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25 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track in 2016

Preparing meals just for yourself can seem like a ton of work, but there’s always one kitchen gadget you can lean on when you want your meal to be as easy as ordering takeout or hitting up the nearest drive-thru, but <i>way</i> healthier: the slow cooker. When you’re looking for a fuss-free way to stick to …

Cooking

3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

<b>The Productivity Project</b>, Chris Bailey<p>For one year, Bailey, a Canadian business school grad, structured his life around a single obsession: improving …

Pomodoro Technique

25 Free Architecture Books You Can Read Online

<i>I</i><i>f you don't have access to an architecture library (and even if you do), sifting through shelves can take hours. Buying books can be even more</i> …

Talks to save you time at work — so you can focus on what you love

For all those days you've ever checked the clock and thought, "Where did the last hour go?" These talks share helpful hacks for stealing back a few …

Irresistible Gnocchi Casserole

Gnocchi casserole couldn't be simpler. This comforting dinner is great for any weeknight, and we know the kids will love it!<p>You know, I think it’s pretty clear that I’m from the Midwest. I mean, based on the number of casseroles I make in a week, it’s pretty obvious.<p>You fancy Californians with your …

Cooking

15 Proven Ways to Get Faster

Here are 15 tips from top experts, recent scientific research and our own savvy staffers that will turbocharge your training without taking more time

Florida State University

Could Simple Things Like Stretching, Smiling, And Sitting Up Actually Make You Work Better?

Yes, says science.<p>If you’re reading this while slumped over your smartphone or hunched in front of your laptop, chances are that you’ll be less assertive with the next task you have to tackle.<p>Why? Because, as a growing body of research is finding, the way you hold your body shapes the way your mood …

Psychology

6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

Becoming and staying productive isn’t about hard-to-follow programs or logging your every move in an app. It’s about self-care. Here are daily to-dos to get you started.<p>It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d …

Time Management

The Unspoken Key To Finding Meaningful Work

You can’t land a job you love if you don’t know how to describe it.<p>Here’s an interesting question: Why are the nation’s highest-achieving undergrads flying to finance and consulting?<p>As Cal Newport observes, the majority of Dartmouth’s five valedictorians are choosing those two sectors, while 36% of …

Work-life Balance

If You Think You’re Productive During Lunch, Think Again

Got a case of the brown-bag blues? Time to rework your approach to lunch–which can be the most useful time in your day, if you do it like San Francisco startup Thumbtack.<p>About three years ago, Thumbtack was a startup in a house high atop a San Francisco hill. There, the local-services-discovery …

San Francisco

8 Simple Ways To Get Happier At Work

Eye strain, iPhones, desk lamps, stomach cramps: Maximizing and minimizing these elements of your workday will help you get work done. But don’t just take it from us. Listen to Happiness Project author Gretchen Rubin, who clearly knows from mirth.<p><i>Happiness Project</i> author Gretchen Rubin recently …

Happiness

Work Desk Do’s And Don’ts: Yes To Huge Calendars, No To Floss

It’s where you do most of your work and offers colleagues insight (unintended or not) about your habits. So put a little thought into it and build yourself a better space to work.<p>Yes, there’s a growing consensus that desks kill creativity and will probably also kill you. But no matter how many …

Calendars

The Simple Question That Helps You Use LinkedIn Better

LinkedIn can accelerate your career–if you understand this key to the site.<p>For its founder Reid Hoffman, launching LinkedIn ten years ago was like jumping off a cliff and building an airplane on the way down–but what vehicle hath he wrought upon the working world?<p>Writing at <i>HBR</i>, social media …

LinkedIn

5 Common Mistakes That Will Ensure Your Resume Gets Tossed

Here’s a prediction: If your résumé feels boring, stilted, and borrowed, no one’s going to want to hire you.<p>Recruiters look at a résumé for six seconds. So how do you stand out from the crowd, aside from awesome design?<p>By avoiding threadbare phrases like “stand out from the crowd,” as David Mielach …

Employment

Have You Ever Considered That You’re Pooping Wrong?

It turns out that Western civilization has been pooping wrong for generations. According to scientists at the Stanford University Pelvic Floor Clinic, we’re meant to squat, not sit (which makes sense if you think about our ancestors’ bathroom habits).<p>Squatting relaxes your muscles in just the right …

Nike Unveils A High-Tech Sweatshirt, Inspired By Surfing Gear

Nike’s latest innovation–materialized in the Tech Fleece Collection–revamps the classics.<p>The latest clothing intro from Nike is something of a triple threat in apparel: it’s technologically forward, streamlined for athletes, and boasts a runway-approved silhouette. The sportswear giant is launching …

Shoes

How To Design A Better Office For Both Introverts And Extroverts

Could a “palette of place” give workers control and choice over where and how they work? One company goes deep into work space.<p>Ask workers what bugs them most about the office, and chances are they’ll tell you they can’t concentrate or focus on their work.<p>At Steelcase, we regularly survey workers …

Personality