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If You Want to Be a Great Leader, You Should Stop Using These Phrases Now

Your words have the power to either inspire or discourage your employees<p>When you're a manager, your employees are constantly watching to see how you behave and what you say. As a result, it's important to be intentional about your choice of words in any setting.<p>As the boss, there are certain things …

Leadership

7 tips for overcoming social awkwardness and meeting people when traveling alone

For those of us who are introverted or slightly socially awkward, solo travel can be an intimidating prospect. After all, if you aren’t regularly …

Self-help

The Best Keto-Friendly Foods You Can Buy At Trader Joe's

Make it rain cauliflower rice.<p>And on the seventh day, god invented Trader Joe's so she'd have a place to shop before meal prepping. That's how it goes, right? Eh, close enough.<p>And good news! You can still shop at the holy land even if you're on the ketogenic (or keto) diet. While grocery shopping …

Nutrition

The Nutritionist-Approved Hack That Made My Coffee Taste So Much Better

I’ve never really liked the taste of coffee. I usually try to offset its bitterness with a little half and half and sometimes a sugar cube or …

Coffee

The 5 Best Travel Blazers to Bring on Your Next Jet Set

The technical blazer is exactly what it sounds like. It offers the perks of rain jacket with the style of a blazer; it can protect you from the …

Camping

Stop Ending Your Speeches with 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, calm …

Public Speaking

Tiny Djibouti aiming to be global military, shipping center

DJIBOUTI (AP) — Two fighter jets took off and roared over the Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport, a sprawling complex in this tiny African nation that is quickly becoming a strategic military and shipping outpost for the world.<p>Not far away, a massive U.S. flag waved over transport planes parked …

Africa

The next time you decide to fork over your credit card to a travel agent, check out ViaHero, a new app that hires a local from your destination to plan your itinerary.

The next time you get lost in a downward spiral of Google searches or decide to fork over your credit card to a travel agent, check out ViaHero, a …

South America

Angel Biscuits II Recipe

"These are a delicious cross between a roll and a biscuit. You roll them out like a biscuit, and they rise like a roll."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (.25 ounce) …

Baking

13 Books These High Achievers Say Helped Them Get Ahead

These titles foster creativity, self-improvement, and open-mindedness.<p>Reading is good for you in many ways. It fosters creativity, self-improvement and open-mindedness. Researchers even have determined it can help you live longer. Here are popular titles suggested by more than a dozen successful …

Startups

Ultra runner Scott Jurek: how I eat

He spent 46 days running more than 2,000 miles through the Appalachian mountains – what got him through it?<p><b>Breakfast</b><p>At home, it’s a smoothie: fruit, greens, nuts, nut butter or flax oil and protein powder. Then, before my morning workout, some oatmeal and wholegrain toast with more nut butter. On a …

Healthy Eating

Bananas Could Replace Painkillers and Gatorade

The fruit may prove even more beneficial to athletes than we thought<p>When looking for a post-workout snack, a banana is hard to beat. Rich in …

Nutrition

4 Anti-Inflammatory Proteins You Should Eat To Blast Belly Fat, According To Nutritionists

By now, you’ve probably heard a lot about inflammation and the many ways it can wreak havoc on your health. Inflammation in the body is responsible …

Nutrition

Chicken Parmesan Recipe

"My version of chicken parmesan is a little different than what they do in the restaurants, with less sauce and a crispier crust."<p>Ingredients<p>4 …

Spices

If you have a good credit score, take advantage of these 3 perks

When you have good credit and seem trustworthy to financial institutions, it can pay off in perks.<p>Many creditors use the FICO or VantageScore scoring …

Personal Finance

Tired of Stubborn Belly Fat? Here's What You Need to Ditch From Your Diet

Having a flat belly is the holy grail for both fitness junkies and the average Jane, but for most, it seems to be an unattainable goal. But it doesn't have to mean that you are stuck with your muffin top forever. In fact, there's a simple science behind acquiring a flat belly, and it doesn't …

Nutrition

Beware, the IRS is looking for these red flags this tax season

Filing taxes can be complicated, but a simple mistake or a slight exaggeration could warrant an audit from the Internal Revenue Service.<p>Here’s how someone is chosen for an audit: An IRS software program may randomly select the taxpayer and compare the return to other similar returns to detect any …

Retirement

Millennials are saving, but they’re also making this big mistake

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>A number of new studies indicate millennials are generally doing a great job stashing money …

Stock Markets

High-Protein 500-Calorie Dinners

Counting calories might be an effective strategy for watching your weight, but it can also feel like a drag. In this healthy 7-day dinner plan, we …

Healthy Eating

5 Detox Foods Celebrities Swear By To Speed Up Their Metabolism In The Morning

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day — for mere mortals and celebrities. It’s also an opportunity to start your day off in the most …

Jennifer Aniston

10 scientifically proven tips to beat stress

Forget taking a chill pill, these science-backed techniques will help you protect your body and your brain from the daily grind.<p>Heart racing? …

Wellness

30 Keto Chicken Recipes You’ve Never Tried

You’ve decided to give the ketogenic diet a whirl, but it’s so easy to fall into a dinner rut: Douse some chicken and veggies in olive oil, roast ’em …

Cooking

The Ketogenic Diet: Low-Carb, High-Fat. Best For Weight Loss? Read This

Every few months we hear about some diet or another that are promoted as "the" diet for weight loss. Most of them are ones nutritionists and health …

Nutrition

The Outbound Journal

The Outbound Journal

The One Anti-Inflammatory Supplement You Should Try This Week To Speed Up Your Metabolism

Let’s be honest: we all get stressed, lose sleep, indulge in processed foods and skip workouts. That’s just life and no one is perfect. But it does …

Wellness

40 Things My Parents Taught Me That Turned Out To Be True

The other day, I was playing with my baby girl and thinking about how I loved her more intensely than I could have ever expected. And then, another …

Parenting

5 Ways to Get a Leaner, Tighter Body

The best way to get a leaner, tighter body is to gain muscle and lose fat. But don't worry, this doesn't mean that your body will necessarily get …

Top 10 foods for healthy eyes

People often believe that failing eyesight is an inevitable result of aging or eye strain. In truth, a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce the …

Nutrition