Alex Ochoa

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Drink Decor: The Prettiest Liquor Bottles to Have on Your Bar Cart

Taste good > look good, but looking good doesn't hurt.<p>Bar cart—acquired. Now what to put on the damn thing? Here, some suggestions that will certainly gussy up that rolling thingamajig or make really great/boozy presents. (They're wrapped! Basically!)

Is the 'Love Your Spouse' challenge good for your marriage?

The "Love Your Spouse" challenge on social media is heating up again thanks to celebrity participants like Shannen Doherty and Sarah Michelle Gellar.<p>The challenge invites married participants to share seven days' worth of photos and memories with their spouses, using the hashtag …

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Zip N Store Racks Make It Easy To Organize and Store Food in Resealable Plastic Bags

The Zip N Store system developed by Len Kensey is designed to let users easily organize and store food in resealable plastic bags to help minimize …

17 Goals For a More Organised Life

Source: POPSUGAR Photography<p>Nothing is better than a home that is easy to navigate with belongings that are even easier to find. Don't forget about …

1. The interviewer is prepared.

The person interviewing you is likely harried and overworked, because he needs to hire someone. He may have barely glanced at your résumé and given no thought to your qualifications.

The Psychology of Logo Color in How Consumers View Your Brand

Your logo says a lot about your brand. Are you sending the right message?<p>Across the U.S. and around the world, billions are spent each year by …

The 1 Best Question to Use in an Interview

There is a single question that you can use to assess whether candidates understand the job and if they are A or C players.<p>The secret to hiring your next great employee might come down to how someone answers a single question. And you won't be asking what kind of tree the person would be or about …

How to Write the Competition Section of Your Business Plan

Before anything else, realize that yes, you do have competition.No matter how new your business, you do have competition. I’m in several groups that …

Small Business

13 things you should do after a job interview

But what exactly should you be doing during those moments after a job interview, after you've breathed your sigh of relief?<p>"How you handle the post-interview process is just as important as how you performed during the actual interview," says Amanda Augustine, a career-advice expert for …

8 Warm-Up Exercises You Aren't Doing But Totally Should

These are the moves everyone should be doing.<p>Warming up before a workout is key for reducing injury. Personal trainer and nutritionist Albert Matheny says that warming up "helps make sure you don't load your joints, tendons, and ligaments too much, too soon." So we asked Matheny, founder of SoHo …

Introverts Can Lead: 4 Steps to Developing the Charisma to Be a Super Manager

Shy, retiring, socially inept -- these are some of the stereotypes that plague introverts.<p>If you are looking to promote someone in your office, don't let a reserved demeanor take someone out of the running. And if you are a card-carrying introvert who has a time limit for big parties or is drained …

This Man Planned the Most Efficient U.S. Road Trip of All Time

All the state capitols in the lower 48, in one trip.<p>Hitting the open road and driving into the sunset is a romantic notion, but most of us need a …

9 of the Smartest Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

You won't have time to ask all of them, but it's better to have them prepared in case they give you a little extra time.<p><i>What reply does an interviewer expect when he or she asks, "Do you have any questions for us?" originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling</i> …

10 secret places you need to go before everyone else

When travel finally opened to Cuba, everyone said, "You have to go now before it's ruined!" I have a different take. I think more Cuba tourism could — potentially — bolster its economy and provide more opportunities for preserving its unique heritage. That's a far cry from "ruined" to me.<p>But if …

How To Negotiate Your Starting Salary

It’s exciting to get a job offer, but there can be some anxiety associated with that event, too. You hope that your discussions with a recruiter, an HR person or your hiring manager have made it clear to everyone on the employer side of the desk that you have certain salary requirements that must …

9 Apps You Need to Beat the Lines, Find the Best Seats, and Travel Like a Boss

As airport security lines continue to grow and airplane legroom continues to shrink, these days, jetting out of town—even if you’re going somewhere fabulous and tropical—can be cause for serious anxiety. Unless, of course, you belong to a select group of savvy travelers, known for floating …

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

Dan Gilbert

How to Write the Sales and Marketing Section of Your Business Plan

Think of marketing as getting people to know, like, and trust you. Think of sales as helping them configure, choose, and pay for what you offer that …

Marketing

7 Free Apps That Will Make You an Expert Traveler

These free downloads will save you time, money, and stress on the road.<p>If you're a frequent traveler, you're likely looking for ways to make the process easier, faster, cheaper, and more organized. Once you've mastered efficient packing, learned how to avoid jet lag, and joined a few travel rewards …

18 things successful people do in their 20s

Your 20s are a time of major transitions.<p>The choices you make in this critical decade lay the foundation for your career, relationships, health, and …

The Pros and Cons Of New Unconventional Leadership Styles

Company culture is changing, and some managers are experimenting with out-of-the-norm methods. Here’s what works and what doesn’t.<p>As companies become flatter with blurred boundaries, there is a greater push toward authentic leadership. As a result, a lot of unconventional leadership styles are …

28 Insane Bars With Just The Right Amount Of WTF

You booze, you win.

Smart Answers To Ten Stupid Interview Questions

If you have been job-hunting lately, you’ve probably heard many or most of these ten ridiculous job interview questions. They are silly and pointless for reasons I’ll describe in a moment, but you still have to answer them!<p>Here are non-traditional answers to ten common job-interview questions. Your …

Are You Ready For That Job Interview? Find Out!

My daughter is about to graduate from college. She’s preparing for her senior recital. Each day between now and the big event has a task associated with it, not including her regular classes, part-time job and time in the practice room.<p>This weekend she and I will find the perfect recital dress and …

3 Steps to Fit Fitness into Your Hectic Schedule Today

Quick, before you start reading I want to explain that we’re attempting to promote the usage of the comment section below. <b>We want to seriously</b> …

27 highly successful people share their unusual career advice for new graduates

Sheryl Sandberg recommends having a long-term, abstract dream to work towards in addition to a more concrete 18-month plan. The long-term plan allows …