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Google Spent Years Studying Successful Teams. Here's the 1 Thing That Mattered Most

If you trust someone is looking after your best interests, you will do almost anything that person asks.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>A few years ago, a research team at Google set out on a quest to figure out what …

Successful bosses run their most effective meetings exactly like this

Once upon a time, I worked for a woman who was known as a star meeting facilitator. CEOs would call left and right, asking her to organize strategy …

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

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Enjoy bananas and nuts but DON'T eat dark chocolate: The foods you should eat for a good night's sleep - and the snacks to avoid at all costs

Everyone loves an after dinner snack, but there are a number of popular treats that are significantly impacting the quality of your sleep.<p>Australian …

Chris Froome: Team Sky's unprecedented release of data reveals how British rider won Giro d'Italia

Team Sky have taken the unprecedented step of releasing a cache of data to BBC Sport detailing Chris Froome's diet, power output and heart-rate from the Briton's victory in May's Giro d'Italia.

15 Mezcal Cocktail Recipes to Enjoy Mexico's Smoky Spirit

I'll be honest: My agave spirit of choice is tequila. But you can only drink so many margaritas, and sometimes I want to mix things up. When tequila feels a little bland I turn to mezcal, tequila's smoky cousin. Mezcal is hot right now, but its peaty flavor can be a little intimidating to the …

LinkedIn's Analysis of 7 Million Job Changes Revealed 3 Themes Every Company Should Care About

Candidate behavior is becoming harder to predict. These insights will help.<p>There's a good chance that your LinkedIn notification feed has a few of these in it, "Congratulate Jane Doe for starting a new position as..." In fact, according to LinkedIn data, job-hopping has nearly doubled in the past …

Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates

You're reading Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

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Zwift rival Road Grand Tours is free and open to everyone

Back in May we reported on Road Grand Tours, a cycling simulator that promised to take on market leader Zwift with realistic graphics and an …

Recruiters Will Ignore Your LinkedIn Profile If It's Missing These 2 Things

Invest the time to stand out early on and success will follow.<p>If I delivered a commencement speech to 2018 college graduates, I'd tell them that nobody will ever care as much about their career as they do.<p>They'll always need to do a little public relations for themselves--and they should probably …

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Your Strategic Plans Probably Aren’t Strategic, or Even Plans

It happens all the time: A group of managers get together at a resort for two days to hammer out a “strategic plan.” Done and dusted, they all head home. But <i>have</i> they produced a plan with a strategy?<p>At the start of my public seminars on strategic planning I ask attendees, who rank from board …

When 26.2 miles just isn't enough – the phenomenal rise of the ultramarathon

They are an almost-impossible test of the human body and spirit, yet the number of ultramarathons has increased 1,000% over the last decade. Adharanand Finn asks what’s behind this rapid increase – and whether racing 100 miles or more is actually good for you<p>A while ago, I was standing at the …

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This 1 LinkedIn Summary Mistake Makes Hiring Managers Stop Reading Your Profile

This section on your LinkedIn profile is where most recruiters decide not to contact you.<p>It's very easy to make mistakes on your LinkedIn profile. These days, you need to consider how each section of your profile is being perceived. The photo, headline, summary, and work history sections must all …

How To Sell Yourself For A Job When You’re Overqualified

Sometimes being too experienced can work against you. Here’s what you can do to prevent that from happening.<p>When it comes to job searching, we often hear how difficult it can be for recent graduates, who are somehow expected to have years of experience straight out of school, to even be considered …

Why Your LinkedIn Profile Could Be Killing Your Professional Chances of Success

You may have set your LinkedIn profile up years ago and then promptly forgotten about it.<p>If so, you're putting your personal brand at potential risk, given how high up your LinkedIn profile typically ranks on Google searches and other online queries.<p>(Just for fun, Google your own name right now and …

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The Sweaty Esports Are Coming

What could be more exciting than watching a line of cyclists spinning madly on stationary bikes, sweating profusely, faces grimacing, eyes transfixed …

Train to Run Faster As You Age

If you’re like most of us, you may be over the hill before you even realize there was a hill to go over in the first place.<p>The book “Running Science: …

The 10 Best TRX Moves for Runners

If you’re not using these straps to improve your running performance, you should be.<p>To get better, most runners—well, run. But the best runners know that improving speed and endurance isn’t just about logging more miles; it also requires time in the gym. And one of the best ways to build the …

The Number-One Sign Your Core Workouts Aren't Working

By now, you should be aware how important a strong core is to cycling. It's the foundation from which all movement—including your pedal stroke—stems. But even when you dedicate yourself to working out your core with exercises like toe touches and Russian twists, you might not be getting all the …

VeloNews awards 2017: Best gear of the year

<i>Editor’s note: To close out 2017, we named our 30th annual VeloNews awards in the November/December issue of</i> VeloNews magazine<i>.</i>Road bike of the year: …

Sydney’s top speciality drinking spots

It’s hard to know where to start in a city that sparkles with entertainment options after dark. There’s no shortage of clubs, pubs, big bars and, these days, small bars in Sydney. But if you’re looking for something a little niche, here is our pick of the best. All are conveniently located in the …

26 Sydney Walks That Will Take Your Breath Away

Perfect for days when fresh air sounds more appealing than Netflix.

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These Are the Cover Letter Mistakes That Keep You From Getting an Interview

We’ve all had the experience of applying for a job online—you submit your resume and cover letter into the dark abyss of some online hiring portal …

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Zwift: The Deeper Dive

Zwift is not hard to join; not hard to commence; but it'll take you a good while to plumb its depths. Let's plumb its (shallow) depths.

Bucket List Adventures: 4 Epic Trails for Hiking in Australia and New Zealand

Let’s be honest: No one <i>needs</i> another reason to visit Australia or New Zealand. The two destinations are home to the most surreal and jaw-dropping …

How Peter Sagan’s coach helped to unlock the world champion’s amazing talent

<b>How do you improve a talent as formidable and all-conquering as Peter Sagan? Nick Busca asks the Slovak sensation’s coach, Patxi Vila</b><p>Patxi Vila …

34 Words You Can Use in Your Resume to Highlight Your Leadership Skills

Let your resume speak for you.<p>One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're …

The Serious Eats Guide to Vinegar

<i>Editor's Note: We're very excited to welcome writer, photographer, and cook Michael Harlan Turkell back to the virtual pages of Serious Eats. Michael recently traveled far and wide while doing the research for his awesome vinegar-focused cookbook,</i> Acid Trip<i>. You can order the book here.</i><p>When you …

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