Matthew Fong

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How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management

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. …

18 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't)

People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. Generally, they wake early, are good at planning and take care of their physical and emotional health. Here are other good habits …

Startups

Perfect Fried Eggs | America's Test Kitchen

Technique<p>Flawless Fried Eggs: It’s All in the Details<p><b>PREHEAT THE PAN:</b> Preheating your pan on low heat for 5 full minutes guarantees that there will …

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

3 Signs That You're a Micromanager and What You Can Do to About It

If you have any of these three tendencies, you're likely micromanaging your people. If you want them (and you) to grow, here's what to do.<p>As an executive and leadership coach, micromanaging is one of the most common challenges I see. It's a common problem for many leaders, new and old alike. Left …

Leadership

23 High-Protein Sheet Pan Dinners That Pretty Much Cook Themselves

I love cooking, but I hate doing dishes. Unfortunately the two go hand in hand, and unless you're a wizard who can zap away the mess, you kind of …

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

14 Reasons You're Always Tired

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and don't do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can …

Ditch The Treadmill: Here's A Better Cardio Routine For Golf

Apologies if you're reading this after buying a $2,000 piece of cardio equipment. The reality is, your money could have been better spent. If you're serious about exercising in ways that can help your golf performance, I've designed a simple cardio routine that requires little more than a pair of …

Exercise

28 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Upgrade Your Cooking

Even if you have a fear of all things cooking, these tips and products will take you by the shoulders and tell you that YOU CAN DO IT. Mainly because they'll *almost* do all the work for you.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other</b> …

A Little-Known Hack to Learn a New Skill in a Fraction of the Time

It's called 'deliberate practice' and it's a proven way for your staff to master a new skill in a fraction of the time. Here are the five core elements that make it work.<p>In this article, I'm going to share one of the most effective tactics for coaching your key team members. I call it "deliberate …

Management

9 yoga poses to help you live your most healthy, vibrant life

In the midst of a heart-pumping workout, you’re probably <i>not</i> contemplating the long-term consequences of every single burpee and plank jack on your …

I Bring This Salsa to Every Party, Then Eat It Alone in a Corner

It's 157% better than the jarred stuff, and it's always a party sensation—when I share.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the homemade salsa recipe that BA.com senior editor Alex Beggs couldn’t live …

Cooking

5 Secret-Ingredient Soups

It’s easy to mix up a soup, but achieving robust results can often take a lot of time. That’s why each of these soups is made with a few flavor bombs …

Complexity

6 TED talks to help you be better with money

Over the years, a handful of TED speakers have shared their wisdom for taking control of your personal finance.<p>Here are some ideas to consider the next time you're feeling stressed about money.

What Your Instant Pot Buttons Mean

The Instant Pot is user friendly in so much as it is a very safe, self-contained, all-in-one multi-cooker, but its user interface is not exactly …

40 Essential Instant Pot Links

Because I've been experimenting with the Instant Pot quite a bit lately, I've been getting a lot of questions. Many times my answer is a link. A link …

Foodies Call These "the Best Chicken Crockpot Recipes"

Who said chicken was boring? Sure, it's the go-to meat that's graced our plates ad nauseam, and it's our flavor reference when trying frog legs—but …

You Should Be Making Your Own Stock—Here’s Why

The top 5 reasons our editors are making their own stock this winter.<p>You can always tells when soup season rolls around. Suddenly you crave a warm, …

How the Truly Successful Make Time for Constant Learning

If you read just 30 pages of a book every day, you'll finish a 300 page book in 10 days.<p><i>How do successful people find time to learn so much everyday? originally appeared on Quora -- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

War

How to make the perfect bowl of chicken pho

When you’re run down, sick, or just in need of some comfort, few things taste better than Vietnamese pho. It’s one of those meals you might have …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

The 17 best Instant Pot recipes on Pinterest

People love the Instant Pot for its ability to cook meals at drastically quicker speeds than traditional cooking methods and other kitchen appliances.<p>The seven-functions-in-one device even boasts a fan page on Facebook with almost 700,000 members, and has an incredible 4.6 stars on Amazon with …

10 Slow-Cooker Breakfasts That'll Be Ready When You Wake Up

I have a complicated relationship with breakfast. I'm obsessed with the food—eggs, oatmeal, yogurt, oh my! And I love the way a healthy, well-rounded …

Cooking

The 10 Essential Instant Pot Recipes to Know by Heart

I've had my Instant Pot for about two-and-a-half years, but I lean on it so regularly that it feels like it's been a part of my meal prep and …

8 body-language tricks that are hard to master but will pay off forever

As Ursula the sea witch famously said, "Don't underestimate the importance of body language."<p>Some tricks, like remembering to smile, are easy to …

19 Chicken Recipes That Are Ready in an Instant (Pot, That Is)

Versatile, powerful, and easier-to-use than conventional pressure cookers, the Instant Pot is one appliance we, and the food world at large, can't get enough of. One task it performs particularly well at is cooking up tender, juicy chicken in a fraction of the time roasting, broiling, or grilling …

This Is the Freshest, Creamiest Take on Chicken Salad

Make the chicken salad:<p>Arrange the chicken in a single layer in a large saucepan. Add enough cold water to cover the chicken breasts by 1 inch. Bring …

How to Become a More Well-Rounded Leader

For years, when I spoke with CEOs or senior leaders, it was because they were interested in how my consulting firm could help their employees become more engaged, or innovative, or sustainably high-performing. During the past year – and especially the past six months – I’ve been hearing a different …

Leadership