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Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Innovation

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Leadership

20 Interview Questions That Will Reveal a Superstar Job Candidate

Don't make the typical mistake of asking the wrong questions when assessing for people skills.<p>It's quite common for hiring managers to ask the wrong interview questions to size up job candidates for job/culture fit and the people skills that lend to success on the job.<p>Whether you're new to the …

The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

• Criticizing your partner’s character (“You’re so stupid” vs “That thing you did was stupid”)<br>• Defensiveness (or basically, blame shifting, “I wouldn’t have done that if you weren’t late all the time”)<br>• Contempt (putting down your partner and making them feel inferior)<br>• Stonewalling (withdrawing from an …

Self-improvement

Cabin Carry: 20 TSA Compliant EDC Essentials

Kiehl’s No-Shine Lip Balm<p>From cabs and shuttles to terminals and planes, the whole air-travel process is riddled with dry environments and stale air. …

Meet the Travel Pack that Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

This lightweight travel pack is big enough to carry all of your important essentials, and can pack down to the size of an apple when not in use.

7 Basic Steps To Writing A Business Plan - OLBlog

Entrepreneurs dream of the day when brilliant ideas yield enormouslysuccessful businesses and financial freedom. It’s not so simple though;hard work …

The 24 Latest Must-Pack Items for Men and Women

1<p>Hudson Park Faux Fur Travel Throw<p>This faux-fur blanket is about to seriously upgrade the way you travel (and if you don’t already travel with a …

Lean Leadership: Go and See for Yourself

<i>Image courtesy of (Tie)ler</i><p>I recently came across the Japanese terms <i>genchi genbutsu</i> and <i>genba</i>; they’re both key principles of the Toyota Production …

The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, you should make sure you're getting enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades— younger.<p>And any exercise is …

Exercise

Here’s What Gadgets People Are Buying On Amazon Right Now

Movers and Shakers is a list of products on Amazon that are currently rising up in the ranking. This week we look at the tech gadgets: Bluetooth earbuds, waterproof phone cases, and smart light switches!

25 quotes that inspire action

Anyone can talk about being an entrepreneur or starting a business, but very few do. The difference is found in those that choose to take action.<p>Successful entrepreneurs and business owners know that success requires taking action. Don't talk about what needs to get done - get out there and start …

Motivation

The Back and Biceps Workout to Build Muscle Fast

Muscle

How Your Car's AC Works, and How to Recharge It When It's Dead

Finally, someone explains how air conditioning works in a way you'll completely understand.<p>Air conditioning is a modern automotive miracle when it's working. And when it's <i>not</i> working, you'll feel like a punk for having paid for a luxury item you can no longer use. Luckily, recharging your car's A/C …

Timpson: the best business books contain true, first-hand accounts

Q If you only had time to read five business books and wanted to learn the most important things about building a successful company, which ones would they be?<p><b>A</b> There are certain books that stand out, having made such an impression I can remember exactly where I was when I read them.<p>With the main …

5 Battle-Tested Dale Carnegie Quotes That All Entrepreneurs Need to Remember

Embrace these Carnegie quotes as a part of your daily entrepreneurial mantra.<p>Dale Carnegie's business philosophies have always had a seat at our family's dinner table and my two sisters and I were required to read the famous book <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i> (thanks, dad). Selling over 30 …

10 ways to develop the best abs in the gym

Surviving Long-Haul Air Travel With The Kids

It is possible to travel long-haul en famille without annoying the entire plane.<p>From where to sit to making the most of the in-flight entertainment, …

Air New Zealand

5 sex positions that burn serious calories

Sex is the ultimate exercise, right?<p>Not exactly. According to a 2013 study published in New England Journal of Medicine, the average guy who weighs …

29 Dining Etiquette Tips You Need To Know Before Your Next Vacation

Here's how not to be a rude tourist.<p>If you've clicked on this article, chances are you're a savvy world traveler. But unless you're a savvy world traveler <i>and</i> an etiquette expert, you likely don't know, say, where it's appropriate to add a tip to your bill in Europe or that it's rude to bring your …

52 Tech Products You Didn't Know You Needed (Until Now)

Get your life in gear with these high tech gadgets.<p>Find the perfect gadget for your unique lifestyle amongst these great picks including a nearly invincible action camera, waterproof bluetooth speakers, a mobile printer, a lipstick-sized phone charger, and more.

6 free online classes you should consider before going to business school

So you’ve been considering getting an MBA.<p>It seems like a foolproof plan, right? After all, the MBA is the degree that opens the doors to the world …

It's not me, it's you: 6 signs you're a bad manager

Having someone on your team not pull his or her weight is not only incredibly frustrating, but it also makes it harder to hit goals — which, as you've surely stressed about, reflects badly on you.<p>But rather than set up yet another meeting, have you asked yourself how you contributed to the …

Martin Shkreli

Top 10 leadership and management books of 2015

When Laszlo Bock's <i>Work Rules!:</i> <i>Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead</i> was published earlier this year, I was reluctant to read it. I had enjoyed <i>How Google Works</i> by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg, naming it the second-best book of 2014, and wasn't inclined to …

Quick Guide to Advanced Evernote Skills, Tips, and Tricks

01<p>of 16<p>Used Evernote for a while now? This list is likely to include at least a few skills, tips, or tricks you have not incorporated yet.<p>Many but …

25 Ways to Fix a Sexless Marriage

This is actually great advice for anyone who’s in a relationship<p>Even happily married guys wonder what sorts of itches they’d be scratching if they were to ditch their partner. Their “newly single” fantasy might include long, naked weekends with a Hooters waitress, but the reality is not nearly as …

10 Ways To Sleep Soundly (And Safely) On A Plane [Infographic]

The problem with overseas travel from Australia is that everything is so bloody <i>far</i>. By the time you reach your destination, you're usually grumpy, …

Goodbye, Gym: 5 Exercises to Do At Home

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mnfiraq/<p>With the cold weather plaguing many different cities across the nation, exercising outside has become …