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3 Steps to Getting 100 Hours of Work Done in 60

Start early and focus on making your collaborations efficient<p><i>"Time is money."</i><p>That tired old adage used almost exclusively by the Wall Street fat-cats of yesteryear, or your father when he was trying to teach you a valuable life-lesson that one time.<p>Here's the thing though, time is free, and we all …

Productivity

Use These Words At The End Of Your Emails To Increase Your Chance Of Getting A Reply | Fast Company

“It’s the one or two forgotten words at the bottom of the page that seem to have an impact on whether or not we get a response,” says Boomerang data scientist Brendan Greenley.<p>Analyzing more than 350,000 email threads, Greenley and his team found that emails that included a closing saw a higher …

Productivity

3 Scientifically-Proven Ways to Spot Liars in Your Emails

Turns out every liar has a tell.<p>This story appears in the April 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Here’s a scary number: Social psychology expert Jerald Jellison estimates that we are lied to as many as 200 times per day. That isn’t all by email, of course, but plenty of it may be -- and even …

Body Language
LinkedIn

This Simple Change in Your Daily Routine Will Help You Work Less (and Do More)

Want to boost your productivity? Become a morning person.<p>The age of the eight-hour workday is long gone.<p>It emerged as a direct result of industrial-era workers' coalitions lobbying to limit the amount of manual labor they were required to perform each day.<p>But as our economy pivots away from factory …

Time Management

Before you make an emotional decision, ask yourself these four questions

The average person makes about 35,000 decisions every day—from choosing an outfit to deciding which seat to take at a meeting. In fact, we make 200 judgments each day about food alone.<p>But research shows that all that decision-making can be mentally and physically draining. Although the idea of …

Psychology

How to Become the Most Persuasive Person In the Room

Use your influence to lead others in a positive direction.<p>Let's be honest, it takes more than knowledge, position, and popularity at work to convince people to see things your way. It takes the power of persuasion.<p>If you want to succeed, you have to be able to persuade and influence others. It …

Leadership

9 Things That Make Good People Quit

Few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door.<p>It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about -- few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out …

Leadership

This Entrepreneur Started and Sold 3 Companies: Here's What He Wished He Knew Earlier

Hindsight is 20/20, and this entrepreneur shares what would've been helpful to know earlier on in his journey.<p><i>Editor's note: We asked noted entrepreneurs to reflect on what they wish they'd known starting out and to put it in a letter to their younger selves. Logan Chierotti started and sold three</i> …

Kids Who Do Chores Are More Successful Adults

When your kids balk, science is on your side.<p>Want your kids to grow up to be successful? Make them do chores. When they balk (and trust me: they will probably balk), you can tell them that scientific research supports you.<p>It sounds great, and it's true--but there is a catch. (We'll get to that in a …

Parenting

How to Move With Kids Without Losing Your Mind

There’s no doubt that moving can be a life-draining experience under the best of circumstances. Add in kids—and it most certainly does not qualify as …

Kids

Here Are Some Secrets Every 20-Something Would Like Their Parents To Know

Our parents are usually the first people we lie to. From denying knowledge about the missing pennies from dad's pocket to hiding the existence of our …

Parenting

Why You Should Republish Old Blog Content

Keep your current audience up-to-date while attracting new readers.<p>Creating new content of any kind is a time consuming process. And many times, the content you spent hours creating doesn't get the desired effect. Blogging is no different. It takes time, and for most businesses, a lot of their blog …

Content Marketing

Mother and Son Transition to Father and Daughter After Realizing They Are Transgender

Eric Maison and his daughter, Corey, realized at the same time that they are transgender. The father and daughter — who were formerly mother and son …

Parenting

How to (Actually) Use Twitter for Freelance Writing Jobs

You probably had that one friend in college. Someone you didn’t like all that much, but kept around because they always seemed to know about the best …

Content Marketing

What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About SEO | Times Square Chronicles

What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About SEO<p>SEO is one of the most powerful tools that an entrepreneur can rely on when it comes to becoming …

Beyond 'Hidden Figures': One woman's campaign to give black female scientists their due

Ted Melfi, the director of 'Hidden Figures' reflects on the reception the film has received while speaking with USA TODAY on the red carpet at the Academy Awards. USA TODAY NETWORK<p>Vivienne Malone-Mayes. Jane Hinton. Jessie Price.<p>You may have never heard of these black female scientists, but one …

Gender

Parody of the BBC viral video shows how a working mom would have straight-up handled it

An almost absurd amount of time has been spent on Monday’s viral BBC interview.<p>With good reason.<p>The way the video and the coverage unfolded spoke to …

SEO basics

SEO basics<br>How to optimize blog post?<p>SEO basics: How to optimize a blog post?<p>Last update: 17 March, 2017<p>Post author<p>Marieke van de Rakt View her other …

SEO

The Next Frontier For Email Marketing

by , Staff Writer,<p>"Content will be the next frontier for marketers using email." That is how the DMA sums up the future for email marketing as it …

Digital Marketing

Lack of sleep linked to behavioral problems in kids

Getting too little sleep in early childhood is linked to cognitive and behavioral problems years later, a U.S. study suggests.<p>Parents and teachers reported more problems in 7-year-olds who didn't get enough sleep during their toddler and preschool years, compared to peers who got an age-appropriate …

Parenting

Woman’s Praise for Her Ex’s Parenting Skills Goes Viral: ‘I’m Grateful for You’

A young Florida woman’s inspiring tribute to her ex for his parenting skills has captured the hearts of divorced parents everywhere.<p>“This is my ex,” …

Why Getting Fired Could Be the Best Thing to Happen to You

When work gives you lemons, make career lemonade.<p>Seventy percent of Americans are unhappy at their job. And if you're reading this article at work, there is a near 100 percent chance you're one of them.<p>But no ever tells you to quit or get fired. That would be crazy. Right? Maybe. Although plenty of …

Business Strategy

These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week

This week, Tech.eu tracked 16 technology M&A transactions and 60 tech funding deals totaling €223 million (about $240 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel.<p>Here’s an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week:<p><b>1)</b> Israel’s Mobileye is being acquired by Intel for up to $15.3 …

Startups

Teaching Toddlers Manners

Yep, good manners still matter.<p>Good manners are simply a way of making the people around you feel noticed and at ease. Good manners aren’t about the correct way to eat peas, however much some people might obsess about these social niceties, but how to think about others and treat them with kindness …

Parenting

Insights Into Google Analytics and Keyword Elements For Targeting

Google has some of the most powerful tools for your SEO push forward. If you want to get noticed by the biggest search engine in the world, you have …

A therapist explains the negative effects a toxic boss can have on your life

While a great leader will challenge you to become your best, a toxic boss will drain your mental strength.<p>As a therapist, I've had many clients enter my office saying things like, "My boss is a bully. I might have to quit my job," and "I used to like my job. But under new leadership, it's …

Leadership

These 'Toddler Poems' Perfectly Sum Up Parenting

Howard Eisenberg's "Adorable Scoundrels" is spot-on.<p>Toddlers have been called been called assholes, dictators and tiny drunk people. Author Howard Eisenberg calls them “adorable scoundrels.”<p>That’s the title of his quirky book of poems about the trials and tribulations of raising toddlers. The</i> …

Parenting

French advertising group stops all ad spend on Google and YouTube

Havas Group UK is pausing all YouTube and Google Display Network ad spend until further notice, with chief executive and country manager Paul Frampton saying it has a "duty of care" to clients to ensure brand safety.<p>The advertising giant said it had taken the decision on behalf of its UK clients …

Advertising

5 Crazy New Ways to Lose Weight

Do high-tech methods like ’CoolSculpting,’ and ‘stomach draining’ actually work?<p>We've been chasing weight loss shortcuts for centuries. From William the Conqueror, who tried a liquid diet after he became too heavy to ride his horse, to Lord Byron, who exercised in layers to sweat off pounds, men …

Weight Loss