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How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Do you get to the end of the day and feel that you’ve met your most pressing deadlines but haven’t accomplished anything that’s fundamentally important? You’re hardly alone. In a series of studies recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research, people typically chose to complete tasks that …

Time Management

Here's the state of the US economy in 11 charts

What is the state of the U.S. economy today? Here are 11 economic snapshots for Independence Day, from stock market highs to global trade disputes, …

Economics

24 Organizing Products to Make Smarter Use of Your Closet Space

The beginning of spring means it's time to clean house, but tidying up your messy closet doesn't have to be daunting. These organizing storage tools …

Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Want to sound smarter? Master these 7 grammar tips

As the executive editor of Avenue Magazine, a luxury lifestyle publication based in New York City, I see the importance of proper grammar every day. …

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Excel tricks everyone should know

Lifehacker AU is never one to shy away from doling out handy Microsoft Excel spreadsheet tips.<p>Chances are you’ve had to deal in spreadsheets for as …

Addenda to President's Address: MOF to maintain sustainable fiscal system, balanced budget

“We will harness our fiscal resources prudently and responsibly, so as to advance the well-being of all Singaporeans,” says Finance Minister Heng …

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

4 Questions You Should Always Ask That Will Tell You Who Your Best Employees Are

Top performers usually check off all these boxes.<p><i>As a CEO, how do you know that your employee is an A, B, or C player? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Greg Skloot, founder of</b> …

personalimprovement

What To Do When You Get Conflicting Messages From Your Boss

The faster you eliminate leadership inconsistencies, the faster you can show off skills and meet your goals.<p>Bosses and team leaders are supposed to be the pillars you lean on for clarity, but sometimes what they do and say seems more jumbled than a toddler's toy box. Sometimes this happens simply …

Leadership

7 Grammar Hacks to Elevate Your Writing and Public Speaking

Master these and you will ooze authority and confidence<p>Bad grammar can cost you an opportunity -- a speaking engagement, a referral, an interview, a job, and you might not ever know about it. You've seen that phrase, "I'm silently correcting your grammar," emblazoned on t-shirts and coffee mugs, …

Linguistics

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

These are the best universities in Asia

The National University of Singapore has held on to its place as the leading academic institution in Asia for a third consecutive year.<p>The university …

Podcast: Your government needs updating

<i>This is the eighth episode in a 10-part podcast series that will introduce listeners to the entrepreneurs and innovators who are already spotting the</i> …

A Price Comparison of Some of the Most Expensive Buildings in the World

Reigarw Comparisons created a new animated video where they compare the prices of some of the most expensive buildings, structures, and properties in …

The Amazingly Effective 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout You Can Do in Your Office or Living Room

Want to feel good about not going to the gym? This strategy is the laziest (but ridiculously effective) way to get and stay strong.<p>As a middle-aged individual who sits at a desk most of my days, I understand the necessity of exercising on a regular basis. But the older I get, the less inclined I am …

Exercise

Cybersecurity Bill passed in Parliament; MPs raise questions on privacy, cost

SINGAPORE: A bill aimed at strengthening the protection of computer systems providing essential services against cyber-attacks passed in Parliament …

Cybersecurity

Chinese Sausage with Cabbage Rice Recipe

<i>Chinese sausages, sliced pork, cabbage, mushrooms, dried shrimps and shallots come together in this Chinese Sausage with Cabbage Rice to create a</i> …

Recipes

Blockchain Is Changing Our World: Here Are The Best Practical Examples Of How It Is Used In 2018

The potential of blockchain technology to disrupt nearly every industry in some way cannot be dismissed even though there are still several hurdles to overcome before we see its full transformative impact.<p>Leaders of major financial institutions where security is paramount and change is often …

Blockchain

Professional Organizers Share Their Ultimate Speed-Cleaning Routines

Keeping up with an ever-expanding list of cleaning chores can get overwhelming. So, what’s the secret to making it more manageable? Breaking your …

Cleaning

The Best Response to the Tricky Interview Question 'Why Are You Leaving Your Current Job?' (Most Answer Incorrectly)

How you answer this question reveals critical information, and your response will shape what is possible for you in the future.<p>Last week, I discussed how best to answer the question "Why do you want to work here?" I shared what interviewers hear when you provide typical responses and how to craft …

Employment

How Singapore's 50-year-old land sales programme is evolving

SINGAPORE: For years, a pocket of green space next to Holland Village has remained empty – a seemingly odd sight in the bustling neighbourhood.<p>But on …

10 Brilliant Business Books of 2017

The list includes a candid story of sex discrimination in Silicon Valley and a big chewy book about scaling.<p>Among the best business books of 2017 are some excellent new titles by journalists; a candid, lived-it story of sex discrimination in Silicon Valley; and a big chewy book about scaling that …

General Electric

The 3 Phrases That Will Slowly Kill Your Business (And What to Say Instead)

Business owners and employees must believe their companies can achieve anything they envision. Avoid these 3 toxic phrases if you want to grow.<p>The single most powerful tool in a business owner's toolbox, which can either harm or help their businesses, is their mindset. Especially in the hardest …

Self-improvement

9 Technology Mega Trends That Will Change The World In 2018

Some tech trends fizzle out and die a quiet death, while others are so significant that they transform our world and how we live in it. Here are the top nine tech mega-trends that I believe will define 2018 and beyond.<p><b>Trend 1: The increasing datafication of our lives</b><p>From chatting to friends in a …

Artificial Intelligence

Apprenticeships Are Making a Comeback. Here's How to Set Up One at Your Company

Frustrated by the thinning talent pool? It's time to get your feet wet.<p>If you're feeling frustrated by the shortage of applicants to choose from, you're not alone. A report found that 40 percent of organizations are having a difficult time filling positions, siting a lack of candidates, experience, …

Corporate Culture

Can You Be a Great Leader Without Technical Expertise?

There is a broad assumption in society and in education that the skills you need to be a leader are more or less transferable. If you can inspire and motivate people in one arena, you should be able to apply those skills to do the same in another venue.<p>But recent research is rightly challenging …

Fabrication

Apple Cider Jelly and Panna Cotta Dessert (Ideal for Party)

This apple cider jelly and pannacotta takes sweet, effervescent sparkling apple cider gelatin and mixes it with mellow, creamy pannacotta. It’s what …

These 8 Excel Timesavers Will Make You a Spreadsheet Speed Demon

For those times when you want to make Excel beg you for mercy, instead of the other way around.<p>If you've spent any time operating a computer, you've encountered Microsoft Excel. This quintessential program is practically everywhere, regularly making appearances on business computers thanks to its …

Software