Kim Stevens

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This Email From a Chief Executive Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

Short. Sweet. And majorly effective.<p>All companies say they value transparency and honesty. Most are lying.<p>A truly transparent company--one that encourages open and honest communication from all employees--is hard to find. Instead, in most organizations you'll find a complex web of office politics. …

Emotional Intelligence

This Mushroom Cauliflower Rice Skillet Is a 20-Minute Meal

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i> <i>column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.</i><p>I …

Food

Chocolate Avocado Bread

Avocado is a healthy fat so naturally we wanted to see if we could use avocado in place of the fat in our favorite zucchini bread. Now that there's …

Food

This Chicken Thigh Recipe Changed the Way I Think About Cooking Chicken Thighs

By Julia Kramer<p>Seriously. One small recipe hack set me on a path toward a lifetime of golden, crackly-skinned chicken thighs.<p>A lot of crazy shit has happened in 2018, and somehow, in the midst of it all, the <i>Bon Appétit</i> Test Kitchen has once again managed to bless us with new chicken thigh …

Cooking

The Designer Who Changed Airbnb's Entire Strategy

At the end of 2011, Airbnb was entering hyper-growth with 13 international offices and over a million nights booked in 182 countries. But instead of popping champagne, Airbnb’s leadership enlisted Rebecca Sinclair, Head of User Experience Research and Design, to lead a nights-and-weekends …

Product Management

Everyone Is Getting Lonelier. Here's How Entrepreneurs Are Helping to Reverse the Trend.

People of all ages increasingly experience isolation.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Call it a health crisis, an epidemic or something else entirely, but the facts remain the same: Loneliness is a sweeping problem. The great irony of this widespread alienation is that …

Entrepreneurship

These Sticky Fish-Sauce Chicken Drumsticks Are a Gift From the Glaze Gods

Great things happen when you combine fish sauce, fire, and a few packs of chicken drumsticks.<p>In the competition I just made up in my head of who eats the most in the Test Kitchen on any given day, I come second only to our staff photographer Alex Lau. The day our awesome assistant Gaby Melian …

Design Your Employee Experience as Thoughtfully as You Design Your Customer Experience

Improving customer experience is often a top business priority, but what about employee experience?<p>Temkin Group reports a correlation between employee engagement and success in customer experience. In its 2016 Employee Engagement Benchmark Study, the firm showed that companies that excel at …

Legendary, Crispy-As-Heck Chicken Thighs We'd Want for Dinner Any Night

We first told you about Canal House’s rule-breaking chicken thighs in 2015. Then, our <b>Genius Recipes</b> fearless leader Kristen Miglore described the skin as “impossibly crisp, enough so to satisfy your darkest fried chicken cravings.”<p>But they’re way easier than frying.<p>First, you take everything you …

Google Executive: Stop Falling Over Yourself to Hire For This Overrated Skill

You don't need to hire tons of these guys to be successful.<p>A unicorn coder. Probably socially awkward, wearing a hoodie and basically glued to their laptop. That's all you need to make your millions, right? Find that person, and your success is imminent.<p>Yeah, no. Very unlikely in fact.<p>Putting the …

25 questions to ask a mentor

A few years ago, around the time when I was launching this blog, I wrote an article called 4 Types of Questions to Ask A Mentor. To this day, it is …

Leadership

Build Your Confidence In Three Months By Doing These 3 Things Now

Confidence is like a muscle, the more you build it the stronger it will be<p>Confidence, it's something we all want and yet struggle to have consistently. Why? Because building confidence is like learning a new sport, you have to work at it every day. Just like learning tennis, it requires discipline. …

Let This Hanger Steak with Scallion Sauce Be Your Life Coach

We have a new recipe that swaps your usual chimichurri with a charred scallion sauce instead, and is easy enough to pull off on a weeknight.<p>You know when you get back from vacation and you’re like “I’m going to eat so healthy and treat my body right and even go to the gym in the morning”? Well good …

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth on a Low-Carb Diet With 11 Keto-Friendly Recipes

The ketogenic diet is superpopular right now. Not only can you eat all the delicious, high-fat foods you want, but it also encourages your body to burn up your fat stores for energy. If you're thinking about trying it out but don't want to give up your sweets, read on for 11 low-carb, high-fat, …

Easy Gomae (Japanese-Style Spinach Salad)

10 servings<p>This simple Japanese side dish recipe is usually made with fresh mature spinach, but you have to buy so many bunches in order to get a substantial yield—that’s where the frozen stuff comes in handy. Just make sure to buy whole-leaf frozen spinach instead of chopped.<p>May …

10 Simple Lifestyle Changes Science Is Confident Will Help You Live Longer

The science is in, and the path to a longer life is astonishingly easy to follow: Live exactly the way your great-grandparents did -- but do yoga, too.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite our incredible advances in science, technology and medicine over the decades, …

Holistic Medicine

5 TEDx Talks That Will Help You Learn How to Focus

These TEDx talks teach the power of mindfulness and how it can help overcome common obstacles in your business and your life.<p>Although we know it's best to be fully present in everything we do throughout the day--it's tough to do this without practice and guidance on how to stay focused.<p>When we are …

Get Plant-Based: Grilled Cauliflower Steaks With Miso Dressing

Say goodbye to burger envy. Plant-based main dishes at summer cookouts are often sad after-thoughts, but not this showstopper.<p>Slabs of fiber-rich …

15 Italian Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re not an Italian nonna with decades of pasta-making experience, these classic recipes make an excellent (and relatively simple) introduction …

2 Out of 3 Senior Executives Say Their Companies Need This 1 Type of Worker to Survive

They might not be payrolled, but they're contributing to business success like never before.<p>Freelancers. Contractors. Contingent workers. Whatever you call them, a new report from SAP Fieldglass and Oxford Economics says external workers have become a resource most businesses simply can't do …

This Is the Most Important Quality of a Company's Culture to Millennials

Eighty percent of Millennials say this is the most important quality of a company's culture. Here's how to ensure your organization has it.<p>The decision to not grow is a decision to regress.<p>Leaders must intentionally make a decision to grow their team and create a plan to do it. This is especially …

The 5 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends for Summer Reading

The Microsoft co-founder's 2018 picks 'wrestle with big questions.'<p>Whether you're headed to the beach this summer or just looking for some thought-provoking writing to immerse yourself in during your commute, multibillionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates has you covered. Each year, the Microsoft …

Bill Gates

In 4 Words, Billionaire Melinda Gates Gives What May be the Best Career Advice Out There

Truly, words to live by.<p>Melinda Gates is a billionaire, a philanthropist, and a striver. She's constantly striving for more--more influence, more aid distributed, more metrics to evaluate the efficacy of programs, more impact.<p>The Gates Foundation is a major player on the world stage when it comes …

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Mexican Cauliflower Rice

From: EatingWell.com, May 2018<p>Restaurant-style Mexican rice (sometimes called Spanish rice) gets a healthy, low-carb makeover in this recipe that …

Food

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Tis the Season for Julia Child’s Trademark Vinaigrette

Julia Child once said: “The perfect vinaigrette is so easy to make that I see no reason whatsoever for bottled dressings.”<p>Once again, we can’t help …

Julia Child

Here's How to Make Your Roasted Veggies Mind-Blowing

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to cook vegetables. I love how you just toss everything on a baking sheet, walk away, and come back to …

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos Just Dropped the Best Business Advice You'll Read Today

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqués. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …