How our body clocks affect our mental and physical performance

Whether you’re a morning person or love burning the midnight oil, we’re all controlled by so-called body clocks. These body clocks (which regulate your circadian rhythms) are inside almost every cell in the body and control when we feel awake and tired during a 24-hour period. But as it turns out, our …

CIPD research argues role of HR is increasingly vital to the world of work

A new report from the CIPD has found that most of those working in the HR and people management sector are confident exercising their judgement, with six in ten (64 percent) agreeing their job gives them the opportunity to fully express themselves as a professional. But more than just providing …

12 Fantastic Examples of Incorporating Lines in Web Design

There are many tiny trends in web design these days. We have already discussed lonely but eye-catching mouse tails, manipulations of the mouse cursor and triangles as decor. Each month brings us some exciting ideas that blossom into outstanding user interface features. They make interfaces truly engaging and refreshing, saving …

What Questions Should You Ask Before Buying Annuities?

Annuities have evolved as a major business. Baby boomers are retiring at a rate that is staggering. Many of them look for investments that are willing to offer stability and certainty given the amount of turmoil and unpredictability of the market. An annuity can be termed as an insurance product. …

What is Microsoft Outlook in Office 365 and how do I use it?

In this article I’m going to provide information and resources you need to put Microsoft Outlook in Office 365 to work for you. First, we’ll explore exactly what is Microsoft Outlook in Office 365. Then we’ll cover the benefits of using Outlook for your business before diving into the various …

How to Find Cheap Long Distance Movers for Your Home Business

Long-distance moves do not happen often but when they do happen, you need to be prepared. You, being an entrepreneur are different from everyone else because you’re going to have to relocate your business! If this scenario is looming, it may be time for you to do your homework and …

Pennsylvania Man Won $1 Million Lottery Prize Using Numbers He Got From a Fortune Cookie

Every now and then a fortune cookie really does bring good luck. That was the case for Ronnie Martin, who won $1 million in the New Jersey Lottery by playing numbers he received inside a fortune cookie years ago. While most people use numbers that hold personal significance like family …

Lyft launches default tipping, rating protections and more to keep drivers happy

Until autonomous vehicles are here, ride-hailing companies like Lyft and Uber have to attract and retain human drivers if they hope to sustain their businesses. Lyft announced Thursday a half dozen new driver-friendly features, from default tipping and in-trip tipping to ways to protect their ratings and an events planner. …

SBA Veterans Small Business Advisory Committees Public Meetings

SBA Veterans Small Business Advisory Committees Public Meetings BMM Staff Sat, 06/01/2019 – 06:59 Event Description The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development (IATF) and Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs (ACVBA) will hold their quarterly public meetings on June 5 and 6 respectively at …

How Home-Based Business Paved Its Way to Being the Modern Workplace

These days, more people are rethinking the idea of work, and one way they do this is by starting home-based businesses. This is especially true for Millennials because they experienced a tough job market following the 2008 recession. As a result, they turned to entrepreneurship as a way of establishing …

Juji is an empathetic AI chatbot that holds personalized conversations with people

EXCLUSIVE: Artificial intelligence researcher Michelle Zhou has created a chatbot called Juji with a cheerful personality to hold personal conversations with people. The chatbot has the ability to listen and respond empathetically in conversations with humans, prompting the humans to chat for a longer time than usual. Zhou believes this …

Stocks Are Sliding. Here’s How to Protect Your Portfolio From a Crash, According to Experts

Why did the stock market crash on Wednesday? There is no simple explanation. And there is no telling if the stock market will drop more, or quickly recover and hit record highs in the near future. What investors can be certain of is that crashes like those happening this week …

3D Printing Pioneer Still Enthusiastic 30 Years Later

3D Printing Pioneer Still Enthusiastic 30 Years Later Hans Langer, 36 at the time with two young children and just over $50,000 to his name, founded EOS, which manufactured 3D printers at the dawn of their appearance in 1989. Although he saw the potential in the new cutting-edge technology, at the …

10 Beautiful Examples of Illustration in Web Design

The current state of technology allows us to create different user interfaces. From plain, oversimplified designs where all the information is placed in one screen to massive, overwhelming experiences with enthralling storytelling and exciting interaction. We are spoiled with choice and, most importantly, tools to bring ideas to life. There …

Don’t be a turkey, get on the commercial property gravy train

  Last week, the RICS Commercial Property conference tackled the biggest issues impacting the built environment sector, arming delegates with fragments of the formula for future success. The morning CEO Question Time panel put a trio of CEOs in the spotlight. In addition to airing concerns about the current political …

Workers have little interest in table football and dogs in the office

Traditional workplace benefits like holiday allowances and pensions trump quirkier ‘benefits’ like being allowed to take your dog into the office, according to a survey by Aviva.  Out of a wide range of workplace benefits, 43 percent of UK employees said they were least interested in being allowed to take …

Why Blockchain Is Important for Hotel Owners

Why Blockchain Is Important for Hotel Owners Blockchain has been around for ten years now, probably most famously as the technology behind Bitcoin. Specialists say that its qualities make it a natural to generate significant improvements for hotels and their travel industry networks. In 2017, blockchain projects flourished, where ICOs …

RICS and IFMA launch Procurement of Facilities Management statement to address “race to the bottom”

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has today launched its first professional statement to ‘reduce risk, increase transparency and further trust’ in procurement in facilities management. The RICS Procurement of facility management, RICS professional statement, UK 1st edition, was worked on in collaboration with IMFA, and also the Chartered …