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It’s not you, it’s them: How to survive a gaslighting boss

Everyone has worked with an underwhelming or disappointing boss during the course of their career. Whether it’s the boss that overshares, the boss …

Donald Trump

Microsoft Azure for AWS Professionals

9 Super Habits of People Living in Total Happiness

These virtues may literally transform your life.<p>To live happy according to the principles covered below may require reinventing yourself. I say this because they are counter-cultural virtues -- even spiritual principles -- that purveyors of fast-living and instant gratification may shun.<p>But if …

Happiness

What Is the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique?

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogic technique called pranayama, which …

Meditation

Why Talented People Don’t Use Their Strengths

If you watched the Super Bowl a few months ago, you probably saw the coaches talking to each other over headsets during the game. What you didn’t know is that during the 2016 season, the NFL made major league-wide improvements to its radio frequency technology, both to prevent interference from …

Leadership

Jiobit helps you keep track of your young ones no matter where they are

If there’s one thing that parents worry about, it’s their kids. Sure, I don’t have any, but I am around parents (and children) quite often. Keeping track of older kids is getting easier now that most of them are getting phones and things like Apple’s Find my Friends is a thing. But what if your kid …

Demonstration

Happiness Isn't a Feeling — It's a Skill That Can Be Learned

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Self Improvement<p>Can Happiness Be Learned?<p>Happiness Isn't a Feeling — It's a Skill That Can Be Learned<p>Shares<p>For most of my life, I clung …

Happiness

The Billion-Dollar Bank Job

In 2016, a mysterious syndicate tried to steal $951 million from Bangladesh’s central bank - and laid bare a profound weakness in the system by which money moves around the world.

Central Banks

How Blockchain Will Help Small Businesses Challenge Even the Largest Rivals

Blockchain will democratize data.<p>4 min read<p>Businesses that embrace modern digital technologies see significantly higher growth margins than those that are slow to adopt them. But while large companies like Microsoft and IBM are already applying blockchain to their infrastructures, small businesses …

Blockchain

The innovation turning desert sand into farmland

<b>Faisal Mohammed Al Shimmari farms in some of the most extreme conditions in the world, at Al Ain, an oasis in the United Arab Emirates desert, where temperatures can reach 50C.</b><p>"It's expensive as we have to buy water regularly to irrigate these plants," he says.<p>Farmers have to use tankers to bring …

Particles

This is what the Warren Buffett empire looks like, in one giant chart

While most of the world’s richest people came to that title through a single company, billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s story is different.<p>Jeff …

Investing

Are We Prepared For A Killer Flu Epidemic?

A hundred years ago, the world was struck by a nightmare scenario.<p>World War I was still raging. And then a suspicious disease appeared.<p>In the spring of 1918, the first wave of cases weren't all that bad. The death rate was low. But by November, the "mother of all flu pandemics" was spreading …

Public Health

Emissary wants to make sales networking obsolete

There is nothing meritocratic about sales. A startup may have the best product, the best vision, and the most compelling presentation, only to discover that their sales team is talking to the wrong decision-maker or not making the right kind of small talk. Unfortunately, that critical information — …

Networking

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …

Six-page memo explains Jeff Bezos's plan to end era of a Microsoft Office giant

Amazon has the power with one rumor about a new business effort to sink entire sectors of the market, far beyond the retail industry it has has …

Microsoft Office

3 Brands That Have Successfully Mastered How to Use Social Media to Boost Social Proof

Social proof is a valuable aspect of marketing because it's based on the idea that your audience is more likely to engage with your business if they …

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Happiness

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

How to use Apple’s Business Chat on your iPhone or iPad in iOS 11.3

While the most discussed features of iOS 11.3 were the performance management and battery health tools, Apple released a bevy of new features in the …

This Entrepreneur's Online Reputation Was Destroyed. He Used His Experience Fixing It to Form a Multimillion-Dollar Company.

Here's Pete Kistler's story -- and tips for improving your own online presence.<p>Pete Kistler had never Googled himself. It was fall 2009, and the Syracuse University junior was sending out applications for software design jobs to offset about $20,000 in student loan debt. After a couple of weeks, …

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

Living Rooms

How to Become a Content Strategist and Master Storyteller

If you want to be a strategist, or just want to create a strategy for your business, watch how Jordan Scheltgen creates honest, compelling stories on a consistent basis.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this entrepreneur interview, Eric Siu is joined by content …

New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and simply.<p>The video are likely timed to benefit people buying the new iPad, the first budget iOS tablet …

Here’s How to Fine-Tune Your Camera Settings for the Best Possible Photographs (VIDEO)

Many of you are familiar with the Eve Arnold quote, “It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument.” But let’s face it: If you …

Cameras

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Self-improvement

How to Fold 5 High-Flying Stunt Paper Airplanes

John Collins knows how to make a piece of paper go the distance. In 2012, he set the world record for the farthest flight for a paper aircraft. …

TestFlight