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How to tip in almost any ambiguous situation you can imagine. Tipping is not about generosity.

How to tip in almost any ambiguous situation you can imagine

Tipping isn’t about gratitude for good service. And tipping certainly isn’t about doing what’s right and fair for your fellow man. Tipping is about making sure you don’t mess up what you’re supposed to do. In my case, the story goes like this: In college, I was a waiter at a weird restaurant called Fire and Ice. That sad guy in the back is one of the waiters. Bad life experiences aside, the larger point here is that I came out of my time as a waiter as a really good tipper, like all people who have ever worked in a job that involves tipping. So anytime a tipping situation arises, all I’m thinking is, “What would a good but not ridiculously good tipper do here?”

Sometimes I know exactly what the answer to that question is, and things run smoothly. Ambiguous Tipping Situations can lead to a variety of disasters: 1) The Inadvertent Undertip 2) The Inadvertent Overtip 3) The “Shit Am I Supposed To Tip Or Not?” I don’t want to live this way anymore. The Stats. 19 Charts That Will Help You Be An Actual Adult. 11 Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search. Google Search's learning curve is an odd one.

11 Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search

You use it every day, but still all you know is how to search. But the search engine has plenty of tricks up its sleeve. Here's an overview of some of the most useful Google search tricks, from basic tips to new features just recently released. 1. Use quotes to search for an exact phrase. This one's a well-known, simple trick: searching a phrase in quotes will yield only pages with the same words in the same order as what's in the quotes. 2. 7 Apps to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Build New Habits. Hopefully, by now you have written goals for this next year.

7 Apps to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Build New Habits

If not, my new course, 5 Days to Your Best Year Ever, can guide you through the process. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock/Lonely But as much as I believe in having a set of written goals, it is not enough. You have to take action and then systematically measure your progress. Fortunately, there are numerous apps designed for just this purpose. Recently, I went on a search to find an app for my own use. Goal: “Something you are trying to achieve.” Some applications track all of these items. I have not reviewed each of these extensively. Nozbe: Strictly speaking, this is a task management app. IrunurunYou begin by entering the action or habit you want to track. Will you find the perfect app? Or upgrade to a self-hosted WordPress blog? The 16 Best Meeting Scheduler Apps and Tools. There are few tasks in the professional life as tedious as scheduling meetings.

The 16 Best Meeting Scheduler Apps and Tools

Finding a time that works for everyone can be a losing battle of long email strings and accidental double-bookings. Scheduling a meeting time shouldn't be hard. Fortunately, there are dozens of online meeting scheduler apps available—each with pros and cons— and while some work with a range of calendar applications, others are narrowly focused to just one or two. What they all have in common is that they're a lot easier than playing email tag. What Makes a Great Meeting Scheduler? Ideally, a meeting scheduler works with a range of calendar apps, such as Google Calendar, Outlook and iCal, but those full-featured schedulers are few and far between. When choosing apps, we looked for a range of meeting schedulers that provide extra functionality beyond just creating event invites. The Best Meeting Scheduler Apps. 10+ Great Online Tools For Group Co-Ordination & Meetings. How do you manage a team of people who are spread out geographically?

10+ Great Online Tools For Group Co-Ordination & Meetings

How do you co-ordinate international time zones? The concept of working via the Internet has begun to creep into the everyday workplace, so it’s probably a good time for us to round up some great online meeting tools for organising and managing a decentralised team of people. Thanks to decent Internet access in many countries worldwide, there are a great deal more businesses these days who are willing to allow workers to telecommute instead of physically being in the office.

Many are also realising that it can be quick and easy to hire freelancers online to do small piecework. Some businesses, like MakeUseOf, have realised that there doesn’t need to be a central location for the business at all – people simply work from wherever in the world suits them. International Meeting Schedulers Google Calendar Doodle Doodle is perfect for scheduling the date for something to happen.

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