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15 Grammar Tips to Make You Smarter, From the World's Coolest Word Nerd | Inc.com

Does this sentence need another comma?<p>What's the difference between emoticons and emoji?<p>That's a sample of questions that Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar Girl, answers on a weekly basis.<p>Fogarty is the founder and managing director of Quick and Dirty Tips, an advice blog that offers short, actionable …

Language

32 Beautiful Book Quotes To Read When You're Feeling Lost

"In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart."<p>2. “There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”<p>—Bram Stroker, <i>Dracula</i><p>3. “I want you to remember who you are, despite the bad things that are happening to you. …

8 Toxic Habits That Make Star Employees Quit

Avoid these habits (or these bosses) at all costs if you want to thrive.<p>Sometimes top talent will leave a company for a different position or greater incentives. However, if your business has a high employee turnover rate, maybe the issue isn't just competing firms. Unfortunately, many bosses have …

Pretty Easy: 4 Genius Travel Beauty Hacks

It’s amazing, the way beauty products can hijack your travel bag. The bottles, the jars, the smushing, leaking and shattering. But, since traveling …

Side hustle: The lifestyle blogger making thousands documenting every meal

After losing 30 pounds, Kath Younger decided to share her story... on the Internet. Learn how this generated her thousands of dollars.<p>After losing 30 …

20 Profound Ways to Instantly Reduce Your Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

Self-help

4 success tips from a fintech entrepreneur

While WB21 — the company behind Michael Gastauer's success — is fascinating, I was more interested in discovering the business habits that he used to help him turn WB21 into what it is today.<p>Through my work at Taco, I got the opportunity to meet him for breakfast and find out the key to his success …

10 Fundamental Truths We Forget Too Easily

It's surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and weekly routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>Some of life's essential truths need repeating. Keep this list handy and give it a read any time you need a boost.<p><b>1. Being busy does not</b> …

Famifi

Episode 14: Youth sports and parents behaving badly<p>Have More Meaningful Conversations With Your Kids.<p>We’ll send the low-down on the hot topics your …

Happiness

My teen boys are blind to rape culture

“Oh boy,” my son said, rolling his eyes. “Not rape culture again.”<p>We were sitting around the dinner table talking about the news. As soon as I mentioned the Stanford sexual assault case, my sons looked at each other. They knew what was coming. They’ve been listening to me talk about consent, …

Parenting

14 public-speaking mistakes you never want to make

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, a whopping 74% of people suffer from speech anxiety.<p>And, as most people know, when we're nervous or anxious, our minds and bodies tend to do weird things that we can't always control.<p>However, if you make a conscious effort, you may be able to …

15 Years Later: Daughter of Fallen FDNY Lt. Reflects on Healing

<i>Ed Note: Caitlin Leavey was just 10 years old when she lost her father, FDNY Lt. Joseph Leavey, on Sept. 11. In this guest blog, she writes about her</i> …

29 Looks For Women Who Don't Want To Wear Heels

Because it's possible to be comfortable and look good at the same time.

This Yogi’s Incredible Body Poses Are Inspiring People With Serious Mental Illnesses

Suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and major depression, a rape survivor Heidi Williams finally found peace in yoga. Having almost lost her 6-month-old, …

Yoga

5 Free Evernote Alternatives to Organize Your Life

With over 100 million users, Evernote is one of the most popular note taking and organization apps in the world.<p>Although I’m a strong advocate for …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

How to Make Your Mind Happy, According to Neuroscience

Everybody is talking about mindfulness… but nobody seems to be able to explain clearly what the heck it really is. Ask people and you’ll hear, “Umm, …

5 Tips From A Millennial On How To Become A Millionaire Amazon Seller

5 steps that could help make you a millionaire.<p>28-year-old Greg Mercer is one of the new breed of Millennial Entrepreneurs who understands how to launch a successful start-up that generates sales quickly. In less than two years he has gone from being a solo entrepreneur earning a few thousand per …

Rihanna Kicks Off the VMAs in Totally Badass Baby Pink

Who needs black leather and studs when you can look just as badass in pink? For her opening medley at the 2016 VMAs, Rihanna sported a pastel chaps-inspired look that celebrated her ability to look good in, well, anything. Stepping out in cotton candy–color Hood By Air to dance her way through a …

Cotton Candy

Be Prepared to Answer These 10 Questions on Your Next Interview

1. Tell me about the 3 most pivotal leadership experiences in your career. What did you learn? How do you apply that today?<p>2. How do you approach someone who is not cooperative?<p>3. Tell me about the opportunity or event that made you grow the most as a leader.<p>4. What is your personal professional …

A Harvard psychologist reveals the biggest reason people don’t achieve their goals

Shooting for the moon is a worthwhile goal if you're NASA.<p>But as Harvard psychologist Amy Cuddy explains in a recent Big Think video, the average …

Self-improvement

The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

Time Management

Short on square footage? 5 space-saving appliances for small apartments

Bigger is better, right? Well, that mentality doesn’t really work if you’re living in a small apartment. If you have limited floor space and a tiny …

Kitchens

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

4 Interview Questions Every Startup Boss Should Ask

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

These Instagrammers’ Bullet Journals are organizational masterpieces

I’ve struggled with staying organized for as long as I have been accountable to others. In college, I used a very specific Moleskine planner that combined calendar pages with note-taking space. In the working world, I switched to a digital calendar, but no combination of systems, apps, or programs …

Productivity

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

25 Best Things We Saw at Bonnaroo 2016

For 15 years, Bonnaroo has lured festival-goers from all corners of the country with a unique mix of positive vibes, good food and great music. From …

Bonnaroo

Daunted at the prospect of planning a new border? Help is at hand…<p>The herbaceous border is the ultimate demonstration of gardening skill: a masterpiece of juxtaposed shapes, colours and textures, all reaching a climax in the summer months. It has humble origins in cottage gardens, where flowers for …

Gardening

Innovation Gave This Yoga Company the Momentum it Needed

This story appears in the June 2016 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>During summer 2014, New York City yoga studio owners Raquel Vamos and Dov Vargas created a rudimentary website for $35 to sell a plastic wheel they invented to help with deep back stretches. At most, they expected to get a few dozen …