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Leadership

Lead The Secret to Becoming an Impactful Influencer - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

Being an influencer means you’ve discovered how to impact others. It means you help lead people to new frontiers, shape their way of thinking, and …

Leadership

Key Lime Cake III Recipe

"This is a very moist cake. Very easy to make. If you like key lime, you will love this cake."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (18.25 ounce) package lemon cake mix<p>1 1/3 …

Recipes

Cooking for comfort? Anthony Bourdain's rich lasagna Bolognese is one of our favorites

Like many fellow cooks, I came of age reading Anthony Bourdain’s “Kitchen Confidential” while studying in culinary school in 2003 and planning for a career around food. Bourdain’s book was a glimpse into the down-and-dirty-world of real kitchens. While the newly formed Food Network revolved around …

Italian Food

"Special" Roasted Potatoes Recipe

"The secret to these deliciously crusty potatoes is the pre-oven boiling in a salted and seasoned liquid. The potatoes not only absorb flavor and …

Recipes

Want to Keep Your Best Workers From Leaving? Please Stop Being This Type of Boss

According to research, 50 percent of employees leave their job to get away from their manager.<p>In Gallup's massive research over the course of three decades, they have identified three types of workers:<p>1. <b>Engaged Employees</b>: They work with passion and feel a profound connection to their company. They …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Good Advice On How To Increase Your Influence – Anywhere

How to Increase Your Influence at Work is a good Harvard Business Review article that offers good advice on how to increase your influence …

This One-Pot Parmesan Chicken & Rice Is Calling Your Name

Sometimes a recipe seems too good to be true. Take this one, for example: It cooks in one pot, in under 30 minutes, with only a handful of …

25 buzzwords that make smart people sound stupid

At first, euphemisms surfaced in the workplace to help people deal with touchy subjects that were difficult to talk about. Before long, they morphed …

6 Habits That Will Help You Become a Better Leader, According to Someone Who Coaches CEOs

Start implementing these now.<p>Over the past 25 years, I’ve coached a mix of executives in for profit and not-for-profit companies like Kellogg’s, …

Best Buy's CEO says he uses 5 criteria to decide whether someone's a leader

Best Buy's CEO has five criteria to determine whether someone is a leader.<p>"I've spelled out the five 'be's of leadership," CEO and chairman Hubert Joly told Business Insider. "I think it resonates with what we're trying to do."<p>Joly has led Best Buy's turnaround efforts since taking on the role of …

If Your Employees Can't Answer This 1 Simple Question, They're a Lot Less Productive Than You Think

Nothing is more powerful for tracking productivity than these 6 words.<p>Want to know a dirty little secret in business? Everyone loves being busy.<p>Don't believe me? Try walking into your office and asking all of your employees this one simple question:<p>"What results did you achieve today?"<p>More often …

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

How To Gain Respect As A Young Leader Without Having Years Of Management Experience

Motivating and managing people toward a common goal is rarely easy, regardless of whether it’s leading a group of employees, coaching players on a sports team or leading troops on a battlefield.<p>People inherently want to be led by someone they trust, who has a strong vision of where the organization …

Leadership

Why Leaders Need To Put Talent At The Center Of Corporate Strategy

Some would say that the management consultancy McKinsey & Company has a lot to answer for in starting the whole “talent” thing. What seemed like a clever insight back in the late 1990s, when McKinsey produced its report <i>The War for Talent</i>, has become something of a cliche. To be fair, the situation …

Human Resources

Shepherd’s Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Brown beef in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often, 10 minutes or until meat crumbles and is no longer …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

I Just Made Billionaire’s Shortbread—and It's Even More Delicious Than a Twix Bar

Billionaire’s shortbread is a classic crowd pleaser, with layers of salted caramel, chocolate, and classic shortbread fans. Plus, who can resist that …

11 mind-expanding TED Talks to watch if you have 20 minutes to spare

Over the past several years, TED talks have brought insights from the most prominent academics, business leaders, and writers to the masses.<p>If you want to get some quick enlightenment, look no further than this list of some of the most thought-provoking and mind-expanding TED talks available.<p>These …

Here's What Introverts Find So Annoying About What Extroverts Think | Inc.com

Anywhere from a third to half of the population fits the definition of being introverted, meaning these people are at their best in quieter environments compared with the extroverts who do well with a lot of stimulation. And if you're someone who clearly identifies with being on either side of the …

Personality

1 in 5 Highly Engaged Employees Is at Risk of Burnout

Dorothea loved her new workplace and was highly motivated to perform. Her managers were delighted with her high engagement, professionalism, and dedication. She worked long hours to ensure that her staff was properly managed, that her deadlines were met, and that her team’s work was nothing short …

This Yorkshire Pudding Pizza Is The Definition Of Foodie Heaven

😍 😍 😍<p>We’ve had Yorkshire pudding burritos and now, ahead of Yorkshire Pudding Day on 4 February, Morrisons has created the ultimate treat: a …

Food

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

10 things intelligent people never say

There are some things you simply never want to say at work.<p>These phrases carry special power: they have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even when the words are true.<p>Worst of all, there's no taking them back once they slip out.<p>I'm not talking about shocking slips of the tongue, off-color …

This Renowned Buddhist Leader Shared 1 Tip That Will Change How You Handle Workplace Conflict | Inc.com

In addition to death and taxes, workplace conflicts are one thing every professional is guaranteed to experience. Whether it's disagreements between staff and leadership or arguments among peers, conflict is an unavoidable part of doing business and interacting as a team.<p>In fact, according to a …

Leadership

How To Make Yorkshire Puddings Without Setting Your Oven On Fire

Step 1<p>Heat your oven to 400° Fahrenheit - be careful! This is a SUPER HOT temperature, especially when bubbling oil is involved. Put a dash of …

Weeknight Lemon Chicken Skillet Dinner

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°.<p>Step 2<p>Place potatoes in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil, and simmer 12 minutes or until …

Healthy Side Dish Recipes

Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli<p>To bring out cauliflower's and broccoli's natural flavors, Ellie simply roasts the florets — dressed in olive oil and …

Physicians: Five extraordinary hobbies to keep burnout at bay

From stand-up comedy to knitting teddy bears, some physicians have unique ways to unwind from daily stress and keep the looming threat of burnout, …