Calvin de Vogel

140 Flips | 2 Magazines | 11 Followers | @cdevogel25 | Keep up with Calvin de Vogel on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Calvin de Vogel”

How Do You Score A Promotion? Travis Bradberry Gives Expert Advice

Why Is This Important?<p>Most people are afraid to ask their boss for a promotion, which could be sitting on your doorstep if you were to approach it differently.<p>Long Story Short<p>Dr. Travis Bradberry gives advice on how to get promoted at work with five simple steps to follow, based on unconscious …

This idea that technology destroys jobs is garbage

This trend is typified by Wendell Wallach, a researcher at Yale, who recently said we're entering an era of structural high unemployment because tech is taking all our jobs:<p>This is an unparallelled situation and one that I think could actually lead to all sorts of disruptions once the public starts …

Bill Gates

Square CEO Jack Dorsey Says If You’re Making Decisions, You’re Not Leading

It's counter-logical, but leaders rarely make decisions for others. Managers make decisions for others (and dehumanize them in the process). Most people who think they are leading are only managing. Great leaders know the difference.<p><b>The Manager--How Not to Do It</b><p>Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, is …

Leadership

7 Business Leaders Share How They Solved The Biggest Moral Dilemmas Of Their Careers

Should you tell a client you messed up? Take back an employee who lied? Leaders share how they made the toughest decisions of their careers.<p>In a perfect world, it’s always clear what’s right or wrong. In the real world, things are often not so clear.<p>Someone’s wrong can be your right, which means …

Ward Roberts: The States Project: New York

©Ward Roberts<p>Brooklyn based photographer Ward Roberts’ photos explores themes of void and isolation. In his series <i>Courts</i>, he depicts athletic stages …

How To Save $5,000 Without Really Trying

The Secret to Building a Rapport With Anyone

Giving someone else your time and your ear is the best way to network.<p>Entrepreneurs have a long list of reasons why they set out on that difficult, yet rewarding path. For many, though, nonstop networking is not on that list.<p>If frequent social interactions with strangers in the name of doing …

12 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

The online movie and TV service has a vast cache of business and tech documentaries that anyone with a subscription can watch instantly. The topics range from profiles of great tech innovators like Steve Jobs to deep dives into industrial design.<p>Each of these 12 documentaries offers an entertaining …

Bill Gates

The One Word That Honest Leaders Never Say

Did you work for a boss who said "Trust me!" and then went on to hurt you? When this happens, it is not only a sucker punch to the gut. It has lasting implications.<p>Not only do you have to rearrange how you think and feel about the person, but you feel like a jerk for trusting him in the first …

9 Things All Successful Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Believe

Let’s face it. Every entrepreneur wants their business to be successful.<p>You’re no exception.<p>Yet <b>80% of businesses</b> fail within the first eighteen …

Six Tips for Learning New Skills (and Retaining Them)

A large part of achieving your professional goals is learning new skills, new techniques, new information. All of this is knowledge that you can then …

The 5 Rules of Personal Finance That Everyone Should Memorize

When East Carolina University dismissed for the semester on April 28 this year, 500 students left campus $100,000 <i>richer</i>.<p>What did these undergrads …

5 Skills Needed to Succeed in a Digital World

<b>With technology impacting lives more than ever, tomorrow’s leaders in Southeast Asia look to Intel’s educational programs to gain skills into an</b> …

North Korean leader ordered aunt to be poisoned, defector says

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> Mr. Park shifts uncomfortably in his seat. As one of the most senior North Korean officials to ever defect, he was preparing to tell the ugly truth about the regime he served faithfully for decades.<p>This is not his real name; he wants his identity hidden for fear of …

North Korea

What I Learned Losing $1.5m of My Own Money

<i>Vitaliy Rizhkov is the founder of Finic, which helps turn your memories into art. He is running the startup with 100 percent transparency sharing every little detail such as all financials, salaries, hiring, firing, successes and failures on his blog StartupLabs. This post first appeared in Russian</i> …

Business Strategy

Protecting Mexico's Heritage Through Gaming

<b>A game developer in Mexico goes to the source to save and share disappearing cultures, one quest at a time.</b><p>There is a wide world out there, though it …

21 Ways to Be a Better Leader Without Breaking a Sweat

It's not rocket science. Being a better leader starts with the little things. Here's what you need to know.<p>Let's jump right in, shall we?<p><b>1. Switch off your cell phone.</b> Go on, you can do it. Just for one meeting.<p><b>2. Look people in the eyes.</b> Practice doing it consistently.<p><b>3. Think.</b> Pick an hour in the …

7 Short Books Worth More Than an MBA

You can spend $250,000 to get an MBA or spend a weekend reading these classics. Your choice.<p>Over the past few decades, the value of an MBA has declined, probably because the academic world can't keep up with the rapid pace of change in the business world.<p>Relatively few entrepreneurs have MBAs, but …

10 things Singapore does better than anywhere else | CNN Travel

8 Things You Never Knew About Your Clit

Like that some clits are the size of a pickle. Like that.<p>We all think we know everything we need to know about our clitorises. They're awesome, stimulating, they're the primary way women have orgasms, and ...what else is there? The answer is: a lot. Here, Dr. Emily Nagoski, director of wellness …

The best films of 2015 so far – UK

Film,Culture,Birdman,The Theory of Everything,Foxcatcher,American Sniper,Whiplash,Ex Machina,Kingsman: The Secret Service,Big Hero 6,Inherent Vice,The Interview,Selma,Shaun the Sheep Movie,Love is Strange,The Duke of Burgundy,It Follows,White God,Appropriate Behaviour,Home,Mommy,Wild Tales,Fast & …

The Kingpin Strategy

<b>Assassination as Policy in Washington and How It Failed, 1990-2015</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>As the war on terror nears its 14th anniversary -- a war we seem to be losing, given jihadist advances in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen -- the U.S. sticks stolidly to its strategy of “high-value targeting,” …

Can humans hibernate in space?

What better way to pass a long stretch of time than by entering a deep sleep to shut down some bodily functions and conserve energy? Bears do it to get through cold winters. So do many smaller mammals, including squirrels and hedgehogs. Even the fat-tailed lemur (a primate cousin of <i>Homo sapiens</i>), …

A CEO explains when to walk away from an investment

It's a clever line — so clever that commentators unfamiliar with Baruch occasionally attribute it to Warren Buffett.<p>But it reminds us that market timing has always been a tricky business. Investors tend to get emotional when they see highs and lows in the market — selling on impulse, rather than …

Investing

Peter Lindbergh’s Women—Part 2!

In 1997, the photographer Peter Lindbergh published <i>Images of Women,</i> a tome filled with black-and-white portraits of some of the world’s most beautiful—from Veruschka to Kate Moss. So it’s about time that the iconic image maker, who at the age of 70 has yet to put down his camera, released a sequel.</i> …

Women's Fashion

Mint's Founder is Taking on a Problem Google Couldn't Solve

At SXSW last week I met up with Aaron Patzer, a man best known as co-founder of financial management service Mint. Now he’s back with Fountain, a marketplace for advice, that officially launched earlier this month.<p>Focused initially on the home and garden, Fountain connects US-based iOS users with …

Supply and Demand