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You Don’t Have to Be a Data Scientist to Fill This Must-Have Analytics Role

It’s no secret that organizations have been increasingly turning to advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve decision making across business processes—from research and design to supply chain and risk management.<p>Along the way, there’s been plenty of literature and executive …

Data Warehousing

What Your LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like in 2018

Stop treating it as a Rolodex.<p>Hate to break it to you, but if you’re treating LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re doing it wrong.<p>Nearly …

Employment

How Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs and Richard Branson Run Efficient Meetings

Insight from the best business brains to make your meetings more productive.<p>Trying to run a business is all-consuming. Time gets sucked up by so many different things - staff, suppliers, finance, production - the list goes on. But, above all, its meetings that seem to take up so much precious time, …

Steve Jobs Practiced 1 Habit That Turned Good Presentations Into Great Ones

The best CEO presenters follow one rule that made Steve Jobs a master showman.<p>Steve Jobs was a master showman. In my opinion, Jobs was the best business storyteller of our time. Every product launch was brilliantly performed. Every move, demo, image and slide was in sync and beautifully …

Crispy, Speedy Chicken Dinner, All in a Sheet Pan's Work

Many sheet pan chicken recipes are deceptively alluring. They breezily suggest you fill your trusty sheet pan full of chicken and assorted ingredients, put it in the oven, go do whatever you need to do (laundry, exercise, you name it!), and come back later to a perfectly cooked, wholesome dinner. …

Cooking

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

The 1 Interview Question All Great Bosses Ask to Hire for Potential (Hint: Mark Cuban Says It's the Secret to Success)

This core skill is the key to unlocking one's full potential.<p>Not too long ago, I had a chance to interview a very strong job candidate for a marketing role from a top five undergraduate program. She had all the credentials - strong academics, great work experience, and a "get-stuff-done" type of …

9 Pasta Recipes With at Least 2 Servings of Vegetables

When it comes to healthy dinner options, it seems pasta is often forgotten. Which is a shame, because pasta can actually be a delicious blank canvas …

Healthy Eating

26 Books to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Self-improvement often comes from the penned wisdom of others.<p>Highly successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day and strive for self-improvement, with the latter often coming in the form of a book. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take …

Self-improvement

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Cooking

5 Fresh Salads for Your Next Party, Potluck, or Backyard BBQ

I firmly believe that you can never have too many salads and sides at summer potlucks — extra emphasis on the salads. They're the beacon of freshness …

10 Juicy Grilled Steak Recipes Perfect for Summer

You can serve it in tacos, on a salad, or as a main dish, which is why grilled steak is one of the most versatile summertime foods.<p>You can serve it …

Cooking

​52 Easy (And Delicious!) Ways To Use Your Favorite Veggies

​This is your ticket out of a bland vegetable rut.<p>Who says vegetables can’t be everything you ever hoped for—packed with flavor, satisfying, and second-helping worthy? Don't roll your eyes at us. It <i>can</i> be true, even for the most resistant vegetable eaters (kids AND adults alike). If you’re lacking …

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Patties

Step 1<p>In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients except for the olive oil. Cover and transfer to the freezer until the mixture is very cold and …

The Standard Breading Procedure

01 of 06<p>First: Pat the Item Dry<p>The standard breading procedure is a three-step process for coating foods in a crispy breading before frying them. …

The story of a Harvard PhD with a chronic illness will help you pinpoint how you should be spending your time every day

On a micro level, this is pretty obvious: If you spend the entire morning answering emails, you definitely won't have that project report ready by noon.<p>On a macro level, this logic is harder to internalize: You probably can't be a top-notch mom, manager, community board member, yogi, <i>and</i> musician. …

Thomson Reuters

Our 13 Best Recipes with Dates

For the longest time, I'd walk past the bags of dates at the grocery store and never take a second glance. It's not that I never liked them — I just …

50 Grilling Recipes That'll Cover All Of Your Summertime Needs

Fire up those grills!<p>Grilling season is here again, and that means one thing: all of your meals are about to get a whole lot tastier. There’s something about a little char with your veggies and a smoky flavor to your meat that makes dinnertime so much more satisfying ― especially when that meal is …

21 Ways to Grill Steak

Cowboy Steak with Coffee and Chili Rub<p>Though coffee and beef may seem like an unusual pairing, an espresso-chili rub is the perfect complement to …

Cooking

13 Breakfasts that Take Literally 5 Minutes to Make

On weekday mornings, time is of the essence. I've got to get dressed, brush my teeth, maybe work out (<i>maybe</i>), do my makeup, eat breakfast, and …

Breakfast

Mother's Day Brunch: 20 Recipes For A Spectacular Spread

Don’t forget the bubbly!<p>Imagine the look on mom’s face when she sees the delicious brunch you made <i>without</i> her help. It’s easier than you think, especially since many brunch recipes can be made in advance. From coffee cake to mimosas, these easy recipes have you covered.<p>1. Sour Cream Chocolate Chip …

Recipe: How to Make Shake Shack’s Famous Burger

As a native East Coaster who now lives in the land of In-N-Out, there’s no more tedious debate than the one surrounding which much-loved burger chain — the California-based In-N-Out or Danny Meyer’s New York City brand Shake Shack — reigns supreme.<p>The real answer is that the burgers are too …

15 "Healthy" Foods You Won't Believe Are Full of Added Sugar

You ate a yogurt and granola for breakfast, a grilled chicken salad with balsamic vinaigrette for lunch, a protein bar as an afternoon snack, and …

3 Reasons All Great Leaders Have Mentors (And Mentees)

Trying to do great things is difficult. Trying to do them alone is, more often than not, impossible. That’s why all great leaders have mentors, and also mentor others. No matter how competitive you may feel – especially early in your career – success is, in reality, a team sport.<p>Steve Jobs had Bill …

Self-improvement

These Big Companies Have Remote Jobs Available

At the beginning of each year FlexJobs, a job search site for people who are looking for flexible work opportunities like telecommuting, part-time, …

Dozens Of Upstart Companies Are Upending The $15-Billion Mattress Market

For decades, Big Mattress has had a lock on how we sleep. The two giants, Tempur Sealy International and Serta Simmons Bedding, dominate the $15-billion market, with brands like Tempur-Pedic, Stearns & Foster, Serta and Beautyrest. But as other industries have moved online, as consumers have felt …

Venture Capital

How Corporate-Speak Makes You Stupid, According to Science

Biz-blab isn't just an annoyance; it automatically reprograms your brain to think less clearly.<p>Most people realize that your brain controls the words you use. A clear, precise thinker tends to communicate using clear, precise words. By contrast, a fuzzy-minded, confused person tends to communicate …

The Brain

The Time-Management Hack I Wish I Had Known When I Was 25

Doing everything about the fewest, most important priorities will put you on a path to success.<p>"Tell me the single most important piece of advice you have ever been given."<p>As a life-long learner, this is one of my favorite questions to ask some of my most influential and interesting clients. I once …

Leadership

Cigna Is Currently Hiring 100+ Work-From-Home Employees

The health insurance agency is offering full benefits!<p>More Americans are working from home than ever before — over 3.7 million people, according to Global Workplace Analytics. If you're looking to get in on the telecommuting trend too, you might want to check out this enticing opportunity.<p>Cigna is …

A top LinkedIn exec says the Dalai Lama parable CEO Jeff Weiner told him at their first meeting changed his management style

As the SVP of Global Solutions, Gamson is in charge of the global talent, marketing, sales, and learning teams, making him responsible for about half of LinkedIn's roughly 10,000 employees. He works closely with CEO Jeff Weiner.<p>Gamson told Business Insider that he follows Weiner's philosophy of …

Dalai Lama