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How to Empower Your Employees

The post How to Empower Your Employees appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Empowerment as a term is widely used and often misinterpreted; as a genuine action, it is difficult to put into practice. Empowerment is really about offering and receiving commitment so it is important to recognize that there are two kinds of commitment: external and internal. External commitment External commitment occurs when employees have little control over their […] You just finished reading How to Empower Y...
Tags: Motivation, Leadership, Ian, GTD


Bereaved families call for urgent inquiry into UK Covid-19 response

BMA and Hillsborough lawyer among those to back call for independent investigationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA group of families of people who died from Covid-19 have called for an immediate public inquiry into the UK’s coronavirus response, saying there is evidence the government is already trying to cover up its failings.Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice UK, a Facebook group with more than 200 members, was founded by Matt Fowler, whose 56-year-old father, ...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Politics, UK, Conservatives, UK News, Health policy, Stuart, Bma, Hillsborough, Ian, Matt Fowler, Coronavirus outbreak, Bereaved Families for Justice UK, Jo Goodman


‘It’s Playful, It’s Fun, It’s Hilarious’: Rob Gronkowski On New CBS Show ‘GAME ON!’ With Venus Williams And Keegan-Michael Key

(CBS Local/CBS Boston)- Have you ever wondered what it would look like to have Rob Gronkowski take on the World’s Strongest Man? Or compete in rhythmic gymnastics? Or wondered how Venus Williams would fare attempting to kick a field goal? Well, then CBS has the perfect show for you. On Wednesday, May 27, the network is set to debut the new game show “GAME ON!” featuring Gronkowski and Williams as captains of their respective teams competing against each other in a wide variety of sports-adjacent...
Tags: Williams, BAFTA, Cbs, Rob Gronkowski, Only CBS, James Corden, Venus, Venus Williams, Bobby Lee, Lakers, Ian, Gronkowski, Gronk, Corden, Keegan Michael Key, Ian Karmel


Fowl Manor is Real as CS Visits the Set of Artemis Fowl

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Fowl Manor is Real as CS Visits the Set of Artemis Fowl Fowl Manor is real. For any long time reader of Eoin (pronounced ‘Ian’) Colfer’s Artemis Fowl series, that is more than just four random words strung together. It is a promise that his much beloved series focused on the exploits of the world youngest crime lord and his magical adventures is not only about to become real for the first time, but with all the care and attention one would hope for. RELATED: From the Set: ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Spain, Kenneth Branagh, Artemis, Guy Ritchie, Clay, Josh, Ken, Ian, Holly, Henley, Lep, Josh Gad, Gad, Agrabah


May 19 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases

BEGIN SLIDESHOW May 19 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s May 19 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! We’ve highlighted this week’s releases in detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon! New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD Sonic the Hedgehog The world needed a hero, we got a hedgehog. Superpowered with speed, Sonic races to save the world and stop evil genius Dr. Robotnik from world domination. Jim Carrey, Ben...
Tags: Europe, TV, New York, Movies, Horror, Mexico, Digital, Samsung, Spain, Atlantic, Nicole Kidman, TV News, Buffalo, Chris Pratt, Tom Cruise, Blu-ray


How to Prepare the Room for Your Speech or Presentation

The post How to Prepare the Room for Your Speech or Presentation appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Think about the time invested in preparing a great speech: research, organization, practice, preparing a slide presentation, etc. Now, imagine neglecting the last preparation step by not allowing time to prepare the facility when you’ll give your speech. Your presentation is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. You blast into the room —with the audience already there— […] You just finished reading How...
Tags: Communication, Public Speaking, Ian, GTD, Public Speaking Tips, Preparing A Speech


Slow economic recovery from coronavirus will lead to 'significant number' of indirect deaths

A long, drawn-out economic recovery will lead to a "significant number" of indirect deaths from coronavirus, the UK's chief statistician has warned. Amid fears that the economy could take five years to return to pre-crisis levels under a worst case scenario, Sir Ian Diamond said the effects of the pandemic would be far-reaching as people are "pushed into poverty". With Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor, suggesting the UK is already in the middle of a recession, Sir Ian said an "L-shaped" recovery ...
Tags: UK, News, Ian, Rishi Sunak, Ian Diamond


When I Arrived at the Castle – review

Author: Emily Carroll First published: 2019 Contains spoilers The Blurb : Like many before her that have never come back, she’s made it to the Countess’ castle determined to snuff out the horror, but she could never be prepared for what hides within its turrets; what unfurls under its fluttering flags. Emily Carroll has fashioned a rich gothic horror charged with eroticism that doesn’t just make your skin crawl, it crawls into it. The review : I struggle to think how I will explain this excep...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Alice, Angela Carter, Ian, Leila, Amazon UK, Vampire, Bathory, Gratz, Emily Carroll, Carmilla


Amazon Studios Acquires Comedy Boyz In The Wood

Amazon Studios acquires comedy Boyz In The Wood After becoming a hit during last year’s festival runs, the Scottish anarchic comedy Boyz In The Wood starring Eddie Izzard (Abominable, The High Note) has been acquired by Amazon Studios for an August premiere on Prime Video! RELATED: Chris Pratt-Led The Terminal List Gets Series Order at Amazon Written and directed by Ninian Doff in his feature directorial debut, the film follows teenage pals Dean, Duncan and DJ Beatroot from Glasgow who emb...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Chris Pratt, Duke, Ninian Doff, Ian, Izzard, Amazon Studios, Dave Bautista, ComingSoon, Movie News, Kevin Guthrie, Kate Dickie, Amazon Written


Susie & Ian: Stories From 40 Years Of Marriage

I’ll never hold myself out, as someone who does not take advice, does not take words of wisdom from those who have gone before, SO for The Memories Issue we really couldn’t think of anything more apt, than to take some time out, with couples who have already travelled the marriage path. Who have become that vision we all hold hope of when we tie the knot, who have years, and sadness and joy, and laughter and tears between them. Continue reading Susie & Ian: Stories From 40 Years Of Marriage ...
Tags: Wedding, Bride, Ian, Susie, Australia - South Australia, Love Sessions, The Memories Issue, Susie Ian


CBS Sports Analyst Charles Davis On NFL Virtual Offseason Effects: ‘Our Technology, Being Virtual And Connected, Has To Help Some’

(CBS Local)- The NFL offseason has had a different look to it this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. As with everyone else, the league has had to rely on technology to do the heavy lifting of its offseason work. Rather than the traditional organized team activities (OTAs) or minicamps, teams have been holding virtual meetings to begin installing the playbook and going over schemes while players continue to work out on their own in accordance with social-distancing guidelines. The wonders of ...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Davis, Cbs, Aaron Rodgers, Miami Dolphins, Only CBS, CBS Sports, Charles Davis, Baltimore Ravens, Eagle, Ian, Brett Favre, Davis He, Sean Mcmanus, Fox Davis


8 Characteristics of a Good Team Leader

The post 8 Characteristics of a Good Team Leader appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Effective teamwork is a critical aspect in all types of organizations. Team members should be completely comfortable working with each other in order to give the best to whatever they do. Generally, we would see a team to be comprised of team members and a team leader. The onus of success lies on the team, […] You just finished reading 8 Characteristics of a Good Team Leader! Consider leaving a comment! ...
Tags: Leadership, Ian, GTD


Iain Armitage On His Favorite Part About Being ‘Young Sheldon’: ‘ I Love Pestering People’

Iain Armitage is no ordinary 11-year-old, the Georgia native is now on his third season of starring in Young Sheldon on CBS and and streaming on CBS All Access. Young Sheldon tells the story of The Big Bang Theory‘s Sheldon Cooper, growing up as a child genius in Texas. CBS Local’s Matt Weiss spoke with Armitage to hear how he’s been holding up in quarantine and what’s to come for everyone’s favorite child genius. MW: Hey Iain, h ow are you holding up with everything ?   IA:   I t’s crazy...
Tags: Texas, Georgia, Cbs, Only CBS, Mary, Ian, Sheldon, Sheldon Cooper, Iain, Armitage, Iain Armitage, Young Sheldon, Matt Weiss, Iain T hank


Review: ‘Hollywood’ Gives Movie History a Sudsy Rewrite

Ryan Murphy’s latest for Netflix starts an intriguing journey into an alternative 1940s Tinseltown, then swerves into schmaltz.
Tags: Hollywood, Television, News, Netflix, Ryan Murphy, Murphy, Ian, Ryan, Netflix Inc, Brennan, Tinseltown, Hollywood (TV Program


Remembering Ian Whitcomb: He turned us on

Longtime resident Ian Whitcomb was Altadena’s own: a fun-loving, one-of-a-kind and multi-talented musician, entertainer, and writer who arrived in Southern California to stay with the British Invasion of the 1960s. His career morphed over the years from pop heart throb (Ian’s “You Turn Me On” reached the Top 10 in 1965, and he toured with the Beach Boys, Kinks and Rolling Stones) — into one of author, radio host, musicologist, record producer and performer of old-time music, especially ragtime. ...
Tags: Opinion, America, Sport, Soccer, Bob, Pasadena, Alley, Southern California, Great Britain, Ian, Altadena, Woodrow Wilson, Huntington Library, Coffee Gallery, Guest Commentary, Altadena Library


Architect Visit: A Barn-Style House for the Future, Hudson Valley Edition

Ian Hague needed a place to chill out. When he acquired 75 untouched acres in New York’s Hudson Valley, the NYC fund manager (whose business focuses on Eastern Europe and Russia) envisioned a “hermitage in the forest” tailor-made to his interests: reading, building balsa wood model airplanes, driving a Tesla, and decompressing amid the treetops. He also wanted to create a state-of-the-art, low-impact retreat and enlisted sustainability specialists BarlisWedlick Architects of NYC and Hudson, New ...
Tags: Books, New York, Navy, Russia, Brazil, Santos, Bosch, Eastern Europe, Benjamin Moore, Sustainable Design, Kendall Charcoal, Hudson New York, Ian, Hague, Columbia County, Hudson Valley


Inside No. 9: The Stakeout – review

Director: Guillem Morales First aired: 2020 Contains spoilers From the minds of Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton, of the League of Gentlemen, Inside No. 9 is an anthology series where the story takes place inside a building (normally) numbered 9 (in this case, it is police squad car 9). My friend Ian messaged me to see if I had seen this season 5 episode (I hadn’t at that point) and, given the recent reimagining of Dracula involving their League of Gentlemen partner Mark Gatiss, it does see...
Tags: UK, Movies, Bbc, Mark Gatiss, Thompson, Ian, Dobson, Varney, Amazon UK, Reece Shearsmith, Vampire, Steve Pemberton, League Of Gentlemen, Guillem Morales, Varney Reece Shearsmith, Thompson Steve Pemberton


Cool Stuff: Celebrate Pixar with Hallmark’s 2020 Christmas Ornaments for ‘Onward’, ‘Inside Out’ & More

Whenever Hallmark releases their line-up of ornaments for the new year, there are a plethora of them inspired by the movies of Pixar Animation. This year is no exception as the ornaments include characters from Inside Out, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles 2, WALL-E, Toy Story, Monsters Inc., and one of the recurring Easter eggs from all of Pixars movies. Check out the new assembly of 2020 Pixar Hallmark Christmas ornaments below. 2020 Pixar Hallmark Christmas Ornaments Toy Story Buzz Lig...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Disney, Animation, Pixar, Inside Out, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Phoenix, Ian, Woody, Bing Bong, Monsters Inc, Jack Jack, Disney/Pixar, Finding-Nemo


Quarantine Bakes

Quarantine Bakes Submitted by Cascade Diver on April 15, 2020 - 5:14pm. Using this time to get back into baking. I've never really left baking to be honest but sometimes life 'retards' it a bit. These times are difficult for all and I feel incredibly fortunate that my wife and I both have jobs that can support full time work from home. My career is a bit more flexible than hers and thus it has provided me with ample time to bake. However with a run on flour and yeast that throws a b...
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How to Be a Leader

The post How to Be a Leader appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Do you get frustrated by things that don’t seem to happen the way they’re supposed to? People are milling about, but nothing gets accomplished. In the hustle, do you feel that your goals remain just that – goals? Maybe its time for you to stand up and do something about it. Most people are content […] You just finished reading How to Be a Leader! Consider leaving a comment! Recommended: Evernote Essentials The post How to...
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Community in the Time of Covid

When Amy and I had life dinner on March 1st, we were both tired after a three-week trip to Boston, Miami, and Atlanta. As we discussed the potential impact of Covid, we talked about the current state of things in the US. The stock market had already had a 15% or so drop but there were less than 10 deaths (all in Seattle) from Covid in the US. I remember us having an anxious evening that included the statement “I’m really glad February is over and we are back home in Boulder.” Prescient, but n...
Tags: Colorado, US, Trends, Atlanta, Crisis, Community, Seattle, Jaipur, Amy, Ian, Feld, Ian Hathaway, Boston Miami, Startup Community Way, Mike Platt, COVID-19


Chill with Henry Rollins in The Cool Quarantine as he shares stories and his record collection

Punk rock bard, Henry Rollins, and KCRW have launched The Cool Quarantine, a new online radio program where Henry goes through his record collection and shares stories. The idea is to recreate that vibe of hanging out with friends, spinning some sides, and talking about music, shows, and whatever else pops to mind. One of my favorite things about music is that often, there’s a good story about any one album or song. I specifically put tracks into this show so I could tell you the story before we...
Tags: Post, News, Henry Rollins, Henry, Ian, KCRW, Ian MacKaye


At Home With Olaf: Disney Launches New Animated Digital Series

BEGIN SLIDESHOW At Home With Olaf: Disney launches new animated digital series Following Frozen 2‘s successful run at the worldwide box office last year with a gross of over $1 billion, Walt Disney Animation Studios has officially announced a brand new digital spinoff series titled At Home With Olaf, which will center on one of the animated franchise’s most beloved characters. The series is created by Disney animator Hyrum Osman with Josh Gad once again set to reprise his role as the ti...
Tags: Elsa, Frozen, Video, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Ian, Chris Buck, Orient Express, Robert Lopez, Olaf, Sven


Taylor Twellman interview: The Heart Of The Game Podcast

The Heart of The Game is a brand-new weekly podcast featuring interviews with the studio talent, commentators, players and coaches that bring us the beautiful game. Hosted by Nate Abaurrea, the latest episode features an interview with co-commentator Taylor Twellman. During the interview, Ian discusses: • How he got his start as a co-commentator for ESPN, • His opinion about the state of the US Soccer Federation, • Why there haven’t been any changes in US Soccer, • His memories of the ‘What are...
Tags: Google, US, Sport, Soccer, Espn, Ian, Taylor Twellman, US Soccer Federation, Nate Abaurrea


Disney: Onward Books

I received books to facilitate my review. Have you had a chance to watch Disneys’s Onward film yet? We haven’t but we love to read books before watching a movie if able! Onward: Ian and Barley’s Magical Book of Jokes, Puns and Gags Inspired by Disney and Pixar’s film, Onward! Calling all wacky wizards and silly sprites! Join Ian and Barley as they brave the Path of Puns and encounter ridiculous riddles and jovial jokes that would make even the most serious of centaurs neigh w...
Tags: Reviews, Featured, Parenting, Disney, Pixar, Phoenix, Ian, Lightfoot, Barley, Disneys, Ian Lightfoot, New Mushroomton Sadalia, Barley Lightfoot Sadalia, Sadalia


New Onward Deleted Scene Features Kid Versions of Ian and Barley

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Onward deleted scene features kid versions of Ian and Barley Nearly two weeks since Onward had its’ early digital release, Pixar has revealed an unfinished deleted scene from director Dan Scanlon’s fantasy animated film, featuring the kid versions of Ian and Barley as they get a chance to watch their late father on a VHS tape. The film will be making its early Disney+ debut on Friday, April 3. Check out the video in the player below! (via IGN) Even though Onward has ...
Tags: Video, Movies, Cdc, Disney, Pixar, Chris Pratt, Gore, Ian, Specter, MCU, Julia Louis Dreyfus Veep, ComingSoon, Movie News, Barley, Dan Scanlon, Ali Wong


Improve Hiring Success with Behavioural Interview Questions

The post Improve Hiring Success with Behavioural Interview Questions appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Behavioural-descriptive interviewing is an approach that looks at past behaviour as a predictor of future performance. The goal of the interview process is to predict future job performance based on a candidates responses from previous specific behaviours, which illustrate desired competencies through careful probing. Interviewers look for behaviours in situations similar to those to be [...
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From Usk to Wye with Dr Ian Walker

Jack goes for a ride with Dr Ian Walker, an environmental psychologist from the University of Bath and long-distance bike racer. Ian found global fame about fifteen years ago with an experiment he did to measure how close he was … Continue reading →
Tags: Psychology, Podcast, Science, Sport, Architecture, Cycling, Art and design, Jack, Advocacy, University Of Bath, Ian, Ian Walker, Wye, Rolling interview, ULTRA RACING, Transcontinental


Download a free ebook from Gaping Void

The post Download a free ebook from Gaping Void appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. The team over at Gaping Void has put together an ebook, available for free download – Leadership In The Time Of Coronavirus There are probably few people on the face of the earth today who are not aware of the crisis we are currently facing. Your social media feeds are likely full of responses, from […] You just finished reading Download a free ebook from Gaping Void! Consider leaving a comment! Recommen...
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March 24 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases

BEGIN SLIDESHOW March 24 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s March 24 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! We’ve highlighted this week’s releases in detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon! New Movies on Blu-ray/DVD 1917 Director Sam Mendes brings his singular vision to this World War I epic. Two British soldiers must cross enemy territory and deliver a timely message to stop a deadly attack. The Gr...
Tags: Europe, TV, New York, Movies, Horror, Digital, Gotham, TV News, Jane Austen, Sam Mendes, Chris Pratt, Blu-ray, Dvd, NICK, Michael, Octavia Spencer