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25 Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Weeknights — Recipes from The Kitchn

We can think of few things better than walking through the door after a long day and knowing that a home-cooked meal awaits us. And since we don't …

How graffiti became a global art movement

According to Roger Gastman, the curator, producer and director behind the book and film <i>Wall Writers: Graffiti In Its Innocence</i>, graffiti first started showing up in the summer of 1967 in the cities of New York and Philadelphia.<p>Overnight, it seemed, writing appeared on walls, doors, pavements, …

If you want to retire early, follow these 6 savings life hacks from people who actually did

Saving your money is key to retiring early, but it's not the only thing that will get you there.<p>In fact, for many people seeking financial independence — and those who have achieved it — it's often a mindset shift that does the trick.<p>Below, we highlight some of the best advice early retirees have …

Lifehacks

12 Boxing-Inspired Core Exercises for Rock-Solid Abs

You might find it surprising that boxing is one of the most complete, full-body workouts you can do. Your aerobic, anaerobic, and nervous system have …

11 herbs every gardener should try to grow this summer

This summer enhance your recipes, eliminate extra trips to the grocery store and cultivate a connection with nature with a few sprigs or leaves from an herb plant you’ve grown yourself. Herbs tie all gardeners together, whether grown in a large landscape or in pots on a windowsill, on their own or …

5 Conversations You Absolutely Need To Have With Your Boss

What are the five conversations you <i>need</i> to have with your boss?<p>Whether you’ve just been promoted or newly hired, it’s difficult to adjust and find clarity in new circumstances. Face the challenge and talk things out with your boss with these five conversations, guaranteed to bring you peace of mind …

Leadership

How to write a cold email that gets a response from even the busiest people

Sending the right cold email could land you your next client, employee, or even job.<p>But, as you probably know from experience, trying to get in touch with someone you've never met, especially if they're quite busy, can be an exercise in futility.<p>Thankfully, though, there are proven tactics that …

7 Crazy-Good Salad Recipes You'll Actually Want to Eat

Whether you made a resolution or ditched it all together, there's one universal aim we all have on our New Year's wish list, and that's to be …

How to Deliver Criticism So Employees Pay Attention

In my college days I ranked among the top 10 women divers in the United States. I got that far not just because I worked hard — practicing every day in four-to-six-hour sessions — but also because I had an extremely tough coach who routinely offered both caring support and sharp criticism. Early in …

Employment

9 things NOT to do when camping with kids

THERE’S A POWERFUL SENSE of accomplishment that comes with being able to take your kids camping anywhere and have it feel like home. I recall six …

The 5 Leadership Behaviors You Need to Boost Employee Engagement

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A good leader values employee happiness. A <i>great</i> leader values the employee engagement that results from that happiness. That is what employee engagement is, after all -- the degree to which an employee’s feelings about their job …

Employee Engagement

5 Changes Managers Can Make to Improve Workplace Efficiency

A few small tweaks here and there can vastly improve workplace efficiency.<p><i>Jason Shah is the founder and CEO of Do, a collaboration platform that helps you run productive meetings.</i><p>Workplace efficiency is a bit of an art form -- treat every employee in exactly the same way at the same time, and …

Employee Engagement

Google's Art and Culture app turns your phone into a museum

Art is a big subject. It embodies the values of humanity, preserves our culture and serves as a record of our very history. Jumping into it can be daunting and scary, but Google just made it a little easier: the company's new Art and Culture app puts the works of over 1,000 museums in the palm of …