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99 Tools To Enhance Your Freelance Lifestyle

The world of freelancing is incredibly competitive, even now more than ever. If you want to be successful as a freelancer in the 21st century, you …

Project Management

How to get started with Google Analytics

Google Analytics (GA) is a free online service designed to help marketers and webmasters better understand their sites' visitors — where they come …

Analytics

Winter fitness: try EMOM, a full body blast in just 20 minutes

Christmas is a time for mince pies and indulgence, right? But what about your health? There’s one workout that is perfect for the festive season because it works the entire body without requiring excessive amounts of time or thought.<p>The fitness experts call it EMOM, standing for every minute, on …

Workouts

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

Happiness

Screw the Gym: How to Work Out at Home

You don’t need an expensive gym membership to get your fitness on.<p>If being on the 5am rooster squad at SoulCycle or finishing the day at a Crossfit …

Apple Watch

Fix Your Computer Hunch and Other Posture Problems in 30 Seconds

This one exercise can greatly improve your mobility and flexibility—and cure the many ills that come from sitting hunched in front of a screen all …

6 tips for better project management

Project management is a tough but rewarding career. To do it well takes skill, experience, and skills you probably didn’t even think you would need, like psychology and salesmanship.<p>Great project managers are often hard to come by, but are worth their weight in gold.<p>If you’re looking into becoming …

Here's a simple trick to make people like you in 2 seconds

<i>Quick: Smile! But not too broadly. Introduce yourself — but not so fast!</i> Time's up.<p>Fortunately, there's a simple psychological strategy for combatting the anxiety associated with meeting new people. The trick? Don't think of them as new.<p>Instead, you'll want to do what speaker and author Nicholas …

Talk Shows

Tech billionaire Michael Dell says 'big data' is the next trillion-dollar tech industry

Why would he be willing to do that?<p>Because he's convinced that EMC holds the keys to the IT industry's monstrous market: data.<p>He told The Irish Examiner's Sophie Curtis:<p>It used to be PCs and smartphones; now you have tablets and sensors and cars spinning out all kinds of telemetry data, and all …

Big Data

Scientists say this simple psychological shift can help you achieve your goals

Fortunately, you'll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017.<p>The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points.<p>In doing so, you'll be harnessing the power of what researchers call the "fresh-start effect." Whenever we feel like there's a chance …

Psychology

This simple exercise can help you achieve your goals in 2016

I failed. Miserably. In the past 12 months, I've been berated by more than one close friend for failing to return phone calls, forgetting birthdays, and flaking on dinner plans.<p>Where did I go wrong? And why do more than eight in 10 well-intentioned people fail to achieve their New Year's …

13 apps that will stop you from wasting time

These 13 apps will make scheduling less painful, help you keep track of what you are spending your time on, and even punish you for checking social media too much. They'll also help you see a big picture of how you spend your time and show you small tweaks that can carve out a few more hours of …

Wireframe Basics for Beginners: An Agency Perspective

Wireframing is one of the most effective and valuable exercises during the project lifecycle. Whether you’re building a mobile application, a …

Strengthen Your Ankles and Hips to Avoid Running Injuries

This short video works on <b>strengthening the ankle and hips</b>, which will help you avoid future knee or ankle injuries.<p>I have run a few 50k trail races, …

7 Easy Ways to Treat Calf Pain and Achilles Tendonitis

Jeff Gaudette<p>Jeff Gaudette is a 2:22 marathoner and owner of RunnersConnect, a team of expert coaches dedicated to helping you run faster with the …

Marathons

How Tesla, Under Armour, and Sonos Do Branding

The network effect, which describes how services and technologies become more valuable as more people use them, has driven the success of many internet companies. But it is not confined to the tech sector. One group of high-growth consumer brands, in particular, has been harnessing the power of the …

After Lawsuit Settlement, LinkedIn’s Dishonest Design Is Now A $13 Million Problem

Hopefully, this will be a lesson to other companies who use dark UX patterns to trick their users.<p>If you’ve ever signed up, or even known anyone who has signed up, for LinkedIn, you’ve probably been on the receiving end of dozens of follow-up emails, inviting you to “expand your professional …

Plyometrics Workout For Beginners | The Art of Manliness

I’m always looking for ways to mix up my workouts in order to avoid the monotony of lifting weights and spinning my wheels on the elliptical machine. …

Ep 1 - Getting From Business Idea to Business Model

What's Causing My Lower Leg Pain?

Compartment and entrapment syndromes could be the culprit.<p><i>I am going to be a freshman in high school this year, and I’ve run cross-country for four years. But, I haven't been running lately because I can't figure out this injury I have. I have a pain that runs up and down my shins when I am</i> …

5 Phrases You Should Never Use In An Email

If you want to sound like an intelligent person rather than a cliché-spouting robot, that is.<p>It’s way easier to rely on clichés and claptrap in your writing than to expend the energy on an original thought–one reason why the 70 emails you send a day all sound the same.<p>Is this a bad thing? Not …

Why The Perfect Nap Makes For The Perfect Workday

It could be for 20 minutes, 60 minutes, or even 90 minutes: a bespoke nap creates a tailored workday.<p>If you happen upon the offices of Buffer in San Francisco on a given afternoon looking for Leo Widrich, you’d better choose a time other than 3 p.m. Why? Because the cofounder and CMO is probably …

Great Presentations: Tips From Great Presenters

I worked at Franklin Quest for four years right before they merged with Stephen R. Covey’s organization and became FranklinCovey. For a while we were not only the biggest Time Management Company, but the largest training company in the world. We would put on 300 or more seminars a month.<p>Hyrum …

How Can I Recover from My Half or Full Marathon?

Try this "reverse taper" to return to training refreshed and healthy.<p><i>I’m running my third half-marathon this spring and a marathon this fall. Do you have any tips for recovering after the races? Thanks, Breanne</i><p>Good luck in your races this season, Breanne. You are wise to think about recovery, as it …

Etiquette for Runners

It's National Etiquette Week, you big dummy. So let's review the basics.<p>HEY! HEY! HEYYYY! YOU!<p>Did you know it's National Etiquette Week? Well, it is, stupid.<p>[<i>loud belch</i>]<p>Ha, ha. Just a little etiquette-related humor there. I wasn't really screaming at you, and I do not think you're stupid. I did …