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Has health and safety gone too far?

Posted by David Cant on November 29, 2017<p>0 Comments<p>People often say “health and safety has gone too far”. But are they right?<p>Complaints about health …

Why You Should Wake Up at 5 A.M. Every Day

Even if you're not an early riser, changing your routine could improve your productivity.<p>I used to wake up before dawn. My roommate and I would stumble down the streets of NYC at 5 in the morning and talk about anything and everything our brains could handle. (As for why we decided to wake up at …

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How Google Convinced Its Engineers That Managers Matter

A fascinating new feature in the Harvard Business Review explains in depth how Google's HR employees answered a question that's dogged the company since its founding: Do managers matter?<p>The reflexive position for engineers, Google's key internal constituency, is that managers are unnecessary, …

Leadership

Employee retention is not just about pizza lunches and parties

A recent North American engagement survey conducted by Gallup found that 70 per cent of the work force is actively or passively disengaged. Only 41 per cent of employees clearly understand what makes their employers' brands more unique than the competition. Combine the high costs of training and …

Clarity of Purpose: What’s Your Promise?

Does it live consistently across your company?<p>Clarity of purpose extends well beyond the boardrooms of beloved companies. It unleashes the …

Ultimate trip: Heli-skiing the Himalayas

Pakistan's tourism industry is courting extreme skiers with the ultimate challenge, heli-skiing on virgin Himalayan slopes.

Leadership Tip: Hire the Quiet Neurotic, Not the Impressive Extrovert

Most leaders are attracted to the guy or woman who seems confident and outgoing, unafraid in any situation or facing any challenge. They expect an extrovert to infuse any team with energy, to push ahead on projects and to motivate colleagues to do their best work. Meantime they have low …

How To Get Followers On Twitter

Status and influence. Most of us seek it, in some form. It is normal to ask “how can I get followers on Twitter?” Or Facebook, Pinterest, or Foursquare. Somehow, we have come to believe like homeruns or touchdowns – that someone is keeping score and we have to increase our batting average in social …

14 Festivals and Events Worth Traveling for in 2013

There's nothing quite like visiting a place when it's in the middle of a party -- especially if it's the kind of celebration that doesn't happen every year. In addition to the many festivals and events that occur annually around the world, there are some that are on a far less frequent schedule -- …

Stanford study: IPOs slow down innovation at tech companies

For many entrepreneurs, it is a dream on par with finding the Holy Grail: an initial public stock offering that can turn a startup into the next Google and a 20-something founder into the next mega-millionaire. Yet, for all that money and drama, do initial public offerings—IPOs—speed up …

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The 45 Best Photos From The Department Of Interior's Instagram

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MANAGEMENT CONSULTING CEO: Our Clients Want More Than Just MBAs

The industry looks for people who can combine analysis with presentation skills and management insight. While a degree from Harvard Business School goes a long way, it can't always compete with deep industry expertise.<p>Boston Consulting Group (BCG) CEO Rich Lesser tells the Wall Street Journal how …

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FORTUNE — Let’s say the definition of “PC” is the same one we applied five years ago, before tablets. By that definition, the market seems to be collapsing.<p>Shipments of PCs in the first quarter fell by 13.9% from the same quarter in 2012. The forecast decline had been 7.7%, according to …

New music 'rewarding for the brain'

<b>Listening to new music is rewarding for the brain, a study suggests.</b><p>Using MRI scans, a Canadian team of scientists found that areas in the reward centre of the brain became active when people heard a song for the first time.<p>The more the listener enjoyed what they were hearing, the stronger the …

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