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Rackspace Is Betting On The Wisdom Of 'Co-Opetition'

Rackspace always emphasizes Fanatical Support as the prime differentiator for its own public cloud. What happens to that core hosting business when …

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13 Things I Learn When My Job Search Drags On

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

3 Unexpected Tips For Finding A Job You Love Online

There's an exhaustive supply of advice out there about how to use LinkedIn for your job search. But what about other online tools for landing a job you love? As a professional career coach, I am always on the lookout for innovative approaches that make the most of the Web. Here are my top three …

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6 Things A Job Candidate Should Never Do

I’ve been in the recruiting business for a while now, and have seen almost everything in the realm of good and bad...

10 Career Wins Most People Don't Claim On Their Resumes

I was at the Department of Motor Vehicles renewing my license and a woman in front of me was having trouble. She turned to me and asked “Can you help me fill out this form?”<p>“Sure!” I said. “What’s the problem?”<p>“Whenever I have to fill out a form, I panic,” she said, laughing. “I’m six years old all …

Job Seekers: What You Can Do If The Hiring Process Seems To Have Stalled

A reader recently wrote me with an interesting question; he felt like he had a successful telephone screening interview, but then he didn’t hear back. “The hiring process seems to have stalled, so what can I do to move it forward?”<p><b>Reader’s Question:</b> I received a call from the company about the job …

How to Get a Job by Targeting the Companies You Want to Work For

Trying to get a job can make you feel helpless. The best you can do is submit your resume to as many companies as possible, right? Not exactly. In …

Employment

The best Apple Watch apps you probably haven’t heard of

There are already more than 3,000 apps for the Apple Watch, which makes it difficult to find all of the hidden gems. How do you find the best Apple Watch apps?<p>Luckily, there are plenty of third-party Watch apps that deserve attention, whether they tell you when it’s going to rain or help you get …

Apple Watch frozen? Here’s how to restart it

Let’s face it: A time will come when your Apple Watch crashes or freezes. It’s gonna become unresponsive, but you’ll be ready thanks to this handy Apple Watch restart tip.<p>When your Apple Watch freezes, it’s likely due to some app or another that kills it. At this point, you’ll want to force the …

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How to set up Apple Pay on Apple Watch

Using Apple Pay on Apple Watch is ridiculously easy. Once you get everything set up, all you have to do is double-click the side button and then hold the Watch face up to a terminal. Apple’s also made it super-easy to add new cards to your Apple Watch, or create a custom Apple Pay profile just for …

Apple Pay

Tweak your Apple Watch notifications

Notifications are why we all got an Apple Watch, right? We want to be able to know what’s going on in our digital lives all the time, but we want to do it faster, without having to pull out an iPhone. Because that’s just rude.<p>However, getting every single Notification that you get on your iPhone …

Smartwatches

Sail through Apple Watch setup with these handy tips

You’ve got your Apple Watch, you lucky devil. Now it’s time to tweak it to make it as personal as possible with these Apple Watch setup tips.<p>Although Apple walks you through many of the basic steps, there are plenty of choices to be made before you’ll be able to squeeze maximum utility and joy out …

Organize apps on your Apple Watch Home Screen

Apps on the Apple Watch appear as a honeycomb on the Home Screen. It’s fun and easy to use, but it quickly fills up with a dizzying array of icons.<p>Here’s how to tame it.<p>The Home Screen is accessed by tapping the Digital Crown on the side of the Apple Watch. The Watch app itself sits in the center …

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Customize your Apple Watch settings

Getting your Apple Watch set up is fairly basic, but to truly make this your own personal device, you’ll need to dig into the Apple Watch settings.<p>You can do all of these things on the Apple Watch itself, but why force yourself to tap and swipe on that tiny screen? Use the Apple Watch app on your …

Smartwatches

How to set up your Apple Watch Friends screen

After linking your new Apple Watch to your iPhone, your favorite contacts are automatically synced over. But to get the most from the device, you’ll want to make a couple of tweaks to the Apple Watch Friends screen.<p>It’s truly one of the most important screens on the Apple Watch — here’s how to make …

Apple Watch

How to sync and play music with your Apple Watch

Apple’s smartwatch doesn’t come with much onboard storage, but that doesn’t mean you’re screwed when it comes to Apple Watch music. You can add your own playlists and listen to your favorite tunes using Bluetooth headphones or AirPlay speakers.<p>To get the songs you want, you need to create a …

Set up your Apple Watch face the right way

There are 10 Apple Watch faces to choose from, and each one comes with a crazy amount of options. The moon phases widget is pretty neat, but do I really want to clutter up my watch’s minimalist look?<p>The cool thing is that you can almost have it all. Apple makes it pretty easy to pick your preferred …

Smartwatches

10 Reasons Why You Should Spend $10 Per Week On Facebook Advertising

Imagine spending months writing a novel and having an esteemed journalist for the New York Times review your book. You are a nervous wreck waiting …

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21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

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5 Predictions About the Growing Power of Online Customer Reviews

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all do it – routinely sort through search results by customer star ratings and scroll through buyer feedback before making a final shopping decision.<p>It’s no secret the way consumers make decisions has dramatically changed from over the …

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Marketing Automation Can Help Startups Sell Like the Big Brands

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A startup is arguably most vulnerable in its growth stage. Technology is the key to minimizing growing pains.<p>Traditionally, software solutions were tailored to different business segments to create those rapid economies of scale. Now, …

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4 Entrepreneurial Cult Classics to Cultivate Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a habitual one-hour-a-day reader, I become excited when I find a book that catches my attention. Too many books offer the same old regurgitated advice leaving me to flip to the cover wondering if this is a title I've already read in …

Entrepreneurship

The Myth of the Successful One-Person Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There was once a time when it was just me. I was providing computer services. I was working a lot of hours. But I wasn’t making any money at it.<p>Today, I’m making money. Why? Because I’m supervising 10 people who are providing computer …

Entrepreneurship

9 Ways to Smash Your Limiting Beliefs | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Limiting beliefs are beliefs that limit us. Put another way, they are excuses on why we fail or why we refuse to even try. Hold a belief long enough …

7 Ways Successful People Remain Calm When Life Gets Out Of Control

Every now and again life doesn’t throw us a curve, it aims a quiver full of arrows. When this happens we don’t know which way to turn or what to …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Want to Be Successful? Get Angry

We're human, every single one of us. We feel happy, and sometimes we feel smart. Other times we feel stupid. We enjoy feeling loved. We cringe when …

How to Write a Networking Email That Gets Responses

When was the last time you connected with someone on Twitter or a met a cool professional at a networking event? Did you do anything to follow up …

Employment

Barbara Corcoran Explains The Difference Between Salespeople Making $40,000 And Those Making $8 Million

Barbara Corcoran built her fortune in real estate. Here, she tells us what makes a great salesperson.<p>The "Shark Tank" investor also reveals what her pitch would have been if she were seeking financing on the hit show.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser. Originally published in November 2013.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> …

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