Kaila Squires

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How to Stop Micromanaging Your Team

Micromanaging is a hard habit to break. You may downplay your propensities by labeling yourself a “control freak” or by claiming that you just like to keep close tabs on your team, but those are poor excuses for excessive meddling. What can you do to give your people the space they need to succeed …

Annoyed by Loud Chewing? The Problem Is You

If a loved one’s lip smacking bothers you, you need to learn to cope, therapists say; Don’t try to change a chewer<p>Christine Robinson was looking forward to a date night with her husband, Robert. She grilled flatbread veggie pizza, opened a bottle of Cabernet and lighted some candles.<p>Her husband …

Wall Street

12 Foods That Aren't Nearly As Healthy As You Think

<i>By: Alexandra Duron</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/looseends</i><p>With all the mac & cheese and fried chicken in the world, going for lighter bites can be a struggle. To make matters worse, some foods are disguised as healthy options, when really they're just tricking us into eating hundreds of extra calories and …

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

By September 22, 2015<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do …

Quora

50 apps to improve your smartphone

Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of house-hunting.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442402799090/a29fb90d-ae79-44f6-9f7b-2bcb648e7925-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of …

Apps

25 new iOS 9 features that are rocking our world

Get excited about the little things<p>Apple’s newest iOS is far from a drastic overhaul, and that’s OK. Sometimes it’s the most subtle tweaks that have …

Apps

5 Reasons Marriages Just Don't Work Anymore

Marriages today just don't work.<p>The million dollar question? Why not?<p>It's a pretty simple concept -- fall in love and share your life together. Our great grandparents did it, our grandparents followed suit, and for many of us, our parents did it as well.<p>Why the hell can't we?<p>I've been divorced …

Ask These 14 Questions to Stand Out at Every Event You Attend

My golden rule of networking is to be ready. When you have great questions for the people you’re talking to, you have even better conversations. And …

Credit Suisse: Here's the best stock in each sector of the market

Their analysts ranked up to 3 stocks based on a 6-12-month time horizon.<p>We're highlighting one of their top stocks in each of the 8 sectors.<p><i>Note: These are a snapshot of the analysts' top picks in the industries they cover, and should not be viewed as portfolios. Prices are as of the market close</i> …

Markets

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

The 10 best iPhone widgets you should be using

We've collected the 10 best apps that use widgets creatively to keep you up to date and entertained — all from your iPhone's lock screen.<p>From alerting you to when you've only reached your data cap to showing you the best headlines from The New York Times, these widgets pack some power.

Apps

Apple Pay FAQ: Apple, Goldman Sachs to issue an Apple Pay credit card

Apple Pay—the company’s flagship mobile payment platform—has had breathtaking growth since its 2015 introduction. Apple Pay transactions continue to …

Hong Kong bitcoin exchange disappears with at least $8.1 million

Early reports had suggested as much as £254 million ($386 million) could be lost, based on MyCoin's own figures on customers. There may be more victims that have yet to come forward and report their losses, however.<p>MyCoin offered clients to invest in a contract that would provide a HK$1 million …

Bitcoin Exchange

Hey, Gmail me that cash you owe

<b>It's the social situation we all try to avoid; forgetting to pay someone back because we don't have any cash, or that card reader thingie, to do it online.</b><p>Well Google are having a go at making debt settling easier, by allowing users to transfer funds on email.<p>It's coming in over the next few weeks …

Owe

5 iPhone Apps You Just Can't Miss This Week

MECC<p>DMA Design Limited/Psygnosis Limited<p>Tiertex Ltd./LucasArts, U.S. Gold Ltd.<p>id Software, Inc./Apogee Software, Ltd.<p>Brøderbund/Terebilov KA<p>Sierra …

9 Ways China And Russia Are Partnering To Undermine The US

Russia and China now cooperate and coordinate to an unprecedented degree — politically, militarily, economically — and their cooperation, almost without deviation, carries anti-American and anti-Western ramifications.<p>Russia, China and a constellation of satellite states seek to undermine American …

Geopolitics

How Can China's Largest Commercial Bank Grow Into A Real Multinational?

It may come as a surprise to hear the head of the world’s largest lender with some $1.9 trillion in assets saying things like, “We are now just an international bank, not yet a real global bank.” But those were indeed the sentiments of Jiang Jianqing, the Chairman of the Industrial and Commercial …

If You Want To Improve, Stop Defending And Start Listening

To grow and improve is a desire that most all of us share. Yet, in order to grow and improve we must first be willing to acknowledge our areas of weakness; we must accept who we are in order to become something better. So how can we best recognize our weaknesses? We can stop defending and start …

Rocket Internet’s clothing e-store for India raises $100 million in funding

Jabong, one of India’s top online clothing stores, has secured $100 million (Rs 628 crore) in funding, according to the <i>Economic Times</i>.<p>Jabong, which …

Startups

Finding Asian art is hard, so interior designer gets angel money to sell art online

E-commerce is touching every aspect of our lives, from groceries to fashion to baby products. Art is no exception. Startups like Artsy, Artspace, and …

Startups

China suffers Africa image problem | Financial Times

After a decade-long resource push into Africa, the Chinese government is still struggling with an image problem.<p>The accusations come thick and fast: …

Bain Australia partners with the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse

November 2013 marked a momentous occasion for Bain’s Australia offices as the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse treated its first patients. Following eight …

Wealthy Chinese flee China, taking their fortunes with them

Do the wealthy Chinese know something we don't?<p>A new report shows that 64 percent of Chinese millionaires have either emigrated or plan to emigrate—taking their spending and fortunes with them. The United States is their favorite destination.<p>The report from Hurun, a wealth research firm that …

Infographic: The World's Biggest Online Shopper

The year 2013 will be remembered as the one in which China surpassed the US as the world’s largest digital retail market.<p>Last year, Chinese e-commerce shoppers spent RMB 1.3 trillion online, a sum that has grown more than 70% annually since 2009 and is expected to continue on its amazing …

Who Will Tax Bitcoin And How?

Will 2014 be the year we trade in our credit cards and abandon our wallets in favor of virtual currencies? If you follow the recent hype surrounding bitcoin, the trendiest of the new crop of digital currencies, you could be swayed into thinking that good, old-fashioned cash was going the way of the …

Payments underdog Balanced challenges PayPal and Stripe with new pricing model (and momentum)

Balanced founder Jareau Wade wants people to know that Braintree and Stripe aren’t “the only payment games in town.”<p>This underdog of the online payments world grew by 757 percent in transaction volume and 784 percent in number of customers over the past year, according to Wade, and is now …

2014 Will Be the Year of the Business Remix

Investment bankers are giddy at the prospect of increased M&A activity in 2014. But what they see ahead is only the tip of the iceberg.<p>2014 will be the year of the “business remix.” I see a rise in business combinations of all kinds — not just M&A, but also partnerships, alliances, joint ventures, …

Chinese Cities May Limit Car Sales In Effort To Curb Pollution: Report

If car sales were an Olympic sport, then China would take the gold medal.<p>According to recent data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, the country sold more than 20 million new cars domestically in 2013, a global sales record that makes the National Automobile Dealers …