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How to Explain to the People You Live With That You’re Working

“You get to work from home? That’s awesome!” That’s what they all say to you. You nod and grimace because you know, while it is nice to skip the commute and avoid office politics, working from home comes with its own set of challenges. Namely, you know how difficult it is to make people understand […]

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Structure Your Work-From-Home Day With These Routines

The conveniences of working at home are also its curses. There’s no commute giving you time to settle your thoughts on the way in to work, no lunch with co-workers. To get some structure in your work-from-home life, you need to create your own routines.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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I’m LegalZoom CEO John Suh, and This Is How I Work

For 16 years, LegalZoom has filled in the gap between free internet advice and hiring a lawyer; its services have become standard for many small businesses, entrepreneurs, and solo contractors and freelancers. For the last 13 years, John Suh has led the company as Executive Chairman and CEO. We talked to him about how…Read more… […]

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We’re Rhett & Link, and This Is How We Work

Rhett & Link, hosts of the show Good Mythical Morning and creators of viral videos like “NOPE! Chuck Testa,” are two of the most famous well-behaved grown adults on YouTube. They’ve been making funny, interesting videos for years, and now they run multiple YouTube channels with millions of subscribers each. We asked…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What Men Should Learn From Women About Work-Life Balance

“Women almost never become art monsters because art monsters only concern themselves with art, never mundane things,” writes Jenny Offill in her novel Dept. of Speculation. “Nabokov didn’t even fold his own umbrella. Vera licked his stamps for him.” Women, instead, are forced to “balance” work and life.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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I’m National Book Foundation Executive Director Lisa Lucas, and This Is How I Work

Since 1950 the National Book Foundation has awarded the National Book Award to authors such as Colson Whitehead, William Faulkner, Beverly Cleary, and Jesmyn Ward. The Foundation also runs several programs for readers and writers, including the BookUp after-school reading program. In March 2016 the Foundation hired…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Switzerland Proves That More Gun Laws Are Not The Solution To America’s Mass Shooting Problem

I was lucky enough to be a part of one of the last great Boy Scout troops here in North Texas, where we were taught proper marksmanship by an ex-special forces scoutmaster. He ran the troop military-style, dividing us into patrols, where we could attain ranks such as patrol leader and assign push-ups to disobedient […]

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We’re the Boomerang Team, and This Is How We Work

Boomerang lets you schedule your email. That essential feature is the core of Boomerang’s growing number of apps, add-ons, and features, which fill in the many gaps of popular email services like Gmail. Four years ago we interviewed one of Boomerang’s founders about building Boomerang. Now we’ve talked to all three…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Be a More Confident Public Speaker By Incorporating a Story Into Your Presentation

Public speaking is rough. Even people who give public presentations al the time can still get struck with a bit a stage fright. While the age-old tip of picturing everyone in the room can certainly help (or hurt depending on who you are), Fast Company has another idea for combating a difficult public speaking event:…Read […]

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I’m War Correspondent and Trint Founder Jeff Kofman, and This Is How I Work

Emmy-winning journalist Jeff Kofman has covered some of the world’s biggest news stories for ABC, CBS, and CBC, including the Arab Spring, the Libyan Revolution, the invasion of Iraq, the trapped Chilean miners, and the international war on the drug trade. Now he runs the company behind Trint, an A.I.-based automated…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Look for a Job on Twitter and Facebook

Job searches are already a complicated stress-maze of multiple sites, searches, and alerts, so you might think it’s bad news that you also need to expand your search to social media. But actually, Twitter and Facebook can be a relatively (relatively) pleasant part of the job search process.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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