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16 Highly Effective Strategies for Closing a Sale, Revealed by 16 Top Salespeople | Inc.com

Gathering sales leads is tough. Getting in the door. Getting in front of decision makers is tough. But closing the sale? That's what separates good salespeople from great salespeople.<p>The following is from Ryan Robinson, a content marketing consultant to the world's top experts and growing …

Selling

10 Chefs' Tips for Upgrading Slow Cooker Recipes

Your slow cooker food doesn't need to be bland and boring. These tips will transform the way you think about Crock Pots.<p>Slow cooker recipes can be mushy bombs sometimes, but they don't have to. We've all had a watery, bland soup or an overcooked chicken "casserole"—and those dishes were victims of …

Cooking

Tired of Ending Your Emails With 'Regards'? Here Are 69 Other Options | Inc.com

I have an embarrassing confession: The vast majority of the time, I sign off my emails with "Thanks!" It doesn't matter if I have anything to show appreciation for or not--it tends to be my default signature.<p>When I'm not busy expressing my gratitude for absolutely nothin'? I go with a standard …

Owe

Gwen Ifill, who overcame barriers as a black female journalist, dies at 61

Gwen Ifill, who covered politics for some of the country’s premier newspapers before transitioning to broadcast journalism and making her greatest mark as one of the most prominent TV anchors of her generation, died Nov. 14 at a hospice center in Washington. She was 61.<p>The cause was endometrial …

Journalism

'Mr Steal Your Grandma' - dapper older gentleman proves you don't have to be young to be good at Instagram

A dapper older gentleman has taken Instagram by a storm after pictures of him went viral on social media.<p>Photographs of him in stylish outfits circulated around Facebook and Twitter as people asked: "Whose grandpa is this?"<p>He even inspired a hashtag: #MrStealYourGrandma.<p>You may think Instagram is …

The Meaning of Ali: A daughter remembers her father's gentle soul

<i>This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's June 27 Muhammad Ali Issue. Subscribe today!</i><p><b>IN ORDER TO</b> recognize a great person, we must have an …

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Barack Obama pays tribute to Muhammad Ali

US president says boxer, human rights champion and talisman for black American youth ‘shook up the world and the world is better for it’<p>In a heartfelt tribute, Barack Obama revealed he keeps a pair of Ali’s gloves in his private study at the White House, and said we are fortunate that “the Greatest …

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Prince: A Life in Pictures

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Prince's Autopsy Will Be Conducted on Friday, Reportedly Suffered Drug Overdose Days Before Death

As police continue to investigate the shocking death of Prince, the body of the legendary singer has been received by the Midwest Medical Examiner’s …

Prince: Another Toll Paid on 2016’s Road of Heavy Losses

When you’re a child, you might not be accepting of things like cauliflower, bedtime, or the lack of the latest, greatest Tonka truck in your life. But a guy swathed in eyeliner and lace on a purple custom Honda CB400A? That’s perfectly fine. Totally bad-ass, even. That the man funked as hard as …

Fish

19 Soul Food Recipes That Are Almost As Good As Your Mom's

Fish don't burn in the kitchen, beans don't fry on the grill.

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10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or …

Maker's Mark Bourbon n' Coke Wings with Peanuts

Make this crowd pleaser the next time the guys come over for the game<p>Living in the Low Country has taught me a few things. One, food is king. Two, when you order a beer, you better chase it down with a shot of bourbon; and three, bourbon and food make one of the sexiest combos ever. So, when this …

Maker's Mark

Grilled Shrimp with Maker's Mark Butter Sauce

Need to impress a member of the fairer sex? Make this fool-proof recipe you'll both actually enjoy for date night.<p>Living in the Low Country has taught me a few things. One, food is king. Two, when you order a beer, you better chase it down with a shot of bourbon; and three, bourbon and food make …

Maker's Mark

Greek-Style Rice Pilaf With Chicken Thighs Recipe

As a lover of quick and easy dishes, pilafs—simple dishes of rice cooked in broth—come up in my repertoire all the time. They're an insanely easy way to produce a flavor-packed meal in a single pan with minimum fuss.This version combines chicken and rice with Greek flavors like lemon, oregano, and …

Entrepreneurship

What Got You Here Won't Get You There | Inc.com

Everyone knows the law of large numbers: the bigger you grow, the harder it is to grow fast. But mathematics isn't the only cloud threatening a successful company's parade. "The growth that landed you on the Inc. 5000 carries with it the seeds of problems you didn't have when you were smaller," …

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Help Your People Become Great Managers | Inc.com

No one ever said that it's easy to be a manager. This is especially true when you have employees who are making the transition--whether due to a promotion, special assignment, or other reason--from <i>doer</i> to <i>manager</i> of doers. While they may be incredibly talented at doing whatever job it is they were …

Leadership

Overnight Baked Pumpkin Spice French Toast

I want you all to know that I liked pumpkin <i>way</i> before it was cool to like pumpkin. Like, my middle school friends just looked at me weird when I …

No Bake Egg Free Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline Sauce

Share this post --><p><i>Free up the oven this Thanksgiving by making rich and creamy No Bake (and egg free) Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline Sauce poured</i> …

Sausage and Thyme Stuffed Mushrooms

I’m about to blow your mind. With mushrooms, definitely (no, not <i>that</i> kind of mushroom), but also with this fact: “Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo …

Singapore Named Best 'Value For Money' City For Foreign Business

Singapore has been named the "best-value city for foreign business" by Bloomberg this week, after a new report revealed the Southeast Asian city-state offers businesses the best property-rental value compared to other major business hubs around the world.<p>The report, put together by global real …

Friday Cocktail Hour: The Derby

Derby cocktail. Photo by Donna Turner Ruhlman.<p>When I opened to the <i>Cleveland Plain Dealer</i>‘s wonderful and expanded food section, I was delighted to …

These Pumpkin Cocktails Have Us Ready For Fall

Photo: Courtesy of Kahlúa.<p>Apples, foliage, layering — these are the hallmarks of autumn. But pumpkin is undoubtedly one of the things we totally …

Pumpkins

21 Ways to Be a Better Leader Without Breaking a Sweat | Inc.com

Let's jump right in, shall we?<p><b>1. Switch off your cell phone.</b> Go on, you can do it. Just for one meeting.<p><b>2. Look people in the eyes.</b> Practice doing it consistently.<p><b>3. Think.</b> Pick an hour in the day (the week, if you're really strapped) and just think. Don't listen. Don't read. Don't talk. Don't eat. …

Leadership