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A 36-year-old who learned to invest like Warren Buffett explains Buffett's No. 1 rule

When Danielle Town found herself burnt out and even starting to get sick from her work as a corporate attorney, she knew she didn't want to keep …

Investing

7 Ways to Help an Angry Child

It's tough to know how to help an angry child. But some children—despite their small size—seem to have an endless supply of anger buried inside …

Anger Management

Japanese gardens – design ideas that will transform your outdoor space

Use the principles of Japanese gardening - and a careful selection of plants - to bring a little magic to your own outdoor space<p>Japanese gardens are …

Landscaping

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

How to Be More Assertive (Without Being a Jerk)

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanLearning how to be more assertive can massively improve your quality of life.All of …

Self-help

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Self-help

Reinvigorate Your Career by Taking the Right Kind of Risk

Stephen Curry has built his NBA career on taking shots that others don’t: three-pointers from a crazy distance. Traditionally, defenders didn’t worry much about contesting these long-distance shots; there’s such a low likelihood they’ll actually make it into the basket. But the Golden State …

Customer Service

Beyond beauty: Korean makeup provides 'cosmeceuticals'

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's face powder in panda palettes, hand gel in gummy bears and bubble tea sleeping packs.<p>Often packaged in bright colors and decked out with cartoon characters, Korean beauty products are too cute to ignore, but they also provide some health benefits.<p>It's "skin-tertainment," said …

Skin Care

How To Get Rid Of Acne Scars For Good

From resurfacing treatments like retinol and professional peels, to lasers and lotions packed with skin-friendly BHAs, we asked the experts how to get rid of unsightly acne scars - whether raised bumps, indentations or red blotches - for good.<p>Pockmarks, blemishes, blotches, craters - however you …

Skin Care

If You Want To Your Next Presentation To Lead To The Decision You Want, Do These 6 Things

How you structure your presentation is just as important as how well you present it. If you do these six things when presenting for decision, you up your odds significantly of getting the decision you want.<p>Whether you work for a start-up and are presenting to Angel investors or a big company …

Management

Dunning-Kruger Effect: Why Incompetent People Think They Are Superior

The Dunning-Kruger effect is a type of cognitive bias in which people believe that they are smarter and more capable than they really are. …

Psychology

4 Ways to Deal With a Toxic Coworker

Lately, we have been hearing a lot from our clients about “toxic” coworkers and teammates. This issue isn’t new; there have been bad coworkers since the beginning of organized work. But these days, their impact feels bigger and more destructive. Businesses need teamwork to function. And teams need …

Leadership

Stop Ending Your Speeches with 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, calm …

Public Speaking

The 16 Best-Smelling Scented Candles You Can Buy Online

If I had to, I could give up coffee, wine, or sugar, but my candle addiction isn't going anywhere. Whether they fit into the category of inexpensive tea lights or the very best candles money can buy, I'm always searching for new and interesting scents for my apartment. Holiday candles are arguably …

Decorations

Want To Build Lasting Relationships With Customers? Try These 5 Things

Follow advice from these renowned sellers to build better relationships with your customers<p>There's no shortage of sales advice. And while sales can frequently be a tough profession, following random suggestions without first making sure they're legitimate can hurt you more than it'll help.<p>That …

Customers

25 Dreamy Kitchens With Neutral Color Palettes

Who doesn't love an airy, neutral kitchen? These spaces show off style that's abundant with creative textures and patterns.<p>Traditional With a …

12 Ways We Unconsciously Violate Children’s Boundaries

Embed from Getty Images—<br>In a recent post of mine, I talked about boundaries. Naturally, many of you started looking at where your fear of boundaries …

Parenting

FBI and NYPD negotiators reveal the secrets to getting your kids to behave

Why you should stop using the word ‘if’, ask more ‘how’ questions, and more<p>Agreeing to disagree isn’t always an option.<p>Any parent knows that getting …

Diastasis Recti Is The Condition Affecting Almost All Moms

After my second baby was born five years, I was told that I was the proud owner of a diastasis recti a little more than two finger widths wide. I had …

8 Ways to Avoid Bullies at School

Every school in the country experiences some level of bullying within its four walls. And while a lot is being done to eradicate bullying and improve …

3 tips to create better infographics, faster (and cheaper)

Infographics remain among the most shareable content formats on social media. They’re also perfect for anything from white papers and articles to …

How to Sell

If you want to learn how to sell, how to win in business, and how to get new customers, this article is for you.<p>How To Sell in 2018<p>Sales, sales, …

Effective Management Requires Good Metrics. Here Are 11 Types You Need to Know

To properly manage a business you need to know what's happening. These 11 types of metrics that will give you the insight and awareness you need.<p>They say you can't manage what you can't measure. Quantifying your business allows you to see patterns, set targets, and measure progress. However, many …

Analytics

Research: Do People Really Get Promoted to Their Level of Incompetence?

You’ve probably encountered managers you admire more for their technical skills than for their actual leadership skills.<p>Perhaps it’s the familiarity of this experience that lends the Peter Principle its popular appeal. The Peter Principle, laid out in a 1969 book by Dr. Laurence J. Peter, describes …

Human Resources

Five steps to conquering objections

“Does anyone have any objectives — I mean, objections?” the managing director asked the assembled throng.<p>Aha, thought a copywriting friend, that’s …

How to Use Storytelling to Sell Your Brand and Vision

People remember how you make them feel, not the information you give them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The reason why the Bible is the bestselling book every year is because it delivers its lessons as a series of stories. And if you don't want to use the Bible as an …

Entrepreneurship

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Need to Stack Your Network With These Types of People

Buffett says this advice applies to choosing your spouse too.<p>Most parents at some point give their kids a lecture about the importance of not getting caught up hanging with the "wrong crowd." The well-meaning warnings come because our parents know how closely our actions (and at times inaction) are …

Bill Gates

Plan a Better Meeting with Design Thinking

“Sometimes, when I sit in meetings, especially ones in which people don’t seem engaged, I calculate the cost in staff time. I’ve estimated that one standard weekly meeting in my bureau — 50 people sitting in a cookie-cutter conference room, looking both bored and anxious — costs around $177,000 …

Design

The 5 Communication Tactics That Helped Me Become a Better Leader

Effective leadership starts with effective communication. From writing emails to giving a company-wide speech, what you say and how you say it will matter.<p>Having a strong vision for your company is one thing. Being able to communicate it clearly is another ballgame. As a leader, your job can take …

Self-confidence