Archive for July, 2015

75 Secrets of Success from the World’s Most Successful People

@ 5:15 PM on July 31, 2015

These principles of very successful business leaders have enabled them to achieve their highest career goals. Implement these into your life and you will see an improvement in your career.Tags: Entrepreneur Leadership Brassballs

The Easiest Languages for Native English Speakers to Learn

@ 4:50 PM on July 31, 2015

Depending on your circumstances, some languages can be harder to grasp than others. If English is your first language, these languages are widely considered to be the easiest to learn how to speak, read, and write.

Boston’s WTF/LOL Problem

@ 4:49 PM on July 31, 2015

It’s not just the Olympics that the city can’t retain, it’s people too. Young people in particular want to be where the action is, and they perceive that the action is not here (they’re mostly right). Look at Aileen Lee’s latest update to her unicorn list, and you will quickly grasp why every graduating college student in the Boston region is trying to vacate the premises like Paul Revere screaming “the Brits are” …. dammit history, get out of here!


Fair Use in Blogging: Can Bloggers Use Copyrighted Images?

@ 4:34 PM on July 31, 2015

Bloggers should follow the fair use doctrine in order to avoid infringement issues on copyrighted images.

With an abundance of photos available on the internet, the urge to simply Google a photo and use it on your website is hard to resist. And while it may seem like everyone’s doing it, that doesn’t make it okay: Those are copyrighted images, and the owner of the copyright can have several different avenues for recourse in order to be compensated for your use of the image.


15 WordPress Plugins to Supercharge Search Function

@ 4:26 PM on July 31, 2015

One important element of any website is the search feature. With this, people can find for what they’re really looking for through your site, instead of justTags: WordPress

‘Angry’ music makes you happy say experts

@ 1:04 PM on July 31, 2015

Music with angry lyrics can help calm listeners down and make them feel happier, a study has suggested.

How to Customize Your Resume to Get the Job

@ 12:50 PM on July 31, 2015

Here’s the short answer: You use your applicable skills and relevant experience to prove it.

For the full explanation of how to actually do this, read on. 

How Fast Fashion Retailers Built Billion-Dollar Businesses by Stealing Designs

@ 12:06 PM on July 31, 2015

How do fast fashion retailers steal fashion designs without being sued for copyright infringement?

It’s a business model that’s been adopted by fast fashion retailers seeking to capture a certain consumer at a certain price point: she’s young, fashion conscious, and has dispensable income. Brands like Zara, H&M, and Forever 21 have cornered the market on selling billions of dollars worth of copycat designs, but what are the legal ramifications for these companies? How are they getting away with it?


Cecil the Lion’s Killer Should Be Extradited: Zimbabwe Minister – NBC News

@ 11:05 AM on July 31, 2015

Oppah Muchinguri said Zimbabwe wanted to extradite Walter Palmer so “he can be held accountable for his illegal action.”

No sh*t, Sherlock: Sarcasm makes you smarter and more creative

@ 10:32 AM on July 31, 2015

A shock to absolutely no one, being sarcastic is totally good for you. Go ahead and be as sarcastic as you’d like. A new study from researchers from several business schools including Harvard and Columbia suggests that both delivering and rec…