Lucio Riccardi

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Want to Be a Great Leader? Then You Better be a Reader

Can you read your way to leadership excellence? You can with these titles.<p><i>Adam Witty</i> <i>is an</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i> <i>member in Charleston, South Carolina, and</i> <i>founder and CEO of</i> <i>Advantage | ForbesBooks,</i> <i>the authority marketing specialists in working with business professionals to elevate brands</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Who’s Driving Tokyo?

Oleg TolstoyIn Japan, drivers rated “y ūryō untensh”—excellent driver—have their own stands at major stations and special markings on their cabs. Highly-rated drivers offer their passengers solitude and privacy. Here, a series of street portraits that pay homage to these respected …

Street Photography

Stunning Portraits of Julia Roberts Taken by Michael Tighe From the Late 1980s and Early 1990s

The American actress was introduced to acting by her brother Eric and made her debut in <i>Mystic Pizza</i>, in 1988 before her big break in <i>Steel Magnolias</i>, …

Pizza

10 Things I Learned from Irving Penn

Irving Penn is either the best or second best portrait photographer of all time. Depending on the day, he’s either ahead of or behind Richard Avedon. …

Street Photography

Why People Really Quit Their Jobs

People don’t quit a job, the saying goes — they quit a boss. We’ve heard it so many times that when we started tracking why employees leave Facebook, all bets were on managers. But our engagement survey results told a different story: When we wanted to keep people and they left anyway, it wasn’t …

Employment

Cultural Life | Questioning the soul of Japan – Roland Kelts

London Bridge

Slack Bot Business Tutorial: From Zero to $25,000/mo

Two years ago Artem and I took our savings and went all in to create a bot on Slack: Standuply — Digital Scrum Master in Slack. We blindly believed …

signups

How the 50-mm Lens Became ‘Normal’

It’s often called the optic that best approximates human vision, but approximation is relative. An Object Lesson.<p>It was the curved shape of the lens that led to its name being borrowed, in the late 17th century, from the Latin name of the lentil plant, <i>lens culinaris</i>. In French, another word for …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Definitive List of 50 Books to Understand Everything in the Universe

The “Vitruvian Man” approach to building knowledge, wisdom, and foresight.<p><b>Hemant Mohapatra on LinkedIn: "I'm taking book recommendations to...</b><i><br>I'm</i> …

Books

These Photos of the South Island Are Straight from a Dream

During the two weeks he spent camping through New Zealand’s South Island, the Oakland photographer Paul Hoi heard the sound of a glacier breaking. He …

Having the Courage to Change the World

Call them what you will: change makers, innovators, thought leaders, visionaries.<p>In ways large and small, they fight. They disrupt. They take risks. They push boundaries to change the way we see the world, or live in it. Some create new enterprises, while others develop their groundbreaking ideas …

Steering Enterprise Toward Innovation

The very qualities you can count on in large enterprise, such as stability and predictability, can have the unintended effect of holding back …

Why Performance Management Fails

You have to wonder why performance management in a business usually falls so flat. Heaven knows, it isn’t for a lack of tools. Annual or quarterly reviews. Key performance indicators (KPIs). Coaching. Incentives.<p>If you can’t do it yourself, you’ll find countless consulting organizations ready to …

The peak-end rule: Why you make terrible life choices

It’s New Year’s Eve. There I am on the dance floor – it’s teeming with people and there’s hardly space to breathe. Loud thumping music pierces my …

Psychology

Linking talent to value

Getting the best people into the most important roles does not happen by chance; it requires a disciplined look at where the organization really …

Management

Photos of Loneliness in New York City

Photographer Luc Kordas first moved from Europe to New York City in 2014 after living in six different countries in six different years. Since then, …

Surrealismo, humor y audacia en las fotografías de René Maltête

René Maltête fue un poeta y fotógrafo francés (1930 - 2000) cuya vida, por anarquista, pacifista, ecologista y habitual de las comisarias, está …

The Masterful Photo Compositions of Henri Cartier-Bresson

Ever wonder what it is that makes Henri Cartier-Bresson’s “decisive moment” photos “work”? Photographer Tavis Leaf Glover put out a two-part video …

Street Photography

Tokyo Blur

“I'm in Tokyo. It's dark and raining. Everything blurs around me. The faces, lights, the times I’ve gone through. I feel myself fading away, losing control. I’m not worried, far from it: a sense of stillness, recognition and renewal flows through me. Beyond the first mists that hampered my sight, …

Japan

People and Darkness of Wellington by Night

French photographer Cédric Ih has just released a new series where with great pleasure we find again the nocturnal atmosphere full of cinematographic …

New Zealand

Tech Thinks It Has a Fix for the Problems It Created: Blockchain

SAN FRANCISCO — Worried about someone hacking the next election? Bothered by the way Facebook and Equifax coughed up your personal information?<p>The technology industry has an answer called the blockchain — even for the problems the industry helped to create.<p>The first blockchain was created in 2009 …

Blockchain

The Benevolent Voyeur • Elliott Erwitt

Elliott Erwitt California, USA. 1955. © Elliott Erwitt | Magnum Photos<p>The camera and the window are intrinsically linked. Both are portals to see …

Street Photography

The Most Common Type of Incompetent Leader

A young friend recently remarked that the worst boss he ever had would provide him with feedback that always consisted of “You’re doing a great job.” But they both knew it wasn’t true — the organization was in disarray, turnover was excessive, and customers were not happy. My friend was giving it …

Ask Your Employees These Questions. They Will Thank You

How can leaders help employees find meaning at work?<p>Organizations spend considerable resources on corporate values and mission statements, but even the most inspiring of these — from Volvo’s commitment to safety to Facebook’s desire to connect people — tend to fade into the background during the …

Employee Engagement

Top 150 Books for Startup Founders and Entrepreneurs

Lists are awesome.<p>Popularity lists have the amazing ability to condense a complex system into a simple overview that is guaranteed to be fascinating</i> …

Startups

10 Principles for Leading Through Change: A Navy SEAL's Approach

Dealing with change can suck on any battlefield. Here are 10 principles for success.<p>It wasn't long after I left the SEAL Teams, attended graduate school, and started my first company that I realized <i>change</i> is a consistent reality in today's more volatile and disruptive business landscape. It affects …

Leadership

Elon Musk's Favorite Books

Recommendations from Elon + SpaceX. Discover 22 curated products like Zero To One and Tesla: Inventor of the Electric Age about Elon Musk's Favorite …

Why Decentralization Matters

The first two eras of the internet<p>During the first era of the internet — from the 1980s through the early 2000s — internet services were built on …

Blockchain

Getting started with Hyperledger Composer and private blockchains

In my last article, I started to explore what characteristics a blockchain would need to have to be helpful to a business, and a business network. …

JavaScript

The Photos That Stuck With Me

Eight of the jury chair’s favorite nominated photos from this year’s World Press Photo Contest<p>If you watch the video above, it will seem obvious that …