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How to Become An Expert At Just About Anything In Just 45 Minutes A Day

“It takes 10,000 hours to become an “expert in an ultra-competitive field” but to go from “knowing nothing to being pretty good”, actually takes 20 …

The Voice

This Crispy-Skin Salmon Method Never Fails and Makes Me Feel Fancy AF

By Alex Delany<p>The best part? It works on pretty much any fish.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the crispy-skin salmon recipe that associate web editor Alex Delany just couldn't live without.</i><p>I rarely mistake my …

Seafood

A day-by-day guide to your first week at a new job

Congrats! You landed a new gig! Whether you made a lateral move or jumped up three rungs, it’s cause to celebrate.<p>While a vacation in between your …

Note-Taking

Want to Avoid Hiring People You Can't Trust Later? Ask These 5 Powerful Interview Questions

Warren Buffett famously said that you should interview for intelligence, energy, and integrity. And if they don't have the last one, don't bother.<p>Are you a hiring manager or a person who conducts interviews as part of your job? Well, if you're not employing the science of behavioral interviewing in …

Employment

Easy Sheet Cake with Chocolate-Cream Cheese Frosting

April 2018<p>12 servings<p>Meet your new favorite birthday cake.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1¾ cups (3½ sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>3¼ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan<p>2 cups granulated sugar<p>1 Tbsp. baking powder<p>1¾ tsp. kosher salt, divided<p>½ tsp. baking soda<p>2 large eggs plus 5 …

Dessert

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

The Definitive Guide To Every Type Of Tie Knot

A complete guide on how to tie a tie. From the Full Windsor and Four-in-Hand to the Granchester and Bow Tie, mastering these 8 popular tie knots will …

Men's Fashion

Never, Ever Go To A Job Interview Without These 10 Things

The key to a great job interview is preparation.<p>As somebody who has interviewed thousands of candidates I can tell you that it is very sad to meet a candidate who is smart and friendly — but also, sadly unprepared for the interview.<p>When you ask a candidate, “What do you know about our company so …

Employment

The Caffeine-Free Tea That Helps Me Focus More Than Coffee Ever Could

Total focus, zero caffeine hangover<p>I can drink a dangerous amount of coffee. After the third cup, it just tastes like piping hot, freshly roasted brown water and gives me nothing but the promise that I will jump halfway across the room if you tap me on the shoulder. After hitting a coffee wall for …

Coffee

The Secret of Self-Esteem

‘Confidence’ derives from the Latin <i>fidere</i>, ‘to trust’. Self-confidence essentially means to trust and have faith in oneself. It is our certainty as …

Self-esteem

Roasted Balsamic Chicken with Baby Tomatoes Recipe

"I love this recipe. It's great paired with salad and/or brown basmati rice. So Paleo. So delicious!"<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup balsamic vinegar<p>1 tablespoon …

Tomatoes

100 Books You Should Read Now: An English Professor's List

"We are all refugees from our childhoods. And so we turn, among other things, to stories. To write a story, to read a story, is to be a refugee from …

Literature

This Is the Most Popular Sweet Potato Recipe on Pinterest

It was sometime last year that I became deeply enamored of sweet potatoes. I don't do anything particularly special with them or anything — I simply …

Sweet Potatoes

25 Romantic Recipes to Make for Someone You Love (Including Yourself) — Recipes from The Kitchn

Skip the fuss of making a fancy dinner reservation this weekend and spend the night in making a delicious meal for the ones you love.Whether it's …

Cooking

14 Kitchen Tips Worth Memorizing

All the little things that keep our test kitchen running smoothly.<p>Everyone has their own groove in the kitchen—the ingredients they reach for constantly, their methods for prepping dinner, the tools that get more use than their televisions (okay, maybe not that but, you get the idea). Having your …

artisanal

4 Tips To Become A Consultant For Your Second Career

<i>(The following is adapted from</i> The Consulting Economy: How to Manage Your Career in the Coming Workforce Revolution <i>by Jonathan Dison, published by Lioncrest.com.)</i><p>I’ve had the same conversation hundreds of times with different professionals. It’s the one in which I convince them that not only are …

Employment

Huge consulting firms see an opportunity to displace out of touch advertising agencies — and they're taking it

While most agencies view these tech consultants as a looming threat, the marketing head of Deloitte Digital doesn't quite view it as a zero-sum game. Still, she does believe that many advertisers' needs are no longer being addressed with legacy tactics.<p>Business Insider caught up with Deloitte …

AdTech

The 30 Best Sex Toys

Find the perfect gadget that will take her pleasure—and yours—to the next level<p>Men’s Health <i>may earn commissions on products that are independently selected by our editorial team.</i><p>Sex toys aren’t just for solo sessions—in fact, of the 53 percent of women who report owning sex toys, 81 percent of them …

Shopping

The first 17 apps you should download for your new iPhone 8

The Tech Insider staff picked some of our favorite apps that show off the power and potential of Apple's superphone.<p>This list includes both obvious choices you can find on the top charts, and lesser-known software that we use and love.<p>Let's check them out:

Apps

4 Reasons to Use Your Cast-Iron Skillet on the Grill

We all know cast-iron is great for cooking on the stovetop and in the oven, but your hardest working pan is just as useful outside of the kitchen. …

Cooking

cheesecake bars with all the berries

Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Line bottom and sides of an 9×13-inch rectangular baking pan with 2 sheets of foil (crisscrossed), leaving a 2-inch …

11 Of The Most Popular Self-Help Books On Amazon Right Now

You don’t necessarily have to live through life’s infinite lessons to truly understand them. The market for self-development literature has grown immensely as we all search for more meaning and fulfillment in our lives. Instead of having to live a lifetime to understand life’s secrets, oftentimes …

Tony Robbins

The Primary Barrier Stopping You From Everything You Want In Life | Inc.com

Jack Canfield once said, <i>"Everything you want is on the other side of fear."</i> And he's right. But I'm going to take it one step further.<p>Pain, discomfort, shock, boredom, impostor syndrome, awkwardness, fear, being wrong, failing, ignorance, looking stupid: your avoidance of these <i>feelings</i>is stopping …

Self-improvement

The 30 best men's fashion websites

A Technique to Intensify Flavor, Improve Texture & Impress Chef-Friends

As a baker, <b>my primary goals have long been purity of flavor and unadulterated texture</b>. It all began over forty years ago, with apple pie. I despaired over all the juices that exuded during baking, rendering the bottom crust soggy and pointless. I saw recipes that suggested macerating the apple …

Baking

44 Favorite Books of High Achievers | Inc.com

The people who accomplish the most in life are serious about self-improvement, which often comes in the form of a good book. Here are several dozen excellent reads, recommended by high-achieving founders and executives.<p>1. <i>Crossing the Chasm</i> by Geoffrey Moore<p>"When I read [this book] for the first …

Leadership

10 Free Smartphone Apps Every Stylish Man Needs

In this glorious/terrifying digital age we live in, there truly is an app for everything. We’re talking ordering pizza, operating a drone, learning a …

Apps

This New Cloud Eggs Trend Is Changing Breakfast | Men’s Health

Cloud eggs are simply fluffy egg whites with a yellow center, designed to look like a sun in the middle of puffy white clouds (Get it?). According to the <i>Daily Mail,</i> they’re pretty easy to make: You just separate the egg yolk from the white and whip the white into a meringue. Then, layer the …

​​How To Sharpen Your Kitchen Knives | Men’s Health

• Place the whetstone in the sink and let a thin stream of running water soak the stone well, about 1 minute.<br>• Place the whetstone on your kitchen countertop so that it's pointing outward from your belt buckle.<br>• With your dominant hand, hold the handle of the knife as if you were using it for a typical …