Showing off how smart you are on your résumé could have a negative effect on recruiters. Attitude trumps IQ when it comes to success.
According to several recruiters and hiring managers weighing in on Quora. Indeed, a Mensa-level IQ—widely considered to be genius level by scoring anywhere from 132 to 140 on standard intelligence tests— when listed on a candidate’s résumé, has had the opposite effect.
Turns out, you don’t need a car to see America. Traveling coast-to-coast across the United States by train is one of the world’s greatest travel experiences. Amazingly, it’s also one of the world’s greatest travel bargains...
Whether you’re just getting started with Instagram or need a boost to your follower count, we’ve picked the best Instagram tools to help you manage your photos.
Most of these tools belong to the same four categories: photo and/or video editing, layout, engagement, or metrics. Finally, I’ve thrown in a couple of hardware tools, because let’s face it: even the most skilled iPhoneographers out there need a (steady) helping hand in form of a hardware upgrade....
For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually increase our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.
Your subconscious loves to do work while your body performs other tasks that are easy. I can prove this very easily by asking you how many good ideas you have had while driving or in the shower. When you are relaxed yet slightly distracted, your mind is often at its best.
With an increasing number of B2B companies adopting social media marketing, a number of myths about it have spread as well. These misconceptions can be laughable at best – but also damaging to your marketing and sales efforts at worst.
Check out the main five myths about B2B social media marketing and find out why a robust social media strategy is vital to increasing sales, expanding networks, and growing revenue.
Cisco predicts that consumer internet video traffic will go from 64 percent in 2014 to surpass 80 percent by 2019, with consumer video on demand traffic doubling by 2019; with high definition content amongst that figure rising from 59 percent in 2014 to 70 percent in 2019.
It’s not just the big players who are looking to capitalise on the growth in online video. For a long time, video marketing was seen as the preserve of big brands and big budgets but this is not the case anymore and nor has it been for some time.
Google has invested in taxi firms, smart thermostats and even artificial intelligence but it is also setting its sights on immortality - or at least increasing our lives five-fold.
In an interview with Bloomberg, Google Ventures' president Bill Maris said he thinks it's possible to live to 500 years old. And this will be helped by medical breakthroughs as well as a rise in biomechanics. Bill Maris has $425 million to invest this year, and the freedom to invest it however he wants. He's looking for companies that will slow aging, reverse disease, and extend life.
You don't have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.
So rather than buying the latest iPhone or a new BMW, Dr. Thomas Gilovich, (a psychology professor at Cornell University who has been studying the question of money and happiness for over two decades) suggests you'll get more happiness spending money on experiences like going to art exhibits, doing outdoor activities, learning a new skill, or traveling.
There have been several books written about the subject of happiness including several from Tal Ben-Shahar ("Happier", "Even Happier" and "Being Happy") and Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh who wrote Delivering Happiness. All great books if you're looking for a deep dive into the subject of happiness.
But I came across a quote from the Dalai Lama XIV that really nailed it for me:
Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.
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