Claire Smith

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How to quit your job without hurting your career

How you leave your job can have lasting implications. Here’s how to do it right.<p>Employees are quitting their jobs—often.<p>The July 2018 BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover survey found that 3.6 million people quit their jobs in May, the highest rate since April 2001. In a separate Robert Half survey …

Employment

15 Meatless Casseroles That Are Perfect for Meal Prep

Casseroles are meal prep MVPs. They make a ton of servings, usually enough to feed yourself and others all week. They can be made entirely in one …

Here Are 6 Side Hustles You Can Start From Your Couch

The word "side hustle" is being thrown around a lot in 2018. Here's how you can monetize your own passion.<p>From graphic designers selling on Amazon and bankers writing ebooks to writers running podcasts, the word "side hustle" is being thrown around a lot in 2018. Last year, it was reported that one …

Small Business

Give your LinkedIn profile a complete makeover in under an hour

Need to spruce up your LinkedIn profile fast? Focus on these seven areas.<p>LinkedIn can be a powerful and convenient hub for your job search. The company says that more than 20,000 companies in the U.S. use the platform to recruit, posting more than 3 million jobs every month. A good profile can …

Employment

The gorgeous grain bowl you’re going to want to eat all summer long

Presented by Bob’s Red Mill®<p>It’s *officially* summertime when you start making seasonal upgrades in the kitchen, swapping out warming staples like …

Healthy Eating

17 Delicious Ways To Eat Toast For Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

It's so much more than just toasted bread.<p>I love a good piece of toasty bread with butter, but when you put a topping like mushrooms, beans, or yes, avocado on it, it becomes an easy, inexpensive, yet elevated meal. Yes, meal! You can dress up toast for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and the toppings …

Breakfast

Featol Plantar Fasciitis Socks with Arch Support Ankle Support for Men and Women, Ankle Compression Socks Foot Sleeve to Relieve Arch Pain, Better than Night Splint

• ❤【Tailored Size and Highly Elastic】- Sizes from S to XL are available for men and women. With high resilience, Featol compression sleeves can be …

How to Eat Clean for Less Than $10 a Day

It’s a myth that clean eating is prohibitively expensive and unrealistic. How do we know for sure? Because we planned a week’s worth of breakfasts, …

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

3 sales tricks I learned from dating

When I was 12, I briefly acquired a girlfriend called Maria. I’m not sure how it started, but I am sure how it ended: badly.<p>In high-school I dated Eylem, a Kurdish girl. Everything was great when we were alone, but she was distant in public. It took me many years to understand where both …

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see that the old empress’s make-up is smudged and flaking, and that the ornaments fluttering in the wind are not lace, but someone’s laundry drying at the windows. …

European Travel

10 things I wish someone told me before I started working from home

After I graduated in 2010, I took an entry-level advertising sales assistant job at a well-known print magazine. For the next six years, I spent time …

4 reasons why salespeople still matter

Salespeople, and pushy salespeople in particular, don’t have the best reputation. But that doesn’t mean they don’t matter and form an integral cog in …

5 Things Salespeople MUST Do to Stay Relevant

Sales Training Webinar: Sales Leaders’ Secrets to Success<p>Learn the sales strategies that work, curated from top B2B sales salespeople.<p>B2B Engagement …

Are Sales People Still Necessary? | Sales Articles, Sales Insights

Within the last few years there has been an alarming number of business leaders who have made the bold declaration that soon sales people will be no …

Great News, Salespeople: You're Still Relevant

Eight Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Sales Closing Technique

Many people who work in sales face a lot of rejection, especially early in their careers. That’s why there’s no better feeling than closing the deal with a new prospect.<p>As you learn and grow as a salesperson, you start to figure out the most effective techniques for moving a potential lead down the …

4 Practices to Keep Sales Innovation on Track

Federal proposals for cuts to research and development funding mean that companies may have to look inward for solutions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sales innovation is often the factor fueling companies' race for relevancy, for their products and services. And, in …

Innovation

The Top Ten Sales Innovation Trends

• Customer relationship management systems must have a human touch to be fully effective or they will turn customers off.<br>• Data warehouses and data …

Qualities Of A Brilliant Salesperson Who Actually Closes Deals.

I’ve spent the last ten years analyzing sales people and what separates the good, from the uninspiring, worn out, no good sales person that is toxic …

How Great Leaders Respond to Crisis

Although quick action is essential during a crisis, here's the essential first step<p>The worst possible thing has just happened to your organization. And, whether you've received a phone call, seen the news report, or even read a tweet telling you that a crisis has occurred, one thing is perfectly …

Leadership

What is the Difference Between Regular Bread and Ezekiel Bread?

Here's everything you knead to know.<p>Have you seen that famous Oprah commercial where she basically just proclaims to the world her deep love for …

I Tried Making Instant Pot Yogurt and Can Attest to Its Awesomeness

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our</i> <i>Hit Refresh</i> <i>series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Recently I tried making yogurt in the Instant Pot, …

Slow Cookers

Best Instant Pot Recipes You Can Make on a School Night

It’s all about the Instant Pot these days. This new-age pressure cooker, which also does the job of a rice cooker, a steamer, a sauté pan, and even a …

Our 10 Most Popular Casseroles of 2017

We love the ability casseroles have to feed a crowd and feed them well. Whether it's a baked egg situation for breakfast or a dish full of cheesy …

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

Public Speaking

The Hard Truth About Business Model Innovation

Surveying the landscape of recent attempts at business model innovation, one could be forgiven for believing that success is essentially random. For …

Innovation

If You Do Any of These 19 Things Now, You're Way More Productive Than You Think

Heading into 2018, would you like to add more hours to your day? Here are 19 ways to do it.<p>Ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to get more things done? As 2018 draws near, this is the time of year to start thinking about new habits, tools, and techniques that work to our advantage without …

After Interviewing Hundreds of Job Candidates, I've Learned to Look for These 4 Things

After conducting hundreds of interviews, I've learned just how much these things matter.<p>Rapidly scaling your business can involve going on what might feel like a hiring spree.<p>Every entrepreneur dreams of launching something that gets an instant, positive response from the market. But being a …