John Fitzgerald

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This Culture "Tool" Is Being Used By All Of The Best Entrepreneurs

Over and over recently, I'm seeing some of the best thinkers using Gapingvoid's work.<p>For most executives, organizational culture has been a bit of a mystery. We read about companies with great cultures: Zappos, Rackspace, REI, Southwest Airlines, etc., but how did they create workplace environments …

Entrepreneurship

8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, personalities and preferences while also caring about yourself. Even …

Self-improvement

Azulle’s Access3 Pocket PC Turns Any HDMI Display Into A PC

Sponsored :<p>We have featured number of Azulle PCs previously on Geeky Gadgets. The company is well known for making quality PCs at an affordable …

Gear & Gadgets

With These Pants, You’ll Always Travel in Comfort

We cope with enough hassles — delays, low-quality/high-cost food, invasive row mates — and make enough concessions when traveling that to be …

Clothing

3 Icebreakers To Build Empathy Among Strangers Within 10 Minutes

The head of First Round’s Knowledge program shares how to skip the boring small talk and get to the stuff that matters faster.<p>Anita Hossain, who leads the Knowledge program at First Round, is a fan of quick social and psychological icebreakers–the kind that help people understand themselves and …

There's a New Version of Our Readers' Favorite Travel Pillow, and It's $10 Off Today

It may be time for a new reader poll, because Cabeau just improved our readers’ favorite travel pillow, and the new model just got its first discount …

10 Spring-Weight Chinos to Curb Your Denim Addiction

You might not call raw denim a summer staple. So, as temperatures rise, consider lighter weight chinos — a cooler alternative to heavyweight jeans. …

How to achieve extreme productivity

7 ways to use “systemized common sense” in your day.<p>By Kara Baskin | January 17, 2018<p>You don't have to do all of this. Here's how to temper your …

The 8 Best Gym Shoes for Every Type of Workout

<i>This guide to the best gym sneakers of 2018 covers the best shoes for weightlifting as well as mixed-use options.</i><p>Nike Metcon 4<br>• Reebok Crossfit Nano …

Nike Combines Two Popular Sneakers for A Totally New Model

Fans of the Nike Free and the Nike Metcon may soon become one big fan base. These two cornerstones of the Nike brand likely never crossed paths …

Bosch EasyCut NanoBlade Mini Chainsaw

Thanks to a micro-chain with four-millimeter links that wraps around the saw blade, the Bosch EasyCut NanoBlade Mini Chainsaw keeps vibrations to a …

Kind of Obsessed: I Don’t Climb, but I’m in Love with These Climbing Pants

I am not a rock climber. I’m not a climbing <i>enthusiast</i> or even a climbing <i>amateur</i>. Don’t get me wrong though, I do <i>like</i> climbing, and I hold rock …

This New Flask Is Perfect for Taking into the Woods

Gear innovation within the outdoor space has traditionally been aimed at solving one problem: make things lighter. When you’re walking trails and …

4 cycling style brands you need to know about

It’s not overly important to look good when cycling. After all, when you’re 30 miles into a ride, drenched in driving rain and about to tackle an …

Today in Gear: Thule's Revolve Collection, Mahindra Roxor and More

Monday, Mar 5, 2018<p>What's New, Now<p>Today in Gear: Hardsided Luggage Worth Waiting For, a Modern Take on the Jeep Willy and More<p>By Gear Patrol | Photo …

Leesa Hybrid Pillow

Adjustable and reversible, the Leesa Hybrid Pillow is equipped with a whole bag of tricks to drift you off to sleep. The pillow features a series of …

Technical Running and Training Gear from Adidas is Up to 50% Off

With President’s Day on Monday, winter sale season is in full swing, so there’s no better time to stock up on winter workout gear, while also …

Adidas

How Emotional Intelligence Became a Key Leadership Skill

Anyone trying to come up to speed on emotional intelligence would have a pretty easy time of it since the concept is remarkably recent, and its …

Kind of Obsessed: I’m Convinced There’s No Better Trench Coat Than This $100 One from Uniqlo

Last weekend, I found myself walking through a torrential downpour, completely unprepared. I popped into Uniqlo to buy an umbrella but a sleek navy …

The Internet’s Favorite Bath Towels Are on Sale Right Now

Like hiking boots, underwear, and blood pressure, towels are one of those things that every guy acknowledges he should take better care of, but many …

Mountain Biking

Quick Picks: J. Crew Factory: 50% off almost everything + new spring arrivals

J. Crew Factory: 50% off (suiting excluded) through 2/19So. That BR sale was a bit of a debacle on my part, eh? Let’s try this again.If memory …

Men's Fashion

A Hyperfunctional Laundry Hamper That Won’t Kill Your Vibe

Let not your laundry hamper be a hidden, forlorn figure, wedged so tightly between your dresser and wall that it’s nearly imperceptible to the …

Laundry

The Best Speakers Answer These 3 Questions Before Walking on Stage

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

Kusonkey Universal Socket

Carry around a set of sockets. Or use this. The Kusonkey Universal Socket can handle multiple jobs without needing a trip to the toolbox. It can …

Power Tools

Kind of Obsessed: I Found the Perfect Carry-On Weekender

Travel is a large part of my job, whether it be for trade shows, hunting down stories, or the obligatory summer weekend away to escape New York. I’ve …

Shopping

Dr. Stephanie Evergreen Spills the Secrets to Presenting Data Effectively

Stephanie Evergreen, PhD, is a self-proclaimed ‘die-hard data nerd.’ Rising through the highest ranks of academia, she holds a doctorate in …

Data Visualization

The TSA Is Auctioning Off Tons of Confiscated Knives and Multi-Tools

In 2015, the TSA intercepted 22,044 “dangerous items” in airport security screenings across the U.S. The most outlandish items are documented on the …

Vans's "Made for the Makers" Pack Pays Tribute to Hardworking Creatives

For the doers of the world.<p>Late last week, we took a look at Vans’ “Italian Leather” pack, which saw the Old Skool LX model take on lush textile makeovers, but, now explore its “Made for the Makers” pack — comprised of four other classic silhouettes. Inspired from hardworking creative types who …

Shoes

DJI’s new Osmo Mobile smartphone stabilizer is way cheaper than the original

DJI is introducing a new version of its smartphone stabilizer, the Osmo Mobile, that makes a handful of small changes to the original as well as one big one: its price. The Osmo Mobile 2 will start at $129, making it much more affordable than the original model (which started at $299, though you …

Android Phones

Spend Winter Break Reading the Best Nonfiction Books of 2017

An FBI cat-and-mouse game, a poignant family memoir, and the history of Vietnam's disastrous turning point top the year's best titles.<p>From con …