Americans have allowed corporate cultures to dictate a social norm that frames their overwork, even to the point of death, as “dedication” and “commitment”.
The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as Fast as Your Business by Rita Gunther McGrath is the most relevant business book of the decade.
In the early 1990s my job required met to travel from Washington, D.C. to New York City every two weeks for team meetings. I had co-workers that wished they could go as often so they could have a leisurely dinner and maybe take in a show, stay in a company-paid hotel overnight, then fly home the next morning. That wasn’t my life.
Whether you’re a social psychology buff, a marketer, a salesperson, or just want to understand why and how you are persuaded to say “yes”, Robert B. Cialdini’s Influence – Science and Practice is a must read.
This lemon, garlic, and rosemary roasted chicken recipe was always a family favorite that had neighbors stopping by to see what was cooking! The secret is marinating the chicken in between the skin and meat, which flavors and tenderizes the meat and ensures a delightfully crisp roasted skin.
If you look closely at my hands, especially when they’re tan, you’ll see a smattering of slightly raised scars. I have some on my thighs too, however those rarely see the light of day. The scars I still have are from wounds inflicted on a fateful day when I was only 11 years old.
This version of a traditional French ratatouille recipe is simple with ingredients easily found in American markets. It is incredibly fragrant and never fails to get rave revie
The Secret Language of Leadership: How Leaders Inspire Action through Narrative by Steve Denning was one of the top four 2007 best business books listed in the Financial Times.
The “caccia” in cacciatore is Italian for “hunt,” so chicken cacciatore is chicken hunter’s style. It’s perfect on chilly autumn evenings.
Farinata is an exquisite Italian comfort food. Farinata, just like pizza, can be stuffed or garnished with any vegetable, cheese, or sauce. Or it can be eaten plain, right out of the oven.