Editor’s Note: This story is part of our feature, “Secrets of 13 of the most productive people.” See the complete 2018 list here. advertisement advertisement I have a list of priorities that I make for myself. Every day when I get to the office, I write down the top three or four things that I have to really focus on. This way, I know what I want to achieve that day. I work a lot through email and text. I make it my goal to review what has come in and separate those that I can answer. I also always say to my team: “Please don’t write me a novel, I won’t read it.” I just don’t have the time. Instead, write in the subject line what it is that this is about. And tell me up front–is a decision needed, or do you need me to look at something, or is it a “When you have time, take a look at this”?–so I can prioritize effectively and be responsive when I need to be. But the best tool for productivity is to have … [Read more...] about Land O’Lakes CEO Beth Ford has one rule about email
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Tata Motors will unveil its much-anticipated premium hatchback today, the Altroz. It is slated for a launch in January 2020 and gets a host of premium features and upgrades from the Indian carmaker.Multiple spy shots and teasers of the car have given us an idea of its aesthetic appearance. It is built on the company’s Impact 2.0 design. It also gets front doors that can open to 90 degrees, along with a raked honeycomb mesh grille, sleek projector headlamps and 16-inch, 8-spoke alloy wheels.The interiors are equipped with a floating touchscreen infotainment display with phone app connectivity, ambient lighting, climate control, and a semi-digital instrument cluster. Tata is also expected to equip it with dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors with camera, and a high-speed alert along with driver and co-driver seatbelt warning.Close Mechanically, the Altroz is expected to be offered with BSI-compliant petrol and diesel engine options. It should get a 1.2-litre naturally … [Read more...] about Tata to launch Altroz today: How does it fare against rivals?
An IndiGo A320 neo plane flying to Bengaluru on December 5 experienced high engine vibrations mid-air and returned to Mumbai airport, according to a senior official. There were 180 passengers on board the aircraft.Many A320 neo aircraft of the no-frills carrier that are powered by Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engines have been facing engine woes.The aircraft, flying from Mumbai to Bengaluru, was involved in an air turnback due to high vibrations in one of its engines. The plane has been grounded at Mumbai, the regulatory official told PTI.Close The official also said the plane made a safe landing and that the incident would be investigated. related news Govt approves allocation of 5 coal blocks, to generate Rs 17,136 cr revenue CIC issues show-cause notice to RBI for casual approach to its notice No proposal to put retirement age either at 60 or after completion of 33 years of service: Govt An IndiGo spokesperson said that during the flight, the pilot observed a … [Read more...] about IndiGo plane suffers high engine vibrations mid-air; returns to Mumbai
No matter how desperate you are for a job, or how annoyed you may be at your current gig, there are some companies you’re better off not working for. Even if the money is good, the role seems irresistible, and even your friends say it’s worth a shot, accepting a role at a crappy company can set your career back and even jeopardize your future success. advertisement advertisement So how do you know which companies to steer clear of? Here at Glassdoor, we don’t like to point fingers because all companies have the tools to change. Nevertheless, here are 7 types of companies that might as well have “Do not apply” flashing on a neon sign in the window. 1. The high turnover outfit Red flags: Key roles pop up consistently on a company’s job site. How bad is it: A company should not be on the hunt for the same important roles in management or leadership every six months, and if they are that means that they have fallen into a hire-and-fire cycle. … [Read more...] about These are the 7 types of companies that you should stay away from
Prices of rice in top exporter India slid to a three-year low this week as demand waned on ample supply from the recent summer harvest, while demand from the Philippines picked up for the Vietnamese variety.The rate for India's 5 percent broken parboiled variety was quoted around $356-$361 per tonne this week, the lowest since January 2017 and down from last week's $358-$362."The supplies from new crop are rising, but demand is not picking up," said an exporter based at Kakinada in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.Close India's rice exports in October fell 42 percent year-on-year (YoY) to 485,898 tonnes, government data showed on December 5, due to weak demand from African countries for non-basmati varieties. related news MHA sanctions Rs 100 cr to set up women help desks in police stations RBI imposes Rs 25 lakh fine on Andhra Bank for violating KYC, AML norms Saudi Aramco prices shares at top of range in world's biggest IPO: Sources In Vietnam, rates for 5 percent broken … [Read more...] about Rice prices in India slide to multi-year lows as supply mounts