Elaine Nduka

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Want To Lead Effectively? Embrace Your Inner Narcissist

Just a touch of narcissism can take you far in the boardroom, according to a new study in <i>Personnel Psychology</i>.<p>The meta-analysis of 50 studies led by University of Illinois psychologist Emily Grijalva examined past research on the way narcissism affects whether people become leaders and how …

The protesting barristers find it's hard to make their case on the streets

This picture shows how hard it is for the professions to stage a walkout. Working-class trade unions have had nearly 200 years to rehearse the rites of protest, and still find it hard to get the image right. This week's day of action by British barristers is said to be the first this legal elite …

What Michael Bay's Meltdown At Samsung Can Teach Us

Director Michael Bay is a world wide recognized director. His movies promise to jolt your adrenaline. He knows the power of big screen story telling. Yet today, he had a meltdown moment while presenting as a keynote speaker at a Samsung press event which was revealing their new curved screens. The …

Beyonce crashes karaoke booth as unsuspecting partying girls were singing HER song

Beyoncé and Jay Z walk into a karaoke bar… it might sound like the start of a bad joke but <i>this</i> actually happened.<p>A group of partying girls were …

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Ancient burial box claimed to have earliest reference to Jesus

Limestone burial box is typical of first century Jerusalem and has chiselled on side "James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus'<p>For 2,000 years, pilgrims and archaeologists have hunted for physical evidence of Jesus and his family, without success.<p>But now an ancient burial box claiming to contain the …

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Beyoncé Kisses Madonna's Daughter During Her Mrs. Carter Show

The Queen of Pop and Queen Bey are clearly in alliance.<p>Madonna treated her Instagram followers to two special snapshots of Beyoncé‘s <i>Mrs. Carter</i> show …

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Erykah Badu is the new face of Givenchy – hurrah

Creative director Riccardo Tisci described the singer as his 'dream icon' – and she leads a lineup of non-white models for the fashion house's new campaign<p>It's 16 years since Erykah Badu's debut album Baduizm was released – but its cover remains a strong statement of African-American identity, with …

Beyoncé's new album: five flawless looks

Jealous<p>Watch a preview of the video here.<br>If you're Beyoncé, wearing a cropped lace blouse and corset pants is probably perfectly acceptable as dinner party attire. She wears the corset with aplomb – and with an ear cuff to boot. Later, she wears a Givenchy sweatshirt, cocktail in hand. All the …

Before her 17-video visual album, there were these seven career-shaping looks: http://ow.ly/rPgbE Beyoncé photographed by Patrick Demarchelier, styled by Alex White Edits; W Magazine July 2011.

Why Carving Out 5 Hours Every Day For Difficult Work Can Lead To Greatness

If you want to do remarkable stuff, stop wasting your time on email. Great artists, writers, and inventors spend almost a quarter of their days immersed in deep work. Here’s how to dive in and create something amazing.<p>By now you may have encountered <i>Mason Curry’s Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i>, a …

5 Ways To Eat Healthy This Holiday

The holiday season is officially on the fast track. And with deliciously tempting treats and minimal time to burn off extra calories in your near future, what you do—and don't—eat for the weeks leading up, can have a major impact on your waistline.<p><b>1) DITCH THE DIET DRINKS</b><p>Yes, you know that from a …

Hands On With Jolla’s First Phone — The “Spearhead Device” For Its MeeGo-Successor Sailfish OS

The first handset from Finnish smartphone startup Jolla is simply called Jolla. This phone has been some two years in the making — a timeframe that testifies to the complexity of building handset hardware <i>and</i> a new mobile platform, not to mention rallying developers and achieving Android …

39 Thanksgiving Potato Recipes: Mashed, Baked & More

Mashed, roasted, or baked into a cheesy gratin—one of these 37 recipes for the potato is sure to grace your holiday table.<p><b>One of these easy, homey potato recipes</b> is sure to earn a permanent spot on your holiday table.

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The 20 People Skills You Need To Succeed At Work

Do you think you’re qualified for a particular job, fit to lead a team, or entitled to a promotion because you have extensive experience and highly developed technical skills? Well, it turns out that while those things <i>are</i> crucial to your professional success, it’s imperative that you <i>also</i> have great …

How To Deal With Favoritism At Work

Do you have a colleague who is subject to special treatment while everyone else gets pushed aside? Are you the one praised incessantly by the boss, or the go-to person for all the great projects? It’s no secret that the playing field among workers isn’t level in most workplaces—and chances are …

Coding: still a man's game?

If we leave all the programming to the boys, they will end up building the digital world around us as we passively observe. There's something wrong with that, argues Sophie Curtis<p>Computer programming is one of those occupations that has always suffered from an image problem. As soon as anyone …

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Samsung profits hit another record in the third quarter

Revenues from memory chips soar, while stagnant growth in Samsung's flagship Galaxy S smartphone sales is offset by strong sales growth in the cheaper end of the market<p>Samsung, the South Korean technology giant, has reported a 25pc rise in third quarter profits, as revenues from memory chips soared.<p>…

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What Apple Can Learn From Burberry’s Iconic Trench Coat

In a series of recent interviews with Fast Company, Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts shared insight on how her tenure at the luxury brand could influence the future of retail at Apple.<p>Just 13 days ago, at <i>Fast Company</i>‘s Innovation by Design conference, Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts was asked why the …

What’s The Biggest Career Mistake You’ve Ever Made?

Business blunders are always bad, right? Or are they? Our readers speak.<p>You know the saying: Hindsight is 20/20.<p>We’ve all made mistakes over the years. Conventional wisdom says that mistakes in business are bad. Or are they? Some would say that if you fear failure, you’ve already failed–heck, …

Why your brain treats Oreos like a drug: http://onforb.es/1fCZJMV

Casey Kasem's Wife Fires Back Against Abuse Allegations

The wife of longtime American Top 40 host Casey Kasem has broken her silence in response to accusations by her stepchildren that she’s cut him off …

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5 Ways Email Makes Your Employees Miserable

It can sound like a gentle wave, an eager ding, or perhaps a vibration on our phone felt from a pocket. It’s email, and regardless of how much we talk about the future of work and collaboration, we cannot ignore this blaring reality of all employee lives. Email keeps us handcuffed to our phones and …

Think You Can Live Offline Without Being Tracked? Here’s What It Takes

We asked the most privacy-aware people we could find what it would take to go off the radar. Hint: You’re going to need to do more than throw away your laptop.<p>Nico Sell, the cofounder of a secure communication app called Wickr, has appeared on television twice. Both times, she wore sunglasses to …

Exclusive HELLO! photoshoot: wedding inspiration for all four seasons

<p>Whether you're marrying in the spring, summer, autumn or winter, <b>HELLO! Online</b> has it covered.<p>Take inspiration from this season-themed photoshoot — …

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By combining London’s diverse population, San Francisco’s neighbourhood feel and Auckland’s adrenaline-induced playfulness, Toronto is finding its own identity: http://bbc.in/16A5lTb What is your favourite thing about visiting this Canadian city?

Interview: Angel Haze, the rapper fighting rape culture

The rapper Angel Haze is causing a stir with her music on both sides of the Atlantic. Wait until you hear her back story…<p>Someone gasps a few inches from my ear. “She’s going to do <b>Cleaning Out My Closet</b>,” whispers the girl next to me. Just a minute ago the concert crowd was dancing to hip-hop so …

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World's first cupcake ATM vending machine

Some things you only find in LA. A company in Beverley Hills has come up with a cupcake dispending machine for all those passing sugar addicts.<p>Looking for an “only in LA” experience? In Beverly Hills, Sprinkles Cupcakes (9635 S. Santa Monica Blvd; sprinkles.com) has the first ATM dispensing freshly …

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