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The 1 Interview Question All Great Bosses Ask to Hire for Potential (Hint: Mark Cuban Says It's the Secret to Success) | Inc.com

Not too long ago, I had a chance to interview a very strong job candidate for a marketing role from a top five undergraduate program. She had all the credentials - strong academics, great work experience, and a "get-stuff-done" type of mindset. On paper, she was perfect.<p>She quickly passed the …

Leadership
Writing

To Write Well, You Don't Have to Be a Genius (but You Do Have to Do This) | Inc.com

In August 2008, Scribes, an organization that "seeks to create an interest in writing about the law and to promote a clear, succinct, and forceful style in legal writing," honored the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia with its lifetime achievement award.<p>The award declared that the justice …

Writing

LISTEN: Mark Levin has some serious questions for Robert Mueller

Mark Levin has some serious questions for Robert Mueller and about his investigation that, at this point, hasn’t yielded anything on Russian …

This Startup Is Making an EDC Pocket Knife You’ll Actually Use

On October 25, a Detroit-based startup called WESN Goods caught fire on Kickstarter. Its first-ever product, a gorgeous titanium EDC pocket knife …

How to deep clean your dryer duct in 5 steps

Your dryer duct is a fire hazard; here's how to clean it.<p>Dirty dryer ducts aren't just disgusting, they're a serious fire hazard. In fact, one major cause of house fires is dusty, lint-filled dryer ductwork. Even if a grimy dryer duct doesn't immediately do damage to your home, it'll waste your …

Home Improvement

How to Take Care of Your Feet

Use these tried-and-true tips from a professional adventure athlete to keep your feet healthy.<p>Our mistake was textbook. A few miles before our first camp, Gerry mentioned to me that he might have some blisters coming on. We should have known to address them immediately, especially since we'd …

Don’t Let Your Inner Fears Limit Your Career

Fear is a natural and universal human phenomenon, affecting top executives as much as anyone else. The majority of management literature is focused on helping leaders conquer their fears. The problem is that stifling fear doesn’t make it go away. In fact, failing to address it can lead to highly …

Leadership

The Ultimate Bug-Out Bag

That ragged guy on the street corner howling about the end of the world might be onto something. Think about it for a moment. Every morning it seems …

Reality TV

Lights Out: 7 night-time rituals that will make you happy and more productive

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Happiness

Solar-powered aquaponic greenhouses grow up to 880 lbs of produce each year

Fresh produce – ideally grown locally right in your backyard – is essential to a healthy diet, but with scores of people either lacking the space, …

Aquaponics

The best men's hiking boots you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Steven John/Business Insider</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>When I was sixteen years old, I travelled to Spain with a group of high school students to …

Backpacking

How Cheap Does Geothermal Need To Be Before It Becomes The Next Solar?

A new startup called Dandelion is drastically reducing the cost of installing the tech to provide residential buildings with heating and cooling from the ground.<p>At a cost of $80,000 and upwards, geothermal systems have often been too expensive for homeowners, even if harnessing the natural …

SolarCity

Top 31 Over the Counter Meds for your Stockpile

Experienced preppers realize that when SHTF, one of the first locations looted and wiped out will be pharmacies and drugstores. What you may not …

4 Absolutely Necessary Things Every Prepper Must Realize

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.<i>Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Kirk Reynolds. If</i> …

Survivalism

Summer Reading List: 12 Books That Will Help You Change The World | Inc.com

Most of the year is pretty hectic. There are meetings, projects and meeting about projects and then maybe a conference call to discuss the next project. With all the running around, it's hard to find any time to actually think. Summer is a welcome respite from all of the frenzy and hubbub.<p>While …

Tea Party

This Camping Startup Is Like Airbnb For Sleeping Under The Stars

Want to go camping but don’t have the equipment? Tentrr is part-rental service, part-campsite manufacturer.<p>In theory, camping is a cheap, low-maintenance option for total seclusion. But in practice, it’s not so simple: you’ll need a car, a tent, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, a lantern, some cooking …

Camping
Wearable Tech

How to Shoot Your Handgun Better and Faster

Despite the elaborate and often confusing scoring systems used in the various competition disciplines involving handguns, with any of the action …

Self Defense

Safari Condo reinvents the teardrop with an electric pop-up roof

Get ready to stand tall<p>Teardrop trailers aren’t known for their head space. Although some boast pull-out kitchens and huge windows built for stargazing, even the best models come up short if you want to stand tall.<p>Not so with the Alto R Series Trailer. Made by Canadian-based Safari Condo, the Alto …

Writing
Writing

The states where gun crime has gotten worse since the 1990s

Amid the many high-profile mass shootings of recent years, there has been a familiar and mildly comforting refrain: that despite the awful headlines, gun violence is down from its early 1990s peak. Tragedies like Aurora, Newtown, and San Bernardino are horrific, this line of thinking goes, but the …

Guns

9 of the Best Glacier National Park Hikes | The Planet D

Located in Montana, Glacier National Park offers many great hiking experiences. The park is full of amazing natural wonders of fresh blue lakes, …

Hiking

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

Kurt Cobain

The Ten Best Titanium Watches You Can Buy Right Now

Watchmakers are increasingly experimenting with new case materials as of late, ceramic especially. An while titanium watches have been around since …

Watches

True Leaders Don't Win You Over. They Earn Your Trust With 4 Principles | Inc.com

If you're leading a startup or starting a new project, you're at the helm of a ship that's just started its journey in unknown waters. You have a compass and know your direction, but you have no idea about the conditions and the weather ahead. You trust yourself to make the right decisions when …

Leadership

I’ve got three good reasons why you should read this article

I was a strategy consultant at McKinsey for a little over a year and a half, and learned an incredible amount during that time that has helped me as an entrepreneur. McKinsey offered a lot of formal training on problem-solving, leadership and communication. After all, as McKinsey consultants, we …