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Elon Musk Just Sent an Extraordinary Email to Tesla Employees

A detailed look at a new email from Elon Musk teaches some important lessons.<p>Tesla, the electric auto manufacturer led by Elon Musk,is getting ready to enter a new phase of activity as it ramps up production of its mass-market intended Model 3. In an email recently obtained by automotive website …

Tesla

Wie freiwillig ist die Entscheidung?

Vielleicht wird das Kopftuch muslimischer Mädchen bald nur ein modisches Accessoire mit komplizierter Geschichte sein. Noch ist es ein …

Gesellschaft

The DASH Diet Is Great For Weight Loss, So Why Is No One Following It?

Our dietitian busts 4 common misconceptions about the DASH diet—plus why you might want to consider it.<p>The DASH diet often flies under the radar, …

Nutrition

Sozialstaat: Die halbe Republik diskutiert über Armut - sie belügt sich dabei selbst

Deutschland ist reich - trotzdem diskutiert die halbe Republik seit Wochen über Armut im Land und lügt sich dabei selbst in die Tasche. Drei Thesen, warum unser Sozialstaat eine Erfolgsgeschichte ist.<p>Zuerst mal eine gute Nachricht: Noch nie waren die Armen in Deutschland so reich wie heute. Klingt …

Nature and Mindfulness Find Common Ground

<i>The Nature Conservancy, the largest nonprofit environmental organization in the world, works to save the planet in an unusual way: not by opposing</i> …

Common Sense

Closing the Strategy-Execution Gap Means Focusing on What Employees Think, Not What They Do

When you embark on a new strategic journey to sustain and grow your organization in an uncertain world, what do you prioritize? If you’re like most of the leaders we know, you start with organizational structure and processes.<p>This would be a mistake.<p>In 2016 we asked 80 senior executives from 20 …

Podcast 138: Always Leave Some Extra Room in the Suitcase, the Stress of Giving a Toast, and the Joy of Seeing a Color for the First Time.

<b>Update: I’m excited because my new book The Four Tendencies is a bestseller</b>. Yay! This is the fourth time that I've had a book that hit the …

Self-improvement

5 Research-Based Strategies for Overcoming Procrastination

Chances are that at this very moment you’re procrastinating on something. Maybe you’re even reading this article to do so.<p>A while back, I took a year to experiment with every piece of personal productivity advice I could find. In becoming hyperaware of how I spent my time, I noticed something: I …

Why Sales Development Is Really a Marketing Issue in B2B | Inc.com

A CMO of a B2B company once told me that sales development must report into marketing. The power of brand identity cannot be understated, as every call and email are a representation of your brand and the value proposition of your business.<p>Your sales development team is on the front lines of your …

Marketing

Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges …

A Morning Routine to Set You Up for a Kick-Ass, Super-Productive Day

What’s the first thing you reach for the instant your eyes open in the morning? I bet it’s your smartphone. And within 105 seconds, you’ve check your …

18 Movies to Watch Before They Leave Netflix in October

"That rug really tied the room together."<p>Every month, Netflix bids farewell to a collection of great titles, but this September is a particularly difficult month for those who love the streaming giant. From horror to drama to comedy, an unusually large number of notable films will disappear when …

Entertainment

Giving Feedback When You’re Conflict Averse

“Conflict avoiders are generally people who value harmony in the workplace,” writes Amy Gallo in the <i>HBR Guide to Managing Conflict at Work.</i> ”When they sense a disagreement brewing, they will often try to placate the other person or change the topic. These aren’t passive behaviors, but active things …

How Ellen Pao lost her job but survived Reddit's swamp of trolls

When Ellen Pao took the witness stand four months ago, accusing the most powerful venture-capital firm in the most powerful new industry of pervasive sexism against her and powerful women like her, she talked about the “right path”.<p>Pao’s own attorney asked the 46-year-old executive why she …

Silicon Valley

Triggers Is #1 New York Times Best-Selling Business Book!

Greetings from Chicago!<p>Thank you so much for all of your support.<p>My newest book, <i>Triggers: Creating Behavior that Lasts - Becoming the Person You Want</i> …

Been off picking strawberries for jam this afternoon – which reminded me of this old graphic on the chemistry of jam-making! http://wp.me/p4aPLT-wk

Communicating a Corporate Vision to Your Team

Amit* manages a team of 40 people around the globe for a massive tech company. After months of furiously working on a new product to be the first to market, his boss told him that the company’s strategy had shifted. The product’s launch plans were then delayed, and competitors began gobbling up …

12 Bento Box Lunch Ideas to Get You Through the Week

Packing a well-balanced lunch — whether it’s for you or for your mini me — is crucial for setting healthy habits. And while trying to come up with something different to bring every day can be challenging, a Bento-style lunch box takes all the thought out of it. Fill the largest compartments with …

Stunning Victorian Cyanotypes of Sea Algae by Anna Atkins, the First Female Photographer and a Pioneer of Scientific Illustration

Beautiful blueness from a trailblazing woman in science.<p>English botanist and photographer <b>Anna Atkins</b> (March 16, 1799–June 9, 1871) is considered the first woman to take a photograph and the first person to publish a book illustrated with photographic images. This she accomplished in an era when …

Women in Science

"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less." –Renowned scientist Marie Curie, born on this date in 1867 Painting by Jennfer Mondfrans jennifermondfrans.com

Advice for Women in Sales From Industry-Leading Saleswomen

At Dreamforce 2014, an all-female panel led by Jill Konrath discussed what differentiates women in sales.

The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech

If your image of a computer programmer is a young man, there's a good reason: It's true. Recently, many big tech companies revealed how few of their female employees worked in programming and technical jobs. Google had some of the highest rates: 17 percent of its technical staff is female.<p>It wasn't …

Opinion: Yes, We Can Solve the Problem of Hunger

Fashion designer Michael Kors says solution depends on strengthening community.<p>The issue of hunger first crystallized for me in the 1980s, when the AIDS crisis was decimating New York at an incredible rate. I had quite a few close friends and colleagues who were stricken with the disease early on. …

Getting Familiar With Color Relationships for Impactful Photography

The topic of color relationships in photography is somewhat akin to the topic of composition in that there are no set-in-stone rules governing these …

Landscape Photography

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

Cooking

Street Art by Banksy – A massive Collection (100+ photos)

————————————————————————<p>About <b>Banksy</b> from <b>Streetartbio</b>:<p>Arguably the most controversial street artist in the world, <b>Banksy</b> has developed an entire art …

Why Aren’t You Delegating?

You have way too much to do, you’re buried in work, and it seems there’s no way out from under it all. But there is: delegation. Yes, yes, you know it’s important to do and you know it will save you time and help others develop new skills. So why aren’t you doing it?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b><br>Delegation …

seitan in ingwer-chili marinade, leckerer scharfer sauce, frittierte kochbanane und brunnenkresse auf selbstgemachtem brötchen. smells good. #dogapproved #foodfotografiemithund

Havana Harleys

Two flags hang in the garage: Cuba on the left, America on the right.<p>In the middle of our group stands Luis Enrique González, dressed in a black Harley-Davidson T-shirt, his hair wrapped in a black bandana.<p>Oversized motorcycles from yesteryear stand parked in a row—some red, one bright …

To Reach Your Goals, Make a Mental Movie

Warren Bennis, one of the most respected authorities on leadership in the world, said: “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” On the surface, this sounds perfunctory. But when we examine this more deeply, several important implications arise. If leadership is the ability to …