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10 online courses that could work wonders for your career

We get it: learning a new skill takes time, effort and (usually) money. But, what if it was <i>really</i> worth it?<p>From picking up some vital communication …

Networking

Suzy Welch: What to say when a job interviewer says, 'Tell me about yourself'

Hiring managers often kick off interviews with a deceptively simple question: "Tell me about yourself."<p>Interviewees may be tempted to gloss over this …

How to get rid of the thoughts that are clogging your brain

I want to ask you a question. How many hours per day do you think?<p>“I never thought about that.” So let me get this straight. You’re thinking all the …

Study Skills

The Simple Phrase That Will Help In Almost Every Negotiation

Thug Life<p>I had a high school wrestling coach who loved to throw hypothetical scenarios at us during practice. They had nothing to do with wrestling. Instead they were life lessons that he tried to impart by way of asking us to unravel difficult problems, while we were bordering on passing out from …

Hung Up

How to hack your memory and remember almost anything

My foray into the world of memorisation began with a single memory — a startling, gut-wrenching memory, at that. I was in France, visiting my …

Living Rooms

The New Customer Journey Maze: 5 Implications For Marketers

At a recent roundtable, where individuals focused on helping sales and marketing leaders gathered, Gartner presented interesting findings from its annual research project. The findings suggest that the assumption that B2B buyers progress in a linear fashion is fundamentally flawed. In a prior …

Here's what living in a tiny house is really like, according to people who traded their homes for minimalism

Tiny houses are painted as a minimalist utopia — and while many tiny home dwellers love the lifestyle that brings, it doesn't come without a few challenges.<p>Tiny houses have their perks — they're both environmentally and budget friendly. But living in such tight quarters can create unique, …

Small Spaces

Want to improve communication in your relationship? Learn to say 'that's not mine'

One Small Thing<p>Relationships blogger Kris Gage found the secret to a better relationship is to treat boundaries like cookies.<p>Good communication. Emotional management. Establishing realistic expectations. Many of us understand these are all important tools for setting up healthy emotional boundaries …

Divorce

They Called the Last Financial Crisis. Here’s What They See Causing the Next One

By<p>Sept. 15, 2018 8:00 a.m. ET<p>In all the reporting I’ve done about the 2008 financial crisis, which exploded 10 years ago Saturday, when Lehman …

Financial Markets

Cammers Explain How to Take Good Nudes

"It's easy for close-up shots of your junk to look weird."<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>VICE UK</i>.<p>Taking nudes is difficult. You might be snuggled in bed, wearing your pajamas when the person you're seeing texts you asking for one.<p>Panic sets in—how does one act sexy? You must pretend your life …

Queer Eye

Still Not Happy? Why Embracing Painful Emotions Is The First Step To A Happier Life

“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be,” wrote Abraham Lincoln.<p>Let’s face it, if happiness was as achievable as simply deciding to be happy, there’d be a whole lot more happy people. Yet not only is happiness not something we can “just choose,” when we put pressure on ourselves …

Happiness

30+ Exercises You Need to Do ASAP If You're Working on Booty Gains

The song "Bootylicious" may have been released in 2001, but the concept is still totally relevant today. It seems like everyone is working on booty gains at the moment, which leaves a lot of questions about which exercises are best for growing your glutes. There isn't one right way to shape your …

Workouts

The 50 greatest cafés on Earth

When I travel, wherever I travel, more than museums, monuments, temples, churches and, even restaurants, I seek out a café.<p>The reasons are many. Nowhere quite represents a place like its cafés. What would Vienna, Rome and Paris be without theirs? It’s not just the history or the opulence. It’s the …

Buenos Aires

Myers-Briggs personality tests: what kind of person are you?

There is a strong bias towards extroverts. You have to be a kind of constantly flexible labourer<p>Merve Emre was 22 when she found out she was an ENTJ, though she was yet to understand what an impact it would have on her life.<p>Emre had recently graduated from Harvard University and was working as an …

Travel (India)

The secret to... sex in a long-term relationship

<b>Remember why you fell in love.</b> What attracted you to each other probably hasn’t gone, but lots of other things are competing for your attention. Life is full of routine, and sex will fall into a rut. Accept it will ebb and flow, and don’t panic during a drought. It doesn’t mean your relationship is …

Communicate

Warren Buffett Says Your Greatest Measure of Success at the End of Your Life Comes Down to 1 Word

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett is rarely wrong, especially when it comes to investment and innovation. As most of us know, the Oracle of Omaha is also a sage imparting wisdom that transcends industries and generations and cultures.<p>And <i>that</i> wisdom, however common-sensical​ (ever thought to …

Georgia Tech

A psychologist’s trick to being more likable on dates and job interviews

Few situations are as anxiety-provoking as job interviews or first dates. Without appearing desperate, you’re trying to convince a stranger that you’re more worthy of their time, money, attention, and affection than a slew of strangers who you’ve probably never met. It’s awkward, and you’re …

Job Interviews

I Spent 8 Months Traveling the World on $50 a Day. Here's How You Could Do It Too

Without sacrificing experiences either.<p>Inside the largest department store in the world, where light from tastefully enclosed fixtures reflects off …

Learn From Serena Williams' U.S. Open Performance And Control Your Reactions To Events

Serena Williams’ reactions to the umpire’s calls in her U.S. Tennis Open final certainly cost her a point and a game and perhaps the match and title. Don’t do what she did. You can’t control some events. But you can, and must, control your reaction to events.<p>First Serena received a warning from the …

Serena Williams

10 Signs You Might Have High Estrogen Levels (and What to Do About It)

A few weeks ago, I had a blood test run at a wellness boutique in Los Angeles to get a basic idea of my hormonal and metabolic health. I'd never had …

Women's Health

If You Think The Customer Journey Is Linear Or A Funnel, New Research Suggests You Are Wrong

Customer journey mapping has been a hot topic for some time. Trying to understand how the customer interacts with the brand or company—the touchpoints—can ideally help marketers better understand opportunities to strengthen the customer’s experience. At another level, especially for B2B firms, the …

Entrepreneurship

The art of impermanence: The waves will come, just ride them better

Our thoughts are like waves in the ocean. They keep coming. Sometimes, it feels like the waves are bigger and we’re fighting for air. Fortunately, it …

Mindfulness

D.C. Wise Man Had Early Access to Trump’s Pro-Russia Speech

In the morning of April 21, 2016, a staffer at the Center for the National Interest, a Washington D.C., think tank, wandered into the office of …

Donald Trump

More Dominos

You get the impression often that these guys have no idea what drives the dollar. They cling to all sorts of theories, of course, from interest rate …

Globalization

A Scoville Heat Scale For Measuring Cybersecurity

The <b>Scoville Scale</b> is a measurement chart used to rate the heat of peppers or other spicy foods. It can also can have a useful application for measuring cybersecurity threats. Cyber-threats are also red hot as the human attack surface is projected to reach over 6 billion people by 2022. In addition, …

Cybersecurity

WHO study finds 1.4 billion in world at risk of disease because of too little exercise

More than a billion adults around the world are at risk of serious disease through lack of exercise, a study has shown.<p>Investigators found that in 2016 more than a quarter of the global population - 1.4 billion people - were insufficiently active.<p>As a result, they faced an increased risk of heart …

Public Health

The Global Financial System Is Unraveling, And No, The U.S. Is Not Immune

<i>Currencies don't melt down randomly. This is only the first stage of a complete re-ordering of the global financial system.</i><p><b>Take a look at the</b> …

Stock Markets

Want Your Children Better Prepared For the Real World? Modify Their Classwork Like This Iowa School Did | Inc.com

All parents like to read about how to help children become high-achievers or how to maximize the productivity of the school week. But a group of 65 parents in Iowa took reading and learning to another level on behalf of their school districts' students, and did so with great leadership and …

Iowa

This Integrative Psychiatrist Wants You To Treat Depression Like The Flu

<i>If you’re feeling sad or blue or are suffering from mild to moderate depression, dysthymia, seasonal affective disorder, premenstrual dysphoric</i> …

Wellness

40 Things You've Been Doing Wrong All Your Life

You were probably happily chugging along in your daily routine until you came across this slideshow. You'll soon realize after reading through that there are many things you've been doing wrong without knowing. Get ready to have your world turned upside down.<p>LPT: When you want to cross words out …