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What Can One Click Reveal about You?

"Every webpage you visit, your online purchases, the songs you listen to on the internet, pages you follow on Facebook or any likes you leave under posts on social media create your digital footprint, which is a gold mine of information about you, information that can be used to influence your behavior. According to a recent study conducted by a team of researchers led by Dr. Michał Kosiński, psychologist from the University of Stanford and graduate of SWPS University, digital footprints can reveal not only your likes and dislikes, but they can also disclose information about your character traits."

Read the full article by Michał Kosiński (photo, left) . . .

How to Improve Your American Accent: Understanding Schwa

"What the heck is SCHWA??? If your goal is to speak English like a native, you definitely want to know! In this American accent lesson, you'll learn all about this important sound and how it impacts the pronunciation of syllables in English words. . . ."

Watch the YouTube video by Keenyn Rhodes (photo, left) . . .

Business Communication Tools: Email vs. Slack, Which Do You Prefer?

Ellen Salzler (photo, left) breaks it down at D2Demand.com.

Author bio – Ellen (Salzler) Welker is marketing director at Imagine Business Development.

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3 Tips to Have Better Conversations

"Be genuine. Be interested. And stop hogging the conversation."

Read the full article by Tim Herrera (photo, left) . . .

Jim Thome Makes Memorable Hall of Fame Speech

"All-time great slugger practiced speech at least once a day for months leading up to ceremony."

Read the full article at MLB.com . . .

27 Common Spelling Mistakes to Avoid

"Proper spelling makes people perceive you as more intelligent and can increase your chances of getting a job."

Read the full article by Mark Abadi (photo, left) . . .

5 Steps for Effective Business Writing

"A lot of writing for business is sloppy, poorly written, disorganized, littered with jargon, and incomplete. Often it is either too long or too short. All these attributes contribute to ineffective business writing."

"Whether you are writing a sales proposal, an email to your boss, or an instruction manual for a software package, there are certain steps you must follow to be effective.  Follow these five steps: . . ."

Read the full article by F. John Reh at TheBalanceCareers.com ...

6 Myths about How Technology Affects You, According to a Family Psychologist

"How concerned should people be about the psychological effects of screen time? Balancing technology use with other aspects of daily life seems reasonable, but there is a lot of conflicting advice about where that balance should be. Much of the discussion — including the World Health Organization's recent decision to declare "gaming disorder" an "addictive behavior disorder"— is framed around fighting "addiction" to technology. But to me, that resembles a moral panic, giving voice to scary claims based on weak data."

Read the full article by Christopher J. Ferguson at BusinessIn...

6 Things Successful People Do Before 9 AM

"What do successful people do differently? For one thing, they typically wake up very early. Long before they hit the office, they’ve been up and active, performing tasks that will set them up for success throughout the day," writes Timothy Sykes (photo, left) in a piece at Entrepreneur.com.

"By waking up early, you can get an edge on the day ahead. You’ll clear your mind and schedule so that you can focus on your work, which can help you reach your goals faster. Curious about how to make the most of your morning? Here are 6 things successful people do before 9 am, and how you can incorporate them into your routine."

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The Importance of Humans in Digital Transformation

Bryan Kramer (photo, left) weighs in on the topic at Forbes.com.

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