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25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 7 Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

From Jeff Bezos to Sara Blakely and Tony Robbins, here's how the world's most successful people raise their kids.<p>The rich aren't like you and me, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote almost a century ago. One of the ways that's most obvious today is how they choose to raise their kids.<p>Let's assume that the …

Self-improvement

10 Business And Personal Tasks You Should List On Your Calendar

I can’t live without my calendar. It’s the primary tool that I rely on to remain organized and productive. In fact, I check my calendar every evening and morning to know what exactly is going on in my life.<p>Of course, there has to be a method to the madness. If you list every miniscule task onto …

Productivity

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers | Inc.com

Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue for months to come.<p>But if you've finally gotten through all the titles that interested you back then, …

Books

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids | Inc.com

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 than done.<p>The truth is, there is no set path to guaranteed parenting success (believe me, …

Parenting

10 Common Baking Substitutes Everyone Should Know

Missing an ingredient? No problem.<p>November 21, 2017<p>As we all know, baking is a science. However, there are many different ways that you can go about …

9 Obstacles You Must Overcome to Make Your First Million

Our own doubts are often the biggest barrier to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all aim for some sort financial success. It makes sense. Having a significant amount of money eliminates a major worry and enables you to do more with your life. Money and …

Self-improvement

3-Day Meal Plan to Help You Poop

Feeling backed up? This 3-day vegetarian meal plan can help give you the relief you need, thanks to healthy high-fiber foods and plenty of …

Healthy Eating

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

How to Make Your Home Look More Expensive

Another way to fake it until you make it.<p>We don’t know about you, but when we were growing up we’d daydream about the fancy apartment or house that …

10 High-Protein Lunches With No Meat

Whether you're a full-time vegetarian, or just looking to add a few meatless meals to your routine, it's important to remember that skipping meat …

Healthy Eating

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

New research shows these common house plants all absorb harmful chemicals.<p>Dracaena (Dracaena frangas)<p>All five plants did a good job removing acetone …

How Smart People Handle Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress.<p>Stress can …

Self-help

20 Ideas to Make Your Whole Home Feel Bigger

As someone who currently has a desk-nightstand-vanity hybrid, trust me when I say that I get any and all of your small-space living woes. That's why …

Home Decorating

Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges …

Self-improvement

20 Ways to Eat More Protein for Breakfast

If you've ever left home in the morning with nothing but a piece of buttered toast in your stomach, you know just how important eating protein at …

Nutrition

Misty Copeland's guide to a 'Ballerina Body': Five exercises for a strong, sculpted physique

The typical physique of a ballerina from decades ago is no longer the standard today. That shift—from "childlike and brittle" to strong, healthy, …

Yoga

IKEA Storage Hacks for Homes That Need an Extra Closet

When space is tight and money's even tighter, IKEA is our happy place. Browsing the $30 wheeled carts and the $10 towel racks (both spotted above), …

Hacking

7 Lazy But Brilliant Dinners You Should Make This Week

Minimum effort, maximum comfort.

Cooking

6 Bad Mental Habits That Are Holding You Back (and How to Replace Them With New Ones) | Inc.com

When it comes to reaching your goals, do your mental patterns help you or hurt you? The answer is almost certainly both. Most of us have learned to envision a future we want to achieve and taken steps to achieve that future, achieved some self-discipline that helps us complete tasks efficiently and …

Psychology

Quartz vs Granite Countertops : Which is More Popular?

It seems like just yesterday I was bemoaning the ubiquity of granite, hoping and praying it would go the way of the dodo bird and I'd never have to …

Home Improvement

Want to Be a Successful Leader? Make This a Top Priority (Most Don't Even Bother) | Inc.com

In my assessment of the healthiest work cultures, I've noticed a trend that can no longer be denied. Leaders in such organizations put the needs of others first, shine the spotlight on their employees, and through it all, the organizations they serve gain incredible strength and power.<p>More …

Employee Engagement

18 Proven Ways to Be More Confident | Inc.com

There are some people -- I'm sure you know a few -- who seem to possess genuine confidence. It's as if they were born that way.<p>The rest of us are not as confident as we'd like to be -- especially in those challenging or stressful moments when we most need to believe in ourselves.<p>Fortunately for us, …

Self-improvement

6 Microsoft Outlook Add-Ons For Businesses

Microsoft Outlook is a popular email client with many businesses due to its dependability and intuitive interface. It’s also compatible with a large …

Software

NYNOW 2017 Highlights Home Decor Trends Big and Small

Fun furniture and some of the coolest home accessories were among the great things Homedit found at NYNOW 2017. Small makers from around the world …

Furniture

15 Ways to Boost Your Property's Value

15 Tips to Increase the Value of Your Property<p>From Quick Fixes to Larger Projects<p>Updated May 19, 2017<p>The goal of any property investment is to …

The 1 yoga pose to strengthen your arms

Your shoulders and upper arms can be a tough area to target with regular arm exercises like curls or dips. But adding a little yoga to your routine can help!<p>Meet the dophin push up. If you do these every day for a week or two, you will see beautiful definition in your shoulders and arms. Bonus: …

Yoga

11 Most Genius Organizers on Amazon Right Now

Prepare yourself: You're going to want to buy all of them.<p>What if we told you there's a magical place where, at the touch of a button, your home would be the most organized it's ever been. Well, it exists and it's called Amazon. Sure, you have to <i>pay</i> for products to get it that way, but we've come …

'I am not naturally magnetic': can you learn how to be charismatic?

It is a Tuesday afternoon and I am sitting in the hairdressers, having both my usuals: a short back and sides and a mild attack of awkwardness. Apart from the snip of scissors, a silence has descended. It’s not the barber’s fault; he’s covered all the regular bases (my hair, my weekend plans, where …

Charisma

22 ways to be healthier with minimal effort

The new year is a common time to think about self-improvement.<p>Luckily, there are lots of ways to better your lifestyle without throwing your daily …

Wellness