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Best Online Vintage Shops

My grandfather describes himself as the “Garage Sale King.” While visiting him in my youth, I would always tag along when he went to what seemed like every garage sale, yard sale and auction being held in the almost 62 square mile city of Topeka, Kansas. He had a love of everything secondhand and …

Thrifting

27 Ways to Learn to Program Online

Whether you are looking to switch careers and become a full-time programmer, want to try to build a website or app on the side, or are just looking to round out your skill set, learning to code has certainly been something a lot of people have started to do lately. And while being a programmer …

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Hate your commute? Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the treadmill? Perhaps both these problems (and many more) have the same solution. Why not turn these odds and ends of unpleasant time into opportunities to learn by popping on a podcast? That's how many luminaries like Bill Gates manage to …

Self-improvement

How to Get Your Team to Follow Through After a Meeting

Any team leader knows that it’s what happens between project meetings that makes or breaks a project. And yet it’s often challenging to keep a team motivated and focused on getting agreed upon tasks done. Ideally you’ve checked that everyone is aligned and agreed on next steps but assigning tasks …

Why Smart People Make Stupid Decisions

We’ve all been there.<p>We make what we think is a rational decision. And then seconds, minutes or days later we wonder “What was I thinking?!” Was it a temporary lapse of sanity? Were we just distracted and decided anyway?<p>We knew it wasn’t the right decision or the best decision, but in that moment, …

Psychology

Working memory is key to focus, and you can improve it it in 3 simple steps

No matter how hard you try to keep your thoughts in order, ideas continue to bounce wildly around, beating at your limited attention.<p>While working on a project, all of a sudden you start thinking about what you're going to make for dinner or a conversation you had with a friend a few nights ago.<p>The …

LinkedIn is no longer the future of recruiting, according to a former LinkedIn executive

LinkedIn, Monster.com, and other job websites have revolutionized the way that companies look for new hires. But they’ve also made it easier for those companies to sort candidates based on factors like where they went to school and which companies they’ve worked at in the past—which can narrow the …

Human Resources

An executive coach shares 7 tips for disagreeing effectively at work

It might be with a co-worker, a customer, or a boss. You don't want to get into an argument. You don't want to appear disagreeable.<p>Yet, you can't just go along. Difficult times call for difficult conversations.<p>Here are seven ways to help you look reasonable, interested and supportive, even as you …

What is a bullet journal? And why does everyone think it’s better than any productivity app?

Switching off screens, planning and reviewing your day with a notebook reduces the lingering dread of pending tasks.<p>In May 2016, I found myself …

The Best Questions to Ask in Every Job Interview Round

While it’s true you can never be completely sure about how well you’ll adjust to working with a new boss, company, or team until you’ve actually …

Employees Naturally Trust Leaders That Display These 3 Powerful Habits | Inc.com

A friend recently told me about a previous company trying to lure him back to his old position. In a moment of crisp clarity, he said he could never go back no matter how enticing the offer.<p>The reason? One toxic leader up in the ivory tower making life miserable for others below. I agreed that my …

Leadership

The 1 Emotional Intelligence Skill You Need to Be Hugely Successful (but Nobody Uses It) | Inc.com

Think about a work scenario in your past when the proverbial fit hit the shan. Perhaps an unforeseen circumstance that led to a massive layoff. Or a mistake that sent your biggest client packing for a competitor.<p>How did your leadership team or immediate boss respond during the crisis? Was he rock …

Emotional Intelligence

Make every aspect of your life better by sending 5 simple emails

You can make strides in 5 fundamental areas by just sending 5 emails.<p>1. Happiness<p>Every morning send a friend, family member or co-worker an email to say thanks for something.<p>Might sound silly but it's actually excellent advice on how to make your life better.<p>There's tons and tons and tons of …

23 Simple Daily Rituals These Executives Do Every Day, No Matter What | Inc.com

Study high achievers and you'll find the recipe for success is fairly consistent and includes hard work, perseverance, as well as a willingness to take risks and learn from failure. A steady dose of discipline doesn't hurt, either. Take it from these executives,who share their words about the daily …

Wall Art

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

8 Podcasts To Inspire Innovation | Inc.com

Podcast consumption has grown tremendously over the last couple of years. In fact, between 2015 and 2016, the audience climbed another 23 percent, according to research conducted by Edison Research.<p>Podcast listeners make up 21 percent of the U.S. population - that's nearly 57 million Americans. To …

These 25 Productivity Principles Will Change How You Work Forever

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups AccordingThe post These 25 Productivity Principles Will Change …

This 15-Minute Yoga Flow Will Instantly Brighten Your Skin

To achieve true radiance from within, easing your cold-weather tension is key. In this video Rebecca Weible leads you through a yoga flow designed to …

36 Books to Read If You Want to Become a Billionaire | Inc.com

<i>"What one book would you suggest if I want to be a billionaire within next 10 years?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Anuj Raman, founder and evangelist at 10xreading.com, on</b> …

The 1 Mindset Habit Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Oprah All Share | Inc.com

When you look at the most iconic leaders and entrepreneurs, it's easy to focus on the outward symbols of their success--acquisitions, IPOs, or titles, for example. Yet it is their internal achievement--the development of a growth mindset--that is really their greatest driver of success.<p>One of the …

Self-improvement

I was a stressed-out workaholic. Then I realized that one fear was at the root of my problems

When I was 34, I decided to start seeing a life coach. I had a good career in finance, but I knew I wanted to make a change—and I thought it would help to sort through professional options with a neutral third party.<p>Years later, my coach and I laugh about our first encounter. The first thing I said …

Stanford University

Never Run Another Bad Meeting. Here's How. | Inc.com

Many meetings fail because they try to do too much. It's the "and" trap: Organizers say, "As long as we're holding the meeting, we might as well cover this and that and the other thing and something else." The problem is that the meeting becomes so jam-packed with stuff that it has no focus; it's a …

Management

The Complete Learn to Code Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>Python Tutorial: Learn by Coding</b><p>Go From Beginner to Master of Python with 7.5 Hours of Hands-On Training<p>Cement your coding skills by learning Python: server-side interpreted, open-source, non-compiled scripting language commonly used in web and video game development. Begin with the basics of …

Programming

These 10 TED Talks Will Help You Improve Your Life | Inc.com

Think about all the areas in which you'd like to improve. Do you want to be more creative? How about less afraid? Maybe you just want to make better use of your time.<p>If you don't have the means to hire a coach to help you learn how to tackle your goals, don't panic. For every improvement you want …

The business books to read on your next holiday

When some people hear "business book," they're immediately turned off.<p>Sure, 300 pages about entrepreneurship, money, leadership, management, or …

Apple Cider Donuts

<i>Every other Friday,</i> <i>Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co.</i> <i>shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: A recipe for one of our favorite fall traditions, best enjoyed while walking though an orchard. Or the closest city …

Rum and Pear Pancakes Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided, plus more for serving2 semi-firm pears, grated, about 1 cup total2 tablespoons …

Rice Krispie Treat Sprinkle Cake

It's a very Happy Blog Birthday!<p>Today I'm celebrating <b>four years</b> of blogging. Sometimes I look back at the work I've done over these past years and …

The classic combination of thyme, leeks, lemon and garlic is a perfect match for chicken<p>I made this salad using fresh, uncooked chicken, but if you have cold leftovers they'll work really nicely with this classic combination of flavours.<p><b>(Serves 2)</b><b><br>Splash of olive oil</b><b><br>6 chicken thighs</b><b><br>2 sprigs of</b> …

Leek Greens Stir-Fry with Salty Pork Belly

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<br>• 4 whole cloves garlic, peeled and crushed with the side of a knife<br>• 10 to 15 Chinese dried red chiles<br>• 8 ounces …