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Syrian Artist Uses Suitcases to Recreate the Homes Refugees Left Behind

A man named Mohamad Hafez created miniature, three-dimensional models protruding from suitcases as a way to help tell stories of refugees and the struggles so many of them have had to grapple with in recent years.

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The No. 1 Career Mistake Capable People Make

Republished with permission from  Greg McKeown, New York Times Bestselling Author. I recently reviewed a resume for a colleague who was trying to define a clearer career strategy. She has terrific experience. And yet, as I looked through it I could see the problem she was concerned about: she had done so many good things […]

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6 Toxic Behaviors That Push People Away: How To Recognize Them In Yourself and Change Them

In my line of work, I hear from hundreds of people a month, and connect with professionals in a more public, open way than ever before. Through this experience, I’ve seen scores of toxic behaviors that push people away (including me). And I’ve witnessed the damage these behaviors cause – to relationships, professional success, and […]

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Top 11 Qualities That Make A Great Leader

Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts. It’s about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter.

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Is Project “Management”’”¹ the Problem?

Some folks say that managers focus on doing things right, while leaders are focused on doing the right things.

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Which of These 5 Types of Project Managers Are You?

The outcome of a project always largely depends on the behaviour of the manager as their actions directly influences the behaviour of the employees.

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Tomorrow’s Homes: Modern Methods of Construction

The Prefabricated Home doesn’t provide any answers, but it certainly asks the right questions, and they don’t just relate to prefabrication and housing, they concern the profession as a whole.

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Does ‘The Image of God’ Extend to Robots, Too?

Artist Giles Walker has rebuilt the 1928 robot, which has been on display at the Science Museum since October 20 2016

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BPS World Research Highlights Challenges Facing Employers in 2017 Following Brexit

Global resourcing specialist BPS World has warned that one of the main challenges facing employers in the UK in 2017 will be the impact of Brexit on the ability to attract talent.

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A Compendium of Project Management Humour to Make You Laugh

Being able to lighten up and see the funny side might not seem important. But being able to laugh at yourself and at life is lifelong protection against depression, anxiety, and anger – all toxic emotions.