Aaron Martinez

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How Chicago Is Quickly Becoming the Social Entrepreneurship Capital of the U.S. | Inc.com

One of the most underestimated entrepreneurship hubs in the United States is, without question, Chicago.<p>It gets some love here and there, and has definitely risen in the ranks (both nationally and globally) over the past few years, but in general it is still very much a "best kept secret." There is …

New York City

Design Thinking Needs To Think Bigger

Design thinking, as it was conceived 15 years ago, has outlived its usefulness. Enter systems thinking.<p><i>The following is the second of two excerpts from</i> The Way to Design<i>, a guide to becoming a designer founder and to building design-centric businesses. It was adapted and reprinted with the author’s</i> …

How Reframing Your Self-Critical Thoughts Can Help Ease Anxiety

<b>“Don’t let the sadness of your past and the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present.” ~Unknown</b><p>I know what it feels like to be scared.<p>I …

Time I

When you ask yourself these 4 profound questions, your attitude towards life will completely change

All of us suffer setbacks and obstacles in life. According to the first noble truth of Buddhism, suffering is inevitable. Life is full of …

Eckhart Tolle Reveals the Best Strategy to Deal With Anxiety and Depression

We all know what anxiety is. That feeling that arises when we react to perceived threats.<p>Some people experience it daily and intensely. Others …

Mindfulness

Denver City Council passes energy-efficiency rules for commercial buildings - Denver Business Journal

By Molly Armbrister <br>– Reporter, Denver Business Journal<p>Dec 19, 2016, 10:31pm MST<b><br>Updated</b> Dec 20, 2016, 8:55am MST<p>The Denver City Council has …

If You Think Mountain Bikes Are Expensive, Try Building One from Scratch

<i>Editor’s Note: Roger Phillips bought his first mountain bike in 1989 in Kodiak, Alaska, and the sport has changed drastically over the intervening</i> …

Mountain Biking

Architizer

MC Garage Video: What’s With Tire Width?

What’s with tire width? Why do some bikes come with skinny little tires while others have bigger buns? What if you want a wider rear tire on your …

It's Friday Afternoon, Blow Off Work And Watch James May Build This Mini Honda Motorcycle

James May is one of few people in this world who can simply stand behind a workbench, put a bunch of parts together for a half an hour, and be …

The Best of Sketching in 2016

From traditional to digital and everything in between<p>We noticed a popularity in sketching articles this year, ranging from traditional pen and paper …

Airy modern prefab cabin was built for $80,000

And assembled in 10 days<p>DublDom, a series of affordable prefab homes from Moscow firm Bio Architects, has unveiled its latest project. Clocking in at 1,184 square feet, this single-level woodland residence represents a larger home in the DublDom line up, which currently offers models ranging from …

Do-It-Yourself Wheel Alignment Guide - Do-It-Yourself

<i>This do-it-yourself wheel alignment guide provides step-by-step instructions and diagrams to get your wheels in alignment.</i> (See the car diagrams in …

25 Free Chrome Extensions To Make You An Incredibly Productive Person

Get your tabs under control, supercharge Gmail, and generally stop clicking so much with these handy Chrome add-ons.<p>Webster’s defines productivity as “the quality or state of being productive.” Helpful, no?<p>While sometimes it’s hard to actually <i>define</i> what it means to be productive, most of us know …

This Is the Secret Sauce for Happy Employees | Inc.com

Before we get to the secret sauce for happy employees, let's first talk about happiness at work. It's tricky to focus on happiness at work. It's subjective, and too often leaders focus on making employees happy. This is the wrong focus.<p>Where leaders need to focus in terms of workplace happiness, is …

Employee Engagement

7 Unsung Habits of Highly Respected Managers

I used to be skeptical of people who claimed that they loved their jobs.Upon graduation from college, the sum total of my “relevant” work experience …

Leadership