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25 Free Online Courses To Equip You With Valuable Skills

Kelsey Humphreys<p>Read full profile<p>Now that the inspirational sparkle of the new year has worn off, you may be falling back into your old routines and …

Bloomberg Beta On Investing In The ‘Future Of Work’

The best free online business courses starting in February

<i>This post from LinkedIn Influencer John A. Byrne appeared originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>It's easy to start something - but not so easy to sustain it.<p>That's the first lesson every entrepreneur learns. Early success may be a blessing, but it comes with gut-wrenching risks and tradeoffs.<p>If you need to add …

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Top Travel Gear Fails of 2015

Last year, we rounded up some of the best travel gear fails out there. While those were certainly pretty epic, 2015 brought with it its own share of new gadgets that attempted to change the world in the oddest way possible. Here are some of our favorite new finds.

Travel Gear

The best of the Long Read in 2015

The Long Read published 144 pieces in 2015 – our first full year. (If you’re counting at home, that’s about 800,000 words, or roughly the length of the first five Harry Potter novels.) It wasn’t easy to choose 15 favourites, but here they are – perfect reading for your holiday week, arranged in …

16 of MashableReads' favorite books from 2015

From Kim Kardashian's book of selfies to surprising (and controversial) new works by classic authors, like Harper Lee's <i>Go Set A Watchman</i>, books …

Christmas 2015: Gift ideas for photographers

As camera manufacturers keep innovating with plenty of new features, there’s never a shortage of gift ideas for the camera enthusiast on your list. There are many options: DSLRs, or mirrorless or compact cameras, not to mention how the quality keeps improving. It could be just a simple gadget that …

Cameras

7 smart home gift ideas for the connected homeowner

Connected devices are rulers of the house.<p>They control every corner of our spaces, from our lights and wireless network to our front door and room …

27 Awesome Gifts for Entrepreneurs

The winter holidays are right around the corner, and if you're shopping for the entrepreneur (or wantrepreneur!) in your life, don't fret.<p>There are some incredible gifts out there suited for all budgets. Here are the top 27 for 2015 that are sure to make the entrepreneur, startup founder, or big …

The cult of productivity is preventing you from being productive

I’ve spent a lot of time over the past couple of years thinking about how to be more productive. As a graduate student and freelancer, there’s no one telling me what to do, and no (immediate) consequences if I spend all day procrastinating. But gradually, through trying different techniques, …

How To Manage Distractions And Keep Your Mind From Wandering

Constant interruptions derail even the most well-planned day, here’s how to combat information overload.<p>Managing your time won’t do you much good if you’re not able to manage where your mind wanders. And these days, there’s so much distraction flashing in our faces that if we don’t take an active …

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.<p><i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your …

How to Create a Mind Map with Multiple Main Ideas | Organizing Your Ideas with MINDMAP Evernote | How to Create an Effective Mind Map Using Topic Types | Communicate Idea With Mind Map

HelpDesk<p>Classical mind map consists from the single Main Idea surrounded with related ideas and branches, deepening the main theme. The Multiple Main …

Why You Should Freelance While Keeping Your Full-Time Job

A practical guide to building a small business and living the entrepreneurial dream while enjoying the income and safety of a full-time job.<p>In a recent post, 10 Steps to Starting a Business While Keeping Your Full-Time Job, my pal Ryan Robinson laid out practical steps to help you plan and launch a …

20 Creative Ways to Use Evernote for Productivity and Marketing

So much to do, so little time.<p>I imagine many marketers might feel this way, what with all the wonderful hats we all get to wear. One of my favorite …

The 12 Best Podcasts For Entrepreneurs

The best entrepreneurs are always looking for a new edge, and increasingly, podcasts have become an unparalleled source of applicable advice. A bunch of podcasts focusing on tech, startups, and the challenges of growing your business have launched in recent years. Forbes has sampled a whole bunch, …

11 biographies to read if you want to get rich

Success is a learnable skill, self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker emphasizes in his book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." Anyone can grow to be successful and wealthy, and one of the best starting points is to read a biography about someone who's already done it.<p>"Successful people look at other …

Success

Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, eating, dating and more on iOS

Our pick of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer number of apps for iOS can …

Apps

Cheaper than Mumbai, Bangkok and Manila: Bucharest is the world's bargain city

Visit the Romanian capital with a friend and you could get away with spending just £172, for a ‘first-class’ hotel room with meals, car hire and a …

Bucharest

51 Powerful Middle-Eastern Businessmen You Should Know

Here are the Middle East's seasoned business executives and up-and-comers, listed in no particular order of power or wealth, whom you should know about.<p>The Arab world is heating up with new job opportunities and economic growth fueled by the area's growing legion of powerful businessmen. …

If You Can Dream It You Can Do It in These 5 Steps

Entrepreneurs and managers often speak different languages--if they speak at all--which makes getting them on the same page critically important.<p>At some point after a new company gets started up, every great entrepreneur reaches a point where he or she realizes that, for the business to grow to its …

How to Manage a Hard Worker Who's Dropping Balls

When an employee has a great work ethic but is missing details and deadlines, how should a manager respond?<p><i>Editor's note: Inc.com columnist Alison Green answers questions about workplace and management issues--everything from how to deal with a micromanaging boss to how to talk to someone on your</i> …

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10 Poor Productivity Habits Most People Don't Bother Correcting

Do you like stress? Do you browse too much? Do you demand people meet you in person? Those might be habits that are killing your work output.<p>A habit is hard thing to break.<p>And yet, when it comes to productivity, many of us think we should just keep focusing on the tasks at hand and work even …