Evelyn Pierre

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8 Ways to Stop Student Loans From Ruining Your Life

New tools and services can help lower your monthly nut and pay off loans faster.<p>As tuition and student debt have soared, so has the number of college …

This island is now powered almost entirely by solar energy

By Chelsea Harvey<p>A small island in American Samoa is making the switch from diesel generators to 100 percent renewable energy. Ta’u, the easternmost of the Samoan islands, has just been equipped with a new microgrid with 1.4 megawatts of solar-generation capacity and six megawatt hours of battery …

Energy Storage

Brexit Backlash: Dow Closes Down More Than 600 Points

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 600 points on Friday as markets around the world reacted to a vote by citizens of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.<p>The Dow fell as much as 538.27 points and the S&P 500 dropped as much as 58.49 points in the first minutes of morning …

The Ultimate Guide To Fighting Procrastination

Even when you have a mountain of work or a pages long to-do list, it can be hard to get started. It's <i>so</i> much easier to procrastinate - even if it …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking

5 Tips For Giving A Powerful Speech That Will Inspire Your Audience

You always want to leave your audience feeling enlightened, hopeful, and inspired — but that's no easy feat.<p>Here are the five steps to writing a powerful speech that will move your listeners:<p>The first rule of great speechmaking: consider the audience.<p>"A great speechmaker possesses great tact," says …

Public Speaking