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Forget the Year-End Performance Review: This Feedback Technique Is Far More Effective

A few simple words can have a big impact on someone's mindset and performance.<p>Many years ago, I had a colleague who had a particular talent for giving frank, unembellished, on-the-spot feedback.<p>Immediately after a meeting--or sometimes even just mid-way through a one-on-one conversation with …

Filmmaking

16 Prebiotic Foods to Eat Now

Feed your gut flora with these prebiotic-rich foods.<p>Try to eat more of these prebiotic-rich foods — and for extra credit, pair them with the …

Healthy Eating

Quantum Radar Could Make Stealth Technology Obsolete

The frigid Canadian arctic is a rough place to try and catch a spy.<p>For one, the region is smack dab on top of the world's magnetic North Pole, where …

Quantum Mechanics

14 Ways for Creatives to Make Money on the Side

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creative and artistic types have skills that can not only lead to a robust salary, but a considerable side hustle. While there are more defined (hence narrow) career paths for STEM graduates, such as engineering, than let’s say for a …

Employment

China's Xi has a single-mindedness Trump can only dream of

<b>(CNN) —</b> The images could not have provided a greater contrast. At one point on the globe, a nation's leader in military fatigues, overseeing its largest display of naval power ever, and in waters that are at the heart of a regional territorial dispute.<p>At another, a besieged president waylaid by …

China

Weird quantum physics is key to keeping your credit card safe

US government researchers figure out a new way to generate provably random numbers, a key foundation to modern computer security protections.<p>Using the bizarre rules of quantum physics, US government researchers have developed a new way to generate random numbers that play a key role in protecting …

Quantum Mechanics

Do Quantum Machines Roam the Universe?

I have a confession of the likes that really only a scientist can make: Until recently I had a poor grasp of the principles of quantum computing. I …

Quantum Computing

9 Financial Planning Terms You Should Know by the Time You’re 40

If you haven't started thinking about your financial and retirement future and your 40th birthday is creeping up, it's time to get started ASAP. One …

Personal Finance

Google Files Go: Everything you need to know

If you browse the Play Store, you'll come across a litany of optimization apps that claim to speed up your phone. More often than not, they're just …

Apps

How to Build a Profitable Business That Investors Would Go Crazy Over

Read this even if you don't want to sell your business.<p>If you own a business and want to sell it, you're in for a great time. Why? The economy has never been better. Investors are coming out of the woodwork to snap up companies. This is especially true in the home service industry where Google, …

Small Business

Microsoft now offers public courses for building AI skills

Microsoft has added an AI track to its Professional Program courses. The track is open to the public and is comprised of nine online courses -- each of which take eight to 16 hours to complete -- as well as a final project. "The program provides job-ready skills and real-world experience to …

Online Education

Why you should buy a vertical mouse

You’ve probably been using computer mice for over 30 years (or for as much of 30 years as you’ve been alive). So it might come as something of a …

Gear & Gadgets

The clean breathing craze proves that you can put a price on fresh air

Tech companies are finding innovative and lucrative ways to clean the air in our homes, while sales of purifying plants are blooming<p>First it was clean eating; now it’s clean breathing. Sales of air purifiers are soaring, with the global market expected to be worth £6.2bn by 2024.<p>The trend is in …

Air Purifiers

How plant food is transforming what we eat - and cattle farmers are furious​ about it​

The US Cattlemen’s Association is not happy. Ranchers’ ire has been aroused by a raft of new companies that claim to be able to produce the perfect burger – without using meat.<p>Earlier this year, the association took its case to the US department of agriculture, filing a 15-page petition demanding …

Agriculture

A 6-Step Skill Assessment For Hiring Rockstar Salespeople

What Is Skill Assessment?A skill assessment allows employers to test how well a job candidate can complete tasks required of them in their future …

Employment

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 …

College & University

Bad Bots Increasingly Hide Out in Cloud Data Centers

Humans accounted for nearly 58% of website traffic in 2017 -- the rest were bad and good bots.<p><i>Bots</i> became a household term last year in the wake of …

Bots

Want to Make More Money? Here's How

We all need more money. Here's how to get it.<p>You love your job, you love your coworkers and you're great at what you do. You show up on time and work gnarly hours. You're smart and innovative and fun.<p>In short, you're killing it. Maybe it's time to leverage your labors into a sweet little bump in …

Time I

If You Need Some Extra Income, Here Are Tips to Start a Side Business

Supplemental Income Business Ideas<p>Updated December 04, 2017<p>Are you an entrepreneur at heart? Have you always dreamed of starting and running your own …

Small Business

Water Abundance XPRIZE finalists compete in gathering water from thin air

Despite being a necessity for life, clean, drinkable water can be extremely hard to come by in some places where war has destroyed infrastructure or climate change has dried up rivers and aquifers. The Water Abundance XPRIZE is up for grabs to teams that can suck fresh water straight out of the …

Solar Panels

7 Low-Carb Vegetables to Reach For When You're Tired of Leafy Salads

If you're cutting back on complex, calorie-dense carbs like rice and potatoes for weight-loss purposes, you can still eat your fill of low-calorie vegetable options that are full of essential nutrients such as fiber. Going low-carb doesn't limit you to leafy salads, and the following vegetables …

Healthy Eating

9 Incredibly Common Ways People Screw up an Interview

Heed this advice from staffing experts who see candidates accidentally making a bad impression and not even knowing it.<p>Your rsum has done its job and you've landed an interview. It's great progress toward finding your next big opportunity, but how you present yourself in person is what really …

Employment

This 1 Job Interview Tip Makes You Sound More Well-Spoken

Simplify your answers with this 3-step approach.<p>Interviews aren't easy. Trying to make a good impression in a condensed period of time while under pressure makes us all nervous. That's why preparing for interviews is so vital. Now, more than ever, hiring managers have very high expectations of …

Customer Service

Programmers love Google more than Apple, but dread Microsoft according to 100,000 developers

Today, the tremendously popular online programmer hangout Stack Overflow released its 2018 developer survey results, the absolute best look into the state of the software industry you can find anywhere.<p>With over 101,592 coders in 183 countries responding to the 30-minute survey — its biggest …

Programming

The Best Travel Shows To Feed Your Wanderlust, According to the Masses

A good travel show should entice you to venture out into the wide world — tantalizing you with far-flung locales, fascinating characters, and food that’s sure to blow your mind. A <i>great</i> travel show will offer a call to adventure you can’t deny — like a bellowing foghorn in the misty night. They get …

Travel

Does autism arise because the brain is continually surprised?

Satsuki Ayaya remembers finding it hard to play with other children when she was young, as if a screen separated her from them. Sometimes she felt …

Your Human Virtual Assistant Will Soon Be an AI-Driven Digital Assistant

Good help is hard to find, but artificial intelligence is making it easy to build your own dream team.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A common problem for any scaling business is bringing on the right help at the right time. Small-business owners often find that the …

Artificial Intelligence

The Definitive Guide to Cooking Every Vegetable

<b>Broccoli and Cauliflower</b><p>For tough, cruciferous veggies like broccoli or cauliflower, roasting is really best. Our editors love to roast <i>just a little</i> …

Food

How to Write an Irresistible Elevator Pitch

You need a teaser--and you need it for a few reasons<p><i>How do I write an effective elevator pitch? What should an elevator pitch look like on paper? 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 Todd</b> …

Investing

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Nutrition