Adura Adekunle

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The Creative Spaces Of The Rich And Famous

When they aren't performing, touring, opening shows, being interviewed or traveling the world, where do the rich and famous actually create? All of …

10 Fascinating GIFs Highlighting The Effects Of Ageing

Ageing, some of us do it gracefully, some of us look old before our time and then there are those lucky individuals (like Meryl Streep) never seem to …

The Truthful Guide To A Relationship (In 5 Minutes)

Actors Autumn Stein and Matthew C. Flynn thought it would be funny to recreate all the various scenes, conversations and moments from a relationship …

Here's 12 Of The Best Horror Movie Scenes Of All Time

What better way to celebrate Halloween than by kicking back with 12 of the best horror movies scenes of all time. All twelve are pretty much …

The Four Most Important Words Employees Need To Hear From Their Boss http://bit.ly/13Dp0i7 Surveys show that employees want more than a paycheck. They want meaning. They want to feel as though they are participating in the growth of a company. Find more insights on Future of Work www.forbes.com/future-of-work/

It's Easier To Be Warren Buffett Now Than It Ever Was

That means he goes through companies with a fine-toothed comb before he decides to make a big investment in them. It's like detective work, and the investor (may or may not) see things under a company's hood that they want to change, or believe the market is under valuing.<p>The thing is, it may take …

Pepsi's Chief Design Officer On How To Invest In Innovation

"Design is not just about packaging. It's about people and fulfilling needs," says Porcini. While shiny objects may unlock engagement, customer loyalty comes from how a product or company makes a person feel and the story it tells them about themselves.<p>People don't just buy a pair of designer shoes …

Zara Is Outsmarting H&M And Taking Over The World

According to Kyle Stock at Businessweek, H&M has focused too narrowly on catering to shoppers in Western Europe.<p>Meanwhile, Zara wisely plotted an expansion plan in the fashion-hungry Asian market.<p>The retailer is opening 80 to 100 stores in Asia per year, according to Stock. H&M is frantically …

The 17 Best Pieces Of Advice You'll Ever Hear

It's also worth hearing the advice from parents, grandparents, and everyone in between that's stuck with regular people and had an impact on their lives<p>A recent Reddit thread asked users "what's the absolute best advice you've ever been given?" We've collected the very best answers.<p>Via Reddit user …

4 Ways To Make Your Employees Feel Valued

Not exactly a place you'd want to stay for very long, is it?<p>As a manager, this isn't the type of environment you want to encourage—not if you want your employees to stick around, that is. So, one of your most important responsibilities is making your employees feel truly valued, letting them know …

INSTANT MBA: There Are Challenges Unique To Leadership Roles

"Having raw leadership potential is by no means a guarantee of success—it just earns a position in the starting gate. In most cases where we found leaders running into trouble, they were actually wrestling with particular challenges that are unique to leadership roles."<p>Thompson says that effective …

Here Are The 7 Toughest Interview Questions In The UK

The careers website Glassdoor has compiled a list of what it claims are the 25 toughest questions asked at UK job interviews, based on stories posted on its site. If you think a good job interview should give you the opportunity to demonstrate your skills and personality to show you are equipped …

The Only Thing That Matters To These 6 Key Players In Tech

But figuring that out is no easy matter because of the jumble of possibilities and complexities of running a business, on top of the cottage industry of abundant, contradictory, and just plain bad business advice.<p>These 6 pieces are the thoughtful reflection of industry leaders on what matters, …

Why We Really Do Need HR

HR gets a bad rap for being too administrative and too pro-employee. That's a legitimate complaint, but I wonder: What the hell did you expect?<p>The History of Human Resources<p>The entire HR function exists because employees were tough to manage. Unions were busy. Pesky women and minorities wanted …

3 Questions That Top Candidates Ask In Job Interviews

Kathy Rapp's recent recruiting article on Fistfuloftalent.com embodies this spirit of constructive criticism. She critiques a post on Recruiter.com titled "7 Questions Great Candidates Ask" and then offers an improvement, or"3 Questions Freakin' Awesome Candidates Ask."<p>Her questions are tough ones. …

Employment

Being A Dad Makes You A Better Leader

As I celebrate my younger daughter's graduation from kindergarten, I can't help but recognize how she's made me a better boss.<p>I'm an entrepreneur, CEO, leader, teacher, and writer. But most importantly, I'm a husband and father to two amazing daughters, Charlotte and Kate.<p>As Father's Day …

Busting the myth that bonuses are best for business

Taxi drivers are less inclined than the rest of us to believe that drinking water is good for you, a risk director at a major insurer recently explained to me.<p>Even those who suffer from pain in their gallstones are more resistant, despite overwhelming evidence that consuming bottles of water will …

Finance

Nike: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

During the 2016 Olympics, Nike put female athletes in the spotlight in its popular "Unlimited" ad campaign—and it promoted diversity in its own business. In 2016, the majority of the company’s employees were minorities, and women made up 48% of its global workforce.<p>The company is also a pioneer in …

6-step plan for attracting top talent

Talent is a business’s most valuable asset – but how do you win it? Last month I wrote about how to beat large brands in attracting top talent. Today …

Employment