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5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

Books

The #1 Food You Should Eat for Breakfast

<b>Pictured Recipe:</b> Chocolate Banana Oatmeal<p>Oatmeal is as close to perfect as you can get for a breakfast food. It's a whole food with one …

Oatmeal

19 Recipes That Prove "Eggs for Dinner" Should Be a Weekly Thing

At some point in the long history of… well, eating... it was determined that eggs would primarily be a breakfast food. And we’re not …

Cooking

How Humble Leadership Really Works

When you’re a leader — no matter how long you’ve been in your role or how hard the journey was to get there — you are merely overhead unless you’re bringing out the best in your employees. Unfortunately, many leaders lose sight of this.<p>Power, as my colleague Ena Inesi has studied, can cause leaders …

5 Brain Exercises to Strengthen Your Mind

1<p>What Can You Do to Strengthen Your Mind?<p>While you might know that you need to exercise your body, did you know that it might also be important to …

15 Easy Dinners That Start with Shredded Chicken

Weeknight cooking is a slog, even under the best circumstances (add in one late meeting and it’s cold cereal all around). Our secret weapon? Shredded …

How to Develop Empathy for Someone Who Annoys You

When someone you work with annoys you, it’s tempting to avoid the person as much as possible. But this isn’t always feasible and often only makes the situation worse. You’re better off cultivating some empathy. How can you do that with a colleague who rubs you the wrong way? How can you foster …

Self-help

5 Clean-Eating Meal-Prep Recipes You Can Make Once and Eat All Week

We love clean eating. But cooking for hours? Not so much. Problem solved: Presenting five lean (but flavorful) big-batch recipes you can cook once …

A Little-Known Hack to Learn a New Skill in a Fraction of the Time

It's called 'deliberate practice' and it's a proven way for your staff to master a new skill in a fraction of the time. Here are the five core elements that make it work.<p>In this article, I'm going to share one of the most effective tactics for coaching your key team members. I call it "deliberate …

8 Ways to Achieve More by Working Less

<b>I spend about five hours a day slacking off.</b><p>Really: I spend that much time doing stuff I enjoy, that isn't on a task list anywhere. I walk through …

The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing and Changing Negative Thoughts

This strategy will help you learn to recognize and replace the negative thoughts that can hold you back in life.<p>A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, …

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

This is how to “work smarter not harder”: 3 secrets from research

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a …

A Luxurious Cream of Mushroom Soup—Without the Cream!

Are you a soup person? I am, without a doubt. Whatever the weather, I find great comfort in soups of all persuasions: a rich chowder to ward off biting winds, a perfectly chilled gazpacho to celebrate summer's tomato bounty, a seafood-studded bouillabaisse for whenever I can get my hands on it. …

Food Preservation

Richard Branson Says Dump the MBA and Learn 1 Secret to Entrepreneurial Success

One thing can drive your business to success and it's not three letters at the end of your name.<p>Beyond his amazing business success after dropping out of school when he was 15, Richard Branson is unusual. He is unafraid of controversy while managing to live without regrets, as his mother taught …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Should Eat For Fast Weight Loss, According To A Trainer

If you are what you eat, then we want to eat healthy (with a few pieces of dark chocolate on the side). Eating is what will help you lose weight. …

What is the Biggest Barrier to Achieving Instructional Leadership?

Many assistant principals are leaders who hope to one day move into the principalship. However, when asked what the biggest barrier is for assistant …

Teaching

42 Ridiculously Easy Vegan Recipes Anyone Can Master

Whether you're new to the kitchen, new to being vegan, or just looking for some new things to try.

Vegan

10 things smart people never say

There are some things you simply never want to say at work.<p>These phrases carry special power: They have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even …

These 30 Vegan Meal-Prep Ideas Make Healthy Eating Look So Frickin' Good

You made a promise to yourself to eat healthier, and here are two things you can do to make that happen: prep your meals in advance and eat more veggies. You're in luck, because here's some inspiration for delicious, satisfying, plant-based meal-prep ideas. From soup to curry to protein balls, …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Science

Make This Sticky Toffee Pudding For The Dessert (or Breakfast) of Your Dreams

You can serve sticky toffee pudding (also known as sticky date pudding) drenched in its own buttery caramel sauce to great success—it’s especially …

Improve your spreadsheet skills and increase productivity by mastering Excel

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

11 Places to Learn Leadership Skills That Will Make You a More Confident Leader Without Costing You a Dime | Inc.com

Most people fall into two camps: natural born leaders and the rest of us.<p>While some people were gifted with the charisma and confidence required to make leading others a breeze, everyone else has to cultivate these skills through time, dedication, and hard work.<p>But, signing up for long classes that …

University of Notre Dame

7 High-Protein Breakfasts That Take Less Than 5 Minutes to Make

We know you're constantly crunched for time, and breakfast is often one of the first things to go when you're in a rush. But what if we told you that …

Basic Roman-style pizza dough

Place the flour in a mixer with a dough hook attachment.<p>Dissolve the yeast in 100 ml (3½ fl oz) of the water and add to the flour along with 400 ml …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Broccoli, Zucchini and Red onion Crustless Quiche Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This delicious inspired spring recipe is very simple, fresh and healthy presented in one dish that can be served in any time of the day. <br>—Jersey Farm and Table<p><b>Serves: 4</b><p>2 Zucchini<br>• 1/2 pound Fresh broccoli<br>• 1 Red onion<br>• 4 Eggs<br>• 1/2 cup Milk<br>• 1/5 cup Grated Parmesan cheese<br>• 1 tablespoon Olive …

Breakfast

Good Leaders Are Good Learners

Although organizations spend more than $24 billion annually on leadership development, many leaders who have attended leadership programs struggle to implement what they’ve learned. It’s not because the programs are bad but because leadership is best learned from experience.<p>Still, simply being an …

Outstanding Pasta Salad Recipes, Because You Deserve Better

Give pasta salad the makeover it deserves.<p>Pasta salad draws to mind images of sad, cold noodles, haphazardly chopped veggies and maybe some diced ham packed into a plastic tub. It’s filling, it’s fine, but it’s not even remotely exciting. It shouldn’t be that way though, because pasta is delicious, …

Cooking