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It can be hard for a new boss to earn respect — but experts say there are psychological tricks to speed things up

Art Markman knows how Day One as a new boss typically goes.<p>Unless you have a track record of major accomplishments that speak for themselves — and sometimes even then — "everyone is standing there waiting to see what you're going to do," said Markman, a professor of psychology at the University of …

University of California

Editors' Picks: The Best New Chronographs Under $10,000

This isn't exactly breaking news, but chronographs have become more and more popular with each passing year. Depending on which retailer you ask, you …

Travel time: the best second time zone watches

The story goes that in the early days of jet-powered air travel, pilots battling disrupted sleep patterns turned to the watch industry and asked for …

A Guide to Watch Case Shapes and Designs

That the case is a vital component of a watch sounds…pretty obvious, given that it protects the movement inside, but it’s also important from a <i>design</i> …

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.<p>But before you can land a corporate role with the online retail behemoth, you have to tick three particular boxes in the minds of the hiring managers and executives vetting you.<p>At least, that's the process CEO Jeff Bezos recommended to his team 20 …

Jeff Bezos

A Stanford researcher’s 15-minute study hack lifts B+ students into the As

Policy makers, tech executives, teachers, and parents are forever trying to find new ways to improve kids’ performance at school. Schools design and redesign curricula, teachers embrace and reject new learning technologies, and parents plot ways to get their kids to study more.<p>One novel solution …

The Difference Between A $500 & $5,000 Watch, Explained By An Expert

There are two kinds of men in this world: those who believe it's their God-given right to own a luxury timepiece, and those who believe the only way …

5 tips to nail your LinkedIn profile like a boss

LinkedIn has been around for a loooong time — since 2002, that is. Facebook was still a mere fantasy of Harvard underclassman Mark Zuckerberg, and …

12 No-Equipment Exercises Top Trainers Swear By

If you've ever skipped out on your workout because you were a) short on time, b) in a cramped space, or c) lacking your usual dumbbells or resistance …

Workouts

These are the top 10 travel destinations on earth, according to 100,000 young people

Millennials would rather spend money on travel than buy a house, and this summer, they're traveling more than any age group. They're also spending …

6 Rules for Matching Your Watch With Your Clothes | The Art of Manliness

Imagine a man in a tuxedo at a black tie event.<p>He has poise, style, and a posture that grabs everyone’s attention.<p>He casually lifts his hand to check …

Men's Fashion

4 Side Hustles That Pack A Career Punch

Many of us have held a second job at some point in our careers. While you may think that working a side hustle signals you’re having a hard time making ends meet, I believe just the opposite: the gig on the side can be the place to meet all kinds of positive ends, especially when you’re young and …

Time zone: this week in watches

Montblanc’s racy little numbers<p>If you made it to Goodwood for the Festival of Speed over the weekend, you will have clocked that these days official …

Omega’s Speedy Tuesday Proves Power of Flash Sales

By<p>Updated July 14, 2018 10:12 a.m. ET<p>In less than two hours on Tuesday, Omega sold more than USD$14 million worth of watches during its second Speedy …

Found: Three Bold Chronographs You Can Get For Under $2,000

If you want a decent mechanical chronograph today, be prepared to pay handsomely. Even the most affordable ones, usually running a Valjoux 7750 …

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Do you get to the end of the day and feel that you’ve met your most pressing deadlines but haven’t accomplished anything that’s fundamentally important? You’re hardly alone. In a series of studies recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research, people typically chose to complete tasks that …

This Is One of the Most Accurate Watches In the World and You Probably never Heard of It

<i>Welcome to “Watches You Should Know,” a new bi-weekly (the once-every-two-weeks kind) column highlighting little-known watches new and old that have</i> …

These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future

Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college.<p>Chances are your job description has changed over the past five years. Or maybe your role didn’t even exist a short time ago. The workplace of today and the future looks quite different …

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Immune System

What is a cloud architect? A vital role for success in the cloud

What is a cloud architect?Cloud architects are responsible for managing the cloud computing architecture in an organization, especially as cloud …

Best films of 2018 so far

All the Money in the World<p>Raucous thriller about the real-life 1973 kidnapping of J Paul Getty’s grandson, and the billionaire’s subsequent refusal to pay the ransom – a film that became notorious in its own right after reshooting scenes featuring disgraced actor Kevin Spacey.<p><b>What we said:</b> With the …

Comic Books

Can TOGAF and Agile really go together?

On the fact of it, everything about TOGAF seems to be in direct opposition to the agile and lean worldview. It is extremely detailed with numerous …

Science Says This is the Best Way to Persuade Someone Who's Wrong (Jeff Bezos Will Hate It)

It's frustrating when a friend or colleague is plainly mistaken. Is this method worth trying?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>In today's America, we tend to feel gray areas are a touch passé.<p>You're either right or you're wrong. …

Five Sweat-Free Watch Straps for the Summer

Hot under the cuff? Swap your leather for one of these.<p>When James Bond’s agenda for the day includes swimming into a Latin American drug compound …

These Are the 14 Watches Our Staff Can’t Live Without

It’s funny: for the longest time, I’ve never really noticed an explicit love for watches amongst my colleagues, at least not until recently. I’d like …

Watches

5 Must-See Aviation Documentaries on Netflix or Amazon

Have a rainy day on your hands and nothing to watch on TV? Below are five favorite aviation documentaries that will take you behind the scenes of …

Documentaries

Billionaire Ray Dalio says these 3 books have 'had the biggest impact' on his life

Billionaire hedge fund magnate Ray Dalio has been fascinated with finance since he was 12, when he bought his first stock.<p>He graduated from Harvard …

How to win the biggest battle of all

“The toughest battle you’ll ever fight in your life is the battle within yourself.” — Anonymous<p>Within each day, each moment of life, each challenge, …

Body Talk: How to Master Nonverbal Communication

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanThere’s a magic key to getting what you want and what you need in life. No, this …

How This Company's Profits Skyrocketed by Removing 1 Thing From Its Website

Here's a hint: every company has it.<p>If you run a business that thrives off customers reaching out to you over the phone, the natural instinct is to do whatever you can to increase the amount of incoming calls. You want to get your contact info out there so you can reel in as many clients as …