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9 Psychology Books Every Businessperson Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

Self-improvement

6 Easy Slow-Cooker Chicken Recipes

Fact: Making dinner in your slow cooker rocks. So the next time you go to plug in that Crock-Pot, pile in the ingredients for one of these six chicken dinner recipes. Whether you're craving Mexican, Asian, Italian or good old American home cooking, we've got you covered.<p><b>Chicken Teriyaki</b><p><b>Chicken</b> …

42 Recipes for Summer Vegetables

How to make perfect pizza at home

Xanthe Clay reveals the secrets to getting a crispy base for your pizza<p>Crisp, chewy crust, puffy edge, and fresh toppings all hot from the oven: nothing is better, or more universally popular than a good pizza. And simple too – it’s just bread with some bits and bobs on top, after all. So why is it …

Why You're Still Not The Best Speaker In Your Field

I’ve given hundreds of talks, workshops and presentations in the past 10 years, and when I began, I had no clue about the key essentials of crafting a talk that makes a lasting impact and real difference to the audience. In the beginning, one of my chronic problems was that I tried to cram five …

10 Tips for Beginning Marathoners

A beginner marathoner asks for tips for her first 26.2.<p><i>I just started running six weeks ago; I train three days a week and have already built up to running a 3K in pretty decent time. I know this may be crazy, but I’d like to do a marathon some time next year. Is that a realistic goal or is it</i> …

Marathons

The most valuable keywords to have on a tech resume

Silicon Valley CEOs (and many from farther afield) are constantly complaining that good technical talent is expensive and in short supply. There’s something to their concerns. At every education level, jobs requiring STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) skills in the US take far more …

Employment

17 Swimming Pools That Make Us Wish Year-Round Summer Was A Thing

But like, why isn't it?<p>From a Tuscan-style retreat to a rustic farmhouse swimming pool, these pools will make you want to dive right in. If you need more inspo, try our favorite patio and landscaping ideas. Now your backyard is summer (and party!) ready.

19 Pencil Drawings That Trick Your Mind Into Thinking They're 3-D

Diddi is an Italian designer who began working on the 3D-looking art in 2013. "The first drawings helped me to learn the basics of the technique and, once I got assimilated, I began to catch a glimpse of the expressive possibilities that this [medium] could offer," Diddi told Business Insider via …

How to Start a Business Online

Seven tried and true steps for attracting visitors to your site--and getting them to buy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a proven sequence of steps you can follow to guarantee your success when you're starting a small business online. I've seen thousands of …

Small Business

Gregg Popovich talks coaching future

SAN ANTONIO -- There is at least one more game and an NBA championship still to be won, but in the clearest indication he's given yet about his …

30 Ways to Earn Extra Cash in the New Year

Coming up with extra cash to pay the bills, cover unexpected expenses, boost savings or perhaps even finance a vacation isn’t as hard as it seems. …

Personal Finance

Best and Worst Terms for Your Résumé

In a recent CareerBuilders survey, over 2,200 hiring managers were asked to rank the terms they typically see in resumes as good or bad terms to use. The results are worth noting if you are currently submitting résumés for job opportunities.<p><b>The 15 Best Résumé Terms</b><p>These are the 15 terms those …

Why Should I Hire You?

The most overlooked question is also the one most candidates are unprepared to answer. This is often because job applicants don't do their homework on the position. Your job is to illustrate why you are the most qualified candidate. Review the job description and qualifications very closely to …

HomeMade Modern EP8 $5 Bucket Stool

The $5 bucket stool epitomizes exactly what we are trying to do at HMM. The stool is durable, simple to make and aesthetically pleasing. It looks …

These Are The People Who Might Buy the Clippers

Even before Adam Silver imposed a lifetime ban on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Tuesday and vowed to force him to sell the team …

Basketball

Donald Sterling Reportedly Will Sue NBA If Forced to Sell Clippers

Despite being cast out of the NBA, Donald Sterling plans to do everything he can to maintain control of the Los Angeles Clippers.<p><b>Updates from Thursday, May 14</b><p>SI.com's Michael McCann reports that Donald Sterling has hired a litigator to fight the NBA's sanctions:<p>SI.com has learned that Donald …

Banning Sterling good for NBA's bottom line, experts say

Don Sterling's punishment for his racist remarks was swift and severe.<p>It may also be good for business, according to several experts.<p>The owner of the Los Angeles Clippers was slapped with a lifetime ban by the commissioner of the National Basketball Association on Tuesday.<p>The blow came after tapes …

NBA's bold decision could be tested in court

Adam Silver's decision to ban Donald Sterling for life and start the process to remove him as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers has been universally …