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Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

50 Crucial Fall Maintenance Tasks You Should Never Forget

You’ll definitely regret skipping over any these important home maintenance tasks this fall.<p>‘Aerating’ simply means making holes in the ground by …

Home Improvement

The 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - A Science Fiction Reading List

<b>1.–10.</b><p>Our favorite science fiction tends to use the future to illuminate and discuss issues in our present. <i>1984</i> is a prime example of this, a …

Science Fiction

Matt Moran's recipes: lime delicious pudding

This magical pudding is one that takes me straight back to my childhood. I was always amazed at how such a simple mixture turned into the delicate …

People not getting enough exercise from long walks – report

Walking is just not enough, according to a new review of the evidence from Public Health England, which reveals a major disconnect between the exercise people need and what they actually do.<p>Those who thought 10,000 steps a day or a brisk daily trudge from a further bus stop meant they were doing …

Resistance Training

Banish Dry Chicken Forever with This Easy Homemade Marinade

What if I told you that all the stress of grilling could be removed with one marinade? You'd totally be making that marinade tonight, wouldn't you?

Warren Buffett Says Living Your Life This Way Is What Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

In two sentences, the Oracle of Omaha offers up a profound bit of advice.<p>Who better than Warren Buffett to teach us a valuable lesson on success? The Oracle of Omaha offers up a profound bit of truth in this advice related to our work:<p>"In the world of business, the people who are most successful …

These Firecracker Chicken Thighs Are Better than Takeout

There is one important thing you should know about getting this chicken on the dinner table: You're gonna need to put out plenty of extra napkins. …

Recipes

Outwit your slugs: choose the plants they hate

There are better ways to ward off the little blighters than turning your whole patch blue with pellets<p>When it comes to pests and diseases, there is no greater garden adversary than the slug. Nothing seems quite as able to demolish such a wide variety of plants anywhere near as quickly as the …

You'll Never Make Lemonade Any Other Way After This Method

Sipping icy-cold sweet lemonade on a blazing-hot summer day is one of life's finest pleasures, which is why we think making lemonade from scratch …

Recipes

How to grow tough plants for tough spots

“I told you so”: these plants fall into this category (bear with me). They are not restrained, they are more than rambunctious, and they are capable of being troublesome if you leave them to dictate their own party. However, they will thrive in those areas in which more gentle sorts will wither …

​Why You Should Pour Flour in Your Sink

Are you one of those who, after completing a cleaning task, look back at the job to admire how spotless everything looks? I do.

Buttery German Apple Cake

8 servings<p>This gorgeous cake was unanimously crowned the best of the best from this year’s Readers’ Choice Week recipe submissions. We love the simple method to get that professional shingled look without having to layer each individual apple slice. Make sure the butter is truly room temperature, …

These Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Are Fit for a Royal Brunch

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i> <i>column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

This Is the Chillest, Easiest Way to Poach an Egg

Somehow, in the last few weeks, I have become someone who wakes up at 6:30 a.m. I did not choose this path—I would always rather be sleeping, …

Breakfast

A Fancy French Chocolate Cake You'd Never Guess Is One-Bowl

Pastry chefs are tinkerers. I wouldn’t be surprised if a disproportionate number of us had engineers or scientists or inventors for parents. If you own or are in charge of a pastry kitchen, you probably have endless tales of re-inventing, re-jiggering, and “hacking” various tools, equipment, and …

Recipes

Your Search for the Ultimate Coconut Cake Stops Here

My love affair with Southern-style coconut cake happened 10 years ago — just after I moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and began working on a little TV show …

The Coconuttiest Coconut Cream Pie

There are a million and one ways to coconut cream pie. You could do flaky pastry crust or graham cracker crust or any-cracker crust. You could do vanilla pastry cream mixed with shredded coconut or coconut milk pastry cream. You could whip cream or meringue. You could sprinkle shredded coconut or …

Recipes

Sheet Pan Pancake Recipes That Will Feed a Crowd

1<p>Buttermilk<p>Serve everyone at the table a warm stack of pancakes all at once. We’ve made the breakfast favorite hassle-free by baking the batter in a …

5 Mind Hacks to Steal from Highly Productive People

In need of a productivity boost? You don't (necessarily) need more coffee. What you <i>do</i> need is a new frame of mind. If you can train your brain to …

The Absolute Best Kitchen Knives, According to Our Test Kitchen

Slice, chop, and serrate your way to greatness with these bona fide blades<p>Here in the Saveur Test Kitchen, we’ve had ample opportunity to test drive …

Knives

'Would you be willing?': words to turn a conversation around (and those to avoid)

It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it – isn’t it? According to language analysts, we may have this wrong. ‘‘We are pushed and pulled around by language far more than we realise,” says Elizabeth Stokoe, professor of social interaction at Loughborough University. Stokoe and her colleagues have …

B2B

A Harvard psychologist says there's one factor that defines success in a job interview

In 2004, when Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy was a fifth-year doctoral student, she attended a conference where she'd have a chance to …

Harvard Business School

If You Prioritize Your 2018 Goals This Way, You'll Reach Every Single One of Them

Goals only get achieved when you prioritize them the right way.<p>I am obsessive about the goals I set.<p>Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees turn colors, and then bare. The …

A Sign of Great Leadership? It's Not About Correcting Mistakes, It's About This One Trait

Letting other people fail? Sure, and you can start by accepting that you are prone to fail as well.<p>Are you known as a <i>fixer</i> at your company? If so, here's a tough lesson to learn. That's only half the battle when it comes to leading others. Fixing problems and addressing your own mistakes puts you …

The best business book I've read in 20 years taught me 4 career lessons I never forgot

In my job, I spend a lot of time working with emerging leaders. Sometimes, they are leaders making a jump to a VP level role for the first time. Sometimes, I work with companies to develop programs that help their highest potential leaders take that next step.<p>Regardless of the circumstance, we …

Billionaire CEO Sara Blakely Says These 7 Words Are the Best Career Advice She Ever Got

Sara Blakely founded Spanx in her late 20s. The company made $4 million in sales in its first year and $10 million in its second year. In 2012, <i>Forbes</i> named Blakely the youngest self-made woman billionaire in the world.<p>She is clearly massively successful. Yet when asked what the best advice she ever …

Sara Blakely

These 6 One-Pan Chicken Dinners Are Gonna Save You So. Much. Time.

One pan ERRYTHANG.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Servings: 4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>½ sweet potato<p>½ pound Brussels sprouts<p>1 carrot<p>½ head of broccoli<p>Olive oil, to taste<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>2 tablespoons rosemary, chopped and divided in half<p>2 tablespoons thyme, chopped and divided in half<p>4 cloves garlic, …

Recipes

The Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe Is Dairy-Free

<b>Brown the chicken under the broiler.</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat the broiler to high. Place the chicken on a rimmed baking …

Slow Cookers