Erick Gaddison

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Servant Leadership Is Not What You Think: Ken Blanchard Explains

What is “servant leadership” and how can it make you a better leader?<p>Often in life and work, we become focused on tasks instead of people. If left unchecked, this “results first, team second” mentality can lead to low morale and even lower performances. However, by leading from the ground up and …

Leadership

I tried Sakara’s new 10-day reset—and it made me totally rethink plant-based eating

Before a mandatory high school viewing of <i>Food, Inc.,</i> I placed plant-based eating somewhere between meditation and acupuncture on the list of woo-woo …

Wellness

Five Questions To Help You Guide Your Team's Culture

Culture can be a hard thing to create, influence and sometimes even identify. As it encompasses shared assumptions, values, behaviors and interactions that make your organization unique, it’s a lot to think about. It also comes in many layers, and a good place to start an examination is the first …

Leadership

9 Epic Hard-Boiled Egg Sandwiches

Here, nine incredible sandwiches that move hard-boiled eggs to center stage.<p>After mastering the art of peeling hard-boiled eggs with a spoon, you’ll …

Breakfast

The Best Mentors Ask These 8 Questions

An essential part of being a good mentor is asking the right questions. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you started.<p>It’s hard to deny that good mentors are important. The best workplaces have formal programs to develop mentoring relationships. LinkedIn has even launched a feature to help you find one. …

Leadership

150-Pound Weight Loss: How Meal Prep Transformed His Body

Rashard Keen, before and after losing 150 pounds. (Courtesy of Rashard Keen)When a person loses a significant amount of weight, many of those …

Fitness

Monte Cristo Sandwich Recipe

"A quick and easy sandwich with ham, turkey and swiss slices, dipped in an egg/milk mixture and fried to a golden brown. A hot alternative to the …

Breakfast

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Workouts

The secret to an ageless body (and how to get fitter after 40)

The middle-aged spread, a snail’s-pace metabolism and declining muscle tone once seemed like inevitable waymarkers of the midlife years.<p>But now they …

Exercise

Homemade Molten Chocolate Cake Recipe

You can find molten chocolate cake under many names around the world. This hot and cold treat is so rich, chocolatey, moist, and very delicious. The …

Dessert

Watermelon Granita

June 05, 2018<p>This easy dessert is a simple take on a summertime staple. Watermelon packs vitamins C and A and lycopene, a potent antioxidant. It’s …

Food

Anthony Bourdain’s 6 Punishable-by-Death Sushi Don’ts

<b>2. Do Not: Dip your sushi rice down into the soy sauce—</b>“unless you want to watch your rice crumble and disintegrate into an unholy mess in the wasabi …

Anthony Bourdain

3 Pep Talks Everyone Needs Before Talking to a Difficult Person

What you say to yourself matters as much as what you say to someone else.<p>We all have worked with a difficult person, and for some of us, we're working with a whole bunch of them. For you, it could be the fierce individualist who doesn't seem to want to be a team player, or the boss who wears his …

Self-help

20 Free Photoshop Layer Styles for Creating Beautiful Text Effects

Photoshop Layer Styles are a set of pre-configured commands that will take basic text and will quickly create typographical works of art for you. …

Graphics

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

Here's Everything You Need to Know to Cook With a Cast-Iron Skillet

Cast-iron skillets deserve all the hype they get, but it took me a while to realize that. Before I had one, I didn't really get the appeal. They …

Cast Iron Skillet

Tour de France 2018: When does the race start, how long is it, what does the full route map look like and what are the latest odds on Chris Froome?

What is this race and why should I care about it?<p>Why, it's only the 105th edition of the Tour de France, one of the three grand tours, the others being the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a España.<p>For many, the Tour <b>–</b> or <i>la Grande Boucle</i> <b>–</b> is the only bicycle race that matters. Those people, of course, are …

Road Cycling

Our Absolute Best Recipes Using Crab Meat

Lump crab meat from your favorite market's seafood counter is the perfect ingredient to provide a touch of elegance and coastal flavor, all the …

Cooking

Easy Peasy Muffin Tin Strawberry Shortcakes

Growing up I always thought strawberry shortcakes were composed of, well, cake. Why would someone call it a shortcake if cake was not the starring …

Dessert

These 4 Old-School Leadership Principles Still Ring True Today

Technology changes a lot very fast. People, not so much.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The business world has certainly changed since leaders like David Ogilvy or Peter Drucker were looked to for leadership advice. But just because the workplaces of today are …

Leadership

This Marinated Zucchini Recipe Is Changing the Way I Make All Vegetables

Lemony ricotta. Marinated veg. Crunchy hazelnuts. It’s how I want to eat everything now.<p>When it comes to summer produce, zucchini never gets much love. I admit I was part of the problem...until I tried this marinated zucchini with hazelnuts and ricotta recipe. If all summer squash were seared, …

This Chicken Enchilada Skillet Feeds a Hungry Crowd — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Here Are 18 Things You Might Not Have Realized Facebook Tracks About You

Including: information about your online and offline actions and other devices on your Wi-Fi network.<p>When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress in April in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, he said he'd have his team follow up on questions he couldn't answer in full …

Apps

Here's Exactly Where Your Paycheck Should Be Spent, According to a Financial Advisor

It's time to talk about payday, the highly anticipated, holy grail deposit that every human has looked forward to since the day they entered the workforce (or since *NSYNC covered the song "Just Got Paid" in 2000, just saying). But a paycheck is not to be blown on an expensive pair of shoes or …

Personal Finance

9 Things People With Depression Wish You Knew About Living With the Condition

Discussions of mental health have taken front stage following the loss last week of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, both of whom died by suicide. …

Mental Health

U.S. Air Force fugitive missing for 35 years found living in California

A U.S. Air Force officer who went missing in 1983 was found last week, living in California.<p>Capt. William Howard Hughes, Jr., who was going by the name Barry O'Beirne, admitted his true identity after becoming the subject of a passport fraud investigation during an interview with the U.S. …

Crime

Sangria (White) Recipe

"Red sangria is refreshing, but white just seems even better for those ridiculously hot Texas summer days!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 (750 milliliter) bottle white …

Recipes

Key Lime Cheesecake I Recipe

"My favorite dessert to make has to be cheesecakes. This is just one of many that gets a lot of requests. It is sweet and tangy just like its more …

Dessert

I Tried Eating Oatmeal Everyday & Here's What Happened To My Body

I Tried Eating Oatmeal Every Day & Here's What Happened To My Body<p>Heart health isn't the only benefit of oatmeal.<p>June 10, 2018<p>Ever since I got to …

Breakfast

Picture Perfect: TV Settings That Deliver the Ultimate Picture Quality

If you recently bought a new television, you’ll notice that things have changed when it comes to out-of-the-box TV settings.<p>It used to be that when …

Tutorials