Jessica Kaisk

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The Ten Golden Rules Of Leadership

What distinguishes the real leader, the man or woman who makes a tangible difference in the work place, from a mere administrator? Where does real leadership begin? How do great leaders turn subordinates into faithful followers?<p>The answers to these questions are condensed in a little book <i>The Ten</i> …

Leadership

China barred a human rights activist from a global beauty contest—putting her squarely in the spotlight

Yesterday (Nov. 26), Anastasia Lin, the winner of Miss World Canada, was barred from boarding her flight from Hong Kong to Hainan, a tropical Chinese island and the host of this year’s Miss World contest. The decision to block her was likely based on Lin’s history of drawing attention to China’s …

China

Saudi Arabia to execute more than 50 terrorists, say reports

Executions appear to be warning to would-be jihadis, with one newspaper saying some facing death penalty are affiliated with al-Qaida<p>Saudi Arabia plans to execute more than 50 people convicted of terrorism, according to reports, in what appears to be a warning to would-be jihadis at a time of …

How To: The Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

Coffee

DJI's MG-1 drone is water-resistant, dustproof.. and made for farming

DJI's newest drone isn't its sexiest: it's a specialized, toughened agricultural drone. Yep, hard to get excited about unless you're a farmer perhaps, but the Agras MG-1 is dust-proof, water resistant and constructed from anti-corrosive materials. Smart decisions for an agriculture drone, but also …

The one social media rule ALL businesses should follow

<i>By Brooke B. Sellas, {grow} Contributing Columnist</i><p>There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach for businesses when it comes to which social media …

What Aging Men Want: The Odyssey as a Parable of Male Aging

I love stories and myths, and I am pushing 60. So the title of this book, <i>What Aging Men Want</i>, intrigued me. Author John C. Robinson gears his work …

Literature

How to Create Content That Converts Like Crazy

You’ve been working hard to produce great content for your audience….<p>You’re getting your name out there on social media and traffic to your website …

Marketing

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ISPs

12 Famous Writers Told Us About The Book They're Most Thankful For

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the books Junot Díaz, R. L. Stine, John Green, Colum McCann, Rainbow Rowell, and more of your favorite authors are grateful for.<p><i>In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked writers we love to tell us about the book they're most thankful for. Here's what they had to say:</i><p>To learn …

4 Powerful Cognitive Biases That Could Transform Your Marketing

Use these tips to take advantage of people's biases to make more sales.<p>One of the most influential forces in marketing is the power of <i>psychology.</i><p>In recent years, neuroscience has changed the way in which we view marketing, approach customers, and run our businesses. A deeper understanding of the …

Critical Thinking

Why No One Will Implement the Best Solution to Economic Stagnation

The other day, something remarkable happened. One of the most beloved brands in the world attributed its poor results not to competition, innovation, or talent…but to flat incomes. The average person, Hershey said, was simply too poor to keep buying its products, and so allow the company to …

The Predictive Enterprise: Five Trends Shaping the Future of Business

What if you could predict what products or services your customers wanted before they did? What if you knew how your competitors were thinking about the market? What if you could anticipate with accuracy the next game-changing business strategy that would give you a strategic advantage?<p>These …

3 Tips for Turning a Company Into a Brand

Boosting online visibility has never been more important. Because of this, the number one job for companies online is building a unique brand and gaining credibility.<p>Boosting online visibility has never been more important. Because of this, the number one job for companies online is building a …

Marketing

10 of the best B&Bs in Europe

From a boutique guesthouse above a Bordeaux bistro to a surrealist-inspired retreat in Berlin, these 10 stylish and friendly B&Bs are perfect bases for European city breaks<p>Chez Papa, Barcelona<p>This bohemian-looking guesthouse close to the Sagrada Familia has a homey feel. Decorated with flea market …

Drivers vow to fight de Blasio plan to eliminate NYC horse-drawn carriages

Horse-drawn carriage drivers are vowing to fight New York City's new mayor in his bid to eliminate the carriages from the Big Apple and replace them with vintage-style electric cars.<p>Mayor Bill de Blasio, citing the complaints of animal rights activists, singled out Central Park's horse-drawn …

How Long Is Too Long? Congress Revisits Mandatory Sentences

Mandatory minimum prison sentences for drug dealers were once viewed as powerful levers in the nation's war against drugs, a way to target traffickers, and punish kingpins and masterminds.<p>But Congress, which approved the requirements in 1986 when crack-fueled crime gripped America's big cities, is …

75 Benefits of Meditation for an Inspired Life

Amanda Froelich, <i>Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>How many times have you heard ‘meditation is good for you!’, yet you resist the actual act of sitting in silence …

Joni Mitchell: 'I have many melodies in my mind' – a classic interview from the vaults

We wish a happy 70th birthday to Joni Mitchell with this interview with Rolling Stone from May 1969 – taken from Rock's Backpages, the home of online music writing<p>Folk music, which pushed rock'n'roll into the arena of the serious with protest lyrics and blendings of Dylan and the Byrds back in …

Latest Asus Hybrid Blends Power, Stamina for Bargain Price

For this week’s review, I test-drove a convertible. Not the kind where I can put the top down and feel the wind blowing through my hair as I drive …

Gear & Gadgets

Secrets of the Maya Otherworld

<b>On the edge of a small cornfield near the ruined Maya city of Chichén Itzá, in the sparse shade of</b> a tropical tree, a voice ricochets wildly up the mouth of a well. <i>“¡Lo vi! ¡Lo vi!”</i> the shout proclaims. “I saw it, I saw it!” <i>“¡Sí, es verdad!</i> Yes, it’s true!”<p>Leaning over the mouth of the well, …

Mexico

Upping the Ante for Teacher Training

San Francisco studio chain offers majors to students enrolled in its advanced teacher training, joining ranks of other academic-style training …

Yoga Helps Improve Lung Function

A new study finds that twice-weekly yoga helps people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.<p>4<p>SHARES<p>A new study found that yoga could be …

Yoga

Amazing Yoga Poses For Tight Hips And Hamstrings

For athletes out there such as runners, hockey players, cyclists, or even those individuals who tend to stay sitting behind a desk all day, tight …

Yoga Moves to Stretch Your Legs Bring Low Back Pain Relief

These <b>yoga moves to stretch your legs</b> are posted for runners, but did you know that tight hamstrings can increase low back pain for anyone? I’m not a …

Yoga & Music Festivals, Classes, Studios & Apparel

Yoga

Yoga Poses for a Winter Glow

Winter months can wreak havoc on our skin. The cold temperatures, dry indoor heat and stress of the holidays all can add to inflammation and skin problems. Yoga to the rescue! Yoga gives us a youthful glow and can help restore our skin during this time of year.<p>Have you ever noticed how your skin …

8 Yoga Poses To Help Cervical Spine & Neck Issues

It was brought to my attention a few weeks back by Mr. MindBodyGreen himself, Jason Wachob, that there is very little information on how yoga can …

Yoga