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Mindfulness Is So 2017. This Is the Practice That Will Bring You Peace in 2018, According to a Psychologist

Resolve to try this?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You're never good enough, are you?<p>Never happy enough, never relaxed enough.<p>And never, you know, sufficiently at one with the world, no matter how much you've been practicing …

Mindfulness

A man who studied rich people for 5 years found there are 3 aspects of etiquette they never shirk

Your parents may have been onto something when they stuck you in middle school cotillion class.<p>It turns out, the wealthiest, most successful people …

9 bad email faux pas everyone should stop

Lately, I've been super aware of my email habits and intent on correcting the bad ones.<p>I attribute this renewed email awareness to three things: the end-of-year flurry of work that results in an overflowing in box, my recent work with a business coach (more on this to come in future columns) and …

8 Expert Predictions For Influencer Marketing Technology Trends In 2018

If you haven’t yet included influencer marketing in your business strategy, 2018 is the year to take the plunge. Influencer marketers have significantly upped their presence in the market in the last few years, and with the continued popularity of platforms like Instagram and YouTube, influencer …

Public Relations

How to Repurpose Blog Content Into Short-Form Social Media Updates

Want more exposure for your blog? Wondering how to transform your blog articles into social media content? In this article, you’ll discover six steps …

10 Instagram Automation Tools to Build a Massive Following

Instagram has immense power to make or break brands and influencers. For example, Halo Top Creamery increased online sales by 2,500 percent after …

Social Media

Best Online Classes for Job Skills - MIT Technology Review

In 2017, people flocked to online classes about artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency, and data analytics. In 2018, expect more of the same, say …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Tools to Skyrocket your Instagram Traffic (In an hour a day)

Have you started to get into the Instagram phase of marketing? Do you ideas on how to market your brand? Are you thinking of how to get more targeted …

Social Media

The Roots Of Apple, Microsoft And Facebook In Hacker Culture

Two of this week’s milestones in the history of technology connect three generations of hackers: MIT’s Tech Model Railroad Club; Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, Bill Gates and Paul Allen; and Mark Zuckerberg and the rest of today’s Silicon Valley.<p>On <b>November 20, 1963</b>, the MIT student newspaper reported …

How Vulnerable Are You to Cybercrime? (Infographic)

New data breaks down who is most likely to be a target.<p>2 min read<p>With the holiday season fast approaching and people buying all sorts of gifts online, it’s important to be aware of the risks that come with sharing identifying information, especially things like credit card numbers on the …

South Dakota

9 Courses to Turn You into a Certified Pentester for over 98% off!

Hackers are getting craftier by the day, inventing new ways to breach the networks of big-time corporations and steal loads of precious data from …

What Your Coffee Shop Business Plan Should Look Like

A Coffee Shop Business Plan<p>Here's a Simple Business Plan for a Coffee Shop<p>Updated February 21, 2018<p>Are you thinking of opening a coffee shop? As with …

Small Business

Learn The 5 Key Elements Of Powerful Leadership Language

Words have power. Before you open your mouth learn to master the key elements of creating a cohesive culture at work.<p>Learning the language of leadership is, in a sense, like doing a whole person make-over. It means going from "me" to "we" in more than just the words.<p>Getting to be a leader has lots …

Leadership

Everything you need to know about freelance rates, pricing, and fees

<i>Need help dealing with a legal issue? Download the Freelancers Union app to connect with a lawyer committed to helping freelancers and who understand</i> …

What to Include in Your LinkedIn Profile When You're Unemployed

What to Put on LinkedIn When You Are Unemployed<p>Updated December 19, 2017<p>When you’re unemployed, updating your LinkedIn Profile gets complicated in a …

How Can I Build My Platform and Still Have Time to Freelance Write?

This is the question I ask myself every day.<p>As a freelance writer and now an entrepreneur (I’m going from mom to mompreneur) I’m suddenly faced with …

Digital Marketing

The Terrifying New Trend in Heroin Addiction

Just like they did in the 80s, Americans are increasingly going straight to heroin, skipping prescription opioids. Too bad US policy doesn't reflect that.<p>Jeremy Lesser is one of the faces of America's increasingly mainstream opioid crisis. Now in recovery for two years, he's 27, white, and comes …

'Black Mirror' creator: 'We should be billing Apple and Google for this stuff'

It might not be obvious, but <i>Black Mirror</i> came from two comedy minds.<p>Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones, who created and continue to collaborate on the …

Black Mirror

Don't Rush To Reply To That Job Ad -- Here's Why

When you see a job opportunity you’re interested in, it’s tempting to spring into action and apply for the job immediately. The most widespread misconception I hear from job seekers is “If my resume isn’t one of the first resumes they receive after the job is posted, I might lose my chance!”<p>When a …

Employment

4 Things Your Millennial Employees Desperately Want You to Understand

We want to work hard, but we also need to see the fruits of our labor.<p><i>What makes millennials the worst generation aside from being lazy? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa</b> …

Gluten-Free

I interview 100,000 people a year, and there are 6 questions that make job candidates stick in my mind

You'll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion—while the recruiter's put in the hot seat—that's not actually in your best interest.<p>Why? Because this is your final chance to make an awesome impression.<p>My team and I interview around …

Employment

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Mindfulness

Techies are leaving San Francisco, but where are they going?

San Francisco’s role as the center of the American technology industry could be changing. Skyrocketing real estate prices, along with other employment and other demographic trends, are forcing tech companies and workers alike to reconsider the attractions of living in the City by the Bay.<p>Recent …

There Was Something Odd About ISIS Taking Credit For The Las Vegas Massacre

So far, no real evidence links the shooter to the extremist group.<p>The deadliest shooting in modern American history took place on Sunday night, when 64-year-old Stephen Craig Paddock killed at least 58 people and injured hundreds more at a country music festival on the Las Vegas strip.<p>The Islamic …

Tom Petty’s 50 Greatest Songs

50<p>“It’ll All Work Out”<p>Inspired by Petty’s brief separation from his wife, Jane, during the making of <i>Let Me Up (I’ve Had Enough),</i> “It’ll All Work Out” …

Music

Scientists think they know how life as we know it began, and it involves meteorites

Humanity has long wondered where we come from, or why life itself even exists in the first place. It’s the ultimate question for many, and countless …

The algorithm is innocent

Google and Facebook deflect responsibility onto algorithms, as if they don't control their own code.<p>For a few hours this morning, if you searched …

How Russians use social media to divide Americans

Congressional investigations and media reports are shedding light on ways Russians use social media to cause division and chaos in the U.S. Why it …

Future long-haul flights could take 30 minutes, says Elon Musk - video

SpaceX boss unveils plans for intercontinental flights that could use technology developed for space travel to reach long-distance destinations in less than 30 minutes. Musk says that by leaving the Earth's atmosphere commercial flights could arrive at any destination in less than an hour