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Ask This 1 Question at Every Job Interview to Increase Your Chances of Being Hired | Inc.com

Imagine it's zero hour and the administrative assistant calls you in for the job interview. It took you a long time to land this interview and you don't want to go home without the job.<p>The process of interviewing can be intimidating. There are so many things you need to know. What should you wear? …

Employment

6 ways to create the perfect vision board

When it comes to your ultimate goals, sometimes you really have to see it to believe it. Whether it’s backpacking across another country or dreaming …

Best Ever Naked Dark Chocolate Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>CHOCOLATE CREAM<p>Prepare the chocolate cream. In a pot, bring the heavy cream to a simmer. Remove from the heat, pour it over the chocolate …

Texas Instruments: 24% Dividend Increase, $6 Billion Share Buyback And Plenty Of Growth

<i>By Bob Ciura</i><p>For some unknown reason, <b>Texas Instruments</b> (TXN) tends to get little coverage in the financial media. It may not be the most exciting …

22 Essential Cookbooks for Every Kitchen

I own a lot of cookbooks and I treasure them all, from my dusty, leather-bound tomes written for 19th-century homemakers to my pocket-size Italian monograph on tripe cookery.* And while they all feel essential to me, they're not all equally essential in a broader sense. I may own a copy of Apicius …

Japanese Food

Calculus in 20 Minutes

If you went to engineering school, you probably remember going to a lot of calculus classes. You may or may not remember a lot of calculus. If you …

Kinder Morgan: Buy While It's Still Cheap

The slump in commodity prices, which put brakes on the U.S. oil and gas production growth, has hurt <b>Kinder Morgan</b> (KMI) stock. The surprise 74% cut in …

A therapist’s guide to staying productive when you’re depressed or heartbroken

“We entrepreneurs can’t afford to date,” I half-joked to a friend the other day. “We can’t take sick days when we get our hearts smashed.”<p>I’m a therapist who helps people learn to be resilient in the face of life’s uncertainties. But even I catch myself feeling anxious about how to stay motivated …

8 Excellent Make-Ahead Meals

Savor now and later<p>Everyone likes to have a great few make-ahead meals in their cooking repertoire. After a long day of work or play, it’s nice to …

20 Amazing Sites That Will Pay You $100+ Per Article

Content is more important than ever.<p>Research from the Content Marketing Institute reveals that at least 55% of companies will increase their content …

Web Design

Japanese Noodle Masters share Ramen and Soba Techniques

Whenever I'm in Japan, I like to stop and watch the noodle makers. On occasion, you'll come across someone hand-making soba noodles and the process …

Japan

Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

<i>Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting is the perfect dessert for fall. The cake is easy to make, feeds a crowd, and always gets</i> …

These 3 Stocks Just Raised Their Dividends

A trio of top names in the fast-food restaurant, software, and banking industries upped their shareholder distributions last week.<p>It may no longer be …

These 4 charts will totally change how you think about saving money

If you have little to no money in savings right now, you're not alone: Most Americans are not prepared for retirement or even an emergency.<p>The charts …

Before of the Crusades: 350 - 1095

Launched by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont in 1095, the First Crusade was the most successful. Urban gave a dramatic speech urging …

World History

5 Versatile Dividend Stocks No Matter Your Age

When you think of a “retirement” stock, certain things come to mind. Retirees need income, so their portfolios tend to be chock full of dividend …

How to Make French Canelés (It's Simple)

When I set out to write my book, I was looking for recipes that made baking more approachable. Depending on the type of baked good in question, this could mean multiple things. For some baked goods, it meant simplifying a confusing process, or showing multiple ways to do it. For others, it meant …

4 Interview Questions That Can Improve Your Hiring Results by 40 Percent | Inc.com

As the leader of a high-growth company, you should be spending at least 50 percent of your time on people-related functions like recruiting and hiring; more importantly, it should be spent <i>wisely.</i>That means not rushing into an interview winging it - as a matter of fact, research shows that hiring …

Employment

Sculpt a Strong Booty With This 25-Minute CrossFit Workout

If you can't make it to your CrossFit box or you've never tried CrossFit before, here's the perfect workout you can punch out at home. You don't need …

Workouts

Here's Your New Go To Breakfast Recipe, Courtesy of Martha Stewart

My idea of the perfect morning is enjoying a tasty, nutritious breakfast while prepping for a busy day ahead of me. Unfortunately, we don’t always …

Dixie Spoonbread

Instructions<p>Heat the oven to 400 degrees. Spray one 2-quart baking dish with nonstick oil spray.<p>In a large bowl, sift together the cornmeal and salt. …

Slow Cooker Weeknight Dinner Recipes

If you hear 'slow cooker' and picture sad and flavorless meals, then do we have a surprise for you. Created with persnickety cooks in mind, these …

Colgate-Palmolive declares $0.40 dividend

Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) declares $0.40/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.<p>Forward yield 2.18%<p>Payable Nov. 15; for shareholders of …

Serious About Your Side Hustle? You'll Need to Make These 4 Sacrifices to Succeed | Inc.com

Launching a side hustle is a great way to follow your passion while earning extra money. But whether you want to get an extra gig or work from home on the side, you will need to make a few sacrifices in order to succeed.<p>Although side hustling requires tons of work upfront in order to see long-term …

Work-life Balance

How Warren Buffett uses numbers to gauge a stock’s qualitative strengths

<i>John Reese is chief executive officer of Validea.com and Validea Capital, the manager of an actively managed ETF. Globe Investor has a distribution agreement with Validea.ca, a premium Canadian stock screen service.</i><p>Warren Buffett continues to feel the weight of nearly $100-billion (U.S.) in cash on …

EQ Is Massively More Important Than IQ for Leaders. Here's Why | Inc.com

When making their mark on the business world, many leaders reveal their secret: a high IQ burnished with a great education. What these folks may not appreciate or fully understand is that most successful professionals thrive in their respective fields due to their EQ -- not IQ.<p>EQ (or emotional …

Emotional Intelligence

The Art of Mindful Writing

Writing mindfully is actually … kinda fun<p><i>Before you read this post, you might want to read my little tutorial on</i> <i>Mindfulness Meditation.</i><p>When you do …

Writing

Take Up This Personal Challenge to Dramatically Improve Your Social Skills | Inc.com

<i>How do you develop your social skills and improve your social life when you're a naturally shy person? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Edmond Lau, Author of The Effective Engineer,</b> …

Self-help

4 Ways Guest Blogging Grows Your Blog Audience Quickly

Guest blogging is basically getting an influencer to introduce you to their audience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At first glance, guest blogging doesn’t seem attractive. You put a lot of work into developing a great piece of content, then give it away so someone …

7 skills recruiters don't want to see on your résumé

But to recruiters and hiring managers, it's all about quality, not quantity. After all, with only about seven seconds to capture their attention, you want to make sure you get to the good stuff right away. Because of this, it's probably a good idea to pare down your skills section from time to time.<p>…

Employment