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My top 10 quotes on leadership

10. A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.<p>– Zig Ziglar<p>9. Innovation distinguishes …

Jennifer Aaker: How to Feel Like You Have More Time

New research shows that experiencing moments of awe can change perceptions of our most valued commodity.<p>If you’re feeling pressed for time, you’re …

Agotadas: las mujeres sufren el mal del siglo XXI

Es un mantra. En cuanto te juntas con mujeres en torno a los 40, ya sea en el trabajo, en el parque o en una cena de amigas, trabajen o no fuera de …

Two Worlds Colliding: How LinkedIn Could Take On Salesforce

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Vik Singh is CEO of Infer.</i><p>Today’s B2B sales and marketing folks struggle with the overwhelming number of channels for finding and reaching new leads. The customer “funnel” continues to expand as buyers do more of their own research before raising their hand to connect with a sales …

Crisis in Mexico: The Disappearance of the Forty-Three

Every morning, the newspapers in Mexico City announce how many days it has been since forty-three students from the Ayotzinapa Normal School disappeared while in Iguala, Guerrero. On Friday, the number—twenty-eight days—was accompanied by an announcement that the governor of Guerrero state, Ángel …

Why I Believe in Nighttime Parenting

Right around his seventh birthday, my son Owen started developing a lot of fears. And over the following year, his fears persisted. Some even got worse.<p>Mirrors. Windows. Dolls. The sound of an Android ringtone.<p>Though he's slowly starting to overcome those fears, for at least a year I found him, …

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Overcaffeinators May Have More Trouble Expressing Their Feelings

I'm feeling lukewarm<p>If you often have trouble with finding the right words to express your feelings, empathizing with other people’s emotions, or waiting for your next caffeine fix, you may be alexithymic.<p>Alexithymia, derived from Greek for “no words for feelings,” is a personality trait …

Psychology

3 Things Little Girls Need from Their Fathers

The last post I wrote highlighting for mothers the role sexual development plays in their daughters' overall happiness was incredibly well received. But since it went viral, I've gotten many requests to write one for fathers. So here it is.<p>A little girl needs her father's support in her unfolding …

Under The Volcano

Rice case: purposeful misdirection by team, scant investigation by NFL

The seven-month scandal that is threatening Roger Goodell's future as NFL commissioner began with an unexpected phone call in the early morning hours …

Editors’ Picks: 10 Favorite Sources for Bargain Vintage Furniture

Here at Remodelista we’ve participated in our share of eBay auctions. We’ve also have been known to obsessively check the local Craigslist listings …

10 Strategies That Will Help You Triumph Over Adversity

Although the difficulties we'll face in life are inevitable, there are habits you can develop that will allow you to better overcome adversity when it strikes.<p>Italian psychotherapist and philosopher Piero Ferrucci explains some of these strategies in his forthcoming book, "Your Inner Will: Finding …

Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League

In the spring of 2008, I did a daylong stint on the Yale admissions committee. We—that is, three admissions staff, a member of the college dean’s …

College & University

Relax, your kids will be fine

IN 1693 the philosopher John Locke warned that children should not be given too much “unwholesome fruit” to eat. Three centuries later, misguided …

Visiting California's Wine Country

Vineyards never feel very far away in California, where world-beating wines await. With a broad variety of heirloom and imported varietals that are true expressions of this vibrant, varied landscape, there is no time like the present to wine-taste across California.<p>Idyllic Fall Day in the Napa …

6 Common Burger Cooking Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

We love burgers—but from choosing the wrong meat to overloading on the condiments, are you making any of these common cooking mistakes?<p>Is there anything better than the classic simplicity of a burger fresh off the grill? A good burger—juicy, flavorful, and with just the right fixin's—is summer …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Home Deco Site Houzz Raises $150M At A $2.3B Post-Money Valuation

Looks like home-remodelling and design site Houzz is upsizing. Filings that the startup made at the end of May in Delaware, uncovered by the folks at VCExperts, indicate that it is raising a Series D round of $150 million, at a post-money valuation of just over $2.3 billion on a fully-diluted basis.<p>…

KPCB Internet trends 2014

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report includes:<p>1. Key Internet trends showing slowing Internet user growth but strong smartphone, tablet and mobile data traffic growth as well as rapid growth in mobile advertising.<p>2. Emerging positive efficiency trends in education and …

Trends

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

How Kirsten Green defied venture capital's gender boundaries and ruled ecommerce

“When I want to do something, forget convention, I’m going to find a way to do it.”<p>Well, yes.<p>Officially, Kirsten Green is on “maternity leave.” Which …

Does Baker's Yeast Really Prevent You From Getting Drunk?

This question came to light over a much-ballyhooed excerpt from Aaron Goldfarb’s <i>Esquire</i> interview with Jim Koch, founder and CEO of Boston Beer Company, makers of the Samuel Adams line of craft lagers and ales.<p>In the article, “How To Drink All Night Without Getting Drunk,” Goldfarb quotes Koch’s …

51 Mother's Day Breakfast & Brunch Recipes For an Easy Gift

From french toast to fail-proof frittatas and all the rosé spritzers in between, we've got you covered.<p><b>Everyone knows that Mother's Day is all about brunch</b>. Oh, right, and showing your mom you really appreciate everything she's done for you. Even after that thing last Thanksgiving. Our favorite way …

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3 Breakfast Taco Recipes You'll Definitely Want to Make

Our test kitchen created three breakfast taco recipes. From chorizo and sweet potato to poblanos and queso fresco, here's how they're making our mornings better—and tastier.<p>Listen, we love tacos. We love them for lunch, we love them for dinner, and we especially love them for late-night snacks. We …

Cooking

5 Things Super Lucky People Do

Do you feel lucky? Here's a clear-cut approach for improving your luck today.<p>"The Luck of the Irish" is an American phrase that comes from the days of the gold rush in the 1800s. Intolerant Americans figured the Irish people weren't smart enough to find gold, and blamed their success on being lucky …

Caramelized Onions Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

It's surprisingly tricky to make caramelized onions. Here's what most people get wrong when cooking them.<p>Caramelized onions are good on pretty much…everything. The only problem? They're surprisingly tricky to make. They take time to slowly brown and caramelize. It's easy to burn them—and it's easy …