Holly Schmidt

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11 Interview Questions You Wouldn't Think to Ask--But Should

Does an out of the box question help you make better hires? These companies think so.<p>Everyone wants to make better hiring decisions. Most people focus on how well candidates perform in the interview: In theory, if you ask the right questions, you'll get answers that will give you insight into what …

3 Beliefs of Highly Successful People

High achievement isn't just about what you do, it's also about what you believe, says HubSpot founder Dharmesh Shah.<p>Here at Inc.com, we frequently round up things you can do to be more successful. That makes sense--we all want to know what we can do to achieve more, but as Hubspot founder and CTO …

Self-improvement

12 Things to Buy Used

You can save a lot by buying used rather than new. Many pre-owned items cost 50% to 75% less than comparable new items. Think “used” for products …

Millionaires' top 5 investing mistakes

Millionaires make some of the same investment mistakes as everyone else — it's just that their mistakes can cost more.<p>A new survey of millionaire investors around the world found five mistakes that are most common among millionaires.<p>The most widespread: failure to diversify. While a concentrated …

The Hottest Secret Menu Fast Food Items Under $10

You’re familiar with McDonald’s classic Big Mac, and you probably have a go-to Starbucks’ latte you get on a daily basis. But, have you ever looked …

12 Habits of Really Successful People (‘Mad Men’ Edition)

The world has changed radically, but some of the habits that led to success in the 1960s have timeless application today.<p>Years go by, fashion changes, but the things that really successful people do each day are timeless.<p>Here's a case in point: <i>Mad Men</i>, the hit television show about the partners and …

8 Ways to Energize Each Morning

To have a truly wonderful day, getting it started with your best foot forward.<p>Workdays are more productive when you hit the ground running. Here's how to make certain you've got the energy to start your day right, and keep it moving forward.<p><b>1. Inspire your body.</b><p>When you're sleeping, your muscles …

11 Powerful Quotes to Inspire Your Team to Embrace Change

Change is good. It's also often hard. But to succeed in business, you must run toward it.<p><i>"When you're finished changing, you're finished."</i><p>Ben Franklin may not have been an entrepreneur by trade, but his words echo today more than ever before. This is the fastest-changing communications and …

Jump-Start Your Retirement Plan, June 2014

I'm 38 y.o., single, healthy, no children. My portfolio is $400K, split 70% stocks, 25% bonds, 5% cash. Foreign makes up 25% of stocks and bonds …

Retirement

Designers Won’t Dress Plus-Size Celebs

There’s a real problem when even Emmy winner, Oscar nominee, and utterly fabulous Melissa McCarthy can’t get top designers to dress her for the red …