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    1. Five Everyday Activities That Hurt Your Memory

      Five Everyday Activities That Hurt Your Memory

      Turns out there are several surprising and common activities people do that hurt their memory. Do you do any of these five things? If you raid the refrigerator or pantry before you go to bed, you might be filling your stomach to the detriment of your mind. Eating at times normally reserved for sleep causes a deficiency in the hippocampus—the area of the brain that controls learning and memory—and that impacts your memory, according to a new study published in the journal eLife.

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      Mentions: Indonesia Sweden
    2. How To Finally Stop Procrastinating (For Real This Time)

      How To Finally Stop Procrastinating (For Real This Time)

      Think about all the stuff you've been putting off—really, go ahead. Chances are you've been putting off thinking about the stuff you've been putting off, right? It's not that you don't think those things are important, or even that you believe they’ll go away if you ignore them. So why are you procrastinating, and how can you stop that? For starters, you probably procrastinate far less than you think.

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    3. One CEO's Secret To Checking Email Just Once A Day

      One CEO's Secret To Checking Email Just Once A Day

      Imagine a world where you only check your email once a day. Sounds pretty great, huh? Unfortunately being that out of reach would have most employees fired on day one, but for Kate Unsworth, CEO of London tech company VINAYA, a rarely checked inbox is her reality. In a recent interview, Unsworth said she reduced her email traffic by 70% last month by turning on a 24/7 out-of-office note and only checking in occasionally. Why so distant?

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      Mentions: London
    4. Exclusive: Inside Facebook's AI Hackathon

      Exclusive: Inside Facebook's AI Hackathon

      Mark Zuckerberg, wearing his trademark grey shirt, stood on a small stage at the front of a large room, a set of six gold-colored helium balloons hovering in the air behind him. The balloons spelled out "HACK 50," and were perhaps the most ostentatious evidence that today, here at Building 20, the Frank Gehry-designed Facebook headquarters in Silicon Valley’s Menlo Park, is the company’s 50th hackathon, a 24-hour event during which hundreds of engineers tackle ideas outside of their normal work areas. It’s also the first to focus in large part on artificial intelligence. "The idea today ...

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    5. 5 Ways Twitter Has Changed Since Jack Dorsey Returned As CEO

      5 Ways Twitter Has Changed Since Jack Dorsey Returned As CEO

      It's been only seven months since Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey returned to the company as interim CEO—and three months since that role was made permanent—but we've already seen major changes taking shape at the social network. And we're not just talking about Dorsey's epic beard. As Twitter molds its product (and overall strategy) in an effort to jump-start its stagnant growth, we'll undoubtedly see even more shifts throughout 2016.

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    6. These Are The Tech Jobs With The Highest Salaries (And Where They Are)

      These Are The Tech Jobs With The Highest Salaries (And Where They Are)

      Good news if you’re a technology worker or planning to be one: Average salaries in the U.S. jumped 7.7% to $96,370 annually, according to the annual salary survey by Dice, a careers site for tech professionals. Salaries in seven metro areas hit the six-figure mark for the first time since the survey started more than a decade ago. The Dice report also reveals that bonuses and contract rates also rose between 2014 and 2015.

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    7. The Worst Super Bowl Ads Of All Time

      The Worst Super Bowl Ads Of All Time

      With an estimated audience of 112 million people, it's easy to understand why marketers spend so much money on commercials during the Super Bowl. The bar for entertainment has been raised with each passing year, and companies struggle to find ways to make their ads memorable. With only a few precious seconds to make an impression, its fairly easy to mess it up... and believe us, mistakes have been made. Watch our supercut of the worst Super Bowl commercials ever to marvel at these fumbles.

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    8. Sometimes BIG Career Risks Can Pay Off

      Sometimes BIG Career Risks Can Pay Off

      You probably remember that defining scene in Jerry Maguire where Tom Cruise’s character distributes a company-wide memo about the faults of the sports management industry, leaves his company, and convinces another employee to join him. It’s one of those movie moments that inspires us to find our passion. Of course, not every day at the office warrants such a dramatic change, but sometimes career risks can really pay off.

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    9. 5 Habits Of Creative Entrepreneurs

      5 Habits Of Creative Entrepreneurs

      First things first: There's really no such thing as un-creative entrepreneurship. Building a company means putting something new into the world and bringing dormant ideas to life. It’s a nonstop exercise in overcoming self-doubt and embracing self-expression. That's something entrepreneurs tend to forget at our own peril, but it's something I was reminded of while reading Elizabeth Gilbert’s latest book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear.

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    10. This Guy's Marketing Stunt Was So On-Brand That We're Actually Writing About It

      This Guy's Marketing Stunt Was So On-Brand That We're Actually Writing About It

      Gihan Amarasiriwardena, who trained in engineering at MIT, likes to run his apparel company, Ministry of Supply, like a tech company. When Fast Company last checked in on him, Amarasiriwardena was articulating a philosophy of apparel design that closely resembled that of tech design: rapid prototyping, constant iteration, A/B testing of products, and so on. Now, though, Amarasiriwardena has taken his philosophy to a whole new level, having attempted a new kind of extreme performance testing.

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    11. These Four Common Mistakes Are Making You Less Productive At Work

      These Four Common Mistakes Are Making You Less Productive At Work

      When I first email Chris Bailey, the man behind popular productivity blog A Life of Productivity, to set up an interview, I am greeted with an auto-reply that reads, "As I hunker down on a few important projects, I’m only checking my email once a day, at 3 p.m. EST." It’s the first indicator that I’m dealing with a productivity mastermind.

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    12. What I Learned In 12 Weeks Of Therapy For Social Media Addiction

      What I Learned In 12 Weeks Of Therapy For Social Media Addiction

      For two days last September, a 30-foot-long mirror sculpture stood at the center of a busy New York City plaza, reflecting the last of the summer’s harsh sun. Almost as though they couldn't help themselves, sweaty passersby stopped in the brutal heat, pulled their phones from their pockets, and snapped photos. Most stood in a line at the far end of the mirror to capture their normal reflection, which was labeled, "This is what you really look like. (And you look awesome).

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    13. You Should Plan On Switching Jobs Every Three Years For The Rest Of Your Life

      You Should Plan On Switching Jobs Every Three Years For The Rest Of Your Life

      Changing jobs every couple of years used to look bad on a resume. It told recruiters you can’t hold down a job, can’t get along with colleagues, or that you’re simply disloyal and can't commit. That stigma is fast becoming antiquated—especially as millennials rise in the workplace with expectations to continuously learn, develop, and advance in their careers.

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    14. You Should Plan On Switching Jobs Every Three Years For The Rest Of Your Life

      You Should Plan On Switching Jobs Every Three Years For The Rest Of Your Life

      Changing jobs every couple of years used to look bad on a resume. It told recruiters you can’t hold down a job, can’t get along with colleagues, or that you’re simply disloyal and can't commit. That stigma is fast becoming antiquated—especially as millennials rise in the workplace with expectations to continuously learn, develop, and advance in their careers.

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    15. You Should Plan On Switching Jobs Every Three Years For The Rest Of Your Life

      You Should Plan On Switching Jobs Every Three Years For The Rest Of Your Life

      Changing jobs every couple of years used to look bad on a resume. It told recruiters you can’t hold down a job, can’t get along with colleagues, or that you’re simply disloyal and can't commit. That stigma is fast becoming antiquated—especially as millennials rise in the workplace with expectations to continuously learn, develop, and advance in their careers.

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    16. You Should Plan On Switching Jobs Every Three Years For The Rest Of Your Life

      You Should Plan On Switching Jobs Every Three Years For The Rest Of Your Life

      Changing jobs every couple of years used to look bad on a resume. It told recruiters you can’t hold down a job, can’t get along with colleagues, or that you’re simply disloyal and can't commit. That stigma is fast becoming antiquated—especially as millennials rise in the workplace with expectations to continuously learn, develop, and advance in their careers.

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    17. You Should Plan On Switching Jobs Every Three Years For The Rest Of Your Life

      You Should Plan On Switching Jobs Every Three Years For The Rest Of Your Life

      Changing jobs every couple of years used to look bad on a resume. It told recruiters you can’t hold down a job, can’t get along with colleagues, or that you’re simply disloyal and can't commit. That stigma is fast becoming antiquated—especially as millennials rise in the workplace with expectations to continuously learn, develop, and advance in their careers.

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    18. 7 Habits That Can Help You Become More Optimistic

      7 Habits That Can Help You Become More Optimistic

      Have trouble looking on the bright side? If so, it could be your loss. Successful people aren't all optimists, but one trait many of them share is the ability to see opportunity in unlikely places. Without a dose of optimism, we'd never try anything new, and our lives would remain perpetually stuck in the same place. Forward progress of any kind is predicated on it.

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    19. How To Implement Change Without Making Your Employees Hate You

      How To Implement Change Without Making Your Employees Hate You

      Employers and employees want fundamentally different things—not just out of the workplace but out of their relationship with one another, too. Most management advice tends to downplay those differences rather than bridge them. But it doesn't have to be that way. Anyone who's worked to bring change to a team or organization knows the sorts of dangers that differing expectations can bring. Change that's good for a company can be unsettling for the people charged with carrying it out.

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    20. How To Become A Better Speaker This Year

      How To Become A Better Speaker This Year

      With a New Year ahead of us, it's time to buckle down on resolutions, and that means prioritizing. You may have your sights set on a committing to a new exercise regimen or carving out more family time. Honing your speaking skills might not top your list. But consider this: In virtually every aspect of life, effective communication is the prerequisite to getting anything done.

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    21. The Messy Business Of Reinventing Happiness

      The Messy Business Of Reinventing Happiness

      Bob Iger wanted approval. It was February 2011, and the Walt Disney Co. CEO gathered his board of directors inside an intimate theater at the company’s Team Disney headquarters in Burbank, California. There, just the night before, Iger held an early screening for the board of Captain America: The First Avenger months prior to its release.

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