Elizabeth Stevenson

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The extraordinary life of Nikola Tesla, a virgin inventor who spoke 8 languages

Match the following figures – Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Nobel and Nikola Tesla – with these biographical facts:<p>Spoke eight languages<br>• Produced the first motor that ran on AC current<br>• Developed the underlying technology for wireless communication over long distances<br>• Held …

I Had $150,000 in Debt and Was Still Able to Buy a Home -- Here's How I Did It

Mortgage shoppers with big household debt may be wondering if they can actually get a home loan, and if so, what are the best strategies to use - and …

4 Simple Things Every Team Wants From Their Leader

Leadership is simple. Don't overcomplicate it.<p>While it can be difficult to become a great leader and to achieve great things, practicing great leadership is actually quite easy. There is a tendency to overcomplicate or overthink what leadership is, but actually, leadership can be very simple. I …

Leadership

8 Conversational Habits of Smart Communicators (It's Not What You Think)

Studies say we retain only about 25 percent of what we hear. Lets change that now.<p>The digital era is causing a slow degeneration in our ability to verbally communicate. Specifically, the part of verbal communication that doesn't require words -- active listening.<p>This affects all generations, not …

5 Reasons Why Debt Is Your Enemy | Investopedia

Most people will agree that debt is a bad thing. I'm not talking about a reasonable mortgage on your home or a five-year car loan at a low interest …

6 Creative Ways to Use Instagram Multiple Photos and Videos

Do you want to use Instagram at its maximum capacity? Have you considered the new feature launched by Instagram—adding multiple photos or videos?<p>To …

50 Awesome Search Engines Every Librarian Should Know About

Students, teachers and the public turn to their librarians for help researching everything from technology to genealogy to homework help and lesson …

Here Are Some Tips on Building a Marketing Strategy for Your Business

Building a Marketing Strategy for Your Business<p>Updated April 15, 2018<p>The benefits of a planned marketing strategy are numerous. Business owners often …

3 Clever Content Plans to Triple Your Output

Let’s face it: writing content is hard work and takes a lot of time. That’s true for beginner and veteran marketers alike. So anything you can do to …

Marketing

7 Hidden Facebook Power Editor Features to Save You Time

Do you advertise on Facebook? Are you taking advantage of all of the features in Power Editor? Power Editor has a number of often-unnoticed options …

Social Media

Are you buying a house or lottery ticket?

The same week legendary investor Warren Buffett put his California vacation house on the market , a friend told me her widowed mother had sold the …

11 Kickass Blog Homepage Examples, and Why They Work

Your homepage is without a doubt the #1 most important element on your website.<p>Why?<p>Because it is the most visited page on your entire site.<p>Keeping …

Marketing

3 Steps for Explosive Online Marketing Growth

Online marketing is only as complicated as you make it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many business owners are under the impression that online marketing is extremely complicated because some online marketing efforts fail miserably, while others are responsible for …

Marketing

5 ways to build a powerful, persuasive speech

When you’re tasked with a business presentation, there’s more on the line than making yourself understood. Your goals are bigger: winning new …

3 Strategic Ways to Build Links to Your Website

“Link building” is something I’ve never done in my 19 years of publishing online. In other words, I’ve never spent any time whatsoever emailing …

10 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves About Money

You can rewire your brain and the way you think about money by learning to ask questions that nudge you toward positive action steps. Start with …

Retirement

When Should You Convert to a Roth IRA?

If you've got a well-funded IRA, converting it to a Roth account may save you money in the long run.<p>IRAs primarily come in two flavors: traditional …

Retirement

10 Signs You're A Terrible Leader

Every business owner or CEO has a learning curve when taking on a leadership position. Being the head honcho isn’t easy, and leadership skills aren’t always innate—it can take time to grow into the position.<p>Unfortunately, there are times when a manager or boss is simply a bad leader. Maybe they had …

To Be an Exceptional Boss, Here Are 11 Things You Must Give Your Employees

No, the list doesn't include great pay and benefits. (Shouldn't those be a given?) Great bosses go much further.<p>Think about a boss you truly respected. Think about a leader you truly admired. Think about a leader you not only loved to work for, but <i>with</i>.<p>What sets that person apart from every other …

Strawberry Lemonade Cheesecake — Completely Dairy Free!

<i>The following post was originally featured on Love Sweat Fitness and written by Katie Dunlop, who is part of POPSUGAR Collective.</i><p>This strawberry lemonade cheesecake is AMAZING! My girl Laura at Naturally Healthy Desserts created it special for the LSF girls! Can't wait for you to try it!<p>Strawberry …

Millionaires Shortbread – A Sweet Treat

The combination of crumbly shortbread, smooth sweet caramel and rich dark chocolate is an utter delight and a firm favourite amongst sweet treats. …

Shortbread

No Clue What to Make for Dinner? Here Are 20 Chicken Options

Chicken is the hero of the dinner table, thanks to its nearly endless versatility and ease of cooking. It offers a little something for everyone, …

Cooking

19 Lazy But Brilliant Recipes That Won't Let You Down

You don't need to spend hours in the kitchen to enjoy a great homemade meal.

How to make the perfect mashed potato and avoid the crucial mistake we all do which makes them 'tasteless'

Mashed potato has to be up there with some of the best comfort food.<p>Add a bit of grated cheese and a blob of mustard - maybe a portion of beans too …

Mashed

21 Pumpkin Recipes You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

If you're hosting this Halloween or bringing treats to your friend's party, you don't want to overlook your muffin tin. All of these pumpkin goodies — from savory bites to desserts — can be made in a muffin tin and are automatically individually portioned for easy serving. You're sure to find a …

Vegetable gardens can be pretty as well as functional

Considering the superior flavour of fresh-picked vegetables and the choices you get when you grow your own, it's a wonder that more people don't have vegetable gardens.<p>Even a local farm or farmers' market can't offer vegetables as fresh as those straight from the backyard.<p>Perhaps if vegetable …

Best Beaches in Mexico

This island off the Yucatan Peninsula may be tiny, but it’s slowly gaining traction. The entire island is essentially one unnamed beach, with hotels …

One Person Filed 6,500 Noise Complaints for Reagan National Airport

Someone living near Washington’s Reagan National Airport (DCA) is really ticked off about the increased noise generated by new flight patterns at that close-in airport.<p>So ticked off that during 2015 that person filed 6,500 of the 8,670 noise complaints about DCA received by the Metropolitan …