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5 Non-Confrontational Ways Leaders Keep Their Followers Accountable

Keeping your team accountable without being overbearing can be hard; it doesn't have to be, though.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I make an amazing peanut butter and jelly sandwich.<p>Seriously.<p>It's out of this world.<p>When I teach people my technique, they usually thank me …

How to learn 5 of the most important computer languages at home

<i>"The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Most of us understand that coding is important in today's workforce. We also understand that our society's increased dependence upon …

Object-Oriented Programming

WHY PURPOSE MATTERS

It's not a secret anymore - purpose is a key business driver and fundamental to creating competitive advantage.<p>Our team at People With Purpose have curated a number of research findings that point to the primacy of purpose in achieving superior business outcomes.<p>Start with why to harness the power …

We waste 17 hours every week on pointless work email

The working world runs on emails. A study found that workers sent and received 112.5 billion business emails a day around the world. Even the rise of …

10 Excuses That Shouldn’t Prevent You from Launching a Side Hustle

You think about it on your commute. While you’re waiting in line at the grocery store. <i>Any time</i> you’re put on hold for more than a minute. During commercials (even the ones with really cute puppies). You <i>especially</i> think about it while you’re sitting at your desk at the office between 9am and 5pm. …

Entrepreneurship

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

This Meal-Prep Plan Will Set You Up For A Week Of Healthy Eats

Cook now, feast later: We're kicking off our 7-Day No-Added-Sugar Meal Plan with a smart prep routine that will make the week ahead even easier. (And tastier!)<p>In order to get the most out of the meal plan, we suggest grocery shopping and doing the prep work on a Saturday or Sunday, then starting …

Recipes

14 foods you can eat as much of as you want and not gain weight

While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without having to worry about packing on the …

Hunting elk? Here are the 12 best cartridges

The bull elk is North America’s toughest hooved big-game animal. And the bigger they get, the tougher they become. Mature bulls have heavy bones, dense muscle, and loads of resilience from years of shrugging off battle wounds.<p>Killing a bull cleanly takes a good cartridge. Killing a big bull at a …

A relationship therapist shares her 5 best strategies to strengthen your marriage

Building a strong marriage requires conscious effort that isn't always easy to put in, but it's safe to say that the resulting happiness is worth a bit of toil.<p>Rachel Sussman, a therapist in New York City who specializes in relationships and couples counseling, shared five ways you can make your …

North Carolina legislator Larry Pittman compares Abraham Lincoln to Adolf Hitler

Fresh off of White House press secretary Sean Spicer's already-notorious gaffe denying Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler's use of chemical weapons, another …

7 Slow-Cooker Dinners You Can Make and Freeze Ahead of Time

A slow cooker is already a great tool for cutting down on work in the kitchen, but combine its simplifying ability with the time-saving benefits of …

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI

No one really knows how the most advanced algorithms do what they do. That could be a problem.<p>Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto …

Machine Learning

California is getting so much power from solar that electricity prices are turning negative

The extraordinary success of solar power in some pockets of the world that combine sunshine with high investment in the technology mean that governments and energy companies are having radically to rethink the way they manage—and charge for—electricity.<p>California is one such a place.<p>On March 11, it …

The Key to Well-Behaved Kids Isn't Punishment. It's Discipline, and There's a Big Difference.

Those blue and red permanent markers, hidden in the kitchen drawer, are too tempting. Your child remembers seeing you stash them there, and one …

Uber’s open source data visualization tool now goes beyond maps

You may not be aware, but Uber offers an open source version of the data visualization framework it uses internally, called deck.gl. The tool was made available to anyone via open source license last November, and now it’s getting some key updates that should help make it more useful to external …

The DASH diet is proven to work. Why hasn’t it caught on?

By Christy Brissette<p>Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (a.k.a. the DASH diet) is celebrating 20 years of helping people with hypertension and pre-hypertension lower blood pressure just as well as some medications. It has the potential to lower health-care costs and has been a component of the …

How Smart People Work Less and Get More Done

How you work is far more important than how much you work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or 20 hours more per week than …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

Give up the bad habits that drain your mental strength.<p>As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've …

‘Exactly What I Ate to Get My Blood Sugar Under Control For Good’

Changing one crucial part of his life helped this man bounce back from type-2 diabetes<p>When Thomas Rupp was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, he was stunned. Despite having a challenging career (he was working in corporate finance and for FEMA), he managed to exercise regularly, and he rarely ate fast …

Want to Raise Kids with a Moral Center? Always Do This

They will imitate what you do and say. Make what you do and say worth imitating.<p>We're all born imitators.<p>One of the reasons a baby learns to smile so young is that the parents are always smiling. We mimic what we see and hear. In some cases, what we see and hear isn't so great.<p>When my kids were …

Why the Humble Push-Up Could Be the Key to the Body You Want

It turned Jake Gyllenhaal into a prize fighter, and it can do the same for you.<p>The one exercise that can be performed anywhere at any time, the push-up is, nevertheless, an often misunderstood and under appreciated aspect of bodyweight fitness.<p>Many men ditch it early on in their workout lives for …

Workouts

5 Things People In Extremely Successful Relationships Do Differently

<i>YourTango shares advice on keeping relationships happy and loving.</i><p>Loving relationships are the result of choices. Couples that have a very good …

How (And Why) To Master The Habit Of Delaying Gratification

Impulse control is something you can practice, and these three daily techniques can help.<p>You already know what delaying gratification entails, which means you already know how difficult it is. Avoiding a temptation that’s standing right in front of you so you can hold out for something …

A Search Engine for Programming Language Syntax Is a Pretty Good Idea

Coding very often means Googling.<p>The current search engine for programming language syntax is Google. Knowing how to search for information is a key skill in knowing how to program at all. You can know all of the algorithms and a half-dozen programming languages inside-out, but you will nonetheless …

A lawyer rewrote Instagram’s privacy policy so kids and parents can have a meaningful talk about privacy

In Britain, more than half of 12- to 15-year-olds are on Instagram, according to OfCom (pdf), the country’s communications regulator. So are 43% of 8- to 11-year-olds. But how many of them understand what they signed when they joined? Pretty much 0%, according to “Growing Up Digital”, a report …

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

Students--and especially boys--need hours of physical activity every day. They don't get enough because their schools won't let them.<p>This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and …

Facebook lurking makes you miserable, says study

<b>Too much Facebook browsing at Christmas - and seeing all those "perfect" families and holiday photos - is more likely to make you miserable than festive, research suggests.</b><p>A University of Copenhagen study suggests excessive use of social media can create feelings of envy.<p>It particularly warns about …

A Few Not-So-Classic Ingredients Make a More Savory Shepherd's Pie

Years ago, while studying in London, I noticed a critical detail in the way a lot of Brits eat that helps explain why their food often gets a bad rap from outsiders. Let's say, just as an example, that I'm at a pub eating dinner, and on my plate are some mashed potatoes, boiled peas, and roast meat …