JC Oosthuizen

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This Script Can Stop A Micromanaging Boss

Working for a micromanager can be demoralizing. It’s hard to be confident and motivated when your boss is so obsessed with control that they hover over your every move. But typically, the boss’s micromanaging behavior has less to do with your actual performance and much more to do with their own …

Jeff Bezos

Just an Amazing Eye: Why I Love Photographer, Annie Leibovitz

I am somewhat torn about Annie Leibovitz. Perhaps it's when a photographer or artists goes too commercial that I begin to worry that they've somehow sold out. But then again, perhaps by reaching the masses, their work not only becomes more valid, it has the potential to make a big impact on …

6 Predictions About The Future Of Digital Transformation

Gazing intensely into their respective crystal balls, Gartner, IDC, and Forrester have come up with predictions for 2016 and beyond, highlighting digital transformation and its impact on businesses and consumers worldwide.<p>According to Forrester, only 27% of today’s businesses have a coherent …

10 Entrepreneurs' Productivity Secrets

Productivity apps have proliferated at the speed of startup conferences and podcasts. 10 entrepreneurs weigh in on the tools and resources they turn to in order to stay productive and centered.<p>Whether you're looking for a productivity app or a podcast to download, most of us ask our network for a …

Startups

Audio/Video Gadgets - Page 22 » Coolest Gadgets

by Edwin<p>JLab Audio has just released another device that might make your day if you are in the market for a pair of Bluetooth headphones in the form …

Gear & Gadgets

How to be a Leader Who Motivates

Leadership sets the tone of an office or work environment. In fact, 66% of employees with a ‘bad’ boss, feel a negative energy in the workplace while …

Employment

Build a Silent, Standalone XBMC Media Center On the Cheap

You won't find a better media center than the open-source XBMC, but most people don't have the space or desire to plug a noisy PC into their TV. …

Top 10 IKEA Furniture Mods

Click to viewThere's something about the big-box, flat-pack furniture phenomenon known as IKEA that attracts the DIY type, and it's not the 99-cent …

Top 10

The No. 1 Thing Millennials Want From Their Jobs: Work-Life Balance

The No. 1 thing millennials want from their jobs is the thing so many of us struggle to achieve—work-life balance. According to the results of a new report, more than half of young women and men think their lives outside of the office are more important, with just 11 percent putting work first.<p>In …

13 Outdoor Christmas Decorations To Inspire Your Own Winter Wonderland

You'll be glad you skipped the inflatable Santa for these ideas (sorry, Santa).<p>Outdoor Christmas decorations can sometimes be a hassle, but the end results are totally worth it. From beautiful big wreaths to snowman to mailbox swag, It is important that your outdoor Christmas decorations really …

Decorations

Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars

When we think of Hollywood royalty, often the picture that comes to mind is gorgeous and airbrushed to the extreme. London- and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts, however, takes a different approach with his celebrity portraits, which are often bursting with spontaneity and humor. Both playful …

Warren Buffett Says These Are the 6 Most Important Things You Should Do With Your Money

Want to create lasting wealth? Here's how.<p>Do you want to be smarter with your money and better at building wealth next year than you were this year? There's no one better to turn to for advice than Warren Buffett. The Oracle of Omaha has built his own personal fortune to more than $72 billion, …

Investing

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

This 30-Minute Team-Building Exercise Can Transform Your Business

How to improve your team's mutual trust and respect to achieve bigger goals.<p>Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent each year trying to recruit the "perfect" employee. Leaders obsess over getting top performers to join their teams. However, when you build a team of superstars, you also create a …

Customer Service

8 Powerful Ways to Mold Your Children Into Leaders

We all want our children to become leaders.<p>Whether they spend the bulk of their days in the mailroom or the corner office, we want our children to grow to be courageous, passionate and authentic. We want their actions to inspire other people to be their best, to get more out of life than they ever …

The 5-Step Process to Get Any Level of Success You Want

According to science, success is based on randomness more than anything else.<p>Think about it.<p>The best products aren't the ones that sell the most. The best music isn't what's popular. The best movies aren't the ones you go to see.<p>So why do you buy the products you buy?<p>Why do you see the movies you …

The 4 Worst Employee Behaviors and How to Stop Them

Do the people who work for you drive you crazy? Here's how to restore sanity.<p>If you have a managerial position--or run your own company or department--you know that being the boss is more difficult and less fun than most people think. The biggest challenge? The people who work for you. Even if …

Leadership

Forget Wi-Fi: You may soon access the internet via ordinary light bulbs

Light-speed internet may be upon us. A technology called “Li-Fi” uses light waves from ordinary LED light bulbs to deliver internet connectivity that that is cheaper, more secure and 100 times faster that broadband internet.<p>Velmini—a tech company in Tallinn, Estonia—is the first to test visible …

Internet of Things

Forget Time Management. Do This Instead

There's one resource even more precious than time. Here's how to get more of it.<p>How much do you think about time management? If you're like most busy professionals, the answer is, quite a lot. You're always trying to squeeze the most productivity you can out of every minute you spend at work. You …

Love Myself

Colorful Shadow Figures Reveal the Superhero within Every Child's Imagination

Artist Jason Ratliff illustrates the power of imagination through something as simple as a shadow. His whimsical works feature children posing, as their exaggerated silhouettes take on the fantastical appearance of superheroes like Batman, Ironman, and Spider-Man. These fictional characters, …

Selling

5 Weeknight Dinners Your Family Will Love

<b>1. Spicy Chicken Thighs with Sweet & Tangy Honey Glaze</b><p>Inspired by one of the most popular <i>Cooking Light</i> chicken recipes, this dish is delicious, family-friendly and incredibly easy to prepare. The chicken is seasoned with garlic, chili powder, cumin and smoked paprika and then broiled with a sweet …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

11 Over-the-Top Las Vegas Burgers You Must Eat

In Las Vegas, America's capital of glitz, these 11 burgers are flashy, flavorful, and totally over-the-top<p>Whether it gets the credit or not, Las Vegas has led America in the fussy-fancy burger trend, dating back to Michelin-starred chef <b>Hubert Keller</b>'s Burger Bar in 2004, if not earlier. With the …

Needle Park | Bill Eppridge

Tributes last week remembered him as the photographer who took the last photos of Robert F. Kennedy as the senator lay dying on the floor of a …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Sweet Potatoes

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before