This is why you’re always late—and it’s not your fault

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If you’re part of the 20% of the population who finds it hard to be punctual, this is why. Confession: I have a tendency to be late . . . but only to certain things. For example, I rarely am late on a deadline or to an interview. I like to be exactly on time and not one minute sooner. However, I’m almost always late to a party, meeting, or appointment. Read Full Story

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‘I basically had a midlife crisis’: Author N.K. Jemisin explains why it’s never too late to quit your day job

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The Broken Earth trilogy writer didn’t publish anything until the age of 30. Twelve novels and a MacArthur genius award later, she’s got some tips to share. I didn’t try to publish anything until I was 30, when I basically had a midlife crisis. I was in a city I didn’t like, had not reached various milestones I wanted to reach, and was in student loan debt up to my eyeballs. I actually liked my job [as a career counselor for at-risk populations]. But I’d always written as a hobby, [and] I decided to see if I could make money doing it. I would make sure I wrote one page, or even just 250 words, every day. Counseling is one of those emotionally draining fields where sometimes something terrible would happen at work. I would allow myself not to produce that day. Instead, I would write something completely irrelevant, like …

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Gina McCarthy explains why office chit-chat is vital to an organization’s success

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“Those side conversations are not a waste of time,” says McCarthy, who is currently the head of the Natural Resources Defense Council. When we first got started in this [pandemic], there was almost no separation between work and home. . . . We lost those separations where you just stop, sit down, and have dinner. The one habit that I’ve always had is that I don’t talk about work when I’m at home, period. Through eight years [as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency] in the Obama administration, I just didn’t. I don’t think my husband knew what I was doing for a living until I was in the Obama administration, because then he could read some things in the news, and it’d be like, “Oh, you’re doing this?” I had three kids in three years. My job was to be home when I’m home. And when I’m working, …

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Copper masks are the latest craze. Should you buy one?

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Copper masks are more expensive than typical cloth ones. Are they worth the cost? If you’ve been on the hunt for a mask lately, you might have stumbled across one that contains copper. And if you’re not dialed into the latest on microbial surfaces, this might raise some questions. Why copper? And is it worth spending the extra money? Read Full Story

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How to Choose The Right Conversion Rate Optimization Agency

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Did you recently find out that your conversions are low compared to the industry average? If that’s the case, then you need to hire a Conversion Rate Optimization Agency that can help you fix this issue. Today we’ll go over everything you need to be aware of before hiring the right agency for your business. First of all, you should… Know Your Goals and Desired Outcomes You are about to hire a CRO Agency and there are countless Conversion Rate Optimization companies out there. In order to choose the one that will suit your exact situation, you’ll need to ask yourself what do you need ? Because many times these agencies specialize in multiple marketing skills such as SEO , Business Strategy, SMM , Consulting, Pay Per Click , A/B testing, Funnel Optimization, Consulting, etc. Your best approach is to find out the exact things you need help with and …

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