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Five Self Help Books That Changed My Life

I've never been much for self-help books.<p>As a general rule, I don't read a lot of non-fiction. And for a long time I think I was a bit of a snob where self-help books were concerned, thinking they were somehow low brow.<p>I was wrong. In the past few months, I've had occasion to read a couple of …

為什麼美國小學老師要送給小孩「橡皮筋」跟「救生圈」?

這所小學叫Dunn International Baccalaureate World School,簡稱Dunn I.B. School。位於柯林斯堡城北,離繁榮的老街及CSU很近。 踏上科羅拉多 ...詳全文

行李太重,卻沒一個男生幫忙》一個台灣媽媽觀察:這是以色列男人的體貼

撰文 英語島文章收錄於英語島 www.eisland.com.tw本文作者 吳維寧 很多台灣的女性讀者很好奇地問我:「以色列男人是什麼樣子啊?他們對待女生很溫柔體貼嗎?」 每次我看到這樣的問題,就 ...詳全文

明明是免試入學,卻天天考試...楊照:台灣教育出的孩子,沒學到成長,只學會忍耐

「說一套、做一套」的教育無法教出正直、誠實的孩子 我的女兒李其叡,提早離開了台灣的教育現場,甚至沒有念完國中,14歲、不滿15歲就去了德國。透過她,我一直意識到「提早」這件事。走的那一年,她所有的同 ...詳全文

長輩沒事就問「什麼時候生第二個」?誰說一定要兄弟姐妹,生一個就很好的3大原因

我們從單身,到談戀愛成為別人的男女朋友、走入婚姻成為先生太太,再生孩子成為爸爸媽媽,這些看起來順理成章、水到渠成的身分轉換,也是我們符合社會期待及他人眼光的表現,畢竟總是被旁人問「什麼時候要結婚?」、 ...詳全文

8 Reasons Smart People Do Stupid Things

Eight things that make even really smart people look stupid. Learn them before they make you look bad.<p>It's good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth, and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks like easy living. But there's another side to …

50幾歲、做過外商總經理,還在104投履歷...獵頭眼中的4種「台灣五年級生」

最近我採訪很多身邊的人,他們所認識的50歲以後的人在做什麼事情? 姑且稱他們五年級生好了。 身為獵頭,基本上我們能挖角的對象是有侷限的。五十歲以後的人生應該都要圓滿了,小孩長大了,剛出社會或是剛念 ...詳全文

連快退休副總都砍...外商裁員真狠!年過40歲,面對中年失業,如何走出人生困境?

外商的現實 我在外商擔任業務經理時,因為業務往來認識了Mike,從客戶與業務的關係進展成朋友,算一算已經認識10多年了。我印象中他研究所畢業後,都在手機廠工作,前幾天,他帶著全家人約我一起吃晚餐,他 ...詳全文

What to Do If Your iPhone is Lost or Stolen

iPhones are lost and stolen every day, but luckily Apple has robust tools built into iOS that will keep your data safe and your device unusable if it's misplaced or snatched by a thief.<p>With Find My iPhone, you can locate lost devices, disable them, and even fully erase them, but unless you've been …

Hacker reveals $40 attack that steals police drones from 2km away

<b>Black Hat Asia</b> No encryption in pro-grade drones: just sniff Wi-Fi and copy signalsIBM security guy Nils Rodday says thieves can hijack expensive …

Doctors who take money from drug companies are prescribing more expensive drugs

But a new study by ProPublica, the independent, non-profit news organization, discovered an intriguing finding: Doctors who receive payments from the pharmaceutical and medical device industries tend to prescribe brand-name medications far more than physicians who don't accept payments, gifts or …

If It Weren't for My Son, I'd Definitely Be Divorced

What happens when a child is struck between two struggling parents.<p>One of the first things I loved about my wife was her ability to nurture. It was as if her subconscious couldn't help but broadcast that she was phenomenal with children. For my part, I was unsure about being a dad. But my friends …

想成為最佳「國民外交官」?快來學如何用英文介紹台灣

文:Jenny Hsu<p>當你在國外,很興奮地表示自己來自台灣,但外國人卻露出尷尬微笑,說自己好像聽過,但又不太確定台灣在哪,你會如何應對呢?<p>從基本的台灣人文、地理、氣候,到具代表性的101、馬友友、王建民、江振誠,我們一起來學習,讓每位台灣人都成為國民外交官。<p>要如何用英文完整自我介紹,還能在介紹台灣時侃侃而談呢?以下是一段簡單的自我介紹範例,先讀讀看純英文版本,你看得懂多少呢?<p>Hey! Nice to meet you. Where are you from? Have you heard of Taipei 101? It used to be the tallest building in …

1 Surprising Strategy to Make the Morning the Most Productive Part of Your Day | Inc.com

It's nearly impossible to recover from a bad morning, or so they say. And for me, things don't even have to go all that wrong to throw my finely tuned "get-ready machine" all out of whack. For most of us--and especially for those with the added challenge of getting small (and typically cute but …

Time Management

10 Songs Steve Jobs Used to Train His Brain | Inc.com

Music is many things to many people, but to entrepreneurs it can be an essential success tool. According to Dr. Victoria Williamson of Goldsmith's College, London, "Brain imaging studies have shown that various parts of the brain may be activated by a piece of music."<p>In other words, you can use …

Trumpeter

21 Totally Frantic Thoughts Parents Of Toddlers Have At Dinnertime

After a long day, no matter if you're a working or stay-at-home parent, dinnertime with a toddler can be a total struggle. First, you have to physically make the dinner as your child holds your leg. Then you have to actually have them eat it, which is a whole other ball game.<p>Really, parents of kids …

Are you raising nice kids? A Harvard psychologist gives 5 ways to raise them to be kind

Earlier this year, I wrote about teaching empathy, and whether you are a parent who does so. The idea behind it is from Richard Weissbourd, a Harvard psychologist with the graduate school of education, who runs the Making Caring Common project, aimed to help teach kids to be kind.<p>I know, you’d …

How To Breathe When Working Out And Running!

Whether you're lifting heavy reps, building shirt-ripping biceps, or racing to the finish line, your diaphragm might be the last muscle on your mind. …

Why Already Busy People Are More Likely To Get More Things Done

You know “if you want something done, ask a busy person,” but what makes those with too much to do the most likely to get things done?<p>Someone recently posed this question to me: we all know that “if you want something done, ask a busy person.” But why is that? Why exactly do busy people seem so …

Parenting News, View and Advice, from Pregnancy to Teens | HuffPost UK

Lucy Rycroft Lucy is a freelance writer, blogger, mum, wife and chocoholic.<p>Shelley Morelli Mum of three and firm believer in the power of the pelvic …

The best iPhone apps for travel

What are all the different apps you might need while traveling? When you think about it, there are many! If you go somewhere where they speak a …

4 Animated GIFs That Reveal The Secret To Great UX Testing

All designers should use these techniques to test their designs.<p>Great designs don’t just fall out of a designer’s brain. More often than not, they’re the result of rigorous testing, using a nebulous mix of scientific and not-so-scientific techniques. But if you’re not sure what the difference …

7 Great Books for Boosting Your Presentation Skills | Inc.com

Make no mistake about it: Your ability to give an engaging and memorable presentation is crucial to the success every business enterprise. There are thousands of "how-to" books about presentations, but these, IMHO, are the best and most useful:<p><i>Subtitle:</i> How to Present With Power in Any</i> …

Writing

「如果你相信平等,你就是女性主義者」女人節倫敦直播!艾瑪華森十句精彩的性別宣言|女人迷 Womany

希望能打造一個空間,讓男人相信自己能夠脆弱,讓女人能夠堅強;讓男人支持女人,讓女人支持男人,彼此協助。<p>倫敦時間下午五點(台灣時間凌晨一點),聯合國婦女署親善大使 Emma Watson 與主持人 Greg James 在國際婦女節這一天,有了相當具時代意義的對談,全程在 FB 上直播!<p>自從去年九月 …

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最近在研究可以畫出流程圖、架構圖、線路圖、網站模板等圖表的製作工具,一開始先研究單機的免費製圖軟體,發現知名的「 Dia 」、「 Pencil 」、「 Diagram Designer 」似乎剩「 Diagram Designer 」還有繼續更新(感謝網友提醒:Dia 也偶爾會有更新),但只能在 …

The 7 Avoidable Sins of Weak Leaders | Inc.com

Earlier this week, I posted The Ten Commandments of Leadership, so today I'll describe the flip side of the equation: the seven failure-producing, deadly sins that leaders too often commit. Here they are, with my prescriptions for overcoming them.<p>1. Gluttony.<p>Ever hear the saying "he's a glutton for …

Self-help

6 Inspiring Quotes to Start 2015 Right | Inc.com

The most wonderful time of the year can simultaneously be the most stressful and depressing for some. Whether you're pulling double-duty at work, worried about the tax year coming to a close, or watching the numbers creep up on the scale, December certainly isn't all snowflakes and hot cocoa for …

Motivation

5 Email Myths You Should Stop Believing

Expert analysis of 500,000 emails reveals what really works and what doesn’t when sending messages.<p>Everyone wants to work smarter, but sometimes it’s the little things that weigh us down. Like email.<p>Most of us spend more than a quarter of our workday sending and receiving messages. Instead of …

Tales From The Grumpy Programmer: What Old Farts Can Teach You

Bob Pendleton is a 60-something year old blogger who has (probably) been programming since before you were born. His blog, thegrumpyprogrammer.com, documents the lessons he’s learned from decades in the technology trenches.<p>The most important thing you need to know about Pendleton is his blog’s …