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10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

So this post is for you, guy with no iPad password, and for you, girl who stays signed into Gmail on her boyfriend’s computer, and for you, person walking down the street having a loud conversation on your mobile phone about your recent doctor’s diagnosis of that rash thing you have. These are the really, really simple things you should be doing to keep casual intruders from invading your privacy.

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How to Set Up Multiple Email Signatures in iOS 6

How to Set Up Multiple Email Signatures in iOS 6 | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
I didn't get a new iPhone 5 this weekend, but I did spend some time upgrading the operating system on my iPhone 4S to iOS 6.
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Steve Jobs Wax Figure Is Eerily Realistic

Steve Jobs Wax Figure Is Eerily Realistic | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Madame Tussauds unveiled the first pictures of a wax figure of Steve Jobs that will go on display at its Hong Kong location later this month to commemorate the one-year anniversary of his death.
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5 Signs of Emotional Exhaustion at Work

Burnout can strike in any profession. Nearly one in two physicians say they are burned out, those in helping professions often experience symptoms, and when you're working long hours, experiencing pressures or feeling without options in any profession, you may be at risk for burnout.
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50 Valuable Life Lessons Everybody Should Know By The Age Of 50

The following 50 valuable life lessons where written by Regina Brett, from Cleveland , Ohio. These gems of knowledge have been learnt over the past 50 years, why would you not want to get your knowledge up and read on for a little 'Life 101'.
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Overcome the Top 25 Excuses to Wait on Your Dreams

Overcome the Top 25 Excuses to Wait on Your Dreams | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
In my efforts to keep moving beyond my comfort zone, I’ve compiled the top 25 excuses not to go after a dream, along with thoughts to help us overcome them.
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Your Body Language Speaks for You in Meetings

Your Body Language Speaks for You in Meetings | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Besides our choice of words and the volume and tone of a voice, gestures, posture and facial expressions all convey powerful messages to the people we are talking to, which is precisely why everyone pays close attention to other people's body language.

What's more, some research suggests that your body language can even affect your hormones, which affects your decisions and attitudes to risk. In other words, how we say what we say to people is at least as important as what we say to them.

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Life’s Instructions

Life’s Instructions | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Here's a lst of instructions that serve you well. Enjoy!

 

1. Have a firm handshake.

2. Look people in the eye.

3. Sing in the shower.

4. Own a great stereo system.

5. If in a fight, hit first and hit hard.

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11 Things Everyone Needs You to Know

11 Things Everyone Needs You to Know | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

A silhouette of a human being stands before you.


Perhaps an old friend. Perhaps a neighbor. Perhaps a perfect stranger, like me.


Here are 11 things we all need you to keep in mind…

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Honoring those who Facebooked themselves out of their jobs

Honoring those who Facebooked themselves out of their jobs | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The Facebook Fired blog is a painfully modern collection of stories memorializing those who are collecting unemployment thanks to posts on Facebook or similar public disclosures. Read this blog post by Chris Matyszczyk on Technically Incorrect.
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Microsoft Urges Internet Explorer Users to Protect Against Targeted Attacks

Microsoft Urges Internet Explorer Users to Protect Against Targeted Attacks | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
On Monday night, Microsoft urged users of Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions to deploy a toolkit that could help protect against a series of attacks hitting its system.
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14 Things You Should Do On Your Lunch Break Every Day

14 Things You Should Do On Your Lunch Break Every Day | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
How do you spend your lunch break? Do you quickly chow down a sandwich at a nearby deli with your eyes glued to your Blackberry? Do you devour a salad at your desk with one hand on your keyboard?
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Do You Suffer From Workplace Anxiety?

Do You Suffer From Workplace Anxiety? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
These workplace anxiety issues may derail your career and damage your health.
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YouTube - The Moth Presents Anthony Griffith: The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

Comedians spend years honing their stage persona, but when all-star comic Anthony Griffith tells the story of his life as a comedian and as a father, not even he can keep it together. To be honest, I couldn't either when I watched this video. It's so important to remember that the people we idolize aren't the two-dimensional, easily digestible caricatures that we see of them in the media. I've seen some breakdowns before, and this was the first one that felt real. (from UpWorthy.com.)

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10 Things No One Can Steal From You

10 Things No One Can Steal From You | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Of all the things that can be stolen from you – your possessions, your youth, your health, your words, your rights – what no one can ever take from you is…

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Three Ways to Lose Your Audience

Three Ways to Lose Your Audience | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
A little over a year ago, I wrote a post called Three Signs Your Slide Deck Stinks. I think it got the most comments in the history of this blog as I invited readers to share their pet peeves from presentation land.
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Coolest Engineering Professors Ever Help Flash Mob Students [VIDEO]

Coolest Engineering Professors Ever Help Flash Mob Students [VIDEO] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Flash mobs may be so 2011, but this one rocks.
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How to Get the Best Deal for Your Used Tech!

How to Get the Best Deal for Your Used Tech! | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

With so much new tech headed our way this fall, you may be wondering how you can afford to keep up with your desire for state-of-the-art gadgets. Whether you’re wanting an iPhone 5 , craving a Kindle, or eagerly anticipating the Microsoft Surface, your tech budget might be stretched a bit thin this busy season.

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Walmart Halts Kindle Sales as Frustration With Amazon Mounts [REPORT]

Walmart Halts Kindle Sales as Frustration With Amazon Mounts [REPORT] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
In a sign of brick-and-mortar retailers' mounting frustration with Amazon, Walmart informed store managers Wednesday that it no longer plans to carry Amazon's Kindle e-readers or tablets in stores.
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25 Pop Psychology Books Everyone Should Read

25 Pop Psychology Books Everyone Should Read | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

One of the classic self-help guides ever published offers up timeless advice about how listening and considering what others have to say nurtures the best relationships. The key is to actually care about their input rather than twisting them into a means to an end, so try to keep that in mind.

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Stop Being Offended Today: The Cure For Everything That Irritates You

Stop Being Offended Today: The Cure For Everything That Irritates You | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

There is an epidemic spreading across the world.And I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but we’re all carriers of the disease.It’s called Offend-initis, a skin condition whereby the thickness of our skin melts away to the point where everything offends us...

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Reminder: Apple’s iOS 6 Arrives Tomorrow, Here’s What You Need To Know

Reminder: Apple’s iOS 6 Arrives Tomorrow, Here’s What You Need To Know | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Apple's latest mobile operating system gets released tomorrow, a few days ahead of the iPhone 5's launch on Friday. iOS 6 brings a lot of new stuff, and we've covered that in detail in previous posts.
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5 steps to successful work relationships

5 steps to successful work relationships | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Success is all about relationships -- those who get that, get along with others and get the job done get promoted...
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