Judy Wagner

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Now Intel Wants To Become Your Cable TV Provider

But Intel has yet to close any programming deals, said the sources, who requested anonymity because they were not authorized to comment.<p>CBS, News Corp and Viacom have reached agreements with Intel on certain details over how their content would be distributed on the service the chipmaker plans to …

What's the Most Important Predictor of Success for Your Company?

It's how many people answer "yes" to one simple question.<p>Before he ventured out on his own as a consultant, Marcus Buckingham worked for the Gallup Organization and co-authored the 2001 book <i>Now, Discover Your Strengths</i> with the company's chairman at the time, Donald O. Clifton. Although the book …

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The Four Questions Great Leaders Ask

<i>“Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers</i>.”<p>—Voltaire<p>Ever notice how great leaders ask the best questions?<p>A masterful leader will sit Yoda-like in a meeting, listening intently to the dialogue and then, with Zen Master timing, ask a question that will change the tenor, the focus and the …

McKinsey recommends business leaders get a grip on IT

Management consultant McKinley has published a report recommending that CEOs and senior executives get a grip on technology that will affect their …

What Our Founding Fathers Got Wrong

Our Founding Fathers struggled to protect property rights, human rights and interstate commerce. They defended freedom admirably. It’s hard to believe they would both protest a tariff-created monopoly at the Boston Tea Party and then create one at the first congress.<p>Some people believe our revenue …

Sheryl Sandberg Explains Why More Women Don't Want To Be CEO

That's because many critics (some of whom have no doubt read no further than the cover) have taken issue with her book title's seeming admonishment to women to do more than they are already doing.<p>Yet when you read the entire book, you'll see this isn't really the message or the whole story. Just a …

5 Transitions Great Leaders Make That Average Leaders Don't

The secret to leadership is there aren’t any real secrets. The best leaders have simply gone to school on improving their tradecraft. While the capabilities possessed by the best leaders might seem otherworldly to many, they are merely the outcome of hard work, experience, perspective, and yes, a …

Women Unaccounted for in Global Economy Proves Waring Influence

Twenty-five years after she directed a broadside at the global economic order for ignoring the unpaid work women do, Marilyn Waring said she’s still …

5 Keys to Inspiring Leadership, No Matter Your Style

Inspiring greatness is all about leading by example. The best leaders have these habits in common.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors,</i> …

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Why (Some) Psychopaths Make Great CEOs

British journalist Jon Ronson immersed himself in the world of mental health diagnosis and criminal profiling to understand what makes some people psychopaths — dangerous predators who lack the behavioral controls and tender feelings the rest of us take for granted. Among the things he learned …

The Thought Leader Interview: David Kantor

Photograph by Peter Gregoire<p>Every once in a while, you meet someone who really knows how to “read a room.” This is the individual, often a seasoned …

First Study To Show Brain Measurement of Effective Leadership — myscienceacademy.org

Scientists trying to understand why some people excel — whether as world-class athletes, virtuoso musicians, or top CEOs — have discovered that these …

10 Ways Accessories Can Transform a Room

See 10 tricks to finally finish decorating your home.<p>Want to perk up the color palette or personality of your home but don't want to redecorate every room? Here are ideas on how a few little touches can yield big results.

The best countries for food

Food and travel go together like planes and airports. No matter where you go you'll have little trouble finding at least one culinary experience that will help you understand the local culture. In some countries the food is <i>the</i> highlight, drawing many a foodie to its borders, like a moth to a flame. …

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Infographic: The Literal Meaning Of Every State Name In The U.S.

Washington translates to “Marsh Farm Land, Missouri to “Land of the People with Dugout Canoes.” What does your state or city name mean? You may not want to know.<p>The New Navel of the Moon. It’s so poetic, isn’t it? (And sure, maybe a bit anatomically confusing.) That’s the real meaning behind the …

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Summer's Hottest Beach Reads

Whether youre downloading them or buying them at Barnes and Noble, these page-turners are worth tossing in your tote.<p>Whether you're downloading them or buying them at Barnes and Noble, these page-turners are worth tossing in your tote.

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10 Crossovers Worth Waiting For

One needs only to take a cursory glance at current and future offerings of the world's auto builders to know that the crossover SUV is here to stay. Here are 10 of the more intriguing CUVs on their way to showrooms near you.<p>One needs only to take a cursory glance at current and future offerings of …

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How to Find the Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Everyone looks good in wayfarers, but find out who looks great in aviators.<p>Finding a flattering pair of sunglasses can be slog, but with this advice you'll be able to pick the frames that complement your face in a snap. And if you're still unsure, here's a pro top: <i>everyone</i> looks good in a classic …