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11 Must-Have Tools for Your DIY Toolkit

Having the right tool makes any job easier — or even possible — and when my company’s vans show up for an installation, they are loaded down with a …

Five Email Templates Every Job-Seeker Needs

A lot of recruiters use text messages now instead of email to communicate with candidates, but as a job-seeker you still have to know how to compose a polite and professional email message.<p>You will use email when you communicate with your hiring manager, even if you also use text messages sometimes …

Employment

Focus: A Brief Guide on How to Improve Focus and Concentration

Focus and concentration can be difficult to master. Sure, most people want to learn how to improve focus and boost concentration. But actually doing …

Productivity

New Screen Time Recommendations for Babies, Kids, and Teens Released

Parenting is a heck of a lot more complicated than it used to be. For one, raising a child in a hyper-connected world raises a lot of questions about …

Psychology

The Most Effective Abs Exercise You're Not Doing

There’s no shortage of talk about what to do for strong abs. Crunches are a hotly debated move, planks (in all their forms) generally receive an …

Yoga

6 Project Management Apps No Contractor Can Do Without

Project managers have high burnout rates because they have to cope with so many responsibilities. They must take advantage of different apps to …

Project Management

8 Ways to Stop Feeling Burnout (and Start Sustaining Success)

It's time to be selfish for your own well-being.<p>You have a short fuse when you're stuck in a state of perpetual exhaustion. When you're stressed and overwhelmed for long periods of time, your energy levels evaporate along with your patience, and your passion for activities you once enjoyed …

Time Management

10 Questions Your LinkedIn Profile Must Answer In 10 Seconds

When a recruiter or hiring manager conducts a search on the vast LinkedIn user database, they’re not browsing LinkedIn for fun. They’ve got a position they’re trying to fill, or more than one. They’re all business!<p>When they come across your LinkedIn profile in their searching, there are certain …

Employment

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Pain

7 Life-Changing Skills You Can Learn Even If You're Broke

Skills are the gateway to a better quality career and life.<p>The problem is, money is tight for most of us after covering rent/mortgage, car payments, …

Warren Buffett

Apple spent $1 million on the stairs in the new San Francisco Apple Store

Apple budgeted $1 million for the staircases of its new San Francisco flagship Apple Store, reports Curbed, using data from BuildZoom.<p>The data shows that Apple expected to spend $23.6 million building and renovating the store, based on the construction permits it obtained. Nineteen million dollars …

Storage Ideas

How to start a business with almost no money

You're willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without personal revenue for a while.<p>But there's one logistical hurdle stopping you: You don't have much money.<p><b>Related: 7 Myths About Starting a Business That I Used to Believe</b><p>On the surface, this seems like a major problem, …

Small Business

The Truth About How To Get A Six Pack

For something that should be so simple – eat less, do some crunches, get some abs – attaining a washboard stomach is still seen as the holy grail of …

James Corden

The Workout That Will Make You Sweaty, Sore, and Tired In 15 Minutes

Use this superfast routine to spur fat loss, hit every muscle, and crank up your metabolism<p>Want to lose your spare tire? Then think fast.<p>Superfast exercises build up lactic acid in your muscles because you’re working harder and faster than your body can clear the compound. This spurs human growth …

19 things successful people do in the first 10 minutes of the workday

"Getting off on the right foot isn't just important with relationships. It's important with the start of any workday, as well — particularly busy ones," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "You Can't Be Serious! Putting Humor to Work."<p>"The first 10 minutes can also …

Productivity

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

<i>By Michael Beck, GQ.</i><p>Getty Images<p>It sounds like a bad infomercial: Get ripped in less time! We're conditioned to believe that jaw-dropping, body-transforming results are achieved only by putting in the hours. But if you've been adhering to the muscle-isolating back-and-bi, chest-and-tri gospel, the …

75 top Twitter accounts you should follow for your career

I freely admit it: I’m a Twitter fiend. I really do spend all day, every day on the platform — and I’m OK with that.<p>Before you get all “stupid …

The 15 Most Popular Free Online Courses for Professionals

It's never too late to invest in your career.<p>It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll …

Northwestern University

The life-changing magic of tidying up: How this 1 tip changed everything

I can’t remember when I first heard someone gushing over Marie Kondo’s “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” but all of a sudden, it seemed like everyone I knew — or sat next to on the subway — was reading this mysterious Japanese organization manual.<p>“You have to see my closet,” a friend …

10 Videos That Will Make You Smarter for 2016

From Mark Cuban to Russell Simmons, Inc.'s most popular videos of 2015 will give you the tips and inspiration you need right now.<p>As ZinePak co-founder Kim Kaupe explains, the most successful entrepreneurs tend to be supported by great mentors. Until you find one or two to work with, however, we've …

Business Strategy

3 Great Networking Tips for Introverts

Networking doesn't have to drain the life out of you. Try these tips and you might actually enjoy it.<p>Your heart sinks. You want nothing more than to run back to your room.<p>What happened? Did you humiliate yourself? Did you realize you're wearing mismatched shoes? No, you just walked into a room full …

Personality

Hate Ironing? DIY This All-Natural Starch Spray

If ironing isn't at the top of your favorite-things-to-do list, DIY [1] this spray starch that makes pressing your shirts even easier. And this mixture comes together with all-natural ingredients that you can find in your pantry — and it costs pennies to make! Personalize the spray with your …

6 Hacks To Organize Your Office Space

I don't know about you, but I cannot work in a cluttered environment. I like my desk to be tidy, my to-do list to be written and my office space to be well kept. If you're like me, you will find these tips very useful! Here are six ways to keep your work life organized.<p>1. <b>Desktop</b><p>De-clutter your desk …

Simple Rules of Thumb for Decorating Your Walls

If you don’t have an eye for design, you might not know where to start when it comes to putting art on your walls. You can always go with your gut, …

10 No-Brainer Hacks To Organize Your Home

I am the first person to admit I am a bit obsessive about organization. I like every aspect of my world to remain tidy from my home to my office and that's why you'll find lots of organizational tips on The Chic Site. Here are 10 of my favorite tips to stay organized around the house.<p><b>1. Bikes</b><p>Thanks …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

Productivity

In-wall wiring guide for home A/V

Crutchfield advisor Norm has worked on hundreds of whole-house wiring jobs.<p>This guide will help you save money by doing your own small-scale in-wall …

99 Remarkably Clever Gardening Tips & Shortcuts That You Can Steal Immediately!

<b>Your Best Gardening Tips & Shortcuts In A Giant Resource List</b> <b></b><p>Dave Ledoux – host<p><b>Greetings garden lover!</b><p>It’s finally here … the massive list of ideas, …

Gardening