Brian Faulk

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How to Respond When You’re Put on the Spot in a Meeting

“Katherine, have a go at it?”<p>I love this scene from the 2017 movie, <i>Hidden Figures.</i> Katherine, played by Taraji P. Henson, is put on the spot by her boss, played by Kevin Costner, in a room filled with top brass NASA officials — all male. She is asked to go to the chalkboard and lay out the math to …

Public Speaking

Why Google's Managers Are So Wildly Successful Comes Down to These 8 Behaviors

Google found that its most successful managers consistently displayed these qualities, in order of importance.<p>Becoming a good manager is no cake walk. Nailing down behaviors that lead to high employee engagement, trust, and loyalty requires continuous development.<p>But first, companies need to figure …

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Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits

Insights from Google's new study could forever change how teams are assembled.<p>Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company's most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, …

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New net-zero Solar Farmhouse from Deltec generates all its own energy

In these uncertain times of erratic weather and changing climate patterns, net-zero energy (or NZE) is quickly becoming the gold standard in green …

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Gimme Some Oven Quinoa Fried "Rice" | Gimme Some Oven

Quinoa Fried “Rice”<p><i>Try swapping out traditional rice for quinoa in this easy Quinoa Fried “Rice” recipe! It’s amazingly flavorful and delicious, and</i> …

How to make the *PERFECT* chocolate chip cookie (no matter how you like 'em)

While we’re always in search of the perfect chocolate chip cookie, most of the time we settle for whatever kind we can find fastest. Let’s be real …

Marijuana Investing in 2017: 5 Numbers Everyone Should Know

Many marijuana stocks have soared in 2016, with one enjoying especially impressive gains of well over 2,000%. However, this speculative industry is fraught with risk. If you're considering investing in marijuana stocks in the new year, here are five numbers you should know before taking the …

10 Best Hikes In Europe - Adventurous

Every year millions of tourists flock to Europe to experience the best out of the continent. But what they are missing out while traveling in the …

$69 flights to Europe coming next year

Norwegian Air is upsetting the apple cart even more on transatlantic fares for summer trips. (Image: David Peacock / Norwegian Air)<b>>Upstart low-fare</b> …

Top Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2017

Risky, speculative, uncertain.<p>All these words apply to investing in marijuana stocks. But if you're looking to buy marijuana stocks in the New Year, <b>GW Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: GWPH), <b>Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: CRBP), and <b>Insys Therapeutics</b> (NASDAQ: INSY) might be your best choices. …

Sorrento Excursions and Tours - by sea and land

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How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

Clueless About Money? This Simple Tool Could Empower Your Financial Life

We all hate not knowing where our money goes.<p>Peter Polson started Tiller out of frustration with the tools available to manage his money. In high school in the early 90's, Polson taught computer classes as a side job. His standard curriculum included Word and Quicken. Later in college, he worked …

Personal Finance

Travel Clothes for Summer Vacations

No one wants to be the person lining up for airport security or a bus transfer in stained sweatpants or pajamas. To dress casually and comfortably for travel—especially in hot weather—can be difficult. There is travel etiquette to acknowledge (no bare feet please) as well as efficiency, but comfort …

How to Calibrate iPhone Battery and Screen in Easy Steps

Calibrating iPhone can go a long way in making your iPhone more efficient and high on performance. Many iPhone users would like to calibrate iPhone …

6 Crazy Cool Adventure Trips for You and Your Boo

For adventurous couples, there’s nothing better than bonding over a scenic national park hike, kayaking in crystal clear water, camping at one of the most popular destinations or getting your namaste on together in a gorgeous setting. Outdoorsy duos, you’re in luck — there are more options for …

These 5 TED Talks Will Inspire You to Be a Better Leader

Need some inspiration to up your leadership game? These thought-provoking TED Talks should do the trick.<p>Leadership. It's a simple concept -- but, not such an easy skill to master. In fact, being an effective and inspiring leader requires some serious thought, consideration, and (believe it or not) …

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I flew on an all-business-class airline I had never heard of, and it was one of the best travel experiences I've ever had

And this was the only big trip most of us would be taking this year, so we were willing to spend a bit more.<p>The next day, he sent over a few options. We could fly economy from New York to Heathrow for about $800 per person, premium economy for $1,500, or business class on a big-name airline for …

The best iOS apps for taking notes with Apple Pencil + iPad Pro

After resisting the temptation for several months, I finally broke down this week and bought an Apple Pencil. I purchased the initial iPad Pro back in November when it first came out, but sold it and switched to the 9.7-inch model last week, and so far I’ve been very happy with that choice. …

Entry-level to CEO: 11 online classes to improve your interpersonal skills

Whenever I used to meet charismatic people, I automatically assumed they were just lucky to be born with great genetics — while I was the unfortunate …

A former investment banker has condensed an entire MBA into one online course — and it's only $10 right now

<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>Flickr / Roman Kruglov<p>There's a lot to learn before you're ready to break out in the business world. You need to be knowledgeable in …

50 KitchenAid Recipes That Stand, Mix, and Deliver

Monkey bread, pretzels, easy cakes, and more ways to let the stand mixer do the work. Your arms deserve a break.<p>Did you order a KitchenAid stand mixer that’s perfectly color-coordinated with the rest of your appliances? That’s nice. (Same.) But now it’s time to get even more use out of it, with …

Excel is the go-to tool for finance professionals and these courses can give you an expert-level understanding

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock Microsoft Excel can be one of the most powerful tools on your computer if you know how to use it. For the lay person, a …

A habit that takes less than 5 minutes a day has made all the difference with my money

It can take a while to form new ones: 66 days on average, up to 254. The good news is that some of the most valuable habits are also the simplest ones.<p>Consider my go-to money habit, for example: <b>I take five minutes at the end of each day to record everything I bought.</b><p>I simply open my Excel …

Top 10: the best beach hotels in Italy

A guide to the top 10 beach and seaside holiday hotels in Italy for 2017, including the best spots for families, watersports and relaxation, in destinations such as Sicily, Tuscany, Sardinia, Puglia and Ischia.<p>Hotel Il Pellicano<p>Porto Ercole, Tuscany, Italy<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>Set up in the …

9 Most Underrated Things to Do in Rome

Nothing is completely new in this 2,768-year-old city, but these magical locations deserve a little extra attention.<p>Rome's most famous sites are as …

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The 20 Most Beautiful Places in Italy

Few parts of the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music, and food—or so intense a range of natural beauty, from craggy mountains to verdant hills to coasts of shattering beauty. No list of "bests" or "tops" from among the thousands of possibilities could be definitive. So …

11 Simple Habits That Will Help You Get Ahead In Your Career

Want more from your career? Adopt these habits.<p>Some people harbor the belief that getting ahead in your career is a matter of luck or of having the right connections. It's not. The people who are "lucky" are the ones who have prepared, day in and day out, and were ready when opportunity arrived. …

Self-improvement

I’m a financial planner, and here are the 11 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

As a financial planner who specializes in working with Gen X and Gen Y clients, I've come to learn a few basic facts about money.<p>I'll share those with you today in hopes that it provides you some insight to what, from a professional standpoint, you can do to be smarter with your money.