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Alibaba v. Tencent: The Battle for Supremacy in China

<b>THERE’S SOMETHING IRRESISTIBLE</b> about a clash of titans. The fate of the world hung in the balance during the Cold War standoff between the U.S. and …

China

Pulled Portobello BBQ Sandwiches

Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina Authors - Michaela DePrince & Elaine Deprince   Knopf Books for Young Readers…

Authors - Michaela DePrince & Elaine Deprince<p>Knopf Books for Young Readers (2014)<p>Michaela DePrince was known as girl Number 27 at the orphanage, where she was abandoned at a young age and tormented as a “devil child” for a skin condition that makes her skin appear spotted. But it was at the orphanage that Michaela would find a picture of a beautiful ballerina en pointe that would help change the course of her life.<p>At the age of four, Michaela was adopted by an American family, who encouraged …

How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child by Sandra Uwiringiyimana w/Abigail Pesta Katherine Tegen Books (2017)This profoundly moving…

by Sandra Uwiringiyimana w/Abigail Pesta<p>Katherine Tegen Books (2017)<p>This profoundly moving memoir is the remarkable and inspiring true story of Sandra Uwiringiyimana, a girl from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who tells the tale of how she survived a massacre, immigrated to America, and overcame her trauma through art and activism.<p>Sandra was just ten years old when she found herself with a gun pointed at her head. She had watched as rebels gunned down her mother and six-year-old sister in …

Ghia 230 S Prototipo, V6 engine from Fiat 2300 - it´s lovely.Auto motor und sport

Ghia 230 S Prototipo, V6 engine from Fiat 2300 - it´s lovely.<p>Auto motor und sport

The Leader’s Calendar

In the lexicon of management, the CEO is the epitome of leadership. Yet surprisingly little is known about this unique role. While CEOs are the ultimate power in their companies, they face challenges and constraints that few others recognize.<p>Running a large global company is an exceedingly complex …

Management

Drawing the Future of Supercars With Lamborghini’s Maurizio Reggiani

Supercars

4 Ways to Rewire Your Brain for Creative Thinking | Inc.com

Let's start with a confession. As a man of a certain age I've occasionally started to need to visit the bathroom in the middle of the night. The inevitable march of age takes no prisoners. But what's possibly a bigger confession is that I often find myself reading and answering an email or two …

4 Negative Thought Patterns That Will Hold You Back If You Don't Stop Them

Not giving in to these feelings can make all the difference.<p>Sometimes the emotions and bad mental habits that you set aside have more to do with your success than the things you do. At least, that's how it was for my stepfather, one of the great role models of my life.<p>William Allen Brobston, passed …

Great Depression

The Theranos Scandal: What Happens When You Misunderstand Steve Jobs

We’ve long known that Elizabeth Holmes was in trouble, and last Friday federal prosecutors brought criminal charges against the founder of Theranos for defrauding investors and deceiving patients and doctors. In <i>Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup</i>, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner …

Silicon Valley

South Sudan: South Sudan: Emergency Dashboard, May 2018

Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda

South Sudan

World Bank Group Archives

Tales of Corporate Waste Inside Rolls-Royce's Web of Dysfunction

Three Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc employees once flew from the U.K. to the south of France to erect a company sign because the team didn’t trust a local …

Rolls-Royce

A hot startup raised $66 million in 5 days using these 24 slides

Tech investors are throwing money at Front, a five-year-old startup that aims to change the way teams get work done. The startup makes a shared-inbox app that lets teams handle messages from email, texts, Slack, and social media, all in one place.<p>This year, Mathilde Collin, the 28-year-old …

Startups

Using Feedback Logs to Empower Learners

The most successful companies are successful because they are always looking for ways to improve. When it comes to their employees, there is no …

Pedagogy

Research Shows The Quickest Way To Build Trust With Your Employees

One of my studies, called “How To Build Trust In The Workplace,” surveyed more than 7,000 people all about why people do, or don’t, trust their leaders. The first thing we discovered was that approximately 32% of a worker’s loyalty is the result of feeling trust towards their boss. So it’s …

Employment

This Amazing Artist Stayed Awake All Night To Capture The 24 Hours Of Le Mans In 24 Pieces

This year, during the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, artist and photographer Jayson Fong sat down to his desk to produce one piece of art for each hour of …

Le Mans

Managing Formula 1 tires is a complex job, here’s how Pirelli does it

Pirelli has been Formula 1's sole tire supplier since 2011 and part of that role -- in addition to developing tire technologies and new compounds -- is running the logistical side of getting teams' tires for a race weekend. During a visit to the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, I was able to get a …

Motorsport

How to use algorithms to solve everyday problems

Faster grocery trips. Better Facebook posts. Ali Almossawi on algorithmic thinking for daily life.<p>By Kara Baskin | May 8, 2017<p>Taking a nod from …

Most Men Don’t Realize They’re Depressed. Here’s How to Recognize the Signs and Seek Help.

Real talk: Some 30% of men will suffer a bout of depression at some point in their lifetime. So chances are at least a few of your friends—and …

Depression

Tencent and Alibaba’s mobile payment war shows how far China is ahead of the US

The Chinese tech giants are dropping major cash to rise to the top in the country’s mobile payment battle.<p><b>The scale:</b> In 2017, $15.4 <i>trillion</i> worth of …

FinTech

Ina Garten's Tip for Effortless Flower Arrangements — Pop Culture

When I was growing up, my mother kept vases of fresh flowers all over the house. There were flowers on the kitchen and dining room tables, in the …

Dining Rooms

George Lakoff says this is how Trump uses words to con the public

President Donald Trump has "turned words into weapons" -- and journalists are providing additional ammunition.<p>That's according to Trump critic George Lakoff, a renowned linguist and professor emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley. Lakoff wrote in a recent article for the Guardian …

Donald Trump

This "I'm On Vacation" Auto-Reply Email Is Freaking Brilliant

Why should you be burdened with digging through two weeks of emails the moment you get back?<p>it's hard or even impossible to relax on vacation when you constantly have to answer emails. (Is that a vacation, really?) That's why most people set an "out of office" email response, promising that you'll …

Productivity

1963 Lancia Flaminia - exellent stuff.Classic Driver

1963 Lancia Flaminia - exellent stuff.<p>Classic Driver

On being black in the white-dominated aid industry

I am a firm believer in making journeys, taking steps far out of my comfort zone for the sake of learning and seeking new experiences. That rule …

Africa

West Coast Travel Destinations: 5 of Oregon’s Hidden Gems

When most people picture America’s west coast state of Oregon, images of rainy days, tall pine trees, and quirky Portland hipsters sipping craft beer …

Hiking

Want to help? Start by admitting you have had an unfair advantage

RGMotorsport-tuned Alfa 4C cranks out 388kW!

<b>Johannesburg - Alfa Romeo’s 4C is everything a Italian sports-car should be: it’s gorgeous to the point of pornography, distinctive enough that</b> …

Alfa Romeo

The Singapore Strategy Fascinates Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un

Reporting of the historic Singapore Summit between President Donald J. Trump and Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un has been fascinating. The lead story in Pyongyang has been on the Supreme Leader’s Singapore walk around, and his desire to learn about economic development from the Singapore Strategy. In …

Asia