Carri Wohlwend

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All the Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2018

If 2017 was the year of learning how bad things are, let's make 2018 the year we started to fix them—armed with a syllabus of inspiring, empowering, funny, and transporting new works from our favorite female writers. The nonfiction will feed your mind; the novels will feed your heart and soul. Read …

Books That Influenced Us in 2017

CityLab writers and editors share the titles that made an impact on us and our work this year.<p><b>Gentrifier by</b> <b>Jason Patch, John Joe Schlichtman, and Marc Lamont Hill</b><p>Gentrifying is all the rage; even beavers are doing it. And yet it’s hard to respond to the rage, because the choler behind it comes in …

Books

15 books you should read before they become movies in 2018

As we gear up for awards season, we have nothing but movies on the brain. The 2018 Golden Globes, hosted by Seth Meyers, are this Sunday, January …

5 of January's Best New Books to Read

Welcome to the POPSUGAR Book Club, a monthly series that highlights the most buzzed-about book releases and authors.<p>Even if your 2018 resolution …

Books

What's The Difference Between Children's Books In China And The U.S.?

What are the hidden messages in the storybooks we read to our kids?<p>That's a question that may occur to parents as their children dive into the new books that arrived over the holidays.<p>And it's a question that inspired a team of researchers to set up a study. Specifically, they wondered how the …

The Arts

8 Tips For CMOs From Top Digital Entrepreneurs

There’s no doubt that 2017 was the year social media and Google heavily influenced consumers online buying decisions. Black Friday online sales actually broke a record surpassing five billion dollars. As the new year begins, it’s more important now than ever before to establish and execute a …

Marketing

Three Entrepreneurs Who Are Getting Ahead By Innovating | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs have been busy lately. In the last quarter of 2016, 7.4 percent of people looking for employment started their own businesses. Compared to 4.8 percent from the year before, it's clear that startups are on the rise.<p>What's also clear is some of these businesses will succeed while others …

Entrepreneurship

12 Tips For Public Speaking

There are few skills that will bring more opportunity into your life than the ability to speak well in public. Below are 12 tips that can make the difference between those speakers who leave a powerful, positive impression and those that are quickly forgotten.<p><b>Speak with an intent to move people to</b> …

Public Speaking

How to Deliver an Amazing Presentation (Especially If You Hate Public Speaking)

This one tip will make you feel ultra confident for your next presentation.<p>Do you know what humans fear more than dying? No, not snakes on a plane. It's the other one -- public speaking. We hate it. Science says we hate it because we fear being ostracized by others. Surely, this fear can be traced …

6 Great Business Books to Read in 2018 | Inc.com

Want to know about some of the great business books coming out in 2018? I receive tons of advance copies from publishers and authors, and here are some of my favorites that will be released in the next few months.<p>(If you see a few books you like, consider pre-ordering instead of waiting until the …

Stephen King

10 Soft Skills Hiring Managers Are Looking For

Whether you're in the market for a new job or wish to shine at your current one, there are certain core skills out there that automatically make you better in any role. These are known as soft skills, and they've become just as important in the workplace as hard skills.<p>Soft skills are those that …

Employment

How Storytelling Can Elevate You Above the Competition | Inc.com

Storytelling is an integral part of being human, and it's the way we've emotionally connected with one another for thousands of years. It should come as no surprise that brands use storytelling to connect with their consumers to great effect. After all, 92 percent of consumers say that they want …

Marketing

Warren Buffett Says If You Hire People on Intelligence but They Lack This Other Trait, Don't Bother | Inc.com

Warren Buffett gave some great advice a few years ago on key attributes to look for when considering job candidate<i>s.</i> He narrowed it down to three, but one is purely non-negotiable. Buffet said<i>:</i><p>You're looking for three things, generally, in a person: intelligence, energy, and integrity. And if they …

Employment

How to answer 5 of the toughest interview questions

The better prepared you are for each type of interviewer, the better your odds are at landing a new title and office environment that’ll start your …

4 Secrets to Nailing Your First Month at a New Job

Step 1: Begin before you begin.<p>You’ve read about the perils of graduating in a recession. We can’t do much to avoid that fate. But whenever we begin …

12 Free (or Low-Cost) Ways to Invest in Your Career

12 Free (or Low-Cost) Ways to Invest in Your Career<p>Updated January 10, 2018<p>Do you assume investing in your career means going back to college to get …

Students Are Shunning Nights Out Drinking For The 24-Hour Library

University students just aren't partying like they used to.<p>The stereotype of "sticky bars filled with beer-swilling students" could be going out of fashion, according to the National Union of Students (NUS).<p>The number of students drinking in student bars has fallen over the past decade by between …

Students

Meet President Obama's Nominee for Librarian of Congress

<i>Today, in an email to the White House email list, President Obama announced his nominee for Librarian of Congress. Didn't get the email? Sign up for updates.</i><p>Today, I'm nominating someone to be our new Librarian of Congress -- the leader of one of our nation's oldest federal institutions -- and I …

Priceless feminist archive goes digital

ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency<p>It is a quiet afternoon in Turkey’s only women’s library and Professor Fatmagül Berktay, a renowned feminist academic and …

Facebook Enhances Everyone’s Like With Love, Haha, Wow, Sad, Angry Buttons

Humanity has been boiled down to six emotions. Today after tests in a few countries, Facebook is rolling out its augmented Like button “Reactions” to all users.<p>This article has been boiled down to six emotions too.<p><b> <br>Like</b> – Facebook designed Reactions so Liking is still as easy ever. You’ll see the …

Apple to argue First Amendment in iPhone encryption fight

To prevent the unlocking of an iPhone linked to the San Bernardino terrorist shootings, Apple's attorneys will assert that computer code should be protected as free speech.<p>Apple will apparently turn to the First Amendment in its fight against a court order demanding that it write code to skirt an …

Privacy

Fast-Growing Photo App Everalbum, A Chart-Topper On iOS, Comes To Android

There are apps that promise to help you free up space on your smartphone by backing up then deleting your photos. There are apps that help you organize your photos into albums, and share them with friends. And there are apps that aim to simply move photos off your phone into the cloud for …