Vanessa McGonigle

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If Your Boyfriend Or Girlfriend Is Gaslighting You, They Might Say These 5 Things

Your partner is late for the zillionth time. You finally muster up the courage to call them out on it, but they dismiss you entirely. Maybe you're …

Amazon Fire TV

The 8 Secrets to Get Your Team to "Own" Their Jobs (Which of these principles of effective leadership are you ignoring?)

Do you feel like your staff comes to you to solve problems and put out fires they should be able to handle themselves? Here are 8 simple steps to get them to actually "own" their own job and free up your time...<p>Wouldn't it be nice if your staff could handle things by themselves without asking you …

20 Places You Have to Visit Before You Turn 30

An old adage says to travel while you're young, and while I firmly believe that world travel is fulfilling at any age, there's a certain wonder that …

Travel

PC version of Agony will have optional patch to remove console 'censorship'

Hellish horror game Agony was due out on March 30, but it was delayed late in the day and developer Madmind Studio hasn't yet announced a new release …

Censorship

7 Non-Financial Data Types to Secure

Credit card and social security numbers aren't the only sensitive information that requires protection.<p>1 of 8<p><i>(Image: Tumisu VIA Pixabay)</i><p>As more and …

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

This is how to make close friends: 4 surprising secrets from research

Forget pandas. Close friends are the real endangered species these days.<p>That’s a painful thing. And I don’t mean “sad-painful.” I mean …

Microsoft launches Windows Admin Center out of beta

Microsoft launched a new management tool for Windows Server and Windows 10 management out of beta as part of a push to simplify work for IT administrators. The Windows Admin Center brings several key management consoles together into a single environment, so admins can use a single piece of …

Need to Write a Business Letter? Use This Format

A business letter is a formal document often sent from one company to another or from a company to its clients, employees, and stakeholders, for …

Small Business

New Evidence The Peter Principle Is Real - And What To Do About It

It’s not clear just how much Laurence J. Peter was joking in 1968 when he published <i>The Peter Principle</i>.<p>His evidence came from the “Hypothetical Case File” and was populated by employees right out of a children’s parable: Miss Oval, Mrs. Cylinder, Mr. Eclipse, Mr. Cube, Mr. Sphere and Mr. Tinker. …

Leadership

The one thing you must avoid doing on your first day at a new job

According to a careers expert.<p>If, like most of us, you're riddled with imposter syndrome, starting a new job can feel like the scariest thing in the …

Employment

If your boss says this, it’s a sign they probably underestimate you

Feedback is the key to success on any job, but some comments or responses may be warning signs of potential problems. Sometimes, the issue is a …

12 bad decisions you make every day without realizing

Even smart people can make terrible decisions.<p>Generally, it's not because they spent time deliberating and somehow arrived at the wrong answer. It's because they didn't spend any time thinking at all.<p>For example: You might automatically keep your phone on your desk at work, or grab a smoothie as a …

Apps

Cisco critical flaw: At least 8.5 million switches open to attack, so patch now

Cisco patches a severe flaw in switch deployment software that can be attacked with crafted messages sent to a port that's open by default.<p>Cisco has …

Smart Advice for Professionally Editing Your YouTube Videos

Once you're in the post-production phase, these tips can help you craft a video that looks like it's straight out of a Hollywood production studio.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Jason Rich’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business. <i>Buy</i> …

Videography

Want to Dramatically Improve Your Work Life? Start Having Radically Candid Conversations

Better communication starts with being more candid.<p>We were in a trendy restaurant in east London. The conversation and drinks were flowing. At the end of the meal, my friend muttered, "This is going to be an awkward conversation." When the restaurant manager was in range, my buddy signaled him …

23 Not-Awkward Gifts For The Person You Just Started Dating

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7 Texts To Send Your Partner To Make Them Smile At Work

I have this great habit of dating guys who travel a lot for work. I think a part of me likes it — I get to retain my independence and time alone with …

Relationships

Make Less Than $98,400? The Government Might Pay for Your Health Insurance

Don't fail to claim this valuable tax credit if you qualify for it.<p>Americans spend a staggeringly large percentage of their income on …

Retirement

There’s finally a good robot vacuum you can get for just $75

Want a good robot vacuum? Don’t want to pay $400 or even more for a Roomba? You’re in luck. The Pure Clean Smart Robotic Vacuum Cleaner ditches many …

Rechargeable Batteries

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be a Successful UX Designer

Cut out the things that are holding you back<p>Success has different definitions for everyone. Becoming a <b>great giver upper</b> is essential to succeeding at …

Typography in UI: Guide for Beginners.

People read all the time. It’s not only books or magazines but various info on the Internet, adverts in the streets, in public transport or outside …

How to Win at Sales: Psychology Says This Strategy Will Convince People They Want Something They Really Don't Need

If your customers don't need your product, give them a promotion. If they do, give them information.<p>In a soccer game, each side has a clear game plan. It plays to attack or it plays to defend. Most of us operate in very much the same way. We do things to win, or we do things to "not lose".<p>When we …

How to Write Product Descriptions That Sell

At one point or another, your company will need to craft product listings, and they need to be as persuasive as possible.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>At one point or another, your company will need to craft product listings -- whether it’s for a menu, merchandise items or services. …

Product Management

Google's taking on Apple's AirPods with $160 wireless headphones that can translate different languages in real time

Google is taking on Apple's $160 wireless AirPods headphones with a direct competitor: Google Pixel Buds.<p>Google introduced the headphones during an event on Wednesday morning in California, alongside new entries in the Google Home smart-speaker line, a new Chromebook laptop, and the next generation …

Headphones

Fall Cocktails

Seasonal ingredients like cranberries and apples pair beautifully with ginger beer, white wine and hard cider to create delicious drinks. Whether …

Thoughtful Wording for a Thank You Note

After receiving a gift, attending a dinner party, or leaving someone's house from an overnight stay, you know you need to write a thank you note, but …

How to Have Better UX Before UI Begins

When you hear “user experience” (UX), you might immediately think of website design. While you are not wrong to associate the two concepts, this …

Motion Design - Okomito Animated Typeface

It's time for our Motion Design Monday. Today we bring to you a beautiful animation titled Okomito with the type design created by Hanken Design Co …

How to Convert All That Flirty Texting Into an Actual Date

<i>Hi Emily—</i><p><i>I'm a 27-year-old female, and I've basically been single my entire adult life. I've had relationships but nothing longer than a few months. I've wanted to be in a relationship for as long as I can remember, but I also try to put it out of my mind so I don't obsess about it. I've met a few</i> …

Relationships