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4 Huge Career Mistakes I Made That You Can Avoid

Treating people equally is unfair.<p><i>What were the top mistakes you made early on in your career? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John L. Miller, Interviewed candidates for Microsoft,</b> …

Self-improvement

Gaucho brand Cau in trouble as founder of M Restaurants hints at potential swoop

The casual dining crisis looks as if its could snare another victim as Argentine steakhouse chain Gaucho examines options for its brand Cau, which …

Build an A-Team: Play to Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>May 01, 2018</b><p>What's the secret to having an engaged and productive team? It's having a plan for developing all employees--no matter where they are on their personal learning curves. Better morale and higher performance happen through learning, argues Whitney Johnson. In …

Big Brewers Take a Hit to the Gut as Americans Move Away From Beer

Americans aren’t drinking beer like they used to.<p>AB InBev, Heineken, and Molson Coors have all reported significant drops in beer volume in the U.S. …

3 Strategies to Painlessly Free up Time and Get More Done

What juggling a growing tech company, grad school and a toddler taught me about how to efficiently manage time and priorities like a superhero.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We're all wearing many hats and trying to fit multiple roles into a single 24-hour day. When …

6 Reasons This Is the Perfect Thank-You Email to Send After a Job Interview

When you don't send a thank you email or letter after an interview, you often eliminate yourself from the competition.<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>You spend weeks preparing for a job interview and give 110 percent once you're in the hot seat. You walk out feeling confident and …

Five skills everybody will need for the jobs of the future

Work—the very meaning of the word—is undergoing metamorphosis. In a few years’ time, traditional office employees all over will find themselves suddenly working for themselves, working freelance, or perhaps out of work entirely and seeking a new path forward.<p>What’s a person to do? To answer that, …

Artificial Intelligence

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

Fancy Tipples Deliver Record Year for American Liquor Industry

During its annual economic briefing report, The Distilled Spirits Council announced record sales in spirits for 2017, and a continued market share …

Starbucks Hopes This New Product Will Jolt Sales

Facing slowing sales, Starbucks (sbux) hopes to jumpstart growth by bringing more customers into its membership program.<p>The company announced on …

11 ways to update your résumé when you get a new job

When you land a new job, it's hard to imagine there's any need to update your résumé once again.<p>Perhaps you just updated it to land the role, and, at the very least, you don't have plans to pursue a new gig after just landing this one.<p>If you're like most people, you're probably going to wait until …

Starbucks Just Made a Major Announcement That Will Stun Customers | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You go to Starbucks every morning.<p>You buy your life-saving, bean-based potion.<p>And what do you do with the cup?<p>Many people just throw them away. They don't recycle them.<p>Worse, many of the cups …

Coffee

Four Reasons Resumes No Longer Work

According to experts, “titles and years of experience are no longer a person’s number-one currency.”<p>When you’re job-hunting, a resume used to be the quickest way to get your foot in the door, but that’s not necessarily true anymore. Today, 87% of recruiters use LinkedIn to vet candidates during the …

Employment

Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips

In Dan Pink’s Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself he closes the book with a long, excellent list of “Work Smarter Not Harder” type …

Why We Should Be Disagreeing More at Work

When I worked as a management consultant, I had a client that I thought of as difficult. Let’s call her Marguerite. She and I didn’t see eye to eye on much. I disagreed with the direction she was taking our project, the people she chose to involve, and the pace at which she thought we should do our …

Sainsbury's Launches 'Next Generation' Plant Based Range

Retail giant Sainsbury's has launched what it describes as a 'next generation plant-based' range - available in more than 500 of its stores.<p>According …

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 …

I spent years working 14 hour days — but I didn't get truly successful until I started asking myself 4 questions

<b>• It took entrepreneur Jonathan Goodman many years to realize overworking wasn't working for him.</b><p><b>• In order to live a more balanced life, he had to cut back on his work hours and shift his entrepreneurial thinking.</b><p><b>• He developed several "cognitive filters" in order to establish better</b> …

Want to Become the Elon Musk of Booze? Listen to These Entrepreneurs of Whiskey.

Is starting your own whiskey brand as intoxicating as it sounds?<p>Editorial Director<p>If you’ve dreamed of starting your own distillery -- for fun or for profit -- take some advice from successful distillers and founders of whiskey brands big and small.<p>Put on your whiskey goggles.<p><i>Chris Morris, master</i> …

The Bananapocalypse Is Nigh

The failure to diversify makes the world's favorite fruit vulnerable to a wipeout.<p>The bananapocalypse is coming. That’s the likelihood that sometime in the next decade, bananas may disappear, victims of a fungal pathogen known as Panama Disease. The disease is on the march throughout the world, …

Forestry

Glassdoor's 100 Best Places to Work All Have These 8 Things In Common | Inc.com

Every year for the past ten years, Glassdoor announces the top places to work all across North America and parts of Europe. The most unique part of this award? You can only win the award if your employees say so.<p>Glassdoor's methodology for the award includes a collection of anonymous company …

Employee Engagement

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't) | Inc.com

Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and typically they credit …

Gluten-Free

3 Simple Time-Management Tricks to Boost Your Employees' Productivity | Inc.com

As a leader, it's your responsibility to help everyone on your team do more of their best work. This means coaching them to prioritize their work, giving them the insights they need to spend time wisely, and most of all, making sure you're not getting in their way.<p>But with all the other tasks on …

Time Management

The world's largest advertiser slashed spending on 'crappy' digital ads by over $100 million — and still saw sales increase

"We cut more than $100 million in wasteful spending starting last March because we couldn't be assured ads would not appear next to bad content like a terrorist video," Marc Pritchard, P&G's chief brand officer, said at the Association of National Advertisers' Masters of Marketing Conference on …

Break These 7 Rules to Nail Your Next Job Interview

The more honest you are, the less likely you are to get a job you don't really want.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Interviews can be fun. People who do them a lot know an interview really doesn't have to be a nerve-racking or difficult experience. The stigma that …

Elon Musk has reportedly used a brutal tactic to keep from wasting time in meetings

But Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, has a strategy to keep things moving, a former SpaceX employee posted on Quora.<p>The former employee relayed a story where Musk once called out an employee in a meeting. He wrote:<p>"One of my close friends started there a couple years before me. He worked …

7 skills recruiters don't want to see on your résumé

But to recruiters and hiring managers, it's all about quality, not quantity. After all, with only about seven seconds to capture their attention, you want to make sure you get to the good stuff right away. Because of this, it's probably a good idea to pare down your skills section from time to time.<p>…

Employment

How to Train Yourself to Think Differently and Permanently Rewire Your Brain, According to Science | Inc.com

The conversations you have with yourself have a direct impact on how you feel and how you behave. If your self-talk is filled with self-doubt, harsh criticism, and catastrophic predictions, you'll struggle to reach your goals.<p>But you don't have to let a pessimistic outlook or foreboding inner …

The Brain