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Never Give A Boring Presentation Again

The experience of sitting through a truly terrible presentation is nearly universal. The dozens of identically-themed PowerPoint slides stacked with text, the useless handouts, the tense, miserable minutes of silence during the time allotted for Q&A--presentations rarely energize a team or allow …

Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

7 Smart Questions To Ask At The End Of Job Interviews

Everyone knows they should ask questions at the end of a job interview, but what do you ask? We found some answers.<p><i>Produced By Matt Johnston.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video on Facebook</b>

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The 18 Books That Changed My Life

During the conversation we got on the topic of books that changed our lives.<p>I want to share them with you.<p><b>I judge a book's success if a year later I am still using at least one thing from the book.</b><p>My takeaways are what I still remember from the books; you may get even more out of these:<p><b>"7 Habits of</b> …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Soundhawk Customizable Listening System Helps You Hear

I’ve destroyed my hearing. It’s not bad yet, but it will be. I’ve seen far too many concerts (including the ear-destroying Motörhead a few times) without using earplugs. For people like myself, or anyone that might have trouble hearing for other reasons Soundhawk offers customizable listening …

5 Actions Today For A Secure Retirement Tomorrow

<b>Plan Now to be Ready for Longevity</b> <br>Longevity is a reality that we all must plan for. A 65-year-old man has a 50 percent chance of reaching age 87, a woman has a 50 percent chance to reach 90, and both are likely to live much longer if they are married.1<p>To accomplish the retirement you want—even one …

Here's What 2x2 MIMO And Download Booster Can Do For Your Samsung Galaxy S5

The Samsung Galaxy S5 has a lot going on underneath the hood. Turn it on, and immediately you'll notice its Super AMOLED screen— but once you start using the device, you'll see just how smart, powerful, and innovative it really is.<p>Streaming a movie or downloading a huge file is easy thanks to two …

16 of the Best New Android Apps From May (2014)

From Foursquare spin-offs to whistle-powered selfies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in May. So by way of a quick recap, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>Sunrise<p>Sunrise finally opened its uber-popular calendar app to Android users this month, as well as a version …

Are You Ready? Here Are The Top 10 Skills For The Future

As big disruptive shifts hit the workplace we all get taken out of our comfort zones. Whereas once we felt in control, the stakes are evolving rapidly and our ability to adapt is falling behind. If we consider the recent gallup poll results that indicates that only a mere 30% of the workforce is …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Please Don't Do These 9 Things In An Interview

Looking for a job can be stressful and demoralizing. I’d really like for you to succeed: it would be good for you, for the company that hires you, and for the overall economy. In fact, I want you to get the best job you possibly can – one that you enjoy, and that challenges you and makes best use …

13 "Bad" Habits That Are Actually Good for You

Humans are creatures of habit. Although it can take us a while to form these mental pathways, once they're carved out, it's extremely hard to deviate …

Seven Ways Speakers Can Enchant Their Audiences

How can you go beyond the usual efforts to create a successful presentation – and enchant the audience? What are the secrets to creating magic with a speech? Here are seven ways to take your speech beyond the ordinary. Some of these will be familiar to you, but I’m guessing that at least one will …