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Our Unbeatable Brisket Recipes

Brisket was meant to be grilled. Whether marinated or dry rubbed, brisket cooked over smoking wood or charcoal develops a gorgeous crust and juicy, …

Foolproof Spaghetti Carbonara | America's Test Kitchen

Warm the Bowl<p>To help the sauced pasta stay creamy longer, warm the mixing bowl (and the serving bowls).<p>Drain the cooked spaghetti in a colander set …

The Litmus Test of Great Leadership Comes Down to 1 Word, Says This Best-Selling Author

According to best-selling author and leadership expert Stephen M.R. Covey, this type of leadership stands in direct opposition to traditional positional leadership.<p>In the outstanding book <i>Servant Leadership in Action --</i> a collection of <i></i>essays by forty-four renowned servant leadership experts and …

16 Authentic Mexican Dishes to Make for Cinco de Mayo

When it comes to Cinco de Mayo—a date that commemorates the Mexican Army’s defeat of the French Empire in 1862, but is now more widely recognized in …

Omar Allibhoy’s recipe for cauliflower with garlic, vinegar and capers

This cauliflower dish is one I often cook at home: it is simple, light, fresh and full of flavour – the Spanish version of a Chinese stir-fry. My cooking is inspired by growing up in Spain; I learned how to make this dish at my aunt’s house in Madrid. I’m looking at putting it on the spring menu in …

Recipes

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

Leadership

Have We Been Poaching Eggs All Wrong?

I’ve been poaching eggs at least once, if not four or five times, a week for decades. That’s how I know there’s way too much overthinking, and just plain silly thinking, around poaching eggs. They are the easiest (and best) eggs you can make!<p>An old boyfriend taught me to make poached eggs. Rather, …

8 Successful Mental Habits to Defeat Fear, Worry, and Anxiety

How intense is work right now? These simple and useful techniques may help lessen your anxiety.<p>Are you under intense pressure at work? Perhaps you're a busy entrepreneur and founder of a startup racking up 60 hours per week to keep your business afloat. Or the CEO of a company that just got handed …

How To Design An Emotionally Intelligent PowerPoint Presentation

By Darren Menabney4 minute Read<p>If you ask anyone what they think of PowerPoint presentations, they’ll probably give you a strong reaction. But …

Emotional Intelligence

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About Recipe

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

An Olympic Challenge: Eat All the Korean Food That Visitors Won’t

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — When David Chang tells you to eat something, I figured, you should probably go eat it.<p>I’d been talking to Chang, the famed chef and a fellow Korean-American, about the Olympics in South Korea, where he spent 10 days this month working as a sort of culinary correspondent for …

Fast Company posts tagged Work Smart | Fast Company

LeadershipThis is the real secret to protecting your work friendshipsIt’s all about boundaries, which includes knowing when you need to cross them.<p>LeadershipThis one tiny word is minimizing your impact at workFour times you’re undercutting your confidence, credibility, and leadership without even …

What To Do When Common Time Management Tricks Don’t Work

By Anisa Purbasari Horton5 minute Read<p>You’re overwhelmed with obligations and responsibilities, and you know that you need to devise a better time …

The search for "aha!" moments | Matt Goldman

Four Habits That Can Transform Your Leadership

What makes leaders effective are the habits and mindsets they bring to the workplace every day.<p>As part of my research for The Science of Story and the development ProHabits - a research and personal development tool focused on habits that can transform the workplace - I've now interviewed hundreds …

Chevron's CEO Just Wrote an Extraordinary LinkedIn Message That Is a Master Class in Leadership

John Watson, who is retiring next month, reflects back on his 37-year journey at Chevron.<p>After 37 years working at Chevron, CEO and Chairman John Watson, who took over the helm in 2010, is hanging up his cleats and headed for retirement.<p>In a moment of transparency while reflecting back on his …

10 Leadership Focus Areas That Build High Performing Teams

Shape the conditions that promote teamwork and results.<p>No one person is more important than the whole team.<p>The best teams win together, learn together, adapt together, lose together, and grow together. In high performing teams, their interactions and communications are fluid, relevant, and even …

How to Fix the Most Soul-Crushing Meetings

Meetings are notoriously one of organizational life’s most insufferable realities. U.S. companies spend more than $37 billion dollars a year on them. Employees in American companies spend more than one-third of their time in them. And 71% of senior managers view them as unproductive. In one global …

Management

Our Most Versatile Slow Cooker Supper Recipes Ever

Ah, the beauty of slow cooking.<p>Relaxed winter nights call for satisfying no-fuss suppers. Pick your protein of choice, toss in fresh ingredients, and …

Try It Now

<b>The question:</b> What’s the difference between yogurt and kefir?<p><b>The answer:</b> Yogurt and kefir are both cultured milk products rich in protein, calcium, B vitamins and potassium. Both have a similar tart, slightly sour taste and can be purchased plain or flavoured with fruit or vanilla. They also …

How to Make Delicious Milk Kefir

Last week my six-year-old was writing to his Grandpa and gave him the latest updates from our homestead. He liked sleeping in the new cabin… his baby …

Surprising Harvard Research Says Giving Negative Feedback to Peers Won't Work (Unless You Do 1 Simple Thing)

Harvard researchers say we've got it all wrong on giving negative feedback to peers. It's useless if you don't do this too.<p>Giving negative feedback to peers can be as stressful and confounding as figuring out how to give feedback to your boss or how to give feedback to a difficult employee.<p>And now …

How Are You Perceived at Work? Here’s an Exercise to Find Out

TOM KOLOSSA/EYEEM/GETTY IMAGESIt’s not easy to understand how other people perceive us. We are often uncertain, confused, or even completely unaware …

5 Delicious French Onion Soups to Keep You Cozy All Winter Long

Is there any better soup than French onion? It’s less like a soup, and more like a bowl of melty cheese, croutons, and caramelized onions with just …

Cooking

Our Favorite Rib Recipes of All-Time

We’re not saying these ribs are required at your summer party, but they’re highly recommended for happy guests.<p>These rib recipes cover all areas of …

BBQ

Apple iPhone X Vs iPhone 8 Vs iPhone 8 Plus: What's The Difference?

There is now good availability for all Apple’s new iPhones. But despite the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X sharing many of the same features, there is a massive 40% price difference between the cheapest and most expensive models. So what are the big differences between them and which should …

5 Secret-Ingredient Soups

It’s easy to mix up a soup, but achieving robust results can often take a lot of time. That’s why each of these soups is made with a few flavor bombs …

It May Be Time to Pull the Plug on That Outdated Project

It’s hard to let go of a project or objective that you’ve invested time and effort in. But it’s important to put those emotions aside to judge each initiative on its merits — and kill projects that may be holding you or your company back. Simply put: If the value of what you are doing now is lower …

Harvard

Experiencing a Mid-Career Crisis? A Top Career Coach Explains 5 Ways to Break Free

It starts harmlessly enough -- feeling less energetic and motivated at work -- until you find yourself stuck on a career plateau. But a top career coach has a plan to help you break free.<p><b>As a career success coach, many of my clients are between the ages of 35 and 45 (primarily Gen-Xers),</b> …

What To Do When People Keep Quitting

Sometimes the best efforts at retention fail. Here’s how to understand why people leave, and what to do about it.<p>Ever notice how one person quitting their job can lead to a rush of others out the door in short order?<p>Whatever the reason, says Lisa Sterling, chief people officer at Ceridian, a global …