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To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

You can now change your Apple ID from a third-party email to an Apple domain

Apple today has made a notable update to the process of changing the email address associated with your Apple ID. Starting today, you can change your Apple ID from a third-party email service such as Gmail or Yahoo to an Apple domain…<p>Previously, Apple only allowed users to change their Apple ID …

Yahoo

NYU MBA STUDENT: Young people are avoiding the rat race — and settling for something worse

When Clayton Christensen introduced his concept of "disruptive innovation" in 1995, he couldn't possibly have anticipated the movement he had started.<p>In broad terms, he defined disruptive innovation as new entrants in an industry capturing the lowest-end, least-profitable market share and moving …

Innovation

The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions

To prepare for the future, we need to shift from thinking about jobs and careers to thinking about challenges and problems, reports Alina Dizik.<p>When Jean-Philippe Michel, an Ottawa-based career coach, works with secondary school students, he doesn’t use the word profession. Neither does he focus on …

Employment

President Trump: Replace The Dollar With Gold As The Global Currency To Make America Great Again

Inside President Trump’s otherwise “standard Trump stump speech” at CPAC was nestled what might be a most intriguing observation:<p>Global cooperation, dealing with other countries, getting along with other countries is good, it’s very important. But there is no such thing as a global anthem, a global …

The Farm Incubator Helping Migrants Save Struggling American Farms

The number of farms in America has fallen by 4 million over the last 80 years, while the average size of a farm has doubled. In short, small farms …

The Most Important Aspect of Emotional Intelligence That No One Talks About

Emotional intelligence is a known predictor of success and happiness, but what we know and what we do sometimes don't align.<p>I recently facilitated one of my monthly CEO Roundtable groups, and a member raised the topic of Emotional Intelligence (EI). My members all run multimillion-dollar …

You'll Be Much More Productive Yet Relaxed Once You Realize This Human Limit

Employees that work long hours in the office are not uncommon. In fact, a Gallup poll1 found that in the United States, an average full-time employee …

Opinion: These 85 stocks are now on a ‘buy’ list as Donald Trump takes office

Donald Trump’s critics like to claim he doesn’t stand for anything. But that’s just because they haven’t looked hard enough.<p>In speeches, online …

Investing

Infographic: What Kind of Leader Are You?

The best leaders understand how they lead. A new interactive infographic from Headway Capital shows your strongest leadership style.<p>The challenge with cultivating leadership is that everyone leads differently. We can have conversations about how Millennials lead versus Baby Boomers, but …

Top 10 Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

Unless you have a company buying licenses for you, tools like Photoshop, Pro Tools, Maya, or even Windows can be a serious bite out of your wallet. …

Linux

2 Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

Yes, "forever" is an awfully long commitment. Most people have eventually sold stock they've bought, whether the holding period was years, weeks, or even hours. It's rare to find a gem that's worth hanging on to forever.<p>Although there aren't a lot of stocks that are potentially eternal winners, I …

With Oil Back In Power, Scientists Revisit An Old Way To Use Fossil Fuels Without Making CO2

Turns out humanity’s preferred method of making power and heat for the last million years—burning stuff—isn’t the only way to extract energy from fossil fuels.<p>In the process of burning, hydrocarbons mix with oxygen, producing heat, water, and carbon dioxide. But we can also mix hydrocarbons with …

Fossil Fuels

How to define your Minimum Viable Product?

Minimum Viable Product, or if I say “Minimum Buy-able product”<p>Sounds good ?<p>If not lets go deeper with what it actually means.<p><b>Minimum viable product</b> …

Dalai Lama: 5 things to keep in mind for the next four years

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Dalai Lama has some advice for anyone who is looking for happiness, no matter what their circumstances.<p>The Nobel Peace Prize-winning spiritual and political leader of the Tibetan people in exile, spoke about the incoming administration in an interview with CNN's chief medical …

Mindfulness

12 keyword research tools and creative ways to use them

For over seven years, I’ve used keyword research to consistently bring myself and clients valuable, targeted long lasting traffic. It can be one of the biggest land grab opportunities in SEO – if you know the <i>tools to use</i> and <i>how to use the tools</i>.<p>For this piece I’m going to not only share 12 of the …

Natural Gas Is The Future Of Energy, And It's Not Even Close

Natural gas is the wave of the future in U.S. and global electricity production, with no other power source even close to matching natural gas’s potential over the next few decades. The United States is in perfect position to take advantage of this if American policymakers will remove government …

Samsung to blow up the electric vehicle market with powerful new battery

Yesterday, Samsung dropped the bomb at the North American International Auto Show, announcing its energy storage subsidiary SDI is readying a next-gen electric vehicle battery that crams enough oomph to cover distances of up to 372 miles on a single cycle and packs a mighty quick charge feature.<p>In …

Electric Vehicles

More Research Shows That the Snowball Method Is the Best Debt Payoff Strategy

It makes logical sense to pay off your highest interest rate debts first. Yet research shows that paying off smaller balances is actually more …

3 Stocks to Help You Make Money in Retirement

When you finally decide to retire, you know you are giving up a regular paycheck. But you'll also be giving up the opportunity for regular pay increases, too. Which is why it's important to focus on both dividend-paying stocks and companies that have a history of annual dividend increases, like</b> …

8 Best Personal Finance Apps of 2018 | Investopedia

Managing money, sticking to a budget and even handling investment decisions are easier than even before with today's crop of personal finance …

Apps

The Ultimate List of Best Websites to Learn Coding

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>It’s been half a year since I gathered my first list of …

One village solved Bangladesh’s unreliable energy grid problem with “swarm electrification”

In Bangladesh, daily power outages are simply expected.<p>Cities like Dhaka and Chittagong experience around two to three hours of “load shedding” every day when residents are deliberately cut off from electricity in a bid to conserve power. And load shedding happens even more often in rural …

Renewable Energy

The 50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

7 Top Energy Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Let’s face facts. No matter how much we try to conserve energy and burn cleaner fuels, at the end of the day, the planet consumes a lot of energy. …

Oxford University will offer free online courses in 2017

The highest ranked university in the world will soon join prestigious institutions like Berkeley, Harvard and MIT in offering free massive open online courses (MOOCs). Starting in February 2017, Oxford University will partner with nonprofit online learning platform edX to teach a freely available …

What You Should Know About The App Design Process

16 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

UX Design

13 design tools and websites that are godsends for UI/UX designers

The continuous improvement of design tools has had a positive impact on usability and user experience. This has provided great convenience not only …

The Most Valuable Money Lessons You Can Teach Your Kids

Habits form when you're young, after all.<p>The money habits children develop when they’re young can shape their financial future. That’s why it’s …

Five Self Help Books That Changed My Life

I've never been much for self-help books.<p>As a general rule, I don't read a lot of non-fiction. And for a long time I think I was a bit of a snob where self-help books were concerned, thinking they were somehow low brow.<p>I was wrong. In the past few months, I've had occasion to read a couple of …

Books