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Do vs Make. Expressions with DO and MAKE. - learn English,grammar,verb,english

The English verbs do and make are frequently confused. Some guidelines do exist to help you determine which word to use when, but in general you will …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

By Jay Cassano4 minute Read<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health …

Happiness

Fresh Summer Pasta with Plugra Ricotta Sauce

<i>I wrote this post as part of the Plugrá Butter Brigade. Thanks, Plugrá, for sponsoring this post and for making my favorite butter!</i><p>I think I’ve …

How to End an Email

Should you do it “Cordially” or “Respectfully”? With a chipper “Cheers” or a breezy “Thx”? Believe it or not, it matters<p>You’ve written an email, and need to wrap it up. You could end with a simple “Sincerely,” tack on your name, and then shoot it out the door, proving definitively that you suck at …

How Your Job Can Save Your Sex Life

Should you approach your romantic life the same way you approach your career?<p>When it comes to work, you dress well, hold your emotions in check, and (usually) show up on time. But most of us don’t apply those same standards to our romantic relationships. And that’s a problem, shows research from …

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17 Ways To Be Indispensable At Work

Job security is a serious concern for so many employees in today’s workforce. Knowing that so many positions are being outsourced, cut, or revamped, for instance, makes it especially difficult to believe that anybody’s job is completely safe, says Rita Friedman, a Philadelphia-based career coach …

How To Protect Yourself From Pickpockets And Thieves When You Travel

When you travel overseas there are three critical things that you need to protect: your personal safety, your identity documents, and money. While the security of other valuables that you carry is important, the consequences of having your identification papers stolen can cause you grave …

16 Things You Should Do At The End Of Every Work Day

Last week when I laid out the 16 things you should do at the start of every work day, I said the first few hours in the office can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight. But in order to successfully accomplish your morning routine, you’ll have to end the …

5 Ways To Attract Money

You’re a young company with an interesting product in development. You’ve watched a few startups rise to glory, watched others crash and burn. Undeterred, you’re sure you can make it. All you need is a bit of cash to get on a growth track and inch closer to profitability and success.<p>But how do you …

Is It Better To Quit Or Get Fired?

<i>This is a guest post by Ben Fanning, a burnout specialist. He is</i> <i>author of the e-book 7 Ways to Reignite Your Career from Burnout.</i><p>Unless you’re one of the lucky few, there have been days at work when you have fantasized about a new job, a new employer, or even a new career. As a practical matter, …

Five Reasons To Quit Your Job

The economy is healing, but it’s still generally not a wise move to march into your boss’ office on a whim and scream, “I’m bored so I quit!” Even if you’re not completely in love with your job, it <i>is</i> a job, and lots of people out there would probably love to be so lucky.<p>The recent news of the …

Escalator etiquette: The dos and don'ts

<b>Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York, has said he always walks on escalators. Good exercise, yes, but some cities discourage it. And there's one thing obstructing walkers - people who stand.</b><p>There are walkers and there are standers, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a walker.<p>In announcing a plan to …

Walking

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How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

Why Is Airplane Food So Terrible?

Because it is really hard, though not impossible.<p>I fly a lot and on a lot of airlines. I fly first and business class a lot (thanks to upgrades). So I’ve sampled a lot of food. Some of it is quite good. I know that the people designing the meals care and try, but it’s immensely hard. Finally, the …

Transparency International: Corruption getting worse

<b>More than one in two people think corruption has worsened over the last two years, according to a public opinion survey by Transparency International. Its annual Global Corruption Barometer found 27% of respondents said they had paid a bribe when accessing public services and institutions in the</b> …

Corruption

Six Reasons Your Best Employees Quit You

There’s a saying that employees don’t leave companies, they leave managers – and today they are leaving more often than ever. According to recent Department of Labor statistics, the average tenure of an employee in the U.S. is now only 1.5 years. What do these numbers mean? Are managers doing that …

14 Bad Habits That Can Cost You Your Job

We all have bad habits. Perhaps you procrastinate, gossip, or lack punctuality. These negative behaviors don’t necessarily make you a terrible person—but as an employee they can reflect poorly upon you, and even cost you your job.<p>“A single bad habit is not likely to get you fired immediately, but …

The Awful Truth About Brazil's Protests: The 'Country Of The Future' Is Still Hostage To Its Past

Just two years ago, as a guest in the Brazilian political talk-show Roda Viva, Eike Batista called Bill Gates “monothematic.” According to the man who lost the biggest amount of money in the world last year, the founder of Microsoft erroneously dedicated too much of his time to the founding of the …