Maca Vidal

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Beautiful Bedrooms: My Bedroom Contest Roundup

2013 saw the launch of our newest contest, My Bedroom Retreat. Readers all over the globe responded with photos of the stunning spaces where they …

Bedrooms

Small & Cool As Ever: Small Cool 2013 Roundup

Each year, we're impressed by how much our readers do with their small spaces. The 2013 Small Cool entrants definitely made an impact on you, us, and …

Small Spaces

The Best of Our Décor Styles

Are you a Happy Modern or a Classic Glam? How about a Warm Industrial or an Eclectic Collector? Whether you're exclusively one or a combo of a few, …

Our Favorite Bedrooms

(Image credit: Abby Cook)<p>Although you may not be awake for a lot of it, the bedroom is probably the part of your house where you spend the most time. …

Bedrooms

True Hues: Room for Color Roundup

Warm or cool, light or dark, the entries in this year's Room for Color covered the full spectrum. Let's look back at some of the highlights from our …

Interior Design

Beth's Charming Downsize

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:BethLocation:Glendale, CASquare Feet:554Division:TinyWhat I Love About My Small Home:When we decided to save …

Small Spaces

Why You Should Treat Laughter as a Metric

I was following the same yoga video I had followed more than 30 times in the past. Because I know the routine well, I usually have little trouble breathing rhythmically through the postures, feeling the subtleties of each movement, and sliding gently into a mind-body meditation.<p>This time, though, …

The Growing Business of Marijuana

Sandal-clad hippies in tie-dye shirts. Stoners so high they can barely put a sentence together. Foreign drug runners, gun-toting gangsters, and hardcore criminals.<p>These are the images many outsiders have of the medical marijuana industry.<p>I should know: Many of my former colleagues, friends, and …

The American Way of Hiring Is Making Long-Term Unemployment Worse

<i>There are currently more than 4 million Americans who have been unemployed for 27 weeks or more. This figure doesn’t include those who work part-time or on contracts — or those who, discouraged, have simply stopped trying. Many of them are older and well educated, and their situation doesn’t seem</i> …

How Strategic Agility Can Lead to Denial

Some time in the last year, I spend 40 minutes and 55 slides telling a roomful of senior executives about a trend that was “on approach.” Trend X emerged sometimes in the 1960s and was now moving towards them with something like the force of a Tsunami. Trend X was in the process of disrupting the …

10 Sustainable Business Stories Too Important to Miss

Somehow it’s already year-end, a time to look back and try to make sense of what’s happened. Creating any “top” list of stories from 12 months is nearly impossible. But as I’ve done for the last 4 years, I’ll attempt to summarize some of the latest stories about the big environmental and social …

The Six Rules of Personal Success

Of all human abilities, one stands out, the ability to see the <i>Big Picture</i>, the things that are important in life, and not to be distracted by small, trivial, and irrelevant things; the intelligence to separate the message from the background noise.<p>‘The Big Picture’ is about the grand goals; the big …

The Top Bathrooms of 2013

Our favorite spaces this year.<p>This year in bathroom design, we saw a variety of styles from calm, nature-inspired spaces to glamorous, sparkling rooms. Here are the top spaces of 2013.