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How Successful People Handle Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress.<p>Studies …

5 Negative Behaviors That Used To Waste My Time

When I look back on how I've dealt with difficult times in the past, I realize that I've spent a lot of wasted time on negative mindsets that haven't …

A Short History of Nearly Everything

• <b>Author:</b> Bill Bryson<p><b>One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.</b><br>In <i>A Walk in the Woods</i>, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trail<b>—</b>well, most of it. In <i>A Sunburned</i> …

Late at Tate Britain February 2014: Art meets film: Moving image – Film at Tate Britain | Tate

Left Right<p>This February, a group of young experimental film and moving image makers take over Late at Tate Britain, drawing inspiration from the new …

Lunchtime Meditation | Inner Space | Meditation, London

Sit back, relax and be guided through a mind and body relaxation and visualisation.<p>Leave with an increased sense of well-being, with a positive and …

Deborah Levy: 'If we don't read books by women, we're missing essential data'

<b>Born in apartheid South Africa in 1959 (her father was imprisoned for being a member of the ANC), Deborah Levy moved with her family to London in 1968. She started writing poems, plays and novels in the 1980s. Her 2011 novel,</b> <b>Swimming Home</b><b>, a dark fable about a famous poet on a family holiday in the</b> …

Women in the Workplace: A Research Roundup

We all expect to be judged on our merits at work—to be recognized for our accomplishments and our unique talents, insights, and efforts. But does that actually happen? A variety of recent research by business, psychology, and sociology scholars offers a window into women’s collective experiences in …

Prime Factors: Should Amazon Really Mess With The Best Loyalty Program In Retail?

Amazon has never been one to mind the contradictions. It’s a consumer e-commerce giant <i>and</i> a leader in cloud computing. The two don’t really have anything to do with one another, yet together they’ve made Amazon a smash hit on Wall Street. Similarly, Amazon Prime mashes together a Netflix-like video …

Billionaire Jewelry King Launches TaskWorld, A Management Tool All About Performance

Billionaire jewelry king Fred Mouawad has a different take on the world of task management. Most providers have some play on keeping a list or offer a schedule of reminders. But Mouawad, after hanging out at Stanford University to get in geek mode, has built something different. It’s called …

Majority of Women Entrepreneurs Optimistic about Business Success [Infographic]

The Cox Business Snapshot of Women Entrepreneur Survey was fielded among 624 U.S. women business owners and was conducted in October to coincide with …

Instead of blaming women we must find better ways to tackle diversity

Most current thinking about gender diversity seems to misdiagnose the problem and prescribe the wrong treatment. It unconsciously blames women for failing to get ahead – and ultimately serves to undermine them. Nurturing diversity is not about enabling women to fit in with the "way we do things …

Corporate Culture

Why are more women leading social businesses?

It looks like social enterprise must be doing something right to foster gender balance in its leadership and workforce. The social enterprise model continues to attract women in ever-greater numbers: 38% of social ventures are now led by women, while there are more than twice as many men than women …

More women in business makes for better business overall

Women hold up half the sky<br>Mao Zedong<p>Last month President Obama nominated Janet Yellen to become the next Federal Reserve Board Chair and direct the nation's monetary policy. The following weekend, Hillary Clinton made her first campaign stop in years in Northern Virginia to endorse Terry McAuliffe …

UC Berkeley

At Davos Investing in Women Emerges as a Business Strategy

When companies support women, write Melanne Verveer and Kim Azzarelli, their businesses and communities win.<p>Here in Davos, Switzerland, at the World …

For women, asking for raise is damned if you do and if you don’t

"You don't get if you don't ask" — or so we're often told. But when it comes to women and pay, researchers say it's too often, "If you ask, you'll pay."<p>The gender gap on income can start as soon as women enter the workforce, and get wider as workers age, and some believe one reason for that is that …

More women on boards, cheaper mergers

A new study finds that the more women there are in the boardroom, the less a company pays when it gobbles up another firm.<p>The forthcoming paper by researchers at the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business, which will be published in the Journal of Corporate Finance, reveals that …

Women MPs must man up. We need more battleaxes, fewer shrinking violets

As yet another female Tory MP announces she is to stand down, the soul-searching has begun about why women still find life in the Commons so unbearable. Laura Sandys says she is leaving politics because of "family demands". But the impression given is she is part of a growing exodus of recently …

What Do Women Want?

It’s a question constantly being asked.<p>They want equal pay. Supportive mentors. More opportunity to hold positions of power. Flexibility. An end to …

Shades of Grey

Leading by numbers - Business Strategy Review

Research into leadership is now a light industry. It's product, hard data on the soft stuff.<p>This was first published in Business Strategy Review Volume 24 Issue 2-2013. Subscribe today to receive your quarterly copy delivered to your home or work place. http://bit.ly/BSR-subscribe

Jesus Needs Reza Aslan, Author of 'Zealot'

Kirsten Powers talks to the writer about why Muslims rarely write about Christianity.<p>What is it about Reza Aslan that has unhinged so many people?<p>The …

Next iPhone tipped for September 10 unveiling

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>The summer might be winding down, but iPhone (s aapl) news continues to heat up. According to a report from AllThingsD, Apple …

Smart tech: how IBM made itself more attractive to women

Sixty years ago, IBM's president, Thomas J Watson, issued a memo that he called policy letter #4. In it, he set out the company's beliefs, including …

Three steps to creating your personal brand – and why it matters

In her Facebook photo she is smiling warmly, her arms around children. Her LinkedIn profile is focused and well written. Justified or not, I see …

Women in Leadership

April 2018<p>July 2017<p>May 2017<p>April 2017<p>February 2017<p>January 2017<p>November 2016<p>October 2016<p>August 2016<p>June 2016<p>There are more people fighting for gender …

Gender Equality

The government is failing young women on career advice

Earlier this month, the Women's Business Council published its report, 'Maximising women's contribution to future economic growth'. It is right to …

Reverse Innovation in Tech Startups: The Story of Capillary Technologies

At its core, reverse innovation describes solutions adopted first in poorer, emerging nations that subsequently—and disruptively—find a market in richer, developed nations. But can reverse innovation be relevant in the world of high-technology? The very definition of “high-technology” hints at …

Biz Ladies: How Nice is Too Nice

Today’s Biz Ladies post comes to us from Kim Kuhteubl, an award-winning producer, writer and visibility strategist. She works with interior …