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9 things you should never say in your presentation

Think back over the presentations you have sat through.<p>You’ve probably heard someone say, “Excuse me if I seem nervous,” “I haven’t had a lot of time …

How to Marinate Chicken Right, Plus Amazing Marinade Recipes

When you marinate chicken, the meat is your blank canvas; the marinade, your palette with which you paint on the deliciousness. And there are so many …

5 Ways Powerfully Confident People Gain Mental Strength | Inc.com

One aspect of confidence that is rarely discussed is mental strength. While you may be able to identify a confident person based on their presence--the way that they carry themselves as they enter a room--you may not as easily pinpoint the mentality that aids their self-trust. And while everyone …

Self-help

How to Communicate Clearly During Organizational Change

A former colleague liked to remind leaders of their impact by telling them, “There are children you’ve never met who know your name.” The point was simple: Their followers were also moms or dads who were going home and talking about their day in front of their children. And you, their leader, had a …

Dance Cardio Leg Workouts That Aren't Squats| Women's Health

20 Leg Moves You Can Do Literally Anywhere<p>Jazz up your leg days with a mix of new moves.<p>If you're sick and tired of squats, then we've got just what you need. These 20 leg moves from <i>Women's Health</i>'s Next Fitness Star Selena Watkins will keep your heart pumping, your legs shaking, and your body …

Journey Across Canada by Train

Riding the rails from Toronto to Vancouver is a once-in-a-lifetime smorgasbord of scenery.<p>I’m an introvert. A real rather-do-anything-than-make-small-talk introvert, not just someone who prefers TV to cocktail parties. So what am I doing having breakfast with three strangers—and enjoying it?<p>Blame …

Trains

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p>• Watch the Guardian’s documentaries<p><b>Joshua Oppenheimer</b><p><b>The Texan director’s feature</b> …

Filmmaking

Ratatouille

4 Servings<p>For a little spice, you can add either dried or fresh chiles (like Fresno, Thai, or red pepper flakes) to this classic ratatouille recipe.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large globe eggplant, peeled, coarsely chopped<p>1 large zucchini, sliced into ¼-inch-thick rounds<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt, plus …

My mom's boyfriend made this over the holidays...

My mom's boyfriend made this over the holidays...and I thought it looked familiar then found it on here! I've made it myself since and it was so …

Tomato and Zucchini Frittata

5<p><i>5 / 5 (1 Reviews)</i><p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p>2 Freestyle Points 172 calories<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>30 minutes<p>Garden tomatoes, summer zucchini, and …

7 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Email etiquette for business communication

This has been on my ‘to write’ list for a long time.<p>What are the do’s and don’ts of emailing. For instance, someone recently informed me that …

How Your State of Mind Affects Your Performance

Don, a senior vice president for sales at a global manufacturing company, wakes up late, scrambles to get showered and dressed, has an argument with his teenage daughter over breakfast, then gets stuck in traffic on the way to work and realizes he will be late for his first meeting.<p>Donna, a …

Measure Your Team’s Intellectual Diversity

Inventive thinking in a team setting is fueled by a blend of talents, skills, and traits that rarely all exist in a single person—such as an ability to see problems through fresh eyes, a knack for understanding a frustrated customer’s complaints, or a flair for turning a creative idea into a …

10 Healthy Ways to Get More Kale in Your Day

2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.<p>FN_FN Kitchens Kale and Tomato Eggs Benedict.tif<p>This member of the cabbage family is now in …

Asparagus Season is Here! Make this Simple, Clever Salad

<i>We're serious about keeping farmers market produce on the menu all year long. Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra Kitchen shows us how to store, prep, and make the most of it, without wasting a scrap.</i><p><i>Today: A simpler way to prepare asparagus, plus a clever dressing to put on all of your salads this</i> …

Asparagus

The 9 Best Complex Carbs for Weight Loss That Are Actually Enjoyable

If you’re looking to shed unwanted weight fast, there are more efficient ways to whittle your middle than giving up your morning toast or occasional …

Nutrition

25 Ways to Grill Chicken Better

Behold our definitive guide to grilling the best chicken of your life! With these 25 tips, tricks, and recipes, your bird will never be boring<p>Like burgers and dogs or a rack of ribs, grilled chicken is a rite of summer. Whether skewered, flattened, brined, spiced, or upended on a beer can, there …

Cooking

15 awesome summer recipes you need in your life

It’s almost summer, you guys! This means it’s time to put our Crockpots away, retire our butternut squash and chicken soup recipes until fall, and …

25+ DIY Reclaimed Wood Projects for your Homes Outdoor

To make your home be distinctive, are you looking for w […]

15 Self Help Books You Need To Read

Self-help and personal development material is one of those things that’s either embraced with open arms, or pushed away like a bad meal. I prefer …

Self-improvement

The long reach of childhood trauma

Starting Early: The Problem<p>The long reach of childhood trauma<p>Research has linked exposure to abuse, neglect and other forms of severe adversity in …

10 Communication Secrets of Great Leaders

No one ever became a great leader without first becoming a great communicator.<p>Great leaders connect with people on an emotional level every time they …

6 Post-Workout Stretches to Combat Knee Pain

Feeling weak in the knees is only a good thing when it’s over your latest Tinder date. Experiencing joint pain is an entirely different sensation—and …

With dementia, reality sometimes hurts more than it helps

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> Last year, Paul Solman reported on artisanal entrepreneurs — individuals carving out their own careers, and, if you believe Harvard …

Parenting

Do These 10 Things in Your Kitchen to Lose Weight

A decently loaded storeroom is one of the most ideal approaches to guarantee that you can appreciate solid and heavenly dinners immediately. …

Cancelling One-on-One Meetings Destroys Your Productivity

We all can agree that we have too many meetings. From the one-off event to the weekly check-in with an employee, meetings are taking an increasing amount of time in our daily work. But removing meetings from your calendar isn’t always the best way to take back your time.<p>When faced with an onslaught …

The Man in the Van

He throws 96. He's the Jays' No. 1 prospect. He signed for millions. And he lives in a VW camper. Meet Daniel Norris, the most interesting pitcher in …