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11 Trends That Will Impact Web Development in 2017

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How to Design a Large Scale Responsive Site

Responsive design has evolved considerably since it was first defined by Ethan Marcotte in 2010. The discussion now isn’t whether you should develop …

Why a Single Run Makes You Smarter

And other low-impact ways to enhance your brain.<p>If only getting smarter worked the way it does for the robots on <i>Westworld</i>—a few taps on a tablet, and boom, instant IQ points. Until then, we still have to hack our brains using more old-fashioned tactics. And while the results are less dramatic—you …

Create your own amazing apps from scratch with the Professional Android Developer Bundle

App building may seem incomprehensible — but once you start digging into how developers actually do it, it’s not so mysterious… and you’ll even start thinking you can do it yourself. And the reality is that you can, especially with training like in this Professional Android Developer Bundle.<p>You can …

90 Smart Ways to Radically Boost Your Productivity

An epic list of ways to increase your personal productivity and be a lot more successful.<p>Ninety days, 90 ways to be more productive in 2017. While some will only take a few minutes, they will still make a major impact on your productivity. Others might take a little longer, especially if creating a …

Productivity

5 Ways To Be Happier At Work

Whenever a report comes out ranking the world’s happiest countries, I eagerly search for the United States and am always disappointed to find it never makes the top ten. The latest, the “World Happiness Report 2016 Update,” puts the United States in the 13th spot nestled between Austria and Costa …

Happiness

4 Steps To Improving Your Finances In 2017

The New Year brings with it new resolutions for self-improvement. Many people want to improve their personal finances, but don’t know how to achieve their goals. The key to making a meaningful financial improvement is to focus on the process and the things that you can control. Below are some …

Are You A Good Boss? Test Yourself With These 5 Questions

Think you’re good at managing people? Most managers, when asked, provide a glowing commentary of their stellar people management skills.<p>Yet research has demonstrated the opposite. A Gallup study of 7,272 U.S. adults revealed that 50% had left their job to get away from their manager to improve …

The 12 Types Of Trips You Should Take In Your Lifetime

Better than your average beach vacation, and cheaper too.<p>To some travelers, “vacation” means lying on a tropical beach or staying in an urban hotel, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But the start of a new year is time to think outside the box and start planning trips that help you both unwind …

10 Ways The Best Leaders Reach Goals

Things I really ought to do:<p>1. Be more considerate of others<p>2. Listen more<p>3. Get in shape<p>4. Eat more vegetables<p>5. Recycle more waste<p>6. Finish that project I started several years ago<p><i>Watch on Forbes:</i><p>Like me, you know what you ought to do, and it’s important to do it. Occasionally you are reminded by …

Self-improvement

18 bad habits you should break in 2017 to be more productive

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Below are 18 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.

Time Management

Ten Things Every Job-Seeker Should Be Doing On LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a job-seeker’s best friend – but only if a job-seeker uses LinkedIn’s features to their advantage!<p>I hear from battalions of job-seekers who are under the mistaken impression that simply creating a LinkedIn profile will get them a great job. That’s false!<p>LinkedIn is like a Swiss army …

Employment

Stephen King Explains the Key to His Creativity: Not Losing the Dream-State Thinking All Children Are Born With

While nothing could make me personally want to return to childhood, children do, for better or for worse, perceive the world more vividly than …

How Many Hours Should A Salaried Employee Work?

Dear Liz,<p>I’m an HR Manager in a new job and I am running into a sticky issue.<p>In my new company different departments arrive and leave the office at different times. The official business hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. but some people come in at 10 or 11 a.m. (or 6 or 7).<p>I think the flexibility is …

The Workplace

Here's The Real Reason I Didn't Hire You

Hiring decisions are seldom simple or concrete. They have to do with subtle things like judgment and perspective.<p>Sometimes job-seekers ask “Can you please give me some feedback on my interview? I didn’t get the job, so I wonder if you could tell me where I came up short.”<p>It is completely …

Employment

Employees Naturally Trust Leaders Who Have These 5 Powerful Habits

These are the essential traits of a trustworthy boss.<p>Organizations far and wide have for years attempted to crack the code on what makes for a healthy and profitable work culture. Well, let me save you time and money and simply break it to you here: It is trust.<p>We already know this to be true from …

Leadership

Are you too old to find success? | Oliver Burkeman

The web is cluttered with listicles offering the supposedly reassuring information that, say, JK Rowling wasn’t a publishing sensation until, well, her early 30s<p>At what age are you too old to achieve breakthrough success in your field? That question fascinates so many people, I suspect, because …

Design Your Employee Experience as Thoughtfully as You Design Your Customer Experience

Improving customer experience is often a top business priority, but what about employee experience?<p>Temkin Group reports a correlation between employee engagement and success in customer experience. In its 2016 Employee Engagement Benchmark Study, the firm showed that companies that excel at …

Customer Experience

Ten Signs You're Smarter Than Your Boss

Dear Liz,<p>I have a problem at work.<p>I was hired as my company’s first Social Media Specialist, 18 months ago. It was a great assignment to get because my company had never done anything with social media before.<p>I got us up and running and started to integrate our social strategy with our traditional …

Stand Up For Yourself -- Or Get Stepped On

Dear Liz,<p>I’ve dug myself a hole at work and I need to know how to get out of it.<p>When I was hired, my boss Bart said “I’m out of the office most of the time, so Melanie is going to train you.”<p>I thought that sounded great. Melanie spent a lot of time with me when I was getting started. She trained …

7 things your muscles are trying to tell you

If you've ever spent the day after an intense workout soothing your sore legs with a foam roller, you know your muscles can give you plenty of feedback about how you're feeling. Usually the message is pretty straightforward—if your glutes are sore after doing a million squats, that's a …

This DIY Salt Scrub Will Make Skin Glow in the Dead of Winter

Sugar scrubs get a lot of love in the beauty world (and stamps of approval from our editors), but there's another food-based ingredient that works just as hard to exfoliate: salt. So we've whipped up a DIY salt scrub to try this winter when, you know, your skin is flaky, dry, irritated, and you'll …

Skin Care

How to Tie a Half Windsor

Watch this instructional video to learn how to ace the classtic knot<p>The half Windsor is a clean, triangular shaped knot—thick, but not quite as thick as a Windsor.<p><b>Related:</b> The 17 Best Ties For Men<p>It looks best on a knit tie, and paired with a shirt with a spread or semi-spread collar. The thicker …

How to Fix a Boring Marriage

For when you need more than just a date night to bring back some excitement<p>After the wedding, lots of couples can feel a letdown, and they begin to get bored, says Rachel A. Sussman, L.C.S.W., author of <i>The Breakup Bible</i>.<p>“The excitement of dating has passed, the excitement of falling in love has …

Relationships

Exit polls and election results – what we learned

Initial data from the presidential election suggests clear dividing lines in support from Trump and Clinton in terms of gender, race, education and age<p><i>What the exit polls and election results data tell us about Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton in the US presidential race</i><p><b>Gender</b><p>Related: …

Five Reasons Right Now Is The Perfect Time To Job-Hunt

It is mid-October, and the fourth quarter of the year is flying by!<p>If you don’t like your current job, right now is a fantastic time to start job-hunting. Here are five reasons why:<p>1. The most common fiscal year-end is December 31. Companies large and small have allocated money to hiring new …

Employment

20 books you should read before they become movies

Fall is here, and that means the movies are going to get good again and we can cleanse our palates of "Suicide Squad."<p>As you might expect, a lot of the big movies coming out are based on popular, acclaimed, and award-winning books. And while you don't <i>always</i> have to read the book before watching the …

Rethink What You Drink – Consume These 3 Detox Drinks!

Detox drinks are truly beneficial for your health and beauty. To consume detox drinks means to rethink what you drink and avoid beverages that can be bad for your weight and overall health. In fact, when it comes to weight loss, there is no lack of diets promising quick results. There are numerous …

How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids' Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict," says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of 'Glow Kids.'<p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. …

Drug Addiction

10 Secrets of Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur

There is a myth that entrepreneurial success is all about innovative thinking and breakthrough ideas. Here's what success truly means.<p>I've been an entrepreneur most of my adult life. Recently, on a long business flight, I began thinking about what it takes to become successful as an …

Motivation