Mandy Lim

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When Solving Problems, Think About What You Could Do, Not What You Should Do

On a Saturday night in Modena, a picturesque city in one of the most well-known culinary regions of Italy, a couple and their two young sons dined at the three-Michelin star restaurant Osteria Francescana. The father ordered for the family “Tradition in Evolution,” a tasting menu with 10 of the …

How to Ask Great Questions

Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike professionals such as litigators, journalists, and doctors, who are taught how to ask questions as an …

Psychology

Asking, Not Telling: How to Use Questions to Drive Sales

These 13 words and 10 tips will help salespeople close more deals faster

And according to marketing-software maker HubSpot, there are certain words salespeople should use to boost their chances of closing more deals, and, beyond that, there are certain characteristics common to top salespeople.

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This Family Has Been Living In The Arctic Circle Since 2013 In A Self-Built House Under A Solar Geodesic Dome

Hjertefølger means heart follower in Norwegian, and the Hjertefølger family are certainly true to their name. After all, it takes a very special kind …

Top Tips for Getting More Client Referrals | Investopedia

Financial advisors always should be looking for new business. In today’s world, there are a variety of marketing, advertising and social media …

The 20 Smartest Things Said About Money

The best wisdom on the wealthy<p><b>1.</b> "Money couldn't buy friends, but you got a better class of enemy. " —<b>Spike Milligan</b><p><b>2.</b> "I made $970,000 last year. How much you make? You see, pal, that's who I am, and you're nothing. " —<i>Alec Baldwin,Glengarry Glen Ross</i><p><b>3.</b> "If you can actually count your money, then …

Insiders' Tips for Buying Life Insurance

Buying life insurance is hardly an everyday purchase — you may do it only once or twice in a lifetime. So you may not know all the ins and outs of this important part of protecting your finances.<p>But you can benefit from the knowledge of folks who deal with life insurance matters daily.<p>They see not …

Kiplinger Q&A: Anthony Anderson

The Emmy-nominated actor shares how having life insurance has benefited his family, the money lessons he's teaching his kids and the best financial …

Personal Finance

Elements Of A Viral Marketing Campaign

There has never been more technological freedom and a demand for good ideas for advertisers than in this point of the Internet Age. Big companies can enable users to design their own shoes using WeChat and a smartphone, use Augmented Reality to find their Ikea dream home in their actual home, and …

A Better Way to Map Brand Strategy

Marketers have always had to juggle two seemingly contradictory goals: making their brands distinctive and making them central in their category. Central brands, such as Coca-Cola in soft drinks and McDonald’s in fast food, are those that are most representative of their type. They’re the first …

Young People Need to Know Entrepreneurship Is Hard

How’s this for an entrepreneurship-education outcome: The proportion of high school students saying they’d like to start a business <i>declined</i> over the course of a summer program, according to research from New York University.<p>But that’s not a failure — not at all. I’ll explain.<p>Prior to the BizCamp …

How One Architect Built the Beautiful, Modern Home of His Dreams - for Only $175k

(Image credit: Dwell)<p>The curse of being an architect is that you spend all day designing beautiful buildings, but probably can't afford to live in …

The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

20 Low-Carb Substitutes That Don't Suck

Seriously!<p><i>By Kissairis Munoz for Greatist</i><p>What do mac and cheese, stacks of pancakes, and bowls of pasta all have in common? If you answered, "Umm, they're delicious," you'd be right. But they're also heavy in carbs and can leave you feeling tired and annoyed. And while a diet rich in healthy …

The ghosts and potential treasure hidden under London's streets

Hundreds of disused Tube stations and empty tunnels in the capital could be turned into retail and leisure attractions<p>London’s skyline has become one of its biggest selling points: a symbol of the capital’s renaissance and a moneyspinner too, from the London Eye to the 87-floor Shard with its fine …

Desmond Tutu on Nelson Mandela: 'Prison became a crucible'

The most fitting memorial to Nelson Mandela is to make a success of what he helped to establish, writes the archbishop and human rights activist<p>For 27 years, I knew Nelson Mandela by reputation only. I had seen him once, in the early 1950s, when he came to my teacher-training college to judge a …

David Simon: 'There are now two Americas. My country is a horror show'

The creator of The Wire, David Simon, delivered an impromptu speech about the divide between rich and poor in America at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, and how capitalism has lost sight of its social compact. This is an edited extract<p>• Lanre Bakare: Go home, David Simon. Without justice …