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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

99 Percent of Job Seekers Fail to Answer "Why Do You Want This Job" Correctly. Here's Why

An innocent response could cost you the job.<p>As a career coach, I work with people every day on interview preparation. Interviews are a form of public speaking. 99 percent of people fear public speaking more than death. Thus, it's no wonder interviews unnerve my clients. Not only do we go over all …

Employment

This 1 Mistake Will Get Your Cover Letter Tossed By Hiring Managers | Inc.com

Do hiring managers read cover letters? If you ask most job seekers today, they think not. That's because they apply online to dozens of jobs and never hear back. I've had more than a few job seekers tell me, "If the hiring manager read my cover letter, they'd know why I'm perfect for the job. I …

Employment

Why Reading Books Makes You a Better Person, According to Science

Researchers have found that people who read regularly are better off.<p>Books are good for people on so many levels. They can help you fall asleep, lower your stress through laughter or tears, provide an escape from reality, and offer exposure to perspectives different from your own. Here are three …

The Brain

Your Cover Letter Should Include These 6 Elements

When submitting a resume to a recruiter or hiring manager, it’s usually a good idea to include a cover letter, as well—even if you’ve been told that …

Employment

Humble Brag 101: 8 tips on how to talk about yourself without sounding arrogant

We’ve all been there: you run into a *Very Important Career Person* at an event, or even more commonly, you’re in a job interview and it’s your turn …

Self-improvement

Storytelling With Data: How To Communicate Visually And Effectively

While we all know that data is key to telling an impactful story, few understand how to use these points to spin meaningful tales that will resonate …

Data Visualization

The Best Hikes in Hawaii

1 of 10<p>Leahi (Diamond Head)<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Kaena Point<p>3 of 10<p>Kaiwa Ridge/Lanikai Pillbox<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Sliding Sands to Halemauu, Haleakala …

National Parks

15 All-Inclusive Resorts That Literally No One in Your Family Will Complain About

All-inclusive resorts are irrefutably the best way to go when it comes to stress-free family vacations. Not only will you be free from the annoyance of budgeting for food and activities, but you'll also be provided with so many food and activity options that even the pickiest and most fidgety of …

Costa Rica

12 Things I Learned On My Month-Long Break From Reality

If there's one thing we collectively <i>don't</i> know how to do as millennial women, it's take a break. Sure, I try my best to take advantage of our paid …

Mental Health

9 Easy Grilled Appetizers for a 4th of July Party

From incredible oysters with tangy chorizo butter to smoky grilled kale toasts, here are nine easy (but impressive) grilled appetizers to kick off …

The 7 Most Effective Fat-Burning Foods, According to Science

If you’re looking to boost your metabolism, proper nutrition can offer up some easy solutions—outside of the gym. Integrating fat-burning foods into …

13 of the Best Fat-Burning Foods You Can Eat to Tone Up and Feel Great

Eating a healthy diet is fundamental to weight loss, but there are certain foods that can actually better aid your fat-shedding efforts. To find out which items are ideal for fat burning, we spoke with Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD, MS, nutrition expert, and Lose It! advisor, who recommends adding the …

Nutrition

Gorgeous Lifestyle Portrait Photography by Elisabetta Giuliano

Marvelous female portraits by <b>Elisabetta Giuliano</b>, talented 23-year-old self-taught photographer, retoucher and artist based in Palermo, Sicilia, …

The Best Abs Workout: The Only 6 Exercises You Need to Get a Six-Pack

Want to look like Cristiano Ronaldo this summer? We asked some of the country's best trainers to share their favorite abs exercises to get there.<p>The recipe for six-pack abs isn’t all <i>that</i> complicated: Crank out an abs workout, eat a nutrient-rich diet, and consume fewer late-night pizzas in a single …

Workouts

6 Companies That Will Upgrade Your IKEA Furniture For You

Elevate your IKEA purchases with the help of these up-and-coming design firms.<p>Everyone loves the ease and affordability of the Swedish icon's products, but personalizing your furniture can be confusing and time-consuming. From cabinet doors in pastel hues to stylish drawer handles and wardrobe …

Furniture

Keto Beef Egg Roll Slaw Recipe

"This keto slaw uses beef but you can substitute pork instead."<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons sesame oil<p>1/2 cup diced onion<p>5 green onions, chopped, white …

How To Make Amazing Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are one of those seemingly simple dishes that can go wrong in a myriad of ways. Without proper care, they can turn lumpy, gluey and …

Inspire your PR and marketing efforts with these smart quotations

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> PR Daily <i>in May of 2017.</i><p>Rudyard Kipling wrote, “Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”<p>They …

Jewel's Watermelon Margaritas Recipe

"This is the non-frozen version of my watermelon margaritas. These are so amazing and refreshing on hot summer days. To make a virgin version, omit …

Recipes

Top 20 U.S. States for Photographers

Every state has something to offer photographers, and good photographers can make great images anywhere, but the question was asked last week in our …

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

How to grill steak to perfection — it's all about controlling the heat

Steak on the grill ranks as one of the best summertime meals ever. Heck, best meal ever, anytime, when cooked to perfection.<p>Learning to grill a steak perfectly takes practice, but it’s worthwhile. I believe that if you can cook a steak, you can tackle nearly everything that cooks quickly on a grill …

20 Must-Buy Trader Joe’s Products For Quicker Dinners

We’re all for cooking wholesome meals from scratch, but sometimes you just don’t have the time or energy to whip up an entire meal — and that’s ok! …

Bless This Designer for Remaking Famous Logos to Teach Us Which Fonts They Use

You know the logos, but do you know the fonts?<p>That was the question that clearly obsessed Emanuele Abrate, an Italian graphic designer and educator. …

Graphic Design

5 Stunning Places You've Probably Never Heard of but Need to See, According to a Woman Who's Traveled to 100 Countries (Video)

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing quite compares to discovering something new.<p>Unfortunately, the prospect of visiting uncharted …

Salt Lake City

7 Eloquent Photography Quotes from Ansel Adams and Why They Should Matter to You (VIDEO)

Ansel Adams has inspired more than a generation of photographers, with his technical mastery, passion for the environment, and ever-evolving vision …

How to Remove People From Complicated Images Automatically Using Photoshop

Beautiful places are of course something many of us want to photograph, but the problem is often that there are constantly people in the shot at such …

Tutorials

Iceland: I’ve Spent A Couple Of Days In The Empire Of Fire And Ice

Iceland is special due to its duality: Besides it’s gigantic volcanoes, and geysers, huge lava fields, and thermal lakes, it is considerable as the …

Northern Lights

How to Eat Clean for a Whole Entire Week

The whole “clean eating” thing sounds daunting, but in reality it just comes down to choosing real, non-processed foods in order to feel like your …

Healthy Eating