Ashley Butler

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3 Gritty Leadership Lessons the Olympics Won't Show

The sports world is replete with leadership models. But they don't tell you everything<p>The link between athletes and leadership is tangible and well-documented, and it's particularly poignant in this Olympic season streaming our way from South Korea.<p>The athlete/leader link resonates most strongly …

Leadership

30 Hearty Sandwiches You Can Eat for Dinner

We always hear about breakfast for dinner (of which I am a big fan), but I'm also a fan of lunch for dinner (I guess I just like to mix things up!). …

Cooking

I Just Made Copycat Trader Joe’s Tottins (Tater Tot Muffins), and They’re the Best Thing Ever

When Trader Joe’s posted a recipe for tottins, I knew I had to make my own version. The result is an entirely new way to enjoy potatoes and eggs, …

Breakfast

4 ways to help get over career bitterness

When disappointments inevitably happen at work, we can make the mistake of letting that emotion fester into bitterness. Instead of processing our …

Self-help

Here Are The Most Popular Foods In Each State, According To People Who Actually Live There

What's yours?

Cooking

Add These 10 Protein-Packed Veggies to Any Meal to Feel Fuller Longer

Did you know that on any given day, there are over 500 types of vegetables that you can find at the grocery store? So it makes sense if you get to the produce aisle and feel overwhelmed about which vegetables to grab. Selecting vegetables that contain the most protein is a great strategy for …

Healthy Eating

3 Lessons Every Leader Can Learn from GE's Downfall

How leadership weaknesses caused the decline of an admired company<p>How the mighty have fallen.<p>Not so long ago, General Electric Co. (GE) was admired for its stellar management and financial success; it once had the highest market value of any U.S. corporation.<p>But after years of mediocre performance, …

Leadership

4 Toxic Leadership Phrases You Probably Say Daily

They might seem harmless, but these words and phrases tell employees that you're not a people-focused leader.<p>As leaders, our language defines us. Literally.<p>In a new report, the behavioral analytics platform Mattersight analyzed at least 10 minutes of public speaking engagements from well-known …

Leadership

I ate salad for breakfast, lunch, and dinner for a month — and I was shocked by how full it made me feel

Lauren Schumacker<p><b>I tried to eat salad for every single meal for a month and almost made it.</b>• <b><br>I survived the whole month, but did swap a few salads here</b> …

Healthy Eating

25 Easy, Fancy Sides to Make Any Dinner Feel Special

The main dish often gets all the attention, but smart cooks know that a successful meal relies mostly on what the side dishes are bringing to the …

Cooking

Arrival of Beaker folk changed Britain for ever, ancient DNA study shows

At least 90% of the ancestry of Britons was replaced by a wave of migrants, who arrived about 4,500 years ago, say researchers<p>The largest ever study on ancient DNA has shown that Britain was changed forever by the arrival of the Beaker folk, a wave of migrants about 4,500 years ago who brought with …

Archaeology

Better Brainstorming

About 20 years ago I was leading a brainstorming session in one of my MBA classes, and it was like wading through oatmeal. We were talking about something that many organizations struggle with: how to build a culture of equality in a male-dominated environment. Though it was an issue the students …

Leadership

13 Foods Packed With Magnesium, the Nutrient Every Single Organ Requires

A study done by the U.S. government reveals that 68% of Americans consume below the recommended amount of magnesium. In fact, 19% of Americans …

Nutrition

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Legendary Football Coach Nails It With 1 Brilliant Sentence

A profound quote decades old, it's even more applicable in today's social economy.<p>A few days ago, I was listening to a Higher Purpose podcast where the host, Kevin Monroe, asked his guest JeffHarmon, a leadership coach and author of <i>The Anatomy of a Principled Leader</i>, about the challenges of using …

Leadership

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

Retirement

Gingerbread Dutch Baby with Poached Maple Pears and Creme Fraiche

For the creme fraiche topping: Whisk together the creme fraiche, vanilla extract, orange zest and vanilla bean seeds in a small bowl until combined. …

Breakfast

Ancient city's LiDAR scans reveal as many buildings as Manhattan

When researchers surveyed the ruins of a Purépecha Empire city in Mexico the old-fashioned way a decade ago, it took them two seasons to explore two square kilometres. Good thing they decided to use LiDAR, because the city called Angamuco turned out bigger than they previously thought. LiDAR gave …

Archaeology

25 Most Unhealthy Foods You Should Avoid

1. White Chocolate<p>Chocolate, when consumed in moderation, is actually quite good for us. Rich in anti-oxidants, dark chocolate is considered to be …

Don't Have a Product? Renting Your Expertise Could Make You Millions -- Here is How

Renting your expertise to high profile individuals, celebrities & corporations could be your way to millions<p>Let's face it, every hopeful entrepreneur may not have the next big app, invention or product that will make them fortune in today's market. However, that does not exclude you from running an …

Small Business

How to make the perfect dan dan noodles

A quick noodle dish laced with smoky chilli oil and tingly Sichuan pepper is the ideal choice for Chinese new year<p>If you’re not familiar with dan dan noodles, or if you’ve had this fiery, aromatic and addictively savoury snack in a restaurant but never made it yourself, this column will change your …

Food & Dining

Spiced Beef Kabobs with Herbed Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe

Spiced Beef Kabobs with Herbed Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Soak skewers in water 30 minutes. Meanwhile, place bread and water …

Recipes

5 Rare Signs That Prove You Were Meant to Lead People

Are you someone that understands what truly motivates people psychologically? You may be leadership material.<p>A quick Google search on the work "leadership" gave me about 376,000,000 results. And while it won't give me the totals for "leadership books" (if anyone knows, leave it in the comments), …

Leadership

ROSEMARY ALMOND MEAL BREAD

A friend brought me this loaf after I had Cleo, over a year ago now, and I still think about it. She was very much a fast food girl in a season of …

6 Habits High Performers Use to Stay Sharp, Confident, and Productive (According to Neuroscience)

Becoming and maintaining a level of high performance requires a commitment to these 6 tiny habits.<p>High performers such as Jeff Bezos and Sheryl Sandberg stay mentally sharp by making sleep a non-negotiable activity in their life. Richard Branson has credited his peak performance to working out.<p>When …

Sheryl Sandberg

This Simple 5-Step Process Is All You Need to Build Good Habits That Stick

Picking up a new habit doesn't have to be hard.<p><i>Why is it so difficult to adopt new habits? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, Founder of Knowledge For Men, Author, on</b> …

Sustainability

Successful People Tell Themselves These 7 Things on a Daily Basis

Sometimes, becoming successful is just a matter of willing it into existence.<p>Successful people tend to have very positive inner dialogues.<p>They know how to nurture their own personal growth. They believe they can do whatever it is they set their mind to. But most of all, they believe in …

Self-improvement

Stuck in Old Ways of Thinking? Try This Simple Innovation Technique

How to root out orthodoxies and generate breakthrough ideas for innovation (that no one else has thought of)<p>A great way to get unstuck and find breakthrough ideas is to Identify the orthodoxies and assumptions that rule your business. Assumptions are beliefs we take for granted and accept as true. …

Grace Hopper

These 40 Inspirational Quotes Picked By Richard Branson Will Move You To Achieve Your Potential

The endlessly entrepreneurial Sir Richard Branson serves as curator of words that will move you to more.<p>Elon Musk is the current media darling for having vision and achieving crazy things.<p>Jeff Bezos has more than his share of bold ideas and Mark Zuckerberg is no slouch in focusing on big things …

Motivation

This Magical Dutch Town is Like Something Out of a Storybook

One of the main reasons people flock to Europe is for a taste of its history. Packed full of gorgeous architecture, the buildings you'll come across …

European Travel

Ten lesser-known amazing things to do in Thailand

Thailand is one of the most diverse corners of South-East Asia: a tropical, beautiful, extraordinary country that draws backpackers, honeymooners and …

Asia Travel