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The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

Computer Science

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Cooking

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Nutrition

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Does internet advertising work at all?

Everett Collection/Shutterstock/The Atlantic<p>Nineteenth-century retailer John Wanamaker is responsible for perhaps the most repeated line in marketing: “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted, the trouble is I don’t know which half.”<p>Today, marketers are grappling with the Wanamaker Paradox: …

Warby Parker

How to Manage Remote Developers Regardless of Location

It’s increasingly rare for every team member to work the same hours in the same location. In many ways this is beneficial – developers can work on …

19 Foods You Should Always Have in Your Kitchen

A well-stocked kitchen allows you to throw together a fast, flavorful meal after a long day. And, when you wake up and have to dash out the door for …

Food

9 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Mind

<i>By Taylor Kubota for Men's Journal</i><p>Whether it's becoming a Sudoku champion or remembering the name of someone you just met, everyone probably wishes they could muster up a little extra brain power. There are no quick fixes when it comes to improving or the preventing decline of cognitive functions …

Stress and How to Manage It

Stress in the workplace is an increasing concern not just for those in the workforce, but also for large and small-scale employers. How employees manage stress on a day-to-day basis is an issue that many companies now view as a serious organizational issue.<p>If stress is not managed properly, it can …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Workouts

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

Personal Finance

Four Sales Team Mistakes That Will Drive Your Prospects Away

We’ve all been there – the cold, impersonal, off-putting dinner time sales call. You might even joke about how bad it was with your team at work. The …

Want to Be an Entrepreneurial Icon? Try These 5 Steps.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to grow your brand and establish yourself as an icon in your field, you’re going to have to get to work. Look at successful entrepreneurs such as Gary Vaynerchuk, Ali Brown and Pat Flynn. These are just a few examples of …

Entrepreneurship

How to Use Google+ Communities for Business

Each of these communities are directly related to the interests of each company’s customer bases, which is why they are successful at engaging their users on Google+ within these communities.<p>Once you’ve chosen a topic, decide on a headline that will accurately express what your community is about …

How to set up a foolproof note-taking system for writers and other nerds (Part 1)

I started writing stories this year – short fiction and a couple of novellas so far – and I’ve found I need to make a lot of notes. The iPhone is pretty great for this, as you’d expect, but not always: Sometimes it’s just not appropriate to tap away on a cellphone, and sometimes you might want to …

94 Percent of People Think Buying From Small Businesses is Important

You may be happy to know that the majority of people think it’s important to frequent and buy from small businesses.<p>An annual survey conducted by The …

14 Rockin' Analytics Plugins for WordPress

Analytics let you know how your website is doing. Your site analytics tell you which pages, posts, and features are popular with your visitors, how …

In Workplace Communication, Words do Matter

Since the 1970’s, communication experts have been citing research results released by Dr. Albert Mehrabian on the related value of three vital …

Small Business Loans Hit 19.4 Percent, a Record High at Big Banks

In March, it seemed like smaller banks were the place to go for small business loans. But, oh, what a difference a month makes!<p>Numbers for April …

36 Percent of Small Business Owners Feel Optimistic. Do You?

Given the way people and politicians talk about us, you might think all small business owners are exactly alike, with the same motivations, goals and …

Three Ways to Cut Costs for Your Small Business

Even with the economy on the rise, it’s general good practice to keep a check on your business costs and see if there’s any room for improvement when …

13 Things You Can Do With a CRM System to Increase Sales Numbers

Customer relationship management software makes it easier to handle your whole sales process. This goes for any business, whether you have a sales …

Wisely Choosing Technology to Advance Your Company

In a 2013 survey from the National Small Business Association, it was discovered that 70% of small business owners say that keeping up with new …

No Such Thing As Bad Publicity? Apparently There Is

Think all that matters is how much people are talking about your brand online? Think again. A recent study finds sentiment is more important than …

The REAL Reason Why Your Business Isn't Making More Money

As a small business owner, we are constantly trying to not only produce good work, but to consistently make more money in our business. We see other …

Small Businesses Must Overcome Old Technology Habits

Gartner's 2014 Business Process Management conference began in Sydney today and many of the messages from the opening keynote echoed the very …

Innovation