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Take a Tour of the Miniature Version of Hogwarts

Take a Tour of the Miniature Version of Hogwarts | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Relatively few films can claim the lucrative after-life that is destined for the Harry Potter saga. The fact that the eight-movie cycle concluded last summer will, of course, not deter Warner Bros. from profiting off the franchise for years, perhaps even generations to come. There’s already an entire amusement park – Star Wars didn’t even get that – devoted to that cause, not too mention the scores of licensed products and cross-over promotions that will ensure the brand’s perpetuity. But the theme park aside, which is admittedly kind of cool, we’re guardedly excited about the movie studio’s latest ploy to get Potter-philes to reach back into their savings: a tour of the giant scale model of Hogwarts castle.
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Time to Kill Your Mental Boundaries

Time to Kill Your Mental Boundaries | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
What do you believe about yourself? It is remarkably easy to become convinced of your limitations. Frequently, people discuss what they would love to have or do but “can’t” for one reason or another.
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Seth's Blog: "It's not business, it's personal"

Seth's Blog: "It's not business, it's personal" | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
It's too easy to blame the organization and the system and the bottom line for decisions that a person would never be willing to take responsibility for. Whenever you can, work with people who take it personally.
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Work: A leading cause of stress among adults - The Henderson Press

Work: A leading cause of stress among adultsThe Henderson PressWorkplace stress is the harmful physical and emotional response that can happen when there is a conflict between job demands on the employee and the amount of control an employee has...
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Getting A New iPad? Here Are the Top 25 Free iPad Apps To Get You Started [PICS]

Getting A New iPad? Here Are the Top 25 Free iPad Apps To Get You Started [PICS] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Whether you’re waiting to snag a new iPad or purchasing a discounted iPad 2, you’ll need some apps to really make it useful.
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6 Tips to Get More Time on Your Side

6 Tips to Get More Time on Your Side | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
While it’s true that we all have the same amount of time in each day, there are ways we can better use the time we have to make it feel like we have more of it. That’s why others are able to get more out of their day than others.
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Schnurman: Quitting a job crystallizes ideas about careers, leadership and success

Schnurman: Quitting a job crystallizes ideas about careers, leadership and success | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Schnurman: Quitting a job crystallizes ideas about careers, leadership and successThe Star-Ledger - NJ.comSuccessful and happy people love what they do. My decision to seek a new role was in large part due to my loss of passion for my former job.
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12 Techniques to Help You Live a Happy and Fulfilled Life

12 Techniques to Help You Live a Happy and Fulfilled Life | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
It seems that everything comes in a list format nowadays. “Wash, Rinse, and Repeat” or “Open box, Remove Contents, Try and Assemble”.
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Seth's Blog: Why lie?

Seth's Blog: Why lie? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
"We've decided to hire someone with totally different skills than yours..." and then they hire someone just like you, but more expensive and not as good. "We're not going to buy a car this month, my husband wants to wait..."...
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What I Learned When I Quit Facebook

What I Learned When I Quit Facebook | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Ever wonder just how much Facebook has changed your life? We did, so we put a writer to the test: a two-week Facebook Cleanse! Read on for what she learned about herself, her relationships, and technology's impact on our lives.
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iPad Saves Taxpayer Dollars in Vancouver

iPad Saves Taxpayer Dollars in Vancouver | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Back in January, the City Council in Vancouver, BC Canada transitioned to using iPad 2s and went almost entirely paperless. As a result, the city has experienced a 40 percent reduction in printed documents needed for meetings.
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Google’s New Privacy Policy Goes Into Effect Today

Google’s New Privacy Policy Goes Into Effect Today | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The recent major changes in Google’s privacy policy go into effect today, March 1.
In January 2012, Google announced a new master privacy policy that replaces more than 70 different documents and governs all of Google’s products.
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Leap Year Gift For Yourself: How To Do More Work In Less Time

Leap Year Gift For Yourself: How To Do More Work In Less Time | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Early in my career, I worked for a tyrant. One day he stopped by my desk and asked me how things were going. "I'm working so hard I don't have time to think," I replied.
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Diversity Training Doesn't Work

Diversity Training Doesn't Work | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
"We've got another lawsuit," my friend and client Lana* told me over the phone. "Really?" I was honestly surprised. "What about all that diversity training everyone went through?
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Five Simple Yet Effective Tips for Managing Your Email

Five Simple Yet Effective Tips for Managing Your Email | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Everyone nowadays gets way too many emails and spends too much time dealing with them. If you feel like you are wasting too much time on email, you need re-evaluate how you manage it.
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The 7 D’s of Relationship Destruction | Psychology Today

The 7 D’s of Relationship Destruction | Psychology Today | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Avoid these actions and you may find yourself living happily. By Barton Goldsmith, Ph.D....
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How to Use a Calendar to Create Time and Space

How to Use a Calendar to Create Time and Space | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
There has been plenty of discussion online and off about how a calendar fits into one’s productivity system.
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Jobseekers Beware: Employers May Ask to See Your Facebook Account [VIDEO]

Jobseekers Beware: Employers May Ask to See Your Facebook Account [VIDEO] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Privacy settings may not stop employers or colleges from gaining access to your social media accounts.
Here’s a trend particular to the social media age: employers requesting access to applicants’ accounts during job interviews.
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10 Google Search Tricks You Might Not Know

10 Google Search Tricks You Might Not Know | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
1. Boolean Search Parameters


To really master the art of Google search, you can follow certain terms and tricks.
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12 Ways To Beat Insomnia And Sleep Better--No Matter What's Keeping You Awake

12 Ways To Beat Insomnia And Sleep Better--No Matter What's Keeping You Awake | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
It's no secret that we work better, feel better and make smarter financial decisions when we've had a good night’s sleep.
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Do You Have Too Many Goals? Here's How to Prioritize Them

Do You Have Too Many Goals? Here's How to Prioritize Them | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
How many goals are you chasing right now?There's a good chance that you've got too many. It's a classic productivity mistake – and an understandable one.
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Is Social Media Actually Making Us Less Connected?

Is Social Media Actually Making Us Less Connected? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
LONG BEACH, Calif. – Checking email during meetings. Shopping on your smartphone in the middle of class. Texting at funerals.

 

These are a few of the examples that MIT professor Sherry Turkle offered during her TEDTalk on Thursday, in which she argued that “technology is taking us places we don’t want to go.”

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‘iPad 3′ Video Preview Reveals Magical Capabilities

‘iPad 3′ Video Preview Reveals Magical Capabilities | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The iPad 3 will soon be rolled out into the international spotlight, but somehow, magician and performance artist Simon Pierro gets his hands on the “iPad 3″ earlier than anyone else.
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20 Infamous Crimes Committed and Solved on Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC]

20 Infamous Crimes Committed and Solved on Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Criminals might be taking to the web, but police are meeting them there.
Facebook has proved to be a powerful tool for law enforcement to locate criminal activity.
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Seth's Blog: Leap year meditation

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Once in four years, just once, perhaps we could:
Forgive, forget, relax, care, stand out, speak up, contribute, embrace, create, make a ruckus, give credit, skip, smile, speak truth and refuse to compromise--more than we usually do.

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