Aaron Wulf

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The Horrible Reason Your Manager Won't Promote You

Dear Liz,<p>I like my job, even though the workload is killing me.<p>I work my tail off. My boss “Leo” appreciates me. That’s what he says. He says, “I don’t know what I’d do without you, Bennett.” He jokes about me quitting. He says, “If you quit, I’m toast.”<p>My pay is nothing special but I can pay my …

Jokes

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

Selling

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Emotional Intelligence

"It's clear as day": Man captures 'knight on horseback' after flying new drone at 11th Century castle

A man has claimed his drone has captured the ghost of a knight on horseback riding across an 11th century castle - and said his footage is "clear as …

Drones

How to save your privacy from the Internet’s clutches

Another week, another massive privacy scandal. When it’s not Facebook admitting it allowed data on as many as 87 million users to be sucked out by a developer on its platform who sold it to a political consultancy working for the Trump campaign, or dating app Grindr ‘fessing up to sharing its …

Privacy

In Just 11 Words, Billionaire Richard Branson Gives his Best Career Advice (It Came From His Mom)

Mother knows best.<p>Richard Branson is a force of nature.<p>In addition to being an actual knight, he is the founder of the Virgin Group, which now controls more than 400 companies. His net worth is $5 billion, which puts him seventh on a list of the wealthiest British billionaires. Plus, he's known for …

Immune System

How to Go From an 8-hour to a 5-hour Workday by Changing One Simple Thing

Stop wasting time trying to do everything at once.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago, I did a work styles test and it revealed that one of my strongest skills was being a Time Optimizer. I wore this title like a badge, and for the following year, it …

Time Management

Ask These Questions to Ace the Job Interview

Too many candidates leave it up to the interviewer to judge their ability. Savvy candidates know how to turn the odds in their favor by asking a few pointed questions.<p>Once you get an interview, the chance you'll be assessed properly is remote. You can improve your odds 5-10X by asking …

Employment

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7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Customers

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

Teaching

Tactical units spent weeks trying to breach and climb Trump's border wall prototypes — and they're nearly impossible to scale

Eight prototypes of President Donald Trump's long-promised border wall stand in San Diego, California, at the Otay Mesa port of entry.<p>They're made of concrete, steel, and other materials, and designed to withstand even the most persistent breaching tools and intrepid climbers.<p>Constructions crews …

Prototypes

14 Things Successful People Do On Sunday Nights

To cure those Sunday night blues.<p>The Sunday night blues are a real thing.<p>A 2015 Monster survey found that 76% of people get bummed out on Sunday …

Time Management

The Ugly Truth in the Nunes Memo

On Oct. 21, 2016, attorneys from the FBI and the Department of Justice sought and received a probable-cause order from the United States Foreign …

Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles's Post-Game Interview Is a Powerful Lesson in Leadership | Inc.com

Last night, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles delivered one of the most spectacular Super Bowl performances of all time. And he did it while facing the NFL's version of Goliath: the New England Patriots.<p>Foles wasn't even supposed to be in this position. He took over as the Eagles' …

NFL

FBI special agent says he's leaving over political attacks against the bureau

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> An FBI special agent says he's turned in his badge so he can publicly voice his concerns over the politicization of the bureau by Republicans in Congress and the Trump administration.<p>"FBI agents are dogged people who do not care about the direction of political winds," former FBI …

Donald Trump

These Were the Funniest Twitter Reactions to Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl Halftime Performance

Justin Timberlake delivered his much-anticipated Super Bowl halftime performance tonight, and boy was the Twittersphere quick to react. Following Lady Gaga’s performance last year, the singer was already under scrutiny this year following rumors that Timberlake would perform with a Prince hologram …

Here's Why The Market Is Down 1,000 Points

When Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen hinted that it was “hard to tell” if the housing market was overheated, or the stock market in general, investors sold. The Fed hates bubbles. Investors look for clues that the Fed is ready to start popping.<p>But what investors worry about more is not …

Stock Markets

An aquarium accident may have given this crayfish the DNA to take over the world

It sounds like a bad monster movie plot: A 10-legged mutant creature that reproduces asexually, escapes from confinement in Germany, and quietly …

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

Finance

Supreme Court Justice Allows New Pennsylvania Congressional Voting Map

A U.S. Supreme Court justice cleared the way for a more Democratic-friendly congressional voting map in Pennsylvania for this year’s election to …

U.S. Supreme Court

'I Hope This Is an Instance of Fake News': FBI Messages Show the Bureau's Real Reaction to Trump Firing James Comey

When President Trump fired James Comey as FBI director last May, the special agent in charge of the Detroit field office, David Gelios, wrote an …

Nostradamus 2018/2019 Predictions: World War 3, USA Reportedly Dooms Under Earthquake, Recession 2019

The seer Michel de Nostredame, better known as Nostradamus, remains famous over 400 years after his death mostly for a book he wrote titled <i>Les</i> …

GOP Access to FBI Files Rattles Agents Caught in Political Fight

The Justice Department’s decision to give congressional Republicans access to documents about FBI investigations risks exposing sensitive sources or …

Donald Trump

Ask Amy: Child’s nightmare reveals daytime anxieties

<i>Dear Amy: I was awakened at 3 a.m. by my 4-year-old crying out for me.</i><p><i>When I went to his room, he was sobbing about having a bad dream. I asked what happened and he cried, "I was killing daddy!" He was hysterical. I asked, "How were you killing him?" He responded, "With a Hot Wheels track." I</i> …

Chevron's CEO Just Wrote an Extraordinary LinkedIn Message That Is a Master Class in Leadership | Inc.com

After 37 years working at Chevron, CEO and Chairman John Watson, who took over the helm in 2010, is hanging up his cleats and headed for retirement.<p>In a moment of transparency while reflecting back on his career journey, he left us with a masterful lesson in leadership. Openly admitting to what he …

Leadership

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Creativity

10 Business And Personal Tasks You Should List On Your Calendar

I can’t live without my calendar. It’s the primary tool that I rely on to remain organized and productive. In fact, I check my calendar every evening and morning to know what exactly is going on in my life.<p>Of course, there has to be a method to the madness. If you list every miniscule task onto …

Productivity