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The Keys to Building an Influential Personal Brand

Personal branding goes beyond your career.<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>There is something incredibly important in life that I don’t hear enough people talking about. It’s called your personal brand and it goes far beyond your career.<p>I started learning about personal branding over 10 …

Personal Branding

7 ways managers motivate and demotivate employees

Few things are as costly and disruptive as managers who kill morale. Demotivated employees underperform and then walk out the door at the first …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Real Estate Tools Entrepreneurs Should Know About

When I was 19 years old, I bought my first rental property. At that age, I had a lot to learn and teach myself as I started managing my first property. Eventually, I was able to grow my investment into an actual business and leave a corporate job to co-found Influence & Co., and I still own and …

Real Estate

The Complete 35-Step Guide For Entrepreneurs Starting A Business

Starting a business entails understanding and dealing with many issues—legal, financing, sales and marketing, intellectual property protection, liability protection, human resources, and more. But interest in entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. And there have been spectacular success stories …

Small Business

5 easy side-hustles mamas can use to make extra money

Growing your family is such an exciting time—newborn snuggles, toddler play dates, and watching your littles grow are unlike anything else. But, …

31 Passive Income Ideas to Get You off the Hamster Wheel

We all need more than one income source, but there are only so many hours in a day to work. Here are 31 passive income ideas to make money while you …

10 Secret Ingredients That Can Help Your Garden Grow

All of these pantry ingredients help your garden grow.<p><b>Make flowers bloom like crazy with baking soda</b><p>If there were an award for most versatile of …

50 Genius Ways to Clean Up Your Garage

Cleaning up your garage doesn’t have to be a huge chore.<p>Drill 1-in. holes spaced every 4 in. in the PVC pipe. Use a utility knife to cut slits in the …

The Best LinkedIn Summaries And Advice On How To Make Yours Shine

Over the past decade, I have probably read tens of thousands of LinkedIn profiles as part of the work I do to help companies maximize the value of LinkedIn. Your profile is so important to your career success (it is often people’s first impression of you) that you should make more than a cursory …

American Psychiatric Association

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Adopt These 3 Mindsets and You'll Become an Unstoppable Entrepreneur

The first and biggest step toward getting rich eventually is to give up on getting rich quick.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite the difficult circumstances that may happen in your life, there is always an opportunity to overcome them as you build your business. …

Self-improvement

This one-pot wonder is a great, simple way to enjoy lasagna | The Star

<b>2 tbsp</b> basil leaves, torn<p><b>2 cups (200 g)</b> grated mozzarella cheese<p><b>2 cups (475 g)</b> ricotta cheese<p>Salt and pepper<p>With rack in middle position, preheat …

How to accomplish more in 30 days than most people do in 365

“The best ambition killer is trying to play someone else’s game.” — Dan Sullivan<p>Craig Ballantyne, author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the …

Motivation

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Employment

3 Ways to Be the Applicant That Everyone Wants to Hire

It's competitive out there, and you're going to have to take matters into your own hands to succeed.<p>When building your career, and your resume, it's important to find ways to stand out. Still, when you're going to school and (or) working jobs it's hard to take the time to find ways to make your …

18 Things Mentally Strong People Do

As the author of <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, I usually spend my time talking about the bad habits that rob you of mental strength. …

How Can You Tell Someone Is a True Leader? Look for 1 Skill That Makes Most Bosses Cringe

This superhuman skill is foundational for effective communication.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf, the founder of the modern servant-leadership movement, once said: "Don't assume, because you are intelligent, able, and well-motivated, that you are open to communication, that you know how to listen."<p>Is that an …

10 Things to Remember When You Are Feeling Stuck

You cannot start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the old one.<p>We all feel stuck at one time or another--in a bad relationship, in the wrong job, in business, or just generally in life. Whatever the situation, feeling stuck doesn't make us feel good about ourselves. We may lose …

15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

Here's how a young couple paid off $162,000 of debt in 3 years — and paid for their wedding at the same time

Earlier this month, Heron Abegaze (29) and Elijah Bankole (30), put a new spin on "couple goals" after Abegaze's Instagram post about paying off their debt went viral. After three years of saving like it's an Olympic sport, the Twin Cities duo wiped out nearly $162,000 of credit card debt, car …

Personal Finance

These Are the Sexiest Movies on Netflix That Are Actually Good

A not-so-guilty pleasure.<p>All great things revolve around sex, including movies. And thanks to the magic of Netflix, you can watch some of the best and sexiest movies in private, away from judging eyes. Don't feel weird. Some of the best movies on the streaming service are also some of the hottest.

Your Kids Will Obsess Over This Sneakily Healthy Sweet Snack — and It's Only 2 Ingredients!

Although I'm a grown, childless adult, I've already figured out how I'm going to keep my hungry kids at bay after school and virtually any other time of day — with a sneakily healthy but completely delicious "dessert" dip. This two-ingredient dip was introduced to me just under a week ago, and if I …

People Who Are Happy at Work Asked These 6 Questions in Their Interview

While the prospect of asking an interviewer questions is undeniably daunting, a recent study found that people who ask follow-up questions are better …

10 Best ETFs to Buy for Beginners

If you’re just starting to invest your money, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are one of the best places to begin. Like mutual funds, these instruments …

19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

10 traits that will make you a successful leader, according to Google's internal research

Twenty years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. What's a google?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's giving you a glimpse inside its …

Leadership

6 reasons this is the perfect thank-you email to send after a job interview

• The interview thank you email is a crucial part of getting the job you want.<br>• When you don't send a thank you email or letter after an interview, you …

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Emotional Intelligence

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Why most people won’t ever achieve greatness

Anyone can achieve greatness. Anyone.<p>Greatness is relative, yes. The results might look different; for some, simply quitting an addiction means …