Joanna Boone

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Agile at Scale

By now most business leaders are familiar with agile innovation teams. These small, entrepreneurial groups are designed to stay close to customers and adapt quickly to changing conditions. When implemented correctly, they almost always result in higher team productivity and morale, faster time to …

Management

The National Book Critics Circle Award Winners For 2017 Are All Women & You'll Want To Read All Their Books

Friday morning saw good news on the diversity-in-publishing front as book nerds learned that all six of the 2017 National Book Critics Circle Award …

Books

4 Questions You Should Always Ask That Will Tell You Who Your Best Employees Are

Top performers usually check off all these boxes.<p><i>As a CEO, how do you know that your employee is an A, B, or C player? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Greg Skloot, founder of</b> …

20 weird fitness classes in NYC everyone should try at least once

It’s time to kick your routine up a notch with one of these weird fitness classes in NYC. Why squander your free time in the usual yoga and spinning …

The best Broadway shows you need to see

The best Broadway shows attract millions of people to enjoy the pinnacle of live entertainment in New York City. Every season brings a new wave of …

South Park

It looks like JPMorgan is pulling away from the rest of Wall Street in a huge business

(JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon.Reuters)<br>Wall Street banks may be poised for a turnaround in the key fixed income, currencies, and commodities, or FICC, …

Silence? There's an App for That

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Since the invention of radio and television, the world has grown increasingly smaller and more intimate. We are more aware …

Google Glass

Essentials: The Outdoor Photographer

<i>Essentials is a brand new series where we round up specially curated kits for different photographers in different situations. Other items could</i> …

Flashback: Talking Heads Perform 'Psycho Killer' at CBGB in 1975

The Talking Heads were just another young band on the burgeoning CBGB scene in December of 1975 when a tiny camera crew entered the dingy club to …

Music

Where The Jobs Are (And Where They Aren't), In 1 Graph

It's been five and a half years since the recession started, and four years since the recovery began. It's been a brutal time for the U.S. job market (obviously), and the picture is still pretty bleak.<p>But when you look at individual industries, you see a more nuanced picture. Many industries have …

5 Ways to Strengthen the Message and Story of Your Photographs

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ Photographers decide what is in the frame and what is not. We cant always control every single item the frame. We can …

Mixed Bag From Morgan Stanley As Weaker Trading Offsets Gains In Wealth Management

Morgan Stanley was in the red after reporting first-quarter earnings Thursday, and analysts said a disappointing investment banking performance was not quite outweighed by growth in the wealth management business.<p>Nomura’s Glenn Schorr noted that the firm’s M&A advisory segment was weaker than peers …

Remarkable Timelapse Captured from the International Space Station

Even though we have seen dozens of photographs of the Earth taken from space, there is always something bewildering when we come across new images. …

Your top 20 books of 2013 (so far!) - Blog Post

Back in January, we shared our list of 20 most anticipated books of 2013. Now it's time to see the books that have had <i>you</i> buzzing this year. We've …

If you’re going to amass an army of face-painted followers, wouldn’t it make more sense to recruit bloodthirsty circus clowns?

What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do: A Case Study

The uncertainty we all face every day—everything from wondering if we will we have a job tomorrow to whether the weather (hurricanes; massive storms) will up-end our lives—is like being on a confusing road trip. You know where you want to go, but the incomprehensible road signs, congestion, …

The coolest secret New York parties, clubs and dinners

Photograph: Sue RissbergerBunna Cafe<p>Photograph: Shoot PeopleDark Disco<p>Photograph: Tod SeelieGemini & Scorpio<p>Photograph: Fable EngineHouse of …

Amateur Photographer Captures NASA-like Space Images

Amateur photographer Alan Friedman combines his passions for astronomy and photography by capturing photos of the sun, moon, and other celestial …

Last night, NASA saw the year's biggest solar flare

If you noticed a little extra radio interference last night, it wasn't your imagination. At 3:16 AM, NASA saw the biggest solar flare of the year, an M6.5-level coronal mass ejection that was powerful enough to cause a brief radio blackout. That's not enough to disturb much outside the highest …

WARNING: Safaris Are Highly Addictive! A Primer for the Adventure of a Lifetime (PHOTOS)

I recently returned from Botswana after 12 days on safari. It was my third such trip -- the previous two being in South Africa and Tanzania -- and the minute my plane left Africa for home, I wanted to return. I've been all over the world, and while I've enjoyed every destination, nothing has …

The Science of Meaning and How to Stay Motivated in Our Work

At TEDx Rio de la Plata, author Dan Ariely gave an interesting talk on motivation and how to feel good about our work. Challenging the conventional …