Jeff Venn

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Will We Ever Be Able to Upload a Mind to a New Body?

In <i>Altered Carbon</i>, the body no longer matters. As one character quipped: “You shed it like a snake sheds its skin.” That’s because the human …

Altered Carbon

A Real-Life Futurist's 5 Biggest (And Creepiest) Predictions For 2018

<b>What does the future hold for us?</b><p>Want to know what the future is going to bring? Well, thanks to Faith Popcorn, we can get a glimpse of what our …

Autistic vs. People with Autism

People are constantly hashing out the debate of whether to call those with a diagnosis of autism “autistics” or “people with autism.” Many …

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Best WordPress Podcasting Themes & Plugins 2017

WordPress and Podcasting go hand in hand as two ways two free ways to get your content in front of people. If you run a podcast and would like a …

50 Aphorisms from Alain de Botton That Reveal Harsh Truths About Human Nature

Philosopher Alain De Botton reveals 50 hard-hitting maxims for living the considered life.The post 50 Aphorisms from Alain de Botton That Reveal …

The 10 Most Essential Sales and Marketing Controls | Inc.com

Controls are the specialized systems that you implement in your company that make sure that your team is doing the <i>right</i> things, at the <i>right</i> time, to produce the desired results.<p>The best controls make the default behavior the right behavior. And they empower your team to get better results with less …

Top 10 Tips for Gmail Users

People spend a lot of their time reading, replying, and organizing their emails. It can be very tiresome and time-consuming setting up folders and …

The SEO power of portfolio entries, case studies & testimonials

Content marketing is great, but traditional content marketing approaches may not be applicable to small local businesses. Columnist Marcus Miller …

Why Performance Management Is Dead And Performance Motivation Is Here To Stay [Infographic]

How’s your team performing?<p>Before you start the process of performance evaluations, take 10 minutes and discover why performance management is dead and performance motivation is here to stay.<p>As we know, performance management is the term used to refer to activities, tools, processes, and programs …

Project Management

A former Marine uses the '2-minute rule' to help mental toughness clients tackle stress at work

In this case, the game is the "2-minute rule." Here's how it works.<p>Say your boss announces that he expects you to submit a project by 5 p.m. today. You know there's no way you can do that — you've got other assignments on your plate and just gathering the necessary resources to start the project …

A startup cofounded by Michael Dell's brother Adam and backed by George Soros is promising to save you money

That's what personal finance app Clarity Money, launching on Tuesday, promises.<p>Clarity Money is cofounded by Adam Dell, Michael Dell's brother, and backed by some heavy hitters including the Soros Fund, Maveron Partners and Bessemer Venture Capital.<p>Once you download the app and link your bank …

100+ Best Web Design Tools of 2018

Web Design Tools<p>Featured<p>Logo Design<p>Designevo (Free)<p>Create awesome looking logos with ease<p>Random generation of logos for your company<p>Logo Makr …

How 5BX, an exercise regimen created to keep pilots in shape, can help you get fit

By the time my Uncle John was 28, in the mid-1960s, he had a demanding office job and a young family at home – and it was starting to show.<p>"I found that I was gaining a couple of pounds a year on home cooking, and getting in the habit of catching a nap after supper," he recalls, "and I realized …

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4 Ways Predictive Marketing Is Changing Our Content for Good

Data is your ultimate weapon. Here's how to use it.<p>There is more content marketing floating around than ever, and it makes sense why: it's no longer a walk in the park to capture someone's attention with a flashy logo or jingle. With all the noise out there, consumers are looking for something …

So, You're Thinking of Online Trading? Here Are 4 Things You Need to Know

Once upon a time, making money off the financial market was reserved to the shiny spires of Wall Street and the likes of it. For the common person trying to invest funds,getting the best returns can be incredibly frustrating.<p>You can pay a broker or an investment firm to do it for you, but you'll be …

Google’s G Suite gets five new productivity features

Google’s G Suite, the new name for what was previously called Google Apps for Work, is getting a couple of small but nifty updates today. There isn’t necessarily a common theme here, but for the most part, the new features focus on supporting more of the existing workflows in larger companies and …

'Airportraits' series is eight hours of airport traffic in one magnificent image

In 2014, Los Angeles-based photographer Mike Kelley became an internet sensation after releasing a composite image featuring seven hours of takeoffs at LAX. The images were taken individually, and then stitched together to create a stunning and unique look at the world of aviation. And Kelley, as …

The upper-body big-muscle workout program

<b>Duration</b> 10<p><b>Exercises</b> 4-5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Sure, you don’t get a lot of props for your six-pack abs in fall and winter, when layers of insulation replace …

This is what eight weeks of mindfulness training does to your brain

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettPractising mindfulness – spending time paying attention to your current mental experiences in a non-judgmental way – has been …

Why artificial intelligence will finally unlock IoT

According to Gartner, there will be more than 20 billion connected devices worldwide by 2020. Today’s enterprises are already benefitting greatly from a strong, connected workforce, but as Internet of Things (IoT) enabled devices move forward, saturating the market, is it possible for them to …

Stop Spending Tens of Thousands on This Ineffective Marketing Tool

Press releases are contrived and hideous. Stop writing them.<p>If you are writing press releases, and you are not a company the size of Apple or Procter & Gamble, you need to stop. Now.<p>To journalists, press releases are annoying. The format is lawyerly. The quotes are made up. They are full of jargon, …

Here's the schedule very successful people follow every day

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even <i>conflict</i> with each other. What we need is a system.<p>What schedule do the pros use? What …

The Peak Time for Everything

Pack More in a Day By Matching Tasks To the Body's Energy; Lung Power at 5 p.m.<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Could you pack more into each day if you did everything at the optimal time?<p>A growing body of research suggests that paying attention to the body clock, and its effects on energy and alertness, can …

Q&A: How to Put an End to Low Energy in the Afternoon

16 daily habits that are easy to practice and can significantly improve your life

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our favorites:<p>1. …

13 Steps Your Kids Need to Make After High School (If They Want to be Massively Successful)

You want your kids to achieve true career success. But how do they do it?<p>Your kids. You want nothing but the best for them. You want them to become more successful than you ever were. But how do you guide them on the right track?<p>Do you love them with all your heart? Do you give them everything they …

These 11 brilliant visualizations show the insides of complex things

The book includes a sports car "exploded" to show every part, and musculoskeletal diagrams of a baseball pitch — and they're pretty cool to look at .<p>Keep reading to see some highlights.

Here's How Artificial Intelligence Is Going to Replace Middle Class Jobs

While transportation, hospitality, and financial services are all industries being disrupted by technology, the next big area poised for massive, …