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How I Got My Team To Fail More

Business-school literature has long stressed the importance of taking risks and encouraging rapid failure. In the real world of quarterly numbers, though, embracing failure mostly remains a throwaway line in CEO speeches.<p>At PBS Digital, we went beyond corporate lip service and demanded failure from …

Research: What CEOs Really Want from Coaching

<i>Two-thirds of CEOs don’t receive any outside advice on their leadership skills, and yet almost all would be receptive to suggestions from a coach. These stats are from a Stanford University/The Miles Group survey released this month, which asked 200 CEOs, board directors, and other senior</i> …


NSFW<p>Q: what do you get if you cross a Di-Tekan Soldier drone with a Sub-phase irrifractaloid?<p>A: I’m not sure, but whatever it is, hurry up and get your reproductive-spousal analogue into stasis!<p><i>This is a future joke from guest contributor Simon W. We apologise for any offence caused, now, or in the future.</i>



Cloud behavior expands habitable zone of alien planets

A new study that calculates the influence of cloud behavior on climate doubles the number of potentially habitable planets orbiting red dwarfs, the …