Michael Wong

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What Is Wabi-Sabi Design? Your New Favorite 2018 Interior Design Trend

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Design

The Best Online Sofa

For our first guide to online-order couches, we spent over 40 hours researching couches from the top online furniture companies and interviewing …

Smoothies That Won't Leave You Hungry Before Lunch

When you're rushing to make it out the door on time in the morning, you don't have to skip the most important meal of the day if you take a few minutes to blend up a smoothie. These 18 recipes are perfect for on-the-go breakfasts, and the best part is they won't leave your stomach growling before …

Healthy Eating

A 19-Year Study Reveals Kindergarten Students With These 2 Skills Are Twice as Likely to Obtain a College Degree (And They Have Nothing to Do With Reading)

The good news is, every child is capable of learning these skills--we just have to teach them.<p>It's hard to believe that what your child knows at age 5 could influence his future chances of success. But that's exactly what a 2015 study published in the <i>American Journal of Public Health</i> found.<p>But …

Emotional Intelligence

Meet The Woman Who Wants To Change The Way You Buy Your iPhone

The mall is dying — but Apple's retail chief Angela Ahrendts is reimagining the company's stores anyway.<p><b>It's 11:30 p.m. on a Thursday</b>, and Silicon Valley has gone quiet for the night. The streets are largely empty, the corporate campuses dark. But in a sea of vacant office parks, the lights are on …

The 8 Keys to High-Performing Office Culture: The Best Employees Take Cues From Great Managers

There's no linear equation to follow when creating a high-performing culture. Rather, organizational success is a byproduct of the right conditions.<p>Nearly 70 percent of CEOs now recognize culture as one of the greatest sources of competitive advantage. Whereas company processes, technology, and …

Amazon's success is unparalleled — and 'Type 2 decisions' are a major reason why

Type 1 decisions are irreversible and should be made with caution. Type 2 decisions are reversible, like "two-way doors," and should be made quickly.<p>Amazon's willingness and ability to make Type 2 decisions has been a major factor in its success.<p>That's according to Scott Galloway, a clinical …

New York University

The 4 rituals that will make you an expert at anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Why Leadership Development Programs Don't Work (And What Does)

Leadership development should be approached like a fitness routine.<p>Companies in the United States spend more than $14 billion each year on leadership development. The market need is obviously there. But is any of this working? In some cases, yes absolutely, but more often than not, I see a lot of …

Why Tony Robbins Says You Really Need to Find a Second Job

Every CEO needs to be running two businesses at once, the one they're in and the one they want to be.<p>I was sitting, patiently waiting for the keynote speaker of the conference to show up. The day had been full of powerful speakers, but the last one was sure to pack a punch. His name: Tony …

11 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Successful People

Learning these fantastic habits is just half the equation. Actually doing them will get you to the promised land.<p>Succeeding in business and in life obviously requires mastering a set of skills that will produce extraordinary results, says conventional wisdom.<p>None of them, unfortunately, come from …

3 Daily Habits of the Happiest People in the World

How to be happy today on your path to mega-success.<p>Operating as an active business professional in the age of social media is a tremendous challenge.<p>As much as the internet has aided in the streamlining of information and business processes, it has also exponentially increased the amount and …