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Fun Ideas That Keep Kids Learning Even After School's Out

For some people, summer means warmer weather and outdoor activities. But what about the kids that are out of school? What will they do all summer? …

Kids

WTF is Dark Web?

The Deep Web contains shockingly valuable information. Can you imagine how cancer research would blossom if every researcher had instant access to …

Privacy

3 Plants That Generate Oxygen Even at Night – Get One for Your Bedroom

Plants are awesome and we all love them, right? It has been said that trees and plants are the lungs of the earth. Through a process called …

Botany

7 Tips to Manage Remote Workers

Remote work is on the rise in terms of total numbers and employee demand. In the US alone, 43% of employees work remotely at least part time …

Remote Working

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.<p>Is that really the best career guidance?<p>People often take this sort of …

Public Relations

Bored with your job? Don’t quit! Tips for overcoming dissatisfaction

I was recently talking to a very senior executive working for a major multinational corporation who said he was feeling “underwhelmed” in his job. …

Leadership

Three Steps To Turn Disengaged Millennial Leaders Into Top Performers

“He’s not listening to me. It feels like he only cares about his agenda, not mine.”<p>I could hear the frustration in Sarah’s voice. In the beginning, her boss nodded enthusiastically as Sarah talked about her dreams and goals. Now, only a few months later, he has lost interest. Instead of her future, …

Employee Engagement

5 Professional PowerPoint Tips for Building the Ultimate Presentation

I remember the presentation well, but for all the wrong reasons.The keynote speaker at a well-known project management conference had decades of …

Public Speaking

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.Is that really the best career guidance?People often take this sort of …

Public Relations

15 Body Language Hacks That’ll Instantly Make You More Impressive At An Interview

Being successful is not something everyone can achieve. Not for the lack of trying, of course. Sometimes, it's just the way you walk, talk or behave. …

Body Language

7 Ways to Reduce Stress When You Are Overwhelmed and Need to Prioritize

Starting and finishing any one item on your to-do list will do wonders to relieve overwhelm.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Each day, more and more people struggle with all that life has thrown at them. Between work, family, health, house tasks, the latest political …

Time Management

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store …

Windows 10

11 Reasons You Might Be Tired, Even After Sleeping Well

A good night's sleep is supposed to leave you feeling rejuvenated, refreshed, and wide awake. But what if it doesn't? If you've gotten the …

10 Things To Remember When You Are Feeling Stuck

You cannot start the next chapter of your life, if you keep re-reading the old one.<p>We all feel stuck at one time or another--in a bad relationship, in the wrong job, in business, or just generally in life. Whatever the situation, feeling stuck doesn't make us feel good about ourselves. We may lose …

10 things I wish someone told me before I started working from home

After I graduated in 2010, I took an entry-level advertising sales assistant job at a well-known print magazine. For the next six years, I spent time …

How Israel is becoming the world's top cyber superpower

Israel, or "Startup Nation" as some call it, has become a world leader in cyber security. And the nation's military is fueling its supremacy.<p>Although Israel makes no cars of its own, the world's top auto-security companies are all Israeli. The country also receives roughly one-fifth of the world's …

Israel

The App You Need To Download, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

Look at the home screen of any phone or tablet, and you can learn a lot about its owner. Scrolling through the apps they've downloaded can give you a …

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Self-help

The Best Time of Day to Drink Coffee, According to Science

To get full health benefits and optimum buzz, don't drink your first cup first thing in the morning.<p>As anyone who's been reading this column knows, there's substantial scientific evidence that coffee is incredibly good for your health and extends your life. According to a meta-analysis of 127 …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

The 4 Main Personality Types You See in Meetings (and How to Manage Them)

Here's what you need to know before you send out invites to your next meeting.<p><i>What are some tips and methods for effectively organizing a business meeting? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</b> …

Getting Stressed Out About Bad News Just Makes it Worse. Follow This Formula Instead

A stressed-out, panicky reaction to bad news drains your time and energy. Here's how to power through and remain focused on getting results.<p>How do you handle bad news? Things like: a key client quit, or you lost that big sale you were counting on. A valuable employee gave notice, or perhaps the …

The Biggest Reason Why Your Employees Lack Motivation Boils Down to 4 Words

How do you get the best out of your employees? And how do you motivate them to go above and beyond? The answer is not rocket science.<p>In Mark C. Crowley's exceptional book, <i>Lead from the Heart</i>, he gathered a mountain of research data to answer the types of questions that have plagued managers for …

Successful People Tell Themselves These 7 Things on a Daily Basis

Sometimes, becoming successful is just a matter of willing it into existence.<p>Successful people tend to have very positive inner dialogues.<p>They know how to nurture their own personal growth. They believe they can do whatever it is they set their mind to. But most of all, they believe in …

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

How do you get people interested in you when you only have 30 seconds?<p>Whether you're in a job interview, networking at a cocktail party, or happen to …

Ten Skills Every Manager Needs -- But 90% Of Managers Lack

Dear Liz,<p>I’m the Training Manager in a great firm. I have developed and delivered customer service training, communication skills training and several other courses, but now I have a new and bigger challenge. My CEO asked me to develop an in-house leadership development program. I’m very excited …

Leadership

Security News This Week: 'AutoSploit' Tool Makes Unskilled Hacking Easier Than Ever

Another week, another death by a thousand leaks, from the operational security failure of fitness app Strava exposing the locations of military bases …

The 3 Types of C Players and What to Do About Them

When you start leading a new team, one of your first imperatives is to assess the caliber of the talent you are inheriting. At a minimum, you’ll want to focus on three dimensions: (1) Competence — Does each individual match the competence demands of their role? (2) Motivation — Does each member of …

Leadership

NonPetya ransomware forced Maersk to reinstall 4000 servers, 45000 PCs

The shipping giant has suffered millions of dollars in damage due to the ransomware attack.<p>Maersk has revealed that a devastating ransomware attack …

Ransomware

3 Actions Smart Entrepreneurs Never Take (and 5 They Do) | Inc.com

Far too many entrepreneurs confuse strategy with actions. And when founders use the wrong actions, it can lead to the wrong types of shortcuts. Not all actions support the strategy needed to take your business to the next level. As the business guru Michael Porter famously said, “The essence of …

Time Management