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13 Habits of Self-Made Millionaires, From a Man Who Spent 5 Years Studying Rich People

From reading to exercising, these are the daily habits of self-made millionaires.<p>All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their …

Self-improvement

Are You Exceptionally Likable? 9 Reasons People Decide They Like You

More good news: possessing each of these qualities will also make you happier.<p>No one has enough friends. And if that's not reason enough to be likable, we tend to do business and build professional and relationships with people we like. We're instinctively drawn to people who are modest, agreeable, …

Self-improvement

Quit Trying To Make Yourself “Smarter” And Do These Three Things Instead

Can you actually improve your brain power through hacks and habits? Sort of, but that still might disappoint you.<p>There’s no shortage of brain teasers, training tools, and even pills you can take that claim to improve cognitive functioning and allegedly make you “smarter.” There is a certain logic …

Thrice-Cooked Fries

<b>The Breslin • Manhattan</b> These fries have a cult following at The Breslin. Boiling makes the potatoes tender; double-frying makes them insanely …

What Makes a Good Boss? Follow This Flowchart to Find Out [Infographic]

"You never stop learning how to be a great boss," according to a flowchart infographic from Headway Capital. But having the responsibility of a boss …

Two Simple Steps To Sell Anybody On Your Vision

We aren’t all motivated by the same things. Here’s how to secure everybody’s buy-in, in this order.<p>Something needs to change, and you think you know how. In other words, you’ve got a vision, and now you just need to sell it to other people. To help you out, there are two basic facts of psychology …

Innovation

Forget graham crackers: Saltines make the best pie crust

I, privileged Yankee pie consumer, had previously been unaware of the many pleasures of the saltine cracker pie crust. I had thought the pinnacle of …

Four Secrets Of People Who Finish Their Workweeks On Thursday

Polishing off the bulk of your work before Friday all comes down to your work habits from Monday to Thursday.<p>We all often face the same problem: The workweek drags by at a glacial pace, while the weekend speeds past us before we even realize what’s happening.<p>Mathematically, of course, it all makes …

Time Management

24 Warm Dessert Recipes for All of Your Winter Sweets Needs

Winter is the perfect time of year to hone your baking skills. After all, there’s nothing cozier than cuddling up on the couch with a soft blanket and a tray of warm brownies, fresh from the oven. A mug of spiked hot chocolate sipped in front of the fire does the trick too, and we’d never turn our …

Chocolate Hand Pies

Happy national PIE DAY! Yes, today January 23rd is National Pie Day.Let’s spread it all around. ♥ The post Chocolate Hand Pies appeared first on …

Rich and Cultured

The art and science of making your own cultured butter at home.<p>All cooking is magical, but the transformation of cream into butter has a simplicity …

The Whole30: Mexican salmon cakes with mango relish recipe

Provided by Brent HerrigMexican salmon cakes with mango relishThis is one of my family’s favorite meals, and the spices can easily be adapted to what …

Recipes

Churro Pancakes with Mexican Chocolate Sauce

Crispy at the edges and coated with cinnamon-sugar, these pancakes highlight the best qualities of Mexican churros, complete with a warm chocolate …

Recipes

5-Ingredient Smoothies That Taste and Look So Good We Want to Cry

Whether you've got a hankering for something fruity, a craving for dessert (when don't we?), or just need a heavy dose of greens to cancel out the …

Recipes

9 Crazy-Good Seafood Recipes To Try This Week

Seafood isn't just for summer -- these sensational recipes are a welcome reprieve from meat-heavy winter meals.<p><b>1. Cioppino (Fisherman's Stew)</b><p>Brimming with fresh seafood in a tomato and wine broth that tastes like the sea, Cioppino is an Italian-American fish stew. Serve it with garlic bread or a …

Challah Cinnamon French Toast

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Whisk together half-and-half, orange zest, cinnamon, salt, eggs, and egg yolks in a bowl until completely combined. Arrange bread …

Breakfast

Skillet Baked Ziti | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Recipe: Salmon on a Plank

Everyone has heard of cedar-planked salmon, but loimulohi, a traditional Finnish technique, takes the popular grilling method to a whole new level. …

Recipes

Here's How Going Cheap on Employee Training Is Costing You

Salary isn't the only thing that will keep your employees from leaving.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When your business adds a new employee, one of the first steps is to provide work-specific training. This may be something as simple as acclimating the …

Employee Engagement

Espresso Gelato Recipe - Chowhound

Those critical of weak coffee ice cream will appreciate this gelato flavored with bits of finely ground espresso beans and a dose of espresso powder. …

Coffee

Here's why you should bake your cookies like muffins

Is baking cookies in a muffin pan strange? Yep. Does it yield delicious results? You bet. This little-known baking trick has been circulating Pinterest recently. Baking your cookies in a muffin pan prevents them from melting together. Also, for those of us that aren't fans of crunchy cookies, the …

Dessert

Whip up Some Homemade Butter in a Jar

Homemade Butter in a Jar<p>Use heavy cream to easily make your own butter<p>Updated January 03, 2018<p>Shake your way to fresh butter and buttermilk. Making …

A Simple Mindfulness Strategy That Literally Rewires Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we go through life, we tend to be taken away from this deep sense of self as a …