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NBA Playoff Bracket 2018: TV, Live-Stream Schedule for Celtics vs. Bucks Game 6

The Boston Celtics and Milwaukee Bucks are arguably competing in the NBA's most entertaining and competitive series of the first round, highlighted by a Game 1 that went to overtime after both teams made three-pointers in the final seconds of regulation.<p>Boston leads the best-of-seven series three …

Post-game Grades: OKC Thunder flame on in spectacular fashion

The OKC Thunder season looked over against the Utah Jazz in Game 5. And then Russell Westbrook happened.<p>Look, I don’t know what to say. I don’t even …

‘Insulted’ pro-Trump Spurs fans feel forced to choose between their team and the president

Not long ago, Cassandra Casanova would plan her weeks around the NBA playoff schedule. She would wear her San Antonio Spurs gear and spend days talking about her favorite team, dissecting its postseason matchup.<p>Not this year.<p>“I have no idea when the games are,” she said. “I could not care …

4 Habits of People Who Are Always Learning New Skills

Working in online learning, I’ve found that every year around this time there’s a burst of sign-ups from workers seeking new skills. Perhaps it’s a matter of New Year’s resolutions, or a reaction to seeing their friends and colleagues make big career changes each January.<p>Unfortunately, the initial …

4 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders That Are Hard to Find

When society puts so much value on external accomplishments, good leaders start with what's inside.<p>I often tell people that leadership is a journey. When you think you've arrived at the top of the mountain, look up. You'll always find another peak to climb.<p>The truth about leadership is actually …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Apply for a New Job After You’ve Been Fired

After you’ve been fired, getting back into the job market can be difficult. How should your résumé reference the previous position, or should you even include it? What should you say in an interview? And how can you go into the application process feeling positive about your prospects?<p><b>What the</b> …

Employment

21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates

If you want to work for Jeff Bezos, you're going to have to answer some tough questions first.<p><b>Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.</b><p><b>We sifted through hundreds of Glassdoor reviews to find some of the company's toughest interview questions.</b><p><b>Questions about</b> …

Employment

How Gregg Popovich Uses ‘Magical Feedback’ to Inspire the San Antonio Spurs

Down deep, every organization faces the same thorny problem: How do you get a bunch of individuals to combine into a single, selfless entity? How do …

San Antonio

These 14 stocks will see sales skyrocket in 2018, Goldman Sachs says

With the broader stock market expected to rise this year, it can be difficult to identify the companies set to leave their peers in the dust. But there are ways to sift through the noise to find the winners — assuming you know where to look.<p>One way to do this is to identify the companies most …

Warren Buffett Says If You Hire People on Intelligence but They Lack This Other Trait, Don't Bother

Hiring people on this trait will make leaders sleep well at night.<p>Warren Buffett gave some great advice a few years ago on key attributes to look for when considering job candidate<i>s.</i> He narrowed it down to three, but one is purely non-negotiable. Buffet said<i>:</i><p>You're looking for three things, …

hirepeople

The 4 Most Important Words a Leader Can Ever Say

I thought the most important words a boss could say were, 'Can you help me?' I was wrong.<p>If you're a good leader, you know you should praise your employees. If you're a good leader, you know you should provide useful, timely feedback. If you're a good leader you know, in general terms, what you …

Harvard Business School

Elon Musk has reportedly used a brutal tactic to keep from wasting time in meetings

But Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, has a strategy to keep things moving, a former SpaceX employee posted on Quora.<p>The former employee relayed a story where Musk once called out an employee in a meeting. He wrote:<p>"One of my close friends started there a couple years before me. He worked …

Suburbs 'swamped' by Asians and Muslims? The data show a different story

<i>Population growth has profound impacts on Australian life, and sorting myths from facts can be difficult. This article is part of our series, Is</i> …

Australia

The Spurs Are the Sleeping Giant of Free Agency

<i>Update: Shortly after this piece was published, news broke that Chris Paul</i> <i>has been traded</i> <i>to Houston.</i><p>If the NBA provided SparkNotes for this past …

Flinders teen calls for mandatory Indigenous studies in schools

Tahlia King<p>Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition leader Bill Shorten ‘’were lovely’’.<p>LEADERS: Tahlia King met Prime Minister Malcolm …

10 essential money lessons in just 10 minutes

1. How to calculate your net worth<p>"Your net worth is a measure of your financial health," said certified financial planner Mary Beth Storjohann, …

Revealed: Sydney's 10 most liveable suburbs

Growing up in Lavender Bay on the lower north shore in the 1960s, Michael Contos lived a charmed “Huckleberry Finn” life, building rafts on the …

Australia

Constance Wu Is Taking a Stand About Hollywood Whitewashing

"Our heroes don't look like Matt Damon."<p>Hollywood's race problem received a lot of attention during this year's Oscar season, and while bringing light to the issue is a great step in the right direction, we're not there yet. <i>Fresh Off The Boat</i> star Constance Wu perfectly reminded us of that fact …

Race & Ethnicity

Work-Life Balance Is Easier When Your Manager Knows How to Assess Performance

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>Not long ago, a manager asked me to name the most important work-life benefit for employees. I answered that the most important benefit isn’t a benefit at all. Of course, child care, flexible scheduling, and family leave policies are important, but in my experience the best …

Employee Engagement

Australia insists alleged cyanide-coffee murderer will not face death penalty

"After the guarantee, approval was given and now we have started cooperating with the AFP," Jakarta police chief detective Krishna Murti told Fairfax …

Crime

11 Signs You Have The Grit You Need To Succeed

There are a ton of qualities that can help you succeed, and the more carefully a quality has been studied, the more you know it’s worth your time and energy.<p>Angela Lee Duckworth was teaching seventh grade when she noticed that the material wasn’t too advanced for any of her students. They all had …

Self-improvement

LEBRON JAMES: How the king of the NBA spends his millions

Off the court, he's equally relentless. On Monday, James signed a lifetime endorsement deal with Nike— a move that was so big it is more like the merger of two corporations— becoming the first athlete in the company's 44-year history to do so.<p>As a result of his unwavering successes on and off the …

Just call me Captain Morgan

The 14 fastest unicorns to reach $1 billion

And some of them manage to do it faster than others.<p>These are the companies that got to a $1 billion valuation faster than anyone else, based on data from research firm Pitchbook.

Neuroscience Shows Why You Can't Spot Liars

A short time after <i>The Truth About Lies in the Workplace</i> was published, I received this email:<p>I had just begun reading your book, and had gotten to the part about body language signs that point to someone who is lying when I was confronted with a real life situation. A parcel (that was meant to be …

How to Work with People Who Aren’t Good at Working with People

Twenty five years after the term “emotional intelligence” was first introduced by academics, thousands of independent scientific studies have highlighted the importance of managing your own and others’ emotions in relation to career success, job performance, entrepreneurship, and leadership.<p>But …

Emotional Intelligence

Why Leaders Are Easier to Coach than Followers

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>Followers receive very little fanfare. In a culture obsessed with leaders, we think of a follower’s role as submitting, taking direction, and dutifully executing the leader’s will.<p>Recent research from PsychTests, however, reveals that followers may not be as compliant as we …

Self-awareness

The Coolest Subway Stations in the World

<i>By Gianni Jaccoma</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Jamie Moore</i><p>New Yorkers spend most of their time on the subway either stressing over train delays or wondering why the dude manspreading next to them is wearing a velour jumpsuit and eating a full plate of spaghetti. Straphangers abroad have similar woes, but with an …

Calvins for Christmas