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Infographic: How to write copy that compels action | Articles | Writing & Editing

The words you use matter when entreating customers to take action.<p>Direct response marketing helps brand managers gather audience feedback, increase …

Branding

How I use Alfred to become a more efficient macOS user

If there’s one app I’d be lost without on macOS, it would Alfred. I’ve been using Alfred for years, and I continually discover new ways to use it. So what is Alfred?<p>Backblaze<p>If I had to sum up Alfred into one sentence, it would be: It’s macOS spotlight on steroids. In my day job, I spend a lot of …

Apps

29 Foods the World’s Healthiest People Eat Every Day

Want to keep running until you’re 90? These longevity-boosting foods can help.<p>1 of 29<p>Almonds<p>Rich in healthy fats, fiber, and protein, these nuts are made for more than snacking. Use slivered almonds as a topping for oatmeal or yogurt, add them to muffin recipes, or use almond flour in place of …

7 Tips for a Healthy Prostate

More than 190,000 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. each year, according to the American Cancer Society. Fortunately, there is a …

The Secrets of Resilience

What does it take to conquer life’s adversities? Lessons from successful adults who overcame difficult childhoods<p>By<p>Meg Jay<p><b>Does early hardship</b> in life keep children from becoming successful adults? It’s an urgent question for parents and educators, who worry that children growing up in difficult …

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CAMERA SHOOTOUT: iPhone X versus Huawei P20 Pro

The Huawei P20 Pro is the Chinese phone maker's answer to the iPhone X, though it's 25% cheaper.<p>One of the P20 Pro's biggest selling points is its camera, which comes with artificial intelligence and, crazily, a triple camera. That includes a 40-megapixel telephoto sensor, which basically means …

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

7 Proven Strategies to Close the Sale Faster (From Master Salespeople)

Tips that separate the average from the extraordinary businessperson.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Closing the sale is what separates the average from the extraordinary businessperson. Top dealmakers and members of The Oracles share their proven strategies for closing …

12 Ways to Overcome Chronic Procrastination

Almost every adult with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has experienced procrastination at some time in his or her life. …

PSA: Here’s how to check for – and remove – the Mac malware mshelper

If your Mac seems to be running at high fan rates or you’re seeing reduced battery-life for no apparent reason, you may want to check for some Mac malware that seems to be going around …<p>NordVPN<p>A couple of support threads have described people finding a process called mshelper using a lot of CPU …

Computer Hardware

Bill Gates: You might not make time to read this type of book—but you should

Bill Gates' obsession with reading started early on. As a kid, his parents gave him "an arbitrary budget to buy books, so I got to read a lot," he …

Block Out Time for Solitude and Thinking

The volume of information and stimuli coming at us every day makes it more difficult to focus than ever. To do the careful thinking that decision making and leadership require, you must step back from the noise of the world. Schedule 15-minute breaks at least once or twice a day to sit quietly in …

How to Add 12 More Years to Your Life, According to Science

Or 14 years more, if you're a woman.<p><b>In a new study researchers pinned down five factors that appear to be strongly linked with a significantly longer life.</b><p><b>All five factors relate to lifestyle and include things like diet and exercise.</b><p><b>Women in the study with the strongest adherence to all five</b> …

Harvard Scientists Say Doing This Can Lower Your Blood Pressure. Hint: It's All in Your Head

Harvard researchers have made an interesting discovery: Mindfulness can lower your blood pressure by changing how your genes operate.<p>You know that fight-or-flight feeling: tense muscles, pounding heart, rapid breathing, and sky-high blood pressure. We're a nation of stressed-out workers tackling …

'In Liverpool's rich history, few have elevated themselves to world-class status as rapidly as Mohamed Salah'

Sadio Mane scored the all important opener for Liverpool. Roberto Firmino sealed the win with an injury-time strike.<p>Jordan Henderson impressed as …

How To: 33 Cool Little Android Features You Might Not Know About

One of Android's biggest strengths is its flexibility. There's usually more than one way to perform the same task, which makes it easy to find an …

Cold Showers Lead to Fewer Sick Days

Geert A. Buijze and his colleagues asked 3,000 volunteers in the Netherlands to finish their morning showers with a 30-, 60-, or 90-second blast of cold water, or to shower as they usually did, for 30 consecutive days. Then the researchers looked at the work attendance records of the same people …

Online Reviews Are Biased. Here’s How to Fix Them

In the age of the internet, reputations are almost never a blank slate. Consumers are surrounded by online reviews thanks to other consumers who’ve gone to the trouble of posting opinions about products and services online.<p>But online reviews are a dual-edged sword. On the one hand, they’re a …

Why Your Compliance Programs Are a Million-Dollar Waste of Time

Millions of fraudulent accounts at Wells Fargo. Systemic deception by Volkswagen about its vehicles’ emission levels. Widespread bribery at Petrobras that damaged both the government and the economy of Brazil. While those corporate scandals made headlines in recent years, countless others failed to …

The 4 Dimensions of Digital Trust, Charted Across 42 Countries

The year 2018 is barely underway and, already, digital trust initiatives have captured headlines. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has said his platform will de-prioritize third-party publisher content to keep users focused on more “meaningful” posts from family and friends. Google has led off the new …

Most Leaders Know Their Strengths — but Are Oblivious to Their Weaknesses

“Oh, I pretty much know my strengths and my weaknesses.”<p>If we had a dollar for every time we’d heard this from an executive we were coaching, we could have retired a long time ago. When probed, they often proclaim that while they might not recognize all their strengths, they are confident about …

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

It’s called the Ivy Lee Method.<p>When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the …

Time Management

5 Ways to Get Over Your Fear of Public Speaking

We all want to be fearless public speakers. We dream of confidently striding onto the stage to give a speech or presentation, breaking the ice with the perfect joke, captivating the audience with compelling stories, handling the most difficult questions with ease, and exiting to cheers and applause.<p>…

Public Speaking

Want to Be a Thought Leader? Here's How to Stand Out and Be Noticed

You may be tempted to play it safe. Here's why that's a bad idea.<p>You know the importance of being visible in your field, so you're raising your profile by writing blogs or articles, contributing to social media discussions and presenting at conferences. The term for that, of course, is "thought …

Here's What Introverts Find So Annoying About What Extroverts Think

If you're someone who clearly identifies with being on either side of the personality fence, you know how challenging it can be living and working with people who can be so different from you.<p>Anywhere from a third to half of the population fits the definition of being introverted, meaning these …

A Groundbreaking Study of 5,000 Top Performers Identifies 3 Tactics Used by Great Communicators

A five-year study by an influential UC Berkeley business professor reveals the communication secrets that separate great leaders from average ones.<p>In a groundbreaking study of 5,000 successful employees and managers over a five-year period, UC Berkeley management professor Morten T. Hansen found …

Want to Get a Job With Elon Musk? You May Want to Study These 16 Interview Questions

Interns at SpaceX reportedly work 80 hours per week.<p><b>SpaceX interns work 80 hours per week and help the company launch rockets and improve its dynamics.</b>• <b><br>So the aerospace company, recently rated one of the best places to work, asks some tough interview questions to ensure that it is hiring the right</b> …

25 Proven 'Success Words' You Should Use On Your Resume

This is not your parents' job hunting advice.<p>When it comes to making hiring decisions, including “team player language” on your resume makes it less likely you’ll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest …

Ban These 5 Words From Your Corporate Values Statement

Practically every organization today has a set of core values that ideally function as the “operating instructions” of the company. The goal of articulating the essential and enduring principles of your organization is to inform, inspire, and instruct the day-to-day behaviors of everyone who works …