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What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

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The Most Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 5 Traits

Truly successful entrepreneurs are survivors. They have failed but still keep moving forward. It takes not only passion, but also knowledge of self.<p>Have you wondered what separates entrepreneurs from everyone else? Is it a Type-A personality? Is it being a visionary? Is it being an inspirational …

Entrepreneurship

Avocado Breakfast Recipes That'll Make Your Heart Sing

There's not really a wrong way to eat avocado. But there's definitely a right way, and that's with breakfast.<p>The savory green fruit is an egg's best friend. It creamifies an a.m. smoothie without hesitation and it transforms a bland piece of toast into a sought after delicacy.<p>Start your morning …

10 Food Rules For A Leaner Body & Glowing Skin

Although no standard set of rules is perfect for everyone, these guidelines can help people of every shape and background get on the path toward …

3 steps toward the future of customer experience

Consumers’ expectations for businesses and the customer experiences they deliver are being radically reshaped. Across hospitality, transportation, retail, and beyond, a wave of new online businesses — many of them digitally native — are raising the bar for how customers are being served. Customers …

6 Common Sense Tips to Immediately Improve Your Life

Another day begins and here you are, lost in your own thoughts, caught between the fantasy world of your future and the cold, harsh reality of the …

Brainstorming Doesn’t Work; Try This Technique Instead

Ever been in a meeting where one loudmouth’s mediocre idea dominates? Then you know brainstorming needs an overhaul.<p>Brainstorming, in its current form and by many metrics, doesn’t work as well as the frequency of “team brainstorming meetings” would suggests it does.<p>Early ideas tend to have …

The 17 Fastest Ways To Get Ahead In Your Career

In a Quora thread titled, "How Can I Accelerate My Personal Growth?" users discussed how they get ahead in their working lives.<p>Here are 17 of the most practical pieces of career advice we found.<p><b>1. Determine what you have to offer.</b> As Abraham Lincoln says, "Whatever you are, be a good one." Before …

The Only 7 Things You Can Control in Life

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How to Poach an Egg Perfectly Every Time

The tips you need to master this tricky kitchen skill<p>Poached eggs are delicious—whether they're on top of English muffins or a salad.<p>The only issue? Poached eggs are <i>so hard</i> to get right. If the water’s not the right temperature or you let them cook too long, you can end up with eggs that are …

6 Magic Traits of Indispensable Employees

An employee survey turned into much more when a set of fascinating themes emerged.<p>Here's the Danny Meyer school of thought on how to make a traditional service business into an enlightened, customer-centric hospitality mecca: Put your employees first and shareholders last to create a "virtuous …

Employment

6 Easy Ways To Improve Your LinkedIn Profile In 15 Minutes

As a thriving professional hub, you can standout to potential employers, meet with like-minded people, and showcase your experiences, talents, and successes. Additionally, a professional-looking LinkedIn profile can significantly strengthen your personal brand and position you as the winning …

How to Defrost Meat in Just 5 Minutes

No special equipment necessary!<p>Let's say you have a frozen chunk of meat you want to defrost before dinner, but (whoops!) you forgot to transfer it from the freezer to the fridge last night. Who hasn't been there?<p>Now, you don't have to risk overcooking the meat in your microwave if you want to have …