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Google Wanted to Know What What Makes a Manager Great, so It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. What's a google?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

These Psychologists May Have Cracked the Code to Motivating Employees (and Retaining Them)

Spoiler: it's not about money<p>Did you know 66% of millennials plan to leave their current employer by 2020? Or that 72% of CEOs are worried about their ability to attract and retain talent with the right skills? These are just a few of the startling statistics facing today's small business owners, …

How to Create a High-Performance Team, According to More Than 1,000 Top Executives | Inc.com

Peak-performance cultures maintain a sense of urgency. Urgency is a feeling people experience. Urgency is when your people believe not only that something specific needs to be accomplished, but also that that specific something must be accomplished within a specific time frame or significant …

Management

Black Friday 2017: All the Clothing Deals We Know About (Updated!)

Wanna score some of the season's best deals from the comfort of your couch? Start here.<p>If you've been waiting on Black Friday to buy a new winter coat, a grail-level pair of suede boots, or to replace every last one of your T-shirts, your wait is almost over. But to make sure you don't succumb to …

You are Always Judging Others, but Are You a Good Judge of Character? | Inc.com

One of the greatest challenges for any leader or entrepreneur is building successful relationships. Success comes from nurturing a strong network, developing a great team, and creating trust with your customer base. Doing these things well means growing your people reading skills. In order to …

Leadership

How to Motivate Yourself and Succeed

<b>If you think you need to be passionate about something to be successful, think again. While passion helps fuel success, it’s not necessary.</b><p><b>Think</b> …

Want to Raise Inspired Kids? A Navy SEAL Commander Says Teach Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

A few years ago, a retired Navy SEAL commander named Bill McRaven gave a graduation speech at the University of Texas. His words went viral, starting with his advice that no matter what you do, if you want to be successful, you should make your bed in the morning.<p>McRaven, who had been in charge of …

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A LinkedIn HR exec shares the top 6 things recruiters look for when assessing your 'soft skills'

Not to be outshined by coveted tech skills, soft skills are claiming their share of the limelight this year: LinkedIn's recent Global Recruiting Trends report shows that recruiters and hiring managers rank the use of soft skills assessments among the top hiring trends in 2017.<p>It makes sense: 58% of …

4 Things Great Bosses Say to a New Employee That Most Bosses Never Think to Say | Inc.com

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. Knowing how to do a job is certainly important, but approaching a job with …

Employment

Why More Executives Should Consider Becoming a CHRO

If you’re a business leader looking for an opportunity to have real impact on your company — and position yourself for the top job — which career path is best? CFO? COO? CMO? What if we told you that the CHRO role might be the best job you could ever have, with real opportunity for reshaping an …

Pope Francis TED talk says powerful leaders must be humble

<b>Pope Francis has recorded an address for the influential TED media group, delivering a warning to the world's "powerful" leaders.</b><p>In his TED talk, Francis says that people with power must act humbly. "If you don't, your power will ruin you, and you will ruin the other," he says.<p>He also urged people …

Powerful Advice From a Dying Man

via <b>Reddit</b><p>“I am only 24 years old, yet I have actually already chosen my last tie. It’s <b>the one that I will wear on my funeral</b> a few months from now. …

Five Leadership Traits That Will Make You Invaluable During Digital Transformation

Every successful business in today’s market is undergoing some degree of digital transformation. With the advancing pace of technology, no business will remain unchanged. Mobile platforms and increased connectivity are quickly altering long-standing business structures and changing roles and …

Why Bad People Make The Best Leaders

Want to build a great leader? Don’t start with a good person. Start with a <i>bad</i> person–then chisel, sandpaper and polish as necessary.<p>Most of the modern leadership development industry is based on a myth. It’s a feel-good myth, spread by consultants and academics and “gurus,” about how the best …

10 training lessons learned the hard way

Our team is always trying to think of ways to create helpful and inspiring content for a variety of different people. We like to think about the guy …

Bluetooth Headset Vigo Knows When You Are Tired Before You Do

When I was a student, sometimes I’d stab myself in the leg with the tip of my mechanical pencil to keep from dozing off during lectures. That usually didn’t work. Now sleepy students–and other people who need to stay alert for long periods of time–can benefit from Vigo, a Bluetooth headset that …

2014 Audi A4 2.0T Review - TEST/DRIVE

How The Secret Service Protects The President's Hawaii Vacation

It's not news to anyone that when the president comes to town, he comes with a ton of security. But when the president comes to a small island in the middle of the Pacific -- a small island that is already home to the nation's second worst traffic -- his security apparatus is a bit more …

Build the Perfect Salad

1. Go Raw<p>Fresh spinach has nearly nine times the bone-building vitamin K of iceberg lettuce. Use at least 2 cups and you'll get some hefty doses of …

The Flight from Dallas

From noon to dusk on November 22, 1963, history went dark, locked inside the closed and crowded cabin of Air Force One. Fifty years later, what happened after JFK died has fully come to light.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the October 2013 issue.</i><p>12:30 P.M., CENTRAL STANDARD TIME<p>Colonel James …

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2014 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado

Following an unexpected leak just last week, a closer look at the forthcoming 2014 Toyota Land<p>Following an unexpected leak just last week, a closer look at the forthcoming 2014 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado has surfaced. Marking the 30th anniversary of Toyota‘s storied SUV, the latest Prado edition of …

HPV cancers a mystery in men

So far, there's not really any data on how the HPV vaccine affects rates of HPV infection in men, or rates of oropharyngeal cancer. That's both …

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In Defense of Coaches Who Yell

<b>I'm a feminist.</b> I'm a careful parent. I didn't eat soft cheese when I was pregnant, made both kids listen to classical music when they were in the womb, and they'll be in Montessori school until eighth grade.<p>But the soccer coach yelling to my kid that he's running like he's dragging a piano behind …