By Mar 31, 2020...

Sometime in 2018, I read a story about Jim Carrey (the actor) where he wrote himself a 10 million dollar cheque and gave himself 3 years to get to it. He then kept that in his wallet and every night, night after night, he would drive up to a fancy neighbourhood and visualise that he lived there. And yes, you guessed it, lo and behold, he did reach the 10 mil mark before that time expired!  See him talk about it on the Oprah show here. Of course, I take these things literally. And I believe i...
Tags: Travel, Money, Jim Carrey, Oprah, inLife

Japan's business confidence hits two-year low as trade war stings

Japan's business mood slumped to a two-year low in the March quarter, a central bank survey showed, underscoring concerns that Sino-U.S. trade tensions and softening global demand were taking a toll on the export-reliant economy.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews

India delays levying retaliatory tariff on U.S. goods to May 2

India has once again delayed the implementation of higher tariffs on some goods imported from the United States to May 2, according to a government order.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, United States

Best Buy allegedly leaks what Joker will look like in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Best Buy's weekly ad has allegedly leaked what Joker from Persona 5 will look like in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The leader of the Phantom Thieves of Hearts is expected to be added to the Nintendo Switch exclusive this April. The post Best Buy allegedly leaks what Joker will look like in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Best Buy, Nintendo, Persona, Joker, Persona 5, Nintendo Switch, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Phantom Thieves of Hearts

Asian stocks surge on China's factory comeback, trade talks progress

Asian stocks rallied on Monday as positive Chinese factory gauges and signs of progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks supported sentiment, although another defeat for British Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal added to sterling's woes.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Theresa May

Working '125 hours a fortnight': Hawke's Bay Idea Services strike for change

"Overworked and undervalued" Hawke's Bay IDEA Services staff took to the picket line on Monday morning over concerns about how much they're being subjected to violence in the workplace. The strike took place outside the IDEA Service... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Hawke, Bay Idea Services

Saudi Aramco world's biggest oil producer in 2018: Fitch Ratings

Saudi Aramco was by far the world's biggest oil producer ahead of regional peers like Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and listed oil majors Royal Dutch Shell, Total and BP, ratings agency Fitch said on Monday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Bp, Saudi Aramco, Fitch, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Adnoc, Royal Dutch Shell Total

The Latest: Name for new era of Naruhito to be 'Reiwa'

The Latest on the new era name for soon-to-be-emperor Naruhito.
Tags: Finance, Article, Tokyo, Associated Press, FBN, Naruhito, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 77320bd0-f442-54d2-b84d-db142e32c7f0

India's forex, bond markets closed on Monday

India's currency and bond markets are closed on Monday for annual account closing of banks. Trading will resume on Tuesday.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews

Perfect Resume Ideas for Freelancers

So what makes the perfect resume? There is no reason that a great resume template can’t work perfectly as a base for you though if you want to show off your design skills, you might want to make some modifications!
Tags: Jobs, Freelance, Building a Resume, Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter

Atari VCS production-ready design unveiled after another delay

The team behind the Atari VCS unveiled the production-ready design of the retro console. The device was also recently revealed to have gained a processor upgrade, but at the cost of another delay. The post Atari VCS production-ready design unveiled after another delay appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Atari, Atari VCS

To imagine the ‘5G’ future, revisit our recent wireless past

How will fifth-generation cellular networks affect your life? Look back at the last big wireless upgrade to get a sense of how profound that change might be.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Lifestyle, Nation

Can’t Go It Alone?

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Tags: Business, Project Management, Reader Submission

Brexit creates power vacuum at heart of Britain's government

Britain's Parliament is deadlocked over plans to leave the European Union. The country's ruling Conservative Party is fractured by an undeclared leadership contest. Opposition parties are baying for an early general election.A power... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Britain, Parliament, Conservative Party

Tourism New Zealand to resume global advertising after Christchurch mosque attacks forced pause

Tourism New Zealand will next week start advertising the country around the world after the Christchurch terror attacks forced it to pull ads.The government-funded organisation says following consultation within its markets and... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Christchurch

LeadershipNow 140: March 2019 Compilation

Here are a selection of tweets from March 2019 that you don't want to miss: How To Combine Passion And Discipline For Tremendous Results by @WScottCochrane Passion and discipline are dependent on each other. Cultivate Coachability with these 5 Mindsets by @Julie_WG Millennials are Most Critical of Leadership Development Programs by Diane Belcher @HBPCorpLearning via @_hrtechnologist Lifelong Learning (Over and Over Again) from @wallybock Three Things Mentors Can Do For You from @JohnBaldoni ...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, US, Sap, Hershey, Doris Kearns Goodwin, LeadershipNow 140, Jennifer Morgan, Kevin Stone, Gary Pisano, Diane Belcher, Essential People Skills Mindset

Monday Memo: Latest home-price data for Seattle area, U.S. employment reports

The business week ahead
Tags: Business, Real Estate, News, Economy, Retail, Seattle

Tim Burton’s Dumbo flies low while Us and Captain Marvel continue to soar

Tim Burton's live-action Dumbo had to settle for an underwhelming premiere despite being the weekend's top movie. Finishing just behind it, Us and Captain Marvel both approached some major box office milestones. The post Tim Burton’s Dumbo flies low while Us and Captain Marvel continue to soar appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Tim Burton, US, Trends, Weekend Box Office, Dumbo, Movies & TV, Captain Marvel

How to Stop Drifting

The person who discovered the 10,000-hour rule, the one you likely learned from Malcolm Gladwell’s book Outliers, is K. Anders Ericsson, a psychologist, and professor at Florida State. When asked about the ability to become an expert in 10,000 hours, Ericsson said, “I have been walking for 48 years, but I don’t believe I am getting any better at it,” making the point that it is deliberate practice, practice focused on improvement, that is necessary for expertise. It’s the “deliberate” part that ...
Tags: Identity, Goals, Sales, Usa Today, Discipline, Malcolm Gladwell, Drift, Ericsson, Napoleon Hill, Anders Ericsson, Goasl, Florida State When

Aussie house prices keep sliding - Sydney off 14 per cent

The Australian house price slump has deepened further with latest stats showing Sydney prices now down by nearly 14 per cent from their peak.Latest figures from CoreLogic show Sydney prices have fallen 13.9 per cent since their... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Sydney

Haka planned outside London's Ecuadorian Embassy to protest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's exile

Julian Assange's Kiwi PR man is organising a haka outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to protest against the "modern day crucifixion" of the WikiLeaks founder.Assange has become one of the world's most polarising figures after... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, London, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Assange, Ecuadorian Embassy

Heartland seeks $75M in 5-year bond offer

Heartland Group's banking subsidiary is seeking $75 million through a five-year bond offer and will pay at least 3.5 per cent annual interest. The listed financial services firm's licensed banking unit, Heartland Bank, today opened... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Heartland Bank, Heartland Group

Alexa’s chief scientist wants to give the voice assistant a robot body

Rohit Prasad, the chief scientist behind Amazon's Alexa, recently said that he believes the voice assistant needs a robot body to explore and experience the world. That experience could help it better answer questions. The post Alexa’s chief scientist wants to give the voice assistant a robot body appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Smart Home, Alexa, Amazon Alexa, Rohit Prasad, A.I. robotics

Skyrim Grandma will appear in The Elder Scrolls 6 through photogrammetry

Bethesda will use photogrammetry technology to add the likeness of Shirley Curry, known as Skyrim Grandma, to The Elder Scrolls 6. It will likely be a long while before fans see Curry's character in action though. The post Skyrim Grandma will appear in The Elder Scrolls 6 through photogrammetry appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Curry, Bethesda, The Elder Scrolls, Elder Scrolls, The Elder Scrolls VI, Shirley Curry, The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim

Why Skyworks Is a Great Dividend Stock

This company has all the makings of a great long-term dividend stock.
Tags: Finance, Article, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, 5fcfd26e-5b9b-5772-b08e-afb5944d28b0

NZ small business confidence 'generally positive', says CPA Australia

New Zealand small business confidence is below the Asia-Pacific average but is not falling off a cliff, a survey by CPA Australia shows.The 10th annual CPA Australia Asia-Pacific Small Business Survey for 2018 showed that 57.4 per... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Nz, CPA Australia

The best shows on Amazon Prime right now (April 2019)

There's more to Amazon Prime than free two-day shipping, including access to a number of phenomenal shows at no extra cost. To make the sifting easier, here are our favorite shows currently streaming on Amazon Prime. The post The best shows on Amazon Prime right now (April 2019) appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Entertainment, Trends, Amazon Prime, Home Theater, TV Shows, Movies & TV, Best Of Everything

Amazon’s role in co-sponsoring research on fairness in AI draws mixed reaction

Some people are encouraged to see Amazon partner with the National Science Foundation to fund research, but others are concerned about potential conflicts of interest for researchers scrutinizing artificial intelligence technologies.
Tags: Amazon, Business, Technology, News, National Science Foundation

Future Jaguar Land Rover models could help stop the spread of superbugs

A concept from Jaguar Land Rover proposes using the ventilation systems in its future vehicles to neutralize pathogens and stop the spread of bacteria and harmful viruses including the cold, flu, and potential superbugs. The post Future Jaguar Land Rover models could help stop the spread of superbugs appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Jaguar, Jaguar Land Rover, Land Rover, Uv-c

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