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This CEO Stopped Managing Results and Started Focusing on People, and Everything Changed

Traditional wisdom says you should manage your business based on results, turns out its bad advice.<p>When Jason Lippert became CEO in 2003, Lippert Components (LCI) a manufacturing company was assumed to have peaked while hovering at $100 million in sales.<p>With many companies outsourcing shipping …

lippert

What's the Perfect Age to Start Your Career? It's Not What You Think, According to a Stanford Psychologist

Working full-time from our early 20s to our mid-60s isn't such a great idea after all.<p>How old were you when you started working full-time? Chances are it was sometime in your early 20s. Or maybe your late 20s if, say, you went to medical school. But that's all wrong, according to psychologist Laura …

Retirement

Ignore calories and BMI. Here are the health numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What's your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don't matter very much for our overall health. …

Nutrition

RANKED: The 25 most powerful nations on earth

The US remains the world's most powerful country while others have seen their positions fall amid rising instability according to this year's global power rankings.<p>The rankings, published by US News and World Report, look at how the influence of a nation, as well as its political, economic, and …

United Arab Emirates

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

Initiative to break California into 3 states to go on November ballot

<b>(CNN) —</b> An initiative that would divide California into three separate states qualified Tuesday to appear on the ballot in November's general election.<p>Californians will vote whether to separate into three states: California, Northern California and Southern California -- subject to approval by US …

California

How to make your carpets look new again (without steam cleaning)

If you don't own a steam cleaner, renting one and dragging it home to clean your carpets can be a pain. Plus, you have to do the deed, <i>then</i> wait for the carpet to dry. If you don't have time or funds for all that, you can freshen up your carpet in around an hour with a few low-cost items you …

Want to Work From Home -- and Improve Your Mental Health? Apple, Dell, and Walt Disney Are Now Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Additionally, studies show that working remotely will save you between $4,668 to $5,688 per year.<p>Earlier this month, I reported on a FlexJobs study that showed how working remotely will save you money -- enough for that kitchen remodeling project or a couple of vacations to a white sandy beach in …

The Workplace

Warren Buffett Says if You Hire Somebody Without This Trait, 'You Really Want Them to Be Dumb and Lazy'

No, it's not intelligence. But it should be a non-negotiable in building strong teams and companies.<p>Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett has been dazzling us with wisdom for nearly half a century.<p>As one of the most successful value investors in the world, the Oracle of Omaha …

Self-improvement

Supreme Court Decision Delivers Blow To Workers' Rights

<b>Updated at 7:08 p.m. ET</b><p>In a case involving the rights of tens of millions of private sector employees, the U.S. Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote, delivered a major blow to workers, ruling for the first time that workers may not band together to challenge violations of federal labor laws.<p>Writing for the …

Class Action

This Study Confirms How Important Forgiveness Is. Here's How To Do It

Forgiveness isn't always easy: If someone has hurt you, you may carry feelings of anger and bitterness for a long time. And forgiving <i>yourself</i> for …

How One Man Turned $2,000 Into $500 Million

If you’re a newer entrepreneur finding your way toward success, this man’s story will inspire you and give you four strategies that helped him turn $2,000 into over $500 million.<p><b>Who is Tim Gill?</b><p>In the early 1980s, Tim Gill found himself newly unemployed. He was let go from a small business due to …

Entrepreneurship

11 HR Metrics Every Manager Should Know

These metrics are key indicators of how well you're managing your human capital.<p>Although human resource departments don't generate revenue, HR does manage your organization's best competitive advantage -- its people.<p>It also can track key metrics that provide vital insights to help you make better …

Employee Engagement

90 Percent of Interviewers Would Disqualify a Job Candidate for This 1 Reason

Not sending a thank you note, however, surprisingly won't lose you any points.<p>With so many job interview how-to guides out there, you'd think we'd all be nailing them by now. A new survey from recruiting solutions company JazzHR, however, shows that candidates still are making employers all over …

Employment

These 25 Public Colleges Give Students the Biggest Return on Investment

The top school delivers more than $1 million over 20 years.<p>How much is an undergraduate degree really worth? The average 20-year payoff for a …

Want to Know If Someone Is Trustworthy? Look for These 15 Signs

If a person demonstrates these cues and traits, they're keepers.<p>Great relationships give life significantly more purpose, and in business, they translate to resources, advice and stability. Trust is at the heart of these connections.<p>These 15 signs are dead giveaways that you're dealing with a …

Self-help

What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

Leadership

In a Stunningly Aggressive Email, Elon Musk Gave 5 Brilliant Lessons That Everyone Should Adopt

This wasn't an email suffused with charm. But you can learn a lot from it<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>He's so funny, that Elon Musk.<p>He's so cool, too.<p>He dresses like a '90s rock star and seems to find the time to have a lot …

Elon Musk

William Dalrymple traces the East India Company’s takeover of Hindustan

In the 1760s, the young, charismatic son of the recently assassinated Mughal emperor, Alamgir II, made a decision that would completely transform India’s fate. Determined to restore his dynasty’s glory, Ali Gauhar, known as Shah Alam II, went to war with the British East India Company (EIC).<p>But the …

India

Are You Your Own Worst Enemy? Part 2

How to Defeat Self-Criticism<p>This post is in response to <b>Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?</b> by Robert L. Leahy<p>In my previous article, Are You Your Own Worst …

Self-help

Dealing with eczema? These are the foods you should be eating—and the ones to avoid

Take one peek at Karen Fischer’s Instagram and you can’t help but notice her enviable, glowing complexion. But what you <i>don’t</i> see is that the …

9 Incredibly Common Ways People Screw up an Interview

Heed this advice from staffing experts who see candidates accidentally making a bad impression and not even knowing it.<p>Your résumé has done its job and you've landed an interview. It's great progress toward finding your next big opportunity, but how you present yourself in person is what really …

Employment

This Practical Guide From Small Business Experts Covers Everything You'll Encounter Running A Business

Small business experts Rieva Lesonsky and Barry Moltz are regular expert guests on JJ Ramberg's MSNBC show, Your Business. They have recently written a book to help anyone who is thinking about starting or is already running a small business.<p>Before I started my business almost a decade ago, I did …

Small Business

This is Why People Leave Your Company

When Carly Guthrie was running HR for Per Se, one of the hottest restaurants in New York, the General Manager gave her a piece of advice: “You know, …

10 travel safety tips you can learn from the CIA

Mathew Bradley spent more than 14 years in the Central Intelligence Agency, and now this former CIA agent is the Regional Security Director, Americas, for International SOS (a medical and travel security assistance company). I spoke to him via email to ask his top travel safety tips, both at home …

Air Travel

Do You Have What It Takes To Be Super Successful? These 3 Questions Will Reveal the Truth

It's time to rewire how you think about success<p>We all want to be successful yet few are super successful. Why? Because more often than not, we lose sight of who we are and we fall into the trap of trying to fit a mold that isn't right for us. Those that are super successful know their strengths, …

Self-improvement

The dark reasons so many rich people are miserable human beings

It’s no picnic having a massive bank balance<p>Mo money, mo problems.<p>New research shows the richer we get, the less happy we become. A study, published …

5 Terrible Management Habits That Will Drive Away Good Employees

If you've worked for such a person, chances are you left because of these things.<p>I've done my fair share of listening to managers (many of whom are former clients) complain about their employees and losing good people, which adversely affects their ability to perform well.<p>Diving deeper into their …

Employment

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

How to Tell If You Should Be Your Own Boss (or Work for Someone Else)

Entrepreneurship isn't for everyone.<p><i>Should I start a business or should I work for a company? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Joanne Gogue, Owner of Joanne's Skin Care, on …

Entrepreneurship