Parker Carroll

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The Best Chicken Fried Steak Recipe

"I received this recipe from a co-worker about 5 years ago. This is by far the best chicken fried steak I've ever had. I've made this numerous times …

Recipes

Adding peanut butter to your grilled cheese will change your life

It seems like a strange idea, adding peanut butter to a grilled cheese sandwich, but once you try it, your perception of what a grilled cheese …

Cheater’s Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

1. In a large skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove from the skillet and transfer to the bowl of a slow …

Cooking

How I Successfully Pitched Investors As A 22-Year-Old Startup Founder

If you can tell a story that makes sense, it doesn’t matter how old you are.<p>My cofounders and I were 21 and 22 when we started Next Big Sound, and by far the biggest challenge we faced was in convincing investors they should trust us with their money. That was in 2009, and around that time Mark …

9 Things That Will Keep You From Being Successful | Inc.com

We all know success takes hard work and perseverance. But there's another factor that's often overlooked: mental and emotional strength. Like most positive traits, it comes more easily to some than to others, but anyone can work to develop it.<p>To develop mental strength, you have to be willing to …

Self-improvement

The CEO of a $3.6 billion company shares his best advice for new college grads

Bracken Darrell, the CEO of Logitech, a technology accessories company with a market capitalization of $3.6 billion, recently talked to Adam Bryant of The New York Times.<p>During that conversation, Darrell told Bryant that his favorite commencement address is Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford speech, during …

Forget relaxing - use your stress to become a high achiever

Take a slow deep breath, puff out your chest like Superman and read this story. It might just save your life.<p>For one of Europe’s most eminent neuroscientists has devised a simple, four-point plan for channelling stress and turning it to one’s advantage.<p>Professor Ian Robertson’s “four-step brain …

Know This Guy?

<b>He is Edward “Ed” Mezvinsky, born January 17, 1937.</b> <b><br>Then you’ll probably say, “Who is Ed Mezvinsky?”</b><p>Well, he is a former Democrat congressman who …

30-Year-Old Who Sold His Startup For $170 Million Just Wrote 1,284 Slides On How To Win Life

Startups

The Simple Concept That Made Me $6 Million Last Year

On Monday morning, you get a message indicating there’s a new balance in your PayPal account. You check and see that — while you were at the beach …

7 new reasons to fire up your smokers this summer

The transformation of barbecue over the past 15 years from Southern workingman’s mainstay to national culinary darling has led to a sophistication not only at the grill but in the publishing house. Books related to the subject have gone from broad in scope to increasingly niche-y.<p>Last year’s …

How to Throw Faster with Lari Dee Guy

2<p>SHARES<p>Give your practice a purpose. To do this you must know what you need and your horses need to get better. XFactorRoping.com provides you with …

Horses

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

I spent 5 years studying rich people, and here's what they tend to have in common

Below is a snapshot of a typical millionaire from my study:<p>• <b>They're really rich.</b> They are worth at least $3.2 million. 16% of them are worth more than $5 million. They make at least $160,000 a year. Half of them make close to $500,000 a year.<p>• <b>They're not young.</b> 80% of them are 50 years of age or …

The 7 Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

7 scientifically proven ways to be more successful

I'm an entrepreneur just like you, working my tail off daily. Failure isn't an option. We all want success and over the past year I've been fortunate enough to work with, interview, and get to know many successful people.<p>I've learned from almost every successful person that I've me that regardless …

5 Choices You'll Regret Forever | Inc.com

Our days are filled with decisions. Most are mundane, but some are so important that they can haunt you for the rest of your life.<p>A recent study from Columbia University found that we're bogged down by more than 70 decisions a day. The sheer number of decisions we have to make leads to a phenomenon …

Self-improvement

Warren Buffett says these are the 6 most important things you should do with your money

Do you want to be smarter with your money and better at building wealth next year than you were this year? There's no one better to turn to for advice than Warren Buffett. The Oracle of Omaha has built his own personal fortune to more than $72 billion, making him the third richest person in the …

Is This Stone the Clue to Why Jesus Was Killed?

A stone found in Israel with carvings of a chariot may be the key to understanding the charge of blasphemy leveled at Jesus Christ.<p>Just in time for …

How do people react to Bible passages when they think they're from the Qur'an?

These Dutch pranksters asked members of the public what they thought of some 'shocking' verses from the Islamic holy book<p>A pair of Dutch pranksters have scored a YouTube hit with their latest video in which they ask members of the public to offer their views on some 'shocking' verses from the …

Religion

14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

2 Morning Exercises That Will Help You Become More Productive | Inc.com

The ability to make the most out of your day is essential as an entrepreneur. With your runway and money left in the bank account always in the back of your mind, productivity and the ability to improve are two subjects you need to master.<p>The best way to achieve this is by keeping a journal and …

Time Management

Here's Why a Bloody Bull is Better Than a Bloody Mary

I come from a long line of Bloody Mary lovers. Proof: At my parents’ house, we drink them before dinner. It doesn’t matter what time it is, we’re …

Here’s What Happens When You Don’t Trust Your Gut

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These are the 25 best beers in the world according to beer lovers

1/<p>#25 Ann — Hill Farmstead Brewery<p>Hill Farmstead/Twitter<p><b>Average user rating:</b>4.51<p><b>ABV:</b> 6.5%<p>This light, wine barrel-aged Saison beer is brewed in …

Beer

Here's everything coming to Netflix in December that you should watch

Other originals include two comedy specials, an Adam Sandler-led comedy film, and a documentary crime series.<p>The final season of "Parenthood" is also making its way to the site, as well as all seven seasons of Showtime's "Nurse Jackie."<p>Here's everything you should check out come December on Netflix:<p>…

13 science-backed signs you're smarter than average

Without administering an impromptu IQ test, there are certain clues you can use to gauge a person's relative intelligence.<p>We combed through decades of scientific research and highlighted 13 surprising signs of braininess.<p>Keep in mind, however, that "intelligence" is often measured through tests …

DEA maps of El Chapo Guzmán control of US drug market

Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's Sinaloa cartel is arguably the most powerful drug-trafficking organization in the Western Hemisphere — and in the world.<p>As of 2013, the DEA believed that the cartel supplied "80% of the heroin, cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine — with a street value of $3 billion — …

8 strategies to spend less money, from real people who save over half their income

If you want to accumulate wealth, you have to cut back on spending.<p>To help you get started, we rounded up money saving strategies from the best savers out there — those who have saved over 50% of their income.<p>Not only will increased savings allow you to put more money to work and grow it through …

5 Ways Introverts Become Highly Successful Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

The image of the outgoing, gregarious, never-met-a-stranger entrepreneur is a common one. That's especially true when many successful entrepreneurs appear to have pushed through obstacles and setbacks by force of personality alone.<p>So being an extrovert is a prerequisite for being a great …