Kristina Shevchuk

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10 New Ways to Roast

Chefs have astounding tricks that maximize the flavor of almost any ingredient that’s suitable for roasting.<p>Chefs have astounding tricks that …

OpenTable Says These Are The Best US Restaurants For Foodies

OpenTable has just announced its top 100 restaurants that are Fit For Foodies, which is based on more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 19,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.<p>The list of winners spans 29 states, with 14 in …

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How to Throw a Dinner Party for Total Strangers

I’ve made carbonara so many times that I don’t need to look at the recipe anymore. I’ve made it for friends, for family, to impress women on dates. Not that this simple Roman pasta dish is particularly challenging. In fact, that's precisely why I was making it in my diminutive kitchen on a Tuesday …

How to Survive a Party Solo

Going it alone is a skill set to master<p>As part of my job at <i>BAZAAR</i>, I cover industry events that range from full-on black-tie galas to post-work cocktail parties and dinners that sometimes book up to three or four stops a night. On the occasion that I'm invited without a guest and my fellow editors …

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The 13 Money Mistakes Most Business Owners Continue To Make

For those who’ve beaten the odds to create a successful business, congratulations. But your challenges are only beginning. This is the phase where millions of viable organizations will now trip on their long term planning or will miss the factors that could be bringing greater profitability from …

Networking No-No's: Never Do These 3 Things, Ever

Here's how you can create a positive, life-affirming moment instead of a scary, personality-scarring event.<p>Networking. Don’t you hate networking? Just the sound of the word makes my skin crawl. If you think networking can feel forced and insincere you aren't alone. But for many, it's a necessary …

Top Entrepreneurs to Young Entrepreneurs: Delegate Now, and Always Trust Your Gut

Inc.'s 35 Under 35 judges weigh in with their best (and least obvious) advice for young entrepreneurs.<p><i>Editor’s Note: Vote for your top pick among</i> Inc.'s <i>35 Under 35 Coolest Entrepreneurs of 2014. Inc.com announces the Readers' Choice winner Thursday, June 26.</i><p>We've asked our esteemed panel of judges …

9 'Mindsets' You Need to Switch From Employee to Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Mindset is probably the major determinant of success in pretty much every walk of life. In other words, the thinking patterns you habitually adopt largely govern the results you achieve.<p>But different circumstances and situations require …

Entrepreneurship

9 Ways to Invest in Yourself

You are your own greatest asset.<p>Think about it. Who you are, how you feel about yourself, how you present yourself, what you know, your overall …

EdX CEO Anant Agarwal On The Future Of Online Learning

“We hope to democratize and reimagine education so that anyone, anywhere, regardless of his or her social status or income, can access education,” explained Anant Agarwal, president of edX, the nonprofit enterprise founded by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to offer courses …

5 Productivity Hacks (Or, How To Stop Hating Work)

In their popular New York Times piece, “Why You Hate Work,” Tony Schwartz and Christine Porath discuss a study of 12,000 white-collar workers they conducted in collaboration with the Harvard Business Review to find out what feeds real productivity. They found that people are most productive and …

5 Crucial Emotional Intelligence Traits Of Highly Effective Leaders

Do you think ahead, while listening carefully? Are you attuned to the emotional tone of the office?<p>Over the last decade there has been a huge increase in evidence that emotional intelligence is an important factor in leadership. Numerous studies have shown a positive relationship between …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

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4 Things You Have To Stop Doing If You Want To Achieve Your Dreams

By Rob Fee,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1okhFiv<p><b>1. Settle</b><p>Have you ever come home after a long day of school or work and wanted nothing more than a …

Maria Sharapova's French Open win proved she's the toughest athlete in sports

In a dramatic back-and-forth French Open final that was one of the longest of the modern era, Maria Sharapova showed why she’s the toughest athlete in sports. Not the toughest woman in sports, the toughest athlete, period.<p>Sharapova had at least a dozen opportunities to fold in Saturday’s final …

Q&A: What's the Best Workout to Blast Cellulite?

Crucial info just in time for short-shorts season<p><b>The question:</b> What can I do to get rid of my cellulite—or at least make it less visible?<p><b>The expert:</b> Garson Grant, master trainer at Chelsea Piers in New York City<p><b>The answer:</b> The fact is, there's no workout in the world that magically makes cellulite …

Enlist Twitter for Crowdfunding Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here is the worst-kept secret in crowdfunding: Social media is vital to its success. Twitter is perfect for crowdfunding if used correctly because of its reach and the speed with which news can be spread. But like everything else in the …

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The 20 Best Business Books To Read This Summer

Think Like A Freak<p>The Obstacle Is the Way<p>Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder<p>Flash …

These 365 Quotes Will Inspire You Every Day This Year

Best-selling author and entrepreneur Dave Kerpen shares 365 powerful, inspirational quotes for leaders in 2015<p>With a new year nearly upon us, it's a great time to get inspired about the future, your vision, your goals and executing on those goals. I'm so grateful for all of the inspiration I've …