kzookev

989 Flips | 10 Magazines | 132 Likes | 16 Following | 211 Followers | @kzookev | Keep up with kzookev on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “kzookev”

Are you a leader or a manager? Here’s the difference

Leaders inspire people, while managers have people who do work for them. Here’s how to figure out which you are, and how you can change.<p>If you have a management title, you may think of yourself as a leader. However, there are some stark differences between how leaders and managers motivate people …

Emotional Intelligence

5 unspoken rules of being a manager that no one tells you about

You’ll be on the receiving end of more information than you want. Use that privilege wisely.<p>After many hours of hard work, your employer made you a manager. For the first time in your life, you have several employees reporting to you. You’re excited to make your mark and take your career to the …

Employment

We’re terrible at planning our time. Here’s how to fix it

We work a lot less hours than we think. Here are some tips on how we can make the most of that time.<p>How many hours do you work each day? If you’re like most of the U.S. working population, you probably think you get a solid eight hours in. That’s 40 hours a week. Around 1,800 a year (minus 2 weeks’ …

Time Management

How to share Apple iCloud storage with Family Share

Real estate is always at a premium, so why should online real estate -- namely cloud storage -- be any different? Some people have roommates to make ends meet, and some of us need a family member with a large iCloud plan to accommodate all those selfies. Fortunately, Apple offers shared iCloud …

MacBook Pro

You Have to Trust Everyone You Work With -- Including the Ones You Don't Like

It's an essential business requirement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I like working with people I like. Who doesn’t? It makes life easy and work enjoyable. It makes me want to show up on Monday and tackle big jobs, knowing I’ll be shoulder-to-shoulder with people I …

Leadership

The Comedy-Destroying, Soul-Affirming Art of Hannah Gadsby

LOS ANGELES — Perhaps you’ve heard: Hannah Gadsby is angry, and she is amazing.<p>Ms. Gadsby, an Australian comedian, is the creator of “Nanette,” a stage show turned Netflix special that is lacerating in its fury about how women and queer people like her, and anyone else who might behave or look …

Comedy

The complicated truth about a cat’s purr

Our cats may purr when we pet and tickle them, but it’s a much more complicated form of communication than we've assumed.<p>We <i>think</i> we know what a cat’s purr means.<p>It is arguably the most recognisable sign of animal contentment: a pleasurable rasp that erupts whenever a cat is tickled or petted, the …

Pets

50 States, 50 Dishes: America’s Favorite Foods and Where to Get Them

Okay, technically there are 52—we see you, D.C. and Puerto Rico.<p>We love talking about where to eat around the world: the best breakfast spots in Sydney, cafés in Paris, street food stalls serving to-die-for tom yom soup in Bangkok. But this Fourth of July, we're looking in our own backyard. With …

Fried Green Tomatoes

First Album, First Song: The 150 Best Lead-Off Tracks

Over the years, some bands who've released recording debuts have launched their careers with a single from the album that, in many cases, was the first song on the first side of their record. In the business, these songs are called "lead-off tracks," denoting the first in a series of songs on an …

Music

The Frightened Rabbit Song I Won’t Forget

On Thursday evening, the Scottish police confirmed the identity of a body found near the Forth Road Bridge, in Port Edgar, Queensferry. Scott Hutchison, the vocalist and guitarist in the Scottish indie-rock band Frightened Rabbit, was declared dead at thirty-six. Two days earlier, Hutchison had …

Detroit superintendent: ‘This would never ever happen in any white suburban district in this country’

Detroit public schools have long been troubled, with massive debt, crumbling buildings, insufficient funding, declining enrollment and an aggressive “choice” movement — pushed for many years in Michigan by Betsy DeVos before she became U.S. education secretary. But at a high-profile conference, the …

What happened when I (tried to) read 30 books in 30 days

How one writer went from barely reading to trying to plow through a book a day, and how you can find more time to read, too.<p>This is embarrassing to admit, but I was a writer who didn’t read much. I’d spend my days with words, and my evenings with my family, friends, and often the television (even …

Uncovering the Secrets of Successful Work Cultures

What makes some groups work well together and some fall apart? Author Daniel Coyle reveals the secrets of successful teams in his new book.

20 Books As Inspiring As A TEDTalk — According To The People Who Give The Talks

Want to spend your vacation working on self-improvement and -enrichment? There are 20 books TED speakers want you to read this summer, and I've got …

Books

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

Top-Performing Leadership Teams Use This 1 Decision-Making Hack

Think about your team. Think about each person on your team. Do you trust them?<p>What makes a high-performing team? It's not intelligence. It's not seniority.<p>Google recently discovered that the highest performing teams are the ones with two characteristics:<p>Individuals are able to sacrifice something …

How to Get the Most Out of a Day Off

The idea of “vacation” often conjures up thoughts of trips to faraway lands. While it’s true that big trips can be fun and even refreshing, they can also take a lot of time, energy, and money. A lot of people feel exhausted just thinking about planning a vacation—not just navigating personal …

Remote Working

Experiencing these 5 things? You might be in the wrong profession

Sometimes a job or career is just not meant to be. If any of these scenarios sound familiar, you might want to think about making a change.<p>While “picking the wrong career is not an uncommon thing,” according to Karen Elizaga, career coach and author of Find Your Sweet Spot, it’s not always easy to …

What's Going On In Your Child's Brain When You Read Them A Story?

"I want The Three Bears!"<p>These days parents, caregivers and teachers have lots of options when it comes to fulfilling that request. You can read a picture book, put on a cartoon, play an audiobook, or even ask Alexa.<p>A newly published study gives some insight into what may be happening inside young …

The Brain

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority, or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>Success can become a catalyst for</i> …

Self-improvement

Ready

Want To Be A Great Storyteller? First, Break These Habits

The story you decide to tell matters just as much as how you decide to tell it.<p>You’ve heard dozens of times that you’re more likely to engage your audience when you tell a story in your presentation. A story that’s powerful and relevant can galvanize people and inspire action. But even otherwise …

According To Science You Are More Likely To Develop Heart Disease If This One Thing Is Missing At Work

Change this behavior before it's too late<p>I've written about the ever-evolving landscape of leadership and how it's changing over time. But it turns out you'll be saving more than just projects and revenue by enhancing your leadership in the workplace...you'll be saving the health of your …

Leadership

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership

The idea of practicing gratitude can be a fluffy topic, but it’s finally leaving the yoga mat and entering the mainstream. Here at Tremendousness we …

The 31 Benefits of Gratitude You Didn’t Know About: How Gratitude Can Change Your Life

Do you want more from your life?<p>More happiness? Better health? Deeper relationships? Increased productivity?<p>What if I told you that just one thing …

Happiness

How to Practice Gratitude

1<p>Notice your day-to-day world from a point of gratitude and be amazed at all the goodness we take for granted.<p>2<p>Keep a gratitude journal. All it …

Will Power

The Benefits of a Gratitude Journal and How to Maintain One

<i>This post was written by Lauren Jessen. It was originally published on Carpe Juvenis: Seize Your Youth, a youth empowerment lifestyle website and resource for interviews, advice, and inspiration. You can follow Carpe Juvenis on Twitter and Facebook.</i><p>After reading Arianna Huffington's book <i>Thrive</i>, I …

Flipboard on Flipboard

Most Useful Siri Commands on macOS<p>by Juli Clover<p>Starting with macOS Sierra in 2016, Apple introduced support for Siri on the Mac, allowing you to …

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …