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No-Churn Ice Cream, 14 Different Ways

These easy no-churn ice creams from Food Network Kitchen are vital to your summer recipe arsenal.<p>Never Buy Ice Cream Again<p>You don't need an …

Dessert

The 25 Happiest Companies To Work For In 2015

Photo credit: Bloomua / Shutterstock.com<p>Your ready-made New Year’s resolution: Be happier at work.<p>To determine the happiest companies to work for each year, fulfillment-focused job search site CareerBliss reviews eight factors that impact professional happiness, including work-life balance, an …

Top Personal Development Blogs 2016

1 Jessica Sweet<p>Jessica Sweet is a career coach. On her blog she helps people find the work that makes them truly happy. She understands people are …

I Tested 7 Different Fitness Trackers—at the Same Time

See how the products compared to each other.<p>Search for "fitness trackers" on Amazon.com, and you'll get, oh, <i>22,845</i> results. Picking the one you want to spend your hard-earned cash on can seem like a pretty daunting task. Take a deep breath. In the name of helping you avoid fitness-tracker-buyers' …

Seborrheic Dermatitis Cure

3 Steps to Cure Your<br>Seborrheic Dermatitis For Good...<p>What Really Causes SD?<p>Ask your doctor that question and you'll probably hear something along the …

10 Minute Workout: Get Toned From Head to Toe

No time? No worries. Slip in these sculptors to score a better body in your few spare moments.

Workouts

The abrasiveness trap: High-achieving men and women are described differently in reviews

Not long ago I was talking to an engineering manager who was preparing performance reviews for his team. He had two people he wanted to promote that …

5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware

You can’t be a good leader without self-awareness.<p>It lies at the root of strong character, giving us the ability to lead with a sense of purpose, authenticity, openness, and trust. It explains our successes and our failures. And by giving us a better understanding of who we are, self-awareness lets …

Management

5 Time Management Personality Types: Which Are You?

For better or worse, how we spend or misspend our time is our own choice. While you might already <i>know</i> that you procrastinate, or that you're always late, or that you're a little flaky, you might not recognize how much of that behavior is rooted in your own unique and possibly dysfunctional …

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7 DIY Vodka Infusions That'll Seriously Upgrade Your Homemade Cocktails

(Photo Credit: Foodie with Family)<p>Flavor-infused cocktails are <i>always</i> in order on a sweet summer night, and there's no better way to up your amateur bartending skills than with homemade vodka infusions.<p>Not only are the DIY versions healthier than their liquor-store counterparts -- see ya never, …

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Skip the gym and use these sites to work out

Getting the motivation you need to work out at home can be tough to say the least. Your couch is there. Your Netflix is there. Why would you want to mess up a good thing like that with sweat? I hear you loud and clear, but there are awesome apps to help you get in shape in no time — right from the …

Outsmart Your Own Biases

Suppose you’re evaluating a job candidate to lead a new office in a different country. On paper this is by far the most qualified person you’ve seen. Her responses to your interview questions are flawless. She has impeccable social skills. Still, something doesn’t feel right. You can’t put your …

Management

Corporate Wellness Programs Make Us Unwell: An Interview with André Spicer

Doug Chayka<p><b>The research:</b> André Spicer, a professor at Cass Business School at City University London, conducted a cultural and historical analysis of ideas about wellness in companies (which he published in a recent book, The Wellness Syndrome, coauthored by Stockholm University’s Carl Cederström). …

The Workplace

A Way to Gauge How Well Your Company Is Really Performing

Do you have an accurate sense of how your company stacks up?<p>Figuring out a company’s relative performance is ferociously problematic. It depends on which other companies are included in your comparison. Just change the peer group, and a laggard becomes a leader, or vice versa.<p>And if a company’s …

Management

What Does 'Employee Engagement' Mean?

I became an HR person in 1984. Back then people used to talk about ‘employee morale.’ Later, they came up with a new term: Employee Engagement. It means the employee’s connection to your mission. From the first time I heard that term, I was skeptical.<p>I worked with a lot of techies – engineers and …

Defining Strategy, Implementation, and Execution

It is striking how much confusion there is between strategy, implementation, and execution. Is “strategy” a matter of making choices about where we want to go, where we play and how we win, of setting goals and actions, about how we create and capture economic value over time? Does it include …

Management

What MIT Is Learning About Online Courses and Working from Home

“Virtual work” is increasingly just “work” for most of us – whether we’re dialing into a conference call with our branch offices in London and New York, or VPN-ing in from home to catch up with work after-hours, remote work is the new normal. But as Peter Hirst, director of the executive education …

Learning

Hello? Anyone in HQ Listening?

When leaders of multinationals based in the developed world talk about Asia’s high executive-turnover rate, they’re often fatalistic: Isn’t it an unavoidable by-product of high growth?<p>Not necessarily. Turnover is high because of specific factors that corporate leaders can affect, according to a …

Developed Countries

What to Do When People Draw Different Conclusions From the Same Data

<i>“In God we trust; all others must bring data.”</i><p>That famous line from statistician William Edwards Deming has become a mantra for data-driven companies, because it points to the promise of finding objective answers. But in practice, as every analyst knows, interpreting data is a messy, subjective …

Skin Care

The Cost of Continuously Checking Email

Suppose each time you ran low on an item in your kitchen—olive oil, bananas, napkins—your instinctive response was to drop everything and race to the store. How much time would you lose? How much money would you squander on gas? What would happen to your productivity?<p>We all recognize the …

3 ways to think like a leader

<i>MPW Insider is one of several online communities where the biggest names in business answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer</i> …

Michigan State Gets Comeback Win Of The Bowls

When a team enters the fourth quarter behind 41-21 against the 5th ranked team in college football, after being behind on all but the first possession of the game, and giving up more yards than any team that ever played in the Cotton Bowl, the expectation is that they would lose the game – beat by …

Moomettes Magnificents

Connecticut Beaches<p>Cornwall Covered Bridge - Connecticut<p>Mount Monadnock - New Hampshire<p>Tobacco Barns - Connecticut<p>Cape Cod Rail Trail - …

What is the Best Crochet App?

There are at least a couple of dozen crochet apps available for phones and tablets. Are they worth it? Do you need them? What exactly do they do? …

Apps

Interesting Engineering

Facebook

From post 9/11 to the Catholic Church and Penn State Football, many notable organizations have “leadership blind spots”. Professor Max Bazerman talks …

Harvard Business School