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Here’s how I back up my family photos and videos using the 3-2-1 method

If there is one thing I am obsessed with when it comes to technology, it’s my pictures. I keep them extremely organized and culled. I am equally as fanatical about getting them backed up. When it comes to music, movies, and TV shows – I can rebuy anything I lose due to hard drive failure. When it …

Google Photos

This Email From a Chief Executive Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

Short. Sweet. And majorly effective.<p>All companies say they value transparency and honesty. Most are lying.<p>A truly transparent company--one that encourages open and honest communication from all employees--is hard to find. Instead, in most organizations you'll find a complex web of office politics. …

This is Jeff Bezos' 3-question test for new Amazon employees

Amazon is a highly sought after company to work for, and today has well over 500,000 employees.<p>But in the company's early days — when Amazon's …

Jeff Bezos

12 Best AR Apps for iPhone and iPad That Change the Way We Interact With the World

Apple announced its ARKit developer tool back in June 2017 and since then, and the release of iOS 11, the popularity of iOS apps that take advantage …

4 Reasons Why Introverts Make Great Leaders

Leadership is about solving problems and making decisions. You don't need to be the life of the business party to do either one.<p>Whether in business or in life, we look to our leaders to teach us, guide us, and help us make sense of everything. Therefore, most successful leaders have a strong sense …

Free: GoodSync 10

<b>Description</b><p><b>The Pitch</b><p>GoodSync synchronizes and backs up files such as photos, financial documents, MP3s, and e-mails between desktops, cloud services, servers, and external drives. GoodSync synchronizes and backs up files such as photos, financial documents, MP3s, and e-mails between desktops, cloud …

9 stupid rules that make great people quit

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, …

How to find a lost phone

Step one: Stop panicking.<p>You reach for your phone—and realize it's not where you left it. With a sinking feeling, you pat your pockets, then tear your room apart. But the truth settles in: Your beloved device is gone, and you have no idea where you lost it.<p>Now that we rely on our smartphones for …

Apps

All you need to know about Slide Over, Split View in iOS 11

Slide Over and Split View have been overhauled in iOS 11, making them more powerful but also more complex. Both have been available since iOS 9, but — without drag-and-drop — they were little more than a convenient way to view two apps at once. Now, Slide Over and Split View are essential, allowing …

Apps

How to rank on the first Google page if you have a low-authority site

The other day I was reviewing an archive of my client’s SEO articles and their rankings. A whole lot of articles didn’t even make the top-30 positions because the competition had much higher DA ranks.<p>Since we were syndicating more newsworthy content to high-profile publications likes Forbes, …

10 Free Tools to Improve Your Life in Less Than a Day (Yes, Really)

Most will even take you less than an hour.<p>After what felt like endless years of school, I can imagine it's tough to force yourself to sit down and learn <i>more</i> things. Without the assistance of a scary-looking teacher peeking over your shoulder, that is.<p>How about I make it a bit easier for you?<p>These …

Uncovering Templates, the Hidden Gem of Evernote

One of the advantages of Evernote is flexibility. When you get a brand new account, it comes as an empty vessel to fill up with your ideas. That …

Apple launches free courses for the next generation of app coders

The full-year Swift curriculum is for high school and community college students.<p>Apple has unveiled a free curriculum designed to teach high school and community college students app coding skills. The Swift language course has already been adopted by six US community college systems that will …

Apps

What is caching and how does it work?

If you've ever deleted your browsing history, it's likely you've come across the phrase “clearing your cache” (pronounced ‘cash’).<p>How to stop Google …

7 Email Hacks to Use When You Need to Get a Response

People get busy with other work, or your message gets buried and forgotten, and you don't hear back. It's unavoidable -- but it doesn't have to be the end of your communication.<p>There are two kinds of people in the world: those who love email and the rest of us. Obviously, I'm not someone who …

Pasay prosecutors earn praise from detained de Lima

Detained Sen. Leila de Lima commended the Pasay City prosecutor’s office for the indictment of two policemen who shot and killed an arrested drug …

Lima

MIT's app only needs a second to teach you a new language

It's like Duolingo that can make you more productive.<p>You know the seconds and minutes you waste waiting for the elevator to arrive, for a friend to reply to an IM or for a website to load? A team of MIT CSAIL researchers believe you can put them to good use, so they created a series of apps called …

Apps

Learn This Simple Technique And You Will Do A Lot More In Less Time

Procrastination, overworking, and burnout seem like constant fixtures in the modern work world. As a result, you lose motivation for activities you …

Want a Happier Workplace? Studies Say the Best Companies Do These 5 Things Every Single Day

It will not only make employees happy, it will also increase their productivity.<p>Making happy workplaces and happy employees sounds so ... what's the word ... Disney-like. In the results-oriented, bottom-line business world, does happiness really fit in, or is this the stuff of Tinker Bell, …

10 Ways To Lower Your Work Stress Levels

More than 60% of workers say they feel stressed on three or more workdays per week, on average, according to a recent survey from payroll company Paychex. Seventy-three percent rated their stress levels at a three or higher on a scale of one to five, and more than half said that stressing over …

Work Stress

5 Ways To Stop Distractions And Develop Greater Focus

We live in a noisy world.<p>Notifications appear on our phones, computers, tablets, and watches. We are constantly bombarded with items demanding our immediate attention, and millennials may be the most distracted generation in the workplace:<p>The average millennial sends and receives over 100 text …

5 Proven Steps to Cure Your Burnout at Work

Can't stay focused? Keep losing your concentration? Here's a proven solution.<p>Can't stay focused? Keep losing your concentration? Wondering how to stay motivated even when all you want to do is take a break? It could be that you're burning out.<p>When people burn out, they usually exhibit symptoms that …

8 Ways to Get Over Job Burnout (Without Quitting)

It's often surprising how job descriptions don't reflect the work you're actually doing.<p>Career burnout is actually more common, and detrimental to both your health and job, than you may realize. This chronic psychological condition can be triggered by a number of factors including workload, lack of …

You Have 53 Mondays in a Year. Here's How Top Entrepreneurs Use Them

Working on the business is as important as working in the business.<p>What do Elon Musk, Sheryl Sandberg, and Arianna Huffington all have in common? They use Mondays to work <i>on</i> the business rather than <i>in</i> the business. Entrepreneurs are spending more time than they invest, reacting to emails, attending …

Entrepreneurship

How To Create A 'Rhythm Of Business' Model In 7 Simple Steps

“The first month in my new role felt like I was drinking water from a fire hose,” my career coaching client told me. “But I took your advice about the first six things to do when promoted to manager, and I feel like I have a good understanding of the department and what we need to accomplish.”<p>“But …

Microsoft And LinkedIn Officially Tie The Knot And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?<p><b>1 – Microsoft and LinkedIn are officially married.</b><p>The tech giant completed its roughly $26 billion acquisition of the social media company this week. (Source: Wall Street Journal)<p><b>Why</b> …

Small Business

11x Your Productivity with These 11 Apps for Entrepreneurs

By Aviral Pal for Startup Grind<p>Being a founder or member of a growing tech startup simply requires yourself and the team to be multi-tasking almost …

'Gold is calling BS' on our economic policy

You come out in favor of gold and you get maligned as some kind of doomsday-prepping, knuckle-dragging wingnut. Then you never get to go on TV. They don't invite the crazy gold guys on TV.<p>I've been long gold since 2005. Rode it all the way down from 2011 to 2016. If you ride something down 45%, you …

How to speed up your Mac in 30 minutes

Memory upgrades<p><b>The easiest way to increase the working performance of your Mac</b><p>Apple has traditionally been a bit stingy with the amount of RAM it …