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Doing This One Thing Doubles Your Chances Of Getting Promoted

This strategy is so powerful that it nearly doubles your chances of getting a promotion, research shows.<p>"Whether it's a high-stakes monetary negotiation or winning support for a proposal, the simple gesture of soliciting advice can make you more likeable, encourage your counterpart to see your …

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FROM Oxford’s quads to Harvard Yard and many a steel and glass palace of higher education in between, exams are giving way to holidays. As students …

10 Questions to Ask When Making Your Personal Life Awesome

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having a life outside of work is typically a tall order -- and sometimes not even an option -- for time-strapped entrepreneurs and other busy professionals. Never mind having a happy, organized and fulfilling one. But being all work and …

Student Travel: Finding the Cheapest Flight

I love budget traveling and almost everything that comes with it: walking through a ghetto in Costa Rica to save 50 cents on bus transportation …

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 …

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

How To Stand Out When You're Surrounded By Extroverts

On the other hand, constantly trying to speak up in such a group is flat out exhausting, especially if you're introverted by nature. Fortunately, there are some key strategies you can help you assert your value without feeling like you have to blurt something out at the first quiet moment.<p>Dennis …