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Can corporate America afford to walk away from President Trump?

After campaigning as the candidate best able to work with business, President Donald Trump has shown he is anything but.<p>A stream of resignations from …

Why Good Leaders Are Always Inconsistent | Inc.com

When asked what qualities they appreciate in a manager, most employees say they value consistency. After all, what could be more frustrating than working for somebody who's always changing strategies? You think you're following marching orders only to have the boss undercut you by publicly setting …

Leadership

Most CEOs Are Not Thought Leaders. Here's Why | Inc.com

When I played hockey growing up, I didn't just want to have fun--I wanted to make it to the NHL and win the Stanley Cup.<p>When I started playing World of Warcraft as a 14 year old, I didn't just want to kill hours in front of my computer--I wanted to become one of the greatest World of Warcraft …

Leadership

5 management myths that may surprise you, according to a top Harvard Business School exec

When it comes to what makes a successful manager, there are certain misconceptions that are now widely accepted. So what's myth and what's …

Success

4 Behaviors That Successful Leaders Avoid at All Costs | Inc.com

No matter where in the world you work, leadership challenges exist. One study gathered data from 763 participants in seven different countries and found that leaders face the same six challenges: managerial skills, employee development, team leadership, change management, inspiring others, and …

Gender

11 Personality Traits That Could Derail Your Career

When considering what it takes to succeed at work, we often focus on innate strengths: high intelligence, the ability to learn, the ambition to achieve, and the social skills to develop strong relationships. But these characteristics always coexist with weaknesses—aspects of personality that might …

Psychology

6 Things Great Leaders Always Do (but Mere Bosses Typically Fear), According to Research | Inc.com

Human beings are inherently designed to be relational. It's how we learn, grow, and survive as a species. In the workplace, it's no different. We long for the same close bonds and connections with colleagues, managers, and customers, in the pursuit of purposeful work and strong collaboration that …

Leadership

How to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

There are a lot of reasons to work out, including improving health, burning fat, gaining muscle, and just simply feeling better. Many of us have …

6 Travel Apps That Industry Experts Swear By to Save Money

Industry experts swear by them<p>The last thing anyone wants to do is spend more money than necessary when planning a vacation. But luckily, there are …

Apps

16 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>To ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: "What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?"<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways, as well as a few other skills we …

A First Amendment right to record the police

From today’s decision in <i>Fields v. City of Philadelphia</i> (reversing a trial court decision that I blogged about and criticized last year):<p>This case involves retaliation. Richard Fields and Amanda Geraci attempted to record Philadelphia police officers carrying out official duties in public and were …

Freedom of Information

Reversing decades of interpretation: Court expands LGBT worker rights by attacking originalism

The Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College decision marks a major break from an previous interpretation<p>An appeals court ruled in support of LGBT rights this week, reversing decades of interpretation that largely allowed companies to discriminate against workers on the basis of sexual orientation.<p>In …

​4 Smart Ways to Kill Sugar Cravings

Here's why it's so hard to stop eating sweets—and what you can do about it<p>If you have a tough time resisting those cookies on the conference table, you’re not alone. It’s no secret that Americans love sugar. Most guys eat more than double the amount the American Heart Association recommends.<p>While …

Nutrition

White Idaho High School Football Player Charged in Rape of Black, Disabled Teammate Will Avoid Jail Time

A white Idaho high school football player who was originally charged with brutally raping a black, mentally disabled teammate with a coat hanger was …

Families of Wealth: Perception vs. Reality

A recent U.S. Trust survey reveals that deeply held values, rather than a sense of privilege, are what shape generations of wealthy families.<p>It should come as no surprise that common perceptions of the wealthy often have little or no connection to reality. Indeed, as the results of the 2016 <i>U.S.</i> …

Rebuilding America

Much of the funds needed may come from the private sector.<p>When Congress passed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act in December 2015, it committed $305 billion to fixing our nation’s ailing infrastructure. Yet, even that may not be enough. The American Society of Civil Engineers …

The Pitfalls and Potential of Startups

Creating a business can let you control your destiny, but what happens when investors want to control your company?<p>For many entrepreneurs, starting a business begins with the desire to control their destiny and an idea that they believe can fulfill an unmet need in the marketplace. Invariably, the …

Managing Multiple Revenue Streams in Retirement | Investopedia

Taking the time to look ahead – maybe far ahead – to retirement should be an important part of your annual financial planning checkup. Most older …

Embattled billionaire backing Faraday Future insists everything is going according to plan

"The supply chain problem [of LeEco's smartphone business] is being solved gradually, and product supply will return to normal soon ... [the company] is moving forward smoothly on related fundraising plans, and we will make an announcement at an appropriate time," Jia said at a business forum in …

Trump's tough trade talk makes U.S. firms fear China retribution

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's challenges to China on trade and Taiwan are rattling American companies who have long benefited from stable relations between the two countries but now fear retaliation by Beijing if Trump were to act.<p>Trump jarred Chinese officials on Sunday by saying the United …

China

Did Russia hack the election? Trump doesn’t care — and the peril grows

Trump doesn’t believe Putin hacked the election — worse still, he doesn’t give a crap. Grave danger lies ahead<p>This weekend started with The Washington Post reporting that the CIA has concluded that Russia intervened in November’s election, including hacking the emails of Democratic Party officials, …

Forget “dialogue” with Donald Trump and his supporters: They have empowered hatred and harm

Those who elected Trump want to undo progress and harm black and brown people. Who cares what’s in their hearts?<p>One of my best friends teaches English at a community college located in one of the Rust Belt-like towns along the Connecticut River, where good-paying industrial jobs long ago vanished …

NYPD Reports ‘Huge Spike’ in Hate Crimes Since Donald Trump’s Election

The police department revealed today that the city has witnessed a 115 percent increase in bias crimes since President-elect Donald Trump triumphed …

American universities struggle to balance hate crime surge and politically-correct overdrive

He campaigned on a promise to end political correctness and bring pride back to the United States.<p>And yet in the wake of Donald Trump’s election, American universities have taken political correctness to the extreme – with one removing the US flag from their campus, and another speaking out against …