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Want to Escape Meeting Hell? Three rules for Shorter, Better, Higher-impact Meetings | Inc.com

Whether we're coming together at work or at home, or on behalf of boards, non-profits or clubs, we can all relate to the drudgery of meeting overload. Oftentimes it's less the meeting that's the problem than the sheer number of times we find ourselves in a rambling, inefficient assembly of …

Time Management

5 Tips for Leaving Your Stress at Work

No matter what your job is, work can be stressful.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>No matter what your job is, work can be stressful. But what if it gets so stressful you feel like you have no time to relax? You end up bringing piles of work home with you, and it starts to …

Work-life Balance

16+ of the best hiking trails in British Columbia

British Columbia is home to tall mountains, turquoise lakes, islands, and the Pacific ocean all within a couple of hours’ drive. This is but a small …

Hiking

9 Best Backpacking Recipes

French Toast with Pineapple Berry Syrup<p>High-quality powdered eggs and milk make a big difference when it comes to good French toast in the …

Breakfast

Stop Doing These 4 Things If You Want to Be More Productive

We all desire to be more productive. Yet as much as we strive to tackle our work with swiftness and efficiency, we often face a number of obstacles …

Are You a Lazy Workaholic? | Inc.com

A lazy workaholic works a lot, but without thinking. They're in constant reactive mode, instead of proactively charting the course for their day. They let years fly by, responding to anyone and everyone shouting "jump." They focus only on what someone else expects of them. They don't bother to …

Time Management

101 Ways to Make an Extra $500 a Month While Keeping Your Full-Time Job

Whether you want to pay off your credit card debt or save money for your dream vacation, we could all use a little extra cash.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Whether you want to pay off your credit card debt or save money for your dream vacation, we could all use a little extra cash. Of …

Personal Finance

The Best Food Instagram Accounts

When we set out to find the best Instagram accounts for healthy eating, we first had to answer the question, “What does it mean to ‘eat healthy’?”<p>It’s a fair question that even our government is trying to tackle. And almost everyone has an opinion. It’s high-fat, low-carb. No, it’s low-fat, …

LinkedIn is no longer the future of recruiting, according to a former LinkedIn executive

LinkedIn, Monster.com, and other job websites have revolutionized the way that companies look for new hires. But they’ve also made it easier for those companies to sort candidates based on factors like where they went to school and which companies they’ve worked at in the past—which can narrow the …

Employment

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

Ingredients<p>1 (16-oz.) package elbow macaroni<br>• 1 1/2 cups heavy cream<br>• 1 (12-oz.) can evaporated milk<br>• 4 large eggs, lightly beaten<br>• 1/2 cup butter, melted<br>• 1 …

Cooking

10 New Avocado Toast Recipes To Try

Food

6 almost-too-yummy granola recipes that'll elevate this easy snack to another level

When it comes to snacking, we heart granola and its many health benefits, including its ability to lower cholesterol, regulate digestion, improve …

11 Winter Soups That Warm The Soul

Warm your body and soothe your spirit with a steaming bowl of soup or stew. From Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup to Pasta e Fagioli, these recipes will have you satisfied and snug as a bug on the coldest winter days.<p><b>1. Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup</b><p>Made with rotisserie chicken and Asian pantry …

Cooking

Grilled Turkey Avocado Ranch Cream Cheese Sandwich - Mindy's Cooking Obsession

Grilled Turkey Avocado Ranch Cream Cheese Sandwich features turkey, avocado, Ranch flavored cream cheese, and mayo on toasty sourdough bread. …

5 Ways To Fix Your Squat To Help You Work Your Butt In The Best Way

Squats, whether weighted or not, are hands down one of the best, most powerful full-body exercises you can perform: Not only will you tone your butt …

Workouts

How to Eat Healthier So You Feel Stronger and More Energized in 2018!

If you're trying to eat healthier this year, here are 26 tips and tricks to inspire you to eat more healthy foods and to actually enjoy doing it!

3 Holiday Cocktails That Are Better Than Christmas

Since it's cold outside, you deserve a treat that'll warm you up. Thanks to these three easy, artisanal cocktail recipes, your kitchen will feel like …

December Crockpot Freezer Meals - Paleo

<b>FREEZING INSTRUCTIONS</b><p>Mix all the ingredients except for lamb and 1⁄4 cup oil in a bowl, then rub over entire lamb. Place into large Ziploc bag and …

Couples With the Best Sex Lives Have This in Common, Says Science

Contrary to what movies, TV shows, and the media in general have conditioned us to believe, couples don't have to be sexually adventurous in order to …

10 alcoholic versions of hot chocolate because this is what being an adult is for

Christmas might be for the kids — or at least that’s what we tell them — but Christmas cocktails are for the adults. Instead of your traditional …

A woman who quit her job as an investment banker now earns just as much traveling the world on her own

"It was hard for me when our paid time off was only 14 days per year," she tells Business Insider.<p>"We'd go to the office puking our guts out because we didn't want to use our vacation time being sick. I felt back then like even if I wanted to, in that 14 days, I wasn't really allowed to take it all …

Swimming Pools

Lighten Up! 10 Post-Holiday Recipes You'll Feel Good About Eating

After stuffing yourself silly on Thanksgiving, it feels good to eat light -- at least until the next holiday. From soups to salads to entrees, all of these recipes are as good to eat as they are good for you.<p><b>1. Vietnamese Shredded Chicken Salad</b><p>Salad as a meal is a great way to hit "reset" after the …

Healthy Eating

Everything you should eat when you’re sick to feel better ASAP

The medicine cabinet can provide quick relief when you’re suddenly slammed with a nasty cold or a pounding headache, but healing and long-term health …

Instant Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup (Crock Pot Option)

<i>Hearty chicken enchilada soup with quinoa – just a few minutes of prep to make in the instant pot or slower cooker then sit back and enjoy!</i><p>This …

Cooking

21 Pumpkin Recipes You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

If you're hosting this Halloween or bringing treats to your friend's party, you don't want to overlook your muffin tin. All of these pumpkin goodies — from savory bites to desserts — can be made in a muffin tin and are automatically individually portioned for easy serving. You're sure to find a …

Breakfast

25 Healthy Recipes That Make Chicken Breast Taste Exciting

Chicken has been known to be an excellent source of lean protein when abiding by a healthy meal plan. The protein in chicken plays an important role in weight loss, along with maintaining a healthy weight. It helps keeps you satisfied longer, along with aiding the production of muscle tissue, an …

Cooking

15 Italian-Inspired Comfort Food Recipes You Need This Fall

Americans have mastered comfort food, there’s no doubt about that. From meatloaf with mashed potatoes to mac and cheese baked under a layer of breadcrumbs, we have a lot of good dishes in our culinary repertoire. But we’re not the only masters of comfort food. Italians make some of the comfiest …

10 Next-Level Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipes

Perhaps you've heard that it's pumpkin season. Yeah, so have we. But for a moment, let's forget about pumpkin-spice mania and focus on the mashup …