Matthew M.

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24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

39 questions to make small talk with anyone

There’s nothing quite like breaking the conversational barrier with a friend or co-worker. In order to reach that level of chummy rapport, though, …

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Self-improvement

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

5 Signs It’s Time to Break Up With Your Financial Advisor

When it comes to your financial advisor, breaking up can be hard to do.<p>Changing financial advisors can feel “almost the same as splitting up” a …

Better E-Commerce Buy: JD.com or MercadoLibre?

Think you’ve missed the boat on Amazon? Try these overseas companies on for size.<p>As the incredible returns of <b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) have shown, it …

eCommerce

Boost Your Bank Balance: Legitimate Ways To Earn Income From Home.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Most of us struggle financially at one time or another. Maybe you’ve had to cover a large bill, or your car has broken down. …

8 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now

Some of them may surprise you.<p>So, you've gotten a $1,000 bonus or tax refund, or you managed to save up $1,000 through hard work. Great news -- but …

Personal Finance

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

How To Start A Business In 2018

With the promise of a New Year often comes the inspiration for leaving an unsatisfying job. Many people will start job hunting immediately. Others will wait until they receive their 2017 bonuses. Among them will be entrepreneurial minded individuals who use their bonus for starting a new …

Small Business

How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

20 Tools You Need To Succeed In 2018

There are hundreds of amazing new software launches and tools to navigate, here are the best of the best in one place.<p>Over the course of two very different businesses (an agency and now a tech startup) I've trialled and/or purchased many tools that claim to make some form of my business easier. …

I Tracked Every Hour Of My Day For A Week To See If It Could Make Me More Productive

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest as “Can Tracking Your Time Make You More Productive? I Tried It for a Week.”</i><p>As a freelance writer who also works full-time in marketing — juggling the demands of my day job with deadlines and general life things like, you know, sleeping — I know I don’t …

For Salespeople, Maintaining a Healthy Work-Life Balance Is Crucial. New HubSpot Data Tells Us Why

Work-life balance doesn't have to be a fifty-fifty split. Here are three ways to personalize yours<p>According to recent data from HubSpot Research, half of all salespeople admit they need to improve their work-life balance. Another one in three say they have no work-life balance at all.<p>Sales is a …

21 Productive People Share Their Best Tips For Getting Shit Done

Let's do this!<p><i>Note: Not all responses came from BuzzFeed Community members. Submissions have been edited for length/clarity.</i>

Want To Know What Your Coworkers Really Think About You? Ask These 2 Questions

A simple "presence audit" will tell you what your team thinks of you.<p>As a leader, it can be hard to get an honest pulse on what your team thinks about you.<p>On the one hand, employees (often rightfully) believe that telling you about your negative traits will impact their career. While on the other …

15 ways to make people respect you immediately

There's a difference between being liked and being respected. Ideally, you'll be both.<p>But according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," being respected is at least partly about …

Self-improvement

Make Ovaltine French Toast When You Get Overwhelmed

When I was in high school, one of my friends and I would often cut gym class and go to her house for a snack. We’d make ourselves tall glasses of …

This App Is Leading The Revolution in Free Access to Scientific Papers

Boycott the paywall.<p>A perfect storm of technology and the public's demand for knowledge are driving a surge towards open access (OA) science and …

What should you do before tomorrow’s Bitcoin split?

August 1st is almost upon us and the great Bitcoin “hard fork” is about to confuse the heck out of the casual cryptocurrency observer. Here’s what you should know.<p><b>Quite simply, if you are using an exchange that is explicitly in support of the Bitcoin Cash or you control your own private keys then</b> …