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10 Brilliant Business Books of 2017 | Inc.com

Among the best business books of 2017 are some excellent new titles by journalists; a candid, lived-it story of sex discrimination in Silicon Valley; and a big chewy book about scaling that is mind-blowing if not necessarily practical. Many new releases--including several mentioned here--make …

General Motors

12 books every leader should read

Are you looking for a good book to give you a fresh perspective on business?<p>Look no further than the 12 books included below. These 12 books are …

Public Relations

Cooking for one: 15 healthy recipe ideas for people who enjoy eating alone

Cooking for one can be complicated. So many recipes are designed for pairs or groups, and they can be hard to adjust if you really just want a single …

Cooking

Going It Alone: 3 Women Describe How They Navigated Surprise Pregnancies Without A Partner

Joanne Da Fonseca found out she was pregnant five days after moving her entire life to California from Johannesburg, South Africa, a year and a half …

Pregnancy

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 28 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 30 of them.<p><i>Alison Griswold and Vivian Giang contributed to</i> …

Employment

7 simple tools you can use to take care of work tasks you hate

Summer shouldn't mean long days at the office, cooped up in a small space and missing all the outdoor fun.<p>If the latter describes how you've been spending your time, perhaps now is a good time to start outsourcing some of your workload.<p>Let a program do the annoying, tedious tasks your business …

Note-Taking

28 Rich Stews and Braises to Help You Shake off the Chill

As the East Coast emerges from days of single-digit temps and frozen water in every possible form, all I want to come home to after a long day of slush-dodging is a steaming pot of stew, thick and rich and brimming with long-cooked flavor. Apart from filling your belly, stews and braises that need …

Cooking

17 Boozy Hot Chocolate Recipes To Make This Winter

Hot chocolate with a little bit *extra*.

19 Vegan Thanksgiving Sides That Won’t Have You Missing Turkey

In the past, following a plant-based or vegan diet may have meant your choices were limited at holiday meals, even beyond the turkey: Mashed potatoes are made with buttermilk, there are eggs in rolls and green bean casserole is usually made with bacon — so many Thanksgiving dishes off-limits. As an …

Cooking

15 Holiday Drinks That Taste Delicious Over Ice

Just because it’s time for the holidays doesn’t mean you need to say goodbye to those delicious iced drinks for good. There’s nothing like a cool caramel pumpkin spice shake or an eggnog smoothie to put a pep in your step. Why not try your favorite holiday drinks cold? Say hello to 15 holiday …

Chai

The Scandalous History of Sex-Ed Movies

<b>By Lisa Hix</b><p>After excusing herself from the dinner table, the 13-year-old girl begins to shout, her excited voice ringing through her family’s …

War

Los Angles midwives step up for black babies

CLAREMONT, Calif. — Ask Debbie Allen, a black midwife, what it’s like to give birth as a woman of color in the U.S., and she tries her best not to cry. She’s curled up on a couch at home during a moment of respite between appointments with clients and looking after her three sons. Despite her …

Pregnancy
Cooking

Hidden Gems to Visit in Amsterdam

By College Tourist; Author: Marilyn La Jeunesse, New York University<p><b>Take a break from the coffee shops and famous museums and explore another side of this beautiful city.</b><p>Amsterdam is a vibrant, colorful city that plays host of a variety of slanted Renaissance-era residences that align the city's …

The Employer-Led Health Care Revolution

In the years leading up to 2009, Intel tried a number of popular approaches to tame its soaring health care costs. To encourage employees and their families to be more involved in the purchase of their care and aware of its actual cost, the company implemented “consumer-driven health care” …

Health Care

How to Make Baklava Pie

Fact: The only thing more satisfying than saying baklava is eating it. So let's get right to our recipe for baklava pie. It's got all the things you love about the traditional kind--crunchy nuts, gooey honey, flaky phyllo dough--but we prepare the dessert like a pie rather than a pastry. Just serve …

Recipes

I Heart My National Park: Denali

Wildlife biologist <b>Patricia Owen</b> has worked at <b>Denali National Park</b> for more than 25 years. Her specialty? Grizzlies and other charismatic megafauna. While overseeing the park’s wildlife management program to minimize human-wildlife conflicts through education, Pat gets up close and personal with all …

Recipe of the week: 'Orange Buttermilk Pie' - Blog Post

Sometimes you just need a little bit of homemade sweetness . . . and sometimes you just want a whole pie all to yourself. Try your hand at this …

Ginger Tea

YieldMakes 4 drinksActive Time15 minTotal Time20 min<p>Ingredients<p>3 1/4 cups hot water<br>• 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh ginger (left unpeeled)<br>• 2 tablespoons …

Tea

39 Crock-Pot Recipes That’ll Last You All Week

Cooking for one means dinner can easily become yet another turkey sandwich or bowl of cereal. Yawn. Instead of letting the single life rob you of …

Cooking

Mental Floss

MENTAL FLOSS STUDIOS<p>How To<p>DIY Lip Balm<p>How To<p>DIY Lip Balm<p>Food<p>Tips for Perfect Cookies<p>Food<p>Tips for Perfect Cookies<p>Fun<p>Brooklyn's rooftop …

Pop Culture

6 Mobile Apps to Kick-start Your 2015 Productivity | Inc.com

Many of us are making a point to be more productive in 2015. Here are some of the best apps available for iOS and Android to help you this year insanely productive:<p>1. Contactually<p>For years I've been a huge fan of Contactually, which lets me keep in touch with everyone, from teammates to former …

Apps

18 Easy Slow Cooker Snacks That Will Feed A Crowd

Bites in bulk.

Cooking

15 Frugal Meals on a Small Budget

After all the spending on Christmas, people tend to look at spending less wherever possible. Meals can take a big chunk out of your budget. We’ve …

Food Lover's Cleanse 2015 Complete Menu

All the Food Lover's Cleanse recipes, in one place<p>This cleanse serves 4 for dinner and 1 for both breakfast and lunch. Our dinner recipes will provide leftovers for use in lunch the next day, depending on how much your family eats. In case you do not have leftovers, we have suggested alternative …

Healthy Eating

7 Highly Questionable Vintage Exercise Devices

Society’s knowledge of exercise and fitness has grown exponentially since the early 20th century, when strongmen boasted of eating 24 eggs and three …

Ian Fleming

10 Best Business Books of 2014 | Inc.com

Every year, I select 10 books that, IMHO, provided the most value to their readers. Some of these may already be on your radar, but others you might have missed. Enjoy!<p><b>Author:</b> Judy Robinett<p><b>Subtitle:</b> <i>The 5 50 100 Rule for Turning Your Business Network Into Profits</i><p><b>Why I like it:</b> As somebody who is …

New Hampshire

classic pumpkin pie with pecan praline sauce

Given that finishing off the month November without a single slice of pumpkin pie is, for me, practically a crime against the season, it’s rather sad …

Mac and Cheese with Mustard Greens

Related Recipes<p>For ages, Southwestern cooks have been adding a spicy touch to this much-loved classic. Jalapeno-spiked soy ||cheese|| and a little …