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A Navy SEAL explains 8 secrets to grit and resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

How to Protect Your Online Privacy Now That Congress Sold You Out

Congress just cleared your ISP to sell your data, so now it is time to take privacy into your own hands.<p>All your private online data—the websites you visit, the content of your chats and emails, your health info, and your location—just became suddenly less secure. Not because of hackers, but …

Post-Bitcoin Technology Has Geeks, Giants, and Hackers Excited

In late February about 200 executives, coders, and developers gathered in the downtown Brooklyn office of JPMorgan Chase & Co. to hear an all-day …

40 Awesome Ways to Be an (Even) Better Leader

There is no better time than right now to question your current standards of leadership and set new, extraordinary ones for yourself.<p>You're a good leader. You run a good organization. You have a good product and a good brand. You have good customer service. Your sales are good. You have good people …

A System for Easily Publishing Consistently Great Content - A Pamela Wilson Series

<i>This five-part series is a guest contribution from Pamela Wilson of Big Brand System.</i><p>Content marketing works — you know that. It’s one big reason you …

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I trained myself to be less busy — and it dramatically improved my life

My overwhelming schedule left me exhausted and empty. Here’s how I fought back.<p>I am a robot, programmed to obliterate my to-do list. During the day, I direct a research laboratory, write papers, and teach classes as a professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Come 4:30 pm, I run a kid …

Car buyers will find good deals this year

DETROIT — U.S. car shoppers will find plentiful deals, relatively low interest rates and lots of high-tech choices in the market this year.<p>"It's a good time to buy a car now, and it should be for the rest of the year," says Jessica Caldwell, an analyst with the car-shopping site …

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'The 4-Hour Workweek' author says a 3-step process he learned from Tony Robbins drastically improved his life

In many ways, Tim Ferriss carries on a tradition well established by Tony Robbins: finding people at the top of their fields, determining what makes them tick, and then passing those insights along to a general audience.<p>After Ferriss, who wrote the best-seller "The 4-Hour Workweek," interviewed …

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Who Knew Watching a Box Get Built Could Be So Satisfying?

This poplar projector box is a work of art, and high craftsmanship.<p>The end result of this video is a gorgeous hinged poplar box that hangs on the wall and holds a projector. But the real joy of the clip is in the journey.<p>Laura Kampf's video walks you through the construction process with no …

What Fighters Know That You Don't: 5 Facts for Losing Fat

A recent study in the Strength and Conditioning Journal explored methods fighters employ to make weight – still largely unchartered waters – and a …

If Your Boss Could Do Your Job, You’re More Likely to Be Happy at Work

“People don’t quit bad jobs, they quit bad bosses,” according to an old saw. Our research suggests there’s truth behind this saying: bosses matter far more for employee job satisfaction than any other factor we measured. But what makes someone a great boss?<p>Studies of leaders often focus on their …

7 Best Monthly Dividend Stocks for 2017

The second half of 2016 was not kind to income investors. As bond yields rose, the prices of virtually everything paying an income stream got …

Insurers handling 'hundreds' of breach claims

<b>Insurance claims for data breaches are being made at a rate of more than one a day, figures from CFC Underwriting suggest.</b><p>The firm said that in 2016 it had handled more than 400 claims on cyber-breach policies it had issued.<p>The main types of attack being claimed for were privacy breaches and the …

Monitoring Active Directory for Signs of Compromise

24 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>Applies To: Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012<p><i>Law Number Five: Eternal vigilance is the</i> …

HyperScience, with $18m in Series A funding, offers AI to solve back-office problems

You can’t swing a bag of cats these days without hitting a company that’s working on AI.<p>The latest, HyperScience, is today coming out of stealth for the first time. Based in New York city, HyperScience is bringing relatively general-purpose AI to market to solve the problem of data processing for …

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Want to Spot the Rising Stars? Look for These 6 Behaviors

Top companies known for leadership excel at identifying the best workers. Here's what they look for.<p>The long-term success of a company depends on its ability to spot and nurture high-potential talent.<p>But many a leader assumes that performance alone will carry the day--such is not the case. (Sorry, …

Sorry, Not Sorry: 5 Reasons Why You Should Not Regret Life Decisions (and How to Achieve it)

Do you often find yourself having regrets about things you did or didn’t do? Do you often wonder what could have happened if you had done something …

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Try This Low-Tech Approach to Wealth Management

More information about your finances is floating around the digital world -- at precisely the same time the threat of cyber attacks is increasing<p>Not so long ago - in fact, well within my professional lifetime - it was customary to receive physical delivery of pieces of paper that were either stock …

9 Secrets That Will Help You Achieve Your Success

We are all capable of so much more if we will apply ourselves better.<p>There really is no secret to success, it all comes down to wanting it enough to do the things that are necessary for success. There are many reasons, (what I really mean is excuses, but I wanted to be polite), for not doing some …

27 Brilliant Home And Decor Projects You Can Make Yourself

This is not a drill! (But you will need one for these projects.)

Concerned About Lackluster Leadership? Make Sure It's Focused on These 4 Outcomes

Most companies have a 'muddy' concept of what leadership is and what it's supposed to accomplish.<p>For all the talking and writing that people do about leadership, it remains a confusing--some might say, muddy--subject:<p>What exactly is leadership?<p>How can you tell good leadership from not-so-good …

Moving beyond spreadsheets into enterprise-ready statistical analysis

For most knowledge workers, spreadsheets can be an attractive choice for performing calculations. If the task is to carry out simple tests on a small …

These 7 Free Podcasts Will Save You $100,000 On a Wharton MBA

Want to learn about digital marketing? Monetizing your content? Scaling your startup? There's a podcast for that.<p>I had a great experience studying for my MBA at Wharton. I learned about subjects I had never studied at college or picked up in my first job as an account manager at an advertising …

Best air-purifying houseplants, according to NASA

NASA recommends one air-purifying plant for every 100 square feet of space<p>While architects are raving about the benefits of plant-covered facades, you don’t need to entirely mask your building with greenery in order to get the same benefits. Starting in the 1980s, NASA scientists began to study the …

How to Make a Mirror That Tells You the Weather

Build a cool mirror that tells the time and the weather while you look at your reflection.<p>Normal mirrors are pretty great, but we live in the future now and so everything needs to be Wi-Fi-compatible. If you've got a boring normal mirror, it's time to turn it into a cool smart mirror that can tell …

NHL scores 2016: Patrik Laine stole Auston Matthews’ thunder as a rivalry begins in Canada

The No. 2 overall pick had his moment and jump started a rivalry in the process.<p>There’s something oddly poetic about Patrik Laine netting a hat trick overtime game-winner for the Jets just moments after Auston Matthews was denied a goal at the other end of the ice. No offense to the Maple Leafs at …

The Rock is sharing his kickass bodybuilding workouts for the world to try

Yes, Dwayne Johnson’s life is pretty epic. It’s also gotta be totally exhausting.<p>Case in point: His workout routine.<p>After raising eyebrows and …

Companies Should Understand Where Cybercrime Thrives

As global cybercrime increases, governments and businesses are struggling to keep up with the threats they are facing. Because of the changing and innovative methods of attack being used against them, it is of the utmost importance that they constantly refine their knowledge of the particular …

Wiring an existing home through the walls

Running Wires in an Existing Home<p>This guide explains how to fish wires through walls on an existing home - after the drywall is installed. You may …