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Would Your Company Pass This Stringent Good Workplace Audit?
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Many companies claim to be good places to work. The reality to those inside the shop, however, might feel very different. In the process of churning out cool products or some memorable service, something (okay, sometimes it’s many things) gets neglected. Maybe people are being paid differently to do the same job or dealing with ornery upper managers. Trace the
Brother of Former U.S. President is Now the Part-Owner of a Major League Baseball Team
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Jeb! did it. Jeb Bush - the former governor of Florida, failed U.S. presidential candidate and the brother and son of two former presidents - is reportedly nearing ownership of the Miami Marlins. Bloomberg's Scott Soshnick broke the news on Twitter that Bush and his group, which includes retired New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter, have won the sweepstakes for
Here's How to Network When You Aren't Sure What You Need
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Networking is something that makes a lot of people cringe—and understandably so. When people think of the word “networking,” images of forced and insincere flattery comes to mind. But that’s more often the case when networking is an event—a ritual you perform every once in awhile. Practiced as part of a routine, it can be a lot more livable—just another way
Jeb Bush, Who Did Not Become President (Like His Brother Did), Looks to Own a Baseball Team (Like His Brother Did)
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Jeb Bush (aka Jeb!) is teaming up with retired New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter to make a bid for Major League Baseball's Miami Marlins, according to the Miami Herald. As the Herald notes, Bush and Jeter were once pegged as rival bidders for the Marlins (as reported by Fox Business) and so the two have apparently decided they'd make
Report: Investors Not Happy With Much-Hyped Silicon Valley Juicer
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Juicero Inc., a Silicon Valley startup with a considerable amount of buzz, sells a $400 wifi-connecting machine that squeezes its own single-serving packets of chopped vegetables and fruit into a juice. There's only one problem: As Bloomberg reports, investors are learning that they can actually squeeze the Juicero bags with their own hands to make a glass of juice, without
You Might Be Genetically Predisposed to Procrastination
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If you like to put things off or surf the internet instead of getting work done, you might be able to blame your ancestors. Procrastination and laziness are based in our genetics, and you can be predisposed to both, says Sharad Paul, MD, author of The Genetics Of Health: Understand Your Genes for Better Health. While procrastination seems like a
The Sleep Science Behind Fitbit's New Alta HR Fitness Tracker
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If you’re nodding off while reading this, it might not be because of my writing. You may not have had enough sleep—either the overall duration or the right mix of light, deep, and REM (rapid eye movement) sleep. Lots of fitness trackers measure the duration of slumber and periods of restlessness, using accelerometers to register movement. Now Fitbit says it
California Gives Apple Green Light to Test Self-Driving Cars
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Apple will soon be testing its self-driving software platform on public streets after the California Department of Motor Vehicles granted the tech giant a permit on Friday to do so, Bloomberg is reporting. The California DMV acknowledged Apple's permit on its website. This is the first time Apple has received a permit to test its technology on public streets, according to
Pandora Just Released its Spotify Killer, and it's Surprisingly Impressive
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In a way, opening the new Pandora app feels like running into an old friend. For one thing, I haven’t been using Pandora much for the last few years, opting instead to binge on music via Spotify, SoundCloud, and vinyl, dipping into Pandora only rarely. But just like someone from an earlier phase of life, Pandora seems to know me
How to Train Your Brain to Be More Innovative
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When we think about an innovative person, our focus is often on their achievements: How they’ve changed their industry, how their big idea is disrupting the landscape that they’re operating in, or the scale and impact of their innovative practices. What we don’t normally consider is the thought process they went through. We hear a lot about why we need to