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2/24/2017

Rejuvenation is important, and making an effort to truly unplug on weekends can make you a better and more productive leader, writes Michael Hyatt. He shares his four rules for not working on weekends and the activities you can focus on instead.

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2/24/2017

To truly have integrity, follow through on the commitments you make without fail, writes Chris McGoff. This is essential because integrity is the building block of trust, and when trust flourishes, so do "interconnectedness, intimacy, and synchronicity."

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2/24/2017

A co-CEO structure can slow down key processes and make an organization less flexible unless clear guidelines and divisions of responsibilities are put into writing, writes Gwen Moran. There also needs to be a plan for settling disagreements or deciding how to handle a breakup.

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2/24/2017

Leaders almost always need to praise their employees more often than they do, writes Randy Conley. The benefits of praise include increased engagement levels, better morale and reduced turnover.

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2/24/2017

Digital reinventions have to occur at the core of the business, and the CEO has several important decisions to make, write Peter Dahlstrom, Driek Desmet and Marc Singer. "As a starting point, we recommend a thoughtful review of the market and business based on those stalwarts of economic analysis, supply and demand," they write.

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McKinsey
2/24/2017

Today's political climate reveals the reality of interpersonal divisions and the negative effects they can have on relationships, writes Jesse Lyn Stoner. She offers four guidelines for trying to repair such relationships, including being willing to reach out first and refraining from pushing your views without being asked.

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2/24/2017

Being in business means hearing rejection, and that's OK, say Nina Faulhaber and Meg He, co-founders and co-CEOs of ADAY. "We've learned to take any other response as a pleasant surprise and are grateful for the opportunity," they say.

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The Huffington Post
2/24/2017

Monet paintings have always been popular with the wealthy, and they can also be a prudent investment, writes Ross King. Tom Marsico sold Monet's "Grainstack" for $81.4 million last year at more than six times his purchase price 14 years earlier.

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2/24/2017

A federal judge in California has issued a preliminary injunction sought by movie data website IMDb blocking a state law that prohibits sites from publishing actors' ages. Since ages are factual pieces of information, the judge ruled that the law likely infringes on IMDb's First Amendment rights.

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IMDb, First Amendment, new state law
2/24/2017

Graduate assistants in eight departments at Yale University have voted to join a union affiliated with UNITE HERE, but the eligibility of some uncounted ballots is in dispute. A university dean said Yale was examining the outcome and would respond soon.

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