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It's Not Magic: You Can Have Amazing Executive Presence

If you don't, it could be holding you back in your career<p>You're smart. You're educated. You have a resume packed with accomplishments. But you're not getting ahead.<p>As an executive coach, I often hear similar frustrations from many of my clients around the world. These leaders are ready to move up …

How and Where You Can Make Money Testing Websites

In a world of illegitimate online job opportunities, it’s nice to know there are a few honest internet side hustles you can tackle to earn a healthy …

How to Paint a Room

Painting interior walls is the easiest way to freshen up your place. But this project can quickly turn into a nightmare if you're not careful. Follow these six tips the next time you paint and you'll get great-looking walls while keeping your sanity.<p>Interior painting is by far the most popular …

10 books '4-Hour Work Week' author Tim Ferriss thinks everyone should read

Tim Ferriss, the productivity expert, author and inspirational speaker, is an avid reader, and has highlighted many books on his show and through his blog, seeking to share some of the same wisdom that inspires him.<p>From self-help to science fiction, there is something for everyone, and these 10 …

These 8 Things Suck the Happiness Out of Your Workplace. Here's How to Control Them

That old saying that you're the master of your fate just happens to be true.<p>From Google's nap pods to Nike's basketball court, modern companies are going way (sometimes way, way) over the top to try to keep employees cheery. But when push comes to shove, controlling these eight factors might matter …

People Pay Up To $20,000 To See How Menlo Innovations Designs Software

The founders of Menlo Innovations, Richard Sheridan and James Goebel, both had corporate tech jobs that evaporated in the 2001 Internet bust. That year, they decided to start their own custom software design company in Sheridan’s Ann Arbor, MI basement. Drawing on their previous experience and …

6 Ways to Position Yourself as a Thought Leader

Turns out, it's not as overwhelming of a process as you might assume.<p>I recently received an email that ended with a line that looked something like this: "Since you're such a thought leader in the freelance writing space, I'd love to get your opinion."<p>Wait a minute -- what? A thought leader? It's a …

Updating Your Resume For 2018? Do These Five Things First

Mid-September is the perfect time to pull out your resume and get it in shape for 2018.<p>Whether you plan to job-hunt next year or not, an annual resume update is a very good idea. You are the CEO of your career. Your resume is your presentation to people who don’t know you. Make sure it still …

Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams.<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without …

How to Run a Remote Startup Across Time Zones

Quick tips on building high performing remote teams.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It wasn’t long ago that office life was simply a part of every day life. A person with a “real job” made the daily commute to the office, like it or not. They chatted around the water …

What to Do When Your Heart Isn’t in Your Work Anymore

Tara Moore<p>In an ideal world, our work lives would be completely fulfilling, full of meaning, and intrinsically motivating. But what if they’re not? …

Three Questions to Advance Your Career

In most organizations, professionals who want to move up get lots of feedback. Did you hit your numbers? Make your budget? How did you perform in …

Ethereum price news: What is ether and is it a good idea to invest in the cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency traders breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday morning as prices for ethereum tokens — the second largest cryptocurrency after bitcoin in …

Electric Cars: The Long-Term Trend That Makes Lithium Stock Albemarle a Buy

Tesla's upcoming launch of its mass-market Model 3 electric vehicle should greatly accelerate demand for lithium-ion batteries.<p>Electric vehicles …

15 ways to negotiate a higher salary

Once an employer makes you a job offer, consider it hooked. But curb your urge to reflexively say yes to the first number it throws out. Now is your time to negotiate a higher salary.<p>“You’ll never have more power in your relationship with a company than the time in which you’re offered the job …

29 highly successful people share their best career advice for people in their 20s

From "Don't work too hard" to "Relax," here's some often unconventional career advice from some really successful people:

3 Stocks That Look Just Like Amazon in 1997

Here are three companies that look set to grow.<p>Few companies have had the transformative impact on the economy that <b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ: AMZN) has. …

Impressive 500-square-foot apartment has everything you need

It’s located in the heart of Kiev<p>It’s always fun to take a peek at how the rest of the world does compact apartments. The latest example comes out of Kiev, Ukraine, designed by local firm Martin Architects.<p>Measuring 45 square meters, or about 484 square feet, the one-bedroom appears to be a …

Interior Design

Here's the cold LinkedIn message that prompted a CEO to give the sender a job

Kathryn Minshew, cofounder and CEO of careers advice and job listings site The Muse, wasn’t yet looking to hire a head of marketing in 2012.<p>Then she …

Hub is turning international students into startup founders

A Melbourne business focused on empowering international students and graduates with professional internships and work placements has opened a …

Introverts tend to be better CEOs — and other surprising traits of top-performing executives

By Jena McGregor<p>Jena McGregor<p>Reporter covering leadership issues in the headlines<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The image most people have of a straight-from-central-casting CEO is usually something like the following: An extroverted, charismatic, confident executive who climbed a mistake-free ladder to the top …

CEOs

37 Ways To Game The Airlines: How To Get Free Flights, Travel Perks And More

This week, I made international news when I put my travel smarts to work and scored $11,000 in American Express gift cards for being bumped off several Delta Air Lines flights with my family. You can read the article about how I did it here. People were amazed, and the story got picked up by …

American Airlines

12 tried-and-true money tips, whether you're living comfortably or paycheck to paycheck

The best financial advice tends to apply to pretty much everyone. You don't need a spreadsheet of pros and cons and complex scenarios. What you need …

Here's the budget of a couple who traveled for an entire year on less than $30,000

(Jarryd Salem and Alesha Bradford)<br>In early 2014, Jarryd Salem and Alesha Bradford left their native Australia to backpack from Thailand to South …

South-east Asia

Charlie Munger on The Intelligent Improvement of Yourself

How should we go about <i>intelligently</i> improving ourselves?<p>Charlie Munger, the irreverent billionaire and business partner of Warren Buffett, offered a …

How to Work for a Narcissistic Boss

Research shows there are a large number of narcissists who become leaders. If you’re unlucky enough to have one of these people as a manager, it may …

The Easy Way to Invest in Foreign Countries

Exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”) have become a popular way for investors to easily build exposure to specific asset classes. With their low costs, tax …

Manhattan apartment transforms into flexible live-work space

A two-bedroom turns into a three-bedroom<p>This Manhattan apartment underwent an efficient transformation by Russian architect Peter Kostelov, who took a two-bedroom space and turned it into a modular open space with three bedrooms, two of which can also be used as work studios.<p>The design incorporates …

Dining Rooms

This $13,000 tiny home can be built with a single tool in less than a day

The home is located in Changchun Jie, a small town outside Beijing, China.<p><i>People's Architecture Office</i><p>Mrs. Fan lives there with her son. They used to …

HBR's 10 Must Reads for New Managers (with bonus article "How Managers Become Leaders" by Michael D. Watkins)

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>February 28, 2017</b><p>Develop the mindset and presence to successfully manage others for the first time. If you read nothing else on becoming a new manager, read these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most …