Michelle Luise

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Ten Things Never, Ever To Reveal In A Job Interview

One of the first things I noticed when I became an HR person was the incredible amount and variety of personal information job applicants often share in their job interviews.<p>Job interviews can be scary. When you show up at a job interview, you have no idea what to expect. Will the interviewer be …

Sexual Harassment

Google spent years studying effective teams — and one trait stood out

The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals don't have the ability to work well together.<p>That's why not too long ago, Google set out on a quest to figure out what makes a team successful. They code-named the study …

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

How to know if you're the rarest personality type

This writer has discovered she has one of the rarest personality types around. What does it mean and why is it so unique?<p>In our deep-seated desire to learn more about ourselves, most of us have probably spent too much time taking personality quizzes.<p>I’m something called an INFJ, the rarest …

Eight things smart people never reveal about themselves at work

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can …

Why Asking This 1 Question in a Job Interview Increases the Chances You Get Hired | Inc.com

Anyone who has been on an interview knows there usually comes a point at the end of the meeting where the interviewer says to the interviewee, <i>"Do you have any questions?"</i> You may be wondering whether it's OK to ask some. Or if you should just say, <i>"I'm good,"</i> so as to not take up any more of their …

Employment

Should You Quit Your Job? Not if Your Boss Does These 5 Important Things Daily | Inc.com

Over the years, I've witnessed some atrocious examples of leadership both as a member of executive teams in former companies as well as coaching executives to be more effective since going out on my own.<p>A few that typically float to the top may send good people packing for greener pastures. Case in …

Leadership

9 Everyday Habits of the Average Millionaire

Earning a salary, investing wisely and living below your means is enough to become a millionaire, eventually.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ll be honest. There were definitely several times throughout my life when I never dreamed of becoming a millionaire. I didn't …

Personal Finance

Leading Universities Just Released 65 Free Business Courses to Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): A Strategic Approach from University of Pennsylvania<p>Influence from University of Pennsylvania<p>Accounting for Decision Making from University of Michigan<p>Valuing Companies from University of Michigan<p>Budgeting and Finance for Public Libraries from University of …

Online Education

Always Ask 1 Simple Question at the End of Your Job Interview | Inc.com

Literally, I have advised 100s of college students about job interviews. Teaching at a small college means I wear many hats, and this aspect of guiding students as they embark on internships and first jobs is one I very much enjoy.<p>Let's face it, there are tons of articles, opinions, and viewpoints …

Communication Skills

The 1-Hour Weekend Activity That Will Totally Change Your Week | Inc.com

The weekends are a time for relaxation and rejuvenation before another workweek starts. Taking time away from work helps with creativity, your mental health, and various other aspects of your well-being.<p>The weekends are also the time that high achievers and peak performers use to ensure growth and …

Productivity

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point of one? What’s it even supposed to accomplish?<p>No, …

Who you are is how you lead

No matter how self-aware we may be as leaders, few of us have an objective view of how others experience us.<p>It’s valuable to give this some thought, …

Got a Big Decision to Make? Here's When to Go With Your Gut | Inc.com

I often get asked how I'm able to act so quickly on some business decisions without doubting myself. The answer? I've learned to listen to my gut.<p>While it may sound like a cliché, there is something to be said for listening to your intuition when trying to make big decisions. In fact, when we …

Self-improvement

How to dodge an awkward question with grace

Essentially, the reason you don't want to answer a question is what gives you a strategy for responding:<p>The asker has not earned the right to have that question answered due to the level of personal relationship they have with you.<br>• The asker has not earned the right to have that question answered …

Personal Information

Do You Have a Bad Boss? Here's What to Look For. (Infographic)

One of the top things employees can't stand is when their boss takes credit for their work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether they are taking credit for your work or promoting the wrong people -- having a bad boss can make going to work miserable.<p>A recent study by …

The 1 Bad Conversational Habit That Will Make You Look Really Unprofessional | Inc.com

Billionaire entrepreneurs Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Richard Branson have gone on record to say that communication is the most important skill you need. Yet most people think of communication in the <i>speaking</i> sense of the word.<p>Branson expands further on his own Virgin blog:<p>"Communication makes …

Bill Gates

Your Website Needs to Feel Like a Coffee Shop. Here’s Why.

Free-Photos / Pixabay<p>Think about your favorite place to meet a friend or business associate for coffee. Does it feel like a waiting room at the …

Coffee

Boost your workouts with caffeine, even if you chug coffee daily

NEW YORK: Caffeine improves athletic performance. This is a truth almost universally acknowledged in exercise science.<p>But scientists, coaches and …

Coffee

New Study Says Coffee Could be Key to Living Longer

Few things in this world are as wonderful and as necessary as everyone’s fave bevvie: coffee. Whether you drink it black, prefer it as a popsicle, or swear nitro coffee is the healthy buzz your life has been missing, coffee can sometimes feel like a lifesaver. Now, a new study is shedding some …

Tip: The Healthiest Coffee to Drink

We know now that coffee can be a health food. But what kind of coffee? Here's the science.<p>Live Longer, Drink Coffee<p>The positive studies on coffee are …

Mobile Technology Powers the Future of Banking

From retail and commercial banking to wealth management and insurance, mobile technology is transforming the way people handle their finances and …

The Financial Basics Every New Grad Should Know

If you're a recent college grad, congratulations. As you settle into your first job, you'll probably have more money flowing through your life than …

Personal Finance

The 52 most powerful people in enterprise tech in 2017

2017 has seen a dramatic increase in cloud spending and the rise of new technologies in the work place like artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.<p>It's seen a crop of new public companies, and some startups that are leading the way in their areas. At the same time, powerhouses like …

Startups

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What Caffeine Does to Your Body And Brain

The good, the bad, and the ugly.<p>Many of us can't start our day without a jolt of caffeine. Various caffeinated drinks affect your health in different …

Wellness

How we think about our past experiences affects how we can help others

Have you ever told a friend experiencing a troubling situation “I know <i>exactly</i> how you feel”?<p>This empathic response is usually driven by a connection …

Why social media likes don't pay the bills (and three things to focus on instead)

Social media is one of the most powerful and cost effective marketing platforms currently available to small business.<p>In the past few years, we’ve …

Marketing

9 Cute Outfits to Wear for Your Anniversary Date

The good news is if you’re at the point where you’re celebrating an anniversary with someone, it’s likely you feel comfortable wearing anything in …

Snap hits a new all-time low (SNAP)

Snap just set a new all-time low.<p>In intraday trading on Friday, Snap traded for as low as $14.34, the lowest price ever hit by the stock. The previous intraday low was $14.63, set during trading on July 18.<p>Shares have been falling as Snap approaches its first lockup expiration date, when a large …