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5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Happiness

How to Answer the Trickiest Job Interview Question of All

It's not "Why do you want to work here?" or "What is your greatest weakness?" Here's how to get your answer to the real zinger down pat.<p>Over the past six months, during what he calls “the endless job hunt,” Mike—who didn’t want his last name used due to said hunt—has been on 10 job interviews. …

Steve Jobs' secret for eliciting questions, overheard at a San Francisco café

Last month I was enjoying the remarkably good crab cake and poached eggs at Just for You Café in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood, when I overheard a mentoring session taking place at the next table. I recognized the mentor as the famous, 50-something ex-CEO of a household-brand internet …

The best sites for finding a new job in every industry

You're probably well-acquainted with the most popular job boards and if you're deep in the job search trenches, you might even be getting "customized" alerts from every single one of them.<p>But how many of the job postings cluttering your inbox are opportunities you actually want? Or are a good fit …

Want to Raise Successful Children? Stop Telling Them These 3 Things (That Most Parents Say)

Some advice you think will help your children can actually harm them instead.<p>We want our children to be successful as possible--maybe even more successful than we are ourselves. And so we push them to give them the motivation and self-discipline that we know is a key to getting ahead.<p>This may seem …

Self-improvement

24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Time Management

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

Tim Cook leads Apple with a ruthless doctrine — and no one is safe from it, not even the company that put the 'silicon' in 'Silicon Valley'

For nearly 50 years, Intel put the "Silicon" in "Silicon Valley." The massive chipmaker pretty much kickstarted the PC revolution with its powerful microprocessors and its collection of multi-billion dollar chip factories.<p>But the tech giant staggered precariously on Monday, losing billions of …

7 Things That Just Don't Bother You Anymore When You're Truly Happy With Your Life

Have you ever felt so stuck? Sometimes, work can be a total drag, and nothing exciting seems to be going on outside of work. Then, all of a sudden, …

Happiness

Millennials love this new housing community in a forgotten stretch of California thanks to its ultrafast internet and dirt-cheap home prices

California is no paragon of affordability, particularly when it comes to housing.<p>In five California metro areas — including San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego — the salary needed to qualify for a mortgage to buy a median-priced home is over $100,000 a year.<p>Homeownership in California on a …

Mom Creates Kid-Friendly Way To Learn About Money — And It’s Genius

This mom’s financial lesson to her daughter is completely brilliant<p>Remember when you first started earning a paycheck and had to learn how to budget …

Kids

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand gestures have their time …

Relationships

Women Experience More Incivility at Work — Especially from Other Women

Most employees, at one point or another, have been the victim of incivility at work. Ranging from snarky comments or rude interruptions to being disrespected in a brusque email, organizations can be breeding grounds for this type of behavior. Compared to more egregious forms of workplace …

The Workplace

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation)

If you want to land an interview, create resumes and cover letters that are light on self-promotion and heavy on ingratiation.<p>While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next …

Employment

Zappos Pays Employees $2000 to Quit. This Superstar CEO Has a Different Approach.

Jellyvision's award-winning CEO, Amanda Lannert, built her company's top workplace culture using 5 simple concepts, one of which is talking about an employee's departure on their first day.<p>Amanda Lannert is the CEO of Jellyvision, where she's led the company to exceptional growth and national …

Employment

10 Awesome CSS3 Tricks

This article will introduce you to 10 CSS3 tricks that will enhance your website.<p>When CSS was developed around 1995, you could not do much with it …

Mobile Devices

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids

Here are some science-backed parenting strategies to help you raise highly successful kids.<p>What parent doesn't want their child to do well in school, stay out of trouble, and grow up to be a highly successful adult? But as I've found over the years raising my own daughter, that's far easier said …

Parenting

Eight great tricks for reading people’s body language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking <i>if</i> you know what to look for. And who hasn’t wanted to read …

Top 10 websites for Programmers to learn coding

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

Here’s every law Trump has signed in his first 200 days

Monday marks President Donald Trump's 200th day in office.<p>While the White House has consistently touted its legislative success in the face of "historic Democratic obstructionism," the administration has yet to fulfill any major legislative achievements, even with Republicans in control of both …

7 Clever Ways to Organize Food Storage Containers

Raise your hand if, despite your best efforts, Tupperware and other plastic—or even glass—food storage containers always seem to take over your …

20 Questions to Make Meaningful Connections

Focus on how you can start an engaging conversation<p>In a recent article, Marguerite Ward asked: if you looked at the co-worker sitting closest to you, would you be able to say what his or her favorite food or hobby is?<p>Research shows that having meaningful work relationships pays off and leads to …

Hobbies

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

It's really easy to stray from the path. Like airplanes, we constantly need to make course corrections.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon …

Self-improvement

Slow Cooker Chili Recipes That Are Perfect For Game Day

These are the chili recipes your life's been missing.<p>There are so many ways to make use of your Crock Pot this Super Bowl Sunday. You could use it to make some meatballs, wings or even pizza. You could even use it to make something sweet. But one of the more natural uses for the slow cooker ― and …

15 things that may be hard to do, but could change your life forever

As Quora user Joos Meyer explains in response to the question, "What uncomfortable things such as cold showers can improve your life?" pushing your comfort zone is the key to self-improvement.<p>"I think the best methodology is to every day or week set a task or find a situation that makes you …

The Science Behind Heartbreak And How To Heal

Going through a breakup or a heartache? Here's the science behind why your heart aches and how to get back up.<p><b>It's the chemicals that are causing you to idealize your ex</b><p>When we are in lust, we have rose-tinted glasses that highlights only the positive qualities of the apple of our eye, and not the …

A 4-Step Regimen for Setting Goals That Always Moves You Forward

When you set lofty goals, even failure produces little wins.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you read certain self-help literature, you may get the impression that some people don’t have any goals in life. Even worse -- you may be one of those people.<p>In …

Motivation