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Google Spent a Decade Researching What Makes a Great Boss. They Came Up With These 10 Things

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

Emotional Intelligence

Ex-Trump staffer: Let me break nondisclosure agreement for harassment suit

A former Trump campaign staffer who’s suing the campaign for harassment said in court Tuesday she should be released from a nondisclosure agreement …

Non Disclosure Agreement

Trump’s Crisis of Legitimacy

The president understands the stakes of the Russia story more clearly than most of his followers.<p>Nothing matters—until something matters. Helsinki is that something, and it will not stop mattering soon.<p>There’s a reason we have two different words for <i>legality</i> and <i>legitimacy</i>. Each new wave of …

Donald Trump

'I don't like the uncertainty:' Wisconsin voters split after Trump-Putin summit

<b>(CNN) —</b> She voted for Donald Trump but now says she regrets it. He didn't vote for Trump but gives him credit for the economy. Another voter thinks Trump is doing a great job.<p>CNN traveled to a pivotal swing state to gauge what voters there had to say about President Donald Trump's time in office, …

Donald Trump

Republicans have decided to follow Trump off a cliff of treachery | Peter Daou

The treasonous and unpatriotic behavior of the Republican party is an ugly stain on the US and a dangerous realignment of the world order<p>Trump has been given free rein to trash the FBI and US intelligence agencies while staunchly defending a dictator who ordered a brazen assault on America’s free …

Donald Trump

It’s Official: The Brexit Campaign Cheated Its Way to Victory

Britain’s election watchdog has fined Boris Johnson’s Vote Leave group and reported it to the police—but will it make any difference?<p>The official …

Brexit

Voting-Machine Vendor Put Remote-Access Software on Systems Sold to U.S.

The nation’s top voting-machine maker has admitted installing remote-access software on election-management systems that it sold over a period of six …

Security

Trump Is Fighting the Entire Republican Party to Defend Putin

Vladimir Putin has cultivated a mix of overt and covert influence with a wide array of right-wing politicians throughout the West. In some respects, …

Donald Trump

Majority of Americans think Trump mishandling Russia: Reuters/Ipsos poll

(Reuters) - More than half of Americans disapprove of the way U.S. President Donald Trump is handling relations with Russia, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted after his controversial summit and joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>However, Trump's performance at the …

Russia

Special counsel Robert Mueller asks for immunity for five witnesses in Paul Manafort trial

Special counsel Robert Mueller is asking a judge to grant immunity from prosecution for five potential witnesses whose testimony Mueller wants to …

Donald Trump

A New Reason for Trump to Release His Tax Returns: Helsinki

In case you've forgotten about them, President Donald Trump's personal income tax returns still matter. So do the Trump Organization's business relationships and finances. If you ever doubted either of those things, consider the president's meeting in Helsinki on Monday with Russian President …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Is ‘Sad, Embarrassing Wreck Of A Man,’ George Will Writes, And Twitter Can’t Get Enough

Pulitzer-Prize-winning conservative columnist pens scathing op-ed after Trump's widely condemned meeting with Russian strongman Vladimir Putin, and …

Donald Trump

Poll: Corruption message gaining traction against GOP

The Trump administration's scandals threaten to take a toll on Republicans in battleground districts this fall, according to new polling suggesting “culture of corruption” messaging is gaining traction.<p>Fifty-four percent of voters across 48 Republican-held congressional districts said Republicans …

Republicans

Trump keeps saying his father was born in Germany – he wasn't

Like any wise leader, Donald Trump knows bad news should always be followed with a compliment.<p>So perhaps that was why, in a recent interview in which he threatened to impose tariffs on European countries that did business with Iran and said the EU was “possibly as bad as China, just smaller”, the …

Donald Trump

FBI informant Marcy Wheeler: 'Mueller is sitting on a lot'

Marcy Wheeler’s story about her agonizing decision to unmask a source and talk to the FBI has been told both here at Daily Kos and at mainstream …

Donald Trump

How Trump’s Disastrous Putin Press Conference Is Playing on Fox News

On Monday, Donald Trump learned the hard way that openly conspiring with an adversary on live television is not a good look for the president of the …

Donald Trump

Government shuts down website for doctors searching for treatment guidelines

<b>(CNN) —</b> After Monday, the website for the National Guideline Clearinghouse, which provides access to guidelines for practicing medicine, will no longer be available to its users -- mostly doctors -- due to a lack of funding, according to an announcement posted on the site in April.<p>No stranger to …

Health Care

The wink, the slouch -- the non-verbal cues at the summit

HELSINKI (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and his trademark macho posture converged with President Donald Trump and his classic power stance as the leaders met on the world stage in Finland.<p>Seated in Helsinki's ornate Gothic Hall, Putin appeared to slouch in his chair and looked off to the …

Donald Trump

When a DNA Test Shatters Your Identity

“Each person comes into our group thinking they are a freak.”<p>It was AncestryDNA’s customer-service rep who had to break the news to Catherine St Clair.<p>For her part, St Clair thought she was inquiring about a technical glitch. Her brother—the brother who along with three other siblings had gifted …

Genealogy

‘Morally repugnant’: Homeland Security advisory council members resign over immigration policies

Four members of a Homeland Security advisory council have resigned in protest over the Trump administration's immigration policies, citing the “morally repugnant” practice of separating immigrant families at the border.<p>Richard Danzig, former secretary of the Navy in the Clinton administration, and …

Immigration

Creating God

Let's take a moment to go back in time.<p>For most of human history, we lived in small groups of about 50 people. Everyone knew everybody. If you told a lie, stole someone's dinner, or failed to defend the group against its enemies, there was no way to disappear into the crowd. Everyone knew you, and …

Muslim Women

Vladimir Putin Set a Trap for Robert Mueller in His Press Conference with Donald Trump

Reporters in Moscow usually hear the same brush-off a few times a week: <i>Send us your request in writing, and we’ll deal with it as we see fit</i>. But …

Donald Trump

Now We All Know What Putin Has on Trump

After a summit that left most Americans stunned—but maybe not surprised—the truth is​ now​ obvious: Trump is doing Putin’s bidding. And the reasons why are clear. GQ’s Julia Ioffe on Putin’s monumental win and the lasting result of Trump’s Helsinki debacle​.​ The kompromat is out of the bag.<p><b>It's</b> …

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This Guy Lost 130 Pounds in a Year. Here's How He Did It.

He literally took it one step at a time.<p>Ty Storey claims he’s just an average guy. But over the course of a single year, he did something very few people are able to do: He lost — and has kept off — an astonishing 130 pounds.<p>Storey told <i>MensHealth</i>.com that as a kid, he was always active and played …

Fitness

These 25 Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Will Blow Your Mind

Science fiction has the power to transport us to other dimensions, expand the boundaries of our imaginations, and teach us very important lessons about being leaders and adapting to change. Once you've read through all the best sci-fi classics, you might be ready to cozy up on the couch with a …

Movies

‘Pathetic Rout,’ ‘Tragic Mistake’ and ‘Painful’ — John McCain Holds Little Back in Describing Helsinki

Senate Armed Services chairman lets loose blistering critique of Trump and Putin meeting<p>Of all the critical statements issued about Monday’s Helsinki …

Donald Trump

New iPhone Leak Confirms Apple's Massive Upgrade

Last year’s release of the iPhone X saw Tim Cook and his team upgrade the iPhone’s hardware and software platform with FaceID. Supply chain sources are backing up information that suggests Apple will increase the availability of FaceID and upgrade the entire 2018 portfolio of devices. That’s a …

Mobile Technology

Want to Keep Your Best Employees From Quitting? Stop Doing the 7 Things the Worst Bosses Often Do

These toxic management behaviors can disengage employees and tear down organizations.<p>In my research examining the leadership literature for nearly 20 years, I've ascertained that leadership in its purest and most unadulterated form comes down to one overarching theme: serving the needs of people so …

Employment

GOP to the world: What would you like us to do?

By JAKE SHERMAN (sherman@politico.com; @JakeSherman), ANNA PALMER (anna@politico.com; @apalmerdc) and DANIEL LIPPMAN (daniel@politico.com; @dlippman)<p>Driving the Day<p><b>REPUBLICANS TO THE WORLD: WHAT DO YOU WANT US TO DO?</b> There was a general consensus in the Capitol yesterday: <b>PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP</b> …

Foreign Policy

Why 96 million plastic ‘shade balls’ dumped into the LA Reservoir may not save water

In 2015, the world watched as a video of 96 million “shade balls” getting dumped into the Los Angeles Reservoir went viral. The purpose of the balls: …

Los Angeles