Donovan D'Oliveira

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How to Know When It's Time to Quit

The greatest leaders in history all had one thing in common: knowing when it was time to step down.<p><i>by</i><p>, PhD, author, psychologist, inspirational …

From Beyonce to Neil deGrasse Tyson, 23 Quotes That Will Get You Excited About Work Again

The struggle is real when you come back from an amazing vacation. These wise words will get you going again so you can pay for your next vacation.<p>As summer winds down, and more and more of us slip back into the office, it may be a little hard to trade beaches for cubicles, and plane tickets for …

The Guide to Every Wedding Dress Code (That Actually Matters)

Print this out and hang it on your fridge.<p>Wedding dress codes seem like a good idea. That is, until you're a guest for a "desert chic" wedding and have no clue what you're actually supposed to wear. That's why we're putting an end to the confusion, once and for all. We rounded up the most common …

Ask yourself these questions before saying “yes” or “no” to anything

Your approach should change depending on your circumstances.<p>A LinkedIn connection that you’ve never met in person asks if you’d like to meet for a coffee. Your boss invites you to a networking dinner with several executives from the office. Your former college professor asks if you would be …

Shonda Rhimes

7 principles to develop toughness and build the life you want to live

“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. …

10 unconventional habits that will improve your life dramatically

You’ve all heard the cliche success advice to “Work Harder” and “Read More”<p>So I decided to provide you with a few unconventional habits that will …

10 Design Podcasts You Should Download Right Now

That's right, you can learn about design without pictures!<p>Design podcasts are an excellent way to get inspired on your commute or while lounging on a weekend morning. That's right, <i>design</i> podcasts—there's actually quite a lot you can learn and enjoy about visual arts and architecture through …

Los Angeles

Here are the 5 books you need to read this summer, according to Bill Gates

With summer fast approaching, it's time to start compiling your vacation reading list. And fortunately, Bill Gates is here to help.<p>On Monday, the …

Save Your Money: Dermatologists Say These Are the 10 Best Drugstore Moisturizers

I love Sephora as much as the next woman. And those pink Glossier bags? I reuse them, too. But as high-end and brand-forward as these two outposts …

Sensitive Skin

The 8 most in-demand job skills for 2018 and the online courses you can take to learn them

We live in a technological age — and there is no going back. For anyone looking to get ahead in their career, mastering certain skills is absolutely …

Project Management

12 Products You Absolutely Need If You Have Trouble Sleeping

From humidifiers to sprays to blankets, you'll hit the hay in no time<p>Ah, sleep. It’s the thing we need the most to function like actual human beings, but it's often the thing we get the least of. And since we spend one-third of our lives sleeping, we can at least try to do it well.<p>According to the …

7 High-Protein Snacks That Will Help You Build Muscle

By snacking smarter, your muscles will grow bigger, faster<p>If you want bigger, stronger muscles, lifting weights is a good place to start—but your diet makes a huge impact on your gains, too. That's where protein comes in: the essential macronutrient helps repair the tiny tears strength training …

9 Keto-Friendly Snacks That Will Actually Keep You Full

These keto-approved options will hold you over until your next meal<p>Americans once demonized fat. But recently, the nutrient is rising above its bad-for-you reputation. That's just one reason the ketogenic diet is becoming popular again—eating all the fat you want sounds like a great thing, …

Nutrition

Top 10 Professional Life Hacks

These hacks will be game-changing for you and your schedule.<p>We all have the same 24 hours in a day.<p>When you see certain individuals achieve a level of unimaginable success, it's not because they have more hours in the day than you. It's because somehow they've figured out how to deploy those hours …

You only need to do three things to make a great presentation

• Make a point<br>• Make people care about your point<br>• Ask for something<p>How To Make A Presentation (the starting point but not specific enough)<br>• How To Make A Presentation Make A Point (using “make” in concrete and figurative ways)<br>• How To Make A Pointy Presentation (a shorter and less obvious version of …

A 45-minute Yoga Playlist to Calm Your Spirit in the Flurry of Fall

As the leaves turn and the weather gets chilly, turn to this soothing playlist for some comfort and calm while you flow and unwind.<p><i>See also</i> Open Your …

Listen to Episode 36 of Clever: Jan van der Lande

Founder and CEO of design brand Kikkerland, Jan Van Der Lande, tells Jaime and Amy that when he started the business 25 years ago his houseboat was …

Ranking Madonna's 35 best singles

It’s hard to imagine music without Madonna. It seems like she’s always been there, changing the game and reinventing herself. But her pop journey all …

Oatmeal Baths and Teas: A Guide to the Martha's Vineyard Cleanse for a Slimmer Waistline

When Kyana Jackson won a website giveaway (a gift basket that included a new diet book and fat-fighting drink mixes), the Indianapolis mom was …

The immune-boosting drink that makes apple cider vinegar look tame

A few years ago, I developed a mid-winter cough that sounded so alarming, a friend went to her trusted Chinese herbalist in search of a cure. She …

Dope Stuff On My Desk: The Magical Answer To Thigh Chaffing And More Awesome Finds

It’s that time again! Time to check out all the “Dope Stuff On My Desk!”<p>Raise your hand if you have thick thighs. Keep it there if said thighs rub …

The 30 Minute Practice to Jump-Start Your Day

Start your day wide awake and full of life with this backbending sequence.<p><b>GO BACK TO</b><i>17 Poses to Jump-Start Your Day</i><p>Cat-Cow Pose<p>Come onto your hands …

These are the most frequently drawn winning lottery numbers

Apparently there's actually a pattern<p>Chances are you ditched your personal lucky numbers for a lucky dip ages ago when it comes to the lottery.<p>But, …

29 of the Toughest Interview Questions With Answers

Preparing for a job interview means being ready to answer the basic interview questions that almost every hiring manager asks – but it also means …

The Stoic Reading List: 3 Must-Read Books To Get You Started – Daily Stoic | Stoic Wisdom For Everyday Life

The starting point of any new pursuit is critical. Stoicism is no difference. Picking up the wrong book can derail even the most interested student. …

4 ways to deal with a coworker who's spreading gossip about you

There's conflicting beliefs around gossip in the workplace. Some studies suggest it creates a stressful environment for employees, whereas other …

Psychology

4 Impactful Resume Updates That Won't Take You More Than 5 Minutes

If you’re like most job seekers, the thought of sitting down to update your resume can seem pretty darned unpleasant. Anxiety provoking. Full-on …

21 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

Although in the moment they might seem larger than life, interviewers are people just like you.<p>That means they're susceptible to the same …

Employment

How to Use Your Office Space to Make the Work Week Suck Less

Decorate your desk for the job you want, not the one you have<p>Maybe your happy place is under the sun in Punta Cana, not under the fluorescent light in your corner cubicle. But while you’re stuck at work, you can at least make your space a little more uplifting. An organized, decorated workspace …