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2 Morning Exercises That Will Help You Become More Productive

With your runway and money left in the bank account always in the back of your mind, productivity and the ability to improve are two subjects you need to master.<p>The ability to make the most out of your day is essential as an entrepreneur. With your runway and money left in the bank account always …

Time Management

The Way of Coffee: Japan Brews Up Its Own Unique Culture

After a particularly long day of listening to atomic bomb survivor testimony for my Fulbright research, I turned to my translator Kanade who already knew what I was going to ask. We needed to go for coffee.<p>Having spent the previous year in Rwanda living in a Youth Village for vulnerable teens, I …

Here Is One Easy Trick to Succeed at Everything

What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? We’ve all heard that quote, but seriously, if you knew you were going to conquer whatever you set your mind to — whether it’s a new habit, that killer to-do list or a trip you’ve been dying to go on — wouldn’t you do it? According to Business …

10 Tips to Tighten Your Writing

Whether you're a banking executive or a professional copywriter working at an ad agency, everyone needs to know how to write well these days. Here …

Creative Writing

Simple Acts That Build Your Leadership Presence

Nobody is born a leader, but the traits that we associate with big-picture vision can be built over time in small ways.<p>Discussion about leadership often focuses on big-picture ideas and sweeping gestures. Leaders are people who take charge and make things happen. We think of them as having big …

Leadership

I'm Stephen Dubner, Co-Author of Freakonomics, and This Is How I Work

In 2005, Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner's book Freakonomics brought a new perspective to everyday life through the lens of economic …

TIP TUESDAY #29 // How to mix fonts

One of my most favorite things about graphic design is typography, mixing letters and arranging text into an art form.<p><i>noun</i><p>noun: <b>typography</b><p><b>1</b>.<p>the style …

Why Business Cards Still Matter (and How to Effectively Use Yours)

With most business being done digitally, you might think that business cards don't matter anymore. But they can offer a lot. Here's why they're still …

Small Business

This 10-Minute Strategy Can Help You Stop Procrastinating

<i>"What can I learn right now in just 10 minutes that could be useful for the rest of my life?" appeared as a question on Quora. Below we are printing one of the top answers.</i><p>Taking 10 minutes to learn why you procrastinate can be extremely helpful.<p>I was a very bad procrastinator for a very long time, …

How To Decide If An Employer's Culture Is Right For You

It’s long been demonstrated that companies that create great work cultures see big benefits from doing so. They experience lower turnover and better financial performance than their peers, see improved track records on safety and customer satisfaction, and are sought out by better quality job …

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Loneliness

Why Options (and Options Traders) are Good for the Market

A few nights ago I was lucky enough to share a dinner with an old friend, a cardiologist.<p>As we enjoyed a few miniature Italian pastries and coffee to …

Investing

Time is Money: How to Find Value in Options

<b>Time Value and Intrinsic Value</b><p><i>Understanding the value underpinning stock options</i><p>Even if you’re a conservative stock investor, you can use several …

The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy—or, worse yet, by that guy doing curls in the …

8 Ways to Energize Each Morning

To have a truly wonderful day, getting it started with your best foot forward.<p>Workdays are more productive when you hit the ground running. Here's how to make certain you've got the energy to start your day right, and keep it moving forward.<p><b>1. Inspire your body.</b><p>When you're sleeping, your muscles …

Productivity

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Learning to Say No: 4 Questions for the Busy and Overwhelmed

<b>“It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: what are we busy about?” ~Henry David Thoreau</b><p>A couple of years ago my friends and I …

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Appalachian Wonderland: Pisgah National Forest

My family and I decided to go on a last minute trip at the end of this summer, and North Carolina met our criteria of minimal crowds and no flying. We drove south from New York City to the Outer Banks, then headed west all the way to the Appalachian Mountains. There, we found the highlight of our …

Awakening the Language & Culture of Ancient Maya

Changing Planet<p>By Rachel Bruton, The Genographic Project<p>It is estimated that by 2100, more than half of the 7,000 languages spoken on Earth will have disappeared. Throughout human history, languages have come and gone, but the rate at which languages are disappearing has accelerated dramatically in …

WATCH: Aerial footage of Tacloban City disaster

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>This exclusive video of ABS-CBN taken from above Barangay San Jose, Tacloban City, Leyte in eastern Visayas on Saturday …

ABS-CBN

Metrobank doubles earnings in first 9 mos., despite Q3 deceleration

Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. (Metrobank), the listed universal bank of tycoon George Ty, more than doubled its earnings for the first nine …

Twitter IPO Leads to Sky-High $24 Billion Valuation

In its first day as a publicly traded company, Twitter blew past everyone’s expectations — including its own. The seven-year-old social network saw …

How to Power-Up Your LinkedIn Network

How would you describe your LinkedIn network? Is it comprised of people you <i>currently</i> know? People you<i>used</i> to know? People you <i>don’t</i> know? <b>We all have a</b> …

Bidding for Naga power plant fails anew

MANILA - The bidding for the 153.1-megawatt Naga power plant – the second attempt this year – failed anew after only one entity submitted a bid, the …