Jason Porter

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Here Is One Thing You Should Never Do If You Want To Capture Everyone's Attention

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has banned PowerPoint in executive meetings since 2004. And with good reason. Around that time, the data visualization pioneer Edward Tufte warned his readers about PowerPoint. “Power corrupts,” he said. “PowerPoint corrupts absolutely.” Maybe humans just can’t be …

Jeff Bezos

Review: KEF's LS50W are the best gateway to the world of hi-fi speakers

Few hobbies exemplify the law of diminishing returns like audiophilia. Buying $500 speakers may be a clear upgrade from a pair that cost you a benjamin, but the more money you spend, the less obvious those improvements become. As you venture into the world of hi-fi, the requirement of a decent …

Audiophile

4 Ways To Build A Data Infrastructure To Inform Business Decisions

All data is not created equal. In the era of big data, businesses have to first build the right infrastructure to support it.<p>Machine learning is becoming ever more prevalent in business today, but we're still only at the beginning of unlocking its true potential. There is still a tremendous amount …

15 Easy Dinners That Start with Shredded Chicken

Weeknight cooking is a slog, even under the best circumstances (add in one late meeting and it’s cold cereal all around). Our secret weapon? Shredded …

Cooking

Ina's Roasted Salmon Tacos | Food Network

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Leadership

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 …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Five Great Books That Will Make You A Better Leader

Here’s one thing we know is true: Leaders are readers.<p>Our research takes us inside the c-suite offices of executives across the country. Those offices almost always contain a full bookshelf. We find that top leaders are often eager learners, devouring the latest books to find new insights that will …

Framing

30 Make-Ahead Lunches You Can Pack Tonight

What's one of the easiest ways to feel like you have your life together? If you ask us, it's prepping lunch the night before. In the grand scheme of …

Healthy Eating

Tacos in Seattle: 17 to Try Now

The taco: A fairly simple concept, so why can't more restaurants get it right? Thankfully, there are a handful of places in Seattle that have nailed it. Traditionalists will find satisfaction with perfectly concocted Mexican specialties, while those looking for outlandish takes have plenty of …

Mexico

Train to Run Faster As You Age

If you’re like most of us, you may be over the hill before you even realize there was a hill to go over in the first place.<p>The book “Running Science: …

31 Tasty Broccoli & Cauliflower Dishes

Roasted Broccolini With Almond Parsley Pesto<p>Broccolini is glorious roasted, and even more delicious with this hearty, unusual pesto. You can sub in …

Vegan

50 Quick and Easy Family Meals to Bust Weeknight Dinner Stress

We know you're busy—so let us cover dinner tonight.<p><b>Between packing school lunches,</b> getting to and from soccer practice, and, oh yeah, that job you have, it can be seriously challenging to get a new satisfying and healthy dinner on the table each night. Your best bet against weeknight dinner stress: …

Cooking

17 Dinners That Make Perfect Lunch Leftovers

We all have those weeks. The weeks when you're so busy, you barely have time to think. The weeks when your life is scheduled down to the minute and …

50 most useful Alexa skills

Alexa has a ton of functionality out of the box, but the real magic happens when you dig into the world of third-party skills.<p>Out of the box, Alexa can do an impressive number of things. It can stream Amazon Music or Spotify, control your Philips Hue smart bulbs or anything connected to a …

Smart Homes

Here's everything the Amazon Echo can do

Amazon Echo

50 Salsa and Guacamole Recipes

Find dozens of new ways to make your favorite Mexican dips.<p>Justin Walker , 2013<p>1. <b>Fresh Salsa:</b> Soak 1/2 cup chopped white onion in cold water, 15 …

Seafood

Tight Line Nymphing with an Indicator -- A Mono Rig Variant

Tight Line Nymphing with an Indicator — A Mono Rig Variant<p>on<p><b>February 14, 2017</b><p>I dislike arbitrary limits. Placing restrictions on tackle and …

Fishing

How To Make Your Off-Season Not Suck (As Much)

I know, you’re hurting. I’m hurting too friend. Fly fishing withdrawals are in full effect here in New England and we’re all starting to go just a …

The Many Reasons You Absolutely Need A Dedicated Tying Desk

There are a lot of little tricks and tips for taking your fly tying skills to a whole new level quickly and easily. Some take some getting used to, …

Fishing

Wading through Books: Study Habits for Fly Fishing

There are plenty of off-season activities for fly fishers to engage in. Tying flies, cleaning gear, and attending various conservation banquets can …

Fishing

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken - The Real Food Dietitians

This Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potato is where it’s at!<p>A hearty slow cooker recipe for all you buffalo chicken fanatics.<p>Here’s a …

Cooking

Ina Garten's Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken

<b>Ingredients</b><p>2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves<br>• 1 teaspoon whole fennel seeds<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<br>• 1/3 cup good olive oil<br>• 1 lemon, halved and sliced 1/4-inch thick (see note)<br>• 1 yellow onion, halved and sliced 1⁄4-inch thick<br>• 2 large garlic cloves, thinly sliced<br>• 1 (4-pound) chicken, …

17 Christmas Candy Recipes That Will Kick Cookies to the Curb

It seems like Christmas cookies take center stage around the holidays, but they’re not the ONLY sweet treat you should be having this time of year. Sure, there’s some adorable bite-sized holiday sweets you can make with the kiddies and there’s always no-bake holiday desserts for the lazy hostess …

Sage X

Sage has been an industry pioneer since 1980, when it began hand-making lightweight, deceptively powerful fly rods at its factory on Bainbridge …

No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie Is Perfect For Anyone Who Thinks They Can't Make Pie

It's like training wheels for making pie.<p>If you think you can't make pie, I'm about to prove you wrong. No-bake peanut butter pie is perfect for when you <i>need</i> to make dessert but feel like your baking skills aren't up to par. This is quick, easy, and so good you'll impress yourself when you're done. …

Flyfishing: Speed-Tying Tips From the Pros

You sit down at the vise on a cold winter night with the best intentions: After a few hours—and perhaps a few beers—you’ll have easily knocked out …

Fishing

Sunday Classic / Choosing a line for your switch rod Part one: Understanding lines and line tapers

SO YOU BOUGHT A SWITCH ROD...NOW WHAT? The idea behind the switch rod is simple. What if you could have the best of both worlds? What if you were …

Fishing