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Jeff Bezos runs Amazon with 14 demanding leadership principles. Here's how a 23-year-old engineer leveraged 5 of them to land a job.

Amazon, led by Jeff Bezos, has outlined 14 leadership principles for its employees. From "ownership" to "dive deep," these guidelines are designed to drive innovative thinking and quick action.<p>For those interested in working for Amazon, which was ranked in a LinkedIn survey as the most desired …

Jeff Bezos

You've Probably Been Overlooking This Secret Oven Feature

Here’s a kitchen tip that’s guaranteed to blow your mind.<p><i>Food52</i> recently highlighted a bold technique offered by Carolynn Carreño in her book <i>Bowls of</i> …

Vegetables

Traditional Gyro Meat Recipe

"This Greek/Lebanese style meatloaf is sliced and served with pita bread, tzatziki, and tomatoes for a delicious gyro that is the closest I've come …

Recipes

This Boeing Executive Says That as a Leader, You Shouldn't Try to Change the World. Instead, Focus on These 5 Things

Boeing CIO Ted Colbert teaches entrepreneurs how to do innovation the right way.<p>Ted Colbert, Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Senior Vice President (SVP) at Boeing has a morning routine that isn't for everyone.<p>First, he wakes up at 4 a.m., every morning.<p>He works out, every morning.<p>And he reads, …

Entrepreneurship

11 Secret Ingredients That Will Make You a Better Cook

Elevate your cooking in an instant with help from these secret ingredients.<p><b>A splash of vinegar</b><p>Instantly brighten up a dish by adding a splash of …

Recipes

Recipe: Slow Cooker Beer-Braised Brisket — Recipes from The Kitchn

Everyone loves brisket, a Texas staple. Texans — Tejanos — are especially obsessed. My beer-braised brisket is fork-tender, perfect for a crowd, and …

Cooking

Here's What Jeff Bezos Prefers to Work-Life Balance and Why You Should Live By It

Work-life balance naively suggests working and non-working hours should be evenly apportioned.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Amazon is known for building a culture that values hard work. So much so that the organization has received criticism from current and former …

Work-life Balance

13 Summer Desserts You Can Make in a Slow Cooker

I don’t know about you, but I’m of the mind that a party isn’t <i>really</i> a party without dessert. It doesn’t matter whether the night ends with an …

Baba Ghanoush Recipe

"This wonderful dip is made with roasted eggplant, tahini, lemon and lots of roasted garlic. Even if you don't usually like eggplant, you just may …

This CEO Stopped Managing Results and Started Focusing on People, and Everything Changed

Traditional wisdom says you should manage your business based on results, turns out its bad advice.<p>When Jason Lippert became CEO in 2003, Lippert Components (LCI) a manufacturing company was assumed to have peaked while hovering at $100 million in sales.<p>With many companies outsourcing shipping …

How To Make Slow Cooker Baked Beans — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Meet your new favorite summer party recipe: slow cooker baked beans. Long loved for their sweet, tangy flavor and tender, creamy texture, baked beans …

Cooking

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

Jamie Oliver: the recipe that changed my life

<i>Rotolo</i> is a Tuscan dish, involving homemade sheet pasta, greens (spinach, stinging nettles, borage), ricotta, parmesan and porcini, all rolled up and baked in tomato sauce, then sliced and served with sage butter. When you cut through the rotolo, you get a swirl of the pasta, a swirl of the green, …

Italian Food

Here's what CEOs actually do all day

Ever wonder what CEOs actually do all day? A study published on Monday by Harvard Business Review sheds light on how those in the top spot use their …

The Best Cuts of Beef Every Home Cook Should Know

Here’s a look at the most popular cuts of beef and when to use them—plus some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re ready to cook.<p><b>Chuck Roast</b><p>Anything …

BBQ

Crowd-Pleasing Recipes to Celebrate Summer

Festive picks for your cookouts, parties, and celebrations.<p>For most Southerners, July is about one thing: letting freedom ring. This patriotic month …

I Tried Jeff Bezos's PowerPoint Replacement at My Company--and It Actually Worked

Getting your team literally on the same page increases meeting productivity, keeps everyone engaged and allows for meaningful dialogue.<p>A few months back, a friend whose new boss used to work for Jeff Bezos at Amazon told me that the company actually banned PowerPoint presentations in favor of memos.<p>…

38 Potluck Sandwich Recipes to Feed a Crowd

When you’re cooking for a crowd, these sandwiches make an easy meal. Each recipe serves 10 or more!<p>Stromboli Sandwiches<p>Like a sloppy joe with Italian …

How to convert slow cooker recipes into Instant Pot recipes

There are two ways you can use an Instant Pot to replace a basic slow cooker. You can either put it in Slow Cook mode or you can pump up the speed and make the recipe using Pressure Cook mode. Here are some tips for doing both.<p>How to use an Instant Pot as a slow cooker<p>You can cook just about …

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

14 Gorgeous Shade-Tolerant Plants That Will Bring Your Shaded Garden Areas to Life

Do you have a shaded area in your yard that it seems like nothing will grow?<p>I feel your pain because I have the same problem spots in my yard. But …

Grilled Scallops with Rémoulade Sauce

Preparation<p>For the rémoulade sauce, put the mayonnaise, capers, pickle relish, tarragon, shallot, vinegar, garlic, mustard, salt, and paprika into a …

This Is the Chillest, Easiest Way to Poach an Egg

Somehow, in the last few weeks, I have become someone who wakes up at 6:30 a.m. I did not choose this path—I would always rather be sleeping, …

I've Studied Hundreds of Organizations. Here's Why Most Can't Innovate

Today we need to manage not for stability, but for disruption<p>As a manager, I always felt incredible pressure to innovate. Yet it was hard to know how to go about it. There were plenty of books about high flying companies, but those same organizations seemed to sputter out almost as soon as the ink …

This Is How To Make Homemade Tortillas

Wake up Taco Tuesdays with a batch of homemade flour tortillas. It may initially sound like an intimidating task, but the process is actually quick …

Everything You Need to Know About Great Leadership

Leaders are not born, they are made.<p>Effective leadership can be thought of as a set of qualities and skills. Different leaders may have different makeups, different strengths and challenges. But there are certain traits that lie at the core of leadership--the qualities that all great leaders …

Best Steak in the U.S.

In a country obsessed with beef, a new generation of renowned butchers and restaurants is redefining what makes a great American steak</i> …

A Strategic Meal Plan for a Week of 5 Easy Sheet Pan Dinners

A friend, fellow mom, and meal planner confessed to me recently how much she loathes cooking dinner since going back to work full-time. "I never …

Why This New Protein Powder Is a Game Changer, According to a Nutritionist

Plus five ways to use it (beyond a smoothie).<p>A new type of protein powder is about to hit the market, and it’s going to be a total game changer: A …

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 …

Leadership