Talaya Williams

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Instant Pot Minestrone Soup Recipe

Making <i>really</i> good Instant Pot minestrone soup with dried, un-soaked beans is possible. I wasn't sure at first, and it required a few attempts to get …

Soup

5 easy chicken meals you can prep for the week that will save you time and money

Making more of your own food can save you big in the long run. It helped one millennial pay off more than $70,000 in loans and become a millionaire …

Cinnamon-Sugar Monkey Bread

For ten minutes work, this recipe delivers a decadent payoff-- a crispy, sweet buttery crust with gooey pockets of caramel. It takes refrigerator …

The Secret to the Perfect Pecan Pie is Bourbon

I would estimate the number of pecan pies that I have baked in my lifetime falls solidly in the four digits.<p>That’s a lot. But to be fair, I worked …

Baking

Thirteen Great Blender Soups you can Make Tonight Recipe

Blender soups are great because, often, you just need a few ingredients. Start with one all-star, seasonal ingredient like winter squash, broccoli, …

Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes Put a Twist on a Breakfast Classic

Relationship-ending "are you a pancake or waffle person" debates notwithstanding, it's fair to say people love a good pancake. In fact, this guy …

Homemade Cashew Butter Recipe

<i>Homemade cashew butter is easy as can be to make yourself. And there’s no hidden sugar or artificial anything. Here’s how to make it.</i>Adapted from …

#Recipe : Easy Breakfast Quesadillas

Recipes<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>6 eggs<br>1/4 cup milk, any kind<br>Salt and pepper, to taste<br>1/2 green pepper, diced<br>4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided<br>6 slices bacon, …

Start a 100-Day Challenge to Build Habits Without Overwhelming Yourself

One of the hardest parts of building new habits is the idea of leaving your old habits behind. To make it easier for yourself, make your habit into a …

The 100

How to Sell Digital Products with Shopify

Have you ever wanted to sell digital products online? Perhaps you spent some time writing an ebook on dropshipping and want to sell and distribute it …

The $5 Billion Battle For The American Dinner Plate

Investors in startups like Blue Apron, HelloFresh, and Plated are wagering hundreds of millions of dollars on the idea that dinnertime is just too hard to manage. As meal-kit startups spring up like so many mushrooms, Fast Company investigates the boxed-meal phenomenon and how it will change the …

5 Tasks Entrepreneurs Should Finish Before the End of the Year

It's almost time to say goodbye to 2014. But it's also time for a few final business tasks before you ring in the new year.<p>Maybe you're working during the holidays--maybe you're not. Either way, there are some urgent end-of-year tasks all entrepreneurs should take care of. Make sure you don't drop …

Build an E-Commerce Business. Automate Everything. Break All the Rules.

In my consulting practice, I often work with entrepreneurs who own dropship e-commerce stores and are struggling to expand. Dropshipping as a …

Ultimate Headline Formulas for Tweets, Posts, Articles and Emails

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>A headline can serve either as an apple pie on the windowsill of your content or as its bouncer. It’s all in the way you phrase things.<p>Fortunately for us, many people have found headlines that work wonders, consistently, time after time. And they go well …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …

Get Your Online Audience Engaged NOW

While we're all hoping for our content to go viral and generate big buzz seemingly overnight, the truth is that successful marketing requires a daily effort.<p>And part of that daily effort is engaging in communication with your audience. But just what does engagement mean? Surely, likes and favorites …

8 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs Planning World Domination

So whether your goal is a successful hometown business or world domination, here are a few tips from some young entrepreneurs who are lighting up the business world.<p>With shows like <i>Shark Tank</i> and all the focus in the media on entrepreneurship, young, vibrant, and charismatic entrepreneurs have …

7 Non-Sketchy Ways To Stay In Touch With Your Contacts

Here’s how to keep in touch with your connections, without becoming a stalker.<p>From finding a job to meeting your next business partner or new client, you know that there are countless ways that your network can help you when you need it.<p>The problem is that reaching out, especially out of the blue, …

Very Smart People and The Entrepreneur

Some caveats about hiring the smartest people in the room.<p>Hiring the sharpest mental knife in the drawer ain't always the no-brainer it may seem.<p>I've never thought of myself as especially smart at book larnin'. Especially in the business arts. I have no advanced degree in business. Never even took …

4 Short Lessons on How to Learn a New Skill

Repetition is not enough. You need knowledge and an outside eye.<p>Learning a new skill: It's exciting, it's empowering--and it's intimidating. But don't think so hard at the get-go.<p>You need motivation.<p>Remember, the first thing you have to do is simply to begin. And your beginning probably began long …

3 Instant Anxiety Busters

If you're on the edge of a freak-out, try these simple interventions to keep calm.<p>When it comes to long-term balance, there's no shortage of tips and ideas on how to ensure that you're maintaining healthy stress levels and your work doesn't completely swamp your personal life. But other times, all …

How to Network as an Introvert

How can you market yourself--or your business--if acts of self-promotion always feel difficult?<p>What's the difference between an introvert and a shy person? In a fantastic post on Social Media Today, Minter Dial, president of The Myndset Company, and Noam Kostucki, a professional speaker, coach and …

How to Hire People You'll Never Have to Manage

Resumes Are Nearly Useless<p><b>Resumes Are Nearly Useless</b><p>Most of our hiring practices were developed for the Industrial Age. But it turns out resumes are nearly useless and our hiring process is backwards. Here's four steps to turn that legacy process around.<p><b>#1--Business Beliefs and Culture</b> Business …

How Great Leaders Think

The author of "Happiness at Work" explains why entrepreneurs should rethink the way they react to adversity.<p>Bestselling author and life coach Srikumar Rao has been helping entrepreneurs and business executives transform the way they work for decades.<p>One of the reasons Rao's book "Happiness at Work" …

Inc. 500 CEOs on Their Top Victories and Painful Fumbles | Inc.com

1<p>My Job Is to Solve Every Kind of Crisis<p>Noi Solutions, No. 300<p>My Job Is to Solve Every Kind of Crisis<p>I come from an entrepreneurial family, and I always knew I wanted to do something on my own. After years of working for Victoria's Secret and Nike, I started Noi Solutions to help retailers …

Rule No. 1 of Business Growth? Create Customer Reactions | Inc.com

3 Easy Ways to Get the Sales You've Been Missing

Whether your company is brand new or years old, use these proven methods to increase your revenue and ensure growth.<p>Many new companies, ours included, can get away with a cavalier sales model. Sales are the necessary afterthought: “We built it, now let’s figure out how to sell it.” Since you start …