Richard D Garza

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The 'Overparenting' Crisis In School And At Home

<i>A version of this interview ran in 2015.</i><p>Have you ever paid your kid for good grades? Have you driven to school to drop off a forgotten assignment? Have you done a college student's laundry? What about coming along to Junior's first job interview?<p>These examples are drawn from two bestselling books —</i> …

Parenting

Empowering Kids In An Anxious World

Rates of anxiety and depression among teens in the U.S. have been rising for years. According to one study, nearly one in three adolescents (ages 13-18) now meets the criteria for an anxiety disorder, and in the latest results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Youth Risk …

Parenting

8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, personalities and …

Self-improvement

SHI Continues Record Growth with $2.2 Billion in Q3

SOMERSET, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SHI International Corp., one of America’s top 10 largest IT solutions providers, reached a new Q3 record this year. …

Top 10

The Dell-EMC Deal: Anatomy of a “Merger of Equals”

×<p>Mergers and the attendant Day One integration issues are among the most difficult challenges CFOs face, from the pressure to achieve the expected synergies to the complexities of integrating systems, processes, people, brands and corporate cultures. The merger of Dell and EMC in September 2016 to …

Top 10 Street Photography Tips from Famous Photographers

“Always carry a simple photography business card – the one time you don’t have one on you will be the one time you need it. And don’t spend too much …

Here's how to not suck at photography

Back in 2013, <i>The Guardian</i> pondered the "death of photography" as an art form as smartphone cameras became ubiquitous. A little dramatic? Maybe — but …

Ask Your Employees These Questions. They Will Thank You

How can leaders help employees find meaning at work?<p>Organizations spend considerable resources on corporate values and mission statements, but even the most inspiring of these — from Volvo’s commitment to safety to Facebook’s desire to connect people — tend to fade into the background during the …

iOS 11: How to customize Control Center

iOS 11 brings a brand new Control Center and also some nice customization options. Follow along for how to quickly get Control Center tuned to your preferences.<p>Now that the iOS 11 public beta is available in addition to the developer beta, more and more users are giving Apple’s latest mobile OS a …

Beta Testing

Tesla to deliver the Model 3 to its first batch of customers on July 28

Tesla is likely to reveal the first production model of its hotly anticipated Model 3 this week, according to CEO Elon Musk, with the first batch of customers on track to get their vehicles by July 28.<p>Musk took to Twitter, as he so often does, to reveal that the Model 3 passed its regulatory …

SpaceX’s first re-flown Dragon capsule successfully returns to Earth

SpaceX has another historic achievement under its belt — being first to re-fly a commercial spacecraft to the International Space Station and back. The Dragon capsule it used on its most recent ISS resupply mission was used during a previous trip to ferry supplies and materials for scientific …

Space Exploration

Tesla delivered 22K vehicles in Q2, 47K in the first half of 2017

Tesla has delivered 22,000 cars during the second quarter of 2017, the company revealed today. That includes 12,000 Model S vehicles and 10,000 Model X SUVs, adding up to a 53 percent increase over its delivery numbers for the same period in 2016.<p>In total across Q1 and Q2 2017, Tesla delivered …

Tesla

Tesla will build world’s largest battery storage facility for Australian wind farm

Tesla will up its game in the renewable energy storage market with the largest lithium-ion battery storage facility in the world, to be built for Australia’s Hornsdale Wind Farm, with a completion date of December 1, 2017. The facility will use Tesla’s commercial battery storage Powerpack modules …

Microsoft Dream Job Helps You Design Resumes and Presentations to Land Your Perfect Gig

Microsoft Dream Job is a resource packed with tools to help you land your dream job. You can find free templates for resumes, presentations, and …

5 Ways to Impress Your New Boss

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

8 at-home workouts to get rid of love handles—based on the time you have

Motivational Quotes From 49 Intensely Competitive People

These motivational quotes will keep you energized and in the fight until you emerge as the winner.<p>Last week I explained why you should never apologize for being competitive, suggested that managers could foster competition by making salaries public and provided a five step guide to compete at work …

The Reason So Many Successful Entrepreneurs Are Into Cycling (and Maybe You Should Be, Too)

Networking, technology, camaraderie... all are important, but this might be the biggest reason of all.<p>On a beautiful summer evening, struggling to tread water about 400 yards from shore as the sun sank toward the horizon, I realized I was going to drown.<p>It started innocently enough. I was drafted …

Entrepreneurship

A Harvard psychologist reveals the biggest reason people don’t achieve their goals

Shooting for the moon is a worthwhile goal if you're NASA.<p>But as Harvard psychologist Amy Cuddy explains in a recent Big Think video, the average …

How To Release Chronically Tight Hamstrings - Monthly Yoga With Abi

<i>About Abi</i> -<br>Abi Carver designs yoga routines for mountain bikers looking to eliminate muscular aches and pains, gain an edge in competition and unlock …

Yoga

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and 500 of his employees use this simple technique to reduce stress

At Salesforce, CEO Marc Benioff runs a company that employs 22,000 people and will do $8.3 billion in revenue this year. Business Insider's Matt Rosoff asked him what he does to deal with the stress of his job, and the answer was surprisingly simple: "mindfulness."<p>"I have a mindfulness practice, …

Mindfulness

How to Get a Slimmer Waist | Goop

In the first installment of our series with structural integrative specialist, Lauren Roxburgh, we talked about what fascia is—and how you can …

5 Telltale Signs You Don't Understand Big Data

I’ll admit it: Big Data is not my favorite term. It really trivializes and summarizes the trend too far, creating misconceptions and misperceptions of what this incredible shift in our technology, culture and world actually is.<p>Despite the fact that I bill myself as a “big data” expert, I wish we …

Big Data

What a Strong Leader Should Never Worry About

<i>MPW Insiders is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

A Cognitive Trick for Solving Problems Creatively

Many experts argue that creative thinking requires people to challenge their preconceptions and assumptions about the way the world works. One common claim, for example, is that the mental shortcuts we all rely on to solve problems get in the way of creative thinking. How can you innovate if your …

Secret #1: They focus on minutes, not hours.

Average performers default to hours and half-hour blocks on their calendar. Highly successful people know there are 1,440 minutes in every day and there is nothing more valuable than time. Money can be lost and made again, but time spent can never be reclaimed. As legendary Olympic gymnast Shannon …

Success

Reinventing Management, Part 1: What Color Is Your Organization?

<i>by Rod Collins, Director of Innovation at Optimity Advisors</i><p>Thanks to the Internet, there's a new worldview, and it is revolutionizing the way we build organizations. According to Frederic Laloux, the author of <i>Reinventing Organizations: A Guide for Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage</i> …

Innovation

Simple Ways to Add 2 Hours More to Your Day

Of course, you cannot actually add more time to the 24-hour day or 168-hour week. But talk to productivity experts and highly productive sorts and …

The State Of P2P Lending

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending became one of the hottest industries in fintech — or any other any industry — in 2015. Companies raised large venture rounds, investors found unicorns and there were even a couple of IPOs.<p>Will 2016 continue this trend, or will the P2P lending bubble finally pop?<p>Here are …