K. C. Grant

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Why Asking This 1 Question Will Get You a Job Much Faster

Finding a new job will be faster and easier when you take this important first step.<p>Hillary spent seven months in 2017 looking for a job. She didn't get any interviews. She was convinced there was something wrong with her. Her career confidence dwindled. I don't blame her for feeling this way. The …

10 helpful Android apps for writers on the go

Today’s writer doesn’t always have time to sit down at his desktop to write.<p>With more and more writers living the digital nomad style, there is a …

The key messages from the book Bill Gates called 'the most inspiring book I've ever read'

<i>The series provides key messages from books that you might not have time to read in their entirety.</i><p><i>Here are the key messages from The Better Angels of Our Nature:Why Violence Has Declined</i><i>by Steven Pinker.</i><p><i>Earlier this year,</i><i>Bill Gates recommended the book to college graduates via Twitter.</i><p>He called it …

12 Awesome Tips From Ecommerce Experts

Top tips from some of the best ecommerce entrepreneurs in the field.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s world of ecommerce, there are dozens of ways to scale. While some businesses focus on high ticket items, others focus on dominating hyper-specific product …

27 Quotes to Change How You Think About Problems

Great minds give you the benefit of their experience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It happens to even the most seasoned of entrepreneurs. You’ve built momentum for your latest project, you’re excited to embrace new challenges and you’ve visualized success at the end …

How Debbie Sterling Is Inspiring a Generation of Problem Solvers

08 Min Read Time - Debbie Sterling believes in the power of problem-solving, both for entrepreneurs and for young girls. Here’s how her company …

75 Ideas for Businesses You Can Launch for Cheap or Free

It takes courage and dedication to start your own business, but not much cash.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, many people today are looking to leave the daily grind for something that feeds their passion. People do not want to retire at the age of 60 (or older) …

5 Low-Cost Franchises You Can Start for as Little as $4,000

You don't need six figures in your bank account to start a business.<p>As an entrepreneur, you are done working for other people. You want to follow your dreams, set your own goals and dive into projects you are passionate about.<p>But starting a business can expensive, risky and at times lonely. To …

20 Tough Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

We all struggle. We all suffer on the inside. Every day…We worry.<br>We procrastinate. <br>We feel overwhelmed.<br>We feel angry.<br>We feel lonely. <br>We don’t feel …

Primed To Perform: The Science Behind Building A Legendary Workplace Culture

Lindsay McGregor is the cofounder and CEO at Vega Factor, a company that helps organizations build high-performing, adaptive cultures. She is also the co-author of a <i>New York Times</i> Best Seller, <i>Primed to Perform: How to Build the Highest Performing Cultures Through the Science of Total Motivation</i>. …

A controversial theory may explain the real reason humans have allergies

For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a hornet nest the size of a football. An angry squadron of insects clamped onto my leg; their stings felt like scorching needles. I swatted the hornets away and ran for help, …

Immunotherapy

This Is the Best Exercise to Erase Your Belly Pooch, Says Science

Start planning a goodbye party for your tummy.<p>In the weight-loss game, not all fat is created equal. And if you're trying to lose that belly pooch you just <i>know</i> is hiding a six pack, stomach fat is a particularly stubborn beast.<p>But never fear: A recent study just found that one workout is …

Exercise

Women are being exploited by the idea that a cure for everything is on the horizon<p>Recently, I had the opportunity to investigate the domestic habits and behaviours of a little understood human genus: <i>Homo plutocratus</i>. The super-rich, if you will. I spent time with them in their natural environment, …

Anti-aging

Goodbye, ketchup: 5 healthy condiments you’ve probably never tried

Condiments are having a moment, and their popularity is expected to continue skyrocketing — with good reason.<p>We’re not talking about your run-of-the-mill ketchup and mayo here. International condiments are hitting the mainstream as our palates wake up to new worlds of flavor. Everyone is on the …

Why Preserved Lemons Belong on Your Shelf

Fresh lemons are a workhorse in my kitchen, finding their way into everything from ice cream and tarts, to bitters and homemade cheese, to my go-to household cleaner. In fact, I thought I'd pretty much exhausted my uses for lemons—that is, until a fall afternoon in 2006, when I met a friend for …

7 Surprising Ways to Instantly Upgrade Your Tacos

You can do better than canned olives and shredded cheese.<p>The next time you’re whipping up a Taco Tuesday spread, think outside the crunchy shell. Go …

Bonnie Raitt and the Fugitive Emotions Evoked by Slide Guitar

Bonnie Raitt has dodged the crush of fame that did in the Eagles; she has beaten the devils that snared Warren Zevon, found the third act that eluded Linda Ronstadt and Jackson Browne, tended to her vocal cords better than Joni Mitchell, escaped the undertow of the sixties that holds Crosby, Stills …

7 Recipes That Prove Maple Syrup and Pork Are Meant for Each Other

It's a match made in salty-sweet heaven.<p>Maple syrup is a no-brainer when it comes to topping pancakes, but it's also excellent for bringing sweetness …

Caramel Macchiato Banana Bread Recipe

"Baking banana bread is one of my favorites, and I love nothing more than enjoying a slice with a nice cup of coffee. This was the inspiration for my …

All About Buttercream & How to Make 6 Different Types

Let’s talk about frosting—and in particular, the most commonly used word relating to frosting: buttercream.<p>Buttercream is delicious, a combination of flavorful butter mixed with plenty of sugar (and, depending on the recipe, some other ingredients) to produce a light, airy, and delightfully smooth …

Everything You Need to Know About Lentils

<b>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</b><p>They’re the world’s oldest cultivated legume, so it’s no surprise that lentils have become a staple across …

Cuban Roast Pork Sandwiches with Mojo Sauce

This recipe makes about 1 cup of citrusy, garlicky mojo sauce, much more than enough for 2 sandwiches. <b>Fast Pork Recipes</b> <b>More Sandwich Recipes</b>

Van Gogh's year in torment, as revealed by scientists

Scientists use x-ray technology to delve down into two of the artist's paintings and find evidence of his spectacular breakdown<p>At first glance Van Gogh’s twin paintings of ‘Bedroom at Arles’ seem virtually indistinguishable from each other.<p>Yet scratch beneath the surface and they reveal how the …

The 11 best punk albums

Indie Music

Rick Rubin: My Life in 21 Songs

Rick Rubin's discography reads like a who's who of popular music over the past three decades: Eminem, Metallica, Dixie Chicks. The producer has stood …

Best Sriracha Recipes

For folks who love their food to bring on the heat, sriracha is a pantry must. It wasn't long before spicy food lovers discovered that sriracha was a …

Travel To These Nine Incredible Music Venues Before You Die

A great venue can help define its neighborhood or city. It becomes an integral part of the cultural fabric of a community. Of course, while music venues may come and go — or in the case of New York City’s iconic CBGB, see its name wind up on an airport cafe while its hollowed out remains serve as a …

Music

Sour Cream and Scallion Drop Biscuits

Makes 8 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>All that sour cream keeps these drop biscuits super moist and tender—they reheat well, even after sitting out for hours (pop back into 350° oven for 5 minutes).<p>February 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>2 …

Baking