Marcel Machado

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10 things you need to know about Jeremy Corbyn's big Labour Party speech

LONDON — The new Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn made his first speech to the Labour Party conference in Brighton on Tuesday.<p>Corbyn, who earlier …

The Financial Times and the Future of Journalism

In a generally depressing decade for newspapers, the <i>Financial Times</i>, a global business publication based in London, has provided something of a bright spot. In emphasizing digital distribution early on and setting up a metered paywall, which allowed readers to access a limited number of posts each …

Hate selfie-sticks? You're not alone, survey of pet peeves finds

After being banned everywhere from Disneyland to the Louvre museum, the selfie-stick emerged as the No. 1 thing travelers hate when they are out seeing the world.<p>That's the word from MissTravel.com, which surveyed 58,000 users of the travel dating website to find the Biggest Travel Pet Peeve of …

Why It Was Easier to Be Skinny in the 1980s

A new study finds that people today who eat and exercise the same amount as people 20 years ago are still fatter.<p>There’s a meme aimed at Millennial catharsis called “Old Economy Steve.” It’s a series of pictures of a late-70s teenager, who presumably is now a middle-aged man, that mocks some of the …

Inside the creation of the Microsoft Surface Book

No one saw it coming: The Surface Book, history’s first Microsoft laptop (or notebook, if you prefer). And has there ever been a more apt setting for …

What's Lost When Most People Work From Home

“If the office is going to become a collection of employees not working together, it essentially becomes no different than a coffee shop.”<p>There’s plenty of research out there on the benefits of remote and flexible work. It’s been shown to lead to increased productivity, and has an undeniable …

Facebook UK made £105M in 2014, paid £35M in bonuses, and will pay £4,327 in tax

Facebook UK made £105M in 2014, paid £35M in bonuses, and will pay £4,327 in tax.<p>This is a notable improvement on its tax bill for 2013, which was £0 …

15 Habits That Will Totally Transform Your Productivity

From decluttering your desk to letting yourself complain, these 15 easy behavior changes can change how much you accomplish each day.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>People who manage to get a lot accomplished each day aren’t …

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

Charles Day outlines four perhaps unexpected but effective weapons that the best creative leaders use in their battle for creativity and profitability.<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are compounded by the fact that, in …