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How to Be More Creative in Self-Introductions and First Impressions | Inc.com

How many times have we heard it?<p>First impressions count.<p>We all want that first impression to be a good one, whether we're meeting a new boss or a prospective client or a networking connection.<p>A lot of it comes down to being absolutely scrupulous about the basics.<p>Here are 14 of the best ways to …

Body Language

The 1 Tough Question You Should Ask If You Actually Want The Job

It may not be easy, but ask a hiring manager this question and you'll blow their mind.<p>"So, do you have any questions for us?"<p>Nothing strikes more fear into a job interviewee's heart than this question. Even if you spent hours researching the company, preparing things to say, and rehearsing your …

How Getting and Staying Fit Changes in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

<b>Your Body's Built for Exercise</b><br>The 20s are prime time for fitness, says Janet Hamilton, a certified strength and conditioning specialist and exercise physiologist at Running Strong in Atlanta. (Okay, maybe you’ve gained a few pounds since you ran high school track, but some of that weight is …

The Once-A-Week, All-You-Need Abs Workout

Exercise 1 Swiss Ball Body Saw<p>Start on your knees and place your forearms on the top of a 65 cm or 75 cm stability (Swiss) ball. Clasp your hands together for an anchoring effect. Walk your knees backward until you can easily lift up into a plank position with your feet hip-width apart. Keep your …

5 Tips for Impressing Everyone You Meet

An expert's tips for mastering the first impression<p>Quick poll: Have you ever walked into a party, realized that you basically knew no one, and felt totally awkward? We're guessing you answered in the affirmative (we've all been there). Get-togethers—whether it's a business-networking event or your …

Self-help

How to Poop Politely at Work, on Planes, and at a Guy's Place

Your ultimate guide to number two etiquette.<p>Going number two outside of the comfort of your own home shouldn’t be a big deal: do your business, flush, wash up, done. But that leaves so many awkward or embarrassing issues unaddressed. How do you handle loud noises during a bowel movement in a …

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How to Turn Down Being a Bridesmaid

Whether your reason is a woefully empty wallet, a scheduling conflict, or another more personal reason, saying "no" to a pal's request is tough stuff. Here are some tips for delivering the rough news, depending on your justification for bowing out.<p><b>Your Financial Situation Is Suffering</b><br>If you can't …

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Don't Leave A Job Interview Without Asking These 6 Questions

After hours spent meticulously fine-tuning your cover letter and résumé, you’ve finally scored an elusive interview with the employer of your …

Employment

11 Terrible Resume Mistakes That Are Keeping You From Getting Hired

The resume is virtually a prerequisite to gainful employment. But for such an important document, it's astounding how much can go wrong.<p>Bad grammar, flowery language and too many words are just some of the mistakes that can make potential employers toss your resume in the trash.<p>The U.S. job market …

The NFL Cheerleaders Workout

Think cheerleaders aren't real athletes? Try this endurance training workout from the Jets Flight Crew. We dare you!<p>1. Sideline Squats<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Start with …

The 7-Move 7-Minute Circuit That Blasts Fat Fast

Exercise 1 Jump Rope<p>Grab the handles of a jump rope with each hand and jump rope for 30 seconds; rest for 30 seconds then continue to the next exercise.<p>Exercise 2 Close-Stance Bodyweight Squats<p>Stand as tall as you can with your feet spread shoulder-width apart. Lower your body as far as you can by …

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

6 Ways to Decorate Your Rental—Without Losing the Deposit

Your landlord won't let you paint or hang heavy artwork, so instead try one of these renter-friendly ways to add a personal touch to your space so …

Home Decorating

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A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

Interior Design

5 Natural Teeth Brighteners

Get a gorgeous smile with these easy tricks.<p>You may not be on the red carpet, but with the amount of flashes happening on your holiday party circuit, you might as well be. And while you often know the main smile saboteurs (red wine, coffee, etc.), what about all the foods that can actually do your …

Pancake Mix-Ins That Put All Other Breakfasts to Shame

Maybe you're a pancakes-every-weekend person and want to up your game. Perhaps you've written off the American classic as too sweet or heavy. Either …

Breakfast

5 Weeknight Dinners Your Family Will Love

<b>1. Spicy Chicken Thighs with Sweet & Tangy Honey Glaze</b><p>Inspired by one of the most popular <i>Cooking Light</i> chicken recipes, this dish is delicious, family-friendly and incredibly easy to prepare. The chicken is seasoned with garlic, chili powder, cumin and smoked paprika and then broiled with a sweet …

5 Emotional Intelligence Tips We Can Learn From One Of America’s Wisest Leaders

Sure, Abraham Lincoln was a great leader. But what can the 16th president teach us about emotional intelligence? A whole lot it turns out.<p>When asked to rank American Presidents, scholars consistently have ranked Abraham Lincoln amongst the top three, and when ranked on leadership, he is usually …

4 Easy Ways to Jazz Up a Tub of Store-Bought Hummus

Wollman's original creations are definitely worth a taste. But if you want to try your hand at making your own wild hummus flavors at home, we got the expert himself to come up with fun ideas on how you can spice up an eight-ounce tub of plain hummus. These recipes are super simple to make—and …

5 Gorgeous (and Healthy!) Spring Rolls You Can Totally Make

<i>Get the recipe at How Sweet Eats.</i><p><b>Fresh Sweet Potato Spring Rolls</b> <br>Sweet potatoes, baby spinach, and bean sprouts are just a few of the yummy ingredients in these rolls. If you want to kick the flavor up a notch further, add one of the optional extras like pumpkin seeds, raisins, chopped onions, or …

10 Powerful Body Language Tips for your next Presentation

8 Ways to Manage Someone You Don't Like | Inc.com

As a manager, you ideally want to work with employees who are pleasant and agreeable, but of course you're going to have some you simply don't like.<p>If these employees have proven their worth, then you're going to have to adjust your management style for your sanity and your team's overall …

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Financial Education | HuffPost

This System Will Help You Retain Everything You Read

And that doesn't include the ones that I started to read and put down.<p>I learned a lot in the process about what works and what doesn't work.<p>I have a system that I use for non-fiction books that enables me to remember quite a bit.<p>And when I can't remember I generally know where to look to find the …

Tiny Life Changes That'll Bring You Major Bliss

11 Tiny Life Changes That'll Bring You Major Bliss<p>You don't need to go on a tropical getaway to feel happier ASAP<p>Yes, pulling a Seth Cohen and sailing off to Tahiti on a yacht would <i>probably</i> bring you major bliss. But you don't have to go big to score big happiness—the smaller stuff actually works …

Vanilla-Almond Chia Breakfast Pudding

Shares 20.8K<p>Once the ultimate energy food for ancient Mayans and Aztecs, chia seeds are an excellent source of antioxidants, omega-3s, calcium and …

Breakfast