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Want to Keep Your Best Employees From Quitting? Stop Doing the 7 Things the Worst Bosses Often Do

These toxic management behaviors can disengage employees and tear down organizations.<p>In my research examining the leadership literature for nearly 20 years, I've ascertained that leadership in its purest and most unadulterated form comes down to one overarching theme: serving the needs of people so …

Leadership

The $200 sous vide cooker everyone loves is somehow on sale for $70 right now

We obviously know it’s Prime Day right now, but this is one of those sales that’s so crazy it seems like it must be a mistake. And just in case it is …

Sous

Stop Acting Like You're Going To Live Forever

Everyone knows someone who always appears to be frantically busy. Too busy sweating the small stuff. Too busy to take on new opportunities. Too busy to enjoy themselves.<p><b>“Busy” is not an indicator of success. “Busy” means ineffective time-management or poor prioritization.</b><p>The attitude of “it will be …

Time Management

5 Ways To Get Rid Of Skin Tags Without Having To Go To The Dermatologist’s Office

<b>* Skin tags are caused by skin rubbing against itself</b> <b><br>* While harmless, the growths can be unsightly</b> <b><br>* Removal of skin tags can be accomplished using</b> …

Skin Care

Is Your Company's Culture Toxic? Eight Warning Signs To Watch For

When employees feel discouraged — quietly or otherwise — with the organization they work for, there can be a significant impact on how well a company does, long term.<p>If you think your company culture could use some work, it is likely already teetering on turning toxic. This isn’t something to …

Leadership

Adidas New Running Sneaker Isn’t Really for Running, But It’s Still Sick

Straight out of the ’80s archive, Adidas’s new ZX500 RM poses itself as a fresh, updated take on what was once a classic running shoe. And they look …

Shoes

I Rushed Through All of My Son's Firsts, and Missed So Many of His Lasts

There was a final bottle. One last chance to hold my sweet baby, rub his head, and watch his eyes close as the tiniest drop of milk dribbled down his chin. I missed that moment. I was too caught up hoping and praying he would use a sippy cup the next time because it was easier for me if he satiated …

Parenting

You Child Won't Be Able to Step Away From This Amazon Bestselling Toy

These days, there are so many children's toys available, it can feel overwhelming when you're trying to find a fun, educational present for your little one. Well, worry no more. We found the cutest toy on Amazon that your kids will be obsessed with.<p>This bestselling Mini Explorer Light Up Terrarium …

Kids

More Companies Are Offering Unlimited Paid Vacation. Should You?

Last year, one of our highest-performing employees, Shanon, came to my business partner and me and asked us to implement unlimited paid time off. To be honest, I freaked out a little. Turns out, I have some outdated ideas about how people “should” work.<p>Here’s what’s always been drilled into my …

The Workplace

Unlimited data plans are a mess: here’s how to pick the best one

Above Unlimited. Unlimited &More. Unlimited &More Premium. These are the names of new mobile data plans introduced in just the last month by Verizon and AT&T. In an era without net neutrality, we’ve drifted far, far away from the days when “unlimited data” was a simple concept that meant you could …

T-Mobile

Slick Corner Painting Tip

Keep tape running straight down a wall<p>Here’s a neat trick I learned from my father-in-law for painting corners where two different colors meet on …

Neat

Interested in Fly Fishing? This Is the Rod to Get You Started

Fly fishing is ingrained in American culture — Ernest Hemingway and Norman MacLean romanticised it fiction, outdoor brands like Patagonia and Yeti do …

Fly Fishing

5 Signs of a Toxic Workplace That Should Be Stopped Immediately

If these things are happening at work, try these coping strategies to keep your sanity.<p>Much has been written about hiring and developing top performers in the workplace, but less attention has been paid to the effects of toxic workers on their organizations.<p>The term "toxic workers" is in vogue. The …

The Workplace

The 8 Best Stability Running Shoes for Men to Buy in 2018

If you have flat feet, you need running shoes that help maintain your stability and prevent overpronating, or your feet rolling inward, when you run. …

Shoes

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

Management

Handyman Essentials: 40 Tools Every Man Should Own

Even if the extent of your handyman skills boil down to simply tightening some screws or hammering a few nails, you still need some tools to get the …

Be a More Organized Traveler with This On-Sale Bag

Rocky Mountain Underground, or RMU for short, is a ski company, but its new BRFCS is a contender in the realm of adventure travel bags. The BRFCS — …

Camping

Pale Blue Dot’s Anatomy Is Monster Of An Album For Pearl Jam And Hall & Oates Fans

Hailing from Charlottesville, Virginia, comes Pale Blue Dot. And good god almighty do they make an impression. Homing in on a refreshing, in your …

I'm Marlo Mack, Creator of the 'How to Be a Girl' Podcast, And This Is How I Parent

Marlo Mack produces How to Be a Girl, a podcast about life with her transgender daughter “M.” Through stories on everything from what it was like …

What Is Ikigai? This Japanese Wellness Theory Could Turn You Into A Morning Person

If you're not a morning person, going to bed with a mental checklist of all of the things you <i>have</i> to do the next day certainly doesn't make getting …

Bill Gates Reads 50 Books Per Year. But Only These 6 Leadership Books Made His List of Recommendations

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention.<p>In a 2016 interview at the <i>New York Times</i>, Bill Gates said that reading is still the "main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding." He told <i>The Times</i> he reads about 50 …

Bill Gates

Amazon's monthly STEM toy subscription box is about to turn your kid into a little genius

Any future Elon Musks or Marie Curies out there?<p>For those parents with kids who could not give a shit about the <i>Bubble Guppies</i> or other educational …

An Entrepreneur's Letter To His Son

As a father, I’ve taken to writing letters to my son in an attempt to document the lessons I’ve learned throughout my time as an entrepreneur.<p>So far, I’ve kept all of these private, but given the state of the world and some of my experiences as of late I thought it would be appropriate to share …

Self-improvement

What Is Behavior Modification?

Behavior modification is defined as "the alteration of behavioral patterns through the use of such learning techniques as biofeedback and positive or …

Talk Radio

Grilled Corn Salad with Hot Honey–Lime Dressing

8 servings<p>Bright and light, this grilled corn salad with avocado will go with everything else at your summer barbecue. This recipe is from B’s Cracklin’ BBQ in Savannah, GA.<p>June 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 ears of corn, husked<p>2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted<p>1½ tsp. kosher salt, plus more<p>Freshly ground …

Recipes

10 Ways to Deal with a Child's Defiance and Non-Compliance

At one point or another, almost every child has likely looked at his parents and said, "No!" when he's been told to do something. As frustrating as …

Warren Buffett Says if You Hire Somebody Without This Trait, 'You Really Want Them to Be Dumb and Lazy'

No, it's not intelligence. But it should be a non-negotiable in building strong teams and companies.<p>Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett has been dazzling us with wisdom for nearly half a century.<p>As one of the most successful value investors in the world, the Oracle of Omaha …

Self-improvement

Moleskine’s productivity app is as addictive as its notebooks

The legendary notebook maker’s third app is the epitome of simplicity.<p>The infinite descending spiral of chaos that I call “my life” is always in dire need of organization. While I should probably give up and embrace the madness, from time to time I’ve tried different task managers, apps, and tools …

David Bowie

Buckle Up: The History Of The NATO Watch Strap

Enthusiasts of watch culture love to dive into the minutia. Besides the watch face, the accompanying straps that fasten them are objects of …

Watches

8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, …