Lewis Hamilton reveals most 'surreal’ meetings since becoming Formula One driver

Hamilton has constantly been in the spotlight since bursting onto the scene with McLaren in 2007. The Brit secured a podium finish in his maiden race and he has not looked back since – tallying up four world championships. Hamilton is enjoying a difficult battle with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to try and win his fifth […]

‘Are you pro-Putin? Do you hold secret meetings?’ – NY watchdog asks Russian pancake chain

The Russiagate-inspired frenzy seemingly hit a new low when a routine sanitary inspection in New York turned into an investigation into Putin ties and “secret meetings in the basement” at a well-known Russian food chain. A New York sanitary inspector posed “astonishing questions” to Teremok, one of Russia’s largest fast-food chains that specializes in traditional […]

‘Tomb Raider’ Clips: Lara Croft Has Meetings, Solves Puzzles, Fights Walton Goggins, Raids Zero Tombs

Hey, a new Tomb Raider movie is a thing that’s happening this week. Alicia Vikander (Jason Bourne, Ex Machina) stars as Lara Croft, the main character from the long-running video game franchise that follows an explorer who always seems to get caught up in danger and intrigue among historical artifacts and ruins. Four new Tomb […]

How setting up 2,000 random coffee meetings among my employees completely changed my company

Rawpixel.com/Unsplash #Randomcoffee is an initiative that pairs employees from different departments of the same company together, to meet over a cup of coffee.  It allows people to gain new insight into the workings of other departments and bring new perspectives to problems. The majority of employees want to establish a friendship with their colleagues, and […]

Trump reportedly shreds commerce secretary Wilbur Ross for falling asleep in meetings: ‘Wilbur has lost a step’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images President Donald Trump has soured on Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, according to Axios. Trump reportedly criticized 80-year-old Ross for falling asleep during meetings. Ross is no longer the lead negotiator in trade talks with China, the report said. President Donald Trump has lost faith in Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, criticizing Ross for […]

Islamabad summons US envoy, calls emergency meetings after Trump’s 'no more' tweet

Islamabad called an emergency cabinet meeting to establish the “difference between facts and fiction,” and summoned the US ambassador after Trump targeted Pakistan in his first tweet in 2018, accusing it of “lies and deceit.” The Pakistani government, led by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, is set to convene the emergency meeting shortly after US […]

Why Trump’s sycophantic Cabinet meetings seem so oddly familiar

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump has now held a pair of Cabinet meetings that have drawn scrutiny for how much Cabinet members have praised him. They sound familiar to the boardroom meetings on Trump’s past reality TV show “The Apprentice.” “Yet another Trump Cabinet meeting devolves into Dear Leader heaping of praise,” a former Obama […]

Mike Pence makes surprise visit to Afghanistan for war meetings and to visit US troops

AP Photo/Alex Brandon KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan to meet with Afghan leaders and visit US troops. Pence arrived in Afghanistan four months after President Donald Trump outlined a new strategy to break the stalemate in America’s longest war. Pence’s surprise visit is the first […]

Employees used to dread my meetings until I adopted these 4 habits

Strelka Institute/Flickr This post by Robb Jeppsen originally appeared on Quora as an answer to the question, “What are the best ways to run a meeting?” Boring meetings can drain the energy of employees for the rest of the day, and it’s important to determine what material is relevant to a meeting beforehand.   Average […]