Positive Futures - A Better Workplace (1)
Turn Bad Bosses Into Inspiring Leaders
Broadcast in Business follow On Air Call in to speak with the host (347) 324-5041 skype h:119876s:10244475live Play More than two-thirds of American workers are just putting in their time at their jobs. Their lack of engagement in the job or the organization can often be attributed to their bosss poor leadership skills. Unless managers can provide inspiration and instill dedication, productivity will continue its downward dive.
Sep 20, 2017 4:55PM - BlogTalkRadio (blogtalkradio.com)
Positive Futures - A Better Workplace (2)
Long Weekend PTO Strategy Guy/Gal
There's a person that's currently cheating life at your company. But it's not who you think. --It's not the person who's stock options just vested (because the stock could tank); --It's not the person who just signed the big deal (because you're only as good as your last month); and --It's not you.
Sep 20, 2017 4:46PM - The HR Capitalist (hrcapitalist.com)
Positive Futures - A Better Workplace (3)
How important is knowing the product for a new hire?
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Sep 20, 2017 3:27PM - Steve's HR Technology (steveboese.squarespace.com)
Cest lexpression qui revient souvent depuis ce matin, aprs lentre en force de la police paramilitaire espagnole dans plusieurs siges du gouvernement catalan pour procder des arrestations. Voir par exemple: https://www.lasemaineduroussillon.
Sep 20, 2017 12:08PM - L'indpendance de la Catalogne (catalanindependance.blog.lemonde.fr)
Only people in tech-jobs work in coworking spaces? Think again. Not only do the coworking spaces keep changing, but also the members who work in them. In this article well summarize the key demographics of these members.
Sep 13, 2017 9:31AM - Coworking (deskmag.com)
If you work at a desk, then you don't need me to tell you that sitting all day long is rough on a human body. From tight hips to sore calves and wrecked posture, office work can be a (literal) pain in the neck. .
Sep 4, 2017 3:52PM - Inc.com (inc.com)
3 Examples Of Game-Based Learning: Actual Stories From The Classroom by Ryan L. Schaaf There is adifference between gamification and game-based learning. Game-based learning is, in short, learning through games.
Sep 13, 2017 8:01AM - TeachThought (teachthought.com)
The National Traffic Safety Board had stern words for all parties involved in the 2016 crash that killed a man driving a Tesla Model S and put the companys Autopilot driving technology under scrutiny. The board issued seven recommendations at the Tuesday hearing, including three for Tesla and every other automaker that offers Level 2 self-driving abilities that suggested manufacturers should not let a product be used, in a manner that is, inconsistent with its design. Other recommendations centered around data collection and designs for determining whether drivers are actually paying attention behind the wheel.
Sep 12, 2017 6:36PM - The Verge (theverge.com)
Last week, The Post reported that abortion access has become one of the most salient issues in the race to pick Virginias next governor. And when it comes to the rest of the Republican ticket, the whole is far worse than the sum of its parts. Taken together, the Republican candidates represent an Anti-Choice Dream Team that is the greatest threat to legal abortion and even birth control in the modern history of the commonwealth.
Sep 19, 2017 8:29PM - Washington Post (washingtonpost.com)
President Donald Trump is using money donated to his reelection campaign and the Republican National Committee to pay for his lawyers in the probe of alleged Russian interference in the U.S. election, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Sep 19, 2017 7:54PM - CNBC (cnbc.com)
Mineral water giant Evian recently automated its bottling plant in the French alps. Rather than lay off workers, the company actually hired more -- and its story should serve as an example for the industry.
Sep 20, 2017 10:00AM - Environmental News
According to a report jointly issued by The Climate Group and the New Climate Institute, climate action is making encouraging progress across the U.S., with or without the federal government.
Sep 20, 2017 9:30AM - Environmental News
Food companies are increasingly trying to tell stories about the origin of their produce but, as my behind-the-scenes tour showed, its vital to hit the right noteFor a second we locked eyes, 300lbs of pig staring at me. The pig inched closer, its body pressing again the metal barrier, its snout rubbing against my jeans.Theyre pretty social animals, and like to be petted sometimes, said Logan Sweers, a tour coordinator at Iowa Select Farms, one of the largest pork producers in the world.
Jun 30, 2017 4:24PM - Sustainability
The tiny pollutants in our clothes are forcing us to look harder for, and think more carefully about, the ways humans have shaped the environmentOpening my washing machine at the end of a cycle is not something that generally fills me with excitement. But today it did, because doing so I thought would finally allow me to see and touch something Ive been reporting on for years: synthetic microfiber pollution from apparel. Related: Will clothes companies do the right thing to reduce microfiber pollution? Continue reading.
Jun 29, 2017 7:02PM - Sustainability
Food, household cleaners, beauty products and more are just $3 each on the Brandless site.
Sep 20, 2017 5:05PM - Socially Aware Business
Miso Robotic's Flippy supposedly frees up fast food workers from 'high pain points' on the job. Could it free them of the job entirely, though?
Sep 15, 2017 2:51PM - Socially Aware Business
Transportation, Business, News Hyperloop One has picked Toronto to Montreal as one of its top choices to build the first hyperloophigh-speed travel system. In May 2016, Hyperloop One held a global competition to narrow down possible cities where the company could build one of its first routes in the world. After narrowing down the finalists, Toronto and Montreal have been chosen as one of the top contenders for to build the high-speed transportation system.
Sep 15, 2017 2:18AM - dailyhive.com (dailyhive.com)
WeWork, a startup that leases trendy, millennial-friendly office space to startups and Fortune 500 companies, just became the sixth most valuable startup in the world. It's been raining money all year long at WeWork. The company has raised over $8 billion in funding to date with $5.
Sep 11, 2017 5:32PM - Business Insider (businessinsider.com)
Benedetto Bufalino has done it again. The French artisthas proved that the polar opposite adjectives plain and wacky can both go in the same sentence. Who doesnt want to drive around in a phone booth? Bufalino has a habit of turning ordinary objects into something out of the ordinary.
Sep 20, 2017 1:19PM - Pop-Up City (popupcity.net)
For older, inner-ring suburbs in the Northeast and Midwest, the best hope often lies in merging with the city. East Cleveland, a suburb contiguous to Cleveland, Ohio, has lost 36.7 percent of its population just since 2000.
Sep 19, 2017 1:56PM - CityLab (citylab.com)
In 2018, when they complete Romes Citt del Sole (City of the Sun), Maria Claudia Clemente, 50, and Francesco Isidori, 47, partners of that citys Labics studio, will have been at work on the complex for most of the time theyve practiced together. Won in a 2007 competition, the 175,000-square-foot project comprises a library and residential, office, retail, parking and extensive public space a critical component of Roman urban life. The sleek urban center replaces a derelict former bus depot and repair yard hidden behind fences along Romes eastern edge.
Sep 9, 2017 1:14PM - nytimes.com (nytimes.com)
The choice of where to go to architecture school is a big questionoften a $50,000-a-year-or-more question. So what are the best schools for that kind of investment? Every year, RECORD takes a look at the state of architectural education by publishing highlights from the research gathered by DesignIntelligence, which ranks the countrys top architecture schools based on surveys of hiring managers at firms. In addition, we give an overview of DIs surveys of students and academics, to gain an understanding of the prevailing attitudes in architecture education.
Sep 1, 2017 4:04PM - architecturalrecord.com (architecturalrecord.com)
When a driver struck a 14-year-old girl in a crosswalk outside her Philadelphia-area high school last week, the local media pounced.Headlines highlighted police accounts that said the victim, Kelly Williams, was using FaceTime on her phone at the time of the crash. Heres how the local CBS affiliate led its story: A 14-year-old girl was injured Wednesday afternoon in Abington when police say she walked right into the path of a passing car because she was video chatting.
Sep 20, 2017 3:22PM - Streetsblog USA (usa.streetsblog.org)
Whether you live in the farthest suburb or in the heart of downtown, how you move around your city shapes your social interactions, your job, and even your family dynamics. Peruse the news, however, and youll find a laundry list of transportation nightmares: subway systems in a state of emergency, declining ridership in our biggest metro areas, and unreliable bus systems plaguing commuters. Whats a transit-loving urbanite to do? In an effort to parse through the doom and gloomand in honor of Curbeds first-ever Transportation Weekwe want to share 101 smart transportation solutions that can make our cities better.
Sep 20, 2017 2:45PM - Curbed (curbed.com)
That closes the chapter on the exploration of Saturn for probably a decade or longer. Still, there is much left for scientists to study and decipher. Cassinis most surprising discovery was an ocean of water beneath the icy exterior of Enceladus.
Sep 14, 2017 7:15PM - nytimes.com (nytimes.com)
ASLA recently announced the 28 winners of the 2017 Student Awards. Selected from 295 entries representing 52 schools, the awards honor the top work of landscape architecture students in the USA and around the world. The following is a complete list of 2017 student award winners: General Design Category Award of Excellence Invisible Works: A Public Introduction to the Dynamic Life of Wastewater Treatment by Bridget Ayers Looby, Associate ASLA, a graduate student at the University of Minnesota Honor Awards Weaving the Waterfront by a graduate team at Cornell University Milan Traversing by Zhiqiang Zeng, Student ASLA, a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania Concrete Nurse Logs: Spawning Biodiversity from Ballards Century-Old Locks by Hillary Pritchett, Associate ASLA, a graduate student at the University of Washington Creating Dynamic Hybrid: Towards Landscape Innovation in a Smart City by Fang Wei, Student Affiliate ASLA, a graduate student at Tsinghua University Create a Walkable History: Editing the Historical Percorsi of Pienza by Zhengneng Chen, Student ASLA, a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania The Turning Point: A Focused Design Study for the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York by Christopher O.
Sep 14, 2017 5:30PM - World Landscape Architecture (worldlandscapearchitect.com)
Inaccessible venues and public spaces are a daily occurrence for most disabled people, whether at home or on holiday. We want to hear from Guardian readers with a disability about your experiences of accessing cities, good or badLast year Chester was named the most accessible city in Europe, selected from 43 cities in 21 countries for its achievements in creating a disability-friendly environment across many different sectors. Related: Roman holiday: how Chester became the most accessible city in Europe Continue reading.
Sep 20, 2017 9:38AM - Guardian-Cities
For disabled people, the difference between being able to visit a place and not often comes down to small details. Cities around the world are taking notes from the ancient centre of Chester. Frances Ryan experiences it for herselfA step up to a restaurant and no threshold ramp in sight.
Sep 20, 2017 6:30AM - Guardian-Cities