Michele Franklin

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7 Reasons You Should Care About Your Personal Branding

Think personal branding isn't important to your career? Think again.<p>Personal branding is especially crucial for the current generation of young workers, who are more likely to move around professionally. Over the course of their careers, many professionals will change industries, transition between …

Why Boomers Might Be the Breakout Stars of Entrepreneurship (Infographic)

A hefty portion of the boomer generation is zooming in on retirement. But many of these individuals aren’t thinking about lawn chairs and backyard barbeques. They’re thinking about embarking on a career as an entrepreneur.<p>Boomers, the generation of people born between 1946 and 1964, are twice as …

Entrepreneurship

Get More Done with These 5 iPhone Apps

Smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices, for better or for worse, are sources of infinite distraction. We have too many candies that must be …

Apps

Too Much Information: Managing Distractions in the Workplace

Sure it's OK to check Facebook or send a personal text while at work. That is, if you can find the time between keeping up on Yammer, collaborating …

33 Ways To Be An Insanely Productive, Happy Balanced Person

By Ryan Holiday,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1B2iuVo<p>We all try to be productive. We all have lots of stuff that we need to get done, for work, …

Here’s how to unlock your phone under the new rules

New rules governing U.S. wireless carriers went into full effect on Wednesday, although many carriers had been following the guidelines for nearly a …

To Stay Focused, Manage Your Emotions

A leader’s most precious resource is not their time. It’s their <i>focused attention</i>. Time merely passes, while focused attention makes things happen. When we’re able to gather and direct our attention toward a particular task or interaction, we can have a significant impact in a minimal amount of …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

How To Get Serious About Reaching Your Goals This Year

Did you make a New Year’s resolutions at the beginning of January? Did you resolve to go to the gym, lose weight, make more money, save more money, or be less stressed? So how are you doing?<p>Don’t worry if your resolutions have already fallen by the wayside. You’re not alone. A FranklinCovey survey …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

This secret ingredient can help you score smoother skin, brighter teeth, and healthier-looking nails.<p>Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the …

The Secret World of Male Geishas

The original Japanese geishas were male, and today their influence is apparent in the burgeoning popularity of male ‘hosts’ in bars and clubs. Just …

7 Factors to Consider if You're Told Your Cholesterol Is Too High

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>When I first opened my medical practice in the mid-80s, cholesterol, and the fear of having too high a level was rarely discussed …

Why The Few Women Venture Capitalists Often Give Up

How the funding landscape has changed for the worse and the women attempting to change the status quo.<p>It’s no secret that women-owned businesses can’t get funding.<p>The statistics paint a clear and discouraging picture. Between 1997 and 2013, the number of women-owned establishments grew 1.5 times …

Venture Capital

Entrepreneurs Believe Traveling Makes Them More Successful

While it’s not a proven fact, many of today’s successful business leaders believe traveling actually plays an important developmental role in becoming a better entrepreneur. From learning how to communicate in different ways to experiencing new cultures, the entire process of traveling is believed …

Entrepreneurship

Internet of all the things: Tiny sensors track easily misplaced objects

The Find My Phone feature for the iPhone is a godsend for those prone to losing their mobile device, but non-web connected items like wallets and …

Equipment for Rent - Cancún Accesible

Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

• Place all ingredients <b>except noodles</b> in the Crock Pot.<br>• Cover and cook on low for 5 to 6 hours.<br>• Remove chicken and bay leaf from pot; take meat from …

Cooking

Chicken Noodle Soup

Place a soup pot over medium heat and coat with the oil. Add the onion, garlic, carrots, celery, thyme and bay leaf. Cook and stir for about 6 …

One important area where top Android phones crush the iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 is a spectacular smartphone. I reviewed the iPhone 6 earlier this year and while there are a few things that could certainly be …

Jets quarterback Michael Vick reaches career milestone

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick became the first quarterback in NFL history to surpass 6,000 career rushing yards in a 20-13 victory Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. After logging 39 rushing yards on eight carries – to go with his 132 passing yards and two …

What You Should Always Keep In Your Pantry (and Fridge, and Freezer)

From quinoa to eggs, here's what you actually need in your pantry, fridge, and freezer at all times<p>It's the age-old, seven-word question that plagues nearly every home cook at some point, no matter how skilled he or she is: "What should I make for dinner tonight?"<p>Despite the neverending number of …

Spotlight On: Travel Back to Japan Through Flipboard

Every time I look at a Flipboard magazine from Japan, I feel I transported back to my country, which I left in 2005 to become a freelance editor. …

Japan

Afford to Retire? More are Confident, But Few Save Enough

While more Americans believe they will be able to retire comfortably, because stock market returns and property values have climbed, lower wage-earners do not have the same confidence and one-third of workers have saved less than $1,000 for their golden years, a new survey shows.<p>Workers' retirement …

Cuba Could Be Venezuela's Biggest Loser

In the midst of chaos in Venezuela, a dependent Cuba and its economic future is walking on a tight rope.<p>As Venezuela's economic woes deepen, with an annualized inflation rate reaching 57 percent, and violent clashes between pro- and anti-government protesters escalate, the probability of a new …

Liberia’s female president keeps pushing for change

When Mahatma Gandhi said, "Be the change you want to see in the world," he might have been talking about Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.<p>At 74, Ms. Sirleaf continues to lead a life of change, breaking barriers. In 2005, she became president of Liberia, the first female to be elected as a head of state in …

Android 4.3 hidden feature lets you tap into app permissions

Android users can now control the permissions granted to their apps, courtesy of the latest flavor of Jelly Bean.<p>Available only in Android 4.3, a hidden feature known as App Ops displays the various permissions granted to different apps, according to blog site Android Police. For example, the …

Qualcomm: the world without mobile

Perhaps it’s a curse of the technological generation, but I really struggle to remember a time before I owned a mobile phone. Thinking about it, it’s very easy to take these little devices for granted, and now more than ever, there are quite a few aspects of our day to day lives which are heavily …

Mobile