Jennifer Bayersdorfer

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Connie Bikini Textured Black

Unique bikini shape, inspired by French linen undergarments from the early 1900's. Features a scooped neck, capped sleeve and open back with a …

5 Professional PowerPoint Tips for Building the Ultimate Presentation

I remember the presentation well, but for all the wrong reasons. The keynote speaker at a well-known project management conference had decades of …

Stop Trying to Sound Smart When You’re Writing

When I read a piece of business writing, whether it’s a proposal, a report, or a simple email, I’m turned off by people who have invested more energy …

8 Habits That Will Upgrade Your Life

Confidence and sense of self are based on accomplishments, and are built on a foundation of good habits. As Maya Angelou said, “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do and and liking how you do it.” You like who you are by knowing who you are, living by your values and practicing habits that …

Immune System

Be the Most Persuasive Person in the Room: 9 Things Highly Influential People Always Do, According to Science

Sometimes facts, logic, and reasoning aren't enough. Here's how the most persuasive people make a great argument even more convincing.<p>Every successful person I know is extremely good at persuading other people. Not manipulating or pressuring, but genuinely <i>persuading</i>: Describing the logic and …

Self-improvement

5 Rules That Will Make You Instantly Suck Less at Design

Even amateurs can and should master the basics of design, insists this pro.<p>As Jason Putorti, former lead designer at company Mint.com, once memorably put it, great design can seem like magic pixie dust sprinkled over a product, instantly transforming a so-so experience into something …

UI Design

9 Podcasts That Will Make You 10% Smarter

The results are in! Thirty-one percent of podcast listeners earn upwards of $100,000 per year and monthly listeners have increased from 21% to 24% according to Edison Research. Listening to podcasts during my commute or while walking my dog has turned downtime into productive learning. Listening on …

personalgrowth

How to Stop Destroying Your Clothes in the Wash

Theoretically, it’s better to spend more on quality, but that’s only true if the quality item lasts. I used to have a bad habit of tossing my clothes …

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

How Do You Know Someone Has Emotional Intelligence? Look for These 5 Signs

If you have these characteristics, did you know you also have high emotional intelligence?<p>It should be no secret by now that people exhibiting high levels of emotional intelligence (EQ) are drastically more self-aware, work better with others, and are promoted at a much faster pace.<p>Studies over the …

Emotional Intelligence

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

Beach shack remodel highlights incredible ocean views

Instead of demolishing an old beach shack, the architects built an extension on top of it<p>Instead of demolishing an old oceanside shack to make room for a bigger space, Victoria, Australia-based Austin Maynard Architects (led by Mark Austin and Andrew Maynard) built a new timber box to hover above …

The definitive, scientific answers to 20 health questions everyone has

In the past few years alone, we got more evidence that coffee isn't a cause of cancer and the debate over the health effects of sugar became even more heated.<p>To help you parse out what works from what's merely myth, we compiled the definitive (at least for now) answers to some of the most pressing …

These 31 Styling Hacks Will Change the Way You Dress in 2017

A fresh start can begin simply by reinventing the looks you've worn on repeat, and we've got all the tools you need with our styling hacks challenge. We'll provide a month of outfits that just require a small change-up. Maybe it's the addition of a cool layer, a call to remix a wardrobe staple, or …

6 Healthy One-Pot Breakfasts to Make Ahead and Eat All Week Long

This article originally appeared on Extra Crispy<p>Mornings are busy enough without worrying about what you should make for breakfast. Let’s be real: If …

How to Calm Your Nerves Before a Big Presentation

It’s not easy getting ready for a big presentation. The stakes can feel high, and in our desire for things to go well, the anticipation builds. Fear, anxiety, or even paralysis can kick in. What can you do to calm your nerves when this happens?<p><b>Observe, Accept, and Reframe</b><p>First, recognize that …

Public Speaking

How I run a blog, started a business and work a full time job all at once

I’m going to be talking about productivity today.<p>I’m going to cover:<p>My work flow and how I manage tasks<br>• My daily routine<br>• Apps and tools I use<br>• The way I …

Microsoft sells patents to Xiaomi, builds 'long-term partnership'

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Software maker Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is selling about 1,500 of its patents to Chinese device maker Xiaomi [XTC.UL], a rare departure for the U.S. company and part of what the two companies say is the start of a long-term partnership.<p>A Microsoft logo is seen on an office …

Do These 8 Things Daily to Increase Your Efficiency 1000%!

10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are 24 hours in a day. 1,440 minutes. Which at first seems like a lot, but dwindles with every passing second as you race to accomplish as much as possible before the sun sets. And it’s not just work. There’s always …

Productivity

7 of the Most Interesting Podcast Episodes About Productivity We've Ever Heard

Bookmark these podcast episodes about productivity for productivity advice, tips, and tricks from experts and successful people.

3 Laws Of Productivity That Can Move You To Where You Want To Be

Want to get things done? Here are the 3 golden rules.<p>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 …

Time Management

5 Productivity Podcasts that Will Change the Way You Work

Marketing track student Erik Nye knows that podcasts are a more time-efficient way to absorb information than reading books. This list of five free …

What Everyone Should Know About Running Virtual Meetings

According to the new 2015 Work-Life Fit survey, nine out of 10 U.S. employees believe that their boss trusts them to get their work done – regardless of where or when.<p>It’s yet another indicator that the perpetual (and decades long) conversation about the flexible work environment has finally …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Food & Dining

11 High-Waisted Bikinis​ ​for When You Want to Look Cute but Covered Up

Give your itsy-bitsy swimsuits a break.<p>Take it from your elders: The high-waisted silhouettes of the '50s and '60s possess the superpower to enhance your curves and elongate your legs. So if you want to look sexy poolside—but with a bit more coverage than an itsy bitsy bikini offers—this is your …

Clothing

I Am the Best Damn Mother on the Planet

Week by week — over 100 of them already — I’ve lived my new life as a mother, marking each little milestone in my daughter’s progress. I write them …

How Weight Lifting Changed My Body Image Forever

From the day I started my health kick at 14 (and 180 pounds) to when I bottomed out at 94 pounds two years later, cardio and I went together like PB …

These Painstakingly Hand-Marbled Wooden Designs Swirl with Color

Pernille Snedker Hansen uses an ancient technique to create coiling, colorful amoeba-like designs.<p>Marbling is a painstaking way to create an image. Artists slowly drip paint onto the surface of a pool of water or other liquid, allowing the paint to become swirling, colorful designs. Then the …

This Couple Is Bringing the Breast Pump Out of the Dark Ages and Making It Sleeker and Stylish?!

It's been 10 years since I bought my first breast pump, and when I scan the aisles of my local baby emporium, it's safe to say there have been little to no innovations over the past decade. In fact, there haven't been many since the Civil War, according to Samantha Rudolph and Jared Miller, and …

Breast Feeding