Three words, no coincidence: “We’ll manage it.” German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in her first substantive response to a string of violent episodes over the last 10 days, on Thursday repeated the same utterance she made famous last year as the nation opened its borders to an enormous flood of refugees...
As World Emoji Day (July 17) approaches, an ongoing debate reignites — is it OK to use emojis and emoticons at work? According to new research from OfficeTeam, nearly four in 10 (39 percent) senior managers said it’s unprofessional to include emojis or emoticons in work communications, but 61 percent stated it’s OK, at least [...]Show More Summary
It happens to the best of us. You get so wrapped up in completing one task that before you know it, the day is over and you still have countless items left on your to-do list. Before you let your tasks take control of your day again, remember these helpful time-management techniques. A. Show More Summary
The Third Point manager feels like he's going into battle every damn day.
Most of our regular readers will know Albert Shum as he was a familiar figure during Windows Phone 7 days. He was the Windows Phone Design Studio General Manager responsible for leading the overall UX design of MS mobile experiences for Windows Phone. I still think that the original Windows Phone 7 series UI/UX is […]
The E-Class has always been synonymous with style, luxury and class. These days, it manages to do all of those things, but introduces a new feat — it’s one of the most technologically advanced cars ever created by Mercedes-Benz. This week we climbed behind the wheel of the all-new Mercedes-Benz E-Class, driving examples of the […]
Growth - as everybody knows - is these days hard to come by. Indeed, it is believed that just one in 10 companies manage to grow profitably over a decade or more. However, while much attention is focused on the difficult environment faced by businesses, a recent report, "Barriers and [...]
Categories: Guest Post, Learning / Research, Procurement, Talent Management Tags: L1, Process & Best Practice We are inundated by brands every day. Consciously or subconsciously, they inform our decisions and influence how we will act. Show More Summary
Continuing to go through my notes, picking up from my last post… Visuals The presenter said something that’s certainly a familiar challenge with facilities here in the U.S.: ‘”Patients often get lost due a lack of good signs.” One hospital we saw later in the week had some visuals on the ground that were clearly […]
One sweet boy’s dream come true involved a lot of trash ? and that’s a good thing. Ethan Dean, who has cystic fibrosis, has always been fascinated with waste management. So on Tuesday, the 6-year-old had the opportunity to live out his...Show More Summary
New York Mets infielder Jose Reyes and the team's manager, Terry Collins, are reportedly hopeful that his strained left intercostal muscle will only require him to be out of action for a few days, according to James Wagner of the New...Show More Summary
Jerry Heller Doesn’t Think Dr. Dre Wouldn’t Have Been Handcuffed If He Was White Dr. Dre was handcuffed by LAPD in front of HIS HOME a few days ago when it was alleged that he brandished a firearm at a
A Bonus Easy Way to Win Something for Free Note from Fatty: As part of my day job as the Social Media Manager at Altify, I get to do some pretty cool contests to build awareness of the company. Right now I’m doing a nice little weeklong push to grow our Twitter audience. So: If you [...]
When Stephanie Smith decided to pursue photography as a hobby, she found that she could do so much more than take a pretty picture. She works during the day as an office manager and spends her free time photographing memories for couples, children, and families. Show More Summary
This basebrawl, which went down between the Reds’ and Marlins’ single-A affiliates last week (with video only emerging yesterday), is already an excellent one: Roundhouse punches everywhere, coaches and managers raining blows on each other, total chaos. It’s made even better for having taken place on Camp Day, thrilling all the children in attendance. Read more...
On Tuesday, Truthdig’s Sonali Kolhatkar caught up with the Green Party’s presumptive presidential candidate, who managed to gain entry to the Democratic National Convention—and gain a significant security detail—on day two of the political confab in Philadelphia.
Well, first day back. First post gets it right. It’s fitting. Congrats to Casual Prolix who managed to correctly guess that yesterday’s ScribbleTaku was Galaga. More »
Each week Alison Green, who also writes the "Ask a Manager" website, answers workplace and management questions from readers. Please comment or ask you own question by emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Question: My coworker booked all the best vacation days I’m relatively new in my position with a small company in the construction industry. Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA ? Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager insists there’ll be no lasting impact of the “boisterous and at times cacophonous” protests that marked the first day of the Democratic convention. But the leaking of emails from theShow More Summary
Chris Sale’s epic tantrum Saturday night easily could have been avoided, the Chicago White Sox star pitcher said in an interview two days later. Sale told MLB.com he destroyed some of the 1976 throwback jerseys the White Sox were planning to wear that night only after Manager Robin Ventura refused...