Abdullah Alosaimi

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Why Reading Books Should be Your Priority, According to Science

You're not doing yourself any favors if you're in the 26 percent of American adults who haven't read even part of a book within the past year.<p>More than a quarter--26 percent--of American adults admit to not having read even part of a book within the past year. That's according to statistics coming …

How to use your calendar to maximize your effectiveness

This simple practice will help you accomplish your goals.<p>I’ve combined knowledge from several amazing books (<i>The Effective Executive</i>, <i>The 7 Habits of</i> …

Science Says You Shouldn't Always Get a Raise Base on Merit. Here Are the Surprising Reasons Why

More businesses are offering merit-based awards, but psychologically speaking, it can be a risky move.<p>Businesses increasingly are doing away with traditional yearly pay increases, turning to larger, merit-based awards as an alternative. These types of awards can work, but the decision to implement …

3 Ways Your Breakfast Can Help You Lose Weight

One of the best ways to make realistic and long-lasting lifestyles changes is by eating a healthy breakfast every morning. Studies how that eating …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks about the most valuable thing in life

That's because, as Nadella told Bloomberg, he views "time" as the most valuable thing we all have.<p>"I felt that one of the things that we should make sure we do for ourselves is to give people a sense for how are they spending their time so that they can then be more in control," he said. "The thing …

This Is Why Smart People Prefer Fewer Friends

Many of us have pondered at one time or another, what makes a life well lived. Is it being surrounded by family and a lot of friends? Could it be …

The Best Supplements for Men | Men's Health

That’s where we come in. Here are the six nutrients your body needs most, and the best way to find them naturally and in supplements.<p>Choline<p>Choline repairs DNA and supports brain function. A deficiency can raise your risk of liver damage and even liver cancer, says Steven Zeisel, M.D., Ph.D., …

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shares thoughts on corporate culture, decision-making and failure

It may not be<p>Warren Buffett's eagerly anticipated letter to shareholders, butAmazon.comChief ExecutiveJeff Bezos' annual investor missive has become known for offering its own yearly insights into how he runs the online retail giant.<p>Two years ago, for instance, Bezos shared in his letter that …

Amazon Web Services

The Six Question Process: Coaching For Leaders

9 Ways to Make Your Day More Successful Before 9 A.M.

How you start your day can very much determine how the rest of it will go. Many successful people and entrepreneurs have various morning hacks to …

The Manager’s Job: Folklore and Fact

If you ask managers what they do, they will most likely tell you that they plan, organize, coordinate, and control. Then watch what they do. Don’t be surprised if you can’t relate what you see to these words.<p>When a manager is told that a factory has just burned down and then advises the caller to …

10 من أجمل الجزر الاستوائية في آسيا لعشاق الهدوء

أعد موقع "Escapehere" قائمة بعشر من أجمل الجزر الاستوائية في آسيا، فالسفر للجزر يتيح فرصة للهروب من ضجيج وصخب الحياة على عكس الشواطئ الشهيرة الأكثر …

HAYS - Career Development - The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

<b>Six lessons that shaped my career</b><p>Our CEO, Alistair Cox, discusses the lessons that helped to shape his career: “I started my career out of university …

Employment

بالصور... الجزر الأكثر روعة للباحثين عن الهدوء والاسترخاء

تعد الجزر وجهة شهيرة للراغبين في التمتع بهدوء الطبيعة والبعد عن ضوضاء الحياة اليومية الصاخبة، لكن المرء قد لا يصل الى هذه الغاية إذا كان محاطا بآلاف …

These are the 10 most beautiful movies ever made

Have you ever tried to make a list of your ten favorite movies? It’s a difficult and time-consuming task, but it’s also such a subjective list that …

3D Printing Is Changing the Way We Think

Surveys indicate that more than 30 percent of the top 300 largest global brands are now using or evaluating 3D printing (often with printing technology in-house) whether for prototyping and other innovation projects or in actual production of what they sell. Over 200 universities and colleges …

How to Negotiate with Powerful Suppliers

In many industries the balance of power has dramatically shifted from buyers to suppliers. A classic example comes from the railway industry. In 1900 North America had 35 suppliers of cast rail wheels; railway builders could pick and choose among them. A century later no one looking to build a …

Management

Learn the Six Key Principles of Persuasion with This Video

When you’ve mastered the art of persuasion, it’s easy to get people to do what you want. This video goes over six of the science-backed shortcuts you …

Self-improvement

What It Takes To Change Your Brain's Patterns After Age 25

Most of our brain’s patterns are solidified by our mid-20s, but it’s possible to change your brain’s pathways and patterns with these methods.<p>“In most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.”<p>That quote was made famous by Harvard psychologist …

In Defense of the Meeting

You are in a pointless meeting. You have been in this meeting for forever and three days, and it’s his fault. Shut up. Shut up. Shut up. You resent …

Facile

What Executives Value in Their CEOs

Steven Moore for HBR<p>A CEO’s reputation is a key part of a company’s success.<p>Few would disagree with that. But how about specifics? Weber Shandwick conducted new research with KRC Research, <i>The CEO Reputation Premium: Gaining Advantage in the Engagement Era,</i> among more than 1,750 executives in 19 …

7 Most Required Leadership Skills for 2015 | Inc.com

I had the chance recently to be a part of the forecasting and goal setting, for an mobile app company for 2015. As I observed the room full of very intelligent executives, I couldn't stop considering which skill set this company will require within the management and leadership team to move in the …

Mission Impossible

Corporate Governance 2.0

Although corporate governance is a hot topic in boardrooms today, it is a relatively new field of study. Its roots can be traced back to the seminal work of Adolf Berle and Gardiner Means in the 1930s, but the field as we now know it emerged only in the 1970s. Achieving best practices has been …

When Senior Managers Won’t Collaborate

Today’s professional services firms face a conundrum. As clients have globalized and confronted more-sophisticated technological, regulatory, economic, and environmental demands, they’ve sought help on increasingly complex problems. To keep up, most top-tier firms have created or acquired narrowly …

What to Do If You’re Smarter than Your Boss

You want to work for a great boss — someone you can respect and learn from. But what if your manager isn’t good at his job? What if you’re more competent or have greater skills? Should you be raising a ruckus or keeping your head down? And how do you get what you need without making your boss look …

Why Germany Dominates the U.S. in Innovation

Reading the headlines, you might think that the most urgent question about national success in innovation and growth is whether the U.S. or China should get the gold medal. The truth is: Germany wins hands down.<p>Germany does a better job on innovation in areas as diverse as sustainable energy …

How to Tell if You’re a Jerk at Work

Most people are blissfully unaware of how they come across in the office. And it can cost them.<p>Self-awareness is crucial in the workplace. It can also be dauntingly hard to get.<p>Knowing your own strengths and limitations, and how others see you and your behavior, has been linked to a range of …

Self-awareness

Why Smart People Struggle with Strategy

Strategy is often seen as something really smart people do — those head-of-the-class folks with top-notch academic credentials. But just because these are the folks attracted to strategy doesn’t mean they will naturally excel at it.<p>The problem with smart people is that they are used to seeking and …

The Problem with Being Too Nice

Leaders are placed under a tremendous amount of pressure to be relatable, human and … nice. Many yield to this instinct, because it feels much easier to be liked. Few people want to be the bad guy. But leaders are also expected to make the tough decisions that serve the company or the team’s best …

449: Why Leadership Feels Awkward