Jim Graham

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When an Email Exchange Turns Ugly

It was Monday morning, and Lee opened his inbox to find an email from his manager: “Lee, I’ve decided to have Carlos present to the governing board, instead of you. I’m sure you’re good with this.”<p>Lee had spent the entire weekend preparing for the presentation. Not only did he know the numbers …

Automotive tech firm Mobileye will end its partnership with Tesla

Tech firm Mobileye, which makes chips and software for driver-assistance systems such as Tesla Motors Inc.'s autopilot feature, will end its partnership with the electric car maker.<p>In a call with analysts Tuesday, Mobileye co-founder Amnon Shashua said the Israeli company's work with Tesla would …

Dave Barry’s Year in Review: The sad thing is, we’re not making this up!

Sometimes we are accused — believe it or not — of being overly negative in our annual Year in Review. Critics say we ignore the many positive events in a given year and focus instead on the stupid, the tragic, the evil, the disgusting, the Kardashians.<p>Okay, critics: We have heard you. This year, …

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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20+ Best Home Decor Trends That Shaped 2016

Let's face it: This year looked mighty stylish.<p>Click through to see the show-stopping styles that got us the most excited this year.

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

'Star Wars' Strikes Back: Behind the Scenes of the Biggest Movie of the Year

It is a bleak time for the Republic. It is a period of great struggle for the entire planet, and not only is the dark side winning, it's no longer …

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Happiness won’t help you live longer (but unhappiness won’t kill you either)

You won't die of unhappiness. Contrary to the long-held and widespread belief that the more stressed and out of control you are the more your body will feel it, a large study published in The Lancet this week concludes that the idea that there's a link between happiness and longevity may be …

Obama signs new K-12 education law that ends No Child Left Behind

President Obama signed a new K-12 education law on Thursday that effectively ends heavy federal involvement in public schools and sends much of that authority back to states and local school districts.<p>“I want this not just because it’s good for the students themselves, the communities involved and …

American Muslims ‘grieve for the victims like any other human being,’ raise more than $170,000 for San Bernardino families

On the afternoon of the San Bernardino shooting, a California doctor who helped found a health-care and social services nonprofit, set up a fundraising campaign for the victims’ families.<p>Dr. Faisal Qazi happens to also be a Muslim-American. But the role of his faith in his initial effort was only …

Netanyahu warns that Iran is building terrorist cells worldwide

UNITED NATIONS — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that he is prepared to hold direct talks with the Palestinians with no preconditions, and warned that Iran remains a threat to nations far outside the Middle East.<p>The Israeli leader spent the bulk of his 40-minute speech to …

10 things highly successful people do to stay motivated

<i>Answer by Nelson Wang on Quora.</i><p>When I was in 20 years old and studying at UCLA, I flunked an economics class. I was devastated. Guess what happened? …

Oregon college shooting is 994th mass gun attack in US in three years

Umpqua community college shooting is an event that is becoming almost ‘routine’ says Barack Obama<p>Barack Obama put words to the desperation of millions of Americans – and the despair of the rest of the world – after another mass shooting at a school in Oregon on Thursday, the latest of nearly 1,000 …

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16 things successful people do on Monday mornings

"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job."<p>"They …

11 things you didn’t know about Rand Paul

Blending a fierce libertarian streak - advocacy for civil liberties and avoiding foreign conflicts - with traditional family values, he has attracted a disparate group of supporters around the country. And he's stood out in Congress with his outspokenness and independence, from filibustering the …

New Bergdahl letter outlines torture

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Speaker John Boehner said Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is "innocent until proven guilty" after the U.S. military charged him with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, but emphasized in an exclusive interview with CNN's Dana Bash that he was more concerned about the …

18 Things I've Learned about Changing Habits, Settings Goals, and Living Life

This Is More Effective Than Your New Year’s Resolution

We are creatures of habit. Unfortunately most people never decide how they want to live. As a result they get taken wherever the wind blows.<p>But not …

Can the U.S. Government Go Moneyball?

In an excerpt from their new book, two former Office of Management and Budget directors ask whether or not a focus on numbers and hard evidence—not …