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What’s in Season in April?

by<p>Welcome Spring, and welcome to month 4 of our Monthly Seasonal Produce Guides!<p>April is all about spring vegetables—asparagus and artichokes are at …

Onions

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

3 Errors Parents Make When Their Kids Bully Them

Source: Jo millington/Shutterstock<p>It’s the end of a long day. You’ve just arrived home from work, completely exhausted. You flip on the TV, collapse …

Parenting

The most successful people in the world aren't masters

As a teenager, Elon Musk read 14 books per week. At peak Olympic training, Michael Phelps spent six hours in the pool every day. Before they invaded America, The Beatles played eight-hour nonstop gigs in Germany, multiple nights a week.<p>Practice, so they say, makes perfect. And according to author …

Success

Google Wanted to Know What What Makes a Manager Great, so It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. What's a google?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

Employment

How to Become a Millionaire by Your 30s, According to Millennials Who Have Done It

'Cancel Netflix. Stay off Instagram.'<p>By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn’t easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. …

Personal Finance

This Simple Chart Explains How To Be Happier, So Save It To Your Desktop

Attention all: The key to absolute happiness has been uncovered and — surprise! — it’s on the internet (sort of). No, the key cannot be found on …

Happiness

10 Things All Inspirational People Immediately Stop Doing (to Discover Genuine Happiness) | Inc.com

Be honest with yourself.<p>You are the problem--the one creating your own suffering. You--the voice in your head reading this, thinking about past experiences, and dreaming of the future--are the only one responsible for your pain, discomfort, and limitations.<p>It's a difficult truth to stomach. Because …

Self-help

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet | Inc.com

You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But success takes more than hard work. You may not want to admit it, but it's possible that the biggest obstacle to success is YOU. It's likely you're guilty of …

Self-improvement

12 Ways to Entertain (and Exhaust) Your Kid When They’re Stuck Inside

Beat the snow, rain, or even heat with quick activities that everyone can participate in.<p>By<p>Jan 09 2018, 6:24 PM<p>Serious winter weather can be an …

Kids

Stop Exceeding Customer Expectations: To Create Immediate Loyalty Do This Instead | Inc.com

Churn kills business.<p>A few years back I was part a global account team and we were failing with a Fortune 100 client. We tried everything: we looked at all of their business requirements and then went above and beyond. We proved ROI. We answered all the questions, we even flew out multiple times …

Customer Experience

Online graphic design startup Canva is now worth $1 billion

Canva is Australia's first unicorn of 2018, after raising $40 million (AUD$50.9 million) to push the design startup's value over $1 billion.<p>Now …

Venture Capital

26 Cooking Hacks Everyone Should Know About

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Breakfast

Everyone says time is more valuable than money — but they're missing the most important resource of all

<i>"Money isn't the most important thing in the world. Your time is."</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Mindfulness

11 Classic Comfort Foods With A Twist

What beats your favorite comfort food on a cold day? How about a new and improved version of it? From Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto to BBQ Turkey Meatloaf, these cozy, creative recipes will keep you warm all winter long.<p><b>1. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto</b><p>…

Cooking

31 Quick-and-Easy Recipes to Help You ROCK Your December Meal Plan

Quick and easy recipes aren’t *just* important around the holidays — there’s no doubt that, come December, they’re absolutely crucial to have on hand. You’ll probably be spending lots of time and energy on Christmas cookie recipes and other holiday noms (candy cane recipes, anyone?), so dinnertime …

Cooking

Le Corbusier’s Color Theories, Explained

The Swiss architect was a stickler for color, as a rare wallpaper book now up for auction shows.<p>Henry Ford was famous for saying a customer could have any color of car she or he wanted, so long as it’s black–a nod to how the industrialist viewed color, all function no fun. Black paint dried the …

Design

Watch the Ancient Technique That Produces Incredibly Intricate Geometrical Designs

The designs look as through they made by machinery, but the craft is so much simpler than that.<p>Looking at some of the designs produced by the Japanese <i>Yosegi-zaiku</i> marquetry technique, you'd be forgiven for assuming they were printed out, or cut by a CNC machine. But as this video shows, this art …

Anxiety & Panic Disorder: Dealing with Procrastination

Procrastination can be a common problem for many people with anxiety-related conditions, including panic disorder. There are numerous symptoms of …

10 Houseplants for a fresher breath of air at home

With the amount of pollution witnessed through release of harmful pollutants from automobiles, factories, etc., some people are wanting to spend most …

Plants

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don’t Follow Through on What We Set Out to Do and What to Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his …

This Foolproof 5-Minute Exercise Will Cure Your Procrastination

It's so simple there's no excuse not to try it.<p>There's no shortage of procrastination cures out there, but few of them come with the sort of detailed instructions that make them easy to put into practice. Be kind to yourself, suggest psychologists, for instance. Which sounds nice, but if that were …

Procrastination

The radical roots of modern interior design

A new MoMA exhibit shows how progressive design in the ‘20s and ‘30s still shapes our living space<p>Design trends and social shifts come and go, but if any space in the home tracks how modern architecture has shaped the way we live, it’s the kitchen. From the day-glo, pastel domesticity promised by …

Design

3 Ways to Improve Your Time Management Skills

I used to have a major problem: I said yes to every opportunity that came my way. I know I’m not the only person who does this. After all, many …

Time Management

Use This Principle To Boost Your Productivity

Dwight Eisenhower's Urgent/Important Principle gives us insight to improving time management, increasing work efficiency, and getting better at being …