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Recipe: How to Make Portuguese Custard Tarts

Lisbon is a city with a sweet tooth, and its most iconic pastry is the palm-size <i>pastel de nata,</i> or egg tart, a creamy custard tart available in <i>pastelarias</i> across the city. The recipe dates back to the 16th century, when the confections, like many other Portuguese sweets, were made by nuns in …

Baking

To Be An Effective Leader Keep A Leadership Journal

Teddy Roosevelt did it. Harry Truman did it. Want to be an outstanding leader? Keep a leadership journal. As part of my executive coaching work, one of the most effective tools I recommend that powers up the coaching process is a leadership journal. The exercise of leadership is not unlike a sport …

Mindfulness

Winter Comfort Food

Winter comfort food is all about hearty casseroles and warming stews. We love anything that gets slow-cooked, roasted or baked for maximum coziness. …

Cooking

10 Tips to Help Your Houseplants Survive Fall & Winter

With end of Daylight Savings near, you're not the only one anticipating (or rather dreading) the harshest months of the year. Pretty soon, your …

Plants

Clean Burnt Residue Off of Pans With Baking Soda

Burnt, stuck-on food may seem like a dishwasher’s worst nightmare but, with the help of baking soda, it can be removed super easily without any …

Dishwashing

Check out this great chocolate chip cookie recipe.

<i>This post originally appeared in Genius Recipes from</i> Food52<i>.</i><p>Not that there was anything wrong with chocolate chip cookies. (I legally have to make …

Dessert

Agile vs. Waterfall: A Side-by-Side Comparison

Agile vs. Waterfall—if you’re at least a little familiar with the world of software development, then you’re probably already well acquainted with …

Project Management

What a Hiring Manager Is Actually Thinking During Your Interview

Whether you’ve interviewed over one million times or can count on one hand how many times you’ve been face-to-face with a hiring manager, the process …

Stylish Bridesmaid Dresses for Every Popular Color Scheme

If you haven't already been a bridesmaid in a friend's wedding party, it's safe to say you're bound to be eventually. Years and years of wedding …

Performance Management: A New Perspective

The secret is out. Many organizations used to think of performance management as a backward-looking assessment program owned by HR. No longer. …

6 Killer Tips To Promote Your Instagram Page

So fellow entrepreneurs and business owners, you must all be using Instagram as a part of your Social Media Strategy by now and you want to be …

Trump University Customer: 'Gold Elite' Program Nothing But Fool's Gold

A lot of famous and important people have felt the sting of Donald Trump's invective in recent months, including former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, British Prime Minister David Cameron and even the pope.<p>And then there's Bob Guillo, of Manhasset, N.Y.<p>The 76-year-old Long Island retiree found …

Donald Trump

The Under $10 Makeup Products The Internet Loves

Looking to update your makeup collection? Also looking to not blow your entire paycheck in the process? Head to the drugstore. When it comes to drugstore products, the only people we trust more than the dozens of bargain-beauty obsessed makeup artists for recommendations are the hard-core beauty …

Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi shares the most valuable management advice she's ever received

Since she became CEO in 2006, the company's global revenue has increased from $40 billion in 2007 to more than $63 billion last year.<p>Hallmarks of her management style include a tough-minded willingness to uproot a legacy culture and a laser-like focus on the customer experience.<p>In Nooyi's case, …

Indra Nooyi

Why your content strategy isn't working

Almost every company that says they invest in marketing has a blog, social media presence, videos on YouTube, and downloadable content. And while that's all nice to have, let's be completely honest here … it's probably not doing what you hoped it would.<p>You had visions of incoming inquiries, new …

Marketing

4 TED Talks To Become A True Leader

There’s no set formula for what makes an effective leader. Some people make it to the top and others don’t, but contrary to popular belief, it’s not all a game of wealth. The following TED Talks, given by thought leaders in their respective fields, explore various factors that contribute to the …

Public Speaking

Your Resume Is Never Enough to Get the Job You Really Want

If you haven't started a business yet and there's a job you really want, relying on a resume is little better than wishing and hoping.<p>Maybe you haven't started a business yet. Maybe you're a serial entrepreneur in between startups. Or maybe you're trying to gain additional skills while you launch …

Employment

What CNBC Won't Tell You

In May 2009, during an appearance on CNBC, I suggested that the network could do a major service to investors by abandoning its slogan "In Cramer we Trust" and substituting "In Bogle we Trust." Cramer then stormed onto the set and engaged in a bug-eyed rant. He first misrepresented -- and then …

Stock Markets

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly …

Personal Finance

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template | Inc.com

Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business plan is important because it communicates to everyone involved in the organization what the goals are, and how management plans to get there," says Drew Starbird, a professor of operations …

Small Business

#Beauty : How to Remove Very Deep Blackheads

Beauty<p>Blackheads are oil, dirt and sebum that get trapped in pores and then harden. Blackheads most often occur on the nose, chin and forehead. …

Nine Things That Separate The Leaders From The Managers

Warren Bennis, one of the pioneers of contemporary leadership studies, was fond of saying, “The manager does things right; the leader does the right thing.” It’s a distinction that should speak volumes to anyone who seeks to both manage and lead in an organization.<p>Bennis, who died in 2014, once …

Procter & Gamble

New Research Shows Why Focus On Teams, Not Just Leaders, Is Key To Business Performance

Deloitte just launched a study of people challenges in business, Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2016, and the results were striking. Among the 7,000+ companies who responded (in over 130 countries), the #1 issue on leaders minds is “how to redesign our organizational structure” to meet the demands …

Human Resources

The 11 minute guide to a bulletproof UX strategy

The heart of great UX strategy lies in thorough research. Unfortunately, UX research is usually a mess.<p>If you’re an outsider, you’re still getting to know everyone involved in the project at the same time you’re navigating which research activities to take on. If you’re an insider, it can be the …

Product Management

10 TED Talks to Inspire the Stressed and Lonely Entrepreneur

A researcher who studies human connection, Brene Brown did a TED talk in 2010 about her findings in the areas of vulnerability. When it went crazy …

Public Speaking

5 Powerful Ways to Increase Brand Awareness (Educate First, Sell Later)

B2B marketers say increasing brand awareness is the top challenge they face, according to a report from B2B International.The report was based on …

Marketing

Why the most successful people aren't afraid to promote themselves

We don't want to expose ourselves to potential criticism, so we mask our self-protection with a demure (and often proud!), "Oh, me? I'm just not very comfortable with promoting myself."<p>Congratulations, your less competent colleague is about to take your promotion.<p>I have identified the top five …

Self-improvement

Here's How the Smartest Employees Manage Their Boss | Inc.com

You may not like having a boss. But until you're ready to go out on your own, having a boss will be a fact of life. Your interactions with that boss will determine the quality of your life at work, as well as the progression of your career. It's an important relationship to get right.<p>Though it may …

Employment

A former McKinsey partner says a 2-minute exercise can get you back to productivity when you've hit a wall at work

Whether it's the end of the day and you're struggling with decision fatigue or fear of failure has your heart racing, there's a quick way to collect yourself so that you can resume being productive, says Caroline Webb, Sevenshift's CEO, a McKinsey senior adviser, and a former McKinsey partner.<p>Her …

Mindfulness

Tony Robbins: This Is the 1 Quality of All Successful Entrepreneurs

When Marc Benioff decided to quit his job at Oracle and start his own company – the now $50 billion cloud software giant Salesforce – he turned to …

Entrepreneurship