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How to spot a liar at work

Most workplace lies are discovered after the fact — after you’ve signed the faulty contract, hired the wrong person, or agreed to work on that …

The Science Behind Why Awkward Silence Works

Here's the science behind why awkward silence works, how much of it is really needed, and how to use it effectively.<p>Silence.<p>It isn't just about emotional intelligence and knowing when to just stop talking so that you don't damage relationships with your co-workers, as I've written about before.<p>This …

C-suite Leadership

Tiger Woods’s Not-So-Secret Weapon

When did you first believe Tiger Woods was “back”? His opening round at the Hero World Challenge in November, his first competitive round of golf …

Golf

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Leadership

Chevron's CEO Just Wrote an Extraordinary LinkedIn Message That Is a Master Class in Leadership

John Watson, who is retiring next month, reflects back on his 37-year journey at Chevron.<p>After 37 years working at Chevron, CEO and Chairman John Watson, who took over the helm in 2010, is hanging up his cleats and headed for retirement.<p>In a moment of transparency while reflecting back on his …

Leadership

How Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, and Richard Branson Run Efficient Meetings

Insight from the best business brains to make your meetings more productive.<p>Trying to run a business is all consuming. Time gets sucked up by so many different things: staff, suppliers, finance, production -- the list goes on. But, above all, meetings seem to take up so much precious time and yet …

Jeff Bezos

27-year-old dying woman's heartbreaking letter goes viral

A heartbreaking letter written by a dying young woman is going viral after she passed away last week.<p>On the 4th of January, Holly Butcher lost her battle with Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare form of cancer that affects mostly young people. She was just 27 years old.<p>Before she died, the Australian penned a …

The 10 best golf instruction stories of 2017

We publish a lot of golf instruction content with the hopes that you'll find something—a thought, a drill, a tip—that resonates with your game and helps you improve. Since it's the very end of the year, we decided to go through all of the instruction pieces we published in 2017 to find the 10 …

Smart Home Gift Guide

Dip your toes into the smart home life with Team Thrifter's selection of smart home gifts for beginners. Easing into a smart home is fun, especially …

Justin Rose: Pull Off Any Shot

You're not always going to have a clear shot into the green. It's just a reality of golf. I miss fairways, the other guys on tour miss fairways, and you and your buddies miss fairways. The difference between tour pros and weekend golfers is that we have specific strategies for every situation when …

10 apps for enhancing iPhone photos

One of my favorite observations by a now-forgotten sage explained the difference between writing and photography like this: <i>A bad sentence can be massaged, but nothing helps a bad photo</i>.<p>So true. However, I’ve experienced for myself how a good photo-editing app can salvage sloppy composition or bad …

Mobile Photography

How (And Why) To Master The Habit Of Delaying Gratification

Impulse control is something you can practice, and these three daily techniques can help.<p>You already know what delaying gratification entails, which means you already know how difficult it is. Avoiding a temptation that’s standing right in front of you so you can hold out for something …

Self Control

Technology killed manufacturing jobs; trade is what will bring their replacement

Welcome to the new world order. After years of liberalization, globalization is in retreat. Populist political victories and backroom deals to<p>strongarm encourage firms to keep manufacturing jobs at home are our new realities.<p>One could argue the revolt is deserved. Proponents of globalization …

Economics

Execution Is a People Problem, Not a Strategy Problem

Photography by Joe Munroe<p>Paul,* the CEO of Maxreed, a global publishing company, was having trouble sleeping. Publishing is an industry that’s changing even faster than most other fast-changing industries, but Paul wasn’t awake worrying about his strategy. He had a solid plan that took advantage of …

Management

These three tips from Rickie Fowler will make you a faster, better putter

Everyone knows when you're the slow player in your group. Even guys on tour get called out for it – Rickie Fowler’s been known to poke some fun at Jordan Spieth for taking too long. A lot of average golfers end up burning time on the green, looking at putts from all angles, grinding over …

Straight Hitter: 3 Moves to Add More Speed to Your Swing

A lot of factors go into creating big-time distance off the tee, but one of the most important is clubhead speed. For every extra mph the clubhead …

The One Monthly Payment Killing Your Wealth

All across the nation, families are struggling to get ahead. For some, the rising costs of healthcare chip away at their gains. For others, stagnating wages and college bills are a real problem.<p>Then there are those who claim raising kids makes it impossible to grow wealth.<p>No matter where you go, …

Lydia Ko's Favorite Drill Will Fix Your Swing

Ko explains the split-hand drill, and how it'll cure your swing flaws.<p>Lydia Ko, the No. 1 player in the world, spent some time with us to talk about her favorite drill. Don’t worry, it doesn’t require any fancy contraptions, or a world-class coach to talk you through it -- you can do this drill on …

Torch Calories With This Simple 30-Minute Swim Workout

Swimming is the perfect workout if you want to quickly burn a ton of calories. Need proof? Ask athletes from other sports who become exhausted after …

Why Successful Leaders Don't Have An Open Door Policy

What if one of the most widely revered management practices was completely wrong? Is it possible that the “open door policy” is harmful to managers and individual contributors alike?<p>Could it be that the “open door” just enables individual contributors to delegate their problems back onto management?<p>…

Leadership

14 reasons marriage is totally over-rated

<b>Getting married is as popular today as it has ever been and the wedding industry is booming, with people determined to make their big day as</b> …

9 iPhone accessories you may not need but probably still want

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>As smartphones have become more ubiquitous, the number of things they can actually do has expanded. There's a whole industry devoted to …

Hacking Chaos: The Cornell Method of Note-Taking

Taking notes by hand is better than typing your notes on a computer. Handwriting forces you to slow down and focus on what is important. This greatly …

The Best Classic Sports Cars Under $20K

Sometimes, new isn’t always better. And if timing and luck are on your side, you could really hit a home run by picking up one of these beautiful …

7 Pet Peeves of Highly Successful People

<i>By Morgan Quinn</i><p>With more than 25 million copies sold worldwide in more than 40 languages, <i>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> is one of the most popular self-help books of all time. In this book, author Stephen R. Covey ignored psychology fads and instead offered seven proven principles of …

Lower Your Handicap with the Best Golf Innovations of 2015

In a 2007 <i>Golf Digest</i> article, golf legend Jack Nicklaus said, “The best golfers should be better today than the best golfers of yesterday.” The …

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

Why We Love to Hate HR…and What HR Can Do About It

Recent complaints about the HR function have touched a nerve in a large, sympathetic audience, particularly in the United States. The most vocal critics say that HR managers focus too much on “administrivia” and lack vision and strategic insight.<p>These feelings aren’t new. They’ve erupted now and in …

Human Resources

How Warren Buffett chooses a great stock, in 4 steps

In an episode of their podcast "We Study Billionaires: The Investors Podcast," hosts Preston Pysh and Stig Brodersen delve into the four rules Buffett follows before making a stock pick, citing "The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life," by Alice Schroeder and Buffett's foreword of …