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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 …

47 Dinnertime Recipes for Empty Nesters

There’s a lot to get used to when your last child leaves home. For starters, you don’t need to make as much food anymore. These mains and sides for …

How To Propel Employee Engagement To Sky-Rocketing Levels

Often leaders are focusing so intensely on growth that we miss that our team’s emotional experience is suffering.<p>And when they’re suffering, they’re in their Critter State versus their Smart State. Why? Most likely because safety, belonging or mattering are missing. But how do you know who needs …

Employee Engagement

This Summer's Hottest New Books For Every Type of Reader

This Summer is all about reading the most anticipated books from some of the literary world's most compelling voices. From captivating memoirs to dramatic thrillers, this list of diverse and highly anticipated Summer reads will keep you busy all season long.

9 podcasts to help you understand *everything happening in the news*

As movies like <i>The Post</i> and TV shows like <i>The Newsroom</i> will tell you, it is the civic duty of every citizen to stay informed.<p>But with so much happening …

24 Splurge-Worthy Beauty Products You'll Never Regret Spending The Money On

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16 book recommendations for when you have absolutely no clue what you want to read

There's a funny thing that happens when you tell someone you write about books. Almost always, they immediately ask, "Do you have any book …

Books

How to use Excel's Data Model to turn related data into meaningful information

Excel's Data Model feature allows you to build relationships between data sets for easier reporting. Here's how to use it to make data analysis …

Databases

Cutting Through Complexity In Financial Crimes Compliance

With false positive rates sometimes exceeding 90%, something is awry with most banks’ legacy compliance processes to fight financial crimes such as money laundering. The processes have grown so complex as to be barely manageable. Multiple iterations, multiple handovers and too many manually …

Project Management

How To Find Your Ikigai And Transform Your Outlook On Life And Business

One of my favorite things about my work at BodeTree is the fact that I get the chance to learn from amazing entrepreneurs every day.<p>Recently, one such entrepreneur by the name Maria Turco, Chief Yogini of Honor Yoga and a client of BodeTree, introduced me to a concept that I’ve been unwittingly …

Ikigai

Three Valuable Lessons I Learned From My Top-Performing Millennial Employees

I’ve written extensively about the role of Millennials in the workplace, and how I believe they’re flattening the traditional performance curve. <br>As a borderline Millennial myself, I’ve been critical of my generation’s general lack of EQ in the workplace and sense of entitlement. However, this is by …

Leadership

Ten Skills Every Manager Needs -- But 90% Of Managers Lack

Dear Liz,<p>I’m the Training Manager in a great firm. I have developed and delivered customer service training, communication skills training and several other courses, but now I have a new and bigger challenge. My CEO asked me to develop an in-house leadership development program. I’m very excited …

Leadership

The Best Jeans for Women with Round Tummies

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Clothing

Best IPAs in America

As the craft beer world has grown to support over 4000 unique breweries around the United States, no style has kept up with India Pale Ale. As of …

Shepherd's Pie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Sprinkle lamb with 2 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt and 1 teaspoon …

25 Things You Didn’t Know Your Microwave Could Do

Microwaves make everyone’s life a little easier. In fact, if you’re just using yours to heat up your frozen dinners, you’re missing out on a whole …

Recipes

The Kinja Deals Gift Guide: 100 Genuinely Useful Stocking Stuffers For Under $20

The further you get down your holiday shopping list, the harder it is to find good gifts. But these stocking stuffer ideas are all around $20 or …

The best crime books and thrillers of 2017

Mark Lawson welcomes the return of George Smiley, drunken spooks and the recreation of a real-life murder trial<p>In literature, as in boxing, great champions have compromised their reputations by going on too long. But entering the ring for the 24th time, at the age of 86, John le Carré remained an …

Books

Best books of 2017: The best fiction

The Power<p><i>Naomi Alderman</i><p>Alderman’s inventive, globe-spanning thriller imagines a world in which girls and women have discovered they have the ability to maim and kill men thanks to a mysterious new electrical power. The uncompromisingly feminist novel has drawn comparisons to Margaret Atwood, …

Books

Eight things smart people never reveal about themselves at work

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

The Adventures of Pumpkin the Raccoon

A closer look at the raccoon who thinks she's a dog<p>A closer look at the raccoon who thinks she's a dog

This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Describes What Great Communication Looks Like

A newly acquired email from Musk outlines a brilliant philosophy. But it's easier said than done.<p>Throughout the years, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has demonstrated the art of masterful communication.<p>The following is a perfect example: It's a copy of a previously unpublished email Musk sent …

4 Little Things that Will Matter a Lot More to You in 40 Years

God willing, you’ll be gifted another 40 years of life experience.But even if you aren’t, the core principle of this article remains relevant:<b>As you</b> …

America's Best Small Cities to Move to Before They Get Too Popular

The best small towns to visit in America are easy to commit to for a weekend. It doesn’t take much to fall in love with Main Street; all you need is …

The 10 Most Addicting Books, According to the Internet

When I asked the MR community to help me compile a list of genuinely addicting books, I had no idea the request would be met with such gusto. As of …

What We're Reading This Summer

A collection of books recommended by The Atlantic’s editors and writers<p><i>Our Little Racket</i> by Angelica Baker<p>I read all 512 pages of Angelica Baker’s debut novel greedily, in one dizzying weekend, unable to put it down. Which is fitting, in a way: <i>Our Little Racket</i> follows the sudden downfall of a …

Books

25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Books have the power to inspire our imagination, transport us to faraway worlds, and make us think and feel deeply. Luckily, bibliophiles of all ages …

Literature

4 Rare (and Brilliant) Things Smart Leaders Do to Get Respect

The most unique leaders demonstrate some rather unusual behaviors not commonly seen in the corporate world. Is it any wonder they're so wildly successful?<p>Think about the great entrepreneurs who fuel success and make the business world go around. People like Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, Jeff Bezos, …

10 Books About Discovering Who You Are

<i>The Great American Whatever</i>by Tim Federle<p>Quinn Roberts is a sixteen-year-old smart aleck and Hollywood hopeful whose only worry used to be writing …