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44 Ways To Make More Money

Usually, people who want to bolster their finances trim their expenses.<p>But cutting costs only goes so far. Unless you already make a lot of money and spend like a bon vivant, most people can’t eke out that much more from their budget by decreasing expenses. Plus, the more you retrench, the more …

How To Deal With The Daily Deluge Of Emails (And Get The 'Real' Work Done)

Let me paint a picture for you. Your day is chock full of meetings, between which you frantically try to catch up on emails and respond to everyone’s requests. Your tight schedule forces you to get back online at night to finish work after you’ve had dinner or put your kids to bed.​<p>This leaves you …

Time Management

Is Sitting At Your Desk Killing You?

Standing desks are all the rage lately. These desks allow you to stand up while working on your computer. Some standing desks can be raised and lowered, so you can alternate during the course of the day between sitting and standing. The principal argument for these desks is that they provide health …

Don’t be modest

<b>How Google Works.</b> By Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg. <i>Grand Central Publishing; 286 pages; $30. John Murray; £25.</i> Buy from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk<p>…

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The Power of Sleep

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Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified

You’ve probably heard the following statistic: Men apply for a job when they meet only 60% of the qualifications, but women apply only if they meet 100% of them.<p>The finding comes from a Hewlett Packard internal report, and has been quoted in <i>Lean In</i>, <i>The Confidence Code</i> and dozens of articles. It’s …

How To Come Back From Vacation And Not Want To Die

I’ve just come back from a month in Portland OR, and let me tell you, leaving the 80 degree heat, clear blue skies, friendly smiles, delicious food, and big welcomes and coming home to the beautiful laughable English weather, crappy service, bad attitudes, and indifferent shrugs has been quite the …

Christine Lewicki : "Arrêter de râler pour ne plus être une victime"

Entretien Considérant que râler lui prenait trop d’énergie, la coach certifiée Christine Lewicki a décidé d’arrêter de se plaindre comme d’autres …

How Being a Good Manager Can Make You a Bad Innovator

What does good management look like? We teach what we think are good management principles in literally thousands of business schools around the world. Yet Scott Cook, founder and leader of Intuit told us, “When MBAs come to us we have to fundamentally retrain them—nothing they learned will help …

Easy Money Will Lead To Bubbles - How to Profit From Them

<i>Below is the August 16th Thoughts from the Frontline, republished in full.</i><p>“The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.” – Albert Einstein<p>“Genius is a rising stock market.” – John Kenneth Galbraith<p>“Any plan conceived in moderation must fail when circumstances are set …

If You’re Always Working, You’re Never Working Well

In early April a series of reports appeared online in the United States and the United Kingdom lamenting the “lazy French.” A new labor law in France had apparently banned organizations from e-mailing their employees after 6 p.m. In fact, it turned out to be more a case of “lazy journalists” than …

Is It Time To Take Your Career To Asia?

The job market for MBA graduates hasn’t looked this good since before Lehman Brothers collapsed. The GMAC 2014 Corporate Recruiters Survey shows employer demand on the rise, with more companies focused on improved performance and productivity and hiring business graduates to sustain and strengthen …

Hours Is The Perfect iPhone Time Tracking App And A Natural For The iWatch

Very rarely does an app come out the makes me want to change my habits. I felt that way when Mailbox came out, but after a short sojourn in inbox zero I fell off the wagon. But taking control of my time is even more important to me than eviscerating my email.<p>So when Jeremy Olson, the lead designer …

Three Ways To Earn Investment Income

The media’s depiction of the stock market often is simplistic and narrow. It comes off like a casino, a place where you put your money down and hope the ball lands on black.<p>Real investing is far different. It’s ownership of a company, literally, and the benefits of that ownership accrue to you just …

Buy Low, Sell High? Easy If You Know How

Markets are interesting beasts. In a sense, they are purest form of capitalism, a space where all that matters is transactions.<p>According to investment researchers, the sheer mass of buying and selling going on in our capital markets means that prices reflect, all the time, the actual value of the …

A Great Negotiator’s Essential Advice

The Program on Negotiation (PON), an active Harvard-MIT-Tufts consortium, draws lessons from the world’s best negotiators. This year, PON honored Ambassador Tommy Koh of Singapore as its 2014 “Great Negotiator.” PON has annually granted this award to a range of remarkable men and women such as …

3 Great Tips For Staying Calm At Work

It’s becoming harder than ever to stay calm and relaxed in the workplace.<p>Workloads are getting bigger, deadlines are getting shorter.<p>It’s no wonder workplace stress is at an all time high.<p>But part of the reason that so many people are feeling so angst ridden about their work is because they have …

How Feeling Grateful Improves Your Decision Making

Ancient wisdom traditions have long held that gratitude is a prerequisite for fulfillment. Focusing on what we have, instead of what we think we need, fortifies the mind against rampant desire that ultimately leaves us feeling empty.<p>The difficulty we face in living out that wisdom comes in the form …

The Cost of Continuously Checking Email

Suppose each time you ran low on an item in your kitchen—olive oil, bananas, napkins—your instinctive response was to drop everything and race to the store. How much time would you lose? How much money would you squander on gas? What would happen to your productivity?<p>We all recognize the …

Rouge Casaque Clemence

For status and craftsmanship, few handbags rival the Hermès Birkin. They are in such demand that Heritage Actions has featured 78 of them, including those shown here, in a Sept. 23, 2013 auction of luxury accessories. (For advice on buying Birkins at auction, click here.) This bag, manufactured in …

5 Career Mistakes You Will Regret In 10 Years

Too many of us navigate our careers like we’re paddling across a lake, not sailing across an ocean. We are short-sighted when making decisions. We focus on completing the task at hand, fighting for the next promotion, outperforming a colleague. But there are many seemingly minor actions that can …

Is It Better To Spend Your Time Or Invest it?

Amazing career lessons can come from the most unlikely places.<p>For evidence of this, look no further than Philadelphia Eagles head coach, Chip Kelly. (And yes, I’m near positive this is the first time The Muse has offered up advice from a football coach.) When asked recently what he thought the most …

Six Ways to Stop Overanalyzing & Become More Decisive

Have you ever watched a co-worker over-contemplate and protract a basic decision? It doesn’t inspire confidence, does it? If anything, appearing indecisive tends to make us doubt a person. We may assume our peer is trying to play it safe and protect themselves from risk at any cost. We may think …

The Millennials' Guide for Retiring Early

Follow these simple tips while you're young to reap the rewards.<p><b>Written by Shira Boss</b><p>More than half of millennials (people between the ages of 22 and …

Why not even exercise will undo the harm of sitting all day—and what you can do about it

A large review recently published in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute confirms what we’ve been hearing for years: Sitting can be fatal.<p>It’s been linked to cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. In this latest meta-analysis, Daniela Schmid and Michael F. Leitzmann of the …

Ergonomics

Tired Of Working Too Much? Take A Tip From The Swedes And Try A 6-Hour Day

Do you find yourself working longer and longer hours these days? How about trying the opposite approach …<p>Next week, an experiment in working six-hour days will begin in one Swedish city.<p>From 1st July, two groups of municipal workers in Gothenburg will take part in a test. One group of staff will …

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

Shh! 6 secrets from top stock pickers

Imagine if Angelina Jolie, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep got together to share tips on acting and making it in Hollywood. That's the level of investment star power gathering this week at the Morningstar Investment Conference in Chicago.<p>The following tips are from three rock star investors who …