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3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

5 reasons why developing a writing routine could help you be a better entrepreneur

When you’re a startup founder or an entrepreneur, you work under so much pressure and have so many different issues to deal with, the thought of adding an extra activity to your plate can be daunting. However, I’ve found that taking time out for reflection in the form of developing a regular …

Take better pictures with expert-led photography training from Hollywood Art Institute

For every picture you post to social media, you probably took 10 more that, well, didn’t make the cut. Whether they’re underexposed, overexposed, blurry, crooked or just plain goofy, there are a number of reasons your pictures may not have the spark you’re looking for.<p>If you want to learn what …

Sears workers reveal why the company is bleeding cash

The company's cash and equivalents have fallen to $276 million from $1.8 billion a year ago, Sears said Thursday.<p>The company's sales have been falling for years and it has been shutting down stores, selling real estate, and spinning off brands to stem the bleeding.<p>Since 2007, Sears has closed half …

Don't just copy and paste: 4 things to put on LinkedIn but not your resume

You worked hard perfecting your resume — and you’re feeling really good about it. So naturally, the next step would be to hop online, copy-paste all …

6 tips to keep your Facebook clean, secure and private

NEW YORK (AP) — Got hundreds of Facebook friends you hardly know?<p>Now is a good time to do some digital cleanup, while the year is still fresh. Review …

7 things I learned about Gmail working at Google

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything and learn in the process! For the next two years, I was lucky enough to train Google employees on Gmail and to pitch Gmail to companies of all …

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Wells Fargo Conversations

Across generations, retirement is the #1 reason why people are investing. Beyond that, priorities vary.<p>Continue adding to your retirement savings …

4 questions managers ask to better compare equally qualified candidates

A bona fide sweets enthusiast will have no trouble selecting the chocolate lava cake, extra sauce, over the cheese plate on a dessert menu. But what …

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6 personalities in every office - and how to manage them

The best managers create productive and engaging work environments for team members. That’s why, according to Gallup’s recent State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders report, managers account for 70 percent of the variance in employee engagement. In other words, good managers …

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5 reasons you're getting knocked out in the first round of interviews (and how to stop)

You thought the interview went OK. Maybe it could've gone better, but certainly you didn't totally bomb it, right? So why hasn't anyone called to set …

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4 ways to increase your productivity through better scheduling

We all want to get more done, but the same solution doesn’t work for everyone. Figuring out how to schedule your day to help you maximize your output …

3 brilliant LinkedIn summaries that will inspire you to update yours

Like your resume and your cover letter, you know that a LinkedIn profile is must-have in your job search. It's not only a great platform for job …

Slidepick For Android Lets You Swipe to Delete Useless Photos

If you’re like me and have way too many pictures and screenshots saved on your Android device, you’ll want to check out this free app that makes it a snap to clean out your gallery.<p>If you’ve ever used Tinder to find a date, the interface should seem familiar. SlidePick lets you pick a folder or a …

10 apps that will make your life infinitely easier

We get by with a little help from our apps.<p>From smartphone apps that help get you places to those that remind you about morning meetings to those …

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The Complete Guide to Backing Up Your Computer The Best Way

There’s a reason people don’t bother backing up their computer: thinking about the task of doing it properly becomes too <i></i>difficult. The thing about backups is that it’s not a question of if data loss will strike you, but when and how severely.<p>Backups have long been considered to be incredibly …

Everything You Need To Know About Building Your Email List

<i>This post originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>In both his election campaigns, President Obama’s team relied heavily on email marketing to raise funds. In 2012 for instance, email fundraising was responsible for nearly $690 million in donations.<p>To raise this kind of money through email …