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10 free tools for creating infographics, images and more

In the world of PR and marketing, visuals rule.<p>You can boost interest and engagement with your social media and blog posts by adding compelling …

Infographics

10 free tools for creating infographics, images and more

In the world of PR and marketing, visuals rule.You can boost interest and engagement with your social media and blog posts by adding compelling …

Infographics

20 Public Speaking Tips to Help You Become a Better Speaker

Public speaking tips for students aim to reduce anxiety that can interfere with giving presentations or speeches in class. These tips can also be …

Public Speaking

10 tips for writing and polishing a speech

You probably wouldn’t read an essay aloud and call it a “speech.”<p>Writing a speech and producing an essay have much in common, however. One is …

Public Speaking

Hacking Windows 10: How to Remotely Record & Listen to the Microphone of a Hacked Computer

The microphone in a Windows computer is accessible to most applications running on the device at all times and completely without security …

White Hat

How to Ask Great Questions

Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike professionals such as litigators, journalists, and doctors, who are taught how to ask questions as an …

Psychology

Is This the Single Most Persuasive Word in the English Language?

CREDIT: Getty Images<br>Not because of what the word means, but because of what the word means you will doI know a number of extremely successful people, and while in many ways they're very different, they all share one thing in common: They're exceptionally good at persuading other people.After all, …

Body Language

Marriott and SPG Announce Details of Their Unified Loyalty Program

To be honest, I was rooting against a Marriott acquisition of Starwood. As a long-term, and now Lifetime SPG Platinum, I was worried about two …

Hospitality

RealtimeBoard Is a Simple Virtual Whiteboard

No virtual whiteboard is perfect for everyone—and every virtual whiteboard service seems to shut down after a few years. While we’ve recommended …

Apps

15 Killer Project Management Best Practices to Make You a Better Manager

If you’re a project manager, developing and adopting project management best practices is likely one of your top priorities. This article will share …

Project Management

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

Five Easy Yoga Poses That Will Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks

Tired of halfhearted toe-touches? Try these movements instead.<p>The fundamental problem with stretching is that it is as critical to good health and injury prevention as it is painfully boring to actually <i>do</i>. Especially for those who are short on time, the banality of it all—a few halfhearted toe …

Yoga

A Brief Guide to Producing Videos from Your Home or Office

The benefits of instructor-created video in online courses include increased student engagement and learning, increased instructor presence, and a …

Education Technology

This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

LONDON — Humanity is always moving forward with innovation after innovation improving global quality of life.<p>The last 150 years have seen the most remarkable advancement of technology in history. Electric lighting, cars, plastic, the telephone, and television are all less than 150 years old, while …

Innovation

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

Want to Ask Better Questions? Try This Powerful Exercise

The questions you ask may not be helping you learn anything new.<p>Imagine this scenario: A woman walks into a hardware store. She can buy 6 for $6, 12 for $12, or 24 for $12. What is she buying?<p>I've asked this question of thousands of executives over the years, and no one has ever gotten the correct …

Fast Food

Hack the Keto Diet and Lose Weight Safely With This Simple Trick From a Doctor

A casual scroll through Instagram, a flip through your favorite health and wellness magazine, or a conversation with friends have likely brought up the ketogenic diet at some point. The low-carb, high-fat diet causes the body to go into a metabolic state called ketosis. The keto diet has been …

Diabetes

How to achieve your goals the easy way (using the Kaizen approach)

In 2015, I set a New Year’s resolution to achieve the goal of waking up at 5 a.m. daily from January through to December.<p>During the first week of …

Self-improvement

Relevance is the Fuel of Learning

In a previous blog post, I wrote about the importance of focusing on the why as it relates to learning. Here is a piece of my thinking that I …

Pedagogy

The Best Quick Workouts You Can Do in Just 60 Seconds

We get it: Sometimes you just don't have enough time in the day for a 60-minute spin class or lengthy session at the gym. The good news, though, is …

Workouts

Evidence Shows Students Still Learn More Effectively From Print Textbooks Than Screens

Print's not dead.<p>Today's students see themselves as digital natives, the first generation to grow up surrounded by technology like smartphones, …

Education Technology

Simple needle threading trick will change your life

Still squinting at the eye of the needle, repeatedly poking the end of your thread right next to the hole and getting increasingly frustrated?<p>No …

Sewing

How to Edit PDF Files for Free

Not everyone can afford the steep subscription fee that Adobe charges for its Adobe Acrobat DC PDF editor (Rs. 12,168 per year). The app is the best …

Apps

A Personal Trainer Reveals the Biggest Myths About Losing Body Fat

When it comes to losing weight and shedding body fat, it's easy to get confused by all the information we're bombarded with on the internet every day. Scrolling through social media, reading blog posts, and hearing about the latest health crazes all give you mixed messages about how to actually …

Fitness

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

22 effective ways to lose 2 inches of belly fat in 2 weeks

22 effective ways to lose 2 inches of belly fat in 2 weeks<p>You know there are a number of things to blame for that marshmallow middle and you’re now …

Nutrition

9 Awesome (and Free!) Business Tools + How To Use Them

Starting your own online business doesn’t need to break the bank. There are loads of awesome free tools online to help you run your businesses …

Apps

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes: The Quick Start Guide

Twenty years ago, when you bought a brand new VCR machine, you would also get a thick instruction manual. Read this thoroughly before you start, the …

Diabetes

5 Public-Speaking Tips From Seasoned Experts

Here's a tip you probably haven't heard: Speak so slowly that it actually feels strange.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are you most afraid of? If you're like most Americans, public speaking bothers you more than heights, bugs, snakes, enclosed spaces, flying, …

Public Speaking

Secrets Of A Public Speaking Coach: 'Don't Waste Your Audience's Time'

'Be real and sincere and it’s very hard to go wrong.' 📚<p>When doing presentations at work, employees usually fall into two camps: those that thrive …

Public Speaking