How To Get Started On Anything

How To Get Started On Anything There's an experiment called the "High Bridge Study," that was conducted in 1974 that led to the Two Factor Theory of Emotion, which is a contemporary theory in social psychology that attempts to explain the link between physiological response and human emotions. The study was setup as follows:... »

Startup success: iPod repair business

Startup success: iPod repair business

Startup success: iPod repair business Growing iPod repair business founded by students will move to new digs By PAUL GORDON  of the journal star Feb. 22, 2008 PEORIA – A Peoria-based company started by a couple college students who recognized a need has decided it will do its growing here at home. That growth... »

The Secret to Raising Smart Kids

The Secret to Raising Smart Kids Scientific American Mind – November 28, 2007 Hint: Don’t tell your kids that they are. More than three decades of research shows that a focus on effort—not on intelligence or ability—is key to success in school and in life By Carol S. Dweck A brilliant student, Jonathan sailed through... »

Asia/Pacific home automation market to generate $500M by 2011

Asia/Pacific home automation market to generate $500M by 2011 – 10.13.2007   Fueled by the growth of high-speed broadband connections, home networking, and 3G in Asia/Pacific, home automation applications that tie into a PC-based home network are expected to grow quickly in 2008 and 2009, reports In-Stat. The total Asia/Pacific home automation market... »

Internet Advertising Revenues Soar Again, Near $5 Billion in Q1 07

Internet Advertising Revenues Soar Again, Near $5 Billion in Q1 07

Internet Advertising Revenues Soar Again, Near $5 Billion in Q1 07 Industry Continues to Set New Records; Revenues Up 26% from Same Period Last Year Smart Multimedia Gallery Source: PwC/IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report (www.iab.net) NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) today announced that Internet advertising revenues reached a... »

Website designers want searches to work for free

Website designers want searches to work for free

Website designers want searches to work for free Updated 6/14/2006 2:25 AM ET By Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY Jennifer Boulden spends hours a day trying to woo online users to her idealbite.com website.   Heather Stephenson, 33, of Brooklyn and her partner in Montana, Jennifer Boulden, are working hard to get their website, idealbite.com,... »

Click fraud growing on the Web

Click fraud growing on the Web By Karen J. Bannan Story last modified Sun Sep 24 19:35:45 PDT 2006 A year ago, DiamondHarmony.com, an online jewelry store, decided that it had outgrown its sole source of advertising, which was eBay. The company added an elaborate marketing effort on search engines that included a pay-per-click... »

78.9% of execs plan to take a vacation in 2007

78.9% of execs plan to take a vacation in 2007 – 8.14.2007 According to TheLadders.com, 78.9% of executives plan to take a vacation in 2007. When asked whether they thought those vacation plans would interfere with their chances for success, 75.4% of respondents said no. Moreover, 72.09% said that vacations are critical for... »

effectiveness of self-imposed deadlines on procrastination

effectiveness of self-imposed deadlines on procrastination

The effectiveness of self-imposed deadlines on procrastination December 26th, 2006 I often hear of graduate students postponing their research to do other things: play Tetris, read comments on Slashdot, or write a blog . We defer doing something "more important" to do something else and feel guilty and pleased at the same time.    ... »

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