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Alex Guarnaschelli's Mac and Cheese Recipe Is Out of This World

Food Network star Alex Guarnaschelli knows a thing or two about getting a delicious dinner on the table. But if you really want to wow your guests, …

Recipes

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth on a Low-Carb Diet With 11 Keto-Friendly Recipes

The ketogenic diet is superpopular right now. Not only can you eat all the delicious, high-fat foods you want, but it also encourages your body to burn up your fat stores for energy. If you're thinking about trying it out but don't want to give up your sweets, read on for 11 low-carb, high-fat, …

Dessert

Become the Best You Can Be With These Top 27 Inspirational Quotes

Robert H. Schuller said, "Tough times never last, but tough people do." This is one of the many encouraging quotes that will help keep you on track to realizing your full potential.<p>Office life and work routines can sometimes become a bit drab. When you live a life full of Excel spreadsheets and …

6 Theories on How AVENGERS 4 Could Bring Back Those Dead Characters

<i>Warning: This post contains huge spoilers for</i> <b>Avengers: Infinity War</b><i>. Seriously, turn back now if you haven’t seen the film!</i><p><i>Infinity War</i> has come and …

99 Questions That Will Really Help You Get To Know Someone

Getting to know someone is all about asking the right questions. Armed with the right conversation starters you'll cut through the nonsense & get …

Relationships

The Reason Your Social Media Strategy Isn't Working Is Because You Don't Know the Difference Between These 2 Terms

Getting mediocre social media results? It's probably because you're mixing up these two important definitions.<p>By running a social media agency, I've had the opportunity to see how brands of all sizes operate and engage with their audience across various social media platforms. When it comes to …

Gmail might add self-destructing emails in future update

• A new report says Google is adding new self-destructing email features in Gmail.<br>• The new “confidential mode” will reportedly let users set their emails to expire after one week, one month, or other time periods.<br>• Gmail users can also make recipients type in a passcode to open emails.<p>A few days ago, …

The 5 Foods You Should Eat Every Day, According to a Harvard Professor (One is, Oh, Very Difficult)

I couldn't eat one of these every day. I just couldn't.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Think about the things you ingest every single day.<p>Coffee is likely one. Chocolate is surely one, if you have any taste.<p>What else? Cereal? …

All the Marvel Cinematic Universe details you need to remember before seeing 'Avengers: Infinity War'

After 10 years and 18 movies, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become the most financially successful franchise in film history.<p>But that also means there has been a lot to keep track of before "Avengers: Infinity War," one of the most ambitious crossover events, comes to theaters later this …

How to achieve your goals the easy way (using the Kaizen approach)

In 2015, I set a New Year’s resolution to achieve the goal of waking up at 5 a.m. daily from January through to December.<p>During the first week of …

How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary

Everyone has the potential, but the habits necessary are adopted only by the few. Will you be one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Elon Musk has been quoted as saying, “I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” Now, whether you …

Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

How to Write Emails People Will Actually Open

Try these 4 tips to become a welcome sight in your prospect's inbox.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of the erroneous talk about email's demise comes from those whose email campaigns have failed or those who simply don't like receiving emails to begin with. For …

11 new trailers you should watch this week

I finally got around to seeing <i>Wonder Woman</i> last month on my flight back from CES. I know a plane isn’t the best place to watch a movie, but it was very useful for tuning out the strangers who were unfortunate enough to hit it off beside me. I was also glad the film largely ditches the drab, dark …

Dropbox Files Confidentially for U.S. IPO

Dropbox Inc., the file-sharing private company valued at $10 billion, has filed confidentially for a U.S. initial public offering, people familiar …

Goldman Sachs

3 Simple Time-Management Tricks to Boost Your Employees' Productivity | Inc.com

As a leader, it's your responsibility to help everyone on your team do more of their best work. This means coaching them to prioritize their work, giving them the insights they need to spend time wisely, and most of all, making sure you're not getting in their way.<p>But with all the other tasks on …

Time Management

The 8 Best Interview Questions You Could Ever Ask | Inc.com

I've interviewed a lot of people in my career for all kinds of positions and from many backgrounds. Most people have favorite interview questions to ask and some believe certain questions can quickly reveal what they need to know about a candidate's cultural and positional fit.<p>The leaders with the …

Employment

Salted Caramel Popcorn Cheesecake

Be warned, this Salted Caramel Popcorn Cheesecake is seriously moreish, it is irresistible and one piece will never be enough. Cream, butter, sugar, …

Dessert

After Interviewing Hundreds of Job Candidates, I've Learned to Look for These 4 Things | Inc.com

Rapidly scaling your business can involve going on what might feel like a hiring spree.<p>Every entrepreneur dreams of launching something that gets an instant, positive response from the market. But being a runaway success can come with its own challenges -- one being the need to build up a team …

Employment

The Apple Store's Secret Sauce: 5 Steps to Making a Sale | Inc.com

As usual, customers lined up hours (even days) outside Apple retail stores to be among the first to purchase the new iPhone X. And, as usual, Apple employees were trained in an advanced customer service technique the store has been using for years. It's called the Apple "steps of service" first …

Customer Service

In Case You Were Wondering: A Sex Therapist Shares the 7 Most Asked Questions

Sex is hardly as taboo as it once was, but for many couples, talking about their wants and needs can still be awkward or uncomfortable. "If you can't …

3 Ways to Test Your Next Business Idea | Inc.com

An app to help hospital patients navigate treatment options. Spent coffee grounds repurposed as body scrubs. A peer-to-peer toilet marketplace. Glucagon-injection kits for diabetics. Bluetooth-shoe inserts for foot pain.<p>Since launching a Facebook Live series for young entrepreneurs, I've gotten …

Entrepreneurship

Screw The Golden Rule: Managers, Do Not Treat Employees The Way You'd Like To Be Treated. Here's Why | Inc.com

"Treat others the way you'd like to be treated."<p>This is The Golden Rule we all learned growing up. As a manager or CEO in a company, you'd think it would make sense to follow it too. Managers should treat their employees the way they'd like to be treated, right?<p>Not quite.<p>In a recent interview I did …

The Workplace

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe

Really, though. These brown butter chocolate chip cookies are insane.<p>Without a doubt, the BA recipe that I make the most, (this probably speaks more to my sweet tooth than anything else) is the Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies from one of our readers, Kate Davis. This is truly the …

Dessert

This Classic Quote From Steve Jobs About Hiring Employees Describes What Great Leadership Looks Like | Inc.com

Steve Jobs may have had an enormous ego as the head of Apple, but he understood his place in the information age when he famously quipped,<p>It doesn't make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.<p>Genius and profound. Your best move is …

Leadership

9 Signs You Are Genuinely Confident, Without Seeming Cocky at All | Inc.com

Like most people's, my confidence level ebbs and flows. I'm what I call situationally confident. Depending on the setting, sometimes I'm extremely assured. Other times I'm shy and insecure.<p>Since confidence is something we all need -- when you feel more confident, your performance almost always …

Everything you need to know about buying the iPhone X through Apple's iPhone upgrade program

On Tuesday, Apple announced the iPhone X (pronounced "ten"). Available for preorder on October 27, it will begin shipping on November 3.<p>The iPhone X carries a $999 price tag, which means many people will opt to spread the cost out by paying for it monthly.<p>Like many wireless carriers, Apple has its …

Complacency is a Curse. Here's How to Avoid It | Inc.com

Running a company can be really hard. But when everything lines up just right, you hit a stride.<p>The business feels like a well-oiled machine and almost seems to run itself. This is true not just for startup entrepreneurs but also for people who lead departments in larger organizations.<p>But of …

Employment

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

Why You Don't Need a Website To Build A Successful Business | Inc.com

Websites are famous for being your storefront in the digital age. Every expert will tell you you <i>must</i> have a website to capture leads. And that's true...if you're building an e-commerce or online business. For other types of service based business, having a website can be a distraction from the real …