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7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

Ten Signs Your Boss Is A Manager -- But Not A Leader

A simple way to answer the question “What’s the difference between managing and leading?” is this:<p>Managing people means watching them to make sure they do what they’re supposed to do.<p>The concept of traditional supervision is rooted in the fear that working people will misbehave or make mistakes if …

Leadership

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Management

15 of the Best and Most Unusual Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

Improve your outlook, boost your marketability and get a leg up on trends with these digital lesson sessions.<p>14 min read<p>Real-world experience is the world’s best teacher, but there’s a wealth of knowledge online to help teach ourselves what we don’t have the opportunity to learn from a mentor or …

Nestle Bets $7 Billion on Starbucks to Revive Coffee Sales

For years, a smoldering George Clooney would sip his espresso and ask: “Nespresso...what else?” Turns out the answer is: Starbucks.<p>In the …

Ex-engraxate inova com marketplace para itens agrícolas

Francisco Lavor criou a plataforma CBC Agronegócios, em que produtores podem negociar online produtos como milho, café, algodão e soja<p>Francisco …

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

Listeria risk prompts Meijer to recall produce in six U.S. states

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Retailer Meijer Inc said it was recalling packaged vegetables in six U.S. states because of possible contamination from Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, which can cause fatal food poisoning in young children, pregnant women and elderly or frail people.<p>Meijer, based in Grand …

GM Apples That Don’t Brown to Reach U.S. Shelves This Fall - MIT Technology Review

A U.S. synthetic-biology conglomerate plans to begin marketing genetically modified apples this fall but won’t label them as GMOs.<p>The so-called …

Organisms

14 CEOs reveal the No. 1 job skill they look for in employees

There's no shortage of career advice out there and everyone from your favorite self help gurus to your least favorite in-law thinks they're an expert on the subject.<p>Good advice — useful, nuanced, and proven — is harder to come by.<p>After all, it's tough to suss out what employers value in their …

Woman awarded $151,000 after slipping on grape at Woolworths loses on appeal

Colleen McQuillan successfully sued supermarket after falling over in store in Sydney’s Leichhardt in November 2012<p>A Sydney woman awarded $151,000 after slipping on a grape in a Woolworths supermarket has lost her case on appeal.<p>Colleen McQuillan had successfully sued the supermarket giant after …

Customers

Eggs containing fipronil found in 15 EU countries and Hong Kong

<b>Fifteen EU countries as well as Hong Kong and Switzerland have received eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil, the European Commission says.</b><p>The commission will hold a meeting with ministers and regulators on 26 September.<p>Its food safety chief has called countries to stop "blaming and …

Os superalimentos que você deve incluir na sua lista de compras

Esses alimentos poderosos são capazes de melhorar seu humor, sua memória e te ajudar a não ganhar peso<p>Já imaginou se um único alimento fizesse você …

Will Asian fruit and veg home deliveries take off?

<b>Asian groceries used to be available only through specialist supermarkets, but now home delivery services are bringing foods such as raw turmeric and Alphonso mangoes to a wider audience.</b><p>You can order pretty much anything online these days - and now that includes bitter gourds and fresh bunches of …

5 Habits You Need to Drop to Become a Better Leader

Becoming a better leader starts with looking at what habits you need to cut out of your life.<p>Becoming a better leader happens over time, and takes deliberate practice to improve at. Being, "born with it," will only take you so far. Great leaders are continual learners and practitioners. In fact, …

Leadership

How could the UK-US trade deal affect your food? – Q&A

Food,Farming,EU referendum and Brexit,Chicken,Food & drink,Life and style,Foreign policy,Environment,UK news<p>Chlorinated chicken is the tip of the iceberg. Current EU standards cover everything from conditions for battery hens to antibiotics use in farms, and they are all up for negotiation

This 5-Second Steve Jobs Strategy Is a Master Class in Leadership

One of the simplest and most powerful things you can do as a leader takes almost no time at all.<p>I have a confession. I'm a pain in the ass (arse, for my colleagues speaking proper English) to work with. I thrive on impossible challenges and expect those I work with to do the same. Growing up, my …

Leadership

The 5 worst mistakes you need to avoid in your presentations

For most people, public speaking is daunting.<p>Leadership development and executive coaching expert Jeff Black says a good presentation is a bit like a …

Public Speaking

How Monsanto protects crops with artificial intelligence

Monsanto, the leading producer of genetically modified crops (GMOs), has announced a partnership with Atomwise. The controversial corporation will use Atomwise’s artificial intelligence expertise to discover molecules that could protect crops quicker.<p>Atomwise uses deep learning algorithms to …

Artificial Intelligence

Nestlé leads $77M round for healthy meal startup Freshly

Freshly has raised a big funding round from a big name — the U.S. division of food and beverage giant Nestlé.<p>Co-founder and CEO Michael Wystrach has pitched the startup as a way to get healthy, on-demand meals. That doesn’t mean you order from Freshly every time you want to eat — instead, you get …

The 8 Lessons Entrepreneurs Could Learn From Farmers

Embracing a farmer's work ethic will do more than put food on your table.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a saying in farm country: “Don’t ever bet against farmers.” Farmers must grow their businesses while constantly battling declining profit margins, …

Entrepreneurship

Could Taiwan become the Silicon Valley of Agriculture 4.0?

Taiwan has in the past been synonymous with toy manufacturing and electrical components, but a growing revolution in agriculture is set to give the sweet-potato-shaped island a new area of influence in the global economy.With a Mandarin speaking populace and geographical location that is less than …

Farming the World: China's Epic Race to Avoid a Food Crisis

But China’s efforts to buy or lease agricultural land in developing nations show that building farms and ranches abroad won’t be enough. Ballooning …

Why Do People Buy Things? It's Not Why You Think, According to a Brilliant Harvard Professor

Most marketers focus on the wrong information, says bestselling author Clay Christensen.<p>Why do people buy things? If you answered, "Because they want them or need them," you're only partly right, according to Clayton Christensen, Harvard professor and author of the bestselling <i>The Innovator's …

McDonald's

Brazil meat scandal: China and others lift ban

<b>China has lifted a total ban on imports of Brazilian meat imposed over allegations that companies have been selling unsafe produce for years.</b><p>Brazil's Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi says the move follows a "giant effort" by officials to explain the investigation into tainted food.<p>Chile and Egypt …

Sainsbury's drops bid to halve household food waste

<b>Exclusive</b>: Supermarket scales back ambition as official statistics show average family throws away £700 of food each year<p>Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has scaled back an ambitious target to get consumers to halve their household food waste after finding it was more difficult than expected to …

Here's how to access the iPhone's hidden mode that turns the camera into a magnifying glass

"Magnifier" mode uses the iPhone's camera to magnify text or other small things — handy, especially, for reading fine print, or zooming in on small details.<p>The hidden mode can also adjust brightness and color, which is useful for people who may have issues seeing specific colors.<p>Using Magnifier is …

The best films of 2016 ... that you probably didn't see

Andrew Pulver, Benjamin Lee, Alan Evans, Catherine Shoard, Lanre Bakare and Jordan Hoffman

Japan to fight flu by killing over 300,000 birds

Japanese authorities have started culling thousands of chickens and ducks after detecting a highly contagious strain of bird flu. The disease had …

Bird Flu