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Top Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

A MOOC is a massive open online class – a class that is free has a huge following and includes all of the components you need to learn away from the …

Online Education

Elon Musk reportedly gave his assistant a 2-week test when she asked for a big raise — what happened to her is an important career lesson

According to Vance, the assistant, Mary Beth Brown, asked Musk for a significant raise after she'd been working with him for 12 years. In response, Musk told Brown to take two weeks off, during which <i>he</i> would assume her responsibilities and see whether she was critical to his success.<p>When Brown …

Build a Culture of Accountability in 5 Steps

What do "accountable"employees do differently? They quickly acknowledge their mistakes and failures and learn from the experience.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, one of our clients asked us how she could improve the culture of her business. She …

Team Building

3 Signs That Managers, Not Employees, Are the Problem With Performance Management

When employees leave, morale drops and performance stagnates, you definitely have an "uh-oh" situation on your hands.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When employees are under-performing, it’s easy to attach to them the blame for the problem. However, …

Employee Engagement

Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes Of Meeting Someone

Being instantly likable isn’t rocket science, but this checklist takes practice to master in the short space of a first impression.<p>What’s the point of networking if not to get other people to like you? Sure, you need new contacts to see you as interesting, competent, professional, and potentially …

Emotional Intelligence

8 Bad Mistakes That Make Good Employees Leave

Creating a stable environment that promotes achievement, unity, and personality is essential to successful workplaces.<p>It’s tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn’t be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, your best employees are the …

Top 10 Implantable Wearables Soon To Be In Your Body

Wearables. A growing trend with very soon to have their “moment in the sun” but I am a firm believer that wearable technology is simply a transition …

14 Signs Of People Who Advance Rapidly In Their Careers

Learn how to climb the ladder of success by working smart and strategically using these 14 skills of people who advance rapidly in their careers.

Why is fracking bad? You asked Google – here's the answer

Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian<p>Anti-fracking protest T-shirt in Preston as Lancashire county council began hearings to decide whether to approve Cuadrilla’s plans to drill for shale gas at Little Plumpton and Rosacre …

Fracking

An Amazing Speech to Text App (Works on Chromebooks Too)

August 14, 2015<br>If you are looking for a good free dictation app to use on your browser, VoiceNoteII should definitely make it into your list. This is …

35 Les Brown Quotes That Will Intensify Your Motivation

As a motivational speaker, author and politician, Les Brown has risen to international prominence by delivering a high energy message which tells …

Motivation

17 Productivity Tools That Will Give You Your Time Back

There’s just not enough time in a day, in a week, in a month—in the world. And we know that you’re already aware of this reality. But that’s exactly …

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

Personal Finance

Strange Home Quirks – and How to (Finally!) Make Them Go Away

It makes the strangest sounds. The water smells funky. The lights flicker.<p>You didn’t notice any of this when you first bought your house, but now, …

8 Changes To Make If You Want To Be A Truly Happy Person

12 Enjoyable Steps to a More Balanced Life

We tend to go over to the extremes in our search for more pleasure, when instead we should be looking for more balance if we want to live a happier …

6 Things Brilliant Entrepreneurs Do (That the Faint-Hearted Wish They Could)

Entrepreneurs are secretly envied by those who prefer a cushy corporate life. Here's why.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>As Elton John once sang, life is short and the world is rough, so if you want to boogie, boy, you’ve got to …

Business Strategy

9 Proven Success Factors That Can Accelerate Your Career and Life

Give Brian Tracy's unique success factors a try and watch your success in career and life accelerate.<p>Brian Tracy is a highly recognized and sought-after speaker, coach, trainer, and author who travels extensively around the world. His presentations and seminars cover a multitude of areas, including …

Self-improvement

Learn to be a great project manager with this course bundle

Managing a team under pressure can be overwhelming. You can learn proven strategies and methods in the Project Management Certification Bundle, which offers eight engaging courses that work toward industry-standard certifications.<p>The PMP and PMI qualifications are widely recognized by employers …

7 Disciplines of A Leader

How to Help Your People, Team, and Organization Achieve<p>In the <i>Seven Disciplines of a Leader</i>, Jeff Wolf explores what leadership looks like when done …

Leadership

4 Good iPad Apps for Seamlessly Managing Students Assignments

July 25, 2015<br>Below are three good iPad apps for teachers to use to create, distribute and share assignments with students. There are several other …

Education Technology

8 Ways To Get The Most Out Of A Meeting With Your Boss

Meeting with company leaders can be stressful. Here’s how to impress your higher-ups and get things done.<p>If you’re a manager, having to meet with senior leaders probably makes you at least a little anxious. Those meetings give executives a snapshot of your team’s work and can impact your own …

7-Eleven

The Top 5 Time Management Mistakes You’re Making

From the amount of paper on your desk to the amount of time you check your email, this is what’s standing in the way of getting things done.<p>We keep to-do lists and try to stay on top of our schedules, yet no matter how hard we try, tasks continue to evade us. The to-do list gets longer and it feels …

What Nobody told You about Being a Good leader : Why Being Liked is as Important as Being Respected at the Workplace

Margaret Thatcher once famously said: <i><br>“If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would</i> …

13 Tricks People Good At Impressing Anyone Would Know

First impressions last a lifetime, especially when it comes to impressing anyone. Dale Carnegie, author of <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i> …

15 Things Happy People Avoid At All Costs

Some people would rather be miserable.<p>Sure, if they had more time or money to do the things they enjoy <i>then</i> they’d be happy.<p>But that’s never gonna …

Happiness

Six Habits Of Ambitious People

Ambition isn’t a dirty word. Channeled correctly, it’s the motivator to a satisfying life.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Ambition gets a bad rap. The trait that pushes someone toward success can sometimes …

Motivation

20 Positive Thoughts on Life That Lead to Happiness, Success and Higher Productivity

If you thought, only genes determine your lifespan, you may be wrong. There are life lessons, which if learnt and adhered to, can add years to your …

Dos and Don'ts for Decorating a First Apartment

By my count, I'm currently on apartment number...you know what, I don't even want to think about it. But I still remember the exhilarating and …