Daniel Battaglia

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12 Facebook Groups To Join Before Quitting Your Day Job To Work For Yourself

One entrepreneur says Facebook is a bottomless resource for first-time business owners. You just have to know where to look.<p>I now generate 95% of my consulting clients through Facebook groups. But even before I built up my business on the social network, I relied on a handful of Facebook groups to …

Entrepreneurship

10 Free SEO and Marketing Tools to Use Before the End of the Year

<i>How do you feel about the performance of your search engine optimization strategy so far?</i><p>With the year always going so fast, it won’t be long before …

Download 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media

A quick note: Thanks to O'Reilly Media, you can now download 20 free ebooks focused on design--everything from <i>Designing for Cities</i>, to <i>Designing for</i> …

The Best Free Online Courses to Help With Your Finances

GIF<p>You don’t have to learn everything about money at once, but a course can teach you a lot of useful information at a reasonable pace. Especially if …

Useful Social Media Image Size Cheat Sheet, 2017 Edition

There are more ways than ever to get your photography noticed online—from photo sharing platforms like Instagram to online resume site LinkedIn. If …

A psychologist says parents should do these 18 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who …

How to Build a Massive Email List With These 5 Tools

Email marketing is the bread and butter of all of your marketing campaigns. Why? Email is the most direct and personal form of communication that you …

Marketing

Take a weed break at work. It's allowed!

At most offices in America, smoking a joint during your lunch break or eating cannabis-laced brownies at your desk would land you in HR.<p>But in some states, not only won't you be punished -- you might be rewarded.<p>Kyle Sherman and Chase Wiseman cofounded Flowhub, which provides software for the …

Cannabis

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

13 simple ways to improve your finances in an hour or less

Managing your money successfully to start accumulating wealth doesn't require a financial planner or MBA.<p>In fact, there are several actions you can take today to set yourself up for future financial success — and many of them aren't even time intensive.<p>We rounded up 13 simple strategies that won't …

25 Of The Best Employee Perks You Need To Have

Thanks to companies in Silicon Valley, employees have high expectations of the perks that your company offers.<p>Besides perks like medical and dental …

25 Couples On The Weird Things They Do Together When No One’s Looking

Found on AskReddit.<p><b>1.</b> “We’re both British, but for years we’ve talked with American accents when we’re alone. It’s very bizarre and I don’t really …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

Weird things hidden in city streets

From parts of tombstones to mysterious messages adorned on tiles, here are six things embedded on the world’s roads that you’ve probably never heard …

5 ways you’re killing your productivity and how to fix it

How diligently do you work each weekday?<p>Americans waste a supposed $1.8 trillion in lost workplace productivity, according to <i>The Washington Post</i>. …

How To Raise A Happy Child While Disciplining Less In 5 Simple Steps

Happiness

One Nation, Under Sedation: Medicare Paid For Nearly 40 Million Tranquilizer Prescriptions

<i>(Photo: David Sleight/ProPublica)</i><p>In 2012, Medicare's massive prescription drug program didn't spend a penny on popular tranquilizers such as Valium, Xanax and Ativan.<p>The following year, it doled out more than $377 million for the drugs.<p>While it might appear that an epidemic of anxiety swept the …

Pharma

7% of Zappos managers quit after recent CEO ultimatum to embrace self-management or leave

The Amazon-owned, Las Vegas-based online retailer had been transitioning to a "Holacracy," an organizational structure that gets rid of manager roles and job titles, and wanted everyone on board.<p>Zappos revealed in May that 210 employees — 14% of its staff — took the severance package.<p>On Tuesday, …

Mystery of our 145 ‘alien’ genes: Scientists discover some DNA is NOT from our ancestors – and say it could change how we think about evolution

Humans contain ‘alien’ genes not passed on from our ancestors, researchers have discovered.<p>The say we acquired essential ‘foreign’ genes from …

Swap tea and smoothies for more water to beat fatigue, say experts

It is 'not enough' to rely on tea, coffee and soft drinks, experts say, as data show poor drinking habits are putting strain on the NHS<p>Smoothies and health drinks have become so popular that people are drinking less water without realising and then crowding GP surgeries with complaints of fatigue, …

Wellness

The Biggest (And Best) Difference Between Millennials and My Generation

We're an enigma, those of us born at the tail end of the '70s and the start of the '80s. Some of the "generational" experts lazily glob us on to Generation X, and others just shove us over to the Millennials they love to hate. No one really gets us or knows where we belong.<p>We've been called …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …