Jason Brown

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Make your resume more like a blockbuster movie

Did you ever wonder what it is about all those blockbuster movie posters that pull you right in from the first minute? Well, whatever it is, it’s …

Self-improvement

The Best Hong Kong Boutique Hotels on a Budget

You don’t need Terence Conran to design your hotel to find a great room. Check out our top five Hong Kong boutique hotels on a budget. The list of …

Hong Kong

10 Things Employers Do That Make Their Best People Quit | Inc.com

Companies spend billions of dollars every year on the recruiting and interviewing process. Why? Because they want to make sure they're hiring the best.<p>What many employers forget, though, is they need to work just as hard to keep their people around.<p>Think about it: The better someone is at their …

Employment

Williamsburg's Best Brunch Spots

It’s the weekend. You’re awake and in desperate need of sustenance. Luckily, Williamsburg has plenty of brunch destinations to choose from—and these …

Breakfast

How to Tell Your Team That Organizational Change Is Coming

From time to time, every leader has to deliver news that is hard for employees to hear. Even when businesses are doing well, organizational and structural change is to be expected, and acquisitions, reorganizations, or policy changes can affect people’s jobs in ways that create feelings of fear, …

Management

How Does Your Boss Stand Up To Google's Latest 'Best Manager' Qualities -- And How Can You Respond?

Recently, Google reported the updated results of its Project Oxygen. Begun in 2008, the project sought to list the qualities of the company’s best managers. The updated list provides an opportunity for Google’s or other companies’ managers to reflect on their own performance. This article takes a …

Leadership

Chickpea and chorizo stew recipe

Heat the oil in a large non-stick saucepan over a medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and fry gently for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened but not browned.<p>While the onion is cooking, cut the chorizo into roughly 1.5cm/½in slices. Stir the chorizo slices and hot smoked paprika …

Recipes

Need More Hours Every Day to Grow Your Business? Then Quit These 7 Time Wasters

Between checking Twitter and jetting off to client meetings, where do you find time to run the business?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial life is busy, which means you can’t afford to waste time on tasks that don’t lead to results. That doesn’t mean …

Time Management

10 Incredible Websites That Teach Business Leadership Skills for Free

Having a mind open to learning new things and being flexible are two hallmarks of a strong and successful business leader. As a businessperson, …

Online Education

Venturing into Hokkaido's Spiritual Wilderness of Lake Onneto

Lake Onneto is located within the Akan Mashu National Park in eastern Hokkaido. Ensconced in majestic natural surroundings, the views of the …

Hiking

The 9 most-annoying phrases to include in an email convey the *same* passive-aggressive message

These days, email is a prominent leading form of communication—especially at work. While the medium allows for expedited correspondence and being …

Myers-Briggs

Ten Stunning Onsens in the Forest to Visit on Your Next Trip to Japan

The authors of 'Onsen in Japan' have found the most secluded spots for naked bathing in the country.<p>The authors of 'Onsen in Japan' have found the …

Japan

What to Do When a Good Employee Stops Trying to Grow

The best managers know they’re supposed to give the people they lead challenging assignments to keep them interested and engaged. But what do you do when someone you manage gets to the top of their learning curve — and doesn’t really want to be pushed any further?<p>Is it OK if someone you are …

Say These 7 Words When Employees Bring You Their Problems

Imagine that one of your employees walks into your office and says “Boss, we’ve got a huge problem with the ACME account; they’re angry and I think we might lose their business!” This is one of those situations that rightly spikes a leader’s blood pressure. But as much as the wrong response risks …

Leadership

This Email From a Chief Executive Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

Short. Sweet. And majorly effective.<p>All companies say they value transparency and honesty. Most are lying.<p>A truly transparent company--one that encourages open and honest communication from all employees--is hard to find. Instead, in most organizations you'll find a complex web of office politics. …

Lonely Planet names 10 of the best foodie experiences in the world

To celebrate some of the most mouth-watering foodie experiences around the world, <i>Lonely Planet</i> has ranked 500 delicious dishes based on their taste, cultural importance, and the atmosphere of the location. From sampling pintxos in picturesque San Sebastián to devouring a margherita made by the …

Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

The World's Oldest Hotel Has Been in the Same Family for 52 Generations (Video)

The hotel industry goes back way further than you might think. Sure, there are classic properties in historic cities such as Paris and Rome, but …

Japan

Air Canada Announces Longlist Of Canada's Best New Restaurants For 2018

Get ready to drool.<p>Every year, in a shameless but effective ploy to get people to travel across the country, Air Canada publishes a list of the best …

Air Canada

Ready for a re-do? 5 tips to reinvent your career at any stage of life

I recently made the choice to quit my corporate job. After putting up with the same negativity and toxic work environment for years, I decided it was …

2 Days in Hong Kong: The Perfect Itinerary According to a Local

Planning a trip to Hong Kong? If you only have 2 days in Hong Kong, we have the perfect itinerary written by a local to make the most of your short …

The Best NYC Hotels Under $200 a Night

"New York" and "budget" are two words that just don't belong together in a sentence. Almost every activity in the city comes at a price. Between the …

Manhattan

IDG Contributor Network: Project managers need to be warriors, not bookkeepers – or your projects are doomed

There is a trend in the IT industry that I find disturbing: more often than not companies are recruiting for project managers only those that are PMP …

Want Your Employees to Follow You? Here Are 5 Ways to Build Trust

Employees want and need to trust your leadership.<p>People respect you. But do they trust you--and should they? That's the question anyone should be asking, but especially those of us who are mentoring others in a quest to build future leaders. So ask yourself this question: What did you do today to …

Jack Tydeman's 21-day Vietnam, Cambodia, and Hong Kong Itinerary

Jack Tydeman is a member of Travel + Leisure’s A-List, a collection of the top travel advisors in the world, and can help plan your perfect getaway. …

How to apply to a job you’re not totally qualified for

Job hunting and career development today is much different than it used to be. Back in the day, it was very common for employees to become “lifers” …

18 Tips to Help Your Resume Stand Out From the Rest (Infographic)

These quick tips can help you get your foot in the door at the company of your dreams.<p>Landing a job -- or even a <i>job interview</i> -- isn’t easy. One of the most important components of a successful job search is having a stellar resume. In fact, having a resume that makes you stand out from the rest of …

Indian Recipes

• Recipes<br>• Cuisine• <b><br>Indian</b><p>Sort:<p>Most Popular<p>latest<p>Indian Indian Village Chicken Curry<p>Indian Channa MasalaOur version of this spicy, aromatic chickpea dish may not be just like Grandma's, but it sure is tasty.<p>Indian Anda Bhurji (Spicy Indian Scrambled Eggs)<p>Indian Paratha (Flaky South Asian Flatbread)How to …

The customer’s problem is always more important than your solution

Ever fall deeply in love with a business idea on paper, only to find out that in reality it doesn’t resonate with customers? It’s a story I’ve seen play out a lot, experiencing many failures of my own before finally succeeding with two startups in the early days of the internet. While I enjoy those …

Product Management

4 skills everyone should learn in their 20s to become leaders in their 30s

By the time you're blowing out the candles on your 30th birthday cake, most professionals have been working for a solid eight years. Throw in internships from college (remember those days?) — and you might have upwards of a decade of experience as you reach the end of the first third of your life. …