Greg Meehan

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How To Be A Real Leader - Even When You're In A Fake Environment

I just read a post here on Forbes, Is Authentic Executive Presence an Oxymoron? The author, Kristi Hedges, says, in effect, <i>“I hope not, and I don’t think so – but it’s tough.”</i><p>I agree. It <i>is</i> hard to be authentic as an executive: there are many forces pushing you to be guarded, even deceptive; to …

Do Yourself a Favor: Hire Nice People | Inc.com

<i>Luis von Ahn, the co-founder of Captcha, never cared much about culture. But that was then. He tells Inc.'s Jeremy Quittner that in his new venture--Pittsburgh-based language teacher Duolingo--his priorities are very different.</i><p><b>What is the single most important thing you've learned from your</b> …

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The Cult-Like Cultures of Amazing Start-ups | Inc.com

If you ask 10 executives or business leaders what really motivates employees to do great things, you'll probably get 10 different answers.<p>Many will provide a generic response along the lines of employee engagement or emotional intelligence. Not that employees shouldn't be engaged or leaders …

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25 Galaxy S4 Tips & Tricks

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is host to a number of hidden features that unlock the full potential of the device. These Galaxy S5 tips and tricks can help …

On the Red Couch with Lonely Planet Founder Tony Wheeler

Inside Flipboard / May 24, 2013<p><i>After completing his MBA from the London School of Business in 1972, Tony Wheeler and his wife Maureen decided to take</i> …

Pink Floyd - Echoes / Live at Pompeii ( full )

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The flawed concept of "Good VS Evil"

Why Your Team Matters More Than You

Contrary to popular belief, the success of a business isn’t ensured by an amazing CEO or even the work of a few all-star employees — it’s all about the team. Even without your key players, your business should function without change.<p>In light of the recent news regarding the health of Google CEO …

7 Tips From Entrepreneurs On How To Have A Fearless Career

But fears at work can be particularly debilitating. <i>What if I fail? What if I'm not good enough? What if the ground opens up and swallows my cubicle whole?</i><p>Letting fear get the best of you at your job can keep you from getting the recognition that you deserve—whether it hinders you from nabbing a …

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4 Essential Role Players You Want On Your Business Team

Do you have a mentor, accountability partner, confidant and evangelist on your business team?<p>“Nobody has ever before asked the nuclear family to live …

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What Happens When Leaders Forget That People Are Watching

Earlier today, a colleague sent me the link to this very funny youtube video, showing Greg Karber’s commitment to ‘readjust’ the Abercrombie & Fitch brand.<p>His efforts were spurred primarily by remarks made by A&F’s CEO, Mark Jeffries, in an interview in 2006. Among these remarks, “…we go after the …

Here’s Where To Download What Google Released At I/O Today

Google unleashed an insane amount of news during its marathon keynote at the I/O developer conference today in California. A new music subscription service, Google Maps update, and messaging platform were just a few of the announcements.<p>Software and services was the name of the game at I/O this …

Verizon offering free Droid DNA promotion for limited time

A quick way to save on a great device if you're going to order online<p>Verizon has just started running a promotion on its website offering a coupon …

10 Things The Samsung Galaxy S4 Can Do That The iPhone Can't

When the phone first came out, reviewers criticized Samsung for shoving too many complex and glitchy extras in the phone.<p>But there are some features in the GS4 that do work well and could be useful, and you won't find them in the GS4's chief rival, the iPhone.<p>Let's take a look at some of the best …

What It’s Like to Live in a Universe of Ten Dimensions

What would happen if you crossed the physics of time with the science of something and nothing? You might get closer to understanding the multiverse. In <b>Imagining the Tenth Dimension: A New Way of Thinking About Time and Space</b>, <b>Rob Bryanton</b> — a self-described “non-scientist with an inquisitive mind,” …

How to Walk Away

The psychology of lost causes<p>Phineas H/Flickr<p>Most of us know what it's like to stay in a job or a relationship after it's stopped being satisfying, or to take on a project that's too big and be reluctant to admit it. CEOs have been known to allocate manpower and money to projects long after it …

Special Features - Doctor Who: The Clara Conundrum

<b>Co-Editor Liam Trim ponders the problem of Doctor Who’s new companion….</b><p>Steven Moffat has clearly set us viewers a conundrum, as well as the Doctor …

Seth's Blog

<i>What you were trained to do:</i> wait for a good, generous, munificent, tasteful, smart boss or client to tell you what to do.<p>If that doesn't happen, …

The Fantastic Mr Feynman, BBC Two, review

Gerard O'Donovan reviews The Fantastic Mr Feynman, a documentary exploring the life and career of noted physicist Richard Feynmann.<p>Recently I watched The Challenger, an engrossing BBC Two drama starring William Hurt as a scientist battling terminal illness and deliberate obfuscation to get at the …

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Some words descended largely unchanged since end of last ice age

Seven major language families might all descend from an ancient language superfamily. Some words from that early language might be recognizable today.<p>…

"Space Oddity" From Space Is Just Plain Beautiful

Just when we thought Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield was done providing the world with videos from the International Space Station he gives us one last masterpiece. Chris leaves the ISS tomorrow after nearly five months in space.

DAVID GILMOUR - ECHOES ACOUSTIC VERSION

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Make your old iPhone run like new

My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole Apple Maps fiasco. But I believe the main culprit for decreasing …

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Why everything you know about wolf packs is wrong

The alpha wolf is a figure that looms large in our imagination. The notion of a supreme pack leader who fought his way to dominance and reigns …