Claire Garvais

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Is Your Confidence Affecting Your Career?

Want to get ahead at the office? It may be as simple as these tiny tweaks to your attitude, appearance—and confidence—to make you stand out as the leader of the pack.<p>Last week, Dove launched their <i>Mirrors</i> campaign at their sixth annual Mom 2.0 Summit in Atlanta, Georgia, where they had women share …

Work Style

Four Strategies To Carve Out Two Really Productive Hours Every Day

You don’t actually need to be productive all day long. In fact, you probably shouldn’t try to be.<p>I’ve never met a person who didn’t lament the fact that they can’t seem to get enough done. We’re all overwhelmed with our work and life demands. As a result, most of us focus on trying to be more …

Portland Plans Tiny Houses for the Homeless

With an estimated 2,000 of its residents sleeping under bridges, on streets and in empty lots in a variety of makeshift shelters, the city of …

Writing a Perfect Resume Regardless of College Major - Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

<i>I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard some variation of the phrase, “I majored in _______, therefore I feel my career options are limited.”</i><p>That …

Bill O’Reilly gets schooled on white privilege by Megyn Kelly

Megyn Kelly, who once insisted Santa Claus is white, is surprisingly on-point when it comes to systemic bias<p>When Bill O'Reilly had fellow Fox News host Megyn Kelly on his show Monday night to discuss white privilege, viewers familiar with the two cable personalities' track records on race likely …

How to get important people to respond to your emails

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>Two years ago, I made a commitment to do something that made me profoundly uncomfortable. I had just finished writing my first book, and I promised my publisher that I would reach out to bestselling authors and senior leaders, …

Self-improvement

Apple's Recent Hiring Spree Offers A Big Hint That New Products Are On The Way

According to the latest research note from Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty, which we discovered via Quartz's Matt Phillips, this list of Apple's most recent hires highlights what the company is focusing on the most. And — no surprise — there is a great deal of focus on wearable and health-related …

Paul Ryan Confronted By Dreamers During Book Signing

During a book signing in Florida on Saturday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) was confronted by a group of Dreamers over his vote against Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as DACA.<p>Earlier this month, House Republicans voted to end the Obama administration program that has helped more than …

Home Depot 2Q profit climbs 14 percent

ATLANTA (AP) — Home Depot's fiscal second-quarter net income surged 14 percent thanks to a rebound in its spring selling season.<p>The nation's largest …

Banks Are Planning A Massive Double Exit From The UK If It Votes To Leave The EU

Those reports come on the heels of news that banks are preparing to leave Scotland if that country's independence vote goes the "wrong" way on Sept. 18 — setting up an historic, bizarre double-exit scenario for Europe banks.<p>So far, banks are only considering contingencies. The Bank of England, for …

Leaked: Details Of Google's Attempt To Get You To Pay For YouTube

The new service was first spotted when Google began purchasing domain names related to the phrase "music key," as "youtubemusickey.com," "musickey.co.uk," and "musickey.jp" are now owned by Google. But in a series of leaked screenshots, Android Police claims to have detailed the features of the new …

Solar panel shortage looms even as manufacturers invest in production

The solar industry is bracing for a global drought in photovoltaic panels after a series of high supply years that pushed prices to all-time lows and …

Starbucks 'Clopening' Practices Deemed Inexcusable

Starbucks workers usually seem pretty happy with their jobs — often downright enthusiastic. With equal parts inspiration, perspiration and caffeine, most workers seem to do well.<p>And yet, when it comes to managing worker hours, Starbucks comes under much of the same scrutiny as other retail chains, …

How Sprint's Family Share Pack plan compares to AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile

With a new chief executive at the helm, Sprint this week announced an aggressively priced plan that launches Friday and heavily caters toward families of four or more who use large amounts of data.<p>------------<p><b>FOR THE RECORD</b><p>An earlier version of this post incorrectly said AT&T charged $25 per line …

Rand Paul's race moment

Sen. Rand Paul is staking out new ground: He’s the Republican who can talk race and police brutality.<p>In an op-ed for Time magazine Thursday on the events in Ferguson, Missouri, Paul (R-Ky.) took on race, militarized police and why “it is impossible for African-Americans not to feel like their …

Associated Press News

With vocal support of Israel, Clinton rankles pro-Palestinian Americans

<b>Washington (CNN)</b> - Hillary Clinton has been upfront about her support for Israel's recent military operations in Gaza. And her outspokenness is infuriating pro-Palestinian supporters in the United States.<p>Since Israel kicked off Operation Protective Edge against Hamas in early July, Clinton has …

The Week in Review: Why Millennials Matter

Ranging in age from 14 to 34, the millennial generation is a study in contrasts. In spite of their technological savvy, liberal politics and college …

Basics #1: 3 Essential Ways to Navigate Like a Pro

Inside Flipboard / August 12, 2014<p>In the spirit of the approaching back-to-school season, we thought it might be a good time to educate on Flipboard, …

Can drones help tackle Africa's wildlife poaching crisis?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1093000/1093120_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524637987_f52220c76969bf6dab76d8a86238d034<p><b>An eye in the sky that can help catch wildlife poachers is the dream of many conservationists in Africa.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of …