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Workspace Winners: A Guide to the Best Affordable Standing Desks

Who would have thought that desks would be the big buzzed about item in tech in 2014? On a weekly basis, I got more emails about standing desks than …

How to Handle Difficult Conversations at Work

Difficult conversations — whether you’re telling a client the project is delayed or presiding over an unenthusiastic performance review — are an inevitable part of management. How should you prepare for this kind of discussion? How do you find the right words in the moment? And, how can you manage …

Self-help

Bibi McGill's Calming Sequence: Yoga Poses to Keep You Grounded

Need a break from life? Recharge your batteries with this relaxing flow.<p>This grounding sequence will help you release stress and redirect tense …

Yoga

Rockefeller family to sell oil investments to reinvest in renewables

The heirs of the Rockefeller family, who made their vast fortune in oil, have joined in a pledge to divest more than $56 billion of fossil fuel …

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How to Avoid the Most Common Performance Killer

These slight positive shifts in your perception can make a huge impact on how successful you handle a task.<p>Have you ever been anxious about the outcome of a big project, job, or presentation? Often that nervousness feels unavoidable. How well we manage it can have significant implications on our …

Psychology

10 Skills An Email Marketing Manager Needs To Succeed

A lot has been written about the importance of email marketing.<p>And that’s for good reason: if we look at the ROI, email is the best-performing …

How An Industrial Designer Is Using Magic To Invent Amazing Objects

At Special Projects, Westaway has worked on all kinds of endeavors, from designing an interactive user manual for a smartphone to creating a physical calendar than can transform into a digital one when photographed. As a magician in the elite magical society the Magic Circle, he is able to bring …

The 13 Worst Mistakes People Make In Their 20s

Most people use their 20s to figure out what it means to be an adult, and the process is certainly not easy for everyone.<p>Whether you're finishing up school, just starting out on your own, or preparing to transition into your 30s, you can benefit from the wisdom of those who've already made their …

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A bacterium that destroys tumors' dark heart shows promise

A mutant form of a bacterium that lives in soil and thrives in low-oxygen environments appears to be a precise and aggressive killer of malignant tumors as well as an energetic activator of the body's immune system, according to new research.<p>When scientists injected spores of a weakened form of the …

Stunning Photos Of Europeans Who Have Abandoned Civilization To Live Off The Land

Bruy began seeking out people who lived off-the-grid. After three years on the road, staying in makeshift houses and on community farms, he has released Scrublands, a documentation of the lifestyle. While each living situation is different, Bruy found that all the people he met shared a common …

The 7 Best Secret Product Hunt Lists

Product Hunt has been getting a lot of press lately. Most of it for good reason. It’s a quick way to see what the movers and shakers of the tech world are checking out everyday. But behind the daily up-voting of products, the team is experimenting with fun sub-categories.<p>They’re like hidden …

How Close Are You to Genetic Happiness?

Did you know that the closer you live to the homeland of the world's most famous suicidal prince, the more likely it is that your genes -- and therefore you -- are happy?<p>Most scientists agree that genes are responsible for about half of our happiness level. Studies have identified a "happiness …

11 Ways to Get More Followers for Your Google+ Business Page

Do you want to grow your Google+ Page?<p>Are you looking for ways to get your Google+ Page noticed?<p>Most people broadcast their content on Google+ and …

Social Media

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

20 Yummy Rice Bowl Recipes

Admit it: There’s something comforting about a bowl of rice topped with veggies, meat or even fruit. Plus, having your whole meal in one bowl saves on clean up time, which is totally fine by us. That’s why we’ve found 20 rice bowl recipes that you might just have to add to your arsenal of go-to …

The Morning Routines Of The Most Successful People

Does your morning look like Margaret Thatcher’s, or Ben Franklin’s? These routines might inspire you to create your own.<p>Whether you’re a morning person or a night owl, we all start our day at some point. And we all seem to start it differently.<p>Some of us hop online to check social media, others …

Time Management

How the Internet of Things Changes Business Models

As the Internet of Things (IoT) spreads, the implications for business model innovation are huge. Filling out well-known frameworks and streamlining established business models won’t be enough. To take advantage of new, cloud-based opportunities, today’s companies will need to fundamentally rethink …

The Key To Better Work? E-mail Less, Flow More

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Have you ever felt like all you do is check your e-mail? Well, you may not spend ALL your time checking your e-mail but you do spend about 28 percent of your time doing it. That translates into about 13-hours a week or 650 hours a year of e-mail …

24 Reasons Sweden Is The Most Delightful Country On Earth

I just got back from eight days in Stockholm.<p>More than the high price of beer, depth of the history, and beauty of the buildings (and people), one trait stood out like lingonberries on a stack of pancakes — the Swedes, with their famously high standard of living, really know how to live.<p>Wonderfully …

World's Best Hikes: 15 Classic Trails

Over the past decade, author Peter Potterfield has hiked more than 10,000 miles over six continents to research this list. He here tells us his picks for the world's 15 best hikes, including Patagonia, Tasmania, Newfoundland, and Petra. Read more in his best-selling book Classic Hikes of the World …

Hiking

The Science of Viral Content: Which Emotions Make Us Share?

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Is creating the next viral hit on your marketing to-do list? If you’re in the marketing or social media industry, the answer is probably “Yes!” (and if you’re not, and the answer is probably still “Yes!”).<p>Campaigns that succeed are those that …

With Men's Y Chromosome, Size Really May Not Matter

Basic biology has it that girls are girls because they have two X chromosomes — the things inside cells that carry our genes. Boys are boys because they have one X and one Y. Recently, though, there's been a lot of debate in scientific circles about the fate of that Y chromosome — the genetic basis …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

How to be more confident, according to science

No one doubts the value of confidence. In fact, research shows people often prefer confidence over actual expertise.<p>G. Richard Shell teaches at the …

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs is required to prevent its recurrence. But researchers from Temple University may …

4 Employee Engagement Secrets From Millennials

The fastest-growing demographic in the workforce knows a few things about motivating and leading others.<p>With their widespread entrance into the workplace, millennials are bringing new requirements of employee engagement that include creativity, entrepreneurialism, and accelerated career growth. …

Employee Engagement