Chelsea

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The Week in Review: Flip to the Year Ahead

Inside Flipboard / December 27, 2013<p>In Japan, where I was born and raised, New Year’s is the most important holiday. Planning your resolutions …

Make Any Cut of Meat Taste Amazing with a Quick Brine

Quickly-cooking chicken breasts and pork chops are great for weeknight meals — except when they turn out as dry and flavorless as shoe leather. …

A teacher who swims through a river everyday to get to his students

<b>Malappuram:</b> At 9 am on a weekday, Abdul Mallik is busy wading through neck-high water, a tyre-tube around his waist, his tiffin box and shoes held in …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

10 Traits of Great Leaders (and Their Followers) | Inc.com

Much is written and taught about becoming a great leader. Many strive for leadership and many actually become great. As Shakespeare said in <i>Twelfth Night</i>: "Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them."<p>Whether acquired by birth or circumstance, certainly …

Leadership

Are Extroverts the Best Leaders? Maybe Not | Inc.com

I was surprised as anyone back in 1990 when I landed my first real job.<p>Full healthcare benefits, a retirement plan, and much more! An actual salary to pay the bills and even buy myself a commuter car! I was soon to become the manager of a shoe store in Oakdale, Minnesota. My parents, not to mention …

Personality

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

Three Qualities Every Leader Needs to Succeed on a Team

“I want your help developing my direct reports into stronger leaders,” John* the new CEO of Fasseni, a $350 million technology company, told me several years ago.<p>Initially, I approached the request like any consultant might.<p>First, I asked John why he wanted my help. He told me that Fasseni had …

Autistic man breaks through the silence

Watson Dollar went silent at age 2, then two decades later, he began to communicate with his mother, using an iPad.<p>JACKSON, Miss. -- The last word Watson Dollar spoke before autism erased his ability to do so was "lights."<p>The chubby cheeked toddler lay in his father's arms as anesthesia, …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

UK joins project to create synthetic organism from scratch

Britain's latest bid to embrace the futuristic science of synthetic biology will be revealed by the government on Thursday when it announces plans to …

Google hosts fundraiser for climate change denying US senator

Google, which prides itself on building a "better web that is better for the environment", is hosting a fundraiser for the most notorious climate …

Russia claims Syrian rebels have used sarin gas

Russia's envoy to the UN has handed over evidence which indicates Syrian rebels used sarin gas in an attack in March.<p>Vitaly Churkin said <b>Russian</b> experts had been to the scene of an attack at Khan al-Assal near Aleppo and had gathered firsthand evidence.<p><b>Syria's</b> government has refused to let a UN …

The Epic Battle for To Kill a Mockingbird: Inside Harper Lee’s Courtroom Drama

As Harper Lee wages a courtroom battle against her literary agent, Samuel Pinkus, who allegedly duped her into signing over to him the copyright to <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i>, <i>Vanity Fair</i>contributing editor Mark Seal speaks to Lee’s friends and intimates for an explosive August-issue story. “I used to …