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22.06.2021 | 09:03 AM

3 ways to resolve conflict in a remote workforce

21.06.2021 | 03:34 PM

Nokia is making a comeback with C10 and C20 smartphones

21.06.2021 | 01:07 PM

Young entrepreneurs behind Local Brands

21.06.2021 | 10:25 AM

Inside Google’s first retail store

21.06.2021 | 09:45 AM

These scientists are turning plastic waste into vanilla extract

18.06.2021 | 11:00 AM

New virtual reality gaming arcade set to open in Cape Town

18.06.2021 | 10:36 AM

How to manage your workplace screen time

18.06.2021 | 10:23 AM

This digital sculpture functions as a portal between two cities

17.06.2021 | 03:19 PM

Maserati unveils new GranTurismo electric vehicle in prototype form

17.06.2021 | 12:45 PM

This city just appointed a Chief Heat Officer to combat global warming

17.06.2021 | 09:41 AM

Samsung to bring foldable flip phones back to life

17.06.2021 | 08:49 AM

5 great podcasts to listen to right now

15.06.2021 | 08:58 AM

This bidder just paid millions to fly to space with Jeff Bezos

15.06.2021 | 08:30 AM

This hand-held iron eliminates the need for an ironing board

14.06.2021 | 01:04 PM

Nigeria vs Twitter: The ongoing saga

14.06.2021 | 08:52 AM

Netflix has launched its own online store

14.06.2021 | 08:28 AM

The ultimate hack for beating procrastination

11.06.2021 | 03:51 PM

4 talking points from Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference

11.06.2021 | 01:13 PM

These subtle body language signals could be ruining your virtual job interview

11.06.2021 | 09:41 AM

All new heath features coming to iOS15

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3 ways to structure your schedule to be more productive

Productivity writer and marketing strategist Nick Wolny declares, “The Pomodoro Technique is overrated, and I will die on this hill.” People say college is a waste of money these days, but I’m inclined to disagree. […]

WeWork’s guide to adapting your office environment to a Covid world

The office remains crucial as a place in which to reconnect and work together. It must now serve a renewed purpose as a place to be collaborative, creative and productive, while accommodating different working styles […]

8 expressions that make you sound insensitive in the workplace

Communicating virtually has had implications on the language we use. Thus, these 8 expressions may display emotional insensitivity. The pandemic has separated many of us from our co-workers. Working from home is likely to continue […]

Daily Media Diet: Aisha Baker

Social media influencer and founder of the clothing brand Baked Collection, Aish Baker shares her Daily Media Diet – a few apps she can’t get through the day without. I work on Instagram so it’s […]

AI has a Big Tech problem

A handful of companies dominates not only how artificial intelligence is developed but critiqued. It’s time for that to change. Timnit Gebru—a giant in the world of AI and then co-leader of Google’s AI ethics […]

5 ways to salvage an unproductive day

Last Friday started well and then landed in a slump. I taught a three-hour class in the morning to a group from Europe. The students were engaged, and the time flew by. And when the […]

4 work personas that were born out of the pandemic

Now that we’ve passed the year mark of the pandemic, most of us have settled into new routines. While vaccines hold the promise of a return to normalcy, not all employees want to go back […]

Try this strategy to get your emails answered

When you use storytelling to share information and ideas, they often stand out and are more memorable to the listener or reader. Our brains love stories. When you use storytelling to share information and ideas, […]

5 refreshing ways to reach out to recruiters

With the ongoing global pandemic creating a more challenging, competitive job market, the onus rests on candidates to proactively find ways to stand out to hiring managers in what is an employers’ marketplace. With the […]

Researchers have found these 5 expressions make your email sound whiny

No one likes a downer–especially not by email, a format that makes people feel disconnected from each other to begin with. Whether you’re communicating with a boss, a colleague, or a customer, it’s always wise to […]

Here’s how to let your intuition guide you in the workplace

In an age of information overload and overwhelm, intuition is the key to discernment. Intuition is our sense of deep knowing and our natural ability to see reality in a clear, uncompromised way. Intuitive listening […]

6 ways to be seen as more powerful at work

The answer is not what you’d expect. In 2007, Marc Andreessen advocated having no schedule. At the time, he thought that working on whatever is most important or interesting whenever he wanted would make him […]

Why Tech Workers need writing skills

As we head into 2021, work looks completely different than it did a year ago. Most companies have remote teams, while tech giants like Twitter and Dropbox have said their employees can stay remote forever. In my role […]

This is how to always win an argument, according to science

You’re in the middle of a heated discussion–or fine, let’s just call it an argument–and the person whom you’re trying convince seems unable or unwilling to grasp your point of view. What should you do? […]

How to declutter your Digital Life

“How do you simplify your digital life?” is quickly becoming the question of our generation. Between packed calendars, overflowing inboxes, and the constant pull of social media and news (and Netflix) it can feel like […]

Here’s how to organise your inbox and home office for a fresh start in 2020

The finish line is in sight: 2020 will soon be behind us. Good riddance, hallelujah, and amen. As you exhale after a tumultuous year, now is the time to clean out and set yourself up […]

Drone laws you should know about in different parts of the world

Drones are becoming a top technological device for travellers, whether you are a content creator or someone who wants to document high-quality content. But, before you pack your drone on your next travel trip, there […]

Here’s the real problem with working from home

For decades, we’ve commonly believed the further two people were apart physically and organisationally, the lower their estimation of one another was likely to be. Our latest research at VitalSmarts suggests otherwise. The problems with work […]

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