Mal Sobczak

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30 Super-Simple Vegetarian Dinners for Busy Weeknights

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures.

Cooking

7 phrases that will make you seem less confident at work

<b><br>Hey, I'm not sure if you have the time right now, but it would be great if you can read my latest column. Is that OK?</b><p>…said the weakest communicator ever.<p>Confidence is a powerful tool to gain respect and get stuff done.<p>As you compose emails/documents (and in conversation too), remove these …

Employment

10 Low-Carb Vegetarian Recipes That Will Have Meat Eaters Wanting Seconds

When recipes go meat-free, there's a tendency for them to be bulked up on the carbs—be it pasta, bread, or sweet potatoes. But just because you're …

15 things you can do today to become rich in the future

<i>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire."  — Jim Rohn</i><p>Most people wish their circumstances would magically change for them. They don't have the desire to become better themselves …

Self-improvement

How to Be Happy at Work: The Power of Purpose, Hope, and Friendship

Publication Date: <b>September 05, 2017</b><p>Life's too short to be unhappy at work. "I'm working harder than I ever have, and I don't know if it's worth it anymore." If you're a manager or leader, these words have probably run through your mind. So many of us are feeling fed up, burned out, and unhappy at …

5 Mind-Bending Experiments That Show Where Creativity Is Headed Next

Researchers showed off new tools to augment human creativity at Siggraph, the year’s biggest computer graphics conference.<p>Every year, the Association for Computing Machinery hosts a conference called Siggraph where artists, researchers, designers, and developers show off their work on computer …

50 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Fund Their Businesses

Alternatives to Silicon Valley's male-dominated VC firms.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The past few weeks, our social feeds have been lit up with accounts of Silicon Valley's overt sexism. This isn't the kind of news that we've grown accustomed to. The kind that …

Venture Capital

This company cofounder lived with her first employee for 3 weeks before hiring him to make sure he was a good fit

It's so important that Kruustük lived with her first employee for three weeks before she took him on following a few Skype interviews.<p>"I felt a good connection to this guy but couldn't hire someone I'd never met," Kruustük said.<p>Testilo was born four and a half years ago out of Kruustük's …

Employment

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital

LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman Creates a New Podcast Offering Wisdom on Nurturing & Scaling New Businesses

How do you create and eventually scale a successful business? It's a complicated question. And you can do worse than get answers from Reid Hoffman. …

How to Increase Your Instagram Followers by 7X in 30 Days

Case study: How one writer increased his Instagram followers from 212 to 1,400 in one month.<p><b>Special thanks to</b> <b>Bill Phillips</b> <b>for editing this post.</b><p>If …

20 Technology Books Everyone Should Read

Being acquired: why big brands are buying design studios

Sean O’Connor, partner at Smart Design, looks at why more and more companies are integrating design into their businesses through buying …

Avoiding The Snap Trap: How To Be First And Not Screw It Up

Snap’s Stories feature has been endlessly copied. But as the company’s disappointing quarter suggests, being first doesn’t always pay. Here’s how to be first—and stay on top.<p>For Snap, it’s becoming clear that being first doesn’t matter. In its first earnings call as a public company this week, it …

Learn How to Use a DSLR Camera Properly With This Neat Web Tool

Most of us just take pictures with our phones, and those who do dabble in better equipment — namely a DSLR — stick to the automatic settings. But …

Here's How To Grocery Shop Once And Make Lunch All Week For $20

Keep your stomach and your wallet full.

How I Went From Making £18k To £80k In Just 4 Years

People Are Writing 6 Word Stories On Twitter

Writing

How practicing the skills of PMs and engineers made me a better product designer

In early 2016, I decided to work more on side projects after working as a product designer for a startup for two years. I decided to focus on <b>writing</b> …

7 Ways to Be Productive Every Morning of the Week

It’s a general feeling that mornings are no fun, especially if it happens to be a sunny day and all you have to look forward to are meetings and work …

How to Achieve Your Biggest Goals By the End of the Year

In today’s terrifying news, it’s almost the end of the year. I know, I know—it feels like just a second ago, you were smack-dab in the middle of …

Start Your Home Business in a Month: A 4-Week Day-by-Day Guide

There are many steps and tasks to starting a home business. So many that it can seem overwhelming. But like eating the proverbial elephant, starting …

Small Business

Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

Someone has to write that software. Why not you?<p>There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as relatively …

Programming Languages

Sharing pan fondue with garlic toasts, roasted radishes and asparagus - delicious. magazine

• 200g fontina cheese (from Ocado and cheesemongers), cubed<br>• 250g camembert or brie, cubed<br>• 1 fat garlic clove, thinly sliced<br>• 6 fresh thyme sprigs<br>• Glug …

These Brownies Are Almost Healthy Enough to Get You a Pass on the Whole30

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Heathy Desserts<p>Healthy Brownie Recipe<p>These Brownies Are Almost Healthy Enough to Get You a Pass on the Whole30<p>Shares<p>Whether …

Butternut Squash Tacos with Chipotle Lime Crema

<i>Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos with Chipotle Lime Crema is a fast, healthy, and delicious vegetarian meal perfect loved by even the pickiest of meat</i> …

What Is The Best Way To Think Of A Successful Startup Idea?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Yair Weinberger.</i><p>There is no such thing as "idea" for a start-up, at least not in the sense that …

55 Freelance Businesses You Can Start For Free Tomorrow Morning

Thinking about becoming a freelancer? You’re not alone.<p>Many people around the world are sidestepping their fears, ditching the 9-to-5 lifestyle, and setting out to make money on their own off of their skills and passions. Now’s the perfect time to do so – the demand for creative freelancers has …

Small Business

17 Recipes That Actually Got Me Through Whole30

From someone who can barely cook and likes to eat.<p>Because of that, I can promise all of these recipes: are simple and easy to make<p>* don't use any fancy appliances because I have a tiny-ass kitchen and three roommates<p>* require no outlandish ingredients, except for a few Whole30-specific things that …