MaryAnne Schweers

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Rethinking the role of the strategist

Strategic planning has been under assault for years. But good strategy is more important than ever. What does that mean for the strategist?<p><b>Many</b> …

21 Soups & Stews You’d Never Guess Came Out of the Slow Cooker

When spoon weather rolls around, we have to satisfy the craving. While spooning with your partner is all warm and fuzzy (spoon away, you lovebirds!), …

Road Trip Bliss: Portugal’s Southern Coast

<b>Portugal is made for wanderers.</b> From the top of the Moorish remnants of Castelo de São Jorge, <b>Lisbon</b> cascades downhill in all directions, new paths beckoning at every turn. To the south, the 25 de Abril bridge spans the Tagus River, a ringer for San Francisco’s Golden Gate. Across the harbor, the …

Forget Museums: Explore Europe's Adventurous Side

Explore Europe's Wild North<p>Yes, Northern Europe has more museums, cuisine, and historic city centers than you can cram into one trip. But here's a good reason to go rural: It also offers some of the world's best adventure. Read more.<p>Go Out of Bounds in Finland<p>Woodsy, hilly, and peppered with lakes, …

European Travel

The Greek Islands Are Calling You. Here's Where To Go.

So you want to take a trip to the good ole Greek islands, and we can't fault you. But there are nearly 6,000 of them scattered around so finding what's right for you can be tricky.<p>But hark! We've done some organizing for you to help whittle down the choices based on the type of vacation you're …

Rice Bowl with Fried Egg and Avocado

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 10 min<p>Brown rice—higher in fiber and other nutrients than its white counterpart—is the perfect vehicle for this quick, protein-heavy lunch.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 scallions, thinly sliced<p>2 cups cooked brown rice<p>1 teaspoon red wine vinegar<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground …

Breakfast

China wants the US to stop spying on its companies

China has demanded that the United States put an end to its spying practices, following reports that the NSA built backdoors into Chinese telecom giant Huawei's communications equipment and has been spying on the company for years, reports Reuters. A spokesperson for China's foreign ministry …

Ageism in Silicon Valley Is Causing an Uptick in Plastic Surgeries

In 2007, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made the declaration, “Young people are just smarter.”<p>Reports of extreme ageism in Silicon Valley — requiring …

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup | Cinnamon-Spice & Everything Nice

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup<p>Rating: 5<p>Prep Time: 25 minutes<p>Yield: 6 servings<p>All the flavors of my favorite enchiladas brought to life in a …

Slow Cookers

CHARGEKEY: Lightning Charging Cable that Fits on Your Keychain - Vagabondish

Super minimalist travelers revel in packing <i>exactly</i> what they need for every trip. That means every bit of gear occupies the smallest possible …

Barley Brings WYSIWYG Web Editor to WordPress

Three months after opening to the public, Barley, the WYSIWYG editor that allows you to add, update, or delete content and images from a Web page without logging in, is now targeting WordPress users with the new Barley for WordPress plugin.<p>Before today, the Barley Editor only worked with Barley’s …

Finding the right Greek island

With more than 2000 islands, from tiny atolls to Crete, maritime Greece is unmatched for sheer variety. Beaches, history, walking, cycling, water sports, festivals, food, ecology: chances are if you want it, they’ve got it. Here are just a few of the incomparable offerings Greek islands hold.<p>Best …

Some of the Best Things to do in Boston this Summer

School is out and summer is finally here. As the temperatures in New England continue to rise, Bostonians can make their way out of their apartments, dorm rooms and offices, and take advantage of all the outdoor activities available in this lively city. From jogs in the Boston Common, America's …

When You’ve Done Enough, Do More

How do you become truly influential? We’ve found that the most highly respected leaders avoid techniques to gain short-term compliance; they also steer clear of a self-centered “How can I get people to do what I want?” mindset. Instead, they take a different approach altogether.<p>We interviewed over …

If it ain't broke, break it ~ why disruption works

WARNING: Clichés imminent.<p>“Don’t make waves.”<br>“Don’t rock the boat.”<br>“Maintain the status quo.”<br>“Don’t mess with success… ”<p>Conventional wisdom also …

Grilled Portobello, Bell Pepper, and Goat Cheese Sandwiches

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare grill to medium-high heat.<p>Step 2<p>Combine balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and garlic in a large bowl. Add bell peppers and …

Luxury Adventure Travel - Family Adventure Vacations

Explore our newest destination!<p>Explore the snowcapped Andean peaks, coffee-strewn hilltops, dense Amazon jungle and the sun-toasted Caribbean beaches …

Travel

Spicy Thai Coconut Quinoa Recipe

1<p>Rinse the quinoa in a strainer under cold water until the water runs clear. Place in a large saucepan; add the coconut milk, vegetable broth, and …

Quinoa

Lamb Korma Recipe

Are you a lover of books? My father, the English teacher, instilled in us an appreciation for literature.<p>When I find a book I love I want to yell …

Chicken Stir Fry with Potato, Cashews, and Curry Leaves Recipe

<b>Notes:</b>Curry leaves are not to be confused with curry powder. Curry leaves can usually be found in stores that specializes in Indian cuisine. It's usually found fresh in bunches with the produce.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe …

Sardines in Spicy Tomato Sauce from 'The Adobo Road Cookbook'

For <b>Marvin Gapultos</b>, canned sardines in tomato sauce were the ultimate bachelor comfort food. These days, however, he has ditched the can for a fresh version featured in his new cookbook, <i>The Adobo Road</i>. His sauce is a perfect example of the melting pot of culinary influences in the Philippines: …

Beyond Greek Salad: What to Try in Greece

You’ve tried a Greek salad, you’ve picked sticky-sweet baklava from your teeth, and perhaps you’ve even taken a shot or two of ouzo. Well, you’ve …

Food Preservation