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There's So Much Violence In Iraq The Tragedy Has Become Easy To Ignore

In late November, Prashant Rao, the Baghdad bureau chief for Agence France-Presse, found himself with a terrible, familiar problem. The daily story he had to write on the news in Iraq -- a typical one by that country's standards, full of death and mayhem -- contained so many violent incidents that …

Leadership Styles: Choosing the Right Approach for the Situation

From Mahatma Gandhi and Winston Churchill, to Martin Luther King and Steve Jobs, there can be as many ways to lead people as there are …

Leadership

Man's Need for Ritual and the Rites of Manhood | The Art of Manliness

Does modern life ever feel excruciatingly <i>flat</i> to you? A bleak landscape devoid of layers, rhythm, interest, <i>texture</i>?<p>Are you ever haunted by the …

Apple only the 16th best tech company to work for, say employee reviews

Apple dropped to only the 16th best tech company to work for, and 35th overall, in Glassdoor’s annual ranking of the 50 Best Palaces to Work – down from 3rd in tech and 10th overall last year.<p>Based on over half a million reviews written by employees, Apple took 35th place, with fifteen tech …

What Industry Leaders Can Teach Us About Platform as a Service

Greetings Shifters!<p>Today I had the pleasure of participating on a GREAT hangops panel, thanks to Brandon Burton for inviting all of us. Contrary to …

PaaS

How to Get Employees to Care as Much as You Do | Inc.com

<b>To build a valuable company</b> you can walk away from—whether by selling it or just to leave for a vacation—requires that you figure out how to get your employees to care as much as you do.<p>For advice on the matter, I spoke with Ken Blanchard, whose books, including <i>Raving Fans</i> and <i>The One Minute …

Do Not Cross CrossFit | Inc.com

<b>On that spring day</b> across America, the CrossFit faithful gathered--and toiled. There were hundreds of thousands of them, certainly. Maybe a million, maybe two. In an old industrial facility in New Orleans, they hoisted themselves on gymnastic rings and did dips up there. In a strip mall in Santa …

CrossFit

How to Start a Business in 10 Days

This story appears in the September 2013 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>With an executive staffing venture about to open, a business loan from the in-laws gnawing at her conscience and a new baby to care for, Michelle Fish was already feeling the pressure. But what really pushed her over the edge was …

CNN Exposed – Emmy Winning Former CNN Journalist Blows The Whistle: CNN is paid by foreign and domestic Government agencies for specific content...

Technology Radar | Emerging Tech Trends for 2018

Selected Insights<p>Birth of the Technology RadarDarren Smith<p>Macro trends in the tech industry | May 2018Mike Mason<p>Microservices in Adopt?Rebecca Parsons<p>…

Trends

Yahoo Adopted One Of Microsoft's Worst Ideas, Just As Microsoft Killed It Off

Looks like Yahoo and Microsoft are pulling a switcheroo.<p>Microsoft told employees on Tuesday that it's ending its so-called "stack-ranking" system. Under Microsoft's infamous system, workers were ranked on a curve, and those at the low end would be fired or dealt with in some way. The goal in …

Tech Startups See Opportunity in New Health-Care Law

In the coming months, the Affordable Care Act will produce millions of newly insured Americans, many of whom will be making decisions about health …

Health Care

How to Spot Truly Excellent Employees | Inc.com

Do you know an excellent employee when you see one?<p>If you've ever thought your marketing, sales, or product managers have been a waste of money, chances are you didn't have an excellent lead in each of those roles, says Hunter Walk, a partner at seed stage venture fund Homebrew.<p>"When Founders make …

Employment

Intel Has Acquired Kno, Will Push Further Into The Education Content Market With Interactive Textbooks

We had a tip about, and have now confirmed, Intel’s latest acquisition: Kno, the education startup that started life as a hardware business and later pivoted into software — specifically via apps that let students read interactive versions of digitized textbooks.<p>“I can confirm Intel has purchased …

Indians and Europeans share ‘light-skin’ genetic coding

Indian Bollywood film actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan celebrates her 40th birthday with the media at Janak bungalow in Mumbai on Nov.1.<p>Indians share a gene with Europeans that plays a significant role in coding for lighter skin, new research suggests.<p>The study, published Thursday in the journal PLOS …

Anthropology