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The 4 Best Portable Coffee Makers I’ve Tried (and I Own a Lot of Coffee Makers)

I wouldn’t say I’m a coffee snob, but if I’m going to take the time to make my own cup of coffee, I want it to be as good as possible. My pursuit of …

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11 ways smart people deal with uncertainty

Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with uncertainty. On the bright …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Brewing Coffee

A co-author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Coffee & Tea” shares her secrets to brewing coffee that’ll make the best cup of joe you’ll ever …

Coffee

17 Genius Packing Tips That Will Save You Space And Your Sanity

Store your toothbrush in an empty water bottle and pack snacks in a craft box.

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Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

Employment

20 Freezer Meals For Back to School and Beyond

When you're on the go, it's incredibly convenient to have meals that are fully prepared in the freezer. Just pop these dishes in the oven until they're nice and hot and enjoy a home-cooked meal whenever you want. Here are 20 fast and easy ideas that also happen to freeze very well.

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I Read the 1936 Book That Launched Warren Buffett's Career and It's Truly Inspiring

Dated? Yes, of course -- it's 82 years old. But it's also surprisingly inspiring.<p>Warren Buffett is probably the most successful investor in American history. He credits a 1936 book called <i>One Thousand Ways to Make $1,000</i> (which he found in the library when he was 7 years old) with giving him his …

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4 Ways Your Head Trash Is Stopping You From Making More Money

Are you your own worst enemy?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I had just finished speaking at an industry conference for 500 entrepreneurs in Los Angeles. As I was leaving the stage, a man from the audience rushed up and said that he wanted to hire me as his executive …

Self-improvement

Seven Tips for Practicing Positive Discipline . Talking With Kids . PBS Parents | PBS

<b>Understand the meaning behind the behavior.</b> Naomi Aldort, the author of "Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves," says that children want to behave …

12 surprising things to put in your coffee that will up your caffeine game

Even if you genuinely enjoy the taste of coffee there are probably times when it does get a bit monotonous and you just need to switch up the flavor.<p>As it turns out there's a whole world out there of coffee enhancers that don't sound that terrible, and the best part is they'll really amp up your …

Want to Work From Home? This U.S. State Is Paying People $10,000 to Move There and Do It (You Have 7 Months to Get Ready)

It's a beautiful place, but it desperately needs younger working people to move there.<p>It's been proven time and again: People who work from home report higher satisfaction, better health, and they also do their jobs more efficiently.<p>But maybe you need a little extra incentive to make the switch and …

The 10 Best Tricks for Improving Your Flight Experience

Flying can be a miserable experience but we've got the 10 best tricks for rocking up to the gate like a superstar. Indoor sunglasses optional.<p>Did you …

How to train your Surface Pro 3: Tips, tricks, hacks

Surface Pro 3 tips<p>We’ve collected several tips for Microsoft’s popular tablet computer. Most are useful or interesting, one is kind of silly, and …

11 secrets you didn't know about your new Surface Book or Surface Pro 4

Here it is: your shiny new Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book, fresh from the Microsoft store, or pulled out of its package.There's so much to learn about your new toy. We'll give you a head start, with 11 subtle or well-hidden features you might otherwise miss. Did we overlook anything good? Let us …

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11 things you need to know about Microsoft's new Surface 3

Microsoft has unveiled the Surface 3, a thinner, smaller, and less expensive version of its suddenly successful Surface Pro 3 PC-tablet.<p>The Surface fills a gadget gap between laptops and tablets. Today's tablets are great for portability, reading and watching video, but they're not ideal for doing …

10 Cool Accessories For Decking Out The Surface Pro 3

<b>Going Beyond The Surface</b><p>Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 tablet comes with an array of extra gadgets and features that give it the …

10 Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Tips & Tricks

There’s so much more to the Surface Pro 4 than its status as an “evolutionary upgrade” suggests. Using these Surface Pro 4 tips and tricks well help …

10 Key Habits of World-Class Money Savers

Americans, in general, not only aren't good about saving money, but they're also actually fairly indifferent about being financially frugal. …

A Google Study Revealed That the Best Managers Use Emotional Intelligence And Share This 1 Trait

Cutting your employees some slack could be just the thing they need to increase their effectiveness.<p>Google's research on what constitutes a great leader revealed that employees appreciate managers who care for them both professionally and personally.<p>Whereas taking care of your people professionally …

The Coffee Pouring Puzzle That’s Messing With People’s Minds

Can you figure it out?<p>People have been stewing over the correct answer to a coffee-themed puzzle.<p>A Twitter user shared the logic quiz, in which coffee is poured into a network of pipes leading to four different cups, on Thursday.<p>You have to figure out which of the cups will receive coffee first:<p>The …

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Entertain (And Exhaust) Energetic Toddlers By Playing “Jump The River”

Add it to your birthday party game list, ASAP.<p>Jump the River is an elimination game where kids take turns jumping over an imaginary river until only …

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead

It doesn't matter how compelling your presentation is if you haven't grabbed your audience's attention in the first few seconds.<p>Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your …

5 Cringeworthy Mistakes Managers Often Make, According to Their Employees

Where do your managers stand in response to these survey results?<p>Two years ago on LinkedIn, I conducted an informal leadership survey to get to the bottom of how employees feel about their managers. I asked them a simple question: What is the one mistake your manager makes more frequently than …

21 Genius Breakfast Recipes for Brighter Mornings

Breakfasts have always been among the more enduring and life-improving Genius Recipes—the olive oil & maple granola loved fervently by all, the oatmeal ratio you should memorize, the 15-second shortcut to custardy scrambled eggs. Here are 21 ways to start your day with your kitchen giving you a …

The 1 Thing Every Great Leader Does, Each and Every Day

Because when you do this one thing, everything else follows.<p>Granted, every CEO is ultimately measured by his or her ability to increase compass earnings, profits, and stock values. Everything else -- crafting bold visions, building a vibrant corporate culture, striving to make a difference in the …

Wonder Wings

<b>Recipe: Wonder Wings</b><p>We all love gathering around the tailgate to celebrate our teams, but arguably the best part of tailgating is the food. …

How to Make Money and Get Paid By YouTube

Disciplining a Disrespectful Child Doesn't Work, But This Does

At the park one day, I watched a mom get angry at her children. Her toddler handed her a cheese stick and said, “Eat.” Mom unwrapped it. All hell …

6 Books to Read This Month to Sharpen Your Business and Life Skills

Or, How to Build a Trillion-Dollar Company<p><i>By Scott Galloway</i><p><i>October; Portfolio; $28</i><p>Named one of the “World’s 50 Best Business School Professors” by …

7 Powerful Quotes That Will Make You a Better Leader This Weekend

We all fall into slumps. These seven inspiring quotes will help you quickly rise back up into becoming a better leader.<p>There isn't a one-size-fits-all canvas for what leadership looks like--nor for how it needs to be executed on a daily basis. Leadership is a journey which is something I'm learning …