Keisha Hurdle

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9 Ways to Turn Your Desk Into the Ideal Workspace (Infographic)

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>“Your workstation should fit you like a tailored shirt,” says University of California ergonomist David Rempel. “If I come to your workstation and you’re six inches taller than me, it shouldn’t fit me.”<p>If your workstation doesn’t fit you, you’re in …

Evernote And Moleskine Team Up To Create Smart Business Notebook

The notebook is geared toward workers jotting down notes in meetings.<p>Evernote and Moleskine are at it again. The two companies have partnered up to create a special notebook for Evernote users geared toward enterprise customers.<p>The primary difference between the Evernote Business Notebook and the …

15 Things Successful People Do on Monday Mornings

Those first few hours after the weekend are critical. Start your week off right.<p>Monday mornings are the most critical time of the workweek, as they set the stage for the day and week ahead.<p>"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the …

Time Management

6 Ways to Be More Confident

You have two choices: change your way of thinking, or fake it until you make it.<p>Whether you have to give a speech, need to negotiate with someone, want to find a mate, or simply get ahead in life, confidence is your best friend. If you're lacking in that regard, here's how to change your thinking …

TED Talks

Infographic: Why Your Job Could Be Slowly Killing You

It’s probably not news that sitting in front of a computer all day isn’t good for your health — but do you know just how bad it is? Here’s how your job might be slowly killing you and how to make it better without resorting to a $1,000 treadmill desk.<p>If you feel like sitting in front of a computer …

How to Build a Culture That Embraces Feedback

Without feedback, you'll never know what you're doing right--and wrong.<p>Many years ago, when I was a new manager, I received a shocking review. It wasn't positive. My team told me (via my boss) that I was a micromanager.<p>I walked away disappointed. If I had known about this problem, I could have …

Leadership

How can I get colleagues to stop bickering about trivialities? | Ars Technica

Teaching a bit of code is getting one professional a whole lot of bikeshedding.<p><i>This Q&A is part of a weekly series of posts highlighting common</i> …

Communicate

Savory Spring Vegetable and Goat Cheese Tart

Ingredients<p>1 store-bought pie crust<p>All-purpose flour (for surface)<p>2 bunches asparagus (about 1 1/4 pounds total), trimmed, peeled if thick<p>5 spring onions or 12 scallions<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter<p>8 ounces soft fresh goat …

Recipes

Tapas not travel the secret to winning sceptical Britons over to Europe

People who say they feel ‘European’ more likely to have been influenced by eating food than spending time abroad<p>Eating bread dipped in balsamic vinegar or drinking Pinot Grigio are more likely to make people pro-European than living abroad, a study suggests.<p>Research involving 6,000 people from six …

Konditor & Cook's classic lemon tart recipe

Lemon tart is a firm summer favourite<p>Serves 6<p>This is one of our oldest recipes. It’s a classic to get under your belt – or your baker’s apron. It is on our summer cake list and is a firm favourite with customers.<p><b>For the sweet pastry</b><p>50g caster sugar<p>1 medium egg yolk<p>100g salted butter, cut into …

Baking

How to Order Wine at a Restaurant

Ordering wine in a restaurant shouldn’t be a stressed-out showdown. Here are five ways to make nice with the sommelier—and get the perfect bottle every time<p><i>Ordering wine in a restaurant shouldn’t be a stressed-out showdown. Here are five ways to make nice with the sommelier—and get the perfect</i> …

David Lynch

Wine Review: South African shiraz

Call it shiraz, call it syrah – it's big news in South Africa right now<p>If South Africa's wines are identified with any particular, distinctive grape varieties, it is usually chenin blanc (vivacious, fruity whites) and pinotage (plummy, juicy, generally much improved reds). And the Western Cape …

South Africa

Falafel Scotch eggs

9 large eggs<p>1 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for rolling<p>Olive oil<p>ol-iv oyl<p>Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh …

Afternoon tea recipes inspired by the Bloomsbury set

The Bloomsbury Cookbook by Jans Ondaatje Rolls celebrates the foods enjoyed by Virginia Woolf and her friends<p><b>Stuffed salmon rolls</b><p>From a cookbook kept by Grace Higgens<p>½lb salmon<p>Mayonnaise<p>1 pickled gherkin<p>chopped salt and pepper<p>Bread rolls<p>Butter<p>Lettuce leaves<p>First cook a slice of salmon (about ½lb, …

Dessert