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Throw Out Your To-Do List, Fix Your Calendar, Double Your Productivity

What if everything you’ve been taught about time management has been wrong?<p>You were told to keep a task list for your “to-dos” and your calendar for phone calls and appointments. Meetings at work, doctor’s appointments, kids’ dance recitals and soccer games.<p>But what if you used your calendar to …

Why ‘taking it easy’ might be the motto that could save your life

This was the year we decided to take our Generalized Anxiety Disorder in our hands. Sales of adult colouring books spiked worldwide and Japanese …

La La Land

The 21 coolest tech startups in Israel

The Middle Eastern country is sometimes referred to as "Startup Nation" thanks to the sheer number of entrepreneurs building businesses there, particularly in the coastal city of Tel Aviv.<p>Multinational tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft all have research centres in Israel …

Startups

5 essential keys to building a multi-million dollar company

What does it take to build a company valued at over a hundred million dollars?<p>A while back, I had asked this question to Ambarish Gupta, CEO and Founder at Knowlarity, a major cloud telephony company.<p>Incorporated in 2009, Knowlarity has 15,000 customers in more than 65 companies across the world. …

Entrepreneurship

Fentanyl-Laced Coke May Have Caused Nine Overdoses in 20 Minutes in BC Last Night

Police in the BC town Delta say emergency crews were called to four places at the same time. Stay safe, fam.<p>Nine people overdosed and one person went into full cardiac arrest late last night after doing a few lines of what they thought was coke in a suburb south of Vancouver. Police say they …

It’s Never Been Less Safe to Try Out Drugs

Experimenting with recreational drugs is increasingly dangerous in Canada. Here's what you need to know in 2016.<p>Remember how your parents never stopped reminding you that drugs could kill you even if you tried them <i>just once</i>? Previously, that was a bit of a far-fetched statement for some …

Heroin Epidemic’s New Terror: Carfentanil

This August, at least 96 heroin users overdosed in one devastating, brutal week in just one county in Ohio. It’s believed that they were victims not …

This is the devastating effect of heroin that Ohio city wants you to see

<b>(CNN) —</b> A city in Ohio says it decided to release a set of graphic photos to drive home the devastating effects of heroin addiction and the toll it takes on families.<p>The photos show a man and woman passed out in the front seat of a car with a child sitting in the back.<p>"We feel it necessary to show …

24 Retail Blogs Every Small Business Entrepreneur Should Be Reading

Small and boutique retailers have their work cut out for them when it comes to staying in business. There's a lot they need to know, and a lot that …

4 types of relationships that can make or break your career, according to a psychologist

That's true... you must find the best talent and get them on your team and in your company.<p>No doubt about it. But, there is one fatal flaw that leaders make in the "people" department over and over again.<p>In both startup situations, and among seasoned leaders, I see them focusing on finding the …

7 tips from a hostage negotiator that will help you be more persuasive

But much of what you read doesn't work in tough scenarios. So I decided to call someone who has handled the most challenging scenarios imaginable — ones where lives are on the line …<p>Chris Voss was the FBI's lead international hostage negotiator and he's the author of an excellent new book: "Never …

Flickr

A controversial theory may explain the real reason humans have allergies

For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a hornet nest the size of a football. An angry squadron of insects clamped onto my leg; their stings felt like scorching needles. I swatted the hornets away and ran for help, …

Immunotherapy

The twenty best apps for small-business owners in 2016

Between handling customer complaints, keeping track of employee work schedules and monitoring expenses, running a small business is hard work. If …

Apple Store Designer Reveals the Secret of Great Retail Design

How do you build a store than pulls down the highest profit per square foot in the world? We tapped Apple's store designer to find out.<p>The epitome of retail space design has to be an Apple store. From the materials to the lighting, each has design that shows what the company stands for. The result: …

8 Retail Design Tips to Help You Boost Sales

We all know that humans are highly visual. Eighty percent of the sensory information the brain receives comes from our eyes, which means if you want …

How to use retail design to impact customer experience and increase sales - Insider Trends

Online interactivity, although useful and immediate is still ultimately a solitary experience. The Internet has for a long time sold itself as a …

8 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years. Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity …

Success

How This Entrepreneur Turned his Bar Mitzvah Dough Into a $30 Million Company

You don't need a ton of resources to build a great company. But you do need to know how to communicate.<p>Less than two years out of University of Virginia and working for a Silicon Valley investment bank, Jared Shusterman returned back to his home in Miami. No mortgage, family or real …

15 Signs Of Negative People

Lack of confidence, gloom and doom, distrust, and anxiety are a toxic cocktail mix. You probably wonder how one person can survive with all that …

Self-help

10 Foods That Make You Look Younger

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6 Signs You’re Dating a Narcissist

Understanding or experiencing intimacy and love within the context of a balanced and healthy relationship is not on the agenda of a narcissist. Here …

Relationships

The Narcissistic Cycle of Abuse | The Exhausted Woman

The cycle of abuse Lenore Walker (1979) coined of tension building, acting-out, reconciliation/honeymoon, and calm is useful in most abusive …

Don’t ignore these 7 habits of highly effective entrepreneurs

I used to waste a lot of time when I worked as an employee of a company a couple of years ago. I used to reach office by 10 am, check emails, go to …

Why We Believe in Alien Abductions

It’s no coincidence that alien abductions, which presumably never happen, are described so consistently. Inside the neurological patterns that bring …

12 Foods to Look Better Naked

According to adult toy company Adam & Eve, 41 percent of American adults prefer to get busy in the dark. Although that stat isn't particularly …

Nutrition

7 Things To Remember If You Dream To Have Your Own Business

It is about 7:00 PM Sunday now, and you are getting a sick feeling about going to work tomorrow. You must get up early on Monday morning and get …