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Suzy Welch: What to say when a job interviewer says, 'Tell me about yourself'

Hiring managers often kick off interviews with a deceptively simple question: "Tell me about yourself."<p>Interviewees may be tempted to gloss over this …

Oprah Winfrey Uses the Same 3 Sentences to Get Every Meeting Off to the Perfect Start

Many meetings limp to a start. The group sits waiting for people to straggle in late. Others want to keep chatting about "important" but unrelated topics: The dreaded "since I have you here" move that turns the group's agenda into a personal one. Still others keep texting and emailing while the …

Oprah Winfrey

A psychologist’s trick to being more likable on dates and job interviews

Few situations are as anxiety-provoking as job interviews or first dates. Without appearing desperate, you’re trying to convince a stranger that you’re more worthy of their time, money, attention, and affection than a slew of strangers who you’ve probably never met. It’s awkward, and you’re …

Job Interviews

These Naked Yoga Photos Are So Gorgeous and Might Make You Blush

Doing yoga can help make you feel calm and stripped of any negativity, anxiety, or insecurities. And to get you deeper into feeling pure and blissful, you might find practicing without clothes on can help you reach new levels of clarity, openness, and joy. Or you might think it's totally crazy and …

Yoga

3 Tricks to Get People to Actually Listen to Your Presentations

Make sure your audience doesn't tune out what you have to say.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Few things conjure up a feeling of dread quite like the anticipation of a lengthy PowerPoint presentation. Professionals spend an average of 40 percent of their workday in …

Public Speaking

UPDATE 1-Baring Private Equity Asia closes $1 bln real estate fund

© Reuters. UPDATE 1-Baring Private Equity Asia closes $1 bln real estate fund<p>(Adds quotes from fund executive)<p>By Kane Wu<p>HONG KONG, Aug 30 (Reuters) - …

Real Estate

This Refinancing Shines A Light On Private Equity’s Retail Dilemma

Last week Goldman Sachs launched a small securitisation that shines a bright light on the issues U.S. private equity firms that bought big in retail …

Goldman Sachs

Winter ahead: China private equity industry faces turbulence after debt clampdown

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man walks on a bridge in front of the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai<p>By Kane Wu<p>HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's …

China

Can’t Touch Your Toes? Try This 30-Day Challenge

One editor tests it himself and recommends his favorite six stretches along the way.<p><i>RealClearLife has partnered with InsideHook, the</i> <i>essential</i> …

Yoga

15 Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Every Week

A list of podcasts that will educate, inspire, and empower you to be the best you can be.<p>A growth mindset is one of the qualities that separates successful people from others. When you believe you are always learning and growing, you are free to take action, make mistakes, and evolve. Successful …

Self-improvement

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.<p>Is that really the best career guidance?<p>People often take this sort of …

Public Relations

14 Agility Drills For People Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

China's New Rules Spark Private Equity Collapse

Chinese alternative asset managers have become the latest casualty of the country’s crackdown on debt and financial risk, with a record number of …

Peer-to-peer

Bain Capital Bids $1.5 Billion for Insurer ESure as Deals Soar

ESure Group Plc has received an unsolicited offer of about 1.17 billion pounds ($1.5 billion) from Bain Capital Private Equity LP as private equity …

Insurance Industry

How Your Personality Affects Your Paycheck

What makes really smart people tick? Why do some end up earning so much more than others? And how much do these disparate outcomes have to do with their personalities? A new study by Miriam Gensowski, at the University of Copenhagen, sheds fascinating light on these and other questions.<p>Gensowski …

Personality

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you programming languages or how to work with a specific technologies, or how to become an IT support …

Online Life

The Guide to Every Wedding Dress Code (That Actually Matters)

Print this out and hang it on your fridge.<p>Wedding dress codes seem like a good idea. That is, until you're a guest for a "desert chic" wedding and have no clue what you're actually supposed to wear. That's why we're putting an end to the confusion, once and for all. We rounded up the most common …

The 14 Best Calorie-Burning Exercises, Ranked In Order of Effectiveness

Find out where cycling fits in<p>If you’re dedicating valuable time in your day to a staying in shape, you want to know it’s actually worth your time, right? You’ve probably heard some people say cardio is the ultimate calorie-burner, while others swear by weight lifting—so what actually gets you the …

Visible Spectrum: The Gentleman's (Easy) Guide To Color Matching

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The addition of color can make or break an outfit. In the wrong hands, it can be garish, distracting, and downright disastrous. And yet, when it’s …

10 things you should never say when making a presentation

Making a presentation at work can be scary. Some of us fear public speaking more than death. However, like many things in life, giving presentations …

These 2 Hot Trainers Share a Beginner Dumbbell Workout Literally Anyone Can Do

Eric Leija, senior kettlebell trainer at Onnit who's also known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, and Jay Maryniak, NASM-CPT, CES, have teamed up to bless the world with their abs and full-body dumbbell workout. You might take one look at these guys and think, "There's no way I can keep up with …

Five Cool Watches Under $900 from Independent Brands You Should Be Investing In

Trying to strap some style on your wrist without breaking open the piggy bank? We got you covered. Here are some of our favorite timepieces by …

The Best Way to Get People to Tell the Truth, According to Science

“You’ve never lied on your résumé, right?”<p>“Did your campaign coordinate with the Russian government during the 2016 election?”<p>“Will you sign with the …

The Things Men Wish They Knew Before They Got Married

Every wedding season — such as, you know, RIGHT NOW — I think about how I got married young and wish someone had sat me down to tell me a few things …

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Profit

10 Best Cardio Exercises - Cardio Workouts That Burn Fat Fast

1 of 17<p>Getty ImagesEugenio Marongiu<p>Running is great—but there a tons of people out there who don’t have the time or patience to take to the road and pound pavement.<p>For many, though, running sticks in their fitness repertoire because it burns calories better than just about any other cardio exercise …

Macquarie Capital and R/GA team up to invest in disruptive tech startups

Financial investment giant Macquarie Capital has teamed up with digital advertising and brand agency R/GA to invest in a wide range of startups that have potential to disrupt both traditional and digital markets.<p>The companies have set up a unique partnership — the Macquarie Capital Venture Studio …

Polychain Becomes First $1 Billion Crypto Fund: What Happens Now?

Polychain Capital is at the vanguard of cryptocurrency investing, attracting backers from prominent ventures capital firms like Andreessen Horowitz, …

Why Venture Capitalists Are Investing Billions Into Real Estate Technology

Last year, Softbank launched the Vision Fund, a nearly $100 billion venture capital fund with a mission to invest in technology entrepreneurs solving the world’s most focal challenges. While the founders’ investment hypothesis was to provide long-term capital across a wide array of sectors, the …

Real Estate

Abraaj Sets July 1 Deadline for Colony Deal, But Some Investors Resist

Dubai group says it needs to sell four funds by Sunday to stay afloat, say people familiar with effort<p>By<p>Nicolas Parasie in Dubai and<p>Nicolas Parasie<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@NicolasParasie<p>nicolas.parasie@wsj.com<p>Will Louch in London<p>The Dubai-based private-equity firm Abraaj Group has told …

Investing