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Your essential tech guide to surviving a music festival

Spring has no shortage of hot music festivals. If you’re planning to hit up some of the biggies, such as Ultra, Coachella, Lollapalooza or EDC, …

Festivals

President Obama tango dances last night at the State Dinner in Argentina.

This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

6 Easy Ways to Decrease Stress and Improve Focus for Greater Productivity

No need to book a trip to an ashram to control your stress. Your solutions for improved happiness, focus, and productivity are right in front of you.<p>Meditation is now a multi-billion dollar business. In 2015, the industry generated more than $1 billion in revenues, not including revenues from …

Time Management

Study demonstrates possibility of simultaneous improvement in all mental, physical functions

11 Things Every Parent Should Know To Raise a Happy Child

From the first sonogram to the first day of college, parenting can be simultaneously the hardest <i>and</i> the most rewarding job. When I asked parents …

Why It Pays to Be a Jerk

New research confirms what they say about nice guys.<p>Smile at the customer. Bake cookies for your colleagues. Sing your subordinates’ praises. Share credit. Listen. Empathize. Don’t drive the last dollar out of a deal. Leave the last doughnut for someone else.<p>Sneer at the customer. Keep your …

Leadership

Greece: How did it get into this mess?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Greece's affair with the euro began with the grandest of hopes. The country approved the euro in 2001, in time to be among the first countries to use the new currency.<p>At first, the most ambitious attempt ever to create a new multinational currency all seemed to go so well. The predicted …

The single most effective way to get rich

Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to be an expert about personal finance to get rich.<p>You don't need to use fancy economic jargon or know this year's "hottest stock." You don't have to come from an affluent family, and you don't even have to earn a massive paycheck.<p>For most people, it all …

6 personal finance hacks to maximise your savings

Whether you're trying to stick to a budget or become more creative with your savings, there are a number of clever ways to do more with your …

Personal Finance