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What Maslow’s Hierarchy Won’t Tell You About Motivation

At some point in their careers, most leaders have either consciously — or, more likely, unwittingly — based (or justified) their approach to motivation on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Maslow’s idea that people are motivated by satisfying lower-level needs such as food, water, shelter, and security, …

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Why No One’s Reading Your Marketing Content

There’s been plenty written about how to create smart digital marketing content. But less attention gets paid to what happens after you click “publish” and whether your videos, infographics, social media posts, and other pieces of content are actually reaching the right people. According to …

Getting Past a Career Setback: An Example and a Test

Managers often think about their careers in terms of winning and losing. Winners ascend the corporate ladder and get the praise, recognition, bonuses, and top jobs. But what about those whose careers are sidetracked or derailed when passed over for a key assignment or big promotion? Or those who …

Joan's epic fallout with Johnny Carson

Joan Rivers bombed in late night for the world to see, on an upstart network no one thought would last. In the process, she infuriated Johnny Carson, the titanic TV star who had long supported her and, 20 years before, made her an overnight star.<p>Or, put another way: In October 1986, Rivers made TV …

'Project Greenlight' Now Accepting Submissions

The revived Ben Affleck- and Matt Damon-backed HBO reality series is now inviting first-time directors to submit their short films online.<p>Attention …

Ben Affleck

Opinion

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Surviving in the New Economy

It’s true. Both Neil Leifer and Walter Iooss worked for free.<p>In the book series <i>Masters of Photography, Photographing Sports</i>, Walter Iooss is quoted …

Conservative Outfitters

Vagina selfie for 3D printers lands Japanese artist in trouble

Megumi Igarashi, aka Rokudenashiko, arrested for emailing digital template of her genitalia to supporters of her art<p>Last month it took more than 20 firefighters to free a US student who had become trapped inside a giant sculpture of a vagina in Germany. But genital art elicited a very different …

L.A. Live's New '4DX' Theater Has a Whole Lot of Shaking Going On

THR got a firsthand look at the new theater at Regal L.A. Live Stadium 14 — which has moving seats, plus wind, water and fog effects — and examined …

Los Angeles

‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction’ Makes $120M In First Day, I Hate You All

Despite near universal agreement that ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ is awful in every way that a movie can be, and is in fact the worst reviewed movie Michael Bay has ever made, even worse than ‘Tranformers: Revenge of the Fallen’ which even he admits is terrible, the fourth ‘Transformers’ …

8 Movies You Probably Didn’t Know Joss Whedon Was Involved With

I feel a little late to the party on this, you guys, but Joss Whedon was/is involved with just about every movie ever made in Hollywood. The guy is one of the most requested script doctors out there and as Whedon put it, he’s usually brought in to make the third act more exciting and cheaper. …

Instagram in Hot Water for Disabling Mom Blogger’s Account Over Innocent Photo

The big social networks seem to have a hard time determining what is and is not inappropriate, and to their PR detriment, they seem to make the wrong …

What God does to your brain

The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe?<p>When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch <b>atheist,</b> while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan …

The Brain

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

The Secret To Perfect Pizza Dough - Wine & Glue

The Secret to Perfect Pizza Dough! Easy to follow step by step photos that will give you the perfect pizza dough!<p>I’ve been wanting to write this post …

'How to Train Your Dragon 2' Spurs DreamWorks Animation Stock Dip

UPDATED: The sequel earned about 14 percent more during its opening weekend than did the original four years ago, but it was still as much as $15 …

Animation

How Twitter killed the official movie website

Online promotion of films used to be so simple: a few gifs and a grainy clip and you were set. Today, hashtags and social media rule. But what have we lost in the process?<p>When was the last time you saw a web address on a movie poster or trailer and felt compelled to type it into your browser, …

How Isis have rampaged towards the capital: A blow by blow account of how Islamist militants outnumbered 20-to-1 by the army cut through huge swathes of Iraq

<b>Who are ISIS?</b><p>The Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) grew out of Al Qaeda In Iraq, a militant group that emerged in the chaos engulfing …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

How to land a job with a big studio: 9 pro tips

<i>This article is brought to you in association with Masters of CG, a new competition that offers the chance to work with one of 2000AD's most iconic</i> …

Employment

Russian Bombers Fly Within 50 Miles of California Coast

Four Russian strategic bombers triggered U.S. air defense systems while conducting practice bombing runs near Alaska this week, with two of the Tu-95 …

The CEO of Zoetis on How He Prepared for the Top Job

Photography: Andy Ryan<p><b>The Idea:</b> Alaix had spent years running businesses inside large companies. But when Pfizer decided to spin off his division in an IPO, the soon-to-be CEO embarked on an intensive training regimen to prepare for a very different role.<p>For most of my career, I didn’t aspire to be …

The True Cost of Hiring Yet Another Manager

You can have terrific people working in the right teams and still not see the financial results you’re hoping for. Why? It could be that your organization’s structure is creating obstacles that compromise your workforce’s performance.<p>One common culprit is out-of-control <i>tooth-to-tail</i> ratios. In a …

McDonald’s Workers Arrested at Protest Near Headquarters

More than 100 McDonald’s employees and some labor and clergy members were arrested after protesting for increased wages near the fast-food chain’s …

Filmmaker Accuses Kickstarter of Censoring 'Gosnell' Abortion Movie

"They need to be honest and announce that certain opinions and ideas are not welcome,” says independent producer Phelim McAleer, who has now placed …

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