Leoncio Garcia

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Get More Actionable Ideas from Your Employees

Why do so many people have their ideas rejected by their own companies?<p>The problem, in our experience, is that most leaders fail to set clear goals for innovation. Seduced by the notion that creativity is all about giving people freedom, leaders fail to specify what kind of ideas the business is …

Fig and goat’s-cheese pizza recipe

Sweet figs balance sharp goat's cheese, tender golden onions and balsamic vinegar in this scrumptious pizza<p><i>Serves two to four (depending on appetite)</i><p>I have given instructions on how to make your own dough, but if you’d rather not, Marks & Spencer now does ready-made fresh pizza dough that is very …

Speedy weeknight suppers: fig, prosciutto and gorgonzola croutes

Carmalised figs and prosciutto make for an easy but stylish Italian meal<p>This recipe, given to me by a good friend and fellow cook, Bella Thomas-Ferrand, sings of indulgent Italian eating both with its classic flavours and ease of preparation. A friendly greengrocer will find you figs but failing …

How to Make the Perfect Lobster Roll

<b>I have to credit Dr. Claw</b> for teaching me how good a lobster roll can be. The infamous Brooklyn "lobster pusher"—the guy who won fame and no small degree of notoriety for illegally selling lobster rolls out of his apartment—gave me the first one I ever liked: A warm, garlicky tube of soft, delicate …

New England

Earth Hour 2013 Pictures: Before and After

Iconic cities and landmarks around the world turned off their lights for one hour Saturday to show their support for the environment.

Darsangi

*Rays of Hope* - Coogee Beach, Australia

Photos by Michael Shainblum

Photos by Michael Shainblum<p>Beautiful astrophotography. You can see more of his work at his website.<p>SHARE:

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

Creativity

Surreal Digital Illustrations by Tebe Interesno | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying these digital illustrations by artist Tebe Interesno, who explores a wide variety of themes from surrealism to science fiction. …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Five Brilliantly Colored Beaches

We all love warm, sandy beaches. But wouldn’t they be more fun if they came in purple, orange, and red?

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

Charles Day outlines four perhaps unexpected but effective weapons that the best creative leaders use in their battle for creativity and profitability.<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are compounded by the fact that, in …

Leadership

Give Your Customers the “True Value Test”

Business leaders often express frustration with what they see as a disconnect between their company’s perceived value and its true value — a disconnect that’s impeding growth. They’ve got great people, great products and services, they say, but their organizations aren’t selling as much as they …

Grilling: Smoked Char Siu Pork Shoulder Steaks

There's been a lot of talk of New York City barbecue coming into its own over the past year or two. For the most part, this means that local pitmasters have reached levels of quality that match their regional counterparts. There are some exceptions, though, where pitmasters are taking creative …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Splendid Landscapes Photography

The weekend is about to begin and it's time to check some super splendid photography, just for fun! I thought it would be great to share with you …

Photography

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

Week in Photos: May 18, 2013

From the Soyuz capsule touching down in Kazakhstan to Texas tornadoes, see the week’s most striking images.<p>NASA/CSA/EPA, via Landov

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

London Underground

Use Sales Linguistics to Structure Winning Presentations

During the past few months I’ve sat through hundreds of presentations while attending conferences and the company meetings of my clients. Overall, I would rate half of them as being average and a quarter of them as just plain terrible. How can we all work to improve those numbers?<p>There’s an …

Vision Without Execution is Hallucination

This is a great quote by Thomas Edison, often considered one of the most prolific inventors in history.<p>Here's a great quote from Steve Case in …

4 Signs It's Time To Fire An Employee

<b>1. Not performing up to expectations</b><p>No matter how much you appreciate employees' efforts, if they're failing to meet expectations month after month, then they should probably go. Not only are they costing you money, but they're pushing responsibilities onto other colleagues, causing stress within …

Employment

11 Recipes for a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Would you ever pass up tacos and margaritas? Neither would we. To help you effortlessly plan your best party yet, we've rounded up ten of our favorite Mexico-inspired drinks and snacks, which should leave you fiesta-ready.<p>Lemon Lime Margaritas by thirschfeld<p>Roberto Santibañez' Classic Guacamole by …

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Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

6 Servings<p>These short ribs are even better when they're allowed to sit overnight.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 medium onions, chopped<p>3 medium carrots, peeled, …