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INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Excel tricks everyone should know

Lifehacker AU is never one to shy away from doling out handy Microsoft Excel spreadsheet tips.<p>Chances are you’ve had to deal in spreadsheets for as …

Infographics

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Body Language

Life-Changing Lessons in How to Pack Right for Travel

I feel bad for most people I see in airports. Not only are they carrying larger, heavier bags than I am (or, gasp, <i>checking</i> luggage), but they’re lugging all that extra weight just to bring along clothing and other stuff that’s making them less comfortable. These lessons from the outdoors world will …

Backpacking

Balance Your Upper Body by Training Shoulder Extension

Most people involved in fitness train using pulling and pushing exercises in the forward and overhead positions (e.g. rowing, push ups, bench press; …

17 Slow-Cooker Game Day Recipes So You Can Keep Your Eyes Glued to the TV

Do This Hip Opener Against the Wall, and You'll Never Do It on the Floor Again

You're not sure which is worse — your tight hips or your sore lower back. They're all connected, so you want to focus on stretching them both to get relief from tightness and pain.<p>Butterfly is a common yoga pose that targets both these areas, and if you've never done it against a wall, get ready …

My Husband Died at 34—Here Are 40 Life Lessons I Learned From It

A sudden, unanticipated death has a way of jolting us to our senses. When you’re told that your husband is dead, everything changes in an instant. …

The 10 Best TRX Moves for Runners

If you’re not using these straps to improve your running performance, you should be.<p>To get better, most runners—well, run. But the best runners know that improving speed and endurance isn’t just about logging more miles; it also requires time in the gym. And one of the best ways to build the …

Workouts

How to Win Every Negotiation (by Not Trying to Win) | Inc.com

Despite what we often see in the movies, business negotiations should never be high-drama, zero-sum games. It's not about somebody winning, somebody losing and everyone pounding the table.<p>Negotiation is not about getting as much as you can, as fast as you can. That kind of deal making will only …

Problem-solving

Former CIA Officer Shares Personal Tips to Keep You Safe While Traveling for the Holidays

<i>Joshua Lott/Getty Images</i><p>Millions of Americans are traveling this holiday season. But as airports are full and the roads packed, one thing many people …

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't) | Inc.com

Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and typically they credit …

Gluten-Free

30 Ways to Get Fit Without Joining a Gym

Winter training season—otherwise known as “Oh my God, what have I done to myself for the past month, who ate all those holiday cookies?” season—is here. But before you plunk down your year-end bonus for a gym membership you probably won't use (statistics show 67 percent of people with gym …

Living Rooms

Foodies Call These "the Best Chicken Crockpot Recipes"

Who said chicken was boring? Sure, it's the go-to meat that's graced our plates ad nauseam, and it's our flavor reference when trying frog legs—but …

5 Winning Examples of Sales Emails Done Right | Inc.com

According to Tellwise, the average consumer gets over 100 emails per day, but opens just 23% and clicks on only 2%. When you're sending a sales email, you need to be part of that 2%.<p>But how do you get someone to not only read your email but take action from it? The key is to write a killer sales …

Marketing

10 Gift Upgrades for Every Outdoorswoman

Good gear enables us to be more comfortable doing more exciting things outdoors. This is the stuff I’ve given my girlfriend over the past year, along with a couple new things I plan to get her over the upcoming holidays.<p>A Good Knife<p>The first thing I ever gave Virginia was a Spyderco Paramilitary 2. …

Camping

A Former FBI Negotiator Spills The Secrets for Winning Any Exchange

Christopher Voss created his company Black Swan based on the skills learned as a negotiator in hostage situations.

Black Swans

4 Tips To Become A Consultant For Your Second Career

<i>(The following is adapted from</i> The Consulting Economy: How to Manage Your Career in the Coming Workforce Revolution <i>by Jonathan Dison, published by Lioncrest.com.)</i><p>I’ve had the same conversation hundreds of times with different professionals. It’s the one in which I convince them that not only are …

Small Business

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

To help make 2017 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old classics to hot new releases.<p>No guarantees you'll get rich, but it can't hurt to kick off the new year with one of these gems.<p><i>Kathleen Elkins contributed to a</i> …

5 Things Rock-star Managers Wish They'd Known Earlier

"Wish I'd known sooner" includes the need to avoid micro-management and the need to start networking early.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion,”</i> Alexander the Great is reputed …

25 Slow Cooker Recipes with 10 Ingredients or Fewer

The slow cooker's charm is that it delivers meals without much effort on your part. Toss a bunch of ingredients inside and let it do its thing while …

Cooking

10 Questions For Getting To Know Your New Direct Reports Faster

Just get promoted into a managerial role, or take a job where you’re inheriting someone’s team? This can help.<p>When you hire a new team or inherit someone else’s, your first instinct as a manager might be to assess the situation for the best way to move forward–and fast. But if you aren’t careful, …

Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M. | Inc.com

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without question, your time will get lost in the vacuum of our increasingly …

Self-improvement

When Your Spouse Has No Interest In Money

A medical situation I recently experienced made me realize that if something unexpected and dire happened to me, my husband wouldn’t have a clue how to begin unraveling our finances.<p>It’s not that I’m keeping things from him. He has just never shown any interest in our financial affairs and has left …

Personal Finance

30 Recipes So Perfect You'll Almost Hate Them

The following collection of recipes has some of our personal favorites as well as the most popular recipes we have on POPSUGAR Food. We've included breakfast, lunch, appetizer, dinner, and desserts so no matter what you're in the mood to make, you're guaranteed to find something!

Cooking

Tim Ferriss Just Listed 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

Finding new ways to look at the same problems is what often sets great entrepreneurs apart; Tim Ferriss is a perfect example. But how do you develop the ability to see--and act on--what other people don't?<p>Ferriss was just appointed to the Scribd Author Advisory Council and put together a reading …

Self-improvement

Google Spent Years Studying Effective Bosses. Now They Teach New Managers These 6 Things | Inc.com

The transition from individual contributor to manager is not an easy one. In many cases, the skills that got you the promotion will not be the same ones that make you effective as a manager. Luckily, we have organizations like Google that have spent years researching this transition, to help us …

Stanford University

4 Great Summer Books for Sales Executives

Stretch out on the beach, glob on the suntan lotion and resume your sales education.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Summer is here, and with it comes vacation: You've got your flights, hotels, swimsuits, and sunscreen . . . But do you have your sales books?<p>If you're …

Declare Your Independence With Gig Economy Work

Here’s some timely news for Independence Day: According to the 2017 State of Independence in America survey recently released by MBO Partners (a business operating system provider for independent workers), a fifth of the nation’s 40.9 million freelance workers earned over $100,000 last year, up …

Employment

This Entrepreneur's Secret for Going From Bartender to 7-Figures a Year

Instead trying to get hordes of customers, he focused on getting a few who pay top dollar.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s say you run a business, or you’re an entrepreneur, or simply a freelancer. You offer a service, a great one, and you want to make a lot more …

This is How You Get Millions of Views -- And Connect With Anyone

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chances are, if you’re building a side hustle, running a business, or trying to grow a startup, you need two things:<p>Eyeballs on your product<br>• Connections with people who can help launch or grow your business<p>I spoke with Chad Grills about …