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crispy skinned sweet potato + avocado mash + poached egg + chimichurri

I usually reserve sweet potatoes for wintertime recipes, when I am in a vegetable rut and need a little brightness in my life. But on a recent trip …

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He helps Allstate think creatively to attract millennials

If you want to be more creative, you have to embrace the unknown, says Moisés Noreña, director of strategic innovation at Allstate Northbrook. Not only has he built a process for creativity and innovation for his company, he also created the Certified Innovation Mentor program with the University …

How to Rebrand Yourself as Creative When You’re Not Perceived That Way

The contemporary business world lauds those who are seen as creative. Innovators such as Elon Musk and Jony Ive have become household names. Yet, for many of us, despite our best efforts to be recognized as creative thinkers, our suggestions in meetings are ignored and our pitches to bosses get …

Amazon Is the 800-Pound Gorilla of E-Commerce, but These Monkeys Are Worth Watching | Inc.com

More than half of the growth of American e-commerce in 2016 can be attributed to Amazon, according to a report by Slice Intelligence. If you're like many American shoppers, that's no surprise -- nearly half of us live in a household with a Prime membership.<p>This comes at a time when physical retail …

eCommerce

HEDGE FUND READING LIST: Hundreds of investors say these 10 finance books are must-reads

GuilhermeMesquita/Shutterstock SumZero, a social network for buyside investors, asked its members to share their favorite investment books in their user profiles.<p>The list is based on 1,120 responses, and ranked from least to most recommended. You can consider it a hedge fund reading list.<p>The books …

Cheat Sheet: Masters of Photography

We’ve all heard name-droppers at photo exhibitions, galleries, and other places.<p>I’m going to give you a cheat-sheet of all the masters of photography …

Street Photography

Science Says Happier People Are Raised by Parents Who Do This 1 Thing | Inc.com

Want your kids to be happier kids? More important, want your children to grow up to be happier and more satisfied for the rest of their lives?<p>A study from University College London found that people who perceived their parents as less psychologically controlling and more caring as they were growing …

Psychology

Investing Under Trump ... The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Despite the uncertainty the election of President Donald Trump incited across the country, the new president has been fairly good for the financial markets so far. In fact, there’s only been one day this year where the Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 indexes closed down more than one …

The 100 Best Companies to Work For: Why They Matter

Since 1998, <i>Fortune</i> has been publishing a list of employees’ 100 favorite companies in the country. The result has been a two-decade tour de force …

Three Warning Signs Your Career Is About To Derail

Do you feel your career has hit a rough patch? Don’t panic, this happens to at least 50% of executives at some point in their career. The trick is to spot the warning signs in time, and to know what to do about it when it happens to you.<p>Getting stuck in your career doesn’t happen overnight. That’s …

How to Respond to Four Common Salary Negotiation Questions

You want to be prepared for your upcoming salary negotiation, so you plan to research the standard pay range and practice asking for what you want. …

Mark Cuban Reveals the Skill That Made Him Millions (and That Anyone Can Learn) | Inc.com

Recently Mark Cuban was asked what he would do if he lost it all. What would he do first?<p>"I would get a job as a bartender at night and a sales job during the day," Cuban said on the podcast <i>How I Built This,</i>"and I would start working<i>.</i><p>"Could I become a multimillionaire again? I have no doubt."<p>Why …

Communication Skills

Super Inspiring Leaders Have these 33 Characteristics

We tend to put great emphasis on leadership skills and ways we can learn and build them (and spend a ton of money on professional development each …

Leadership

8 Free Training Tools That Will Help You Excel at Your Job

Not every employer will pay for training to get you ahead but they all notice when you're falling behind.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To maintain a strong career trajectory, professionals need continuing education. Whether it means learning about the latest …

9 travel hacks you'll wish you knew all along

Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much for that flight? Forget to pack some important items? What happens if your flight is delayed or canceled?<p>As always, knowledge is power. The more you plan, research and prepare, the better off you'll be. With that in mind, I've rounded up these nine tricks …

Google Flights

Video: A Simple Visual Explanation of Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO

If you need a simple, straight-forward explanation of how the digital camera captures photos, look no further. This creative little animation by …

Journaling: why it’s brilliant, how to start, and what to write about

Taking time out of your day to write something, even if it’s just a couple of sentences, can help improve your creative writing, fine-tune your …

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After the most surprising presidential election in American history, millions of people worry what the future will hold. With so much uncertainty about the fate of industries, wages, markets, jobs, human rights, and race relations, people are divided and scared, and these emotions can bleed into …

Leadership

Best air-purifying houseplants, according to NASA

NASA recommends one air-purifying plant for every 100 square feet of space<p>While architects are raving about the benefits of plant-covered facades, you don’t need to entirely mask your building with greenery in order to get the same benefits. Starting in the 1980s, NASA scientists began to study the …

Plants

The Top 5 Most Motivational Books I've Ever Read

Note: Personal development books are perfect for listening during your commute or workout. If you're into audio books and haven't tried audible by Amazon before, you can sign up here and get two free audiobooks.<p>Self-help books get a bad rap.<p>Yes, many fill their pages with trite pieces of advice and …

One of my favorite time management techniques

Today I want to share with you one of my FAVORITE systems that supports me in managing how I spend my time even when things feel especially hectic that is simple, yet powerful.<p>It's called the Urgent/Important Matrix and has been attributed to both Eisenhower and Stephen Covey. It is built on the …

The Traits of Leaders Who Do Things Fast and Well

An exceptional leader we know would occasionally get a question from his direct reports in a variety of forms but with the common message, “Do you want this done fast or right?” His answer was always the same: “Yes!” He chose not to compromise on either dimension. For this leader and for most …

10 Communication Habits of Extraordinary Leaders

What kind of leader do you want to be?<p>Successful companies result from more than a good idea at the right time. If you look behind the best companies in the world, you'll see a great leader. This is why investors commonly say they invest in the founder more than the idea itself.<p>As a founder or CEO, …

9 Ways to Use Social Media to Build Your Personal Brand

Brands often work tirelessly to leverage social media in order to boost online visibility and revenue. They want more clicks, more likes, and they want to create a positive user experience.<p>But what happens when a brand is a person instead of a company? When it’s just you, you need to take a …

Public Relations

The Only 3 Skincare Brands Worth Buying, According to a Top Dermatologist

<b>Now, find out which eight things your dermatologist wants you to stop doing.</b>

3 fundamental elements of superb storytelling

The human mind is structured to remember stories, not facts, or things, or lists, or even ideas.<p>Here's proof. We are much safer today, in 2016, from …

20 Confidence-Boosting Tricks You'll Love

If you’re self-assured, believe whole-heartedly in your abilities, know your judgements to be sound, and feel prepared for any of life’s challenges, …

5 Powerful Traits of the Most Influential Leaders

Put these habits in play to exercise influence like a boss.<p>We've all heard the John Maxwell saying "leadership is influence." Easier said than done, right? The real challenge is figuring out how to do it! Well, here's a clue: Get others to respond <i>emphatically</i> to your leadership. When you do, you're …