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9 Habits of People Who Are Always on Time

Some people get their daily dose of cardio by running into every meeting saying, “Sorry I’m late!” While it might seem like chronic lateness is just …

Are You Having Trouble Focusing? These Simple Strategies Will Help

In today’s always-on, information-overloaded world, it can be hard to stay focused throughout the day. How often do you find yourself distracted by inner chatter during meetings? Or how often do you find that emails are pulling you away from more important work?<p>We’ve surveyed and assessed more than …

Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things

Have you taught your kids to be more persuasive? You should, because that will make them more successful.<p>All the extremely successful people I know -- and all the great leaders I know -- are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>(Maybe that's why Mark Cuban says knowing how …

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect

Most of these are small, subtle changes in behavior, but they can have a big impact on how much other people respect you.<p>What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like …

The Emotionally Intelligent Way for Introverts to Meet New People and Make a Great First Impression

If you find it hard to make small talk with people you don't know, this is the perfect solution -- and best of all, you'll make someone else feel less insecure, too.<p>I walked into a room filled with strangers and immediately became that guy.<p>Confidence is a funny thing. Stick me on a stage in front …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

Landlording Has Never Been Easier Thanks To This Company

Back in 2011, once the economy had recovered a bit from the 2008 housing crisis, many investors returned to the real estate market with the idea of becoming part-time landlords.<p>Ryan Coon and Laurence Jankelow, old time friends since studying together at the University of Illinois, who were both …

University of Illinois

The Best Retinoid Products—and Why You Should Use Them

Anti-aging ingredients come and go, but retinoids have been major players for decades.<p>Why Retinoids (Still) Rule<p>It’s no shocker that the number of …

How to Give Feedback People Can Actually Use

Over the last decade, I’ve conducted thousands of 360-degree feedback interviews with the colleagues of the leaders I coach. My goal with these sessions is to get a better sense of my clients’ strengths and weaknesses, but more often than not, the feedback isn’t particularly useful.<p>How do you give …

How to build your dynasty: Hire for passion, train for skill, coach for performance

Building the right team is hard. What’s more challenging is hiring for several roles at once and trying to determine how all the pieces will come together in the end. You’re trying to assess individual performance, how the team will gel, and where the gaps will be. It’s like drafting a full …

11 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

We've pointed out some of the best personal-finance books to read and podcasts to listen to.<p>If those didn't strike a chord or fit in to your busy …

We Work. We Live. We Work Out. Eventually We Die.

First, WeWork did offices. Then came a co-living offshoot, WeLive, in which people rent furnished apartments for months at a time. Now ... WeSweat?<p>In a dimly lit studio in the bowels of 85 Broad Street, Goldman Sachs’s former headquarters in the financial district of New York, Jooin Im sat on a mat …

12 Little Things That Show People You're Intelligent, Without You Having to Say It

Actions speak louder than words.<p>I was at a breakfast meeting the other day.<p>Four people around a small table on the outdoor deck of a nice hotel, right on the beach, one of the women brought two boxes of avocado toast from the café.<p>"For us to share," she said.<p>My first thought was, "How are we going …

Why successful people spend 10 hours a week on 'compound time'

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers and changemakers, while most …

10 podcasts that will make you better with money

Podcasts are all the rage right now. We even have podcasts that review and recommend other podcasts! I'm proud to say that I'm a podcast junkie, as is most everyone I know.But did you know that your podcast addiction could actually help you manage your personal finances?<p>Here are 10 that will …

Personal Finance

These Are the Best Foods to Stockpile for an Emergency

Natural disasters—a flood, hurricane, blizzard—often come with little or no warning. Stocking up now on the right nonperishable food items will help …

Floods

'It Was A Mistake Of Epic Proportions,' United CEO Testifies

<b>Updated at 11:20 a.m. ET</b><p>The CEO of United Airlines is in the hot seat on Capitol Hill this morning, answering pointed questions from members of Congress about last month's incident in which a United passenger was dragged off a plane.<p>"It was a mistake of epic proportions," United CEO Oscar Munoz …

Who Cares What Jeff Sessions Does? These Marijuana Stocks Should Soar

Will U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions crack down on marijuana sales in states that have legalized the drug? Or will he keep the status quo?<p>These questions have hung like a dark cloud over many marijuana stocks. However, two marijuana stocks won't be impacted by what Sessions does:<b>Aurora Cannabis</b> …

11 Lifestyle Changes You Need to Adopt If You Want to Be Rich

Cut unnecessary expenses, save aggressively and visualize how you'll get there. But don't forget to invest in yourself and in relationships with other successful people.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a simple formula to follow if you want to become rich and …

The 9 Sneakers Out Now That Have the Best Cushioning

Never compromise on comfort.<p>Whether you’re wearing sneakers for performance or just to look sporty, you need them to be comfortable. And with …

5 Reasons Why Non-Digital Time Management Is More Productive

As technological innovation marches forward in so many aspects of life, there is a movement gaining momentum to return to the past in search of something important that progress may have left behind.<p>No, you can’t beat the convenience of streaming and digitized music, but the listening experience …

Indiana University

27 Skin Care Products That Actually Do What They Say They Will

Skin Care

A Homemade Cheesesteak Is a Thing of Beauty

Making cheesesteaks at home doesn’t require any fancy moves—only the willingness to turn your kitchen into a South Philly hoagie shop.<p>A well-made cheesesteak is a thing of beauty. All the ingredients kind of…fuse together. The thinly shaved beef, the glistening caramelized onions and peppers, the …

Cooking

The Right Way to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure

Following the election of Donald Trump, spending on American infrastructure appears to be one area where Democrats and Republicans can agree—at least in principle. Trump has pledged to push for $1 trillion of new spending on roads, bridges, and more; but some Democrats (and some conservatives too) …

Las Vegas’s city government is now powered by 100% renewable energy, and more cities will follow

Ten years of effort finally paid off for Las Vegas this week when officials announced the city government will now be powered entirely by renewable energy. After a large solar array, Boulder Solar 1, came online on Dec. 12, the city was able to buy enough carbon-free electricity to power its 140 …

In breakthrough experiment, scientists shine a light on antimatter

By Sarah Kaplan<p>Sarah Kaplan<p>Reporter for Speaking of Science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Antimatter is weird stuff. It was created during the Big Bang along with traditional matter, but it has the exact opposite properties of the kinds of matter we know: anti-electrons (or positrons) have a positive charge …

Particles

Harvesting fog to solve a water crisis

<b>(CNN) —</b> Peña Blanca is a small agricultural community 300 km north of Santiago.<p>In this arid coastal region, 'fog catchers' -- large nets strung up in areas with thick fog and high winds -- are used to collect water.<p>The technique was pioneered in Chile in the 1950s. The fog is pushed through fine …

Amazon patent hints at floating warehouses in the sky

Amazon may one day use blimps stocked with drones to get packages to customers even faster.<p>The ecommerce giant was approved for a patent in April for airborne warehouses that use drones to make speedy deliveries. The patent was recently discovered by an analyst at CB Insights.<p>Amazon's patent …

The most important issue facing Trump’s transportation secretary? Robots.

Historically, the Department of Transportation has been a bit of a backwater. Its secretaries haven’t wielded the power or gained the notoriety of a secretary of state or secretary of the Treasury. But Elaine Chao, Donald Trump’s pick for the department, could prove to be the most consequential …

Chinese company implants 3-D printed blood vessels into monkeys

<b>Beijing, China (CNN) —</b> A major breakthrough in 3-D printed medicine could bring hope to nearly 1.8 billion patients with cardiovascular disease.<p>Chinese scientists working for Sichuan Revotek have successfully 3-D printed blood vessels and implanted them in rhesus monkeys, the company said.<p>It is a …

Blood Vessels