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How to Cut Bathroom Remodeling Costs

Bathrooms are where we go to pamper ourselves, which explains why 36 percent of remodelers in our survey wish they had splurged on tubs and showers, …

Rebranding? Do What Instagram, Uber, and Taco Bell Did With Their Logo Designs | Inc.com

Your brand image is the way consumers perceive your brand. That includes everything from brand voice and tone, to your customer's experience with your products and service, to visual representations of your brand.<p>From a visual perspective, this includes features like colors, format, fonts, and the …

Graphic Design

12 Free Tools for Remote Developers and Designers

If you’re among the one in five people worldwide who frequently work remotely, then you know how important it is to have the right online tools and …

Project Management

6 Things Most Young Leaders Fail to Realize Before It's Too Late | Inc.com

At a recent speaking engagement, a member of the audience asked me what leadership advice I would give myself when I first began my career. While I enjoyed the thought of talking to a younger version of myself, I would much rather offer guidance to today's young leaders, who work in a drastically …

Leadership

5 Simple Things the Most Incredibly Respected Bosses Do (Every. Single. Day.) | Inc.com

We can all rattle off qualities we absolutely hated in our old bosses quicker than we can the good ones. Like it or not, those awful bosses brought us where we are now.<p>Whether you have three employees or 300 doesn't matter. You should always strive to be the most incredible boss you can be every …

Employment

20 Dream Kitchens

The kitchen can often be the main gathering point of a home, so why not make it stand out?<p>Here are a few of our favorite kitchens from over the years at Dwell...

Why You May Be Picking up Pain from Another

<i>Article by Justine Melton</i><p>As a Reiki Practitioner you have probably noticed that your life changes in amazing ways once you learn the healing art of …

Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Make Your Life Better by Saying Thank You in These 7 Situations

I don't say "Thank You" as often as I should and I doubt I'm the only one.<p>In fact, I'm starting to believe that "Thank You" is the most under-appreciated and under-used phrase on the planet. It is appropriate in nearly any situation and it is a better response than most of the things we say. Let's …

This Data-Viz Tool Is As Easy To Use As A Post-It Note

Beam makes charts and graphs simple and disposable. Which could be great for increasing the public’s graphic literacy.<p>Data visualization, infographics, data posters–whatever you want to call them, the genre is having its “Instagram moment.” Like typography and photo editing before it, the craft of …

The Definition of Happiness Changes as You Age, According to Science

The definition of happiness shifts radically but predictably with age, research shows.<p>Type a simple search into Google and you will bombarded by tips on how to be happy. You could spend weeks if not years reading all that advice on boosting well being.<p>Many of these articles are valuable, but most …

16 simple social skills that will make you more likable

All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills that build emotional intelligence.<p>To help you out, we sifted through the Quora thread "What are useful social skills that can be picked up quickly?," talked to an etiquette expert, and looked to some social psychology research.<p>Here are …

11 ways unsuccessful people mismanage their time

Time management: it's the difference between a regular day and a disastrous 24 hour ordeal in which major projects don't get submitted, dogs don't get walked, and important prescriptions don't get picked up.<p>Some are naturally good at managing their time. Others learn. A few people scrape by due to …

12 Habits Of Genuine People

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs. Suffice it to say, emotional intelligence is a powerful way to focus your energy in one direction with …

25 tools and apps to help freelancers stay more productive at work

When you freelance, it can be difficult to cancel out distractions or avoid time-wasting activities. Especially if you work from home or base …

Science Says, This One Habit Helps You Make Smarter Decisions

15-35% better decision outcomes, more creative problem solving, and persistence are all benefits of this approach<p>It's impressive how many ways we study decision making. I searched Amazon today for books on decision making: over 90,000 results. The top one is <i>The Decision Book: 50 Models for</i> …

Vibrant Color Palette Combos Take Colors From the World to Inspire Creativity

With its vast collections of images, photo filters, free icon and shape elements, and fonts, Canva allows users around the globe to create sleek graphics and presentations through its online app—no design degree required. The company's Senior Graphic Designer, Poppie Pack, shares a variety of savvy …

9 Signs You're Successful--Even If It Doesn't Feel Like It

If you're ambitious, you're bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you aren't yet living up to your expectations.<p>We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it--other than the guy with the <i>'He who dies with the</i> …

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately | Inc.com

Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are you have at least a few bad communication habits that are driving people crazy.<p>Take …

What's Your Leadership Style? 3 Questions to Ask

Do you want to be an inspiring leader, but are afraid of becoming an obnoxious boss?<p>Many of the professional women I speak with tell me they feel they are ready to become better leaders, but they don't know where to start.<p>They struggle with an underlying fear of being labeled inflexible, difficult …

65 Habits That Can Help Boost Staff Morale and Motivation | Inc.com

Employee engagement should be every leaders number one priority because when you have an engaged, highly motivated team then everything becomes that much easier and it helps to achieve amazing results and drive customer satisfaction.<p>With employee engagement lagging at less than a 33 percent in the …

Employee Engagement

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity | Inc.com

If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that creativity is primarily a learned skill. And like any other skill you want to learn, it requires that …

Creativity

Classical music and studying: The top 10 pieces to listen to for exam success

Recent research from academics in the US and France has found that listening to classical music while studying can actually help students score …

Flute

The Importance of Word Choice

<i>by guest blogger Katharine Ashe, best-selling author of historical romance novels</i><p>Penis.<p>(I do have a point here.)<p>Sometimes when I'm grading a student's paper and I find a misused word, I circle it and write "Word Choice."<p>There is, of course, a lot more to choosing the right word than dictionary …

5 Learnable Mindsets of Highly Successful People

Have you ever wondered how truly successful people like Bill Gates, Richard Branson or Muhammad Ali became successful and <i>continued</i> to excel? I sure …

3 Laws Of Productivity That Can Move You To Where You Want To Be | Inc.com

There are 3 laws I live by when it comes to being productive. They are simple. They are effective. And they "move the needle" from where I currently am, to where it is I want to be.<p>1. Do What Is Important, Not What Is Urgent<p>There is a massive long-term difference between what is "urgent" and what …

5 Lifetime Habits of the World's Wealthiest People | Inc.com

Why do certain people become extraordinarily wealthy while others do not?<p>Great wealth, of the non-inherited kind, is not an accident. The extraordinarily successful people who make it have habits that set them apart from everyone else.<p>These habits can be incorporated into your daily life and if …

Self-improvement

The Important Habit of Just Starting

Every single day, my to-do list is a reminder of all the <i>other</i> projects I haven’t started. The passion projects that I ‘just don’t have time’ to do. …

Procrastination