Levi Swinney

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Say These 7 Words When Employees Bring You Their Problems

Imagine that one of your employees walks into your office and says “Boss, we’ve got a huge problem with the ACME account; they’re angry and I think we might lose their business!” This is one of those situations that rightly spikes a leader’s blood pressure. But as much as the wrong response risks …

Leadership

Trump invokes Nixon and McCarthy in NYT White House counsel report rant

Watergate was one bungled event after another. I see the same thing happening with Trump John Dean<p>Donald Trump went on the offensive on Sunday, invoking the spectres of Richard Nixon and Joseph McCarthy, starkly polarising figures from American history, in a frenzied attack on the New York …

Donald Trump

Can You Fix a Toxic Workplace? You Can--If You Do These 5 Things Every Day

Follow these 5 steps and turn your workplace culture from toxic to thriving.<p>When American business executive Douglas Conant took over as the president and CEO of Campbell's Soup, in 2001, he was faced with a formidable task. "The company's stock was falling steeply," writes Roger Dean Duncan in a …

Leadership

Quote on creative complaining: Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan gives us a remarkable clue about how to complaining about your working conditions. Captain Miller’s (Tom Hanks) squad has been …

Finland’s Education System: The Journey to Success

When Finnish students scored amongst the top in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA, a very influential international assessment …

Education

2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Review: Aston Gets Wild and Crazy With a 715-Horsepower Brute

Aston Martin wants the world to imagine a “brute in a suit” when first encountering the 2019 DBS Superleggera. This phrase was repeated so often …

Carbon Fiber

Dave Grohl Reveals Why He Fears End Of Foo Fighters

Dave Grohl discussed always fearing the end of his career in Nirvana and Foo Fighters based on his father’s advice he gave him years ago in a new AD …

Foo Fighters

Logitech debuts a brilliantly over-engineered wireless charger for the iPhone

It just might be the perfect wireless charger.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Charging pads are great, but they come with a couple of caveats that might be …

Tech Trends

This App Is Converting Architects Over to Apple

Technology has changed the way many architects work. Portable touchscreen devices, along with the latest software applications, have streamlined the …

IPad Pro

Russia tasks actor Steven Seagal with improving U.S. ties

LONDON — Russia has appointed actor Steven Seagal as a special envoy to improve Russian-U.S. ties.<p>The Russian Foreign Ministry announced the appointment on Saturday saying Seagal’s role would be to develop Russian-U.S. relations in the “humanitarian” sphere, including in the fields of culture, art …

Russia

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo

If an elephant and a cheetah could mate and reproduce, this would be their spawn.<p><i>From the August 2018 issue</i><br>Like the sun rising in the east and setting in the west, the electrification of cars is inevitable. But don’t worry about it screwing up Porsche’s Panamera. While many plug-in hybrids set new …

Teva and Snow Peak Made the Summer’s Best Go-Anywhere Sandal

Teva and Snow Peak just released one of the summer’s best go-anywhere sandals. The Hurricane XLT2 incorporates a number of design features associated …

The 5 levels of leadership

As Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup, once astutely noted, “Employees everywhere don’t necessarily hate the company or organization they work for as much as they do their boss. Employees—especially the stars—join a company and then quit their manager.”<p>But what makes a boss worth quitting …

Leadership

15 Podcasts That Will Make You Feel Smarter

It's easy to feel overwhelmed by all the podcast options out there, but narrowing down your choices to the titles that will teach you something while …

Where is Design in the K12 Curriculum? (And Why Isn’t it Taught in Art Education Programs?)

Much has been said about school reform, revitalizing the economy and meeting the emerging needs of the new millennium. Advocates from many subject …

5 takeaways from FBI agent Peter Strzok’s explosive congressional hearing

WASHINGTON — The cameras were on, and the theatrics were high.<p>In an explosive, hourslong congressional hearing Thursday, FBI agent Peter Strzok was …

George W. Bush 'disturbed' by current US immigration debate

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former President George W Bush said he is "disturbed" by the immigration debate taking place in the United States because it "undermines the goodness of America."<p>"I think it doesn't recognize the valuable contributions that immigrants make to our society. And it obscures the fact …

Immigration

Danish man charged with starting destructive Colorado wildfire

DENVER (Reuters) - A Danish national accused of starting the second-largest wildfire on record in Colorado was charged on Thursday with 141 counts of first-degree arson for each building destroyed in the massive blaze, court documents showed.<p>Jesper Joergensen, 52, was advised of the felony charges …

The BaughLabs Aluminum Pen – Machined From A Solid 6061-T6 Aluminum Rod

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Design<br>• Gadgets<br>• Gear<p>The BaughLabs Aluminum Pen was designed to be the last pen you’ll ever need to buy.<p>It was …

Ariel Atom 4 Debuts With 320-Horsepower Type R Engine

Only the clutch and brake pedals along with the fuel cap have been carried over from its predecessor - everything else is new.<p>You may not be able to …

MasterCraft’s New Boat Will Let You Surf Anywhere

It’s reasonable to assume that surfing requires an ocean. This assumption, however, would be incorrect. In many mountain towns across the US, it’s …

This App Helps Photographers Take the Perfect Landscape Photo

GoldenHour.One is an iOS-only app that tells photographers when a specific location is going to be at its most photogenic. It goes way deeper than …

The 5 Best Camera Accessories for iPhone X

Even though your iPhone X takes incredible photos — for a smartphone — it isn’t likely to replace your DSLR or mirrorless camera any time soon. …

10 Modern Watches Made for Car Enthusiasts

Cars and watches are a natural fit. Both are traditionally mechanical, and both are products of mindbogglingly complex and precise engineering. Even …

Award-Winning Sketching App 'Concepts' Releases New Update Including Customized Brushes

Being a 21st-century designer is not always a walk in the park, but it certainly has its perks. Fortunately, innovative product and software …

What Every CEO Needs to Know About Design

CEOs who are design thinkers now need to add 'design doing' to their toolkit.<p>"To personalize an experience in the context of the moment--to understand what makes a customer human--Reinventors don't just plumb lots of data, though they do that well. They're design thinkers. They approach problems …

Icon puts original Ford Bronco back into production

A new Ford Bronco is coming. An old one is on its way as well though, thanks to Jonathan Ward and his firm Icon. The truck is called the Old School …

This Woman Flipped Off Donald Trump’s Motorcade Last Year. She’s Still Paying For It.

On October 28, 2017, Juli Briskman’s day started out in normal fashion. Still recovering from a recent marathon, the Virginia resident opted to ride …

Jon Stewart Delivers Fiery Address to President Trump: ‘We Will Prevail’

‘Clearly, we’re not going to be able to negotiate or shame you into decency,’ Stewart said on pal Stephen Colbert’s ‘The Late Show.’<p>Jon Stewart began …

Obama: ‘You are right to be concerned’

In his first public comments in months, the former president talks about anger, regrets — and what the Republicans are doing right.<p>BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Barack Obama’s message to Democrats: Stop dreaming of him.<p>Speaking at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser Thursday here in the lush …

Barack Obama