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To Be a Great Boss, Show These 4 Traits to Your Employees Every Day (Most Never Do)

You will find the founders and CEOs of some of the best companies in the world, including The Container Store, Nordstrom, and Zappos, displaying these unconventional traits.<p>I've done my fair share of researching what true leadership looks like over the years. What I've found is that all great …

6 Leadership Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way

Learning lessons the hard way is often the only way most people learn. When it comes to leadership that approach can have horrid consequences.<p>Everybody loves to focus on the things you must do to be a great leader. While there is nothing inherently wrong with this approach, it's often our …

The Life-Changing Advice My Business Coach Gave Me Right Before She Died

Train yourself to expertly maneuver around inevitable roadblocks you may encounter on your path to success.<p>I arrived at the coffee shop on the first floor of her apartment building in Arlington, Virginia, early. Dory Hollander made her appearance on time, as always, and dressed to the nines. I …

Learn a new language on your phone

Use your commute to pick up a foreign lingo.<p>We think of our phones as time wasters. But you might be surprised at how much you can gain from the apps on this pocket computer. With five minutes here and five minutes there, you can even pick up a new language, or polish up your existing knowledge. …

Language Learning

6 Mistakes Managers Make That Cause Good Employees To Quit

Even honest managers with good intentions can do things that unintentionally drive their best people searching for another place to work. Here's what to avoid.<p>Why do good people quit?<p>There are a lot of answers, but most speak to the huge impact that your supervisor has on how engaged you are at …

This 17-Year-Old Sums Up in 1 Paragraph What Great Leadership Looks Like

Take a lesson from this standout high-school athlete: Leadership is not about you.<p>If you follow my column, by now you're familiar with the ethos of servant leadership, which I often write about and firmly believe to be the best leadership philosophy on the planet.<p>But don't just take my word for it. …

Key Lime Pie Bars (Quick Recipe)

These key lime pie bars look and taste amazing! Zesty, crunchy, and creamy at the same time – simply delicious! They are very easy to prepare and so …

I asked Navy SEALs what to do when things get chaotic at work, and they said the same advice works on the battlefield and in business

I recently had the chance to get up before dawn and spend a day learning about leadership from two former US Navy SEAL commanders, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin.<p>Willink led SEAL Team 3 Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War, and Babin was his second in …

Navy SEALs

Vinegar-Based Carolina Slaw Recipe

Carolina-style slaw is made with a tangy vinegar dressing, a tasty alternative to coleslaw with mayonnaise dressing. The sweet and tangy dressing is …

Thai Grilled/BBQ Chili-Lime Chicken

If you like good grilled or BBQ chicken, try this classic and fantastically delicious Thai Grilled Chili-Lime Chicken! It's simple to make, including …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

This Lemon-Turmeric Chicken Is Sticky, Sweet & Satisfying

Budget-friendly chicken thighs — cooked simply in some olive oil with salt and pepper — consistently deliver juicy, flavorful results. But sometimes …

Cherry Frosting (3-Minute Recipe)

Spring and summer season is filled with many parties and special occasions. And since the cherry season is here – this cherry frosting can be a great …

Mini Key Lime Pies - Simple Recipe

These mini key lime pies are so cute, creamy, and refreshing! They are an ideal party treat and easy dessert. Here is the recipe:<p><i>Servings</b> …

Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo

Beloved around the world, filé and molokhia add a slick, soothing texture to soups and stews worth adding to your repertoire<p>Preheat the oven to 350°. …

How to Grow Your Startup Using YouTube

You’ve got a great product, a great team, and everything is lined up. Your startup is ready. Next, it’s time to grow your startup, and social media …

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Ask Them 5 Simple Questions

Most important, leaders should be asking these questions before their best people mentally and emotionally check out.<p>Want to do something that will launch you into the new era of HR? Get rid of your exit interviews and replace them with "stay interviews."<p>If you're new to this concept, unlike the …

Ciabatta (Fresh Italian Bread) Recipe

There is an old Italian saying: We bring Ciabatta and salt whenever we’re invited to a house-warming party! This fresh Italian bread is probably the …

101 Reasons to Start Your Own Business Right Now

Some extra motivation to get finally get your startup off the ground.<p>A while back, I posted a short list of reasons to start your own business. Readers sent in suggestions and I've also thought of more reasons, so here goes.<p>If you want to start your own business and aren't quite ready to take the …

Sweet Chili Habanero Glazed Cauliflower Wings [Vegan]

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10 Awesome Pack-And-Go Lunch Recipes (For Grown-ups)

Thought Rice Krispies Treats couldn’t get any better? Wrong!<p>Packed lunches are just for the kids. Whether you’re preparing a picnic or packing lunch for work, these easy recipes will leave you feeling happy and satisfied — no reheating required!<p>1. Golden Gazpacho<p>This unique recipe is adapted from …

How to Build a Better Startup Team

Take time to ensure that your earliest hires fit your company culture.<p>Even in the biggest, most stable corporations, putting together a small team can be a perilous process fraught with personality clashes, hierarchical imbalances, and conflicting visions.<p>But in a startup, the challenge of …

The best new graphic design tools of 2017 so far

Whether it’s new versions of well-known software, or totally new apps from startup companies, new tools for graphic designers are coming out all the …

Graphic Design

How an LLC Owner Gets Paid - Simplified

How Does an LLC Owner Get Paid?<p>The limited liability company (LLC) is a peculiar form of business type, and a recent addition to the types of …

7 Lessons from Warren Buffett's Mistakes That Will Make You a Better Investor

Warren Buffett didn't amass his huge fortune by making a lot of mistakes. But he readily admits to making some over the years.<p>Failure can be a great teacher. Just as we can (and should) learn from our own mistakes, we can also learn from the mistakes of others. Here are seven lessons from the …

A guy who runs an 8-figure business explains how to tell if you should be an employee or an entrepreneur

While sharing top marketing tips on OkDork, I founded AppSumo and Sumo, which is now an 8-figure business. (Before that, I saw what it's like to build a business as employee #30 at Facebook and employee #4 at Mint.com.)<p>For all the freedom to choose your own schedule, there are 90+ hour …

Entrepreneurship

With a Single Payday, Marissa Mayer Showed Us Why Results Don't Matter

The CEO is stepping down following the merger with Verizon, but it's the message that matters.<p>Ever wonder why there is a growing divide between the C-suite and first-line management? Between corporate America and Millennials? Between an engaged work force and an unengaged work force?<p>Take Marissa …

Slow Down, Simplify, and Clear Your Mind and You’ll Get Better Results

<b>“The real you, the inner you, is pure, very pure. It understands. It has patience. It will wait forever while your ego trots all over everywhere</b> …

Everyone Can Be a Genius, According to a Genius Grant Recipient. Here's How

"Grit" author Angela Duckworth proves perseverance matters more than IQ.<p>How smart do you think you are? Are you the smartest person that you know? The smartest one in your workplace? Even if you are, it may not really matter, according to Angela Duckworth, former …