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Cheese, Leek, and Herb Souffle Casserole

A cheesy large-format souffle is just right for an impressive Easter brunch. Serve with Oven Browns on the side.

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I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

3 Brain Hacks To Boost Your Motivation When You Need It Most

Different kinds of work require different types of motivation. Here’s how and when to use these three psychological principles.<p>I tend to wake up early and do my best work while the sun is coming up. Whenever I try to work late at night, I find I’m less focused and I have trouble thinking creatively.<p>…

30 High Quality Free Fonts You Should Definitely Own

Do you want the absolute best, high quality free fonts on the web? Of course you do! Then, take a look at these awesome, quality free fonts we have …

SEO Tools: The Complete List (2018 Update)

If you want to see the best SEO tools in one place, then you’ll LOVE this (updated) guide.I personally tested and reviewed <b>188</b> free and paid tools.And …

Why You Should Focus on Happiness, Not Productivity

For the first 20 years of our lives, we were taught and trained productivity. If we could finish the work we're supposed to finish, then we could play. If we are productive, then we're more likely to do well at school and get applauded.<p><i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p>We grew up …

Employment

9 Business Books That Will Change Your Life Today

Knowledge is regarded as the only lasting competitive advantage. This is true for economies, countries, organizations and people. This is the reason, …

What Oprah Knows for Sure About Living Well

I'm writing this on my front porch in Maui, feet up, sipping iced herbal Oprah chai. I just got off the phone with one of the graduates of The Oprah …

4 Steps to Less Stress -- and a Happier, More Loving You

<i>credit: maridav/123rf.com</i><p>Awareness brings its own reward.<p>Most of us have no idea how stressed we are because we've been that way so long. For years I had no idea how bad it was. Even when I knew that I needed to do something about it, I didn't. Besides I'd heard that for people who really want to …

Breast Cancer

Scientists might have just come up with a cure for aging

A new class of drugs has been identified that slow the ageing process in mice, alleviating symptoms of frailty and extending a healthy lifespan.<p>If …

Medicine

20 March 2015: Time to Take Happiness More Seriously

<i>A profound shift in attitudes is underway all over the world. People are now recognising that 'progress' should be about increasing human happiness</i> …

The Most Creative 404 Error Pages On The Web

But not always. Some companies use their 404 pages to have a bit of fun.<p>We browsed through the blog FourZeroFour to round up some of the best 404 pages on the web.

20 Quick Reads that Will Change the Way You Live, Love and Work

<i>“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.”<br>―Oscar Wilde</i><p>Based on a recommendation from an …

How to Live an Inspired Life

Whether you impact a million people or one person -- you're having an impact. Imagine if every person today just touched the life of one other person? The outcome would be incredible! So what are you waiting for? Why settle for "almost" doing what you love? Almost changing the world?<p>Have you ever …

Nonprofits

Wise Words That May Just Change Your Life

A mysterious someone has written the words of encouragement you—and your life—need right now.<p>Photo: Lisa Scatuccio<p>Do One Thing That Scares You Each …

Motivation

7 Sins of Newbie Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs are familiar with the ridiculously high percentage of small businesses that will fail in the first couple years. The business owners who survived the odds will tell you that they didn’t achieve success on sheer passion …

Stitch Raises $3.25M From Google Ventures And Others To Help Salespeople Close More Deals

Stitch, a new startup that wants to help salespeople close more deals via a mobile, productivity platform, has raised $3.25 million in seed funding from Google Ventures, SoftTech, Freestyle Capital, Foundation Capital, ENIAC Ventures and angels such as Brad Garlinghouse, Tom Conrad, and Eric …

Value Propositions: stop using 'made simple' to describe your startup

I recently worked with Vero on their customer acquisition. I was given free reign and one thing I personally <b>needed</b> to do was lift conversions from …

Designing User Interfaces for My Mother

Takeaways for keeping interface designs friendly and usable to the most important person I know. My mother.<p>It happens about once or twice a year. I …

stiern.com

What's Holding You Back? 7 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have a great product, outstanding customer service and a steady flow of customers, but if each year the numbers look the same, your business has stalled. This sort of predicament can only sustain a flat line in growth for so long …

TrackR, The Coin-Shaped Dongles That Help You Locate Lost Items, Now Talk To Each Other

TrackR, the Bluetooth Low Energy-powered dongles that help you find missing or misplaced items, like your car keys, wallet, purse or bag, or even your dog, are now being upgraded in order to communicate peer-to-peer with other TrackR devices so that, when you’re out of range, you’ll be able to tap …

Apple Said To Be Focusing On Health With iOS 8 And iWatch, Following Exec Meeting With FDA

Apple’s plans for iOS 8 focus on redefining health tracking via mobile devices, according to a new report from 9to5Mac, which has a terrific track record when it comes to rumors it has sourced itself. The report details a new marquee application coming in iOS 8 called “Healthbook” that monitors all …

Perfecting The Enterprise End User Experience

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Todd McKinnon is CEO of identity management firm Okta. Follow him on Twitter @toddmckinnon.</i><p>Everyone talks about user experience. It’s often referred to in terms of how “sticky” an app is: how easy it is to use, how engaging it is, how relevant it is to what users are doing, etc. All …

Hobbyists are now building tablets using a $35 computer brain

Hobbyists have been assembling personal computers from their components for decades, buying the processors and other parts and putting them together in their basements. Now they’re doing the same for tablet computers.<p>Among them is Michael Castor of Make, the publisher of geek do-it-yourself …