Megan Fourie

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A Quirky New Trick to Beat Procrastination

A new study offers an unexpected (and simple!) trick to help you rein in your tendency to put stuff off.<p>Entrepreneurs aren't the only people who struggle with procrastination. Psychologists, it seems, do too. At least that's what you'd have to conclude from the number of scientific studies …

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This Presentation Trick Makes You Sound Brilliant

Presentations with bullet lists make you seem dull and stupid. Structuring your presentation as a real story does the exact opposite.<p>Most presentations are boring, some are tolerable, a very few are memorable. The memorable ones all share a single essential characteristic--they tell a story. But …

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How The Most Productive People Grow Their Network While Still Getting It All Done

Whitney Johnson was a classically trained pianist with no financial background who blazed a trail on Wall Street, one 80-hour week and valuable connection at a time. Now she’s a well-connected investment exec whose relationships fuel everything she does.<p>Most people know Whitney Johnson because she …

10 Things We Can Learn From Street Artists

In celebrating Wooster Collective's 10th anniversary, we are sharing our top 10 lessons from street art. We hope to see everyone at the <i>10 Years of</i> …

Is Amsterdam The Global Seat Of Cool? A New Tourism Spot Says Yes

Are you looking for a vintage, hip, indie, artisanal, open-minded vacation? Welcome to Holland. A new ad, <i>Holland, The Original Cool,</i> created by the Dutch government to lure American tourists to Amsterdam, appears to promise travelers a cooler version of Brooklyn. Who knew that the city’s main …

The Big Chill-Out: How Meditation Can Help With Everything

Changing the way your genes express themselves, coaxing you to actually understand yourself, and finally letting you really relax: Meditation is well worth getting familiar with.<p><i>Are tweets, statuses, pins, pokes, and pixels dominating your life? This week, as part of our #unplug series, we’re</i> …

You Have To Prove You Deserve The Job

Tough love–and tips–for getting hired now.<p>The world is flooded with college graduates this month eager to start that shiny new job. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you are looking for a job:<p>1. The world does not owe you a job. If you still have not found a job, stop complaining out loud. …

Feed Your Career Octopus: Tips For Finding (And Keeping) Awesome Mentors

Research shows that mentors are an important and valuable asset for career planning. Everyone from Martha Stewart to Kid President to your high school English teacher can fill the role. Here’s advice on developing those coveted relationships.<p>You’ve just landed your first job.<p>Or it’s your second, or …

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