Management

15​ ​mistakes to avoid​ ​when managing a remote team

Thanks to advancements in technology, the demand for remote workers continues to grow. Some simply need to telecommute part of the week in order to better manage life and work needs. Others work from anywhere in the world, offering unique skill sets that companies can leverage. Firms who need …

Google Hangout

20 Free Tools Your Small Business Should Be Using Today

Although your small business needs a healthy amount of software to conduct operations, it's not necessary for you to spend a fortune on web-based products. In our comprehensive testing of business and consumer software, we've come across dozens of incredible and free solutions that can help you get …

Small Business

The Betting Game: 7 Signs You're Making the Right Bets In Your Career

You get better at calculating the odds after you realize we are all placing our bets on each other.<p>The deeper I get into my career the more evident it becomes that my professional journey is nothing more than a series of bets I’ve made on people. The same can be said by anyone who has crossed my …

Leadership

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Reveals the 1 Question That Taught Him About Empathy--and Made Him a Better Leader

A company that combines passion and purpose gets noticed and gets results.<p>In his new book, <i>Hit Refresh</i>, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says his highest priority is renewing the company culture with "a growing sense of empathy." The word "empathy" appears 53 times in the book, but Nadella admits he …

Microsoft

Tesla's Model 3 'production hell' is testing Elon Musk's fix-as-you-go carmaking model

When Elon Musk talks about the future of factory automation at Tesla, he envisions new breeds of robots and smart machines compressed in dense factories with little room for human operators, guided by self-learning software.<p>“At the point at which the factory looks like an “alien dreadnought” — a …

MIT Sloan

How to answer the interview question, 'What are your boss's strengths and weaknesses?'

As it turns out, what you have to say about your boss can actually end up saying a lot about you.<p>According to Glassdoor's 50 Most Common Interview …

Employment

The 2 Simple Things You Need to Give Better Feedback

Quick poll: Who here loves giving feedback? Who loves getting it?(Yeah, not a lot.)

Leadership

Survey says: 35 per cent of employees would give up a raise to see their leader fired

All too often, leaders reserve little time for self-reflection. Yet the value of self-knowledge in leadership should never be underestimated. …

Leadership

“Entreployees”: The Secret to Building a Team of Top Performers

089photoshootings / Pixabay<p>The secret to an unstoppable, loyal team of people who always give 100+% is to develop them as “entreployees.” This …

Adopt

7 Ways Business Meetings May Be Killing Your Profits

The "Law of Two Feet" says that if you're not learning from or contributing to a meeting, you should get up and leave.<p>Meetings are a staple of office culture. Offices exist so that employees have the ability to collaborate, speak face-to-face and communicate effectively on projects and tasks that …

Time Management

The Beauty Of Sally Beauty

The competitive threat to Sally Beauty is not as robust as suggested by conventional wisdom.<p>The company has entrenched advantages in niche markets on …

Stocks

From Spanish Steps to the new Apple Store, stairs provide spatial drama

From the Spanish Steps in Rome to the stairs that front the Art Institute of Chicago, stairs have made an indelible mark on the art of architecture. They don’t just get you from up to down or down to up. At their best, they’re striking objects and vital gathering places, full of both spatial and …

Chicago

Costco: 5 Reasons to Load Up

<b>Costco</b> (COST) is higher Friday, helped in part by a bullish note from Oppenheimer.<p>Analyst <b>Brian Nagel</b> and <b>David Bellinger</b> reiterated an Outperform …

eCommerce

DaVinci Resolve Tutorial Part 2: Projects & Databases

By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS)<p>Continuing with our <b>DaVinci Resolve Tutorial</b>, we will discuss Projects and Databases. When you have installed and opened …

Project Management

Guest Column: What Wedding Planners Need to Know About Cakes

<i>Ron Ben-Israel has developed a distinct style in his two decades of</i> <i>designing cakes for weddings and other events. He has appeared on the Food Network</i> …

Weddings

Agile Performance Testing Helps Improve Software Quality, And More...

Google’s Pixel 2 is out and techies are already floating their reviews. Due to the growing awareness within the tech circle and the increasing …

DevOps

DX pins turnround hopes on new management team

British courier group DX has capped off a turbulent year by reporting profits of precisely £0, as it pinned hopes on a new leadership team to turn …

3 Worrying Netflix Trends

Netflix's catalogue continues to shrink, down about 50% since 2012, as content providers move to competitors, or create their own services.<p>As a …

Business

Big (and Hurting) Media on Drugs

In 1997, The Wall Street Journal lent its editorial voice to those of cancer doctors and the Journal of the American Medical Association to warn that severe pain was badly under-treated by the U.S. medical profession.<p>The reason, of course, was customs and regulatory strictures meant to “prevent …

Opinion

4 Reasons Today's CMOs Might Be Doomed to Failure--And How to Fix It

If you're wondering why your marketing isn't working, the answer might be sitting in the next office.<p>In a recent strategic planning session, my communications agency realized a pattern among the past few years of client work: we do our best work, produce the most prolific results, and have the …

Marketing

TimTalks - How WeChat Leads in Social Media - Digital Leadership Associates

In this interview Tim Hughes (@Timothy_Hughes) talks about the three reasons why WeChat is the number one social network; why its innovations …

Social Media Marketing

The Startup Way with Eric Ries

San Francisco<p>In his best-selling, first book, <i>The Lean Startup</i>, entrepreneur Eric Ries laid out a new road map to success for startups of all shapes …

Startups

The Harvey Weinstein Scandal Is a Clarion Call to Men In Positions of Leadership

Men are disproportionately in positions of leadership. They have a special obligation to battle sexual harassment.<p>But again we have been rocked by explosive allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault. In the case of Harvey Weinstein, there are now more than 30 women who have stepped …

Feminism

October 20, 2017: More Concerts Investing in Terrorism Insurance After Vegas Shooting, Hurricanes and Fires Force Couples to Find Alternate Wedding Venues, Pole-Dancing May Become an Olympic Sport

<b>1. MORE CONCERTS INVESTING IN TERRORISM INSURANCE AFTER VEGAS SHOOTING:</b> Recent terrorist attacks at music events such as the Route 91 Harvest …

Event Planning

What to Make of the Leaked Audio From Facebook’s Security Chief

Leaked audio from an internal Facebook meeting in July caught Alex Stamos, Facebook’s chief security officer, discussing his apparent qualms with the …

Security

Tesco has shown it can do recovery but can it now keep pace?

When supermarket giant Tesco found itself in the grip of an accounting scandal in 2014, it brought in Dave Lewis, an supermarket outsider as CEO, who …

Business Planning

Simple, Agile, and Secure Cloud Infrastructure - Cloud Foundation

As you may have heard already, at VMworld 2017 we announced the general availability of VMware Cloud Foundation 2.2, the latest version of our …

Vmware

Empower Your Strength: Achieve Results with Velocity

Do what you say you're going to do. It's the mantra for attaining unbelievable goals.<p><i>Jane Bolin is an</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)</i> <i>member in South Florida, an author, speaker and founder of</i> PeytonBolin, PL<i>, a community-minded real estate law firm, and is a co-founder of Giannell Title. This is</i> …

Leadership

Continuous Lifecycle 2018: Agile pioneer Dr Linda Rising to keynote

<b>Events</b> We're chuffed, delighted and excited to announce that our first keynote for Continuous Lifecycle will be Agile development pioneer Dr Linda …

Project Management

See Edgy Activations and Stage Design From This Miami Festival

III Points Festival<p>Disco Ball Everlast Productions<br>• Event Management Elite Image Events<br>• Production LPS Production<br>• Production Reflections Productions …

Event Planning