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11 tiny daily habits that are wasting your time — even if you don't notice you're doing them

We're <i>all</i> running out of time. There aren't enough hours in the day to get everything done. That's just life.<p>However, if you feel like your inability to schedule your days is ruining your performance at work, that's probably a bad sign.<p>It's important to identify and drop harmful time-wasting …

Time Management

Only 7 Percent of Office Workers Are Productive (but Most Are Miserable)

The proof is in the data -- remote work leads to more productive companies.<p>Do you want your team to be happier and more productive? Then stop making everyone work in an office.<p>A growing body of research suggests that remote work helps people be more productive -- upending the idea that teams must …

How To Speak In Public Like A Pro, Even If It's Your First Time

If you tremble when you think of giving a speech, you’re not alone. It’s normal. Just thinking about it makes me shudder inside—and I’ve spent 18 …

The 2 unbreakable laws of public speaking

Leaning toward the stage, I began to study his methods in order to learn and apply some of his techniques. He seemed to possess every tool of a top presenter.<p>Halfway through his message, however, uneasiness began to bleed over me. A couple of his illustrations were familiar.<p>He told them in first …

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

6 Habits to Improve Your Memory and Boost Your Brain Health

From thought patterns to emotions, every facet of human expression dwells within the extraordinary capacity of our gray-and-white matter. How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the matters of life, death, consciousness, perception, sleep and so much …

The Brain

5 Habits That Kill Confidence

Self-confidence is a fickle thing. While it seems like some have it in tremendous amounts, and others barely have any at all, the truth is typically somewhere in the middle. Those who exude self-confidence, or cut others down, are often doing it to try and make others believe it, as well as …

Self-help

Michael Jordan's Net Worth Reaches $1 Billion on His 53rd Birthday

Happy Birthday, MJ!<p>NBA legend Michael Jordan, widely regarded as the greatest basketball player ever to set foot on the court, turns 53 on Feb. 17. …

4 Ways Meditation Will Improve Your Brain

There's been a lot of talk over the past few years about the benefits of meditation and it's connection to the mind and body. But it's not simply …

U.S. labor market on solid ground as jobless rate hits eight-year low

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. employment gains slowed more than expected in January as the boost to hiring from unseasonably mild weather faded, but rising wages and an unemployment rate at an eight-year low suggested the labor market recovery remains firm.<p>Non-farm payrolls increased by 151,000 jobs …

Economy

Why the Kardashian Marketing Strategy Is One for the Books

Recently, one of my friends asked me: "What is Kim Kardashian famous for, again?" My reply was: "I think she is just famous for being famous." But this, albeit short, topic of conversation made me want to find out what exactly it was that put the Kardashian family on the map and how they managed to …

This is why Alibaba thinks China's economy is going to be just fine

To put it mildly, it hasn't been pretty so far.<p>A centerpiece of this transition to the consumer-based "new China" has been online retail behemoth Alibaba.<p>The company reported earnings on Thursday and during the analyst call executives laid out their bullish argument for China and their …

China

Bank of Japan cuts key interest rate into negative territory

Japan's central bank is stepping up its efforts to kick-start the country's struggling economy by taking a key interest rate into negative territory.<p>The Bank of Japan said Friday that it will cut the rate on current accounts that commercial banks hold with it to minus 0.1%, adding that it will push …

29 Daily Habits of Incredibly Successful Executives

Getting ahead in business and life is less about luck and more about doing the right things day in and out.<p>Think about the most successful people you know. Chances are they didn't get where they are because of a lucky break, but rather because they possess characteristics or a state of mind that …

9 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Study Skills

'Mobile money' is booming in developing countries

Mobile money-transfer services are taking off in many lower-income countries in sub-Sahara Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America, offering millions of people a faster, safer, cheaper and more convenient way to send and receive cash. As an instrument of financial inclusion and broader economic …

FinTech

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