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7 books that will train your brain to overachieve

1. "Curious"<p><b>Subtitle:</b> The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It<p><b>Author:</b> Ian Leslie<p><b>5 Second Summary:</b> Harness your natural curiosity to develop the ability to think more broadly and deeply.<p><b>Best Quote:</b> "Curious learners go deep, and they go wide. They are the people best equipped for the …

9 Crazy-Good Seafood Recipes To Try This Week

Seafood isn't just for summer -- these sensational recipes are a welcome reprieve from meat-heavy winter meals.<p><b>1. Cioppino (Fisherman's Stew)</b><p>Brimming with fresh seafood in a tomato and wine broth that tastes like the sea, Cioppino is an Italian-American fish stew. Serve it with garlic bread or a …

5 Mega-Successful Entrepreneurs Who Are Introverts

If you know you're not outgoing and don't like engaging with others, find teammates who can make up for those tendencies.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Introversion and extroversion are signature traits that ordinarily define how a person prefers spending his …

Self-improvement

7 Easy Veggie Chili Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Meat to Make It Hearty

Chili is one of those cozy dinners we make once a week come wintertime. We’re pretty much always craving a spicy, warm bowlful. Bonus: It’s one of …

Black Tea Cardamom Cookies with Black Tea Icing

These black tea-infused cookies are made with sugar, spice, and everything nice.<p>Directions<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with …

London Fog Pound Cake - Edible Woman

I’m a recreational tea-drinker. If it’s a cold day and I’m in the right mood I’ll make a cup, but on the whole I’m definitely a coffee person. Tea …

Dessert

6 Bootstrapping Secrets for Building a Successful Business on a Shoestring Budget

It is possible to build a successful small business on a shoestring budget<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many entrepreneurs feel they cannot start a business because of lack of capital. Of course, capital is necessary, and sometimes difficult to come by. But, …

Small Business

Read an excerpt from historical fantasy novel, The Tiger's Daughter

In October, Tor will publish <i>The Tiger’s Daughter,</i> a Mongolian-inspired historical fantasy novel by K. Arsenault Rivera that follows two goddesses as …

Empathy

How I Got Out of a Funk (and Saved My Business)

He realized he was standing in the way of his own progress.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the January 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>When I was 19 years old, I delivered bread to grocery stores. But I dreamed of entrepreneurship …

Entrepreneurship

These Entrepreneurs Show You Can Start a Business at Any Age

It's never too late or too early.<p>Magazine Contributor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the January 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>You're never too young or too old to start a business. So, if you're feeling discouraged because of your age, …

Entrepreneurship

How to Find Your Profitable Idea

Like a lot of good things in life, it is hiding in plain view.<p>11 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people get really anxious when it’s time to start developing ideas for their business.<p>Lots of people love the idea of brainstorming ideas...but can never …

Entrepreneurship

You Can See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Up and Coming U.S. Cities for Your Business (Infographic)

While Silicon Valley may seem like the right place for your startup, check out some other options first.<p>1 min read<p>It's not all about San Francisco and New York City -- there’s a number of up and coming cities around the country for your new business venture. More affordable and feasible locations …

Silicon Valley

Leaving for Las Vegas: California's minimum wage law leaves businesses no choice

California's minimum wage jumped to $10.50 an hour at the start of the new year. As the founder of a small fashion design house and clothing manufacturer in San Fernando, I'm not a disinterested observer in this change.<p>After two years in business, my company now has more than 150 clients from all …

It's OK If You Don't Want to Be an Entrepreneur

You don't have to apologize for thinking it's sane to stay in your hard-earned comfort zone.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why do you really want to build a business?<p>To make your life <i>more exciting</i>? To have <i>more freedom</i>? To make <i>more money</i>?<p>You probably want more …

Entrepreneurship

The Diversity of Entrepreneurs in the U.S. (Infographic)

From age to ethnicity to gender, entrepreneurship is becoming increasingly diverse.<p>1 min read<p>New businesses are popping up every day. In fact, an estimated 550,000 open up each month just in the United States.<p>Of these businesses, approximately 60 percent are launched by men, but women aren't far …

Entrepreneurship

How Entrepreneurs Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

Countless entrepreneurs, from Richard Branson to Mark Zuckerberg, have professed the importance of pushing yourself past your "comfort zone."<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You can’t be a successful entrepreneur if you’re afraid of being uncomfortable. Strange …

Self-improvement

How to Make Tomato Sauce in the Crockpot

Enjoy homemade tomato sauce without all the work. This crockpot recipe requires no peeling, seeding or coring, and tastes better than anything you …

Recipes

Whip up Your Own Ranch Dressing

Ranch Dressing Recipe<p>Even Like Better Than Store-Bought<p>Updated January 03, 2018<p>When you try this cheap and easy recipe for ranch dressing, you'll …

5 Buttermilk Substitutes You Should Try

How to Make a Buttermilk Substitute<p>Updated December 05, 2017<p>There you are, mid-recipe, and you realize that the ingredients list doesn't say <i>milk.</i> It …

Learn How to Cook Absolutely Everything You Eat from Scratch

Learn How to Cook Everything from Scratch<p>From condiments to homemade mixes, you can make it all at home<p>Updated December 15, 2017<p>Real food tastes …

15 Important Things to Know About Prepping Vegetables

It doesn't matter if you're a vegan, vegetarian, or an omnivore — there's very little doubt that if you're making dinner, you're going to be prepping …

21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

HONEY GARLIC SHRIMP<p>This sweet and savory dish is low in ingredients and high in bold flavors: a true win-win. Get the recipe HERE.<p>BACON AND MUSHROOM …

How To Make Naan at Home

<b>Proof the yeast:</b> Combine the water and sugar in a small measuring cup. Sprinkle with the yeast and set aside for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the …

Steak and Mushroom Miso Soup Recipe | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Slowly simmering onions, ginger, garlic and miso paste in water creates a savory broth that is the basis for this comforting soup, and adding the stems from the mushrooms that go into the soup contributes even more flavor. Togarashi, a Japanese condiment that typically includes red pepper flakes, …

Recipes

Christmas Cranberry Steamed Pudding | Recipes

You will need a 1 litre glass pudding bowl, lightly greased (heat resistant).<p>Spread the cranberry sauce over the bottom of the pudding bowl.<p>Rub the …

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract and Never Buy Imitation Stuff Again

Don’t Waste Your Words: How to Write a First Draft that is Crappy but Usable

Very few writers really know what they are doing until they’ve done it.<i><br>–Anne Lamott</i><p>Okay. Let’s get this out there: your first draft of anything is …

15 Holiday Cookie Recipes Anyone Can Conquer

Just call me Martha Stewart.

So You Want to Read Epic Fantasy: Here’s Where to Start

In this unsettled world, the death of the ruler of the desert princedom becomes the catalyst for power games of magical treachery as rival factions – …