Lina Lorenzo

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18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

This New Pen Digitises Your Notebooks as You Write in Them

This is so cool.<p>No matter how convenient and easy doing everything online is these days, nothing will replace the feeling of scribbling notes, …

The Wine Words to Stop Using Already

"Crispy"? "Electric"? "Oaky"? Who makes up these things?<p>Much like Instagram, ordering wine is a game of posturing. Oh, look at all that natural light in that apartment, where every surface is covered in marble and ferns that aren’t half eaten by a cat! Well, it turns out Impeccably Curated Carol …

Grand Central Station

8 Leadership Practices That Will Make You Memorable

Almost every employee or team member can remember that one special boss in their career who was the role model of a leader, always commanded respect, and was able to get the most voluntarily from everyone all the time. Every entrepreneur and business executive I know wants to emulate that boss, but …

Virgin America

January 2016

Photos of newborn babies placed in famous paintings are adorably classy

Newborn babies are more cultured than you think.<p>Professional photographer Lindsay Walden of Dallas, Texas, has been taking pictures for years. As a …

Painting

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

The 16 Best Workplaces in Florida

Of the companies that appear on <i>Fortune</i>’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, there are sixteen with a significant presence in Florida — and …

Ikea's Awesome New Product Will Be Your Favorite Thing in the Kitchen

Homegrown lettuce and herbs coming to a counter near you. Maybe even yours.<p>Simple, practical, and inexpensive. Ikea's at it again with a new product for the masses, one that might give the Billy bookcase a run for its money.<p>Ikea is getting into the hydroponics game and wants you to hop on board. …

10 Parenting Habits to Develop Before Your Child Becomes a Teen

I started parenting habits prior to the "dreaded teen years" that I hope will carry my influence further and create a positive relationship with my …

How to tell a great story, visualized

A good story can make a campfire that much eerier. A good story can flip a conversation at a party from completely awkward to wonderful. Andrew …

TED Talks

The 9 Things I Hate the Most About Being a Landlord

I got out of the so called rat race and into real estate about 12 years ago. My decision to venture into real estate had, in part, been based on a …

19 Writing Tips To Help You Become The Next J.K. Rowling

We asked writers what helps them stay motivated.<p>1. No cute coffee shop with notebook for me. It's all about <b>snuggling up in bed with the laptop, a cup of tea and SoundCloud drip-feeding me music</b> with the perfect ambience for the mood of the story.<p>And when I need to get out of my bubble, I go to …

Creative Writing

Ten Steps To Greater Productivity At Work

As the economy ebbs along with our focus, we have more to do and less time to do it. Enter the productivity experts. Their guru is David Allen, author of the 2001 book Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity (GTD to its devotees). There's no one-size-fits-all approach to boosting …

Productivity

Challenging Markets

• Overview<br>• References<p>Overview<p>Every market has its ups and downs, and real estate is certainly no exception. In difficult times, it is more important …

Where to Brunch in Every Miami Neighborhood

Beyond the center of Miami’s gastronomical hub lies a culinary landscape full of brunch-worthy jewels ready to be explored—to help you find them all, …

How to Make Stovetop Mac and Cheese That's Better Than Boxed

There’s a time and a place for boxed macaroni and cheese: 2:00 in the morning on the couch. But when it comes to dinner, you can do better than a …

13 Magnificent Roles To Remember Alan Rickman's Career By

Rickman, who has died aged 69, was one of the most versatile and talented actors ever to come out of Britain.

Universal Pictures

22 Supermarket Items You Should Leave on the Shelf (and What to Get Instead)

The best life advice I've ever gotten was from my high school physics teacher. His philosophy? It's <i>okay</i> to be lazy. Good, in fact. You should <i>want</i> to do things the easiest way possible, as that's what's going to drive you toward finding ever-more efficient ways to do them. Of course, the unspoken …

6 Ideas From 2015 That Will Change the World

From 3-D-printed body parts to a world powered entirely by battery, here are some of the most innovative tech and science breakthroughs of the year.<p>Advances in science and technology move at an insane pace these days--and luckily, many of the great minds leading the charge are using their …

8 Signs You Have A Strong Personality That Might Scare Some People

When people encounter someone with a strong personality, they don’t understand the kind of person they are dealing with.<p>Some people think you …

Motivation

Christmas Brunch Recipes You Can Make Ahead Of Time

The secret to an awesome Christmas morning.<p>Christmas is almost upon us and that means there is a lot that has to be done. No matter how joyful the holidays are, there is always a certain amount of stress that goes into hosting Christmas. The presents have to be bought, wrapped and quietly placed …

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

Five things climate scientists actually disagree about

With the Paris climate conference taking place, we should be prepared for dissenters to pull out a few hoary old chestnuts to try to undermine the …

Sea Level

The Entire Investment Advice Industry Is a Sham

If you pay an individual or a big company to invest your money for you, you should be aware of the fact that there is an <i>extremely convincing</i> case …

Urban Farming Revolution: Impact Farm Allows You to Grow Fresh Produce in the Middle of the City

Urban farming is most certainly the way of the future. However, some of the largest barriers to this style of food production is a lack of space in densely populated cities, and also climate fluctuation. Copenhagen-based urban design lab Human Habitat seeks to address these issues with their …

Teach your kids to code with this neat Minecraft lesson

Minecraft, which innocently started out as a vast open-world block-based game, is probably the closest thing to crack cocaine for kids. Its popularity with the grade school set is likely what helped it become one of the best-selling games of all time, turned the game’s developers, Mojang, into a …

How dividend investing can help you raise your family

Over the years, I've written dozens of columns about dividends: Dividends are great for retirees, dividends get a tax break, dividend stocks have outperformed non-dividend stocks, dividend stocks pay you to sit there and do nothing.<p>All true. But today, I want to explore a benefit of dividend …

Investing

20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

Harvard Business School