Eli Florez

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The Pros and Cons Of New Unconventional Leadership Styles

Company culture is changing, and some managers are experimenting with out-of-the-norm methods. Here’s what works and what doesn’t.<p>As companies become flatter with blurred boundaries, there is a greater push toward authentic leadership. As a result, a lot of unconventional leadership styles are …

Leadership

18 Scifi and Fantasy Novels You Should Add to Your Bookshelves This June

It’s June, and that means a whole new cohort of books coming out to load up on this month. We’ve got new books from established pros Stephen Baxter, …

Books

4 Easy Ways to Become an Unforgettable Leader

Four easily cultivable habits of effective and unforgettable leaders.<p>If you remember nothing from this article, remember this: Fortune favors the bold. Whenever I coach clients--be they executives, celebrities, athletes, or companies--the problem is usually the same: stagnation based on …

CEOs

9 Bad Habits You Must Break to Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Don't Read This! (It's Only the Most Valuable Psychology Hack You Can Learn.)

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Don’t touch: wet paint.”</i><p>How many times have you seen that and wanted to touch the wet paint? How many times have you seen that sign, ignored it, and done the thing you’ve been explicitly told not to do?<p>If you’re anything like …

Motivation

6 research-backed secrets to permanently changing your habits

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can be hard.<p>In fact, research shows it takes an average of 66 days to build a new good habit.<p>From Oliver Burkeman's Help! How to be slightly happier and …

The One Skill Most People Lack

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

What to Eat When It's Really Cold Out (Really, Really Cold)

Yes, it's cold out. Maybe even too cold to go out for dinner. But wait till you read what the first man to cross Antarctica by dogsled had to eat before you start complaining.<p>Yes, we know you're cold. Sure, we agree that you'd "literally" be risking frostbite by going out to eat. And we totally get …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Peyton Manning to miss Pro Bowl

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, who is currently pondering his playing future, will not play in next Sunday's Pro Bowl …

NFL

Box Office: Clint Eastwood's 'American Sniper' Earns $107M Over MLK Weekend

<b>This piece will be dealing solely with American Sniper and its huge $89.5 million weekend, with the rest of the weekend box office news to be found HERE.</b><p>Blowing past all reasonable predictions, Clint Eastwood’s <i>American Sniper</i>, which stars Bradley Cooper as the most prolific sniper in US military …

Film Industry

4 Legendary Cheeses and Their Cheaper (But Still Delicious) Counterparts

Here, four brilliant European cheeses and their less expensive American doppelgängers.<p>Imagine a serious sushi bar, but instead of rare raw fish they …

How to Make a Salad You'll Actually Want to Eat for Breakfast

There's always a place for pancakes, but salads should become your new weekday workhorse breakfast. Here's how to build a salad you'll actually want to eat first thing in the morning.<p>At <i>Bon Appétit</i>, we all agree: Salad is awesome. We eat it for lunch. We eat it for dinner. We'll happily call it a …

On (All Sorts of) Drinking: The Food Lover’s Cleanse + Day 11 Menu

I took the cleanse skiing yesterday. I grabbed some predawn oatmeal before hitting the road and then snuck chicken and celery root leftovers into the lodge (where I’ve been kicked out for brownbagging it in the past). To avoid that this time, I bought a Caesar salad—no croutons, no dressing—and …

Downton Abbey

15 Matcha Recipes That'll Help You Get In On This Trend

We all know that green tea is full of health benefits -- just a few cups a day can help lower the risk of cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.<p>That's why we think it's about time you got to know matcha, the finely ground powder made of whole, high-grade green tea leaves. Because you ingest …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Ancient Scottish Sea Reptile Not 'Nessie,' But Just As Cute

Scientists in Scotland have found a prehistoric behemoth: a previously unknown species of reptile that lived in the oceans during the time of dinosaurs. And before you ask, no, scientists do not believe this new fossil has anything to do with the Loch Ness monster.<p>Paleontologist Stephen Brusatte, …

The explosive plays that powered the Colts, Packers to playoff wins

Aaron Rodgers and Andrew Luck came up big Sunday in the NFL playoffs, powering their teams to wins.<p>The NFL Divisional round is in the rear-view mirror and the Packers and Colts emerged victorious Sunday to move forward to the conference championship games. Here's a quick snapshot of some of the …

Peyton Manning shouldn't rush retirement decision

Here's what Peyton Manning should do:<p>Write that hand-written, thank-you letter he so genuinely does from his heart instead of his iPad upon the retirements of all those fellow NFL greats who played the game the right way during Manning's 17-year, slam-dunk, first-ballot Hall of Fame career.<p>Then, …

Welp... People Disappointed In: Hooters Edition

<b>This post originally appeared on The Infatuation</b><p><i>By Chris Stang</i><p>Our continuing series showcasing the best of user generated reviews on the web, this time on the topic of on the world/Florida's most famous breast-raunt.<p><b>This Guy Is Actually Quite Satisfied</b><p>Thank god for Thunderbird.<p><b>Retirement …

Cowboys left with talk of what wasn't

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- In a cramped corner of the Dallas Cowboys' locker room, Dez Bryant was still dressed in full uniform and wearing a black knit hat …

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved Last Month

It feels like we spent last month entirely in the kitchen -- not that we're complaining. We whisked, mixed, dolloped, and sprinkled our way into holiday entertaining heaven. We found new go-to recipes and dug up old favorites to share with family and friends as we celebrated the season and the …

Cooking

The 2015 food trends that are worth your attention

What will be on our plates in 2015? From freekeh to fat, Diana Henry predicts the year's hottest food trends<p>What food-related question makes my heart sink? It is not "Are Paul Hollywood’s eyes that blue in real life?" or ‘What is the best spiralizer to buy?’ but this: "Is it in?" The questioner …

The Best Way to Mince Garlic

I remember the first time I saw a chef use a microplane grater to finely mince a clove of garlic. He was making mayonnaise, and in just a few seconds the clove had dissolved into a fine puree that fell directly into the mixing bowl below. I was blown away, and from that day forward, it was one more …

Flavors

Getting Over the FLC Hump + Day 9 Menu

The Food Lover's Cleanse is officially halfway through! I know in years past, readers have had to be talked off a small “dessert/wine/cassoulet ledge” around this point in time. You may be feeling similarly after the surge of healthy, spirited intentions loses its newness come the second week of …

Tex-Mex Crockpot Quinoa

Crockpot quinoa with a Mexican twist. This delicious meal comes together in a snap and cooks low and slow all day.<p>You know that saying “a dog is a man’s best friend?”<p>Well, I think that’s false.<p>After much ponder-age, I have decided that a slow cooker really is a man’s best friend.<p>Let’s look at the …

11 Ways to Flavor Roast Chicken

A roast chicken’s personality can change drastically depending on how you season it. Here are 11 ways to flavor your next roast chicken.<p>Truth: A …

Recipes

Seahawks leave Panthers in the dust for 31-17 playoff victory

SEATTLE -- Cam, meet Kam.<p>Now, say goodbye.<p>Seattle safety Kam Chancellor intercepted a pass by Carolina’s Cam Newton on Saturday and ran it back for a 90-yard score, putting an exclamation point on a 31-17 victory by the Seahawks in a divisional playoff game at CenturyLink Field.<p>It was the longest …

NFL

Sources: Bills set to hire Rex Ryan

The Buffalo Bills are putting the finishing touches on a five-year deal that will make Rex Ryan their next head coach, sources told ESPN NFL Insider …

NFL