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Six Ways To Stay Organized When Life Seems To Skid Out Of Control

Some people seem to be more naturally organized than others. My mother was the queen of organization. Her motto was always, “a place for everything and everything in its place.” If we dared walk away from a piece of paper for more than five minutes, it disappeared. She was notorious for putting …

Productivity

Here’s how to get what you want from difficult people

<b>How do I get what I want from difficult people?</b><p>To deal with difficult people, first recognize that difficult people are simply people who don’t feel …

Employment

5 Free Online Machine Learning Courses

Demand for machine learning professionals is growing faster than for any other job. If you are looking to gain the skills needed for that next stage …

'If You're Not Working Now, We Won't Hire You'

Dear Liz,<p>I’m an HR Manager. My job is excellent and I also know that I contribute a lot to my company’s success. I have one problem. My boss “Mark” is the owner of the company. In general I trust his judgment and he’s certainly built a great organization.<p>However, he has a bias against hiring …

Career Development

How to Accomplish More in 4 Days Than Most People Do in 4 Weeks

Practice and self-control are key.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know that it takes hard work to achieve our goals. And in the world of business and entrepreneurship, we often hear how we must be willing to sacrifice weeks, months, even years of slaving away to …

Time Management

Here Are The 5 Biggest Financial Rip-Offs To Avoid

Ripping a band-aid off a wound that hasn’t completely healed hurts. Ripping duct tape off your unshaven face? Now, <i>that’s</i> painful.<p>But, do you know what hurts even more?<p>Getting ripped off — that’s what.<p>There’s nothing worse than getting ripped off and losing your money on an investment you should …

Investing

How to disagree well: 7 of the best and worst ways to argue

A classic essay defines different ways to disagree, from the worst to the best, with lessons that ring true in our divisive times.<br>Read More

Donald Trump

12 Stylish Swim Trunks to Carry You Through Beach Season

It’s finally that time of year when we look around, taste the air and officially declare Swim Trunk Season. Perhaps it’s the warm water drawing its …

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

The dangers of being smart

Jonah Lehrer’s post at <i>The New Yorker</i> details some worrying research on cognition and thinking through biases, indicating that “intelligence seems to …

Creationism

Why Your Board Needs A Chief Philosophy Officer

We’ve got chief customer officers, chief ethics officers and chief happiness officers. Is the next must-have appointment to the board going to be the chief philosophy officer? Here, Professor Christian Voegtlin, associate professor in corporate social responsibility at Audencia Business School in …

Silicon Valley

Why very smart people are happiest alone

In a just-published study about how our ancestral needs impact our modern feelings, researchers uncovered something that will surprise few among the …

9 Things Smart People Won't Do

My recent post, 10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you <b>won’t</b> <b>do</b> as …

Do you have true friendships? Aristotle thinks you don't

Name your five closest friends, I’ll wait. Think of the people you can talk to about anything, the ones you’ve known for a while, the ones you can …

Amazon has a $40 wireless keyboard that lasts forever without new batteries or recharging

Are you tired of having to plug in your wireless keyboard every time it needs to be recharged? After all, it’s a “wireless” keyboard so connecting a …

Stocks 101 for Beginner Investors

New to buying stocks? This guide has everything you need to start building your portfolio.<p>When it comes to investing money, we have several choices …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

10 Pairs of Pants Guaranteed to Make Your Butt Look Better

A good butt depends on three things: DNA, hard work at the gym, and wearing the right pants. And while you can’t change what you were born with, and …

Clothing

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

10 Small Things Successful People Do Every Day

The most successful people know you must take small actions daily to have big wins.<p>Every day, we're surrounded by life lessons--little self-contained bits of truth that can help each of us to be a more successful manager, <b>a greater boss, a superior leader, a better person.</b><p>It's easy to dismiss these …

25 Best Quotes to Help You Simplify Your Life

Simplicity: Less stuff, less work, less negativity, equals more time, more joy, more success. In the end, less equals more.<p>Our lives and work are filled with so much to do and so little time, making for complications and challenges.<p>What if we could really simplify our lives?<p>Focus on what really …

'Silent Start': The Brilliant (and Surprising) Meeting Method I Learned From Amazon's Jeff Bezos

Why giving your meetings a "silent start" can help brilliant ideas emerge.<p>We've all been there: wasting precious time in a meeting that is headed nowhere fast.<p>There are lots of reasons this happens, but often it comes down to a lack of preparation. Think about it: You can send an agenda in advance, …

Zero-day exploits: A cheat sheet for professionals

This guide covers everything you need to know about zero-day security exploits, which are secret vulnerabilities used by hackers to infiltrate PCs, …

How can I tell if a PC processor is any good?

The processor is the most important part of a computer, but CPU names and numbers don’t mean much to most people. Regular commenter 75drayton wants help figuring them out<p><i>I had no idea the Core i3-6100 you mentioned last week is faster than some of the slower i5 chips. Is there any chance of you</i> …

31 Menswear Essentials You Need to Own in 2017

It's a new year, which means now's the perfect time to reinvent yourself with a new pair of jeans or some sick Chelsea boots. But before you make yourself crazy with style resolutions (and before you max out your credit card), we've put together a comprehensive list of style essentials for you to …

9 Habits Of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of …

Emotional Intelligence

Distant Death: The Case for a Moratorium on Drone Strikes

Arguing against America's targeted killing program before a live university audience<p>These remarks were delivered Wednesday evening at the University of Richmond in a debate on drones. Benjamin Wittes of the Brookings Institution took the opposing side. I'll link his arguments when a recording of …

Niantic responds to Senate inquiry into Pokémon Go privacy

Niantic, the makers of Pokémon Go, responded today to a letter from Sen. Al Franken that questioned the wildly popular game’s privacy features. Niantic defended the game’s use of players’ location data and explained how it collects consent from the parents of players under the age of 13.<p>Niantic …