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What T-Mobile-Sprint deal could mean for wireless prices

T-Mobile and Sprint vow that customers will be better off if they are allowed to merge. Some experts aren't buying it.<p>In a video announcing their plans to get together, T-Mobile (TMUS) CEO John Legere and Sprint (S) CEO Marcelo Claure promised lower prices, increased competition and, one day, …

New York City Secrets That Will Get You Excited For Your Trip

If you are planning on going to New York City sometime this year, there is probably one thing you aren’t particularly looking forward to – all the …

Syrie: combats entre l'EI et le régime aux portes de Palmyre

Consultez notre dossier sur le groupe djihadiste État islamique. »<p>Les djihadistes du groupe Etat islamique (EI) sont parvenus aux portes de la ville …

La nouvelle loi sur le tabac adoptée à l’unanimité

<b>QUÉBEC – Les députés de l’Assemblée nationale ont adopté à l’unanimité jeudi le projet de loi 44, qui vise à renforcer la lutte contre le …

Affaire Khuong : «Je pense avoir vu un délit, un crime» – Peter Simons

<b>Montré du doigt par l’ex-bâtonnière Lu Chan Khuong, l’homme d’affaires Peter Simons a brisé le silence pour la première fois en affirmant qu’il croit</b> …

China can't shake its deflation habit

China still isn’t getting on top of the massive problem of industrial overcapacity after years of over-investment, new figures out Wednesday …

Have You Been Taking Bad Sex Advice?

Bad sex advice is almost as old as sex itself. I'm sure that in some French cave somewhere is a crude painting of a Neanderthal texting a picture of his D, or a lady caveman applying a scrunchie to the penis of a dinosaur.<p>But sex advice isn't like porn—you may not know bad sex advice when you see …

The Mystical Riches of Luang Prabang

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>At 4:30 a.m., the ring of my alarm clock stirred me awake. Though I had spent the previous night indulging in Laotian specialties like <i>larb gai</i> (spicy chopped chicken), I rose effortlessly, eager to participate in a time-honored tradition: the local Buddhist monks’ daily …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

The Startup Institute Wants To Train You To Work, Thrive At A Startup

In eight weeks and for a little over $5,000, students are given the cultural skills needed to work at a startup. Today, the Institute goes international, with classes in London and Berlin.<p>They call them corporate refugees.<p>Well-established lawyers, accountants, and marketers, unsatisfied in a world …

Startups

5 Tips For Shaping Your Startup’s Culture

An experienced VC and entrepreneur tells us what you need to make your company’s culture stand out.<p>You might think that, early on, startups don’t have a defined culture, but that’s not true. The founders , will likely set the organizational culture from day one (whether it’s defined in a formal …

Startups

To Be a Better Leader, Delegate These 2 Functions | Inc.com

Why Nice Guys Don't Always Make It to the Top

Taking care of others may reduce a nice guy's chance of becoming a leader.<p>Typically regarded as a common virtue, generosity can also be a sign of …

Psychology

The Eight Archetypes of Leadership

Although the ghost of the Great Man still haunts leadership studies, most of us have recognized by now that successful organizations are the product of distributive, collective, and complementary leadership. The first step in putting together such a team is to identify each member of the team’s …

20 Powerfully Motivating Tony Robbins Picture Quotes

<i>Anthony Robbins</i> <b></b>is a world renowned Peak Performance Coach who has changed the lives of so many people throughout the world! As well as an American …

How Much of a Leader Are You?

According to the Harvard Business Review article "What Makes a Leader?" by Daniel Goleman, the essential factor that sets effective leaders apart is a high degree of emotional intelligence. He emphasizes the importance of self-regulation, self-awareness, empathy, social ability and enthusiasm.<p>When …

The Best Way for New Leaders to Build Trust

When I took over as CEO of Intralinks, a company that provides secure web based electronic deal rooms, the company was hemorrhaging so much cash that its survival was at stake. The service was going down three times per week; we were in violation of the contract with our largest client; our chief …

Leading by Design

In 1993 the software startup FITS moved from Toulouse France to Scotts Valley California (a town at the edge of Silicon Valley). Their founder, Bruno …

How to make people like you: 6 science-based conversation hacks

So you want to know how to make people like you? It's easier than you think.<p>Here are six research-backed tips:<p><b>1. Encourage people to talk about</b> …

Dreams of the World: Buddhist Monk from Angkor (Cambodia)

<i>This post is the latest in Kike Calvo´s series Dreams of the World, which profiles interesting people we meet during our travels.</i><p>“I was young the last time I was here. It was, perhaps, 45 years ago” Buddhist monk Tak Tak, 60, said gently as he contemplated the silent magnificence of early morning …

Free Things to Do in New York City

Finding free activities to fill your day in the City That Never Sleeps is easier than you might think. With countless cultural attractions and a large city parks system, there's plenty to do that won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Art/Music</b><p>Skip the $25 ticket price when the <b>Museum of Modern Art</b> opens its doors, …

Kitesurfing, Sunsets and Beachside Soup in Mui Ne, Vietnam

I ate one of the best soups of my life in Mui Ne. I have absolutely no photographic proof of its existence, but I will never forget the soup’s …

In The Hmong's kitchen

“Not all those who wander are lost.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

“Not all those who wander are lost.” <br>― J.R.R. Tolkien, <i>The Fellowship of the Ring</i><p>500px / Photo “ploughing season” by Weerapong Chaipuck<br>Weerapong Chaipuck, 500px.com

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