Shandell Riley

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5 Ways to Give a Presentation That Nobody Will Ever Forget

Want to get their attention? Don't be afraid to liven up your presentation with some humor.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>We've all been there: In the audience at a dry pitch event or witnessing a lackluster …

Happy Employees: A Look at the Top Career Motivators (Infographic)

Learn exactly what will make your employees stick around.<p>Your current employees might truly be satisfied with their current position at your company. But unfortunately for you, this doesn't mean they won't consider other opportunities. Despite the fact that the majority of people are pretty happy …

Amazon Fire Phone vs. Galaxy S5 vs. iPhone 5S: how they stack up

Now that Amazon announced the Fire Phone at an event in Seattle on Wednesday, it’s time to compare it to the other phones in its price range: the …

WSJ: Apple planning multiple iWatch models with as many as 10 health-related sensors

The Wall Street Journal has published a new report claiming that Apple’s upcoming entry to the smartwatch market will sport ten or more sensors for collecting health data. The report also claims that the company is working on multiple versions for the wearable device, which is expected to be …

Report: iOS 8 will offer full manual camera controls

With iOS 8, Apple has shown a more open attitude, promising to let users add widgets and extensions to their iPhones, for example. That openness may …

Comcast is turning your home router into a public Wi-Fi hotspot

If you're a Comcast cable customer, your home's private Wi-Fi router is being turned into a public hotspot.<p>It's potentially creepy and annoying. But the upside is Internet everywhere.<p>It's been one year since Comcast (CMCSA) started its monster project to blanket residential and commercial areas …

Reinventing Your Body

Deepak Chopra

RT @BuddhaBrian: ~ If #light is in your heart. you will find your way home ~ #Rumi. http://t.co/uLHSvgZ6YE #CosmicConsciousness #quoteoftheday #SPIRIT quote

RT @BuddhaBrian: "Don't you know yet? It is your light that lights the world." ~Rumi http://t.co/G1NpfmmobZ" #CosmicConsciousness @DeepakChopra #universe

Tech Tycoons Can't Seem To Agree If New Tech Will Create Jobs Or Kill Them

And he's set off a firestorm of disagreement about the subject.<p>He once famously said that "software is eating the world" meaning that everything will use software or be controlled by it.<p>And he was right. Software today is the secret sauce that runs everything.<p>Now, thanks to smartphones, apps, …

Tech, Yeah! A Stylish Sun Sensor Bracelet That Actually Tracks UV Rays

We all know the inherent dangers of sun exposure. The question on any given day is: are you covered enough? When is it time to reapply SPF? Are you …

Tech Week: Yo, The Amazon Fire Phone And Apple's iWatch?

It was a big week for product news in the tech world, a topic we typically reserve for your weekly round-ups. Here we go ...<p>ICYMI<p><b>SCOTUS And Facebook Threats</b>: A case for our modern times. The Supreme Court has agreedtotakeupacase involving a death threat that appeared on Facebook. It opens up a lot …

Wearable Tech Meets High Fashion: 3-D Printed High Heels

What are 3-D Printed High Heels?<p>Google Glass and LED clothing are just a few of the many cutting edge products that have become a part of the …

Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips

In Dan Pink’s Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself he closes the book with a long, excellent list of “Work Smarter Not Harder” type …

MOOCs Won’t Replace Business Schools — They’ll Diversify Them

Over the past few years, business school administrators — like other university officials — have been losing sleep over Massive Open Online Courses (or MOOCs), worrying that these low-cost digital alternatives will cannibalize their business model.<p>As elite business schools have started to offer …

Why We Won't Need College in 15 Years

We all have that one thing in our lives we keep around without really knowing why. If you live and work in a big city, you may still have your car …

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

How to Create a Company of Thought Leaders

Every employee is a potential thought leader.<p>Your team is made up of individuals who, collectively, create an ecosystem of interconnected ideas, perspective, and insight. Leverage that ecosystem, and you’ll be running a company full of thought leaders. Just imagine the impact on your brand.<p>Despite …

Why Women Don’t Negotiate Their Job Offers

Research shows that women are more reticent than men to negotiate their salary offers. For instance, one study of graduating MBA students found that half of the men had negotiated their job offers as compared to only one eighth of the women. This general pattern has been replicated in survey …

Masters of Love

Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.<p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say “I do,” committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry …

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

How to find a calling instead of a career

In my last Quartz column, To get a job, write your story instead of a resume, I talked about the value of finding a purpose in your work, and suggested that in order to do that you reflect on your life and write your own narrative. I talked about how economics is about the scarce resource, and in …

The best measure of an employee is how well she mentors others

On his faculty profile at Wharton’s management department, the first qualification that Adam Grant lists is not his work with Goldman Sachs and the United Nations, his Oprah-endorsed bestselling book <i>Give and Take</i>, or the distinction of being called “brilliant” by Malcolm Gladwell. Those …

The Best Leaders Are Humble Leaders

In a global marketplace where problems are increasingly complex, no <i>one</i> person will ever have all the answers. That’s why Google’s SVP of People Operations, Lazlo Bock, says humility is one of the traits he’s looking for in new hires. “Your end goal,” explained Bock, “is what can we do together to …

From Purpose to Impact

<i>The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. —Mark Twain</i><p>Over the past five years, there’s been an explosion of interest in purpose-driven leadership. Academics argue persuasively that an executive’s most important role is to be a steward of the …

Expand Your Influence With 10 Timeless Leadership Lessons

Leaders are in search of distinction as they seek to have their impact felt and their influence reverberate throughout their organizations. As all industries attempt to reinvent themselves in order to elevate the value of their brand proposition, the competitiveness of their people and their …

To Create a Real Connection, Show Vulnerability

The hardest part of my business failing was not the loss of the business. It was the loss of the identity that came with being a successful entrepreneur.<p>I had become so attached to this identity that when others asked how the non-existent business was doing, I said, “Great!” The chasm between the …