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3 Simple Steps To Hold People Accountable

Great leaders and managers know these 3 Simple Steps To Hold People Accountable<p>There is a common theme that many leaders struggle with: they don't know how to hold their people accountable. Even if they are great at hiring A players, many leaders still are left with that feeling that their people …

I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-11, …

10 Quick Appetizers for a Last-Minute Happy Hour

When it's happy hour time, the apps you munch on just might be as important as the drink itself, since it's a good idea to have a little food in your …

How A Reddit Forum Helped Me Get The Best Skin Of My Life

For a long time, I was one of the lucky ones, the rare breed of American teenager that, despite a steady diet of greasy Burger King drive-through and …

This Japanese lotion has a cult following on the internet for literally transforming your skin

Lurk around the skin-obsessed forums of Reddit for more than five seconds, and you’ll see one product mentioned over and over again, generally surrounded by hearts and odes and declarations of life-changing, skin-changing love: the Hada Labo Gokujun Hyaluronic Lotion Moist, which is less like a …

Skin Care

30 last-minute gifts from cool startups you should have on your radar

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff that we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Away makes stylish, functional suitcases that solve the old and new problems associated with traveling — including 360° spinner …

Shopping

Beautiful by Enzoani 2017 Wedding Dresses

Get carried away with this charming new Beautiful by <b>Enzoani</b> 2017 bridal collection designed for today’s modern bride. Chantilly lace, soft tulle, …

Weddings

37 Super Romantic New Wedding Gowns You'll Be Obsessing Over

Can we just have them all, please? 😍<p>Say “yes!” to all of the dresses.<p>Wedding gown designers recently debuted their new collections at Bridal Fashion Week in New York City. We took on the very challenging task of picking out some of our favorite looks, which you’ll find below. Prepare to hit that …

How to Build a Strong Relationship with a New Boss

Your boss has decided to move on, and someone else is taking his place. How should you establish a positive, productive working relationship with your new manager? How do you get to know them without seeming like a kiss-up? And what’s your role in getting them up to speed on the job?<p><b>What the</b> …

Gorgeous Spring Soup Recipes To Try This Season

As we have probably told you before, soup is one of our favorite genres of food. We love to make soup recipes all year long, whether it's freezing cold or blistering hot outside. Spring soups are some of our favorites, because we get to highlight some of our favorite produce within them. One thing …

Best Simple Supper: Miso Soup with Rice & Poached Egg

Salty, savory miso soup, fragrant with scallions, and poured over a bowl of rice and a poached egg. This, for me, is comfort food at its finest. …

Eggs

Anya von Bremzen's Potato Soup with Fried Almonds Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Ruggedly handsome and mysterious, this is a potato soup that leaves the …

Recipes

Christmas Dinner Side Dishes

Browse our collection of 35-plus Christmas dinner side dishes that are sure to please. Recipes include flash-roasted broccoli with spicy crumbs and a …

This Is What Foodies Make When They Don't Have Time to Cook

You’ve spent hours toiling at your desk, ticked a torrent of tasks off your to-do list, and finally arrived home. But before you can relax on the …

The Traditional Italian Dessert You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

<i>Introducing zuccotto: It's like tiramisu, in bowl-form.</i><p>Between 20 to 30 percent of what I learned in pastry school was guess work. And at the beginning, it was more like 60 percent. To be fair, I was in a foreign country, studying at the Florence University of the Arts in Florence, Italy. The chefs …

Dessert

This Apple Trick Will Wow Your Whole Family

Hasselback apples are a real (delicious!) thing.<p>We start getting giddy about fall by mid-August — when we first spot new pumpkin-spiced foods hitting shelves. A month later, we're suffering from full-on fever (don't send help; we're <i>all</i> good), and now we're knee-deep in apple mania.<p>We're baking them …

5 Lipsticks That Withstand the Pizza Test

Because makeup should never get in the way of eating.<p>"Kiss-proof" used to be the standard, but we're introducing a new, much more realistic (har har) metric by which to judge long-wear lipsticks: The Pizza Test. ::fanfare:: Here, see what happened when five of the most resilient formulas on the …

Makeup

This 30-Minute Follow-Along Workout Will Melt Fat All Day Long

No equipment needed—but grab a sweat towel<p>This workout is a classic metabolic conditioning circuit that requires just your body weight.<p>The exercises start easy, but they get progressively more difficult from round to round. Just stick with the variations that you can handle for your current fitness …

7 Things to Say When a Conversation Turns Negative

Every person is at least 75% responsible for how others treat them. Our verbal and nonverbal actions limit or expand the options of others. For example, if someone asks, “How are you?” as he or she walks by, you know better than to turn around and walk with them in order to provide an extensive …

Our Favorite Wedding Dresses From Bridal Fashion Week Are Off-the-Charts Pretty

Wedding dresses have come a long way over the past decade. Both designers and brides are pushing the expectations and redefining bridal, expanding the palette from white and white and white, and experimenting with silhouettes that were previously reserved for the red carpet. The good news is, the …

Inside the Artificial Intelligence Revolution: A Special Report, Pt. 2

Self-driving cars, war outsourced to robots, surgery by autonomous machines – this is only the beginning<p>It's a weird feeling, cruising around Silicon …

Jack Kerouac

Why Everyone Is Freaking Out Over Charlotte Tilbury's New "Magic" Foundation

The short answer: Because it really is magic.<p>Once upon a time, I couldn't have cared less about foundation. I didn't have perfect skin, but it was fiiiine. Then life happened, and I was introduced to a whole new slew of skin problems I'd never had before—adult acne is real, kids.<p>So when beauty …

Skin Care

The Easy Potato Side Dish That Will Become the Star of Your Meal

Some people like to start with the meat, the bird, the main event, whatever it is, but I like to plan around potatoes. Maybe a giant pot of mash …

Recipes

New Beauty Products From Cosmoprof 2015

Cosmoprof North America is one of the biggest cosmetics trade shows of the year. It's where hundreds of beauty brands convene to show off their newest products and innovations to buyers, distributors, and media. And as you can guess, we were like kids in a beauty candy store as we roamed the halls …

The 13 Basic Flavor Combos That Make Any Food Taste Amazing

Cooking without a recipe is the endgame when it comes to eliminating dinnertime stress. How great would it be to come home and know exactly which …

The best sweet and savoury brunch recipes for lazy weekends

A stack of pancakes or creamy avocado toast? A classic omlette or a big bowl of granola? We have a delicious brunch dish to suit everyone<p>Weekends are made for lie-ins and brunch. They're the perfect excuse to sit down with family or friends and enjoy a proper meal in your pyjamas, instead of …

Breakfast

Our Favorite Dessert Growing Up... You Gotta Try This Classic Upside-Down Cake!

Connect with Us<p>On Pinterest<p>Classic Pineapple Upside Down Cake<p>Pineapple upside-down cake is one of those classic recipes that we just keep coming back …

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

Recipes

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …

17 Rainy Day Soup Recipes to Make in 20 Minutes or Less

It’s raining and you forgot your umbrella. And your rain boots. This evening you’re going to need something warm and incredibly easy that you can whip up in less than half an hour. We know the feeling, so we’ve come up with 17 amazing quick and easy soup recipes for a tasty and speedy dinner that …

Cooking