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5 Tips to Be a More Impressive Speaker

A Stanford Business School professor offers a treasure trove of tips on how to be a better public speaker.<p>If you're a shaky public speaker, your next big presentation offers so many things to be worried about. There's conceiving of and planning your speech, practicing it, keeping your nerves in …

6 Extraordinary Business Lessons From Self-Made Billionaires

There are a few things Bill Gates, J.K. Rowling, Mark Cuban and other business tycoons want you to know.<p>Billionaires are a whole other class of people, right? They must be smarter than the rest of us. Stronger. Luckier. Better.<p>What if I told you billionaires are just like you--and that at one …

5 Surprising Insights About Steve Jobs’s Management Style

“He didn’t care what the public thought of him. At times, he was surprised to have hurt someone’s feelings.”<p>“Kind. Patient. Human. The Steve you didn’t know.”<p>Those are the words accompanying a portrait of the late Apple cofounder on the cover of this month’s issue of <i>Fast Company</i>, which features an …

The Most Productive Way to Develop as a Leader

Everybody loves self-improvement. We want to get smarter, network better, be connected, balance our lives, and so on. That’s why we’re such avid consumers of “top 10” lists of things to do to be a more effective, productive, promotable, mindful — you name it — leader. We read all the lists, but we …

Fundamentals of Project ManagementTashify | Tashify

If the project ends within its time line with satisfactory results and within budget then its considered to be nicely done project. What is a project …

How to scale up your team to greatness

The best teams are small, have many women, and know how to have a good fight.<p>FORTUNE — My Stanford University colleague, Huggy Rao, spent seven years …

The Science Behind Using Humor And Gratitude To Motivate Your Team

Saying thank you and laughing with your team aren’t just nice to do; they’re pivotal motivators that help your team to do their very best.<p>When I was 13 years old, I was the fastest kid in school. After school, I’d meet the guys out on the track and challenge them to footraces from one end to the …

Beautiful Houses: Russet Residence

Today we will show you the beautiful Russet Residence in West Vancouver, Canada, a project by Splyce Design. This house is really beautiful. The …

Zen Inspired Interior Design

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: EkeInterior<p>Floor cushions around a low table are an easy way to create an oriental dining zone, along with high contrast dark wood …

22 Beautiful Stairs That Will Make Climbing To The Second Floor Less Annoying

Our spiral staircase photography post already proved that even something as mundane as stairs can be absolutely beautiful. We decided to expand on …

Architecture

Paul Brodie 2015 NAHBS Tourer

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show is like the Summer Solstice of the framebuilder’s year, and the 2015 edition is almost upon us. This year promises to be the biggest yet and is heading to Louisville, Kentucky.<p>For the past few years, we’ve been lucky enough to have a sneak peek at what Paul …

Woodworking

Holy Moly

Ugo Rondinone has converted an abandoned church into one of the most divine live/work spaces in New York.

How Scientists Are Learning to Write

"That's jargon-ish. Even some people in the sciences don't have an intuitive understanding of what that means."<p>The students tried not to look sheepish as their professor projected the article on the whiteboard, waiting for their work to be devoured by their classmates. It was the second class for …

How It Works: The Highest-Efficiency Solar Cell

I'm going to soak up the sun.<p>Solar cells typically convert no more than 20 percent of incoming energy into electricity, in part because they capture only certain wavelengths of light. Researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems have developed a solar cell that converts …

First Exoskeleton Gets FDA Approval For U.S. Sales

The ReWalk exoskeleton helps people with spinal-cord injuries sit, stand, and walk.<p>A motorized exoskeleton, designed to help paralyzed people walk again, just earned U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval. It is the first such device to do so.<p>The device, called ReWalk, straps on user's bodies …

Exoskeletons

What's New in Beer at the Great American Beer Fest

<b>I could hear the horror</b> in my mother's voice when I told her I drank 49 beers the previous night. "How is that possible?" she gasped. "Are you all right?" She calmed down when I explained that they were 1-ounce pours, so that's only, like, four beers. Still, after four days at the 31st annual Great …

Beer Festivals

What Happened at WhiskyFest: A Drinking Diary

<b>It could be said that</b> the perfect meal consists of a good steak, a great bottle of whiskey, and a loyal dog to eat whatever remains of the steak. Starting at nine in the morning during this past weekend's 2012 New York WhiskyFest, four hundred people had whiskey for breakfast. We had whiskey for …

10 Amazing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Styles

The kitchen is truly the heart of the home — we know, it’s a cliche, but only because it’s true.<p>Think of the last big party you threw—you had the …

11 Psychological Tricks Restaurants Use To Make You Spend More Money

Yet behind the scenes, menu engineers and consultants put careful thought into the way you choose what foods you eat.<p>Here are 11 of the sneakiest psychological tricks restaurants use to make you spend more money:<p><b>1. They don't use dollar signs.</b> A dollar sign is one of the top things restaurants …

Customers

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Science in Sport on Twitter: ""Guys, what have you done with my bike?" (by @lateraltruth) - http://t.co/4qULn5ZUQn"

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Review: Sparse Lights

<i>By guest writer Richard Gearing:</i> As winter descended here in Australia I found myself going through my seemingly-annual ritual of checking out the latest crop of bike lights available on the market. As a fussy buyer who often applies as much focus to the appearance of bike components as to …

Seven cycling "faux pas" I made when I first started cycling

Nobody is perfect, and I’ll be the first to admit, I’ve made my fair share of cycling “faux pas” as I became more enthusiastic about my daily cycle. …

Best biking and cycling apps for iPhone: Strava, Cyclemeter, VeloPal, and more!

The best iPhone apps for cyclists to help you train harder, bike farther, and stay safer!<p>Looking for the best iPhone apps to help you track your …

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Rom & Tonik – Branding by Scandinavian Design Group

Rom & Tonik – industrial design agency.<p>The Scandinavian Design Group is a leading agency in Scandinavia with over 25 years of experience in the …

Graphic Design

Miselu – Product and Brand Identity by Agency Character

Miselu – Startup brand identity by agency Character.<p>San Francisco-based branding and design agency Character was commissioned to create a modern and …

Tranquality Nodes – Sand Lamps by Talin Hazbar from Dubai

Tranquality Nodes – Beautiful Sand Lamps.<p>Talin Hazbar is an architect and designer working in Dubai. She deals with the research on solidifying sand …