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How to set up Android Auto on your phone so you'll actually use it

When Google first announced Android Auto, it was a fairly basic app that let you connect and display a limited amount of information from your phone …

How to Build an Outdoor Storage Bench

At first glance, this bench may look like a complex project. But take a closer look and you’ll see that the structure couldn’t be more basic<p>The wood …

Woodworking

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

Books

How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

The 9 Best Napa Valley Tours to Book in 2018

California’s bucolic Napa Valley is one of the world’s great wine-growing regions, making it a bucket-list travel destination for wine lovers and a …

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders …

Self-improvement

20 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends

Get a jump on your summer reading list with these suggestions from the billionaire and philanthropist.<p>This week, Bill Gates took to Twitter to provide some advice to the graduating class of 2017.<p>Gates exhorted the new grads to fight inequity, spread progress and surround themselves with people who …

Self-improvement

2 Valuable Tips To Help Manage Employees With ADHD

I always like hearing from readers on management issues, as they can provide details and personal insights you often don’t gain from textbooks and business journals.<p>This was how I felt when I recently received correspondence from Kyle Nelson, who had read a 2012 article I’d done on managing …

Women May Find Management Positions Less Desirable

There is a striking gender gap in leadership positions across our society. Women represent 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs, only 15 percent of …

Read These 5 Steps Before Speaking With a Hostile Colleague

Here's your game plan for tough conversations.<p>Toxic relationships tend to build slowly. You can often can see them coming from a mile away--a passive-aggressive email here, an eye-roll there. Yet, we can all get caught off guard when emotions boil over.<p>That's because in the face of interpersonal …

12 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Leader

Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.<p>Podcasts continue to grow in popularity as a convenient way to stay on top of all kinds of topics. As a result, the field is becoming steadily more crowded--a recent check of iTunes showed more than 100 podcasts with the word <i>leadership</i> in …

Prep Stock by Hand – Christopher Schwarz Shows You How

Stock prep by hand might sound like a great workout (and it can be if there’s a lot of it), but it isn’t as hard as you might think – particularly if …

Woodworking

An Inside Look at Photographing at the Olympic Games

What does it take to cover the Olympic Games as a sports photographer? Here’s a 10-minute video titled “One Shot” that offers a behind-the-scenes …

Best guided meditations for beginners

I don’t really use guided meditations anymore. They get little “interrupty” after a while. I am at that point now that in any troubling situation, my …

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend

After the turkey, feed your mind.<p><i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses</b> …

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of repitious …

Motivation

7 Communication Tips for Managing Remote Workers

How can you keep an eye on workers that are miles away?<p>Working from home is still a relatively new phenomenon. Even with the advent of more sophisticated communication mediums like instant chat and text messages, many employers feel that remote work has a negative effect on team communication. It's …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Maximize Productivity In An Open Office

How can you maintain focus and avoid distractions in an open office environment?<p>This is a question I'm asked more and more frequently, as more of us are now working in an organization without cubicle walls, and sometimes without any office enclosures at all.<p>Often called "boiler rooms," it used to …

My 10 Favorite DIY Projects!

Here are my 10 favorite DIY projects from Ryobi Nation! I have been posting DIY projects on Ryobi Nation for a couple years now but today I thought …

Top 10 DIY Green Home Improvements and their Costs in 2016!

Are you one of the many homeowners who is paying too much for their heating and cooling costs? If you are, you most certainly are not alone. In fact, …

Home Improvement

These Are the 5 Best TED Talks Ever, According to the Guy Who Runs TED

The event's boss names the talks that have taught him the most.<p>If you're a massive TED fan like me, you've probably watched a whole lot of the compelling talks by now. But when it comes to consuming all the insights TED has to offer, even the most dedicated enthusiasts can't hold a candle to Chris …

Public Speaking

ToDoist for Getting Things Done (GTD) - 10 Top Ways

How does an executive at a technology company get things done? Dialexa COO Brad Bush shares his 10 GTD tips for ToDoist.

A new productivity trick created by a product designer could change the way you get things done

A large community of people are obsessed with bullet journaling because it's customizable for every person; you can alter it to fit your needs.<p>Designer Ryder Carroll created this analog system to give his notebook more purpose than ever.<p>The basic components of a bullet journal, according to the …

Productivity

These 20 books can polish your Networking, Leadership and Time Management Skills better than any B-school

You do not always need an MBA degree from the Ivies to boost your business acumen and prepare yourself for a challenging career ahead. Here's a list …

Personal Digital Assistant - Cortana Home Assistant

¹Cortana available in select markets; experience may vary by region and device.<p>²Available on Windows 10, Android or iPhone (requires Android version …

How to Meditate?

Most people know that meditation is good for us, and that it is a highly recommended health and wellbeing, as well as spiritual, practice. Many people however, miss out on the many benefits of regular meditation only because...they don't know how to meditate.<p>This process remains mysterious and …

Meditation

The Jazz For Sleep Playlist

Try as I might, I can’t just fall asleep to white noise or thunderstorm sounds. I love ‘em but they don’t work for me. This jazz playlist, on the …

How to Master Microsoft Office OneNote

Microsoft OneNote has been one of our favorite note-taking apps for years, and it keeps getting better. The app is completely free to install on your …