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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 …

Cooking

SPICY BAKED OKRA FRIES Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Every so often I come across recipes that boast baked versions tasting better than …

Deep Frying

31 Smoothies That Pack in the Veggies (Not That You Can Tell)

It’s all too easy to fall into a smoothie rut. Though there are countless combinations of fruits, powders, fats, and liquids to try, we often end up …

Healthy Eating

You'll Spend 80% of Your Retirement Money on These 5 Things. Here's How to Save on Them

70% of people are missing out on a chance to save on healthcare costs.<p>If you're retired, you need to be smart about how you spend your money. To do …

Personal Finance

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

Marketing

6 Smart Habits That Will Lead to a Fulfilling Life

Whom do you surround yourself with? This may be your first lesson toward a life of success.<p>Do you ever lay in bed at night in a state of insomnia and look back over your choices in life and wonder, "I wish I did that differently?"<p>Perhaps it's feeling like you should've made that transition into a …

Self-improvement

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

Productivity

The first black woman aviator had to leave the U.S. in order to achieve her dreams

They called her “Brave Bessie” and although her story inspired generations, her path ended in tragedy<p><b>By Erin Blakemore</b><p>“NEGRESS AN AIR PILOT,” blared …

8 Things Highly Successful LinkedIn Users Do Right Everyday

There are unwritten rules of engagement on LinkedIn. Do you know what they are?<p>LinkedIn is currently the number one professional networking platform. With over 500 million profiles, it's also where hiring managers and recruiters go to find their next rockstar employee, freelancer, vendor, etc. The …

Employment

Behind in savings? 5 ways to build your emergency fund

Most Americans are behind on savings. Here's what to do if you're one of them.<p>We're constantly told to save for emergencies -- yet most Americans aren't doing a good enough job in that arena. In fact, according to new data from GOBankingRates, more than half of Americans have less than $1,000 in …

Retirement

The best question to ask in a job interview can tell you more than you think

Asking questions in a job interview is not only a great way to show your enthusiasm, but it can also demonstrate that you're already thinking about the role you plan to play in the company's future.<p>The best way to convey this intention is by asking a two-part question at the end of your</b> …

Employment

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

Here's the Average Length of Retirement. Will Your Money Last That Long?

There's a good chance you'll live longer than average, and you don't want to outlive your money. Here's how to avoid that.<p>If you're financially …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement
SEO

23 Snacks That Burn Fat

What you eat between meals matters more than you think. These choices boost metabolism and help you lose weight fast.

Healthy Eating

Your Life is Shaped by Your Thoughts

<b>“Be careful how you think; your life is shaped by your thoughts</b><b>” (Proverbs 4:23 GNT).</b>God is far more interested in changing your mind than changing …

Meditation

Why You Should Add Ginger to Your Diet ASAP

I've heard time and time again how great ginger is for your health, but how beneficial is it <i>really</i>? To find out whether the root actually yields results or purely sounds healthy, I asked Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD, who replied, "Yes, ginger actually has science-based evidence to back a number of …

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now | Inc.com

The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New Year, New You" podcast …

Entrepreneurship

Everybody Knows Better Than to Make This 1 Simple Resume Mistake (but Most People Can't Stop Doing It Anyway) | Inc.com

What if I were to tell you about an incredibly common résumé mistake that prevents most people from getting the jobs they want--even when they're highly qualified?<p>It's a deceptive error that job seekers and employers rarely even notice out of context--but it's fatal.<p>In fact, fixing it flies in the …

Employment

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

Some foods pack more nutritional punch than others, and these 20 offer the most health benefits pound for pound of all food on the planet. They not …

Passive income: 15 ways to let the money flow in

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might collect passive income streams.<p>For many people, toiling for a living isn't fun.<p>There can be lengthy commutes, dress codes, annoying coworkers, unreasonable …

Personal Finance

'The Burden' is a powerful, necessary look at the continuing impact of slavery on America

For a long time, as Rochelle Riley writes in “The Burden,” a book idea had been simmering in her mind. Three years ago, it reached a boiling point.<p>A …

Black History

4 Ways to Avoid Creating Content That No One Will Ever Read | Inc.com

Plenty of marketers would love to see their content go viral and reach new audiences. Unfortunately, it doesn't usually just work out that way.<p>Unless you're using the right content marketing tools and going after a small, highly targeted audience, you can't realistically expect everyone in your …

Marketing

Got a Side Gig? Here's a New Tax Break for You

The pass-through deduction can be a huge tax break if you have income from a side gig or small business.<p>The recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act …

12 Vegan and Vegetarian Pasta Combinations Even Meat-Eaters Will Love

If you're new to the concept of cutting back on meat, you might be struggling to find toppings and combinations to replace meat in your favourite …

11 Little Habits That May Make You Seem Less Confident & How To Fix Them

When it comes to social situations, it's perfectly normal to feel nervous. Between finding the right thing to say, to remembering everyone's name, …

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest person on the planet (as of this writing).<p>So, how has he done it? Actually, it's not so much about <i>what he has done</i> as it is <i>what he hasn't done</i>. …

Success

Trump's hateful words overshadow his praise for my husband

My encounter with President Trump reminded me of the Jim Crow era, and made me feel disrespected rather than appreciated.<p>While this nation spent Monday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I spent the day wiping away tears.<p>Weeping for a nation that I still believe in.<p>Weeping for a nation that has …

Black History

You Can't Build a Million-Dollar Business Without These 7 People | Inc.com

Every ambitious, high-performing entrepreneur dreams of building and growing a concept or company to scale. Surpassing the million-dollar mark within the first 12 to 24 months comes with a unique set of challenges, especially if you are trying to do without a team of advisers.<p>Most of the hit …

Small Business