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The #1 Productivity Tool You Aren't Using

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.12.2014 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

What's the best productivity tool you're not taking advantage of? Evernote? MeetingWizard? Dropbox? Think again. Harvard Business School professor Ter...

A Heartfelt Promise For The Mom In The Mirror

Anjali Joshi | Posted 04.08.2014 | Parents
Anjali Joshi

You have given everything -- your sleep, your body, your career, your marriage, your life -- to this child. And, you, mommy, are doing an amazing job.

Martha Stewart: I Asked Her Nothing; She Tells Me Everything

Lauren Cahn | Posted 04.01.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

She's the Ultimate Homeownah from the Hamlet of Katonah. She puts the CAN in Cantitoe. She's got a greenhouse that's bigger than your entire house, wi...

'Mean Girls' Art History Is So Fetch

The Huffington Post | Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 03.28.2014 | Arts

"Oh my God, that Monet is so fetch!" is not something you'd often hear wandering an art museum. Still, if there's anything "Mean Girls" has proven, it...

Blog Your Memoir: Step Out of Your Comfort Zone and Build Your Platform

Dorit Sasson | Posted 03.11.2014 | Books
Dorit Sasson

It's totally scary to step out of your comfort zone just to blog about your life story. But think about this: There's a whole tribe of people who need and want to read your message.

The Verdict Is in: The Future of Marketing Is Social

R. Kay Green | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
R. Kay Green

We can't deny it. It's everywhere we go, it's everything we see. It's social media and it symbolizes where we are as a society: Interconnected... and it is here to stay.

International Relations: Fashion Month Across the Globe

Serena Guen | Posted 03.04.2014 | Style
Serena Guen

Perhaps the most dichotomous artistic event of the year, Fashion Month throws together polar opposites that truly shouldn't work but just do

6 Titillating Tips on Blogging for Your Nonprofit

Varda Epstein | Posted 02.25.2014 | Technology
Varda Epstein

Consider the difference between: How I taught my dog to beg and Begging will get you everywhere. The first is ho-hum, the second piques the interest. You can't help but want to read the rest.

Bloggers Beware: Think Before You Post Images Online

Nancy Wurtzel | Posted 04.21.2014 | Fifty
Nancy Wurtzel

The image I chose for my post was a beautiful Tree of Life creation, which fit perfectly with the subject matter of my post. At the time, I remember hesitating for just a moment. Was it an image I had purchased from a service? Had I found it in Creative Commons? Was it OK to use?

How to Run a Successful Blog, as Illustrated by Food

Foodbeast | Posted 02.11.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

The folks running the LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Blog just released a tutorial-of-sorts on how to create fun content for your blog (not necessari...

102 Years Ago Today Captain Scott and His Men Reached the South Pole

Ben Saunders | Posted 03.19.2014 | Green
Ben Saunders

I suspect our bodies have so little fat or superfluous muscle they can turn into fuel that we're almost totally reliant on what we eat to keep us going now.

Eight Reasons to Get to New Zealand

Emily Dickinson | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Emily Dickinson

I headed to the South Island -- known for its mountains, snow, and glaciers -- having no idea what to expect. I just hoped I wouldn't have to dress nicely or wear makeup. I was right.

Ice Cream Plus Fall Equals Comfort

Nik Sharma | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Nik Sharma

Just because summer's over doesn't mean it's time to stop eating ice cream.

REposition, REstrategize, REinvent: 10 Tips for the "New-Age" Professional in 2014

R. Kay Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
R. Kay Green

It is certainly a FACT that the world is changing. Every day, new developments in technology and society rewrite the guidelines for how we interact with our families, our colleagues, and our customers.

Anaïs Nin: The World's First Blogger?

Kim Krizan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Kim Krizan

Was Anaïs Nin, a mid-20th century diarist, the world's first blogger? If so, it's taken the invention of the Internet to truly understand her work.

Do You Have the Right Tools to Succeed?

Dorie Clark | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

A while back, I had coffee with a former athletic company executive and mentioned how often I sprain my ankle playing squash. "But aren't you wearing squash shoes?" he asked incredulously. I admitted I wasn't.

Five Cool Things Fundies Should Know About Christianity

Brett Gallaher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Brett Gallaher

I've often wondered what would happen if average people actually knew about Church history and theology. For your benefit and/or your entertainment, I thought a list of some of the more awesome-er contemplative issues I've come across would make for a smashing good time.

Controlling the Flow: Thoughts on the Free Flow of Information Act

Tricia Todd | Posted 11.14.2013 | Media
Tricia Todd

Selectively protecting some journalists, and not journalism as a whole, is detrimental to democracy and civil society. Why then do the majority of American mainstream media resources support this Act?

Mourad, Dexter and the Saudi Scholar

YaLa Young Leaders | Posted 11.10.2013 | World
YaLa Young Leaders

By Hanane Harrath His name was Mourad and he was 20 years old. He was very pleasant and very funny too. He was my driver from Casablanca airport to m...

The Social Media Effect: Are You Really Who You Portray Online?

R. Kay Green | Posted 10.07.2013 | Small Business
R. Kay Green

Through interaction with the social medium, the real and ideal selves intersect; and the ideal self is at least partially actualized. In essence, our online selves represent our ideals and eliminate many of our other real components.

Committing Acts of Journalism

Tricia Todd | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics
Tricia Todd

Shield Laws aren't simply for protecting journalists and their sources, they are to ensure the ability for investigative journalism to continue informing the public and strengthening democracy. Cherry picking who gets protected is another way of criminalizing journalism.

Want To Prevent Future Hunger? Try Precision Agriculture

Lloyd A. Treinish | Posted 09.22.2013 | Technology
Lloyd A. Treinish

How many mouths will the world be feeding by 2050? It is an estimated 9.2 billion, up from 7 billion today. To keep pace with this growing population, global food production will need to increase by 70 percent. That means getting a lot smarter about how we raise crops.

Blackberry Peach Ginger Crumble

Elissa Bernstein | Posted 08.24.2013 | Taste
Elissa Bernstein

It's summer, and that means it's blackberry season.

Author Platform: Use the News to Boost Your Book & Platform

Jennifer S. Wilkov | Posted 08.12.2013 | Books
Jennifer S. Wilkov

Using the news can help boost the visibility of your book, your platform and you! Themes run through your platform and book, whether it is fiction or...

BookExpo America: Behind the Scenes for How to Write a Book

Jennifer S. Wilkov | Posted 07.30.2013 | Books
Jennifer S. Wilkov

When you build a career in any industry, it is important to get into the thick of things and learn as much as you can about the business activities involved so you can become more of an insider as opposed to just a spectator.