In late August, Atlanta's Department of Watershed Management wrote a letter to roughly 300 delinquent water customers who owe the city more than $6 million. The letter contained a simple message: Pay your bill within 30 days or we'll shut off your water.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Friday is typically a nice day, isn’t it? There’s a certain magic in the air midday. When I worked in corporate, I’d hang out with my colleagues chatting about weekend plans and discussing our week and silly upper management. We’d disappear for coffee, for that final jolt of caffeine to push us through until 5pm […]
Companies like Google, Amazon, eBay, and Uber are operating and expanding services that allow shoppers to order something online and have it that same day, without ever leaving home. If they manage it, despite the expense and complexities...Show More Summary
What small things do you do every day that make you a good product manager?
IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Rolando McClain missed his third straight day of practice and owner and general manager Jerry Jones said McClain would be doubtful to play Sunday against the St. Louis Rams. "You’ll miss him," Jones said on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas. Show More Summary
Quote of the day “Investors wrongly assume that outstanding investment managers are skilled in all areas.” (AlphaBetaWorks) Chart of the day Charles Schwab ( $ SCHW) is leading […] The post Friday links: flexible asset allocations appeared first on Abnormal Returns.
In 11 days, the 2014 MLB regular season will be over, and the race to the World Series will enter the final stretch. This is also the time of year when general managers around the game begin making final decisions about what direction they want to take this offseason. Show More Summary
Whether you are a career driven professional, a small business owner or a busy single parent, every single individual is... The post 24 Hours Not Enough? 10 Tips Of Time Management To Make Every Day Count appeared first on Lifehack.
By L&F Capital Management: Company Overview Joe's Jeans (NASDAQ:JOEZ) is a retail company which focuses on producing high-end jeans for women. Joe's Jeans also deals in men's jeans, as well as other men's and women's clothing (shirts, shorts, pants, etc). Show More Summary
As the season winds down and the playoff picture becomes clearer by the day, so do the front-runners for the major awards in Major League Baseball. These men’s wisdom and guidance have led their respective teams to success in the Junior...Show More Summary
“Dadsplaining” has been a thing on TV since at least the days of Ward Cleaver. But few TV dads have managed to indulge in the often irritating practice as endearingly as Bill Cosby’s Dr. Cliff Huxtable. For children of the 1980s, noShow More Summary
How about this post's title! WTF? Just what you needed to see and read, now that we are just a few days beyond Gov. Jerry Brown's (D-CA) signing of California's landmark groundwater management legislation into law, bringing the Golden State into the 1980s: Download Groundwater_Signing_Message Back to subsidence. For background,...
by Andrew Thompson The other Sunday was Wedding Day at Campbell's Field, the ballpark for the Camden Riversharks. Fans could have their vows renewed by the team's general manager, a recently ordained minister, right on the field. About...Show More Summary
Between her domestic duties, House of Harlow 1960 jewelry line and Piperlime responsibilities, Nicole Richie is a busy little bee these days. However, the “Simple Life” star managed to find time to design a new collection of offerings...Show More Summary
By SA Transcripts: American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) Tokyo Investor Day Call September 17, 2014 12:30 ET Executives Liz Werner - Head, Investor Relations Jose Hernandez - President and Chief Executive Officer, Asia-Pacific...Show More Summary
Unionists, this one included, have joked over the past few days about where we’d go if the unthinkable happens and Scotland votes for independence. So far, I think I have managed to secure political asylum in Twickenham, the Ardeche in southern France and a corner of Canada (not Quebec). Of course, the likelihood of being [...]
Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting. We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done. I certainly want the answer. So I decided to call a friend who manages to do this — and more. Cal Newport impresses the heck out of me. Show More Summary
You can’t enter a battlefield armed with only an arsenal of interrogative statements. However, acquiring a database of questions can definitely tame a few pesky weeds. For example, I might worry intensely every day. But maybe I can search...Show More Summary
I like to think of the prototypical manager as the person who brings the thoughts of the mind to bear on daily organizational problems. In contrast, the leader brings the feelings of the soul to bear on those same problems. - Craig R. Hickman
I wrote this in 2004 on MR: Here are my suggestions: 1. There is always time to do more, most people, even the productive, have a day that is at least forty percent slack. 2. Do the most important things first in the day and don’t let anybody stop you. Estimate “most important” using a […]