Ryan Dykstra

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If Your Potential Managers Don't Have These 7 Skills, Don't Promote Them

An alarming 82 percent of the time, companies promote the wrong person.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to a 2014 Gallup poll, companies, 82 percent of the time, appoint the wrong person to a management or leadership position. That's a staggering number.<p>And yet …

This Popular Female CEO's Leadership Style May End the Debate on Best Leadership Style | Inc.com

In 2007, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen was in deep trouble. Their profit was stagnant, and the company stock price had taken a nose dive to $13.00. The brand suffered, and franchise owners were butting heads with corporate. It was a big mess.<p>Enter current CEO Cheryl Bachelder.<p>From 2008 through 2015, …

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9 Things Every Start-up CEO Needs to Think About Immediately | Inc.com

My editor asked me for a list of things that startup entrepreneurs should address early lest they turn into problems as a company grows. Since scaling up is not my area of expertise, I asked Stanford professor Robert I. Sutton, co-author of Scaling Up Excellent: Getting to More Without Settling for …

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How to Respond to an Offensive Comment at Work

Your colleague says something that immediately makes you feel uncomfortable. He thinks he’s just being funny, but the comment is inappropriate — maybe even offensive, sexist, or racist. What should you say or do if you find yourself in this situation? Is there a way to draw attention to the comment …

Tadpoles flying across blue sky wins Royal Society Publishing photography competition

An underwater photo of tadpoles seemingly flying across a bright blue sky has won first place in the inaugural Royal Society Publishing photography …

Why Do We Have To Sleep?

This is why human perspective is essential in understanding big data

Before you start filling up your calendars with conferences to spark your business innovation and personal growth this year, add CXI 2018 conference …

“What, Me Worry?” Practices for Eliminating Fear and Worry

Long-time followers of my teaching, as well as readers of this website, know that our thoughts and emotions are vibrations of energy, and as such …

Bill Maher's Dangerous Critique of Islam

There's a constructive way for liberals to oppose illiberalism, and then there's the approach the comedian took.<p>Bill Maher, meet Arthur Schlesinger Jr.<p>Last Friday, the cranky comedian, aided by atheist author Sam Harris, enraged actor Ben Affleck by calling Islam, in Harris’s words, “the mother …

Concordia success boosts pride for shamed Italy

GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — The extraordinary righting of the Costa Concordia from its watery Tuscan graveyard has given Italy a boost of sorely needed pride, helping erase the shame many felt after an Italian captain took the cruise ship off course in an apparent stunt, crashed it and then …

Navy Yard Shooting Suspect Only Gunman in Rampage

Investigators believe Aaron Alexis, a former Navy reservist, was the lone gunman in the shooting spree at the Navy Yard in Washington D.C. earlier …

Why Do People Kill? And Other Revelations Of Human Nature

New light shed on US government's extraordinary rendition programme

A groundbreaking research project has mapped the US government's global kidnap and secret detention programme, shedding unprecedented light on one of …

Meet the Sole Employee of the U.S. Metric Program

The U.S. Metric Program may be the loneliest office in Washington. Located about 30 minutes from the White House, its headquarters is in the much …

Meteoroid impact triggers bright flash on the moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - An automated telescope monitoring the moon has captured images of an 88-pound (40 kg) rock slamming into the lunar surface, creating a bright flash of light, NASA scientists said on Friday.<p>Hundreds of meteoroid impacts on the moon, detected by NASA's lunar …

Crime at sea: The world's most pirate-infested waters

by Ted Kemp / Nov.02.2015 / 8:52 PM ET / Updated May.17.2013 / 9:16 PM ET<p>Breaking News Emails<p>Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.<p>SUBSCRIBE

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