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18 space-savvy solutions for your pint-sized garden

Knowing what to do with a small garden can be difficult, but it's all a case of knowing how to make the most of your outdoor space and addressing …

Landscaping

Home walls design ideas for modern style

Sprucing up a place involves so much more than laying down a nice rug or dusting off those side tables. A lot of the time we focus so much on the …

10 Modern Home Decor Stores (That Aren't IKEA)

Don't get me wrong. I love IKEA. Many of the core pieces in my home came from the Swedish retailer, and of course, the prices are hard to beat. …

Living Rooms

What High Performers Want at Work

A high performer can deliver 400% more productivity than the average performer.<p>Despite this, when most managers look at workforce statistics, all employees tend to be lumped together into a category so broadly defined that it becomes difficult to take meaningful decisions. If your average employee …

How to Stop Making the Most Common Leadership Mistakes

The most horrendous leaders all seem to exhibit these traits, but they are mistakes you can avoid.<p>A bad leader sticks out like a sore thumb, throbbing red from all the yelling and trying to get people to cooperate. From a distance, it looks like someone trying to herd elephants with a fly swatter. …

A List of Goals Is Not a Strategy

Let’s say you’re getting together with other managers and employees to develop your organization’s or unit’s strategy. No matter how much discussion and enthusiasm you bring to the task, you’re likely to emerge with a list that looks like this:<p>Growth<br>• Superior operational outcomes through efficient …

12 Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt and Build a Profitable Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's a tendency to assume that successful, confident people never have any doubts -- that they are decisive about every choice, never have regrets and always know what to do.<p>But that couldn't be further from the truth.<p>The fact is, …

Self-help

Signs That You’re a Micromanager

Absolutely no one likes to be micromanaged. It’s frustrating, demoralizing, and demotivating. Yet, some managers can’t seem to help themselves. Dealing with a controlling boss who doesn’t trust you is tough, but what if you’re the one doing the micromanaging?<p>If you’re like most micromanagers, you …

How to Tap Into Your True Power

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Nelson Mandela

Care.com CEO says it's about evolutions, not revolutions

Sheila Marcelo on what she learned, who she admires, and what she regrets.<p>FORTUNE — In 2006, Sheila Marcelo struggled to take care of two young …

8 Simple Tips From A $50M Female Entrepreneur

What move can you make right now to advance your career as an entrepreneur?<p>Modeling.<p>But it’s not the kind of modeling you think. To borrow (model) best practices and advice of wildly successful entrepreneurs is wise.<p>Rubbing shoulders at Ernst & Young’s <i>Strategic Growth Forum</i> with a plethora of …

How to Ruthlessly Prioritize Your Task List to Get More Done

Have you ever noticed how easy it is to make a to do list, but how much harder it is to actually finish it? Prioritization makes a huge difference …

My favorite Tuesday read is out: Tips Tuesday – Keyword Searc…

My favorite Tuesday read is out: <b>Tips Tuesday – Keyword Search Tools, LinkedIn and SoundCloud, Google Analytics Dashboards</b><p><i>Tips this week include:</i><p>- easy Google Analytics Dashboards to download<br>- 9 things to avoid doing with your site images<br>- repurposing content on LinkedIn and new SoundCloud integration<br>- the WordPress 4.1 beta release that’s not happening and why<br>- Google keyword search and other tools you didn’t know about<br>- how to get in on the new Webmaster Training site discounts and limited …

How Many Ways Can You Repurpose a Blog Post?

Blog posts can be valuable and they can also be used in many beneficial ways. Now there is an infographic that breaks down 37 different ways you can …

Marketing Strategy

7 Ways to Grow Your Blog Audience

Ok, so you’ve decided to start a company blog. Or maybe, you’ve been plugging away for some time, but have yet to see the results that you’d hoped …

Marketing

9 Things You Might Be Getting Wrong With Your Blog Images

When you construct a blog post it’s important to have the right visual content. I believe it can actually be <i>as</i> important as the writing in most …

Paint Color Swatch Book

<b>Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Swatch Book. Paint Colors + Tints</b><p>To make shades of any color add black. <b>Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® Colors + Shades</b>.<p>For other …

Veranda Style

Beautiful paneling is obtainable with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. Although<p>the prominent overall color is green, notice the additional colors. Old Violet,<p>…

Tropical Carrot Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

8 to 10 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>2 1/3 cups sifted all purpose flour (sifted, then measured)<p>1 cup sweetened flaked coconut<p>1 cup dry-roasted macadamia nuts<p>3/4 cup chopped crystallized ginger<p>3 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon<p>2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1/2 teaspoon baking soda<p>2 cups …

Spiced Glazed Carrots with Sherry and Citrus

8 to 10 Servings<p>Citrus brightens up the flavor of this glazed carrots recipe. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>November 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 bunches of thin carrots (2 lb.), cut into 1' pieces (about 4 cups)<p>2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted …

25 Days Of Cookies

We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 21: Tea Cake...<p>By Dan Piepenbring<p>We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 20: White...<p>By Dan Piepenbring<p>We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 19:...<p>By Dan Piepenbring<p>We're …

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Makes 2 dozen<p>If a fudgy brownie and chewy chocolate chip cookie had a baby, it would be this decadent creation.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups gluten-free powdered sugar<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 large egg whites<p>1 large egg<p>4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped<p>3 …

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

Live the Rainbow<p>No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop …

Incredibly Elaborate Illustrations by Victo Ngai

New York-based illustrator Victo Ngai creates captivating illustrations with elaborate narratives. Her unique style features swirls of lines and colors that are alive with energy and movement. In much of her work, Ngai uses a signature palette of oranges, reds, greens, and browns to create the …

Art

Autumn forest

Citrus Vinaigrette

Makes 1½ cups<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>Always make more salad dressing than you'll need. It takes no longer to mix a big batch, and it means tomorrow night's salad will be ready in minutes. This recipe makes enough vinaigrette for three large salads.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 small …