Heidi Reinke

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These Blind Spots Prevent Gender Equality In The Workplace

A new survey reveals a crucial gap in men’s and women’s perceptions of gender equality in their own workplaces.<p>Here’s what we know: Our workplaces have a long way to go to achieve gender parity in everything from leadership positions to pay, despite the fact that women and men are nearly equally …

Gender

Science Explains How The Beach Can Change Our Brains And Mental Health

Have you ever spent a day at the beach and come back home feeling relaxed and rejuvenated? You may readily agree that the beach has a calming effect, …

Online Organisation: 6 Tips to Clear Digital Clutter

Image supplied by Pixabay<p>With many of us online more hours than we would like to admit, consuming and creating information can become seriously overwhelming. Not only does it fill our brains with so much more information than ever before, but deciding what information keep becomes harder. Deciding …

Speed up your web workflow with a style guide

Style guides: Quick links<p>Style guides are now firmly established as a key part of the modern web design workflow. Their use in web projects has been …

Style Guides

How Improving Your Emotional Intelligence Will Help Your Personal and Professional Life

<i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence? What are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, Co-Chair of Nobel Peace Prize nominated campaign & NYT bestselling</b> …

5 Ways Great Leaders Cultivate Wisdom In The Workplace

Throughout my life, my father would often remind me: “If you enrich your mind with meaningful knowledge each day, it will grow stronger – if you put it to the test, it will grow wiser.” Wisdom guides our thinking, attitude and overall mindset. It pushes us to break through boundaries, and to see …

Leadership

DIY Tutorials Archives - Page 6 of 6 - Quiet Corner

My parents wanted a bench to go with the concrete fire pit that I made for them. I decided to reuse the […]<p>2 years ago<p>0<p>Squeeze the whole family in at …

New York could become 1st state to ban declawing of cats

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would be the first state to ban the declawing of cats under a legislative proposal that has divided veterinarians.<p>Several vets — along with a spokescat named Rubio — came to the state Capitol on Tuesday to lobby for the ban. They say the declawing procedure, which …

Pets

Strategies: Instagram success for small business

Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. LinkedIn. <i>Phew.</i> You could spend all day on social media, but you’ve got a small business to run.<p>Social media can be a powerful marketing tool. The key: finding the one or two outlets that reach and engage your target market. If you’re in a visual industry — food, …

9 Things to Take Your LinkedIn Profile and Resume From Good to Great

You only have one chance to make a first impression when you're looking for a new job -- make sure it's a good one.<p>Whether or not you're looking for a new job, it's always a really good idea to make sure your LinkedIn profile and resume are always up to date and as professional looking as possible. …

Employment

FBI Wanted Apple to Unlock More Than Just One Device

Apple versus the FBI isn’t just about one phone.<p>A court filing unsealed Tuesday revealed that the U.S. Justice Department has sought court orders to …

16 Home Decor Secrets to Make Any Home Look Beautiful

Decorating a home is not about spending a lot of money on expensive accessories but rather solving practical problems of comfortable and aesthetic …

Home Decorating

This Is the Most Fun Way to Make Your Life Awesome

“Working on your goals” is usually not fun. It’s way too formal and serious. And that’s one of the reasons we quit.<p>So how can you build good habits, …

Happiness

14 Daily Habits of Successful and Likable Leaders

If any organization, business, venture, or team is going to succeed, it needs a leader who knows the way, and can show the way.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by</i> …

Leadership

Here's the Only Home Renovation List You'll Need

Check out this everything-and-the-kitchen-sink guide to nailing that next project.<p>Before you hammer away at your home improvement to-do list, check out this to-the-letter guide to nailing that next project.

It's time to kill off a superhero

“Hey did you see last week’s shocking episode where that superhero was killed off?” — <i>said no one ever</i>.<p>And why is that?<p>Because a major …

Comics

13 Writing Lessons From Stephen King’s On Writing

Stephen King is an American author of horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy, who has sold more than 350 million books. King has received many …

Sixty Percent of Your Colleagues Are Lying to You

How many people have you spoken with today? Chances are that most of them lied to you -- and that they did it more than once. It's a hard fact to accept, but even your closest friends and coworkers lie to you regularly.<p>University of Massachusetts psychologist Robert Feldman has studied lying for …

How To Ace The Dreaded Interview Question 'What's Your Biggest Weakness?'

“What’s your biggest weakness?”<p>Does that question make you nauseous? It once made me uneasy, too. And my client Shelly was no exception.<p>Shelly starred blankly at her interviewer and said the first thing that came to mind.<p>“I take things too personally,” she told her.<p>Shelly took that job rejection …

Employment

The next wave in storytelling is short-form video

Social video apps are nothing new. However, these video tools have been slow to gain widespread enthusiasm from brands as a serious content distribution channel — until now.<p>Meerkat and Periscope put instant video into the hands of the masses, but now we’re finally seeing the rest of the major …

A YouTube conspiracy theorist thinks there's a laptop hidden in this piece of ancient Greek art

The internet loves a good conspiracy theory.<p>In 2014, YouTuber and internet skeptic StillSpeakingOut posted a video entitled "Ancient Greek sculpture depicting a.... laptop???." In it, StillSpeakingOut analyzes a piece of ancient piece of Greek art currently on display in the Getty Museum in …

6 Web Design Trends That Are Here To Stay

From artificial intelligence to wearables, here are some of the biggest ideas shaping web design today.<p>Web design thrives on two things: innovation and imitation. Unfortunately, there’s often a lot more of the latter. We all like to seize upon the latest trends, use them until they’re ubiquitous, …

UI Design

Science Is Just Not That Into Your Fitbit

Research from Lancaster University suggests that Fitbits and other wearable devices to monitor health are not always reliable or secure.

How Our Idea Of “Strong Women” Unintentionally Hurts Female Leaders

Like other “compliments” women receive, “strong woman” does more harm than good.<p>I don’t mean to bite the hand that gives me this platform, but the phrase “strong woman” sets my teeth on edge.<p>My implicit-bias antennae start to buzz anytime I hear or see “strong” paired with “woman” to describe a …

Spider-Man #1 leaps into new, more diverse era as black teen dons mask

Marvel’s launch of mixed-race teenager Miles Morales as its chief wall-crawler marks a new kind of comic superhero

How to Avoid Hiring a Toxic Employee

Nothing is more costly to an organization’s culture than a toxic employee. Research shows that rudeness is like the common cold — it’s contagious, spreads quickly, and anyone can be a carrier.<p>Dylan Minor, a visiting assistant professor at Harvard Business School, and Michael Housman, chief …

Employment

Underwater Atlantic Museum opens off Spain's Lanzarote island | CNN Travel

Travel

Ryan Reynolds calls 'Deadpool' a 'game changer' for superhero films

LONDON (Reuters) - In the last few years, superheroes of all kinds have faced a wide range of villains in countless action adventure movies.<p>Hollywood actor Ryan Reynolds says "Deadpool", Marvel's anti-hero about to hit cinema screens, is redefining the genre.<p>According to the movie's synopsis, the …