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8 Work Habits Found in Extremely Valuable Employees

How do you define a valuable employee? Is it experience or maybe work ethic? Do you see competence in a specific area as the be-all and end-all of determining employee value?<p>What about soft skills? Do they hold the same value when interviewing for a rock star engineer or strategist position? Well, …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Give Original Answers to 7 Cliché Interview Questions

In a job interview, expect to be asked these questions and answer them with stories tailored to make you the best candidate.<p>This story originally appeared on Glassdoor<p>Throughout your career, you will participate in many, many job interviews. In all of these interviews, there are a few questions you …

Employment

A psychologist’s trick to being more likable on dates and job interviews

Few situations are as anxiety-provoking as job interviews or first dates. Without appearing desperate, you’re trying to convince a stranger that you’re more worthy of their time, money, attention, and affection than a slew of strangers who you’ve probably never met. It’s awkward, and you’re …

Job Interviews

7 Little Ways Your Brain Lies To You Daily If You Have High-Functioning Anxiety

You spend your entire life with your thoughts, so sometimes it's hard to tell if your long-term thought patterns are unhelpful. But if you have …

Cognition

This Market Indicator Predicted the Last 7 Recessions. It's About to Flash Red Again

Here's what you need to do.<p>The stock market may be near record highs. But one of the bond market’s best-known economic indicators suggests a …

Stock Markets

Want Your Child to Be a High Achiever? This 47-Year Study Reveals 7 Things You Can Do

Who doesn't want to raise talented, developed children? Highly-seasoned help has arrived.<p>There's no shortage of advice on raising successful kids or how to coach kids. Or even how to be a kid, for that matter. But when findings from a 47-year study from noted experts on child development surface, I …

The Best Budgeting Apps to Get Your Family Finances In Order

Managing a family budget doesn't have to be a massive time suck.<p>Raising a kid is expensive. And it’s becoming more costly every year. It’s also …

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

10 practical answers to 10 powerful questions

The other day I received an email from a reader with 10 questions she wanted me to answer. No introduction. No small talk.<p>Just a list of questions …

Self-improvement

5 Things You Always Forget to Check at an Apartment Viewing

It's easy to get caught up in square footage or closet space when looking for an apartment, but there are some other less obvious things that are …

Collapsing Cocoa Finds Some Support On Aug. 6

Cocoa trades on the futures markets in the United States and Europe, but the physical market's capital is in London. Over 60% of the world's annual …

These 55 Amazon Products Have Been Bestsellers For Years — & You’d Never Guess Them

Buying stuff online an be a bit of a toss-up if you aren't careful. More times than I can count I've waited two weeks for a package, just to discover …

5 of the best keyboard shortcuts you probably aren’t using

Each and every time you lift your hand off of your keyboard (or trackpad) to reach for that mouse, you are wasting valuable time. It’s safe to say …

Here's How That Person With the Perfect Life Is Different From the Rest of Us

Doing things like everyone else only leads to mediocrity.<p>Successful people are the ones you should want to emulate. They understand that doing things like everyone else only leads to mediocrity. Want ideas on how to live a better life? Here are nearly two dozen daily habits practiced by …

Financial planning: 11 habits to start in your 20s if you want to be a millionaire

If you want to build wealth, a good place to start is with your habits. The sooner you establish smart ones, the better your chances of reaching seven figures.<p>Here are 10 habits that have worked for ordinary people as they worked to achieve goals like financial freedom or early …

Personal Finance

37 Products On Amazon Prime That Have Thousands Of Rave Reviews & Absolutely Rule

They say variety is the spice of life, and it's true. Change is just as essential to life as breathing — except when it's not. Like comfort foods, …

50 Genius Ways to Clean Up Your Garage

Cleaning up your garage doesn’t have to be a huge chore.<p>Drill 1-in. holes spaced every 4 in. in the PVC pipe. Use a utility knife to cut slits in the …

When the founders of dating app Coffee Meets Bagel turned down Mark Cuban's $30 million offer on 'Shark Tank' 3 years ago, they got dozens of emails calling them 'crazy,' 'greedy,' and 'stupid' — but they still aren't sorry

When Dawoon, Arum, and Soo Kang walked onto the "Shark Tank" stage in 2015, they were hoping to get an offer from Mark Cuban, who they considered the most tech-savvy of the five investors on the show.<p>The Kang sisters were pitching Coffee Meets Bagel, a dating app that, at the time, connected users …

15 of the best fragrances for men

With Father's Day on the horizon, Bazaar reveals the most irresistible fragrances for men

18 Things You Should Never Do To Your Lawn

Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a blissful, barefoot-worthy backyard. For starters, avoid these 13 no-nos.<p>Leaving grass …

Lawn Mowing

The economy is humming. So why do experts foresee a recession in 2020?

The skies of the U.S. economy are clear and sunny, but many analysts see storm clouds on the horizon.<p>By many measures, the economy is in its best shape since the Great Recession of 2007 to 2009. Unemployment hit an 18-year low of 3.8% in May. Average wage growth is widely expected to reach 3% by …

How to Negotiate Your Salary: Managers’ 13 Top Tips

“Does anyone know how to negotiate salary?” my friend asks at one of our semiregular wine nights. Our conversations usually run the gamut from what’s …

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

Elon Musk appears emotional as he overcomes vote to remove him as Tesla chairman

By Peter Holley<p>Peter Holley<p>Technology reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Shareholders voted to maintain Elon Musk’s role as chairman of Tesla’s board during the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Mountain View, Calif., on Tuesday despite a controversial proposal to strip him of that position.<p>The vote of …

Tesla

I've been investing in real estate since I was 22 — here's why it's one of the best ways to build wealth

At 22 years old, I accidentally started a business when I persuaded my boyfriend that we should buy a condo together. Little did I know, the small purchase would jump-start an entire real-estate career.<p>Throughout our 20s, we went on to acquire a couple of dozen rentals in the Boston area. Along the …

The Differences Between Busy and Productive People

Are you a busy donkey or a productive unicorn?<p>The quest to be more effective at work has hatched misconceptions about what having a productive workday really means. It has also led most people into thinking that being busy is tantamount to being productive.<p>Here are some valuable insights into what …

3 Dividend Stocks That Are Minting Money

$92.5 billion in combined free cash flow goes a long way in making up for these stocks' temporary headwinds.<p>Five hundred and sixty million dollars. …

Strategic Thinkers Are Found to Be the Most Highly Effective Leaders

When you think of the word “strategy,” it’s natural to think about rigid military postures and phalanxes of soldiers. But strategy is really nothing more than thinking a handful of moves ahead. It could be on a battlefield somewhere, certainly. But even zipper-merging onto a highway requires …

Employment

Can Employers Give a Bad Reference for a Former Employee?

What can employers say during a reference check? Can they say that someone was fired, frequently late or a poor performer? They can usually be …

How To Trade Stocks For Free

Whether you are a novice investor looking to get started or an active trader handling your own investments, it’s important to understand that commissions and fees limit your total returns over time. By learning how to trade stocks for free, you’ll not only save money, but your investments will …