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12-Year-Old Prodigy Plays 44 Instruments, With Goal of 100 by Year’s End… Can you even name 100?

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This 12-year-old boy can do more than just play “Wonderwall” on the guitar – he can play 44 different instruments. Neil Nayyar of Oak Grove, California holds the Assist Foundation’s world record for being the youngest person to proficiently play the highest number of musical instruments. The prodigy didn’t become a musical genius overnight, however […]

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Widow’s Heartfelt Letter Spurs Newscaster to Wear Special Jacket

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When Kyle Clark got a package in the mail from a grieving viewer last month, he brought it onto his show for a special broadcast.

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A startup that provides coaching for tech workers reveals the best thing managers can do to keep millennials from quitting

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Millennials change jobs more frequently than previous generations.
They might quit because they feel their work doesn’t have meaning.
A manager can keep millennial workers from leaving by setting clear goals and assigning tasks that show an understanding of what drives them.

 

Millennials have a reputation as the “job-hopping” generation. In 2016, a Gallup poll revealed that 21% of millennials said they changed jobs within the past year (more than three times the number of non-millennials who reported the same), and 60% are open to new opportunities.

There’s a secret to keeping millennials workers from quitting, according to BetterUp, a startup that provides “virtual…

A former Netflix exec has a simple algorithm for figuring out whether you should leave your job

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Patty McCord is a former chief talent officer at Netflix. Now she runs her own consulting business.
McCord’s new book is “Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility.”
She devised an algorithm for figuring out if your job is a good fit: you’re doing what you love to do, what you’re good at, and what the company needs.
Deciding when to quit your job could come down to answering a few questions. 

“When should I quit my job — or should I just stay?” is the kind of career question you can debate forever.

The pay is great, but your work is boring, but your coworkers are nice, but your boss is a demon… And so on.

Patty McCord has a potential solution.

McCord…

She Shares Her Wisdom With the World, Now Dozens of Strangers Surprise Her on 101st Birthday

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After spending the last few months offering guidance to youngsters, strangers from around the world decided to thank Grandma Eileen for her wisdom.

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Norway Set to Ban All Fur Farming

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The Norwegian government has just passed a total ban on all fur farming. The legislation, which was announced by the Norwegian Animal Rights Organization (NOAH) on last week, will make it illegal for the country’s 340 fur farms to continue business. The facilities will have until 2025 to close down entirely. RELATED: California Becomes First State […]

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Microsoft's president says liberal arts majors are necessary for the future of tech

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In their new book “The Future Computed,” Microsoft president Brad Smith and EVP of AI and research Harry Shum discuss the future of artificial intelligence.
They argue that one of “the most important conclusions” they drew was the need for more liberal arts majors in tech.
As consumer-ready AI reaches human parity, they say, lessons from disciplines like psychology will be increasingly important.

In 2011, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates told a panel of American governors that a liberal arts education would hold back college graduates in the modern economy.

A few days later, late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs declared that “it’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the result that makes our…