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15 Holy-Grail Products Beauty Bloggers Swear By

When I’m looking for new skin-care or makeup recommendations, I turn to my favorite beauty bloggers. Part of a beauty blogger’s job is to test and …

Skin Care

Nine Questions Every Leader Must Ask Before Letting Someone Go

If you have worked in the professional world as a leader for any length of time you have undoubtedly found yourself managing a team member who was failing to live up to expectations. While it might be tempting to cut someone loose if their performance is sub-par, the turnover may cost more than you …

Leadership

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

Don't let that liquid gold circle the drain again.<p>If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For …

How to Lose 50 Pounds in Three Months

Losing 50 pounds in three months is an ambitious goal for sure — but one that could completely change your life and appearance, not to mention …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

Use This Phrase To Calm Your Impatient, Angry Customers

Have you ever had an angry customer that was so impatient that when you tried to walk through a detailed solution to their problem they just wouldn’t listen? And the more detail you tried to give them the more irritated they became?<p>While it can be incredibly frustrating to attempt to help someone …

Anger Management

Toxic Employees Can Be Ignored By Co-Workers, But Not By You | Inc.com

Everyone has had that one co-worker who makes everyone's lives harder. They never meet deadlines, or they talk down to their teammates. The work environment becomes so toxic that all employees can do is hope the bad co-worker calls in sick.<p>Many employees feel helpless when dealing with a toxic …

The Workplace

The 9 Best Questions YOU Should Ask In A Job Interview

A crucial part of the interview process is putting your interviewer in the hot seat. Anticipating the questions that HR or a hiring manager might …

Employment

Google Just Revealed Its 5 HR Secrets for Identifying and Developing Great Managers | Inc.com

In a recent podcast at Google's Re:work, Sarah Calderon, a manager at Google who oversees Google's Manager Development curriculum, revealed some nifty secrets about how they train and develop great managers.<p>She shares five lessons that will give your organization an edge in management training and …

Emotional Intelligence

Study Says Less Is More and Cheaper is Better When It Comes to Recruitment Videos

I’m not a big fan of video when it comes to resumes, but for employers, I think it’s a must-have. What companies struggle with, however, is exactly …

More workplaces are encouraging mental health days—here’s why

This past summer, Madalyn Parker, a web developer in Ann Arbor, MI, needed a couple of days off to focus on her mental health. So, in an email to …

You Won't Believe These 17 Hidden Beauty Gems We Found at Urban Outfitters

There's no question that shopping at Urban Outfitters is a unique experience. The retailer carries everything from '90s-inspired gear to cozy home decor, but there's one section you might be overlooking: the beauty department. You'll find a wide variety of well-known department store brands as well …

Skin Care

The strange but true history of eclipse science — from 2137 BC into the future

Aug. 21’s total solar eclipse will be the first of its kind for American smartphone-toting citizen scientists. But people around the world have been …

The 13 Healthiest Food Combos For People Over 40

This Email From Google's CEO to Employees Teaches Some Major Lessons in Leadership | Inc.com

At this point, you've probably heard about "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber," a controversial memo written by a Google employee that went viral over the weekend.<p>The 10-page manifesto argues (among other things) that women on average have a "lower stress tolerance" and are more prone to …

Leadership

Homemade Bisquick Is Way Better Than the Boxed Stuff

For some people, a weekend just isn’t complete without a stack of pancakes or a tray of golden brown biscuits. While a dedicated few prefer to bake …

Recipes

Photo Diary: Visiting Bangkok’s Grand Palace and Wat Po

Chaotic, colourful, golden: these are three words I’d use to describe Thailand, especially its dynamic capital Bangkok.My last trip to Thailand, and …

Make Your Own Bagged Greens, Eat So Much More Salad

It's a pretty simple equation.<p>Vegetables, by most accounts, are supposed to make you feel good. Why, then, do they make me feel so awful so quickly, sitting there in the fridge, untouched and wilting? The crisper drawer is meant to preserve produce; in reality, it’s a hospice for my neglected …

Healthy Eating

Master or Muppet? 3 Questions to Determine Whether a Coach Is Reputable.

Professional coaching has become so commercialized, it's starting to resemble a puppy mill -- and disabling businesses in the process.<p>Becoming a “certified coach” these days is easy: Read a book, attend a weekend workshop and get a certificate by mail. Ta da! You are now a certified coach.<p>According …

5 phrases your boss is dying to hear you say

Fact: At some point, every one of us has (or had) a boss.<p>In so many ways, we look to them to have all the answers. At every rung in the ladder, we …

Leadership

4 Things Great Bosses Say to a New Employee That Most Bosses Never Think to Say | Inc.com

You work hard to find, interview, and hire the right employees. They have great skills, great experience, and great attitude. So once they're hired and in the door, all you need to do is set them loose, right?<p>Not so fast. Knowing how to do a job is certainly important, but approaching a job with …

Employment

Six Sigma Terminology

Six Sigma Terminology<p>Updated November 18, 2016<p>Six Sigma is a business management strategy that was initially developed by Motorola in the 1980s and …

15 Rookie Mistakes New Bosses Make

Steer clear of the potholes others have hit on the road to leadership.<p>Sooner or later in your career (and most likely later, for obvious reasons), …

4 Behavioral Interview Questions That Reveal What a Job Candidate Is Really Like | Inc.com

Conduct enough job interviews and it feels like some of the candidates have tried to "hack" the most common interview questions. Their answers seem a little too polished, a little too rehearsed, and a lot insincere.<p>That's the problem with only asking opinion-based job interview questions. (Is there …

Career Development

3 Ways to Better Understand Your Emotions

Dealing effectively with emotions is a key leadership skill. And naming our emotions — what psychologists call <i>labeling</i> — is an important first step in dealing with them effectively. But it’s harder than it sounds; many of us struggle to identify what exactly we are feeling, and often times the most …

The Complete Guide to Sugar Around the World

Sugar is a many splendored thing—here's your global tour of the essential sweet stuff<p>Brown sugar was for cookies. The white granulated stuff went on …

28 of the Hottest Beauty Products Launching in April 2017

While everyone was hibernating during Winter, we were secretly testing some of Spring's hottest beauty launches. We're finally able to share the top ones we truly love for April. These hair, skin, makeup, and nail picks are actually items that have made it into our beauty routines. Get ready for an …

Beauty

Drunk Elephant: the skincare brand that has transformed my skin and is selling out in Sephora

If I had a pound for every time the founder of a new natural brand told me that they had suffered with a terrible skincare concern and there wasn’t a single product on the market that could helped alleviate it so they had to create their own, I’d be a rich woman. While often these brands create …

Skin Care

Top Hat raises $22.5 million for digital platform that replaces pricey college textbooks

Cloud-based teaching platform Top Hat has raised $22.5 million in a series C funding round from Union Square Ventures, in addition to existing investors Emergence Capital, Georgian Partners, iNovia Capital, Golden Venture Partners, Version One Ventures, and SoftTech VC.<p>Founded out of Toronto in …

What to Cook This Weekend

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. For those of us who follow recipe trends the way Jim Cantore follows the weather, it’s been a pretty easy week: Our …