Teams That Work

NOT every problem can be solved with a team. But when a team is called for, it is important to get it right. Teams That Work by Scott Tannenbaum and Eduardo Salas is a comprehensive look at teams and the drivers of their effectiveness—long term. Fairweather teams that crumble when things get tough or can’t recover from setbacks quickly are not effective teams. The authors say three components characterize effective teams: Sustained Performance (are able to generate positive results over time), ...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Teamwork, Fairweather, Eduardo Salas, Scott Tannenbaum, Reliance Continuum

Gerry Marsden, lead singer of Gerry and the Pacemakers, dies at 78

By Pan Pylas | Associated Press LONDON — Gerry Marsden, lead singer of the 1960s British group Gerry and the Pacemakers that had such hits as “Ferry Cross the Mersey” and the song that became the anthem of Liverpool Football Club, “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” has died. He was 78. His family said that Marsden died Sunday “after a short illness in no way connected with COVID-19” and that his wife, daughters and grandchildren are “devastated.” His friend Pete Price said on Instagram after speaking to...
Tags: England, London, News, Instagram, Scotland, Germany, The Beatles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Liverpool, Obituaries, Paul Mccartney, Obituary, Elvis Costello, Associated Press

Meet Kai - the new dog in the neighborhood (I'm not a dog person but must admit this one can be filed under kawaii...)

The cross roads of this busy pedistrian path has a new attraction - Kai. Kai's self introduction messages have been growing over the last few weeks - this is what it has become. Fast facts: Kai was born in Kyoto but now lives in Osaka with his new family. Please do not feed the dog. Please do not tease the dog. Please play with the dog nicely. Kai wishes everyone a Happy New Year! Kai is looking forward to becoming a good citizen in the neighborhood. Kai has already become popular with ...
Tags: Photography, Dogs, Anthropology, Photo Essay, Kawaii, Kyoto, Osaka, Kai, Kai Kai

Why salad chains have popped up everywhere

Sweetgreen and Chopt have transformed salad from a side dish to a $12 meal. Salad chains are everywhere in big cities, but these salads are expensive. At an average price of over $10, salad is becoming unaffordable for a lot of people Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Editors note: To clarify, at 5:51, we state that the average price at Chopt and Just Salad is over $10. In this instance, we are referring specifically to the salad menu items.Following is a transcript of the vid...
Tags: Instagram, New York City, US, Trends, Atlantic, Manhattan, Jerry Seinfeld, Starbucks, Burger King, Sam, Warby Parker, Compton, Lululemon, Polk, Watts, McDonald

At the Birdcage Café...

  ... twitter away. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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The best iPhone camera accessories

From lights to lenses to microphones, we recommend the best iPhone camera accessories, which will take your mobile photography and video to the next level.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, Accessories, Photography, Trends, Camera, Best Of, Tier 4

Frankie Bridge shares unseen snap of gorgeous wedding dress

The 'Post a picture of…' Instagram trend has allowed us to see a lot more...
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Episode #70: We’re Back + A Big Catch Up Episode!

Woo! We’re so excited for our first episode of 2021! You can stream the episode here on the blog or on  iTunes ,  Spotify ,  Google Play ,  TuneIn ,  Pocket Casts , and  Stitcher . You can find the podcast posts archive here . Big thanks to Issuu for sponsoring this week’s episode! Show Notes:  -We each share our favorite memories from our 2020 quarantined Christmas (it’s mainly making cookies). -Emma promises to post Barbara’s sugar cookie recipe soon (in January). -Elsie shares the rooms ...
Tags: Facebook, Podcast, Instagram, California, Kate, Zillow, Skype, Nova, Norma Jean, Emma, Elsie, Barbara, Trey, Collin, Caleb, Rice Krispie

Fat felines: we all love a 'chonky' cat – but the online trend has to end

Over the last few years, the internet has thrilled to pictures of chubby pets. But now experts are calling for a new era of cat shaming and determined dieting Name: Fat cats.Age: Probably no older than 10, given their propensity to die young.Appearance: Fat. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Cats, Social Networking, Internet, Animals, Pets, Life and style, World news

My home town

A friend took this photo of the New York State capitol building out his office window after a recent snowstorm. He posted the photo on his Instagram and Facebook feeds, and I asked him if he would mind if I posted it here. The southern facade of the New York State capitol in Albany. Photo by Fran Kramer. Construction of the capitol building was completed in 1899. It's the second capitol building since Albany was made the capital city in 1797 and it's one of eleven US state capitols without a d...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Instagram, US, Paris, Albany, New York State, WCS, Albany New York, Albany Photo

'Not enough work, not enough money': can this Kyrgyz village survive without tourists? A picture essay

Life was hard in this remote area of central Asia, until tourism offered new hope. Then Covid-19 struck and the visitors stopped comingPhotographs by Danil UsmanovIt has been over a decade since Umar Tashbekov saw his opportunity. His village, Sary-Mogol in Kyrgyzstan, at an altitude of 3,600 metres, is close to Lenin’s Peak, a popular mountain destination for tourists. If they were already hiking there, why not attract them to visit his village too?Sary-Mogol is a three-hour drive from the near...
Tags: Asia, Photography, Russia, World news, South and Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Global development, Lenin, OSH, Coronavirus, Danil UsmanovIt, Umar Tashbekov

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