Tahlor Marchi

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The 5-Minute Habit That Can Change Your Life

In today’s world, it’s incredibly easy to get sidetracked from doing what truly matters to you. Every day, we are bombarded by distractions from all …

Leadership is a role, and the best managers are brilliant actors

That's what happened to Mike Calihan, a senior executive with Aldridge Electric Inc., a national infrastructure construction company based in Chicago.<p>He had been a project manager, managing relatively small electrical projects. He had been involved in crafting a response to a bid put out by the …

How to Make Korean Fried Chicken Wings at Home

Since the late 1990s and early 2000s, Korean Fried Chicken, which is said to have been invented by one of two Korean restaurant chains (Pelicana Chicken and Mexican Chicken), has expanded from its Seoul origins to achieve international recognition. And it's no wonder why: Doused in a salty-sweet …

24 books that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

Books

5 Ways To Keep Learning After College

College is an important place in the knowledge cycle. However, you can still do many things to keep learning after college.

How This Entrepreneur Changed His Life Before 8 A.M. | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Being a morning person is a skill.<p>Sometimes, though, it's a skill that can annoy others -- specifically those who aren't morning people.<p>It's all very well to get up and shine brightly. It can …

New Study Says Running Is Your Happy Secret Weapon

Pause the Netflix.<p>When sadness strikes, it's logical to want to lie in bed all day wrapped up in the comfort of blankets or stay on the couch eating ice cream while Netflix binging.<p>A new study, however, reports that doing nothing is the opposite of what you want to do when you're feeling like …

Research

How to Stop Being Lazy: 7 Tips

Don't focus on motivation (or your lack thereof). Instead, use these simple behavior modifications.<p>When you're sitting around feeling bad for something you've failed to do, it's easy to think of laziness as a character trait, an inherent weakness that you need to struggle with and feel bad …

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

Healthy Eating

7 Bad Habits Preventing You From Making More Money

Are any of these common habits putting a stubborn limit on the amount of money you earn?<p>Not all of us are materialistic, but we can probably all agree that making more money is a good thing. It's true that setting a strict budget, cutting your expenses, and saving more money can go a long way in …

Personal Finance

24 Easy Paleo Dinners That Will Please Everyone

Over the years, the Paleolithic Diet (a.k.a. the Paleo Diet, Stone Age Diet, the Primal Blueprint, Caveman—aliases go on) has gotten a slightly …

Cooking

11 daily habits keeping you from getting rich, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Author Thomas C. Corley spent five years studying the lives of both rich people (defined as having an annual income of $160,000 or more and a liquid net worth of $3.2 million or more) and poor people (defined as having an annual income of $35,000 or less and a liquid net worth of $5,000 or less).<p>He …

Guitar Essentials: How to Cure Your Weak Pinkie in Half an Hour | VIDEO + TAB

0<p>SHARES<p>If you’re like most guitarists, your pinkie is probably the weakest of your digits.<p>But your little finger isn’t going to get strong on its …

6 Rules for Living Frugally

Understand the difference between a want and a need.<p>We humans have a knack for complicating the simplest of ideas. Our lives are filled with …

9 things managers do that make good employees quit

They really do have something to complain about — few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door.<p>Managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the sun, while ignoring the crux of the matter: people don't leave jobs; they leave managers.<p>The sad thing …

Employment

Can We Have This Ground Chicken Larb for Dinner Every Night?

This 30-minute larb is crunchy, salty, spicy, and everything we want to eat tonight.<p>*Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. *<p>I'm a fan of anything …

Recipes

5 Salads That Stay Fresh All Week Long (With Recipes)

Just 5-10 minutes of prep time on Sunday evening will have you eating healthy all week long. These salads are sure to keep you satisfied.

17 Underrated Bands You Need To Listen To ASAP

Here's your chance to say, "I heard them first."

10 Must-Read Books For the Modern Entrepreneur | Inc.com

It seems like every year the world gets busier.<p>I often find it a challenge to find the time to catch up on emails, make the time for breakfast, and still catch a good night's sleep.<p>Reading has always been an important hobby of mine.<p>As a writer, I find it valuable as a way to improve my skills and …

Books

Avoid These Common B2B Content Marketing Mistakes

B2B buyers often have made up their minds about a purchase before a sales rep even gets a foot in the door. It’s no wonder, then, that more than 90% of B2B sellers have turned to content marketing to help regain access to buyers in the early stages of the purchase process. Yet CEB research finds …

A 32-year-old CEO who sold her startup for more than $250 million reveals her one piece of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs

And her advice to other young entrepreneurs is simple: "Get mentors."<p>Von Tobel, who remains CEO of LearnVest, the financial-planning company she sold last year for more than $250 million, told Business Insider how she found her own mentors — and how she knew they were keepers.<p>"How I started that …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

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 …

I'm convinced there are only 5 ways to get rich

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>There are many definitions of what it means to be rich.<p>Being rich is more of a state of mind than a dollar amount. …

The World's Most Breathtaking Caves, In Photos

<i>By Michelle Schuman for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>The proverbial underworld isn't always a dark, dank place--these 11 caves hidden in jungles, lakes and mountains all over the world are proof enough. Check out these far-flung corners, from Scotland to Malaysia to New Mexico.<p><b>Batu Caves - Kuala Lumpur,</b> …

How To Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets To Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER: 'Should I be using all of my credit cards?'

<i>I have three credit cards. I like the rewards program on my newest best, so I've shifted all my spending to just the one. Should I be using all of my credit cards?</i><p>Credit card rewards are the best! (As long as you're paying off your balance in full and on time every month).<p>I use mine to save a ton …

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people bury themselves in books. They commit to self-education long after they've finished college or any formal education.<p>To help make 2016 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old …

A CEO shares the success habit he wishes he knew years ago

They work on stuff until someone distracts them.<p>Then they react to what the other person needs. That's true at home and in the office. And it's the easiest way to keep spinning your wheels for months or even years on end.<p>Look at the calendar of most people, and you'll find a good assortment of the …

The leader of Silicon Valley's hottest startup factory: Don't focus on growth before product

That obsession with growth may have gone too far though, warns Y Combinator president Sam Altman.<p>"We tell startups all the time that they have to grow quickly. That's true, and very good advice, but I think the current fashion of Silicon Valley startups has taken this to an unhealthy …

The best solo trips you can take in 2016

Now more than ever, solo travel is gaining popularity, as the travel industry has seen a steady increase in single travelers in recent years. According to a study by Visa, one in five travelers set out on their most recent vacation alone.<p>Not only do these types of trips enable travelers to meet new …