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The 27 hardest job interview questions, according to Glassdoor

Jobs interviews are always hard, but some come with trickier questions than others. Where do you see yourself in five years? How many ping pong balls …

The 9 Characteristics Of People Who Get Promoted

When I talk to my personal branding clients about their career goals, one regular topic of enthusiastic discussion is getting promoted to a more senior role. Being promoted is one of the most important milestones in an upwardly mobile career path, yet promotions aren’t guaranteed. In fact, they …

Self-improvement

7 Honest Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail (That Have Nothing to Do With Their Ideas)

Failure is more simple than that.<p>If I had a nickel for every time I heard the phrase, "So I have this idea...".<p>The truth is, ideas are only as good as the people who execute them--a mantra I learned first-hand from Emmy Nominated Creative Director (and mentor) Ron Gibori. Having an idea, no matter …

The Key To Business Success: Asking For What You Want

It seems too simple an idea, right? To get what you want, you need to ask for it.<p>And yet, so frequently, in business and in life, we are stopped in our tracks by questions left unasked.<p>Instead of asking for the business, you wait for word of a decision from your potential client; you don’t want to …

Stellar nonfiction chosen by the National Book Critics Circle

Next month, the National Book Critics Circle will present its 2016 book prizes in six categories; these are the five finalists in nonfiction. Each book deserves to be read for years to come, but every one of them seems to speak urgently about this particular moment — a time of economic inequality …

10 Simple Ways How You Can Create Trendsetting Home Decor

Creating home decor that is ahead of the trends isn’t that easy but it’s not only a matter of guesswork too. In the beginning of every year we hear a …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

19 Bedroom Organization Hacks to Kickstart Your Spring Cleaning

Your day begins and ends in the bedroom, so it only makes sense to give it some extra TLC when the spring cleaning begins. Extra organization keeps you sane just by purging your overflowing drawers, that cluttered nightstand and those messy closet hangers. As an added bonus, it’ll also leave you …

How to Buy a Used Car Without Getting Ripped Off

Everyone knows you can save a ton of money buying a used vehicle instead of a new one. But how are you supposed to buy a used car without getting …

Used Cars

20 Things Every 20-Something Needs in Their First Home

Your 20s can be hard. There’s more than enough to worry about besides decorating your apartment. Dorm dwelling, after all, certainly doesn’t prepare you to choose the right sized kilim rug—or better yet, chaise longue. So let the experts advise you on how to nail your 20-something apartment with …

Dinners That Practically Cook Themselves

25 Hearty Winter Stews

Gallery25 Hearty Winter Stews<p>At this time of year, it's often difficult to wrangle whatever is in your fridge and whip up something sufficiently filling and warming for dinner. Coming in from the cold can make you want to hibernate—not take on big, labor-intensive projects. Enter the stew: minimal …

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …