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Procrastination: It's pretty much all in the mind

<b>To procrastinate or not: the answer may be down to differences in how our brains are wired, a study suggests.</b><p>It identified two areas of the brain that determine whether we are more likely to get on with a task or continually put it off.<p>Researchers used a survey and scans of 264 people's brains to …

Amygdala

This experimental London dairy is creating completely new varieties of cheese — here’s how

When Philip Wilton was made redundant from his job he decided to devote all of his time to cheese making. In 2012 he founded Wildes Cheese, a micro-dairy in Tottenham, London. The dairy was originally based in a small garage space in London but since then the company has expanded and now produces …

Looking to Build Your Network? Please Avoid This 1 Mistake

People bond over common interests and experiences, not hors d'oeuvres.<p>I was recently on a conference call with Jay Abraham, who is one of the world's most successful entrepreneurs and business consultants. In 2000, <i>Forbes</i> listed Abraham as one of the top five executive coaches in the U.S., and he is …

Entrepreneurship

The Reality Of China's Economic Slowdown

The slowdown of the Chinese economy is not a cyclical down turn. It is part of a deep and complicated transition the outcome of which will shape the future of China, and with it, the rest of the world.<p>The reality of China’s economic slowdown, stripped to the bare essential, has to do with the …

Chinese Economy

How To Spend Your Working Day Wisely And Actually Get Things Done

Time doesn’t discriminate.<p>The CEO of a Fortune 500 company with an overloaded schedule and a college graduate procrastinating about starting a business each get 168 hours per week to spend as they see fit.<p>Some people are able to accomplish a lot from Monday to Friday (or to Sunday if you count …

Time Management

Want Your Child to Be a High Achiever? This 47-Year Study Reveals 7 Things You Can Do

Who doesn't want to raise talented, developed children? Highly-seasoned help has arrived.<p>There's no shortage of advice on raising successful kids or how to coach kids. Or even how to be a kid, for that matter. But when findings from a 47-year study from noted experts on child development surface, I …

Fake processed food is becoming an epidemic in African urban life

In late February, 14-year-olds Nahima and Yayaya, died after eating tainted biscuits at a classmate’s birthday celebration in their school, located just outside Nigeria’s capital Abuja. Several other children in their class were hospitalized. Panic and threats from angry parents forced a temporary …

'As big as your head': giant avocado arrives in Australia

They look like an avocado and taste like an avocado. The only difference from the avocados you know? These ones are about the size of your head.<p>The Avozilla, as it has been dubbed, has arrived in Australia. Weighing an average of 1.2kg, the fruits are about four times the size of regular avocados …

Café

Here’s how many people can be in a meeting before it’s unproductive, according to Harvard

Meetings are at peak production level when there are fewer people involved — specifically, no more than eight, according to Harvard Business …

The Youngest Self-Made Billionaire on Earth Is Also the Humblest: He Says Luck Is What Made Him Successful

The 27-year-old entrepreneur cofounded a payments company valued at $9.2 billion.<p>John Collison is the youngest self-made billionaire on Earth.<p>The …

Chick-fil-A's secret weapon is helping it dominate chains like McDonald's and KFC

Chick-fil-A's recent dominance in the fast-food industry can be tied to one behind-the-scenes secret, according to an industry expert.<p>Chick-fil-A has long topped rankings of food quality and customer service. It is one of the most profitable chains in the US, with average sales per restaurant …

Applebee'S

5 Telltale Signs of a Toxic Company Culture You Can Spot During an Interview

Take note, and you can save yourself from a bad career move.<p><i>How should prospective employees identify a toxic work environment during the job interview process? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

Is Dairy Bad for You, or Good? The Milky, Cheesy Truth

Dairy products are controversial these days.<p>They are cherished by the health organizations as an essential food for bone health.<p>But other experts …

Dairy

Food waste is killing the planet. Restaurants are stepping up. Will you?

As a kid, I remember enjoying a roast chicken dinner on Sundays. Any leftover chicken was mixed with mayo and transformed into chicken salad …

Food

This Juice Range Is Made From 'Ugly' Fruit And Veg And Will Cut Food Waste

Waste Not juices will be on sale at 350 Tesco stores across the UK.<p>A new juice range has been created to make use of ‘ugly’ fruit and veg that would …

Different Problems, Different Solutions: Food Waste and Household Food Insecurity

You’ve likely been hearing a lot more about food waste lately. It is a significant problem and not easy to fix.<p>There are many reasons that food is …

Agriculture

The Disadvantages of Food Processing

Unless you live on a farm, it’s unlikely that you eat only unprocessed food. Nearly every food purchased in the grocery store undergoes some type of …

Nutrition

How DoorDash Is Partnering With Feeding America to Combat Food Waste

Technology company DoorDash found a way to make a lazy delivery order a charitable act. Through Project Dash, consumers can help end hunger and cut …

Kellogg says its frozen foods are hot with millennials

Kellogg, known for Frosted Flakes and Froot Loops cereals, says millennials are hot for its frozen foods, helping boost the company's sales.<p>Sales of Eggo waffles and MorningStar Farms veggie burgers, both in the frozen foods aisle, jumped more than 10 percent during the first three months of the …

Give Processed Food a Break

Modern food technology creates some abominations, but it also gives us better nutrition and variety and less waste<p>In this age of culinary enlightenment, consumers are asking more questions than ever about what we eat. Many of us want food that comes with edifying stories—organic farming, …

Processed Food

Seeking new models for food safety collaboration, progress

<i>Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles leading up to the 20th annual Food Safety Summit. The event, from May 7-10 at the Donald Stephens</i> …

Agriculture

How Howard Schultz botched Starbucks' acquisitions

<b>Starbucks</b> (NASDAQ:SBUX) hasn't done many things wrong in its nearly 50-year existence. Founded by three academics in 1971 who learned the coffee business from Alfred Peet of Peet's Coffee and Tea, the founders made the best decision in the history of the business in 1982 by (reluctantly) hiring a …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

12 Essential Bourbons for Your Liquor Cabinet

What’s not to love about the quintessential American whiskey? Bourbon is an enduring favorite, a spirit that survived the years of Prohibition; …

Whiskey

I interview 100,000 people a year, and there are 6 questions that make job candidates stick in my mind

You'll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion—while the recruiter's put in the hot seat—that's not actually in your best interest.<p>Why? Because this is your final chance to make an awesome impression.<p>My team and I interview around …

5 Books That Will Make You A More Driven Person

Sometimes all you need is someone else's story to get you fired up.<p>I am a huge advocate for reading.<p>There are certain lessons you can only extract from a good book--especially one written by someone who has been in your same shoes, and is giving you all the nitty gritty details you want to know …

I asked a series of execs how they spend the weekend — and the same phrase kept coming up

It won't come as a surprise to many readers that, of all the New York City-based execs I interviewed recently, most said they work on the weekends.<p>It didn't come as a surprise to me — these are busy people; their companies are growing; the business world doesn't stop just because they'd rather …

8 Ways to Elevate Your Game to the Next Level

Your entrepreneurial journey won't be such a grind if you learn to take joy in your growth along the way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us are driven to succeed, yet it is amazing how many of us view the process of getting to where we want to go as a chore, …

It's time to change how we think about food

I finally got to see the movie <i>The Martian</i>, and one scene really spoke to me as my husband Bob and I munched our popcorn. (Spoiler alert.) American …