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Want to Be an Exceptional Leader? Science Says Think This Way (Because Most Bosses Don't) | Inc.com

Praise can be incredibly motivating. Praise can be extremely encouraging. Praise can be hugely inspiring.<p>If you do it the right way. Take the wrong approach, and praising an employee can actually have the opposite effect.<p>The difference lies in whether you assume skill is based on innate …

Self-improvement

A furniture design show for cats is a thing meow

9 Lives will open at Singapore Design Week next month<p>Cats make great pets, especially in small urban apartments, which is why we love them so. Designers are catching on, too, creating sleek furniture to accommodate our furry friends, like Katris, a modular cat tree system that can be arranged like …

Furniture

The Women’s March Pussyhat Takes Milan Fashion Week

If there was any doubt that designers are using the runways to express their political views, it was put to rest during Missoni’s exuberant finale in Milan today. Angela Missoni ended her Fall 2017 show with models clad in Pussyhats, the hot pink symbols of protest and female solidarity that were …

How to ride the last remaining sleeper trains

Is there a rail traveller alive who doesn’t love the romance of a night train? The very idea of gliding out of one great European city in the warm glow of an evening to wake up in the cool morning light of another is, even in the prosaic surroundings of modern standard sleeper berths, simply …

Trains

Tattoo exhibition coming to The Field Museum

The Field Museum is getting inked. Its next major temporary exhibition, going up in October, is called “Tattoo,” and it will feature more than 170 objects related to the worldwide practice of embedding human skin with ink.<p>Scheduled to run from Oct. 21, 2016 to April 30, 2017, the exhibition …

Exercise Ball Stretches for Balance and Stability

When it comes to flexibility and balance, the exercise ball is an excellent tool for targeting both. What makes the ball so versatile is that it can …

10 Creative Ways to Decorate Your Home for Spring

These ideas are going to give you a serious case of spring fever.<p>We teamed up with these seriously talented bloggers to show you how the pros welcome our favorite season.

The Capsule Concept for Home Decor

(Image credit: Marie-Lyne Quirion)<p>Recently, Eleanor wrote a great three-piece series on capsule wardrobes, and I have several other friends who swear …

Mardi Gras Parades in New Orleans: Pictures

A baby albino green turtle has been discovered on Castaways Beach on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. The “pink-eyed, snow white” turtle is extremely rare as albino hatchlings occur at the rate of one in many hundreds of thousands of eggs laid. 📷by John Bird.

#TheLIST: 11 Spring Trends to Try Now

Don't wait for the weather to change—get ahead of that Spring trend.<p>We've been discussing robe dressing, off-the-shoulder tops and bomber jackets since the Spring collections showed in September. Get ahead of the curve and pick up the season's standouts now.

The 10 Most Romantic Small Towns in Italy

When it comes to setting the mood, Italy has so much more to offer than serenades along the canals of Venice. In fact, some of its most dreamy holiday destinations are little-known towns and villages, from low-key Sicilian seaside escapes to medieval hamlets in the Umbrian countryside. This roundup …

Italy

14 places in South-East Asia to see before it's too late

14 Travel Tattoos That Will Give You Wanderlust

Those four weeks you spent traveling in Turkey last year were ah-may-zing, but that little trinket you brought back to remind you of your trip just isn’t doing it for you anymore. You’ve tried everything you can to incorporate travel decor into your home and display your souvenirs proudly, but …

Five of Brooklyn's Best African-Inspired Boutiques

Where to embrace the boheme of the borough<p>Calabar Imports<p>Named after the Nigerian town that owner Heloise Annette Oton lived in for 18 years, Calabar is a treasure chest of apparel and handmade home decor that also hosts community events. The mother-daughter duo that founded the company in 2004 …

19 Festive Little Ways to Celebrate the Chinese New Year

February 8 marks the start of the Chinese New Year and, with it, 15 days of luminous, colorful, dumpling-filled festivities. As this year’s clever little monkey is expected to usher in an <i>exceptionally</i> prosperous 2016, what better way to invoke said good fortune than with a celebration in the …

Chinese New Year