Regina Smith

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Weigh In: Which Paint Colors Are Totally Overrated?

White? For your kitchen? Groundbreaking.<p>I think we can all agree that choosing the right paint color is more stressful than filling out college applications, searching for an apartment, and doing your taxes combined. There are <i>so</i> many colors to choose from, and so many questions to ask yourself. Do …

Home Decorating

5 Reasons Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs

Someone calls you a geek stay calm because you are destined to rule<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Nerds, geeks, weirdos, and now introverts: the bashfully extroverted society we live in …

Personality

Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Salesforce, Dell, and Gartner Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs | Inc.com

For the last year I've been following compelling reports coming out of FlexJobs -- the undisputable leader in the flexible job movement<p>FlexJobs published data that showed how working remotely will save you money -- up to $5,688 per year.<p>Another study indicated that working a remote job could …

Employment

5 Fail-Proof Brights to Try if You’re Color Shy

If a color risk for you generally means trading in beige for gray or bright white for taupe, chances are you steer clear of most shades that fall …

I've Hired Dozens of People During My Career — Here Are 8 Cover Letter Mistakes That Immediately Raised Red Flags

A cover letter can make or break your ability to land a job.<p>I’ve worked as a professional editor for women’s lifestyle websites for nearly a decade …

Employment

Good Negative Qualities to Say During an Interview

Getting asked what your weaknesses are is never easy, but with a little research and practice, you'll be prepared.<p>This story originally appeared on Glassdoor<p>You’ve got an interview at an awesome company, and you’re eagerly waiting to tell them why you’re so excited about working with them. During …

Employment

How to Invest $500 a Month and Become a Millionaire in 30 Years

Investing $500 a month is a simple and easy process to build wealth.<p>If you have $500 left over at the end of every month, you can easily achieve …

Investing

How Do You Know Someone Is a Top-Notch Leader? Look for These 4 Signs

If you're going to build a leadership team to change the world, start with these 4 attributes.<p>If you find yourself seeking to improve your leadership skills, remember this: Leadership is a journey, so enjoy the ride. And just when you think you've arrived at the top of the mountain, look up: You'll …

Charisma

Tips for Handling the Most Toxic People in Your Life (Who You Can't Just Cut Out)

When it comes to dealing with toxic relationships, the most obvious solution is to cut ties with the person. This is certainly easier said than done …

10 business classes you can take online for free

In 2018, the average salary for a recent business school graduate will be roughly $150,000, according to The Financial Times.<p>While the payoffs for …

What's Up With Intermittent Fasting, and Should We Be Doing It?

Research shows not eating for stretches at a time could actually be good for your health.<p>I’m not great at diets. While my health-conscious friends try paleo, Whole30, and low-carb regimens, such restrictive measures put me off. If they don’t work, I’ve deprived myself for no good reason. Worse, if …

Holistic Medicine

How A Cleaning Lady Inspired Awesome Leadership

In an interview with Adam Bryant of the <i>New York Times</i>, Charles Schwab CEO Walt Bettinger shared a lesson he learned in college during a business strategy final exam. Bettinger needed to ace the test so he could graduate with a 4.0. He spent hours reviewing formulas and case studies. On the day of …

Leadership

Here’s how to work from home and make $100K

Working remotely as a chief marketing officer or senior software engineer can earn you some serious money<p>Some people assume that the perk of working …

1 Question Smart People Ask Every Day to Judge Their Success

This question can be a game-changer for the pursuit of happiness.<p>Do you ever wonder about your profession or your work, and wish you were doing something else?<p>Maybe you feel stuck in a dead-end job, chose the wrong career, or feel that you were made for something else -- something more …

12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

You've Been Painting Rooms Wrong All These Years

Paint is one of the best ways to dramatically change a room, especially on a low budget. It may seem as simple as deciding on a color, buying paint, …

Why You and Your Partner Should Have Multiple Bank Accounts

It can be difficult enough to keep track of your finances—but when you’re in a long-term relationship, things become even more complicated. At some point in a relationship, you’ve been together so long and your lives are connected enough that your finances start to blend together. When that starts …

Managers Are a Dying Breed. Here's What You Must Have Instead

Why managers need to become leaders of disruption in this ever-changing business environment.<p>The crisis of leadership grows, as companies struggle to adapt to change. We have a rise in part-time workers, the growth of the gig economy, evolution of technology, an increase in virtual teams, and an …

3 Stocks That Pay You Each Month

These stocks pay monthly dividends, grow them regularly, and boast hefty yields. Can it get any better for income investors?<p>Dividend stocks are a …

Sharpen Your Critical Thinking Skills With These 14 Leadership Practices

Ask any leader if they value the skill of critical thinking and you’ll see them immediately morph into a bobble-head-like caricature of themselves, vigorously nodding up and down as if their neck was a well-oiled spring attached to their shoulders. “Oh, yeah,” they’ll say, “it’s valued, a lot.”<p>Then …

Leadership

What Every Leader Needs to Know About the Rule of 7

Leaders need to shift their management approach as their teams grow.<p>I've written before about the importance of corporate culture, how to define it, and how to enforce it to help your company reach peak performance. Culture is the line a group draws that separates the behaviors they stand for, …

This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You How to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who has written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

Happiness Means Looking Beyond the Body and Seeing the Person

More often than not, as soon as we open our eyes in the morning, “stories” immediately start running through our minds. Some of these stories may be …

Here's How to Pick a Perfect Melon Every Time

There's no feeling quite as good as cracking open a perfect melon. There's also no feeling quite as bad as cracking open a bad melon. One is like …

Gardening

5 Easy Things You Can Do to Be a Better Manager

Being a manager is harder than it looks -- and being a good manager is even more challenging.<p>This story originally appeared on Ellevate<p>Being a manager is harder than it looks from the outside. Being a <i>good</i> manager <i></i>is even more challenging.<p>There are countless books and resources out there for anyone …

Leadership

The No.1 Characteristic Every CEO Needs? It's Not What You Think

Are you a founder who's not cut out to be a CEO? Here's how to tell.<p>Not everyone is cut out to be a CEO. It's a hard job and there are a handful of characteristics you must have in order to make it in such a position, most of which are pretty obvious. You need to be smart. You need to be a good …

How To Become The Best Manager Possible

There’s a first time for everything. You may recall your first day on the job. You walked into the office, filled with nervous excitement about the challenges that awaited you. If your organization had a formal training program, it’s likely you spent those first days immersing yourself in the …

Leadership

Dear Managers: This Is How and When to Give Useful Feedback to Your Employees

If it's a one-time harmless mistake, do you really need to bring it up?<p>You know that giving your employees feedback--both positive encouragement and constructive criticism--is crucial to being a good manager (if you don't, read this and this).<p>But <i>where</i> and <i>when</i> you give it is just as important as …

If You Want to Be a Successful Entrepreneur, You Need to Stop Doing These 3 Things

Cutting these three ways of thinking out of your life will help you become a better entrepreneur.<p>The road to entrepreneurship is incredibly self-reliant--which means that to succeed, you need to be emotionally attuned to the way you conduct yourself and your business.<p>I've worked with--and …

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …