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8 Genius Things Hidden on the Amazon Website

Turns out that on top of fast shipping and affordable pricing, if you're willing to spend some time digging through the navigational menu on the …

5 Top Books Every Leader Should Read

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Self-improvement

Uber-Simple Landscape Photography Tips YOU Can Perfect...TODAY

When was the last time you went out and shot some gorgeous landscapes? Recently, ages ago or never?<p>I ask because sometimes if it's been a while you …

Sway is a slick meditation app that makes sure you relax

Sway is a smartphone-based meditation (kind of) game, that comes from Ustwo, the company behind acclaimed mobile hit <i>Monument Valley</i>. No, this isn't a dreamily designed puzzler, but the same gentle aesthetics and attention to detail are definitely found in this app's DNA. I got to test Sway a few …

More Western kids are being taught math using China's fabled, slightly brutal "mastery" method

There has been a growing feeling in the UK, a country with some of the most elite schools (paywall) and revered universities in the world, that their students are lagging behind students in other countries. This is particularly true in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) …

Teaching

4 Things the New Leader of an Organization Should Do Right Away

Earning the trust and loyalty of an entire organization is a challenge, but there are things an incoming leader can do to hit the ground running and earn support.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a</i> …

Leadership

America's 'Complacent Class': How Self-Segregation Is Leading To Stagnation

In a new book, <i>The Complacent Class,</i> economist Tyler Cowen argues that the United States is standing still.<p>People have grown more risk averse and are reluctant to switch jobs or move to another state, he says, and the desire to innovate — to grow and change — has gone away.<p>In an interview with NPR's …

Great Depression

10 Mistakes the Worst Leaders Always Make

Here's one: Get rid of your inability to actively listen.<p>The horrible leadership behaviors I'm about to expound on are not mere platitudes or hackneyed clichés.<p>They remain, unfortunately, characteristics of well-meaning people on high perches who have blind spots that keep them from growing into …

Make every aspect of your life better by sending 5 simple emails

You can make strides in 5 fundamental areas by just sending 5 emails.<p>1. Happiness<p>Every morning send a friend, family member or co-worker an email to say thanks for something.<p>Might sound silly but it's actually excellent advice on how to make your life better.<p>There's tons and tons and tons of …

Social Media

The 10 Books Every Gardener Should Read

Unless you’re lucky enough to be surrounded by knowledgeable gardeners—whether they are parents, friends, or neighbors—you can often find yourself …

Books

Learn How to Get Paid to Read, Including Writing Book Reviews and More

Want to get Paid to Read? Here are a few ways you can get paid to read:<p>Book Reviews<p>Many magazines and newspapers accept book reviews that relate to …

When Giving Critical Feedback, Focus on Your Nonverbal Cues

Giving feedback may be one of the most difficult challenges a manager faces. On the one hand, you have to be honest; on the other hand, you don’t want to alienate your employee. You tread a fine line between maintaining cordiality and successfully getting your point across.<p>A positive workplace …

Super Inspiring Leaders Have these 33 Characteristics

We tend to put great emphasis on leadership skills and ways we can learn and build them (and spend a ton of money on professional development each …

38 enterprise startups that will boom in 2017, according to VC investors

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which young or growth-stage startups will boom in 2017.<p>We asked them to particularly focus on enterprise …

Customer Service

The 1 Meaningful Email You Should Write Today

Fear and doubt can permeate even the greatest organizations. Here's how leaders can take action and use language to inspire, unite, and protect.<p>After the most surprising presidential election in American history, millions of people worry what the future will hold. With so much uncertainty about the …

This 'bank for the poor' could hold the key to ending poverty and inequality

In 2016, Oxfam estimated that the total wealth of 99 per cent of the global population was barely equivalent to the wealth of the top one per cent - …

WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for November 25

Your WIRED daily briefing. Today, low social status can compromise your immune system, Google DeepMind has trained an AI lip-reader, 1,500 new …

High-Vibe Manifestation Rituals Just In Time For Tomorrow's Supermoon

<i>A leading voice on modern spirituality, Emma Mildon has traveled the world studying everything from auras to aromatherapy. Leading up to Monday's</i> …

Spirituality

Becoming Intuitive, and the Power of Trusting Your Gut

Q<p>How did you know you had this ability?<p>A<p>When I was young, I would often have an inkling or gut feeling about something and it would come true. At …

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The Top Eight Job Search Engines on the Web

If you're in the market for a new job, you'll want to check out this list of the top eight best job search engines on the Web. All of these job …

Employment

These five plants don’t just look good — they improve your health, too

By Megan McDonough<p>, Editorial aide<p>It should come as no surprise that plants play a vital role in maintaining our atmosphere by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen through the well-known process of photosynthesis. (Thanks, high school earth science class.)<p>But certain plant varieties go a …

Plants

Albert Camus on the Will to Live and the Most Important Question of Existence

“The body’s judgment is as good as the mind’s, and the body shrinks from annihilation. We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.”<p><i>“If the universe is meaningless, so is the statement that it is so… The meaning and purpose of dancing is the dance,”</i> Alan Watts wrote in …

Nobel Prize

How to Outline a Novel Chapter by Chapter

Writing a novel is a massive undertaking that often requires planning before you start putting words on paper. In particular, a chapter-by-chapter …