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The 3 Most Dangerous Work Personalities and How to Deal With Them | Inc.com

Since I don't have a real job, I take special pleasure in reading about how bad having a real job can be. So, of course, I found it impossible to resist Jody Foster's <i>The Schmuck in My Office: How to Deal Effectively With Difficult People at Work</i> (with Michelle Joy, St. Martin's Press, April 2017). …

Psychology

Bathroom of the Week: In Brooklyn Heights, An Ethereal Bath in White Concrete

Last week we featured the overhaul of a small flat by Brooklyn architects General Assembly (see Before & After: In Brooklyn Heights, a Petite Flat …

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result …

Goal Setting

10 Simple Reasons it’s Time to Let Go

Holding on can be painful. Holding on can directly contribute to stress, health complications, unhappiness, depressive thoughts, relationship …

Health

13 Pieces of Furniture That Redefine the Meaning of Comfort

Coziness is their number one priority.<p>When the weather is dreary and all you want to do is relax at home with <i>Downton Abbey</i> on repeat, comfortable furniture is key to making your day a success. All of these sofas and chairs made coziness their number one priority.

How to Conquer Your Bad Habits (Forever)

Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you.<p>Our habits: for good or for bad they're with us every day, in the form of behavior that has become so routine that we repeat it unconsciously.<p>For some, habit means arriving at work to a well-planned day with everything they need to get started …

Self-help

Use These 100 Design Websites To Jumpstart Your Creativity

The web is an incredible place. In less than 30 years it completely changed the world connecting and empowering people. One of the biggest benefits it brings is an endless inspiration for any field you can imagine.<p>As a creative entrepreneur, I am constantly looking for inspiration. I love reading …

Graphic Design

How This Entrepreneur Paid Off $400,000 in Debt and Healed His Business

<i>This story first appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>From the outside, fit and photogenic French-born physician Michel Cohen was on his way to becoming the 21st …

Health Care

50+ Best Portfolio WordPress Themes

Every designer, artist and creative person needs a platform to showcase their work. WordPress is the ultimate platform for making an effective …

Web Design

Bestselling Author Hugh Howey on Life, Books and Success

There was a time when bestselling author, Hugh Howey never thought he'd finish writing a novel, let alone get one published. There was a time when he lived in a tiny home in the mountains and dreamed of one day being published.<p>Now, everything has changed. Millions of copies of his books, including …

8 Critical Things Successful People Do Before 8 a.m.

By <b>Travis Bradberry</b><p>Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next …

Four Things To Do When Your Team Is Smarter Than You

Don’t be intimidated by a smart staff, just learn how to direct their intelligence and skills.<p>If you think the boss should have all the answers, you might be confused about what it means to be a good leader. As a general rule of thumb, every person hired should be smarter than the manager at what …

Wells Fargo

Adam Neumann’s $16 Billion Neo-Utopian Play To Turn WeWork Into WeWorld

Can the hipster mecca for getting $#%! done live up to its staggering valuation, shush haters, & bend society to the WeWork worldview?<p>A Beatles chorus bounces off the bare concrete walls of what was once J.P. Morgan’s headquarters. “Come together, right now.” The nearly 1,000 chattering WeWork …

Magic

How to invest in yourself in a way that will pay real dividends

This post is about how to actually, practically invest in yourself in a way that is going to pay real dividends.<p>How to take the steps today that will enable you to be a better person, a better creative, a better developer, or a better business owner tomorrow. And how to do awesome things with your …

Productivity
Natural Gas

Money Lessons I Learned Delivering Newspapers to Rich People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a paperboy taught me a lot of the habits of rich people. They always tipped me more than anyone else. Their monetary generosity then led me to give them better service than everyone else. I've found that it's very similar in life …

Entrepreneurship

14 Minimalist Office Supplies to Make Your Desk Extra Stylish

It is time to declutter your life, at least according to 2015’s it-trend: minimalism. Geometric forms, clean lines and simple materials are stealing the show this season just about everywhere: home décor, movie posters and even tattoos. If you want to try your hand at the movement, we suggest …

Minimalism

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to acquire; from learning a language, playing an instrument, or being a …

Articles about family friendly renovation brick warehouse alabama on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Alabama, a commercial building with a multifarious past begins a fresh chapter for a young family after a modern renovation.<p>A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact late-19th-century...<p>Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, …

Architecture

Like Butter, Baby: Why Churning Your Own Is Worth the Effort

Learning how to make butter is easy—and it's also one of the most satisfying DIY kitchen tasks there is.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow may work on the internet, but when it comes to cooking, she prefers to keep it old-school. From making her own butter (seriously) to grinding her coffee beans</i> …

New York State

The Secret Of Happiness Revealed By Harvard Study

Happiness comes from choosing to be happy with whatever you do, strengthening your closest relationships and taking care of yourself physically, financially and emotionally.<p>Thus revealed a recent survey of Harvard’s class of 1980 – with data likely biased to those feeling good enough about their …

Happiness

The Perfect Morning Workout If You're Not a Morning Person

When it comes to exercising in the a.m., it’s way easier to be a wimp than a warrior—which is bad news, considering how an early sweat session may …

Workouts