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The Most Important Skill Of Every Great Leader

Great leaders ask these three questions when making any decision.<p>Great decision-making is one of the hallmarks of great leadership. But how do you develop great decision-making skills? Are some people just born with the ability to make good decisions by using innately logical minds and good …

37 fraternity members charged in hazing death at New York college

Nineteen-year-old student died from multiple, massive traumas in ‘glass ceiling’ ritual on Pennsylvania trip with members of Pi Delta Psi at Baruch College<p>The death of a 19-year-old student has shone a light on a ritual known as the “glass ceiling” in which young people pledging to join a …

Six ways to make your customers the ‘happiest people on Earth’

While on a mini-vacation to the "happiest place on earth," I began looking at every aspect of Disneyland as a learning opportunity to improve my business. Why is it that Disneyland is "the happiest place on earth," and how can you translate that experience into your startup?<p>From an employee …

16 Entrepreneurial Books Successful CEOs Swear By

Browse through the business section at your local bookstore or favorite e-commerce site, and you’re sure to become inundated with a variety of …

Six alternative web browsers you should know about

Most people are only familiar with the “big five” web browsers — Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera. But there are hundreds of …

15 Maps That Don't Explain the Middle East at All

The region as it never was, could have been, and sort of is<p>Violent upheaval in the Middle East has recently spawned all manner of maps purporting to explain how the region got this way. Here, instead, are 15 maps that don’t claim as much. Or rather, they do not seek, like many other maps, to …

7 Habits of Remarkably Successful Leaders

Great leaders are made, not born. Maximize your effectiveness by emulating these habits.<p>Every great business needs effective and successful leaders--men and women who can inspire their employees to reach deep within themselves to get things done. Unfortunately, almost 60% of all businesses have a …

The world's earliest selfies – in pictures

The selfie isn't a 21st-century invention. Buzz Aldrin has reminded us on Twitter that he took the first space selfie in 1966. Here's a selection of other early examples of the form – from the 1830s to the 1980s

Backupify CEO Tells Recent Grads To Stop Complaining About Work-Life Balance

<b>1)</b><b>Set the ground work for future excellence</b>. You won't get to the equivalent of the Olympics in your career if you go out drinking seven days a week. Master your job. Be excellent at it. There's a lot of talk about work/life balance today, but now's not the time to think that way. You're most …