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Google Opens Up Its Tech Training Program to All, Giving You a Reason to Learn New Skills

Google is offering 10,000 Americans access to subsidized online courses with the hope of recruiting some of the students.<p>If you want to work at Google someday but aren’t sure you have the resume for it, the company wants to train you. To help prospective employees bridge skills gaps, the tech giant …

The Simplest Way To Protect Net Neutrality? Build Your Own Internet

Now that net neutrality has been repealed, many people are faced with the stark reality that most ISPs have a monopoly in their market. This seems impossible to get around. Aside from using your phone for everything, what other options <i>are</i> there? Well, you could build your own. And it’s easier than …

Telecoms

Why Asking This 1 Question in a Job Interview Increases the Chances You Get Hired | Inc.com

Anyone who has been on an interview knows there usually comes a point at the end of the meeting where the interviewer says to the interviewee, <i>"Do you have any questions?"</i> You may be wondering whether it's OK to ask some. Or if you should just say, <i>"I'm good,"</i> so as to not take up any more of their …

Employment

Learn how to make money just by using Amazon

Amazon's called "The Everything Store" for good reason. You can buy virtually anything on the megawatt retail site — and we mean <i>anything</i>. Clothes, …

eCommerce

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

50 Things You Need to Do For a Relationship to Last

Keeping a relationship alive and well over the years is easier said than done. But like any other living, breathing thing, it takes a whole lot of attention and effort to be successful. In order for a relationship to last, it's not enough to simply know the requirements. More importantly, you and …

Bow Ties

Here’s every law Trump has signed in his first 200 days

Monday marks President Donald Trump's 200th day in office.<p>While the White House has consistently touted its legislative success in the face of "historic Democratic obstructionism," the administration has yet to fulfill any major legislative achievements, even with Republicans in control of both …

Opinion: 9 books about financial markets you really should read

Earlier this week I wrote (again) about the importance of understanding financial market history. This prompted a few people to ask for some of my …

10 hot Apple Watch bands that cost under $20 each

All things considered, the Apple Watch is a tremendous value. It offers so many features and so much valuable functionality, and yet the Apple Watch …

A Refresher on A/B Testing

It’s all about data these days. Leaders don’t want to make decisions unless they have evidence. That’s a good thing, of course, and fortunately there are lots of ways to get information without having to rely on one’s instincts. One of the most common methods, particularly in online settings, is …

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed | Inc.com

Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them enlightenment in business.<p>Why this book in particular? Well, the nonfiction publication--released almost half a …

Bill Gates

Never Run Out Of Money: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

<i>Author's note: Subscribers to</i> "Retirement: One Dividend At A Time" <i>got an early look at this material and receive instant text message trade alerts</i> …

6 Ways to Screen Job Candidates for Strategic Thinking

Every organization needs strategic thinkers. In a 2013 Management Research Group survey, when executives were asked to select the leadership behaviors that were most critical to their organization’s future success, 97% of the time they chose being strategic.<p>This is because people who are able to …

Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky at a SISSA event on September 17, 2012. In a democracy, the public influences policy but the US state largely works to benefit the …

Five ethical clothing brands you can actually afford

We've found a few brands with low markups, so you're paying for quality materials and craftsmanship, rather than for brand status.<p>Whether you buy …

4 Ways To Improve Customer Experience On Your Website

Make your website more user-friendly by incorporating longer content, offering a news letter, and making small design modifications.

How to Write a Small Business Marketing Plan

Starting a small business takes grit, passion, determination, and focus. Coming up with an idea that is profitable and fills a market need is no …

Marketing

10 Free Web Design Resources That Every Designer Should Be Aware Of

A well designed and functioning website is any designer’s dream. If you want to make your website a success, then you have to ensure that you have a …

Top 10 Natural Cures for Cancer

Have you ever wondered how effective natural cancer treatments can be?Around 20 years ago, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. After her …

This 10-Minute TED Talk Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting | Inc.com

Think back to the last time you were mesmerized by a magnificent public speaker.<p>What went through your mind? Did you think, "Wow, I wish I could give presentations like that. I'd love to be able to get my message across effectively to my [team/employees/potential investors]."<p>But here's the thing: …

Public Speaking

Converts to the bestselling blood sugar diet say you can. When one type 2 diabetic tried it, he reversed his condition. Four years on, is he still cured?<p>Just over four years ago, my GP gave me unwelcome news: I had type 2 diabetes. I was shocked. I didn’t match the stereotypical patient profile of …

Nutrition

Ten Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile

Your LinkedIn profile is your online billboard. Before LinkedIn arrived on the scene in 2003, a lot of people built and maintained personal websites that showcased their professional accomplishments. We don’t need personal websites anymore because you can use LinkedIn for the same purpose. Who …

Employment

Four Great Books To Read If You Want to Build Your Financial IQ

No matter how you make money, or how you tend to invest your money, one of the best things you can do in order to find financial success is to arm yourself with a strong financial IQ. If you want to have a strong financial IQ and a good understanding of different financial practices then one of the …

11 Answers You Should Have Ready Before Any Job Interview

Prepare your answers long before you walk in the door.<p>For any job interview, the overarching point you want to get across is why the prospective …

24 Ways To Save, Find And Earn Extra Money With Minimal Effort

What would you do with an extra $100*? Maybe you would go to a concert or treat friends to a round of drinks? I would probably spend it on food. Whatever you would choose we can all agree that a crisp $100-bill would be nice. Probably not life changing, but nice.<p>With this in mind peruse the list of …

Personal Finance

4 unconventional tips on starting a business from Peter Thiel

Certainly, one of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time is Peter Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal and now a prominent venture capitalist. He was the first outsider to invest in Facebook, and he manages Founders Fund's $2 billion in assets.<p>We read Thiel's bestselling book, "Zero to One," and …

14 Great Gifts For Your Geeky Guy Friends

Buying gifts for geek guys (with “geek” herein used in the most loving way possible, meaning someone who’s really into the thing they like) can be tough.<p>Ask us what we want, and we usually say “Eh, I don’t know”.<p>Fortunately, we have a bunch of geek guys on staff. Geeks of all shapes, sizes, and …

Catch and stop neighbors stealing your Internet

You're ready to stream the latest episode of your favorite show. The smell of popcorn permeates the room, you're settled in your favorite spot and everything is perfect. But when you fire up Netflix, frustration sets in. The video is fuzzy and keeps pausing.<p>Maybe your Internet connection hit a …

30 Can't-Miss Gifts for the Man in Your Life

Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

When someone asks me what I do, and I tell them that I’m a futurist, the first thing they ask “what is a futurist?” The short answer that I give is …