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Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Eggs

How to Find Your Life Purpose In 5 Easy Steps

Too many of us go to college only to find that we have no idea what we really want to do in life. We set ourselves on a career path just because our …

How to Find Your Path When Life Suddenly Changes

<b>“Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining somewhere nearby.” ~Ruth E. Renkel</b><p>As an ocean lover, I frequently visit the shore, even …

Time I

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

How to Make Yourself Nicer

I suspect a lot of people are going to want to share this with their spouses – or arrange to have it emailed anonymously to their bosses.<p>There is an …

How to Budget Your Money With the 50/20/30 Guideline

When it comes to money, there’s certainly no shortage of ways for us to spend it—food, rent, retirement accounts, a down payment on a house, gym …

Personal Finance

How to Budget Your Paycheck Like Elizabeth Warren and Jean Chatzky

Financial experts give different suggestions for how we should divide up our paychecks. With so much varying financial advice, it can be hard to …

Bubble Gum Frosting Cupcakes with Gelatin Bubbles

Let's not take things too seriously today.<p>Instead, let's make cupcakes with bubble gum frosting and use way too many sprinkles. Let's be crafty and …

4 Things We Pursue That Are Pretty Much Guaranteed To Make Us Unhappy

Everyone wants to be happier, but no one thinks to ask how. We assume we know what we need to be doing. After all we’ve seen the movies. We watch the …

2 Tips For Writing An 'Absolutely Brilliant' Resume

And yet, you never hear back.<p>That's probably because it looked like a million other resumes out there.<p>Serial entrepreneur James Caan says in a recent LinkedIn post that he has seen thousands of resumes during the course of his career. "There are always some common mistakes that candidates tend to …

Employment

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking | Inc.com

It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. Most of us develop a stable of people with whom we like to work. We know their styles, and they know ours. It's comfortable and expedient. It is easy …

Leadership

Remodeling 101: How to Choose Your Refrigerator

The average life expectancy of refrigerators is 10 to 20 years, meaning we buy fridges less frequently than cars. But most of us spend just a …

Clarify and Align With Your Values for a Happier and More Fulfilling Life

“It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are” – Roy E. Disney Values are the ideas and beliefs that we consider to be most …

The Post

Improve Your Money Skills with These Free Resources

Looking to whip your money habits into shape, but don't know where to start? In honor of Financial Literacy Month, here are some free resources …

Personal Finance

Do You "Want" to Be Happy? Then Here's What You Need to Do.

It's easy to fall into the trap of thinking, "I'll be happy when..."<p>You know, "I'll be happy when I can own my own home," or "I'll be happy when I …

25 Quotes For When You Need To Remember To Believe In Yourself

You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted. <b>Ruth E. Renkel</b><p>Be in love with your life. Every minute of it. <b>Jack …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

How To Make Working From Home More Productive

Working from home has its challenges. Five home office professionals share their secrets on making it work.<p>As a freelance writer, I spend the majority of my working time in my home office. While zero commuting hours, the ability to work in my pajamas, and flexibility over my schedule sound like a …

Home Offices

Great Management Questions from Paul Graham, Jim Collins, and Other Business Leaders | Inc.com

There’s no Superman versus Iron Man face-off between questions and answers over which is the better tool for innovation. But if there were, questions would be winning. Questions ignite imaginations, avert catastrophes, and reveal unexpected paths to brighter destinations. Jim Collins, Marshall …

Leadership

How Google Picks New Employees (Hint: It's Not About Your Degree)

I’ve been having disagreements for years about the usefulness of college degrees as a measure of someone’s ability to be an outstanding employee. Now, don’t get me wrong – I don’t think it’s ever a bad thing to have a degree. I just think people make an assumption about formal education that’s …

I Heart My City: Booker’s New York City

Traveler of the Year <b>Booker Mitchell</b> was close to celebrating his fourth birthday when 9/11 happened. “Millions call New York City home, and while no one personally knows even a percentage of the population, we unite at times when it matters most and act locally like any other small town in the …

National Geographic Travel

What’s Wrong With ‘1,000 Places to See Before You Die’?

Remember, in the 1983 film <i>National Lampoon’s</i> <i>Vacation</i>, when Chevy Chase pauses at the Grand Canyon for two seconds before rushing off? It’s probably travel’s most laughable cinematic moment (and one that’s spawned many terrifically awful reenactments on YouTube).<p>I’d make fun of it, except for the …

The Sunday Share: The Beginner’s Guide to PR for Startups

Startup consultants Onboardly share best practices for getting PR for your startup in this week’s Sunday Share presentation.

16 Differences Between Successful and Unsuccessful People

A few weeks ago, Dave Kerpen of Likeable Local received a postcard about successful vs unsuccessful people from a fellow entrepreneur Andy Bailey, …

Will the Next Era of Leadership be Powered by Women?

The world is changing for women aspiring to be leaders in business. A recent, status-quo-changing example indicating this: Yahoo hiring a pregnant …

Leadership

10 (Lucrative!) Online Side Gigs

<i>This post originally appeared on AllYou.com</i><p>While some online job prospects are scams, there are legitimate, well-paid opportunities available. All …

7 Money Habits Of The Rich That The Rest Of Us Can Copy

Yachts? Evening gowns? Travel?<p>That's true to an extent, but not all rich people live that way. For this argument, we'll define "rich" as having an excess of money, and "lavish" as obscenely using moolah like those in Hollywood.<p>Those who are rich, especially the self-made rich, are a different breed …

Personal Finance

16 Insights That Will Change The Way You Think About Money

They take advantage of our misunderstanding of the time value of money, of our aversion to reading the fine print, of our childish need for instant gratification and most of all, our conflicted emotional connection to money.<p>Confusing customers about money can be quite profitable if that's the sort …

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