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What Is A Manager’s Secret To Being Emotionally Intelligent?

It turns out that managers can become more likable if we learn how to ask questions Image Credit: Aritra Sen As managers, we are under a great deal of pressure to use our manager skills to find ways to get the most out of our teams. We can try a lot of different techniques; however, all too often we get the same results – nothing changes. The good news for us is that it turns out that if we want to create more open relationships with the members of our team all we have to do is to learn how...
Tags: Leadership, Learning, Careers, Questions, Emotional Intelligence, Trusted, Open, Don, Jim Anderson, Emotionally Intelligent, Interpersonal Relationships, Keep It Simple, Likable, Aritra Sen As

7 Ways to Open Your Presentation

Struggling with how to open your presentation? In our most recent blog, we talked about why it’s so important to make a great first impression as a speaker. We broke down what you need to accomplish during the introduction of your presentation according to Jerry Weissman’s “90 seconds to launch” theory. Before we move on from Weissman’s theory, we want to explore in further depth his notion of the opening gambit. In his book Presenting to Win: The Art of Telling Your Story, Weissman gives “seven...
Tags: Disney, Opener, Harvard Business Review, Open, Speaking, Weissman, Hook, Beginning, Presentation Hacks, Introduction, Attention Grabber, Jerry Weissman, Attention Getter, Opening Gambit, Starting Your Speech

Federer to play French Open next year

Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer said Thursday he will play the French Open in Paris next year. "I will play the French Open. I probably won't play much before that because I need some time away from it (tennis) and I need some time with the family," the 38-year-old told CNN.
Tags: News, Tennis, Paris, Roger Federer, Open, Federer

&Open helps businesses distribute gifts to reward customer loyalty

&Open is a startup with an unusual name, and one that fills an unusual niche in the business world. It has built a gift giving platform, so that businesses can reward loyalty with a small token of appreciation. The gift depends on the business and the circumstances, but it could be something like a book or a tea towel and a recipe. Co-founder and CEO Jonathan Legge says the Dublin-based startup fits most easily in the corporate gift-giving category, but he sees the company handling much more tha...
Tags: Startups, Enterprise, Tech, Dublin, Open, Jameson, Legge, Google Airbnb, Corporate Gifting, Dublin startups, Jonathan Legge

Andrés Gimeno, oldest French Open champion, dies at 82

MADRID (AP) — Andrés Gimeno, the Spanish tennis player who became the oldest man to win the French Open in the professional era, has died. He was 82. The Spanish tennis federation says Gimeno died Wednesday following a long illness. Gimeno was 34 years and 301 days old when he won the French Open in […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Madrid, Open, Gimeno, Andrés Gimeno

The SEC is hiring a chief data officer as the regulator aims to keep pace with Wall Street's obsession over information

The Securities and Exchange Commission is hiring its first chief data officer, according to a job posting for the role.  The CDO's focus will include developing and managing the regulators' strategy around how it stores, protects, and uses data.  Data has become increasingly valuable to firms across Wall Street. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Wall Street's top rule maker wants some help with its data. The Securities and Exchange Commission is in the process of hiring a chief data offic...
Tags: US, Trends, SEC, Securities And Exchange Commission, Blackrock, Open, Wall Street Click, Open Public Electronic

Open Mortgage Hires 50 From Former Live Well Team

Multi-channel lender Open Mortgage announced Thursday that it has hired the core team of mortgage lending executives from the recently-closed Live Well Financial, including its former EVP Bruce Barnes, SVP of Operations Jim Cory and SVP of Wholesale and Correspondent Lending Joshua Moran. Additionally, Open Mortgage also hired approximately 50 former Live Well sales and operations employees to expand Open’s retail, wholesale, principal agent and closed-loan seller mortgage channels. “As a ...
Tags: Featured, Finance, Open, Gordon, Barnes, SVP, Scott Gordon, Richmond VA, Lenders, Joshua Moran, Live Well Financial, Open Mortgage, RMD, Jim Cory, Premier Home Mortgage, EVP Bruce Barnes SVP

Second chance #OU50

Image from the Open University I left school with nothing. No qualifications. Most of the teachers in the schools I attended (I was a forces kid and went to 9 during my school years) didn't seem to care, and failed to motivate me to study. I simply wasn't interested.Later, I was working in a low paid job when I realised, sometime in my early thirties, that I wanted to do something more with my life. I was fascinated by psychology, so I applied, and was accepted as a mature student on an...
Tags: Motivation, Learning, Education, Study, University, Open University, eLearning, Open, Exeter University, TMA, Plymouth University, Distance, Steve Wheeler, Plymouth England, OU50, Plymouth Argyle FC

Forbes: Details on Reverse Mortgage for Purchase

The Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) for Purchase program was initially designed in such a way so that a previously more complicated process involving two mortgage transactions could be simplified, according to Dr. Wade Pfau, professor of retirement income at the American College of Financial Services, in a new piece at Forbes. “The government saw enough people using a costlier and more complicated two-step process — obtaining a traditional mortgage to purchase the home and then using a...
Tags: Featured, Education, Finance, Open, Forbes, HECM, Wade Pfau, Pfau, American College of Financial Services

Openness in the Digital Age

Here's a wonderful video montage of the Open Education in a Digital Age event that took place recently in Romania. It was hosted by the Virtual Campus department/Centre for e-Learning at the Polytechnic University of Timisoara, and it captures much of the essence of what was discussed about openness, digital media in education and the future of learning. My opening question for everyone was 'how open are you, as a teacher?'Openness in the Digital Age by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, Eng...
Tags: Video, Technology, Media, Learning, Education, Digital, Romania, eLearning, E-learning, Open, Timisoara, Steve Wheeler, Plymouth England, Virtual Campus, Polytechnic University of Timisoara

World No. 4 golfer Rory McIlroy to play at RBC Canadian Open this summer

HAMILTON — Rory McIlroy is — finally — coming to Canada.The world No. 4 will be coming to the RBC Canadian Open this summer, making it the first time the ultra popular golfer has ever played in Canada. McIlroy's inclusion in the field of Canada's only PGA Tour event comes four days after he won the Players Championship, one of the most competitive events in men's professional golf."It's incredibly exciting," said Bryan Crawford, the tournament director for the Canadian Open. ...
Tags: News, US, Canada, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Northern Ireland, Florida Georgia Line, Hamilton, Open, Rbc, Rory, McIlroy, Abbotsford, Crawford, Snedeker, Brandt Snedeker

Developments in the digital ecosystem today

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem: Funding and revenues Open, a fintech standards and data startup, has raised $5 million in Series A funding from Beenext, Speedinvest and 3one4 Capital. Oyo has raised $100 million from Didi... ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Uber, News, Internet, Youtube, Investments, Zomato, Samsung Pay, UPI, TechCrunch, Open, Amazon Prime Video, Oyo, Shemaroo, Digital Payments

Machrihanish Clubhouse Lost to fire

It’s a tough day for golfers. If you’re a dedicated, knowledgeable, links golfer then you have to feel a bit of sadness as one of the Meccas of links golf took a hit this week. The clubhouse at the much heralded Machrihanish Golf Club went up in flames as firefighters were unable to control a fire that ended up consuming the entire clubhouse and a flat used by the clubs steward and his family. Machrihanish is a 1879 Old Tom… Continue Reading →
Tags: Sport, Golf, Memorabilia, Open, Golf Club, Chip Shots, Machrihanish, Old Tom Morris, Machrihanish Golf Club

We’re all making progress. Stay open, stay brave.

Love, It’s THANK YOU TIME. Team D and I are so grateful for the ways you show up and shine with us. The kind messages you send the team, your IG posts… all the times you’ve shared our content… Thank you! Your love inspires us. So we created something special to express our great thanks. A gift of sonic power, made especially for you. A chaotic news cycle. Holiday madness. Before you harden into survival mode, here’s something to remind you of the strength in your softness. Eight hand-...
Tags: Audio, Inspiration, Brave, Open, Thank You, Gratitude, Danielle LaPorte, Delete, For soul boosting and truth, Sonic, Softness, Audio sonic collection

How To Lead Through Personal Tragedy

In 2015, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s husband died unexpectedly. What culminated in the time afterwards was an incredible story of leading while suffering a personal tragedy. The enormity of being in leadership itself can be stressful. But how do you handle effectively leading when you have to handle a loss or tragic event in your personal life? I myself have been through such times. One of the most difficult was what should have been the greatest event of my life. I had proposed to my wife du...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Inspiration, Resilience, Sheryl Sandberg, Slack, Open, Others, Sandberg, Vulnerable, Sheryl

Brooks Koepka Is a Beast

Brooks Koepka did what he had to do. At the 100th PGA Championship Koepka had to feel like he was the underdog…despite his two stroke lead to start the final round. He knew that the stage was set for a legendary comeback from his idol Tiger Woods and that his other hero Adam Scott had found his form. Koepka knew they would be coming at him. They always do. Whether it’s Woods or Scott or Rickie or Jordan or Dustin.… Continue Reading →
Tags: NFL, Sport, Ryder Cup, Golf, Tiger Woods, Brooks Koepka, Jordan, Heroes, Golfer, Adam Scott, Open, Koepka, World Golf Hall of Fame, PGA Championship, U.S. Open, Chip Shots

U.S. Open Preview: Shinnecock Holes 17 & 18

The U.S Open is finally here. Take a look at a drastically changed Shinnecock. Holes seventeen and eighteen are featured here with descriptions from the boys at the USGA. The major recent change to this hole is the restoration of an area of putting surface at the back left, which creates an opportunity to add a hole location. The prevailing breeze is a cross-wind from the player’s left, and factored with the angle of the green, a very precise shot… Continue Reading →
Tags: Sport, Golf, Open, USGA, U.S. Open, Chip Shots, Shinnecock, Open Preview

The Latest: Krejcikova, Siniakova win French Open doubles

Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic have won the French Open for their first Grand Slam title in women's doubles            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Czech Republic, Open, Katerina Siniakova, Krejcikova Siniakova, Barbora Krejcikova

U.S. Open Preview: Shinnecock Holes 9 & 10

The U.S Open is nearly upon us and here is a look at a drastically changed Shinnecock. Holes nine and ten are featured here with descriptions from the boys at the USGA. On this classic finish to the outgoing nine, players will typically encounter a right-to-left breeze on the blind tee shot to a fairway with a lot of movement. A tee shot that doesn’t reach the bottom of the hill could leave the player with an uneven lie for… Continue Reading →
Tags: Sport, Golf, US Open, Open, USGA, Chip Shots, Shinnecock

U.S. Open Preview: Shinnecock Holes 7 & 8

The U.S Open is nearly upon us and here is a look at a drastically changed Shinnecock. Holes seven and eight are featured here with descriptions from the boys at the USGA. This classic representation of the Redan hole at North Berwick in Scotland features a green that slopes from front right to back left, requiring precise distance control. The prevailing wind is typically against the player and slightly from the right. The back-left bunker will likely catch quite a… Continue Reading →
Tags: Scotland, Sport, Golf, Player, Open, USGA, North Berwick, U.S. Open, Chip Shots, Shinnecock Hills, Shinnecock, Open Preview

U.S. Open Preview: Shinnecock Holes 5 & 6

The U.S Open is nearly upon us and here is a look at a drastically changed Shinnecock. Holes five and six are featured here with descriptions from the boys at the USGA. Although this hole has been lengthened 52 yards, the prevailing breeze is helping, so players will likely have an opportunity to reach the green in two. The carry distance to the left-hand fairway from the tee is about 250 yards. The green sits slightly above the fairway and… Continue Reading →
Tags: Sport, Golf, Open, USGA, U.S. Open, Chip Shots, Shinnecock, Open Preview

Rafael Nadal Will Win French Open Unless Injuries Stop Him: Jim Courier

Former No. 1 Jim Courier believes with the way Rafael Nadal is playing on clay, only his own physical issues could prevent him from extending his record to an 11th French Open win. Nadal has suffered just one loss since returning to action during the clay-court season in April as he won titles at the Monte-Carlo Masters, Barcelona Open and the Rome Masters. And the Spaniard currently looks near unstoppable after reaching the third round of the French Open following one of his most emphatic displ...
Tags: News, Rome, Argentina, Rafael Nadal, Open, Nadal, Jim Courier, Guido Pella, Monte Carlo Masters Barcelona Open

Francesco Molinari Tops McIlroy at BMW PGA Championship

Francesco Molinari played flawless golf over the weekend at the Wentworth Club to hold off Rory McIlroy for the victory at the European Tour’s signature event, the BMW PGA Championship. McIlroy was playing his best during the first two rounds when he shot 67-65 to craft a three shot lead going into the weekend. His Friday 65 was so good his playing partner Alex Noren called it “the best round I’ve ever seen” and then said “I’m about to quit… Continue Reading →
Tags: Sport, Pga, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, European Tour, Bmw Pga Championship, Open, Wentworth Club, McIlroy, Francesco, Francesco Molinari, Alex Noren, U.S. Open, European Ryder Cup team, Chip Shots, European Ryder Cup

Younger Generation Lack Belief In Beating Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal: Henri Leconte

The younger generation in tennis lack belief and are afraid of facing Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, according to Former French Open doubles champion Henri Leconte. Federer and Nadal both experienced career resurgences since the start of 2017 and have dominated the sport like old times once again, winning the last five Grand Slams while constantly trading the No. 1 spot with each other in the process.
Tags: News, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Open, Nadal, Roger Federer Rafael Nadal, Henri Leconte, Henri Leconte Federer

Thoughts On a Strange Weekend

It was an odd weekend for those of us that like to watch the best golfers in the world on television. The LPGA finished on Saturday night here on the east coast, as they normally do at The Lotte Championship but just before that the PGA Champions finished their tournament early due to incoming bad weather. So odd to have two Saturday finishes. And then on to Sunday with the PGA Tour down at Hilton Head and the RBC Heritage.… Continue Reading →
Tags: Sport, Ian Poulter, Golf, Rickie Fowler, Patrick Reed, Hilton, Masters, Jordan Spieth, Open, Sergio, Lotte, Rickie, LPGA, Justin Thomas, Brooke Henderson, Happy Gilmore

SoundCloud say their revenues topped $100 million last year

SoundCloud’s bottom line is looking up as they reveal that they passed their revenue goals for 2017. For a lot of 2017 there were worries that SoundCloud faced the imminent end of their era as funding dwindled and their subscription service SoundCloud Go failed to make the traction they hoped for. Now as we enter the fourth month of 2018 SoundCloud seem to have turned things around. Speaking to Financial Times, SoundCloud CEO Kerry Trainor says that the open music platform surpassed their goal...
Tags: Music, Platform, Creators, Revenue, Streaming, Profits, Soundcloud, Financial Times, Go, Open, Digital Music News, Industry News, Trainor, Midia Research, Kerry Trainor, Midia

01152018 – Crossfit

We are getting ready for the CrossFit Open, so… For time: 1500m row 200 single unders 50 Wall Balls 20# 10ft 200 single unders 1500m row THEN… EMOM 5 3 kipping pullups My time for the first part was 20:47 and the last row almost made me puke.  When I got home I had to snow blow and shovel! 
Tags: Sport, Running, Crossfit, Rowing, Open, Wall Balls, EMOM

Sony’s Xperia Ear Open are hole-y earphones that keep you connected with the world

Sony have a new pair of open-ear earphones that allow you to groove along to your favourite songs whilst never disconnecting from the world around you. Sony’s ‘Xperia Ear Open’ headphones are the new earhole plugs from Sony that won’t block off the world around you thanks to holes in the buds. At first glance it looks like they’ve fallen apart but those large gaps at the top of the earbuds are entirely purposeful and a lot of what makes the Xperia Ear Open special. Whilst there has been no sho...
Tags: Music, Equipment, Ear, Sony, Earphones, Xperia, Earbuds, Listening, Concept, Open, Buds

TsKIB SOO MTs-343 Rifle Chambered in .300 Lapua Magnum [Arms & Hunting 2017]

Earlier we had reported about the introduction of this rifle (MTs-343). TsKIB SOO has shown it again in the Arms & Hunting 2017 exhibition. We had a chance to talk to the designer and take some detailed pictures. The MTs-343 is a competition rifle design for F-Class Open division. It is a single shot rifle […] Read More … The post TsKIB SOO MTs-343 Rifle Chambered in .300 Lapua Magnum [Arms & Hunting 2017] appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Competition, Open, Daily News, Rifles, Bolt Action Rifle, TsKIB SOO, MTs-343, F-class, 300 Lapua Magnum, Barrel Block

Why You Need More Than Just Open-Source

by Kamal Brar, Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific at Hortonworks  In 2016, the Open Source Drives Digital Innovation study commissioned by Red-Hat and conducted by analyst house Forrester revealed that 52% of CIOs and senior IT decision makers in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region are already tapping open source software in areas such as cloud, mobility, big data and DevOps. More IT decision-makers are turning to open source to drive better efficiency and digital innovation, as its ...
Tags: Startups, Open Source, It, Asia Pacific, Hortonworks, Gm, Forrester, Open, Kamal, Asia Pacific APAC, Asia Pacific Middle East, Thinking Aloud, Kamal Brar, Open Source Drives Digital Innovation