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Even introverts can learn to be great talkers

Whether you're engaging in chit-chat with co-workers on the first day of your new job, or talking to a customer to land a potential sale, you need good communication skills in the workplace.<p>Everyone experiences awkward moments, such as being alone in the elevator with the boss for the interminable …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

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Why Productive People Take Better Notes

If you can’t recall what you had for lunch, why do you think you’ll remember what your mentor just said?<p>In a recent blog post, entrepreneur-author Ben Casnocha relayed this reality check: that as Mark Zuckerberg was sharing lessons from Facebook’s rise to a room full of hard-hustling Silicon Valley …

Stress Less, An Infographic About How to Identify and Manage Stress

BetterWorks and Column Five Media have created Stress Less, an infographic with advice on how to identify and manage your stress. A larger version of …

Health & Wellness: Nutrition, Fitness, Diet, Relationships & More

Talking about suicide can be difficult for parents. Mental health and parenting experts explain...<p>'Morning Joe' co-host Mika Brzezinski shares her …

Engadget's tablet buyer's guide: spring 2013 edition

Much like bears, tablet designers are coming out of hibernation: there have been a handful of noteworthy models reaching the wild after a few months of silence. Most of these are the Windows 8- and RT-based tablets that didn't quite make the cut for the holidays, and we're launching our 2013 spring …

Engadget's smartphone buyer's guide: spring 2013 edition

Stepping into a carrier's store can be like a visit to the candy shop for the gadget junkie, but once playtime is over and it's time to choose just one, the decision can get a bit overwhelming. You'll find Android phones that range in size from tiny to massive, Windows Phone handsets that cover the …

Sony SmartWatch 2 unveiled: a water-resistant 'second screen' for Android devices

Sony's taking a second stab at the fledgling wearable category it helped pioneer with today's announcement of the SmartWatch 2. The Android-powered wristwatch retains the familiar remote functionality of its predecessor (i.e., allowing users to answer calls, read email and texts, snap photos, …

New Office 365 subscriptions get 12 months of free Xbox Live Gold (update: offer available in US)

Sweetening the deal on its cloud-based Office 365 suite, Microsoft will start bundling a year of Xbox Live Gold with any purchases of Office 365 Home Premium or Office 365 University made before September 28th. You'll then pick up an Xbox Live code as you sign in during the initial Office setup. …

Wunderlist for Chrome app gives your browser a productivity power-up (video)

Feeling productive? So are the folks at 6Wunderkinder, who've been busy little bees translating the popular desktop and mobile productivity tool, Wunderlist, into a packaged application for Chrome. The Wunderlist for Chrome experience is about as close to native as it can get -- because it's a …

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