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How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 5 Uncommon Signs

What employees with a heartbeat want from their bosses.<p>If you've ever had the privilege to work for one, have you noticed how the best of leaders have their best people's interests in mind? I mean, they genuinely care about the goals, career paths, and personal well-being of their people.<p>By …

Leadership

No alternative to austerity? That lie has now been nailed | Owen Jones

For years we’ve been told that only deep cuts can save our economy. Portugal’s socialist-led government has proved the opposite<p>Ever since the banks plunged the western world into economic chaos, we have been told that only cuts offer economic salvation. When the Conservatives and the Lib Dems …

Five advanced Google Chrome hacks to level up your browsing

Search harder, better, faster.<p>Since this clean, bare-bones browser first saw the light of day in 2008, Google Chrome has steadily grown in popularity. Today, it enjoys the largest share of the browser market. In the process, it has developed significantly, from a simple Windows-only platform to an …

Lev Libeskind produces a prefab home design for Revolution Precrafted

Revolution Precrafted, a company launched by developer and art collector Robbie Antonio in 2015, aims to democratize architecture by offering …

Want to Become the Best at What You Do? Read This

It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>As Jason Fried and DHH have said: <i>"Many amateur golfers</i> …

The Senate's tax bill encourages companies to bring their cash back to the US — here's which ones have the most overseas

American companies are hoarding cash like crazy — but a huge chunk of that change isn't held in the US.<p>Under the new tax bill that Senate Republicans passed in the early hours of Saturday morning, companies would be given the chance to bring home cash stored overseas at a one-time discounted …

General Electric

10 Things to Do Daily to Be More Organized

It's easy to think about getting organized but it's hard to actually <i>be</i> organized.<p>What we usually mean by "being more organized" can be any one of the …

Never, Ever Take A Job Before Asking These Ten Questions

Dear Liz,<p>I quit my job yesterday. I only kept the job for seven weeks.<p>I was the Controller, reporting to the CFO. The job itself was fine.<p>My problem was the COO, who was not even my boss.<p>The COO of that company is an idiot and a bully. He made a big deal about my working hours.<p>He told me “It’s a …

Employment

The Primary Barrier Stopping You From Everything You Want In Life

Jack Canfield once said, "Everything you want is on the other side of fear."<p>Jack Canfield once said, <i>"Everything you want is on the other side of fear."</i> And he's right. But I'm going to take it one step further.<p>Pain, discomfort, shock, boredom, impostor syndrome, awkwardness, fear, being wrong, …

Self-improvement

Electronic Frontier Foundation speaks out in favor of free speech after neo-Nazi websites are blocked

Following the violence that took place in Charlottesville last weekend, technology companies have done everything they can to distance themselves …

Rights & Freedoms

8 Things the 1% Do That the 99% Doesn't

Success is not a coincidence. It is achieved on purpose<p>Success is not a coincidence. It is achieved on purpose.<p>The difference between what makes some people successful and others not successful is that the highly accomplished have learned to do what the majority of people do not.<p>Let's look at the 8 …

Success

These Personality Tests Might Know Your Dream Job Better Than You Do

SquarePeg algorithmically matches candidates with employers based on personality traits, skills, and preferences, including some you might not be aware of.<p>Until recently, recruiters and hiring managers have had to rely on gut instinct to determine whether or not a candidate will make a good fit on …

Read the 11 'rules for success' a former Apple employee got on his first day

Huxley Dunsany posted a set of 11 "rules for success" that were attached to the back of his employee badge when he started at Apple in 2004.<p>Check them out:<p>The "JB" referred to on the card is John Brandon, who was a vice president of sales in the US and Pacific for Apple.<p>"He was a great guy in my …

Career Development

Mini Lemon Layer Cake

A layer cake is always a lovely dessert to put out at the end of a meal, whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just a love of desserts. …

House Tour :: A Relaxed Sonoma Ranch in Neutrals

With its whitewashed walls and ceilings, comfortable style and perfectly placed decor, this relaxed ranch house in Sonoma County had me at hello. …

Interior Design

Architect Paul Williams Blazed a Trail, and More Home Buyers Are Discovering His Work

The list of celebrities who have passed through Mag Black’s Los Angeles home is classic Hollywood: Frank Sinatra, Mia Farrow, Audrey Hepburn, Eva …

Real Estate

Glorious 1915 Craftsman in Glendale asks $1.4M

Features include tile fireplaces and original built-ins<p>This very handsome Glendale Craftsman is referred to in the listing as the Elliot House (not that Elliot House) and seems more than worthy of a title.<p>Built in 1915, the three-bedroom, two-bath residence appears to have been immaculately …

Living Rooms

10 holiday homes that celebrate the American landscape

On this Fourth of July, we're rounding up some of the best holiday homes in the US to enjoy the vacation, including a woodsy hideaway, a lakeside …

Kit Home Companies in All Seven Continents

Fast assembly, affordability, and energy efficiency make kit homes a desirable option for homeowners. Modern attributes do not have to be absent from their design. In fact, many companies make it their mission to provide clients with modern options.<p>Does the idea of owning a modern kit home pique …

Energy Efficiency

The creator of a super successful £27 computer said Brexit has been 'rocket fuel' for his business — but also a 'mixed bag'

Ask most tech entrepreneurs what they think about Brexit, and most will complain that the UK's decision to leave the EU will starve the country of international tech talent.<p>Eben Upton, the inventor of the super cheap Raspberry Pi computer, is careful not to voice an opinion about whether Brexit is …

Raspberry Pi

Low-income workers who live in RVs are being 'chased out' of Silicon Valley streets

In the ‘highest income region of the universe’, people trying to make ends meet face a ban on vehicles from parking in the same spot for longer than 72 hours<p>In a Silicon Valley town where the median home value is $2.5m, next to a university with a $22.5bn endowment, not far from a shopping mall …

All The Times The 'Harry Potter' Movies Were Better Than The Books

Don't @ me.<p><i>Disclaimer: Before my mentions are flooded with angry memes of McGonagall side-eyes and Ron Weasley telling me to sort out my priorities, let’s get one thing clear. Of course, the “Harry Potter” book series is infinitely better than the film adaptations, but that doesn’t mean we can’t</i> …

The 29 coolest female startup founders in the UK

There are more women than ever founding their own tech startups in the UK, defying barriers like the huge gender gap in computer science, the fact that most European firms have all-male founding teams, and that most venture capitalists are men.<p>We ranked the 29 coolest female founders in the UK, …

Startups

The ex-Apple exec behind iOS tells the story of the time Steve Jobs saved his life

In his first public appearance in five years, ex-Apple exec and iPhone co-inventor Scott Forstall said that there was a lot more to Jobs than met the eye. He says that any given random lunch with Jobs could be more stressful than a sit-down dinner with a world leader, sure — but there was a softer …

MacBook

72 CEOs on How to Increase Your Entrepreneur Quotient (in 140 Characters)

I asked 72 CEOs for their advice in 140 characters and, upon further analysis, discovered 10 categories of behaviors that were consistent with all the answers I got.<p>Ask any number of CEOs how to succeed in business and you'll get an equal number of insights and great advice. But upon further …

CEOs

Are You Difficult to Work With? You Might be Stunting Your Career Growth

Here are four self-defeating behaviors to avoid at all costs<p>You can be smart, well-trained, and have great business sense, but if no one wants to work with you, you're sunk. Headstrong, difficult people struggle in business because on top of all of the normal professional challenges, they're …

Management

Modular Building System

blökalöks is a simple, modular system of structurally sound, fully insulated "blöks" that interlock to create sheds, tiny homes, residential …

Amazon just spent $13.7 billion to prove once again that it's the most dangerous company in tech

Amazon did it with books. Amazon Web Services did it with the IT department.<p>Now, with its $13.7 billion blockbuster buy of Whole Foods— Amazon's largest-ever acquisition — the retailer is looking to do it again with grocery stores.<p>As to the question of whether or not this deal is a good thing for …

Jeff Bezos

Five of the best houses in Florida on Dezeen

Next in our series spotlighting residential architecture from each US state is Florida, where lavish waterfront villas designed for tropical living …