Jessica Lau

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If You Say Yes to Any of These 7 Questions, You're Much More Successful Than You Think | Inc.com

Sometimes comparisons can be useful... but where your sense of satisfaction and fulfillment are concerned, they're definitely not.<p>Like if you constantly you compare yourself to other people. Do that and it's easy to feel unsuccessful. If you're an entrepreneur and you compare yourself to Richard …

Self-improvement

The Secret to a Happy Marriage, According to a Clinical Psychologist | Inc.com

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 last or an already-pretty-good marriage even stronger?<p>It turns out the answer is yes, according …

Self-help

You Can Take One of America's Most Breathtaking Train Rides for Only $97

You can travel from Seattle to Los Angeles all for less than $100.<p>If you’ve ever wanted to see the West Coast without the hassle of driving, then we …

Trains

The #1 Ingredient for Better (Read: Fudgier) Brownies

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 require many ingredients or steps. (Therefore, it's even more important that you use …

Recipe: A Saucy Chicken Dish to Add to Your Repertoire

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 <i>la jefa</i>, the big boss lady. I looked forward to the days she made staff meal because her food was so, so good. …

Cooking

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed | Inc.com

Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them enlightenment in business.<p>Why this book in particular? Well, the nonfiction publication--released almost half a …

Bill Gates
Coffee Brewing

Five-Spice Fried Chicken Sandwich

4 servings<p>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.<p>May 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>Chicken<p>4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, (about 3½ pounds)<p>6 tablespoons light soy sauce<p>¼ cup toasted sesame oil<p>2 …

Soysauce

A 5-Ingredient, Salty-Sweet Roast That Will Be On Your Table in 30 Minutes

<i>We partnered with our friends at Natural Delights, purveyors of Medjool dates, for our latest contest—Your Best Recipe with Dates.</i><p>Hats off to Jessica! Her recipe for Roasted Cauliflower with Prosciutto and Dates has won our latest contest, Your Best Recipe with Dates.<p>We love the play of textures …

An Any-Weather, Any-Night Roasted Cauliflower Salad From Our New Book

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 for all of the spring produce—asparagus, radishes, ramps, favas—but I know (at least up here in …

50 of Our Most Popular, Brightest Salads

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 harried lunchtimes, that bring the requisite crunch and acid to our dinners, that are so mighty …

These 12 Habits Will Dramatically Improve Your Life | Inc.com

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 are causing us the problem. These 12 new habits will improve your health, your motivation, your …

Success

4 Behavioral Interview Questions That Reveal What a Job Candidate Is Really Like | Inc.com

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 lot insincere.<p>That's the problem with only asking opinion-based job interview questions. (Is there …

Job Interviews

Want to Be Happier, Healthier and More Physically Attractive? Be Kind.

Kindness is a concept that we know and love, but one that we don’t often sit back and reflect on. How are we demonstrating kindness in our everyday …

Happiness

The Secret to Being Blunt Without Being an A**hole

<i>Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity</i> by Kim Scott.<p>Silicon Valley was an ideal setting in which to explore the …

Fun-Da-Mental

Is Neuroscience Rediscovering The Soul?

The idea that neuroscience is rediscovering the soul is, to most scientists and philosophers, nothing short of outrageous. Of course it is not.<p>But the widespread, adverse, knee-jerk attitude presupposes the old-fashioned definition of the soul — the ethereal, immaterial entity that somehow …

Consciousness

Breakfast All Day: 22 Egg Recipes That Make Great Dinners

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 <i>oyakodon</i>, a bowl of rice topped with a warming mixture of dashi-simmered egg and chicken, and an easy Chinese dish pairs …

Cooking

15 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent, Even If You Don't Feel Like It | Inc.com

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?<p>Guess what? We all have.<p>Emotional intelligence, the ability to make emotions work for you instead of against you, involves learning and …

Self-help

3 Unconventional Lessons Every Entrepreneur Needs to Hear (to Succeed for the Right Reasons) | Inc.com

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 judge their wealth based on the amount of people they have positively impacted.<p>I believe that …

Motivation
Golden Globes

Broaden and Deepen Your Network Using This Simple Hack | Inc.com

How often do you see a practice you love and teach taken to a whole other level? Or two or even three?<p>Sometimes practices fit together so well to become so much more than the sum of their parts, you almost can't believe them. But you have to practice and share them.<p>I'll explain and show you how you …

Happiness

This New, Lightweight 3-D Printed Material Is 10 Times Stronger Than Steel | Inc.com

It might be weird looking, but it gets the job done.<p>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.<p>The researchers published their findings in a new report in the peer-reviewed journal <i>Science</i> …

Body Language

I Just Got A Big-Deal Job. How Can I Look The Part Without Going Broke?

By Charlotte Cowles<p><i>Mary is a 29-year-old analyst who just got a big promotion at the large corporation in Philadelphia where she works. In two weeks, she’ll be supervising a team of 16 people, 9 of whom are men older than she is.</i><p><i>She’s thrilled about the new position, which she’s worked hard to</i> …

Gung Ho

7 Best Interview Questions to Help You Hire Your Company's Next Rock Star

It's not about resumes and references when you're looking for rock stars. It's about getting to what matters: drive, vision, and cultural alignment.<p>This past weekend I assisted a client in vetting candidates for a critical position. She called Friday night, and said, "Marissa, I interviewed this …

Employment

5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Outsource Immediately to Save More Time

Are you an entrepreneur looking to save time and money? Start outsourcing these five things today.<p>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 …

Small Business

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After watching over 100 TED talks, these are the insights that have stuck with me most

Watch one TED talk, and you have a factoid to share with a friend at a bar.<p>Watch over 100 TED talks across several years — as I have, obsessively — and you begin to think a little differently about the world.<p>Not every talk is awe-inspiring or illuminating, but the best ones have changed how I think …

Personality

What You Need to Know Before Quitting Your Job to Start a Company

Entrepreneurship feels risky to a lot of people, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p><i>How do people survive financially after quitting their job and pursuing the entrepreneur route of a startup? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by</i> …

Selling