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8/20/2019

Leaders can relieve stress and make better decisions if they pause -- for even a few minutes -- before taking action, says Charles Fred, co-founder of TrueSpace. "The discipline of pause is a simple, yet profound concept that enables us to gain control over what we already can control, which also has a significant impact on our ability to lead," he says.

8/20/2019

An 11-pound pair of shorts developed by researchers uses motors to assist people with walking and running more efficiently. Scientists say wearers can feel more than 16 pounds lighter when walking, and the system could assist those with disabilities.

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8/20/2019

A Chicago condo association is jumping on the deconversion bandwagon by putting its 115-unit complex on the market for $36 million, which is around $313,000 per unit. The city's condo deconversion market has been hot for several years, and the trend is showing no signs of slowing down.

8/20/2019

An HOA is taking issue with an Indianapolis project designed to reduce flooding issues that has resulted in thousands of dead fish in the community's drained retention pond. Residents say city officials told them the fish would be relocated, but officials state they told residents the fish would be killed.

8/20/2019

A Virginia HOA president, who is also a State Department official, recently resigned following published allegations that he was secretly active as a white supremacist. The HOA held a special meeting for his removal, prompting him to resign.

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8/20/2019

An HOA in Georgia discovered a 1983 Pontiac Firebird at the bottom of its lake. The mud-filled car, which was reported stolen 30 years ago, was discovered when the HOA lowered the lake's water level to do repair work.

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8/20/2019

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8/20/2019

This infographic offers a comprehensive overview and advice from Facebook Blueprint on how to get the most from the platform's Stories feature. It explains how Stories work and provides ideas on compelling ways to use the feature, such as to share short videos and important news or engage users with customizable polls and augmented reality features.

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Social Media Today
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8/20/2019

The Harvard Business Review has crafted eight questions that spark more interesting conversations and deeper connections, writes career coach Remy Blumenfeld. Examples include, "Where did you grow up?" and "What do you do for fun?"

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Forbes
8/20/2019

It's best to tell your superior you're planning to leave in person and assist with the transition by communicating the specifics of your responsibilities, writes Gary Burnison. Limit farewell messages to your closest colleagues and boss, keeping them positive and appreciative.

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