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4 Things Elon Musk Always Does When He Runs a Meeting (and You Should, Too) | Inc.com

<i>"How does Elon Musk run his famously efficient meetings?" originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Isabelle Daigle, marketing at Hello Focus, on Quora:</b><p>Dazzlingly effective CEOs are equipped …

Tesla

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

Will the U.S Presidential Election Pull a Brexit and Sink the Stock Market?

Not likely, say Strategas Research Partners' Daniel Clifton and team, who note that the U.S. presidential election is not looking like it will pull a …

10 Must-Read Tricks for Mastering Your New iPhone

When Apple introduced its 3D Touch feature last year with the iPhone 6s, it didn’t exactly become a huge ‘screen saver.’ Not many developers had …

The MMA Workout to Lose Weight

Good news if you hate the treadmill: There’s a weight loss alternative that works just as well as (if not better than) your trusty cardio torture …

Top 15 Amazing DIY Home Improvements that will Pay you back – Mostly, Plus ROI Details

Did you buy a lottery ticket back in January of last year, when the Powerball lottery got to $1.5 billion? If you did, then you decided on one of the …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

6 things to remember when looking at a company's earnings

So I wanted to share with you a simple checklist to help guide you through the earnings reports and separate the good from the bad.<p>And I wanted to let you know that I'll be appearing in an online exclusive on January 28. It's called <i>Earnings Exposed</i> and will start at 4 p.m. (ET). (There will be a …

10 rules for being an exceptional leader from 'philosopher king' Marcus Aurelius

The Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius ruled from 161 to 180 A.D. and has maintained the reputation for being the ideal wise leader whom Plato called a "philosopher king."<p>His book "Meditations" has inspired leaders for centuries because of its timeless wisdom about human behavior.<p>It's a collection of …

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people bury themselves in books. They commit to self-education long after they've finished college or any formal education.<p>To help make 2016 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old …

The 10 most influential books I read last year

However, my biggest reading win was that I broadened my perspective from the business-book-only approach I took in 2013 and 2014 to a lot of adjacent domains: writing, investing, science, finance, sociology, and military strategy among others.<p>2015 was also my best year in business. I don't believe …

Outsmart Your Own Biases

Suppose you’re evaluating a job candidate to lead a new office in a different country. On paper this is by far the most qualified person you’ve seen. Her responses to your interview questions are flawless. She has impeccable social skills. Still, something doesn’t feel right. You can’t put your …

What Everyone Needs to Know to Be More Productive

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>Does it seem like you don’t have enough hours in the day to get through everything you need to do? With so many competing demands on our time, we can all benefit from learning to ramp up our own personal productivity. HBR recently ran a series called Getting More Work Done. …

To Raise Productivity, Let More Employees Work from Home

<b>The study:</b> Nicholas Bloom and graduate student James Liang, who is also a cofounder of the Chinese travel website Ctrip, gave the staff at Ctrip’s call center the opportunity to volunteer to work from home for nine months. Half the volunteers were allowed to telecommute; the rest remained in the …

Measuring the Return on Character

When we hear about unethical executives whose careers and companies have gone down in flames, it’s sadly unsurprising. Hubris and greed have a way of catching up with people, who then lose the power and wealth they’ve so fervently pursued. But is the opposite also true? Do highly principled leaders …

8 Things You Should Do To Make Employees Love You As A Boss

As there are now five generations represented in the work place, it has become ever more important for businesses and organizations to adopt new …

The Leaders We Remember Most - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

The leaders we remember most are not necessarily the ones who have a fancy office or important position.<p>The leaders we remember most, the ones who …

This May Not Surprise You: Only 10% Of Managers Have What It Takes To Be Managers

It’s actually really, really hard to be a great boss. And the qualities that make people great bosses are not how we decide who gets promoted.<p>If you interact with managers at work, this may not surprise you: A lot of people aren’t good at being managers. They lack the skills, the poise and, above …

How 2 Georgia fraternity brothers created Yik Yak, a controversial app that became a ~$400 million business in 365 days

By the end of the day, Long estimates her fellow students had written thousands of yaks, short messages posted publicly to other users within a 1.5-mile radius.<p>A few months before that, Long was hospitalized after she attempted suicide. The 17-year-old junior was distraught to read yaks that not …

Survey reveals 50 books that every child should read by 16

Roald Dahl is still king of children's literature according to a survey for World Book Day<p>Roald Dahl is the author that people would most like their children to read, according to a new survey to find 50 books that children should read by the time they are 16.<p>A survey of 2,000 readers by …

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How to Talk to People You Incorrectly Assume Are Better Than You

What he learned about life and self-condfidence from making small-talk with celebrities<p>Like every other person on the planet, I am fraught with insecurities. And I’m always uncomfortable when I attend large parties where I don’t know many people. If that party happens to include famous people I …

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8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now (save $44!)

We’re starting off the week strong with a great list of paid iPhone and iPad apps that are currently on sale for free. Today’s list includes eight …

DIY Kinetic Sand: No Mess, Easy Clean Up, TONS of FUN!

9K<p>484<p>1<p>Shares 9K<p>My kiddos are absolutely in love with Kinetic Sand; however, the stuff isn’t cheap. And when it comes to <b>sensory play materials</b> we …

How to Finally Finish (or Start) These 6 Common Home Improvement Projects

From installing a toilet to fixing a faucet, your guide to DIY home repairs

Home Improvement

A Genius Way to Grow Peppers & Tomatoes in Buckets (Self-Watering)

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Illustrated Shed Plans DIY Building Guide

You may also like:<p>Lean To Shed This shed design can be used to put against a house or fence. Great design if you have limited space. | 4x8 |<p>Gambrel …

How a US housing boom became a global financial crisis

Here's Bloomberg columnist and CIO of Ritholtz Wealth Management Barry Ritholtz's take:<p>In the (good natured) discussion that followed, it emerged that Ritholtz and I have a fundamentally different take in our narratives of the crisis. We both agree that mortgage originators were not forced to …

Leatherman Tread bracelet is the first truly useful 'wearable'

You might not understand how truly useful and indispensable a Leatherman, or any multitool for that matter, is unless you've carried one for a while. Obviously, Leatherman President Ben Rivera is quite fond of his, but it caused a bit of a problem when he tried to pass through the gates at …

Wearable Tech

5 times the right flipped out over blasphemous depictions of Christianity

Conservatives love to crow about free speech, but their tune changes when their religion is the butt of the jokes<p>The terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo by Muslim extremists, motivated by disapproval of the French magazine’s habit of depicting the prophet Mohammed in cartoons, has created some …

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