Carli Lyon

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15 New TV Shows with Well-Written Women to Watch in 2018

Because shows *without* well-written women should no longer be watched.<p>Twenty-seventeen, while rough, was remarkable in terms of women supporting each other and forcing change. Empowerment has continued to be vital in 2018—both in real life and in pop culture—which brings us to a host of new shows …

TV

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

How to Write the Perfect Business Plan: A Comprehensive Guide

Thinking of starting a business? Here's the best step by step template for writing the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Maybe you think you don't need a step by step guide to writing a great business plan. Maybe you think you don't need a template for writing a business plan. After all, some …

Small Business

What is Digital Marketing? Explained in Simple Terms

Digital marketing has become one of the most popular buzzwords the last couple of years. Everybody is talking about digital marketing and …

After Traveling to 25 Countries, I Can Tell You These Are the Only 11 Phrases You Need to Get By

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>There are more than 6,000 languages in the world, but the vast majority of people won't learn …

Here Are the Countries U.S. Citizens Can Visit Without a Visa

If you’re a U.S. citizen with a valid passport, you’re able to freely travel to more places in the world than most other countries’ citizens, and …

11 Must-See Cities in Spain That Take You Beyond Barcelona

It's the height of vacation, and many of us are daydreaming of warm weather and a nice glass of something refreshing. If you're looking for an exciting European adventure, where better to head than the land of sangria, sunshine, and sweaty dance halls: Spain!<p>If you've grown tired of marching …

European Travel

14 Personal Branding Tips for Aspiring Freelancers

Here are some ways you can set yourself apart in the highly saturated freelance market.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>The gig economy is bigger than ever, and it shows no signs of slowing down. With more professionals in virtually every industry going the freelance route, …

Small Business

Job Seekers Should Cut These 3 Things Out of Their LinkedIn Profile (Immediately)

Don't set yourself, and your job search, up for failure. Use LinkedIn the right way.<p>Getting a job--especially one you actually enjoy--can be extremely difficult. Which is why job seekers need to go above and beyond to stand out. If you're not utilizing your LinkedIn profile, you are missing out on …

The 1 Part of Speech You Should Use `Sparingly' on LinkedIn

Take this advice only if you are "highly" motivated to get ahead.<p>When it comes to writing -- whether it's a novel, a press release, website copy or your LinkedIn profile -- adverbs stink. I'm talking about the 'ly'-ending adverbs like <i>exceedingly</i>, <i>highly</i>, <i>quickly</i>, <i>strategically</i>, <i>truly, unusually</i> and so …

10 Awesome Free Slackbots for Your Business

Slack is a powerful business tool that's supported a variety of bots for quite some time. Here some great examples to help it work even better for …

Best Banff & Jasper Activities

Go Hiking<p>You really can’t visit Banff and Jasper National Parks without strapping on your boots. More than 1,600 miles of trails crisscross the …

15 Ideas for Filling the Empty Space Above Your Bed

So you have a headboard (or at the very least, a mountain of pillows stacked against the wall), but what about the space above that? Has it been …

Home Decorating

Clean up your energy by cutting your (emotional) cords

<i>You’ve done the Big Thing: You ended that toxic relationship, quit your soul-sucking job, distanced yourself from an unsupportive family member. So</i> …

Self-help

10 Smart Ways to Make the Most of a Studio with Room Divider

One of the challenges of living in a studio apartment, or in any space short on interior walls, is separating a space into different uses: sleeping, …

Living Rooms

17 Smart Tips for People Who Work From Home

More than 400 people shared their top work-from-home tips. Here are some of the best.<p>We've heard this advice over and over again--from Richard Branson, from a Stanford professor, from--well, everyone: If you want to be more successful and happier, work from home.<p>With that in mind, I asked people …

Why You Should 100% Write A Thank You Note After Your Next Job Interview

A surprising number of job candidates are missing the memo.

Job Interviews

This CEO Reviewed Thousands of LinkedIn Profiles -- Here Are the 5 Updates You Should Make to Yours Now

Treat your LinkedIn profile differently than your resume to make a powerful impression.<p>Think about the attention to detail you put into your resume. You know that it needs to inform and impress. It must radiate competence and respectability. The question is -- should you treat your LinkedIn profile …

6 Non-Coding Digital Skills To Boost Your Resume

Updated November 13, 2017<p>Do you fear the thought of writing a line of code, but are dying to get a foot into the ever-growing tech industry? Fear not.<p>…

The Genius Reason to Tape a String To Your Moving Boxes

In my adult life, I've moved almost twenty times. No seriously, I have. It's not a badge of honor by any means, but, because of this, I'm now awesome …

This Under-the-Radar Beach Town Is Mexico’s Next Great Destination

As we reach the outskirts of Puerto Escondido, my driver grins and gestures with his chin for me to look in the rearview mirror. Just above the …

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 …

Employment

20 Creative Ideas for Whole30-Approved Snacking

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

The Best Place to Buy KALLAX Storage Cubes Isn't IKEA

(Image credit: William Strawser)<p>IKEA's KALLAX line is a storage staple, relied upon for organizing kids' toys, craft supplies, paperwork, socks and …

IKEA

Quick & Tasty Chicken Fried Rice, No Wok Required

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Fried rice is one of those satisfying comfort foods beloved by many for its soft yet crispy rice with tender chicken and …

Recipes

How to Self Drive the Canadian Rockies: A 5 Day Itinerary From Jasper to Banff

<b>Authored by Chan Komagan</b><p>About a year ago a message popped up on my Twitter feed. It said that all national parks in Canada will be free in 2017 to …

National Parks

17 High-Protein Lunches You Don't Need to Reheat at Work or School

While meal-prepped chicken and rice or last night's healthy pasta dish <i>sound</i> like great packed lunches in theory, they're considerably less appealing …

How to Build Your Online Reputation

Take a look at the three building blocks of any successful online strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a world seemingly dominated by faceless online businesses with low prices, how much does your online reputation matter?<p>If you’re a small business owner, chances …

Online Life

The Social Media Analytics Showdown: What You Can Track and How

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You need three things to create good campaigns and engage with fans on social media: good content, a steady stream of good content, content intelligence.<p>Every minute, we see a heavy downpour of social media messages, like millions of …

Social Media