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Chambermaids’ revolt aims to shame Spain’s rogue employers

“We don’t ever stop working, not to eat or even to go to the toilet,” says Carolina Martín, a hotel chambermaid in Seville, southern Spain. “We’re the invisibles of the hotel, the last in line and the worst paid. When we first started telling hotel clients what was going on, they were shocked – …

Outsourcing

The gig economy threatens to take us back to pre-Industrial Revolution times

The price of your Deliveroo dinner? £2.50 plus the cost of food. Tip optional.<p>The price of your Uber ride? £2.50, then 15p/minute. Tips will be …

Economics

5 Common Advertising Mistakes Made By Small Businesses

5 Common Advertising Mistakes Made By Small Businesses<p>Avoid These Mistakes for a Successful Campaign<p>Updated June 16, 2017<p>Advertising blunders are …

You Asked: How Can I Use More of My Brain?

It’s a myth that humans only use 10% of their brains. “That idea is not only inaccurate, it doesn’t make any sense,” says Earl Miller, a professor of …

Six Google search tips to find anything faster

Start searching smarter.<p>Google is the go-to destination when you need to find something on the web—the verb "to google" even made it into the dictionary. But while everyone's heard of the popular search engine, very few know how to make the most of it.<p>Behind the unassuming Google interface, you'll …

Google Search

A Marine who coaches Fortune 500 execs explains why setting goals is a complete waste of time

Combat veteran Andrew Wittman was an infantry Marine for 6 years. Wittman is the author of "Ground Zero Leadership: CEO of You," and coaches Fortune 500 CEO's and top executives. Here, Wittman explains why setting goals can be a complete waste of time. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Setting …

2017 May 30 - A Kalahari Sky

<b>A Kalahari Sky</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Petr Horálek<p><b>Explanation:</b> You wake up in the Kalahari Desert in Botswana, Africa. You go outside your tent, …

Nature Photography

This color-shifting lizard's skin morphs just as Alan Turing predicted

At least, when you take John von Neumann's math into account<p>There’s a particular type of lizard that changes the color of its spots as it ages — and researchers have just discovered the mathematical rules that govern this peculiar metamorphosis.<p>Meet the ocellated lizard, a 30-to-35-inch reptile …

Stem Cell Research Advancing Rapidly

Stem cells have been touted as treatments for everything from hair loss to heart disease.<p>But are those claims scientifically sound?<p>Research on the …

Budget hotels in Europe: readers’ tips

Winning tip: Style, perks and peaks, northern Italy<p>Rovereto is a town in the valley of Trentino, which has historically been the path between Italy and northern Europe. <b>Casa del Pittore</b> is on a cobbled lane above the old town and it’s always the cheapest place to stay. It may not look like much from …

European Travel

A Marine explains the 4 steps to earning people's trust

"Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success" author and Marine Angie Morgan shares 4 steps for establishing credibility. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>What makes somebody credible is your ability to trust them. And so, through "Spark" we written about four keys to</i> …

12 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Podcasts continue to grow in popularity as a convenient way to stay on top of all kinds of topics. As a result, the field is becoming steadily more crowded--a recent check of iTunes showed more than 100 podcasts with the word <i>leadership</i> in their title. Some are focused on special interests like …

Leadership

How To Spot A Common Mental Error That Leads To Misguided Thinking

Human beings have been blaming strange behavior on the full moon for centuries. In the Middle Ages, for example, people claimed that a full moon could turn humans into werewolves. In the 1700s, it was common to believe that a full moon could cause epilepsy or feverish temperatures. We even changed …

Funny Google Search Tricks and Secrets(Best Collections-2016)

Unless you’re living a life without technology, <b>Google</b> is used by almost everyone. Last month around 12 billion searches was made through Google by …

Google