Victoria Blackman

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Miso-roasted eggplant

Heat the oven to 200ºC (fan-forced). Toss the eggplant in the olive oil and season with a little salt. Place on a baking tray lined with baking paper …

Mexican Quinoa Stew

Sometimes I get really excited about a recipe because it sounds delicious, but it almost seems <i>too</i> easy—do you know what I mean? Like, am I about to …

Recipes

These 5 Brilliant TED Talks Will Teach You How to Be a Great Leader

Companies spend a crazy amount of money each year training their employees — on average, $1,208 per employee, as of 2013. A lot of time and resources …

Make Strategic Thinking Part of Your Job

It’s a common complaint among top executives: “I’m spending all my time managing trivial and tactical problems, and I don’t have time to get to the big-picture stuff.” And yet when I ask my executive clients, “If I cleared your calendar for an entire day to free you up to be ‘more strategic,’ what …

A guide to radically improving your life and career in 31 days

Now that you have a glimpse into your own plan, a fair warning: It's not a quick fix. And it's not about you.<p>It took years for me to develop the understanding that life is really about giving, service, and meaningful relationships.<p>If you're still with me, these things have reshaped my path as …

How To Be Your Own Leadership Development Coach

When it’s time to take leadership development into your own hands, here are six places to start.<p>Today’s organizations have a leadership gap. According to Deloitte’s “Global Human Capital Trends 2016” report, 89% of executives found the need to strengthen, reengineer, and improve organizational …

How To Crush Your Goals

For many of us, 2016 began with a promise -- a promise that this year we will accomplish that which has eluded us. Often it's the everyday things that prove most difficult -- managing your schedule, treating people the way you ought to, and keeping things in perspective when chaos is at hand.<p>There …

Dorie Clark on Defining Your Personal Brand

<i>This is the fifth article in our five-part Shine and Rise series. Written by Bennett Voyles, Shine and Rise explores how today’s companies can stand</i> …

11 Questions to Ask Every Day to Help Improve Your Life

Benjamin Franklin began and ended each day with a question: “What good shall I do this day?” in the morning, and “What good have I done this day?” in …

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

10 Time Management Hacks We Need to Master

<b>The "1440 Rule" Could Change Your Life-See What Kevin Kruse with Forbes Has to Say</b><p>When was the last time you checked your calendar? Have you ever missed a meeting, especially an important one? Managing our time is critical to the success of our business, life, and relationships. The thing about …

31 Magic Tricks to Simplify Your Life

How many times has life overwhelmed you? It’s okay. It happens to everyone. The world moves at breathtaking speed. You have a hundred times the …

Productivity

This Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals to Become Happier

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Ten Morning Habits that Promote Greater Success

Do you want to get more done, reach more of your goals, and make a bigger difference?<p>If so, the morning is when that can all begin!<p>However you came …

Productivity

The Skills You Need—But No One Tells You About—If You Want to Be Influential

Raj Bandyopadhyay had a problem.<p>His dream career was to work in the burgeoning field of data science. Understandable, as it’s one of the hottest …

Labor Economics

10 Kitchen Hacks That Make Life Healthier and Easier

Sunday is not a day of rest in my house! I take the afternoon to meal plan, grocery shop, prep, and cook to make eating healthier go a little easier. If you're looking to lose or maintain your weight, prep these 10 foods for the week.

Healthy Eating

How One Photographer Left Weddings and Rediscovered His Love of Photography

Shooting weddings can get to the best of us. Maybe it's when we were waiting for all of the family members to come together to take a big family …

Weddings

Steps to Take When You’re Starting to Feel Burned Out

Burnout hurts. When you burn out at work, you feel diminished, like a part of yourself has gone into hiding. Challenges that were formerly manageable feel insurmountable. It’s the opposite end of the spectrum from engagement. The engaged employee is energized, involved, and high-performing; the …

Sexy Brussels Sprouts In French Mustard Butter

I don’t do brussels sprouts. Ever! I once knew a brussels sprout that promised me undying love, infinite beauty and true glory. But all it did was …

10-Minute Vegan Raw Broccoli Tabouli

Following on the heel of this cauliflower rice recipe, I would love to this share this broccoli recipe that involves processing a whole head of …

Food

Garlic And Thyme Quinoa Patties

Cooking quinoa is one of the easiest, most rewarding exercise you can indulge in your kitchen. It practically cooks itself and freezes well. Not to …

Turmeric Roasted Cashews With Chia

When the wind picks up and batters the trees that seem to swallow our little home, the leaves cascade on our roof by the cart load. With more wind, …

Chia Seeds

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