James Wenner

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How to Help an Employee Who Rubs People the Wrong Way

If you’ve ever cringed in a meeting when your direct report was talking, you know how tough it can be to watch a team member undermine themselves. Maybe the person is interrupting colleagues too often. Or being condescending, or even combative. No matter the specific behavior, your employee is …

Self-help

Use charts to detect a phony rally

Jim Cramer explains why a technical eye is crucial to getting ahead of professional money managers.

Find bulletproof stocks using charts

Jim Cramer shares how he uses charts to pinpoint the best time to buy or sell.

The world is on course to warm beyond a crucial threshold— here's why 2 degrees Celsius is considered the tipping point

Recently a series of scientific papers have come out and stated that we have a 5 percent chance of limiting warming to 2°C, and only one chance in a hundred of keeping man-made global warming to 1.5°C, the aspirational goal of the 2015 Paris United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change …

6 signs you have the wrong credit card

<b>• If you've had the same credit card for more than 10 years, it may be time for a new one.</b><p><b>• A few reasons to shop around for a new card: you just had a baby, you travel frequently, or you're in debt.</b><p><b>• Credit card rewards are more lucrative today than ever before, so be sure to take advantage.</b><p>Like …

Understanding blockchain technology, bitcoins and the rise of cryptocurrency

What is blockchain technology?<p>For the past several weeks, you've likely heard some of the following terms if you've paid attention to the world of finance: Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum. But what do they mean? And why is cryptocurrency suddenly so hot?<p>First, we'll …

Bitcoin

The most overrated tourist attractions in Mexico — and where to go instead

Mexico is full of beautiful beaches, ancient ruins, and rich local culture, not to mention Travel + Leisure's top-ranked city of 2017, San Miguel de Allende. However, as with any popular vacation destination, there are also many overrated spots.<p>Popular destinations such as Cancún and Cozumel are …

Mexico

The 19 Questions to Ask Your Financial Adviser

The burden of finding an adviser who will act in your best interest is on you<p>Getting all stockbrokers, financial planners and insurance agents to act in the best interests of their clients is a struggle that financial firms and their regulators still haven’t resolved. That should be their job — but …

Dow Jones

Camera on Balloon Captures the Total Solar Eclipse from Near Space

Self-proclaimed “armchair aeroscience geek” Liem Bahneman managed to capture the Great American Eclipse from an unusual and amazing perspective: he …

3 Really Dumb Things That Managers Should Never Do to Their Employees

They're so dumb, you'll think we're back in the 1970s. (But they still happen today.)<p>Do you work with a Millennial? Shake his or her hand and say thank you.<p>Now that Millennials (the largest generation in U.S. history) make up the majority of the global work force, their influence on employers is …

Employee Engagement

9 Most Common Behavioral Interview Questions and Answers

Behavioral questions can be challenging for interviewers to ask and for job candidates to answer. Here's how to handle the most common.<p>If you're an interviewer and like to ask behavioral interview questions, you'll like the following list of behavioral interview questions. And if you're a job …

Employment

'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

Time Management

20 Things the Most Valued Employees Do Every Day

From buying into the leader's vision to sharing good information, here are the essential traits of the best employees.<p>Think about the best boss you've ever had. Now, think about the kind of employee that boss valued most.<p>Regardless of who that employee was, I think I can probably describe him or …

Leadership

Be the Most Persuasive Person in the Room: 9 Things Highly Influential People Always Do, According to Science

Sometimes facts, logic, and reasoning aren't enough. Here's how the most persuasive people make a great argument even more convincing.<p>Every successful person I know is extremely good at persuading other people. Not manipulating or pressuring, but genuinely <i>persuading</i>: Describing the logic and …

Self-improvement

Why the 8-hour workday doesn’t work

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and …

12 Leadership Lessons to Learn From the Navy SEALs

Take a few tips from some of the bravest folks around.<p>Forever on the lookout for the <b>keys to leadership</b>, the ability that some people have to <b>guide others to reach their goals</b> and be successful together, I was eager to share with you the <b>12 keys to leadership</b> from the book <i>Extreme Ownership, how US</i> …

Leadership

Best Compact Camera 2017 – Looking for better quality than your smartphone? One of these is what you need

Looking for the best compact camera of the year so far? Look no further.<p>With the best will in the world, it’s not always practical to have a large …

6 REASONS WHY BOKEH IS OVERRATED

I currently think the LEICA 35mm f/2.4 ASPH (silver) is the best designed (in terms of proportions, build quality, sharpness, compactness, weight, …

Astronomy Picture of the Day

<b>Kepler's House in Linz</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Erich Meyer (Astronomical Society of Linz)<p><b>Explanation:</b> Four hundred years ago today (May 15, 1618) …

Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography

It's no wonder that landscape photography is so popular...For starters, it's an accessible given that we're surrounded by landscapes big and small …

Jeff Bezos outlines his methods for “high-velocity decision-making”

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants his $430 billion publicly traded company to behave with the urgency of the startup it once was.<p>To make sure he acts quickly, he follows a set of guidelines for “high-velocity decision-making” he laid out in his annual letter to shareholders. He urges his employees to …

Management

How computing will change amid challenges to Moore’s Law

We are in the midst of a true inflection point in computing, and the very way we interface with technology daily is changing.<p>The rapid inclusion of embedded sensors and internet connectivity is turning most of the appliances we use into “smart devices” that can respond to our voice commands, while …

Machine Learning

10 Habits of the Most Confident People

Confidence breeds success. Are you as confident (and successful) as you can be?<p>When I look back on my 20s, I see two different versions of myself. The first five years were dominated by feelings of insecurity and anxiety. I was living a life I did not want, and I wasn't confident enough to stop it. …

Self-improvement

Simple Tips for Tack-Sharp Landscape Photos

I'd say that of any genre of photography, landscapes have to be the most popular, right?I mean, that's not to take anything away from portraiture or …

11 Tips to Master Autofocus and Increase Your Hit Rate

I’m a firm believer that photography is a game of inches. So today I’ll share with you what I’ve learned about mastering autofocus shooting in a …

How to choose a Linux distro for your old PC

Ready to give your old computer a new lease on life? Even if it's several years old and slow as molasses, you don't have to consign it to the junk heap. Instead, install a new operating system and put it back into the rotation.<p>Forget Windows, though: Linux is an open-source (and free) OS that's …

Linux

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 29 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

They're not in the habit of wasting time with dumb or irrelevant queries.<p>In fact, they often have one favorite go-to question they like to ask. This typically reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 31 of those questions.<p><i>Jacquelyn Smith, Alison Griswold, and Vivian Giang</i> …

10 Time Management Tips to Be Success & Increase Productivity - OLBlog

The key to being a successful in business or personal life is well time management. You need to manage time effectively if you’re going to be …

Photographers Shooting Inexperienced Models - You Need To Read This

These Modeling Photography Tips Will Make Your Life Easier And Your Model More Confident<p>Ok, the photographer's checklist:<p>Got the <b>gear</b>,<br>• Got the <b>location</b> …