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CEOs Face Off Against Trump (or Not)

Americans have become accustomed to chief executives offering their views on political issues, but rarely do they witness the scenes that played out last weekend. Within hours of President Trump ordering a 90-day halt on travel to the United States from seven predominantly Muslim countries, CEOs — …

Hit Your Irons A Full Club Longer

If you have trouble making solid contact with your irons and frequently leave your approach shots short and right, your release may be the problem. …

Golf

New Year, New Game: Groove Your Downswing for Longer Drives

<b>The New Year is nearly upon us, so it’s time to start thinking about golf for 2017. We’ve assembled some basic tips to serve as a New Year’s</b> …

Golf

Want to Be a Better Dad in 2017? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

Many dads will set out to be better fathers in 2017 than they were in 2016. However, sometimes the parenting resources for dads are lacking, and they're left guessing as to how to improve.<p>All the studies show that the influence fathers have in the lives of their children is far greater than what …

Parenting

The Definitive Management Ideas of the Year from Harvard Business Review (with bonus article "What Is Disruptive Innovation?")

Publication Date: <b>November 01, 2016</b><p>A year's worth of management wisdom, all in one place. We've reviewed the ideas, insights, and best practices from the past year of Harvard Business Review to keep you up-to-date on the most cutting-edge, influential thinking driving business today. With authors …

Lessons in Leadership: The Best (and Worst) Business Stories of 2016 | Inc.com

As the year draws to a close, I thought it'd be great to take a look back at the good, the bad, and the ugly from some of the stories that resonated most with readers this year.<p>So, here they are: 7 leadership lessons taken from the top business stories of 2016:<p>1. Real leaders build up, rather than …

Leadership

Three Quick Swing Cures for Whatever Ails Your Golf Game

It doesn't take a brain surgeon to know that splitting fairways, draining putts and knocking chips close will lead to some seriously low scores. …

Golf

How a Hanger Can Turn Your Flubbed Shots Into Tap-Ins

You rarely get up and down greenside, so your buddies take you to the cleaners in your weekly Nassau. Well, it so happens that going to the cleaners …

Golf

6 Ways to Screen Job Candidates for Strategic Thinking

Every organization needs strategic thinkers. In a 2013 Management Research Group survey, when executives were asked to select the leadership behaviors that were most critical to their organization’s future success, 97% of the time they chose being strategic.<p>This is because people who are able to …

Good Bosses Switch Between Two Leadership Styles

Think back to the last team project you participated in at work. How did the person running the project lead the group? Did they lead by presenting a plan and using their authority to insist that others follow along? Or did the person instead lead by explaining why a particular course of action …

How to Write a Simple Macro in Microsoft Excel

This wikiHow teaches how to create simple macros for Excel spreadsheets.<p>10 Second Summary<p>1. Enable macros.<br>2. Click the <b>Developer</b> tab.<br>3. Click <b>Record</b> …

Analytics

Facebook Still Has a Fake News Problem

If you spend any time on Facebook then you’ve probably seen them, either in your main news feed or in the “trending topics” section—clearly fake news …

Not Everyone Agrees On the Future of Uber Drivers When Self-Driving Cars Arrive

As Uber continues to push forward with its plans to develop self-driving cars, what about its millions of drivers?<p>Whether they should be worried or …

Sarah Silverman And Bill Maher Explain Why Johnson Is A Terrible Candidate

Sarah Silverman and Bill Maher explain why “Bernie bros” shouldn’t support Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson<p>In the wake of the Democratic primary in …

What we Learned at Mind the Product 2016

<b>We came, we watched, we listened. And we tweeted – within half an hour of the start of Friday’s conference, #mtpcon was trending in London. But what</b> …

Product Management

Stop hitting that weak fade into the pond down the right side

Re-route your swing to start hitting draws<p>If you don't think slices are still a problem even with the latest in driver technology, take a look in the bags on the carts at your favorite course tomorrow.<p>More than two-thirds of the adjustable drivers you see will be clicked over to draw bias--to help …

Golf

The Value Driven Product Roadmap – A New Approach

<b>TLDR:</b> In this post, I suggest a different approach to the popular feature driven roadmap by introducing the value driven roadmap concept.<p>Stop …

Product Management

Facebook fires trending team, and algorithm without humans goes crazy

Just months after the discovery that Facebook’s “trending” news module was curated and tweaked by human beings, the company has eliminated its editors and left the algorithm to do its job. The results, so far, are a disaster.<p>Facebook announced late Friday that it had eliminated jobs in its trending …

Social Media

Here's A Great Way to Measure Employee Happiness

What do you do when you or your staff gets to the point of exhaustion? It happens in the best of companies. Here is a radical way to keep the happiness quotient high and get the bonus of creative ideas at the same time.<p>Bart Lorang, the CEO and CO-Founder @Full Contact, was sitting atop a camel …

Why CMOs Have to Use Customer Lifetime Value (E-commerce)

Customer lifetime value is the "optimization metric" in E-commerce that let CMOs allocate their efforts and adjust their budget toward the most …

A last-place fantasy football owner was forced to make 'Wrecking Ball' video. The result is amazing.

Fantasy football season is upon us, and if you’re lucky enough, your league doesn’t have a last-place penalty.<p>Dan Stewart wasn’t lucky. According to the opening of the video below, the last place finisher in his league “must recreate a music video of the overall winner’s choice.” So he was forced …

Fantasy Football

Mark Zuckerberg: The way people start companies in Silicon Valley 'feels really backwards to me'

"So I always think that this is kind of a perverse thing about Silicon Valley in a way, which is that people decide often that they want to start a company before they even decide what they want to do, and that just feels really backwards to me," Zuckerberg said in an interview with Y Combinator …

Fantasy Football draft guide for finding receiver value

Let’s continue our positional analysis for fantasy football drafts by looking this week at wide receivers. Don’t forget to check out my zeroRB …

One year later, Alphabet is a tale of two Googles

The highlights and lowlights from a year of the weirdest corporate structure ever invented.<p>Happy birthday, Alphabet. You’re one year old, and no less confounding to the outside world.<p>Today marks the one year anniversary of the day Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin picked a new name and …

Playing The Long Game Inside Tim Cook's Apple

iPhone sales have slumped, stock is down, and pundits insist Apple is a tech laggard. But the company may be stronger than ever.<p>Eddy Cue doesn’t look like a man in the midst of his toughest year in decades. Sporting an untucked apricot camp shirt and blue jeans over camouflage socks and a pair of …

Private Lessons: A Quick Fix For Long and Straight Drives

Here's a quick fix for all of you straight-ball hitters out there to gain a little more distance with your drivers.<p><b>PROFILE</b><p>Straight Hitter: You keep …

Golf

Why Walmart would want to buy Jet

Walmart is apparently in talks to acquire online retailer Jet, according to a report today from the Wall Street Journal. If true, the move shouldn’t come as a surprise. Walmart has been experimenting with ways to grow its e-commerce business as of late, and CEO Doug McMillion has repeatedly said …

Here's What Really Happened When Facebook Set Out to Destroy Google

Chaos Monkeys author Antonio Garcia Martinez recounts his experiences as product manager at Facebook, exposing the inner workings of Silicon Valley companies.<p><i>In his book,</i> Chaos Monkeys <i>(HarperCollins, 2016), author Antonio Garcia Martinez seeks to paint an authentic portrait of what it's like to</i> …

Watch a full-blown fist fight break out on a Colorado golf course

What's the worst you've seen when someone hits a ball into the group in front? Some yelling? Maybe someone stepping on the ball? Possibly someone hitting the ball back at the group?<p>OK, now you're just thinking of that scene from <i>Sideways</i>:<p>But seriously, this serious breach of golf etiquette can cause …

Golf