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Five Free Project Management Softwares To Better Handle The Job

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>If you’ve ever wondered if you have the time, budget, and people to get a job done, you have managed a project. The same applies if you’ve …

Project Management

I cut back on sugar, and this is the best advice I can give you if you want to do the same

My overly-active sweet tooth has been an issue since I was a kid. Sugar is what I turned to when things in my world just didn't seem right. It's the crutch I used when my anxiety took over. And it's the substance I devoured when during times of celebration.<p>At a routine check-up eight years ago, I …

Diabetes

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

Protect your privacy online with these data-guarding browser extensions

How to fight web trackers.<p>We all know that Facebook and other companies collect data about us. But that's the tip of the iceberg. Web trackers, on everything from shopping sites to social networks, follow your online activities every time you dip a digital toe into the internet. These advertisers …

How the Single Most Important Feature on LinkedIn Just Got Even More Powerful

LinkedIn recently restored some key components of the most popular (and powerful) feature on the platform. Here's how to take advantage.<p>If you want to win new business and build a valuable network on LinkedIn, it's all about understanding how to find (and utilize) context for a one-on-one …

Stop worrying about the period in your Gmail address — Google says it doesn't matter

My personal email address is my name at gmail.com. Most of the time, it looks like this: kif.leswing@gmail.com.<p>But if I end up giving you kifleswing@gmail.com, don't worry. I'll still get the email.<p>In fact, if you're a Gmail user, the periods in your email address don't matter at all. Gmail …

‘People think the deer are lovely. Then they learn more about it’: the deer cull dilemma

When we arrive at the cottage, they are already there, watching us from high on the crags overlooking the water. The five of us are still tasting the chill, stale air of the empty building and staking claims on stained mattresses when Julien spots a silhouette through the warped pane of the back …

Scotland

The best ways to counter the negative effects of aging and live a long time — starting right now

The keys to a long and healthy life are right in front of you.<p>Instead of expensive face creams, a cache of vitamins and supplements, or a hard-to-follow diet, all you need are some research-backed tools to help you stay healthy as you age and fight cognitive decline.<p>These solutions involve simple …

16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference

Smart problem solvers, from drilling to decor.<p><i>Note: Responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

11 Things Organized and Productive People Do Every Day

These simple, time-proven techniques will help you become more organized and productive.<p>We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we …

Productivity

Listen up! These wireless earbuds will sharpen your hearing

If you struggle to hear in loud environments, Lizn's Headpiece earbuds could be a social lifesaver.<p>Whether you're in a bar playing obnoxiously loud music or just a little hard of hearing, we all know what it's like to struggle to hear what someone physically close to us is saying.<p>Danish startup …

Set Your Consulting Fees Using These 5 Tried-and-True Methods

Project rate? Hourly rate? Which one will work for you?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When we started our <b>consulting</b> business, one area we struggled with was pricing. Deciding how to set fees for our services was challenging.<p>But we tried several routes: First, we …

3 Ways to Get the Best From Millennial Employees

Understanding how (and why) millennials work best is vital for any good manager looking for success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials are a new breed of worker that many managers don’t quite know how to handle. We are a generation that defies the tried and …

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 5 Uncommon Signs | Inc.com

If you've ever had the privilege to work for one, have you noticed how the best of leaders have their best people's interests in mind? I mean, they genuinely care about the goals, career paths, and personal well-being of their people.<p>By default, that statement may have just eliminated the majority …

Leadership

How to Reverse Aging and Become Whoever You Want to Be | Inc.com

In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study. She gave houseplants to two groups of nursing-home residents. One group was told they were responsible for keeping their plant alive, and that they had autonomy in their daily schedule. The other group was told that staff …

Self-improvement

Google Is Giving Away Its Best Tools for Managers Absolutely Free | Inc.com

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 technical expertise was less important than less-sexy attributes like consistency, …

Goal Setting

How to use a password manager (and why you really should)

If for some cruel reason I was forced to rewrite that mid-‘90s viral essay / hit single “Wear Sunscreen,” I would replace the titular advice with a simple plea: use a password manager. Like sunscreen, it can be a hassle to apply, but it’s an easy way to stop yourself from getting burned.<p>The reasons …

The best time of day to do different types of tasks

If you're like most people, early afternoon isn't your most effective time to work — and there's a scientific reason for it.<p>This lull in productivity is actually dictated by your body's natural circadian clock, which syncs your biology and behavior to light signals in your environment. This …

Good luck finding a safe VPN

If you're most people, you just found out about the FCC's internet privacy rules by way of their untimely demise. Thanks to the FCC's new chief, Congress, and Donald Trump, ISPs are now free to track you like crazy and sell your data to the four directions. As a result, interest in VPNs exploded …

Secrets and stories of Durham Cathedral

<b>Durham Cathedral has been voted the country's best heritage site by readers of BBC Countryfile magazine. Here are just some of the secrets and stories to be found in the 920-year-old building.</b><p>The women's line<p>Today's visitors can be found scattered around Durham Cathedral, speaking in hushed tones, …

The Denationalization of American Muslims

For years, Republican leaders treated Frank Gaffney as a pariah. But his dark warnings about Sharia law taking over America found an audience among grassroots conservatives—and now, in the White House.<p>On March 6, the zoning board in Bayonne, New Jersey, turned down a request to convert an old …

Religion

Net Neutrality Is in Danger. Tell the FCC Why We Need It

What’s Going On?<p>Net neutrality is in grave danger. Back in 2015, advocates for the open Internet won a hard-fought battle to preserve net neutrality, …

My Husband and I Meditated Daily for a Month and It Felt Like Free Couples Therapy

Tibetan Buddhist Pema Chödrön once said, “If it weren’t for my mind, my meditation would be excellent.” I’m not a Buddhist, nor an ordained nun like …

Great Online Learning Platforms to Level Up Your Digital Skills

7 Online Learning Platforms to Level Up Your Digital Skills<p>Updated January 05, 2018<p>In today’s world, having up-to-date skills is crucial, whether …

Why Fractals Are So Soothing

Jackson Pollock’s paintings mirror nature’s patterns, like branching trees, snowflakes, waves—and the structure of the human eye.<p>When Richard Taylor was 10 years old in the early 1970s in England, he chanced upon a catalogue of Jackson Pollock paintings. He was mesmerized, or perhaps a better word …

Brainwaves

An off-the-grid cottage is turned into a guesthouse

On a mountain in the rugged north of Ibiza, lies this beautiful home. What formerly served as stables and storage, is now transformed into a …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

McDonald's

How Childhood Trauma Can Contribute to Developing Cancer as an Adult

A landmark study from the 90s had identified the consequences of adverse childhood experiences on adult health. But today, it's still not used enough in clinical practice.<p>In 1998, Carol Redding's life was in a tailspin. She'd just gone through a breakup and was starting to lose control after what …

Welcome Freshman—Your Degree Is Obsolete

Confronting the fact that the old ways of educating undergraduates are looking increasingly irrelevant, schools are adopting time-saving and flexible …