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How the Eisenhower box can organize your life

In a typical day, how many things are scribbled on your to-do list? You might have a key deadline for a work project or family commitments to handle. …

Time Management

Here's What You Need to be Doing Every Day if You Want an Amazing Life | Inc.com

Successful people are the ones you should want to emulate. They understand that doing things like everyone else only leads to mediocrity. Want ideas on how to live a better life? Here are nearly two dozen daily habits practiced by high achieving executives.<p>1. Biohack your body.<p>"Biohacking is the …

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The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

Leadership

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 …

Recipes

The Perfect Margarita Recipe

"Mastering the margarita requires a certain amount of practice, but once you dial-in your perfect ratio, it's a really easy cocktail to replicate. …

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I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

Never Eat a Dry Burger Again with This Buttery Hack

There are few things more disappointing than biting into an overcooked, dry burger. Hard as you try to douse it with ketchup to mask it, you’re …

Food

Margaret Fulton's paella valenciana recipe

Paella valenciana<p><i>serves 8</i><p>1/2 tsp saffron threads<br>5 cups chicken stock<br>1/2 cup olive oil<br>4 half chicken breasts<br>2 onions, chopped<br>2 cloves garlic, chopped<br>1 red capsicum, seeded and cut into strips<br>2 1/2 cups rice, washed and drained<br>2 tomatoes, peeled and cut into eights<br>1 cup shelled green peas<br>500g seafood …

Recipes

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Chawal di Kheer (Rice Pudding)

Added by Indo American News on October 9, 2014.<br>Saved under Recipe Corner<p>Kheer has become a staple dessert in so many Indian restaurants South Asian …

20 Produce Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Perusing the produce aisle is a lovely way to spend a Saturday afternoon, but facing spoiled, contaminated, and limp fruits and veggies down the road …

Vegetables

The Best Casserole Recipe from Every State

Take a bite out of the best casserole recipes in the country.<p>Casseroles are comfort food at its finest. To celebrate our favorite casseroles, we …

Cooking

Best Grilled Chicken Breast

Grilled chicken breasts can be the epitome of boring. Too often they're dried out or rubbery. But when soaked in a super-quick marinade — with …

Recipes

10 Refrigerator-Organization Hacks to Keep Your Kitchen as Clean as Can Be

Some things in life are completely out of our control, but when it comes to the chaos of our kitchens, we've accepted full responsibility for *that* mayhem. No matter how many times we wipe down the counters, clean the microwave, or even do the dishes, we're avoiding a serious issue at hand: the …

Kitchens

Uncluttered Doesn't Mean Empty: Lessons From a Décor Pro

WHEN I DESIGN a place, I think about the emotion that will be provoked when you walk in,” said interior architect Martin Brudnizki. In the case of his own apartment in London, Mr. Brudnizki wanted to convey comfort and escape “but not necessarily visual quiet,” he said. “I wanted an enormous number …

Interior Design

Elon Musk appears emotional as he overcomes vote to remove him as Tesla chairman

Shareholders voted to maintain Elon Musk’s role as chairman of Tesla’s board during the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Mountain View, Calif., on Tuesday despite a controversial proposal to strip him of that position.<p>The vote of confidence is a major boon for Tesla’s embattled chief …

Tesla

The Gentleman Cave: How to Create a Tastefully Macho Room

IT LOOKS LIKE quite a man’s room, don’t you think?” asked Australian interior designer Greg Natale of this swaggering, strategically indelicate study fashioned by the late Spanish designer Paco Muñoz (1925-2009) for his home in Madrid. It’s a space Mr. Natale has long admired. “But refined,” he …

Interior Design

How to Make a Knock-Your-Socks-Off Marinade

Learn how to master the basic building blocks of a successful marinade.<p>A fantastic grilled dish (like this one!) starts with a fantastic marinade—but …

BBQ

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

The process Jeff Bezos used to interview job candidates before he was a CEO became the way Amazon decided who got the job

If you're applying for a job in the tech industry, you may be asked to solve at least one tricky brainteaser.<p>At Amazon, that aspect of the interview dates back to before the company even launched, when CEO Jeff Bezos worked at investment-management firm D.E. Shaw.<p>Brad Stone breaks it down in his …

There's a Reason Many Startups Fail to Hit Their Numbers, and It's Not What You'd Expect

If you can't predictably and repeatably identify, hire and ramp new sales hires, you are going to struggle to hit targets.<p>When fellow entrepreneurs ask me about raising venture capital for their company, my first question to them is, "Is your recruiting operation up to the challenge?"<p>To understand …

Startups

Struggling to Make Sense of Your Company's Financial Data? Here Are 5 Key Financial Metrics You Need to Know

Many CEOs struggle with choosing which financial metrics to pay attention to. While every company has unique numbers based on their own business model, here at five that every leader should watch.<p>Every business has its own set of critical numbers and metrics. If you're a software-as-a-service …

Small Business

Flat and sparse weed-covered garden transformed into elevated, colourful oasis

Bob and Alison Maysmor turned a flat weed-covered area at their Paraparaumu home into a bright, colourful and surprising garden.<p>We bought our …

Timeless living room design with solid wooden coffee table - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

100 Beautiful Living Rooms to Nurture Your Home’s Tranquility ← Back to article<p>100 Beautiful Living Rooms to Nurture Your Home’s Tranquility<p>Timeless …

livingroomdesign

5 Epic Product Fails and the Lessons They Can Teach Your Small Business

Remember the Juicero? The Zune? Those globs of gelatin floating in Orbitz soft drink bottles like drinkable lava lamps?<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter how diligently you prepare when you launch a new product, you can never guarantee success. In my …

Packaging Design

How to Pull off Cozy Minimalism: A Perfect Blend of Two Opposing Styles

Does “cozy minimalism” sounds like an oxymoron? If you think it does, you’re not alone. However, this intriguing home décor style is a situation in …

Minimalism

How Warby Parker Makes Every Point In Its Employee Lifecycle Extraordinary

The year is 2010 and <b>Dave Gilboa</b> is hard at work designing <b>Warby Parker</b>’s very first homepage — in PowerPoint. He’s sitting among stacks of inventory …

Warby Parker

If Your Employees Can't Answer This 1 Simple Question, They're a Lot Less Productive Than You Think

Nothing is more powerful for tracking productivity than these 6 words.<p>Want to know a dirty little secret in business? Everyone loves being busy.<p>Don't believe me? Try walking into your office and asking all of your employees this one simple question:<p>"What results did you achieve today?"<p>More often …

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This Simple Hack Makes Your Grilled Cheese Even Better

A grilled cheese sandwich is pure comfort food and one of the best go-to meals when money is tight, but who knew it could get even better? Add cheese to the OUTSIDE of the bread for a food hack that delivers a slightly crispy, even cheesier sandwich to swoon over.<p>There’s no need for extra …

Here are the Best Paint Colors for Your Small Bathroom

(Image credit: Our Humble Abode)<p>When it comes to painting small bathrooms, it can be a real challenge to figure out how to make them feel both bigger …

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …