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The Real Difference Between A Boss And A Leader Explained In 8 Illustrations

Admiration in the work place should not come from a place of fear. These simple but creative office illustrations show that there is a difference between being a boss and a leader. We don’t all have a negative image when we hear the word boss, but these images might make you re-evaluate your definition. A boss is is dominating over their employees while a leader understands the benefits from pulling up those around them to work as a team. Image credits: yukbisnis.com Image credits: yukbisnis.com Image credits: yukbisnis.com Image credits:…

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Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done

How much do you slack off at work? If you’re the average white-­collar drone, the odds are it’s an astonishing amount. A 2015 survey by a UK firm asked 1,989 office workers how many hours they spent “productively working” each day. The average: A paltry two hours and 53 minutes. The rest of those eight-hour workdays consisted of kicking back: checking social media, reading news, or talking to friends. Viewed one way, this is absolutely dismal. We’re supposed to live in the age of 24/7 “crushing it,” right? We’re the…

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The Long Road To The Top: How Bursting Into Various Boardrooms And Shouting, Thats Where I Come In! Eventually Got Me A Job As A CEO At A Fortune 500 Company

I’m not embarrassed to say that I’ve got it all: the corner office with my name on the door, the private jet, the black card, the villa on the Riviera, and, yes, more money than I know what to do with. And I’m not ashamed, because everything I have I earned the hard way, through years of flinging open the doors to boardrooms and yelling, “That’s where I come in!” Sounds easy, right? Like anyone could do it? Sure, and who hasn’t idly daydreamed of kicking open a conference room…

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Its Your First Day On Wall Street

This feature requires JavaScript to function. Buy money. Do stocks. Learn about how stocks happen. Nice call. Should we hit the trading floor, then, or would you like to diversify your portfolio first? Or perhaps you’d like to learn a little about how stocks work? Diversify portfolio. Bet big! Shout! Go home. Yes! You’re doing it! You’re winning all of the money! Go do cocaine. Go home. Hahaha! This is so fun! Go to trial. Guilty. The court agrees that you are guilty. Now, it is time for sentencing. Receive…

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Work, not sex? The real reason Chinese women bound their feet

Hong Kong (CNN)It was an excruciatingly painful practice that maimed the feet of millions of Chinese girls and women for centuries: foot-binding. “In the conventional view, it existed to please men. They were thought to be attracted to small feet,” said Laurel Bossen, co-author of the new book “Bound feet, Young hands.” But Bossen’s research suggests that the custom has been massively misunderstood. Lessons for fight against genital cutting? Bossen said her research offers lessons for the modern fight against other customs that are damaging to women and girls —…

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