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15 Easy Dinners That Start with Shredded Chicken

Weeknight cooking is a slog, even under the best circumstances (add in one late meeting and it’s cold cereal all around). Our secret weapon? Shredded …

Cooking

How to Develop Empathy for Someone Who Annoys You

When someone you work with annoys you, it’s tempting to avoid the person as much as possible. But this isn’t always feasible and often only makes the situation worse. You’re better off cultivating some empathy. How can you do that with a colleague who rubs you the wrong way? How can you foster …

Self-help

What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

Leadership

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Happiness

Do Not Throw Your Soda Bottles: Make A Vertical Garden With Them!

Sooner or later it looks like we are running out of gardening space. So, we found a way to help you maximize the space of your porch or garden by …

Gardening

Here's how to beat anxiety without medication, according to a new scientific study

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, …

Mental Health

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.Is that really the best career guidance?People often take this sort of …

Public Relations

Starting a new job soon? The tip that changed my life

<b>Here’s a tip that my mentor told me a few years ago before I started my most recent role and it CHANGED. MY. LIFE.</b><p><b>I report to the CEO</b> of the company …

Employment

In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos' annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years Amazon has soared from revenues fo $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Leadership

25 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

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Online Education

Dine Outdoors Like a French Family: 12 Ideas to Steal

How does a French family dine outdoors? In style, of course, with a certain insouciant mix of high-low: outdoor furnishings that look just as good …

Landscaping

LinkedIn’s Career Expert reveals 3 ways to make your profile stand out

It's not too late to land the job of your dreams in 2018. I got in touch with LinkedIn's resident Career Expert, Blair Decembrele, to get a few tips on how to make your LinkedIn profile stand out, which LinkedIn courses help you to develop the most in-demand skills and how to tell your story on …

Employment

Here’s how to make the salary expectations question work for you

During the job interview process, you should have three ideas about compensation clear in your mind before you get the salary expectations question: …

Employment

16 Top Quotes to Inspire a Rare and Remarkable Type of Leadership

Be inspired by Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Sheryl Sandberg, Simon Sinek and others.<p>In an era where high-profile, sexual harassment allegations continue to roll in, and Facebook's data-privacy scandal grows steadily worse, it's evident this country is faced with a crisis -- the absence of true …

Leadership

Willpower Doesn’t Work. Here’s How to Actually Change Your Life.

“Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth.” — <i>Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D.</i><p><i>This article is</i> …

Self-improvement

10 Vegetarian Meals to Make in the Slow Cooker Right Now

Need some inspiration for working an extra meatless dinner into your meal plan? Look no further than your slow cooker. When the slow cooker's …

Cooking

Banana Bread Recipe

This version of banana bread is the only one I make now. It is perfect - tender, flavorful, and it works every time. It isn't your typical quick …

Breakfast

How To Dramatically Sharpen Your Attention And Focus

There is so much information available, and new information is coming to light at a break-neck pace. How do you decide which information is …

Mindfulness

Read This if You Think Age Doesn’t Matter

<i>“Wait, they gave the job to who?”</i><p>I’d just been turned down after what I thought was a killer interview for a programming job. I had the knowledge. I …

On Drinking and Dead Parents and Life on Other Planets

If I still drank, I would have last night.<p>There was nothing noticeably different yesterday from all my other days. I woke in the morning and helped …

The “Burner List”—My simple, paper-based system for focused to-dos

<i>Note: Nothing to do with Burning Man.</i><p>Man, I hate to-do lists. Checking off finished tasks feels good, but the glow of accomplishment masks an ugly …

Productivity

Tackling a Tough Conversation with a Coworker? Follow these 5 Steps | Inc.com

A few months ago, I boarded a flight, tired and eager to relax for a few hours. Then, when I got to my seat and looked at my ticket, I realized I had been accidentally moved from the exit row I reserved into a middle seat a few rows down. Keep in mind that I'm 6'6" with a bad back and knees. I had …

Self-help

Tomato Tart with Basil and Ricotta

In this simple recipe, flaky puff pastry replaces pizza dough for a light, Italian-inspired tart that’s perfect for a late summer brunch or a pre-dinner nibble. Forming the tart by hand, instead of confining it to a tart pan, gives it a rustic look well suited to the colorful combination of creamy …

Baking

20 Dinner Recipes That Put Your Cast Iron Skillet to Work

Of all the pots and pans you reach for on a nightly basis to get dinner on the table, let the cast iron skillet be the most turned to. It can do just …

Cooking

Making Homemade Tortillas is Simple, plus Five Ways to Boost Them

We make tacos with fresh tortillas constantly. They're a taco night game-changer, and so so <i>so</i> easy. You can make the dough in a heartbeat using masa …

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad

Mexican-Style Pickled Carrots

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Meet the spicy pickled carrots that are about to forever change your Taco Tuesday or even just your snack-dinner …

Carrots

Nine Healthier One-bowl Baking Recipes

One bowl baking is the best. Even better if you can hand mix the batter. Dragging a large mixer onto the counter and then washing and wiping it down, …

Vanilla Cake With Chocolate Frosting

This moist and delicious vanilla cake can be frosted with the included chocolate frosting, or use another frosting. This cake would be great with a …

Dessert

The Problem with Saying “Don’t Bring Me Problems, Bring Me Solutions”

It’s time to retire the saying “Don’t bring me problems, bring me solutions.” Even though advocates of this approach believe it reduces whining, increases empowerment, helps employees manage up, and boosts careers, it’s fraught with challenges.<p>Not every problem has an easy solution. Tackling the …

Leadership