• How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to know

    Guardian writers Owen Jones and Jonathan Friedland recording a politics podcast in May. Photograph: Linda Nylind for the Guardian Listening to audio programmes, or podcasts, is simple if you have access to the internet. You just need to find a podcast platform or application (app) that suits you and then sample some of the many […]

  • MOTIVATION
    How To Stay Motivated Longer, With A Little Help From Science

    We have more motivation available to us than we think, suggests a new study, but finding it requires challenging a few assumptions and rethinking how we organize our time. The study kept daily tabs on about 16,000 volunteers who completed a series of tasks over several months using an online learning platform. Observing how the volunteers engaged the tasks throughout […]

  • PODCASTS
    How to start listening to podcasts

    Your friends keep bringing up fun facts they learned from the latest episode of Radiolab, or discussing a crazy potential future described on Flash Forward. If you want to start listening to podcasts like these, but haven’t dived in yet, then this guide is for you. We’ll cover everything from the history of the audio format to […]

  • PODCASTS
    How To PR Your Way To Podcast Success

    There is no denying that as a marketing vehicle, podcasts are hot. I’ve written recently about the strategy of PR through podcast guesting. I’ve also written, further back, about the tips for building an audience by starting a show of your own.  Regardless of your strategy so far, if you listen to at least one per month, you’re […]

  • LIFE
    How to Restore and Take Back Your Work-Life Balance

    As modern technology has advanced, the magnitude of the associated benefits has been staggering. The ability to work from mobile devices, increased platform neutrality, improved productivity applications and the move to cloud-based tools have helped usher in a renaissance of productivity. Unfortunately, one downside to this new era is an often unhealthy work-life balance. Mobile […]

  • NEWS
    How to Gather Small Business Loan Documents: A List of What You Need

    Gathering documents while applying for a small business loan is often a hassle. Yet there’s no way to avoid loan documents when you’re trying to secure funds. The best way to minimize the hassle is to be prepared and understand how to value a small business. In other words, know all the loan documents your lender […]

  • PODCASTS
    HOW TO PODCAST: A GUIDE FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO STREAM THEIR AUDIO BUT DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START

    In the 1930s, families would gather around the radio and listen to their favorite programs. In the days before TVs became a household staple, thousands of Americans would anxiously await public radio shows such as Amos ‘n’ Andy, Adventures of Ellery Queen and President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “fireside chats.” But in modern times, the broadcast radio industry has struggled […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    How Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Getting Lost In Their Own Creation

    Photo by Meireles Neto on Unsplash Don’t chase shadows. We live in a society that idolizes entrepreneurs. However, very few people understand that entrepreneurship is a handshake between joy and suffering, risk, and reward. Most simply want to be “half-entrepreneurs,” ditching the formalities of corporate America for the freedom of independence. The trouble is, these […]