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Five Signs Of An Ungrateful Leader

Is your leadership grateful? Do they really understand how – and how much – you contribute; do they appreciate your unique way of thinking and doing and the value you add to the organization as a result?<p>I’ve noticed that many leaders don’t take enough time to appreciate or pay much attention to …

Leadership

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

13 International Crock-Pot Recipes That Are Out of This World

I'm sick of eating the same old Crock-Pot recipes week after week. So, I've decided to mix things up with some fix-and-forget international cuisine — …

Cooking

Here Is Exactly How to Make Chipotle's Guacamole

Finally, the secret is revealed!<p>Are you a diehard fan of Chipotle's guacamole? Then today is going to be a very good day for you. The company revealed the recipe they use to make guacamole, and it's pretty easy to follow. Here are the ingredients you will need:<p>2 ripe Hass avocados (In the …

One of Our All-Time Favorite Dishes: Ricotta Gnocchi With Peas, Asparagus, and Morels

Watch and learn how to make one of our favorite spring dishes of all time.<p>We’re just starting to see asparagus, peas, and morel mushrooms at the market and digital food editor Dawn Perry could not happier about it. In an effort to use up the season’s best offerings, Perry demonstrates how to make …

Italian Food

10 Best Indian Lunch Recipes

Who doesn't wish for a wholesome lunch? But the times we live in today, getting even 15 minutes off to savour our meal seems like a distant reality. …

Genius Chickpeas and Spinach (Garbanzos con Espinacas) Recipe on Food52

• 200 grams (7 ounces) chickpeas, soaked overnight with a pinch of baking soda, or two 400-gram cans of chickpeas, rinsed<br>• 6 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 500 grams (18 ounces) spinach, washed<br>• 75 grams (3 ounces) white bread (about two 1/2-inch slices), crusts removed, cut into small cubes<br>• 3 cloves garlic, thinly …

Chickpeas

Daag curry base: the most useful curry recipe you'll ever read

Simple curry base daag is one of Britain’s most-searched-for recipes according to Google - make a big batch to freeze and use later for a huge array of dishes<p>Just reading an <b>Indian cookery book</b> makes me want to go and have a lie-down. The yard-long list of ingredients, most of which need a special …

Curries

Easy To Make Naan - Indian Flatbread Recipe

In a large mixing bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups flour, yeast, sugar, baking soda, and salt. Add warm water, oil, and yogurt to flour mixture. Blend at low …

10 Products and Services Every Super Traveler Needs

There are travelers and there are “super travelers,” the savvy ones who are constantly booking new flights and always on the go. These are the …

Chickpea and Pasta Soup

3 tbsp. olive oil<p>2 stalks celery, roughly chopped<p>1 carrot, roughly chopped<p>1 small yellow onion, roughly chopped<p>3 sprigs rosemary, minced<p>6 cups …

Chickpeas

How To Write Your First Pain Letter

A Pain Letter is a new-millennium alternative to a cover letter. It’s a letter. It has black or blue ink on a white page, but that’s about all that a Pain Letter has in common with a cover letter.<p>When you send a cover letter with a resume into some kind of faceless Black Hole recruiting pit, you …

Employment

5 Ways To Transform Yourself Into A Leader

After months of effort, you finally land the promotion you’ve had your eyes on. On paper, it’s your dream job: You have a bigger team under you, more exciting responsibilities, a direct line of communication to the big boss, a salary that’s<i>actually</i> competitive, and of course, the highly anticipated …

Leadership

Can You Rise to Incompetence?

Meet Sam.<p>Sam is a director in the IT department at a regional bank. He joined the organization 8 years ago as a software developer fresh out of school and has been quickly recognized as a brilliant software engineer after he took initiative to fix some of the bank’s most troubled projects. Over the …

Leadership

15 Interview Questions To Ask Your Next Boss

I would hate to think that you would take a new job at a place where they didn’t at some point stop the interview process to ask you “Do you have any questions for us?”<p>All good employers do that. If you don’t get the chance to ask your questions, don’t even think about taking the job! Remember what …

Employment

NEAR DISASTER: Cathay Pacific CX780 - a story untold till now

A great article and worth the read, including the public comments at the end of the article. I do wonder what the outcome would have been had these …

How To Win At Office Politics

When people complain about their jobs, they never say “The work is too hard.” They talk about the human side of work. The human side is almost always the hardest part of any job.<p>When we love our jobs, it’s because we like the work and the people around us make us feel valued and important. When we …

Inflammation

Frozen Fingers, Inspiration and Lentil Soup

Seeing the shades of white and blue dissipate around the majestic crown of St Paul's, the lights of all those striking buildings across the river glitter through the depths of evening hues, I realized I just don't come to this part of London often enough. It felt like a treat to be there, to walk …

How To Send Your Best Employees To Your Competitors

The mantra right now in HR circles is Employee Engagement. It’s engagement this, engagement that all day long. Everybody struggles with the topic of engagement. We send out surveys to measure it. We don’t even know what we’re measuring.<p>We ask questions like “How likely are you to look for a new job …

The Workplace

10 Ways to Make Flounder

Flaky, delicately sweet flounder is a quick and easy fish to cook for weeknight dinners. Its mild flavor and fantastic texture make it the perfect …

How To Choose A New Career Path

It used to be that we picked a career path and stuck with it. As recently as twenty years ago, most people who started out in one career retired from a higher-level version of the first job they accepted out of school. That isn’t the case today!<p>These days people change careers more often than they …

Time I

The secret racing test tunnel no one wants to talk about

Lost in rural Pennsylvania, hidden from prying eyes, there is a tunnel.<p><b>SOME 300 FEET BELOW MY</b> perch, a road disappeared into the side of a mountain. I made my way down the heavily wooded, steep slope, sliding as often as walking. My shoes filled with dirt that was still moist from the spring …

Think lentils are boring? These recipes will change your mind

The dreary, 'health food’ reputation of lentils is undeserved. In these dishes, all they need is the right company to shine<p>Lentils have a bad rap. They’re a ‘health food’. I don’t really know what that means, especially in this age of radically changing ideas about what is good for you and what is …

Curries

Science Teacher Adds Creative Additions to Students’ Doodles

Imgur user Squeezymo, a former eighth and ninth grade science teacher in Bangkok, Thailand, included more than just grades on his students’ work. The educator noticed that his kids drew a lot on their papers. So, he established a rule in the classroom: if you draw something, the teacher will add to …

Teaching

Hilarious Mustang vs FR-S vid is pure gearhead satire

You'll laugh every time they get something wrong. They get a lot wrong.<p>"Say hello to the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang," the voiceover says. The narrator calls out the pony car's new independent rear suspension and turbocharged EcoBoost engine, over <i>Top Gear</i>-style panning glamour shots. There's just one …

31 Healthy Meals You Can Make in 10 Minutes

We know the facts: Preparing meals at home is good for your health and your wallet. But let’s face it, with minimal free time and other priorities …

Healthy Eating

The Physics of Engine Notes, Or: Why a Toyota V-6 and Porsche Flat-Six Sound So Different

The science of engine sounds.<p>From the January 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>What separates a Porsche flat-six from a Toyota Avalon V-6—aside from the bank angle, the power output, the engine location, and your interest in owning one? At full throttle, the Porsche belts out an aggressive mechanical …

Chevrolet Corvette