Productivity

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7 Books That Will Make You Smarter In a Single Plane Ride

Spend your plane ride getting smarter.<p>Flying offers the opportunity to disconnect from the internet — unless you pay for it — and turn your mind off …

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Bitcoin Price | BTC USD | Chart | Bitcoin US-Dollar

<b>What is Bitcoin? By Markets Insider</b><p>Bitcoin keeps coming back in the headlines. With any Bitcoin price change making news and keeping investors guessing.<p>In countries that accept it, you can buy groceries and clothes just as you would with the local currency. Only bitcoin is entirely digital; no one …

The Top 10 Podcasts of 2017

Consider the podcast boom unstoppable. <i>36 Questions</i> stretched the medium with an audio musical. Comedians are leveraging their podcasting platforms …

Podcasting

The Best Bitcoin and Ethereum Explainers

Bitcoin, the decentralized digital currency dominated by white men, seemed on the verge of disappearing after every scandal, crash, or hack. But …

Cryptocurrency

A Scorecard to Help You Compare Two Jobs

You have a big career decision to make. Maybe you’ve been offered an exciting new opportunity <b>—</b> on the other side of the country. Or maybe you’ve been unhappy in your job and need a change <b>—</b> but haven’t been able to find inspiring alternatives.<p>Several of the professionals I’ve coached share a common …

Careers

Tomates Time Management Is a Super Customizable Pomodoro Timer for Mac

Mac: We’ve seen plenty of Pomodoro timers over the years, but Tomates might be the most full featured option around.<p>If you’re unfamiliar, the …

Time Management

5 more inspiring reads for aspiring entrepreneurs: top tech CEOs tip top books

The best books you’ll read are typically recommended by people you like or admire. Which is why we’re partnering up with bookshelf.tips to do a monthly roundup of short book recommendations from the apex of the tech world. Bookshelf.tips asked entrepreneurs, CEOs, and other visionaries share …

Top 10 Ways to Stay Safe On Public Wi-Fi Networks

GIF<p>Free Wi-Fi is a windfall, especially if you’re working from the library or airport, or if you just want to save data on your phone or laptop. …

185 Powerful Verbs That Will Make Your Resume Awesome

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p><i>Led</i>…<p><i>Handled</i>…<p><i>Managed…</i><p><i>Responsible for</i>…<p>Most resume …

Employment

This Flowchart Helps You Find Your Leadership Style

If you ever have to step up and manage people, it can be pretty difficult to figure out the best way to do it in a way that both works with your …

This AI proofreader will make you a better copywriter

Language is tricky. It’s full of nuance and layers, and regional and dialectal variations that complicate things even further.<p>For example, if I was to describe something as “sick”, do I mean that it’s disgusting, impressive, or quite literally unwell? Again, there’s the word “cool”. Is it a …

17 Proven Productivity Techniques You Can Start Using Today

The search for better and smarter ways to be awesome at what we do never ends. Your quest to make significant progress everyday can be achieved with …

WatchPlayer: Play podcast episodes directly from the Apple Watch speaker [Video]

WatchPlayer is a free app that allows you to transfer full podcast episodes to the Apple Watch for offline playback. That means you can leave the house without your iPhone and listen to your favorite shows while on-the-go.<p>The app isn’t the prettiest from a design perspective and podcast file …

Smartwatches

Build a Silent, Texting Doorbell With an Amazon Dash Button

If you have dogs that tend to get riled up at the sound of a doorbell, or you’re on the phone a lot and work from a home, a chiming doorbell isn’t …

This Spreadsheet Calculates When You'll Pay Off Debt With the Snowball Method

The snowball method is the best way to pay down your debt. If you’re skeptical and want to see how it will work, this spreadsheet will calculate …

Money

Forget a New Year's resolution — 'The 4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss explains the right way to set goals

If you ask Tim Ferriss what his New Year's resolution is, he'll tell you he doesn't believe in them.<p>But that's not to say "The 4-Hour Workweek" author and "The Tim Ferriss Show" podcast host doesn't have a collection of ambitious goals.<p>In a Facebook LIVE Q&A about his new book "Tools of Titans," he …

Successful people share 11 ways to make 2017 your most productive year yet

If you pay close attention to Business Insider's Strategy vertical, you'll notice we frequently share productivity tips from an expert we've just interviewed, a book we've just read, or new research we've just scoured.<p>And we admit it can be a little daunting to keep up with all the advice out there.<p>…

Time Management

The email habits of Tim Cook, Bill Gates, and 16 other successful people

When you receive almost 150 work emails every day, your inbox can quickly become the bane of your existence.<p>That suffering increases exponentially when you're the leader of a company.<p>So how do busy people manage their overwhelming inbox flux?<p>We looked to top executives like Tim Cook and Bill Gates …

I followed Benjamin Franklin's daily schedule for a week, and the most rewarding part was also the most difficult

As far as daily routines of historical figures go, Benjamin Franklin's is well documented.<p>The Founding Father's meticulous "scheme" consisted of waking up at 5 a.m. and asking himself, "What good shall I do this day?"<p>He then dove into work, reading, and socializing for the rest of the day, until he …

Productivity

Shift Is a Desktop Email Client That Easily Switches Between Gmail Accounts

Windows/Mac/Linux: If you use multiple Gmail accounts, you’re used to having to open several tabs for everything. Shift alleviates this problem by …

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

Productivity

Five Questions to Ask in an Interview That Will Reveal a Lot About the Company

You’ve heard it a zillion times: “Remember, you’re interviewing them just as much as they’re interviewing you. Ask your own (good) questions to get a …

The 20 Best Books of 2016, According to 36 "Best of" Lists

If you’re looking for a good book to curl up with this winter, you’re bound to find one on this list. These are the books found on “best of 2016" …

Books

Add flavor to your job search with 25 ‘Spicy Resume’ templates (85% off)

What helps you stand out during the hiring process: A strong skill set, a proven track record, and an engaging personality. But if your resume is flat, will you even get the chance to put those other talents on display? Make sure your resume catches a potential employer’s eye with an assortment of …

The 20 best business books of 2016

It's hard to keep track of every awesome business book that was published in 2016.<p>We've got your back. Below, we've rounded up the best reads out there focusing on entrepreneurship, negotiation, and more. There's everything from the story of two psychologists who rocked economists' world to a guide …

11 Apple Watch tips every owner should know

There's a lot more to the Apple Watch than one would think. Here are 11 tips to help you get the most out of it.<p>The Apple Watch is a device that can do more than tell the time or put iPhone notifications on your wrist. It can be used to pay for items in the real world, save you in an emergency, act …

Smartwatches

Listen makes phone numbers smarter with auto-responders, muting, reminders and more

A new mobile application called Listen wants to make phone numbers smarter by giving you more control over who’s texting and calling, thanks to a variety of features like whitelists, reminders, auto-responders, mute buttons and more. The idea, explains the company, is to offer one “inbox” for …

Mobile

Apps that give your phone a second number

Need a disposable number? Or an effective way to juggle work and personal lines? This is easier, and cheaper, than you think.<p>If you've ever had to juggle two mobile phones, you know it's a special form of torture. Two phones to carry. Two phones to keep charged. Two phones to answer!<p>Unfortunately, …

Phones