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20 Things the Most Valued Employees Do Every Day | Inc.com

Think about the best boss you've ever had. Now, think about the kind of employee that boss valued most.<p>Regardless of who that employee was, I think I can probably describe him or her. That's because the most valued employees have a lot in common, regardless of their jobs or the companies they work …

Employment

7 Healthy Mexican Dishes to Make (So Taco Tuesday Lasts All Week)

As lovers of margaritas and Mexican food, we believe in celebrating the flavorful cuisine all the time, not just on that Taco Tuesday. Besides, …

Healthy Eating

10 Actions All Successful Leaders Avoid to Maximize Efficiency | Inc.com

The energy you bring to each moment is your most valuable asset, because it empowers you to make the most out of your time. Knowing that your time on earth is limited, but being unaware of how much time you have, places much more value on being able to discern the difference between behaviors that …

Self-help

Why Do Employees Quit on Their Bosses? Because They Never Get Asked These Important Questions | Inc.com

For nearly five decades now, ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay "The Servant as Leader," leadership thinkers have attempted to replicate, rehash, and reinterpret the concepts of great leadership.<p>Stripped down to its basic and most practical form, leadership has always been and …

Employee Engagement

How to Eat Before and After You Lift

Chris Giblin

Pay Attention to These Surprising 6 Red Flags Signaling Burnout. You May Be Closer Than You Think | Inc.com

Contrary to what you might think, it's surprisingly easy to ignore the signs of burnout. You might be so determined to meet a deadline or achieve some goal that you miss the red flags or warning signs that something is about to go very wrong. If you're not conscious of what your body is telling you …

Productivity

Discover Your Leadership Archetype To Lead With Strength

Are you a rebel? A hero? A navigator? Or something else?<p>If, as a leader, you’ve ever had a moment of self-doubt or uncertainty, then you may have accessed one of your archetypes. In any given situation, we can spring into action and either try to “fix” the problem or take control, neither of which …

Self-confidence

Use These 5 Lessons From Elon Musk's Father to Help Raise Your Own World-Changing Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

If you ask me what entrepreneurs I want my sons to emulate as they grow up, the top three that come to mind are: Bill Gates, John Zimmer of Lyft and Elon Musk. I believe each of them has different and inspiring stories about how they've found success and how they've changed the world in positive …

10 Powerful Gmail Extensions To Supercharge Your Productivity

With over 1 billion monthly active users, Gmail is a clear leader of email providers. If you work online, there’s a big chance you use Gmail. No matter how great the platform is, eventually, emails pile up and it’s hard to keep track of them.<p>To improve your productivity using Gmail you should …

Google

Silicon Valley VC: 7 things to study if you want a high-paying job in the future

Josh Elman of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Greylock Partners knows about keeping an eye out for the next hot industry.<p>In the early 2000s Elman …

Silicon Valley

An expert shares the top automatic watches for every budget

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Sure, at any point you can pull out your iPhone and know the time of any location on earth (as well as how long it would take for you to …

How to Address Problems Directly Without Being a Jerk

Five tips to confronting problems, not people.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world of entrepreneurship has no room for passive aggression or beating around the bush. As a business owner, you’ll save time, money and a whole lot of stress by being direct with other …

The Kitchen Cabinet Color I'm Currently Obsessed With

(Image credit: ​Echo and Earl | ​Design*Sponge)<p>When I become enamored of something, I tend to get very one-track minded, sometimes, without even …

Untouched midcentury masterpiece on the market for the first time ever asks $950K

The 1959 Knoxville beauty was designed by Bruce McCarty as his personal home<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Knoxville, Tennessee<p><b>Price:</b> …

University of Tennessee

16 things your successful friends have given up

Sit down and think, for a moment, about what your successful friends do<p>comparedto your loser friends that complain. If you don't have any successful …

Motivation

These Are the Most Beautiful Shower Doors We've Ever Seen

French doors are making their way to the bathroom.<p>For decades, French doors have been incredibly popular with homeowners and designers alike (just ask Joanna Gaines!). They're functional, elegant-looking and provide plenty of natural light, so it's no wonder they've become a country home staple.<p>But …

Home Depot

Watch Advertisements (Should) Invoke A Special Feeling, Here Are A Few That Work For Me | Quill & Pad

by John Keil<p>Watch advertisements have always fascinated me.<p>If an ad is clever, funny, or invokes a special feeling within me, I am much more likely …

5 tips for writing an email that gets an answer and doesn't annoy anyone

Every time you email your contacts, you do the same by adding another task to their lists.<p>Out of consideration for their sanity (and karma points), email etiquette means putting effort into composing messages that are easy to process and action.<p>Subject-only email and five-sentence messages are …

Poor Sleep Hygiene Is Killing You And Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

The 15 Most-Pinned Healthy Dinner Recipes on Pinterest

When I'm strapped for new and exciting recipes, Pinterest is the first place I look for inspiration (pinspiration?).<p>Pinterest is especially helpful …

An Afternoon In Tokyo With The Man Who Designs Casio G-Shock Watches

By getting to stroll around with Mr. Ryusuke Moriai, I got to live out a childhood dream for an afternoon in Tokyo – minus being able to challenge …

Watches

11 Genius Ways To Cook Pasta You've Never Heard Of

Warning: untraditional pasta preparations ahead. Sorry not sorry, Italy.

17 Cheat Sheets Every Home Cook Should Know About

From baking hacks, to perfect pastas, to slow cooker shortcuts.

10 Signs You're A Terrible Leader

Every business owner or CEO has a learning curve when taking on a leadership position. Being the head honcho isn’t easy, and leadership skills aren’t always innate—it can take time to grow into the position.<p>Unfortunately, there are times when a manager or boss is simply a bad leader. Maybe they had …

Work-life Balance

The Top 4 Traits Millennials Look for in Leaders | Inc.com

Leading Millennials can seem challenging. Often considered entitled, narcissistic, and suffering from unrealistic expectations, Millennials have sometimes gotten a bad rap in the workplace.<p>However, at 80 million strong, Millennials (those born from 1980-2000) are already at critical mass in that …

Leadership

9 Truths About Making a Home That Are Worth Remembering

From fretting over which wall color to choose to wondering if you made the right decision on that couch, there are a lot of physical element …

10 Habits of Highly Persistent People | Inc.com

<b>Figure out what you really want.</b> Have a crystal clear vision of your desired future state. A clearly defined vision is a source of electric energy. Without it, we flounder because we don't know where we are going. It's exhausting trying to determine the direction we need for every step forward. …

Self-improvement

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Game-Changing Guacamole Recipes

POMEGRANATE & MANGO<p>This zesty dip is a fruit-lover’s dream. And with feta cheese and just a hint of garlic, it’s bursting with flavor.<p>CAJUN SHRIMP<p>Who …

15 Pasta Recipes for the Meat Lover in All of Us

We don’t mean to knock vegetarian pasta dishes (Meatless Mondays are a great way to reset your healthy eating for the week), but once in awhile you just have a hankering for something, well, meatier. When it comes to hearty comfort food, there’s nothing that hits the spot like a bowl full of pasta, …

Cooking