Francis Abraham

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10 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often at Work

If your ego doesn't get in the way, any one of these 10 phrases is a great way to build trust at work.<p>In management literature over the years, thought leaders keep drilling down on trust as that one huge motivator that will get you great collaboration, increase employee engagement, and lead to …

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever

No matter what you want to know and remember, the same basic methods and principles apply.<p>You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But …

University of California

12 Budget-Friendly Ways to Make Your Yard Look Professionally Landscaped

Warning: Your lawn is about to become the envy of the neighborhood.<p>Plus, get more great ideas for landscaping your yard.

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

Give up the bad habits that drain your mental strength.<p>As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've …

US Navy SEALs develop mental toughness by reinforcing one behavior

Mental toughness is a state of mind. Anyone can develop the mental toughness of a solider without being part of the military. Mental toughness is resilience—the ability to stick to something regardless of the obstacles in your way. It’s about being goal oriented, always trying to improve, and being …

Special Forces

How Constraints Force Your Brain To Be More Creative

When we have less to work with, psychologists have found that we actually begin to see the world differently.<p>For decades, the dominant view among psychologists was that constraints served as a barrier to creativity. Anybody who spends a short time working under a confining bureaucracy, dealing with …

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of repitious …

Motivation

Chicken gyozas

Step 1<p>Combine chicken mince, cabbage, green onions, ginger, garlic, tamari, sake, sugar, sesame oil and pepper in bowl.<p>Step 2<p>Place a gyoza wrapper on …

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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7 Ways that will help you set the stage for success

Share13<p>Tweet<p>Share1<p>+12<p>Shares 16<p>We all have heard the saying that its all in the mind! And how true is it, a positive mindset is of paramount …

Motivation

Betty's Famous Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

"Absolutely the best cinnamon rolls, ever. So good, you can't NOT make them, let alone, stop eating them. A little hard work but totally worth it in …

10 Things that Highly Successful People Do Every Morning

Make your morning—and the day that follows—rock with these tips for a positive and productive morning routine from highly successful people.<p>If you …

Coconut-Chocolate Cream Pie

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 box (9 ounces) Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers<br>• 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, melted<br>• 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut, toasted, divided<br>• 1/2 cup sugar<br>• 1/4 cup cornstarch<br>• 13½ ounces canned coconut milk<br>• 1 cup milk<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 3 egg yolks<br>• 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract<br>• 1 1.75-ounce Mounds …

8 Productivity Hacks for the World's Worst Procrastinators

Finding it hard to stay focused? These strategies will help you get more out of your day.<p>Procrastination can strike virtually anyone in any context. And it can take several forms: You might avoid work entirely, deliberate so much over work decisions that you don't actually get anything done, feel …

Apple-Cream Cheese Bundt Cake

This delicious apple bundt cake features a sweet cream cheese filling and homemade praline frosting. Garnish the frosting with extra toasted pecans.

Dessert

15 Gifts for the Spirited Mixologist Photos

There’s no shortage of maxims about the virtues of drinking, but F. Scott Fitzgerald perhaps said it best when he professed, “Here’s to alcohol, the rose-colored glasses of life.” That sentiment takes on even more significance during the holidays, when opportunities to share a boozy beverage with …

This Spiderweb Brownie Cake Is the Perfect Mix of Spooky and Sweet

Frosted blondies are the perfect fall dessert. These bar cookie beauties are tailor-made for a spooky gathering. Make the pretty web design by …

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5 Daily Habits of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

The main difference between the few who get ahead and the many treading water is how well they spend their time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial spirit lights a flame of hope in the hearts and minds of people near and far. For most, it's a symbolic …

Entrepreneurship

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate From Your Daily Routine

When it comes to productivity, the little things make all the difference. Quit sabotaging yourself with these bad habits.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to …

Time Management

A Deliciously Diverse Collection Of Useful Baking Tips

(Image Link)<p>Tis the season to do lots of baking, both for ourselves and others, and as we deliver the baked goods season after holiday season we pick …

Make Churro Cheesecake, Instantly Become Awesome

Dessert is a hot-button issue. Ice cream is classic but too predictable; not everyone likes chocolate; some people retch at the texture of flan, …

Why China's Falling Exchange Rate Undermines Their Reserve Currency Ambitions

China’s managed exchange rate is falling again, creeping steadily downwards against the U.S. dollar, just as it has been included in the IMF’s SDR basket of reserve currencies. The market continues to expect slow depreciation; towards 6.9 to the dollar by January 2017 and 7.1 to the dollar by the …

Economics

China's GDP: Is It Really This Uncannily Consistent?

<i>Original Post</i><p><i>By Stuart Burns</i><p>China reported last week that its economy grew at 6.7% in the third quarter compared with a year ago.<p>That's bang on the …

4 Detox Water Recipes to Help You De-Bloat

When used in the context of your diet, the words <i>cleanse</i> and <i>detox</i> are quite controversial. This is mostly because some commercial cleanses and "detox" …

How to Make Any Kind of Custard (& Avoid Any Dastardly Clumps or Curdling)

There’s a million things to love about custard. First off, the term itself encompasses everything from puddings cooked on the stovetop to crème brulees baked in the oven to panna cottas that set up in the fridge. I also love custards for their adaptability: It’s easy to use different sweeteners …

You Will Not Be Able to Stop Watching This Mesmerizing Halloween Cake Video

It's so soothing.<p>Even though this cake decorating video was posted to Instagram just yesterday, it already has 1.4 million views. We can totally see why — we can't stop watching it ourselves. In it, Chelsey White, who runs the Instagram account @Chelsweets, shows us how to turn blobs of colorful …