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This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Describes What Great Communication Looks Like

A newly acquired email from Musk outlines a brilliant philosophy. But it's easier said than done.<p>Throughout the years, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has demonstrated the art of masterful communication.<p>The following is a perfect example: It's a copy of a previously unpublished email Musk sent …

Napa Valley tops this list of the 12 most romantic places to visit in America

If you're searching for America's most romantic getaways, you need visit just a few states, according to a U.S. News & World Report' listing released Thursday. Hawaii and California claim three destinations each, and Massachusetts has two in the rankings that profile some of the most scenic and …

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Stop the Meeting Madness

Poking fun at meetings is the stuff of Dilbert cartoons—we can all joke about how soul-sucking and painful they are. But that pain has real consequences for teams and organizations. In our interviews with hundreds of executives, in fields ranging from high tech and retail to pharmaceuticals and …

Sold out and restocked 22 times, this is the machine-washable work dress thousands of women are buying

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Olympian Maya DiRado wears the Etsuko dress in deep indigo. MM.LaFleur<p>I covered women's workwear brand MM.LaFleur earlier this year, and …

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Cajun Oven Fries

Now Playing<p>Grilled Sheet Pan Paella 00:48<p>A grill and a sheet pan are all you need to whip up paella for a crowd.<p>Now Playing<p>Ice Cream in a Bag …

You'll Want to Pour This Avocado Dressing Over Every Salad You Eat — and You Should!

[1]<p>Creamy Avocado Dressing<p>Sprinkle of Green [2]<p>Notes<p>This sauce is also great to use as a dip. Sweet potato chips go perfectly with this, and it's a nice variation from the usual guacamole.<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 ripe avocado<br>• 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<br>• 1 cup water<br>• Handful of coriander (cilantro) leaves<br>• 1 …

6 Do’s and 2 Don’ts of Cooking Ribs

Gone are the days that men ruled the grill and women, the kitchen. It’s the 21st century, and ladies can be grill masters *just* as much as guys can. Yes, that even goes for the always intimidating rack of ribs. With the proper grilling tools and an arsenal of tips and hacks, you’ll be teaching …

10 Summer Slow Cooker Recipes to Make Right Now

You might think that summer is the time to put your slow cooker away, but you shouldn't! While I'm quick to rely on my slow cooker all year round, …

Slow Cookers

How to Ask Purposeful Questions to Engage Your Team

Every leader has favorite questions, but they do not always elicit the insights they want.<p>Plenty of books are filled with lists of questions, but asking questions without a clear objective is like playing the question lotto. Very occasionally you might get lucky and win, but most of the time you …

Memphis Style Beer Can Chicken

You can never have too many beer can chicken recipes. This chicken is coated in a rich, flavorful Memphis style rub and is cooked right on your …

5 Inspiring TED Talks That Will Free You to Be Happy and Successful

What’s the secret to happiness and achievement? Sometimes it’s not so much what you do as what you stop doing. That’s the lesson behind some of the …

Microsoft's CEO Just Gave Some Brilliant Career Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

Don't be a know-it-all. Be this instead.<p>I'm a big fan of Microsoft's Satya Nadella. Since taking over as CEO just three years ago, he's used a combination of effective leadership and brilliant business moves to return the tech company to relevance.<p>In a recent interview with Business Insider, …

A Goal-Setting System I Learned From Google (And Still Use At My Current Venture)

When it comes to great ideas, theft is no sin.<p>During Google’s first year, investor John Doerr pitched the idea of using an organizational system called Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) for goal setting. He presented it as an effective way to both set high level goals and also measure progress …

Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookies

5K<p>4K<p>Whenever I mention “Chocolate Chip Cookies,” this recipe seems to come up in the conversation. I’ve been making chocolate chip cookies all of my …

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The 15 Most-Pinned Healthy Dinner Recipes on Pinterest

When I'm strapped for new and exciting recipes, Pinterest is the first place I look for inspiration (pinspiration?).<p>Pinterest is especially helpful …

Veggie Wedges 4 Ways

4 different ways to enjoy some tasty veggies!

10 Hidden Beaches In North America You Never Thought To Visit

Top Hidden Beaches In North America<p>In "News"<p>North Carolina’s Carova Beach is hidden away in the Outer Banks, and is only accessible by boat or by …

April Meal Planner: 30 Colorful, Healthy Meals To Keep Your Table Fresh

April is conceptually the first month of REAL spring, so naturally, we tend to focus on light, healthy, refreshing meal options that will help us get in shape for summer. We also get to go *nuts* at the farmer’s market after months of limited seasonal food options. It’s the month of asparagus …

30 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago

Last week I turned 30. Unlike most people, I do like getting older. 10 years ago, I was a complete idiot.<p>Now, a decade later, I still know nothing, …

25 Overnight Oats Recipe Ideas for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the best, in my opinion. I love starting my day at a leisurely pace, sitting down to breakfast and a cup of coffee and catching up on …

9 Things Good Leaders Never Do When Running a Meeting

Sometimes, what you don't do matters even more than what you do.<p>Successful leaders know that meetings, while important, are also incredibly expensive.<p>The next time you're in a meeting, mentally add up the hourly rates of everyone in the room.<p>Then factor in the opportunity cost for what every person …

14 Sunday Dinner Recipes to Make Grandma Proud

Sitting down to enjoy dinner as a family on a regular basis can be tough today. Between work, extracurricular activities, and shuttling the kids around, our main concern with dinner is that it’s fast and at least <i>somewhat</i> nutritious. There are countless recipes out there that cater to a busy …

Weeknight Roast Chicken

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, Parsnips and Brussels Sprouts

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:1 hrPrep:20 minCook:40 min<p>Yield:6 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories269 calorieTotal …

The Best Paleo Crock Pot Recipes Out There

Set it and forget it.<p>Just because you want to eat like a caveman doesn’t mean you have to cook like one. The Paleo diet may ask you to give up bread and cheese, but there’s no reason to not enjoy the convenience of the kitchen’s most prized appliance: the Crock Pot.<p>In fact, many Paleo-friendly …

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The Best Food For Your Brain: Try These Ginger Recipes

It adds great flavor AND is good for us. Win, win.<p>Let’s be honest here: we can all use a little brain boost from time to time. The days are long and busy ― it’s easy to feel mentally fried. We have a little secret to share with you. Ginger, the delightfully spicy root, is just what you need. Not …

Healthy Eating

These Sweet Potato Hash Egg Cups Are A Breakfast You'll Look Forward To

They'll make your mornings delicious and easy!<p><b>Sweet Potato Crust:</b><p>½ sweet potato, peeled and shredded<p>Olive oil, drizzle<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p><b>Add-Ins:</b><p>6 large eggs<p>Tomato, diced<p>Basil, finely chopped<p>Garlic, minced<p>Spinach, finely chopped<p>Bell pepper, diced<p>Mushrooms, chopped<p>Pepper, to taste<p><b>Toppings:</b><p>…

Never Run Another Bad Meeting. Here's How.

Use these 2 techniques to set the right course.<p>Many meetings fail because they try to do too much. It's the "and" trap: Organizers say, "As long as we're holding the meeting, we might as well cover this and that and the other thing and something else." The problem is that the meeting becomes so …

Herbed Whole Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

I get especially into using my slow cooker when it is cold outside. There is just something comforting about the nice warm food and delicious flavors …

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Roasted Carrots

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episodes: and<p>Total:40 minPrep:10 minInactive:10 minCook:20 min<p>Yield:6 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer …

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