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17 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

<b>• Leading others can be challenging at times.</b><p><b>• But there are some subtle signs that you're an exceptional boss.</b><p><b>• It all comes down to your listening skills, empathy, and confidence.</b><p>It's not always easy being in charge.<p>Managing others comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management …

Employment

Microsoft veteran Julie Larson-Green is known for building successful teams — here's how she does it

Julie Larson-Green had a storied 25-year career at Microsoft where she worked on everything from Windows to Microsoft Office to Surface devices.<p>She left Microsoft in November and landed at Qualtrics, the Provo-Utah based startup valued at $2 billion that offers survey software. She's taking on the …

Microsoft Office

How I Eliminated $24,000 In Debt In Just 15 Months

"Life without debt, shame, worry and anxiety centered around money is so freeing."<p><i>In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed</i> …

Huit conseils pour des collaborateurs impliqués dans votre projet de croissance

<b>Auteur : David Navaro Vera , EMEA HCM Marketing Director chez Oracle.</b> Suivez David sur Twitter<p>Une croissance durable repose sur un investissement …

A 5-Rule Guide to Making It Big as a Freelancer

Freelancers need to draw some lines in the sand to be successful in their practice. These are among the best points of advice.<p>Experts are projecting that up to 43 percent of workers will be part of the gig economy by 2020, and with good reason--freelancing both can make up needed income and lets …

Employment

Services partagés : une vision unifiée au service de processus rationalisés

<b>Auteur : Eric Gatrio, Senior Sales Director - Southern Europe chez Oracle.</b> Suivez Eric sur Twitter<p>Pendant longtemps, les centres de service partagés …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Un duplex de 128 m² aux portes de Paris pour 550.000 euros

Architecture de Collection vend un surprenant appartement à Ivry-sur-Seine. Ce duplex de 128 mètres carrés est situé dans l'un des fameux immeubles …

Architecture

Cortana s’invite sur Skype, et dans les conversations

Microsoft annonce l’arrivée de Cortana dans Skype. Elle sera disponible dans la liste des contacts, et pourra prendre part à des conversations …

L’intelligence artificielle, l’avocat et le juge

Les algorithmes capables de donner sens à d’énormes quantités de données ont permis la « digitalisation du droit ». Cela a débouché sur des systèmes …

Amazon: Les Principes De Succès Du Géant Révélés

<b>Quels sont les principes de management qui ont engendré le succès d’Amazon ?</b><p><b>Il ne fait pas de doute qu’Amazon est aujourd’hui l’une des entreprises</b> …

Measuring the Quality of Your Day with a To-Be List (Not Just a To-Do List)

<b>“Don't equate your self-worth with how well you do in life. You aren't what you do. If you are what you do, then when you don't…you aren't.” ~Wayne</b> …

What Your Innovation Process Should Look Like

Companies and government agencies often make the mistake of viewing innovation as a set of unconstrained activities with no discipline. In reality, for innovation to contribute to a company or government agency, it needs to be designed as a process from start to deployment.<p>When organizations lack a …

The Age-by-Age Guide to Kid Fears

Fears through the years: Manage the most common childhood frights, from strangers to dark nights.<p>Baby & Toddler: 0-2 years<p><b>Strangers:</b> Even sleepy newborns recognize—and prefer—their parents over unfamiliar faces, but the strongest separation anxiety starts to kick in by 6 to 8 months, says …

The Problem of ‘Living in the Present’

These days, many of us would rather not be living in the present, a time of persistent crisis, political uncertainty and fear. Not that the future looks better, shadowed by technological advances that threaten widespread unemployment and by the perils of catastrophic climate change. No wonder some …

Aristotle

This 17-Second Rule Will Make You More Productive (and Happy)

You can rewire your brain to improve mindset, increase happiness and success, and stay focused on your goals.<p>Everyone experiences stretches of life, whether a few days or many years, when the down moments are more frequent than the good. These periods of time can rob you of your passion, energy, …

Google Says These 5 Characteristics Can Make or Break a Successful Team

How you can apply them today to make your team more successful<p>Google studied 180 teams through its Project Aristotle over two years. They were on a quest to find the common traits among the most successful ones. Going in, they assumed the best teams were comprised of the most skilled people. But …

7 must-know money lessons you should have learned in school — but probably didn't

When I was in high school, I didn't learn anything about money, budgeting, or investing.<p>While I'm a financial planner now, I didn't learn most financial basics until my junior year of college.<p>What's crazy is, I <i>did</i> take a financial basics course at one point. Unfortunately, it wasn't even remotely …

5 Sure Ways to Deal with the Toxic People in Your Life

Some people are naturally pessimistic, but you can show them the brighter, more optimistic, side of life.<p>No matter how much people stress positive energy, there will always be those around us that seem to weigh us down with their negativity. For some, pessimism is a way a life.<p>Rather than growing …

Self-help

Want to Be a Successful Leader? Make This a Top Priority (Most Don't Even Bother)

This will unleash motivation across your whole organization.<p>In my assessment of the healthiest work cultures, I've noticed a trend that can no longer be denied. Leaders in such organizations put the needs of others first, shine the spotlight on their employees, and through it all, the organizations …

I tried this trippy healing modality for mental clarity—and still can’t believe how it made me feel

A few years ago, a friend told me about an underground breathwork circle she’d attended in Venice Beach—back when breathwork outside of yoga studios</i> …

Los Angeles

5 LinkedIn Must Dos If You Only Have 15 Minutes | Investopedia

Social media is an important part of a financial advisor’s digital, and overall, marketing strategy. When combined with other marketing efforts, such …

Replacing legacy Java EE application servers with microservices and containers

Lightbend recently ran a survey with more than 2000 JVM developers and the results just got published. The survey was launched to discover: …

Microservices

Best Motivation to Achieve Great Time Management

“We spend more time working than doing anything else in life. It’s not right that the experience of work should be so demotivating.” Laszlo Bock, …

Time Management

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Intimacy, a Hierarchy (With Thanks to Abraham Maslow)

The word "intimacy" has a broad range of meanings, referring to familiarity with a person, place, thing, or even a time in history.<p>In this blog, I'll focus on intimacy in our personal relationships.<p>Found in many varieties, Intimacy is a vital ingredient in parent-child relationships, to friendship, …

10x or not: You’ve got to do things right – DevOps and Agile Tales

You must have heard about <i>10x programmers.</i> If not, here’s a little introduction from Sean Cassidy<p>10x developers are quasi-mythical programmers whose …

Apache Software Foundation

M&A: The One Thing You Need to Get Right

The financial world set a record in 2015 for mergers and acquisitions. The value of such deals eclipsed the previous record, set in 2007, which had surpassed an earlier peak in 1999. This is perhaps not auspicious: It seems (pace the late Prince) that we are partying as if it were 1999—and 2007 to …

Character-driven

<b>Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.</b> By Angela Duckworth. <i>Scribner; 352 pages; $28. Vermilion; £20.</i><p>FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE, a German philosopher, …