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17 Perfect Responses To "Do You Have Any Questions For Me?" During A Job Interview

"What do you like about working here?"<p>—Dylinquency<p>"Ask them their favorite aspects, challenges, overall experience of working there. You'll be surprised how well received it is. It shows that you are interested, but also that you still have a decision to make. Plus, people like talking about …

7 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Today to Become a Better Person Tomorrow | Inc.com

If you want to improve, you have to ask yourself the right questions.<p>Self-reflection is the key to all personal development. People tend to think it's about reading the right self-help book, or attending a Tony Robbins seminar, but the truth is, personal development can happen in any moment, …

Self-improvement

You Might Be Making This Mistake With Your Sweet Potatoes

Fall is prime time for sweet potatoes. It just so happens that right around the time you might be craving a slice of sweet potato pie or a steaming …

7 multi-purpose beauty products that you’ll actually use

We promise<p>There's a lot of hype around multi-purpose products in the beauty industry. These one-stop wonder products are supposed to save us time, money and space in our make-up bags, sorting everything from our eyebrows to dry skin in five seconds flat.<p>But when you cut through all the claims, …

The Bodyweight Workout You Do NOT Want To Underestimate

"I've destroyed super-fit clients using nothing but their own weight as resistance."<p>No gym? No weights? No time? No excuses for skipping this tone-all-over workout.<p>"There's a misconception that body-weight exercises are less effective for building strength than loaded ones, so they're often thought …

Workouts

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

10 Things You Should Always Bring to a Job Interview—and 5 Things You Should Leave Behind

<i>This piece originally appeared on Monster.com.</i><p>Picture this nightmare: You walk into an interview for your dream job, shake hands with the hiring …

The 1 Question That Can Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Like pretty much everybody, I often find myself whining that there just aren’t enough hours in any given day. Every morning, I’ll sit down at my computer, take one quick glance at the to-do list that stretches out in front of me, and quickly find myself met with that feeling of dread that there’s …

10 Insanely Toxic Habits You Need to Destroy to Be Successful | Inc.com

We all want to be successful, but we don't want to face what's holding us back. Many of us ignore blind spots, only to fall prey to our shortcomings down the line. So how can we trim the fat, cut our faults to the bone, and get into the habit of success?<p>Here are 10 toxic habits you need to destroy …

Want Your Kids to Succeed in School and Life? Science Says to Instill This 1 Thing Above All Else | Inc.com

When Angela Lee Duckworth was a young teacher in New York, she became obsessed with something seemingly simple yet remarkably hard to predict: why did some students "succeed" (learn the material and perform well), while others didn't? Why did certain smart kids fail to learn hard concepts, while …

Self-improvement

Professional bodyguards reveal how to stay safe while traveling

Unless you're a celebrity or a high-profile CEO, you've probably never traveled with your own personal security detail.<p>While the rest of us might imagine a fleet of buff men in crisp suits with headsets, the people who actually do it for a living claim their day to day is far from <i>Men In Black.</i><p>"It's …

The Grapefruit Diet Hack That Blasts Belly Bulge in Days

The grapefruit diet has been in and out of dieting trends for the past few decades, but Dr. Oz recently declared that “grapefruit’s back for weight …

18 Top-Rated Skincare Products on Amazon You've Never Heard Of

We rely on Amazon for everything from groceries to books, but did you know it's a gold mine for skincare products? When it comes to honest, knowledgeable reviews on products, it doesn't get any better than this major etailer. What's more, you often come across little-known (but highly rated) gems …

Skin Care

A Navy SEAL's 15 Pillars of Resilient Teams | Inc.com

One of our SEAL brothers was shot 27 times before proceeding to dispose of the four attackers surrounding him. He then walked himself to the medevac helicopter. Resilient teams are made up of resilient people. It doesn't get more resilient than that<p>As the Navy SEAL Ethos says, "<i>We train for war and</i> …

Leadership

The CEO of Airbnb starts each morning with a simple but effective twist on the standard to-do list

Chesky is the CEO of Airbnb, now valued at $31 billion, and he's currently overseeing its transformation into a full-blown travel service.<p>That process starts each morning with his simple but effective twist on the standard to-do list.<p>Chesky explained his technique to Greylock investor and LinkedIn …

46 New Drugstore Beauty Products We Can't Shut Up About

We've always loved drugstore beauty products for their prices (anything extra we can add to the cart while buying toilet paper and still come out under $20 is clutch). But as of...

3 Steps To End Your Meetings The Right Way

What are the six steps to running the most effective meeting possible?<p><b>Watch on Forbes:</b><p>Dick Axelrod founded the Axelrod Group, a consulting firm that pioneered the use of employee involvement to effect large-scale organizational change. His clients include Boeing, Harley Davidson, Novartis, and …

How to Ask Purposeful Questions to Engage Your Team | Inc.com

Plenty of books are filled with lists of questions, but asking questions without a clear objective is like playing the question lotto. Very occasionally you might get lucky and win, but most of the time you will come up empty-handed. That's a loss for you and for your team member. There is rarely a …

Leadership

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

50 Iconic Black Trailblazers Who Represent Every State In America

There's not a single state that hasn't been touched by black excellence.<p>Black History Month is finally upon us. As part of our BHM kickoff, we’ve compiled a collection of black icons from each state that have made invaluable contributions to America. The people featured in the collection have made …

20 Gmail Hacks Only Savvy Users Know

These tricks and tips will make you a Gmail power user.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an endless amount of tricks, tips and extensions that can boost your Gmail game. From undoing a sent email to pre-writing messages to sending money -- Gmail has taken email to …

Top 21 Superfoods to Jumpstart Your 2017 Weight Loss

Put down the chips and beer. Pick up some bone broth and pickled veggies. Your gut and physique will thank you for it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've already coasted through the first weeks of 2017 and if you’re like many, your new year’s resolutions may be …

How Being Selfish in the Morning Leads to a More Productive Workday

In order to be successful, it is essential to make progress against your top priorities before responding to other people’s requests.<p>This means …

Column: Broke baby boomers, it’s time to face reality

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> “Friends wonder privately how someone so well educated could be in economic free fall,” Elizabeth White wrote in a column for PBS’ …

5 Lash-Enhancing Mascaras That Will Make Your Fringe Stronger and Thicker Over Time

Why shouldn't your go-to do both?<p>I'm going to go out on a limb here and say that mascara is the single most important player in the makeup game. (Show me a woman that doesn't want longer, thicker, and more voluminous fringe and I'll show you a liar.) And because lashes are <i>such</i> a precious commodity, …

Best Spring Beauty Launches

The New Year is always something we look forward to. But, the frigid temperatures of the winter season still in effect in most parts of the world (for sure here in New York!) can be downright abysmal. To say that we’re over it is an understatement. So, it makes total sense that, as beauty editors, …

Beauty

86 Books Barack Obama Has Recommended During His Presidency

After an eventful and historic run, Barack Obama’s final term as president comes to a close on January 20. One of the legacies he will leave behind …

Books

You Have All the Tools You Need to Change Your World. So Go Do It | Inc.com

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi became an activist while working as an anonymous lawyer in South Africa. As an African-American born in Jim Crow Georgia, Martin Luther King, Jr. started his life in one of the most inherently powerless environments a 20th century American could experience. Albert …

The Best New Drugstore Beauty Products for Fall 2017