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50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

10 Things to Remember Before You Take Things Personally

Let me share three quick stories and some life-changing lessons with you…• This morning at a train stop near the hospital, a man and his three young …

11 things that help us get ready in the morning faster

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon In a perfect world, you'd get to work on time — or better yet, early — every morning. In reality? It's much easier said than …

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11 grammatical mistakes that instantly reveal people's ignorance

Homophones — words that sound alike but are spelled differently — can be particularly pesky.<p>Regardless, you should never choose incorrectly in these nine situations:<p>1. 'Your' vs. 'You're'<p>"Your" is a possessive pronoun, while "you're" is a contraction of "you are."<p>Example 1: You're pretty.<p>Example 2: …

Recruiters use software electronically to read your resume -- here's how to work it to your advantage

Let me share a true hiring story about Bill (not his real name). Bill sent a job application to a large sporting organisation for a highly skilled role. A month on he was still waiting to hear back if he had an interview.<p>He then ran into a mate who worked at the sporting organisation and shared his …

Your largest asset isn't your home or savings account — a financial planner explains why

Despite everything you may have read or heard, your house and your 401(k) are not your largest assets—your career path and income are your biggest assets by far.<p>Below I will illustrate why this is the case and provide one simple tip on how to maximize your personal growth potential.<p>Your home is an …

Scientists have figured out how much exercise is needed to keep your cells youthful

Imagine if every time you hit up a Barry’s Bootcamp class, you not only left class sweatier and stronger, but also a little younger.<p>Turns out, 30 …

A psychologist says a simple word swap can make you more successful on a daily basis

To that end, she offers a bunch of strategies for getting to know yourself better, each one characterized by extreme efficiency and a focus on problem-solving over rumination.<p>One such strategy is the somewhat counterintuitive "<b>What Not Why</b>" tool. When you're facing a difficult situation, or you've …

15 Tools to Accelerate Your Productivity

Work smarter, not harder.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What happens when you combine technology with productivity? Productivity becomes a breeze. You could easily double or even triple your productivity using the right tools.<p>The problem is, there are hundreds, if not …

How to Cultivate Mental Toughness

Grit. Determination. Willpower. Fortitude. Do you have what it takes to persist in the face of challenges? To pick yourself up and carry on even when …

I've been perfecting résumés for 15 years — here's the best advice I can give

My recommendations below are for a professional with 10-25 years experience.<p>For those with fewer than 10 years, you're likely better off with a one-page résumé, for those with more than 25 years and at very senior levels, three may sometimes be appropriate.<p>(But seriously, if that's you, you …

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Phase 1: Become a Full-Stack Web Developer<p>Start IMPORTANT: Read first!<br>• Preview What We'll Cover In This Course (4:11)<br>• Start Syllabus<br>• Start Discussion …

12 best commencement speeches of all time

Great news, graduates! The job outlook is looking a lot better than it has in the past few years.<p>The U.S. economy has added, on average, 238,000 jobs in the past few months, according to the Labor Department. And, job listings targeted at new grads are up slightly from a year ago on job-listing …

5 Things You Need to Take Off Your Resume ASAP

Searching for your next great gig is serious business, and before you even get in the door for an interview (and pray they don’t ask you insanely hard interview questions), you’ve got to make the effort to revamp and perfect your resume. And there are resume tips that get you noticed and resume …

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10 ways to make it through the day after a terrible night's sleep

Wait a minute—we're supposed to get a good night’s sleep to feel great all day? File that under, "Things we know we're supposed to do that are impossible." The problem isn't <i>wanting</i> to get a good night's sleep, it's actually making it happen. And between work, kids, and, let's face it, the new …

The 1 Lesson That Will Sharpen Your Emotional Intelligence

Understanding the difference can help you get the most out of everyone.<p><i>Before you criticize someone, try walking a mile in his or her shoes.</i><p>Chances are, you've heard that proverbial advice in one form or another. One could say it perfectly illustrates the quality of empathy, a hallmark trait of …