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The Secret To Forming Super Productive Habits

If we don’t know how habits work we’ll never develop better ones. Let’s get to it.<p>The reason it’s so hard to form productive habits is the same reason they’re so effective when they’re in place: It’s all about willpower.<p>So once we <b>understand willpower</b>, we can better <b>hack</b> the <b>habits</b>.<p>Roy F. Baumeister, …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Baking soda: A safe, easy treatment for arthritis?

Baking soda has been used as a home remedy for generations due to its antacid properties. Yet its benefits run even deeper, and new research may …

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …

Books

MS Excel: WARNING! Analytics & Dashboards — This Is A Post For Accountants…

But Any Business Analyst Type Would Benefit!<p>One of my favorite sources of Microsoft Excel tutorials is the @excelisfun channel on YouTube created and …

The 10 Worst Accounting Scandals of All Time

Share this infographic on your site!<p>Embed this infographic on your site!<p>The 10 Worst Corporate Accounting Scandals of All Time<p>If there is one theme …

A Japanese Buddhist Master reveals 21 rules of life that will blow your mind

For years I struggled to find the peace I really wanted.<p>You know the dream:<p>Happiness<p>Not overthinking<p>No anxiety<p>Physically fit<p>And the to live every …

Hold a referendum on the final Brexit deal

The decision to hold the referendum was supported by a clear majority in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. On 23 June 2016 the …

The road from Black Wednesday to Brexit | Financial Times

You can draw an almost straight line between September 16 1992 and June 23 2016 — from the day John Major’s government was laid low by sterling’s …

Brexit vote explained: poverty, low skills and lack of opportunities

Devoting specific attention to data on the roles of poverty, place and individual characteristics driving the leave vote, this report shows how …

Why Your Friendships at Work Matter a Lot More Than You Think

Relationships are key for our wellbeing and to get things done at our jobs. But how do you get from a simple hello to a real relationship you can …

The single most powerful question to ask in an interview — and how top candidates answer

<b>· 'Practical hiring' is the technique of testing candidates' self-awareness.</b><p><b>· After they present a product or presentation to you, ask them, "What would you do differently?"</b><p><b>· Candidates that can answer immediately and thoughtfully are the ones that can identify more efficient processes and strive</b> …

Employment

10 Things We Didn’t Know About Yoga Until This New Must-Read Dropped

Imagine you’re a guppy in a fishbowl. Just swimming around among the fake seaweed and little plastic castle. If you’re precocious you’ll have a vague …

10 ridiculously smart questions you should ask in a job interview

In a crowded job market, the last thing you want in a job interview to be is forgettable.<p>Yet people do it every day with this one mistake: not asking …

Street food in Siena: our top 5

When it comes to high quality food and local products, Tuscany has always been a top destination; Siena, in particular, offers an impressive list of …

Italy

Top Places to Eat and Drink in Siena

10 Of The Greatest Restaurants In Siena, Italy

<b>Tre Cristi</b><p>Tre Cristi (Three Christs) takes its name from a painting of Christ and the two thieves crucified, which can be found on a public wall near …

Unexpected Siena

Narrow alleys, hidden fountains, green valleys and gardens in the middle of the city, fossilized shells in the stones of the Cathedral floor, all of …

What jobs will still be around in 20 years? Read this to prepare your future

Jobs won’t entirely disappear; many will simply be redefined. But people will likely lack new skillsets required for new roles and be out of work anyway<p>The robots are coming, the robots are coming!<p>Regular reports warn us that an automation apocalypse is nigh. In January, a McKinsey & Company study …

Top 10 Websites to Learn a New Language Even If You’re Too Busy

You're reading Top 10 Websites to Learn a New Language Even If You’re Too Busy, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

Language Learning

18 Motivational Quotes from Will Smith that Changed my Life

You're reading 18 Motivational Quotes from Will Smith that Changed my Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Motivation

What's included in the perfect CV and covering letter?

An eye-tracking study has found that it takes only six seconds for a recruiter to scan a CV and decide whether its suitable for a role. While this …

Conscious Media, Yoga & More

We offer the largest resource ofconsciousness-expanding videos<p>Ad-Free<br>Member Supported<p>Your membership helps us provide content free from corporate …

11 Job Interview Hacks That Give You the Edge Every Time

The job interview is probably the most important event in your career -- don't blow it.<p>We all know that the most important part of the hiring process comes after your resume has been chosen from the batch of hundreds--and you move on to an interview.<p>Afraid you'll stutter, trip yourself up, or be …

Legalized sale of browser histories should worry journalists

<b>The blowback has been intense</b> to President Trump’s decision last week to back a congressional rollback of recently adopted FCC privacy rules—rules …

10 things your LinkedIn profile should reveal in the first 10 seconds

Some people call LinkedIn the Facebook of the working world.<p>While the platform definitely draws comparisons, employers don't search it to be updated on your latest party or to play Candy Crush.<p>They want to learn more about you and your professional experience.<p>Once an employer reaches your profile, …

Employment

An analysis of 50,000 managers reveals the trait that best predicts a leader's success

Some leaders are extroverts, natural mentors, and charismatic speakers; others prefer to lead by example and take a more hands-off approach.<p>There is, however, one simple fact that leaders ignore at their peril: those who demonstrate high levels of "interpersonal warmth" have a better chance at …

Body Language

Résumé mistakes that hurt your chances of landing a job

Video transcript:<p>Some of my pet peeves when it comes to résumé mistakes are things that I’ve seen people do, as if somebody isn’t noticing, is if …

Employment

These Amazing Websites Will Teach You a Great New Skill (Even If You’re Busy)

You're reading These Amazing Websites Will Teach You a Great New Skill (Even If You’re Busy), originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and …

Tutorials