Brian Donahue

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10 Things To Do To Let Go Of The Past, Because It Needs To Be History

The past can be a dark cloud over your present situation. Not everything that happened in the past is bad, per say, but if part of it is, dwelling on …

Self-help

How to Make a Smoked Blackberry Bourbon Cobbler

Prepare grill for indirect cooking over medium-high heat. (If using charcoal, push hot coals to one side; if gas, leave half the burners off.)<p>In a …

Baking

Seven Tips for Practicing Positive Discipline . Talking With Kids . PBS Parents | PBS

<b>Understand the meaning behind the behavior.</b> Naomi Aldort, the author of "Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves," says that children want to behave …

Joël Robuchon's best mashed potatoes in the world – recipe

It was the recipe that made Joël Robuchon, the Michelin-starred “chef of the century” who has died aged 73, famous and everyone else fat. There are several versions, with the restaurant’s famously consisting of a 2:1 potato to butter ratio. However, the British chef Tom Aikens – who worked for …

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Google Spent Years Studying Successful Teams. Here's the 1 Thing That Mattered Most

If you trust someone is looking after your best interests, you will do almost anything that person asks.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>A few years ago, a research team at Google set out on a quest to figure out what …

Self-improvement

Steve Jobs Asked One Profound Question That Took Apple From Near Bankruptcy To $1 Trillion

It’s easy to forget that Apple’s path to its $1 trillion valuation was nearly derailed when the company was running out of cash. Steve Jobs asked one profound question that got it back on track.<p>In my keynotes about inspirational leadership, I often show a grainy video clip of Steve Jobs holding a …

Steve Jobs

How Many Calories Do I Need to Eat to Lose Weight? This Formula Breaks It Down

If you feel like you've done everything to lose weight — keto, intermittent fasting, Whole30, fitness plans, counting macros — and still aren't seeing the scale budge, it's understandably frustrating. After all, putting so much time and effort into meal prep and reading up on the latest diet trends …

Body Fat

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Your Organization's Ability To Lead Change

The week before last, I posted an article titled “9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization.” It has been so wildly popular that I decided to write a follow-on piece related to leading organizational transformation – a topic relevant to every company …

20th Century

Bourbon BBQ Smoked Chicken Wings

Pat chicken wings dry with a clean paper towel. Add wings to a large mixing bowl and toss with vegetable oil. Add rub and massage into the wings, …

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 …

Employee Engagement

Mum reveals genius method to stopping your children waking up too early

We all know there's no chance of a lie-in when you have children. Not only do they like to get up at ungodly hours but they often do so with …

The Best Mentors Ask These 8 Questions

An essential part of being a good mentor is asking the right questions. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you started.<p>It’s hard to deny that good mentors are important. The best workplaces have formal programs to develop mentoring relationships. LinkedIn has even launched a feature to help you find one. …

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Happiness

Skirt steak au poivre and side dishes for Memorial Day: Get the recipes!

Recipes<p>Chef Judy Joo makes grilled miso glazed salmon and broccolini<p>04:30<p>Get Daphne Oz’s recipe for easy fish tacos and citrus sparklers<p>06:47<p>Kathie Lee and Hoda raise a glass for National Wine and Cheese Day!<p>03:25<p>How to make delicious clam linguine and kale Caesar salad<p>06:22<p>Chef Kathy Fang makes a …

Cooking

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

My most productive workdays happen when I ask myself 2 seemingly obvious questions

At least it is for me.<p>Some days, I leave the office on a high, ticking off task after task I've accomplished during the day on my fingers like someone you'd never want to stand next to in an elevator.<p>Other days, nine or so hours at work blur into a single memory, and there's no highlight reel.<p>In …

Leslie Knope

Smoked Chicken Wings

4 servings<p>Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q in Atlanta, GA, sells its own barbecue sauce, which you can order online, but any store-bought sauce will work for this smoked chicken wings recipe too.<p>July 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>Wings<p>3 tablespoons paprika<p>4 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon chili powder<p>1 tablespoon garlic …

BBQ

17 Pie Recipes To Last You All Summer Long

Summer's here yet again, and so are our favorite fruits at their peak. Plump berries and juicy stone fruits, all fleshy and sweet enough to be bought by the bushel and eaten straight. But sometimes a pie is in order, and perfectly ripe fruit plus a buttery crust (and a <i>little</i> tinkering) is all it …

Memphis Dry-Rubbed Baby Back Ribs Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Pat both sides of slabs dry with paper towels. Using a sharp knife, remove thin membrane from back of each by slicing into it and …

BBQ

20 One-Pan Recipes to Add to Your Weeknight Meal Plan

Along with the trusty sheet pan, a skillet (preferably cast iron!) is one of the very best tools to help you get a great dinner on the table quickly …

Cooking

10 Tweaks To Your Morning Routine That Will Transform Your Entire Day

No screen time until breakfast. Seriously.<p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What they found will …

Time Management

Memphis-Style Hickory-Smoked Beef and Pork Ribs | Recipes

For the rub:<br>1) Add all ingredients to a bowl and stir until combined. Keep in an airtight container for up to 6 months.<p>For the ribs:<br>1) Rinse and dry …

This simple smoked brisket recipe is perfect for Easter, Passover or any other holiday in Texas

Oh, brisket. It's such a wonderful food tradition that works on almost any holiday in Texas -- July Fourth, Christmas, Easter and Passover.<p>It takes …

The Ultimate Interval Treadmill Session To Improve Speed and Beat Boredom

For years I have used treadmill workouts to help athletes get faster with low physical and mental cost. What do I mean by “low physical and mental …

Marathons

21 Decluttering Tips That Actually Work, Says a Professional Organizer

We all strive to be better. If you're setting goals to improve your relationships, career, and overall wellness, it should start with an organized …

Forget Takeout, Make These Tasty Teriyaki Meatballs at Home! | shopswell

I love fast, easy and delicious meals and this one works out perfectly. It's sweet and salty, the adults love it, and even picky kids won't complain …

18 30-Minute Recipes That Will Save Your Weeknight Butt

<i>For</i> Bon Appetit<i>, by Rochelle Bilow.</i><p>You always have to eat dinner, but you don't always have oodles of time to cook it. Enter: These easy, low-stress recipes that go from <i>mise en place</i> to plated dinner in 30 minutes. Or less.<p>Haricots Verts with Summer Squash and 8-Minute Eggs<p>There's so much goodness …

Cooking