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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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The Nike Guide to Overcoming Procrastination

The Nike Guide to Overcoming Procrastination | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Nike has delivered a great way to overcome procrastination: Just do It.

 

You aren’t doing what you know you should be doing.


And it’s eating at you. Every time this task you’re postponing and postponing crosses your mind, you feel stress and anxiety.


But somehow you just take your mind to something else again, and postpone once more.

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Brian's Surprise Justin Bieber Wedding Dance for Emily

Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Jasonaveryfilms Check our website out at http://www.jasonaveryfilms.com/ This is a clip from a wedding we film...
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15 Awesome Tutorial Websites You Probably Don't Know About

15 Awesome Tutorial Websites You Probably Don't Know About | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

If I were forced to choose an aspect of the internet that made it simply indispensable, it would definitely be its availability as a huge learning resource. 20 years ago, who would have thought that one would have easy access to already completed business documents, research papers of world class universities, free encyclopedias and some great books, no matter where he or she is located in the world.

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How to Turn Your Ideas into Life Changing Actions

How to Turn Your Ideas into Life Changing Actions | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

If you’re like me (and most people on the planet), you have plenty of ideas that could potentially change your life dramatically. Perhaps you’re thinking about losing weight, or starting your own business, or writing a novel: you might even have several great ideas jostling around in your head.

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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

Seth's Blog: Leap year meditation | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

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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iPad Event Confirmed: Apple Invites Press to 'Touch' Something

iPad Event Confirmed: Apple Invites Press to 'Touch' Something | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Apple sent out invitations to the press to "see and touch" something on March 7. Will it be the iPad 3? Yes.
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How to Send Self-Destructing Sensitive Information to Someone via Email

How to Send Self-Destructing Sensitive Information to Someone via Email | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Have you ever sent private information to someone, maybe a family member needed your credit card number, and then regretted that you had ever done it. This can all be solved with a self-destructing link.
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Public Speaking Is Risky Business

When you stand up to speak in front of others, you're risking a great deal.  You can fail to engage the crowd, you can make a fool of yourself, you can attempt too little or too much and miss the mark.  And while the risk is almost always...
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