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You are almost certainly starting salary negotiations wrong

Asking for a raise is one of the most fraught parts of a working life, a process maniacally Googled and agonized over with friends. Advice is often conflicting. Don’t give your number first, or always do. Start with a number you don’t really expect to get, or ask for nothing at all.<p>A frequent piece …

Career Development

How to make a 4-year-old MacBook Pro run like a 'brand-new computer' for $170

A Redditor at r/apple who goes by the name of ZuluZuluZuluZulu has posted a quick guide for anyone who wants to make their old MacBook Pro run like brand new for a relatively small sum of just under $170.<p>It's really a pretty simple process: First buy a Crucial 8GB RAM kit for $64.99 on Amazon, then …

Your Resume Is Useless Unless It Answers This 1 Question

If your resume is to be powerfully persuasive, it must speak directly to its intended reader. Its effectiveness hinges on how well it answers the following critical concern: What are the positive results of your work performance? Put more plainly: <b>Why do your</b> <b>professional accomplishments</b> <b>matter?</b><p>Note …

Cakes

From deep, dark chocolate to fluffy carrot to pineapple upside-down, here are the best recipes for cakes.

Why You Should Never Give Your Partner The Silent Treatment

The silent treatment may be a common response to conflict in relationships, but it is also one of the most destructive, according to a paper published last year in the journal Communication Monographs. The analysis examined 74 studies that looked at the effects of an overarching behavior called the …

Interesting Engineering

How To Become A Millionaire (In 8 Simple Steps)

Money, of course, isn't everything. Not by a long shot. Where your definition of success is concerned, money may rank far down the list. Everyone's definition of "success" is different. Here's mine.<p>For me, money doesn't matter all that much, but I'll confess, it did at one time (probably because I …

The Real Stories Behind 7 Everyday Expressions

Many of our everyday phrases come from Shakespeare, while others have more gruesome beginnings.<p>But some widely repeated phrase "origins" are folk etymologies that have been passed on by word of mouth and AOL spam emails.<p>Keep reading to see seven everyday phrase origins that are complete myths …

Why home-cooked food never tastes like restaurant food

When we set out to cook a meal, be it for our family or a romantic evening for two, we always have a vision in our minds of what we want the finished product to look and taste like. That vision usually closely resembles what you might find at a restaurant, with elegant plating, refined flavors, and …

12 Organizations Entrepreneurs Need to Join

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever since becoming an official entreprenuer, I have been attending entrepreneurial events. I have attended and joined 1000's of different organizations. There are many out there that I personally haven't gotten anything out …

AmpStrip Is An Activity Tracker For Real Athletes

All of the world’s best athletes agree that the most important biometric to keep an eye on is heart rate, but until now every heart rate tracking …

Wearable Tech

Science takes the guesswork out of baking the perfect cookie

LAS VEGAS — For more than 10 years, Michael Wallace and Darin Barri were toy designers. Depressed about plummeting sales because of video games, the pair went on a week long bender to drown their sorrows.<p>They both loved lychee martinis, which are tricky to make. They dreamed of a smart cocktail …

10 Habits Of Highly Authentic People

The word "authenticity" comes from the Greek root authentikos, meaning "original, genuine, principal." Genuine leaders are not just the usual suspects we conjure up — the business chieftains, historic figures, and mega technology innovators. They are all around us, I believe.<p>Each one of us is born …

12 holidays to make you healthier and happier in 2017

How is 2017 feeling so far? Are you looking ahead to a year full of possibilities, or struggling through the triple whammy of hangover, post-Christmas exhaustion and winter blues? If you’re not welcoming the new year with a spring in your step, perhaps one of your resolutions should be to make time …

Elon Musk Uses This Ancient Critical-Thinking Strategy To Outsmart Everybody Else

But while he dropped out of the program after only a few days, the field left an impression on the billionaire-to-be.<p>Perhaps most crucially, it trained him in <b>"first principles thinking,"</b> a mode of inquiry that relentlessly pursues the foundations of a problem.<p>"I think it's important to reason from …

Finally—At-Home Peels That Actually Work

1/15<p><b>Best For: Rough Texture</b><p>This luxurious peel boasts a triple exfoliating system, where acids travel deep into the skin to exfoliate from the inside …

Skin Care

The 7 WordPress Plugins Your Site Needs to Succeed

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At least one website you visited today is powered by WordPress. In all likelihood, most of your favorite sites utilize the world’s most popular content management system (CMS). Perhaps your business runs on it too.<p>According to …

Marketing

How Different Cultures Understand Time

In the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Mexico employ time in such diametrically opposing manners that it causes intense friction between the two peoples.<p>In Western Europe, the Swiss attitude to time bears little relation to that of neighboring Italy.<p>Thais do not evaluate the passing of …

12 Rules For Learning Any Language In 3 Months

I've written about how I learned to speak, read, and write Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish. I've also covered my experiments with German, Indonesian, Arabic, Norwegian, Turkish, and perhaps a dozen others.<p>There are only few language learners who dazzle me, and Benny Lewis is one of them.<p>This …

How Much Do You Really Know About Espresso

<i>This piece originally appeared on Needsupply.com.</i><p>There are many things we can be thankful to Italy for: Burrata cheese, Bruno Munari, <i>Catenaccio</i> style …

'Peanut Butter Test' Is A Quick And Easy Screen For Alzheimer's

"The ability to smell is associated with the first cranial nerve and is often one of the first things to be affected in cognitive decline," reads this release from the University of Florida, researchers from which conducted the experiment.<p>But with Alzheimer's patients, the sense of smell is …

32 Tricks You Can Do With Wolfram Alpha, The Most Useful Site In The History Of The Internet

It's not a search engine, it's not an encyclopedia, and it's not a calculator, but it's a little bit of all of that. It's really the only member of its field.<p>Originally developed as an online version of Stephen Wolfram's Mathematica software, its basic functionality is that of a math equation …

10 Mental Math Tricks That Will Make You Wildly Popular At Parties

The best part is, you can totally be that guy at the party with a little practice and preparation.<p>What follows is 10 math tricks you can memorize, practice or internalize so you can whip them out anywhere to dazzle those around you, whether it's the trading floor or a cocktail party.<p><i>Eric Platt</i> …

25 Huge Trends That Will Make People Billions Of Dollars

Recently, investing gadfly James Altucher posted a "cheat sheet" for what you should be doing with your money that spotlighted a handful of "demographic trends" that investors could get behind.<p>We wanted to expand on that handful to a full-blown list of all the technologies out there that are poised …

Is Your Grown Child Still Mooching Off You? 6 Ways To Change That

Everybody knows a moocher, but what if the freeloader is your own child? In the video above, Dr. Phil steps in to help David and Lori, whose 26-year-old son is still living at home. They say he was once a model child, but is now lazy, makes a complete mess of his room, can’t hold a job, drinks, …

Vitamin C and Skin Health

1. Shindo Y, Witt E, Han D, Epstein W, Packer L. Enzymic and non-enzymic antioxidants in epidermis and dermis of human skin. J Invest Dermatol …

Why Some Kids Try Harder and Some Kids Give Up

My toddler struggled to buckle the straps on her high chair. "Almost," she muttered as she tried again and again. "Almost," I agreed, trying not to hover. When she got it, I exclaimed, "You did it! It was hard, but you kept trying, and you did it. I'm so proud of you."<p>The way I praised her effort …

36 Unconventional Lessons Everyone Needs To Learn To Be Successful In Business

There are some unconventional lessons you need to learn if you're going to win at business, including:<p>1. There are always more deals than the one that you are looking at right now. Walking away is the first step in finding them.<p>2. Mean people suck the inspiration out of you. Avoid them at all costs …