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10 Habits Financially Stable People Have

Keeping your financial life stable requires some discipline and development of good financial habits. We all do not want to be in a financial hole …

15 Books All 20 Somethings Should Read To Know More About The World

Fresh shoots tentatively probe the air while their roots have yet to find purchase. The more firmly they are rooted, the more boldly they stretch …

20 Things You Need To Give Up If You Want To Be Truly Happy

The only thing standing in your way towards happiness is you; no one else is allowed to set up limits for you but you, nor there should be. No matter …

Deal: Learn the basics of Java with this developer course bundle for 86% off

Finding an inexpensive and convenient way to start building apps for Android can sometimes be difficult, but that’s why we have the wonderful AA Deals Store. Learn all of the Java essentials on your own time with the Java Developer Course Bundle – currently 86% off.<p>This bundle combines five …

Watch Jony Ive explain Apple's design process in a rare public interview

Earlier this month, Apple chief designer Jony Ive appeared on stage for a rare interview during the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit. You can now watch the 25-minute-long interview on YouTube. Ive is characteristically deliberate with his words as he answers a number of questions posed by <i>Vanity</i> …

How Google Manages Talent

<b>Eric Schmidt</b>, executive chairman, and <b>Jonathan Rosenberg</b>, former SVP of products, explain how the company manages their smart, creative team.<p>SARAH GREEN: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I am Sarah Green. Today we’re talking with Eric Schmidt, who was former CEO and current …

Comcast Confessions: why the cable guy is always late

The recording of the “Comcast Rep from Hell” has now been listened to more than 5 million times, sparking a conversation about the largest player in the nation’s cable industry. That debate is a timely one: Comcast is in the process of acquiring the second-largest cable provider, Time Warner Cable, …

This is Comcast's internal handbook for talking customers out of canceling service

"Retention specialists" can be pretty persuasive<p>Remember that Comcast customer service representative who just wouldn't let Ryan Block cancel his service? That employee was in Comcast's retention department, which is a customer's last stop on their way out.<p>Retention specialists are trained to …

Inside the life of a pro gamer

Getting paid to play video games sounds like the cushiest job in the world. Stumble out of bed, fill a bowl of cereal, boot up Steam, and go hunting for thrills and spills. Pants and personal hygiene are optional. That’s the pervasive, and in many cases valid, image of the professional gamer — a …

Unleash: How to Be a Google Power User

Google is a powerhouse of information and it continues to add millions of bytes of data on every conceivable topic you can imagine. That said, it’s …

Here’s why your Comcast rep is yelling at you

Warped employee incentives and an absence of competition make bad customer service inevitable<p>In 2006, a man named Vincent Ferrari called AOL and tried to cancel his internet service. It took him 21 minutes as an increasingly desperate customer service rep named John tried to talk him out of it. …

Become A Clean Person This Year In 10 Steps

If you are struggling to become a clean person and keeping yourself and your space in order this year, here are 10 ways to make a clean break from …

10 Things Financially Happy People Do Differently

Don't let money stress you out. These ten things financially happy people do differently can help you see what you need to change.

15 Ways Successful People Think Differently

What determines if one is successful or not? It is all in how one thinks and approaches situations. Are you one to actively go all in or do you wade …

The Scientific Facts of A Happy Relationship You Didn't Know

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

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