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To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

Steve Jobs Said Goodbye to Micromanagement. Now His Company Could Be Worth a Trillion

Apple is closing in on being the first company ever to be worth a trillion dollars. Why? Because it's always been treated like a startup.<p>Apple is the most valuable company on the planet. With a market capitalization of more than $950 billion, it could be the first company to reach a trillion market …

Tim Cook

Grilled Shrimp Scampi Recipe

"Shrimp marinated in lemon, garlic, and parsley for 30 minutes, then grilled. Can be used as an appetizer or main dish. This recipe also works well …

Cacio e Pepe with Sauteed Shrimp

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook pasta according to package directions, adding 2 tablespoons of the salt to the water. Drain and reserve 1 1/2 cups cooking …

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These People Frustrate You to No End. Here's Why It's Probably Your Fault

People who disappoint you probably aren't deficient or incapable, you're just asking them for the wrong things.<p>My new client, Alice, owns two successful businesses and has no shortage of ideas for continued growth. Like any brilliant entrepreneur, Alice enjoys sharing her ideas and the possible …

Self-improvement

10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

This 1 Simple Exercise Will Change How You Handle Toxic People

How to avoid the 1 mistake everyone makes in dealing with difficult people.<p>A big idea. A thirst for freedom. The desire to help others. The drive to reach your own potential. The search for a more interesting life. Entrepreneurs have so many inspiring reasons for taking the leap. But there's …

Self-help

Food Hack: Marinating Your Veggies Makes Them SO Much Tastier

Marinated vegetables are the way to the heart of even the staunchest carnivores. The first time my mom served them to my brother-in-law and husband, they couldn’t believe that they were piling second helpings onto their plate, especially when there were still burgers on the grill. It’s a versatile …

The 1 Masterful Trait of People With High Emotional Intelligence

Out of all the components of emotional intelligence, this one crucial trait rises to the top.<p>Emotional intelligence has been hotly debated as a predictor of success for decades.Yet in leadership practice, there's no question: You need EQ to lead people successfully.<p>While there are various tenets of …

Emotional Intelligence

Pork Stir-Fry with Noodles (Lo Mein) | America's Test Kitchen

Use a cast-iron skillet for this recipe if you have one—it will help create the best sear on the pork. When shopping for Chinese rice wine, look for …

Recipes

Nigel Slater’s Bonfire Night baked sausage and beetroot recipes

If ever there’s a time for comfort food, it’s 5 November. Serve delicious beetroot, sausages and, of course, baked potatoes<p>It is 5 November, Bonfire Night. A chance to light up the sky with shooting stars of pink and gold, dance around the flames and to warm all-comers with a pot of fat sausages …

Sausages

Nigel Slater’s baked halloumi with tomatoes recipe

Cut 350g of small tomatoes in half and place them in a roasting tin. Peel 4 medium shallots, cut them in half then separate the layers. Add them to the tomatoes. Set the oven at 200C/gas mark 6.

14 Lemon-Kissed Dinner Recipes to Enjoy on Summer Nights

With its bright color and fresh flavor, there’s nothing that screams “summer” quite so loudly as lemon (even if it is technically a winter fruit). Lemon chicken recipes to help you detox when the heat has you feeling groggy are always a delight, and lavender and lemon recipes are perfect for …

OFM’s classic cookbooks: Yan-Kit’s Classic Chinese Cookbook

Yan-kit So’s Classic Chinese Cookbook is a perfect gateway to the country’s cooking. Here, food writer Fuchsia Dunlop recalls her friendship with its author. Plus five brilliant recipes<p>The first Chinese recipes I ever attempted were from <i>Yan-Kit’s Classic Chinese Cookbook</i>. It was the early 90s, and …

5 questions from Buddhism, Stoicism, and neuroscience that will make you emotionally stronger

When we're anxious, angry, or sad, we rarely do the smart thing. And that can seriously mess up our lives.<p>At work, in love, or pretty much anything we do, we need emotional strength to stay cool and do the right thing.<p>Now dealing with the ups and downs of feelings isn't anything new. And nor are …

Nigel Slater’s banana and cardamom cake and papaya passionfruit salad

People can be picky about their bananas, but ripeness doesn’t matter when it comes to this sumptuous cake…<p>I suppose we all have likes and dislikes – foods we eat too regularly or not at all. Take the banana. I love banana bread, banana ice cream and even banana trifle. I have had the odd drop of …

How Could 5,000 Employees Cheat? The Science Behind the Wells Fargo Scandal

Deception. Fraud. Over 5,000 fired. What went wrong? Science gives us some clues.<p>As you've no doubt heard by now, Wells Fargo recently received a $100 million penalty from the Consumer Financial Bureau, in response to illegal banking practices of its employees. This brought the bank's total bill …

Psychology

What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Patents

Patent applications, patent registration, and defending patents can be tricky. Here's how to do it right.<p>You've just had a brilliant idea for a new product or invention. The first thing you should do is get a patent, right? Well, maybe not. First of all, patents are expensive, will require a lot of …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

How To Avoid The Pitfalls Of Becoming A 'Wantrepreneur'

<i>By Engelo Rumora</i><p>Entrepreneurship used to be great. It used to be something that select people could pull off, but today, that's different. Over the years, entrepreneurs have achieved some kind of "rock star" status, attracting "wantrepreneurs" by the truckload.<p>These are the people that just seem to …

10 Thai Recipes to Make This Summer

Think about Thai food and your mind pictures crunchy, fresh vegetables, fragrant, warm spices and the amazing flavors of peanuts, coconut, ginger, …

Want to Be a Good Leader? Then Don't Be Anything Like Donald Trump

Want to become a great leader? Don't be like the Donald.<p>I despise Donald Trump. For me, it's not a party line issue. It's not his bizarre quaff or his inability to speak in complete, coherent sentences. It's not his loud mouth antics, his blatant bullying or even the size of his ... fingers. In …

Donald Trump

The Surefire Way to Get Crispy Fish Skin That Doesn't Stick to the Pan

Crispy skin on a fish fillet is a beautiful, beautiful thing.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Brandon Collins confesses his soggy fish skin to associate food editor Rick Martinez.</i> …

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I broke the chains of fear that kept me locked up into the system. Since then, I see the world from a different perspective: the one that everything is …

The Only Way You Should Be Making Your Sweet Potatoes For Thanksgiving Dinner

Must make, immediately.<p>Makes approximately 12 Stacks.<p>Here's what you need:<p>- 4 Large Sweet Potatoes<p>- 2 Tbsp Salted Butter - Melted<p>- 2 Tbsp Coconut Oil<p>- 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese<p>- 3/4 tsp Ground Cumin<p>- 1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon<p>- 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes<p>- 12-15 Marshmallows<p>Carefully slice Sweet Potatoes …

Unlock Brain Potential to Protect Against Decline

Our brain is probably the most neglected, abused and poorly understood organ of our entire body. While sports concussions and Alzheimer's awareness are at an all-time high, many of us fail to protect our brain from potentially reversible decline.<p>The No. 1 cause of cognitive decline is not the 13 …

57 Ways to Motivate Your Inner Entrepreneur

A list of actions you can take today to motivate yourself to succeed as an entrepreneur.<p>Over the past three years, I’ve been investigating and writing about the ideas that motivate great entrepreneurs. Here’s what I’ve learned, in a nutshell:<p>Accept your limitations but strive to overcome them.<p>Avoid …

Motivation