John Rose

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How to use mindfulness to manage your money better

Mindfulness and meditation techniques can help you curb overspending.<p>Mindfulness may be a buzzword — the term’s search popularity on Google Trends rises steadily from 2004 to date — but those who practice it seem to reap real benefits. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University analyzed almost …

Mindfulness

12 Ways Successful People Get More Done Than the Rest of Us

Successful people are not more gifted. They just work hard, and then succeed on purpose.<p>Most of us know at least one madly productive person--someone who's able to accomplish more in a couple of hours than the rest of us get done all day. And chances are that person is also quite successful.<p>It's no …

Self-improvement

The 4 rituals that will make you an expert at anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Success

How smart people react when others take credit for their work

Watching someone else take credit for your idea is one of the most infuriating things that can happen in the workplace. You don’t want someone to get …

Framing

ByteFence

Warning - Old Browser!<p>Your browser version is out of date and may be unsafe for performing financial transactions. In order to safely proceed with …

Politeness isn’t enough; we now demand friendliness. And it’s destroying authenticity

“How’s your day going?” can be a truly personal question. It’s banal chitchat if all is well, but if you’re going through immense trauma or crisis, it can feel invasive. Once, it might have been possible to brush off the question with a polite “fine” but we live in a world that no longer settles …

Psychology

Tiny home on a roof serves 'treehouse' vibes

The interior is all homey plywood<p>The twelve-year-old boy living inside of <i>M</i><i>irror Mirror</i> must be the envy of his friends. Forget video games or the latest gadget. Clad in mirrored glass, the rooftop addition designed by Amsterdam-based architect Remco Siebring is unequivocally cool—like a futuristic …

33 Masculine Kitchen Furniture Ideas That Catch An Eye

Every bachelor needs a cool man cave where he could feel at ease, relax, cook, live, sleep and do whatever else he wants. Masculine spaces are …

10 Things the Artist and the Entrepreneur Have in Common

Trish Duggan, one of 1,500 billionaires on this planet, shares her wisdom and knowledge about artists and entrepreneurs.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Trish Duggan is an artist, philanthropist, entrepreneur and a billionaire. I recently had the opportunity to …

Entrepreneurship

5 Things Successful People Do After Getting Rejected

Rejection hurts. But that doesn't mean it has to be useless.<p>Your hopes were high, and now they've been dashed. You received a curt, "Thanks, but no thanks" for an opportunity you were really excited about.<p>There's no way around it -- rejection is tough for all of us. And, while there's nobody out …

Success

3 Ways to Better Understand Your Emotions

Dealing effectively with emotions is a key leadership skill. And naming our emotions — what psychologists call <i>labeling</i> — is an important first step in dealing with them effectively. But it’s harder than it sounds; many of us struggle to identify what exactly we are feeling, and often times the most …

Emotional Intelligence

4 Ways to Keep a Work-Life Balance Even When You're Stressed

As a current startup CEO and former Microsoft exec, I frequently get asked how I maintain a healthy work-life balance.<p>The common definition of …

Work-life Balance

What Working for a Pointless Manager Taught Me About Great Leadership

<i>The MPW Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions</i> …

The Japanese home you won't believe is possible

On today’s 360°, we will explore a unique home that had the massive disadvantage of having its building site at a cul-de-sac, as well as having its …

Affordable houses: the perfect house with floor plans!

Everything about this home is amazing and a little bit fairy tale-like. Firstly, the entire home was created for a mere €48,098 / $55,000 which, as …

The One Quality That Separates Great Leaders From Good Ones

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Farmhouse Redux

Two years ago architect Chad Everhart came across an old farmhouse near Boone, North Carolina. He could tell it dated back to the Great Depression by the 1930s-era cardboard—once used as insulation—that he found stuffed down between its tongue-and-groove walls.<p>Everhart and his wife, April, bought …

Tight squeeze: Japan's coolest micro homes - CNN Style

A tiny scrap of land might not catch your eye. But to Japanese architect Yasuhiro Yamashita of Atelier Tekuto, there's nothing more beautiful.<p>A veteran designer of <i>kyosho jutaku</i> -- or micro homes -- Yamashita has built more than 300 houses, each uniquely shaped and packed full of personality.<p>All …

10 Success lessons from Tony Robbins – “Life Coach, Motivational Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share41<p>Tweet<p>Share433<p>+15<p>Shares 479<p>There are few people on this planet as captivating as Tony Robbins. When he speaks, people listen. And you can’t …

30 Powerful Habits That Encourage Happiness and Mental Strength

Practice any one of these and you'll notice a difference within 90 days.<p><i>What have you tried for 30 days that changed everything? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mike Leary, Psychotherapist</b> …

Self-improvement

My parents’ happy marriage ruined my love life

By all counts, I had a good childhood. We had a nice house, enough money and enough food. I had my own bedroom and my parents indulged my every desire.<p>Importantly, my parents’ relationship was strong, a contrast to the divorces and separations plaguing other families as I was growing up in the …

52 Easy Yet Highly Effective Ways to Motivate Yourself

If you can't seem to find yourself motivated because of several reasons, take a deep breath and try to motivate yourself with these simple yet …

The Biggest Kitchen Design Mistakes

Here's what not to do.<p>These kitchen designers have seen it all, from stainless-steel overload to poor-quality cabinetry. Here they share the dos and don'ts of kitchen design.

You don't need an extreme bucket list to find happiness. Just eat more waffles | Mary Elizabeth Williams

Take it from a cancer survivor: living each day like it’s your last is exhausting. Do small things that make you happy now instead<p>Five years ago, I was diagnosed with an inoperable, rapidly fatal form of cancer. But then I didn’t die.<p>Instead, I went on a new drug treatment that eradicated my …

Cancer

53 Best Backyard Landscaping Designs For Any Size And Style

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5 cool prefab backyard sheds you can buy right now

Party in the back<p>We’ve already explored how prefab homes can offer a affordable, eco-friendly, stormproof, and down-right sexier alternative to traditional stick-built housing and we’re constantly updating our guide to the 5 best prefabs you can buy right now. But one of the most practical ways to …

House Vision Tokyo asks leading Japanese architects to imagine the housing of the future.

A house with a refrigerator accessible from the outside for grocery deliveries, a future Airbnb rental house with a community space on the ground …

Architecture

This 246-Square-Foot Home Is Nicer Than Your Whole House

246 square feet never looked so good.<p>Whoever said good things come in small packages was clearly talking about this tiny home.<p>New Frontier Tiny Homes has built the ultimate experience in tiny home living. The Alpha Tiny Home is the company’s flagship model, and boy is she a beaut.<p>The house features …

How To Embrace Your Weaknesses And Become A Better Leader

One key to being a good boss is figuring out what type of leader you are, then adjusting your strengths and weaknesses to help the team.<p>People don’t quit jobs; they quit bosses. So when you’re the leader, your job directly impacts employee retention. While some people are naturally good at managing …

Leadership