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15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership

Hands Down the Best Way to Roast a Sweet Potato

I thought I knew how to roast a sweet potato, but I was wrong. Sure, pricking a sweet potato with a fork, wrapping it in tinfoil, and roasting it until done at 350 degrees Fahrenheit <i>works</i>, but there is a better way. A method that’s equally uncomplicated, takes no more time, and yields superlative …

Curries

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

Motivation

How to make egg bread dough for pull-apart challah (or Parker House rolls)

Chefs, I once presumed, stood mid-kitchen, gazed at the ceiling and pronounced: rich, egg-bolstered bread! Then produced a perfect loaf.<p>Perhaps some are struck by such inspiration. None forgo perseveration. Perfecting a recipe takes trial and error. Over and over. And over and over and …

Yale's most popular class teaches happiness: 6 lessons you can practice now

When a Yale University psychology professor set out to teach a new course on how to be happy, the reaction was stunning.<p>When Yale University psychology professor Laurie Santos set out to teach a new course on how to be happy, the reaction was stunning.<p>“Psychology and the Good Life,” which began …

Happiness

Crispy Parmesan-Crusted Pancakes Are My New Cauliflower Rice Obsession

Now the base of pizza crusts and tater tots, cauliflower has proven its versatility time and time again. When grated or processed into “rice,” it …

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Bill Gates

This Homemade Pizza Dough Just Calls for 2 Simple Ingredients

Did you know that you can make the most amazing pizza dough with just two ingredients? Sound too good to be true? Perhaps, but after you try this fun food hack, you’ll forget all about delivery and want to make these every time you’re craving a slice. Plus you can top it with anything you’d like, …

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life | Inc.com

Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each experience--good and bad--makes you grow. Get along with life and surely, things …

Motivation

9 science-backed books that could change your life for the better in 2018

This year, like every year, most of us are trying to get more done, be happier, and have better relationships. Given the high levels of burnout across professions (50% by some accounts), we all could use some tools for higher efficiency and better self-care. The good news is that these 9 books …

Happiness

Crispy Brussels Sprouts With Miso Dressing Recipe - Health

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F with a rack in upper third of oven; line a large baking sheet with foil. Cut brussels sprouts in half …

Brussels Sprouts

The 10 Commandments of Furniture Placement

Here at Apartment Therapy, we've been banging on about furniture placement for years, and it seems we've got a lot to say on the topic. Between all …

Living Rooms

Early or late: One senior says ignore the conventional wisdom of waiting to take Social Security. Take it at 62.

My husband and I are in a great debate about when to start collecting Social Security.<p>I want to delay getting benefits until we are 70. We both reach full retirement age at 67.<p>“Nope,” my husband says. “I’m going to take it early at 62. Why wait all those years when we could use the money to travel …

Retirement

How to Keep Pipes from Freezing (And What to Do if They Already Have)

As temperatures have dropped terrifyingly low across the country recently (-4 degrees Fahrenheit? How is that even real?), homeowners and landlords …

Home Improvement

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

Sponsored by<p>By<p>Dec 22 2017, 9:52 AM<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families</i> …

Kids

7 Tips for the Best Mashed Potatoes of Your Life

By Alex Delany<p>Everything you need to reach mashed potato nirvana.<p>Mashed potatoes are a simple food. But you might need tips for making the best mashed potatoes. Because if you’ve ever made a simple food before, you know that simple is anything but, especially when that food creates such strong …

Cooking

Make-Ahead Gravy is a Pro Thanksgiving Move

Make this gravy ahead of time so you're not sweating over the stove at the last minute.<p>After the turkey, nothing inspires quite as much anxiety as the gravy. A lot of this pressure comes from the hectic, hands-on making of the roux, separating the pan drippings, and heating the stock while your …

Cooking

8 Rules for Ditching Sentimental Clutter

Trust us. You'll feel better once you let it go. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>Finally discarding the pile of catalogs that's hiding your dining room table is one thing; getting rid of old photographs, hand-me-downs, or life's other souvenirs is another.<p>"Everything we own …

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I’ll never forget the first time I pulled a whole roasted chicken from the oven. Juicy and golden, it was a beautiful sight. I almost didn’t want to …

Cooking

Yogurt Marinated Grilled Chicken Skewers - What's Gaby Cooking

For the chicken:<p>2 teaspoons crushed red pepper<p>2 teaspoons sweet paprika<p>1 cup plain whole-milk Greek yogurt<p>3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<p>2 …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Slow-Cooked Salmon, Chickpeas, and Greens

4 Servings<p>Bobby Flay often uses terra-cotta dishes called for this recipe. These lightweight vessels, ubiquitous in Spain, can go from oven to table, and come in a full range of sizes.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Salmon<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more<p>1 15.5-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed<p>½ teaspoon ground …

Seafood

Why You Should Roast a Ton of Vegetables This Weekend

If you're going to roast vegetables, you might as well roast a large batch. Here's why.<p>Want to organize your week's meals, knock out an easy cooking project, and get a head-start on eating healthier? One of the easiest weekend kitchen tasks you can check off your list is to <b>roast a large batch of</b> …

Food

Make The Turn Weekly Challenge #37: Bomb It Big

Everyone wants to hit their golf ball farther! Although it helps to be built for power, anyone can very quickly learn to train themselves into a little more club head speed.<p>This week's challenge was presented to me while running my Nike Junior Golf Camps in Pebble Beach. I had hired a good young …

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Deep Chocolate Cake with Orange Icing Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Makes 12 servings</b><p><b>Chocolate Cake</b><p>1 1/4 cups all purpose flour<br>• 3/4 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 3/4 teaspoon …

Green Peanut Butter Smoothie

Makes 2 Servings<p>“A vegan green smoothie with some depth: I love the subtle savory quality the kale adds to the classic PB–banana combo.” —Dawn Perry, senior food editor<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 banana<p>1 cup nut milk<p>1 cup torn kale<p>2 tablespoons peanut butter<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>Recipe …

Breakfast

50 Super Bowl Dip Recipes, from Guacamole to Onion Dip

Whether it's with tortilla chips, pita, crudites, or your fingers (no judgment), here are 50 recipes to rock your Super Bowl party.<p>We hereby mandate that all Super Bowl parties must have a dip, whether it’s a cheesy, gooey concoction or a fresh veggie salsa. Double-dipping optional.

Cooking

Crispy Apple-Oat Fritters

8 Servings<p>If the batter thickens as it sits, thin with more club soda.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup plus 2 Tbsp. sugar, divided<p>1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided<p>Vegetable oil (for frying; about 4 cups)<p>1 cup gluten-free old-fashioned oats<p>½ cup rice flour<p>2 tablespoons cornstarch<p>1 teaspoon …

Gluten-Free

French 75

8 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup gin<p>1/2 cup No-Cook Simple Syrup (see below)<p>1/2 cup fresh lemon juice<p>Champagne<p>Lemon twists (for garnish)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>To make our No-Cook Simple Syrup, combine 2 cups each superfine sugar and water in an airtight container. Cover and shake until sugar dissolves. …

Sparkling Wine