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How to be a project leader not just a project manager - PMO Perspectives Blog

Throughout the year I speak with hundreds of project managers from around the world about their experiences with their respective PM colleagues.<p>I …

15 Things Highly Confident People Don't Do

Highly confident people believe in their ability to achieve. If you don’t believe in yourself, why should anyone else put their faith in you? To walk …

U.S. Warned Money Managers of More Russia Sanctions

The Obama administration told asset managers last week that it was planning additional sanctions against Russia over the conflict in …

Samantha Power: learning to play the diplomat’s game

<b>In the winter of 2009,</b> a stubborn, decade-old question preoccupied a grimly determined group within the Obama administration: Why hadn’t the United States signed a treaty banning land mines?<p>The mines produce particularly gruesome and indiscriminate results, maiming and killing soldiers, as well as …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) . Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it …

Radio Tecnico: How The Zetas Cartel Took Over Mexico With Walkie-Talkies

Inside the communications infrastructure of the ultraviolent syndicate<p>On September 16, 2008, Carl Pike, the deputy head of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Special Operations Division, watched live video feeds from a command center outside Washington, D.C., as federal agents fanned out across …

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U.S. intel assessment: greater likelihood Russia will enter eastern Ukraine

By Barbara Starr<p>A new classified intelligence assessment concludes it is more likely than previously thought that Russian forces will enter eastern Ukraine, CNN has learned.<p>Two administration officials described the assessment but declined to be identified due to the sensitive nature of the …

What happened to Flight 370?

One of aviation’s greatest mysteries began March 8, 2014, when a China-bound Malaysia Airlines flight seemed to disappear into thin air. More than a year later, the search continues in the Indian Ocean. Here’s the story as we know it.<p>Use arrow keys to navigate →

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Flight 370: Storm of emotions over lives 'lost' as storm at sea delays search

For families whose loved ones were aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, the past day has been full of news they were dreading.<p>First, a grim-faced Malaysian Prime Minister confirmed their worst fears, announcing Flight 370 went down somewhere in the Indian Ocean.<p>Then, even as investigators …

French satellite sees objects that may be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight

PERTH, Australia — France on Sunday provided Malaysia with satellite images of objects that could be from a passenger jet that has been missing for …

Everything you wanted to know about the spy satellites that might’ve found MH370

Satellites: First they helped international investigators calculate the missing Malaysia flight's last known position. Now, another one has picked up what may be debris from the vanished aircraft. But the underlying technology that made it possible? It's very different. Here's everything you wanted …

A Startlingly Simple Theory About the Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

Author: Chris Goodfellow. Chris Goodfellow Gear<p>Date of Publication: 03.18.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>There has been a lot of speculation …

What happened? MH370 and other aviation mysteries

<b>(CNN) —</b> The puzzling disappearance of a Malaysian jetliner last year is not the first time a plane has vanished without a trace.<p>As investigators analyze new debris from an Indian Ocean island to determine whether it's wreckage from the missing MH370, here are nine cases of plane disappearances and …

Malaysia Airlines MH370: Search for missing plane to continue into 'foreseeable future' as operation expanded

The Australian-led search for missing Malaysian flight MH370 will continue indefinitely, Acting Prime Minister Warren Truss has said, as more …

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This map shows what the loss of Crimea really means for Ukraine

The swift annexation of Crimea from Ukraine by Russia is one of the biggest international incidents of recent years, with global condemnation leading to sanctions and the worrying possibility of armed conflict.<p>It raises an uneasy question: Is Crimea worth it?<p>In symbolic terms, it's a huge loss. The …

Why Is Ukraine’s Economy Such a Mess?

When Ukraine became an independent nation in 1991, it was on more or less the same economic footing as its neighbors. Look what’s happened since:<p>I did leave off Moldova, which shares a border with Ukraine and is even poorer. But Moldova is a landlocked little country of 3.5 million. Ukraine has 45 …

Meet the man who gave the world email attachments

It was 22 years ago yesterday that Nathaniel Borenstein sent his colleagues the world’s first email attachment: a picture of his barbershop quartet, The Telephone Chords. Borenstein, along with another researcher named Ned Freed, wrote MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) because one day he …

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UK seeking to ensure Russia sanctions do not harm City of London

Britain is drawing up plans to ensure that any EU action against Russia over Ukraine will exempt the City of London, according to a secret government document photographed in Downing Street.<p>As David Cameron said Britain and its EU partners would put pressure on Moscow after it assumed control of …

Why Western sanctions against Russia could inflame Ukraine crisis

United States President Barack Obama has now paved the way for imposing economic sanctions against Russia. However, these would be an ineffective and naive response by the U.S. to the crisis in Ukraine.<p>Economic sanctions have little independent usefulness for the pursuit of non-economic goals.<p>This …

U.S. Knew Of 'Imminent' Move In Crimea, Top Official Says

Senior U.S. officials were warned of imminent Russian military action in Crimea about a week before the troop movements that have sparked a major international crisis over Ukraine, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency tells NPR.<p>"I think for easily seven to 10 days leading up to the Russian …

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Clinton compares Putin's Ukraine moves to Hitler, later recalibrates

<b>(CNN)</b> - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sought on Wednesday to explain her remarks comparing Vladimir Putin's military intervention in Ukraine to Adolf Hitler's European aggression ahead of World War II.<p>The former secretary of state told an audience in Los Angeles that her comments on …

The Medieval—and Highly Effective—Tactics of the Ukrainian Protests

Military-style methods help Euromaidan overwhelm state forces<p>Ukraine’s Euromaidan movement is in control of the capital. The autocratic and …

How to get a busy person to respond to your email

5 rules for good email etiquette<p>Some days I get hundreds of emails a day. It really sucks.<p>The worst part is that most of the emails are important and …

Good Samaritan Backfire

or How I Ended Up in Solitary After Calling 911 for Help<p>I live in a new gilded age in a golden city. But sometimes the cracks show, even here. The …