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20 Years Ago, Jeff Bezos Said to Always Ask These 3 Questions to Determine the Perfect Job Candidate to Hire

Want to build a great team? Jeff Bezos told Amazon employees to ask themselves these simple questions before making any hiring decision.<p>Jeff Bezos and Amazon are known for many things. A juggernaut of a flywheel. Drones. Amazon Web Services. Relentless expansion.<p>But while Amazon is undeniably a …

Jeff Bezos

These Are the Best-Selling Shoes of 2018 So Far — And the No. 1 Sneaker Is Only $48

Every quarter, analyst firm NPD Group Inc. releases information on the best-selling sports shoes of the past three months — and now, the results from …

Shoes

This Beast of a Portable Power Bank Has Everything a World Traveler Needs

Goal Zero’s new Sherpa 100AC is one diesel portable power bank. It weighs two pounds and has a 25,600mAh capacity, meaning it has enough juice to …

Gear & Gadgets

7 principles to develop toughness and build the life you want to live

“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. …

Self-improvement

The one habit that can transform your world forever

<b>What is the one habit that can transform your world forever?</b><p>The habit of tracking.<p>No, I don’t mean stripping down to a loincloth and sniffing animal …

Body Fat

5 Ways to Shredded Abs

1 of 7<p>Abs of Steel<p>For great abs, you’ve gotta eat great. But if you’ve got that part down and want to have abs that really impress, you’ve got to …

Workouts

15 Best Affordable Pinot Noir

Looking for an affordable bottle of Pinot Noir? Here, F&W's wine expert Ray Isle lists 15 great bottles—all under $20.<p>1 of 15<p>2014 The Pinot Project …

Farm-to-table

The 5 levels of leadership

As Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup, once astutely noted, “Employees everywhere don’t necessarily hate the company or organization they work for as much as they do their boss. Employees—especially the stars—join a company and then quit their manager.”<p>But what makes a boss worth quitting …

Employment

If You Have Stubborn Belly Fat, Do These 4 Things to Finally Reveal Flat Abs

Losing belly fat and getting a flat stomach, maybe even six-pack abs for the most ambitious, is like the holy grail of fitness. It might make you feel better to know that certified personal trainer and fat-loss coach Oualid Zaim says, "Even people who seem to be able to lose weight often end up …

Fitness

iPad Slow? Learn How to Speed up iPad, Even Older Ones!

If you have an older iPad, you may have noticed that it's not as fast as it used to be and asked yourself, "why is my iPad so slow?" There are lots of different reasons why your iPad may be running more slowly than it did when you first bought it, and luckily there are just as many ways to speed it …

Apps

An 8-Year Study Reveals the Key to a High-Performing Culture--and 8 Ways to Build It

Build trust and fuel organizational performance by focusing on these 8 components.<p>You can invest in the latest technology, lean out processes, and add as many extra employee incentives as you want. However, if you're going to motivate your workforce and create a high-performing organization, then …

Employee Engagement

Bachelor star and personal trainer Sam Wood shares the simple FIVE step process for banishing belly fat for good - and the best workout to follow

For many, losing unwanted stomach fat can be a real struggle - something that takes both effort and commitment.<p>Luckily Sam Wood, one of Australia's …

Fitness

Successful bosses run their most effective meetings exactly like this

Once upon a time, I worked for a woman who was known as a star meeting facilitator. CEOs would call left and right, asking her to organize strategy …

CEOs

The Best Fleet Management Software of 2018

Great fleet management software can help you make sense of all your vehicles and the employees driving them. Check out the top picks in our review …

Is Your Company's Culture Toxic? Eight Warning Signs To Watch For

When employees feel discouraged — quietly or otherwise — with the organization they work for, there can be a significant impact on how well a company does, long term.<p>If you think your company culture could use some work, it is likely already teetering on turning toxic. This isn’t something to …

Employment

This App Could Be the Cure for Your Jet Lag

A new app is helping travelers avoid the grogginess that's become a staple of flying cross-country or overseas.<p>If you've ever taken a flight across multiple time zones, you know the feeling. If you travel often for work, it's probably one of your biggest enemies.<p>Ninety-three percent of travelers …

Jet Lag

Management Tip: Know When To Say When

As a veteran manager and one who at times thinks and writes about management, I’m not a believer in an “off with their heads mentality.” Far from it. Readers of this space likely know that I tend to be an advocate for employees and can be quite critical of management – something of a “players’ …

Employment

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

3-Ingredient Natural Weed Killer That Really Works

Even if you're not a savvy environmentalist, you probably know that contaminating your yard with nasty chemicals isn't a good idea, especially if you have kids, pets, or an edible garden nearby. Here's an easy-to-make weed killer that won't hurt the earth but will stop the weeds from growing. All …

Interview Tips You Can Use to Land Your Dream Job

Are you ready to crush your next interview?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Acing an interview is both art and science. In order to give effective answers, you need to anticipate the information that interviewers want and figure out how to state it in a detailed, …

Employment

Why Emotional Courage Is So Essential To Great Leadership

<b>Part of the series “Today’s True Leadership”</b><p>In my work as a career and leadership coach with mid- to senior-level leaders each year, I’ve seen that the vast majority of the “leadership” or “career” challenges that my clients are facing are actually not career-related or professional in nature at …

Blue Cheese

Is The '300 Workout For Abs' As Intense As It Sounds?

Get ready for reps on reps on reps.<p>If you ever saw the movie <i>300</i>, a few things probably stood out: incredible special effects, epic battle scenes, and abs on abs on abs.<p>And that's how the prolific 300 Workout For Abs was born. The challenge was developed by Jeff Cavaliere, C.S.C.S. in conjunction …

How to Master the 4 Types of Leadership That Will Make You Successful

You must master multiple leadership styles to be an exceptional leader.<p>It's unwise to be a one-trick pony when it comes to leadership. Rather, you need to be adaptable and have multiple leadership approaches at your disposal.<p>An adaptable leadership style is one that is flexible enough to enable you …

Our Top 25 House Plans

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The best type of exercise for burning abdominal fat probably isn't what you think it is

Abdominal fat is notorious for being the hardest to shift, and there's a biological reason for that (you can read more on why here). Because the fat that gathers around your middle can be so stubborn, many people find themselves fixating their workouts around toning their stomach. But according to …

High-Intensity Workout Routines That Get You Lean & Fit, Fast!

Here are the 6 WORST things you can do if you want to ignite your body's own fat-burning furnace and get lean, strong & totally ripped in less …

What Makes a Leader?

Leaders are the ones who are willing to do whatever it takes to succeed and get better at whatever they do<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>When asked to define the ideal leader, different …

Emotional Intelligence

How To Create Your Leadership User's Manual

I’ve long been captivated by the idea of creating a leadership “user’s manual.”<p>The basic idea is that managers should create a short guide to their personality, work style and, yes, even quirks, so that their direct reports would know how to best work with them. I also suspected that this kind of …

Self-awareness

Here’s the difference between leading and managing a team

<b>What’s the difference between leading and managing a team?</b><p>It takes great leaders and talent to grow a successful company. One of the best …

Looking for cheap flights? These are the sites (and apps) you'll need to find the best deals.

It’s time for your vacation, and you know what that means: Get the heck out of here! But wait. You haven’t booked a flight anywhere. Or maybe you’ve …