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How Firing 1 Employee Nearly Doubled My Company's Productivity

One of my employees was regularly late to work. Sadly--but not surprisingly--she was late to her own firing, too.<p>Company culture is a strange thing: If you don't proactively work to shape it, it will shape itself. Two years ago, I had an employee who was consistently late to work. Alexandria was an …

Times Square

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Country Lifestyle

New research shows successful founders are far older than the Valley stereotype

There is a classic stereotype of the Silicon Valley entrepreneur: often a computer science nerd, almost certainly male, ambitious and, most importantly, young — very young. Founders who have been covered extensively by the media, like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, started their …

Social Sciences

This Healthy Caesar Dressing Doesn’t Require Raw Eggs or Anchovies—and it Makes the Best Dip, Too

Skip the bottled dressing at the store and opt for this creamy and exquisite one instead. It’s so easy and comes together in less than two minutes. …

Healthy Eating

India just cracked down on cryptocurrency. Hard.

Indian officials are not here for your cryptocurrency games.<p>Government officials with the Reserve Bank of India announced on Thursday that, effective …

Cryptocurrency

New luxury hotel will be 200 miles up and cost $792,000 a night

Aboard the International Space Station, an astronaut's life is typically work, exercise, rest, repeat. But what if your chance of having the right …

Space Exploration

I attended one of New York's most exclusive sex parties on a private yacht — and it's not your parents' swingers party

As the cruise around Brooklyn's Sheepshead Bay wound to a close, and passengers downed the last of their free champagne, the captain appeared on deck with news: The tide was too low, and the boat could not dock for at least another hour.<p>"I'll let you know when we can dock," he told the crowd. …

Relationships

A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

Nutrition

How Does Freelance Writing Work, Exactly?

How Does Freelance Writing Work, Exactly?<p>Updated April 07, 2017<p>Congrats to me, I’ve been a freelance writer for over 10 years now!<p>I first started by …

Writing

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

Creative Writing

Firefox has a clever workaround for Facebook users worried about privacy

Mozilla is really taking advantage of Facebook’s latest troubles. First, in a splashy PR move, the company behind the Firefox internet browser pulled its advertising from Facebook. Now it’s also offering its users a way to bypass the social network’s controversial data collection practices.<p>The …

Social Media

United Airlines Employees and Southwest Airlines Employees: Here's 1 Big Difference

Actually, five big differences--and some employees really love it.<p>What's the difference between United Airlines and Southwest Airlines? Here's an example.<p>Recently, United Airlines announced it was going to replace its bonus system with a new lottery bonus system, and employees revolved. But, it …

Southwest Airlines

Doing 1 Simple Thing Will Instantly Make You Sound Smarter, According to Science

Best of all, it's a change anyone can immediately make.<p>If you think about any one of the extremely successful people you know, it's almost guaranteed that one of their skills is the ability to influence and persuade other people.<p>(Of course that might be because selling is the one skill everyone …

Public Speaking

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

Workouts

Elon Musk’s ‘Big F**king Rocket’ Is a Big F**ing Deal

SpaceX’s new spaceship changes the whole game of deep space voyaging by making it much simpler. This could be just the beginning of the New Space Age.<p>…

6 Worst Foods to Stop Eating Immediately For Weight Losss

If you're trying to get rid of your love handles, ban these foods from your diet—and check out these healthier alternatives.<p><b>1. Flavored yogurt</b><p>The seemingly healthy snack often delivers a serious hit of sugar, sometimes making it no better for you than a handful of M&M’s. "Flavored yogurts, even the …

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Why This New Protein Powder Is a Game Changer, According to a Nutritionist

A new type of protein powder is about to hit the market, and it’s going to be a total game changer: A brand called Noosh has developed the first ever …

Food

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett tells a 14-year-old kid a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason …

Success

How To Create A Pitch Deck

The pitch deck is a presentation that entrepreneurs put together when seeking a round of financing from investors. On average pitch decks have no more than 19 slides.<p>Ultimately founders need two different sets of pitch decks. One version will be with a lot of text and information which will be …

Venture Capital

How to Get Paid to Learn How to Become a Better Writer

What if I told you people would <i>pay you</i> to become a better writer?What if I also told you people would pay you higher amounts to <i>keep learning</i> how to …

Writing

Your 2018 Oscars Crash Course

A roundup of all our best stories to get up to speed for the 90th Academy Awards<p>This year’s Oscars ceremony may not be able to promise the excitement of last year’s iconic envelope mix-up, but it’s sure to be an entertaining show nonetheless. With no definitive lead in the Best Picture category, …

Darkest Hour

15 Ways to Optimize Your Instagram Profile

Instagram is ideal for brands but making your profile the best it can be requires patience and lots of tweaking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2017, Instagram added an additional 100 million users to their platform and there are no signs of slowed growth in 2018. …

Marketing

China's hypersonic aircraft would fly from Beijing to New York in two hours

The double-wing plane just aced wind tunnel tests at speeds of nearly 5,600 miles per hour.<p>A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have tested a hypersonic plane in a wind tunnel to speeds of Mach 7, or 5,600 miles per hour, according a paper published (PDF) in the Chinese journal</i> …

An AI just beat top lawyers at their own game

The nation's top lawyers recently battled artificial intelligence in a competition to spot errors in contracts — and they lost.<p>A new study, conducted …

Build a great website with no coding skills and host it for life for under $50

If you start a hot new project or get struck with divine inspiration, you may need to get a website up and running fast. Unfortunately, if website building isn’t necessarily your thing, that task can feel like a monstrous headache.<p>However, this smart little Dragify bundle from TNW Deals, including …

Veil is private browsing for the ultra-paranoid

If you’re worried about someone finding out what you’re pointing your browser at, there are plenty of options for keeping it secret, with varying levels of difficulty and effectiveness. Veil takes things further than perhaps any other anonymous browsing method by masking the page you’re viewing not …

Privacy

The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

5 Rare Signs That Prove You Were Meant to Lead People

Are you someone who understands what motivates people psychologically? You may be leadership material.<p>A quick Google search of the word <i>leadership</i> gave me about 376 million results. And while it wouldn't give me the total for "leadership books" (if anyone knows, leave it in the comments), the same …

Leadership

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership