Marco Buscaglia

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5 things you can do today that will make you happier, according to a life coach

Nothing feels better than happiness, whether you find it in seeing that super cute cat meme or simply by spending time with your friends. But if …

Happiness

This Piece Of Writing Advice From 'Ron Carlson Writes A Story' Transformed My Creative Process For The Better

For as long as I can remember, I have always wanted to be a writer in some capacity or another. Growing up, I spent all the free time I had working …

Creative Writing

Prefab camper van kits cost $13,500

Bonus: They can be installed in two weeks<p>Talk to any aspiring van owner and there are usually two barriers to making the #VanLife dream come true: time and money. There are ways to build a van on the cheap—this couple tricked out a Sprinter for just $18,000—but a DIY build can require upwards of …

Campervans

Why You Forget Names Immediately—And How to Remember Them

Of all the social gaffes, none is perhaps more common than meeting a new person, exchanging names and promptly forgetting theirs — forcing you to …

Self-help

Visualizing the Hidden ‘Logic’ of Cities

Some cities’ roads follow regimented grids. Others twist and turn. See it all on one chart.<p>In Chicago or Beijing, any given street is likely to take you north, south, east, or west. But good luck following the compass in Rome or Boston, where streets grew up organically and seemingly twist and and …

Data Visualization

New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for place in bedroom

Every night without fail, Paul Blumstein straps on a mask that prevents him from repeatedly waking up, gasping for air.<p>It's been his routine since he was diagnosed with a condition called sleep apnea. While it helps, he doesn't like wearing the mask.<p>"It's like an octopus has clung to my face," said …

Sleep

How to Get Organized With the Google Tasks App

Overwhelmed? Google Tasks is up to the task of handling your to-do items.<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p><i>By Lance Whitney</i><p>If you need a quick and convenient way to create, view, and perform the tasks on your to-do lists, you'll find a lot of to-do apps for iOS and Android with a host of bells …

Google

The Best Companies to Work for in Chicago

If you live in Chicago or want to move to Chicago for your career, you’re in luck. These are the 50 best large, small, and medium companies with …

Employee Engagement

Revisiting the New Urban Crisis

The shift toward a more inclusive urbanism has begun. But it will require time, commitment from city institutions, and political agency at the local level.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is an adapted version of the epilogue to the newly released paperback edition of</i> The New Urban Crisis.<p>A colleague who heard …

Why you should always surround yourself with people smarter than you

I meet a lot of entrepreneurs today who are afflicted with an unfortunate misconception: that their primary job as the leader of their company is to …

Halfway Between: How to Find Road Trip Stopover Spots

Do you love road trips? The call of the open road and endless horizons stretched out before you are certainly appealing, but even diehard road …

8 Ways Very Busy People Find the Time to Be Very Well Read People

You could be reading a couple of books a month, or more, just by managing your time a little better.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you want to read more but feel like you don’t have the time? You are not alone. “Not enough time” is the most common excuse I hear …

Audiobooks

3 Ways to Use Experiential Marketing to Deepen the Impact of Social Media

In a world where people check their smartphones 85 times per day, usually for less than one minute at a time, consumer engagement can seem elusive, …

If You Want to Be Successful, Stop Asking for Permission

The most successful people have one thing in common. They don't ask for permission. Instead, they act.<p>What are your personal goals? What kind of things do you want to achieve in your life? Maybe you want to quit your job. Or, perhaps you want to start a company because you feel you're worth more …

10 Common Grammar Mistakes And How To Fix Them [Infographic]

Some grammar mistakes manage to trip up the vast majority of writers. Take "affect" and "effect" — no matter how many times this grammar rule is …

How to detach from work to preserve your mental well-being

Mentally distracting oneself from work during out of work hours can help restore emotional, cognitive and spiritual resources lost because of long …

6 hobbies that could improve your performance at work, according to science

Revitalize your work and life by enjoying these new and exciting activities. Besides being enjoyable, each of these hobbies has a wealth of …

If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re probably not a good leader

I learned that there’s something wrong with feeling like the smartest person in the room from a man with a third-grade education—from my grandfather Luther, who along with my father founded the Dollar General Corporation, which I headed for 37-1/2 years.<p>It’s with more than a touch of shame that I …

Leadership

51 Travel Essentials Travel Experts Never Go on Vacation Without

Whenever I pack, mistakes are made. Though I'm a meticulous list-maker, I always manage to forget something vital—pads and tampons, deodorant, you …

Why rudeness is so toxic — and how to stop it

Rudeness perpetuates rudeness. And the act of being rude or being the recipient of rude behavior can impede productivity, emotions and overall health.<p>No one likes being cut off, bumped into or the recipient of a terse email. Yet it happens all the time — both to us and if you think hard enough, you …

Self-help

Conversation is a skill. Here’s how to be better at it

<b>Celeste Headlee</b> is a journalist, public radio host, and professional opera singer whose TED Talk on conversations has been viewed over 10 million …

TED Talks

Confused about parentheses and brackets? Here’s help

Parentheses and brackets set off portions of text from the whole for various purposes.Parentheses, appearing almost exclusively in pairs, are usually …

38 lessons that will help you write a good business email

I had to write emails every day for 4 years in a high-pressured sales environment. During that time I screwed up a lot. I let my emotions show in …

The urban design project sneaking puzzles and hopscotch into abandoned lots

Most kids only spend about 20% of their waking time in the classroom. The other 80% is spent outside the classroom—not just at home, but at bus stops and supermarkets, accompanying parents on errands and hanging out at libraries and parks.<p>Researchers agree that at least part of that time is a …

Kids

11 high-protein foods to help you lose weight and feel full all day long

11 high-protein foods to help you lose weight and feel full all day long<p>Pixabay.com<p>The question of how to lose weight this summer might be a bit …

Nutrition

If You Need A Job, These Are the 25 Best Cities to Live In

Is there anything worse than job hunting? Editing your resume, sending out applications, and writing cover letters are grueling work. Then actually …

Employment

20 books to ignite the innovator in you

With innovation and entrepreneurship on everyone’s mind today, where do you begin the journey of learning in a digital world that’s now in the …

The chair workout that might make you cancel your gym membership

05:02 | April 18, 2018<p>Fitness expert, Zehra Allibhai, has 5 exercises you can do anywhere that has a chair -- no need to pour money into expensive …

The 5 best stretches to counter all your desk sitting

If you have a desk job, you’re kinda screwed. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who work in these …

Yoga

10 free tools for creating infographics, images and more

In the world of PR and marketing, visuals rule.<p>You can boost interest and engagement with your social media and blog posts by adding compelling …

Infographics