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Switching From Evernote: Google Keep at Work

II<p>This is the second post in the series “Switching From Evernote.” It’s also my third post about Google Keep. Before I dive into what seems like …

Google

5 TED Talks That Will Mold You Into A Competent Leader

Whether you’re a business owner or a leader of any kind, these 5 TED talks will inspire you to break free of old expectations and lead from a wiser, …

Two Ways to Lead: Detailed Command vs. Mission Command

<i>“A leaders is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.”</i> — Lao TzuThe …

Flipkart launching Moto X Play in India this September 14th

A new genre of devices enters the market offering near-high-end specs at very affordable price points. It’s a new step between mid-tier and high-end, so to speak. This includes phones like the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3, the ASUS Zenfone 2 and the brand new Moto X Play. Are you looking to get yourself …

7 tips for becoming an excellent public speaker

Having to give a speech in front of an audience can cause some people to shake, sweat, get sick, or freeze in terror. The root of this fear is …

The Public Speaking Technique That Everyone Should Be Using

The powerful speech pause might be the most important public speaking technique you will ever learn. This secret is something that I’ve used for many …

Give a Better Speech By Throwing Out the Script

Rather than resorting to rigorous memorization, save yourself time and stress by setting up "navigation points" to improve the flow of your presentations.<p>When I was 24, I gave a speech at my grandfather’s wake. As the oldest grandchild, I took my responsibility seriously, writing my speech …

Public Speaking

Micromax Yu5050 reportedly nigh with Quad HD screen, 4GB RAM in tow

As the second most popular smartphone manufacturer in India (behind Samsung), and one of the ten largest vendors worldwide, you could say Micromax …

Articles about house week budget friendly shipping container home responds its tropical on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact late-19th-century...<p>Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>Transforming …

Make Presentations Less Terrifying By Breaking Them Into Small Chunks

Giving presentations is a bit stressful for many of us, but over on Harvard Business Review, they suggest that one way make things a little better is …

BlackBerry Venice pictured from all angles, spec sheet starts to take shape

Clearly incapable of turning its proprietary mobile operating system into a force to be reckoned with for Android and iOS, BlackBerry has reportedly …

Mobile Technology

3 Situations Where Leaders Should Keep Their Mouths Shut

The toughest part of leadership is learning when to speak up, and when you to delegate to someone else.<p>Being a leader can be a daunting task. Everyone on the team expects you to know the answer, and rarely can you go an entire day without having to make a critical decision. The toughest part is …

Investing

Obi Worldphone is a line of smartphones launched by former Apple CEO John Sculley

The world just got richer with two new smartphones that are part of the new Obi Worldphone line-up, a fruit of the collaboration between Apple’s …

iPhone users 'appy as WhatsApp web support finally comes to iOS

Messaging app, with more than 800m active users, rolls out its web client to work with Apple’s iPhones<p>WhatsApp has rolled out its web service to Apple iPhone users, allowing them to send and receive messages on their computers as well as their phones.<p>Support for iOS has been a long time coming, but …

Going Paperless: Annotating Books & Magazines

<i>Today’s post is authored by Jamie Todd Rubin, our Evernote Ambassador for paperless living.</i>I have a lot of books, as well as a lot of old science …

iStabilizer Dolly | Pocketnow Deals

The iStabilizer Dolly transforms any device that records video into a pro-quality cinematography tool. Create gorgeous, smooth tracking shots, like …

GoPro

What type of leader are you?

Are you a conventional leader, an opportunist, manipulative and trying to win at any cost; a diplomat, wanting to belong, never rocking the boat; an …

Tough Love Performance Reviews, in 10 Minutes

There’s growing evidence that conventional performance reviews are not working. According to a CEB analysis, organizations can only improve employee performance 3% to 5% using standard performance management approaches. Last fall, 53% of human resources professionals in a Society for Human Resource …

Framing

11 Components of a Secure School Front Entrance

Protecting our schools is incredibly complex and tragically imperfect. As school leaders look to enhance access control, it is important they …

Why the Best Leaders Aren't Experts

You may be more comfortable as the team expert, but effective leaders hire people who are smarter than they are.<p>Smart leaders hire people who are way smarter than themselves. But how do they maintain the respect of their employees?<p>Most leaders rose through the ranks because they were experts in a …

Leadership

17 Things Real Leaders Never Say

When poor leaders make it into the general and flag officer ranks, it can really be destructive to the military profession and unit effectiveness. …

Unlocking the Three-fold Secret to Great Leadership

After analyzing data from some 15,000 interviews, executives from management consulting firm ghSMART found that three fundamental factors drive …

Do You Have A Very Loyal Client Following? If Not, Consider Becoming A Thought Leader

To optimize your business success, as a professional, you’re well served by developing a very loyal client following. While this might be the goal of many businesses, only a relatively infinitesimal number of them manage to garner a truly loyal following. More telling is that only a slightly …

How To Use Evernote For Blogging To Boost Your Efficiency

Tons of people use Evernote. More than 100 million, in fact—and that was two years ago.<p>And lots of those folks are bloggers and marketers like Colin …

7 Surprising Habits That Will Turn You Into a CEO

I have interviewed hundreds of CEOs and they all started off as employees. Seven surprising habits have helped them get to the top.<p>If you want to become a CEO, nobody but you can make it happen.<p>After interviewing over 300 CEOs in the four years since I started work on my book, <i>Hungry Start-up</i> …

Leadership

Great Leaders Can Think Like Each Member of Their Team

Money wasn’t the only thing that enabled financier Cosimo de’ Medici to become <i>de facto</i> ruler of Florence for much of the Italian Renaissance. He exemplified a special leadership skill — the ability to get diverse teams of contending bankers, merchants, and traders to collaborate effectively. How? …

Leadership

5 Secrets to Mastering Conflict

How you handle conflict determines the amount of trust, respect, and connection you have with your colleagues.<p>Between the two of us, Joseph Grenny (bio below) and I have spent 50 years studying what makes people successful at work. A persistent finding is that your ability to handle moments of …

Self-help

The Counterintuitive Art of Leading by Letting Go

One of the fundamental inconsistencies we see in workplaces today is the gap between leaders’ desire for “empowered and engaged” employees and what …