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15 Tasty Teriyaki Recipes for Easy Weeknight Dinners

If you’re obsessed with takeout like we are, you’ve probably had your fair share of teriyaki chicken. And while you’ve learned to make some of your favorite restaurant foods at home, mastering the art of dumplings and deep dish pizza, there’s always room to expand your culinary knowledge. Teriyaki …

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How Chicago Is Quickly Becoming the Social Entrepreneurship Capital of the U.S. | Inc.com

One of the most underestimated entrepreneurship hubs in the United States is, without question, Chicago.<p>It gets some love here and there, and has definitely risen in the ranks (both nationally and globally) over the past few years, but in general it is still very much a "best kept secret." There is …

Los Angeles

Simple Broccoli Stir-fry

Stir-frying has stood the test of time. It's a wonderful way to cook small pieces of vegetables and meat quickly, without a lot of fat. Prepping your …

21 Things Every Gentleman Should Know How To Do By The Time He Turns 30

Some basics and also some not-so-basics to help you out.

8 Wise Tips Famous CEOs like Warren Buffett Would Give Their Younger Selves

Advice from these key players in the business world could help you get ahead.<p>Every successful CEO has hit plenty of bumps on the road to the top. …

10 One-Pot Chicken Dinners for Weeknights — Recipes from The Kitchn

The best weeknight dinners are the ones that require the least amount of cleanup. At the end of a busy day, no one really wants to be standing over …

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15 Healthy DIY Recipes for Your Favorite Frozen Dinners

Frozen food is a go-to for busy college students, working professionals, and families alike. But when you take the time to actually read the nutrition label on all your fave heat-and-eat meals, it can make you start thinking about cooking something from scratch. A light and citrusy salad isn’t …

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Think Waking Up at 5 A.M. Will Boost Your Productivity? Think Again

You've probably heard many times that waking up early will ensure you enjoy a productive day. Some of the most accomplished people swear by their …

Time Management

5 choices you will regret forever

Our days are filled with a constant stream of decisions. Most are mundane, but some are so important that they can haunt you for the rest of your …

Sharing These 20 Truths with Your Child Could Change Their Life

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>― Margaret Mead</i>Our children grow up so fast. Before we know it they’re out there somewhere …

'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

12 Ancient Chinese Philosophy Quotes That Will Change Your Life Perspective

As China’s only indigenous religion, Taoism’s influence is found in everything from calligraphy and politics to medicine and poetry.<p>It represents the …

15 Signs That You Are Emotionally Intelligent

Unlike your IQ, your EQ is highly malleable.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: People with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly …

10 Truths About Life That We All Need to Remember

Many people see happiness as simply being positive all the time. But this couldn’t be further from the truth.<p>If you want to experience happiness, we …

The Best Motivational Quote for You, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

From step-by-step wedding planning to hot home decor trends and bangin’ brownie recipes, Pinterest has all our most pressing needs on lock. It’s a place of infinite wonder, with a huge helping of motivational quotes thrown in. Seriously, is there a single Pinterest feed that’s not sprinkled with …

Motivation

Three Magical Words That Will Change The Trajectory Of Your Career

One of the smartest things anyone ever said to me was, “Act as if… you already have what you want.”<p>These three words are like magic, so much so that it’s difficult for me to explain why they can have such a profound impact on your career.<p>If you act as if you already have been promoted, you will …

Study Skills

Reading books is a major key to success. Here’s how you make it a habit

I’ve said it many times: Reading books is a major key to success. The mega-rich and successful like Bill Gates and Elon Musk devote extraordinary amounts of their time to reading. Musk even attributes his knowledge of how to build rockets to his reading repertoire, and studies have proven that …

Self-improvement

30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30 | Inc.com

Life is full of lessons. Some lessons are learned in an instant--like when you touch a hot stove. Others take time to fully understand--for example, what it truly means to be in love. But regardless of the size of the lesson, there are 30 important ones everyone should know before exiting young …

Self-improvement

10 habits of super likeable leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likeable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant …

A CEO and founder shares 9 tough skills that will improve all aspects of your life

<i>"Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays strong."  —  Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, never stop reaching for new heights …

7 Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself | Inc.com

There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my new upcoming book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can unleash your greatness and success.<p>Here are seven statements that …

Self-improvement

How to Reformat Your Brain

Dear friend,<p>You have in the power to reset, or reformat your brain.<p>Computer<p>If your computer is slow, has a ton of viruses, or is running out of …

Operating Systems

The Happy Chemicals: How To Naturally Tap Into Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins, Oxytocin

Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the brain chemicals responsible for our happiness.<p>These chemicals are can be triggered all the time, …

Life Gets (a Lot) Better When You Stop Giving a F*ck

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups “AThe post Life Gets (a Lot) Better When You Stop Giving a F*ck …

These 50 Quotes About Letting Go Have Successfully Helped Me To Move On

Letting go is one of the hardest things we have to pick up in life. It’s hard because it’s something that we don’t want to do but we know we NEED to …

How emotions are 'made': why your definition of sadness is unlike anyone else's

Lisa Feldman Barrett says we need to revamp our thinking on emotions. She’s a professor of psychology at Northeastern University in Boston, where she …

31 Quotes To Remind Us of the importance of Integrity | Inc.com

• The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office. - Dwight D. Eisenhower<br>• Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know …

Motivation

17 Profound Quotes From the Dalai Lama That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

A Buddhist Master Reveals 5 Mindfulness Strategies That Will Improve Your Personal Relationships

<i>“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.” – Thich Nhat Hanh</i><p>Mindfulness is all about being aware of your surroundings and …

4 Step Guide to Letting Go of the Past

We’re constantly struggling with the past, in so many ways:<p>Mistakes we’ve made that we regret or that make us feel bad about ourselves<br>• Anger about …