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The 16 most selective boarding schools in America

Business Insider recently published a list of the most elite boarding schools in America. The ranking was based on three metrics weighted equally: endowment, acceptance rate, and average SAT score. Here we've re-ranked the schools based solely on acceptance rate to determine which boarding schools …

College & University

11 Life-Changing Books To Help You Build Better Habits

When you woke up this morning, what did you do first?Did you hop in the shower, check your email or grab a doughnut from the kitchen counter?Did you …

Self-improvement

Are You a Leader, or Just Pretending to Be One?

We’ve rarely needed leaders more — but wanted the leaders we have less.<p>It’s as if we’ve forgotten what leadership really is, and confused it with what it isn’t.<p>What’s not leadership? For one thing, performing. Leadership is not making the right faces, memorizing the right lines, pumping your fist …

How to Boost Your Team’s Productivity

We all have too much to do and too little time to do it. As a boss, you may have already learned how to plan, prioritize, and streamline your work. But how can you help your team members do the same? Should you dictate the processes and tools they use? How do you keep people from taking on too much …

Reduce Passive-Aggressive Behavior on Your Team

The majority of teams I work with have a conflict problem: They have too little conflict. They seldom express dissent, diversity of opinion, or frustration. Instead, they act passive-aggressively toward one another, leaving themselves in a quagmire of unresolved issues. As a team leader, you need …

A Google exec shares one of the most important leadership lessons he's ever learned

In a recent interview with Adam Bryant of The New York Times, Amit Singh, president of Google for Work, said he learned this lesson— the importance of coaching people rather than jumping in and doing the work for them — the hard way.<p>"A lot of folks have a tough time with that balance, and I did, …

Leadership

Make Ahead Soups

When soup cleansing officially became a thing last year, we were pretty hooked. Not only do soups contain way less sugar and more fiber than …

10 Personal Skills That Set the Very Best Leaders Apart

Leadership skills that worked in the past won't carry you into the future.<p>Do you have the personal qualities you need to be an effective leader in the coming decades? Even if you've been successful so far, the answer may be no. The aggressive personality and hard-driving skill set that got so many …

Leadership

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

The Building Blocks of Flat Design | Webydo Blog

3 Mindset Shifts That Will Make You a Better Leader

These simple mindset shifts will help you develop your leadership skills and manage people in a more efficient way.<p>There is no doubt the practice of mindfulness is one of the key skills you, as a leader, must master if you are going to be credible moving forward. Being able to be open-minded, …

Mindfulness

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur's Library

No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful …

Entrepreneurship

8 Web Design Trends That Are Bound to Be Huge in 2016 (Infographic)

Former Staff Writer<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As more and more content continues to deluge the web, experts say that embracing a minimalist approach could help your website or app truly pop in 2016.<p>To this end, the rise of flat design -- or the use of …

Trends

Photoshop is a great skill to have on your resume, and now you can learn to master it for cheap

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Microsoft It is more important than ever to make your website stand out. Anyone can log on to Wordpress and create a site dedicated to …

InterAct

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

Flipped Wrist Plank<p>I love this plank for stretching out tight wrists and shoulders. Come in to a regular plank then flip both hands around so the …

9 ways to make your life easier without spending a fortune

The gist of it was this: When you are a child, you have energy and time but no money; when you are a young adult, you have energy and money but no time; when you are an older adult, you have money and time but no energy.<p>The whole "energy and time but no money" thing was true for me for the first 22 …

Honda

Healthy Crock Pot Recipes

Crock-Pots bring to mind rich, comforting dishes like creamy casseroles and hearty meat stews. But this method of cooking—in which ingredients are …

10 perfect accessory gift ideas for Mac owners

Welcome back to our holiday accessory gift guide series. We’ve highlighted some great options for women and Apple TV owners earlier this week. But …

Step-by-Step: How to Roast a Perfect Prime Rib Using the Reverse Sear Method

GalleryStep-by-Step: How to Roast a Perfect Prime Rib Using the Reverse Sear Method<p>Prime rib is and perhaps always will be the king of holiday roasts. There is nothing so primal, so celebratory, so downright majestic as a hunk of well-marbled beef, served medium rare on the bone, with a crackling, …

Great Tools for Creating Infographics For Free

Tools for Creating Infographics<p>Infographics provide an excellent way to get information across to people quickly and simply. These days we are …

Infographics

Advertising Agency – Corporate Identity by Siprass S

Corporate identity design by graphic designer Siprass S for an advertising agency based in Indonesia.<p>Siprass S is a Surabaya, Indonesia based graphic …

Warm Up Your Printer for These 20 Holiday Printables

Walk into any home decorating store and before you know it, you’re walking out with $50 (at least) worth of holiday decor. How does that even happen? Elves probably. If you’ve put yourself on a decorating budget this season (after all, that new purse isn’t going to buy itself), then head to your …

Chemicals

15 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes to Warm You Up

Once winter arrives in all of its icy glory, it’s understandable that you’ll want to burrow under the covers and solely sip soup for dinner. And after a long day at the office, it’s less than likely that you’ll be tempted to gather ingredients and start chopping. That’s why these crock pot soup …

Cooking

The One Quality A Leader Should Never Lack

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

The Easiest Thing You Can Do to Be a Great Boss

Most leaders receive surprisingly little development before assuming their first supervisory roles. In fact, many get no leadership training at all until they’ve been in the executive ranks for nearly a decade—reaching, on average, age 42.<p>But whether you’ve had formal training or not, there’s one …

13 apps that will stop you from wasting time

These 13 apps will make scheduling less painful, help you keep track of what you are spending your time on, and even punish you for checking social media too much. They'll also help you see a big picture of how you spend your time and show you small tweaks that can carve out a few more hours of …

Apps

8 Anti-Inflammatory Foods To Include In Your Diet

Most modern life threatening diseases are linked with chronic inflammation. A lot great anti-inflammatory compounds are present in some special food …

Wellness

20 Sources of Protein for Vegans

At some point or another, every vegan will be asked what he or she does for protein. It’s a fact of life, as inevitable as daylight savings or taxes. …

Action Day Weekly PLANNER 2018

Undated<p>Fitness Planner<br>Bound 8x11 Fitness Planner<br>Spiral bound 6x8<p>Action Meeting Notebook (Black) Action Meeting Notebook (Turquoise) Action Meeting …