Francisco Sanchez

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5 lessons I wish I’d learned a lot sooner

Over the past seven years, I’ve accomplished a lot of my money goals: I paid off $52,000 of debt in just seven months; adopted “rich habits” that …

Personal Finance

These 17 Kindness Quotes Will Inspire You to Make a Difference

Being kind is in -- thankfully. Get inspired and get out there and spread as much kindness as you can.<p>There's a song that is popular right now about a man who meets a much older man in a bar. They strike up a conversation about everything under the sun and then after a while they go their separate …

Motivation

3 Presentation Tips From the Guy Who Received the Longest Standing Ovation of Any TED Talk

From Airbnb to SAP, leaders who tell these stories have a competitive advantage.<p>Storytelling is the single best tool we have to transfer our ideas to another person. Stories inform, illuminate, and inspire. Best of all, we know how to do it. Storytelling isn't something we do; storytellers are who …

Public Speaking

How Toxic Is Your Workplace Exactly? Quite Toxic if These 8 Things Keep Happening Every Day

Do your co-workers violate company policies repeatedly? Yes, toxic.<p>According to UNC Keenan-Flagler Business School, it is estimated that toxic workplaces cost U.S. employers $23.8 billion annually in the form of absenteeism, health care costs, lost productivity, and more.<p>A company's most valuable …

The Workplace

An Unlikely Group Of Billionaires And Politicians Has Created The Most Unbelievable Tax Break Ever

S<p>uccess Street in North Charleston, South Carolina, might be the most misnamed place in America, a path through a weedy, desolate neighborhood with 20% unemployment and a 40% poverty rate. Its biggest claim to fame strolls past the gritty brick apartment buildings and tumbledown bungalows on a …

Ozone

Why you should get a burner phone number, even if you aren't a spy

Apps make it easy to create a second number.<p>The first time you heard of a burner phone—a cheap prepaid mobile intended for temporary use—was probably while watching a crime drama. But an extra cell phone comes in handy even when you operate on the right side of the law.<p>A second number can help you …

50 Songs That Define the Last 50 Years of LGBTQ+ Pride

The Rainbow Is a Prism: The Many Facets of LGBTQ+ Pop Music History<p>By Jes Skolnik<p>LGBTQ+ people have always been at pop’s vanguard, as performers and audiences; the history of pop music <i>is</i> queer history. Blues originators like Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith, both openly bisexual, helped form the …

Costa Rica 3 - 0 Northern Ireland: Disappointing end to tour for Michael O'Neill's side

Northern Ireland finished their end-of-season Central American tour with a 3-0 loss to World Cup-bound Costa Rica in a game where Arsenal’s Joel …

The 15 Best Salsa Songs Ever: Critic's Picks

Hector Lavoe, Marc Anthony, El Gran Combo, Ruben Blades, Sonora Ponceña, Joe Arroyo and more make our tribute to the Latin dance sound that never …

Why Managing Up Is A Skill Set You Need

You’ve heard it said and you know it’s true: People don’t quit jobs, they quit bosses.<p>For many people, the primary ingredient in job satisfaction is not the quality of food in the lunchroom. It’s not the office layout or equipment. It’s not even the workload, salary, or benefits. It’s the …

Leadership

How to use your Instant Pot

Instant Pot mania is far from over. The pressure cooker -- which lately has been shortened to Instapot -- continues to draw an obsessive, cult-like crowd of home cooks that have long forgotten about their slow cookers. Its name is fun to say, meals come together incredibly fast and, oh yeah, it …

13 people share the single best money decision they ever made — and how it changed their lives forever

1/<p>1. He never borrowed any money.<p>Shutterstock/Mahony<p>"To forgo the society of the 'wealthy,' forgo a comfortable income slavery and live simply... I …

How to find your purpose in life: 12 powerful exercises to help you discover purpose and passion

Shares 360<p>Happy blogiversary! <b>Twelve years ago today, I launched a humble little blog about personal finance — this blog, Get Rich Slowly.</b> It was …

Time Management

The Definitive Guide To Every Type Of Tie Knot

A complete guide on how to tie a tie. From the Full Windsor and Four-in-Hand to the Granchester and Bow Tie, mastering these 8 popular tie knots will …

Bow Ties

10 Easy Dinner Recipes for People With Diabetes

Try these healthy, easy, and tasty dinner recipes from the American Diabetes Association that will keep you full without spiking your sugar levels.

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

Employment

13+ Spectacular Photos That Will Inspire Your Creativity

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photo, be original and creative in the Social Exposure Photo Contest Vol 13 with chances to …

Siblings

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

The 10-Minute Mecca Stampede That Made History

Investigating the most lethal in a long history of Mecca disasters—in 2015, when some 2,400 pilgrims were crushed or trampled to death on their way to the holy city—William Langewiesche reveals the cause: not “God’s will,” as the authorities claim, but the arrogance and dishonesty of the Saudi …

Seth Meyers’ Golden Globes Monologue Acknowledged All The Elephants In And Out Of The Room

Seth Meyers didn’t waste much time addressing sexual harassment, Donald Trump, and Harvey Weinstein with his Golden Globes monologue. He started out with some light hits against this newer era in Hollywood, noting how he was like the first dog in space for other awards show hosts to follow in 2018. …

How to protect your PC against the Intel chip flaw

A major security flaw has been discovered in many modern processors that could allow hackers to access data -- passwords, encryption keys and other information you want kept private -- stored in the protected kernel memory of your computer, phone or tablet. Known by the names Spectre and Meltdown, …

How to Stop 5 Types of Emotional Vampires from Destroying Your Career

Slow, rational thought is the key to protecting yourself.<p>Some people consistently make you want to crawl under a rock and hibernate. These people, as psychologist Albert J. Bernstein outlines in <i>Emotional Vampires at Work: Dealing With Bosses and Coworkers Who Drain You Dry</i>, come in five major …

This $38 wireless camera lets your smartphone see where no other phone can

The Depstech WiFi Borescope Inspection Camera is easily one of the coolest smartphone accessories we’ve come across in recent history. Our readers …

The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Show, Dash Wand and the Amazon Fire TV -- you might find yourself talking to her more …

These are the 2017 tech gadgets I just couldn't live without

When it comes to new gadgets and gizmos, 2017’s been a pretty epic year.<p>We’ve seen a surge of new voice-activated assistants, rise of remastered retro tech, and all kinds of quirky smart devices. Rather than rehash what’s appearing on my colleagues' top lists—most of which would make my top picks, …

Gear & Gadgets

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …

Time Management

Ask These 9 Questions Before Every Meeting To Avoid Wasting Time

A lot of meetings are pointless. But they don’t have to be.<p>Many activities suck up a lot of our time at work. And no activity feels more like a time suck than pointless meetings.<p>Of course, not all meetings are a waste of time. If done right, a meeting can solve problems or convey information …

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