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Experts Agree, Don't Start The Day By Answering Your Email

There are tons of books about time-management, but increasingly I hear the topic discussed in terms of <i>energy management</i>. Our minds, the thinking goes, only have so much capacity for any one type of activity, so we have to build that limitation into our daily routines if we want to work effectively. …

How To Stay Super Motivated

There are two elements needed to succeed in business.<p>The first is a good strategy – making sure you’re heading in the right direction and focusing on the most valuable opportunities.<p>The second is how well you do your work. You must perform with speed, positivity, efficiency and drive to achieve …

Samsung reportedly building new Nexus 10 tablet, arriving in the 'near future'

Samsung is lined up to once again build a 10-inch Nexus tablet for Google, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>'s Amir Efrati. The new Nexus 10 should be arriving "in the near future," Efrati said, after reportedly learning the details from Android and Chrome lead Sundar Pichai. Last year, Google …

Google Introduces Lighter, Thinner, More Powerful New Nexus 7

Google launched an updated Nexus 7 tablet this week calling it a “significant upgrade” to the premiere version. It’s more expensive than the …

10 Things You Need To Know About Google's New Chromecast

Google’s push for the living room got a fuel injection yesterday when the company revealed its Chromecast streaming stick.<p><b>See also:</b> <b>5 Ways Chromecast Grew Up This Year</b><p>The compact dongle can push Web video, music and pics from the cloud to your television. But the really big deal is that you can …

Nexus 7, Android 4.3, Chromecast Media Event - the rundown

A picture is worth a thousand words, they say. How about a video then? Our Joshua Vergara gives you the rundown of yesterday’s big Google news in one nicely packaged video. Check it out.<p>For a more in-depth rundown through the Android 4.3/Nexus 7/Chromecast event, our Nate Swanner did a pretty good …

4 Simple Ways To Make Your Employees Feel Valued

Imagine a job where your work isn’t appreciated, your effort goes unnoticed, and you could be replaced in an instant.<p>Not exactly a place you’d want to stay for very long, is it?<p>As a manager, this isn’t the type of environment you want to encourage—not if you want your employees to stick around, …

How To Work A Room Like You Own The Place

<i>This is a guest post by Nisa Chitakasem, co-author of the book</i> 135 Networking Career Tips.<p>Increasingly, we network by e-mail or through social media, such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. That’s a godsend for shy people. You can listen to conversations and chime in on your own terms.<p>But sometimes …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

STUDY: People With A Lot Of Self-Control Are Happier Than The Rest Of Us

They define it as "the ability to override or change one's inner responses" and to refrain from acting on impulses.<p>As an immediate consequence of leading lives of constant self-denial, it would seem that people with a lot of self-control aren't likely to derive a lot of pleasure from life, although …

Wat wil ik met mijn leven? 5 vragen

Wat wil je doen met je leven? Wat vind je leuk en waar wil je je tijd aan besteden? Het is een vraag die vooral veel jonge mensen bezighoudt. Zodra …

Zo Maak je een Rotdag Mooi: 13 Tips!

Iedereen heeft weleens een rotdag<p>Soms wil de dag gewoon niet echt mooi uitpakken. Je voelt je niet optimaal, er gebeuren irritante dingen en het lukt …

Hierarchy of Disagreement

<b>Hierarchy of Disagreement</b>

How To Quit Your Job The Right Way

<i>By Annette Richmond</i><p>Wish you could walk in and tell your boss to “take your job and shove it?” You’re not alone. As the economy begins to recover a lot of unhappy workers are feeling more confident about saying goodbye to their current employers.<p>Over the last few years confidence in the U.S. job …

Eight Surprising Rules That Will Get You The Job

At 76 years old, Bill Ellermeyer is an elder statesman of the job search world. He founded an Irvine, Calif. outplacement firm in 1981, which he sold to staffing firm Adecco in 1990, then ran that office as a division of Adecco subsidiary Lee Hecht Harrison until going out on his own as an …

Sneller Werken: 10 Tips

Bespaar tijd door je taken sneller af te ronden<p>Wie sneller werkt is eerder klaar. En wie eerder klaar is kan andere dingen gaan doen. Als je meer …

Using Customer Experience to Drive Future Improvements

Enjoy this panel discussion on the topic of customer experience from the Social Biz Atlanta Conference. The participants are Ashish Bisaria, Senior …

The UK's Hot New 5:2 Diet Craze Hits The U.S.

• Share to email<br>• Share to facebook<br>• Share to twitter<br>• Share to linkedin<br>• Share to google<p>Melanie Haiken , Contributor I report the latest in health, nutrition, wellness and healthy travel. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.<p>The New York Times, that no matter where you go you're likely to …

8 Reasons It Costs More Than Ever To Raise Kids

Not only are we grappling with the obvious like food, clothing and child care (when did teenagers start charging $15 an hour to babysit?), we're also in competition to be Parent of the Year, whether that means affording the most expensive strollers, private dance lessons or birthday parties.<p>Let's …

Personal Finance

There Are 4 Behavioral Styles That Determine Productivity At Work

Co-workers are like family. Most of the time, you don't get to choose them and there will inevitably be people around with whom you naturally clash.<p>However, at work, how well you relate with others and whether your co-workers like and respect you absolutely affects your ability to get things …

The Most Successful People Take Small, Smart Steps Toward Their Goals

Lives there anyone anywhere old enough to work who has not had an idea for a new company? Who has not said on at least one occassion, “someone could make a fortune if they’d just…”<p>So how come we have so few entrepreneurs?<p>Study the type of ideas on which highly successful growth companies were …

What Don't They Teach You At Business School?

I have a BBA and MBA – both in marketing. I was shocked at the complete and total lack of “real world” workplace skills. I actually have a huge desire to become a part-time professor – simply so I can share some of these <b>incredibly valuable</b> skills.<p>Some examples:<p><b>Career Planning and Strategies</b><br>From the …

Successful Lives Vs. Successful Careers: A Rock Climber's Advice

Commencement speakers are considered to be successful and are supposed to give advice. So when I was asked to address the doctoral and master’s degree recipients at Kent State University this past weekend, I thought a lot about what success means to me and what I could tell them as they pursue …

3 Reasons Your Sales Presentation Will Probably Fail

<b>1. Presenting Too Much Information</b><p>Presenting features and functions is like describing plastics used to make a telephone, rather than what that phone can mean to your life. What your solution IS and DOES has much less emotional impact than what it MEANS to them. Do this instead:<p>Limit your …

Make a Contract: 3 Contract Agreements Small Businesses Should Have

It might be tempting to seal a deal with a handshake. After all, formalities just slow things down and, as a small business owner, you’ve got …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>The rising star dishes on fame and wears the 5 freshest summer style swerves you should try.<p>By Samuel Hine2 days agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>We …

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