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Leadership Lessons from the Lacrosse Field

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:30:00 -0400

Many times, our activities beyond work improve the skills we use inside the office. Keith Huber of E*Trade used what he learned while coaching his sons lacrosse to help lead his team at work.

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Western CSR Logic Won't Solve An Eastern Problem

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:00:00 -0400

To reach a global solution and create a better ecosystem for companies big and small, the East and the West must learn to see the world through each other’s eyes.

Private Equity Leadership Lessons: Why CEO Evaluations Go Astray, And How To Get It Right

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:00:00 -0400

Here are the seven questions private equity leaders should ask to determine if a CEO or potential CEO has what it takes.

Turn The Tables And Ask For Feedback

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0400

Asking for feedback is the only way to genuinely improve your skills as a leader.

Breaking the Cold Chain: New Vaccine Doesn't Need Refrigeration

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:27:00 -0400

The world is on the verge of having the first vaccine against rotavirus that can stand up to hot African sun -- and save thousands of children's lives.

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The Mediterranean Diet: The Answer To Rising Health Care Costs?

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:16:00 -0400

One way to contain health care costs in the industrialized world could be to encourage healthy diet and lifestyle - before illness strikes.

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Sports Analysts Cry For Colin Kaepernick, Leave Sad Jay Cutler In The Cold

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:03:00 -0400

Poor Jay Cutler. While every football analyst in the country has developed dry mouth talking about the injustice of Colin Kaepernick not being signed by an NFL team, the 11-year veteran cut by the Bears earlier this month has quietly watched free agency pass him by. Cartoon by Rob Tornoe.

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48 Sports Cartoons That Stop The Big Play!This way to the sports cartoons...Nevermind Aaron Rodgers! Even Brett Favre Says Matt Ryan Deserves MVPLebron James Is AP's Male Athlete Of 2016, Yet Still The Most Hated Of All TimeThat Time ESPN Host Trent Dilfer Bravely Remained Silent On Child SlaveryHas 49ers Colin Kaepernick Really Crossed The Line This Time?Jerry Jones Is 'Lucy' To Cowboys QB Tony Romo's 'Charlie Brown'Detox From The Election With Another Terrible Cleveland Browns GameNFL's Punishment Does Not Fit Josh Brown's CrimeWho Gave 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick The Right To Disrespect The Flag?Kobe To Lakers Fans: You're Welcome!Tim Tebow Loves Baseball Like Kim Kardashian Loves AppsMVP Steph Curry Has Some Ideas About The NBA's LogoNFL Draft Primed To Crush NBA Finals In King Of Sports ShutoutThe Real Reason Tiger Woods Ditched His 'Comeback'Why LeBron James Gets No Love From Championship-Obsessed Sports MediaToday's Sports Fans Are the WorstSorry Virginia, Even Santa Can't Miracle The Buffalo Bills This Christmas EveEven Turkeys Prefer Thanksgiving To Three Hours Of 'Sportscenter'Tiger Woods Is Back ... Sort OfCollege Football Addict? First Admit You Have A Problem\Colin Kaepernick And The Many Ways To Exercise Your American FreedomsArnold Palmer And Jose Fernandez Forgotten Amid National Anthem ProtestsIgnore The Bigly Lies!Jerry Jones Is 'Lucy' To Cowboys QB Tony Romo's 'Charlie Brown'Finally! An 'American Ninja' Competition For The Netflix Warrior In Us AllDonald Trump Attempts To Seduce Another Woman VoterHoly Cow! Cubbies Make Harry Caray's 1991 Prediction A RealityCould Eagles QB Sam Bradford Earn $36M With A 'Real Job'?'Hi Everybody!' Roger Goodell Introduces The NFL's Brain Injury 'Expert'ESPN Gives Peyton Manning The 'Ray Lewis Treatment'For Certain Top Athletes, Some Things Never ChangeJerry Jones On The Science Of Football And ConcussionsJoe Paterno Did Some Good ...Still No HDTV!Forget Leonidas! Here's What Aquaman Thinks Of Michael PhelpsBB-8 Goes Pro160805Knight160804TornoeGreatest Heels In Sports HistoryKevin Durant's Critics Are HypocritesRio Prepares For The Summer OlympicsAxed ESPN Analyst Curt Schilling: I'm the Real Victim!There Really Is A Vast NBA Draft Lottery ConspiracyThe Real Winner Of This Year's Final Four (Wasn't Villanova)Meet Mets Pitcher Matt Harvey's New CoachRoger Goodell Prematurely Declared Dead On TwitterThis March Madness Pick Could Really Be An UpsetLegendary College Basketball Coach Pat Summitt Changed ALL SportsMuhammad Ali: He Never Quit Fighting

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:03:00 -0400

Kobe Bryant’slast“victory lap” seasonturned out to be good for his ego, not for the team.

The NBA won’t admit it, but their current logo is based on a dynamic photo of Lakers All-Star Jerry West from the photo archives of Sport magazine. Considering Golden State’s Stephen Curry just became the first unanimous MVP in the history of the league while breaking his own insanely-high record of 3-pointers in a single season (with 24 games left to play), it may be time for the NBA to tinker with its design.

With all the chatter about the upcoming NFL Draft, you might not be aware that the NBA Playoffs are actually going on. When who the Eagles will draft in the 3rd round trumps playoff basketball, it confirms every suspicion you had about football being king.

Only in the NFL can a worker consistently deliver a lousy performance and get paid exorbitant salaries, as quarterbackSam Bradfordof the Philadelphia Eagles didwith his recent $36milliontwo-year extensionwith the Philadelphia Eagles.Cartoon by Rob Tornoe.

Denver Broncos quarterbackPeyton Manningisfacing allegationsthat he sexually assaulted a trainer in 1996. Will this charge reduce his chances of moving on to a career atESPN? Legendary sports cartoonistRob Tornoepoints topossible future co-worker and former Ravens linebacker

Want To Build An Inspiring Brand? Here Are Tips From CMOs At Airbnb, CVS Health And Centene

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:00 -0400

Three CMOs of purpose-driven companies share their insights into creating inspiring brands. Read the advice of leaders from Airbnb, CVS Health and Centene.

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Michael Port On Leadership, Authenticity And Acting

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0400

Choose one thing to do that makes you uncomfortable, and do it anyway, you're likely to do big things in the world.

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Siefken Heads Up The Fred Rogers Company Keeping Mister Rogers' Message Relevant For Next Generation

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:52:00 -0400

Parents and grandparents who loved the kindly neighbor in the cardigan sweater for more than three decades continue to watch the programming of the company that still bears his name. Only now they're adding a third generation to the mix. Mister Rogers would approve.

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The Six Worst Ways To Brand Yourself

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:20:00 -0400

Personal branding is hard. It's not a trivial thing to describe yourself in words. Here are the six worst personal branding choices -- and the best branding choice of all!

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This UX Platform Lets You Create Enterprise Apps Without Writing Any Code

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:35:00 -0400

Skuid Founder and CEO Ken McElrath discusses the vision behind his company, the future of enterprise apps, and his vision for redefining how businesses are operated.

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US Officials: Info About Trump Comrades Working With Russian Operatives May Be On The Menu

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:52:00 -0400

In a blockbuster announcement, FBI director James Comey told Congress that his agency is in fact investigating whether Russia interfered with the U.S. presidential election and whether the Trump campaign colluded to affect the outcome. Where this goes from here, nobody knows. Cartoon by Joe Heller.

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36 Of The Most Big League Donald Trump Cartoons You'll See, They're Fantastic, The Best CartoonsThese cartoons are TREMENDOUS!If It's Tuesday, Trump Must Be Shaking Up His StaffGifts You Give Your SweetheartDonald Trump Supporters Prepare For A Big Let DownTrump Attempts To Seduce More Women Voters With 'Locker Room Talk'How To Answer Stupid Job Interview Questions (n Trump's America)Trump Reaches Out To MinoritiesTrump's Twitter Tirades Replace Presidential Press ConferencesHow President Trump Can Prevent Alien Contamination From Mars?Democrats Pick The Perfect Presidential Candidate For 2020Donald Trump Clarifies His Position On AbortionHow President Trump Can Prevent Alien Contamination From Mars?Donald Trump: Time To Unite The GOPAmerica Voted! You Won't Believe What Happened Next ...Which Public Servants Will Donald Trump Insult Next?The End Of Cinco de Mayo?The Plus Side Of A President Donald TrumpReporters Travel Deep Into Trump Territory2016: The Republican Party's 'Groundhog Day'What If Everybody Talked Like Donald Trump?Hitler Got Lucky ...Everyone Is Voting For Trump!Ignore The Bigly Lies!Who Won 'Tremendous' Clinton-Trump Debate? Depends On How You Define 'Winning'The GNC's Scary New 'Big Tent'Evangelist Declares Trump A "Baby Christian"Trump Gets To Bottom Of Hillary Clinton's Health#KasichOrBustTed Cruz Vs. Donald Trump In A 'Big Dog' Battle Over ConscienceTrump Or Clinton? Why Your Vote Makes You An Intolerant JerkWhy Donald Trump's Voter Fraud Claim Isn't Complete NonsensHalloween 2016's Scariest CostumeCan Donald Trump Destroy (What's Left Of) The System?Trump University Class Of 2011Pokemon GO" Takes Candidates To A Better PlaceTeam Trump; Some Kind Of Suicide SquadClinton And Trump 'Aspire To Inspire' From The Same SoulCycle

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:52:00 -0400

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The Next Generation Of Workers Seeks Good Jobs And Private Offices

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:42:00 -0400

Organizations are so busy worrying about managing Millennials that they are in danger of ignoring a new, very different, generation of employees. Meet Gen Z.

Reflective Listening: The Simple Strategy For Building Relationships

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:25:00 -0400

My co-founder and I come from big, rambunctious families whose communication style involves happily talking over one another. That doesn't work so well in the office. Discover the technique we use to make sure our team feels heard and that we're always aligned moving forward.

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Sears Today, Walmart Tomorrow? Why You Don't Want To Own Any Retail Stocks

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:50:00 -0400

No retailer will be immune to the profit destruction seen at Sears, Payless Shoes, Radio Shack, etc. Investors should flee!

3 Tips To Land High-Paying Gigs As A Freelancer

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:04:00 -0400

Millions of Americans are switching to freelancing for work flexibility and independence. Learn how to stand out amongst the crowd and get consistent high-paying work.

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Getting Interviews, But No Offers? This Could Be Why

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:05:00 -0400

Maya has an easy time getting job interviews, but so far she hasn't had a job offer. What's the problem?

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Japan Has Ambitious Plans To Be Asia's Next Superpower, Thanks To China

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Competition with China to be top dog in Asia explains why Japan keeps building up its military and overseas economic reach.

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Applying To College? Do Something You Love

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:40:00 -0400

“I wouldn’t want to give the reader the impression that I wrote TBHNS (This Book Has No Spine) as an acceptance ticket, because there is NO INSTITUTION on this planet that could inspire the amount of invested emotion and effort.”

What If 'Current Salary' Is A Mandatory Field On A Job Application?

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:20:00 -0400

Mia wants to know how to handle the situation where "current salary" is a mandatory field on an online job application. Mia doesn't want to share her private salary history, but what else can she do?

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Disney As Master Marketer: A Tale As Old As Time

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:07:00 -0400

Disney is, once again, providing a master class on how to build, market and deliver a relentlessly relevant brand with the success of its new "Beauty and the Beast" movie.

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Neil Gorsuch's Maternity Leave Controversy Proves Sexism Is Alive And Well

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:42:00 -0400

As a former big law attorney, I see Gorsuch’s viewpoint as almost expected given the culture of the legal profession, where women remain vastly underrepresented in leadership roles. Even if Gorsuch didn’t perpetuate negative stereotypes, many people with great decision-making power do.

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No Business Card Necessary: 3 Alternative Ways To Ensure Follow-Up

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:35:00 -0400

Try these three in-person approaches to be sure the conversation continues.

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Begin Big Projects By Blowing Off Steam

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:31:00 -0400

Next time your team is tasked with a major undertaking, consider opening on a negative – allowing people to vent – as a means to getting to the positive – a fully engaged team.

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12 Great Jobs In The U.S. In 2017

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:11:00 -0400

A recent report from ranks a number of great jobs with good salaries and career tracks, as well as healthy growth in recent years.

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12 Great Jobs In The U.S. In 201712 Great Jobs In The U.S. In 201712. Penetration Tester11. Project Architect10. Mgmt Consulting Analytics Manager9. Cloud Engineer8. Digital Project Manager7. Quality Engineer6. Salesforce Developer5. IT Engineer4. Salesforce Administrator3. Development Operations Engineer2. Data Scientist1. Full Stack Developer

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:11:00 -0400

According to a recent report by -- a massive online job search platform -- these are some of the top jobs for professionals in the U.S. in 2017.

Average Base Salary: $115,557

Year Over Year Increase In Postings ('13-'16): 52%

Tasks: Testing computer systems by attempting to breach them.

Average Base Salary: $75,666

Year Over Year Increase In Postings ('13-'16): 53%

Tasks: Oversee the architectural aspects of a design project.

Average Base Salary: $90,994

Year Over Year Increase In Postings ('13-'16): 66%

Tasks: Acts as a project-based analytics consultant.

Average Base Salary: $118,878

Year Over Year Increase In Postings ('13-'16): 67%

Tasks: Handles various types of cloud computing and cloud infrastructure management.

Average Base Salary: $73,169

Year Over Year Increase In Postings ('13-'16): 75%

Tasks: Oversee a tech team charged with accomplishing any number of development projects.

Average Base Salary: $71,111

Year Over Year Increase In Postings ('13-'16): 83%

Tasks: Testing and quality maintenance.

Average Base Salary: $108,089

Year Over Year Increase In Postings ('13-'16): 83%

Tasks: Development projects associated with the Salesforce platform.

Average Base Salary: $85,563

Year Over Year Increase In Postings ('13-'16): 89%

Tasks: Oversees, maintains and or builds out computer software or hardware for an employer.

Average Base Salary: $89,702

Year Over Year Increase In Postings ('13-'16): 103%

Tasks: Oversee an organization's Salesforce platform.

Average Base Salary: $123, 165

Year Over Year Increase In Postings ('13-'16): 106%

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This E-Commerce Startup Gives Online Buyers A Smart Personal Shopper

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:08:00 -0400

Shoptagr Co-Founder and CEO Jonathan Friedman discusses the vision behind his company, transforming the e-commerce industry, and his plans for designing the future of how people shop.

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