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The ins and outs of negotiating with someone who is clearly a better negotiator

<b>What’s the best thing you can do when negotiating with someone who clearly is a better negotiator?</b><p>People often have a very “Hollywood” view of …

Body Language

The simple formula Jeff Bezos used to turn Amazon into a $480 billion company

In the early 1990s, Jeff Bezos noticed something strange.<p>He was nearing 30, and it was at the dawn of the internet revolution. The web was nowhere near what it is today, but the thing that caught Bezos’ attention was that usage was picking up at a rate of 2,300% a year.<p>Not wanting to miss out, he …

Jeff Bezos

5 modern rustic homes with serious style!

Rustic homes are fantastic, but if you can't deny that you love a little contemporary styling as well, there is a way to combine the two, despite …

10 Brutal Truths About Success No One Wants to Hear (Except People Who Hunger for Success)

Want to be successful? Start by radically changing your approach to business and to life.<p>Ask successful people how they achieved their success and you'll hear words like "hard work," "sacrifice," and "persistence."<p>Dig a little deeper and you'll find some other common attitudes and habits, like …

How to Write Email with Military Precision

In the military, a poorly formatted email may be the difference between mission accomplished and mission failure. During my active duty service, I learned how to structure emails to maximize a mission’s chances for success. Since returning from duty, I have applied these lessons to emails that I …

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend

After the turkey, feed your mind.<p><i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses</b> …

Best air-purifying houseplants, according to NASA

NASA recommends one air-purifying plant for every 100 square feet of space<p>While architects are raving about the benefits of plant-covered facades, you don’t need to entirely mask your building with greenery in order to get the same benefits. Starting in the 1980s, NASA scientists began to study the …

Goldman Sachs Elevator explains the hierarchy of watches on Wall Street

The study examined the "unwritten expectations" of investment banks and concluded that recruiters often discriminate on the basis of "arcane culture rules" like what color the candidate's shoes are, how they tie their tie, or God forbid, if they received a private school education.<p>A class ceiling …

Wall Street

7 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business needs to have a written business plan. Whether it’s to provide direction or attract investors, a business plan is vital for the success for your organization. But, how do you write a business plan?<p>SBA.gov recommends that a …

Small Business

This Workout from The 21-Day Bulk Will Force Your Back to Grow

Want to know what’s so great about <i>The 21-Day Bulk</i>? You can slow things down a little bit and chill out. Key words: <i>A little bit</i>. <i>The 21-Day Bulk</i> is …

41 Genius Camping Hacks You'll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

May the forest be with you.<p>Click here for 41 more ingenious camping hacks!

10 signs someone is lying to you

Chances are, you get lied to multiple times on a daily basis. But the good news is, spotting a fib isn't as difficult as you might think — so long as you know the signs.<p>Behavioral analyst and body language expert Dr. Lillian Glass, who has worked with the FBI on unmasking signals of deception, says …

Body Language

Modern Masculine Interior Design and Decorating Ideas for Cool Guys

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Interior Design

One Millennial's Success Strategy: Shameless Flirting

This business school student develops contacts by pretending that she's interested in dating billionaires.<p>One of the advantages of having a highly visible daily column is that I get interesting communications from people in various walks of life.<p>I was recently contacted by a young, …

Entrepreneurship

The Exercise That Adds Muscle Mass to Your Rear Shoulders

It is tank top season, after all<p>Your posterior or rear deltoid is typically thought of as a shoulder muscle. But the exercises that work them best are the same ones that work your middle and upper back. That’s because your rear delt pulls your upper arm backward—just like a rowing exercise does.<p>And …

9 things to do in your 20s to retire by 40

Retiring by 40 is more than possible. Plenty of regular people have done it.<p>Take "Mr. Money Mustache," who averaged a $67,000 annual salary working as an engineer for 10 years before announcing his retirement at age 30. Or Jeremy Jacobson and Winnie Tseng, whose combined annual salary of $135,000 …

Retirement

11 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

What's the Difference Between Cement, Concrete, and Mortar?

Any man worth his salt should know the difference between cement, concrete, and mortar. I am not that man. They’re all just gray sludge to me. But …

The 5 Personality Types You'll Encounter in Meetings (and How to Embrace Them)

Want a more productive meeting? Cater to the strengths and weaknesses of these personalities first.<p><i>Jason Shah is the founder and CEO of Do, a collaboration platform that helps you run productive meetings.</i><p>In meetings, you're bound to come up against different personality types. Treating everyone the …

Men shared the biggest hurdles they overcame to be successful at dating

But as it turns out, making some simple changes can help men become more successful in the dating arena.<p>This week on Reddit, a group of men shared the hurdles they had to overcome before they could become successful at dating. Here are some of the best responses.

Dating

The Simple Secret to Project Management Success

To have consistent project success, you need to identify and resolve the critical points of constraint that will make or break any new project.<p>Lazy CEOs have a different way of running projects than most of us. What they do, in a nutshell, is to assess the critical factors that determine whether a …

18 Urban and Wilderness Survival Hacks | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following tips are excerpted from Survival Hacks: Over 200 Ways to Use Everyday Items for Wilderness Survival by Creek …

How To Harness The Brain Chemical That Makes You Trust Someone

Brain scientists still don’t understand why these simple behaviors release trust-inspiring oxytocin. But they know how.<p>Next time you’re having a fight with your partner try this: Reach out and touch them. Place your hand gently on their knee or their hand. Now, if the fight has escalated to …

How to Catch Bass, Trout, and Panfish After Dark

Just because the sun goes down doesn’t mean the species you love to catch go to bed. In fact, sometimes the biggest fish in the pond, lake, or river …

10 legit ways to make your wife happy every day

You've probably heard that a happy wife equals a happy life. So what can you do each day to make sure your wife — and your life — is happy? Here are …

Relationships

18 Ways to Meet People When Traveling Solo

Tips that every solo traveler should know before starting a trip.<p>Solo travel may sound like a solitary experience, but the logistics of navigating …

Catfishing Tips for Catching Big Catfish

River fishing can be daunting for a catfish angler. Anchoring and setting baits in heavy current is tricky, and posting up in just one or two spots …

19 interview questions that are designed to trick you

But while they may seem simple — that's the point — some are actually designed to get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal. In other words: they're trick questions.<p>"To uncover areas that may reflect inconsistencies, hiring managers sometimes ask these tricky questions," …

Employment

The best houseplants to clean the air in your home, as recommended by NASA

Easy to care for, resilient, and a quick way to inject some nature into your living room - no wonder houseplants have recently made a comeback. But did you know they also clean the air in your home? A NASA study found that a plethora of plants neutralise the chemicals found in furniture, household …

Plants

Vanquish Wi-Fi dead zones by turning an old router into a wireless extender

If you’ve got an old router collecting dust somewhere, there’s a good chance you can turn it into a repeater yourself. The default firmware included …