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The 9 Best Zoodle Recipes that Taste Just as Good as Pasta

Carbs? Never heard of them.<p>March 26, 2018<p>For those of you who don't know, a zoodle is a zucchini noodle, which is just spiralized zucchini. Zoodles …

Cooking

57 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science

The ultimate list of research-backed weight loss tips that will keep the pounds off for good.

Nutrition

If You Have Rosacea or Redness, You Need These 8 Skin Care Products in Your Drawer Now

If you suffer from rosacea, redness or just have a naturally flushed rosy glow that you’d prefer neutralized, we’ve found 8 skin care products that …

1 Interview Question That Reveals the Right Job Candidate, Regardless of Intelligence or Experience

You should always aim the bar high for hiring your knowledge workers. This question will tell you who they really are.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, once gave sound hiring advice:<p>You're looking for three things, generally, in a person: intelligence, energy, and …

Employment

4 Questions You Should Always Ask That Will Tell You Who Your Best Employees Are

Top performers usually check off all these boxes.<p><i>As a CEO, how do you know that your employee is an A, B, or C player? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Greg Skloot, founder of</b> …

Mentoring

These 14 Instant Pot Recipes Will Knock Your Family's Socks Off — and Won't Cost You More Than $20

Let's be honest, the Instant Pot is a busy parent's BFF. You can make pretty much anything your little heart desires — from rice to seafood to yogurt and beyond — and you don't have to sit around waiting for water to boil or an oven to preheat. So what could be better for moms and dads who have to …

Cooking

These 50 Products On Amazon Under $25 Are Practical As Hell

Adulthood doesn't happen so much as it creeps up on you in tiny little bursts. For me, one of the biggest signs that I've gone from faking it to …

Management Tip: How to Handle the Transition from Peer to Boss

Being promoted over your coworkers is a tricky situation. It’s important to get off on the right foot with your former peers and to make the …

How to Be a Better Leader Every Day

If you are a company founder or manager or perhaps you want to be one of those in the future, being a good leader is tough. It’s even harder to be a …

Leadership

15 Drugstore Products That Makeup Artists Depend On

If you’re a makeup artist or just love beauty, it’s easy to get blindsided by the glitz and glam of high-end products. But pricier cosmetics don’t always out-perform their drugstore counterparts (just ask these celebs). In fact, there are countless affordable options that are so legit, they might …

Makeup

How I Cracked The Code For Habit Building

Some changes never seemed to materialize, no matter how committed I was intellectually. I had always needed to be more fit, make faster progress on my startup business, and reserve more time for writing. But inertia was brutal. It was always easier to maintain the current routine and default habits.<p>…

Pocket Squares

How To Look Like A Leader When You're Not

The paradox – you won’t get promoted to a leadership role if you don’t have leadership experience. But how do you get leadership experience when you’re only cast in a supporting role? Even if you’re in an entry-level position, you need to demonstrate leadership skills consistently and overtly. They …

Leadership

25 Profound Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Rethink Life, Love and Happiness

The spiritual leader of Tibet and widely seen as the human embodiment of peace and love, His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama is a powerful example to …

25 Life-Changing Makeup Products For Anyone With Acne

Don't let breakouts keep you from feeling ~flawless~.<p>Keep in mind that everyone's skin is different, and what works for some people may not always work for you. Make sure to do your research before trying a new product or contact your dermatologist to see what beauty products may be best for your …

How to Make Fresh Pasta like Nonna

Fresh Pasta<p>Fresh pasta is at the heart of Italian cooking and this recipe for how to make a traditional type of Spaghetti, (known as "Maccheroni alla Chitarra") will show you just how easy it is! With 2 ingredients, a pasta maker, and my Nonna's experienced hands, making fresh pasta has never been …

Italy

10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …

Three Email Habits That Kill Your Whole Team’s Productivity

The way managers communicate sets expectations for how everyone on staff communicates.<p>Eric, a client of mine, owned and ran a successful service firm with sales of $3.5 million per year and a healthy profit margin. But, he told me, “We’re bursting at the seams. I’m working six or seven days a week, …

Productivity

How To Get Promoted Into A Leadership Role

If you feel stuck in the “middle lane” of middle management, struggling to merge into the fast lane of executive leadership, it’s time for a tune-up. You might be the hardest-working member of your team, supervising dozens of employees who sacrifice their weekends whenever you ask them to, but that …

Leadership

25 Incredible New Beauty Products That Will Make You Say “Want”

Damn, there goes my money.

How to Actually Acquire the 10 Most Valuable Career Skills in Your Spare Time

<i>Money Magazine</i> recently printed an article in their June issue (page 45, June ’16) that lists the most valuable career skills that a person can have …

The Classic Alaska Train Tours

Touted as "The Scenic Railway of the World,” the WP&YR railway was blasted out of craggy mountains, routed along sheer cliffs, past bone-chilling …

Anti-RRSP arguments are merely financial urban legends

In a recent column, I wrote about an individual who had a large sum of cash and was planning to contribute part of it to a registered retirement savings plan.<p>Well, it wasn't long before the anti-RRSP crowd weighed in.<p>RRSPs are a terrible idea because "you lose the lucrative dividend tax credit and …

Retirement

17 Unexpected Ways to Make the Most of Any Space in Your House

These small space decorating ideas, storage solutions, and smart finds will help you maximize each square foot, regardless of the size of your house.<p>These small space decorating ideas, storage solutions, and smart finds will help you maximize each square foot, regardless of the size of your house. …

Management Time: Who’s Got the Monkey?

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This article was originally published in the November–December 1974 issue of HBR and has been one of the publication’s two best-selling reprints ever.<p>For its reissue as a Classic, the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> asked Stephen R. Covey to provide a commentary.<p>Why is it that managers are …

Management

What Should You Eat on a 1200 and 1500 Calorie Diet?

The Pyramid Diet<p>This is the diet developed by the USDA to satisfy the nutritional requirements of most Americans.<p>0-3 servings (use sparingly) fats, …

A minimalist shares 17 tips for decluttering your life

That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts and spurts, using a handful of easy-to-follow rules.<p>The other day I wrote about the idea of setting rules instead of goals ... today I want to share a few ideas for rules to help you get decluttered and …

Minimalism

14 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Go Way Beyond Eggs

Everywhere you look, people are taking all sorts of measures to reduce their daily dose of carbs. In the new low-carb wonderland, starch-free …

Breakfast

Stop Making Excuses! 9 Ways to Make Time for Fitness

If you are looking to get in better shape, I'm willing to bet in the last 12 months you have said or have heard the phrase "I just don't have the time". Between work and running a full house, it can be difficult to find the time to exercise. Whenever I hear the phrase "I don't have time to …

Fitness

25 Reasons You Are Not as Successful as You Should Be

I'm guessing that you're holding yourself back because of one of the following reasons.<p>It's just one of those days where nothing seems to be going right. And, to be honest, it's a pretty crappy feeling. Sometimes there are certain situations or challenges that are completely out of your control …

Self-improvement

A leadership consultant who's trained thousands of managers says to ask one question after every meeting

But the truth is that most of those things are completely forgotten. Gone. Vanished. It's like you never said them.<p>It's not because your coworkers are a bunch of twits, either — we simply can't remember everything we hear, or we'd go absolutely nuts.<p>Fortunately, you can up the chances of people …

Leadership