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50 Heavyweight Leadership Quotes

Some say leadership is an art. Some say leadership is a science. There were a lot of books written on the topic and a lot of approaches discussed. But there are also simple, yet powerful quotes that pack a punch and make us think about the true meaning of leadership. Here are some that resonated …

Leadership Lessons From LEGO

<i>My colleague Ken Perlman is a devoted father of two girls. He feels that many of the lessons learned in fatherhood apply, on a certain level, to teaching our clients change leadership. Here he shares the parallels between building a complex LEGO set with his daughter</i><i>s</i> <i>and coaching a client through</i> …

Obama's "I'm Not George W. Bush" Foreign Policy

On the face of it, President Barack Obama's foreign policy is not at all terrible. He ended U.S. military involvement in Iraq. He is severely …

5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Manager

As the world of work continues to change so do the qualities and characteristics of the managers who are going to be leading our companies. Work is not the same as it used to be and we are seeing dramatic changes in both behavior and technology not just in our personal lives but in our professional …

Are Electric Cars Really That Polluting?

Not particularly, but debate has erupted lately that maybe they are. A major determining factor is the energy we use to mine the iron, lithium (Li) and rare earth elements (REEs), to smelt and process the raw materials, and to transport all these materials in order to manufacture the cars, the …

10 Top Impediments To Creative Business Thinking

Successful entrepreneurs are the ones who think the most creatively, not only in their initial product or service, but more importantly all through the stages of growth from startup to maturity. But even the best of them can easily slip into some bad decision habits that limit or hurt their …

White Supremacy on Moving Day

They say you find out who your real friends are on moving day. It’s a shake-up of everything that you’ve come to rely on – of your home and living …

Four Ways To Get Your Employees To Care Like Owners

A couple of weeks ago my wife and I took our five-year-old daughter to a friend’s birthday party. At the gathering I met the owner of a budding local martial arts school. His passion for the art form and his business were contagious. He loved everything he was doing, but worried about the rapid …

Watch Cities Rise Decade by Decade in These Amazing 3D Animations

It's hard to imagine that the vast skylines of our major cities were once empty space and unused tracts of land. But the rapid urban growth over the …

Humorous HTML Greeting Cards Are the Route to Any Geek's Heart

If there's a way to any geek's heart, it's through a dubious HTML-based joke—which is why these greeting cards are the perfect way to tell your loved …

Every Single Pair of Freaking Headphones Ends Up Like This

The timelapse of an untouched pair of headphones pretty much goes exactly like this comic. You set them aside totally mindful of the cables, …

How Puritanical Tech Giants Are Stifling the Porn Industry

<i>A generation of innovators want to change the way we have sex and consume porn, but Google, Apple, and Amazon won't let them.</i><p>"I should have been …

A Porn Site About IKEA Furniture Is Explicitly Ridiculous

Hahaha. Yes. Hahaha. This is perfectly ridiculous in every single way. The video thumbnails of IKEA's Malm bed. The suggestive captions that use …

The Most Dangerous Ways to Open a Bottle of Wine

It's intentionally obnoxious but this video goes through all the ridiculously dangerous ways a person can open a bottle of wine. I'm talking about …

Reading Hilarious Amazon Reviews Never Ever Gets Old

Amazon—more than Wikipedia, more than Google, more than porn (okay maybe not more than porn)—might be the reason why the Internet exists. It makes …

Blumoo turns mobile devices into RF remotes, streams music via Bluetooth (video)

If you hoard gadgets like us, then your living room is probably covered with a plethora of remote controls. Flyover Innovations' Indiegogo campaign aims to streamline your home audio experience and minimize your mess with Blumoo, a small hardware platform that turns your mobile device into an RF …

Google's Five-Front Assault On Apple

With Google stock surging to an all-time high of $916 and Apple’s trading 39% below its September 2011 peak, Google has positioned itself to grow — in part by taking a bite out of Apple’s customer base — on five fronts.<p>Google’s primary source of profit is search-related advertising while Apple’s is …