Jeff Holt

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American Pot: 5 Best Strains of 2017

GSC a.k.a. Platinum Cookies f.k.a. Girl Scout Cookies<p>Dark, mossy-colored buds accentuated by pops of deep purple and glazed with tiny dank crystals, …

Cannabis

Think Aspen is too expensive? Here's how to enjoy the Colorado ski resort without a trust fund

The first time I skied Aspen was in 1974, when I was a junior at the University of Colorado. On that trip I slept in a sleeping bag at a friend’s rental house and ate peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for lunch on the slopes.<p>The cost for a weekend of great skiing cost less than $70, including $15 …

Skiing

Top 22 Ski Resorts

Telluride Ski Resort, Telluride, CO<p>The gondola at Telluride Ski Resort ascends right from town to the ridgetop, with the Mountain Village great for …

The trick to negotiating a better job offer is a single sentence recruiters love to hear

Interviewing for jobs can be grueling. But if you manage to drum up the right answers to trick interview questions and prove you're worth hiring, there's light at the end of the tunnel: a job offer.<p>Once that offer letter hits your inbox, you know what you're supposed to do next. Always …

Why Asking This 1 Question in a Job Interview Increases the Chances You Get Hired

Employers want you to ask this question. Here's why...<p>Anyone who has been on an interview knows there usually comes a point at the end of the meeting where the interviewer says to the interviewee, <i>"Do you have any questions?"</i> You may be wondering whether it's OK to ask some. Or if you should just …

Employment

How to feel better, happier, more awake and more confident at work — in 10 easy steps

Remember how you felt on the first day of your exciting new job? If that glow has faded, you might be experiencing workplace burnout or brownout. …

Employment

10 qualities hiring managers say you must have to land that job

And how to tackle the most important part of the interview<p>Treat interview prep like a job.<p>Nearly half (49%) of hiring decision makers say that being …

Employment

A Practical Guide to Achieving Any Goal and Living Beyond Fear

Life is not meant to be easy.<p>Life is not meant to be easy.<p>There are seemingly infinite constraints (e.g., genetic and environmental) stopping you from being and living as you wish.<p>However, the primary obstacles stopping you from being and living how you want are:<p>The lack of trust you have <i>from</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

If You Want To Fail A Job Interview, Just Say The Words 'You' And 'They'

Did you know that in job interviews, high performers actually speak differently than low performers? In a research study called “Words That Cost You The Job Interview” we discovered that interview answers rated poorly by hiring managers contain very different words than interview answers rated …

Employment

Here’s how to get that job, even if you’re underqualified

Typical job search wisdom says you shouldn't send off resumes to jobs you know you just don’t have the qualifications to land. But there are some circumstances, especially in tech, where a job might be just beyond your reach, but still attainable if you know how to work what you have to its full …

How to become successful even when you think you can’t be

<i>This is an excerpt from You Can Win: A Step-by-Step Tool for Top Achievers by Shiv Khera</i><p>When people start a job, they often move through stages of …

Motivation

4 Ways to Find More Meaning in Life

There’s no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>“Meaning in life” is one of those things everybody insists …

Happiness

8 changes experts made to vastly improve the real résumé of a mid-level job hunter

As an experienced talent acquisition professional, Lewis (not his real name) knew his résumé would be held to a higher caliber.<p>Despite his years of experience in the recruitment field, he says even he needed help pulling the right information together for his résumé so he could better highlight his …

How to Stand Out During a Job Interview

Have you made sure your resume is scannable and sent a thank you note? Such actions make you stand out.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to Jobvite, 65 percent of recruiters say that the lack of skilled candidates is their biggest obstacle to hiring -- …

Employment

10 Things You Should Always Bring to a Job Interview—and 5 Things You Should Leave Behind

<i>This piece originally appeared on Monster.com.</i><p>Picture this nightmare: You walk into an interview for your dream job, shake hands with the hiring …

3 ways to get your career back on track after a crisis

If you’ve experienced a tough spot in your career, the first step to recovery is to get out of crisis mode.<p>What’s crisis mode? It’s when your body …

Employment

I've held 1,000 interviews, and I've found only 4 questions truly matter

Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's hard to hire your 50th employee, and it's still hard to hire your 500th employee.<p>If you're just starting your company, you may as well get over the fact that you'll likely lose sleep over …

3 Ways to Ace Your Job Interview By Showing Your Good and Bad Sides

Believe it or not employers want to hear who you really are before they hire you.<p>"Just be yourself." How many times have you heard that phrase uttered before a job interview, media appearance, or even a blind date? As it turns out this is not just a friendly platitude, designed to make us feel …

Employment

How to Bounce Back After Life's Worst Hardships (and Come Out Even Stronger)

Everything happens for a reason. The good news? You can break through and become an even stronger person.<p>"Falling down" doesn't have to wreck you. In fact, it can be the best thing that ever happened...if you let it.<p>If you've ever "gotten off track," "fallen down," or just simply completely "blown …

Self-help

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere …

Happiness

Why SHOULD Can Suck It: How to Make Progress and Move the Needle Every Day

The ceiling, as usual, is frustratingly silent about my predicament.<p><b>Just like any other day, I’ve woken up with my head on the pillow, my eyes on the</b> …

Productivity

8 TED Talks to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Eight videos that will help inspire you to go for your dreams.<p>Guest Writer<p>Author and Brand Storyteller<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Debbie Millman told me her biggest regret was not “going for it” after she graduated college. She took the “safe” option, got a job and …

TED Talks

Three great questions to ask when you’re being interviewed, from a rock-star management professor

The job interview is nearly over. You’ve nailed the questions about your weaknesses, strengths, and where you want to be in five years. Then comes one final, loaded query: “So, do you have any questions for me?”<p>Proceed with caution: Ask too broad a question and it might indicate you didn’t do your …

Celebrity Gossip

How to Design the Perfect Sales Pitch Using Compassion, Laughter, and Listening, According to Neuroscience

Sales prospects have various chemical reactions in the brain when listening to your pitch. Learn how to increase oxytocin levels and build strong connections with prospects.<p>It takes a lot of brain power to plan and execute effective sales strategies and close countless deals. Many small business …

Chemistry

Career mistakes to avoid: Never use these 10 red flag phrases on a resume or cover letter

Describing yourself in a cover letter or resume as a "well-seasoned team player" who is an "exceptional communicator" and is "results driven" could …

Employment

Amazon Is Hiring 5,000 Work-From-Home Employees

And the perks sound amazing.<p>You love shopping at Amazon, but how would you like working for them from the comfort of your couch? The idea might not be so farfetched thanks to the company's Virtual Customer Service program.<p>On Thursday, Amazon announced it will be adding more than 5,000 new part-time …

Work from Home

How to Choose Between Two Jobs

<i>This article originally appeared on Monster.com.</i><p>Here’s the kind of dilemma every job seeker would love to have: You’ve combed Monster for the perfect …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Saying 'Yes' to a Job Offer

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