Doretha James

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How to Write a Résumé That Stands Out

The resume: there are so many conflicting recommendations out there. Should you keep it to one page? Do you put a summary up top? Do you include personal interests and volunteer gigs? This may be your best chance to make a good first impression, so you’ve got to get it right.<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

Enhance Your Critical Thinking Skills With These Socratic Questions

Critical thinking is crucial for making better decisions and effective communication. You can consistently think more critically about a topic or …

15 Ways to Overcome Procrastination and Get Stuff Done (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you never start, you’ll never have a chance to fail. But you’ll never have a chance to succeed, either.<p>So stop pretending you haven’t failed by not trying. Stop procrastinating and go for it. Your dilly-dallying around, your excuses, …

10 Daily Habits of the Happiest People You Know | Inc.com

You probably know someone who's eternally positive and makes you feel good just by emanating his or her perpetual sunshine. How do you become this kind of magnetic individual? Do what happy people do.<p>1. Refuse to make assumptions.<p>Don't you hate it when someone assumes you're thinking or doing …

Follow these six rules to accomplish more each day

Have you ever noticed some people are able to stay organized while getting a massive quantity of work accomplished, while others appear to be busy but never actually produce results? Time management is the key to becoming a successful entrepreneur. We can have all of the best ideas in the world, …

Gratitude Is the New Willpower

Patience is a virtue, especially when it comes to building capital. But as with most virtues, it’s not always easy to muster, since it usually requires resisting temptations for gratification on the sooner side. Should you put the extra $1,000 earned this month in your retirement savings or use it …

Stress Isn’t a Threat, It’s a Signal to Change

Is stress impairing your performance at work and compromising your relationships? Changing the way you think about stress can help you turn stress into an ally and use it to improve mental agility and work performance; a report in the <i>Journal of Experimental Psychology</i> showed that physiological and …

How to Stop Procrastinating and Get Back to Work

At times, it seems like procrastination is an actual affliction. It sneaks up when we least expect it, undermines our productivity and then diminishes our ability to get anything done. In the end, we're left feeling defeated and wondering why we can't get motivated to tackle the things we know we …

How to Handle Stress in the Moment

You hear a lot of advice about how to reduce stress at work. But most of it is about what to do over the long term — take up yoga, eat a healthy diet, keep a journal, or get more sleep. But what do you do when you’re overcome with stress in the moment — at your desk, say, or in a meeting? Perhaps …

Being Happy at Work Matters

People used to believe that you didn’t have to be happy at work to succeed. And you didn’t need to like the people you work with, or even share their values. “Work is <i>not</i> personal,” the thinking went. This is bunk.<p>My research with dozens of companies and hundreds of people — as well as the research …

Before & After: Learning to Fit Yourself Back into the Schedule

I’m writing my next book, <i>Better Than Before</i>, about how we make and break habits — an issue very relevant to happiness. Each week, I post a …

Manage Yourself First, Then You Can Effectively Manage Others | Inc.com

If you can't manage your own life, how can you expect to manage other people? Think about it for a second. Don't all the business management tips you have come across so far pretty much come down to answering that question in one way or another?<p>How do you go about managing a business project that …

3 Ways to Better Execute your Plan | Inc.com

Execution is an easy concept to talk about, but it's a hard one to well...execute. The main problem is that it is a real challenge to measure and manage a concept. However, once you convert concepts into behaviors, you have something you can observe, measure and manage.<p>The three components of …

3 Signs Fear May Be Keeping You From Succeeding | Inc.com

Some of the most successful business leaders of our time cite fearlessness as a reason for their success. Even when the odds were against them, these leaders kept moving forward, often blind to the possibility of failure. In many cases, entrepreneurs were forced to pursue their dreams due to a …

Anger—How We Transfer Feelings of Guilt, Hurt, and Fear

How many times have you heard a child bellow to a parent (in the effort to avoid being punished): “<i>I</i> didn’t do it! <i>He</i> [or <i>she</i>] <i>did it!!!</i>”? And to …

The One Book All New Parents Really Need to Read

Fifty years from its first publication date, The Giving Tree remains a relevant allegory for modern parenting, says first-time dad and MONEY reporter …

6 Smart Moves to Make Your Money Last a Lifetime

To stretch your savings through a long and vibrant retirement, take these tips from people who've done …

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Time management tips for successful job hunting

Benjamin Franklin once said: "You may delay, but time will not." This applies to job hunting. It could be your mobile phone, too many tea breaks, or social media that takes away your most valuable resource - time.<p>"Organised" tends to be a word that crops up in every job criteria, yet when job …

People show 'blind insight' into decision making performance

People can gauge the accuracy of their decisions, even if their decision making performance itself is no better than chance, according to a new study …

Scientists create Parkinson's disease in a dish

A team of scientists led by The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute successfully created a human stem cell disease model of …

Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Advice

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The Psychology Behind Why Music Helps You Work Out

We know that music helps a lot of us through a workout, but the the psychology behind when music works and when it doesn't is still being …

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Banana Pudding Recipe on Food52

• 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons cornstarch<br>• 1/2 cup sugar<br>• Pinch kosher salt<br>• 2 large eggs<br>• 2 cups milk<br>• 1 vanilla pod<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• 2 cups heavy cream<br>• 50 Nilla wafers (please, no substitutes here!)<br>• 6 large, ripe bananas<br>• 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg, plus more for garnish<p>To make the pudding: …

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