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Unyoked Cabins

Off-grid and off road, Unyoked Cabins is offering top-secret getaways in the Australian wilderness. Both of the properties are located no more than …

Forestry

Mark Cuban Says Sales is the Key to Success in Any Field. Studies Say Focus on This 1 Thing to Improve Instantly

93 percent of communication is nonverbal. Understand this and you can instantly become better at sales.<p>Not too long ago, Mark Cuban was asked on the podcast,<i>How I Built This, on</i> what he would do if he had to start all over again from scratch. "I would get a job as a bartender at night and a sales …

Mark Cuban

Nigel Slater’s unplanned supper recipes

Off the cuff meals from an almost empty larder can be a surprising treat<p>A humble supper for a cold night. That was all I asked, all I needed. There were onions in the house, pearl barley in the cupboard and the usual mustard, garlic and a bunch of thyme. There were also a few vegetables that …

Food Preservation

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

Incredible One Bowl Meals

One bowl, zero hassle.<p>One bowl meals seem to be on every menu now, and we understand why. Filled with grains or noodles, veggies, and protein, one …

6 Signs to Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills

Here are six defining traits that keep surfacing over and over again in leadership best-sellers.<p>What are the defining attributes of great leaders? That's the age-old question thought leaders and scholars galore have been attempting to answer in mountains of books and literature.<p>While great …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Harvard Medical School

Beauty Products That Work Their Magic Overnight

Now that's what we call beauty sleep.<p>No matter how much we value taking care of our skin, hair, and body, we’re still all about efficiency. Because …

Skin Care

How a top dermatologist would spend $100 on beauty products

<i>People in the beauty industry get tons of goods to test out, so when someone spends their own money on something that they’ve run out of, you know</i> …

We Just Found the Tiny House of Your Dreams

Who knew it was possible to fit this much charm in 396 square feet?<p>To all those tiny houses outside of the South, we don’t want to say we told you …

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:20 hr 15 minPrep:15 minInactive:12 hrCook:8 hr<p>Yield:6 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer …

This Fun 5-Minute Technique Can Help You and Your Kids Feel Better in 2018

Science shows this type of tool can increase calm, focus and well-being.<p>So, what's the word?<p>No, literally, what's the word? The one you're picking as your personal mindfulness mantra for 2018?<p>Before you bristle, consider this: research shows that mindfulness, including the choice of a personal …

It's Time to Embrace Wabi-Sabi, the New Hygge

Just when you thought you’d got your head around hygge, there’s a new wellness movement on the scene. We’ve seen the words “wabi-sabi” pop up in …

Zen

Measuring how offline marketing drives website traffic: The fundamentals

Looking to track your offline marketing campaigns? Contributor John Lincoln walks you through the process and the tools you'll need to help you …

Research Shows The Best Way To Motivate Others

A few years ago I decided to take my wife and teenage children on a European tour. I was of the opinion that I would not like the experience, but agreed to go because of pressure from my spouse and children. Typically my family prefers to go at their own pace and this tour was anything but …

Employee Engagement

How to Run an Efficient Meeting--Without Being Bossy or Taking Over

If you are a leader or subject matter expert, here are the meeting best practices that will help you and your team produce the best results<p>Of course you are going to run the meeting. You probably know the most about the subject and care most about it. Why would you not run the meeting? Because …

5 Principles Every Leader Can Follow to Create Bigger Impact with Less Work

Working harder is rarely the answer. Here's a simple framework for creating an outsized impact in everything you do.<p>No doubt in the upcoming new year many of us will be making resolutions and setting ambitious new goals. As for me, no matter what goals I set, I'll be thinking about how I can …

4 Ways To Develop Raving Fans Inside Your Company

Every business aspires to create brand advocates who will sing their praises. But it starts by building internal advocates first.<p>Happy customers, brand advocates, raving fans. Whatever you call them, we all want people outside our companies (preferably those who patronize our services and pay our …

I Tried a Bullet Journal for One Week—Here’s What Happened

In case you haven’t heard: Bullet journaling is a thing (it’s also known as bujo-ing or productivity journaling). The idea: Combine all your to-dos, …

The Best Teams Build Up Accountability With Each Other (But Not in the Way You Think)

Accountability is critical on all teams--especially leadership teams--however, it's easy to get wrong. Here's why and what you can do to avoid mistakes.<p>Practicing accountability while working on teams is critical to any team's success. Team experts like Patrick Lencioni, Thomas Kayser, and John …

Microsoft veteran Julie Larson-Green is known for building successful teams — here's how she does it

Julie Larson-Green had a storied 25-year career at Microsoft where she worked on everything from Windows to Microsoft Office to Surface devices.<p>She left Microsoft in November and landed at Qualtrics, the Provo-Utah based startup valued at $2 billion that offers survey software. She's taking on the …

Team Building

Life Hacks for the Reluctant Home Cook

It’s not like you don’t care about cooking. You’re using Ottolenghi’s “Jerusalem” as a laptop stand right now! You fell in love with this apartment because the kitchen had a whole “modern farmhouse” vibe, remember? But, at 5 <i>P.M.</i>, you’d rather drop a mortar and pestle on your foot than go to Whole …

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

Breaking Down The Best Running Apps Of The Moment

So many running apps, so little time! We’re taking a look at some of the best running apps of the moment and assessing them to help you find the ones …

Apps

The 10 most popular workouts of 2017

The trendiest workouts of 2017 went far beyond the mat.<p>Instead of slow, body-flexing stretches and heart-pumping balances, the most popular exercises this year focused on fast and intense moves.<p>Here they are, ranked by how often they appeared in Google searches — along with what the science says …

Harvard Medical School

17 books Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg think everyone should read

Gates, the former CEO of Microsoft, reads 50 books a year, he told The New York Times. In 2015, Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, created an online book club in which he read a book every two weeks.<p>Here are some of the titles the pair have recommended over the past few years.

Books

New York City has a charming 4,000-person island that most people have never heard of — here's what it's like

New Yorkers rarely explore the tourist destinations in their own city.<p>I've never been to the Statue of Liberty, for example, and have visited the Empire State Building only once, when I was barely old enough to walk.<p>But there's a destination in the city that New Yorkers and tourists alike have …

New England

Dreaming of Escape to Patagonia? Here’s What It’s Like to Live There

This award-winning short film about 73-year-old Don Germán explores the way global tourism shapes local lives in wild places like Patagonia. Germán …

25 Healthy Sheet Pan Recipes That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

Whether you are single or have a family to feed, it seems like every weeknight is a blur and trying to get dinner on the table isn't always the easiest feat. On top of that, eating healthy isn't always easy and oftentimes requires a decent amount of prep. And cleanup is a chore in itself when …

Cooking

6 Effortless Family Dinners That Take Just Six Minutes of Prep or Less

As a mother of three active boys aged 12, 8 and 5, I often feel like I’m struggling with some aspect of parenting. My children like different foods …