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7 Ways You Can Increase Your Mental Energy Right Now | Inc.com

Everyone needs a little influx of neurons once in a while. The problem for some of us in the office is that we tend to repeat the same patterns each day--browsing to the same sites, using the same email app, and heading to the same break room during lunch. To stimulate your brain and increase your …

Striking the Balance: Waterfall and Agile - Part I

Agile initially started with small to medium teams of people working on relatively small applications due to tight coordination and shared tacit …

Striking the Balance: Waterfall and Agile - Part 2

In part 1 of this blog series, we discussed on how business and application related considerations affect selection of SDLC methodology <br>Part I: …

Striking the Balance: Waterfall and Agile - Part 3

In part 1 of this blog series, we discussed on how business and application related considerations affect selection of SDLC methodology …

5 Things Likely to Disrupt Your Project Plan | The Fast Track

So you’re ready to launch a carefully scheduled project plan. You’ve planned backwards and mapped out each stage of the work and who will be …

7 Ways You're Annoying Your Manager Without Realizing It | The Fast Track

<b>Everyone gets annoyed by coworkers at times, whether it’s rolling your eyes at the guy who chronically monopolizes meetings or being driven to</b> …

10 tips for surviving your new leadership role

You've worked hard to ascend the career ladder so you could reach a leadership position. Congratulations! You made it. Now what?<p>Being dropped into a …

Project Management

Master Project Complexity: Project Management and Zen

Today’s projects become increasingly complex and a test of our leadership. What do you recommend to master this increasing complexity and to show …

How the Pareto Principle Can Help You Manage Projects More Effectively - Project Management Hut

How the Pareto Principle Can Help You Manage Projects More Effectively<br>By Michelle Symonds<p>Work less but do more is what the Pareto Principle is all …

How to Recruit an IT Project Manager

Many job roles have claimed the title <i>project manager</i>, but in reality, are a far cry from the traditional role with overall responsibility for the …

Project Management

Revealing The New Realities Of Employee Engagement

<i>The following is a guest piece by Mark Royal.</i><p>Leaders already know that keeping their teams motivated, engaged and driven to succeed is a demanding …

Employee Engagement

It’s Your Job to Tell the Hard Truths

Rashid,* the CEO of a high-tech company and a client of mine for nearly a decade, called to tell me we had a major issue with some of the newer members of his leadership team.<p>What comes to mind when you think of what might constitute a “major issue” with some senior leaders? Maybe they’re in a …

Project Management | The 5 New Rules of Face-To-Face Communication

Ever had this internal conversation: Why meet when you can call? Why call when you can email? Why email when you can text? Why text when you can …

Project Management

9 Things the Smartest Leaders Do

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

The Key to Change Is Middle Management

At the inaugural meeting of a change transformation effort under way at a hospital in San Jose, California, nurse Michelle delaCalle faced a room full of people who were discouraged by the organization’s earlier attempts at change. She stood and shared a story of her own about how making people …

How To Discover Your Individual Communication Style

The secret to bringing out the best in yourself and others is in recognizing communication strength and learning styles.<p>We all have our own communication style, and most of us have strength in more than one area.<p>Knowing how your strengths–and challenges–stack up gives you insight and an awareness …

4 Blunders That Can Damage Your Executive Presence

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my work coaching Fortune 500 leaders, I’ve seen a fair share of perfectly smart and capable professionals who are at risk of derailing otherwise promising careers. It's usually for a lack of mastering core communications skills that …

10 Ways to Take Charge of Your Own Leadership Development

<i>This post was recently published at Smartblog on Leadership.</i><p>When I first started in the field of leadership development (when gas was 89 cents a …

VAN DAMME attaché au projet du remake de KICKBOXER

<b>VAN DAMME IS BACK!!!</b><p>Après avoir été écarté du projet de remake du film de <b>Mark DiSalle</b> et <b>David Worth</b>, où il était la star en 1989, dans un premier …

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We come from the future.

Ad-blocking tool Ghostery suffered from a pretty impressive, self-inflicted screwup Friday when the privacy-minded company accidentally CCed hundreds …

2013: Year in Review

Inside Flipboard / December 20, 2013<p>With 2013 about to be inscribed in the history books, we’ve curated several collections to commemorate what went …

The Week in Review: Flip to the Year Ahead

Inside Flipboard / December 27, 2013<p>In Japan, where I was born and raised, New Year’s is the most important holiday. Planning your resolutions …

How To Save Money at Starbucks

Yesterday I was behind three people at Starbucks. The first ordered a grande decaf soy Americano with extra foam. It cost $8.75. The next ordered a vente 130-degree decaf triple five-pump vanilla non-fat caramel macchiato. It cost $14.15.<p>"Tall drip," said the third person.<p>"With room?" the cashier …

The Infrared Landscapes

David Keochkerian is a french amateurish photographer. Based in the Somme, he seeks to capture the ephemeral beauty but also to associate different …

Portraits Emerge from an Incredible Collage of Objects

New York-based artist Michael Mapes continues to expand his portfolio of meticulously assembled artworks made of thousands of collected specimens. Each piece in the artist's newest and laboriously executed collection consists of countless materials that have each been pinned to a board to form a …

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These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time

U.S. playwright Rita Mae Brown said: "Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going."<p>That quote comes to mind looking at these fascinating European etymology maps of various commons words posted by reddit user sp07, which provide a kind of …

3D Printing a Star Cluster: How the Blind Can Feel Hubble Space Pictures

Scientists at the Space Telescope Science Institute devised a clever way for the blind to experience the wonder of the cosmos: 3D printing images from the Hubble Space Telescope.<p><b>This iconic image of star cluster NGC 609</b> depicts several bright, newborn stars wrapped in a resplendent bubble of gas …

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