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19 Translated Books to Add to Your Reading List This Summer

A Bäckström Novel<p>Leif G.W. Persson<p>Leif Persson served as an adviser to Sweden’s Ministry of Justice and is renowned for his work in criminal profiling, so who better to write Scandi-noir novels? In <i>The Sword of Justice</i>, DS Evert Bäckström celebrates when he receives news that mafia lawyer Thomas …

Books

18 New Shows to Watch This Summer

Plus 10 returning series worth catching up on<p>It’s typical at this point for each new season of television to feature a slate of movie stars making the transition onto the small screen, and this summer is no exception, serving up Kevin Costner, Hugh Grant, Amy Adams, Guy Pearce, and John Krasinski, …

TV

The Best LinkedIn Summaries And Advice On How To Make Yours Shine

Over the past decade, I have probably read tens of thousands of LinkedIn profiles as part of the work I do to help companies maximize the value of LinkedIn. Your profile is so important to your career success (it is often people’s first impression of you) that you should make more than a cursory …

Employment

33 Questions to Ask Your Friends to Really Get to Know Each Other

Making friends as an adult can be a challenge, and holding on to old friends as the years pass can be even more difficult as your individual lives …

Relationships

Best Books to Take You Back to the ’80s When You’re Feeling Nostalgic

Margaret Atwood<p>Following the overwhelming success of Hulu’s adaptation of <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i>, Margaret Atwood’s iconic piece of dystopian fiction has once again proved its timelessness and unfortunate relevance. Nolite te bastardes carborundorum, bitches.<p>Stephen King<p>The late 70’s to the mid-80’s …

Literature

The 10 Best Music Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: April 19th</b><p>Whether they’re about an artist, a band, or maybe just a particular place and time, music documentaries have a unique ability to let their soundtrack be a central aspect to their storytelling. With a selection varying from artist biographies, music history lessons, and those …

Lindsey Buckingham Teaches Fleetwood Mac's "Landslide"—Video

651<p>SHARES<p>Many a year ago, we sat down with legendary Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham for an interview. During the interview, we asked him …

Best Buy’s CEO says he uses 5 criteria to decide whether someone’s a leader

Best Buy’s CEO has five criteria to determine whether someone is a leader.<p>“I’ve spelled out the five ‘be’s of leadership,” CEO and chairman Hubert …

These are the verbs that should never appear on your resume — and what to use instead

Your resume isn't a place for modesty; it's a chance to show companies all the awesome things you've done — and what you can do for them if given a chance. Take the opportunity to liven things up a bit. Weak, vague or overused verbs can actually diminish the excellent work you did at your last job, …

30 Books Every Man Should Read By 30

A countdown of the novels you need to call yourself a grown up<p>In an ascending level of importance, here are the 30 must read books every man really should have tackled the time he's a grown up (and why)

Three Blues Riffs Every Guitarist Should Know

767<p>SHARES<p>In this video, GuitarWorld.com buddy Darrell Braun presents his take on "Three Blues Riffs Every Guitarist Should Know."<p>"Need to bone up on …

Guitar

11 Essential Altered Tunings Every Guitarist Should Know

If you’re searching for fresh sounds and new ideas, one of the best things you can do is to play in an altered tuning—as so many adventurous, …

10 Artists Making a Splash at SXSW 2018

Here are 10 acts at Austin's annual bands-and-BBQ extravaganza that will have attendees buzzing – from acclaimed indie rockers to U.K jazz to R&B …

SXSW

The 10 Best Music Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: March 13th</b><p>Whether they’re about an artist, a band, or maybe just a particular place and time, music documentaries have a unique ability to let their soundtrack be a central aspect to their storytelling. With a selection varying from artist biographies, music history lessons, and those …

These are the best skills to include in your resume

Everybody strives to create a resume that will give them more interviews. But it’s not that easy to stand out from the crowd. Each job offer receives …

Employment

Schiit’s tiny gizmo breaks a cardinal audiophile rule

Schiit Loki is a four-band equalizer that lets you easily tweak the sound of your speakers, headphones and music.<p>Tone controls and equalizers went out of fashion in the 1980s, and I've missed them ever since. Audiophiles in their search for ever greater sonic purity saw any deviation from "flat" …

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

How do you get people interested in you when you only have 30 seconds?<p>Whether you're in a job interview, networking at a cocktail party, or happen to …

Public Speaking

8 Questions to Ask Someone Other Than “What Do You Do?”

We’ve all been in the awkward situation of meeting someone new and having to build rapport quickly — at networking events, industry conferences, charity events, dinner parties, and other social-professional situations. If you’re like many people — especially most Americans — you break the awkward …

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Bill Gates

5 best streaming apps that are totally free!

Netflix has revolutionised the way that most of us watch TV and movies. They introduced the concept of binge watching shows on a lazy Saturday …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

When to Decentralize Decision Making, and When Not To

Rare is the business executive who doubts the importance of responsiveness: to be acutely alert to business opportunities and threats, and to be capable of grabbing the opportunity or fending off the threat fast and effectively. Hence, when (re-)designing the organization structure, they tend to …

How to Figure Out What Your Side Hustle Should Be

A staggering 55 million people — more than 35% of the U.S. workforce — are now freelancers or contractors, and that number is projected to rise to 43% by 2020. About 44 million people report having some kind of side hustle, and of those who do, 36% say they earn more than $500 a month from it. …

Here's how to answer 5 of the most difficult interview questions

You reworked your resume, perfected your cover letter and landed the big interview. But walking through the door is only the beginning — especially if the interviewer throws some hard-hitting questions your way and you don't know how to respond.<p>"The interview is an elimination process," says Dr. …

49 Ways to Make More Money Online (or Offline) This Year

Opportunity is everywhere once you know what to look for.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Okay. You're looking to make more money this year. Great. You've set some goals and now you need to take action. Where do you turn? What do you do first? Do you tackle passive …

The best headphones for music lovers

Headphone buying can be a minefield of terms for the non-audiophile. Most people don't spend their whole life in the studio, but some are willing to pay more for the best sound and music.<p>Music lovers who want the best headphones will find dozens of big brand names, plus a number of excellent …

Audiophile