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This Simple Change in Your Daily Routine Will Help You Work Less (and Do More) | Inc.com

The age of the eight-hour workday is long gone.<p>It emerged as a direct result of industrial-era workers' coalitions lobbying to limit the amount of manual labor they were required to perform each day.<p>But as our economy pivots away from factory jobs and technology proliferates, a rigid 40-hour …

Why Recognition Is A Leaders Number One Tool For Boosting Results | Inc.com

I was working with a new coaching client, and we were discussing how she could look to move her leadership to the next level to get more out of her team and get them to be inspired.<p>I suggested that she should look to use recognition more. To thank her team for the work they did, tell them a good …

Employee Engagement

How to Be Charming: 2 Secrets Backed by Research

Want to know how to be charming? Ask yourself: What do you want in any friend or partner?<p>Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and …

10 Things You Must Do to Be Successful in Business (and in Life) | Inc.com

There have been thousands of books written about what it takes to be successful in business, and a thousand more about achieving success in life as well. You can find another thousand articles on the web that discuss the topic, and a thousand more will be written tomorrow. With such a broad subject …

How To Make The Whole Organization Agile

Surveys show that most Agile teams report tension between the way the teams operate and the way the rest of the organization is run. Is it possible to make the whole organization Agile?<p>In Agile, the role of the manager is to enable those doing the work to contribute their full talents and …

Project Management

These 4 Gadgets Will Make Your Home Environmentally Friendly

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

Stop What You're Doing And Watch Matthew McConaughey's "Dazed And Confused" Audition

Also, learn the true origin of "all right, all right, all right."<p>Yes, the catchphrase the actor used throughout the 2014 awards season, during which he was nominated for <i>Dallas Buyers' Club</i>, actually originated in this two-decades-old movie!<p>IN A HEADBANGERS BALL T-SHIRT, NO LESS!

Ivy League’s meritocracy lie: How Harvard and Yale cook the books for the 1 percent

“We are credentializing a new elite by legitimizing people with an inflated sense of their own merit”<p><i>A special lottery is to be held to select the student who will live in the only deluxe room in a dormitory. There are 100 seniors, 150 juniors, and 200 sophomores who applied. Each senior’s name is</i> …

10 Surefire Ways To Build Your Wealth In 2015

<i>Be sure to check out the related story, 10 Surefire Ways To Boost Your Productivity in 2015.</i><p>A new year brings renewed energy to strive for one’s goals and dreams. And key to that pursuit is money.<p>Whether you’ve set your sights on launching a business, taking a trip to Patagonia, or buying a house, …

Personal Finance

Why The World Is Moving To Diplo’s Beat

The DJ superstar is a performer, a producer, and the creative force behind a growing musical empire. He even pays his taxes.<p>Diplo was halfway to Burning Man when the pilot got lost.<p>It was just the two of them in a tiny prop plane last summer, on what was ­supposed to be a two-hour hop from Los …

Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 4 concepts bring new Samsung design patents to life

After a couple of new design patents have been awarded to Samsung on the last day of the previous year, a couple of new smartphone concepts have emerged imagining what the future Galaxy S5 and the Galaxy Note 4 would look like in case Samsung would actually use the design shown in those …

Defense bill makes US-based Russian satellite monitoring stations 'next to impossible' due to spying fears

The State Department hoped the building of satellite monitoring stations might soften tempers between the US and Russia, which have flared in the wake of asylum for Edward Snowden and arguments over Syrian politcs. Congressional Republicans, the Pentagon and the CIA, on the other hand, had …

Facebook’s Cutesy Annual Report To Partners Reveals First Country-By-Country Mobile Stats

TechCrunch has obtained never before published metrics showing Facebook’s international growth. Facebook sent some partners a playfully illustrated eMagazine called The Annual, but I’ve acquired a copy from a source and the stats inside are serious business. The report divulges user counts for some …

How to Dig Deep: You're Stronger Than You Think | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back I was doing a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout over on a nearby running/biking trail. Along the trail there’s a fairly …

Deliberate Practice: The Secret of Greatness | The Art of Manliness

What creates great men? What made Ted Williams the greatest hitter in the history of baseball? What made Shakespeare one of history’s greatest …

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

How to Be Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

According to Olivia Fox Cabane, author of <i>The Charisma Myth</i>, there are three components to charisma: Presence, Power, and Warmth. Last week we talked …

Lars Von Trier has given up final cut on Nymphomaniac

It’s a sad day, folks, as it seems Lars Von Trier has given up final cut on a film for the first time in his career. He turned in a five-hour cut of his full-penetration sex epic (comedy), <i>Nymphomaniac</i>, but it seems <i>some</i> people thought that was going to be a tough sell. The planned five-hour epic …

Mike Tyson Says He Was on Drugs in Major Fights, Reveals How He Passed Tests

Mike Tyson's autobiography, <i>Undisputed Truth,</i> was released on Tuesday and contains shocking new details from the retired professional boxer's career.<p>As reported by the <i>Telegraph's</i> Jon Swaine, Tyson entered some of his major fights high on drugs and took extreme measures to avoid testing positive for …

Boxing

Apple Releases iOS 7.0.2 With Fixes For Lock Screen Bypass, Greek Passcode Keyboard

Apple has today released iOS 7.0.2 for iOS devices with a fix for the lock screen bypass vulnerability discovered this week. The issue allowed users to jump past lock screen passcodes to gain access to photos and other social sharing options.<p>The fix comes just a few days after Apple said it was …

5 Secret Bars in Chicago

The Building Is the New Server

Image copyright Oleksiy Mark<p>The personal computer is dead. As quickly as we moved from the desktop to the laptop, we are moving to the tablet — never …

FYI: How Do You Ship A Dinosaur Halfway Around The World?

A large Mongolian dinosaur fossil, subject of a legal battle last year, is now finally free to return to its home country. How will it get there?<p><i>Tarbosaurus bataar</i> is going home. And the journey, though long, won't be that bad--especially for a 70 million-year-old like him (or her).<p>The 8-foot-tall, …

How Google Builds Its Maps—and What It Means for the Future of Everything

An exclusive look inside Ground Truth, the secretive program to build the world's best accurate maps<p>Behind every Google Map, there is a much more complex map that's the key to your queries but hidden from your view. The deep map contains the logic of places: their no-left-turns and freeway …

Fingerprints Instead Of Credit Cards? YC-Backed PayTango Aims To Make Payments Work Through Biometrics

As a mechanism for payment, the credit card remains just as hardy as ever. It has so far defied the threat of mobile phones, and less plausibly, QR codes, among many other forms of payment.<p>One YC-backed startup is betting that fingerprints and other forms of biometric identification may be the …

Announcing Forecast

By Adam Grossman on .<p>We’re extremely excited to announce the launch of Forecast, a new global weather service.<p>About a year ago, we released a little …