Jeremy Owen

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Ten Things Strong Leaders Won't Tolerate

Dear Liz,<p>I love your columns. I’m an HR Manager and I try to lead our company’s HR function in the most human way I can. I have a question about your story “Ten Things A Good Manager Won’t Ask Employees to Do.”<p>This is a great list, but I wonder: There must be things that strong managers won’t …

Employment

Here's a Book Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My dad used to say that the only difference between the “you” now and the “you” 20 years from now are the places you go and the people you meet. The more experiences you accumulate and the more conversations you have, the deeper your …

Entrepreneurship

4 Essentials for Inspiring Leadership

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business owners get frustrated when their employees aren’t performing to their expectations. It could be any number of things -- from workers exhibiting lackluster energy and engagement on the job to chronically failing to reach agreed …

Leadership

Using Responsibility Matrix for Strategic Execution

The Responsibility Matrix: Strategic Execution<p><b>Nano Tools for Leaders®</b> are fast, effective leadership tools that you can learn and start using in less …

Figure Out the Leadership Style That Fits Who You Are

We all want to be part of a great success story. To run, start, or play a senior role in a company that wins big or changes the course of its industry. To launch a brand that dazzles customers and dominates its markets. To be the kind of executive or entrepreneur who creates jobs, generates wealth, …

This Leadership Value Is the Most Important Trait of Any Successful Business

Culture reflects leadership. And one of the most essential components to leadership is to model the culture the company needs to succeed.<p><i>By Marcus Nicolls, senior partner for Partners In Leadership who works with global leaders on overcoming tough business challenges. He is also the co-author of</i> …

Emotional Intelligence as a Leadership Predictor

Everyone is familiar with the term 'intelligence quotient' or IQ as a measure of intelligence. However, is it the best predictor of success especially as a leader? There is another level of intelligence that is viewed equally, if not more importantly, as a measure of potential leadership success …

10 Things you must-do before becoming an entrepreneur

Share7<p>Tweet<p>Share8<p>+11<p>Shares 16<p>Entrepreneurship has become one of the most respected and intelligent paths to take. It’s saved our economy and moves …

Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

Apps

Google Classroom Gets An Update Ahead Of New School Year

Google launched a couple of updates to its Classroom educational platform today that will make life a little bit easier for teachers as they get ready for the next school year.<p>Classroom already integrates with Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, but with this update, Classroom will also automatically …

Education Technology

Now With 4 Million Users, Design Platform Canva Launches To Businesses

For the past couple of years, Sydney-based Canva has been working to make graphic design more accessible through its online platform offering over a million photographs, graphics and fonts that can be easily dragged-and-dropped into a variety of templates. Today, the company is taking its next big …

Google: Software Updates Are The 'Seatbelts Of Online Security' And Many Don't Buckle Up

Many Internet users have some fundamental misunderstandings about online security, according to new research from Google.<p>We live in a time of unprecedented amounts of data breaches and web surveillance. So what measures are people taking to stay safe online? Google researchers sought to answer that …

Fasting may do more than help people lose weight, study finds

Regular fasting may do more than just help people shed weight, a new study found, suggesting that it can also improve longevity while lowering the risk of chronic ailments.<p>The study, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, focused on 34 people who were monitored by researchers. While 19 …

How successful people beat stress

• Sell more than other employees do<br>• Give better customer service<br>• Adjust better to new assignments<br>• Take home an average of 50 to 150% more in annual income

Success

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Personalised cancer vaccines show early signs of promise in trial

Custom-made vaccines, designed to a make patient’s immune system attack tumours, have been used in a small-scale patient trial with some success<p>Personalised cancer vaccines that target people’s individual tumours have shown early signs of promise in tests on three patients diagnosed with advanced …

Opera's next move is to keep your online data private and secure

For years now, Opera Software's been creating speedy and data-saving internet browsers for consumers, making them available on desktop and mobile devices at no cost. But it doesn't want to stop there. The company, which is responsible for web-browsing products like Opera, Opera Max and Opera Coast, …

Prevent your Mac password from being bypassed

A nefarious individual could purloin your Mac and bypass your user account password in order to access your data or wipe your system clean and begin using it as their own. It's possible to reset a password by booting into Recovery Mode or from an external drive.<p>Thankfully, there two precautions you …

How to manage a Microsoft Office document in iCloud on your iPad

With their latest update to the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word & PowerPoint) Microsoft has finally added the ability to save and interact with your documents in your iCloud Drive. As long as you are running iOS 8 you can now open, edit and save your work to iCloud Drive, as well as share your …

Windows 10’s Xbox app ‘is just the beginning’ on PC, according to research firm

Microsoft is mashing up the capabilities of the Xbox One with Windows when the company pushes out the next major upgrade for the operating system. And this is potentially the start of something bigger for the corporation’s gaming division.<p>In the United States, 58 percent of people who play games on …

You can now rip books to your Kindle, but you won't want to

One of iTunes' earliest slogans was "Rip, Mix, Burn," encouraging us to digitize our CD collections and recording custom playlists that were about as third as romantic as a mixtape. At some point, you've probably wished that you could do the same for your book collection, probably because you …

Hands on with Microsoft’s new Outlook for iOS

Microsoft quietly released Outlook for Mobile this week. It was a little weird as there were no leaks or even a hint at last week’s Window’s event. …

Tablets and smartphones may affect social and emotional development, scientists speculate

Journal commentary warns that using a tablet or smartphone to divert a child’s attention could be detrimental to “internal mechanisms of self-regulation”<p>Using a smartphone or iPad to pacify a toddler may impede their ability to learn self-regulation, according to researchers.<p>In a commentary for the …

Boston University

New Apple and IBM enterprise app delivers a lot of utility

Apple and IBM are planning on partnering on a dozen new enterprise apps this quarter, and 100 this year. The first of them, aimed at utility workers, will be announced next week.<p>VentureBeat has learned that the app, which the two huge corporations developed for a major U.S. utility company, was …

Don't Wait For The Rumored iPad Pro, Get Your iPad Stylus Now

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has added to the chatter around a stylus for the rumoured iPad Pro. He believes that Apple will launch ‘a simple stylus’ alongside the oversized tablet which is widely expected to debut in Q2 this year (reports Apple Insider and others).<p>While iOS …

I tried a brain-altering wearable that allows users to change their moods on demand

The ambiance of the luxury suite on the 14th floor of the Wynn Hotel is at once both sybaritic—the remains of a generous lunch are visible piled on a large tray as I enter the door—and clinical, with an array of wires, patches, electrodes in evidence scattered on tables and other flat surfaces. It …

Wearable Tech

Fitness Trackers Only Help Rich People Get Thinner

And even for people who can afford it, buying a FitBit doesn't lead to better health. Using it does.<p>Last year I bought a Lumo Lift, a device that tracks calories and buzzes whenever its wearer slouches. I wore it for about two weeks, wrote an article about it, and put it in a drawer. There it has …

Wearable Tech

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone everywhere. To drive home this point, I give you exhibit A: Earlier this week, Facebook came under fire when it was revealed that the data of more than 50 million …

Internet

Microsoft Starts Rolling out Groups to Office 365 and OneDrive

Microsoft today announced it is rolling out the first phase of Groups for Office 365, a new collaboration feature, starting with the Outlook Web App email and calendar sites as well as OneDrive for Business. Next up, the company says it will add Yammer and Lync to the “Groups experience” though it …