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9 of the most difficult interview questions – and how to answer them

Seriously, job interviews are difficult enough. So why this whole trend in asking questions that stump candidates? I love a thought-provoking …

Employment

17 Brilliantly Inspirational Quotes That Will Help Guide You Through Your Week

Let's face it, there are times when work is just plain stressful and overwhelming. These brilliant and inspiring words of wisdom will help you get through the tough times.<p>All of us feel anxiety and stress on the job when we are pressured to do something outside of our comfort zone -- that moment …

Motivation

7 incredible things that happen once you learn to love being alone

We live in a world of constant contact — a place that’s losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of …

Emotional Intelligence

The Best Back Exercises: The Only Workout You Need for That Perfect V-Shape Torso

The muscles you can't see in the mirror matter just as much as the ones in front. Here are the exercises to keep you looking good from all angles.<p>Sometimes you forget things: Where the remote is. Where you left your keys. Grandma’s birthday. (Put that one in your calendar already). At the gym, it’s …

Workouts

7 Proven Chipping Drills And Tips To Get Up-And-Down

A new driver won’t make you a better golfer… these proven chipping drills will.<p>If you want to shoot lower scores, stop trying to hit longer drives …

Golf

3 Presentation Tips From the Guy Who Received the Longest Standing Ovation of Any TED Talk

From Airbnb to SAP, leaders who tell these stories have a competitive advantage.<p>Storytelling is the single best tool we have to transfer our ideas to another person. Stories inform, illuminate, and inspire. Best of all, we know how to do it. Storytelling isn't something we do; storytellers are who …

Public Speaking

7 Presentation Ideas That Work for Any Topic

Turn any presentation into a competitive advantage with these scientifically-proven strategies.<p>Give a great presentation and you're more likely to get promoted, sell products, win customers, engage teams, attract investors, and gain visibility.<p>In other words, presentations are important. But how do …

Public Speaking

How to Respond Effectively When Buyers Resort to These 5 Obnoxious Negotiating Tactics

Get over the shock, figure out what's really going on and respond calmly.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve been working with a buyer for months. You’ve had multiple meetings, developed a great relationship, answered their objections and now, you’re hoping it will …

Whiteboards

Driving the ball accurately doesn't require hitting it straight

This is going to sound a bit backwards, but if you want to hit fairways with your driver, you don't have to actually hit your driver dead-straight. We'll let one of our top-ranked teachers explain:<p>"Driving accuracy does not mean you have to hit the ball straight. Some of the straightest drivers in …

Comparing Data Visualization Software: Here Are The 7 Best Tools For 2018

Visualization is an essential element of any Big Data and analytics strategy. The most up-to-date, real-time information and advanced analytics solutions are an expensive waste of money if you can’t communicate the results clearly and effectively to the people whose job it is to put them to …

Data Visualization

3 Ways to Improve Your Decision Making

To make a good decision, you need to have a sense of two things: how different choices change the likelihood of different outcomes and how desirable each of those outcomes is. In other words, as Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb have written, decision making requires both prediction and …

15 Things You Should Disclose on a First Date

Are you a cop?<p>Dating is tricky. You wanna present your best self while remaining true to said self. A first date is not the time to air every bit of dirty laundry in your proverbial hamper, but there are some things you <i>should</i> cover early on. Your date should be able to set expectations and decide …

Relationships

2018 Father's Day Golf Gift Guide: Golf Gifts for Dad

Show dad just how much you care this year with these better gift ideas. From luggage to tech, toys to tools and everything in between, here's the stuff he'll be excited to unwrap this Father's Day.

Why The Older You Get, The More You Hate Everyone (And Why That's OK)

You know how you're always talking about how you hate everyone? The thing is, the older you get, the more real this is.<p>True story: I don't really …

Relationships

Has wine gone bad?

If you were lucky enough to dine at Noma, in Copenhagen, in 2011 – which had just been crowned as the “best restaurant in the world” – you might have been served one of its signature dishes: a single, raw, razor clam from the North Sea, in a foaming pool of aqueous parsley, topped with a dusting of …

Wine

5 Ways To Hit Straighter And Longer Golf Drives

Do you want to hit straighter and longer golf drives? In this post PGA professional Dan Whittaker explains key dos and don'ts, plus he uses TrackMan …

11 Surprising Signs That You May Be Way Smarter Than Most People

For one thing, if you're a musician, you're already ahead of the game.<p>If you've been called smart or intelligent your whole life, it may be for any of the reasons listed below. That's according to science, of course.<p>And if the verdict is still out on whether you're truly smart or not, this may just …

Want to Raise Successful Daughters? 17 Things They Should Know About 'the Notorious RBG'

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the subject of a new documentary. Here's what to know first.<p>In six years of writing columns for Inc.com, my most popular effort ever is this one: <i>Want to Raise a Trail-Blazing Daughter? Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Do These 7 Things.</i><p>Millions of …

What To Wear To A Job Interview

Image consultants tell us what to wear for every kind of job interview, from corporate to creative, so you always make the right first impression. …

Men's Fashion

The 1 Part of Speech You Should Use `Sparingly' on LinkedIn

Take this advice only if you are "highly" motivated to get ahead.<p>When it comes to writing -- whether it's a novel, a press release, website copy or your LinkedIn profile -- adverbs stink. I'm talking about the 'ly'-ending adverbs like <i>exceedingly</i>, <i>highly</i>, <i>quickly</i>, <i>strategically</i>, <i>truly, unusually</i> and so …

Range Plans by Jason Guss - Video Series

ABOUT<p>Admit it: The range is a place you go with the best of intentions but without much organization. You hit balls, sure, but what are you working on, what’s your focus? If you’re going simply for enjoyment and exercise, have at it, but if you’re looking to improve, you need to add structure to …

Golf

4 Simple Words That Will Make You a Better Critical Thinker

Few questions expose the limits of one's knowledge quite like these four words do.<p><i>How can we develop our critical thinking abilities? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Allen Lobo,</b> …

The Best Men’s Fragrances Of All Time

These are the best men's fragrances ever created - from Calvin Klein and Jean-Paul Gaultier to Tom Ford and Chanel - as well as advice from fragrance …

Want Your Employees to Rave About Your Leadership Skills? Make Sure Any of These 6 Things Happen Daily

It's been found that you can achieve great results and have meaningful relationships at the same time.<p>Whether your company is a startup or an established firm, I want to share a compelling leadership model that will get the best out of employees.<p>It's based on the seminal research of Jim Laub, …

This Retailer Spent $30,000 on Its Employees--and Got $3 Million of Sales in Return

Gap stores conducted research that might turn industry labor practices upside down--while squashing 4 productivity killers along the way.<p>Everyone's looking for the keys to improved productivity and a way to dramatically improve performance. There are few industries more in need of such secrets than …

12 bad decisions you make every day without realizing

Even smart people can make terrible decisions.<p>Generally, it's not because they spent time deliberating and somehow arrived at the wrong answer. It's because they didn't spend any time thinking at all.<p>For example: You might automatically keep your phone on your desk at work, or grab a smoothie as a …

Apps

Have Better Conversations With the "Rule of Three"

The secret to being a good conversationalist—one people enjoy talking with, and whose company they seek—is very simple. It's talking with them, not …

4 Questions You Should Always Ask That Will Tell You Who Your Best Employees Are

Top performers usually check off all these boxes.<p><i>As a CEO, how do you know that your employee is an A, B, or C player? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Greg Skloot, founder of</b> …

How Watching Curling Helps You Sell Better

Television coverage of the Winter Olympics reminds us just how unusual the sport of curling is. On an icy surface called a “sheet,” one player propels a 42-pound (19 kg) chunk of polished granite toward a target. Scoring is based on how close to the center of the target the stone lands. If that was …

The 6 best VPNs to help keep you anonymous on the internet

If you're unfamiliar with a virtual private network, or VPN, there's no better time to get to know them.<p>There are a number of reasons why you might …