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When Women Choose Children Over a Career

“I went to a job interview after my first daughter was born and cried the whole way home.”<p><i>This is the third story in a seven-part series looking at women’s ambitions in the years following college.</i><p>When we began interviewing our former classmates at Northwestern, we expected to encounter a few …

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4 Ways Meditation Literally Changes Your Brain

Not all of us are neuroscientists but we do know that meditation is somewhat good for the brain. How is it good for the brain though? What kind of …

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The 5 Things Your Kids Will Remember About You

10 Success lessons from Richard Branson – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share51<p>Tweet<p>Share273<p>+15<p>Shares 329<p>Richard Branson went from being a dyslexic kid who performed badly in school to a British business magnate with a …

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Here’s what the best salespeople do to close more deals and make tons of money

Sales is a tough job.<p>But when it's done right, it can make you rich.<p>We took a look at Salesforce's latest annual State of Sales report and a separate survey of 280 salespeople from Quotable to find out what the best performing salespeople and teams do in common to sell more and make tons of …

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable, competent, and hireable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

20 Habits Holding Me Back From Being a Millionaire

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How would you like to become a millionaire?<p>We all do. But, most of us, including yours truly, have bad habits that get in the way of accomplishing this feat. If you’re able to ditch these bad habits, you should …

Want to Dress Better? Do This Every Morning

You've tried hitting the snooze button a few less times; it didn't work. Don't worry—we've been there too. Making it out the door in the morning …

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Flower arranging: how to create stylish bouquets with minimal fuss

True to her first name, floral stylist Willow Crossley is renowned for her naturalistic flair, favoured by companies such as Mulberry, Anthropologie …

​15 top-notch ideas for a better front entrance

Think your front entrance is fine with a clean porch and front door that closes properly? Think again! That front entrance is the first impression …

Gardening 101: Agave

Agave, <i>Agave americana:</i> “Century Plant”<p>Sometimes, even in a very small garden, you need something dramatic, a focal point that catches the eye. You …

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8 ways to increase your credit score to get a better mortgage rate

Your credit report and score are two essential elements that help determine your mortgage rates.<p>If you're seeking the best deal on a mortgage, you'll …

How to Raise an Entrepreneur: 18 Bite-Size Lessons to Teach Your Kids [Infographic]

Want to nurture your child's entrepreneurial spirit to 'make a dent in the universe'? Here's how.<p>For any parent, knowing what to teach your children--in the limited time you've got--is hard.<p>As an entrepreneur, that difficulty only intensifies. All around us are studies that reveal more and more …

4 Things Every Leader Needs To Learn

Nothing really prepares you to be a leader. In most cases, you get the opportunity to lead by being good at something else. However, while being a strong performer gives you the <i>credibility</i> to lead, it says nothing about your <i>ability</i> to lead. Leadership is a skill in its own right and, for the most …

Lost? 3 Ways To Find Yourself

A wise teacher once told me that the only guarantee in life is that everything will change, and the only permanent relationship you will ever have is with your mind, breath, and body.<p>I was sitting in a large open aired wooden pagoda in the jungles of Sri Lanka, the year after the tsunami. A college …

What your handwriting says about your personality

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider<p>Graphology, the science of analyzing handwriting for personality traits, has been around since the days of Aristotle.<p>Today, it's used for a variety of purposes, from criminal investigations to understanding your health. Some employers even use handwriting analysis to …

9 Calorie-Burning Cardio Exercises For Anyone Who Hates Running

Because why run when you can not?<p><b>1.</b> Choose 4-5 exercises from the list.<p><b>2.</b> Do the first exercise for 45 seconds, then rest for 15 seconds, then move to the next one.<p><b>3.</b> Once you've gotten through 4-5 exercises, that's one round. Complete the circuit for 3-5 rounds total, resting a minute between …

These Parchment Baked Eggs Will Change the Way You Do Breakfast

Have you ever thought of ditching the skillet and steaming your morning eggs instead? If not, you’re in for a treat! Cooking <i>en papillote</i> creates enclosed steam which locks in flavor, moisture and packs the extra punch! This French method of cooking in parchment packets is extremely versatile but is …

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Want an Ivy League Education? These Free Online Courses Are Just as Good

Ivy league schools aren't the only place to get a top quality education.<p>Ivy league schools like Harvard and Yale are the holy grail for young, idealistic students on their way into the real world.<p>But they definitely aren't the only place to get a great education.<p>In fact, the movement towards more …

Neuroscience Show These Are 5 Top Ways To Clear Your Mind

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

These air-travel hacks can get you to places you thought you couldn't afford

The benefits of travel are as innumerable as they are indisputable. The chance to get out of town, out of your comfort zone and out into the world …

8 weight-loss routines to get your body fat under 10%

Now that you’ve made some headway in the gym, you want to start honing in on the details, like dropping your body fat percentage. How hard could it …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Relieve Your Stress | Inc.com

Many of us struggle with stress--at work and in our personal life. Like any problem, stress requires a strategic approach to conquer, or at least manage.<p>Stress is real, but we always have a choice--we can let it consume us or we learn to control it. To help you in the fight, I have complied 100 of …

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Truly Successful People Never Compromise on These 6 Things

Successful people do their deep work early in the day, when most people are still fast asleep.<p><i>How do smart and successful people maintain sanity and manage their time, career, and lives? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people</i> …

13 Habits of Phenomenally Successful Leaders | Inc.com

<i>In running or managing a business, what are the most important things you can do as a leader? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Evan Asano, CEO & Founder: Mediakix.com, @EvanAsano, on …

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