News > Lifestyle

How Letting Go of These “Good” Habits Can Make You More Successful
Lifestyle
Learning new things is an important part of career growth, and 87% of millennials say professional development opportunities factor into their job decisions, according to Gallup. Acquiring too much information, however, can be a problem, putting your career at risk of becoming stagnant, says Dom Price, work futurist-in-chief and head of R&D at the software development firm Atlassian in Sydney,
Report: Facebook is Bleeding Young People From its Platform Faster Than Expected
It's pretty well established that as moms, dads, grandmothers and crazy uncles increasingly joined Facebook, younger people became a lot less willing to share their lives on the platform. But a new study by eMarketer shows that young people between the ages of 17 and 24 in the U.S. dropped 9.9 percent in 2017, or equal to 1.4 million total
How to Figure Out Exactly What Time of Day You’ll Be Most Productive
Lifestyle
Are you running your day in a way that takes advantage of your natural flows of energy? If you’re not, you’re operating at less than full capacity. It’s important to do the right work at the right time, says Daniel Pink, author of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. “For whatever reason, we don’t take the question of ‘when’
Here’s How to Establish Healthy Stress Habits Before It’s Too Late
Lifestyle
It may not always seem like it, but stress is one of the greatest gifts we have. It’s a motivator, a source of strength, and a survival instinct that pushes us beyond what we often perceive as the limit of our capabilities. Failing to properly harness, manage, and cope with that stress, however, can serve to damage careers, personal relationships
5 Ways to Make Sure Your Meeting Will Be Productive
Lifestyle
Meetings can be the bane of working life, but they don’t have to be a waste of time if you ask yourself a series of questions before every meeting, and only attend meetings that are really necessary. So before you click “accept” on that new calendar invitation, look out for these signs that indicate it’s not going to be a waste of
This is What it’s Like to Not Own a Smartphone in 2018
Lifestyle
It’s 2018, and I’ve never owned a smartphone. Four years ago, I wrote about having no regrets for being a “dumb phone” user. At the time I was an anomaly: 58% of Americans, according to Pew researchers, owned a smartphone; that figure was around 80% for people in my age demographic. Now, I’m a clear oddity: 77% of U.S. adults are
Elon Musk's Boring Company Has Already Reaped Millions on Pre-Orders For a Flamethrower
In case you were unaware, Elon Musk's Boring Company - which plans to take human beings to Mars or something - is currently taking pre-orders for what it calls the "world's safest flamethrower." No, really. https://www.instagram.com/p/BeeUSFwgLrM/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_test The Boring Company Flamethrower, which is apparently being sold for reasons, is fully functional and is meant to "liven up any party!" according to
Report: GPS Tracker Used By Fitbit and Other Wearables is Exposing Sensitive U.S. Military Info
A GPS tracker found in Fitbit and other wearable devices has been exposing "highly sensitive information" about the locations and movements of soldiers at military bases in the United States, the Washington Post reports. The activity and whereabouts of the soldiers is being exposed by a Global Heat Map published by the GPS tracking company Strava, according to the Post,
These Two Simple Exercises Can Help You Radically Rethink Your Career
Lifestyle
You’re feeling stuck in your job, so you do the obvious thing: You sit down and brainstorm all the other positions you’re qualified for. It doesn’t go well. No matter which way you cut it, your options look limited. Before you find the nearest wall to bang your head against, take a step back and turn the question inside out.
Here’s What I Learned About Myself When I Tracked Every Hour of My Day
Lifestyle
Over the holidays I spoke with a friend who had just finished an interesting experiment: She spent a few weeks writing down the amount of time she spent daily doing both productive and unproductive things. At the end of her experiment, she was shocked to find how much time she was actually wasting on things like “quickly” checking social media.