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These Meatless Mains Will Be the Most Popular Dish at Dinner

Often, when you think of a fancy dinner, you might first think of meat — things like roast chicken, poached fish, and seared steak. But it's just as …

Cooking

10 ways you are killing your executive presence

If you enter a room with 15 leaders one of them will stand out. She will have an air of confidence that people notice. Others will stop talking and …

10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

Self-help

Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett tells a 14-year-old kid a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Online Education

Work Advice: When an employee’s odor is getting in the way of the job

<i>Reader 1: Our administrative staffer takes breaks to smoke and is a heavy coffee drinker. The combination of these odors, plus some kind of sickly sweet odor (body odor or something she uses to try to cover up the smoke smell), is pungent to the point of nauseating.</i><p><i>We don't have an HR department.</i> …

Disability

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Entrepreneurship

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read | Inc.com

Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I plan to spend at least part of the day having fun with …

Top 10

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

This camera app requires users to wait three days for pictures to ‘develop’

Thanks to the convenience of smartphones, snapping photos has become second nature. Anyone can grab a phone and take as many pics as they want. Even …

The Tough Job of Playing Well With Colleagues

More companies are asking employees from different departments to collaborate on projects. But dragging people out of their silos isn’t easy.<p>How do you get aggressive, fast-talking salespeople to cooperate with reserved, detail-oriented engineers? Or intuitive creative types to sync with …

Employment

Get a lifetime of ZenMate Premium VPN protection for just $36

ERTo quote Titus Andronicus (the band, not the Shakespeare play), the enemy is everywhere.<p>Sure, that could seem a bit paranoid, but considering what’s happening online these days, it’s not a crazy notion. Whether they’re government agencies, cyber-thieves or just noisy troublemakers, there are …

The Moto Z’s latest Mod turns the phone into a Polaroid instant camera

The Moto Z’s selection of modular backings have been pretty hit or miss (largely miss, if I’m being honest), but this one’s pretty clever. Sure, the addition of a Polaroid Insta-Share Printer Moto Mod probably isn’t going to make anyone run out and buy the company’s latest flagship, but this is a …

Whip up this vegan curry slow-cooker recipe for your next cozy gathering

As multi-cookers, like the Instant Pot, continue their meteoric rise to the kitchen-gadgets Hall of Fame, you’re likely in one of three camps: you’ve …

Nokia’s retro 3310 3G is coming to the US for $60 on October 29th

The 3G version of Nokia’s resurrected 3310 was announced in September as theoretically working in the US, unlike the 2G version released earlier this year. But at the time HMD Global, which owns the rights to Nokia phones, didn’t say when (or even if) the 3310 3G would be coming to the US.<p>Now, we …

The 1 Shopping List That Guarantees 5 Nights of Quick, Family-Friendly Dinners

Never know what to make for dinner? Tired of running to pick up groceries mid-week? Recipe developer and tester Ruthy Kirwan of <i>Percolate Kitchen</i> …

4 reasons you need a VPN app on your phone

We’re not trying to alarm you here, but PSI: your privacy is under attack. Keep peeping eyes from your browsing history with this handy VPN app.<p>The …

This 350-year-old trick can help you change someone’s mind

Everyone knows how frustrating it is when you are in a heated debate with someone and you just know that you are right but the other person simply …

The EK7000 is a 4K action cam as good as a $400 GoPro Hero5, but it only costs $73

If you’ve been toying with the idea of picking up a GoPro Hero5 Black but the sky-high price tag is causing you to balk, you’re about to be very …

Google has a new Drive app for your Mac and Windows PCs

If you’re a G Suite user, you should know that the Google Drive app you may be using on your Mac and PC is going away soon. But Google has a brand …

5 Steps You Should Take To Protect Yourself After Massive Equifax Hack

On Thursday, Equifax announced that from mid-May through July 2017, criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Specifically, this hack may potentially impact 143 million U.S. consumers. The information accessed includes names, Social Security …

Identity Theft

You have three days left to comment on the FCC’s plan to kill net neutrality

After four months of debate, the FCC is nearly ready to stop accepting feedback on its proposal to kill net neutrality. Final comments are due this Wednesday, August 30th, by end-of-day Eastern time.<p>Once the comment period closes, the FCC will review the feedback it received and use it as guidance …

A New York library card is your ticket to stream thousands of movies

Libraries have long let users check out DVDs and Blu-ray discs, but that's starting to feel a bit archaic thanks to Netflix, Hulu and all the rest. Fortunately for those who don't even have a disc player anymore, some libraries are getting into the streaming gaming. As reported by <i>Gothamist</i>, the New …

Breakfast-for-Dinner Is My Favorite Lazy Comfort Food

I love eggs. They're cheap, they're healthy, and there are so many ways to get creative with them that don't take a ton of time or attention. The …

Breakfast

The Best Ways to Back Up Photos on Your iPhone

Q: My iPhone is constantly telling me that I’m out of storage, mainly because all my photos and videos take up room. What’s the easiest way to back them up so I can safely delete them from my phone?<p>A: The best backup system is one you don’t have to think about, which is why I use apps that …

Apps

This office accessory leaves the sitting or standing desk debate in the dust

HOVR is a leg swing that helps users burn calories at work while improving circulation and cognitive productivity.

21 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

Although in the moment they might seem larger than life, interviewers are people just like you.<p>That means they're susceptible to the same …

What Causes Burnout and How to Overcome It

It’s common to feel tired after a long day at work or to need a holiday after a month-long sprint to finish a new feature. But sadly it’s also common …

Burnout