Samantha Hebert

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9 Plants You Can Get Away with Watering Just Once a Month

Water is essential to plants, but overwatering is also one of the biggest mistakes you can make. Many plants need a lot less than you think, and some …

Plants

The 4 Secrets to Building Workplace Accountability

Elevate accountability from a buzzword to a business philosophy by aligning your team around shared objectives, cultivating open feedback loops, and encouraging creative problem-solving.<p><i>By Mattson Newell (@MattsonNewell), director for partners in leadership, and an expert and author on breakthrough</i> …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are three reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaces it with provides even more valuable insight for …

Public Speaking

This One Trick Will Make Your Pasta So Much Better

There are few dishes as satisfying as a steaming plate of pasta, especially when it’s enjoyed at the end of a long day. But in addition to the …

What Self-Awareness Really Is (and How to Cultivate It)

Self-awareness seems to have become the latest management buzzword — and for good reason. Research suggests that when we see ourselves clearly, we are more confident and more creative. We make sounder decisions, build stronger relationships, and communicate more effectively. We’re less likely to …

19 Whole30 Soup Recipes That Make January Way More Tolerable

We know: It’s so easy to reach for canned soup. And the premade varieties at health food stores can actually be pretty darn good. But most …

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

This Chart of How Long Foods Last in the Freezer Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever reached into your freezer for something — anything — to make for dinner and spent a good 15 seconds wondering how long it's been in there (and the follow-up question: Is it still good?) before anxiously deciding if it belongs on your plates or in the garbage, you are going to want to …

Food

Our Most Popular 30-Minute Meals of 2017

Weeknights seems to get busier and busier lately — they definitely didn't slow down in 2017. That's why 30-minute meals are our saving grace. They …

10 best Christmas films to watch on Netflix

From Arthur Christmas and Miracle On 34th Street to The Royle Family’s The New Sofa and Blackadder’s A Christmas Carol, Netflix already has several …

Entertainment

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

Our Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

There are few things the almighty Crock-Pot can't tackle, but above all else it makes getting dinner on the table a whole lot more manageable on busy …

This Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Soup Is Like a Warm Hug

There are some dishes that just evoke coziness — mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, and this creamy chicken soup. Made in the slow cooker, with help …

Only 1 in 10 People Has the Right Skills to Manage. Here Are 5 Things That Person Does to Succeed (the Other 9 Rarely Will) | Inc.com

According to extensive Gallup studies over two decades, one of the most important decisions any organization will ever make is whom to hire or to promote to management.<p>Not to be a downer, but good luck with that. Why? Gallup has determined that only one in 10 people actually possesses the talent to …

Employee Engagement

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …

7 Planners That Will Make 2018 Your Most Productive Year Ever | Inc.com

Last year, one of my top articles on Inc was a roundup of the planners that I recommended for maximizing productivity, honing your focus, and getting more done in 2017. So this year, I'm revisiting some of those favorites and adding some new ones to the list, to help you set yourself up for a …

These are the 3 habits you need to learn anything

Habits are learned through rewarded practice. Some habits are completely unconscious, for example: checking your phone when you experience a moment …

Self-improvement

Research Says This is the Quickest Way to Improve as a Leader | Inc.com

Improving as a leader has enormous benefits both to the people you lead and your own career. While most people know this, there continues to be a major gap in knowledge and execution.<p>Even with thousands of new leadership books on Amazon.com, creative wrappers on time-tested leadership principles, …

All 49 of Netflix's notable original movies, ranked from worst to best

While the company's first entry into the realm of big-budget films, the Will Smith-led "Bright," has been scorched by critics, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has hailed the fantasy-action thriller as a commercial success that critics are "disconnected" from.<p>On the opposite end of the critical spectrum, …

Elon Musk Has 24 Hours in a Day. So Do You. Here's How He Gets More Done | Inc.com

Benjamin Franklin once said that time is like money. Without being managed properly, how do you know where it's going?<p>Time management is one of those issues that we all face at work, but (ironically) few of us have the time to address.<p>For the world's top CEOs, however, time management simply can't …

Time Management

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

10 Common Baking Substitutes Everyone Should Know

Missing an ingredient? No problem.<p>November 21, 2017<p>As we all know, baking is a science. However, there are many different ways that you can go about …

5 Tricks to Rejuvenate a Run-Down Patio on a Budget

Oh, your poor, sad patio. Not a comfy seat to be had, and that cracked concrete … well, it probably looked really great when disco was king.<p>Whether …

Executives Fail to Execute Strategy Because They’re Too Internally Focused

Experts have opined for decades on the reasons behind the spectacular failure rates of strategy execution. In 2016, it was estimated that 67% of well-formulated strategies failed due to poor execution. There are many explanations for this abysmal failure rate, but a 10-year longitudinal study on …

Hiring people is one of the most important things you'll ever do. Watch your C's. | Inc.com

I sometimes am asked to sit in on interviews with leadership candidates to give feedback on energetic presence, intent and impact styles, and collaboration and leadership prowess. As we've been growing our own team to further expand the IEP Method, I've gotten to do this for myself. It's been …

Leadership

A Moment's-Notice Cookie That'll Make You Feel Like a Pastry Chef

<i>We're always on the hunt for back-pocket holiday hosting tips to make this time of year more about celebrating and less about stressing. We've partnered with If You Care to bring you recipes and techniques so that you're ready for the party—even if guests are on their way.</i><p>In the past, we've …

Dessert

Good for you: Eight habits of considerate people

Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once said, “Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.” It’s true. Being kind and considerate softens …

Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Gratin

8 servings<p>This holiday-worthy, crowd-pleasing side dish (you can never go wrong with cream and cheese) requires you to open and close the oven door multiple times, so make sure you pay attention to the visual cues since no oven is exactly the same.<p>November 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 ounces pancetta, cut …

Recipes

3 Lessons You Will Probably Have to Learn the Hard Way Before You Succeed

You can have 12 mentors and read a thousand books but there is rarely a painless path to success.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ask any leading entrepreneur about the secrets to their success and you'll more than likely find that it's often the valuable …

Entrepreneurship

Best-Ever Sticky Buns Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Dough: Combine sour cream, butter, salt, and 1⁄3 cup of the granulated sugar in a small saucepan. Cook over …