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6 Red Flags That Say Your Boss Is Going To Be A Nightmare

Here’s how to spot a bad boss before you take the job.<p>The old adage is often true: We don’t quit jobs, we quit bosses. Besides hurting your mental well-being and productivity, working for a bad boss can severely impact your health. Researchers from Harvard Business School and Stanford University …

Career Development

Not an Early Bird? Here's How Night Owls Can Still Find Success.

Follow these four tried-and-true habits to maximize productivity.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve never been an early bird. Early birds hit their stride at sunrise. As a night owl, my best ideas arrive when the sun sets. Living in a 9-to-5 society can be …

Time Management

Watch The Difference Between Drifting And Powersliding, And How To Do Each

Getting a car sideways can be tricky and dangerous, but once you master the ability, it’s one of the coolest-looking things you can do while driving …

Seeing the Explosion Inside a See Through Engine Shows You How Engines Work

This particular engine we’re looking at has four strokes: the intake, the compression, the combustion (or power), and the exhaust. Smarter Every Day …

These 10 online courses will teach you skills you didn’t learn in college

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>GaudiLab/ShutterStock<p>A bachelor's degree may be a prerequisite for <i>some</i> jobs, but that doesn't mean spending four years at college will teach …

Bad Habits You Need to Kill Immediately to be a Much Better Person This Year

Habits define us. And nothing sabotages your creativity and productive life quite like bad habits. In the words of Samuel Johnson “The chains of …

HBR’s Best on Saying No to More Work

January is almost over. Like many professionals, I used this month to reflect on what I wanted to accomplish in 2017. I tried to keep my list of goals short and focused, but I went into the year with a lot on my plate. How am I going to make room to take on these new things? That’s where an …

Management

Xbox Boss Hopes For More Cross-Play Games, Talks Project Scorpio

Earlier this week, Microsoft rolled out cross-play multiplayer support for Gears of War 4, allowing Xbox One users to play against people on PC. Now, Xbox boss Phil Spencer has spoken out to say he hopes more games support cross-play in the future, though Halo Wars 2 won't be among them.<p>"I hope …

10 apps everyone should have on their computer

Mobile apps are far more popular than their desktop counterparts, but most people still rely on laptop or desktop computers, either for work or just browsing the web at home.<p>Whether you've invested in Apple's Mac line or a Windows PC, there are absolutely some worthwhile desktop apps out there to …

2Cellos Conquer King's Landing With Epic 'Game Of Thrones' Theme Rendition

Haunting!<p>2Cellos deserve the freedom of the Seven Kingdoms for this breathtaking rendition of the “Game of Thrones” theme song.<p>The two cellists from Croatia ― Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser ― totally own the track with their version, for which they were accompanied by the London Symphony …

The Advanced Guide to Setting Up a DIY Game Console with a Raspberry Pi

It’s no secret that turning a Raspberry Pi into a retro game console is hands-down the most popular, easy, and fun project you can do with a Pi. That …

31 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted by a number of pediatricians shows for …

9 Daily Money Making Habits of Successful People

<i>This article originally appeared on Millennial magazine.</i><p>Every successful individual has a day-to-day routine that has brought them to where they are …

5 Tips for Being More Productive at Work Based on Your Personality

Some work days you feel like you’re checking off every single thing on your to-do list — like a boss. Other days, you’re sitting in a dozen snooze-worthy meetings, wondering when exactly you’re going to tackle the piles of work you need to finish by the end of the day. (Hint: Try these alternatives …

So Long, Material Girl: Millennials Aren't Impressed By Flashy Spending

Attitudes toward car and home ownership are rapidly changing in America and globally, with a majority of people saying they value material goods less …

25 Daily Habits to Adopt for a Happier Life

We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of …

Motivation

Book Review : 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Kunal Ranjan – Medium

Book Review : 7 Habits of Highly Effective People<p><i>‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People’ by Dr. Stephen R. Covey is one of the most popular books</i> …

24 Ways To Stay Positive When You Really, Really Can’t

11 Powerful Ways to Motivate Yourself Right Now

Ah, feeling motivated. It seems to come and it go. It ebbs and flows.<p>I’m a firm believer in the idea that motivation is not something that burns in …

How to Create a Meaningful Morning Routine

Setting the right morning routine provides the energy to tackle whatever comes in the day.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For entrepreneurs, there’s never enough time in the day -- which is why we need to be mindful of how we spend every moment. There are …

Time Management

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

The 11 best wireless headphones you can buy

While all wireless headphones continue to suffer from the same problems — higher prices, a reliance on batteries, and generally duller sound than wired pairs — those downsides are countered by, well, not having to use cables. For a lot of people, that's enough.<p>So, since the future of audio appears …

Actually, this is the best use of 3D Touch on the iPhone yet

Back in April, I declared using 3D Touch on the App Store icon to quickly update all apps was the most amazing use of 3D Touch ever. And it was! Until a few days ago when I accidentally discovered what I now consider the best use of Apple's pressure-sensitive screen.<p>I suspect most people hide or …

Apps

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Do this and you'll have done the important stuff first.<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder. How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve out time every day to progress and improve, without question, your …

Self-improvement

Here is the perfect way to end an email — and 26 sign-offs you should usually avoid

Is "cheers" too casual? Too pretentious? Too British? Is "sincerely" timeless and professional, or stodgy and overly formal?<p>Perhaps, as Matthew J.X. Malady persuasively argued at Slate, we should just call the whole thing off and ditch the email closer altogether.<p>But as anyone who has sat staring …

Here's how to spend the first hour of the workday for maximum productivity

There's "work," and then there's real work. "Work" is email correspondence, and group meetings, and other administrative tasks that are technically necessary, but don't meaningfully contribute to your professional success.<p>Real work, on the other hand, encompasses those bigger projects and tasks …

Gears of War 4 Performance Analysed On Xbox One And PC (video)

Now that the highly anticipated launch of Gears of War 4 created and developed by The Coalition is now available to purchase on both PC and Xbox One …

Gears of War

Tech Analysis: 4K gaming on PlayStation 4 Pro

It all seems to have rather gone rather quiet for PlayStation 4 Pro, mere weeks before the system's launch. What's clear is that anyone who didn't …

PS4 Pro

Why Americans and the British Spell English Words Differently

Have you ever wondered why Americans and Brits spell English differently? How are colour and color the same word? Centre and center? What’s up with …

Language