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To Be A Success, Surround Yourself With The Right People (4 Top Tips)

<i>“If you lie down with dogs, you get up with fleas.”</i><p>Like Benjamin Franklin, I’ve always believed it matters who you surround yourself with.<p>Nutritionists tell us: “You are what you eat.” We’re also what we <i>hear</i>. The people you surround yourself with—those you interact with regularly—have a huge impact …

Self-improvement

How Far Back Should My Resume Go?

A lot of people get hung up and stuck on the new idea that a resume is a branding document. It’s not a legal document. It has nothing in common with your tax return or an application to become an election judge. It has more in common with a flyer from Domino’s pizza than with either of those …

Employment

Data Analytics Dominates Enterprises' Spending Plans For 2015

Companies will spend an average of $7.4M on data-related initiatives over the next twelve months , with enterprises investing $13.8M, and small & medium businesses (SMBs) investing $1.6M.<p>80% of enterprises and 63% of small & medium businesses (SMBs) already have deployed or are planning to deploy …

Data Warehousing

The scientific evidence against spanking, timeouts, and sleep training

At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors has gathered to hear psychotherapist Tina Bryson speak about neuroscience, mentorship, and camping. She is in Minnesota by invitation of the camp. Chippewa is at the front of a movement to …

Parenting

Get 100GB of Microsoft OneDrive storage for free

I can't pass up an opportunity to make fun of Microsoft, so let's dive right in.<p>Bing Rewards: Microsoft's blatant way of bribing users to use Bing instead of Google.<p>OneDrive: Microsoft's admittedly decent cloud-storage service that used to be known as SkyDrive -- until a lawsuit forced Microsoft to …

Google Glass

Why Walking is Important for Exercise

Walking is the ideal form of exercise for those just starting out.<p>Many aspiring runners dismiss “walk” as a four-letter word, as if it’s cheating, quitting, or not <i>really</i> exercising. But walking is actually the ideal form of exercise for most people who are starting out. It’s free, and you can do it …

Why some countries are winning and others are losing in school rankings

It's PISA day, and the world is freaking out. When the worldwide rankings of school performance were released this morning by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, you could watch the paroxysms of outrage and excitement sweep across the world's time zones. The test results – …

2014 will be the year of ___________ ?

How to break free from your 9-to-5 cubicle life

<b>1. Get an online presence now.</b> Setting up a presence online will help your brand – even before you start your new business. As an extension of your business, managing and honing your personal brand online as soon as you can – via a static site, a blog or an LinkedIn profile – is a MUST. It'll help …