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The home of the future will be smarter than you

Panasonic, for one, has created The Future Home as a model to show how technology could affect our home lives in 2020.<p>The global tech company is reimagining the modern living space, streamlining it with smart solutions and technology in the most family-centered rooms in the house: the living room …

3 iPhone Camera Tricks You Should Do Every Time You Take a Pic

It’s likely that unless you have an avid fascination with photography or you’re an actual pro, our smartphone cams have replaced point-and-shoots — sometimes even DSLRs (psst, in case you do have a DSLR, we’re offering a DSLR online class to help you master that too!). Given that more iPhone photos …

Mobile Photography

7 Biohacks to Make You A Productivity Machine

Vytautas Alech<p>Read full profile<p>Have you had a freshly brewed cup of coffee this morning? If yes, then you just hacked your biology to supercharge …

Productivity

Beat the Devil: 5 Fantasy Novels Featuring the Prince of Darkness

For as long as we can remember, stories have wrestled with the idea of the Devil, a personage embodying of all our worst aspects. In fiction, Old …

What your teacher didn’t tell you about optimizing site speed

Site speed impacts your search engine ranks, so how can you make improvements? Columnist Brian Harnish details a few ways to decrease page load time …

This Google manager has the best advice on time management

When it comes to managing our time, many of us would agree there’s room for improvement.<p>Jeremiah Dillon, Head of Product Marketing at Google Apps for …

The To-Do List Game Plan

Make today the day you finish everything. Here are seven solid tips to up your productivity.

Google Shakes Up Marketing Analytics

Google (goog) is combining a half-dozen marketing analytics tools—four of which are brand-new—into a comprehensive new dashboard.<p>While the Internet …

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>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 to …

How to Optimize WordPress for Better Online Visibility

WordPress powers 25 percent of all websites. Small businesses, whether they blog or not, are taking advantage of the simplicity and power of this …

The Secret to Happiness? Spend Money on Experiences, Not Things

We like buying things, at least we think we do. It’s bred into us. Life in the 21st century is a fast paced, consumer oriented experience where media surrounds us at all times enforcing the idea that happiness is a matter of buying the perfect house, driving the best car, wearing the trendiest …

Happiness

7 Ways Mindfulness Can Make You Successful

To become successful, there are many significant qualities that you need to adopt. Being mindful of yourself is one such essential quality that you …

8 Success Factors Even More Important Than IQ (Infographic) | Inc.com

Cracking the question of what factors will best lead you to success can help you focus on the right areas of your personal development and make you more successful in your career, business, and life in general. After all, you don't have a lot of time. You want to focus your efforts where you can …

A 24-year-old who spent 10 days working in complete isolation discovered a key insight about productivity

When your officemate has his headphones in, but you can still hear the heavy metal. When your roommate comes crashing into the apartment at 4 a.m. on a weeknight.<p>In these moments, it's tempting to think that you'd be so much happier and more productive if only you could take a break from other …

3 Ways Successful People Manage Their Time | Inc.com

I once worked with a team where the guy who was always "the busiest" got the least amount done. That's because he spent more time managing his personal distractions than actually completing his work. He was certainly talented and had the skills to do the job, but had no idea how to manage his time. …

6 Easy-to-Acquire Habits That Will Help You Build Wealth

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit,"</i> Aristotle said. And that's good advice. Yet some habits are hard to start or stop. Like, smoking, for one. Or . . . complaining about your boss.<p>Other habits, …

7 Extremely Successful People Reveal What They Learned From Failing

Don't be afraid to fail. Even the most accomplished have fallen. The key is making sure you learn your lesson and grow.<p>Before I wrote my first book, I went to half a dozen writers conferences trying to learn how to "land the book deal." Most of the advice was pretty generic, save for one person's. …

Never Check Email Before Noon (And Other Thoughts on Doing Your Best Work)

Dana Vollmer did not have an easy road to the Olympics.<p>Vollmer is an olympic swimmer, but it wasn't just the grueling practice schedule that made her journey to the top difficult. At the age of 15, Vollmer discovered that she had a heart disorder known as long QT syndrome. She had heart surgery …

Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, eating, dating and more on iOS

Our pick of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer number of apps for iOS can …

Apps

5 Great Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship is an industry of do-ers. Nonetheless, it helps to learn from those who have done it before - and are doing it now! - and there are a notable few entrepreneurs and authors who have been very successful at outlining how to succeed at founding a successful company.<p>Five books in …

Entrepreneurship

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

8 Ways to Write and Finish a Work of Fiction

Like any endeavor, writing a work of fiction requires learning how to manage those nagging self-doubts each time you sit at a computer and think to yourself, "I can't write!"<p>Writers are notorious for getting stuck in their own heads which often causes them to give up. Starting a work of fiction …

A Harvard psychologist says there's one factor that defines success in a job interview

It was her chance to finally give her "elevator pitch" — a 90-second summary of her research program and goals that could help her land a job at a prestigious academic institution.<p>Sure enough, she soon found herself in an elevator with three prominent psychologists in her field, and one of them …