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6 Ridiculously Delicious One-Pot Chicken Dinners To Try

Classic Grilled Oysters recipe | NOLA.com

Chef Miles Prescott's recipe for a garlic butter sauce is made richer with a little Worcestershire sauce, smoked paprika and oh so much garlic.<p>"I …

Lessons From The Early Pitch Decks Of Airbnb, BuzzFeed, And YouTube

We got a VC’s take on the pitch decks of five now-billion-dollar tech companies. Here’s what they got right (and wrong) from the start.<p>Is it impossible now to imagine life without an Airbnb, LinkedIn, or YouTube?<p>Yet at the start, they were just like any other small business. They had founders with …

Startups

Old Crawfish Jambalaya recipe was printed in Dixie Roto | NOLA.com

Linda Sandoz shared a recipe from the old Dixie Roto that she scanned and saved. This is going back a while. Most newspapers had their own locally …

Onions

Cook's Illustrated | Recipes That Work | We Test It All

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Writing Exercises Scientifically Proven To Redirect Your Life

Need to find a new direction or reclaim inspiration? Grab a pen and paper. These writing exercises can help.<p>We’re total suckers for self improvement: The self-help industry brings in billions of dollars each year from countless books. All that encouraging advice can feel empowering and …

You’re Never Too Old To Start A New Venture, Look At These Famous Entrepreneurs

The current lot of 20-something CEOs are ruining it for people like us who are facing a mid-life crisis. This infographic gets back at those young …

7 Habits Of Remarkably Successful Startup Entrepreneurs

On the surface, successful entrepreneurs seem to be the same as everyone else.<p>But look closely and you'll see that in a few ways they are very, very different -- and so is how they start and run their businesses.<p><b>1. They always prefer action to thinking.</b><p>A detailed plan is great, but stuff happens, …

Career Rocket Fuel: Whether You’re A Millennial Or Eyeing Retirement, Here’s What You Really Need To Get Right About Work

Ogilvy One’s Brian Fetherstonhaugh spends a lot of time thinking and talking about careers. Here, he offers a detailed plan for each stage of work life, designed with long-term success in mind.<p>Having spent over 35 years in business in global firms, I have seen tens of thousands of career …

6 Tips For Finding Your Startup Companion

You’ll be trusting this person to help run your company. Here’s how to choose wisely.<p>Whether you’re a first-time founder or a seasoned entrepreneur, choosing with whom you’re going to be in the ring is quite possibly the most important decision you can make in the process.<p>The cofounder relationship …

3 Quick And Easy Steps For Crafting A Rousing Toast In Minutes

An executive speaking coach shows how you can take the exasperation out of your salutation and craft the best toast of the night on the fly.<p>Whether at a company party, family celebration, or just a night out with friends, chances are you’ll be hearing a toast or two this holiday season. Toasts …

6 Startup Lessons I Learned From Working In Corporate America

If you’ve left or are considering leaving the corporate machine behind, take these tips with you.<p>We’ve all read stories about innovators who went from crib, to college, to founding multi-million dollar companies. But what about the rest of us who have corporate careers? Are we stuck being cogs in …

The Holistic Approach To Good Leadership

Thinking outside the box is great–but turning one’s gaze inward can produce surprising results.<p>Leaders must look out: For their companies, for their teams, for themselves. For trouble on the horizon and the light at the end of the tunnel. For all the challenges and the opportunities.<p>But what’s …

Short on time? Here’s how to get in a good workout fast.

During the busy holiday season, it’s easy to find an excuse not to exercise. Between parties and travel, shopping and baking, there’s just no …

Exercise

The Slow Cooker Recipes That You'll Never Want To Live Without

Winter's arrival means it's time to pull out the slow cooker. If you're rolling eyes because you think slow cookers are passé or unnecessary, we've got news for you. Slow cookers are awesome and they're never going out of style, so get on board. Crock Pot recipes are the ideal plan when it's cold …

What Does Your Mind-Set Say About Your Leadership Style?

Deciding to have the right approach to your role as a leader makes all the difference.<p>Leaders have a common trait of certainty in their mind-set. They have an ability to be decisive while expressing their viewpoint with certainty. Their mind-set remains steadfast on the mission.<p>So, where does it …

10 CEO Traits That Determine Future Success

If you’re looking for capital investors, these traits are sought-after by private equity.<p>Capital seems to be chasing companies these days. More and more businesses are having checks waved in front of them at breathtaking valuations, and new deals are announced at a frantic pace.<p>With the abundance …

Why Dreaming About The Future Makes You Less Likely To Achieve Your Goals

Before you scrap your vision board, a NYU psychology professor wants you to ask yourself some questions, starting with, “Do you WOOP?”<p>You’ve heard of “the Secret,” the phenomenon popularized on the Oprah Winfrey Show a few years ago based on the laws of attraction. Millions of people purchased the …

The 10 Best Pieces Of Advice For Making A Fresh Start

Life is full of new beginnings. Here’s some valuable advice to help you along the way.<p>My son leaves for college this week, and I’ve realized that it’s one of several fresh starts many of us make in life. This adjustment will be followed by new jobs, new relationships, and maybe career changes. In …

10 Signs That You've Found Your Calling

Do you know what your calling is? Does it sound appealing to you? As Oprah Winfrey once said, "We're all called. If you're here breathing, you have a contribution to make to our human community. The real work of your life is to figure out your function -- your part in the whole -- as soon as …

5 Supereasy Avocado Recipes Beyond Guacamole

<i>The healthy green wonder isn't just for chips and dip. One taste of these amazing dishes and you just might be signing up for the Avocado of the Month Club.</i><p>By Lynn Andriani

This Is The Ultimate Bedtime Routine For Better Sleep

A bedtime routine might sound like something that's only necessary for the grade-school set, but following a nightly schedule can greatly improve the sleep of the biggest of kids adults, too.<p>Sleep experts recommend establishing a bedtime routine, both to calm and relax you as you get ready to sleep …

Why Your Life Needs A Mission Statement

The same strategies used to create a business plan can tell you if you’re on the right track in your career and personal life.<p>We’d all love to say we wake up in the morning feeling exhilarated–joyful even–and move through the day with purpose and intention, but the reality is most of us spend the …

General Hospital

Browned Brussels with Maple Butter Recipe

<b>Serves 4 to 6</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 2 pounds brussels sprouts, stem ends trimmed, outer leaves peeled and halved (quartered if …

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like “I feel a bit …

Los Angeles

WATCH: 6 Insanely Popular TED Talks to Make 2014 the Best Year of Your Life

To kick off the new year, TEDWeekends is proud to present a compilation of six insanely popular TED talks from the past year. These talks inspired a tremendous amount of engagement from our community, and each one provides valuable insight that will help you get the most out of life in 2014.<p>We …

28 Rules for Fathers of Sons

<b>1. Love his mother.</b> He will learn to love like you love, and hate like you hate. So choose love for both of you. Devote yourself to it. Love with your whole heart and express that love each and every day. Then, someday down the road, you will see the way he loves his own wife, and know that you …