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The Science of Happiness

What makes you happy?<p>This question is not as easy as it might seem.<p>According to Shawn Achor in the Happiness Advantage, most Americans find free time harder to enjoy than work. Yes, you read that right. <b>It's easier for most of us to be successful than to be happy.</b><p>Why do we have a hard time enjoying …

Why Amazon paid for 2,000 employees to take classes in things like airplane mechanics and nursing

But Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos takes a pretty unique approach in providing career help to its employees at the company's fulfillment centers, where Amazon's orders get packaged and shipped.<p>Since 2012, Amazon has offered a program called "Career Choice," where the company pays 95% of tuition for its …

I Heart My National Park: Olympic

Encompassing 1,441 square miles of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, <b>Olympic National Park</b> invites visitors to explore three distinct ecosystems: subalpine forest and wildflower meadow; temperate forest; and the rugged Pacific shore. Because of the park’s relatively unspoiled condition and outstanding …

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6 Google Analytics tools your company probably isn’t using but should

Google Analytics is a powerful and free service that businesses often use to measure the effectiveness of their online marketing campaigns. The system is genuinely intuitive and offers many services that businesses have used since it first debuted.<p>Many companies use Google Analytics for these more …

Make millions off your business before others do

Longtime friends Khat Rabbani and Ashley Williams began selling hair extensions out of their cars in 2011, with no idea how far their initial $2,000 …

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An opportunity for innovation rather than a challenge

The sustainability challenge is often characterised as a threatening tale of impending doom and gloom. But opportunities abound for creative …

Universities need to embrace entrepreneurship

About 18 months ago I was in the middle of gathering evidence for my second report on small firms, “Growing your Business”, when I met the chief …

ScriptRock Scores $8.7M In Funding According To SEC Filing

IT DevOps monitoring company ScriptRock has recently received 8.7 maillion in venture funding, according to an SEC filing. As part of the deal, it appears that Australian VC Hamish Hawthorne is listed as a director, which usually indicates that his firm ATP Innovations led the round.<p>ATP Innovations …

Coca-Cola buys 16.7% stake in Monster Beverage

<b>US drinks giant Coca-Cola has bought a 16.7% stake in Monster Beverage in a cash deal, as it looks for growth away from fizzy drinks.</b><p>In the $2.15bn (£1.3bn) deal, Coca-Cola will transfer its worldwide energy business to Monster.<p>In exchange, Monster will transfer its non-energy business, which …

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3 Steps to Forming Partnerships with Influencers on Tumblr

As an important part of your Tumblr marketing, an influencer partnership should benefit both the influencer and your company in order to be a successful campaign and ideally, a long-term relationship.<p>Once you’ve identified an influential Tumblr blog you’d like to partner with, create a quick …