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How To Help Fix Your Employee’s Time Management Problem

Being bad at time management isn’t necessarily a personal failing, it’s a skills gap that you can help coach your employee to overcome.<p>You might think that by the time people enter the workforce, they would know how to manage their time. And yet in any office, there is someone who creates chaos and …

Time Management

The Independent: first victim of a confounding digital future

The brief period where transition from print to digital revenues seemed feasible has vanished almost overnight. Now we have to seek a new solution in the dark<p>Every so often, just like the owners of the <i>Daily Telegraph</i> or the ex-owners of the <i>Indy</i>, you need to pause and take stock because the fickle …

Journalism

Lucy Cavendish’s next chapter: ‘What I've learned about love and marriage’

My friend Anna* got married last month. She’s 52, mother to a teenage son, and her wedding was somewhat out of the blue. Two years ago I went to her 50th birthday party at her house in Suffolk: she was surrounded by friends and seemed happy to be single.<p>We had chatted about it on email beforehand …

The 50% Rule of Being a Professional Photographer

Professional Photographers have one really big goal: to make money. It’s the goal of every commercial business and it’s become more of an issue over …

Personal Finance
Writing

8 Notable Novels by Twentysomething Women

Few things are as inspiring as a wonderful book written by a hardworking, talented young woman.<p>Sometimes writers need a lifetime to find their voices and tell the stories inside them; other times their words can't be contained. Here, eight award-winning books that were all written by women in their …

Books

The Ugly Truth About Starting a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Do we really use what we learn in school?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is the best way to answer a student who says, “Why are we learning this? We are never going to use geometry or Shakespeare in the real world”?</i> <i>Answer by Richard Muller, professor of physics at UC Berkeley, author of Energy for Future Presidents.</i><p>I was …

UC Berkeley

Lens Technique: Wide-angle portraiture with the Sigma 24-35mm F2 DG HSM Art

Photographers tend to shy away from wide-angle lenses when shooting portraits, but DPReview Technical Editor Rishi Sanyal thinks that's all wrong. In …

Cameras

Isabel Allende On Love, Writing, and Being Single at 70

Collier Meyerson talks with the author of The Japanese Lover about love and death.<p>In her new novel, <i>The Japanese Lover</i>, Chilean-American writer Isabel Allende yanks readers from their cultural obsession with youth. In the book's magical pages, we reckon with life through the process of facing death. …

Love Is a Choice, But Let's Not Forget That Happiness Is One Too

When my Elite Daily article, <i>The Difference Between Needing, Wanting And Loving Somebody</i>, was first published (the edited version <b>here</b>), it got quite a huge response online.<p>In the article, I offer an answer to the age-old question, "What is Love?" I was inspired to write about this topic at that time …

Relationships

Mediocrity is for white kids: Debates over Asians and the academic “ethnic divide” are about white entitlement, not oppressive immigrant parents

White parents want schools to ease standards—but Asian parents know their kids <em>have</em> to excel to get ahead<p>In the midst of a national debate about the effects of affirmative action, elections for the Harvard Board of Overseers have reinvigorated a discussion about the school's discriminatory …

New Jersey
Social Business

8 Questions Runners Should Ask Before Trying to Lose Weight

How to tailor your training and diet so you meet your overall goals.<p>It can be hard to keep up with the barrage of diet trends and bold claims that promise to help you reach that feel-great weight, and if you’re struggling to drop pounds <i>and</i> improve your race times, it is even more difficult to wade …

Fitness

Four exercises to improve your run mechanics

Form Fix 4: Practice Sprinting. Illustration: Shawn O'KeefeForm Fix 1: Run Tall. Illustration: Shawn O’KeefeForm Fix 2: Shorten Your Stride, Increase …

Triathlons

The Best Running Tech Gear of 2016 | Competitor.com

Stryd Powermeter<p>Power is the key metric for measuring performance in cycling. Stryd is the first true power meter for running, a tool that will …

Fitness Technology

This Guy’s Marketing Stunt Was So On-Brand That We’re Actually Writing About It

The cofounder of menswear startup Ministry of Supply ran a half marathon in a suit; it was part cunning PR, and part extreme R&D. It worked.<p>Gihan Amarasiriwardena, who trained in engineering at MIT, likes to run his apparel company, Ministry of Supply, like a tech company. When <i>Fast Company</i> last …

Marathons

Will Running 1 Mile a Day With Zuckerberg Actually Make You Healthier?

Mark Zuckerberg's foolproof strategy to get everyone to run more<p>To kick off the new year, the Facebook CEO started a public group called A Year of Running. In a post to his personal page that included a pic of him and a couple other Facebook execs plodding along, smartphones in hand, Zuckerberg …

Mark Zuckerberg

The Only Yoga Sequence Runners Need to Do - Women's Running

The First Mile Always Sucks. Let It Go.

It’s not just you. The first mile of a run (or about the first ten minutes of any exercise) sucks for everybody. Go easy on yourself in that first …

You won’t believe Upworthy’s new way of measuring audience engagement until you read it

“Attention minutes” combine traditional metrics with measurements aimed at figuring out how much time readers really spend with content.<p>Upworthy wants to be known as the company that shares a massive amount of socially conscious content across the web. What Upworthy is widely known for, however, is …

If you use WordPress, you too can have tweetable sentences like in that New York Times SNL story

This plugin lets you pre-select certain tweetworthy sentences in your posts .<p>You may have noticed a few days ago that The New York Times continued its admirable attempts to innovate in how news site’s article pages should look. In this piece on auditioning for Saturday Night Live, Times staff …

Pocket aims to get on publishers’ good sides with a new read-it-later stats package

See how your stories are performing — and whether you have bragging rights over your newsroom cubicle-mate.<p>Pocket, one of the three biggest players in the read-it-later space (with Instapaper and Readability), just announced Pocket for Publishers, a suite of tools to track how your content is …

The leaked New York Times innovation report is one of the key documents of this media age

It’s an astonishing look inside the cultural change still needed in the shift to digital — even in one of the world’s greatest newsrooms. Read it.<p>The value of the homepage is decreasing. “Only a third of our readers ever visit it. And those who do visit are spending less time: page views and …