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Why Google's Managers Are So Wildly Successful Comes Down to These 8 Behaviors

Google found that its most successful managers consistently displayed these qualities, in order of importance.<p>Becoming a good manager is no cake walk. Nailing down behaviors that lead to high employee engagement, trust, and loyalty requires continuous development.<p>But first, companies need to figure …


Where Jordan Spieth is showing true greatness

There are myriad reasons Jordan Spieth won the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. Probably the overriding one was articulated by Johnny Miller in 2015:<p>“So many guys today seem to win by accident, but Spieth doesn’t,” Miller said for a story in Golf Digest. “His game is ruled by that most …

Jordan Spieth: Get Ready To Start Making Everything

Drop three putts in a row over 20 feet, and what can anyone say? Other than maybe you had a strong feeling each was going in, probably not much. But I recently hit upon a term that, at least, begins to describe what I feel when I'm putting great: blackout.<p>When I'm in "blackout," I have zero …

Product Marketing Vs Content Marketing: Which Is Better And Why?

Thanks to the onset of the digital era, marketing has evolved in many different directions. Traditional ad mediums like radio and TV spots are still around, presumably making money for somebody, while newer mediums like social media marketing promise substantial returns with less historical …


How To Pick A Lock With Just A Hairpin

Editor's Blog Photo credit: NightHawkInLight/YouTubeWe’ve all seen the movies where a lock is poked around with a hairpin and the door miraculously …

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Why Some of Us Dread Going on Vacation

There is a paradox around vacations. We all know that it is important to get away from the office periodically. Time away from work gives you a chance to relax, to reduce stress, renew your ties with your family, and to get away from problems you have struggled with so that you can think about them …


How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

At last, a proper recovery

THE American economy has technically been out of recession for six years. It is finally starting to feel like it. Millions of new jobs are sprouting. …

After Oil's Friday Surge, Is The Bottom Finally In?

On Friday, WTI and Brent crude oil both surged by approximately 8 percent after a Baker Hughes report showed that 94 U.S oil rigs and 11 Canadian oil rigs were taken offline in the past week – the largest drop since 1987. The report helped to trigger a violent short-covering rally as traders …


Lithium: an unexpected journey | Ben Lillie | TEDxNewYork


The Moth Presents Dr. Mary-Claire King at the World Science Festival


The Bullish and Bearish Outlook for Chevron in 2015

It seems hard to believe that the bull market is now nearly six years old and still going strong. In 2014, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) …

Why Google Stopped Trying To Make Renewable Energy Cheaper Than Coal

In 2007, Google, the internet search giant based in Mountain View, CA, made a media splash by investing big-time dollars in an effort to develop a renewable energy technology that could compete economically with coal.<p>The project was called RE<C and it ended only four years after it began.<p>During its …

When You Criticize Someone, You Make It Harder for that Person to Change

“If everything worked out perfectly in your life, what would you be doing in ten years?”<p>Such a question opens us up to fresh possibilities, to reflect on what matters most to us, and even what deep values might guide us through life. This approach gives managers a tool for coaching their teams to …

How to rob a bank (from the inside, that is) | William Black

How Does a Transistor Work?