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How To Say No Nicely And Nine Important Negotiating Skills

You’ve read about it. If you’re tough, your male counterparts, peers, and bosses don’t like it but they seem to be rewarded for the exact same approach. In fact, odds are your behavior and how you negotiate may be less than optimal. Trying to “act like a man” doesn’t propel you forward. Instead, …

Self-help

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Management

Sachs: Big Oil will have to pay up, like Big Tobacco

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here is a message to investors in the oil industry, whether pension and insurance funds, university endowments, hedge funds or other asset managers: Your investments are going to sour. The growing devastation caused by climate change, as seen this month in Texas, Florida and the Caribbean, …

Climate Change

3 Things Smart Employers Look for in a Resume

Deciding which candidates to interview? Pay special attention to these three things on every resume you evaluate.<p>For the same reasons a resume is never enough to get you the job you really want, no one hires a new employee based on their resume alone. Qualifications, education, experience, it all …

Employment

A Navy SEAL's 15 Pillars of Resilient Teams

Resilient organizations last long and navigate change better than anyone else. Here are 15 reasons why.<p>One of our SEAL brothers was shot 27 times before proceeding to dispose of the four attackers surrounding him. He then walked himself to the medevac helicopter. Resilient teams are made up of …

Leadership

Mind-Bending Drone Photo Manipulations Turn America into a Roller Coaster

Turkish photographer Aydın Büyüktaş creates 'Inception'-esque composite images of American landscapes.<p>Digitally manipulating the curvature of Earth, the photographs of Aydın Büyüktaş go beyond the limitations of human vision. Previously transforming a variety of locations in Turkey into dream-like …

Drones

For Every $1 Spent On Reducing Food Waste, Companies Save $14

To help curb the billions of tons of food discarded across the globe each year, here’s the business case.<p>Compare all the wasted food in the world to the world’s nations, and that pile of food would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gasses in the world. It would also be roughly the size of …

The gentlemen farmers of Wall Street: How the profit motive has seized America’s farmland

<b>(Getty/JamesBrey)</b><p>Financial trusts snatch up valuable U.S. acreage, then convert into fast-buck investments for global speculators<p>Jim Hightower<p>February 26, 2017 1:00pm (UTC)<p>John Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Wrath." Woody Guthrie's ballad "Deportees." Edward R. Murrow's documentary "Harvest of …

Microsoft and Google’s new pact could signal the beginning of the end for personal privacy

The recent peace pact between Google and Microsoft, first reported in the Wall Street Journal on April 23 and then with a bit more flare in The Guardian on May 2, might someday be seen as a turning point in modern human history. Over the past decade, Microsoft has been the largest and most …

Windows 10

Police in Belgian town say they 'forgot' to pass along information about Paris attacker's whereabouts

The Flemish newspaper De Morgen first reported the news, which was later confirmed by Mechelen's police chief, Yves Bogaerts, in a news conference.<p>"Unfortunately, a mistake has been made within my team," he said, according to De Morgen. "A colleague with an excellent record of service forgot to …

If you want to be more successful, stop networking

The biggest reason why connecting with people benefits you is simple: It allows you to extend your reach further, which in turn allows your ideas to make a much bigger impact.<p>The result is that you achieve your goals a lot faster with a few key friends to help you out than if it is just you, …

Surreal Painted Faces Make Us Question What We Are Seeing

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov explores the visually transformative power of paint and makeup in his <i>2D or not 2D</i> and <i>Angry Beards</i> projects. Both bodies of work are part of the photographer's overarching <i>Art of Face</i> series that includes an ever-growing collection of beauty shots …

Liam Neeson joins Julia Roberts and Harrison Ford to tell hard truths about nature

The latest cast member of "Nature Is Speaking" gives voice to ice.<p>Last year, Conservation International started a campaign called Nature Is Speaking, …