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People Are Getting Really Into This New Egg Trend​

​“Cloud eggs” are changing breakfasts everywhere<p>With eggs, it kind of feels like everything that you can do to them has been done. You can hard-boil, fry, or scramble them, have them over easy, or—if you really want to get fancy—make Eggs Benedict. (Here are our 14 favorite ways to make eggs.) But …

WTF Happened to This Guy's Bicep?

The story involves hand-to-hand combat, special forces soldiers ... and polar bears<p>I post a lot of photos and videos to my Instagram feed at @bobbymaximus. It doesn’t matter what sort of killer fitness tips or workout feats I feature, at least one commenter inevitably asks: “What the f*** happened …

A Guide To How Men's Clothes Should Fit

If you're like most men, you've probably been wearing clothes your entire life that are too large for you.<p>"Most guys are used to wearing baggy clothes," Veeral Rathod, CEO of the men's clothing e-retailer J. Hilburn, told us in a recent interview. "They want to dress properly and they want to …

Clothing

ROSENBERG: Here's The Chart That Predicts Recessions 'Without Fail'

David Rosenberg, the veteran economist at Gluskin Sheff, is known for being quite bearish on most things.<p>But in recent years, he has always stopped short of declaring recessions.<p>He addresses this in his Breakfast With Dave note today:<p>If there is one metric that has worked so well over time it is …

University of Michigan

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

For all of the books (thousands) written on leadership, individuals (millions) who have participated in leadership seminars and dollars (billions) invested in leadership development, too many leadership experts still fail to distinguish between the practice of leadership and the exercise of …

Change Management Needs to Change

As a recognized discipline, change management has been in existence for over half a century. Yet despite the huge investment that companies have made in tools, training, and thousands of books (over 83,000 on Amazon), most studies still show a 60-70% failure rate for organizational change projects …

Improve Your Leadership Presence

Hearst Magazines

7 Qualities Of Highly Creative People

If you're in the market for individuals to drive innovation at your business, how can you hire these naturally creative folks?<p>A new Norwegian study has some suggestions. Forget the Myers Briggs, says the research from Professor Øyvind L. Martinsen of BI Norwegian Business School.<p>What you really …

Creativity

SMART INVESTOR: Here's The Math Rule Every Investor Should Keep In Mind

So often in investing, people feel the need to break out fancy trading equipment, glue themselves to their computers all day and employ a host of complicated math equations to make the best decisions.<p>Not so, says Brown:<p>"The fancier the math one uses to justify an entrenched investment opinion, the …

Is it Time for Mutiny?

Perhaps you have dreamed of mutiny. Perhaps you serve under a boss whose grasp of what is important to the organization’s success and how to achieve it is so shaky that he or she should be dispatched as an incompetent. Or maybe that leader’s treatment of subordinates is so uncaring as to be …

If You’re Confident About Competence, Admit Your Flaws

Within moments of seeing white smoke billow from the Sistine Chapel, media outlets were inundated with a slew of reports about the former Cardinal Bergoglio. The Vatican PR machine noted that Pope Francis was an incredibly humble Cardinal who, as was befitting a Jesuit, had an abiding concern for …

Take Control of Your Personal Brand

The 'Sell-In-May' Investing Strategy Has Been A Huge Winner For Over A Decade [CHART]

As the end of the month rolls closer, you're bound to hear the famous phrase "Sell in May, and go away" debated a lot.<p>The idea is that based on historical patterns, you do better if you're out of the market starting in May and re-entering through the summer.<p>Of course, some will argue that this is …

Investing

You Only Have 7 Seconds To Make A Strong First Impression

Everybody knows how important first impressions are. But not everybody knows that the "first impression" is actually only a seven second window upon first meeting someone.<p>This means in an interview situation you need to act quickly in order to make a brilliant first impression on your interviewers. …

Public Speaking

5 Talents That Will Set You Apart In Your Career

Did you know these little knacks could be your hidden weapon for career success?<p>Whether you're currently searching for a job or just looking to improve your career, identifying and utilizing your unique traits can have a powerful professional impact. Today, employers are looking to get the most …

Employment

Don’t Let Your Strengths Become Your Weaknesses

Perhaps the biggest fad to sweep through management in the last decade was the strengths movement. Its message was that you should build on natural talent to maximize strengths rather than try to improve weaknesses. It was the brainchild of Donald Clifton, the late grandfather of Positive …

How P&G Presents Data to Decision-Makers

Those of us who believe that managers make better decisions when key data are presented visually tend to get very excited about all the innovation going on in the graphical display of information. (For a sampling of some new and cool tools, see the popular Hans Rosling TED talk.) However, if you …

Change Management Is Bigger Than Leadership

If an organization needs to undergo significant change, that’s a leadership issue, right? Old dogs will learn new tricks when the lead dog — or ape, or penguin, depending on the management fable of the moment — shows them off. Leaders need to craft compelling elevator speeches, relentlessly deliver …

When Presenting Your Data, Get to the Point Fast

Projecting your data on slides puts you at an immediate disadvantage: When you’re giving a presentation, people can’t pull the numbers in for a closer look or take as much time to examine them as they can with a report or a white paper. That’s why you need to direct their attention. What do you …

How Criticizing in Private Undermines Your Team

You are holding your weekly team leadership meeting. You are discussing with your direct reports how to handle the project delays that have caused the team to miss its quarterly numbers. You know that Ted — one of your direct reports — contributed to missing the numbers by missing two key …

Building the Bridge from Communications to Business Strategy

<b>Interview with Kasper Ulf Nielsen, Executive Partner, Reputation Institute</b><p><b>BR: How do you see the new role for Corporate Communication?</b><p><b>Kasper Nielsen:</b> If you want to create business value from your communications in today’s environment you need to master both the art and the science behind corporate …

Warren Buffett's 'Professor' Teaches 12 Steps To Financial Success

Brazil’s richest citizen, Jorge Paulo Lemann, may not be a household name–yet. But the brands he controls are already quite familiar to consumers around the world. With his partners, Lemann runs the makers of Budweiser beer, the Whopper and soon even Heinz ketchup.<p>Lemann made international …

How To Land That Job When You Think You Can't

When candidates prepare for potential make-or-break interviews that could land them their dream job or a spot in their dream school, the checklist often reads like this: What do I wear? How do I differentiate myself from the other candidates? How should I react if the interviewers ask me a question …