David Montour

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Two Must-Have Skills To Power Up To The Executive Ranks

Talent as a leader comes down to two things: cognitive and emotional agility. These are fundamental and non-negotiable leadership attributes. Sophisticated and seasoned leaders have mastered these multifaceted skill sets.<p>Cognitive agility is equated with seeing the world from a number of different …

Leadership

Google Spent a Decade Researching What Makes a Great Boss. They Came Up With These 10 Things

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

Emotional Intelligence

Successful bosses run their most effective meetings exactly like this

Once upon a time, I worked for a woman who was known as a star meeting facilitator. CEOs would call left and right, asking her to organize strategy …

CEOs

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

Beating the “Messy Middle”: How to Break Any Project Down into (Actionable) Tasks

Tasks by their very definition are tiny. But the return they bring you and your team are massive.<p>One of the hardest things about running any project …

17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …

Mark Twain

From pyramids to pipelines: the importance of soft leadership skills | Organization

<b>Lead as a business, not as a project.</b> An ultra-large project is more akin to building a business than executing a construction project, requiring …

4 characteristics of leaders who get hired and promoted

Imagine if you had the opportunity to sit down with a senior executive and get the real, straight up truth about what it takes to stand out as a …

All CEOs Should Take the Time to Teach Entry-Level Employees This One Thing

It's well worth it.<p><i>What is the best thing a CEO could teach an entry level employee? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Auren Hoffman, SafeGraph CEO, on Quora:</b><p><b>What is the best thing a</b> …

Fernando Garcia's Insider Guide To Mykonos

Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim, creative directors of Oscar de la Renta, simply can’t get enough of Greece. Having opened a successful boutique in …

Oscar de la Renta

Blockchain and Cannabis Industries Together can Clear Regulatory Hurdles

As the cannabis industry around the world begins what is sure to be a long road to finding compliance with governments and establishing security in …

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Mostarda

This is a great recipe for people who are just getting their grill game going. Not only is it easy as pie to master, but the combination of grilled …

Recipes

How To Create Your Leadership User's Manual

I’ve long been captivated by the idea of creating a leadership “user’s manual.”<p>The basic idea is that managers should create a short guide to their personality, work style and, yes, even quirks, so that their direct reports would know how to best work with them. I also suspected that this kind of …

Self-awareness

Meet the 21-Year-Old CEO Revolutionizing Luxury Air Travel

As a boy, Zander Futernick always dreamed of becoming a pilot. For his eighth birthday, his father built him a little airport with a concourse, replete with model airplanes—and when they traveled, he would venture into the cockpit at the end of each flight. “I’d sit in the seat and they’d give me …

Model Aircraft

Behold the Melty Goodness of Caprese-Stuffed Mushrooms

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

How I Improved My Communication Skills By Following 1 Surprisingly Simple Rule

Say what you're going to say. Say it. Then say what you've said.<p>All entrepreneurs are professional communicators. It's how we spend almost all of our time.<p>According to a recent study, CEOs spend 61 percent of their time in face-to-face meetings, and 24 percent on electronic communications. The …

Peanut Butter-Banana Smoothie

Preparation<p>Put the banana, peanut butter, yogurt, maple syrup, oat milk, vanilla, and nutmeg in a blender. Blend on low speed, and slowly increase to …

These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future

Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college.<p>Chances are your job description has changed over the past five years. Or maybe your role didn’t even exist a short time ago. The workplace of today and the future looks quite different …

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Pascal

3 crucial skills for leading without authority

With flatter management structures, increased outsourcing, the move toward collaborative cultures, and the ongoing formation of cross-functional …

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Innovation

21 Opulent Eats in Old Montreal

The tried and true establishments in the city’s historic hub<p>The historical neighbourhood of Old Montreal is both a prime destination for tourists and a veritable mecca for some of the city’s most prized chefs and restaurants. While the centuries-old buildings and cobblestoned streets lure in plenty …

Beef and Broccoli Quinoa Bowl

In a large skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil. Add onion and cook until it begins to soften, about 2 minutes. Add ground beef and garlic. …

Kale Salad With Chickpeas, Tomato, and Feta

In a bowl, whisk together nutritional yeast, juice, oil, and cumin; season with salt and pepper.<p>Add kale, toss, and massage vinaigrette into leaves …

Grilled Zucchini & Goat Cheese Roll-Ups

Preparation<p>Heat a gas grill to high. Brush both sides of the zucchini strips with olive oil and season with kosher salt. Put the strips on the grill …

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its young cousin sophrology

A modern blend of yoga, Zen Buddhism, hypnosis and psychology, it’s huge elsewhere in Europe and on its way to the UK<p>Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still …

Meditation

Steak, Malbec, and Tango: The 4-day Weekend in Buenos Aires

How to Make Summer Chicken Parmesan

Skip canned tomatoes and serve these crispy, cheesy chicken cutlets with a fresh tomato-and-zucchini sauté instead, a super-easy side that takes …

This Garlicky Chicken with Mozzarella Is a Dinner Dream

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…