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Here's the email you should send to everyone you know when you're looking for a new job

As in: I'm single, but I'd like to be in a relationship. Or: I have a job, but it's not really fulfilling, and I'd like a different one.<p>On a rational level, everyone knows this is ridiculous. In all likelihood, the person you're talking to is dealing with their own life imperfections, and will …

15 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

Success doesn't crop up overnight. All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can be attributed to "rich habits," a term coined by Thomas C. Corley, who spent five years researching the daily habits of 177 self-made …

Slow Down, Simplify, and Clear Your Mind and You’ll Get Better Results

<b>“The real you, the inner you, is pure, very pure. It understands. It has patience. It will wait forever while your ego trots all over everywhere</b> …

Time I

20 Tiny but Powerful Ways to Accelerate Your Personal Growth

Small shifts lead to big results.<p>When it comes to self-development, it's the small stuff that often makes the biggest difference.<p>Too often, people think about big changes in terms of big decisions. They think it's a sweeping action that moves the needle, when really it's the incremental steps made …

Self-improvement

13 words you should include on your résumé, according to a panel of experts

We've all read about what not to include in a résumé. After all, one of Glassdoor's most popular articles "21 Words to Never Include In Your résumé" is bookmarked even by our staffers who want to gut-check before making résumé faux pas.<p>However, it's time to talk about what works <i>should</i> be included …

How to Disrupt Old Habits and Take Control for the Life You Want

You can't afford to sleepwalk through the rest of your time on Earth. The time for a change is today.<p>Routine isn't all bad. But when you're completely stuck in old habits, you pretty much label yourself the snail on the racetrack. Todd Mitchem, speaker, Fortune 500 leadership consultant and author …

Self-help

11 Neuroscience Hacks To Wire Your Brain For Success

Is there really a recipe for success? According to science, there is — or at any rate, there’s a general roadmap that’s proven to have a positive impact. In fact, according to neuroscientist Michael Merzenich, 30 hours of training based on specific neuroscience techniques can improve memory and …

6 Awesomely Affordable Decor Shops That Aren't Ikea

You just got the keys to your new apartment and are desperate to make it feel like home, but you'll need to stretch your decorating budget wisely. If the local midcentury antique shop and pricier home chains are out of your reach, don't get discouraged. While we fully embrace a good Ikea hack, …

This Couple Crushed Their Debt

Koda and Kelly Sanborn are the picture of financial health. They have zero debt, a well-honed budget and money stashed in nearly a dozen savings accounts.<p>But it wasn’t always that way.<p>Just four years ago, the Twin Cities, Minnesota, couple had $32,000 in debt, no savings and no real financial …

Personal Finance

The cover letter format that made my job application response rate go from 0% to 55%

Around the 10th unanswered application, the negative chatter started to kick in — and it sounded suspiciously like Meryl Streep in "The Devil Wears Prada."<p><i>Go home, Lisa</i>, said the small, icy voice in my head. <i>You're just not cut out for this. Also, you have no sense of style</i>. At my lowest point, …

16 OTHER Online Stores You Definitely Want to Know About

Oftentimes, I lie awake at night, wondering about all the online home decor stores I might be missing out on for lack of knowing (kidding, I sleep …

10 Dumb Money Mistakes People Make in Their 30s

Don't use your credit card to buy a designer baby stroller.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like many 30-year-old Americans, you probably spent your 20s finishing up college, finding your first real job, taking some risks, making connections and …

Personal Finance

Tell Me What You Did Today, And I'll Tell You Who You Are

Motivation and momentum are very fickle. It doesn't matter how much you currently have.<p>"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." -- Mahatma Gandhi<p>Gandhi was completely right. When you don't act in accordance with your values and goals, you're …

Motivation

How Hiring Managers Expect You to Answer These Annoying Job Interview Questions

Job interviews are nerve-wracking enough as it is, then the hiring manager hits you with something like, “tell me about a time you dealt with a …

Employment

The Best of New York Eating 2017

<i>For the Best of New York, the focus, as always, is on things and places that are, if not brand-spanking-new, then newish, having debuted within the</i> …

A woman who has reviewed more than 40,000 résumés outlines the 8 most annoying mistakes she sees

Résumés are important.<p>No one knows that better than Tina Nicolai. She estimated that she has read more than 40,000 résumés since launching Résumé Writers' Ink in 2010.<p>That's a lot of CVs. Over the years, Nicolai says, certain annoying mistakes tend to come up quite a lot.<p>Some of these errors may …

Employment

Shipping container transforms with walls of glass in Argentina

From industrial to rustic<p>Fans of Philip Johnson’s Glass House take note: As it turns out, you too can have <i>something</i> like the modernist icon if you get a shipping container, paint it black, and replace the corrugated steel with sleek walls of glass. How’s the above example for inspiration?<p>Designed …

The Definitive Guide to Budgeting Your Money for 2017

AKA how to get your shit together when it comes to your hard-earned cash this year.<p>Money. We all want more of it, we all want to know how much others have and what *they* do with it, and we all want to know that we're doing all the right things with it. But when you're just figuring out this whole …

Cracking the Travel Booking Code — Digital Marketing News

The longstanding focus of marketing efforts in the travel industry has been on the point of purchase.<p>That’s one reason why search advertising, which …

Marketing

The Purpose Of Life Is Not Happiness: It’s Usefulness

For the longest time, I believed that there’s only purpose of life: And that is to be happy.<p>Right? Why else go through all the pain and hardship? …

Happiness

How Positive Thinking Builds Skills, Boosts Health, and Improves Work

Positive thinking sounds useful on the surface but “positive thinking” is also a soft and fluffy term that is easy to dismiss. Actually, is more than …

What Is Customer Experience

Customer experience is one of those terms that mean different things to different people. Like “brand,” “marketing,” and “customer centricity,” the …

15 New Social-Media Templates to Save You Even More Time With Your Marketing

9 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Imagine having a quick and fast way to get up to speed with social media or to get your work done in less time (and with more confidence).<p>When I’m in a pinch or into something new, one of the first places I turn is toward a template. I’ve built a …

Social Media

Facebook Content Strategy Is A Time Bomb For Inbound Marketing

Every time I write a post that takes a slightly contrarian view to the status quo, I get hammered by the entrenched pundits who spin this into “Mark …

Samsung attaches screen to semi-truck to show the road ahead

Getting stuck behind a slow, smelly semi-truck is no fun, but big vehicles are often too hard to pass on a narrow two-lane road. But Samsung just …

Even Qatar Air Employees Don't Know the Difference Between Boeing and Airbus

The difference between Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner and the Airbus A380 superjumbo? Qatar Airways Ltd. isn’t so sure.<p>The airline schlepped five of its …

Aviation

15 Hors d'Oeuvres for the Fall

<i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Weight Watchers, who celebrate gathering together around the table to enjoy wholesome, beautiful food.</i><p>Though you clung to it desperately, summer has finally slipped through your fingers. Fall has arrived and at this point, you've decided to accept it. …

10 Surprising Pricing Strategies That Can Boost Sales

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout. This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Utilizing smart pricing strategies when selling your wares—be they products, services or subscriptions—is a <i>must</i> if you want to succeed in a competitive marketplace.<p>The <b>worse</b> thing you can do …

Automating Layouts Bring Flipboard’s Magazine Style To Web And Windows

Good layout design frames a story and impacts how you are informed by the content. For example, in the hallways of Sports Illustrated, editors hang up every page of the print edition to be reviewed and manually tweaked before publication.<p>When you read Flipboard, articles and photographs are laid …