• newTravelers warned about meth-laced soda in Mexico
    (Arizona Republic) Health professionals in Arizona are warning those traveling to Mexico to be aware of possible contaminated 7Up beverages in the Mexicali area. The contaminated soft drinks caused seven people to become ill and have killed one perso…
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  • newSpike the football
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  • newHillary: Women who support Trump 'disrespecting themselves'
    (Fortune) Hillary Clinton spoke about her thoughts on what she viewed as sexist comments by President Donald Trump and women who continued to support him. “When I see women doing that, I think why are they publicly disrespecting themselves? Why are…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 3:17am -
  • newTrump doubles down on NFL players who kneel for anthem
    (London Daily Mail) President Donald Trump continued his Twitter war with the National Football League on Saturday, this time taking aim at Commissioner Roger Goodell for permitting players to protest by kneeling during the national anthem. ‘Roger…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 2:29am -
  • newThis day in WND history: Cemetery buries Christians facing Mecca
    Cemetery buries all, including Christians, facing Mecca Sept. 24, 2006: Despite the fact Muslims had then only accounted for five percent of the local population, Nottingham officials – yes, the Nottingham of Robin Hood fame – decided all buria…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 1:27am -
  • newThe once-celebrated chief justice everyone has forgotten
    “The power to tax involves the power to destroy,” wrote Chief Justice John Marshall, McCulloch v. Maryland, 1819. Perhaps no one had a greater impact on Constitutional Law than John Marshall. He was born Sept. 24, 1755, and was homeschooled as a…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 1:26am -
  • newRansom call
    Editor’s note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings it to you as the WND Joke of the Day. Here is today’s offering: My mother was away…
    - 6 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 1:06am -
  • new'Modern-day Muslim Saul' story from underground church
    Editor’s note: The information from this story is provided by Bibles for Mideast, an underground ministry focusing on Bible distribution, evangelism and house-church planting in the Middle East, South Asia and parts of Africa. A Muslim who says he…
    - 6 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 1:02am -
  • newGet Dan Bongino's 'Protecting the President' for $4.95 today only!
    Being a Secret Service agent is one of the most treacherous jobs in the world, and never more so than in today’s highly polarized America. Facing threats from fence jumpers and manifesto writers, and from fanatical terrorists and sophisticated spie…
    - 7 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 12:09am -
  • newActivist Dem judge rules LGBT mandate trumps 1st Amendment
    A federal judge in Minnesota with a long history of Democratic Party activism has issued a ruling that effectively concludes the LGBT agenda trumps the First Amendment’s religious-rights protections. John Tunheim, appointed by then-President Bill…
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Android Central

  • newAndroid One in the U.S. gives it a new lease on life, and that's a big deal
    Android One phones in the U.S. are an opportunity for everyone to have a Good Phone™.Step into the Wayback Machine with me for a minute, as we head back to the Autumn of 2013. Amidst all the hype and furious pace of Android phone releases, one ph…
    - 8 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 10:49pm -
  • newHave some fun in this weekend's comments thread
    The comments are open and ready!Yet another week has passed, and we're starting to get into the home stretch of 2017. At least in the smartphone world. But it's cool — this time of the year makes for some great weekends.Weekends at the end of s…
    - 12 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 6:33pm -
  • newGet 2TB of lifetime cloud storage for $60!
    It's becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with the ever-changing world of physical information storage. New hard drives and flash drives are constantly hitting the market and obsolescence is inevitable. There has never been a better time to sto…
    - 15 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 3:30pm -
  • newBest Large Android Phone
    Best overallBest for batteryBest for lessBest 'almost a Note 8'Best OverallSamsung Galaxy Note 8See at VerizonSee at AT&TSee at T-MobileSee at SprintSee at Best BuySee at AmazonForget last year's missteps — the Samsung Galaxy N…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 3:00pm -
  • newHere's what we're reading, watching, and listening to this week
    How we're spending our leisure time.Everyone has a bit of quiet downtime once in a while. Whether you're sitting quietly at home or trying to relax on a plane or just giving your busy mind and hands a break, it's important to relax.A good way to…
    - 18 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 1:00pm -
  • In Oreo, the button to check for Android updates now actually checks for updates
    File this one under things finally working as described.If you've ever mashed that "Check for update" button in your phone settings because you were waiting and ready for an update, you know disappointment. You might be disappointed less in the fut…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 17, 10:04pm -
  • Video: LG V30 vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 8
    The LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are two of the biggest new Android flagships right now. Both offer beautiful designs, high-end specs and unique dual camera technologies. They're not exactly direct competitors though — if nothing else, there's…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 17, 8:56pm -
  • London refuses to renew Uber's license to operate due to safety concerns
    Transport for London announced today that it would not be renewing Uber's license to operate, citing Uber's current policies regarding safety and security as grounds for the decision.According to a statement released by TfL, Uber's license will exp…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 17, 8:12pm -
  • The best tech deals that you don't want to miss out on
    Our friends at Thrifter post some great deals every day, and here are the best ones available right now!From mobile phones to general tech, home goods and much more, the team at Thrifter is scouring the web every single day to find the best deals…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 17, 6:45pm -
  • Boost Mode on PlayStation 4 Pro doesn't do much for PSVR
    VR is already great though PlayStation 4 Pro, so it's not likely to improve much more.The 4.5 update to PlayStation 4 Pro consoles added a Boost Mode feature, which was designed to offer more processing and GPU power to existing games that weren'…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 6:30pm -
  • Best Memory Cards for Amazon Fire Tablet
    The Amazon Fire Tablet is a great investment, but it can run out of storage space pretty fast. That means it's time for a microSD card. Here are some you should definitely check out.Whether you have a Fire Tablet for yourself or your kids, you've p…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 6:00pm -
  • Grab a Google Wifi 3-pack for just $258 right now
    Here's your chance to save a few extra bucks on a Google Wifi system!Google Wifi, the company's first mesh internet setup, has been quite popular since its release. At first, it was pretty hard to find, and we've never really seen any great deals o…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 5:53pm -
  • Samsung's great Galaxy Note 8 order freebies end Sept 24, so act fast!
    Well, we had a good run.After weeks of pre-orders and another full week of actual in-store sales, the Galaxy Note 8 is falling out of its honeymoon period and getting into the swing of things. That means that Samsung's "do bigger things" incentives…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 5:35pm -
  • Jerry says, 'Hit me!' [#acpodcast]
    It’s a huge week of news and leaks in the Android world! Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Jerry Hildenbrand settle in for a roundtable feast of epic proportions, beginning with Android 8.0 updates to some Motorola phones, the Blueborne Bluetooth…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 5:24pm -
  • Grab Aukey's cell phone tripod for $8 to become a better mobile photographer
    It's time to take your photography game to the next level, and this inexpensive accessory can help!Smartphone cameras have become significantly better over the past few years, and people like to push them to their limits. A great way to really take…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 5:19pm -
  • Nest Thermostat E review: The perfect downgrade
    The Nest Thermostat E is one of the best entry-level thermostats you can buy, and it can save you real money.The biggest compliment I can give to the $169 Nest Thermostat E is that no one noticed it.I've had a third-gen Nest Learning Thermostat i…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 4:00pm -
  • RAVPower's 22000mAh power bank includes 3 high-speed USB ports for $32
    If you have long days ahead, this portable battery pack is a must-have for your bag!There have been a lot of advancements when it comes to battery life on current smartphones and gadgets, but sometimes they still don't last long enough to make it t…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 3:54pm -
  • Take your tunes to the gym (wirelessly) for $37
    Working out is always better with music, and it's always better when it's your own music and not whatever garbage station the gym is pumping over the loudspeaker. That being said, your own tunes and end up being more of a pain than you originally int…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 3:30pm -
  • Best New Games for Android
    What are the latest games worth checking out in the Google Play Store?Some weeks it's difficult to find great new games worth sharing with the AC community. This is not one of those weeks.Update September 22, 2017: Race around deliver data packet…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 3:00pm -
  • 3 features I'd steal from iOS 11 for Android P
    iOS 11 is officially out, and there's nothing wrong with a little feature envy.The latest update to iOS is out of beta and rolling out to iPhones as of Tuesday this week, and it's got our friends over at iMore pretty excited. If you need to catch u…
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Tech Crunch

  • newHow to announce a funding round
     Attracting investment is a milestone for any startup – it’s a vote of confidence from a respected outside expert in your space and a signal that your company is positioned for the future, which is important to prospective partners and customers…
    - 6 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 12:30am -
  • newFive billion-dollar businesses for the driverless future
     Massive opportunities in urban transportation are emerging as the industry transitions from per-vehicle to per-mile economicsGrowing up, I dreamed of owning cars I would be proud to wax, polish, and cruise around my neighborhood. Today, I dread th…
    - 10 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 8:35pm -
  • newAutomakers accelerate their interest in startups
     It’s no secret that automakers have shown more interest in startups lately. Nor is it any secret what’s driving that surge, given the massive shifts the industry faces from the rise of electric cars, autonomous vehicles, ride-hailing service…
    - 11 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 7:34pm -
  • newSoutheast Asia games firm Sea, formerly Garena, files for $1 billion US IPO
     Southeast Asia-based games and e-commerce firm Sea, formerly known as Garena, has officially filed for its much-anticipated U.S. IPO. The company, which is valued at over $3.75 billion, will list on the New York Stock Exchange as ‘SE’ and is lo…
    - 12 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 7:11pm -
  • newBeats Studio 3 bring premium noise canceling and battery life at a premium price
     Beats had a handful of different sounds on hand to test the Studio 3 ahead of launch. The demo was designed to showcase the range of the headphones’ new adaptive noise-canceling technology — but there’s only so much you can get from a demo in…
    - 12 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 7:00pm -
  • newThis news-reading AI could scan for police shootings nationwide
     Ask how many people have been killed in the last couple decades by police officers, and results vary widely. Local and federal authorities may track them differently, likewise activist and research groups. One project hopes to keep better tabs on p…
    - 14 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 5:02pm -
  • newDon’t wait for the Apple Watch to dole out medical advice anytime soon
     Could the Food and Drug Administration classify the Apple Watch as a medical device? It’s a question many have asked over the past couple of years, but the stakes are now higher for the Watch with its newfound ability to detect atrial fibrillatio…
    - 14 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 4:30pm -
  • newDispatches on diversity: Uber, sexual harassment and venture capital
     Racism. Sexism. Discrimination. Harassment. Those words often come up in questions pertaining to the state of diversity in Silicon Valley. Read More
    - 14 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 4:13pm -
  • newTwitter is testing a Twitter Lite Android app, first in the Philippines
     Twitter today has nearly four times as many monthly active users outside the U.S. as it does in its home market — 260 million versus 68 million — and this week it quietly launched a new app in an effort to boost those numbers further. The socia…
    - 15 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 3:33pm -
  • newUber only has itself to blame for London license loss
     The tech industry’s over-processed supply of irony might not be enough to service all the ramifications of Uber being stripped of its London license by the city’s transport regulator. Read More
    - 20 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 10:54am -
  • Russia targeted election systems in 21 states, successfully hacking some
     On Friday, the Department of Homeland Security notified nearly half of the U.S. states that their election systems were targeted by Russia-affiliated hackers in an attempt to influence the 2016 election. In most of the states targeted, the hackers…
    - 1 day ago 23 Sep 17, 1:57am -
  • iPhone 8 teardown reveals few surprises, but more camera details
     The always hotly anticipated iFixit teardown of the iPhone 8 has arrived, and while it doesn’t harbor much in the way of surprises, there are a few tidbits you may want to know about hiding in there. Especially if you like hearing about things li…
    - 1 day ago 23 Sep 17, 1:27am -
  • Forget what you’ve been told about edtech
     Investors are incessant in their hunt for the next emerging market. The investment de jour? Edtech. The tastemaker in this case is an article from David Bainbridge claiming, “Edtech is the next fintech.” While most of us can appreciate the word…
    - 1 day ago 23 Sep 17, 1:00am -
  • I have an SNES Classic Edition, and it rules
     Just in time for a weekend during which I had already planned to do nothing productive, a small package from Nintendo containing what will likely be its hottest item since the NES Classic Edition… which is to say, of course, the SNES Classic Edit…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 17, 11:51pm -
  • CRISPR breakthrough could drop miscarriage rates
     Gene-editing technology CRISPR has revealed a clue in how human embryos begin to develop, possibly reducing the risk of miscarriage in those crucial first few weeks of pregnancy. CRISPR Cas9 can modify or snip out genetic defects thought to contrib…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 17, 9:14pm -
  • iPhone 8 and 8 Plus cameras get top marks from testing outfit DxOMark
     If our review didn’t convince you that the cameras in the latest iPhones are something special, perhaps DxOMark’s lab-heavy evaluation process will do the trick. The camera testing site unequivocally states that the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have the…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 17, 9:06pm -
  • Facebook drops no-vote stock plan, Zuck will sell shares to fund philanthropy
     Mark Zuckerberg has gotten so rich that he can fund his philanthropic foundation and retain voting control without Facebook having to issue a proposed non-voting class of stock that faced shareholder resistance. Today Facebook announced that it’s…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 17, 8:43pm -
  • How tbh hit #1 by turning anonymity positive
     The innovation of tbh, teen-speak for To Be Honest, was getting rid of the typing. Whether asking or answering questions, open text fields invite abuse when combined with anonymity. Even an innocuous question like “What do you think of me?” can…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 17, 8:25pm -
  • Google launches crowdsourced TV show and movie reviews, but only in India
     Google has added a new feature that allows web users to contribute their own movie and television reviews right within Google search results – a step towards the possible implementation of Google’s own Rotten Tomatoes or IMDB-like reviews servi…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 17, 7:51pm -
  • Automated telemedicine is coming, for everyone
     The irony of strict regulation is that while it drives up the quality of care, it also drives up costs, making it unreachable for those without health insurance. The fact that few for-profit screening services exist outside of health insurance ecos…
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YAHOO! Finance


  • Systemic Risk Council to US Treasury: Proposed Reforms Merit Fresh Look
    In response to the US Treasury’s June 2017 report, the Systemic Risk Council warns that some of the proposals could jeopardize the financials system’s resilience.
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 2:55pm -
  • Weekend Reads: Courage, Photography, and “History’s Lessons”
    There are two words jousting in my mind: leadership and courage. I use "jousting" deliberately. Leadership and courage should go hand in hand, but more often than not, they compete against one another. And courage rarely wins out.
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 4:04am -
  • Realizing the Potential of Structured Data
    Companies tend to view the use of structured data (e.g., XBRL) as a cost burden. But a new study finds that costs can actually be reduced if companies implement structured data reporting in house.
    - 3 days ago 21 Sep 17, 5:39pm -
  • In Practice Summary: Value Investing — Do Quant Strategies Measure Up?
    In the latest edition of the In Practice series, Mark Harrison, CFA, and Phil Davis summarize recent research into whether buying US equities that are underpriced based on simple fundamental-to-price ratios yields better performance than investing in…
    - 3 days ago 21 Sep 17, 5:05pm -
  • Book Review: Economics for Independent Thinkers
    Economics for Independent Thinkers is useful to practitioners who make economic forecasts. Investment strategist Daniel Nevins, CFA, recounts becoming a skeptic about the application of quantitative methods to economics and about standard prediction…
    - 3 days ago 21 Sep 17, 4:01am -
  • Parallel Worlds and Brexit: Guiseppe Ballocchi, CFA
    "Parallel Worlds," one of the four potential scenarios envisioned in the "Future State of the Investment Profession" study, anticipates the rise of populism, a reduction in the size of the middle class, and a decrease in social mobility. For a better…
    - 4 days ago 20 Sep 17, 1:42pm -
  • Planning for a Non-Retirement
    Much of financial planning focuses on retirement. But what if your client isn’t planning to retire? Barbara Stewart, CFA, explores the question.
    - 5 days ago 19 Sep 17, 1:09pm -
  • Weekend Reads: Resilience
    Julia VanDeren has been thinking about resilience. Not just in the face of disaster, but in careers as well. In this edition of Weekend Reads, she shares two key components of resilience and some things you can do to become more resilient.
    - 9 days ago 15 Sep 17, 11:49am -
  • Book Review: Empire of the Fund
    William Birdthistle provides a witty description of mutual fund design and categorizes its imperfections entertainingly, offering more palatable alternatives. This slender volume is a welcome addition to the library of the professional and retail inv…
    - 10 days ago 14 Sep 17, 4:01am -
  • Are There Benefits to Being Compliant with the GIPS Standards?
    As CFA Institute celebrates the 30th anniversary of performance standards, there is cause to celebrate that approximately 1,600 firms claim compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) and that there are 40+ GIPS Country Spons…
    - 11 days ago 13 Sep 17, 5:15pm -

Forbes - Business

Money Control

  • newRallies, counter rallies rock Darjeeling hills
    As the shutdown entered its 101st day, rallies of GJM leaders in support of the indefinite shutdown and the separate state of Gorkhaland on Saturday came face to face at some places with processions led by expelled leader Binay Tamang faction demand…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 3:04pm -
  • newOrganisation seeks #39;restoration#39; of rights for Chakma, Hajong tribes in Arunachal Pradesh
    "We urge immediate restoration of all their rights like employment with Arunachal Pradesh government which was banned in 1980, issue of ration cards which was cancelled in 1991 and appointment to the post of Gaon Burah (village headman) which was ca…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 3:00pm -
  • newHarsh Mander#39;s org gets I-T notice for scrutiny of returns
    The scrutiny of income tax returns filed by the organisation is being conducted by the exemptions wing of the department that looks after the work of charitable and social organisations, and a notice mentions that all communication in this context w…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 3:00pm -
  • newAmazon to invest Rs 179.25 crore in Shoppers Stop
    Amazon India will provide marketing, promotion and visibility support to promote the sale of products of Shoppers Stop on Amazon.in.
    - 16 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 2:47pm -
  • newVardhman Steels: Outcome of AGM
    In respect of the 7th Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 22nd September, 2017 at Registered Office, Chandigarh Road, Ludhiana- 141010, please find enclosed herewith Voting results as required under Regulation 44 of the SEBI (Listing Oblig…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 2:40pm -
  • new2017 ARRC Round 5: Md Zaqhwan Zaidi wins first SuperSport 600 race
    2017 ARRC Round 5: Md Zaqhwan Zaidi wins first SuperSport 600 race
    - 16 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 2:40pm -
  • newUniworth International: Outcome of AGM
    Proceedings of 24th Annual General Meeting of the Members of the Uniworth International Ltd. held on Saturday, 23rd September, 2017 at 12.00 P. M.
    - 16 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 2:40pm -
  • newArchit Organosy: Outcome of board meeting
    The Board of Directors have at their meeting held today i.e on 23.09.2017 have decided to extend the last date of payment of First and Final call money upto 10.10.2017 instead of 30.09.2017.
    - 16 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 2:39pm -
  • newCeejay Finance: Outcome of AGM
    Outcome pursuant to reg. 30 of LODR, 2015 of proceedings of 24th AGM held on 23rd September, 2017
    - 16 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 2:39pm -

Financial Times


  • Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead
    LONDON (Reuters) - Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.
    - 1 day ago 23 Sep 17, 1:04am -
  • Shorting volatility: Rising risks mean itchier trigger fingers
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A long stretch of low volatility for U.S. stocks has made betting on continued calm a popular and lucrative trade, but traders and strategists warn that risks to the trade have mounted, while the potential for profits has shrunk.…
    - 1 day ago 23 Sep 17, 1:00am -
  • Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint close to agreeing on deal terms - sources
    (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with Sprint Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers.
    - 1 day ago 23 Sep 17, 12:55am -
  • Fed officials in muddle over permanent vs temporary inflation lull
    OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Federal Reserve officials with competing views about inflation laid out on Friday the quandary facing U.S. policymakers as they wrestle over whether a recent dip in the pace of price increases is trivial, or the result of gl…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 17, 8:24pm -

Y Combinator



  • 7 smart ways to use technology in classrooms
    Elementary school teacher Kayla Delzer’s students tweet, post on Instagram and watch YouTube in class. Here’s why she thinks all kids should do the same.
    - 11 days ago 13 Sep 17, 4:28pm -

Guy Kawasaki

  • How to Prepare for the Next Wave of Entrepreneurship
    Steve Case is the co-founder of America Online, the company that democratized online access. Steve is currently the chairman of the Revolution investment firm and also the Case Foundation. President Obama named him Presidential Ambassador for Global…
    - 5 Apr 16, 3:00pm -
  • Test drive: Mercedes AMG GTS
    My friends at Mercedes recently loaned me a Mercedes AMG to test drive, and I'd like to share my favorite pictures and thoughts with you. I hate to admit this, but I'm not sure I'm man enough for this car. It is a fantastic 503-horsepower engine (bu…
    - 7 Aug 15, 2:45pm -
  • Test drive: Sony A7R II
    Sony brought approximately twenty journalists and reviewers to Portland to try the a7R II and RX-10. I only used the a7R II, mostly with the Sony FE 2.8 35 mm lens (real men use prime lenses). These are samples of my pictures. I'm not a "real" photog…
    - 6 Aug 15, 10:50pm -
  • The Official Guy Kawasaki Father’s Day Gift List
    A good Father’s Day gift embodies two qualities: insight into the male psyche and the appearance of a careful decision. Cost is hardly a factor at all. Because you only have six days left to shop, here’s a list of ten items for most modern dads.…
    - 8 Jun 15, 3:21pm -
  • Startups: How to Do a Pre-Mortem (and Prevent a Post-Mortem)
    Doctors conduct postmortems to figure why people died. They do this to solve a crime, prevent the death of others, and satisfy curiosity. However, once somebody dies, it’s too late to help him. Entrepreneurs and their investors also often analyze w…
    - 20 May 15, 4:42pm -
  • Photos from the May 2015 Maker Faire in San Mateo California
    The post Photos from the May 2015 Maker Faire in San Mateo California appeared first on Guy Kawasaki.
    - 18 May 15, 9:27pm -
  • The Art of the Panel
    At any conference, there are ten times more panelists than there are keynote speakers, so the odds are higher that you’re on a panel than giving a keynote speech. Therefore, rocking a panel is an important skill for evangelists, too. A panel looks…
    - 11 May 15, 3:50pm -
  • Must Do: Intern Like a Rock Star
    This is a reprint from Leave Your Mark: Land Your Dream Job. Kill it in Your Career. Rock Social Media. By Aliza Licht. I’m publishing it because many students are about to begin their summer internships, and I want them to have the most valuable e…
    - 5 May 15, 1:00pm -
  • How to Launch (And Why Scaling Doesn’t Matter)
    In the early days of starting up, the ability to scale is overrated. “Scale,” in case you haven’t heard the term, refers to the concept that there are processes in place that are fast, cheap, and repeatable because there will soon be millions o…
    - 4 May 15, 1:06pm -
  • How to Pick Advisors
    Once upon a time there were two engineering PhDs who were clueless about how to start a company. All they knew how to do was code. They were so desperate for money and adult supervision that when an experienced businessperson showed interest and offe…
    - 27 Apr 15, 12:56pm -

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HR Daily Advisor

  • What to Do When Employees Are Underperforming?
    It’s time to pull your head out of the sand—you need to deal with poor performers! Sometimes it is uncomfortable to deal with things you would rather avoid, but there is no advantage to delaying the inevitable. If an employee is not stepping up t…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 11:00am -
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    Hospitals and health systems can discard three myths of employee engagement to improve patient satisfaction and Medicare reimbursement and raise their image for patient safety with well-designed initiatives, according to the new report Data-Driven In…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 10:49am -
  • PBGC Will Assist United Furniture Workers Pension Fund
    The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) has approved a partition application and will provide early financial assistance to the United Furniture Workers Pension Fund A, a Nashville-based multiemployer pension plan that covers nearly 10,000 p…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 10:30am -
  • Will Your Training Keep Pace with Need for Technology-Related Skills?
    More than one-half of employed Americans in a recent survey expect significant technology improvements over the next 5 years to boost their productivity at work, and many are looking to their employers to provide related training. “This survey indi…
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  • 4 Steps to Conducting a Successful Coaching Session
    I love being corrected and coached; especially by my wife.  My second favorite coaches are my four teenagers.  Since they’ve been sentient for a number of months now, they naturally have lots of tips and life wisdom to share with me, and I always…
    - 2 days ago 22 Sep 17, 9:48am -
  • HR Professionals: Got a Compensation Question?
    For me, one of the neat things about being an editor here at BLR® is the opportunity to interact with HR and compensation professionals on a regular basis. As the comp editor, I’m asked about managing the compensation process and, for the most par…
    - 3 days ago 21 Sep 17, 11:00am -
  • Meet Broker 2.0—From Benefits Sales Rep to Strategic Counsel
    There are few certainties when it comes to today’s health insurance industry. More than ever, employers are seeking help when it comes to navigating a rapidly changing regulatory landscape and developing a benefits strategy that will be cost effect…
    - 3 days ago 21 Sep 17, 10:52am -
  • Banking Industry Plans to Increase Hiring, Salaries in 2018
    The labor market is tightening and turnover is increasing, but banks are planning to grow employment, according to data from the Crowe Horwath LLP 2017 Bank Compensation and Benefits Survey. Crowe, a public accounting, consulting, and technology firm…
    - 3 days ago 21 Sep 17, 10:45am -
  • Bed, Bath & Beyond Learns Wage and Hour Compliance Is No Bed of Roses
    Exempt vs. nonexempt is a question that continues to trip up even the most sophisticated employers. Recently, Bed, Bath & Beyond was sued in Illinois federal court by assistant store managers who claim the company incorrectly classified them as exemp…
    - 3 days ago 21 Sep 17, 10:31am -
  • Use Real-Time Analytics and Coaching to Vastly Improve Call Center Agent Performance
    A study from KPMG noted high employee engagement levels correlated directly to an average of 19.2% increase in improved operating incomes, and conversely those companies with low levels saw declines of 32.7%. Within call centers it’s essential to d…
    - 3 days ago 21 Sep 17, 9:22am -

Work Happy Now

  • 10 Warning Signs You’re in The Wrong Job
    I started off just like most of the people that surround my environment. Good family and friends, always had what I strictly needed, and life seemed perfect, up until some point. There were the college and the university, and finally the long-awaited…
    - 18 May 17, 2:45am -
  • How to Create an Amazing Work Culture
    As a millennial working in a small marketing company, I realized that motivated employees are more productive and value their jobs. Personally, there are moments when I feel going to work a burden. But as a manager, I know my importance in this and h…
    - 30 Apr 17, 6:59am -
  • Why Creating an Environment of Success Will Save Your Company Money
    Working in the national parks for years, I’ve learned the real cost of employee attrition. It’s almost impossible to find another qualified candidate when you are out in the middle of the forest (even for housekeeping). Finding out what you can d…
    - 3 Apr 17, 7:22pm -
  • How I got a job I Was Unqualified For
    You see a job description online that jazzes you up. You read through the job ad, and you think, “I’d love to apply for that,” but you’re hesitant, because you can’t check all the boxes they’re asking for. Maybe you have an opportunity to…
    - 5 Mar 17, 4:22am -
  • How to Deal With a Difficult Coworker
    No matter how hard you try — or how much of a people person you are — there is one coworker with whom you simply don’t gel. As the word “coworker” implies, you work with this person, so it’s hard to avoid him or her in meetings, on e-mail…
    - 5 Feb 17, 9:36am -
  • How to Keep Employees Happy and Motivated
    Six months after I started my first job out of college as a software engineer, I was “invited” to my first ever performance review. My boss told me it was an opportunity to get 360 feedback from him and a few colleagues about my strengths and the…
    - 15 Jan 17, 11:22pm -
  • How to Avoid Mid-Career Doldrums: Rediscover the Joy of Learning
    If you’re an experienced professional, once-exciting work can start to feel like a daily grind. You know your job inside and out, few things about it engage you, and fewer yet offer inspiration to perform at your best. This slump can be especially…
    - 4 Dec 16, 6:41pm -
  • 4 Proven Techniques to Grow Your Greatest Asset
      Some time ago I wasn’t confident in myself, didn’t have a clear vision of what I wanted in life and I wasn’t moving forward. I was constantly feeling insecure, had doubts and fears, and these prevented me from taking action. I was also seeki…
    - 18 Oct 16, 1:09pm -
  • Alternative Sleep Cycles to Improve Quality of Work and Life
    On average, we sleep for almost one third of our life. That’s a lot of time, if you think about it. Now, imagine if that time was spent doing, constructive and useful things like making breakthroughs in scientific research, discovering the secrets…
    - 5 Oct 16, 12:53am -
  • How to Expand Employee Happiness
    Do you feel engaged at work? If you don’t, you are not alone. Around the world only 13% of employees say that they feel completely engaged at work. Half of employees are actively thinking about working somewhere else. What is so great about engage…
    - 24 Sep 16, 6:30pm -

Penelope Trunk Careers

  • An ode to my top commenter
    For a while, when I was pregnant and blogs were still new, I was the top commenter on my blog. And of course, every post I write is sort of an ode to me, or at least an ode to the current diatribe-colored glasses I’m wearing. So there was no need f…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 17, 10:23pm -
  • How to cope with the need for external validation
    The reason I’m not homeless after basically taking a year off from writing is that I have been doing a lot of coaching. I say career coaching, but honestly, no one over 30 has a career problem. All problems that look like career problems are reall…
    - 4 days ago 20 Sep 17, 8:11am -
  • My fascination with resilience starts with 9/11
    After the World Trade Center fell, those of us who were there were divided into therapy groups. Sorted by trauma. People who lost a parent in one group. People who escaped down a stairwell in another group. I was in the group of people who got hit b…
    - 12 days ago 12 Sep 17, 12:58am -
  • I am so sick of my advice
    In the Mailbag section of my site I answered a question from a woman who is worried about becoming financially dependent on her spouse if she doesn’t work.If you’ve been reading my writing for even a short amount of time, you already know what I…
    - 65 days ago 21 Jul 17, 3:55am -
  • My son was accepted to Juilliard!
    This is my son on registration day at Juilliard. We are so excited. But not surprised. That’s what happens when you work this hard. You are not surprised. I am told it’s rare for a kid to get into Juilliard on the first try. Kids audition for thr…
    - 90 days ago 26 Jun 17, 4:52am -
  • My startup is imploding. I mean pivoting.
    Last week my older son took the SAT subject test for biology. He was supposed to take the AP test for biology but I didn’t realize that you have to start registering a homeschooler for AP tests around the time a NYC parent would start registering t…
    - 8 Jun 17, 6:00pm -
  • What it’s like to audition at Juilliard. When you’re 11.
    The first round of auditions for Juilliard’s pre-college program is by video. From December to March my son practiced for three hours a day to prepare. At the end of March we recorded him playing Cello Concerto in A minor by Saint-Saëns, and we…
    - 25 May 17, 7:12pm -
  • Commencement speeches are garbage. College graduation is terrifying.
    The platitudes of graduation speeches are so damaging. It sets you up for some magical moment when you enter adulthood and the world of opportunity opens up to you. But actually the world does not open up after college. Either it opened up to you t…
    - 16 May 17, 4:08am -


  • Do Others Have a Negative Opinion About You?
    I've known many job candidates who cannot figure out why they didn't get the job after what they considered to be a great interview. I've also heard from workers who don't understand why they don't get a promotion after receiving good marks from thei…
    - 4 days ago 20 Sep 17, 2:14pm -
  • Merit Pay Raises: Why They're More Popular and How to Get One
    If you're counting on a pay raise for next year, you might be in for an unpleasant surprise.That's because despite greater competition for workers and a steadier economy, employers are re-thinking just who should get a pay boost -- and why.According…
    - 6 days ago 18 Sep 17, 2:33pm -
  • How to Unleash Creativity in a Team
    When asked to describe the personality of a scientist, some might revert to the Sheldon Cooper stereotype made popular on “The Big Bang Theory” and describe an anti-social, uncreative, analytical and somewhat dull personality.But Lina Echeverria…
    - 10 days ago 14 Sep 17, 2:12pm -
  • Technology Must Stop Being "People of No"
    George Westerman thinks that IT leaders need to realize it’s time to change “from a caterpillar into a butterfly.”Westerman isn’t referring to a change in wardrobe, but rather an evolution of IT leaders’ attitudes and actions.“The market…
    - 13 days ago 11 Sep 17, 1:49pm -
  • The Skill You Must Have No Matter Your Job
    Many people believe that if they just get that college degree or industry certification, they will have no trouble finding a job.They also believe that once they get their foot in the door, then they will continue to climb the ladder if they work har…
    - 18 days ago 6 Sep 17, 2:17pm -
  • The Biggest Mistake You're Making With Data
    “In God we trust. All others must bring data.” – W. Edwards Deming.Deming died in 1993, but the oft-quoted statistician and quality management guru’s words still ring true in today’s competitive environment where data is gaining more import…
    - 20 days ago 4 Sep 17, 4:00pm -
  • Survey Reveals What CEO are Really Thinking About
    Life would be much easier if you could read your CEO’s mind, wouldn’t it?While that may not be possible, a new survey does shed light on what CEOs are thinking about every day, providing an insight into what your concerns and priorities should…
    - 25 days ago 30 Aug 17, 1:20pm -
  • Two Words to Save Your Career: "I'm Sorry"
    Today, social media is sure to blast the news far and wide when a top leader makes a mistake, whether the person is in the private sector or public life.Recently, a discussion  about leaders who benefit from showing genuine remorse when things go w…
    - 27 days ago 28 Aug 17, 1:00pm -
  • How to Adapt -- and Thrive -- in the Changing Workplace
    How do you drink your vodka?That’s a question Absolut Vodka wanted to answer when they hired a research firm that was tasked with figuring out how people drink vodka and other liquors.But researchers didn’t simply poll people about their alcohol…
    - 32 days ago 23 Aug 17, 1:30pm -
  • 5 Ways to Become a Better Listener
    Are you a good listener?Hello? Are you there? OK, put down your smartphone, stop staring at someone across the room and let me try this again.Are you a good listener?Most of us would say "Yes, of course!"Then, we might follow that up with, "Wait a mi…
    - 34 days ago 21 Aug 17, 12:00pm -
  • Why that Toxic A**Hole Gets to Keep His Job
    When you hear the word "toxic," are you filled with the warm fuzzies?Certainly not. When you hear the word, you think of poison. Maliciousness. Harm.But guess what? If you're in the workplace, you're probably exposed to toxicity not through some chem…
    - 39 days ago 16 Aug 17, 1:00pm -
  • Is Your Vocabulary Holding You Back?
    It doesn't matter if you work remotely, in an open office or on a assembly line.The way you speak can have a big impact on your career.Why? Because a limited vocabulary may prompt you to stay quiet in meetings. Or, you may not understand what others…
    - 41 days ago 14 Aug 17, 1:00pm -
  • How to Become One of the Boss's Favorites
    I'm all for work/life balance and making sure that you're not headed for burnout by working too much.But that doesn't mean you go to work and just warm a chair every day, doing just enough to make sure you keep your job.A recent study shows why such…
    - 45 days ago 10 Aug 17, 3:02pm -
  • Why You Can't Remember Stuff at Work -- and How to Get Better at It
    I'll be the first to admit that my memory isn't what it was when I was 20-years-old, and I bet many of you would say the same even if you're only 25-years-old.That can become a problem in the workplace, where you may have to recall a client's name yo…
    - 48 days ago 7 Aug 17, 2:35pm -
  • Why You're Not as Influential as You Think
    When Stacey Hanke begins working with leaders to boost their effectiveness, she knows that at least 95% of these people are going to overestimate their influence on others.Hanke, a C-suite mentor and leadership trainer, says that even very smart an…
    - 53 days ago 2 Aug 17, 1:45pm -
  • Survey: Unhappy Workers = Unhappy Customers
    Companies like Zappos often are seen as the standard bearers of the top-notch customer experience, but some companies trying to emulate them may find they fall short because they are missing a key component: an equally top-notch worker experience.Th…
    - 55 days ago 31 Jul 17, 1:42pm -
  • 5 Signs You're Ignoring That Show Your Job is in Jeopardy
    You can't exactly put your finger on it, but somehow your job has started sucking the life force out of you.Every day you feel a little more depressed, a little more like maybe you should just call in sick and sit home and binge watch "Friends."Stil…
    - 60 days ago 26 Jul 17, 2:07pm -
  • Why Your Workers Think You're a Bad Boss
    I don't think anyone sets out to be a bad boss.Most managers I meet are really decent people. They work hard, try to help the people who work for them and really want to make a difference for their company and their team.But somewhere along the way,…
    - 62 days ago 24 Jul 17, 2:08pm -
  • This is What You Have to Do to Be Invaluable
    We often over-estimate our worth at work. Just look at the number of people who lose their jobs because of layoffs or downsizings or mergers, and you'll find a lot of them thought there was no way they would be let go. Maybe Slacker Suzy or Psycho Ph…
    - 67 days ago 19 Jul 17, 3:38pm -
  • The 4 Questions That Could Make You Invaluable
    Recently the New York Times staff protested  cuts to the copy editor staff, saying in a letter to management that they believed such a move would damage the quality of the product.One senior reporter described the copy editors as "the immune system…
    - 69 days ago 17 Jul 17, 2:40pm -
  • What's Worth the Effort in Job Searching -- and What's Not
    It can be exhausting looking for a job. There's the old saying that "looking for a job is a job." In addition to writing a resume and cover letter, you're now supposed to monitor social media and look for ways to "brand" yourself to prospective emplo…
    - 74 days ago 12 Jul 17, 2:34pm -
  • 7 Tips That Will Make Your PowerPoint Better Than Ever Before
    When was the last time you gave a PowerPoint presentation and no one turned to their phone to check email or play "Word Cookies"?If the answer is never, it's time to rethink the details of your PowerPoint and learn ways to keep your audience focused…
    - 76 days ago 10 Jul 17, 2:02pm -
  • 4 Tips That Will Help You Influence Others
    Communication seems to be a problem in the world today. It's not that we don't have plenty of ways to communicate, it's that we expect the tool (text, phone, email) to do the job for us. That's never going to work because good communication requires…
    - 81 days ago 5 Jul 17, 2:13pm -
  • The Small Way to Be Innovative That Has a Big Impact
    If you want to send shivers down the spines of many company leaders, all you have to do is say one name: Kodak.The Eastman Kodak Co. has become the poster child for big, successful companies that failed in a spectacular way after missing opportunitie…
    - 83 days ago 3 Jul 17, 2:12pm -
  • How to Overcome Resistance to Your Ideas
    Companies like Google and Amazon expect every employee to come up with new ideas, no matter how outrageous they may seem. But what if you don't work for such a company, and even your suggestion to try new paper towels in the break room is met with re…
    - 88 days ago 28 Jun 17, 3:22pm -


  • 8 Ways Universities Can Improve Their Email Communications
    How to write the clearest emails that will best represent your institution and yourself. … Read MoreThe post 8 Ways Universities Can Improve Their Email Communications appeared first on Real-time chat for online hiring & networking.
    - 16 Mar 17, 8:00pm -
  • 5 Tips to Help HR Beat the Talent Shortage in 2017
    With job growth comes talent shortage. How can recruiters and HR increase their chances of hiring top candidates? … Read MoreThe post 5 Tips to Help HR Beat the Talent Shortage in 2017 appeared first on Real-time chat for online hiring & networkin…
    - 15 Mar 17, 8:00pm -
  • Text Message Reminders and Final Thought Come to Brazen
    With this product release, you’ll now have the ability to send text message reminders for events, leave a final thought once your chat has ended and more! … Read MoreThe post Text Message Reminders and Final Thought Come to Brazen appeared first…
    - 10 Mar 17, 10:18pm -
  • 5 Things to Look For in Prospective Students (That AREN’T Their Test Scores)
    What can you discover about potential students outside of their test scores? Follow these tips to find out. … Read MoreThe post 5 Things to Look For in Prospective Students (That AREN’T Their Test Scores) appeared first on Real-time chat for onl…
    - 9 Mar 17, 9:30pm -
  • 3 Tips to Avoid Gender Bias When Recruiting
    How to #BeBoldForChange on this International Women's Day - take care to avoid gender bias in your recruiting. … Read MoreThe post 3 Tips to Avoid Gender Bias When Recruiting appeared first on Real-time chat for online hiring & networking.
    - 8 Mar 17, 5:00pm -
  • How to Use Facebook Lead Gen Ads to Recruit Candidates
    Facebook lead gen ads are a great way to find candidates you might not otherwise reach. … Read MoreThe post How to Use Facebook Lead Gen Ads to Recruit Candidates appeared first on Real-time chat for online hiring & networking.
    - 7 Mar 17, 8:00pm -


  • 12 Lessons From A Personal Journey Through Burnout and Engagement
    From confession to commitment – engagement to burnout and back again. Engagement is the diamond in the heart of work and wellbeing. This post is personal. Work is personal. This is not a vague theoretical outline of disengagement. It is also not a…
    - 52 days ago 3 Aug 17, 9:11am -
  • Tomorrow is My Personal E-Day
    After 9 months of wandering in the disengagement wilderness, tomorrow will mark a rebirth in my work on engagement. It was a very unsatisfying and challenging “pregnant pause.” Yet, it is encouraging and energizing to feel that I moved through th…
    - 53 days ago 2 Aug 17, 1:24pm -
  • Everyday Employee Engagement: The Big Ask
    Employee and work engagement ask that we become fully absorbed in our work. How willing are you to become fully absorbed? Do you recognize what that requires?   David Zinger is a Canadian employee engagement speaker and expert focused on the power o…
    - 58 days ago 28 Jul 17, 3:54pm -
  • The Employee Engagement Network Site – Over 7400 Members!
    What started as a small labor of love for work and engagement has now exceeded over 7400 members. The Employee Engagement Network is a boutique media network focused on all things related to employee engagement. We have a fresh cartoon each week. A s…
    - 68 days ago 17 Jul 17, 6:48pm -
  • Employee Engagement: A Pause from Work
    If you laugh at work, you last at work. Enjoy John Junson’s 546th cartoon on work for the Employee Engagement Network.
    - 75 days ago 11 Jul 17, 4:33pm -
  • Employee Engagement: Better Than Great, Good
    Employee engagement needs more good work. My eight word definition is: good work done well with others every day. I was watching a Sherlock Holmes TV show when Sherlock’s brother said, “Sherlock is better than great, he is good.” I thought that…
    - 81 days ago 5 Jul 17, 9:11am -
  • Employee Engagement: Work Should Be a Force For Good
    In April 2014, I personally defined employee engagement as: good work done well with others every day. I wanted to make engagement both simple and good. I am delighted to see CIPD, the leading work organization in the UK spearhead a strong focus on g…
    - 12 May 17, 7:22am -
  • Employee Engagement: A Dynamic Advance in Good Work
    Are you ready for the good stuff? I have been defining employee engagement for a number of years as: good work done well with others every day. I was thrilled to read the UK’s CIPD Manifesto for Work 2017. Here are the first few lines from the e…
    - 11 May 17, 11:36am -
  • Personal Tracking and Employee Engagement
    The next step in employee engagement for individuals and organizations is to fully engage the quantified self. I define employee engagement as: good work done well with others every day. I believe employees are personally responsible for their own en…
    - 9 May 17, 9:11am -
  • My Employee Engagement Course in Bangkok, Thailand
    Instil and install employee engagement with small and significant actions. It was an honour to teach my 2-day employee engagement course in Bangkok last week. The participants were from Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand. We were a small group and…
    - 8 May 17, 12:26pm -
  • Building Employee Engagement in Bangkok: Pixels and Playfulness
    The MahaNakhon and 7 lessons for Employee Engagement – An  Open Architectural Metaphor Ole Scheeren is the architect behind the MahaNakhon, the 77 story tallest skyscraper in Bangkok. The name of the building means “great metropolis.” The bui…
    - 2 May 17, 12:17pm -
  • David Zinger talks about Employee Engagement with the Engagement Zone
    This interview originally appeared on the Engagement Zone site one month ago. I invite you to read it if you’d like more information about my perspective on employee engagement. David Zinger – CEO of The Employee Engagement Network We at The Enga…
    - 1 May 17, 9:11am -
  • Employee Engagement From Singapore to Sri Lanka and Doha to Dubai
    Reflections on Employee Engagement in Singapore I am returning to Asia next week to conduct an employee engagement session in Bangkok. Last year I was fortunate to conduct sessions in Singapore, Istanbul, Dubai, and Kuala Lumpur to very small groups…
    - 28 Apr 17, 7:12am -
  • A Personal Employee Engagement Watershed: Stop Putting Lipstick on Camels
    Whoever said “it’s nothing personal” was not talking about work. This post is personal. I apologize in advance for not offering you levers, drivers, or 11 action items to boost engagement. I took the pictures in the post, I am not inserting st…
    - 26 Apr 17, 9:11am -
  • Employee Engagement: Universal Learning
    Allow the world, right in front of you, to be your teacher at work and you dwell in a classroom the size of the universe. Where and how do you learn about employee engagement?  Can you learn from flowers and snow?  I believe they can. Read my lates…
    - 24 Apr 17, 10:15am -
  • The Latest Employee Engagement News #17
    ONE TIP – ONE RESOURCE – ONE TOON Again. It is easy to have our engagement with work or a task slip away. Perhaps our mind wanders or we get lost surfing the internet. Just say, “again” and renew your engagement. You may have many slips but y…
    - 23 Apr 17, 1:55pm -
  • Stephen Goldberg Interviews David Zinger on Employee Engagement
    Here is an interview I did with Stephen Goldberg on the ABC’s of employee engagement: David Zinger is an employee engagement consultant, coach, educator, and speaker.
    - 9 Mar 17, 4:53pm -
  • Employee Engagement: Replacing Employees with Robots
    A winning cartoon from John Junson on replacing employees with robots:
    - 6 Mar 17, 1:57pm -
  • Employee Engagement: Respect is Not Achieved by Command or Demand
    I love the latest cartoon by John Junson for the Employee Engagement Network on RESPECT. David Zinger is an employee engagement speaker and expert.
    - 23 Feb 17, 5:16pm -
  • Employee Engagement: Turn off the Fan

    - 22 Feb 17, 10:55am -
  • Employee Engagement: Stop being so Great
    I like good engagement. I like good work. I like good people. Read my LinkedIN post on why good is so important for employee engagement.  David Zinger is an employee engagement expert and speaker who believes in the power of good for employee engag…
    - 13 Feb 17, 11:29am -
  • What we Lost Shifting Personal Engagement to Employee Engagement
    William Kahn if the founding father of employee engagement. We conducted a 2-part interview on his views and experiences with engagement. An interview with William Kahn, the founding father of employee engagement. https://t.co/TT9gts7hmP — David Zi…
    - 24 Jan 17, 9:05am -
  • Where do you go to learn about work, engagement, management and leadership?
    This last weekend I left Winnipeg and -33 degrees to go to Santiago and plus 33 degrees. I am looking forward to learning about employee engagement, work, leadership, management, and Chile while I am there. I have travelled the world to teach about e…
    - 16 Jan 17, 9:41am -
  • The Employee Engagement Network: A Labor of Love
    I am heading to Chile, Argentina and Uruguay for a month on Friday. I am not sure how much online time I will have so I want to acknowledge that the Employee Engagement Network will be celebrating nine years this month. It has been a labor or love an…
    - 12 Jan 17, 7:30pm -
  • Employee Engagement: People Matter, Language Matters
    Stop referring to humans as assets or resources. We get employee engagement ass backwards when we use language that dehumanizes employees. Read my short LinkedIn post: Employee Engagement: Ass Backwards. … David Zinger has many assets and resources…
    - 5 Jan 17, 2:38pm -
  • Employee Engagement: Leaders, it is time to get with it!
    Do you really believe as a leader that you get work done through people? If so, you may be creating the very disengagement you are trying to alleviate. Click on this line to read my short post on engaged leadership on LinkedIN.
    - 21 Dec 16, 2:38pm -
  • Are your managers and leaders strong enough for employee engagement?
    Yesterday I wrote a short post on LinkedIN. Within 12 hours it was my most popular post on LinkedIn this year. It was from my heart and looked at wanting but not necessarily welcoming engaged employees. Read the full post by clicking on the title: …
    - 14 Dec 16, 4:02pm -
  • Employee Engagement: Learn to Love Your Bricks
    How fully do you engage with the work right in front of you? You know the story of the three bricklayers at the same work site. When asked what they were doing one says, “I am laying bricks.” The next one says, “I am making a building.” The…
    - 6 Dec 16, 11:55am -
  • Should we throw employee engagement surveys overboard?
    What we can learn about employee engagement while sailing on a cruise boat in the Caribbean. Click on this line to read my latest post about employee engagement surveys on LinkedIN. David Zinger is an employee engagement speaker and expert.
    - 30 Nov 16, 5:27pm -
  • Employee Engagement, the Mannequin Challenge, and Taking A Moment
    We cannot always be on. We need to stop and recover. I am not sure doing the Mannequin Challenge will get you recovery but I encourage you to find time in your busy day to recover full engagement by “standing still.” #GoCougs #MannequinChallenge…
    - 15 Nov 16, 11:30am -
  • Employee Engagement: David Zinger on Engage-11
    The next eleven years of engagement Engage-11. This post was written on November 11, 2016. It is the 11th anniversary of my focus on strengths and engagement. I am calling today, and the next 11 years of my work, Engage-11. The name is to honour Re…
    - 14 Nov 16, 9:11am -
  • Employee Engagement: You are not a Statistic
    Every day there is a new statistic generated that bemoans the dismal state of employee engagement. Although these statistics are informative they remove us from the reality of experience — our numbers numb rather than offering insight and a pat…
    - 7 Nov 16, 2:06pm -
  • Employee Engagement: One of These Things Ain’t Like the Other
    Love the new Employee Engagement Network cartoon from John Junson David Zinger is an employee engagement expert, coach, consultant, and speaker.
    - 4 Nov 16, 7:29am -
  • Employee Engagement: Why does Barry Schwartz believe we are disengaged at work?
    I invite you to visit and join my 7200 member Employee Engagement Network. Go there now to find out why Barry Schwartz believes people are disengaged at work. David Zinger is an employee engagement speaker and engagement network host.
    - 27 Oct 16, 7:22am -
  • Employee Engagement Humor: Who’s the Boss
    The new Halloween scary costume cartoon on our Employee Engagement Network by John Junson. David Zinger is an employee engagement expert and speaker who believes when we laugh, we last!
    - 25 Oct 16, 12:19pm -
  • The New Employee Engagement Video: Results, Progress, and Energy
    3 Powerful Elements in the New Employee Engagement are: Know your results Manage progress Monitor energy Watch this brief 2 minute video on these 3 elements of the New Employee Engagement. The New Employee Engagement: Results, Progress, & Energy fro…
    - 18 Oct 16, 9:55am -
  • Employee Engagement Monday Mirth: Are You Worthy?
    Employee Engagement cartoon by my good friend John Junson. Are you Worthy? David Zinger is an employee engagement expert and speaker who believes we must be able to laugh at ourselves. Those who laugh, last!
    - 17 Oct 16, 3:08pm -
  • Employee Engagement’s False Bottom
    Bottoms Up on Employee Engagement Here is a false phrase bandied around many offices and workplaces: “It all comes down to the bottom line.”  This is often used to say that money, is the ultimate determiner of what should take place at work and…
    - 14 Oct 16, 12:07pm -
  • Employee Engagement: Engage Right Up to the End
    I was inspired by the sunflower growing outside of my office window. It is October in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada yet this sunflower bloom is so alive.   Some of us as we get close to the end of something begin to coast but let this sunflower inspir…
    - 11 Oct 16, 9:11am -
  • 5 Reasons to Engage with the Employee Engagement Network Right Now
    I encourage you to visit the Employee Engagement Network every week. When you visit you will get: A new weekly cartoon to lighten your workload New blog posts on leadership, management, and engagement to enrich your viewpoint A fresh employee engag…
    - 6 Oct 16, 9:11am -
  • Employee Engagement: Just a Moment
    How much time do you have for employee engagement? Act Different #1 Few of us ever have all the time we want to engage fully with what matters most to us, yet none of us should make that an excuse to do nothing. Engagement is good work done well wit…
    - 3 Oct 16, 9:11am -
  • Employee Engagement: Against Happiness
    Employee Engagement: Think Different #2 The September 24th issue of The Economist had an article against happiness at work. The article stated that “companies that try to turn happiness into a management tool are overstepping the mark.” The one-p…
    - 29 Sep 16, 9:10am -
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