Josh Hancock

39 Flips | 7 Magazines | 2 Following | @joha77 | Keep up with Josh Hancock on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Josh Hancock”

How Every New Boss Should Build Trust With Employees

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

How Hiring Managers Expect You to Answer These Annoying Job Interview Questions

Job interviews are nerve-wracking enough as it is, then the hiring manager hits you with something like, “tell me about a time you dealt with a …

10 Questions To Ask In Your Interview That Will Impress Your Potential Employer

<b>Interviews have a way</b> of getting under the skin of an interviewee. What could be worse than sitting in front of your potential colleague, marketing …

Employment

Prioritize These Two Things and Watch Your Productivity (and Your Life) Transform

Imagine this: It's 3 pm, you have a weekly team meeting in an hour, and a 6 pm deadline looming--but you've only managed to check off one item on your lengthy to-do list.<p>We've all experienced days like this; days where no matter how much we will ourselves, we just can't muster any productivity. …

Time Management

20 Habits of Highly Successful and Effective Leaders

Effective leadership is the difference between mediocrity and greatness.<p>About six months ago I wrote and article on the 20 Habits of Highly Unsuccessful Leaders which proved to be very popular, over half a million views and shares. Which got me wondering what do people want to know most. What to …

How to stop wasting time & start living your life

Adventurer Matt Prior shares some practical advice for our busy world.<p>We all have plates to spin and balls to juggle. And I'm not from the camp that …

Motivation

How Not To Discuss Your Strengths And Weaknesses On Job Interviews

You don’t have to be perfect, you just have to be prepared.<p>As a job candidate, if you’re asked the question, “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” in an interview, it’s important to emphasize what you’re good at, and minimize—but be truthful about—what you’re not.<p>When it comes time to toot your …

5 Easy Ways To Fit More Into Your Day

Our lives are now apparently busier than they have ever been. Surveys suggest that most of us feel under increasing pressure to fit more into our …

10 podcasts that will help boost your productivity

Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective — a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique — that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more done.<p>Fortunately, learning ways to be more efficient and effective is really easy, especially if you listen to the …

Follow This 4-Step Routine Every Friday

Don't make the mistake of treating Friday like any other workday.<p>Having a specific and intentional routine on Friday will set you up for a relaxing weekend and a successful following week.<p>Follow this 4-step process every Friday to maximize your productivity and peace of mind:<p><b>1. Block off your</b> …

Time Management

7 Things You Can Do Right Now to Be More Productive in 2017

Now that 2016 is (finally) coming to an end, we want to make sure you start the new year on the right note. All of those ideas, projects, and new …

Things you can do as a manager to avoid conflicts at work

Workplace conflicts can slow down your progress. Whether you are a team member or the leader of the herd i.e. the manager, you need to find out some …

These Photos Of Flying Kittens Are What You Need Right Now

Warning: This post will make you want to adopt all the cats.<p>Photographer Seth Casteel wants more people to adopt cats. His plan is simple yet genius: take really cute pictures of cats. And, when possible, really cute pictures of cats <i>mid-air.</i><p>Casteel’s recent photography book, titled “Pounce,” …

3 Hacks to Stop Procrastination

Procrastination can be our worst enemy, yet it's one we struggle with regularly. In today's digital age—with screens always at our fingertips and …

Hacking

29 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

It’s important to remember that every interview is a two-way street.<p>You should be assessing the employer just as much as they’re assessing you …

How to Take Your Organizational Skills From Pathetic to Perfect in a Day

If your organizational skills are currently pretty pathetic, these five tips will help you get going today.<p>Even if your personal life is perfectly organized, it isn't always easy to transfer those skills to your work life. Whether you're an entrepreneur, a freelancer, or an employee, being …

You Can't Be a Great Leader Without This

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

There's a magically easy way to get more space on your iPhone

Running out of storage is one of the worst things that can happen to your iPhone. And if you have a 16GB model, you probably run into the problem all too often.<p>We've already highlighted several clever ways to recover storage space on your iPhone. But nothing is quite as easy as a trick that's been …

iTunes

Secret #1: They focus on minutes, not hours.

Average performers default to hours and half-hour blocks on their calendar. Highly successful people know there are 1,440 minutes in every day and there is nothing more valuable than time. Money can be lost and made again, but time spent can never be reclaimed. As legendary Olympic gymnast Shannon …

Improve Your Leadership Skills With These Great Tips

<b>Improve Your Leadership Skills With These Great Tips</b><p>Many people say that great leaders are simply born, but in our opinion they must be grown. While someone can start out with the capability for great leadership, they will not achieve greatness without the skill set and willingness to move …

Agile, Scrum, and Kanban: What the Heck Do These Words Really Mean?

When a software developer hears news about a "new JavaScript framework" or a "new IDE," he doesn't need to ask more questions to clarify what it's …

7 Exercises That Can Improve Your Focus

Try using these seven exercises to gradually increase your ability to focus in almost any situation.<p>Focus is a skill necessary for almost anything important in life, from finishing that term paper, to listening to your boss's instructions, to organizing your schedule for the day. Unfortunately, for …

Leadership Reboot: 4 Ways We Sabotage Our Own Authority

It doesn’t take a study to know that the link between effective leadership and employee engagement runs deep. But it’s a lot of fun to use a superhero or television show or zombies to glean pointers from; sometimes it’s easier for a hero in comic-book spandex (men or women) than someone in a …

Why your brain likes it when you multi-task

We’re told that multi-tasking can leave us with an attention deficit and make us less effective. BBC Future investigates.<p>We all know the feeling. You’re in a noisy office trying to concentrate. Your computer screen shows you have eight different websites open, along with two email accounts, three …

University of Florida

3 Ways to Push Past Procrastination

There will always be duties and projects that you want to put off. Learning how to work through them without procrastinating (as much) is a powerful tool to lower your daily stress. Here are three tips for resisting the temptation of procrastination and keeping your goals in sight:<p>There will always …

Procrastination

Turn an Old T-Shirt into a DIY Cat Tent

If you have an old t-shirt and a few wire hangers around the house, you have everything you need to make this tent for your cat in about ten minutes. …

13 problems in the iOS 9 which drives us mad - and all the solutions

13 problems in the iOS 9 which drives us mad – and all the solutions<p>iOS 9 is full of nice and exciting new features and improvements, but also one …