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Modernist living: let your mind wander at Alain de Botton's Life House

The latest house in the philosopher’s Living Architecture project is a minimalist space in Wales that offers an expansive – if expensive – escape from everyday life<p>The living room of Tŷ Bywyd fills me with awe and terror. Awe because the room is museum-huge, with pale timber beams and a wall of …

How Big Data And Analytics Are Transforming The Construction Industry

The construction industry is responsible for undertaking some of the biggest and most expensive projects on Earth. Huge amounts of resources and work go into major construction projects and of course this means that huge volumes of data are generated.<p>Number crunching has always been a big part of …

Construction Industry

5 Things You Need To Know About The Budget If You’re In Your 20s

Yes, it sounds quite boring and yes, it's DEFINITELY complicated - but it affects you more than you might think...<p>To be honest, even the word …

3 tests to help you decide whether your million-dollar business idea is worth pursuing

Masters, who wrote her book under the name Jamie Tardy, studied and interviewed over 100 millionaires to get insights on how to change her own life. She was 24 years old, over $70,000 in debt, and in a job she hated.<p>She learned that many millionaires did not want to be committed to working for …

Have Great Tech Skills? 14 Business Ideas for Before You Quit Your Day Job

Eventually you will leap... but sometimes it does make sense to look first (if only so you'll know exactly where to leap).<p>I'm a huge fan of entrepreneurs. I'm a huge fan of people who start their own businesses.<p>But I'm also a huge fan of dipping your toes in the water before diving completely …

Small Business

7 Common Characteristics of Unproductive Employees

Terminating employees can be difficult for any manager or organization. Here are seven signs to determine if it's time to let an individual go.<p>When it comes to a business setting, you can think of "unproductive" in three different ways. First, an employee can be so outgoing and bubbly in the office …

Employment

The 10 Most Intimate Podcasts About Love and Sex

What is love? (Besides a really good '90s song, of course.)<p>Podcasts are the perfect place to talk about love because they feel intimate, and these podcasts are the most intimate of intimate. In very different ways, these hosts dive into the depths of their own love lives, guests answer the …

16 Famous Designers Show Us Their Favorite Notebooks

Designers from Ikea, Pentagram, Ideo, and more tell us what makes a great notebook.<p>Sure, digital design apps might be finally coming into their own, but there’s still nothing better than pen and paper. Here at Co.Design, we’re notebook fetishists, so we recently asked a slew of designers about …

Cards Against Humanity

8 Attributes of Very Successful Business Owners

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Passion, motivation, persistence and a little bit of luck all play a part in separating the …

Millennials are starting to change the stock market

Alistair Owen pours most of his paycheque into what he calls a travel-and-lifestyle fund.<p>"I'm not saving up to buy anything," said the 28-year-old engineer, who shares a rented apartment with two flatmates in South London. "I prefer to go out for dinner at a nice place, pay a round at the pub or …

A Science-Backed Way to Develop Incredible Self-Control

<i>By Rina Deshpande</i><p>As many of us start the year with aims for healthier lifestyles, we are faced not simply with the creation of new habits but also with the management of temptation.<p>Over the last decade, a surge of research has emerged in science publications about the psychological and …

10 Books Every First-Time Manager Should Read

There's a ton of management advice out there -- unfortunately, much of it is conflicting.<p>Stepping into a management role for the first time can be scary.<p>It doesn't help that there's a ton of conflicting management advice out there, and sifting through it could take years.<p>That's why we recommend …

personalgrowth

How to build a relationship with yourself to live the life you love

<i>Chandresh Bhardwaj Meditating - photo taken by Melly Lee</i><p>If you've been following me, you know that I emphasize the benefits of networking and cultivating authentic and strategic relationships with others. I know that every person we meet is an ocean of opportunities, knowledge and resources we can …

Snooze, you lose: five tips to start the day well

From avoiding the snooze button to getting dressed with the lights on and doing some exercise, here are five ways to feel energised through the day<p>Getting a good night’s sleep is vital for health and happiness, improving our memory, mood and immune system. But did you know how you wake up is also …

Self-improvement

10 habits of chronically unhappy people

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define.<p>Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken hold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, like secondhand smoke.<p>The famous "Terman …

These 13 startups have raised millions — but no one knows what they do

CB Insights, a venture capital data firm, assembled a list of the top-funded stealth companies that haven't opened to the public yet. We excluded one name, Jut, because it has already opened up its beta to the public.<p>To be considered among the most well funded, the company had to actively raise …

'Geek Entrepreneur' Karthik Rajan: How Blogging Builds Your Career

Today I’m sharing the story of a self-described “data guy” from Houston, Texas, with a love of words. Karthik Rajan, an energy, private equity and VC guy, used his newly-found talent in 2015 to create 500,000 views on his LinkedIn posts with 8,535 followers. On this momentum he’s also become a …

Business Development

The 8 Daily Habits of Wildly-Happy Couples

We've all met the "happy couple" that always seem to be smiling, laughing, and enjoying life to the fullest. They never seem to argue or fuss about inane things, and are in perfect harmony, forever residing on the same wavelength as one another.<p>And we've all asked ourselves the question, "How can …

The Motivation Strategy That Works Every Time

An expert claims this simple strategy can help anyone achieve just about anything.<p>Here's how most of us approach motivation: we wait around for something to fire us up to reach a goal (maybe it's the inspiration of a new year, maybe it's a particularly amazing role model) and then we expect that …

Motivation

Former Apple CEO John Sculley says this is the one book every entrepreneur should read in 2016

He writes in his new book, "Moonshot!" that the four game-changing technologies of today — cloud computing, wireless sensors, Big Data, and mobile devices — are cheap and readily available to all entrepreneurs who want to think up new ways to use them to solve consumer problems, so now is "the …

Dollar cost averaging January 2016

A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of January 4 in New York City.Andrew Burton/Getty Images<p>Financial markets have started 2016 in turmoil, with a particularly disastrous Friday seeing US stocks sharply down.<p>Fortunately for investors, there's a smart, …

Britain on track for growth streak despite global turmoil, claims EY

Economy will grow 2.6pc this year, according to predictions, as top financial services firms report a recent improvement in business activity<p>British businesses and the economy are set to benefit this year thanks to bigger household budgets, house price growth and increased appetite for exports, …

16 London-Based Startups Ready To Take On 2016

If you didn’t catch it, last month I outlined the 16 Israeli Startups Ready To Take On 2016. Because my followers enjoyed the post so much (thanks, everyone!), I decided to draft a similar article, but this time about startups located in my second home — London.<p>In the past few years, London has …

Startups

Meet the new you: a self-help guide to shake you up

Overhauling your life, whether it’s your home, job or your relationship, can seem an impossible task. But these five self-help gurus are here to get you started<p>Whatever you know or even think you know about mindfulness, Rohan Gunatillake wants you to consider his perspective. “Mindfulness needs to …

Online Dating

20 habits to get mentally stronger

Everyone wants to start out 2016 strong, but it’s finishing strong that’s also important. Many resolutions and goals are never reached because we get …

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Help for investors unfamiliar with Zen-like calmness

We need to find the stomach if we are to capture the remarkable returns of the stock market over time<p>There is a rich seam of wisdom about how to respond to market slumps. This tells me two things. First, it says that market volatility is not unusual, it is a shared experience and therefore worth …

2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

A One-Minute Explanation For How To Always Have A Great Day

You have more control over this than you might realize.<p><i>This story is part of our monthlong “</i><i>Work Well</i><i>” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this project</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>Caroline Webb is an expert at having a good day. Webb, who was a management consultant for …