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12 lessons you learn or regret forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that’s switching careers, going back to school, or walking away …

Success

The 3 things that separate a leader from a manager

A lot of people use the word "manager" as a part of their job title or description, but "leaders" don't get that label simply by being appointed to a post.<p>Leadership is earned, and is hard-won, by the folks who prioritize and understand the traits and qualities that come with the unofficial …

Why Germany’s army is in a bad state

DONALD TRUMP says it is “not fair” for Europe’s largest economy to spend proportionally so much less on defence than America does. Germany spends …

Armed Forces

Your vegetables are going to be picked by robots sooner than you think

In the very near future, robots are going to be picking the vegetables that appear on grocery store shelves across America.<p>The automation revolution that’s arrived on the factory floor will make its way to the ag industry in the U.S. and its first stop will likely be the indoor farms that are now …

If You Love Watches Follow These Instagram Accounts

For the longest time, online watch enthusiasm was relegated to niche blogs and forums, but in recent years Instagram has become a conduit for the …

6 Steps to Make Your Strategic Plan Really Strategic

Why is it that when a group of managers gets together for a strategic planning session they often emerge with a document that’s devoid of “strategy”, and often not even a plan?<p>I have one such document in front of me as I write this. It starts with a “vision” statement, moves on to “strategic …

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.<p>But before you can land a corporate role with the online retail behemoth, you have to tick three particular boxes in the minds of the hiring managers and executives vetting you.<p>At least, that's the process CEO Jeff Bezos recommended to his team 20 …

Jeff Bezos

Google Spent Years Studying Successful Teams. Here's the 1 Thing That Mattered Most

If you trust someone is looking after your best interests, you will do almost anything that person asks.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>A few years ago, a research team at Google set out on a quest to figure out what …

Editors' Picks: The One Watch I'd Wear Forever

For some watch enthusiasts it's a fantasy, while for others it's a nightmare. We're talking about the notion of being a one watch guy (or gal), of …

8 Cool 3-Hander Watches with Sports-Elegant Look - Monochrome Watches

<b>Now that summer is firmly installed in most regions of the world (Northern Hemisphere at least), you might have the temptation to opt for a dive</b> …

The GQ Watch Shrink on how to clean your watch

<i>GQ</i>’s doctor of horology is here to resolve your dilemmas in perfect time. This week: how to clean your watch and the best products to use<p><b>Dear Watch</b> …

The Timex x GREATS Bayman Will Be Your New Favorite Watch

Your new favorite watch is going to come from an unexpected source: the purveyors of some of your favorite sneakers on the market. That’s what the …

Profile: Erika's Originals Military Watch Straps • Gear Patrol

Sunday, Aug 5, 2018<p>Erika's Originals<p>Meet The Woman Making Instagram’s Favorite Watch Straps<p>August 4, 2018 | By Andrew Connor | Photo by Erika<p>Watch …

This Is The Only Photo Of A U.S. Navy Supercarrier Being Sunk (Updated)

The haunting image depicts a scene that hopefully won't ever be repeated during an operational deployment.<p>USN/Public Domain<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler …

The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk

The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath …

13 Things Highly Successful People Do Not Waste Their Mental Energy On

Highly successful people (regardless of the variety of ways one could define being “successful”) all seem to understand a few core principles. Chief among them is that it is not your time, but your energy, that is limited each day and therefore, needs to be carefully managed.<p>This is why you hear …

Self-improvement

Israel unveils Merkava Mk 4 Barak smart tank

The Israeli Defence Force brings artificial intelligence to armored combat with the latest variant of its main battle tank. The Merkava Mk 4 Barak is …

The 5 levels of leadership

As Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup, once astutely noted, “Employees everywhere don’t necessarily hate the company or organization they work for as much as they do their boss. Employees—especially the stars—join a company and then quit their manager.”<p>But what makes a boss worth quitting …

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

When Hiring Executives, Top Recruiters Look For These Important Traits

When recruiting at the executive level, the stakes are high. After all, executive positions are leadership roles by default and it is important to get it right. But what are the most important traits to look for in a high-level leader?<p>We asked members of the Forbes Human Resources Council for the …

Open-Mindedness

What Separates Millionaire Entrepreneurs From The Rest Of Us? Hint: It's Not What You Think

Knowing the "what" is not enough to thrive in business.<p>If you are an entrepreneur fighting your way to the top, one great approach to rapidly growing your business is to learn from multimillion-dollar business owners who've been there, done that.<p>At the end of the day, who doesn't love a …

WHY power versus WILL power by Tandy Gutierrez

Know Your WHY.<p>Be in love with your WHY.<p>I am constantly guiding clients and M&K members to know your 'WHY'.<p>What the heck IS a WHY?<p>Why do you want to …

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

How Do Successful CEOs Spend Their Time? Here's What You Should (And Shouldn't) Emulate

Researchers at Harvard made in-depth discoveries about a CEO's day, including how much time they spent sleeping, in meetings, working and well, not working.<p>In a company, you have people selected for very specific roles in specific departments, but what exactly does a CEO fall under? They're kind of …

5 things positive people never do

I make an effort to surround myself with positive people. Positive thinking is a cornerstone of mental toughness because positivity creates a mindset …

South China Sea: France and Britain join the US to oppose China

France and Britain have conducted naval operations in the South China Sea to put pressure on Beijing's increased militarization of the disputed …

To Overcome Your Insecurity, Recognize Where It Really Comes From

Raymond closed down. Sandra snapped. They both had solid records and promising career prospects, and yet they felt that something was not working. Their bosses, colleagues, friends could tell too, but they were equally puzzled. How could someone so talented get so lost, or lose it, in seemingly …

Insecurity

The Death of Supply Chain Management

The supply chain is the heart of a company’s operations. To make the best decisions, managers need access to real-time data about their supply chain, but the limitations of legacy technologies can thwart the goal of end-to-end transparency. However, those days may soon be behind us. New digital …

Manufacturing

Why 4 a.m. Is the Most Productive Hour

Tackle personal tasks before sunrise; find focus before distractions begin<p>By<p>Hilary Potkewitz<p>Most people who wake up at 4 a.m. do it because they have to—farmers, flight attendants, currency traders and postal workers. Others rise before dawn because they want to.<p>Russ Perry, the 33-year-old …

Time Management

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …