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Use this Harvard Law checklist to prepare for any negotiation

When it comes to workplace conflict, many of us sabotage ourselves. Instead of preparing for difficult conversations—which requires dealing with uncomfortable emotions and complex strategies—we avoid the issue until we’re forced to confront it, face-to-face. Emotions like anger and fear then get …

Management

Steve Jobs Asked One Profound Question That Took Apple From Near Bankruptcy To $1 Trillion

It’s easy to forget that Apple’s path to its $1 trillion valuation was nearly derailed when the company was running out of cash. Steve Jobs asked one profound question that got it back on track.<p>In my keynotes about inspirational leadership, I often show a grainy video clip of Steve Jobs holding a …

Steve Jobs

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Remarkably Important Lesson in Intelligence

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED Talk of all time is more than a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

Sunday Stash Marinara Sauce

This simple, flavorful tomato sauce is a weeknight savior. Make a big batch and stash it in the freezer. Add to pastas, braises, soups, and stews in …

How to Live to 100: Recipes for a Longer Life

Coconut Milk Risotto with Asparagus<p>Jason fuses the flavors of Italy and Thailand in this fragrant, luscious risotto. Coconut milk gives the dish its …

Beef-Lovers, Rejoice: These Keto Recipes Don't Skimp on Flavor

With the start of any new weight-loss-focused diet comes the dread of potentially having to give up your favorite foods. But if you've been on the fence about going keto, fear not. This versatile low-carb, high-fat diet has plenty of room for your favorite staples, and beef dishes are no exception. …

I tried the ketogenic diet for 30 days. Here's what happened

When patients kept asking this dietitian about the ketogenic diet, she tried it for a month to see how she would feel.<p>As a dietitian, my patients ask about a wide variety of diets. One plan has dominated the inquiries lately: the ketogenic diet. Since I’ve never put a patient on a diet I haven’t …

Nutrition

It Only Took Steve Jobs 5 Words to Give the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today

In 1997, Steve Jobs was answering developers' questions when he decided to drop some major wisdom regarding the power of focus.<p>The power of focus.<p>Without it, you're doomed to a life of distraction. A life in which others' priorities dictate on what you spend your time. As you move from one shiny …

Brine for Chicken and Turkey

Brining chicken, turkey, and other poultry is a great way to add flavor and moisture to the meat before cooking it. This easy brine recipe can be …

FAT BURNING SOUP RECIPE, YOU LOSE WEIGHT QUICKLY AND HEALTHY

The fast diet plans which are incredibly popular around the world nowadays make you drop weight, but put your health at risk at the very same …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

Want a Younger Brain? Forget Sudoku and Do This

Mental age is more in your control than you might think.<p>Nobody wants to lose cognitive function, especially when so much of business--and life in general--depends on being "on top of it" to stay ahead of the competition. But statistically speaking, the reality is, you have to fight to stay sharp. …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Exercise

How to play music on your Apple Watch without your iPhone

The next time you want to go for a run -- or just a walk -- you can leave your iPhone behind and bust a move with your Apple Watch. All that's required is a pair of Bluetooth headphones and a little upfront work.<p>Step 1: Sync a playlist<p>Unlike your iPhone, your Apple Watch can't stream music from the …

Forgetting These 7 Little Things Makes Every Day More Stressful

It never ceases to amaze me when I’m faced with the reality of how easily I lose sight of the truth – I catch myself stressing out over something …

50 Children's Books You Should Definitely Reread as an Adult

Some stories become better and sweeter over time.<p>Some stories become better and sweeter over time.

Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

Homestyle Chicken and Noodles

Homestyle Chicken and Noodles is hearty, cozy, and perfect for a blustery fall or winter evening!<p>Well, the time has finally arrived – the first snow …

2016 Apple MacBook Comparison Guide

Size<p>Don't be confused by the nomenclature – the MacBook Air is no longer the thinnest or lightest of the lineup. In order of size, from smallest to …

10 Things You Should Do Every Day To Improve Your Life

10 Things You Should Do Every Day To Improve Your Life 1) Get out in nature You probably seriously underestimate how important this is. (Actually, …

Happiness

23 Things to Know About 23-Time Gold Medal Winner Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps, who continues to make history from one race to the next, took home his 23rd gold medal on Saturday night in what he has said was the final race of his storied career.<p>Here are 23 things you need to know about the swimmer.<p><b>1. Phelps has an estimated net worth of $50 million</b><p>After …

The 5 tech startups most likely to go public next year

To date, there have only been 28 tech IPOs in 2015, totaling $9.4 billion in value — down from 62 deals in 2014 valued at $40.8 billion total, data from Dealogic show. Even excluding last year's $25 billion Alibaba IPO, activity this year is down about 40%.<p>But analysts, bankers, and pundits predict …

Venture Capital

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature

12 Pasta Salads Just in Time for Spring

Changes to your fashion and beauty looks aren’t the only things that need an overhaul come springtime — your collection of recipes could also use a bit of a kick. Let’s face it: Now that the weather is filled with sunny days and sultry nights, the last thing you want to do is to be stuck slaving …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …