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15 tips and tricks to close more deals and make tons of money in 2017

Selling is a tough job.<p>But there are certain things you can do to improve your salesmanship.<p>We sifted through a number of different sales-related surveys and reports to come up with the 15 things every salesperson should do to up their game in 2017.

Left-Handers Day: 13 facts about the wonderful left

From scissors and smudged ink, spiral-bound notebooks to impossible-to-use tin openers, the lefties' struggle is real.<p>To mark International Left-Handers Day, which falls every year on August 13, here's some lovely left-leaning facts. So take a moment to pause and appreciate the plight of your …

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20 Ways To Improve Your Finances In Under 20 Minutes

Some important financial moves are painful, time consuming, or both. Tackling mountains of debt or complex estate planning come to mind. Yet many smart financial steps are simple and take just a few minutes.<p>These simple steps can increase our savings, decrease our spending, or make us smart …

Personal Finance

The Core-Strengthening Moves That Will Make You A Better Athlete

If you’re a runner and your pre-workout routine includes simply lacing up your sneakers and heading out the door, hold up. The high-impact, …

Yoga

The best national parks to take your dog

Most national parks don’t allow dogs because officials want to preserve the sensitive habitat or whatever.<p>Don’t let pesky red tape get in your or …

40 Dinner Ideas That Don't Need a Recipe

If you’re anything like me, your Pinterest board is likely filled with delicious-looking recipes that you’ll never make. Because let’s be real: When …

9 Insane Recipes For Anyone Who Loves Brunch

Skip the crazy brunch lines and eat in your pajamas.

7-Day Mediterranean Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

The Mediterranean diet has long been recognized as one of the healthiest and most delicious ways to eat. Eating a Mediterranean diet can help your …

Ranking the Bay Area's top 50 camping spots

When it comes to matters of taste, there are as many opinions as people.<p>When it comes to the matter of rating campgrounds, the public votes with their reservations, bookings and tents.<p>That is why the No. 1-rated campground in the greater Bay Area is the Steep Ravine camping cabins, perched on a …

9 Spring Slow Cooker Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

As the warm weather is upon us, we don't want to spend our time in the <b>kitchen</b>! So why not just turn on your Slow Cooker and have dinner ready right when you get home?! These recipes are some of my favorites for Spring that you will want on your <b>weeknight</b> dinner rotation!<p><b>Slow Cooker Chicken Artichoke</b> …

NFL Draft 2016: Latest Expert Mocks and Predictions for Round 1

Connor Cook ending up a first-round pick? Myles Jack almost falling out of the top 10?<p>These scenarios and more headline the latest 2016 NFL mock draft offerings from experts around the globe.<p>There's nothing too unbelievable at this point in the draft process, either. With the countdown clock …

What My Fellow Millennials Are Getting Wrong About the Internet | Inc.com

I will never forget the first time I logged onto the Internet.<p>I was in 4th grade. My dad sat me down in front of his brand new see-through blue iMac G3 and clicked on a tiny AOL icon. A screen appeared asking for a login and password.<p>"I made you an e-mail address," he said while my eyes scanned the …

Net Neutrality

How to Fairly Divide Equity Between a Co-Founder and Investor

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: How do you divide the equity if two partners have money to invest, and the third has the idea and will put in the work?</b><p><b>A:</b> This is a huge foundational issue that can make or break your company, as it will affect every aspect of the …

10 Wilderness Survival Uses for Hiking Socks

CloudLine Hiking Socks aren't just super comfy, they are also super useful in a survival situation<p>We do our best to be prepared and carry the 10 …

Easy & Delicious Grilled Asparagus Recipe

• Prepare a gas or charcoal grill for high heat (you can hold your hand an inch above the cooking grate for just 1 to 2 seconds before pulling it away …

Where high-net-worth investors are putting their money

Want to be or remain wealthy? Study what Tiger 21 investors are doing with their portfolios.<p>By emulating the investment moves of those who have shown they know how to create wealth and protect it, you stand a significantly better chance of joining or maintaining their ranks one day.<p>One tool that …

The Basics of Weight Loss

When your goal is to get rid of your excess weight one final time, it’s easy to be confused by all of the complex and multi-step programs and plans …

11 Unconventional Lessons In Sales I Wish I Knew 10 Years Ago

I’ve spent 10 years in various sales roles at Verizon, BlackBerry, Google, and now Gartner. I’ve done many types of roles like inside, outside, and channel sales. Some were short sales cycles and others were long-term relationship based roles. I’ve learned a lot and I’m continuously learning every …

This fitness startup is ready to cash in on the ClassPass price hikes that made people furious

The workout-booking company — which, like ClassPass, lets members book boutique fitness classes at discounted prices — sent out an email to its members (h/t Maya Kosoff), subtly jabbing ClassPass's recent price hikes. The new prices would make memberships cost $190/month for existing customers and …

The 28-day CrossFit Program for Beginners

So you bench press, hit the squat rack, and watch your calories and do your cardio. You do sets and reps and follow your weekly split, but maybe …

BBQ 101: Melted Chocolate Stuffed Bananas on The Grill

<b>The Ingredients You'll Need:</b><p>Bananas – 4-8<p>Milk chocolate bars – 4-8 (Or your favorite chocolate/caramel/chocolate chips)<p>Vanilla Ice Cream<p>Crushed …

Facebook mobile ads now make up 79 percent of its business

Facebook is more mobile than ever. Again.<p>Facebook is more mobile than ever. Again.<p>The company reported first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, claiming a profit of 77 cents per share on revenue of $5.4 billion for the quarter. Roughly 79 percent of that revenue came from mobile advertising, which made …