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How to Impress Anyone in 30 Seconds or Less

Some experts estimate that 85 percent of your financial success comes not from your skills or knowledge but from your ability to connect with other …

The Ultimate Stock Picker's Secret

The market decline from the late February 2015 highs to the March lows has reiterated the importance of picking ETFs and stocks that are acting stronger than the S&P 500. For example, the <b>Select Sector Utilities</b> (XLU) peaked at $48.73 in late January and had a recent low at $43.01. This was a …

How To Get Paid To Do Nothing

Eric Abrahamson, a professor at Columbia Business School who specializes in leadership and organizational problem solving, has looked closely at ways employees manage to get paid to do nothing. He doesn't advocate following their example, but he says that understanding it can help managers address …

9 Tips to Make Money on Facebook

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

20 Satisfying Lunches That Promote Weight Loss

Your lunch break just became the healthiest part of your nine to five.<p>You probably spend your mornings at work counting down the minutes 'til your much-needed lunch break, so why not double your pleasure by brown-bagging a delicious meal you can actually get excited about? Skip the drive-thru, stop …

Are You Too Nice To Close The Deal?

Josh has been in sales for nearly six years. He has great customers, and he wants more.<p>So what’s the problem? By analyzing his prospecting activity, Josh has come to the conclusion that he’s spending an inordinate amount of time volunteering and building relationships. But the activities haven’t …

21 Simple and Free SEO Tools to Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Whenever I dream up a home improvement project for my place, I end up working smartest and fastest when I have the right tools at my disposal. It’s amazing the difference a good tool can make – and the extra time it takes to get work done without a …

YouTube star Michelle Phan sued over copyright

<b>A leading YouTube entrepreneur is facing legal action for alleged copyright infringement in her videos.</b><p>Ultra Records, which has musicians Kaskade, deadmau5 and Calvin Harris on its books, is suing Michelle Phan.<p>The label and its publishing arm claim she has used about 50 of their songs without …

7 Essential Strategies to Be SO MUCH BETTER at Falling Asleep Fast

Don't just dream about a good night's rest—get it.<p>If you've ever had trouble sleeping (falling asleep, staying asleep, or falling back asleep), then you know the misery and anxiety attached to not getting a full night of shuteye. No longer. Use these 7 genius strategies to make sure that you're out …

Disney's MagicBands Designed To Speed Lines So Visitors Can Spend More In Shops

Disney’s “MagicBands” are more than the latest theme-park fashion statement. The colorful wristbands are at the heart of the company’s billion-dollar …

Mummies, Monet & Napoleon's toothbrush: discover London's top museums

London is home to the world’s greatest collection of museums and galleries, from blockbusters to tucked-away treasures. The result of private and royal collections, and years of imperial acquisitions and plunder, these museums are one of the main attractions of the British capital for locals and …

How to Measure the ROI from Your Ongoing SEO Efforts

A conversion can be a completed sign up to your email newsletter, which is considered a goal completion in Google Analytics, that will lead to revenue in the future or a purchase directly from your website.<p>The Multi-Channel Funnels report in Google Analytics is extremely helpful at visualizing …

How Edward Snowden went from loyal NSA contractor to whistleblower

In late December 2001, someone calling themselves TheTrueHOOHA had a question. He was an 18-year-old American male with impressive IT skills and a sharp intelligence. His real identity was unknown. Everyone who posted on Ars Technica, a popular technology website, did so anonymously.<p>TheTrueHOOHA …

365 Ways To Get Rich

<b>From the Forbes 2014 Investment Guide, wealth building tips to last you through the year. (For more detailed advice, click on the link in each tip.)</b><p>#1<br>Sir John Templeton: “Invest at the point of maximum pessimism.”<p>#2<br>Don’t mistake a low P/E ratio for a value stock.<p>#3 <br>Benjamin Graham: “Patience is the …