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Find The Best Colour Scheme For Your Website With This Guide

You have <i>millions</i> of colours to choose from for your website, which makes choosing a colour scheme an overwhelming decision. Smashing Magazine's guide …

Graphic Design

Why You Should Stop Treating Social Media Like a Billboard

Years ago, posting for the sake of posting may have worked. Today, social media is a science.<p>Why do so many business owners think that if you posting something on social media, people will flock to you, bang down your door, and buy everything you're selling? Build it (or post it) and they will come …

Public Relations

Powering the Smart Factory with the Internet of Things

To secure a smart future, manufacturers are leveraging the Internet of Things to reshape product development and production. Selecting the right infrastructure is crucial for success.<p>The first half of the digital revolution was about using machines to connect people—allowing them to share ideas, …

Internet of Things

Warren Buffett Says Integrity Is the Most Important Trait to Hire For. Ask These 12 Questions to Find It

It's what holds all three together or everything crumbles.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has lived by a set of awe-inspiring values and principles that has led to unbelievable success.<p>So whenever he imparts his wisdom, you want to tune in. As it relates to …

Leadership

Every Great TED Speaker Uses These 3 Writing Techniques

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

Public Speaking

Here are 5 important reasons you should never agree to a police search — even if you’re innocent

Do you know what your rights are when a police officer asks to search you? If you’re like most people I’ve met in my eight years working to educate …

AdWords

This 30-Second Video of Steve Kerr and Steph Curry Is an Extraordinary Lesson in Outstanding Leadership

Kerr's interactions with Step Curry provide a master class in how to not only lead your employees, but to build a genuine bond.<p>Steph Curry is a superstar: NBA champion, NBA MVP, NBA scoring champion... and a guy many players and experts have called the greatest in basketball history. (And he's also …

Steve Kerr

These Psychologists May Have Cracked the Code to Motivating Employees (and Retaining Them)

Spoiler: it's not about money<p>Did you know 66% of millennials plan to leave their current employer by 2020? Or that 72% of CEOs are worried about their ability to attract and retain talent with the right skills? These are just a few of the startling statistics facing today's small business owners, …

Employee Engagement

Want to Know If Someone's Actually Qualified for the Job? Ask this 1 Question

Why asking about an applicant's work tools can reveal their job aptitude.<p>Back when I was a kid working on constructions sites in Boston with my Nonno (that's grandfather in Italian, by the way), he taught me the most important interview question you could ask an applicant. Nonno was an architect …

Employment

These Sheet Pan Garlic Mushrooms Are Side Dish Goals

We often see mushrooms as a welcome addition to an already tasty side dish or protein on a menu, but we forget they are delicious all on their own. …

Cooking

5 Crazy Delicious Super Bowl Snacks for Everyone Doing Whole30

The first two months of the year are prime time for resolutions, which for many folks means doing Whole30—the popular elimination diet that bans all …

Recipes

How to successfully pitch a project to your CIO

Getting CIO approval for projects can be tricky. Here are some tips on how to create a persuasive pitch and increase your chances for success.<p>If you …

Make It Yourself: Go-To Vinaigrette

Step 1<p>Whisk together shallot, Dijon, honey, lemon juice, and vinegar in a medium bowl or shake up in a pint-sized jar; season with salt and pepper. …

5 Surprising Habits You Should Form This Year to Become a Better Leader

They're not what you think.<p>January is a magical time. We've all got our resolutions on the brain, and hopefully, we're still honoring them. I really enjoy the tradition of making resolutions, but I like to treat them less as big, overarching goals, and more as habits that I can actively work toward …

Everyone Will Love This Honey Garlic Butter Chicken

If you're like me and would rather wipe down your cast iron than clean a sheet pan (because parchment paper doesn't always cut it), then this recipe …

Recipes

An Almost Guaranteed Way to Achieve Every Goal You Set This Year

The first step: Stop thinking of your goal as the most important thing. How matters infinitely more than what.<p>New Year's resolutions: We love to make them. And, statistics show, we almost never keep them. (80 percent of people who make New Year's resolutions have abandoned them by the second week …

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

How IBM is Training Its Workforce to Think Like Designers

To win in the age of cognitive computing and cybersecurity, the venerable tech giant is betting big on design thinking. How big? It now boasts the …

The 8 Most Underrated TED Talks That Defined 2017

From listening to your gut to a heartwarming plea from Pope Francis, this was our year in TED.<p>Every day, somewhere in the world, it is likely there is a TED or TEDx event going on. This speaks to the power of a brand that has flourished for over 30 years, providing thought-provoking talks on the …

7 Superpowers Every Good Leader Needs (and the Books That Teach Them)

You can become a superhero for your business with a little reading<p>May 2018, I know exactly where I'll be - waiting in line for Avengers: Infinity War. When I saw the trailer, all my childhood memories came flooding back. As a child, I loved comics. They were so full of adventure and excitement. I …

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

Science Has Just Uncovered the World's Easiest Hack for Faster Learning

Want a five to 15 percent boost in learning speed? Then make this dead simple change to your study habits.<p>We've all spent a minimum of a decade in formal education, so you'd think that in all that time, we'd have at least mastered the most basic principles of how to study efficiently. But study …

The Top 10 Professional Life Hacks

These 10 professional life hacks will be game-changing for you and your schedule.<p>We all have the same 24 hours in a day.<p>When you see certain individuals achieve a level of unimaginable success, it's not because they have more hours in the day than you. It's because somehow they've figured out how …

The 1 Sentence That Will Make You a More Effective Speaker Every Time

This one simple trick will make your speeches clear, concise, and compelling every time.<p>"Clear writing is clear thinking." My 10th-grade English teacher shared that morsel of wisdom once as I was slogging through a 20-page term paper with no idea where I was going or how to make the points I wanted …

Public Speaking

The Best Managers Do These 6 Key Things Differently

Giving people credit after a job well done isn't a sign of weakness.<p>Effectively managing others is both a science and an art, just like programming or playing an instrument. Based on personality and past experiences, some people tend to naturally be stronger at leading and inspiring others. That …

Employee Engagement

This 1 Skill Literally Takes a Second to Learn, and It Will Instantly Change Your Life

You'll be more resilient, more humble, and more prepared to take what the entrepreneurial life throws at you.<p>My favorite topic to write about is how to develop a growth mindset, because I believe that the major changes we make in life actually happen instantaneously in our minds.<p>But although it can …

Self-improvement

CNN's Jake Tapper Gives Genius Career Advice. Here Are 6 Ways to Build On It

Jake Tapper's commencement speech at Dartmouth broke the mold by being engaging and engulfed in wisdom.<p>This past spring, CNN's Jake Tapper was given an honor bigger than moderating Presidential Primary debates (which he has--twice), more impressive than hosting a weekday and Sunday morning show for …

Jake Tapper

An Apple alum is helping people land secret gigs on the 'hidden job market'

There's an entire shadow job market out there.<p>According to Forbes, only about half of all jobs are ever advertised. And most of those "hidden" roles are senior positions — directors, managers, and vice presidents. You won't be reading about those kind of gigs on job boards. If anything, you'll …

Employment

Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos' mentor used a simple test to figure out who is a true leader

You can have the most impressive title in the world and still not be a leader.<p>According to the late Bill Campbell, who established a reputation as the "coach" of Silicon Valley, only one thing determines whether or not you're a leader: the opinions of those you're supposed to be leading.<p>A former …

Leadership

Speedy spaghetti bolognese, plus 5 more weeknight meals

1 of 6<p>Previous<p>Next<p>Pin<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Photo, Erik Putz.<p>Monday: Mushroom salad with fennel and goat cheese<p><b>Ready in:</b> 25 min. <b>Serves:</b> 4.<br>Homemade croutons, …