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31 Podcasts For Every Type Of Book Lover

Podcasts: books for your ears!

Comic Books

What Book or Article Would You Make Required Reading for Everyone on Earth?

<b>Carey Cranston, president, American Writers Museum</b><p><b>Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass,</b> <b>an American Slave</b> illustrates the greatest heights and the lowest depths of America’s history and potential, while, better than any other work, showing the power of literacy—that when a person can read and …

Reese Witherspoon: Así ha pasado de ser "la guapa tonta" a una de las mujeres más poderosas de Hollywood

Le ha pasado en la vida real lo mismo que en su película <i>Una rubia muy legal</i>. Pero esta actriz de pequeña altura, rostro dulce, melena rubia impoluta …

Día del libro 2018: 77 libros recomendados para regalar o regalarte en Sant Jordi

El Día del Libro está a la vuelta de la esquina y, con él, nuestro deseo irresistible de comprar novelas, poemarios, ensayos... ¡lo que sea que caiga …

E-Commerce Has Changed the Way We Shop. Here Are 3 Reasons Why Your Online Business Isn't Growing

Consumer buying trends are ever-evolving as e-commerce becomes the new norm. Here are some key things to keep in mind as your online business grows.<p>With the world at our fingertips, many of us may take for granted how easy it is to buy and receive on demand. Online shopping has left an indelible …

Un pueblo de los Alpes suizos revive con el boom de las criptomonedas

En Gondo, una localidad de los Alpes suizos, cerca de la frontera con Italia, en un local sin ventanas, 900 tarjetas gráficas, el equivalente de 150 …

Clean Up Corrosive Interpersonal Dynamics on Your Team with This System

“The consequences of not identifying and addressing conflicts and corrosive team dynamics are always dire,” says <b>Laura Gates</b>, whose work as an …

Inteligencia para el 'cash flow': la startup que busca ser el mejor amigo del pequeño empresario

La <b>era de la post-banca</b> ha comenzado hace algún tiempo con la llegada de las <b>Fintech</b>, startups especializadas en desarrollar y mejorar las soluciones …

A top recruiter explains why you’re hearing crickets after a job interview

You nailed the interviews, submitted great references, and were told the hiring committee would make a decision soon. As days—and maybe weeks—drag on without any word, it’s common to ask yourself questions such as:<p><i>Why haven’t I heard back yet?</i>• <i><br>What’s holding up the decision?</i>• <i><br>Did I say or do something</i> …

Woman living with debilitating jerk had 15 drinks a night to cope

<b>A woman who has lived with a debilitating involuntary jerk since she was a child has revealed how she would binge on drinks to cope.</b><p>Yasmina McGlone …

3 Smarter Ways to Use Microsoft Excel

Your numbers might not be as accurate as you think.<p><i>By Russell Kommer, founder of ESW.</i><p>When was the last time you reviewed the data you use to make decisions about your company's operations? If anyone in your organization works with Microsoft Excel, take a look now. Your numbers might not be as …

100 Companies Offering Work From Home Jobs in 2018

These companies, including Williams-Sonoma and Amazon, are expected to offer the most remote job opportunities this year.<p>Work from home jobs have …

List-Worthy

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

Looking For Freelance Work? Here Are 50 Companies Free Agents Love

Looking to freelance for a company that treats free agents well?<p>Then you’ll want to to check out the highest-ranking firms in the new 2018 Best Companies to Freelance For Awards list published by the freelance payment and management platform Kalo. The top 10 are 1. Airbnb, 2. Amazon, 3. Walmart, 4. …

Employment

El contrato de aprendizaje y la inserción laboral de los jóvenes

En España, la ambigüedad de la nueva normativa y la diversidad de interpretaciones genera inseguridad jurídica a empresas<p>Con un 39,4% de paro …

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

5 Steps to an Effective Accountability Partnership, and 2 Things to Never Do

An accountability partnership is a highly effective strategy for goal-setting and achievement. Follow these guidelines to keep it healthy and productive.<p>Accountability partnerships are one of the most popular goal-setting strategies. Knowing that we will check in with someone who is emotionally and …

6 useful skills every employer will be looking for on résumés in 2018

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Alongside common resolutions like fitness and wellness goals, professional development is probably one area of your life you're looking to …

Résumés

This Is The Career You Should Switch To, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

It's safe to say that your career is most likely one of the most important parts of your life. Where you work is where you spend a good portion of …

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Kavita Parmar: “El ‘low cost’ crea un círculo vicioso de precariedad”

Es la diseñadora y fundadora de IOU Project<p>Lleva la trazabilidad hasta la materia prima<p>El abuelo de Kavita Parmar (India, 1972) luchó pacíficamente …

Here's how to answer 5 of the most difficult interview questions

You reworked your resume, perfected your cover letter and landed the big interview. But walking through the door is only the beginning — especially if the interviewer throws some hard-hitting questions your way and you don't know how to respond.<p>"The interview is an elimination process," says Dr. …

Employment

10 skills that can help you get a promotion this year, according to bosses and managers

Seeking a promotion? Why not start off the year with a great goal to work towards. 2018 is going to be the year you take charge of your position and move up in your career— so make sure you carve out some time this holiday season to reflect on how you're going to do so.<p>If you want to add "get a …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

Cómo ser un empleado productivo sin sacrificar tu vida personal

A menudo, cuando intentamos <b>resultar más productivos en nuestras vidas profesionales</b>, pensamos que los más eficaz es pasar largas jornadas de trabajo …

10 ideas para negocios innovadores en 2018

Si estás <b>buscando negocios innovadores para invertir en 2018</b> o deseas lanzar tu propio proyecto, queremos echarte una mano. Tras un interesante 2017 …

5 Sales Presentation Tips From a Self-Made Millionaire

A great sales presentation is challenging to pull off but practice does make perfect.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you sell things, then you must present things -- there’s no getting around it. Customers have to see what you sell, what it does, and how it can …

8 Things Older Generations Are Finally Starting to Understand About Millennials

Baby Boomers are finally seeing where Millennials are coming from.<p>Some of my most viral articles this past year had to do with the great debate of whether Millennials are entitled <i>all the time</i>, or just <i>some of the time</i>.<p>It's a hot topic to discuss.<p>Older generations and younger generations have been at …

4 Technology Trends That Will Transform Our World in 2018

Predicting the future requires hubris, and it should therefore be met with more than a terabyte of skepticism. In past years, I’ve made some calls …