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New Research: Flexibility Versus Face Time

When Yahoo! ended the company’s telecommuting option for employees early in 2013, and Best Buy followed suit a week later by terminating its groundbreaking, decade-old flexible work program, Results Only Work Environment (ROWE), they joined a growing trend among organizations trading flexibility …

How and Why to Be a Leader (Not a Wannabe)

We need a new generation of leaders. And we need it now.<p>We’re in the midst of a Great Dereliction — a historic failure of leadership, precisely when we need it most. Hence it’s difficult, looking around, to even remember what leadership is. We’re surrounded by people who are expert at winning — …

What Inspiring Leaders Do

What do top executives want from their leaders? IBM recently asked this question of 1,700 CEOs in 64 countries. The three leadership traits that most mattered were the ability to focus intensely on customer needs, the ability to collaborate with colleagues — and the ability to inspire.<p>Our own …

About - Zilla online magazine

<b>Who we are</b><br>Zilla is an online magazine dedicated to design, trends and inspiration. Its mission is to fuel your creativity and inspire you on a daily …

Night: Surreal Landscapes Lit with an LED Flashlight by Harold Ross | Colossal

<p>Fine art photographer Harold Ross uses delicate light painting techniques to create surreal landscapes photographed late at night. The photographer, …

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More Surprises From The Affordable Care Act

<i>I recently spoke with Donald Susswein, Principal in the Washington National Tax practice at McGladrey and former tax counsel to the Senate Finance Committee about the misinformation that abounds surrounding the ACA (Affordable Care Act –AKA ObamaCare). Confusion reigns among both supporters and</i> …

15 PPACA provisions that will take effect in 2014

Most core pieces of PPACA will be put into effect next year, meaning there's a lot to track over these next six months.<p>The effective date of the</b> …

100 Days Until Start of Enrollment for ACA Health Exchanges

Sunday marked 100 days until Oct. 1, when open enrollment begins for the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges, the <i>Washington Post</i>'s …

What to Expect of the Small-Business Insurance Exchanges

Looking to buy a small group plan from your state's new health-insurance exchange? There's a risk it won't be ready to open on time in October.<p>A report released Wednesday from U.S. Government Accountability Office said that officials still have big tasks to complete, including reviewing plans that …

Take the plunge: the 27 waterfalls of Damajagua

Travelers routinely describe the tour of the 27 waterfalls at Damajagua as ‘the coolest thing I did in the DR.’ It's hard to disagree. Guides lead you up, swimming and climbing through the waterfalls. To get down you jump – as much as 8m – into the sparkling pools below.<p>Today it’s mandatory to wear …

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China construction company invests $1 billion in Dubai man-made island

A China State Construction Engineering Corp. unit agreed to invest in a $1 billion hotel and luxury-residential project on Dubai’s man-made …

Ten Charts That Show We’ve All Got a Case of the Mondays

If you’re in a workplace in America right now, chances are most of the people around you are pretty checked out. You might even be plodding through the day yourself, counting down the hours until you can fly out the door. Or you’re doing your very best to make your unhappiness known to anyone …

The Future of Getting Paid to Be Healthy

Pairing financial incentives and workplace wellness programs, employers can save money, and employees can make it.<p>(Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters)<p>When a 2014 portion of the Affordable Care Act comes into effect, employers will be able to use financial rewards and penalties to encourage healthier …

Kathleen Parker: IRS taxing of tanning beds and other Obamacare absurdities

It is reassuring that amid so much government dysfunction, the Internal Revenue Service has resolved the question of when and whether to tax tanning beds under the Affordable Care Act.<p>Do not be concerned about that giddiness you feel. You are not having a nervous breakdown but are suffering a …

Nearly Half of U.S. Employers Contemplating Changes to Reward Programs in Light of Health Care Reform, Towers Watson Survey Finds

<b>NEW YORK, June 13, 2013</b> — With health care reform looming, nearly half of U.S. employers (45%) are considering making changes to their total rewards …

13 Gorgeous Mountain Retreats Around the World

Forget the Beach!<p>Mountains aren’t just for wintertime skiing. This summer, check out these high-altitude resorts instead.<p>06.16.13 4:45 AM ET<p>Oyster

I Was Surprised By How Much I Loved Visiting Peru

The country is riddled with archaeological sites that tell the story of these civilizations, which left a legacy that still lives on in the art, customs and traditions found in modern-day Peru.<p>I journeyed to Peru with avid hopes of climbing Machu Picchu and sipping coca tea with locals donning …

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