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Picking A Retirement Age That Works

Just for fun, have this conversation with a friend, co-worker or (if you dare) your spouse: Picking a retirement age.<p>The whole subject makes people nervous, and with good reason. Picking a retirement age implies a lot of positives, such as leisure, freedom and less stress in general.<p>It also implies …

An Open Letter from Android to iOS 7

Dear Apple Fans,<p>I write to you as the comedic personification of Android, having sat through the WWDC keynote and the debut of iOS 7. Can I just point out a few things that your OS is doing that contrast with how we do things over here?<p>You don’t need to worry about all the pastel colours being …

The NSA didn’t end our right to privacy. We gave it away for free

As I’m sure you know, the big news this past week was about the technology giants providing information to the National Security Agency. It’s been …

A Is For API: The ABCs Of Modern Creativity, Illustrated

As in A is for API, B is for Beta, and C is for Craft.<p>The <i>ABCs of Contemporary Creatives</i> is an illustrated alphabet of terms that endeavor to sum up …

Creativity

If You Want To Be Awesome At Emails, Add Yesware To Your Gmail Today

One of the biggest problems in business development, partnerships, and sales is managing your pipeline. A close second is managing, tracking, and keep up to date with your email inbox. I’ve tried many tools to help both issues but each has had its shortcomings. About a week ago a friend tipped me …

Steve Jobs

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was forced out of the company he founded following his unsuccessful bid to have CEO John Sculley removed. He made his way back to the Apple when the company acquired his NeXT startup. Jobs' is one of the most inspiring stories of redemption in business lore.

AICPA Wastes More On Conferences Than IRS

It was only a matter of time before I heard from my friend James about the IRS conference scandal. James is a lot like me, except his career has been a lot more checkered. I was continuously employed for over 33 years. I don’t think James has ever been continuously employed for 33 months. I don’t …

Don't Mention It

THE larger the IT project, the greater the potential for pratfalls. The lesson is learned painfully by many managers, though not often as publicly as …

Inside The Immortality Business

Thanks to a small but devoted core of true believers and an infusion of Silicon Valley research funds, the once-revered, much-reviled science of cryopreservation may itself be coming back from the dead. Welcome to Alcor, where death is merely a temporary setback.

Immigration reform bill gets a boost as two conservatives announce support

The chance of landmark immigration reform progressing through Congress was seemingly boosted on Sunday, with two conservative lawmakers expressing a …

4 Steps to a Shaping a Wiser Brain

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” ~ Aristotle<p>I’m not so sure I agree with you Aristotle. …

Doing yoga for 20 minutes improves focus and brain function: study

Yogis may be enjoying a surprising benefit when they unroll their mats and strike a pose. A new study finds that just 20 minutes of hatha yoga …

7 Concepts That Shape Who You Are, How You Think About Yourself and Others

Josh Richardson, <i>Prevent Disease</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Our world of duality is slowly changing. More of us are seeing each other for who we are and why we’re …

Steady as she goes

THE American economy began the long trudge back to full employment in February of 2010, when the total number of people working in the economy …