Andrea Sklk

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6 Decisions You'll Never Regret Making

We have a lot of decisions to make in our lives: Where to live, what job to pursue, what flavor coffee to drink. Some are obviously more serious than others, but regardless of the frivolity of some choices, we still are constantly making selections on a daily basis. And when we're unsure, it's hard …

What Your Desk Says About You

A messy desk wasn’t bad, though; the disorganized backdrop promoted more creative problem-solving and originality. The researchers say sloppiness in a creative environment could allow you to see things differently, possibly spurring out-of-the-box thinking.<p>Whether it's as neat as a pin or it …

How Asking Questions Makes You Seem Competent

Credit the undeniable effect of flattery, the researchers believe. Being asked for guidance made the people feel more self-confident, which helped them view the advice-seeker more favorably.<p>“Asking for advice strokes the advisor’s ego,” says study author Alison Wood Brooks, Ph.D. “Seeking advice is …

Student Fashion: A Guide To Dressing Well At School

At the beginning of student life, there’s something charming about just scraping by. You’re sleeping no more than 2 hours a night, skipping any class …

The Seven Types of Email and How to Deal With Them

We all deal with inbox overload every day, whether it's messages from work or suspicious salutations about a surprising inheritance. But you can …

Productivity

Network Better by Thinking Like a Spy

When you're in the person to do some networking, you want to make your effort count. Doing a little intelligence gathering, and then using that …

How To Stay Warm When It's Cold Outside

I'm constantly shocked by how many people don't know the basics of dressing for warmth in the outdoors. Even more people aren't equipped with the …

The Biggest Failures of Successful People (and How They Got Back Up)

When you mess up, drop the ball, screw the pooch, or have an epic fail, it can feel like the world is ending and your career is kaput. First: take a …

Stephen King

The Most Important Thing You Need to Do When Selling a Car

If you sell your car privately it is vitally important that you make sure the change in ownership is properly documented with the state. Otherwise, …

What You Really Need to Know About Ebola

Ebola may be spreading, but rumors about Ebola are spreading even faster. Wired runs down everything you really need to know about the virus.<p>For …

Top 10 Ways to Banish Bad Smells from Your Home and Your Body

Pet odors, stinky shoes, mildew-y wet laundry, and your everyday household odors: A spray of Fabreeze might not be enough to conquer them. Here's how …

Get Through Airport Security Faster with Global Entry

We've previously covered how TSA PreCheck can get you through airport security faster. Global Entry is a similar program that allows you to skip the …

Pack Your Suit Inside Out and Rolled to Prevent Wrinkles

Packing an entire suite in your luggage without wrinkling it is pretty difficult. Travel site Travel+Leisure shows how to pack the suit in a small …

Here’s How to Prioritize Bills When You Can’t Afford All of Them

An illness or job loss can overwhelm a household budget that had been working just fine. You think you have all the bases covered — and then …

A Simple Men's Dress Shoes Guide & Inspiration

What you wear on your feet can make or break your look, blah blah blah. You’ve heard it all before and you probably don’t want to hear it again, so …

35 Ways To Rock The Basic T-shirt - Inspiration Guide

There’s no stylish man who doesn’t appreciate a fine suit, but the humble t-shirt is another story. Even the most well-dressed gent has been guilty …

How To Shine Shoes Like A Real Man: The Men's Essential Guide

There’s fashion advice that real men should know how to do even if they can afford to pay someone else to do it for them – whether that’s mending an …

A Guide To Mixing Colours & Patterns

<i>The following article has been sponsored by HUGO BOSS</i><p>There are many pairs of words that strike fear and panic into the hearts of men… “Love you”, …

​Engage Your Audience With Your Idea by Leaving Room for Imagination

If you want your idea to spark engagement and grow, Harvard Business Review recommends leaving something out. This gives others the chance to develop …

Create a One-Day Productivity Contract with Yourself to Stay Motivated

Being motivated isn't something that always comes naturally, but many of us respond pretty positively to mandatory obligations. Turn that to your …

Productivity

Train Yourself to be a More Authentic Person by Keeping a Journal

Authenticity can be tough to develop in a world of quick meetings and email, but one way to help you get better at coming across more authentic is …

How to Overcome the Fear of Sharing Your Writing in Public

You'd think that after eight years of public blogging and writing books, I'd be completely free of fear when it comes to putting my writing out in …

Break Through a Productivity Wall by Cleaning Your Workspace

If you're having a hard to time breaking through a productivity barrier, taking a few minutes to clean your workspace can help clear your mind and …

This Video Explains Why Microwaves Are Safe (Even When Running)

We've all heard the tales of our cancer-causing cooking boxes we keep in the kitchen, but they really aren't dangerous to be around when they're …

The Features That Matter on Your Next Router (and the Ones That Don't)

Shopping for a router used to be as simple as buying the thing everyone said was good. These days, you have to understand a ton of technical terms, …

Wi-Fi

Know the Best Excel Formulas for Managing Your Budget

We're fans of online budgeting tools, but using a good, old-fashioned spreadsheet can work just as well. Go Banking Rates illustrates the Excel …

Personal Finance

"Getting Organized Isn’t Your End Goal, Saving Your Sanity Is"

Getting organized is great, and it's better than never knowing where anything is. However, there's a point when you spend more time organizing than …

Ask Yourself These Five Questions to Prioritize Your To-Do List

Your to-do list should only have the items that need to be there. To prioritize it, ask a series of questions about each task, so you know whether to …

Eight Ways to Help Improve Your Child's Vocabulary

The basis of a lifelong love and talent for learning may very well be a solid vocabulary. A strong vocabulary helps foster understanding, …

How to Build a Personal Career Plan and Get Out of Your Dead End Job

We've all heard it before: "You're lucky to have <i>any</i> job." But just because you have one doesn't mean you have to just slog through a crappy one, or …