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Your Risk Of Dying Increased 5-Fold Today, If You Are Doing This

Of all the things you do this is more likely to kill you than even the top 10 deadliest diseases, especially today.<p>When you roll the clock back a hundred years and wonder, "What was the scariest part of how people lived?" what comes to mind?<p>No, it's not the lack of a smartphone!<p>Instead, consider …

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18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …

5 Ways to Make Yourself Look Polished to Everyone Around You

No amount of knowledge or dedication can help you succeed if you don't address this<p>The world is full of dreamers. Look around you and you'll find there are plenty of people who spend a lot of time and money reading business and branding books or signing up to attend intensive retreats and …

Google is weaving itself into the fabric of our lives

This is how Google takes over the world. It won't be with the inception of an all-powerful artificial intelligence application, via the advent of self-driving cars, or through Assistant's steady creep into our everyday lives, though Google will certainly use these tools to dictate our decisions, …

Google Maps goes beyond directions

Google today announced a new version of Google Maps that will launch later this summer. All of the core Google Maps features for getting directions aren’t going away, of course, but on top of that, the team has now built a new set of features that are all about exploration.<p>“About a year ago, when …

Google Maps

Why Talented People Don’t Use Their Strengths

If you watched the Super Bowl a few months ago, you probably saw the coaches talking to each other over headsets during the game. What you didn’t know is that during the 2016 season, the NFL made major league-wide improvements to its radio frequency technology, both to prevent interference from …

Leadership

588: When Startups Scrapped the Business Plan

Steve Blank, entrepreneurship lecturer at Stanford, UC Berkeley, and Columbia, talks about his experience of coming to Silicon Valley and building …

18 Underrated Netflix Movies That You Won’t Regret Watching

Netflix adds new content to its library every day, so it's easy to miss out on a lot of movies. But trust me, there's some great ones - you just …

Entertainment

Reinvigorate Your Career by Taking the Right Kind of Risk

Stephen Curry has built his NBA career on taking shots that others don’t: three-pointers from a crazy distance. Traditionally, defenders didn’t worry much about contesting these long-distance shots; there’s such a low likelihood they’ll actually make it into the basket. But the Golden State …

Film Festivals

FDA permits marketing of artificial intelligence-based device to detect certain diabetes-related eye problems

FDA permits marketing of first medical device to use artificial intelligence to detect greater than a mild level of diabetic retinopathy in the eye …

Digital Health

'Collaboration' Creates Mediocrity, Not Excellence, According to Science

Far from being a productivity panacea, a collaborative culture will drive your top performers away.<p>If you listen to management pundits, "collaboration" is all the rage. While the term is a bit fuzzy, what's usually meant by "collaboration" is 1) plenty of ad-hoc meetings and 2) open-plan offices …

The Two Traits of the Best Problem-Solving Teams

Imagine you are a fly on the wall in a corporate training center where a management team of 12 is participating in a session on executing strategy. The team is midway through attempting to solve a new, uncertain, and complex problem. The facilitators look on as at first the exercise follows its …

Meet the Student Who Got Into All 20 Top Colleges He Applied To. Here's How He Did It

"I got nervous, because I don't think anyone ever wants to be rejected."<p>It's the time of year when the nation's top colleges are letting applicants know once and for all whether they've been admitted. A lot of students are probably hoping against hope for just one top choice. But one Texas high …

College & University

Want to Raise Kids Everyone Wants to Hire? Train Them to Master This 1 Skill

Employers say it's the skill that's needed most in today's workplace.<p>With the cost of college tuition at an all-time high in the U.S., the most common question asked on campus tours these days is, "What's the job placement rate of your graduates?" However, having a college degree no longer …

What Makes a Leader?

Publication Date: <b>January 01, 2004</b><p>When asked to define the ideal leader, many would emphasize traits such as intelligence, toughness, determination, and vision--the qualities traditionally associated with leadership. Often left off the list are softer, more personal qualities--but they are also …

How to Prepare for a Crisis You Couldn’t Possibly Predict

On the morning of May 18, 2012, at precisely 11:05, Nasdaq planned to execute the first trade in in Facebook’s hotly anticipated initial public offering. The opening trade was an auction of sorts — buyers and sellers entered orders, and Nasdaq calculated a price that would cause as many shares as …

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

How Well Do You Know English? The Origin of 'Bite the Bullet' and 15 Other Common Expressions in English

You probably think you know where 'mad as a hatter' is from ... but you're wrong.<p>English is not an easy language to learn. Not only do you have to contend with compound expressions (like "make out" or "turn up"), but you must understand expressions that barely seem tethered to reality.<p>Imagine …

Alice In Wonderland

To Find Meaning in Your Work, Change How You Think About It

A wonderful <i>New York Times</i> article from 2007 recounted the 20th annual “Operator’s Challenge” — aka the “Sludge Olympics” — a competition for New York sewage treatment workers. The participants compete to show skill in their work, and often do so with great passion. Emily Lloyd, the commissioner of …

This simple mental diagram can help you discover your ultimate goal in life

When you have a long list of goals, it can be difficult to determine which one to prioritize. However, University of Pennsylvania psychology …

How to clean and remove stains from your car's interior

IMAGE Kia<p>As a guy who loves driving cars, I must say there's nothing more enjoyable than sitting in a plush and spotless cabin as you cruise down our …

8 Things You Can Do Daily That Will Boost Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement Is The Difference Between Success And Failure<p>Employee engagement is running at around 32%. Which means that a staggering 68% of staff, potentially your staff, are either disengaged or even worse actively disengaged. According to Gallup, this costs the US economy anywhere between …

How to Tell If an Employee Is an A, B, or C Player

A-level players do at least two things differently.<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 Jason M. Lemkin, CEO of</b> …

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What Mentors Wish Their Mentees Knew

The mentor-mentee relationship is a tango between a more senior person and a junior one. Just as in dance, coordination and orchestration between parties is necessary for grace and success. And while we and others have written about what makes the ideal mentor, comparatively less attention has been …

Mazda presents a pretty compelling case for buying an AWD car

IMAGE Jason Tulio<p>If we had to guess, we’d say that about 80% of the cars you see on the road today are front-wheel drive. And there’s nothing wrong …

What Retail Can Teach Health Care About Digital Strategy

Retailers know they have to find the right blend of digital convenience and in-person service. Consider Walmart’s latest advertising campaign in which customers gleefully place orders online and through its app, selecting to receive smart-looking blue boxes on their doorsteps or seamlessly pick up …

10 Lessons You Need to Learn If You Want a Truly Successful Career

Work on things that matter.<p>Share on<p>BY - 28 Feb 2018<p>PHOTO CREDIT: Getty Images<p><i>What are the biggest lessons you have learned in the corporate world?</i> …

Steve Jobs Knew How to Run a Meeting: Here's How He Did It

At 31 years of age, Steve Jobs left Apple and started NeXT. Here's an inside look at a company meeting, and what you can learn from it.<p>Brilliant. Passionate. Overbearing. Impatient.<p>Steve Jobs's management style has been described in many ways, both positive and negative. Love him or hate him, …

Some Important Things About Business Management That May Upgrade A Business To A New Level

Dear friends<p>Most people, when they decide to start a business, almost want them to be the winners, that they will be the fastest, they will …

7 Words Confident People Don't Have in Their Vocabulary

If you want to make a sale, inspire your team, or feel confident, these words have no place in your conversations.<p>When we become anxious, we begin to use words that don't do a great job at hiding those feelings. It's an unfortunate thing that happens -- I mean, who wants their audience to validate …