Michael Erickson

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All you need to know about the ever-growing butter coffee trend

Nestlé is lending its big brand expertise to ketogenic creamer brand Know Brainer to help bring butter coffee to market in a big way. The partnership …

Coffee

25 of Our Easiest Baked Chicken Recipes

Whether your day is crazy busy or you just don't feel like putting a big meal together, you can't go wrong with one of these easy baked chicken …

Recipes

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

It Took Elon Musk Just 3 Minutes to Give the Best Business Advice You'll Hear Today

This short interview with Tesla CEO Elon Musk is packed with valuable lessons.<p>Elon Musk has emerged as one of the world's most popular entrepreneurs. As the guiding force behind Tesla, SpaceX, and OpenAI (among a host of other companies), he's confronting some of the world's biggest challenges …

3 Proven Tips for a Talk That People Remember Long After you Step off Stage

Create a Talk That People Remember Long After the Lights go Down<p>Living a meaningful life matters, and creating a meaningful presentation that resonates with an audience matters too.<p>Why do you think TED Talks are so popular? Their "ideas worth spreading" tagline embodies the exact definition of …

Public Speaking

No more love handles! This skin patch uses tiny needles to "dissolve" fat with nanoparticles

The patch uses microscopic needles to inject nanoparticles of fat-burning drugs<p>A patch worn on the skin could "burn" away fat without dieting, …

23 Mexican Breakfast Recipes That Aren't All Burritos

Viva la breakfast. It’s the first meal of the day, and when it’s smothered in guacamole, queso, a runny egg, and hot sauce, it's worth celebrating. …

The TED Talk I Can't Stop Watching

This incredible TED Talk from Brené Brown will reframe your approach to life - and work.<p>The first time I watched, it struck me like a thunderbolt to the soul.<p>It cuts directly to the core of humanity, business and life.<p>I've been watching it every day, and picking up new nuggets each time.<p>It's a TED …

Public Speaking

This Résumé for Elon Musk Proves You Never, Ever Need to Use More Than One Page

Less-is-more may be the winning concept for writing résumés.<p>Let’s say you are Elon Musk, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in tech history …

Employment

23 Microwave Meals You Can Make When It's Too Hot To Cook

Make 'em in your dorm room, at work, or when you're just feeling lazy.

Breakfast

The 11 Basic Egg Recipes Everyone Needs to Know

If you ask me, eggs are one of the most perfect foods. They're budget-friendly, protein-packed, have a relatively long life in the fridge, and are …

Breakfast

'4-Hour Workweek' author credits a simple 3-step exercise with putting him on the path to success

There was a moment in 2004 when he reached a turning point, he said in the TED Talk he gave this April in Vancouver.<p>That year, a friend died of pancreatic cancer and the girlfriend Ferriss planned on marrying broke up with him. He spent virtually all of his time working on his nutritional …

Self-improvement

Read the Email That Helped This Man Go From 3 Part-Time Jobs to a 6-Figure Salary

This exchange between Carol Roth and a stranger helped turn his business life around.<p>Back in late September of 2014, I received an email inquiry via my website. I receive these frequently and do my best to try to respond and be helpful. This note was from a man who I don’t recall having …

Tweaking brains with ‘smart drugs’ to get ahead in Silicon Valley

George Burke has a talent for tossing back his daily cocktail — which contains vitamins, minerals, muscle-building compounds, some little-known research drugs and a microdose of LSD — in almost a single gulp. It’s a weird but handy trick for someone who swallows 25 pills a day, most of them …

The Brain

Three Brilliant Recipes To Shake Up Taco Night

Victor Albisu thinks most of us are doing tacos wrong. He says that well-worn formula — meat, cheese, salsa, crunchy taco — is tired. “I want home …

20 Tools To Help You Create Beautiful Color Palettes

Colors not only reflect your ideas, virtues and add a great visual effect but highly influence human emotions and behavior. However, choosing the right color palette for your project, website or business can be a difficult task.<p>Lucky for you, today I’m sharing a list of 20 tools to help you create …

UI Design

8 Ways to Earn Full-Time Income From Your Hobby

You can generate full-time income out of your hobby. Here's how.<p>A study in the <i>Annals of Behavioral Medicine</i> found that people who engaged in leisure activities were 34% less stressed and 18% less sad while enjoying their hobbies. Odds are good you don't need to be told that leisure activities are …

Small Business

Your side hustle needs to hit these 3 key areas in order to succeed

Susie Moore is a career coach and the author of "What If It Does Work Out?". In this video, she explains the three keys to having a successful side hustle. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>This is the biggest mistake people make. They over think, over think, over think, and they never get</i> …

Entrepreneurship

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (If You Want Them to Be Happy and Successful)

Experts warn these common phrases could be harming your kids.<p>When I was growing up, my father would always tell the story of how, in his pre-child days, he vowed never to tell his kids "Because I said so." Having hated the phrase himself, he promised himself he would never use it.<p>Nevertheless, one …

Parenting

Recipe: The Easiest Tangy Cucumber Salad

Place the vinegar, oil, sugar, salt, and a few grinds of pepper in a large bowl and whisk to combine.<p>Slice the cucumbers into thin 1/8-inch-thick …

Recipe: The Ultimate Croque Madame

The Ultimate Croque Madame<p>Makes 2 large sandwiches<p>1 round loaf crusty or white peasant bread (also called a boule) <br>1/4 cup mayonnaise <br>1/4 teaspoon …

'The 4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss reveals an effective way to develop new habits

Tim Ferriss, podcast host and author of "The 4-Hour Workweek" and "Tools of Titans," shares a few effective ways to develop new habits that could contribute to your health and success. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>What we lack are incentives so I would suggest using say, a service like</i> …

Tim Ferriss

Tyler Florence Shares His Genius Trick for Cooking Mashed Potatoes

You're definitely going to want to steal this one.<p>We're always ready to take any cooking advice <i>Food Network</i> star Tyler Florence has to offer, and his simple method of making this classic side dish is a total game-changer.<p>The chef, who recently shared his favorite mashed potato recipe with PopSugar, …

The most magnificent recipes on the internet

Did cooking even exist before the internet? It's hard to say, really. That now archaic document, Julia Child's <i>Mastering The Art of French Cooking</i> is …

How to improve your memory and never forget anything

Many of us regularly dream of the days when we can finally put our feet up and do the crossword after years in the workforce. However the answers to that crossword might not be as easy to recall as we imagine.<p>A recent study shows retirement causes brain function to rapidly decline, with short-term …

Humanity

The Best Homemade Ramen Soup Recipes

Chicken noodle soup has got nothing on these ramen recipes.<p>Traditional Japanese ramen ― the broth-y noodle soup loaded with umami flavors and often times topped with a soft boiled egg ― can take a long time to perfect. Ramen masters spend years honing their craft. But most of us living stateside …

This Type of Employee Gets More Sleep, Eats Better, and Exercises More

A new study shows a certain group of workers have healthier lifestyles. Here's why.<p>Every employer wants high-performing employees. Millions of dollars are spent each year trying to improve the engagement and productivity of workers. Yet with all the efforts to improve office environments, a new …

The Workplace

9 Things Confident People Do

Confidence is a foundational piece of being able to do great things in life. If you have confidence in yourself and your abilities, you’re more …

Self-improvement

20 Profound Quotes From Eckhart Tolle That Will Help You Let Go of Your Ego and Embrace Every Moment in Life

Eckhart Tolle is a German-born resident of Canada, best known as the author of The Power of Now and A New Earth: Awakening to your Life’s Purpose. In …

Why a Don’t Do List Is More Important Than a To Do List

While a to do list is a crucial part to a successful day, building a don’t do list is likely to have much longer and further reaching benefits to …