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This Is How To Use Negative Feedback To Be More Successful

No one likes negative criticism, but it’s often what you need in order to grow. Here’s how to use it to your advantage.<p>Let’s face it: Negative feedback on your job performance can be a drag. Who likes to be told that their work could use improvement?<p>Research published in the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> …

Communication Skills

The Big Misconceptions Holding Holacracy Back

One important reason why there are so many very badly managed firms in the world today is the widespread belief that management should be the responsibility of a few people at the top. The future of corporations may therefore depend on the rise of distributed forms of management, such as …

Management

How Lego Became The Apple Of Toys

After a decade-long slump, Lego has rebuilt itself into a global juggernaut. An exclusive look inside the company’s top-secret Future Lab.<p>Every September, largely unbeknownst to the rest of the company, a group of around 50 Lego employees descends upon Spain’s Mediterranean coast, armed with …

Lego

How to Draw the Mouth & Lips (Narrated Step by Step)

6 Desk Tweaks To Change The Way You Work And Maximize Your Creativity

The work you do and the office culture in which you do it are extremely important. But so too is the actual surface you work on. Here’s how thinking about your desk, its immediate environs, and your relationship to your workspace can help you become more creative.<p>Each day, we go to work, sit–or …

Adorable 2-Year-Old Directs Nanny to Pose Just Like Him

Canadian photographer Alex Neary is the nanny for an adorable little 2-year-old named Henry who has already shown signs of a budding triple threat–model, director, and photographer. In a fun collaborative project called <i>Henry's Concepts</i>, the toddler calls the shots. He strikes a pose for a picture …

Cute

January 6: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY</b><p>Your way with words will come in handy this year, especially when dealing with people in positions of power. If you have an idea of some kind to sell don't embellish it in any way. Keep it simple and to the point and they will surely be impressed.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April 20):</b><p>…

Horoscopes

Your New Year's horoscope: What’s in the stars for 2014?

ARIES (March 21 – April 20)<p>Family issues are under excellent stars throughout 2014, but when Jupiter is at odds with power planet Pluto in January, you will need to make sure no one gets too big for their boots. A family is also a team and if one person thinks they deserve to be a taller poppy than …

Astrology

Amazingly Creative Examples of Environmental Art

A new 2014 calendar, curated by Aleta Florentin of Amber Lotus Publishing, brings some of the best examples of environmental art all together in one place. This inspiring genre of art beautifully incorporates its natural surroundings in a way that's surprising and oftentimes meaningful. Whether …

Land Art

December 9: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>You know what it is you want to be doing with your life, so why are you still holding back? Maybe it's because you don't want to hurt the feelings of people who don't have a part to play in your plans. Too bad: It's your life and your future that is at stake.<p><b>ARIES (March 21</b> …

Horoscopes

December 8: Your lookahead horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>According to your birthday chart you will have to work with someone you don't much like over the next 12 months. It may be a chore, but if you think of the potential rewards you should be able to put aside your differences. Both of you will benefit.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April</b> …

Horoscopes

November 24: Your lookahead horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>Neptune, planet of imagination, is strong on your birthday this year, which means you are free to let your creative and artistic urges take centre stage. But Neptune also rules illusions, so make sure the goals you set yourself are realistic. Even Sags have limits.<p><b>ARIES</b> …

Horoscopes

November 21: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>If you are tempted to cut corners or use underhand methods to get what you desire then you are asking for serious trouble, so stop what you are doing and think again. Your birthday chart suggests that hard work and honesty will bring huge rewards.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April 20):</b><p>…

Astrology

Harvard Biz Review on Twitter: "How @google learned to love management http://t.co/BDswu0h7Y3 http://t.co/tbRY7pZ2sp"

Replying to @<b>HarvardBiz</b><p>The 8 keys to good management? RT @<b>HarvardBiz</b>: How @<b>google</b> learned to love management http://s.hbr.org/18oe8IH …

November 20: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>From the look of your birthday chart you will be everyone's favourite Scorpio this year – there's something about your confident manner that has even your rivals cheering you on. Make those good vibes work for you. Others will do whatever you ask of them.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 -</b> …

Horoscopes

November 18: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>You're not a saint and no one expects you to be one. The message of your birthday chart this year is that it's okay to indulge yourself in what you enjoy – so long as it's not to excess and so long as it does not hurt other people. That's okay then.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April</b> …

Astrology

November 16: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>There are times when you need to work closely with other people and times when you need to work alone. So long as you give it some thought and make the right choices at the right time the next 12 months will be profitable in every possible way.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April …

Profit

November 14: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>Just because everyone seems to be moving in a particular direction does not mean you should do the same – in fact your birthday chart suggests you should take a different route. Listen to and follow your instincts. Majority opinion is often wrong.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April 20):</b><p>…

Relationships

This Typography Visualizes What It’s Like To Be Dyslexic

A new book called I Wonder What It’s Like To Be Dyslexic illustrates a common learning disability through clever graphic design.<p>Since he was a child, British graphic designer Sam Barclay has struggled with dyslexia–-along with 10% to 15% of the population. To help combat the widespread …

Graphic Design

November 11: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>Someone a bit mysterious will come into your life over the next few months and you will strike up an instant rapport. You will happily put your suspicious Scorpio nature on hold, act on their advice, and benefit both emotionally and financially.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April …

Horoscopes

November 10: Your lookahead horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>Mercury, planet of communication and the mind, turns direct on your birthday, which suggests that you will get your head together and find your voice at last. The world needs your brand of no-nonsense common sense. Make sure you have your say.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April …

Astrology

November 9: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>Mars and Saturn combine on your birthday to give you a harder edge than usual, both personally and professionally. You may be the nicest human being in the world but some things require a no-nonsense, give no ground, take no prisoners attitude.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April …

Astrology

November 8: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>Do something weird and wonderful over the coming 12 months. You have been far too predictable of late and need to shake things up a bit, both to keep life fun and to remind the world that you are not like all the rest – you're special.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April 20):</b><p>Success …

Horoscopes

November 3: Your lookahead horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>Yours is one of the best birthdays it is possible to have. Not only is there a solar eclipse on your anniversary, but the sun makes a powerful link to Mars as well. Set your sights high. Your place is among the stars. You are a star!<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April 20):</b><p>Make a point …

Astrology

November 4: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>That small voice inside your head (or is it your heart?) is letting you know what it is you should be doing with your life over the coming 12 months. Act on what it tells you and you will enjoy unlimited success. Deep down you know all the answers.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April</b> …

Astrology

October 31: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>Pluto, your ruling planet, links with Mars on your birthday, increasing your desire to achieve something special. There can be no more pretending, no more fooling around: Focus on your dream to the exclusion of everything else and make it come true.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April</b> …

Horoscopes

October 30: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>Take each day as it comes and don't worry too much about the direction you are heading. Fate will guide your head and your heart, and your footsteps, over the coming 12 months and all you have to do is enjoy each and every minute of it.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April 20):</b><p>Having …

Schadenfreude

October 29: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS TODAY</b><p>Everything you do over the coming 12 months must have a serious purpose. Retrograde Mercury linked to Saturn on your birthday means you have been singled out to take on great responsibilities. Yes, it's a burden, but it's also an honour.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April …

Astrology