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How To Become The Best Manager Possible

There’s a first time for everything. You may recall your first day on the job. You walked into the office, filled with nervous excitement about the challenges that awaited you. If your organization had a formal training program, it’s likely you spent those first days immersing yourself in the …

Leadership

iPhone: How to delete all photos

Photos and videos can add up really quickly on iPhone, filling up what may have seemed like a high storage capacity just weeks or months earlier. Follow along for how to delete all photos on iPhone.<p>Whether you’re wanting a fresh start all together, or maybe transferring your photos to your Mac or …

Apple Watch

40 Years of Leadership Taught Me 3 Rules That All Managers Should Follow

Leadership is greater than the sum of its parts.<p>In more than four decades in the corporate world, I've learned many management lessons -- some the hard way.<p>I've also endeavored to share some of the wisdom I've picked up from those lessons with the sharp, ambitious, young men and women at Stanford …

Leadership

11 Plants For Your Bedroom To Help You Sleep Better

We have compiled this list of 11 great plants to help you sleep better, based on their calming and cleansing effects.<p>There is nothing more annoying …

Air Purifiers

Want Your Employees to Rave About Your Leadership Skills? Make Sure Any of These 6 Things Happen Daily

It's been found that you can achieve great results and have meaningful relationships at the same time.<p>Whether your company is a startup or an established firm, I want to share about a compelling leadership model that will get the best out of employees.<p>It's based on the seminal research of Dr. Jim …

This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too

It's no joke how much data your internet service provider can collect about you. A new service from Cloudflare aims to change that.<p>These days, you may wish you had a magic switch you could flip to keep your data more secure.<p>The misuse of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica is only the latest …

Privacy

4 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders That Are Hard to Find

When society puts so much value on external accomplishments, good leaders start with what's inside.<p>I often tell people that leadership is a journey. When you think you've arrived at the top of the mountain, look up. You'll always find another peak to climb.<p>The truth about leadership is actually …

Fear of God, for Less—Again

The brand is doing away with F.O.G. in favor of Essentials: a new, higher-end sub-brand.<p>Since launching in 2013, Fear of God hasn't exactly gone about building a fashion line in the traditional way. For one, the brand churns out $900 jeans and $700 hoodies—and then sells out of them—while keeping …

Smoking every day can increase psychosis risk, study finds

Two new studies report an increased risk of psychosis among smokers of not only marijuana, but tobacco, too.<p>The tobacco study has now been published …

How to Dress Better: 4 Ways to Elevate Your Style | Art of Manliness

Your casual clothes are the ones you wear on your own time.<p>It’s hard to put boundaries on what pieces of clothing count as “casual” and which ones …

Men's Fashion

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation) | Inc.com

While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next stage, the interview (which is when you had better be ready for the most commonly asked job interview questions).<p>Oddly enough, …

Employment

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

The brilliant folding M.A.Di Home can be assembled in hours

The M.A.Di Home is an ingenious a-frame home that can be easily assembled in just a few hours. The foldable design, created by Italian architect, …

Design

Is it Time to Cut Back? A Minimalist Approach to Social Media Marketing.

Excessive focus on social media detracts from more urgent revenue-generating activities.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Social media marketing is beneficial for a number of reasons. It improves brand awareness, brings new leads to your website, improves search engine …

One in five American households have ‘zero or negative’ wealth

Millions of Americans are living on the edge.<p>One in five households has zero or negative wealth, according to a report released this week by the …

How to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone, with GarageBand on iOS

With the latest version of iTunes, Apple buried the interface for making ringtones on the Mac. It’s still possible but a lot more cumbersome to manage.<p>A little-known secret is that you can actually make custom alert ringtones for iOS on your iPhone itself, using GarageBand. Here’s how.<p>This feature …

New Singles

4 Leadership Mistakes to Avoid When Running a Small Business | Inc.com

We are creatures of habit. Once we have a way of doing something, we tend to stick with it because we know it works and we like that predictability. For example, I have been taking my sons to school via the same route for three years. I drop the older one off first and then the younger one.<p>Then, …

Small Business

How to Know When You're on Thin Ice at Work

It starts with an uneasy feeling: You’re left out of meetings you used to attend. The boss stops offering suggestions. Once-friendly colleagues turn cool.<p>How can you be the last one to know you’re failing or flailing at work?<p>“I never saw it coming,” says Nancy Halpern of a layoff on a previous job …

Leadership

The Best Bank in Every U.S. State

Here are MONEY's picks from all across the U.S.<p>Could you walk away from bank branches completely? For most people, the answer is still no.<p>The way …

Is workplace loyalty dead in the age of the millennial?

As workplace demographics shift, with boomers and generation-Xers increasingly leaving the work force and more millennials entering, the common belief is that employees are no longer loyal to their employers. Young people are regularly maligned for being self-absorbed and entitled; not willing to …

Here Are The Top 10 Most Unnecessary Medical Treatments, According to Scientists

Way too much of a good thing!<p>A recent literature study on medical care in the US has put forward ten diagnostic procedures and treatments that were …

10 Entry Level Work-From Home Jobs | Inc.com

If you are like many people, you'd love to work at home. The problem is in finding a good, work at home job. Often, telecommuting jobs that don't require extensive experience are stuck in the customer service realm. Those aren't bad jobs, but if it isn't your thing, FlexJobs has found 10 …

Employment

10 Reasons Empathy Is the Most Important Skill You Will Ever Need to Succeed | Inc.com

Henry Ford is quoted as having said, "Why is it every time I ask for a pair of hands, they come with a brain attached?" Starting with the industrial revolution, technical skills and physical capabilities were the most important for getting a job and to be the best at it. Thinking was left to a few …

Customer Service

Why I Both Love and Hate J. C. Penney Company, Inc.

The retailer has both delighted and confounded this Fool.<p><b>J.C. Penney</b> (NYSE:JCP) confounds me as a business.<p>On a macro, companywide management level, …

5 Shopping Trends Changing Retail As You Know It (Whether You're Ready Or Not)

The end-to-end shopping experience is changing. Almost every step of the process, from the moment the idea for a product is conceived, until the moment it lands in the hands of a consumer will evolve in the next 10 years, and continue to do so. To more deeply explore these omnichannel insights, I …

eCommerce

Top 10 Contemporary Design Trends in eCommerce

This column is authored by Dimitris Papoutsis, Manager, Synergic Software eCommerce web designThe post Top 10 Contemporary Design Trends in eCommerce …

eCommerce

Thin Ink Illustrations by Alfred Basha

Illustrator Alfred Basha sparkled with his thin illustrations illustrations representing animals. He is behind new creations imagined with thin black …

What’s the right way to quit a job on good terms?

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>What are the guidelines around resignations – how to do it, and what are the timelines? Some people give two weeks' notice, some a month. What is the right thing to do so I leave in good standing?<p><b>THE FIRST ANSWER</b><p><b>Daniel Lublin</b><p><i>Partner, Whitten & Lublin Employment & Labour Lawyers, …

7 Retailers Who Are Embracing Modern Customer Service

Customer relations and service depend heavily on what retailers communicate to the people who buy their products. And ways, methods, and channels of …

Customer Experience

Can Retail Be Saved? Yes, and Here's How | Inc.com

What's with the empty storefronts on Madison Avenue, High Street, Main Street? What's with the catastrophic store-closings at Sears, Macy's, J.C. Penney? Don't blame it all on Amazon and its ilk. Since 2010, e-commerce's share of all retail sales has doubled, but it's still just eight percent. And …

Customer Experience