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The top 9 tablets you can buy right now

The tablet market hasn't seen the turnover that smartphones have enjoyed, but there's still a steady stream of new and improved slates coming out. However, this time around we've only seen fit to add a couple of new devices to our buyer's guide tablet listing -- for the time being, at least. If …

6 Tips on Using LinkedIn for Business Development

Here's how to improve your sales outreach ROI in six simple steps.<p>I was an early adopter of LinkedIn, using it to manage my business network, and I've attended LinkedIn seminars for my business school alumni. I thought I was making great use of the social network until I really started using it to …

33 Evernote Tips, in 140 characters or less | Ethos3 - A Presentation Design Agency

Evernote is on a mission to help you work smarter and discover organizational zen. <i>From inspiration to achievement, Evernote is where your work takes</i> …

3 Absolutes That Successful People Live By

There are a number of potential success strategies you can follow. Only a few, however, are universally effective.<p>How to be successful is, potentially, one of the most written-about topics. We hunger to figure out what creates success and we dream of what it looks like if we achieve it. Once upon a …

Self-improvement

11 Body Positions and Gestures That Can Improve Your Performance | Inc.com

7 Habits of the Most Joyful People in the Office

Want to be happy? Try adopting these habits to change your mood.<p>Want to change your mood around the office? It all starts with your actions.<p>Smile when you walk in the door and people will know you are ready to get things done. Look down at the floor and smirk at people waiting for that morning …

Video Conferencing

How To Build A World-Class Design Portfolio

Six tips for building a portfolio that lands the job. Plus, peek inside the portfolios of designers at Facebook, Dropbox, and more.<p>I’ve reviewed thousands of designer portfolios over the past 10 years as a former design lead at Facebook and now as the cofounder of the investing and mentoring …

5 Easy Ways to Become a Better Public Speaker -- Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Speaking at events is a great way to enhance your status as an expert and generate PR for your business. However, becoming a great speaker is an art, not a science. The good news is that with some tips and some practice, you can leave a …

Public Speaking

20 Hard Lessons Everyone Should Learn In Their 20s

Transitioning from a lifestyle without significant responsibilities into the "real world" makes your 20s a decade of tough lessons.<p>Wherever you're at in your 20s — whether you're on your own or still with your parents, figuring out your career or going through grad school — you can learn from those …

The 14 Best Business Books To Read This Fall

As we shake off the summer malaise and head into fall, it's the perfect time to read some motivational and insightful business books.<p>And there's no shortage of good material. Coming out in the next two months are memoirs packed with advice, like Virgin Group founder Richard Branson's " The Virgin …

Innovation

6 Ways To Differentiate Yourself To Beat Your Competitor

We all know that unless we’re different from our competitor, we can never expect the price we get to be more than what they get. We also know unless we show customers what makes us different, there is little reason for them to buy from us.<p>Your challenge is to differentiate yourself to ensure you …

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

5 Things Life's High Performers Know and Master

In today's hyper-paced society it can be challenging to keep up with the rate of change. Especially if you are someone who is constantly looking to achieve high performance in life. In our quest to always be one step ahead and succeeding we often look for new and innovative ways to stay ahead.<p>One …

Self-improvement

18 Clever Ways to Upgrade Your Office Lunch

Planning ahead always pays off, especially when it comes time for lunch. Eating your mid-day meal without migrating to the corner deli every day can save you money <i>and</i> time. Not to mention the fact that it’s wayyy healthier. These 18 awesome products will take your office lunch above and beyond worn …

Surrounded By Digital Distractions, We Can't Even Stop To Think

It would be tough to think up a more plum assignment for a test subject: Simply step into an empty room, sit down, and think.<p>Just think.<p>But in a study to appear in Thursday's issue of the journal <i>Science,</i> participants found the experience within their own heads surprisingly difficult to manage — if …

7 Hard Lessons Everyone Needs To Learn About Success

But the truth is that life is a whole lot more complicated than that.<p>Taking a well-tread path to success doesn't mean you'll have an amazing career, and even if you're lucky enough to have one, it doesn't guarantee you'll be happy.<p>On Quora, users addressed the question: "What is the most difficult …

Self-improvement

20 Public Speaking Tips of the Best TED Talks | Inc.com

New water-based organic battery is cheap, rechargeable and eco-friendly

Lithium-ion batteries have made portable, rechargeable electronics commonplace. Unfortunately, they do have some glaring drawbacks, including heat …

Clean Energy

Are Young Women Financial Fools?

Are young women bad with money? Recent survey results from Wells Fargo have been raising media alarm bells. Their research found that 61% of Millennial men were saving for retirement, while only 50% of Millennial women were doing likewise. When you break their numbers down further, you find that …