Andreas Cosma

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Milanote is the Evernote for creatives

The late Steve Jobs once said:<p>Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences …

Creativity

There’s a better way to write your to-do lists

A well-crafted to-do list acts as a guiding light for your day. It helps you overcome feelings of being overwhelmed, and reduces anxiety around whether you’re being productive throughout the day. Before I dive in to explain how I craft my to-do list each day, I’d like to point out that to-do lists …

Time Management

The 9 Coolest Sneakers You Need to Know This Weekend

Don't miss out.<p>Honestly, there are a ton of sneakers releasing this weekend—and rather than inundating you with a bunch of shoes you're probably never going to buy, we've whittled the list down to the absolute best. Here they are.

Ahead of Brexit vote, support for EU falls across Europe

A survey by the Pew Research Center suggests that support for the European Union has fallen in several EU states. In Germany, the EU's popularity has …

Europe

The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work (And How to Fix Them)

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on.On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving …

Wordsmith for Excel turns your charts into reports on-the-fly

You might not have heard of Automated Insights before, but chances are you’ve probably seen what its software can do.<p>The company has developed Wordsmith, which is essentially AI that can write human-sounding reports from raw numerical data, such as financial reports and sales forecasts. It’s …

Analytics

These are the questions you should always ask during a job interview

The questions YOU ask during a job interview are just as important as the answers you give.<p>Popular life stories<p>Knowing which questions to ask at a …

Employment

WhatsApp introduces new desktop app for Windows and Mac

Following the release of leaked documents showing a WhatsApp desktop client being in the works, WhatsApp has now officially introduced the offering …

15 email-etiquette rules every professional should know

US employees spend, on average, about a quarter of the workweek combing through hundreds of emails.<p>Despite the fact that we're glued to our reply buttons, career coach Barbara Pachter says plenty of professionals still don't know how to use email appropriately.<p>Because of the sheer volume of …

Employment

10 Simple Patterns of the Most Insanely Successful People

Here are some proven patterns for achieving your goals, gathered through numerous in-person interviews of successful people from all walks of life.<p>Success takes many forms. You can have monetary success, political success, in the form of power, or even cultural success, in the form of fame.<p>I spent …

Self-improvement

Samsung's thin and light Notebook 9 harks back to simpler times

Samsung's new flagship laptop, the $1500 $1,200 Notebook 9, does not have a touchscreen. Its display does not detach or fold back into tablet mode. It's not even that exciting-looking. And yet I am fully enjoying my time with it. Though it doesn't offer some of the niceties we've come to expect on …

22 Ways To Turn Old Junk Into New Junk

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams

Sometimes, all you need is a reminder of where you're headed.<p>I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on …

Motivation

10 Books Successful People Are Reading, And Why You Should Be Too

Reading is essential for knowledge and continued learning outside of a formal education. A person that reads once a day about his profession will …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

Revealed: The 20 cheapest European cities for a spring break

The 10 Books We’re Reading This Spring

If winter belongs to the indoors, spring brings with it your blinking first steps outside. And when it comes to seasonal media consumption, spring …

My boyfriend was suicidal – and I had no idea

His depression killed our relationship, and there was nothing either of us could do about it.<p>They say it’s often the loudest person in the room, the one with the brightest smile, who is suffering the most. I never really understood or believed that, until my boyfriend and best friend of five years …

Time I

The One Thing You Need to Stop Procrastinating

A brain hack to get yourself going.<p>We can try to psych ourselves up to be motivated all we want, but it's often easier said than done. But recent research suggests that it can be scientifically crafted. All you need is a little of your own motivation. And an fMRI scanner.<p>The research, published in</i> …

Why We Give Up and the Importance of Perseverance

Most of us are ambitious. We have hopes and dreams. We have big goals and fantasies of success. But they’re not just big ideas and empty words. We …

Motivation

Watch Celebrities Read Kanye West Tweets At The Oscars

If you haven’t had a chance to check out Kanye ‘Humble’ West’s Tweets as of late, stop what you’re doing immediately and go indulge yourself. Or, …

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Is the Schengen dream of Europe without borders becoming a thing of the past?

With Sweden and Denmark reintroducing border controls in a new Europe of razor-wire fences, fear of mass immigration and homegrown terror, obituaries are already being written<p>During a break in a working day recently, Rainer Maring decided on impulse to take his apprentice for a mini history lesson. …

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

Public Speaking

Here Are My Secrets To Kicking Seasonal Affective Disorder

Wintertime often makes me sad. But I've learned to cope.<p>There are some people—Nordic-sweater-clad cross-country skiing enthusiasts, mostly—who enjoy winter. And then there are the rest of us, who realize that it's objectively terrible. For some, the season's a real battle. Depending on how far …

15 Essential Jazz Albums to Know (and Own)

Joe Locke is a renowned jazz vibraphone player who has recorded with everyone from Grover Washington Jr. and Kenny Barron to the Münster Symphony …

Soul Music

29 things you should never include on your CV

Hiring managers receive an average of 75 CVs per position they post, according to CareerBuilder.com.<p>So they don't have the time or resources to …

Here's everything coming to Netflix in December that you should watch

Other originals include two comedy specials, an Adam Sandler-led comedy film, and a documentary crime series.<p>The final season of "Parenthood" is also making its way to the site, as well as all seven seasons of Showtime's "Nurse Jackie."<p>Here's everything you should check out come December on Netflix:<p>…

Class of 92: Out of Their League, BBC One, review: 'honest'

This documentary about ex-Manchester United stars trying to transform a non-league football club was revealing, says Jasper Rees<p>Let’s kick off with a bit of history. 1992 is when the honest old ecosystem of English football was hit by a meteor. The Premier League was cooked up, money showered down …