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Crispy Chinese Roast Pork Belly Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Known as siu yuk, this roast pork belly is a classic Cantonese dish. Its characteristically crispy skin is often what separates the best siu yuk from the rest, and can be elusive to obtain. This recipe here uses a tried and true salt crust method that my mom swears by. It has never …

Recipes

Junction Shadow House

Once an exact replica of its neighbor, the Junction Shadow House underwent a complete renovation to set itself apart from its semi-detached twin. …

Architecture

A Top Sales Expert Reveals 4 Ways to Make Customers Want to Buy From You

Getting customers to take action requires much more than spitting a bunch of facts.<p>Did you know that 95% of our purchase decisions take place unconsciously?<p>While most customers think that they are making a decision based on facts, what they are actually doing is buying emotionally, then justifying …

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Employment

5 Questions Truly Exceptional Bosses Ask Their Employees

Why performance evaluations suck.<p>Performance reviews suck. Why?<p>Well, doing these reviews is like trying to drive forward, while keeping your eyes trained on your rear view mirror. You won't get anywhere. And you might just get into accidents!<p>Here's what I mean: you're hoping that your employees …

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Singularity

4 Steps to Consistently Deliver Impressive Customer Experiences

Everything you do in your business has the potential to be remarkable, even areas that seem mundane.<p>Customer experiences are on track to become the great differentiator among brands. One research report from Econsultancy found that customer experience will overtake price and product as the key …

The best books on Moral Character, recommended by Christian B Miller

Why do apparently 'good' people sometimes behave deplorably? Christian B Miller, professor of philosophy at Wake Forest University, selects five …

4 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders That Are Hard to Find

When society puts so much value on external accomplishments, good leaders start with what's inside.<p>I often tell people that leadership is a journey. When you think you've arrived at the top of the mountain, look up. You'll always find another peak to climb.<p>The truth about leadership is actually …

5 Ways Truly Great Bosses Keep Their Employees From Burning Out

These tips will keep your team running at its best.<p><i>As an employer, how do I deal with employee burnout? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Misha Yurchenko, tech recruiter, on …

Quick Core Workout Routine

For a quick workout that strengthens your core, try a simple routine of eight basic exercises. These are classic moves that have been used by …

Workouts

5 Rare Signs That Prove You Were Meant to Lead People | Inc.com

A quick Google search of the word <i>leadership</i> gave me about 376 million results. And while it wouldn't give me the total for "leadership books" (if anyone knows, leave it in the comments), the same search on Amazon landed me with more than 100,000 possibilities.<p>With endless resources, the question of …

Leadership

Why the Best Salespeople Are Masters of These 3 Skills (It's Not Just About Listening) | Inc.com

All the experts agree, the number one sales skill every professional needs is the ability to listen. Listening is the starting point for all learning, for understanding, and for relationships.<p>Listening is helpful when done right. Most sales professionals don't, I didn't.<p>The hard truth is listening …

Learning

10 Things Successful People Do When They Start a New Job

The first month at a new job can be overwhelming.<p>Once you’ve decided to accept the offer, and survived your first day and your first week, you might …

Staircase Designs That Bring Out The Beauty In Every Home

What makes a particular staircase stand out from all the others? Is it its size, shape, the materials from which it’s made, its placement or is it …

6 Things You Should Never Do in Front of Your Manager | Inc.com

<i>What are some things employees do that bother managers? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Tom Sullivan, Father, Writer, and Software Salesman, on Quora:</b><p>I've been the manager several …

Career Management

The 10 Top Skills That Will Land You High-Paying Jobs by 2020, According to the World Economic Forum | Inc.com

Professional development: it's not always clear what to focus on. Should you go to a coding bootcamp? Invest in a social media marketing course? Attend a communications training? What should you do to help you excel in your current job -- or prepare you for your next one?<p>According to the World …

Emotional Intelligence

Why This Type of Intelligence You Probably Haven't Heard of Might Be the Most Important | Inc.com

It used to be that cognitive intelligence was the king of the hill in terms of importance. Then emotional intelligence showed up. But now Cornell University's professor of human development, Robert J. Sternberg, says "successful intelligence" likely matters more than all the other intelligence …

Emotional Intelligence

5 books about the future Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk has become one of the world's most ambitious and successful leaders by building tools of the future. He made his first fortune founding, and then selling, the company that would become PayPal; his current endeavors include electric car company Tesla as well as SpaceX, which he hopes will …

This is What Entrepreneurs Must Do in 2018 To Drive Sales Success | Inc.com

Every year, around this time, business leaders set goals, plan, and strategize.<p>Nothing ever goes according to plan. Yet, if you don't plan, you fail.<p>You plan so you will know what to execute on and how you will grow your business.<p>As entrepreneurs and sales leaders, you all know that taking the …

Entrepreneurship

12 Strengths That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

Though some may have a natural inclination towards leadership, no one is born a perfect leader. It takes time, effort, and often some failures to develop the right strategies and communication style to effectively guide a group of people, and even after years of practice, you’ll always find ways to …

Leadership

The 1 Interview Question All Great Bosses Ask to Hire for Potential (Hint: Mark Cuban Says It's the Secret to Success) | Inc.com

Not too long ago, I had a chance to interview a very strong job candidate for a marketing role from a top five undergraduate program. She had all the credentials - strong academics, great work experience, and a "get-stuff-done" type of mindset. On paper, she was perfect.<p>She quickly passed the …

I asked some of the most successful people what books they give as gifts — and there were 5 winners

"What's your favorite book?" seems like a good question. So innocent, so simple. In practice, it's terrible. I interviewed more than 100 of the most successful entrepreneurs, athletes, actors, writers, and other experts for my book, "Tribe of Mentors." These are people who have often read hundreds …

The Biggest Relationship Dealbreaker

<i>Here’s what it’s not:</i><p>Abuse (any kind) including physical, sexual, or emotional <br>Addiction (any kind) including drug, alcohol, sex, shopping, work, or …

The most thrilling and fascinating books of 2017

NONFICTION<p><b>Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America</b> <i><br>Nancy MacLean (Viking)</i><br>A fascinating academic look at …

Want to Become a Thought Leader? Don't Take Shortcuts and Start With These 5 Tips in 2018 | Inc.com

In recent years, the term thought leader has become a buzzword signifying a status symbol that can be boasted to one's peers. Type in "How to become a thought leader" on Google and you will find several ways to "hack" your way into this highly regarded club.<p>However, I want to set things straight. …

Three Books To Power Up Your New Year

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is that I get some breathing room in my calendar. I love to use this time to spend time with friends and family, to work on projects and certainly to catch up on my reading.<p>If you want to take time to read to improve your professional life, there are …

Leadership

17 Books Read by Incredibly Successful People | Inc.com

Whether you're looking for the perfect gift, or need inspiration yourself, these books come highly recommended by executives who thrive on self-improvement.<p>1. <i>The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive</i> by Patrick Lencioni<p>"This was a great book and very easy to read. The one piece of it that …

Self-improvement

34 Words And Phrases That Scream 'I'm a Leader' On Resumes

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, “I’m one hell of a leader!” as they change jobs.<p>It’s one thing to be good at tasks, projects and areas of specialization, but if you’re aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment