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How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Are you raring to change careers? Break into a whole new line of work that makes you leap out of bed, happy to go to work every day? Parlay personal passions into professional endeavors? Or focus on a different clientele, type of product, or service?<p>We all know the power of …

Do we need diversity quotas for theatre?

Photograph: Tristram Kenton for the Guardian<p>Adrian Lester as Henry V at the National Theatre, London, in 2003.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/8/1433764229974/52990563-fd1a-4c5f-bc92-3da63f877c78-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Tristram Kenton for the Guardian<p>Adrian …

Study Says Mindfulness Meditation Can Help Prevent Relapses of Depression

A new study from the University of Oxford has revealed that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy—a blend of mindfulness meditation and cognitive …

How to work with your difficult colleagues

If you have colleagues at work, there’s a very small chance you all get along swimmingly 100% of the time.<p>You’ll probably get annoyed with each and …

Opinion: 12 things no one tells you about working for yourself

I spent a couple of years as a self-employed freelance writer. So when a friend recently became self-employed he asked for some advice.<p>It got me …

Retirement

Going Deutsch: Britain and Germany's theatre exchange

Berlin’s Theatertreffen festival is, arguably, the German-speaking theatre world’s most important annual event. It’s their equivalent of the Olivier awards and a Broadway transfer all rolled into one big, state-funded shindig. Gathered to it are the 10 “most extraordinary” productions of the …

Top 5 Reasons Reviewing Your Goals is a Must For Your Success

Are you performing at a high level in your area of focus such as sports, health, business, blogging, or at work? Whatever your area of focus, reading …

Five tough choices you’ll face as an entrepreneur

One of the most appealing benefits of becoming an entrepreneur is gaining control over your professional life. As an entrepreneur, you are singularly responsible for making all decisions about the business, and while others might be able to give you advice and point you in a certain direction, …

A famous American theater has cast a black woman as Hamlet. It's not only historic, it looks cool.

In about two minutes, you may think to yourself, "I got to get to Philadelphia!"<p>Why?<p>The woman in the above picture is British-African actress Zainab …

Women of Color

Here’s A Surefire Tax Estimating Process for Freelancers (Rebooted and Updated)

<i>by Josh Fruhlinger</i><p>I wrote about my surefire tax estimation system for freelancers for the Billfold in the hopes that a system that has worked for me …

The Most Powerful Food Combinations

Who came up with the idea that we are supposed to drink orange juice at breakfast? And why, if oatmeal is so good for us, do we eat that only in the morning as well? Apologies to the Palinites, but nutritionists are starting to realize that you and I like our oatmeal and OJ before we start the day …

Why Saying This Four-Letter Word Can Transform Your Productivity

A neurochemical shift happens in your brain when you say “done” at the end of even the smallest tasks.<p>Perfectionists are often reminded that “done is better than perfect.” But it turns out there’s another reason we should all try to create more “done” moments in our workdays.<p>Saying the word <i>done</i> can …

What Palestine Has Done for British Theatre

<i>To accompany a notice about the English-language production of</i> Fireworks (Al-3ab Nariya), <i>the Royal Court Theatre helped make a brief promotional film</i> …

A 10-minute timer could revolutionize your productivity

Call me crazy, but I've always preferred sleep to caffeine. But with erratic schedules and tight deadlines, getting six or more hours of sleep per …

Time Management

Sergei Polunin performs stunning dance to Hozier hit 'Take Me To Church'

Ukranian ballet dancer Sergei Polunin has performed his stunning visual interpretation of Hozier’s “Take Me To Church” and it’s so good, you have to …

You have 8.8 seconds to impress with your CV. Here's how

New research has shown that you have less than 9 seconds to grab the attention of a potential employer. On the UK's busiest day for career development, Louisa Symington-Mills, unpicks the best way to make yours stand out<p>If one of your goals for this year was to take charge of your career, then …

5 Yoga Poses To Help Alleviate Anxiety

Anxiety can be a bit of a hassle. Whether you suffer from a generalized or acute anxiety disorder, it can create feelings of limited control, low …

Yoga

How To Begin Rebuilding Your Life And Make It Ridiculously Amazing

<b>by Luminita D. Saviuc</b><p>“Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon …

15 Proven Ways to Encourage Employee Happiness and Engagement

As a leader of people you need to encourage happiness in every facet of your business. I’ve created 10 techniques that will help your company be …

Happiness

11 Simple Ways To Push Your Creative Boundaries

A roundup of the best advice from 2014 on how to make your work life more creative and fulfilling.<p>Over the course of the year, we’ve devoted ourselves to figuring out what makes creative people tick and what keeps their ideas flowing. Here are some of the best tips we’ve gathered; none requires a …

Creativity

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

Why You Should Surround Yourself With Productive People For Success

Working with productive people can make a huge difference to your own personal productivity.<p>You don’t always get a choice about who you work with, but when you do get a say, by choosing to work with productive people you can boost your own productivity.<p>If you work with productive people, then …

Have You Created Your Magic List Yet?

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Mental Disorders

6 Things You Think You Need to Start a Business--but Really Don't

You don't have to have a ton of money or even a fresh idea.<p>What does it take to start a successful business? It's not what you think. All the advice you've learned from experts, books, magazines, and websites like this one might be completely wrong.<p>At least that's the view from Brian D. Evans, and …

22 Thoughts Everyone Has While Rewatching ‘Gossip Girl’

By Kara Nesvig,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1GxzG8e<p>I am deep into my <i>Gossip Girl</i> rewatching. I followed the show from its first episode to its …

The Seven Golden Rules for Collaborating with Great People

I've always been fascinated with how some teams work well together and how some managers get great results, but what is it that makes a team excel? …

The Vanishing Island - Photographs by Daesung Lee | LensCulture

Imagine if over the next few decades, your home-town were to shrink by 1/2. No, not in population—in area. In available, physical space. What would you do? What could you do?<p>Ghoramara is an island located on a delta region in West Bengal. Due to climate change (melting ice in the Himalayas, …

West Bengal

London’s world-famous theater industry pays its directors a pittance

Theater directors work in a glamorous industry, but you wouldn’t know it from their paychecks. And it turns out that directors working in London’s famous theater scene suffer more for their art than counterparts elsewhere, according to a new report (pdf).<p>The average annual wage for a British stage …