Sometimes comparisons can be useful... but where your sense of satisfaction and fulfillment are concerned, they're definitely not. Like if you constantly you compare yourself to other people. Do that it's
You already know that a strong marriage can be an important boost to your career. But are you wondering if your own union is as solid as it could be? Is there something you can do to make a new marriage
Every classic brownie, even a foolproof go-to, could use a little improvement. Whether you like them fudgy or cakey, brownie recipes tend to be simple and short. Most of them are one-bowl, and they don't
In 2006, I was working for a small bakery-cafe chain with a chef named Claudia. Affable and quick to laugh, she was revered by all of the cooks, a group of mostly men, who called her la jefa, the big lady.
Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that Business Adventures by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them enlightenment
4 servings Once butterflied, the breast will be much larger than the bun, but letting all that crispy goodness hang out (literally) is part of the appeal. May 2017Print Ingredients Chicken 4 skinless,
We partnered with our friends at Natural Delights, purveyors of Medjool dates, for our latest contest—Your Best Recipe with Dates. Hats off to Jessica! Her recipe for Roasted Cauliflower with Prosciutto
The 80-degree temperatures earlier this week have sent my cooking compass into a swivet. I’m not quite ready to shut off the oven or to turn on the grill, but I wouldn’t mind dining outside. I’m ready
I was flabbergasted to discover that there isn't a national salad day. There is Potato Salad Day (March 8) and Caesar Salad Day (July 4, natch), but what about all the other salads that pull us through
No matter who you are sometimes, we find ourselves in a slump or not where we want to be in our lives. For us to change our mindset, we often have to make changes to our habits and the behaviors that causing
Conduct enough job interviews and it feels like some of the candidates have tried to "hack" the most common interview questions. Their answers seem a little too polished, a little too rehearsed, and a
The idea that neuroscience is rediscovering the soul is, to most scientists and philosophers, nothing short of outrageous. Of course it is not. But the widespread, adverse, knee-jerk attitude presupposes
[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt] Eggs are an easy-to-prepare, affordable source of protein, which is why they're so popular for breakfast, lunch, and dinner all around the world. Japanese cuisine includes
Have you ever let emotion push you into doing something you later regretted? Or allowed your feelings to hold you back from something you really wanted to do? Guess what? We all have. But that doesn't
One of the most influential people in my life, a mentor of mine, taught me that a person should never judge their wealth by the amount of money they make, or how "successful" they are. A person should
I can't remember the first film I saw Meryl Streep perform in, but I do remember that she made a tremendous impression on me. Since then, Meryl has performed in many more films, earning tons of recognition
How often do you see a practice you love and teach taken to a whole other level? Or two or even three? Sometimes practices fit together so well to become so much more than the sum of their parts, you can't
It might be weird looking, but it gets the job done. Researchers at MIT have 3-D printed one of the strongest lightweight materials ever. It's 10 times stronger than steel--yet only 1/20th its density.
If you want to get better at persuading and influencing people, science is here to help. Based on research by Dr. Robert Cialdini, a leading social psychologist, it turns out that because of the sheer
This past weekend I assisted a client in vetting candidates for a critical position. She called Friday night, and said, "Marissa, I interviewed this candidate for the Chief Operating Officer (COO) position.
The saying goes that entrepreneurs are the only people who will work 80 hours to avoid working 40. More often than not, they're also the only people who will try to do everything themselves to save money.
Watch one TED talk, and you have a factoid to share with a friend at a bar. Watch over 100 TED talks across several years — as I have, obsessively — and you begin to think a little differently about the
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