Jim Hertel

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17 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

<b>• Leading others can be challenging at times.</b><p><b>• But there are some subtle signs that you're an exceptional boss.</b><p><b>• It all comes down to your listening skills, empathy, and confidence.</b><p>It's not always easy being in charge.<p>Managing others comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management …

Employment

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

This coffee-avocado smoothie recipe might be the best thing to happen to your mornings

The mornings that allow for sitting and savoring a hot cup of coffee <i>and</i> a plate of avocado toast are to be treasured. But the reality is that the …

A Heart-Racing, Total-Body Workout

Ever felt paralyzed by too many choices? The struggle is real. It's how we occasionally feel about strength-training workouts. Endless possibilities …

Exercise

9 fab empowering TED talks that will zoom you towards SUCCESS

Is SUCCESS important to you? Check out these techniques that will empower you to take action right now. You'll zoom yourself towards success.

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

What's All the Fuss About Evernote? Should I Be Using It?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>It seems like everyone is always raving about Evernote, but I don't really understand its appeal. Isn't it just a notes app that …

7 Things All Super-Productive People Do

<i>By Amber Brenza, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Not getting anything done today? You're going to want to read this.<p>There are some people who wake up at 5 a.m. without hitting snooze, meticulously write to-do lists, and keep their work area so clean you could eat off of it (not that they would …

Time Management

A New Exercise Method Proven to Make Workouts Fun

If somebody told you that there was a workout that didn't require much effort but was fun and yielded awesome results, you'd <i>probably</i> have some doubts . . . and understandably so, because it sounds way too good to be true! But according to <b>The New York Times</b>, there's a new exercise method that is …

The best full-body fat-loss workout

Westend61 / Getty<p>Westend61 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Most big-box gyms feature a cluster of machines arranged to provide members …

This Google Employee Has A Brilliant Time Management Strategy

Create and protect your Make Time, people.<p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response I got was unexpected, and I was urged to share it with more people—so here we are. Some of my fellow Googlers went so far as to make a video for those of us …

Time Management

The Bullet Journal Productivity Method Empowers Your Paper Notebook

If pen and paper are your favorite tools, or at least are the ones you’re most comfortable using to stay organized, the Bullet Journal is a …

A Mental Trick to Help with Challenging Conversations

Imagine the colleague with whom you have a very challenging relationship, the person who makes the most innocuous conversation tense and uncomfortable. Regardless of the topic, this person opposes you and approaches things as an adversary rather than an ally.<p>Once you can visualize that person …

How To Be The Person Who Never Misses A Deadline

Missing deadlines is a bad habit that’s easy to fall into, but it hurts your professional reputation. Here’s how to change it.<p>I’ll be the first one to admit that in certain areas of my life, I have fallen into a pattern of lateness. In fact, as I type these very words, this piece is late, and I can …

The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

Dealing with people who exhibit passive-aggressive behavior is easily one of the most challenging aspects of our social lives. Here’s what you need …

California wants to keep autonomous cars from being autonomous

California's Department of Motor Vehicles has issued draft regulations that would put the kibosh on Google's steering wheel-less autonomous car, as well as any use of autonomous cars without a human inside.<p>The Golden State has the most robust regulation of autonomous car development in the country. …

The online advertising industry is about to be severely disrupted — 'It's the amputation of a significant revenue stream'

The new, unified rules across Europe are designed to give European consumers more control on how their data is used (you can read a summary of the key points here) — but they could have a severely damaging impact on the online advertising industry. Businesses can be fined up to 4% of global …

10 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look More Polished

These DIY architectural details will give your home tons of character — for a fraction of the cost.<p>These DIY architectural details will give your home tons of character — for a fraction of the cost.

Why are these 32 symbols found in ancient caves all over Europe?

Written language, the hallmark of human civilization, didn't just suddenly appear one day. Thousands of years before the first fully developed …

How to Stop Procrastinating and Actually Get Stuff Done

I can be a pretty bad procrastinator.In school, I put off writing essays until the day before they were due. At home, the dishes pile up and out of …

Procrastination

Performance and Rewards: Differentiate Only When It’s Worth It

Should you encourage managers to differentiate performance and rewards among workers? The typical assumption is that more differentiation is better. …

Melt Love Handles - 26 Foods To Get Rid Of Yours

Fortunately, having love handles is more of a style risk than a health risk. Unlike belly fat, which infiltrates your internal organs and is linked …

B&N Readouts

When Myers finally made contact, he told Lacy to meet him at the same marina in St. Augustine. Everything was the same—same sweltering heat and …

This Could Be the Way to Get People to Appreciate You

When people work hard or achieve results that benefit others, it’s natural to want at least a little appreciation. You may feel that you do more than …

Psychology

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How to get the best workout with Apple Watch

The Apple Watch has garnered a mixed response from fitness enthusiasts. This is due in part to it lacking essential features, like GPS.<p>That hasn't …

10 Great Beginner Songs To Learn On The Guitar

There’s plenty of amateur guitar players out there, most of whom could use a little more practice. Here at Goliath, we’ve collected some songs we …

These five-minute daily habits will seriously improve your life

• 'I am not perfect': Malaysia's former prime minister released a pre-recorded video hours after being arrested for corruption<br>• 'Pruitt is the swamp': …

10 Things Successful People Do To Maximize Their Time