Noor-Jahan Khondakhar

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How To Say "No" Nicely And Nine Other Ways To Sharpen Your Negotiating Skills

You’ve read about it. If you’re tough, your male counterparts, peers, and bosses don’t like it but they seem to be rewarded for the exact same approach. In fact, odds are your behavior and how you negotiate may be less than optimal. Trying to “act like a man” doesn’t propel you forward. Instead, …

Body Language

The 1 Surprisingly Simple Rule That Transformed The Way I Communicate

Say what you're going to say. Say it. Then say what you've said.<p>All entrepreneurs are professional communicators. It's how we spend almost all of our time.<p>According to a recent study, CEOs spend 61 percent of their time in face-to-face meetings, and 24 percent on electronic communications. The …

10 Three-Ingredient Cocktail Recipes You Need To Try This Summer

Nothing is more refreshing on a hot summer day than a tall glass of delicious cocktail. So, beat the heat in style with these three-ingredient summer sips you can make in a jiffy:<p><b>1. Cucumber Lime Margarita</b><p>This skinny no-hangover cocktail makes for a picture-perfect boozy treat that you can enjoy by …

Recipes

10 Dalai Lama Quotes to Make You Happier, Stronger and More Successful

Some words of wisdom from one of today's most influential spiritual figures.<p>From happiness to personal growth and empowerment, Tenzin Gyatso, better recognized as the 14th Dalai Lama, has much to teach the rest of us. Beyond his presence in Asia, throughout his life the Dalai Lama has spread his …

Dalai Lama

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 …

The 4 words far too many people forget to say in interviews

Job searching can feel like a job in and of itself sometimes. Between countless hours scrolling through job listings, perfecting your LinkedIn …

59 Simple 3-Ingredient Recipes

Small Bites<p><b>Grilled Spiced Chicken Wings</b><br>Give chicken wings an unexpected twist with seafood seasoning and a creamy ranch dipping sauce.<p><b>Get the recipe:</b> …

25 Easy Summer Snack Ideas for Kids

When the weather warms up, and kids are more active, all they want to do is snack. Here are 25 options that’ll keep little ones satisfied until their …

These To-Do List Methods Will Help You Finally Get Organized

Everyone works differently, so we’ve gathered nine different approaches to organizing your daily tasks.<p>For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been on a mission to create the perfect to-do list. I’ve tested multiple apps from Evernote, Any.do, to Wunderlist. I’ve used physical and digital …

A 12-Year Study of Successful CEOs Reveals Their 5 Most Important Habits

And they're habits anyone can adopt.<p>Being the CEO of a massive company is a surprisingly hard life.<p>Sure, they make loads of money—an average of $12.1 …

Best website builders for start-up founders, entrepreneurs, and anyone with a side hustle

All businesses — no matter how big or small — need a strong and compelling website if they want to stand out from the crowd. Whether you're starting …

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go about …

Self-improvement

23 Genius Lifehacks To Help Us With All The Things

I’ve been writing about lifehacks for quite some time now, and there are SO MANY hacks out there. Seriously, sometimes it’s hard to filter through …

Why these business tools are borderline genius for new-age entrepreneurs

All stories in Contributors<p>Why the future of share-worthy content is personal<p>It might seem counterintuitive but the key to wide reach and shares for your content is segmenting it to a granular level. ...<p>Pratik Dholakiya<p>How innovative design can help you capitalize when consumers ‘misuse’ your …

15 Ridiculously Simple Lifehacks That Totally Work

There are a lot of lifehacks out there that really just don’t work. But, there are a lot that actually do work! And sometimes they’re just so simple …

12 GENIUS VACUUM LIFE HACKS EVERY CLEAN FREAK SHOULD KNOW

You may vacuum your floors regularly, but are you really getting them clean? Are you reaching all those tight spaces? Does your house smell great …

We Risked Our Phones to Try These 13 Ultimate Phone Hacks So You Don’t Have To

We decided to test 13 popular tricks for your gadgets. All you need are common items and some sleight of hand.<p><b>Note:</b> The items are ranked by …

These 18 Post-Apocalyptic Survival Life Hacks Will Keep You Alive At The End Of The World.

No matter what you see on the news, it’s unlikely our civilization is going to crash and burn within our lifetimes. But just because we don’t expect …

26 Delicious Ways to Eat Eggs for Dinner

There really isn't a more versatile ingredient to always have on hand in the refrigerator than eggs. Eggs help us start our days off right and give …

The Psychology of Establishing a Good Habit

If only falling in love with running were as easy as getting hooked on coffee. But while most of us know that in reality, forming a constructive …

21 Absolutely Invaluable Kitchen Hacks Few People Know Of

We’ve gathered together some life hacks for preparing food, cleaning and organizing your cooking space. Some of them you may have never …

SciencOnly 8 Percent of People Actually Achieve Their Goals. Here Are 7 Things They Do Differently

Most of the time, it comes down to simple habits to keep us accountable.<p>According to the University of Scranton, a whopping 92 percent of people who set New Year's goals never actually achieve them. You can count me in that group. Failing to meet goals is pretty frustrating and can set you …

Spoil Your Family With These Apple Cider Donuts

• Pour the apple cider into a saucepan and bring it to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium and boil until it is reduced to 1/4 cup, about …

Master Basmati Rice, Then Try These 10 Riffs

On our site we have a foolproof recipe for basmati rice gifted to us by Meera Sodha. It’s simple and foolproof and definitely lives up to its name <i>Perfect</i> Basmati Rice—I know because I’ve tried it. Sodha advises soaking the grains in water for 20 minutes before adding them to a hot oiled pan, then …

10 Flavorful Couscous Recipes to Make for Dinner

Keep a stash of couscous in your pantry and you've got the start of a nearly endless stream of incredibly quick meals right at your fingertips. Here …

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10 Boneless Chicken Breast Recipes

The little black dress of the kitchen, the boneless, skinless chicken breast is a bona fide staple. We’d be willing to bet that if you peeked into …

15 of the Best and Most Unusual Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

Improve your outlook, boost your marketability and get a leg up on trends with these digital lesson sessions.<p>Real-world experience is the world’s best teacher, but there’s a wealth of knowledge online to help teach ourselves what we don’t have the opportunity to learn from a mentor or navigating …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Raise Kids Everyone Wants to Hire? Train Them to Master This 1 Skill

Employers say it's the skill that's needed most in today's workplace.<p>With the cost of college tuition at an all-time high in the U.S., the most common question asked on campus tours these days is, "What's the job placement rate of your graduates?" However, having a college degree no longer …

Ten Things Never, Ever To Do -- Unless You're Getting Paid

Dear Liz,<p>I read your columns, but I still struggle to take your advice.<p>I left my job in December because they cut my hours.<p>My boss’s boss reached out to me in January and asked me if I wanted him to introduce me to a guy he knows who has a company here in town.<p>I said, sure! I was flattered. I got a …

9 side hustles you can easily do from home

1/<p>1. Transcribing<p>If you're a good listener and can type quickly, you could make some decent extra money as a transcriptionist.<p>Transcription jobs …