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6 Keys to a Happy and Healthy Life

A functional-medicine pioneer explains how to make small choices that build lasting well-being.<p>The elements that create or deplete good health are …

10 useful Gmail settings you’ll wish you knew sooner

More than a billion people use Gmail. That’s about 1 in 7 people on Earth actively using this free email platform in 74 different languages.<p>Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported some third-party developers were collecting data on Gmail users. If you are worried about this practice, I’ve got …

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Azure Webinar Series

Azure webinar series<br>Accelerate innovation with Microsoft Azure Databricks<p>Learn how your organization can accelerate data-driven innovation with Azure …

11 underrated music apps you should download immediately

When people think of music apps, they probably think of the basics — Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music, to name a few. However, there are thousands of …

Become a More Productive Learner

Today we consume five times more information every day than we did in 1986, an incredible amount that’s equivalent to a 174 newspapers…a day. That probably includes a lot of Instagram posts, but it’s not only social media. The corporate e-learning space has grown by nine times over the last 16 …

Video: 25 iPad multitasking tips – do you know them all?

In this step-by-step video walkthrough, we discuss and demonstrate a multitude of iPad-centric multitasking tips for iOS. Most iPad users will be aware of the existence of some of these features, but there are probably a handful of tips that have flown under your radar. Watch our hands-on video …

Watch: Top 10 features of the new iPad you should learn to use

The 2018 iPad is a massive leap forward for the tablet line, making it an attractive purchase for new users who may not know all the things that can …

Apple Pencil

Think you’re too busy to journal? These apps let you do it on the go.

Dear digital diary...<p>Keeping a daily journal lets you practice writing, organize your thoughts, and preserve your habits and events for posterity. But who has the time and energy to sit down for a dedicated recording session every day? Instead, jot down your entries on the go—by keeping the tome on …

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Ranking The Five Apps You Need For Mapping Everything

One of the advantages of owning a smartphone is it’s easier than ever to get where you want to be. No matter where you are in the world, you can pull up a map, see the situation on the ground, and make a plan accordingly. No more Thomas Guide or Rand McNally Atlas weighing heavily on your lap. …

Top 10 augmented reality travel apps

Can't read French? Don't know what that building is? Want to know where to find the nearest station or restaurant? One of these augmented reality apps will help<p>It is the curse of every curious traveler -- you're walking through a new town and you can sense the history, you can smell the restaurant, …

Learn to use your tablet like an ace with these eight iPad Pro tips and tricks

Jessica Lee Star/Digital Trends<p>When the original iPad launched in 2010, it was in many ways a glorified iPhone with a significantly larger screen. …

A beginner’s guide to Getting Things Done®

<i>“Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them”</i><p>David Allen<p>You process a new item in your inbox by asking yourself a series of questions about it:<p>Is …

How to Free Yourself From Toxic Situations That Are Bringing You Down

Science has found that following these 6 habits will help you rid yourself of toxicity.<p>Ever wondered what makes some people highly successful in life while others struggle with basic things?<p>The answer lies in developing habits which yield highly successful results. These habits can be adopted by a …

Billionaire CEO Sara Blakely Says These 7 Words Are the Best Career Advice She Ever Got

Sometimes the simplest things are the most profound.<p>Sara Blakely founded Spanx in her late 20s. The company made $4 million in sales in its first year and $10 million in its second year. In 2012, <i>Forbes</i> named Blakely the youngest self-made woman billionaire in the world.<p>She is clearly massively …

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Google Is Giving Away Its Best Tools for Managers Absolutely Free

Put Google's insights about what makes a great manager to use without paying a penny.<p>When it comes to developing great managers, Google doesn't leave much to chance. The data-obsessed company famously spent years studying the attributes of effective managers for its Project Oxygen, determining that …

How to Become a More Well-Rounded Leader

For years, when I spoke with CEOs or senior leaders, it was because they were interested in how my consulting firm could help their employees become more engaged, or innovative, or sustainably high-performing. During the past year – and especially the past six months – I’ve been hearing a different …

How to Regain the Lost Art of Reflection

A famous but possibly apocryphal tale about Albert Einstein is that he dreamed up the theory of relativity when riding his bicycle. Warren Buffett is on record as saying that he reads for six hours per day and has very few scheduled meetings. Both of these examples stand in stark contrast to the …

8 ways to improve sleep quality as you age

Aging can affect the quality of your sleep. You may wake up more often and have a less consistent sleep pattern than you did when you were younger. …

Sleep

How to stop yourself from overthinking at night

SHUT. UP. BRAIN.<p>We've all had those nights when you can't quite manage to switch off and your thoughts keep running through your head, becoming more catastrophic and anxiety-inducing. Before you know it, it's 1am and <i>now</i> you're worrying about how many hours you've got until your alarm goes …

The five-minute meditation technique that will help you fall asleep faster

Follow this easy tutorial and you'll be catching zzzs in no time.<p>A good night's sleep can do so much for our bodies, from boosting our energy levels to protecting us from disease and even keeping our weight down. So any trick we can find to help us get to dreamland quicker is more than welcome.<p>One …

Plan for five careers in a lifetime | Financial Times

Changing careers is difficult, lonely, daunting and expensive. I should know: after a decade in advertising, I switched to journalism in my mid …

Career Development

How to Be Happy at Work: The Power of Purpose, Hope, and Friendship Hardcover – September 5, 2017

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on …

Boards Can’t Wait for CEOs to Prioritize Digital Change

Is your board willing to be a driving force in the digitization of the company, or are you content to sit back and watch as born-digital companies transform one industry after another? Boards must recognize the unstoppable forces at play and drive their CEOs to reinvent the business while they …

Stop Letting Email Control Your Work Day

One of the very first lectures I give each year to new MBA students is about time management. By the time they arrive in my classroom, they are two days into the fall term, and I can already see that some of them are barely keeping their heads above water.<p>I see this lecture as both a reality check …

Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work

Mindfulness has become the corporate fad <i>du jour</i>, a practice widely touted as a fast-track to better leadership. But we suspect that not all the benefits laid at its feet actually belong there. Our research and analysis has revealed a complicated relationship between mindfulness and executive …

The Best Places to Learn an Adventure Sport

Head to class in one of these stunning destinations for the world’s best adventure lessons.<p>Our favorite outdoor obsessions can take years to master, but everybody has to start somewhere. If you've always wanted to surf, dive, or climb and aren’t sure how to start, try going back to school. A week …

The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

In a recent interview with Vox’s Ezra Klein, journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates argued that serious thinkers and writers should get off Twitter.<p>It wasn’t a critique of the 140-character medium or even the quality of the social media discourse in the age of fake news.<p>It was a call to get beyond …

The recipe for happiness and success? Try compassion

<b>(CNN) —</b> Looking for a way to be happier? Are you seeking deeper connections with friends or looking for more friends? Want to relate better to your co-workers?<p>Try a little compassion.<p>Compassion, as one scholar describes it, is "experiencing feelings of loving kindness toward another person's …

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10 Simple Productivity Tips for Your Work Day

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Productivity is all about efficiency—doing more, faster and with less. And with increasing demands …

6 apps para usar el GPS en tu celular o tableta sin conectarte a internet

Irse de vacaciones y desconectar el celular se ha convertido, prácticamente, en una especie de utopía digital.<p>El teléfono móvil puede resultar muy útil a la hora de intentar ubicarte en el mapa cuando llegas a un lugar nuevo.<p>Pero si no tienes conexión a internet, no dispones de wifi o si, …