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[Deal Alert] Logitech Harmony Ultimate home remote is $119.99 ($60 off) at Best Buy

If you weren't aware, Logitech has a line of universal remotes under the 'Harmony' name. In addition to controlling TVs/media centers/game consoles, …

Home Automation

Furniture startups skip the showroom and go straight to your door

Startups making delivery and transport easier than ever are a hit with venture capitalists, so it’s not a surprise that young tech companies delivering home staples — living room sets, dining room tables, couches and more — are raising big dollars.<p>From 2010 through 2017, venture investors have …

Startups

Exceptional Leaders Never Speak First. Neither Should You

As a leader, you already know what you know. Here's the perfect way to find out what other people know.<p>I felt I had a good idea. Who am I kidding -- I felt I had a <i>great</i> idea. I had done the analysis, done the reasoning, and done the math. Still, just to make sure, I asked a key employee for …

openended

The Only Pot and Pan Brands Worth Buying, According to NYC Chefs

Have you ever walked into a vacation rental kitchen to whip up a delicious meal, only to realize that the cookware is not nearly as good as your own? …

Cast Iron Skillet

17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …

Motivation

Cord cutting is getting pricier, but there's one sure way to keep it cheap

The days of saving money by cutting the cord from cable TV services may be ending.<p>Consider two events from this week. AT&T, which just got approval from the Justice Department to swallow up Time Warner, quietly jacked up the starting rate of its DirecTV Now cable alternative TV service to $40 …

Los Angeles

5 Home Improvements That Can Save You Money on Homeowners Insurance

With home-improvement season in full swing, this is the time of year when you might make upgrades that can protect your home from burglaries, fires, …

Home Improvement

The best AV receiver

<i>By Chris Heinonen</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After over 50 hours testing eight new receivers hands-on, we're …

Audiophile

7 Things You Need to Deal With When a Family Member Dies

The bureaucratic tasks—handling bills, dealing with a funeral home, finding bank accounts—can take people by surprise.<p>When a loved one dies, the last thing you want to think about is paperwork. Pulling family and friends close around, working through and coming to terms with grief, and taking care …

Income Tax

Here's One Way To Fix Those Annoying Scratches In Your Door Handles

You’d think car paint would be tougher than fingernails, but you’ve probably also seen these annoying scratches on the doorhandles of your cars. I …

Doorhandle

How to Hack Wi-Fi: Disabling Security Cameras on Any Wireless Network with Aireplay-Ng

Electronic warfare tactics work by jamming, disrupting, or disabling the technology a target uses to perform a critical function, and IoT devices are …

White Hat

5 Behaviors Of Smart Leaders I've Noticed As A Leadership Coach

Some of the best experiences in my life have come from perceived failure. I use the term “perceived failure” because where others see failure as a roadblock to success, I tend to see it as a pathway to get there.<p>Failing is about putting in your time and learning hard lessons along the way–lessons …

Self-awareness

Long-Term Water Storage: How to Store Water for the Long-Term | The Art of Manliness

A big storm and earthquake hits your town. It’s a certifiable quakenado.<p>Your house is spared structural damage, but the power and water are out. …

Ten Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Credibility

Dear Liz,<p>I started my job in October. It’s going great so far. My manager “Brenda” is like a mentor. I really like her.<p>Brenda and I meet every week to review goals and issues. Last week at our meeting she said, “I have some feedback for you. You are doing really well in your job so far. I’m very …

Career Development

13 body language blunders that can make you look bad

Our bodies have a language of their own, and their words aren’t always kind. Your body language has likely become an integral part of who you are, to …

Public Speaking

Water Heater Maintenance: Extend Water Heater Life

A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing<p>Place a bucket below the discharge pipe and gently lift the lever on the pressure-relief …

Home Improvement

Want to Be Happy and Successful at Work? Stop Doing These 10 Things

Often we're so focused on doing more, when we should be focused on doing less.<p>With a world of advice on how to improve our working lives at our fingertips, it may seem ironic that the most simple things can often derail our productivity and our happiness--both as an employee, and as a leader. And, …

Self-improvement

25 Quotes to Elevate Your Coaching Game

The role of coach is core to the role of a leader. Here are some practical coaching words to lead by.<p>Whether you coach a team at work, at home or in the community, here are 25 quotes from <i>The 5 Coaching Habits of Excellent Leaders</i> to help elevate your coaching game.<p>1. Expectation gaps lead to …

Leadership

To Earn More Respect At Work -- Stop Doing These 10 Things

So you took my advice and have been working on becoming a more likeable employee, but still feel like you’re not earning respect at work?<p>Maybe it’s not just about what you should start doing. It can sometimes also be about what you need to <i>stop</i> doing.<p>If you want to earn more respect at work, here …

Time Management

Ten Signs Your Boss Is A Manager -- But Not A Leader

A simple way to answer the question “What’s the difference between managing and leading?” is this:<p>Managing people means watching them to make sure they do what they’re supposed to do.<p>The concept of traditional supervision is rooted in the fear that working people will misbehave or make mistakes if …

Leadership

What I wish I knew before I became a manager for the first time

The road to being a good manager is filled with trial and error. Here are six tips to fast-track your success.<p>When I was promoted to management, I was thrilled and terrified at the same time. My excitement came from the milestone this step represented (and the nice raise that came with my added …

Management

Why Your Employees Will Love the '90-10 Rule'--and So Will You

At organizations like Facebook and Change.org, Jennifer Dulski amassed a toolkit of techniques for channeling individual workers into mass movements.<p>Jennifer Dulski is a veteran troop rally-er. As president and COO of Change.org, she energized millions to rise up against the status quo. At …

Employment

8 Questions Your Adult Children Need To Be Able To Answer

Many estate plans fail, and often not because of any flaws in the documents or the plans. The failures frequently occur because of the implementation and execution.<p>Often the critical actions are taken by others, usually one or more of your children. They’re likely to be the ones putting key parts …

Retirement

This Healthy Grocery List Can Be Used Week After Week

Grocery stores don't have to be overwhelming.<p>June 18, 2018<p>I'll be the first to admit that I am a total mom when it comes to grocery shopping. I look …

Sweet Potatoes

50 Genius Ways to Clean Up Your Garage

Cleaning up your garage doesn’t have to be a huge chore.<p>Drill 1-in. holes spaced every 4 in. in the PVC pipe. Use a utility knife to cut slits in the …

Woodworking

6 Leadership Skills Every Man Should Know.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) No man is born with leadership skills but every man should learn to become a leader in any role. It doesn’t have to be about …

Leadership

'So You Want To Talk About Race' Is The One Book Every White Person Should Read This Year, And These Quotes Explain Why

It is impossible to talk about American culture and politics in 2018 without talking about race and the many ways in which it touches every aspect of …

Forget Tequila and Mezcal. Reach for This Flourishing Mexican Spirit Instead.

Small-batch Mexican spirits are flourishing, and in-the-know drinkers recognize that it goes far beyond tequila and mezcal. This summer, ask your …

Alcohol

5 signs that show you’re manager material

You might think that being a manager means having more control, but in fact, it’s the complete opposite.<p>You’re interested in stepping up into a management role with your current company, but there’s just one question that keeps nagging at you: Are you ready?<p>Sure, you’ve produced consistently great …

Headphones

How To Use The 4 Ds Of Effective Time Management

Do you sometimes struggle with time management?<p>Or does the day lack enough hours to attend to your projects, habits, commitments and more?<p>When half past five rolls around, do you look at your to do list and feel you didn’t accomplish much of anything?<p>If you’re struggling to take charge of the day, …

Time Management