Melinda Mehaffy

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31 Life-Changing Products On Amazon You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

FOMO is one of the weirder, more annoying side effects of social media usage (that and getting friend requested by your parents). But it can also …

How to get started with Facebook advertising: A step-by-step guide

<b></b><b>Organic success on Facebook may have become harder for brands in the past few years – and will become all the more so with the upcoming change to its</b> …

22 Makeup Tricks Every Beginner Should Know

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7 ways to save at Chipotle

When it comes to fast food chains, Chipotle is different. They’re fast and affordable but they also use quality ingredients that have been sourced responsibly, a key difference few competitors emulate because it’s so expensive.<p>They’re one of my favorite destinations and I’m always happy to see them …

Spending Too Much on Groceries? Try These Tricks to Save $100 This Month

DISCLOSURE:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

Mediacorp

How to Book the Cheapest RV Rental This Year

Thanks to the internet, you can find money-saving advice on just about anything – pet care, car insurance, the list goes on. Travel advice is one of …

Turn Your Local Streets Into A Map That Reveals The Character Of Your Neighborhood

Seen side by side, it isn’t hard to guess which of two tiny street maps depicts part of Portland, Oregon, and which shows the sprawl of car-centric Irvine, California.<p>A new data visualization tool takes a square-mile snapshot of any city and converts it into a simple graphic diagram that can be …

If Your Employees Act Like They Don't Care, You Might Be Doing These 11 Things Wrong | Inc.com

I came across this quote today: "People come for great vision and leave for poor leadership."<p>It made me think of all the times when I've stepped into a company as a leadership and brand consultant and my job was to identify how to fix the brand (a.k.a. the business).<p>My co-founder Ashleigh and I go …

ONE PAN Balsamic Chicken and Veggies

<i>Sweet Balsamic chicken and veggies made in one pan. Ten minute prep and twenty minute cooking time — this meal is efficient, healthy, and simple to</i> …

Tip: Stretch This Muscle and Feel Awesome

Sit a lot at work? Then your glutes and core are going to get weak. Here's an exercise to fix that.<p>Chronic sitting keeps you from using your glutes …

How to Influence People: The Most Overlooked Secret

This Post is by Jeff Goins, Entrepreneur cum Author ofThe post How to Influence People: The Most Overlooked Secret appeared first on iamwire.

Are Cruciferous Vegetables Healthier Than Other Ones?

Trying to name the healthiest vegetable is like trying to choose a favorite child. They're all wonderful. But cruciferous vegetables do have some …

Healthy Eating

3 Reasons to Read the Higher Ed Supplement to National EdTech Plan

Trying to overcome your skepticism.

How to Create a Successful Social Media Marketing Plan

Social media has over the years transformed to become one of the critical business marketing tools used today. While every business is unique, there …

How to Find Time to Exercise When Your Schedule Is Already Packed

It’s easy to feel motivated about the <i>idea</i> of exercising. Let’s all run marathons! And do a push-up challenge! But somehow, a lot of our plans never …

The Top 9 Social Media Strategists to Watch In 2017

Watching these social media gurus will help you crush it on your platform next year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Meet the social media strategists who are ahead of everybody in 2017.<p>Social platforms give entrepreneurs direct access to consumers who can become raving …

5 Ways to Move Outside Your Comfort Zone

Most of the time we like to confine ourselves in cocoons of safety. We make life a routine and don't strive to be better people. Going for the simplest option is natural. Besides, you are safe and surviving without ever having to face your fears and overcoming them.<p>Unfortunately, living an ordinary …

3 Rarely-Asked Interview Questions Every Job Seeker Should Ask | Inc.com

A typical interview goes something like this: The prospective employer grills you with 45 minutes of behaviorally-based interview questions--sometimes in a three-person panel (and if they're not, they're probably doing it wrong). Then, at the end of the interrogation, with a few minutes left to go …

Employment

5 Ways PCOS Might Be Secretly Messing With Your Weight

The disease can cause you to store more fat around your abdomen.<p>If you’ve been diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, it may feel like the numbers on the scale tick up no matter what you do—and that is hella frustrating. “Women with PCOS often say they can’t lose weight,” says Daniel …

Weight Loss

How To Cut Your Email Time In Half

Constantly checking your email is an addiction that’s destroying your productivity. Here’s how to break the habit.<p>We have a love/hate relationship with email. Forty percent of employees wish they had less email, according to a poll by Adobe. Yet a study from email-marketing platform provider …

Can cities create innovation hubs that work for the entire economy?

As startup districts proliferate, city planners aim to build tech hubs with a community focus<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Property Lines</i><i>, a column by Curbed senior reporter Patrick Sisson that spotlights real estate trends and hot housing markets across the country. Comments, tips, and suggestions on where</i> …

Urban Design

5 Ways to Kick the Bad Mental Habits That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals | Inc.com

No matter what goals you've set for 2017, you'll struggle to reach them if your brain is working against you. The way you think affects how you feel and how you behave. And it only takes one bad mental habit to hold you back.<p>Getting rid of your bad mental habits will help you work smarter, not …

Self-help

Broaden and Deepen Your Network Using This Simple Hack | Inc.com

How often do you see a practice you love and teach taken to a whole other level? Or two or even three?<p>Sometimes practices fit together so well to become so much more than the sum of their parts, you almost can't believe them. But you have to practice and share them.<p>I'll explain and show you how you …

Social Media Promotions: 41 Ideas, Examples and Tips

Thinking about running a social promotion?Perhaps you already have and are frustrated at disappointing results. Or you’re impressed, but wondering if …

The Single Most Important Leadership Skill To Thrive In Change

IBM’s global study of over 1,500 CEOs revealed that CEOs are acutely concerned with the pace of change in today’s world and figuring out how to run organizations ill prepared to deal with that change. As a leader, you can’t accurately predict the future, but you can increase the capacity of your …

Leadership

The 6-Step Process To Train Your Brain To Focus

Do you feel like your attention span is shortening? Stretch and strengthen it with these steps.<p>There’s a growing body of research about how counterproductive multitasking can be. While we may feel like we’re getting more done, the reality is that regular multitasking can leave us with a diminishing …

3 Ways You Block Yourself From Being as Successful as You Could Be

The world puts many barriers in the way of our success, but the ones we needlessly erect ourselves are the biggest.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people are sure their lack of success is due to external circumstances or simple bad luck. This is not usually the …

11 Telltale Signs You Should Quit Your Job and Do What You Really Love | Inc.com

Some people hang on to a job they hate because the money is "too good." Some people hang on to a job they hate because the "prestige" of the title makes it too hard on their egos to quit.<p>And some hang on to a job they hate because they're afraid to start their own business --which to me is the …

Motivation

365 Great Quotes for 2017 (Inspiring Words for the New Year) | Inc.com

(Note: This is last year's list. Looking for inspirational quotes for 2018? Check out our updated compendium of the best 2018 inspirational quotes, here.)<p>A year ago, we set out to find and share inspirational quotes for each day of the year (366, in fact, since it was a leap year). For 2017, we've …

Motivation

8 books that will change your life in 2017

And if your New Year's resolution isn't to read more ... well, have we got some recommendations that will make you change your resolution.<p>The following eight books will help you stop worrying, stop being tired, and stop feeling overwhelmed — and start excelling in your field, embracing life's …