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10 Keto Sheet Pan Recipes to Keep You Healthy When Your Time-Strapped

If you've been following the keto diet, or you're curious about its claims, then you wouldn't be alone in your interest. Since it was projected to be …

Food

9 Etiquette Rules We’re Constantly Breaking

Why would a modern person need to know etiquette? Our lives are fast, we eat on the go, stay all day in pajamas, and drink tea and coffee from paper …

11 Fine-Dining Etiquette Rules You've Probably Broken Your Whole Life

Don't even think about clinking your Champagne.<p>While restaurant etiquette standards have loosened in recent decades, formal dining conduct is still …

How to Control Your Emotions so Your Emotions Don't Control You

Have you ever said something out of anger that you later regretted? Do you let fear talk you out of taking the risks that could really benefit you? If so, you're not alone.<p>Emotions are powerful. Your mood determines how you interact with people, how much money you spend, how you deal with …

Self-help

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

10 Sandwiches to Eat in Italy Before You Die

Add these regional panini to your bucket list, and get to work.<p>Italy is one of the great sandwich nations of the world. A leader in cured meats, …

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

Want to Be Happy and Successful at Work? Stop Doing These 10 Things

Often we're so focused on doing more, when we should be focused on doing less.<p>With a world of advice on how to improve our working lives at our fingertips, it may seem ironic that the most simple things can often derail our productivity and our happiness--both as an employee, and as a leader. And, …

13 Picnic-Perfect Pasta Salad Recipes

Whether you’re packing for a picnic or whipping up a side dish for your backyard barbecue, make sure to have one of these 13 pasta salads on the menu.<p>…

How to Look Like the Smartest Person in Every Meeting

Try these great tips to stand out in your next meeting.<p>My work as an executive leadership coach often has me shadowing the people I'm coaching. And that means sitting in a lot of meetings--as many as seven or eight a day. And I've come to realize that there's always one person who stands out, who …

10 Company Buzzwords That Are Completely Overused

These 10 words don't mean anything to your audience. The time has come to give them a rest.<p>Marketing is all about building your brand and building trust with your audience. However, marketers often make a big mistake when they're trying to achieve those goals: overusing buzzwords and jargon.<p>This …

Customers

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader or colleague with the capacity to verbally praise, encourage, and motivate others.<p>I said <i>verbally</i> -- a lost art in the digital …

Employment

32 Best Restaurants in Hong Kong

The draw here is global, pulling in not just the best of traditional Chinese, but also of Japan, Europe, even Scandinavia.<p>Luring chefs from all over the world, Hong Kong is a wonderland for food-obsessed travelers. In between dim sum and Chinese traditions, you’ll be spoiled for choice when it …

19 Best Dim Sum Spots in Hong Kong

Dumplings for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.<p>These classic Cantonese small plates, usually enjoyed from morning to early afternoon, are more than just a meal in Hong Kong—they're part of daily life. The act of eating dim sum is called yum cha, which translates to “drink tea”; you’ll find locals doing …

Hong Kong

Why Etiquette Is Crucial—Wherever You Travel: Travelogue Podcast

Minding your manners makes things a lot easier for everyone.<p>To shake hands, hug, or to kiss once, twice, or three times on the cheek? That is the question when it comes to greeting people around the world—and greeting people is just one of the many confusing elements of global etiquette. As we …

The 8 Secrets to Get Your Team to "Own" Their Jobs (Which of these principles of effective leadership are you ignoring?)

Wouldn't it be nice if your staff could handle things by themselves without asking you to be the final arbiter on every decision? Wouldn't it be nice if your team could solve problems as they arise, taking more ownership and freeing you up to focus on growing the business? Imagine if they found …

7 Meal-Prep Dressings So You No Longer Have to Eat a Sad Desk Salad

Before you eat another sad desk salad for lunch, read this. We're all for keeping salads healthy—as in, not drowning them in extra-creamy dressing, …

13 Surprising Things You Should Never Say Around a Child

If you have kids, babysit kids, or simply spend a lot of time around your friends' kids, then you already know they are little sponges. Children have …

Road Trip: 4 Days on Italy's Backroads, from Rome to Naples

A food writer takes the backroads of Lazio and Campania, turning a one-hour trip into a four-day food crawl.<p>The high-speed train flies between Rome and Naples in just over an hour, but I prefer to vagabond it between these two cities. I travel to eat, and I’ve learned in my 15 years of living in …

Six Italian Islands Locals Keep to Themselves

It's tough, but if we had to find a downside to hitting Capri, Ischia, or Panarea in the summer, it's that it can feel like half the world had the same idea as you. On these six islands you'll find water just as blue as Stromboli's and plenty of spots to dock your boat and pour a spritz for …

The 13 Best Foods for Vitamin D

Add a little sunshine to your plate.<p>1 Cod Liver Oil<p>This nutrient-dense oil that's packed with omega-3 fatty acids tops the food list as the best …

Starting the Whole30 Challenge? Here Are Some Breakfast Ideas You'll Want to Make

Whole30 is a month-long challenge requiring you to cut out food groups believed to be gut disrupting and inflammatory like sugars, grains, dairy, alcohol, and legumes. Although avocado toast and lattes aren't Whole30 approved, we've found some substitutes that are just as tasty!

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see that the old empress’s make-up is smudged and flaking, and that the ornaments fluttering in the wind are not lace, but someone’s laundry drying at the windows. …

Lisbon

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …

19 Best Bars in London

The best places to drink in the capital, from speakeasy-inspired hideaways to high-gloss, high-profile spots. There's even a proper pub, of course.<p>Along with New York, London was a lodestar for the 1990s craft cocktail revival, when bars rediscovered the joys of an artfully made martini, negroni, …

28 Best Restaurants in Singapore

Once you eat in Singapore, you may never leave.<p>On this food-obsessed island, a good restaurant is always lurking around the corner, tempting you to have <i>one more meal.</i> (Come here with an appetite.) It may be a classic Chinese spot, or a World's Best restaurant, or a trendy small plates bar. And …

20 Best Things To Do In Singapore

The cost of admission is high, but this is one place you'll never be bored.<p>It may be the most expensive city in the world, but Singapore has racked up plenty of other superlatives: cleanest, best planned, and—dare we say—most entertaining. The Lion City is home to the world's largest rooftop …

14 Best Boutique Shops in Singapore

What to buy in the Lion City.<p>Indie bookstores, avant-garde fashion boutiques, quirky housewares shops, gleaming malls bursting with luxury labels—whatever floats your retail boat, the city delivers in spades.

15 Best Places for Afternoon Tea in London

Is there anything more British?<p>Is there anything as British as afternoon tea? This sandwich-and-scone combo was invented by a peckish noblewoman tired of waiting for Queen Victoria at supper. Since then, over the last two centuries, the mid-afternoon refresher has become a cherished British …

Doing These 9 Things Make You Look Noticeably Insecure. Here's How to Stop

Job security as a leader is evasive enough--why would you chase away goodwill with insecurity? Here's how to avoid it.<p>Researchers at the University of Melbourne are one of many groups to have proven a very direct link between self-confidence and success. So why on earth would you broadcast to your …