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9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you're nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you're like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at …

Employment

6 Smart Habits That Will Lead to a Fulfilling Life

Whom do you surround yourself with? This may be your first lesson toward a life of success.<p>Do you ever lay in bed at night in a state of insomnia and look back over your choices in life and wonder, "I wish I did that differently?"<p>Perhaps it's feeling like you should've made that transition into a …

Self-improvement

If Your Employees Can't Answer This 1 Simple Question, They're a Lot Less Productive Than You Think

Nothing is more powerful for tracking productivity than these 6 words.<p>Want to know a dirty little secret in business? Everyone loves being busy.<p>Don't believe me? Try walking into your office and asking all of your employees this one simple question:<p>"What results did you achieve today?"<p>More often …

Employment

Vaping? You could be inhaling lead and arsenic, a new study says

CLOSE<p>A new study found toxic levels of metals, including lead, in e-cigarette vapors.<p>Potentially unsafe levels of toxic chemicals were found in …

What is the apple cider vinegar detox?

Over the last few years, cleansing diets have been growing steadily in popularity. One example of a detox diet involves using apple cider vinegar — …

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

Working Remotely? These 7 Positive Habits Can Help You Be More Productive

While working from home is becoming more common, there are unique challenges that come with it. I've got some tips to manage the new work norm.<p>Working remotely definitely has its perks. Between flexibility to work from anywhere (I'm currently writing this from my hotel room in Paris), less time …

Productivity

How to Free Yourself From Toxic Situations That Are Bringing You Down | Inc.com

Ever wondered what makes some people highly successful in life while others struggle with basic things?<p>The answer lies in developing habits which yield highly successful results. These habits can be adopted by a simple change of mindset. But in order to do so, we need to know what are the best …

Self-improvement

Master Excel like the boss you are for less than $30

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Software

DRINKING WATER ON EMPTY STOMACH IMMEDIATELY AFTER WAKING UP! – Healthy Remedies

DID YOU KNOW THAT JAPANESE PEOPLE HAVE A HABIT OF DRINKING WATER IMMEDIATELY AFTER WAKING UP. IT IS AND ANCIENT TRADITION FOR HEALING MANY DISEASES …

This 17-Second Rule Will Make You More Productive (and Happy) | Inc.com

Everyone experiences stretches of life, whether a few days or many years, when the down moments are more frequent than the good. These periods of time can rob you of your passion, energy, and ultimately your vision. Most people find it easier to hold on to a bad mood rather than to shift their …

Happiness

How To Change Your Life In Just 10 Minutes Per Day

10 minutes, ha! You won’t even need those. I’m going to show you not one, but <b>six</b> things. We’ll change your life and we’ll do it with time to spare.<p>If you have very little time to invest in your personal development, this is for you. I’d like to show you that even 10 minutes a day can go a long way. …

Productivity

South African salaries in 2017: what people earn

CareerJunction has released its latest salary review for South Africa, listing the salary ranges for 10 sectors across the country, as well as …

South Africa

This book ranks the top 100 solutions to climate change. The results are surprising.

A chat with Paul Hawken about his ambitious effort to “map, measure, and model” global warming solutions.<p>By now, the looming dangers of climate change are clear to anyone who’s been paying attention, covered extensively in both academic literature and the popular press.<p>But what about solutions?<p>For …

16 things you need to let go of if you want to be successful

When it comes to achieving success, there’s a lot of focus on the things that you need to add to your life, like learning a new skill or finding a …

7 crucial lessons people often learn too late in life

However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than later.<p>1. If you want to 'do what you love,' you have to work three times as hard as …

Self-awareness

10 things to do when you first meet someone if you want them to remember you forever

As it turns out, with the right words and actions, almost anyone can create a captivating presence.<p>To help you figure out how to do this, we looked at the answers posted on Quora in response to the question, "How do I become more memorable when meeting someone for the first time?"<p>Here were some of …

Public Speaking

There’s a hidden menu in Android that lets you unlock experimental features — here’s how to use it

It's not available on every device — you'll have less luck if yours has a heavy UI skin — but it's worth checking out to see which features may be arrive with future Android versions. For example, some of the features Google brought to the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update — where it was first …

Android News

THE BEADY EYE SAYS: CAPITALISM’S IS DRIFTING TOWARDS A CULTURAL APOCALYPSE.

( A two-minute follow-up read to the Post ” What is happening to what we call common values.)<p>Perhaps with the election of Donald Trump it has already …

Artificial Intelligence

Meet the leader of a billionaires’ club determined to stop Trump from destroying the world

Stavanger, Norway<p>The glassy waters barely disturbed the Sanssouci Star, a 174-foot yacht on which William Doll was hanging out one evening last August, anchored at a distance from the voluble quayside bars and restaurants of Stavanger.<p>On board was a gathering of Doll’s “private society,” a club …

Political Science

The Al Gore VR movie makes global warming inconveniently gorgeous

In 2014, a company called Condition One released the first extended 360-degree Oculus Rift film. It was a narratively and visually disjointed pseudo-documentary shot on early 360-degree film equipment, and for the initial crop of VR fans, a bit of a letdown. But Condition One kept working, and this …

Virtual Reality

Here's Why We Should See Better Racing in F1 for 2017

Formula One cars will see major changes for 2017, and that's a good thing.<p>A few months ago, we showed you a video that explained all the changes coming to Formula One cars for 2017. It showed the new car next to the old one, making it simple to understand what all was changing. In general, …

Red Bull Racing

Which Cities Will Climate Change Flood First?

Now might not be the time to invest in beach-front property.<p>Climate change is real, the sea’s waters are rising, and pretty soon, ocean-front …

Climate Change

The Massive Amount of CO2 Locked in Our Soil Appears to Be Leaking

Uh oh.<p>A key greenhouse gas responsible for warming the planet, carbon dioxide, isn't just hanging around in the air. It's also locked up deep under …

Climate Change

Katharine Hayhoe: Here's How Long We've Known About Climate Change

One of the biggest myths about climate science—a myth that has been deliberately fostered, for decades—is that we just don't know that much, yet.<p>The …

‘Before the Flood’: Leonardo DiCaprio’s Toughest Role Yet

Global warming may not make the evening news, but it certainly gets its share of time in epic documentaries. See Jeff Orlowski’s <i>Chasing Ice;</i> Al …

Leonardo Dicaprio

Dealing with Heartbleed: You need to change ALL of your passwords soon

For years we’ve assumed that the lock icon in your browser and the letters “HTTPS” mean your Internet traffic is safe from any potential spies or …

Top 15 Home Energy Efficiency Upgrades and Their Costs

Energy efficiency is not just a trend that people with money follow because it’s cool to be green. No. It’s a real way to reduce your carbon …

'Brilliant' Climate Change Cartoon Goes Viral After Elon Musk, John Green Share It on Twitter

Earth's rapidly changing climate is often depicted with highly precise graphs or a detailed scientific explanation. But in Randall Munroe's latest …

8 natural & homemade insecticides to save your garden without killing the Earth

<b>These natural and DIY pesticides are effective at helping to rid your crops of harmful critters, but safe enough to keep from poisoning you and your</b> …

Gardening