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How To Negotiate The Raise You Deserve

“Wish, want, walk,” I reminded myself waiting outside the HR office one cloudy afternoon. “Wish. Want. Walk.”<p>I’d learned this mantra some years before in a graduate school course taught by prominent entertainment attorney Michael Donaldson. In Michael’s book, <i>Fearless Negotiating</i>, he simplifies …

7 Easy, Healthy Dinners to Cook This Week

Cooking is simple (once you've mastered a few basics), but planning meals isn't always so easy. In fact, coming up with a meal plan that you know …

Healthy Eating

18 Super Doable Recipes For The Inevitable Holiday Potluck You're About To Be Roped Into

Slow cookers at the ready.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

16 Delicious Ways to Use a Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash has got to be one of my all-time favorite vegetables—it's primed for meal prep, incredibly versatile, and totally …

Cooking

8 Hacks to Learn New Skills in Half the Time

Learning new skills doesn't have to be so hard.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It doesn’t take a genius to learn something quickly. After all, learning is a skill, which is something you can develop over time.<p>While it might be frustrating at first to pick up …

Princeton University

The 12 Stages of Burnout, According to Psychologists

How bad is your burnout? Here's the scientific answer.<p>Tell someone "I'm sick" or "I'm tired" and you're not really giving the person much information. How sick? How tired? Do you have a mild cold or a dreaded disease? Are you a new parent who hasn't slept in months or did you just enjoy the party …

Psychology

5 Ways to Stop Your Phone Addiction, According to Research

How long do you think the average work email goes unread? 10 minutes? 5 minutes? <i>1 minute?</i><p>Try 6 seconds.<p>From Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive …

Time Travel

10 Myths About Negotiating Your First Salary

You just got your first job offer. It’s an exciting and stressful time. The prospect of negotiating your salary feels especially daunting — you don’t want to ruffle any feathers. So you’re thinking about skipping the negotiation altogether. But negotiating your salary is extremely important, …

Employment

The 10 Best Eyelash Growth Serums on the Market

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Beauty

The 1-Pan, 3-Ingredient, High-Protein Recipe You Can Eat Any Meal of the Day

Looking for an easy high-protein, high-fiber meal that's perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner? All you need for this recipe are basically three ingredients, one pan, and your oven.<p>For just over 400 calories, this roasted tofu, sweet potato, and bell pepper dish offers 34 grams of protein and 7.9 …

How to Build Your Online Reputation

Take a look at the three building blocks of any successful online strategy.<p>6 min read<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 …

Marketing

95 Ways to Eat More Veggies

It can be easy to say, "I'm going to eat more vegetables." But when it comes down to it, many of us fall short of our daily needs. Pack in the …

Avocado mayo is the delicious answer to all your sandwich needs

Mayo is one of those love it or hate it condiments. Some folks put it on everything; others can’t be within arm’s length of the stuff. But what about</i> …

6 Healthy Recipes For When You Barely Have Time to Cook

Eating Your Rice Like This Is So Much Better for Your Gut

Even though comfort food is typically associated with chillier months, our cravings don't change with the seasons. That being said, we don't always …

How to Make Cauliflower Rice

It's happened. I've hopped onto the cauliflower-rice bandwagon. After seeing it all over the internet, I finally decided to see what the hype was …

The Best Zucchini Noodle Recipes You Could Ask For

Long live zoodles!<p>Zucchini is a versatile veggie. It can be turned into taco shells, you can use it as a healthy alternative to pizza crust, and perhaps best of all, you can easily spiralize this green summertime squash and turn it into a plate of zucchini noodles, also known as zoodles.<p>Zoodles are …

How a Newlywed and Restaurant-Loving New Yorker Cooks at Home

At goop, many of us mine the recipes section of the site, putting our own spin on dishes. And talking about it? It’s one of our favorite things to …

Cooking

Exactly What (Not) To Say When Negotiating Your Salary

Follow this script and you can’t go wrong.<p>Salary negotiations are stressful, but that doesn’t have to leave you grasping for the right turn of phrase or stammering something you’ll live to regret. Here’s a guide to getting it right no matter which twists and turns the negotiating process takes.<p>When …

Employment

18 Healthy Dinners That Are 5 Ingredients or Fewer

We've all been there — the fridge is almost empty, the cupboard is gathering cobwebs, and that trip to the grocery store just keeps getting pushed back. In times like this, it's easy to reach for that bowl of microwavable mac and cheese or order takeout, ultimately throwing any health-conscious …

Healthy Eating

9 Ways to Get Your Company Out of a Bad Situation

Mistakes are easy to make and hard to cure. These steps will help you make lemonade from your self-inflicted lemons.<p>Recent weeks have featured a number of highly publicized train wrecks, haven't they? The Academy Awards, Secretary Sessions's "forgotten" conversations, that awkward dashcam video of …

Management

butterscotch pie

I love two things most of all about chess pie — that sweet, buttery baked custard pie well-known across the South but whose reach can be tasted in …

I was a stressed-out workaholic. Then I realized that one fear was at the root of my problems

When I was 34, I decided to start seeing a life coach. I had a good career in finance, but I knew I wanted to make a change—and I thought it would help to sort through professional options with a neutral third party.<p>Years later, my coach and I laugh about our first encounter. The first thing I said …

Stanford University

You Might Be Thinking About Salary Negotiations All Wrong

Hey, congrats! You’ve made it through the hell that is networking, listed all the right things on your résumé, and managed not to say anything too …

How Lateral Thinking Can Help Improve Your Negotiation Techniques

A lot has been written about different negotiating techniques. There’s anchoring – setting a really low or high first offer, which sets the tone for the rest of the negotiation. You could put timing pressure on the deal, making it seem more urgent (and thus more important) than it is. And, of …

These butternut squash fries are a game-day party food win

Even if you’re a die-hard sports fan, everyone knows hosting game day is as much about the food as it is following the action on the TV set.<p>Instead …

19 Single-Serving *Cheat Day* Desserts That Won’t Mess Up the Rest of Your Week

It seems everyone can’t get enough of healthy eating advice. Every year there are crazy new hacks to try, like the weeklong chocolate cleanse or taco cleanse. For the more ambitious, there are longer challenges like Whole30 (a stricter version of Paleo, intended as a periodic restart). And then …

Why Women Should Never Disclose Their Salaries in a Job Interview

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Forget The “Praise Sandwich”: Five Better Ways To Give Good Feedback

Stop reaching for unrelated compliments to sweeten your critiques. Here are some better options.<p>Giving criticism–whether by email, over the phone, or face-to-face–can always be awkward. Even if the message is basically the same, the way you deliver it plays a huge role in how well (or badly) it’s …

Shoring