Jo McDougald

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42 Brilliantly Useful Amazon Products That Are About To Become The New Classics

Kleenex, Coca Cola, and Chapstick: they may not have a lot in common, but they're all names of products that have become classics by transitioning …

Coca-Cola

Don’t Try to Be the “Fun Boss” — and Other Lessons in Ethical Leadership

Just becoming a leader is enough to exacerbate some people’s unethical tendencies. But power does not corrupt everyone. Our research suggests that key personality characteristics predict unethical leadership behavior.<p>We collected personality data and supervisor ratings of ethical behavior (e.g., …

Ethics

9 ways to polish your LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn has profoundly changed the way we network, explore business opportunities and present our credentials to the world.<p>It’s a crucial platform …

Infographics

9 Apps to Try if You Want to Learn Something New Every Day

Sure, smartphones and smartphone apps can waste our time and bring out the worst in people, but they can most definitely also be a force for good: …

Apps

White House aides narrow search for anonymous op-ed writer to a few people, source says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Aides to President Donald Trump believe they have the search for the anonymous author of the New York Times op-ed that shook the political world down to a few individuals, a source close to the White House told CNN on Friday.<p>Trump is still "obsessed" with finding the person, though he is …

The White House

Marketing & Sales Together: 3 Things You Can do Now to Win

Sales and marketing functions have historically lived in their own silos and while everyone agrees that they must support each other, in practical …

Marketing

The Jobs That Artificial Intelligence Will Create

The threat that automation will eliminate a broad swath of jobs across the world economy is now well established. As artificial intelligence (AI) …

We asked 11 climate scientists where they'd live in the US to avoid future natural disasters — here’s what they said

2017 was a record year for natural disasters in the US, with 16 severe weather events causing at least $306 billion in damages. While 2018 portends to be less destructive, it has already seen its fair share of catastrophe: As of July 9, six storms have each generated at least $1 billion in …

Climate Change

Hannibal, Mao Zedong, Gandalf And Others' Best Tips On Strategy

“Strategy” is a word that people love to throw around. It’s a good buzzword. It can sell. It has an endless variety of definitions and interpretations, from being an art that requires genius to practice, to being a science that is learnable, based on rigorous planning and organization.<p>At its core, …

Mao Zedong

These Are the Only Ways You Should Be Using a Semicolon

The semicolon is the comma's first cousin, but it works a little bit harder; it also makes you look smarter.<p>A semicolon, the hybrid between a colon …

Penguin Random House

Google Says The Best Managers Have These 10 Qualities

It’s called Project Oxygen.<p>Beginning in 2008, Google researchers wanted to understand what makes a manager great at Google.<p>Here’s what they found.<p><b>Project Oxygen</b><p>Google sought to identify the common threads among Google’s highest performing managers. Based on internal research, Google then applied …

San Francisco

33 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

Google Maps is a Swiss Army Knife chock-full of hidden navigation, geospatial search, and customization tools. Here's how to unlock your map app's …

Maps

Here's what happens in the 'Orgy Dome', Burning Man's wildest sex party

"At one point, I was being fingered by one of the guys, while his wife was going down on Luke."<p><i>More than 100 miles north of Reno, Nevada, is Black Rock City, an expanse of desert ringed by distant mountains that has been home to the annual Burning Man festival since the 1990s. Started by a small</i> …

Black Rock

Best Nonfiction Books: The 10 Best Nonfiction Books of All-Time

10 Best Nonfiction Books of All-Time<p>This is my list of the 10 best nonfiction books. These are the pillar books that have helped shape my thinking …

Books

Tribal Marketing And The Need For A Radical Redefinition Of Brand

I first saw the term “tribal marketing” through Trendwatching. I can’t write on this topic without giving well-deserved props to a service that always seems right on about consumer trends, and not just with a mature market focus, but all over the world. I first encountered the company in 2009, with …

Demographics

How I Survived My Business Divorce

Just days into 2013, Kathy Steele returned to the office after the holidays and received notice that her business partner wanted to separate. After 10 years in business together, she served Kathy with papers to dissolve the company. While their relationship had its problems, she felt completely …

Divorce

Narcissists all follow the same patterns — here are some of the most common phrases they use

It's possible to meet someone and feel like you've known them your whole life. Often, this just means you're comfortable in each other's company.<p>Sometimes, though, it can be a sign of something more sinister — particularly if someone you're dating is professing their undying love for you when …

Narcissism

‘He’s Unraveling’: Why Cohen’s Betrayal Terrifies Trump

Perhaps for the first time, an insider has bitten back—hard.<p>For 16 or so hours after Tuesday’s double-barreled bombshell news, President Trump couldn’t even publicly say Michael Cohen’s name. That was the first signal he had been wounded by his former fixer’s guilty plea.<p>He said he felt badly for …

Michael Cohen

Ray Bradbury’s Greatest Writing Advice

Today would have been the 98th birthday of Ray Bradbury, the greatest sci-fi writer in history, who (by no small coincidence) also happened to know a …

Creative Writing

The President Is a Crook

The country now faces a choice between the Trump presidency and the rule of law.<p>So now it’s confirmed, as a matter of legal record, that President Donald Trump organized a scheme to violate federal election laws. He directed his longtime personal attorney to pay at least one woman for silence. That …

Donald Trump

GOP fears Cohen set road to impeachment

Impeachment proceedings against President Trump went from a theoretical danger to a vivid reality with yesterday's guilty plea by former Trump lawyer …

Donald Trump

‘It’s all your fault!’ Trump screamed at Giuliani — and blamed him for putting Don Jr. in legal jeopardy

A new report from Vanity Fair’s Gabriel Sherman claims that President Donald Trump is now blaming attorney Rudy Giuliani for supposedly putting his …

Donald Trump

John Dean: 'I think Trump has got a real problem' after McGahn's interviews with Mueller

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump "has got a real problem" after the latest revelations regarding White House counsel Don McGahn's interviews with special counsel investigators, according to John Dean, who served in the same role for President Richard Nixon.<p>CNN has reported McGahn's lawyers …

Donald Trump

Lanny Davis: No dispute that Trump committed a crime

Morning Joe<p>Cohen attorney: Trump committed a crime, no dispute<p>09:02<p>How bad is this for Trump; what are the possibilities?<p>13:38<p>Will history look …

Donald Trump

These Awesome Online Courses Are Better Than Grad School

Learn some actually useful skills at a fraction of the time and price.<p>I remember when I first considered going to grad school: I was a freshman in …

Graduate School

A dark day for Trump. The darkest day for the presidency since Watergate.

Trump Effect<p>CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There hasn't been a darker moment for a president — or for the presidency — since Richard Nixon resigned on the verge of impeachment in 1974.<p>On Tuesday, Michael Cohen, the president's longtime fixer and former personal lawyer, pleaded guilty to felony crimes that …

Donald Trump

Paul Manafort Convicted in Fraud Trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, was convicted on Tuesday in his financial fraud trial, bringing a dramatic end to a politically charged case that riveted the capital.<p>The verdict was a victory for the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, whose …

U.S. Politics

Donald Trump’s Very Bad Day Gets Worse As ‘Apprentice’ Hopeful Demands Docs On Alleged Misconduct

On the same day that Donald Trump’s now guilty pleading ex-right hand man Michael Cohen told a federal judge that he paid a porn star and a Playmate …

Donald Trump

Inside catch and kill: Cohen, a porn star and 'Individual 1'

WASHINGTON (AP) — His name is Donald John Trump, but federal prosecutors have a simpler moniker for the 45th president: Individual 1.<p>Dry legalese and generic aliases could do nothing to tone down the tale of the scheme to protect Trump outlined in court documents Tuesday. The criminal campaign …

Campaign Finance

Why 14 days is all it takes to become a real yogi—even if you’re starting from scratch

Despite all the mind-body benefits of daily yoga practice, between work obligations, your regular fitness routine, and <i>ahem</i> your prestige television …

Yoga