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The Secret To Great Leadership? Stop Being Fair

How can leaders truly tap the discretionary effort of their team members? How can they instill a sense of loyalty that translates into reduced turnover? What does <i>conventional</i> management get wrong?<p>Bill Erickson has studied great companies and great leaders for over 40 years. After 15 years as …

Leadership

These Are the Most Beautiful Villages in Italy

Italy is home to some of the most spectacular, art-filled cities out there, but the country’s true charm lies in the countryside, where life revolves …

Italy

This app you’ve never heard of lets you watch shows and movies for free that aren’t even on Netflix

People often think that when it comes to streaming TV shows and movies online, there are only three options: pay for the good stuff, steal the good …

TV shows

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

What Every Leader Needs to Know About the Rule of 7

Leaders need to shift their management approach as their teams grow.<p>I've written before about the importance of corporate culture, how to define it, and how to enforce it to help your company reach peak performance. Culture is the line a group draws that separates the behaviors they stand for, …

Management

This Is Where Italian Girls Go on Summer Vacation (and Why You Should Too)

When planning your first trip to Italy, there are a few standout cities that provide a perfect first glimpse at the Italian way of life. But after …

Dwane Casey, NBA Coach of the Year, Was Fired. His Response Is a Genius Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Dwane Casey just role-modeled high-level emotional intelligence. His response to his firing will inspire you to up your game, too.<p>As the great Norm Peterson of <i>Cheers</i> fame once said, "It's a dog-eat-dog world and I'm wearing Milk-Bone underwear." That's how Dwane Casey must have felt last week.<p>In a …

Emotional Intelligence

Recruiters Will Ignore Your LinkedIn Profile If It's Missing These 2 Things

Invest the time to stand out early on and success will follow.<p>If I delivered a commencement speech to 2018 college graduates, I'd tell them that nobody will ever care as much about their career as they do.<p>They'll always need to do a little public relations for themselves--and they should probably …

Employment

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Italian Food

The 10 Best Meatless Pasta Recipes You Need to Know

Whether you're vegetarian or just searching for more dinner options that are meatless, pasta is always a great answer. Since it's really a blank …

20 Pasta Recipes You Can Make in Less than 20 Minutes

Pasta is known for being a quick weeknight dinner, but just how quickly can you make it? How about 20 minutes or less? It's hard not to like the …

R and Python are joining forces, in the most ambitious crossover event of the year—for programmers

Hadley Wickham is the most important developer for the programming language R. Wes McKinney is among the most important developers for programming language Python. The two languages, which are free to use, are often seen as competitors in the world of data science. Wickham and McKinney don’t think …

Data Science

Why Ronald Reagan Believed If You Can't Handle Conflict, You Can't Lead

Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means - Reagan<p>I have worked with thousands of CEOs over the years in my advisory work and one thing that really stands out to me is how common it is to find leaders who don't know how to handle conflict. And while …

Ronald Reagan

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

Public Speaking

8 habits of employees that get promoted

Getting a promotion takes more than just doing your job well. To move up the ladder to the next step of your career, you have to prove to decision …

Employment

Home Shoulder Workout | The Best Shoulder-Building Exercises To Do At Home

Your shoulders are a key muscle, especially speaking aesthetically. Developed shoulders will help you to achieve that desired V taper which many men …

Wanle case puts a Game Boy on the back of your iPhone

The concept of turning a smartphone into a functional Game Boy has been around for several years now, but a new case from a company called Wanle …

Learn Python and you could put yourself on track to make a six-figure salary

If you’re interested in giving up Netflix binge watching in order to pick up a new, perhaps more beneficial hobby then let us make a suggestion. …

IRENA: Batteries for energy storage could reach 250GW by 2030

The cost of lithium-ion batteries for energy storage declined 65% in five years between 2010 and 2015, while battery storage’s use for electricity …

Turkish electric vans to be sold in the UK

A new name in electric powertrains is set to make its debut in the UK later this year, with Turkish manufacturer BD Auto and Energy committing to …

Alternative Fuel

LeBron James Thinks Isaiah Thomas Was ‘Playing Behind The Eight Ball’ In Cleveland

LeBron James went to practice on Friday with a very different Cleveland Cavaliers team around him. Gone were Channing Frye, Dwyane Wade, Isaiah Thomas and Channing Crowder. Those four players all went to new teams on Thursday, a seismic shift in the roster that revolves around James.<p>James spoke …

The Cavaliers are the favorites in the Eastern Conference again

The Cavs went through one of the most dramatic overhauls we’ve ever seen.<p>That’s the headline we’re going to use because we want you to read the piece, but it also feels right in the immediate aftermath of a dramatic reset for the most underachieving team of LeBron’s second Cavs tenure.<p>There’s a lot …

The 2018 Kia Stinger GT Is The Real Deal

In car reviews, recounting how much “better” the Korean automakers are than they were in decades past has become painfully cliché. It doesn’t need to …

The Lamborghini 132 GT1 Is The Diablo You've Never Heard Of

If you were a car nut growing up in the 1990s, you probably know just about every variant of the Lamborghini Diablo. There was the SV, VT, the S30 …

Sports Cars

How Are You Perceived at Work? Here’s an Exercise to Find Out

It’s not easy to understand how other people perceive us. We are often uncertain, confused, or even completely unaware of what we project. And this lack of self-awareness can be career-limiting.<p>Consider a former client of mine who was angling for the C-suite but had received feedback that his …

Leadership

The 8 Best Interview Questions You Could Ever Ask

The right questions that can lead to a successful hire<p>I've interviewed a lot of people in my career for all kinds of positions and from many backgrounds. Most people have favorite interview questions to ask and some believe certain questions can quickly reveal what they need to know about a …

Employment

96 Things to Do When You're Bored

Years ago when I was going through a hard time, my therapist recommended that I read Dr. Wayne W. Dyer’s <i>Your Erroneous Zones</i>. This book changed my …

Instead Of Forcing Preschoolers To Apologize, We Should Be Doing This Instead

“Say you’re sorry” may teach children to <i>say</i> they’re sorry, but do they know what it means?<p>Picture this: Your preschooler is playing with another …