Alexis Westerside

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How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

Take these tips from illustrations to your own home.<p>Take these decorator-sourced tips from illustrations to your own home.

Here Are The Major Differences Between Successful And Unsuccessful People

A few weeks ago, Dave Kerpen, author and chief executive of Likeable Local, received a postcard that illustrated the traits and behaviors of successful and unsuccessful people.<p>The card came from fellow Entrepreneurs Organization member Andy Bailey, the chief executive of Petra Coach. Although the …

Self-improvement

How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To

There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner – the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near. And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return – the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren’t you going to try to go to the gym …

Ben Shaffer: Innovation Means Building a Safe Space for Failure

I think we can all agree that you are uniquely talented. And yet, how often does anyone acknowledge it?<p>Overnight success is rare, and often comes at …

Artist “Takes” Incredible Self-Portraits In A Way You Didn’t Expect

<i>Editor’s Note: For full effect, we suggest viewing the images in this series before reading about them.</i><p>Talented Spanish artist Eloy Morales has …

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

Zelli and Mini Zelli Bookshelves

I am head over heels for these bookshelves designed by Moroccan design firm Younes Design.<p>Available in a mini and large version, the Zelli bookshelf …

A New Perspective of the Day: This is What Hanging Out Looks Like in 2013

Check out “I Forgot My Phone,” a short film that paints a bleak and eerily accurate picture of what hanging out with friends actually looks like in today’s mobile age.

How to Delegate Effectively

<i>Ilya Pozin is the founder of Ciplex, and a writer on entrepreneurship and marketing.</i><p>Don’t look now, but your micromanagement habits might be stunting your company’s growth. If you’re improperly, inefficiently, or just plain avoiding the delegation of tasks, you may be harming your company more than …

Hyperbole and a Half

About<p><b>Hyperbole and a Half</b>[1] is a webcomic and blog maintained by Oregon resident Allie Brosh.[2] Launched in 2009, the comics feature MS Paint-style …

Bitchy Resting Face, A Disorder That Makes Women Look Bitchy When They’re Not

“<i>Oh look, that woman has a bitchy face. I wonder why.</i>”<p>This humorous video made by Taylor Orci and featured on Funny or Die explores the phenomena of …