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This Popular Female CEO's Leadership Style May End the Debate on Best Leadership Style

How she turned her company around is reason alone to call this debate over.<p>In 2007, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen was in deep trouble. Their profit was stagnant, and the company stock price had taken a nose dive to $13.00. The brand suffered, and franchise owners were butting heads with corporate. It …

This Neuroscientist and CEO Wants You to Play Games to Find Your Dream Career

"Ignore the naysayers. There's going to be more of them than there are champions."<p><i>"This Woman's Work" is an ongoing series meant to highlight how women in different industries are living their lives. We hope to show that there's no one "right" way to succeed. There are so many ways, and so many</i> …

If You Want To Achieve Every Goal You Set, You Should Know This Magic Loop

New Year's resolutions are common happenings around the world. But, what are some of the foundational guidelines to make sure you achieve success?

This is how you should actually be foam rolling post-workout

It’s small, portable, a little painful, and <i>very</i> popular among trainers. Nope, this isn’t some newfangled, ahem, personal device—instead, it’s Rove, a …

The Vatican Spy’s Plot to Kill Hitler

Files on Nazi war crimes show the godfather of the E.U. was not only a CIA agent, but a Vatican spy who linked Pope Pius XII with dissident Germans …

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

A French woman turned her address book of Paris's best insider spots into a multimillion-dollar startup

It started with a tip about a secret spirits distillery behind a flower shop in the Bastille.<p>For the last eight years, a weekly email called “My Little Paris” has been revealing the city’s hidden gems to millions of Francophiles. Initially self-published by avid flâneur Fany Péchiodat for friends …

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Unlock the Time-Saving Power of Your Keyboard's Function Keys

See those keys at the top of your computer keyboard, labeled with letters and numbers ranging from F1 to F12? Unless you’re a computer whiz, there’s …

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The best music videos of 2016

This year saw the music video bite back in a big way: after years of dwindling budgets, record labels were starting to offer directors more money to work with, coming up with inventive visual counterparts for their artist’s songs. Beyoncé dropped a full-length feature for <i>Lemonade</i> that was more …

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A Navy SEAL's 10 Principles for Navigating Organizational Change

Use these ten principles and lead organizational change successfully.<p>There are plenty of resources on change management and oodles of "expert" consultants companies can hire. So why do so many organizations get it wrong? In a 2013 Strategy& and Katzenbach Center survey of global senior leaders on …

Retiring Early and Moving Abroad: How One Couple Made It Happen

Brad and Cynthia Bowman are living the good life in Spain. Here's what it took.<p>As a financial planner, I encourage people to discover what truly …

18 Genius Ways To Repurpose Your Old Jeans

Don't let great denim go to waste.

Traveling Soon? Don't Make These Rookie Mistakes on the Plane

Air travel is uncomfortable. It usually starts with an annoyingly early morning, a mad rush to the airport, and a clumsy attempt at lifting luggage …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Try These 3 Tricks When Working With Difficult People

Yes, Don Corleone knew a thing or two about leadership. But dealing with other people's egos is more complicated than Hollywood makes it look.<p>Growing up in an Italian-American household meant you had to watch <i>The Godfather</i> Parts I and II every time they came on television. My father, John …

Post-Harper, The Conservatives Still Don't Get It

Canada is finally and officially Harper-free. A little over a year after calling Canada's longest election campaign and 10 months after he lost his …

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Microsoft Planner for Office 365, First Take: Shaping up to be useful

Need to plan something that needs more organisation than a simple to-do list can offer, but don't want to get into the complexity of proper project …

How to Make Your One-on-Ones with Employees More Productive

One-on-one meetings with direct reports often feel more hurried and disorganized than they need to be. It’s important to check in regularly with each of your employees, but how can you make the best use of the time? How can you make the meetings more productive and collaborative? What do you need …

25 Dumb Mistakes That Very Smart Bosses Make

Very smart leaders make very dumb mistakes all the time. Maybe it's time to stop.<p>As a leadership coach and business consultant, I spend a lot of time thinking about people's mistakes. And over the years I've learned that even the smartest people have errors in judgment, blind spots, and habits that …

So Fresh, So Clean: You Need These DIY Toilet Bombs In Your Life

Your bathroom will thank you.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>· 1 cup baking soda<p>· 1/4 cup citric acid<p>· Bowl<p>· Spoon<p>· 1 tablespoon dish soap<p>· Ice cube tray<p>1. Stir together the baking soda and citric acid in a bowl until combined.<p>2. Slowly stir in the dish soap until the mixture resembles wet sand.<p>3. Divide …

Here's Your Millennial Leadership Guide For Success

Boy, I wish I knew about these before I hit 30. Live and learn.<p>While this article may resemble yet another listicle to hack your way to leadership glory, quite frankly, it has a personal testimony attached. They are laser accounts of how I reinvented myself as a leader.<p>I'm not tooting my own horn. …

Why European Islam’s current problems might reflect a 100-year-old mistake

EVERY time a European city is shaken by an act of mass violence, the continent's heavy-weight newspapers host agonised debates over what has gone …

One group is responsible for America’s culture of violence, and it isn’t cops, black Americans, Muslims or rednecks. It’s men

On Thursday morning, a fire alarm in the Los Angeles Times' building went off. Fortunately, the dozens of office alarms I've heard over the years have always been drills or misfiring systems. For the first time, instead of begrudgingly grabbing my belongings and traipsing downstairs, I was afraid. …

Try This Mind Trick To Deal With Annoying Co-Workers

At some point in your career, you’ll undoubtedly cross paths with colleagues that irk you. Maybe it’s the presumption that their opinions are the only correct ones on the planet or their blatant brown-nosing to get on the boss’ good side. Perhaps you can’t stand how their arrogance, moodiness or …

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Feel Smarter

No matter what you're in the mood to learn, there's a podcast out there to help you. The web's best educational podcasts can transform even the most …

17 Essential Skills You Must Have to Succeed

To accomplish anything requires a certain skill set--and some of those skills apply to any endeavor. Here are 17 basic skills you should have if you want to be successful.<p>Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get …

8 Podcasts That Will Help Distract You on a Long Run

When a friend’s sister recently told me that she listens to podcasts while running, I was intrigued, but also skeptical. How do you run without a …

How to Stick With Good Habits Every Day by Using the 'Paper Clip Strategy'

In 1993, a bank in Abbotsford, Canada hired a 23-year-old stock broker named Trent Dyrsmid.<p>Dyrsmid was a rookie so nobody at the firm expected too much of his performance. Moreover, Abbotsford was still a relatively small suburb back then, tucked away in the shadow of nearby Vancouver where most of …

15 Vegetarian Tacos *Perfect* for Meatless Monday

Even if you’re a major meat lover, it’s nice to set aside Mondays to fill your body with plant-based meals. It’s a great way to set yourself up for a week of healthy eating and give yourself *tons* of energy. Tacos can be a regular part of your meal regimen, thanks in part to the Taco Cleanse Diet, …