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4 Small Habits That Can Instantly Make You More Energetic and Productive

Mental energy is a valuable currency that can be maximized with these four simple habits.<p>Everything we do on a daily basis affects our mental energy in some form or fashion. Deciding what to wear, what to eat, what route to take to work, and what order to return your calls in are just a few of the …

Time Management

Hiring managers to job seekers: No thank-you note, no job

If you've looked for a job in the past few years, you may have interviewed via video conferencing or automated phone screening. If you've applied for …

If You Want a New Job in 2018, This 1 (Unconventional) Step Could Speed Things Up

Why storytelling is the new secret weapon in job search.<p><b>Next to losing weight, one of the most common New Year's resolutions is to change jobs.</b><p>Given the unemployment rate is at an all-time low, employers are not only lowering their candidate expectations, they're also throwing money at the talent …

Employment

This 1 Interview Question Will Tell You Everything You Need to Know About a Candidate

Stop wasting time with candidates reciting their resume. Change the interview game with this one simple question.<p>Let's face it: <i>Interviews suck</i>.<p>I say we try something new with interviews. I've already tested something for you to try on for size. It's pretty simple, really. But first, let's agree to …

Employment

Here's how to stop procrastinating and finally get work done

Mark Manson, the author of 'The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck", reveals how anyone can stop procrastinating to finally get some work done. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Mark</b> <b>Manson:</b> So there's two ways to approach procrastination like ending procrastination or ending distraction. One is, …

3 ways to accomplish more by doing less

We've talked about the importance of entrepreneurs seeking advice from others. Founders are guilty of those brain-engulfing narcissistic thoughts that "I alone" know everything about my company and the best plans, policies, and products to keep it on a positive trajectory.<p>That's just not smart …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear. Most of us …

Time Management

7 Secrets Of People Who Are Always On Time

Tardy people, listen up.<p>When it comes to time management, there are two main types of people: those who are habitually early and those who are ― despite their best intentions ― chronically late.<p>Most punctually challenged people chalk up their tardiness to personality, a notion that Josh Klapow, a …

How To Set Goals (And Why You Should Write Them Down)

There’s some impressive science to back up goal setting. And yet it’s something we’re never taught or encouraged to do. But the statistics don’t lie, and make a strong argument for getting good at this skill; and making a habit of it. A Harvard Business Study found that the 3% of graduates from …

Crayons

The Surface Phone: Microsoft Prepares to Release the Beast

Supporters have been keeping a very close eye on Microsoft ever since the tech scene got word about the Surface Phone. The company’s Surface devices …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

Apple's Siri was entered as a speaker in an official Australian Parliament transcript

Australian Senator Rachel Siewert was making a fine point about non-compliance in an Education and Employment Legislation Committee hearing when she heard the familiar beep from her iPhone that means that Siri was looking for orders.<p>Siri's comment — "Sorry, I did not get that" was not only entered …

It's Time to Give Your Employees More Freedom

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Sleep Study: Drinking Coffee Before Bed Resets Body Clock

Coffee drunk late in the evening resets the internal body clock which regulates a host of biological functions and genes according to a natural …

Sleep

Associated Press News

New research shows bilingual people have yet another advantage

Now new research shows that they can also view the world in different ways depending on the specific language they are operating in.<p>The past 15 years have witnessed an overwhelming amount of research on the bilingual mind, with the majority of the evidence pointing to the tangible advantages of …

The Death of Satire

Once the smartest form of comedy, satire has turned into fake news and dumbed-down clickbait. From Colbert to The Onion, the tide is going out.<p>How …

5 Ways to Zap Negative Thoughts

Plagued by doubts and stresses? Don't try to suppress them. Use these techniques instead.<p>How do you get someone to think about a pink elephant? Just tell them not to think about one.<p>Perhaps you've heard of this classic psychological thought experiment that illustrates the impracticality of simply …

Mindfulness

In Age of Science, Is Religion 'Harmful Superstition'?

God is not only dead, author avers. He never lived. Not to mention the deaths of kids treated with faith instead of science-based medicine.<p>Jerry Coyne, author of <i>Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible</i>was in high school listening to the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club …

Religion

How to Learn Faster

In order to adapt more quickly to the rapidly changing environments in which we live, we need to learn more effectively and efficiently. This article …

Study Skills

12 Ways to Shift Your Mindset and Embrace Change

Try these simple mental exercises to train your brain to accept and even like change.<p>Change is inevitable. Accepting it--and learning to anticipate it--is not, and understanding that is a major mental hurdle for entrepreneurs as their businesses, customers and market shift over time.<p>But you can …

Self-improvement

21 Things That Young Adults Absolutely Need to Know About Money

I teach a three credit course called <i>Personal Finance</i> at Rutgers University. Unfortunately only a small fraction of students at Rutgers and other …

Personal Finance

Brain's Decision-Making Spot Found

Damage to the brain's frontal lobe is known to impair one's ability to think and make choices. And now scientists say they've pinpointed the …

University of Iowa

Police want Google to stop Waze cop reporting feature

Police officers and sheriffs around the U.S. are calling on Google to turn off police tracking on Waze.<p>Police officers and sheriffs around the U.S. are calling on Google to turn off police tracking on Waze, the traffic and navigation app Google purchased in June 2013, claiming that the feature …

Law Enforcement

The £6 box which spies on everything you type

Your wireless keyboard may be broadcasting everything passwords to credit cards numbers and private emails, as a researcher posts instructions online for a homemade bugging device costing just £6<p>If you use a wireless keyboard you may be broadcasting everything you type to hackers – from passwords …

10 Reasons Why 'Top Gear' Is The Greatest Show On TV

Hosted by the charismatic trio of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May, "Top Gear's" unorthodox and irreverent approach to automotive journalism has made it popular with fans and critics worldwide. Since its inception in 1977 as an automotive news magazine and the show's 2002 reboot into …

Meet the $3.14M Bugatti Veyron Legend Ettore Bugatti

There's an elephant inside.<p>It's easy to forget that a Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse packs 1200 hp and 1106 lb-ft of torque when just a few months ago the buzz was that brand new Veyrons were piling up, waiting for buyers. It's also easy to forget that after the parade of five other Legends …

Sports Cars

FBI refuses to run background checks on legal pot businesses in Washington

The FBI is refusing to run nationwide background checks on people applying to run legal marijuana businesses in Washington state, even though it has conducted similar checks in Colorado – a discrepancy that illustrates the quandary the justice department faces as it allows the states to experiment …