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How to Politely Turn down Your Boss’s Request for Additional Work

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The Post

Suggestions to Help You Talk with Your Teen and Avoid Arguments

This article provides suggestions so parents and teens can have healthy discussions and avoid arguments<p>As a psychotherapist who treats teenagers, I …

Parenting

The One Thing You Should Never Do When You Negotiate

Negotiating can be terrifying, emotional, and frustrating. But don't let that lead you to making this one crucial mistake.<p>Negotiation has a reputation problem. Most people see it as a way to manipulate others to do their bidding. Much of that comes from the way negotiation is portrayed in popular …

Self-help

Icasa wants proof #Netflix is stealing DStv revenue, jobs

Johannesburg - The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) says it has yet to be convinced that streaming giants such as Netflix and …

Pay-TV

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Operating Systems

The U.S. Ignores Sub-Saharan Africa at Its Own Peril

Sub-Saharan Africa has long been a low priority for the United States. Since taking office in January, U.S. President Donald Trump's administration …

Africa

TRAINSPOTTER: State of Rapture – time to get real about Ramaphosa

Last week, during his global trawl for R1.2 billion of foreign loot, President Cyril Ramaphosa granted the Financial Times an exceedingly rare …

South Africa

Jeff Bezos Just Confirmed the "Question Mark Method" That Scares the Heck Out of Everyone at Amazon

How do you respond to a one-character email from your boss's boss's boss's boss?<p>Imagine you're working at Amazon, and you get an email from your boss.<p>The subject line has a couple of those little "FWD:" notations, and you realize to your horror that the email originated with a customer, who sent a …

Cloud Computing

Elon Musk Just Gave the World's Best Productivity Advice in a Single, Short Sentence

And we all owe him a debt of gratitude for pointing out the obvious.<p>Leave it to Elon Musk to get to the heart of the matter. In a recent memo directed to Tesla employees, Musk described a number of actions that he plans to take to improve the company's performance, particularly in regard to the …

Best lawn sprinkler 2018: water your home turf the easy way

By Sarah-Jane Butcher<p>Most people will water their plants, but what about your lawn? If there’s been a particularly dry month then your lawn can …

Gardening

How to live like a local in Johannesburg

Lonely Planet Local Heather Mason moved to Johannesburg in 2010. Enchanted, she soon fell in love with Melville – the quirky, tree-lined suburb where she now lives – and later the gritty inner city, with its coffee houses, evolving foodie scene and hidden pockets of art, culture and music. She …

Travel

5 Psychological Principles for Maintaining a Happy Marriage

It all comes down to prioritizing the positive.<p>By<p>Apr 05 2018, 7:21 PM<p>Marriage takes work. We know this, you know this, everyone knows this. But what …

7 Tips to Networking as an Introvert

Use this guide to make those important connections when you don't love meeting new people.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy breaks down seven strategies introverts can use to be more effective when networking -- or …

Don't Even Try Managing a Remote Team Without These Tools

From onboarding to ongoing training and password management, these apps keep workers connected so you can focus on the bigger picture.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If any of your employees work remotely, you already know the challenges that come with off-site team …

21 Time Management Hacks Successful People Do Daily

Learn these secrets to managing your time effectively.<p>Content Provider<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>No matter what your industry, passion or trade is, your success largely will be determined by how well you stay on top of your to-do list. Time management always has been an …

Time Management

Are You a Toxic Boss? Google's Management Study Will Tell You

Could you be a toxic boss and not even realize it?<p>Google recently conducted one of the most thorough studies of management behavior ever completed by a large corporation. Started in 2009, a team in Google's People Innovation Lab spent one year data mining performance appraisals, employee surveys, …

The Workplace

9 Tips to Help You Co-exist Peacefully With Difficult People

Try out these proven ways to deal with difficult people and see how magically they work out for you<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Are you struggling to cope with difficult behavior of …

How To Not Let Someone Else's Mood Affect You, According To Experts

Sometimes a good day can go right down the tubes, all because of someone else's bad mood. Whether your mom was worrying about finances on your …

2 Easy Exercise Routines for Fast Weight Loss

You don't have to kill yourself at the gym every day to lose weight. There are easy exercise routines for fast weight loss that work just as well. In …

17 Inspiring Quotes From Stephen Hawking

Sadly, Stephen Hawking died today at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, this morning Hawking passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live after he was …

Physics

The key to Leonardo da Vinci's genius is a practice that anyone can learn

In late 2017, <i>Salvator Mundi</i>, one of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings, sold for $450.3 million.<p>For a child born out of wedlock in the 15th century, that's quite an accomplishment. And yet, many would argue that this isn't even close to being his greatest contribution to humanity.<p>When the word</i> …

This 1 Thing Can Make or Break Your First Week In a New Job

81 percent of people surveyed say this one thing is the biggest thing new leaders fail to do.<p>A few weeks ago, I was called in by the president of a mid-cap company to do some executive coaching with one of his most promising leaders -- someone who had just been promoted to a big-dog position and …

3 Daily Actions That Guarantee Work-Life Balance For Leaders

What is your life experience when the work day is complete? Are you spending time doing things that you love or are you too drained to do anything other than recoup before the next workday begins?<p>We spend a lot of time at work and the tools that I teach my executive coaching clients show them how …

Mindfulness

How Smart Leaders Handle Employee Turnover

Turnover is a part of any organization. How you handle it will make all the difference.<p>"John I have bad news, and I wanted you to be the first to know. I have been offered a new job that I just can't refuse."<p>It hurt and I was disappointed. Not only was he a super talented professional but he added …

10 Ways to Cope With Anxiety

You’ve been in bed for an hour now and you still can’t get to sleep. Maybe you’re thinking about your job or your 401(k) or health insurance. Perhaps …

To Handle Increased Stress, Build Your Resilience

Wherever you live or work, stress is on the rise. According to the International Labour Organization, workers in developed and developing countries are facing increasing strain at work. The onslaught of mounting stressors include global challenges, such as climate change, terrorism, and political …

The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

Ten Life Lessons You Learn When You Lose Your Job

Dear Liz,<p>I got laid off last week. I am devastated. I joined the company four years ago when they were in a “turnaround” phase. They were able to get out of the red and make improvements in revenue and profits but 2017 was tough.<p>My CEO stood up in front of our whole team and said “We will cut …

Employment

Ten Skills Every Manager Needs -- But 90% Of Managers Lack

Dear Liz,<p>I’m the Training Manager in a great firm. I have developed and delivered customer service training, communication skills training and several other courses, but now I have a new and bigger challenge. My CEO asked me to develop an in-house leadership development program. I’m very excited …

Leadership

How Kenya’s Selina Wamucii is empowering smallholder farmers through mobile tech

Selina Wamucii is a mobile-driven business-to-business sourcing platform for fresh produce from smallholder farmers in rural Kenya.

Agriculture