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3 Tough Truths About Our “Priorities” No One Wants to Admit

<i>“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.”<br>― Annie Dillard</i>Fifteen years ago he walked into my dorm room on the verge of tears.“I …

Computer Science

Stressed teachers are becoming reliant on caffeine, alcohol and prescription drugs, poll suggests

Stress at work is leading some teachers to become increasingly reliant on caffeine, alcohol and prescription drugs, while a number have seen relationships breakdown, it has been suggested.<p>A new poll indicates that more than four-fifths of school staff (83 per cent) think that their job has had a …

Education

3 Dividend Stocks to Buy for 12 Months of Income

Income. It’s what retirement is made of. Increasingly — thanks to stubbornly low interest rates — that income has been derived from a hefty dose of …

Montreal’s TandemLaunch puts a twist on startup strategy

Tech startups typically begin with a couple of guys who have an idea, little money and no customers. Few manage to raise money; fewer achieve commercial success.<p>Helge Seetzen has a different strategy for starting tech firms. So far, it's working exceptionally well.<p>The Montreal-based venture …

15 Incredible, Edible Egg Salad Recipes

You put SOOOOO much creativity into making beautiful Easter eggs each year, only to toss the whole bunch after the holiday. But here’s a food *reuse* idea that’s as green as spring. Store the eggs properly and you’ve got a real jump-start on delicious hard-boiled egg recipes. Everyone loves deviled …

What to say when the job interviewer asks, 'Why should we hire you?’

"Why should we hire you?" is one of the most common job-interview questions out there.<p>And, according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and …

37 Ways To Game The Airlines: How To Get Free Flights, Travel Perks And More

This week, I made international news when I put my travel smarts to work and scored $11,000 in American Express gift cards for being bumped off several Delta Air Lines flights with my family. You can read the article about how I did it here. People were amazed, and the story got picked up by …

American Airlines

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Sweet and Easy Romantic Gestures That Show Your Spouse You Care

<i>Sure, you and your spouse know you love each other. (You did exchange those vows, after all!) But knowing it and showing how you feel are two totally different things, and sometimes a little appreciation and gratitude can make a world of difference, whether you've been busy at work and have barely</i> …

No Lie: These 2 Workouts Burn More Calories Than a 3-Mile Run

Let’s be honest, running is a great workout. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea, but research shows that you can burn around 113 calories for each mile …

20 Ways to Eat More Protein for Breakfast

If you've ever left home in the morning with nothing but a piece of buttered toast in your stomach, you know just how important eating protein at …

Nutrition

To Get Paid What You're Worth, Master This 1 Thing | Inc.com

Over the years, I've consistently fielded the same question: How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It is a good question. It's one we should all ask more often.<p>How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It's No Secret: Master One Thing<p>It's actually pretty easy: Become a master at one thing.<p>No joke. Master one …

Customers

How To Get A Senior Executive You Don't Regularly Work With To Notice You

How do I approach someone in my organization that is two or three levels of seniority above me in another business unit that I’d like to approach/network with to express my interest in their area? If I have no day to day contact with that person, that is, I’m not in meetings etc. with them, it …

Leadership

'When I Was Your Age' And Other Pitfalls Of Talking To Teens About Stress

It's difficult to have a teenager's mind. The brain develops rapidly during the adolescent years, which partially explains why teens experience anger, sadness and frustration so intensely.<p>During these tumultuous years, hormones surge, bodies change and adolescents must face a number of social and …

Parenting

9 real people share the best relationship advice they've ever heard

Over on Reddit, thousands of people have answered the question, "What's the best relationship advice you have ever heard?" with insights that relate to everything from conflict to commitment.<p>Below, we've rounded up some of the best advice on that thread, so you can navigate your next first date or …

11 Habits Of Mentally Strong People

Mental strength is a choice and a discipline, not an innate quality bestowed upon the lucky.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a difficult friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be …

Big Fuel Savings From Autonomous Vehicles

However, those gains could be offset if autonomous vehicles make automobiles easier for everyone and and liberate shut-in populations, such as the elderly, disabled, and people too young to drive, the study says. By boosting the nation’s total vehicle miles traveled, that scenario could slightly …

Autonomous Vehicle

11 Habits of Remarkably Happy People | Inc.com

Despite how appealing turmoil, negativity, and pessimism can sometimes seem, being happy isn't just better for your emotional well-being--it also makes you more successful than those who are not.<p>Check out these 11 habits very happy people do every single day, and start incorporating them into your …

Happiness

How To Create a Business Plan in Just 2 Minutes - OLBlog

It is always good to have goals but it is much more important to materialize them, and it is essential to have a plan. If we want to get somewhere, …

7 Popular Marketing Techniques For Small Businesses - OLBlog

Traditional forms of marketing may be ineffective for professional studies and other knowledge-based activities. How to obtain new clients based on …

15 Best Tips to Mobile Search Engine Optimization - OLBlog

It’s no secret that the use of mobile devices is growing at a staggering rate. Mobile SEO is on the mind of many businesses and website owners. …

OLBlog

The main serial killer of startups and SMEs is a bad execution. A business without a plan is like a ship without navigation systems. Eventually, it …

7 Life Skills Every Adult Should Know (and 13 Books That Teach Them) | Inc.com

Take it from a former Stanford dean who's dealt with more than her fair share of bright-but-bumbling 20-somethings: Just reaching a particular birthday does not make you an adult.<p>"I was seeing more and more [students] who seemed less and less capable of doing the stuff of life. They were incredibly …

Books

The 3 Social Networks That Matter to Your Business and Why | Inc.com

As a business, using social media as a marketing tool is a necessity, not a suggestion.<p>But all social channels aren't created equal when it comes to value and results. In fact, knowing which social networks matter to your business can be confusing.<p>And spending time on the wrong networks is costly, …

Marketing

How to Evaluate, Accept, Reject, or Negotiate a Job Offer

Congratulations! You got the job. Now for the hard part: deciding whether to accept it or not. How should you assess the salary as well as the other perks? Which publicly available information should you rely on? How should you try to get a better deal? And what’s the best way to decline an offer …