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PSA: AirPods seemingly don’t fall out like EarPods; work with older devices

With Apple’s shiny new AirPods appearing to have exactly the same size and shape as EarPods – noted for the frequency with which they fall out of people’s ears – there has been concern that the same would be true of AirPods.<p>While a falling EarPod is annoying, falling AirPods could quickly get …

Is It Safe to Use an Online Bank?

Be smart about your passwords and security<p>This is really two questions in one.<p><b>Question number one</b>: Are online-only banks safe places to put your …

Identity Theft

5 Steps to Fixing Your Posture and Saying Goodbye to Back Pain

The statistics are clear: our screen resolutions have never been higher, and our immune systems have never been weaker. Constantly wired, we spend …

I'm worth $1.5 million, and here's my best advice about getting rich

I often join the house hunting trips and pay close attention. I'm always curious to learn what people desire in a house and neighborhood.<p>Most transactions turn out the same. The clients pay top dollar (bidding wars are common) for a shiny, new (or almost new) home in a boring subdivision.<p>The older …

Anesthesiology

While Some Retailers Ignore Snapchat, Others Are Killing It With Lens and Geofilter Ads

Attention retailers: There's a pile of missed marketing opportunities in Aisle 5 that needs to be cleaned up.<p>Placed, a location-based data company, …

Advertising Industry

6 Bad Habits You Need to Stop Right Now to Succeed

Being a team player isn't an easy job, but it's worth it.<p>Maybe you've recently landed your dream job, and you're ecstatic. Or maybe it's tough times at your workplace, and the big boss is looking at everyone under a magnifying glass.<p>Regardless of what your situation is, you like your job, and you'd …

Employment

Seven amazing things you didn't know Strava could do

1. Strava Local<p>New to a city and want to find the most popular local loops? Then Strava Local is your friend. These city guides are now available for …

Cycling

4 must-have skills for leaders to manage change

To survive and thrive, every organization—from for-profit to non-profit to governmental—has to know how to navigate change. But sadly, 75% of change …

Leadership

HELP! I’m working 12-hour days and most weekends for no extra pay or recognition.

John Timpson: Straight-talking, common sense from the front line of management<p>Q Over the past year, I have started working longer hours and taken on extra projects. Now I’m working 12-hour days and most weekends for no extra pay or recognition. How do I scale back without damaging my career …

GCN's top-10 cycling cities in the U.S.

Top 10

The worst thing you can do when pitching an idea to your boss

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer</i> …

Leadership

The Best Road Bike Bargains for under £500

Carousel short title: The Best Road Bike Bargains for under £500You don’t have to spend a fortune to get a good road bike, as this collection of …

Road Bikes

Fixing Our Unhealthy Obsession with Work Email

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Our dysfunctional relationship with work email has become so normal, I’m not sure most of us can even see it anymore.<p>Typical is this quote from the recent article, “How Successful People Spend Their Weekends”:<p>“I never go into the office on weekends,” Spencer says, “<b>but I do check e-mail at</b> …

Hillary Clinton

How to Build the Social Ties You Need at Work

Relationships at work matter. Getting along with your coworkers not only makes your days more pleasant but also makes you better at your job. So what should you do if you realize you’re eating lunch alone every day or that you don’t even exchange pleasantries with your colleagues? How can you build …

Leadership

7 phrases that will show your boss you deserve a promotion

Your boss is looking to develop staff into leaders, likely making him or her the one who makes the next promotion decision.<p>As a result, it pays to show your boss that you're ready for additional responsibilities.<p>Here are seven phrases you can use to show your boss how promotable you really are:<p>One …

Employment

11 Analytics Tools to Supercharge Your Small Business Social Media Marketing

When it comes to social media and online marketing, small business has huge disadvantage compared to big corporation. Small business does not have …

Social Media Marketing

The Least-Visited States in America -- and Why You Should Go

Even the most well-travelled American will show a few gaps on the “where I’ve been” map, especially in that wide windy stretch of America between the …

National Parks

Are You Better Off Financially Than the Average American?

Is your network higher or lower than people of a similar age? How does your pay compare with others? Do you have more debt than the average Joe or Jane? Do you have more or less money set aside for retirement than your neighbors?<p>Knowing how you stack up financially to your peers can offer up …

What to Do First When Managing Former Peers

<i>STEVEN MOORE FOR HBR</i><p>You just learned that you’ve been promoted and will now be managing a team of your former peers — exciting news! That is, until the moment you realize that your good fortune means disappointment for your coworkers who didn’t get the job. When you’re promoted over people who have …

Leadership

The No. 1 sign your boss secretly hates you

They're the person who makes decisions regarding promotions and pay raises, reviews your performances, and plays a significant role in your overall happiness at work. So, it's important to know where you stand — and if it's on their bad side, you'll want to turn things around.<p>The problem is, it's …

Leadership

8 tricks for remembering everything you read

But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's novels, news articles, or scientific textbooks.<p>To find out what some of those techniques are, we …

Orlando City SC

Here's How Much You Need to Make to Buy a House in 27 U.S. Cities

Well, you'll probably never make enough money to buy a home in New York, but have you ever considered sunny, bustling, happening Pittsburgh?<p>The …

Real Estate

Put in the Work: How I Beat SEALFit Kokoro Camp

<b>Last year I went to SEALFit’s famous Kokoro Camp, and I didn’t complete the event</b>. I had been arrogant in my preparation and believed I could …

Special Forces

5 Apps That Are Better Than A Personal Trainer

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: iStock</i><p>Tech geekery and fitness have historically gone together like socks and sandals: they just don't.<p>But conventional wisdom no longer applies now that we've all got devices in our pockets. If the apps below are any indication, this geekery can help us get in the best shape …

Apps

Lift Doctor: Best Amount of Exercises Per Muscle Group

<b>“How many different exercises is optimal for each muscle group per workout for beginners vs. veterans?” - Edvinas Milašius</b><p>Great question. First, …

Workouts

The 12-Step Process For Improving Your People Management Skills

People aren’t easy to quantify and control. We all have our individual hopes and dreams, as well as our own opinions and weaknesses. We’re imperfect, …