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25 Insights on Becoming a Better Writer

When George Plimpton asked Ernest Hemingway what the best training for an aspiring writer would be in a 1954 interview, Hem replied, “Let’s say that …

Lily Eskelsen Garcia talks to Al Jazeera | Al Jazeera America

<b>Ray Suarez: Recently in</b> <b>Vergara v. California</b> <b>the teachers' unions defending the notion of tenure were handed a big defeat in a California court. What's more interesting is who was lined up on the side of Vergara, a young California schoolgirl who was the petitioner: Arne Duncan, the secretary of</b> …

The Latest LinkedIn Features You Should Start Using Today

The folks at LinkedIn are busy. They are rolling out refinements and new features at an unprecedented rate. Staying on top of these opportunities is the key to staying on top of your online personal branding. If you want your profile to stand out, start using my five favorite LinkedIn upgrades.<p><b>1.</b> …

Ten Ways to Find and Practice Peace in Your Life

<b>Do you admire the Amish in part because they seem so peaceful?</b><p>Maybe you were moved by this now-classic scene in the movie Witness (1985)?<p>When those …

For the Interview: Does Your Suit Suit You?

The words you say in a professional situation are an important thing. But what you wear while you say it is also very important. If you aren’t …

Microsoft Adds Office Online to the Chrome Web Store

Microsoft today launched a major update to Office Online (formerly Office Web Apps), rolling out new features for each of the suite’s four applications. Among the additions is commenting for Word Online, Tell Me for Excel Online and PowerPoint Online, as well as printing for OneNote Online.<p>Before …

10 Ways Teacher Planning Should Adjust To The Google Generation

<b>10 Ways Teacher Planning Should Adjust To The Google Generation</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>For the Google Generation, information isn’t scarce, and knowing has the …

Setting Up Student Sites

Note: Due to limited API access, Hapara cannot support new version Google Sites, but does support Classic Google Sites. Please re-enable Classic …

Anita Shreve: Soldier on - The Writer

Photo by Jacob Belcher<p>The light through Anita Shreve’s window is pale and wintry. Boston’s skyline rises behind a church with Romanesque arches and a …

Literary Agent Interview: Laura Dail of Laura Dail Literary Agency

<b>“Agent Advice”</b> (this installment featuring agent Laura Dail of Laura Dail Literary Agency) is a series of quick interviews with literary agents and …

Stephen King’s Top 20 Rules for Writers

In one of my favorite Stephen King interviews, for <i>The Atlantic</i>, he talks at length about the vital importance of a good opening line. “There are all …

How a Well-Crafted Summary Can Take Your Resume from Boring to Stellar

If you’re a career-minded person, you’re probably always looking for ways to improve your resume (and if you’re not, you should be). A summary …

This Infographic Shows You How to Delete Yourself from the Internet

Ready to erase your tracks and disappear online, once and for all? This infographic from Who Is Hosting This reveals the nine steps you need to take …

Are You Taking Advantage Of All Your Tax Credits?

It’s tax time, and the older you get, the better it is to start preparing for your taxes far in advance. We may still have a few months until April …

4 Ways to Prove Yourself to Your Boss and Invest In Your Career

You’re walking taller and smiling at everyone who passes you in the hall. You’re strutting your stuff. You don’t care who knows it because you’re on …

8 Hiring Experts Reveal Their Favorite Interview Questions

Interviews are often stressful, but being prepared never hurts. Below, eight hiring experts share the questions they love to ask in interviews.<p><b>Who do</b> …

How To Find A Company You'll Love Working For

<b>How hard should you look when trying to find the love of your life?</b> How much time is <i>too much time</i> finding your soul-mate? Chances are, you'd say that …

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Didn't Get The Job? Do This...

A LinkedIn reader sent me this,<p>I interviewed for a job with a company on my bucket list. I was one of two finalists. I nailed the final interview... …

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How to Erase Yourself From the Internet

If your growing weariness of being constantly tethered to the internet has become overwhelming, it might be time to scrub yourself from the social …

5 Companies Revolutionizing Content

A recent PWC report indicates that online ad spending will see a tremendous increase by 2017, from $2.3 billion in 2012 to $5.9 billion in 2017. This, however, is small in comparison to television’s share of advertising spend which is expected to be at $81.6 billion in 2017,37 percent of all …

How to Drink a Cuppa (Tea)

Never mind that tea wasn’t introduced to Britain until the mid-17th century or that coffee actually preceded it to the Scepter’d Isle: The image of an English afternoon tea is practically synonymous with refined British culture.<p>Traditionally served between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., afternoon tea can be a …

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Used by thousands of coaches to set up their professional coaching business to deliver a constant stream of clients and steady cash flow.<p>Bill …

Why America Is Losing The Global Race For Talent

<i>As Congress debates immigration, the battles are getting uglier and uglier. Nativists and protectionists are attacking skilled and unskilled</i> …

List of Websites Where You Can Watch Spanish Videos with Spanish Subtitles or Transcripts Online | Learn Spanish with Andrew - How to Learn Spanish Online

<b>5.</b> BBC’s <i>Mi Vida Loca</i> – This is a fantastic little show put together by the BBC specifically intended for the sole purpose of teaching Spanish to …

Gothenburg at Its Finest: The Charming Masthuggsliden 22 Apartment

The enchanting Gothenburg, with its cosmopolite streets, with the boutiques, the restaurants, the old side of the city, still fascinates design …