Adam Francis

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How to Improve Your Batch Brew Coffee

Batch brewers make brewing specialty coffee easy, consistent, and efficient. But just like manual brewing, a little effort can go a long way to …

4 Key Strengths of Successful Businesses

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A recent survey found that less than half of employees trust the senior management at their jobs. Yet our research shows that leaders and entrepreneurs who build trust within their corporate organizations have greater employee commitment, …

This Video Shows You the Choices for Starting Your Own Business

If you’ve decided to start your own business, you’ve got many critical decisions ahead of you—like choosing the right legal structure for your …

How I Got Over My Fear of Confrontation and Learned to Speak Up

Years ago, I started a brand new job, and I was contracted on terrible project. There was no real work to do, so instead of technical writing—my …

Self-help

Stop "Workout Hopping": If It’s Not Broke Don’t Fix It

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” How many times have you heard this adage? It isn’t always true, of course—Blockbuster Video probably regrets not …

Exercise

How to Be Assertive | The Art of Manliness

<i>Your boss consistently asks you at the last minute to come into work on the weekend. You say “yes” every time even though you have family plans. You</i> …

8 Benefits of Napping: Why You Need to Nap Everday | The Art of Manliness

I’ve detailed elsewhere how hard I worked in law school. But there was another secret to my success that I haven’t mentioned yet: the nap.<p>In law …

Prosciutto-Stuffed Chicken with Mushroom Sauce

4 to 6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 50 min<p>Total Time: 50 min<p>This stuffed chicken breast is elegant enough for a dinner party.<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds)<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>8 thin slices prosciutto<p>8 thin slices provolone cheese<p>32 fresh basil …

Recipes

Tag: DIY

The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

Essential Oils

Fresh Ricotta

Makes about 1 cup<p>A bowl of pasta tossed with fresh ricotta, chopped walnuts, some olive oil, and a little fresh parsley is a beautiful thing. Just saying.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups whole milk<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice or distilled white …

Recipes

Stylish Storage Solutions from a Brooklyn Designer

Brooklyn-based Farrah Sit founded Light + Ladder with the goal of “providing artistic, one of a kind American-made accessories for the urban dweller.”<p>…

Made in America

The Cheapest & Best Online Sources for DIY Project & Craft Supplies

Winter is the perfect time for crafting, but it is not the perfect time to go traipsing from store to store searching for craft supplies, your brain …

Brand Building

Here’s a fun little blast — a quick exercise in building a brand, complete with video. I still don’t know whether to call this forced perspective or …

This Table of Exercises Shows You How to Get Fit Without Any Equipment

You can get a complete workout with just your body. This "Periodic Table of Bodyweight Exercises" showcases dozens of moves—from easy to insane—you …

How Can I Fall Asleep Faster?

<i>The latest sleep research has revealed a good night's rest is more important than we ever thought. Sleep doesn't just reinforce memories and make you</i> …

Sleep

Perfect drug for perfect pitch? New study tests valproate

A new study suggests a mood-stabilizing drug could allow adults to learn perfect musical pitch the way kids do. But don't expect the drug to turn you into a rock star just yet.<p>You're only as young as you think you are. But what if you could re-train your brain to absorb information as easily as a …

Build Your Own Raspberry Pi-Powered Tablet

Tablets are typically expensive and don't exactly offer up much of chance for customization. If you don't mind making your own tablet, DIYer Michael …