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How Can You Tell If Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Famous Study Narrows It Down to 1 Rare Trait

In 2001, this best-selling management consultant identified one leadership behavior found in the most successful CEOs. Some things just don't change over time.<p>In Jim Collins' landmark book <i>Good to Great (</i>published in 2001)<i>,</i> his research team spent five years examining 1,435 "good" companies and …

Google Is Giving Away Its Best Tools for Managers Absolutely Free

Put Google's insights about what makes a great manager to use without paying a penny.<p>When it comes to developing great managers, Google doesn't leave much to chance. The data-obsessed company famously spent years studying the attributes of effective managers for its Project Oxygen, determining that …

5 Traits of People With High Emotional Intelligence

This is the secret sauce for accelerating and amplifying your success.<p>One of the biggest realizations I've had in my career is also one of the purest: the simple fact that people are drawn to likable people. It's human nature. People want to do business with people they like.<p>Yet when you look …

What Is Project Management?

There is plenty of speculation available concerning the definition of project management. However, what is project management in actuality? What do …

Want to Develop Your Employees? Don't Miss These 8 Teachable Moments

The signals are all around us if you know how to spot them--teachable moments that will greatly accelerate your people's development.<p>Our greatest responsibility as a leader is to help others become better versions of themselves (our second greatest is to appoint someone to run the March Madness …

How Can You Become a More Compelling Leader? Make 1 Simple Change

As with most things worth doing, you need a plan<p>As a leader, of course you seek to <b>engage employees so they're motivated to do their best work.</b><p>So you're well aware of the importance of communicating, After all, you spend the whole day in meetings: one-on-one sessions, team meetings, large-group …

How Leaders Can Push Employees Without Stressing Them Out

One of the most interesting findings of a recent HBR article on team chemistry is that the types of people who become leaders within organizations are about 30% less likely than their coworkers to feel stressed out. As the CEO of a small investment firm, I was surprised by the finding, but as I …

Do You Know How Each Person on Your Team Likes to Work?

When we travel to a country that has a different culture than ours, many of us spend time learning ways to communicate and connect with the people there. We might look up the meanings of common terms and access maps of key attractions.<p>Similarly, when you first become a manager, it’s helpful to …

How to Make Better To-Do Lists

Use these four simple strategies to make better lists and get more done.<p>It's the most basic time-management tool out there. So, why are most of us doing it wrong?<p>Lists are the most basic time-management tool we have. We all (obsessively) use them. They're supposed to help us prioritize our work and …

This device will let you record all calls on an iPhone

Recording phone calls on an iPhone can be a pain. You either have to pay for an app that probably only works through a custom dialer (or the phone app, which doesn’t help if you need to make a call through WhatsApp, Skype, or a different service), or you end up using a tape recorder or another …

Red to release ‘Hydrogen’ smartphone that’s the 1st ‘holographic media machine’

Move over Samsung, Apple, and Google—there’s a new entrant into the world of smartphones. And this one is aiming to reinvent the way people look at …

Not Following Through? 3 Steps to Building a System of Accountability

Who calls you out when you miss an important item in your to-do list? The best leaders build systems of accountability to ensure their most important issues are resolved without delay.<p>As founders, it's up to us to decide what we focus on. This is sometimes a problem - because we all have biases. We …

iPhone 8 May Not Have Wireless Charging on Release Day

Sales analysts have cited wireless charging as one of the features compelling enough to help the upcoming iPhone 8 shatter sales records.<p>Now, the …

Why Do Employees Quit on Their Bosses? Because They Never Get Asked These Important Questions

According to Gallup research, these questions may be the key to stopping your best people from leaving.<p>For nearly five decades now, ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay "The Servant as Leader," leadership thinkers have attempted to replicate, rehash, and reinterpret the concepts …

This incredible mom created an enormous Nintendo-themed game room for her kids

You've got an empty room in your house, a couple of young kids who like to play Nintendo games, and a penchant for DIY projects. What do you do?<p>This, apparently, if you're anything like Scottsburg, Indiana teacher Rorie Lizenby:<p>Pretty intense! But Lizenby brushes off the project as little more than …

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An Amazing Mentor Can Help the Average Become Extraordinary. Here's How to Get One

Someone who can show you the right path saves you time, energy and heartache. Use these expert tips to find and engage the best mentor for you.<p>Many of today's high school and college students obsess over GPA. They've been taught by their parents to look at a B or a C like a bad Yelp review--a black …

Is this the iPhone 8? Sure looks like it

Rumor has it, Apple has plans to dramatically change the iPhone 8. We’ve reported several of these, but to date, they were still just that: rumors. Today, we’re getting even more rumors, although these are from two highly-trusted sources in the mobile industry, and each seems to confirm the …

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This Is the 1 Email You Must Send Every Week

There are few bigger time wasters at work than email. However, before you read any more of this article, it must be said, in the spirit of full …

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iOS 11 beta 2 hands-on, ARKit demos, iOS 11 jailbreak, and other top stories of the week on iDB

Like every Sunday, we get to take a look at some of the most popular posts that were published on iDB during the week that just ended. Whether it is …

iPhone 8 Preview: Here’s What’s Know So Far

Apple’s iPhone 8 currently has an air of mystery surrounding it. Its appearance is a mystery, its exact specs are unknown, and we don’t even know if …

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How I Motivated Myself During My Darkest Times

I always thought "When everything seems stacked against you the only thing that you want to do is crawl and hide under the covers."<p>Life is full of twists and turns. And, sometimes those twists and turns don't lead you somewhere pleasant.<p>There were two moment in my life where this couldn't be more …

MacTrast Deals: iPhone Charging Station

- Jun 25, 2017<p>Sure, you have to charge your iPhone, but thanks to this beautiful iPhone Charging Station, it doesn’t have to be an ugly …

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Video shows off over 25 new features and changes in Apple’s latest iOS 11 beta

Apple’s new iOS 11 software might not look like a huge update at first glance, but we can assure you that it is. The company has included thousands …

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Original iPhone's First Four Reviewers Reminisce About Getting Their Hands on It for the First Time

With the iPhone's tenth birthday coming up this week, <i>CBS Sunday Morning</i> aired a segment today taking a look back at the development and launch of the original iPhone.<p>The segment from David Pogue includes a roundtable session with Pogue, Walt Mossberg, Steven Levy, and Ed Baig, the four journalists …

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iOS 11 Tips: Using Drag and Drop in Safari to Open Split View

A few weeks ago, I wrote a Tips and Tricks article on how to open and use Safari Split View windows. It’s a very handy feature, with its only drawback being that, if you don’t know where to look and how to activate it, you could easily overlook it and never know it exists.<p>In iOS 11, Apple has given …

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10 Bad Habits That Could Be Stopping You From Getting Promoted

Talent alone is rarely enough<p>Too many people think that just being good at your job is enough to get you promoted. They think that talent is enough to make it to the top.<p>But surely, if you are good enough people will put up with some of the bad that comes with the package.<p>We're not all perfect, are …

7 Odd Things Successful People Do Over the Summer That Lazy People Do Not

I bet you don't do these.<p>What does it take to become successful--at anything?<p>I'll tell you what. It doesn't start with taking the summer off. That's for sure.<p>Summer is nothing more than a change in temperature--and if you live somewhere like California, then summer is even less noticeable. Sure, …

The best Apple Music tricks and add-ons

Get to grips with Apple's streaming app.<p>With the iPod and the original iTunes digital store, Apple stood at the forefront of the digital music revolution. In 2015, the computer behemoth finally embraced the idea of streaming with the launch of Apple Music. Whether you're new to the service or …

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Ninebot One: Cross Between A Unicycle And Electric Scooter

Personal transportation devices are becoming more and more popular. Commuters and people living in urban areas want transportation that is efficient …