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Want An A Team? It's All About Learning Curves

Most leaders want to be liked and respected. They also want to inspire high performance. Fortunately, both are possible simultaneously.<p>But it doesn’t happen without mindful attention to <i>engagement</i>. And engagement is all about learning curves.<p>Backed by more than 20 years of research, consulting and …

Skateboarding

The 10 best family holiday destinations

Who says that successful travel <i>en famille</i> means a week in the company of a certain famous mouse? In this excerpt from <i>Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences,</i> we've got some suggestions for a trip your brood will never forget.<p>1. Sing a rainbow in the desert, Rajasthan, India<p>It might be dry but …

The Hill-Side Opens Its First Store in Brooklyn

The Americana label makes the jump from online to brick-and-mortar.<p>Named by <i>GQ</i> this year as one of the “Best New Menswear Designers in America,” Japanese-influenced label The Hill-Side hits another milestone in making the move into its first-ever physical store, located in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg …

Nice surprise to come across @station16gallery's pop up w/ @deedeewashere in the #lesnyc. The show is only up till the 18th if you want to check it out.

Here Are the 2016 Michelin Bib Gourmand Selections for New York City

This morning, Michelin announced its always-perplexing picks for the 2016 edition of the New York City Bib Gourmand list, a group of restaurants that …

The 29 coolest new businesses in New York City

We sought out the freshest, most innovative businesses in New York City, focusing our search on places that have opened within the last five years.<p>Though we included some tech startups, we mostly focused on brick and mortar shops, since we already published a list on the hottest startups in New …

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25 fantastic things to do in New York City this week

<b>Aug 17</b> <b></b><p><b>Flicks on the Beach: Guardians of the Galaxy Coney Island Beach, Brooklyn; 8pm; free</b><br>With the sand beneath your feet, free popcorn and Chris …

Apple’s savvy fitness plan: Build an indispensable platform

If you compare the Apple Watch to dedicated fitness tracking devices, it comes up short, and the forthcoming watchOS 2 will do little to address these limitations. Instead, with this update Apple is focusing on helping improve third-party fitness apps.<p>That’s because Apple sees its wearable as the …

The 15 best bars in New York's Financial District

Based on Yelp reviews, a consensus from FiDi locals, and our own experiences, we've found the 15 best places to grab a drink in the area. From the Full Shilling on Pearl Street to Beckett's on Stone Street, keep scrolling to see what's on tap at the neighborhood's most popular (and historic) …

Google’s radical restructuring creates a parent company called Alphabet and elevates Sundar Pichai to CEO

Google announced a wholesale restructuring that includes new leadership of its core business and a new holding company for all of its myriad interests.<p>Sundar Pichai will become CEO of Google. He is currently the search company’s head of product and has overseen its day-to-day operations since …

Google Search

Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event

The reviews for the redesigned Converse All Star are in — it's a 'game-changer'

Why release a sneaker that looks basically the same as the original All Star? And based on that, why charge up to $25 more for it?<p>Well, the reviews are in, and the beauty of the updated sneaker is much more than meets the eye.<p>GQ called it "a legitimate game-changer for fans of the sneaker …

Ten best plank variations to keep your core strong

Want to tone your abs but bored with the static, orthodox plank position? Personal fitness trainer Scott Laidler explains the ten more exciting options that can help you change up your workout<p>The plank exercise is a staple core exercise that works everything from your abdominals, lower back, …

Workouts

T-Mobile’s iPhone 6s and Apple Music offer just changed the game again

It looks like T-Mobile is going all out to win over iPhone fans. The “Un-carrier” announced on Tuesday that customers can now trade in their current …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Real Life Diet<p>Jokes. Music. Chicken breast.<p>By Luke Darby2 days agoView More<p>Style<p>A series of internal and external reviews have revealed culture …

Satya Nadella explains Microsoft's one big mistake — and resolves not to make it again

"[One] big mistake we made in our past was to think of the PC as the hub for everything for all time to come," Nadella says.<p>That worked for a long time. A decade ago, more than 90 percent of devices connecting the Internet ran Microsoft Windows.<p>But the rise of the smartphone, and the attendant …

30 Terrific Places for Breakfast in Manhattan

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It's also a meal that many New Yorkers skip. This is a shame because so many restaurants in this city do some amazing things before 11 a.m. Whether it's with a civilized traditional Japanese breakfast, an egg-stuffed burrito, bagels and lox, or …

French taxi drivers lock down Paris in huge anti-Uber protest

Nationwide strike comes amid disputes over the legality of UberPop<p>French taxi drivers today blocked roads to airports and train stations in Paris, as part of a nationwide protest against Uber. Thousands of drivers are expected to participate in today's strike in the French capital and other major …

Apple Music wanted to rob artists like Taylor Swift robs photographers

Taylor Swift is a shrewd business woman and thought she was speaking for all the little artists when she told Apple to kiss off when it comes to featuring her album <i>1989</i> on its new music streaming service.<p>To not pay artists during Apple Music’s free three-month trial period is exploitive, the …

You have to try these 11 absurdly good foods next time you're in NYC

It's hard to figure out where to eat when you're in a new city — especially in New York, which is full of restaurants and food trucks.<p>But there's one unlikely place where the most unique and bizarre food samplings in any city can be found: Instagram. It's the perfect platform for figuring out where …

This Is What The Last World Trade Center Building Will Look Like

Unlike the twin towers that collapsed in 2001, the new towers will look very different from each other when completed.

Revealed: The Inside Story of the Last WTC Tower's Design

When Bjarke Ingels set out to create the fourth and final skyscraper at the reborn World Trade Center earlier this year, he faced the same dilemma …

Skyscrapers

17 Fitness Tips That Will Actually Make You Psyched To Work Out

Insightful fitness gems from people who do this for a living.

Exercise

The 12 Hottest Brunch Restaurants in NYC

There are plenty of brunch restaurants to choose from in this city, but all too often they involve lame prix fixe menus, boring egg dishes, and watered-down mimosas. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here’s a guide to 12 recently launched brunches that are worth checking out. There’s everything …

These beautiful Instagram photos by New York's Chief Digital Officer will make you want to move to NYC

But she's also one of the best Instagram photographers when it comes to taking photos of the city.<p>Thousands of people already follow her to see some of the most beautiful NYC photos out there.

Four Airlines To Add A Fee For Booking With Expedia, Priceline, Etc.

Over the years, airlines have tried everything to force consumers to book directly with their own websites rather than through online travel agencies and fare aggregators such as Expedia, Priceline and Kayak. They do this, quite simply, to avoid paying fees associated with listing and selling their …

The Only UX Reading List Ever

This reading list is for anyone who wants to learn or deepen their knowledge in the disciplines of <i>User Research, Usability, Information Architecture,</i> …

UX Design