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17 Benefits (Other Than Salary) You Can Negotiate When You Take a Job

We’ve all heard about the value of negotiating salary before accepting a job offer. “Know your worth,” “Ask for what you deserve,” “Be willing to …

Employment

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

22 Steamy Sex Hacks For People In Long-Distance Relationships

Anyone on that long-distance relationship grind deserves a standing ovation. Not only are you committing to putting in that extra effort every day, …

Relationships

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

Nutrition

How to Lead Employees Through Times of Change at Work | Inc.com

I can remember everything about the moment I got laid off from my job at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf: "Unfortunately, your job has been eliminated," the person delivering the news told me.<p>What I can't remember is anything she said after that. All I could think was, How am I going to pay my bills? …

Employment

Why Do People Fail at Work-Life Balance? This Study Says It Has Nothing to Do With Productivity | Inc.com

We're all searching for that sweet work life balance in our careers.<p>But let me tell you something: most people miss the point about work-life balance. Just Google and you will see all these articles about work life balance tips....Don't eat your lunch at your workdesk. Make sure you end your work …

Work-life Balance

9 Terrible Habits You Need to Stop Immediately

Author Tim Ferriss suggests some common bad habits you should definitely add to your not-to-do-list.<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of a “not-to-do list.” CEOs …

These Natural Alternatives to Xanax Are Proven to Be Effective By Scientific Community

Anxiety has reached epidemic proportions in the United States with over 40 million people affected. Anxiety disorders cost the U.S. more than $42 …

This 5-Minute Rule Is Proven to Make Your Meetings More Productive | Inc.com

Imagine you're tasked with updating the team on an important work issue that needs their buy-in. You've prepped and now you start delivering on all the points they need to hear. Sixty seconds into your polished presentation, your boss cuts you off, holds up her hand and says, "Nope, we're not going …

9 Weird Interview Questions Companies Use to Reveal Your True Self | Inc.com

Where do you see yourself in five years? What is your biggest weakness? Why should we hire you?<p>If you've interviewed for enough jobs, you've probably answered those questions so many times you could do it in your sleep. They're cliche, they're predictable, and much of the time, they fail to elicit …

This 1 Interview Question Will Tell You Everything You Need to Know About a Candidate | Inc.com

Let's face it: <i>Interviews suck</i>.<p>I say we try something new with interviews. I've already tested something for you to try on for size. It's pretty simple, really. But first, let's agree to dump all your behavioral interview questions, please? Now, lead with this one question:<p><i>You were born. Here we</i> …

Employment

<b>A Rogue Manager Can Kill Your Culture </b> | Inc.com

With great anticipation, best places to work lists come out. Companies and individuals post their pride on LinkedIn and other social media outlets, praising their HR team and senior leadership. WE ARE A GREAT PLACE TO WORK! "Employment Branding" it's called.<p>Every company tries, but only 10, 20, …

High Blood Pressure

How to Run an Efficient Meeting--Without Being Bossy or Taking Over | Inc.com

Of course you are going to run the meeting. You probably know the most about the subject and care most about it. Why would you not run the meeting? Because subject matter experts and leaders should rarely, if at all, run meetings.<p>When subject matter experts and leaders run meetings they typically …

Why Do Employees Quit Their Jobs? Because Bosses Don't Provide Them With The 1 Thing They Want the Most | Inc.com

Employee turnover is an expensive habit, with some estimates for total costs associated with turnover ranging from 90 to 200 percent of someone's annual salary.<p>Adding insult to injury, Mercer's Global Talent Trends report revealed that 34 percent of employees plan to leave their company within 12 …

Entrepreneurship

7 unforgettable leadership lessons from the ancient Roman conqueror Julius Caesar

<b>• Julius Caesar was assassinated on the Ides of March over 2,000 years ago.</b><p><b>• Caesar held a number of roles over the course of his career, serving as a high priest, general, and dictator.</b><p><b>• His actions and assassination contributed to the downfall of the faltering Roman Republic.</b><p>Julius Caesar had a …

A US Marine veteran says all leaders should ask an uncomfortable question to learn what people really think of them

By "learned," I mean a friend, a coworker, or a family member told me, I got defensive and refused to believe it was true, and then I subsequently caught myself in one of these behaviors and realized their assessments were extremely accurate.<p>These sometimes unflattering assessments are what Angie …

How To Budget: The One Number You Need To Know

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Budgeting is one of the foundations of maintaining a healthy financial life. After all, how can you tell you’re on track if you don’t know where your hard-earned paycheck is going?<p>That said, we fully understand how daunting it can feel to actually manage …