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The Essential New Hire Checklist

Customizable New Hire Checklist<p>When you’re onboarding a new hire, the list of to-dos can be seemingly endless. The good news? That ends here. Ensure …

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Are You Singletasking Yet?

You sure should be. Focusing on one, important item at a time will make you more competent and productive.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are you doing while you read this? Are you dipping into your email while texting, reading tweets and partly listening at a …

20 Simple Ways to Hack Your Happiness, According to Science

From taking walks to listening to music -- do small things to greatly boost your happy quotient.<p>Happiness, anger, depression, anxiety, excitement -- we’ve all experienced each of these emotions before. It’s part of the human condition and how we’re wired. But if we had the option to feel happy …

15 Tips, Hacks and Tricks to Get the Most Out of Google Photos

Stop worrying about storage limits and scrolling endlessly to find old memories.<p>Many of us have thousands of photos and videos on our phones, and although it’s so easy to take them, it’s less clear how to keep them organized and transfer them to other devices.<p>In the age of cloud computing and …

Google wants to show you all the data it's collected about your online habits

It's common knowledge that web companies spend a lot of effort tracking everything you do online. But now Google wants to share with you all the information it has on your internet activities.<p>Offering a much more in-depth view than a browser history can offer, Google has introduced My Activity, a …

Questions to Ask Yourself to Live a Better Financial Life

If you’re reading TwoCents, then you’re probably looking for advice to live a better financial life. You may want to be more responsible with your …

Create Alexa Routines to Run Multiple Tasks with a Single Command

Amazon’s Alexa can perform more than one task at a time. To get Alexa to do this, you create a routine. Alexa routines make performing multiple, …

The 50 Best Instagram Captions for 2018

It's not always easy to capture the essence of an Instagram post in words. The photo or video might be main focal point of any post on Instagram, but …

How to Tell If Someone Blocked You On Facebook Messenger

It's a common problem in today's Digital Age: you think you're friends with someone, only to have the sneaking suspicion they've blocked you on …

10 habits of super likeable leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likeable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant …

Emotional Intelligence

4 genius ways to stay focused that you haven’t thought of, according to a career coach

How many times have you gotten to the end of the day and realized you’ve only gotten through a third of your to-do list? If you’re constantly wishing …

Creative Work

If You Hate Small Talk, Use These 20 Questions As A Conversation Starter Instead

We are wired to be deep connectors; however, societal norms have taken us a few steps away from our true nature. It's much more socially acceptable to have small talk and direct our conversations to safe topics such as the weather and other people.<p>As society continues to evolve and younger …

The top 5 things that will significantly improve your productivity today

In today’s distracted world — filled with overflowing emails, mobile phone and social media notifications — it’s harder than ever to focus on our …

What are some causes of lower back pain when breathing? | PT-Mike Site

The influences between pain and breathing are multiple, particularly due to the anatomical links between the lower back and the diaphragm, which …

Back Pain

How to Turn 11 Everyday Phrases From Negative to Positive

It’s official: positive language can literally change your brain. Yes, that’s right — positive words like “peace,” “love” and “compassion” strengthen …

Swimming Pools

Is it ADHD or Menopause?

You’re “of a certain age” and suddenly your memory has so many holes you call it “swiss-cheese brain.” You lose things more frequently, and your get …

Women's Health

19 Indispensable Tips for Storing Your Beauty Items

A modern woman can scarcely imagine her daily life without cosmetics. And, all too often, we find ourselves facing the problem of storing our …

Cool Stuff

8 Google Sheets Add-ons Every Teacher Should Know about

Yesterday we covered what we think are some of the best Google Docs add-ons teachers should know about. In today's post we are featuring another …

Google Drive

13 Totally Useful Mobile Apps to Make Your Life Easier

Smartphones have already become an inevitable part of our lives, and that is something one cannot fail to accept. They have revolutionized the way we …

Apps

10 Awesome Tricks for Cleaning Your Home Without Chemicals

We assume they are safe, but almost all household cleaning products contain toxic chemicals that pollute indoor air and are harmful for our health. …

Cleaning

11 Clever Kitchen Hacks That Only The Professionals Know

They say that architects cover their mistakes with ivy, chefs with mayonnaise. Unfortunately, not all your cooking mishaps can be fixed with the help …

Cool Stuff

How to Beat Stress and Be a Happier Person

To manage your stress, here are some tips to help.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Many things in your life can cause your stress levels to increase. Unexpected events at work or in your personal life make changes in your body, and when your body tries to make these …

Happiness

Stuck? We've Got 50 Secrets Motivated People Use to Get Things Done.

Put yourself in the right frame of mind to achieve your goals.<p>You have your plan, you know what you want to accomplish, but after awhile, the novelty of your goal can start to wear off, and it becomes more of a struggle to get started every day.<p>We’ve all been there and we want to help.<p>Read on for …

Why You Need to Only Hire People Who Fit Your Culture (No Matter How Qualified They Are)

A strong culture is essential if you want to scale your business. LinkedIn founder, Reid Hoffmann says in his podcast Masters of Scale, "Truly strong cultures only emerge when everyone from the CEO to the receptionist feels they personally own the culture. A true articulation of your company that …

Team Building

How to Avoid Taxes on Your Social Security Benefits

Having taxable income can make your Social Security benefits taxable, too. Luckily, there's a way to protect your Social Security benefits from these …

Positive Self-Talk: 7 Things Mentally Healthy People Tell Themselves

The messages we give to ourselves every day have enormous power. Anything that is repeated and repeated and repeated can become “truth” — even when …

Happiness

10 Workplace Behaviors You'll Regret (and How to Avoid Them) | Inc.com

Work is hard -- which is why it's called "work". Every day, we face challenges that range from solving difficult technical problems and making hard choices between competing priorities, to deciding what to delegate and generating new solutions to old problems. And we're expected to do all of that …

Self-help

Relationship Killers: Anger and Resentment

—Anger hurts. It’s a reaction to not getting what we want or need. Anger escalates to rage when we feel assaulted or threatened. It could be …

Self-help

What are Your Thought Triggers?

What are the thoughts bouncing around in your head that bring you down? Or make you anxious or worried? Or make you feel guilty or angry?<p><i>Feeling Your</i> …

Self-help