Clare Foley

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38 lessons that will help you write a good business email

I had to write emails every day for 4 years in a high-pressured sales environment. During that time I screwed up a lot. I let my emotions show in …

The 10 things confident people won’t ever do

In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. …

Self-improvement

The complete guide to JavaScript functions

First of all, I encourage you to follow along in this article. It will help you learn better, and also help you to remember what you have done. Let's …

The Billion-Dollar Hacking Group Behind a String of Big Breaches

This week, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off 5th, and Lord & Taylor department stores—all owned by The Hudson’s Bay Company—acknowledged a data breach …

7 Things I Learned After Trying the Keto Diet for 30 Days

After hearing so much about the ketogenic diet (hey, if it’s good enough for Alicia Vikander) and skipping one too many (read: all) of my morning …

Who’s the boss? Why strong leaders are ‘servants’

The best way to get your team to have your back is to win their hearts and minds. The road to that for leaders is to ‘Serve.’<p>The primary role of a …

Leadership

Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips in Macs From 2020, Replacing Intel

Apple Inc. is planning to use its own chips in Mac computers beginning as early as 2020, replacing processors from Intel Corp., according to people …

The 24” X 36” Storage Space You’re Probably Overlooking

If you're human, you've likely complained once (or twice) about the lack of storage space in your life. But there's a blank two-by-three-foot space …

Planning a Kitchen Upgrade? Secrets to the Perfect Island

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and the island is the heart of the kitchen. If you're thinking about adding an island to your existing kitchen, …

Google pulls YouTube off the Amazon Echo Show

Goodbye, cooking lessons and music videos<p>Amazon and Google are in a not-so-fun fight. Google has apparently decided to stop allowing the Amazon Echo Show to access YouTube. If you ask the smart speaker to show you a YouTube video, it fails and Alexa just say this: “Currently, Google is not …

To Be Happy, Give Up These 10 Habits

The real key to happiness is actually giving up certain perspectives and behaviors.<p>8 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>How can you introduce a little bit more happiness into your life? You may need to give up several things to become happy. To become happier, most people focus on adding …

Happiness

Your Mighty New Mindful Habit: Learn to Respond, Not React

Whether you're talking with friends, family, romantic partners or even coworkers or employees, how you communicate means a lot, especially when it …

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years

Science and positive psychology point the way to the future of leadership.<p>The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on …

Leadership

How Does Virgin CEO Richard Branson Get So Much Done? He Uses This 1 Simple Method

Whether tackling new industries or completing daily tasks, Richard Branson uses this simple method to become focused and productive.<p>Today, Richard Branson's Virgin Group controls over 400 companies worldwide. An iconic entrepreneur, Branson is an inspirational leader with a global brand that …

Time Management

15 Daily Habits That Will Make You Happy And Successful

The world has changed considerably over time and continues to change now. But some things stay the same, including us crucial habits for lasting …

Happiness

These are the top 5 books you must read to be successful

I post about a lot of books. Most people don’t have the time to read them all, so here are a few of my must-reads.<p><b>1.</b> <i>Influence</i><p>What is it?<p>Most consider …

Self-improvement

8 Ted Talks On Work-Life Balance You Need To Hear

Work-life balance is something people are taught to want in life, however, what it looks like in reality and how to achieve it remains a mystery to most. One thing most people can agree on is that work-life balance is rooted in many concepts like time management, success, and of course, happiness …

Work-life Balance

Ukranian company that spread Petya could face criminal charges for vulnerability

The hack was easier than we thought<p>Last week’s globe-spanning ransomware outbreak may have started with a remarkably simple attack. This morning, independent security analyst Jonathan Nichols discovered an alarming vulnerability in the update servers for Ukrainian software company MeDoc, one of the …

How to use Instagram Stories like a pro

Make the move from Snapchat<p>Let’s face it, Snapchat is facing some serious, constant competition from Instagram. While the company is nowhere near down and out, brands and individuals are increasingly shifting over to Instagram Stories for a variety of reasons. Instagram has been relentless about …

Mobile Photography

StarCraft gets remastered for Mac in full 4K, coming in August

StarCraft is one of those games people just keep playing, no matter how old it gets. While Blizzard has done a good job retaining its relevance over the years, the now 20-year old game is getting a major overhaul. Coming later this summer, Starcraft is getting a completely remastered re-release …

The Powerful Lifehack I Learned After 7 Days Of Silent Meditation

For years, many of my friends in Silicon Valley have sworn that silent meditation retreats are life-changing. I’ve been meditating for over a decade, so I thought I was decently well versed in what the practice could do for me: twenty minutes of deep breathing calmed me down and helped me …

Ransomware in disguise: Experts say Petya out to destroy not ransom

Security experts have said the Petya malware is out to irrecoverably wipe information, not hold to it to ransom.<p>Victims of this week's Petya outbreak …

North Atlantic

Color Cheat Sheet: The 15 Most Perfect Gray Paint Colors

Picking paint is no easy feat. First, you have to decide what color family you want to grace your walls. "A dark blue? Maybe a bright green? Oh wait, …

To Be More Successful In Your Career -- Cultivate The Skill Of Mindfulness

Hearing the term “mindfulness” might conjure up a smiling guru sitting peacefully in a quiet, meditative posture. But mindfulness is no longer just for gurus. Mindfulness is a skill you can cultivate to help you be successful in your career.<p><b>Watch on Forbes:</b><p>A wide range of companies, including …

8 Genius Solutions for Your Pets in the Kitchen

You love your pets — there's no question about that. But sometimes their <i>stuff</i> can be hard to incorporate into your space. When it comes to food and …

Shortcut to Being Sure: One Quick Way to Find a Paint Color You Love

(Image credit: Erin Derby)<p>I'm sure you know what color roses you really like...and the color sweater that looks best on you...and the color car you'd …

First Case of Ebola Diagnosed in the U.S., CDC Confirms

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States is at a hospital in Dallas. But they say there's "zero risk" he infected anyone else on his flight here and they're confident the virus will not spread widely in the United …

Reddit CEO Yishan Wong On Giving Stock To Users: “We Have A Crazy Plan.”

One of the defining ironies of the social networking IPOs over the last decade is that the financial returns have been concentrated among so few when the value has been created by so many.<p>But current Reddit CEO Yishan Wong wants to change that.<p>When Wong served as an early director at Facebook for …

EBay to spinoff PayPal in 2015

(Reuters) - EBay Inc’s agreement on Tuesday to spin off PayPal next year will give the unit more flexibility to strike deals in the rapidly evolving payments space as growth at the company’s traditional e-commerce business slows.<p>The surprise move is a huge about-face for eBay’s leadership, …