Joseph Nguyen

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Make It Easy for Decision Makers to Approve Your Deal

Imagine you’ve been offered a way to purchase $1 lottery tickets for a penny each. How many would you buy? If you were operating based on rational self-interest one could argue that you would buy as many tickets as possible. How could you refuse an opportunity with so much upside and so little …

Office Politics Is Just Influence by Another Name

Most of us cringe when we think about office politics. It’s a disgusting, immoral mess that we try to avoid. After all, who wants to participate in backstabbing, lying, cheating, blaming, sucking up, and playing people against each other? Or maybe you take a slightly less offensive view of office …

5 Tips for Off-the-Cuff Speaking

If it’s true that many people fear public speaking more than death, it’s equally true that businesspeople are condemned to a thousand small deaths in client pitches, in boardrooms, and on stage. And that death can turn slow and torturous when you are asked to speak unexpectedly with little or no …

Why does popcorn at the movies cost so much?

This is a question with some easy answers and some surprisingly complicated ones.<p>First the easy — and incomplete — answer...<p><b>Because they can.</b><p>This is what we all intuitively assume, that theaters are shooting fish in a barrel by charging high prices to a captive audience.<p>“They’re basically in a …

Eggs, Bacon, and Brioche: LA's 10 Best Breakfasts

<i>by Bun Boy Eats LA, LA City Guide for the Menuism Blog photos by Bun Boy Eats LA</i><p>In the wee morning hours, Los Angeles offers many ways to gorge oneself: You can roll out of bed and stumble to your local nondescript corner restaurant for something involving eggs (Kings Road Cafe comes to mind), you …

The 7 Key Ingredients of a Powerful Twitter Bio

<i>Neil Patel is the co-founder of KISSmetrics and Crazy Egg. This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Your online reputation is your reputation. And it better be good.<p>The way you describe yourself on Twitter has everything to do with how people perceive you online. So how the heck do you do …

2 Principles That Will Change the Life of Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started my entrepreneurial endeavors in network marketing. Within that circle of entrepreneurial professionals I learned and grasped two powerful principles that really changed my business mindset forever. Those already practicing these …

Entrepreneurship

The Fruitiest, Juiciest Recipes for Ice Pops, Paletas, and Homemade Popsicles

Homemade Popsicles, ice pops, and paletas are easy to throw together, perfectly cool on a sweltering day, and our favorite way to highlight the season’s best produce<p><b>Why do we love ice pops?</b> Let us count the ways: They’re perfectly cool on a sweltering day; they’re surprisingly easy to throw …

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The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

4 Types of Questions That Will Get You What You Want

Not every question is created equal.<p>Jenny Fulton, co-founder of Miss Jenny's Pickles in Kernersville, North Carolina, is not timid. In 2012, after giving a presentation at a marketing event sponsored by designer Tory Burch, who often appears on Good Morning America, Fulton asked Burch from the …

Entrepreneurship

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

How to go completely paperless with iOS

There are some obvious first steps one can take to cut down on the amount of paper used on a day-to-day basis if you’re an iOS user, like switching …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

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How Zoodles And Spirals Will Change The Way You Eat Veggies

Meet your new favorite kitchen tool. Some call it the spiralizer, the zoodler (an affectionate term for a zucchini-based noodle) or the spiral vegetable slicer. However you choose to identify to this nifty apparatus, know one thing: Your vegetable lifestyle is about to transform.<p>This revolutionary …

13 Proven Ways to Make Your Own Luck

Do you wait for good things to happen to you--or do you go out and make them happen? Here's what you need to do to enjoy more business success.<p>Luck is not a plan, but you can plan to have more luck when you start up a business or engage in any enterprise. Here are 13 proven ways to make it …

Your New Favorite Granola Recipe

This wholesome granola recipe will be your new go-to. Yasemin Tanzirel invented a creative nod to acclaimed (James Beard Award nominated) recipe sit,e cannelle et vanille. Yasemin has brought the fun back to following recipes with her vibrant tea towel. She tells us, "My vision is to bring families …

A New Spin on Spain's Most Traditional Tapas Dish: Spanish Tortilla

<i>The Spanish tortilla</i><p>If you've tapas-barred your way through Spain, surely you've noticed the most recurring tapas item: what the Spaniards call "tortilla." It is almost certainly at <i>every</i> tapas bar in Spain, sitting high, proud, and room temperature on the counter.<p>Of course, the name is a confusion …

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Your Weakness May Be Your Competitive Advantage

Midway through the workshop I was teaching on professional reinvention, I gave participants an assignment: create a narrative citing your professional strengths. After the break, a woman named Alison raised her hand. “This one was difficult for me,” she said. “I thought about what was special about …

Three Questions to Advance Your Career

In most organizations, professionals who want to move up get lots of feedback. Did you hit your numbers? Make your budget? How did you perform in managing a major project? Many companies provide you with so-called 360-degree feedback based on anonymous surveys from your boss, peers, and direct …

How to Write a Cover Letter

No one likes job hunting. Scouring through online jobs boards, spiffing up your résumé, prepping for grueling interviews — none of it’s fun. But perhaps the most challenging part of the process is writing an effective cover letter. There’s so much conflicting advice out there, it’s hard to know …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Finance

COPYCAT INVESTING: Social Media Is Revolutionizing The Way Traders Make Money

It's a disconcerting feeling, but sometimes it feels kind of good that there is another player out there who thinks enough of your style that they will place their trust in you.<p>This concept of piggy backing on other people's trading has been growing in retail foreign exchange and other retail …

Social Media

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Caramelized Onion Tarts

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A savory-sweet, satisfying meal that will calm a hectic day, feed a hungry family, or freeze</i> …

How To Start A Blog With No Expertise & No Money (2017 Edition)

Why should you start a blog in the first place? <br>Step 1 – Find your passion and write a mission statement <br>Step 2 – Discover your tribe <br>Step 3 – …