i>Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here</i> <i>every week</i> <i>helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty?</i> <i>Email her</i><i>.</i><p><b>I had a pair of light brown/beige wingtips repaired and shined recently, but when</b> …

Why The Best Leaders Delegate?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Being a leader is tough. Whether you're a CEO of a big company, trying to run a small business, or even in charge at a volunteer or non-profit …

Nonprofits

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Tutorials

How Intel missed the iPhone revolution

Jon Stokes Contributor<p>Jon Stokes is one of the founders of Ars Technica, an author, and a former Wired editor. He currently hacks ruby at Collective Idea, and runs AllOutdoor.com.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>How President Trump could abuse big data and the surveillance state<br>• Why the NRA hates …

It’s Time to Stop Expecting Perfection of Your Team

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

15 Grilled Burger Recipes for Memorial Day

Walk into any Memorial Day cookout and you're likely to find burgers on the grill—few foods are as synonymous with grilling. At its heart, a great burger is an exercise in simplicity. All you really need is beef, salt, pepper, and fire. Once you've got the base down it's time to start experimenting …