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19 Daily Habits These Executives Swear By for Their Success

Getting ahead in business and life is all about doing the right little things, day in and day out.<p>When it comes to a recipe for success, a few common ingredients typically go into the mix, such as hard work, perseverance, and a willingness to take risks and learn from failure. A steady regimen of …

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7 books that will help you slow down and appreciate your life

We are addicted to speed — online, in life, and even in our dreams. But is this constant push forward healthy?<p>Are our never-ending to-do lists causing our own undoing? Why do happiness and fulfillment always feel just out of reach?<p>If you are looking to slow down and live in the now, read on to find …

Dev-Books Is a Massive List of the Most Recommended Coding and Programming Books

Stack Overflow is filled with thousands of questions and answers, and many of those are book recommendations from programmers with many different …

Mark Cuban, David Bach, and other successful people share their best money advice for 2017

GOBankingRates asked 17 of the most well-known names in personal finance and entrepreneurship to share their No. 1 money tip for the year.<p>They offered their advice as part of our Best Money Expert 2017 competition in partnership with ImportantScore.com.<p>1. Eliminate credit card debt<p>Self-made …

Questions about fire doors: Everything you always wanted to know

<b>by Lori Greene, CSI, AHC/CDC, CCPR, FDAI</b> <br>Fire doors are an important part of a building’s passive fire protection system, and doors in a means of …

6 Best Brain-Boosting Podcasts to Listen to Over Your Lunch Break

Your brain needs food too.<p>Until a year ago, I belonged to the 80 percent of Americans who don't listen to podcasts. I couldn't find time in my day to dedicate to listening. Then, last March, during a weekly lunch meeting with fellow business designers, we got into a discussion about NPR's Planet …

Self-improvement

15 Humor Books That Are Capable Of Literally Making You Laugh Out Loud

From short stories and poetry, to comics and memoirs!

7 Life Skills Everyone Should Learn (and 13 Books That Teach Them)

Just reaching your 20s does not make you an adult. Learning these skills does.<p>Take it from a former Stanford dean who's dealt with more than her fair share of bright-but-bumbling 20-somethings: Just reaching a particular birthday does not make you an adult.<p>"I was seeing more and more [students] who …

Parenting

Brain scans highlight a hidden, "higher" state of consciousness

Reaching a higher state of consciousness is a concept you're more likely to hear a spiritualist spout than a scientist, but now neuroscientists at …

Consciousness

Google turns Raspberry Pi into a dirt cheap Home competitor

If you've ever wanted to have a conversation with your own tiny home-made computer, then your prayers have just been answered. Raspberry Pi has teamed up with Google, bringing voice integration to the Pi with a clever combination of hardware and software. Packed with the same tech that powers …

This Original Letter From Jeff Bezos to Amazon Shareholders Teaches Some Extraordinary Lessons in Leadership

Amazon's famous founder didn't just predict the future. He helped shape it.<p>In just over two decades, Amazon managed to go from online bookseller to the largest retailer in the United States. Today, there's almost nothing Amazon doesn't sell... and if you can think of something, be sure CEO Jeff …

Leadership

Our Power Lies In How We Choose to Respond to Our Pain

<b>“The strongest hearts have the most scars.” ~Unknown</b><p>Maybe it’s true, that the strongest hearts have the most scars.<p>And maybe the pain and the …

20 Tiny but Powerful Ways to Accelerate Your Personal Growth

Small shifts lead to big results.<p>When it comes to self-development, it's the small stuff that often makes the biggest difference.<p>Too often, people think about big changes in terms of big decisions. They think it's a sweeping action that moves the needle, when really it's the incremental steps made …

Self-improvement

Learning These 7 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

<b>These essential skills are never</b> <b>taught</b> <b>in school, but they will</b> <b>pay dividends</b> <b>for</b> <b>your entire life.</b><p><i>“Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or</i> <i>80.Anyone</i> <i>who</i> <i>keeps</i> <i>learning stays strong.” — Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy …

Financial Infidelity Can Ruin Your Relationship—And It's More Common Than You Think

Financial infidelity is a fancy phrase for hiding money from your partner, and it’s actually a pretty common issue. It can also be a hugely …

Personal Finance

Here’s How Many Books You Can Expect to Read Before You Die

Life is too short to suffer through a book you just don't like. For proof of that, Literary Hub has done some (slightly morbid) calculations …

110 Happiness Quotes To Inspire Your Life

“If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap.’If you want happiness for a day — go fishing.If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune.If …

Happiness

Certified Product Directories

Have you ever been working on a specification or submittal and needed to find out whether a particular product was certified, or listed for a certain …

50 things Millennials can do now so they can retire at 65

It seems like you’ll be punching a clock forever, right? Well, one day, you’ll likely stop spending 9 to 5 at a desk and will enjoy your golden years in retirement. But that’s assuming everything plays out nicely and you have enough money set aside to do so. Stressful, right?<p>Well, according to a …

A Beginners Guide To Social Media Marketing For Small Businesses

Rapidly increasing mobile penetration in India, coupled with the proliferation of low-cost handsets, is continuing to boost the users and their usage …

This Simple Exercise Can Help You Live a More Meaningful Life

A few minutes of self-reflection can help you feel a much greater sense of purpose and joy.<p>Happiness, according to the latest psychology research, comes in two distinct flavors. The first type is the simple, fleeting pleasure we get from satisfying a desire. How you feel when you indulge in an ice …

Happiness

PSA: 5 Apps That Make Investing Your Money Infinitely Easier (Yes, Really)

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or a head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, then the good news is you're</i> …

What's on TV: 'iBoy,' 'Beware the Slenderman,' 'Resident Evil 7'

While we take a week off from football ahead of the Super Bowl (unless you count the Pro Bowl), there are plenty of ways to fill the time. Netflix is dropping in its odd cellphone-superpower <i>iBoy</i> flick, while HBO airs a <i>Slenderman</i> documentary. <i>The Path</i> is back for season two on Hulu, <i>Incorporated</i> is …

Entertainment

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

Productivity

The best language-learning apps for Android and iOS

There are countless apps out there designed to help you learn a new language, which makes it tricky to pick the right one. You may want to widen your …

Google is bringing AI to your Raspberry Pi

Face-recognition, speech-to-text translation, and sentiment analysis are among tools that could be coming to the Pi.<p>Google is planning to bring …

How to Take Control of Your Money in 2018: A Month-by-Month Guide

The most ambitious, life-changing goals all have two things in common: They make you feel instantly weak at the knees, and at first glance, they …

This Simple Change Will Make You Happier and More Successful. It May Even Help You Live Longer

Business publications rarely talk about it. But this one thing can make all the difference.<p>You may think you have everything you need to start a successful business or build a successful career: Startup money, industry contacts, a great product, a clear vision of where you want to go, and the drive …

Entrepreneurship

The Tinker Board is a more powerful Raspberry Pi rival from Asus

Taiwanese computer company Asus has launched its own take on the hobbyist’s favorite, the Raspberry Pi. The newly unveiled (and nicely named) Tinker Board is available in the UK and Europe for £55 ($68) and offers some neat upgrades compared to the most recent Pi, but with a price bump to …

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Watch Sculptures Appear to Undulate Under Strobe Lighting

Artist John Edmark makes 3D-printed sculptures that are designed to "animate" when they're rotating on a turntable and lit in just the right …