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Finally Ready to Get a Cast Iron Skillet? Here's the Best One to Buy. — Shopping

If you've finally convinced yourself that nothing sears a steak like a cast iron skillet and that you absolutely have to have one to make crusty …

Cast Iron Skillet

3 Tricks You Can Use to Read Any Business Book In 8 Minutes or Less

By utilizing summary-as-a-service companies, CEOs are saving themselves hours that could be better spent business building.<p>Knowledge is power--at least, that's what we've all been told.<p>It stands to reason, therefore, that whoever has read the most books will be the most powerful. Trouble is when …

Audiobooks

3 Bad Leadership Traits You Need to Overcome When You Become a CEO

Though your career might've taken a giant step forward, there's still plenty of (personal) work to be done.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've made it. After all your hard work, you've climbed your way to the top of the corporate ladder to become the CEO of …

Leadership

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

Civil Rights

The Best Gifts For Men on Amazon, According to a Lifestyle Blogger

Finding the perfect gift for the special ladies in your life is usually a cinch, but when it comes to the guys, it can be a little trickier (after …

Candles

PSA: Résumés With These 5 Qualities Get the Most Attention

Résumés are par for the course in any job application process. They're the critical pieces of paper (or, let's be honest, PDF files) that get you …

Employment

How To Pivot Up Into A Leadership Role: Five Key Steps

Terry is a really interesting entrepreneur. He’s a Stanford-educated engineer, he’s founded a tech startup and he’s struggling. From the outside, things look great — the company has grown significantly, it’s won important customers and attracted investors. But on the inside, it’s a different story. …

Leadership

How To Change Careers After 50 And Seize Success

If you want to change careers in your 50s or 60, it’ll be useful to know what Dawn Graham suggests. The author of the new book <i>Switchers</i>, Graham is director of career management for the Executive MBA Program at The Wharton School and host of Sirius XM Radio’s weekly call-in show, <i>Career Talk</i>. She’s …

Employment

This 25-minute chicken recipe is so good it could bring back the balsamic craze

Overview Ingredients Steps<p>Overview<p>I share with you a go-to recipe that’s so simple and versatile that it actually dropped out of my weeknight rotation, because (a) it’s “just chicken,” and (b) there are so many other chicken dishes to try. I came up with it back when balsamic vinegar was an “it” …

Recipes

These 9 Qualities Are the Essence of Truly Great Leadership (Which Ones Do You Have?)

The world's truly great leaders embrace these powerfully essential qualities every day of the week.<p>Most of the bosses we have during the course of our careers are just okay -- good but not great. However, every once in a while, we'll have the privilege of working for someone who is a truly great …

Leadership

Want to Be a Great Boss? Do These 7 Things Every Day

If you want your people to be great, then be sure to be a great boss. Here's how.<p>Leadership fads come and go -- entire industries are built on them -- but some fundamental principles of good leadership remain constant no matter what.<p>The fundamental values of good leadership determine just how …

Employment

Working From Home Is One of the Hottest Job Skills in America. Here Are 7 Keys to Excelling At It

Working remotely effectively is a red-hot job skill--one that requires practicing the right things. Here are 7 ways to make yourself better at it.<p>The evidence is ample now that working from home is a big productivity boost. The biggest downside--isolation and loneliness--is manageable and employers …

FAA

11 behaviors that indicate you're a 'problem employee'

Problem employees aren't just irritating, they can also be financially draining for a business. Research shows that these employees can cost an …

Subpar

How Johnson & Johnson and American Express Are Developing Young Leaders

Over the next decade, approximately 10,000 Baby Boomers will retire every day. Young leaders will have substantial opportunity to climb the corporate ladder — by 2030, millennials alone will comprise three out of every four individuals in the U.S. workforce — and companies will increasingly grapple …

Why You Should Stop Being a Boss and Start Being a Leader - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

Every business and work group has a boss, but only some have a leader at the helm.<p>The differences are clear–and which one your organization has will …

How to make your carpets look new again (without steam cleaning)

If you don't own a steam cleaner, renting one and dragging it home to clean your carpets can be a pain. Plus, you have to do the deed, <i>then</i> wait for the carpet to dry. If you don't have time or funds for all that, you can freshen up your carpet in around an hour with a few low-cost items you …

Cajun Dirty Rice Recipe

"One of our family's all-time favorites. Make it as spicy or mild as you please. It is hearty on a cold winter's night. If you are cooking for a …

Vocal tricks for speakers to sound smarter and more composed

You’re standing in the wings, getting ready to go on stage to give an important speech.<p>If you’re like most people, you’re a little nervous. Well, OK, …

This Harvard Scientist Says Being a Rebel and Breaking The Rules Makes You a Better Leader (Try Any of These 8 Things)

If that's how you want to roll, here are eight things you'll want to do to lead like a rebel.<p>Harvard behavioral scientist, Francesca Gino, knew she was onto something when she read a cookbook where the author, an Italian chef, broke every rule of Italian culinary tradition by filling the book with …

Leadership

The #1 Thing Employees Want Their Bosses to Improve Immediately

The team energetically tumbled into the room. Together they will detail out the next project and forge full steam ahead. The leader enters the room and holds a 15-minute conversation on the agenda for the upcoming Monday morning meeting and nothing more. He smiles, thanks everyone for coming, while …

Leadership

This Is the Best Oil for Frying

By Alex Delany<p>You better not be wasting a fortune deep-frying in olive oil.<p>Frying food at home is already kind of scary. We get it. You're working with a tub of hot, bubbling oil. (They used to defend castles with that stuff, for crying out loud!) So to make things a little bit easier, let's talk …

Recipes

Nine Common Interview Questions That Leave A Poor Impression

Job searching can be a nerve-wracking experience for many people. Dealing with a resume, preparing for an interview and then completing an interview can get the best of anyone. However, there is a lot that you can do to prepare. The easiest way is to think about the questions that you will ask at …

If you want to start making better decisions, do this

Do you ever look back on your decisions and think, “Why I on earth did I do that?”<p>We all make bad decisions.<p>Buying an SUV that sucks up all your …

14 Digital Side Hustles You Can Start Today

<b>By Victoria Greene, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>Looking to make some money or start a side project? The internet is full of voices telling us we can make money by doing this, that or the other, but it’s not always as easy as it sounds and more than half of it of it is probably spam. There are, however, …

Small Business

After 526 Rejected Job Applications, I Broke Through. So Can You.

Remember, failure is never final. Success is all about turning your setback into your comeback.<p>6 min read<p>“Son, don’t apply for a job just to pay the rent. You need to think beyond yourself. You need to start thinking of building a career and providing for your family in the future.”<p>My mom gave me …

How To Be Highly Successful And Unstoppable

To get ahead in your career or seek out a new job, you need a high level of self-confidence.<p>You have a couple of options, including dedicating months to absorbing dozens of self-help books, spending a small fortune on a career and life coach, giving up because it’s too hard or simply following this …

Self-improvement

Here's the Only Definition of Leadership That Matters

Forget the more complex definitions you've seen and heard. Use this one instead.<p><i>You're always right, and you like to let people know.</i><p><i>You get to decide how things run, and when you do, it is going to be a golden rule. Because, at the end of the day, you own the gold and you rule.</i><p><i>You're bossy by</i> …

Leadership

How Profits Soared At Carnival After Its CEO Discovered The Greatest Communication Tool Of All Time

Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship—Horizon—departs from New York City this week with about 4,000 guests. Also on board are 1,450 crew members who are responsible for keeping those passengers safe, happy, and eager to take another cruise.<p>Across all of Carnival Corp’s nine cruise brands, more than …

Leadership

It Is Never Too Late to Learn These Top 7 Powerful Leadership Habits

No matter what type of organization or industry you're in, it's possible to become a more effective leader, inspiring your people to give their very best every day of the week.<p>A lot of time, energy and money has been spent in the study of leadership. Even with all the studies, there is still little …

Leadership

Warren Buffett Looks for One Essential Thing Before He Invests in a Stock

If it's not there, he eliminates it right away.<p><i>How does Warren Buffett invest? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Gary Mishuris, Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer at Silver</b> …

Investing