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Warren Buffett Says if You Hire Somebody Without This Trait, 'You Really Want Them to Be Dumb and Lazy'

No, it's not intelligence. But it should be a non-negotiable in building strong teams and companies.<p>Billionaire investor and philanthropist, Warren Buffett, has been dazzling us with wisdom for nearly half a century.<p>As one of the most successful value-investors in the world, the Oracle of Omaha …

Self-improvement

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

Curried Chickpeas and Tomato With a Fried Egg

In a small skillet over medium heat, heat 1 tsp olive oil. Add garlic, season with salt and pepper, and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 …

Eggs

Why hiring an ‘average’ employee can be dangerous

Every leader knows that bad employees are bad for business, but average employees can be even worse. A recent McKinsey & Company paper suggested a …

Employment

These 50 Keto Recipes Will Have You Wondering Why You Didn't Start Your Diet Sooner

By now you've probably heard all about the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet. Transitioning to a full-time keto diet may be difficult for the first few weeks as your body becomes acclimated to using fat instead of glucose as its main energy source. We know transitioning to any diet can be …

Healthy Eating

25 No-Fail Paint Colors, Picked by Interior Designers

From subtle to bold, these designer-approved hues are guaranteed to look good.<p>If you've ever stood in front of a display of thousands of paint chips, …

Home Decorating

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

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

God’s Plan to Bring You to Heaven

<b>“God says he will accept and acquit us — declare us ‘not guilty’ — if we trust Jesus Christ to take away our sins. And we all can be saved in this</b> …

Faith

How Can You Tell Someone Is a True Leader? Look for 1 Skill That Makes Bosses Cringe

This superhuman skill is foundational for effective communication.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf, the founder of the modern servant leadership movement, once said: "Don't assume, because you are intelligent, able, and well-motivated, that you are open to communication, that you know how to listen."<p>Is that an …

22 Brunch-Worthy Eggs Benedict Recipes

<b>1</b> of <b>22</b><p>Bite-Sized Benedict<p><p>Looking for a light bite? Try offering your guests a petite eggs Benedict in devilled egg form as a brunch starter (or a …

Why put it off? Reasons to retire as early as you can

Ready for retirement? Here's why you shouldn't put it off any longer.<p>Countless workers dream of retiring early and reaping the benefits that come with it. But many folks don't pursue that objective, either because they're too scared to take the leap or are worried that they're not financially …

Retirement

Clean Up Corrosive Interpersonal Dynamics on Your Team with This System

Laura Gates has repaired interpersonal dynamics for orgs ranging from NASA to Shell Oil, from the military to tech giants. Here's the system she …

Leadership

This Celeb Chef Created Vegan Cinnamon Roll Pancakes & It's Our New Favorite Weekend Breakfast

<i>Chloe Coscarelli is the chef behind some of the most decadent, delicious vegan food around. After becoming the first vegan chef to win the Food</i> …

The Mini Irish Soda Bread Recipe You’ll Eat All Year Round

Traditional Irish Soda Bread is, like all “authentic” recipes, subject to strong opinions. Each household has their own version. They evolve over …

Best Exercises to Get Rid of Man Boobs

"Man boobs" can be one of two things: an enlargement of breast tissue due to hormone changes that result in gynecomastia—a condition that occurs most …

Public Speaking Is the 1 Skill that Will Make You Stand Out. Here Are 4 Simple Ways to Master It

Sometimes, it's the small things that make the biggest difference.<p>Public speaking can feel overwhelming and maybe even terrifying, especially if you don't do it often. Whether it is a simple presentation to just a few co-workers or a huge event to a ton of people and your career depends on it, the …

22 Presidential Quotes That Inspire Us to Be the Best Leaders We Can Be

In honor of Presidents Day, here are the most inspiring words of wisdom from our nation's leaders on how to best lead others and ourselves.<p>Universal principles apply to anyone that steps into the position of leading others. Whether we lead a company, a team, or a household, we can all benefit from …

How Smart Leaders Handle Employee Turnover

Turnover is a part of any organization. How you handle it will make all the difference.<p>"John I have bad news, and I wanted you to be the first to know. I have been offered a new job that I just can't refuse."<p>It hurt and I was disappointed. Not only was he a super talented professional but he added …

Here Are the 2018 James Beard Award Semifinalists for Seattle

The semifinalists for the 2018 James Beard Foundation awards were announced Thursday morning and several Seattle chefs and restaurants made the cut. The awards, sometimes considered equivalent to the Oscars in the food world, are to be announced May 7 in Chicago. In mid-March, the names below will …

James Beard

Chef’s Table Is the Restaurant of the Year, According to ‘Detroit Free Press’ Critic

<i>The Detroit Free Press</i> countdown of the top ten best new restaurants in Detroit for 2018 concluded on Friday with critic <b>Mark Kurlyandchik</b> naming <b>Chef’s Table</b> at the Detroit Foundation Hotel his Restaurant of the Year. The ticketed tasting menu dinners helmed by chef <b>Thomas Lents</b> debuted on October 15 …

Portland vs. Seattle Food Fight

Northwest Smackdown<p><b>Arguing for Portland: Food blogger/cookbook author Ivy Manning (she writes for national magazines).</b> Small, funky, adventurous, and …

15 Favorite Interview Questions to Completely Disarm Job Candidates (in a Really Good Way)

We asked readers for their favorite interview questions -- and we weren't disappointed.<p>Maybe your favorite interview question is one of the most common interview questions. Maybe it's one of the most common behavioral interview questions. Or maybe you have a less conventional interview question you …

How to Seek the Holy Spirit

December 6 last year at 6:45 in the morning, I was sitting in my chair in our living room. It was still dark outside, and my one reading light was on …

Theology

Paul Bocuse, 'Giant' Of French Cuisine, Dies At 91

Paul Bocuse, whom the French president called "the epitome of French cuisine," died Saturday at the age of 91.<p>"Today French gastronomy is losing a mythical figure that profoundly transformed it," the Élysée said.<p>Bocuse's family announced his death in a statement: "Much more than a father and a …

France

A Detroit Restaurant With Deep Local Roots

There’s a world of hospitality contained in the tiny cups of black tea that greet you — along with a dainty plate of Welsh rarebit-flavored crackers — when you sit down to eat at Lady of the House, a nominally Irish, decidedly welcoming restaurant that opened last September in Detroit’s Corktown …

Dining Rooms

These are the 3-star Michelin Restaurants in the US

Some of you might wonder what does the French tire manufacturer Michelin has to do with restaurants. Well, quite a lot. Since over a century ago, …

Hospitality

Steve Jobs Practiced 1 Habit That Turned Good Presentations Into Great Ones

The best CEO presenters follow one rule that made Steve Jobs a master showman.<p>Steve Jobs was a master showman. In my opinion, Jobs was the best business storyteller of our time. Every product launch was brilliantly performed. Every move, demo, image and slide was in sync and beautifully …

Public Speaking

Chicken legs destined to be a runaway hit

Chicken drumsticks are often relegated to kids' meals, perhaps a notch up from chicken tenders. This is a surprisingly winning and simple preparation — and a nice change from your typical teriyaki marinade — upgraded with an optional trimming technique (not trimmed in the photo above).<p>Why trim the …

Cranberry Sauce

Have some over-ripe bananas? Then make better pancakes

I hate to throw over-ripe bananas away. It is such a wasted opportunity for fresh fragrant banana bread. But, there is only so much banana bread that …