Athena Walker Hiles

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5 Ingenious Budget Pantries Created with IKEA Basics

(Image credit: Jenna Sue Design)<p>Want more kitchen storage, without breaking the bank? Do you dream of organized shelving and a perfectly posh pantry? …

IKEA

15 Organization Tips For A Way More Functional Bathroom Situation

Remember: shelving units are your friends.<p><i>This post was translated from French.</i>

Anxious People Focus on Negative Cues That Others Don't

It's an ingrained habit—but one you can teach yourself to break.<p>Let’s pretend for a moment you’re giving a presentation in a room full of very important people. You want their feedback—ideally, some sign of positive approval—because you know you’re being evaluated.<p>You look to a person in the front …

Psychology

Decadent Mac and Cheese

Step 3<p>Spread ⅓ of the pasta in the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Top with ⅓ of the cheese mixture. Repeat with the remaining pasta and …

Cheese

Slow Cooker Rotisserie Chicken

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — September 18, 2014<p><i>This slow cooker rotisserie chicken is juicy on the inside with delicious, herbed, crispy skin on</i> …

10 Powerful Ways You Can Be a Successful Leader | Inc.com

These are times that call for great leaders--people who are confident and courageous, certain in their leadership--to show us the way.<p>It's not easy, but if we can learn to follow their example we too can separate ourselves from the pack.<p>Here are 10 powerful ways to become a successful leader:<p>1. …

Self-improvement

A Few Shortcuts

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

Mashed

12 Creative Life Hacks that Will Organize your Life

In everyday life, several small obstacles can prove to highly stressful; little things like an annoying zipper, pots boiling over or ice cream …

SHE STICKS FORKS IN HER GARDEN. THE REASON? TRULY GENIUS!

<i>It is known that gardening is a therapeutic way to alleviate stress, achieve some quality alone time, and bask in the beauty of nature.</i><p><i>A backyard</i> …

8 leadership lessons from the book Facebook's HR chief recommends to all new managers

It's a term based on Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman's 1999 bestselling management guide "First, Break All the Rules." The coauthors were Gallup analysts at the time and drew insights from 25 years of Gallup studies of 80,000 managers across 400 companies.<p>They "broke all the rules" of convention …

Social Media

There's an easy way to become a better-liked leader — and most people forget all about it

In fact, one former Googler told Business Insider that <i>not</i> asking for feedback is the No. 1 mistake she sees leaders make.<p>But if you've mustered the courage to find out what other people really think of you, you're hardly out of the woods. There's a second step to improving your reputation among …

Leadership

Roasted Baby Eggplant, Tomato, and Zucchini Recipe

"I made this up last night looking for something to do with a bag of beautiful baby eggplants I got. They were purple eggplants, but smallish. They …

Eggplant

5 Keys to Making the Best Grilled Skewers of Summer

Skewers have a bit of a bad rep in some crowds. Chalk it up to too many memories of overcooked meat, underdone vegetables, and weird salad-dressing …

Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas #Recipe

<b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts<br>1 (10 oz.) can diced tomatoes with green chilies<br>1 red, orange and green bell pepper, julienned<br>1 …

6 Important Lessons Parenting Can Teach You About Leadership

You're not the boss.<p><i>In what ways is people management similar to parenting? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Jonathan Brill, Writer Relations Lead at Quora, on Quora:</b><p><b>One of the first things</b> …

Mentoring
Leadership

Can leadership be defined? Part 5 – What do process based definitions of leadership tell us? By Max Eskell

Posted by Max on July 1, 2016 in Blog, leadership | Leave a comment<p>Leaders provide <b>vision, pr</b><b>iorities and a</b><b>lignment.</b><p>Process definitions of leadership …

13 Standing Core Exercises Better Than Crunches

Strengthening your core is essential for stability. But that doesn't mean you're stuck with sit-ups.

Workouts