Tag: You

Book clinic: can you recommend modern fiction to replace my love of classics?

‘Deliriously funny pastiche’: Francis Spufford. Photograph: Murdo Macleod/The Guardian Q: How can I wean myself off classics and on to something more contemporary? Anna Morton, 49, Oxfordshire A: Claire Armitstead, writer and critic, says: There are three possible prescriptions for your addiction. The first is the methodone approach: find a substitute that satisfies, without actually

HOW VIRTUAL NETWORKING CHANGES WHEN YOU ADOPT VMM

One of the things that a lot of administrators seem to really like about Hyper-V is its relative simplicity, especially when compared to some of the competing hypervisors. Perhaps nowhere is this simplicity more evident than in Hyper-V’s support for virtual networking. Natively, Hyper-V’s virtual networking capabilities center around one or more virtual switches. Hyper-V supports three

The 4 Networking Hacks You Should Know

So your New Year’s resolution was to network more. Congratulations! Networking and building a personal board of directors are two of the best things you can do for your career. If you are early in your career, is it especially important to start flexing your networking muscle, identifying people around you that you admire and want to learn from

You’re addicted to plastic. Can you go cold turkey?

To navigate the consumer minefield, plastic purgers develop mental maps of places where they can shop. It may take months, but they learn where to get milk in a glass bottle or which health-food store lets you grind your own peanut butter. And rather than see it as a huge inconvenience, they treat living plastic

Heart-shaped accessories are trendy again, and they’ll make you feel nostalgic

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it seems fitting that playful heart accessories are shaping up to be one of the season’s biggest fashion trends. Romantic style is bona fide fashion genre, but it usually refers to designs featuring billowy sleeves, silk and lace detail, and fluid, ethereal silhouettes. 2019’s version of romantic fashion, on the other hand,

This Code Gets You 25 Per Cent Off Amazon Device Accessories

After the discount bonanza that is the Black Friday > Cyber Monday > Christmas > Boxing Day sales run, the latter half of January can be a bit quiet on the savings stakes. But we’ve got the heads-up on a code that’ll get you 25 per cent off all Amazon device accessories – meaning accessories

Networking Is Not About You: Lessons From Experience

Karen Wickre, a former colleague and communications professional who is known for shaping the voice of Google, recently released her book, Taking the Work out of Networking. In it, she lays out strategies to help introverts network in ways that feel natural to them. While I’m by no means an introvert, this did get me thinking