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Scale Is Fail: How Big Companies Need To Act Small To Thrive Today

About five years ago, I had an early glimpse into America’s changing corporate landscape in, of all places, Japan. While researching our book, <i>The Athena Doctrine</i>, I met Ryo Nakagawa. His startup, Share0, helps self-employed entrepreneurs and consultants find office space in companies with empty …

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Elephants Have a Secret Weapon Against Cancer

The biggest animals should have the highest risks of developing tumors, but they don’t.<p>In 2012, on a whim, Vincent Lynch decided to search the genome of the African elephant to see if it had extra anti-cancer genes. Cancers happen when cells build up mutations in their DNA that allow them to grow …

Elephants

Homemade Starter Solution for Plant Cuttings

Use willow water to promote root development.<p>Step 1<p>Harvest two cups of willow branches and remove all leaves. Willow wood of any species contains IBA.<p>…

Homemade

Easy Salmon Poke Bowl Recipe - Printer Friendly - Chowhound

1Make a batch of steamed brown rice. Use our Brown Rice recipe.<p>2Next, in a medium sized bowl, combine soy sauce, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, …

Recipes

Solar-powered tiny cabin offers eco-friendly nature retreat

Zero emission and it looks good? Sign us up<p>For those hoping to enjoy nature while leaving as small a footprint as possible, an alluring new option with strong A-frame vibes has arrived.<p>Today, Finland-based renewable energy company Neste unveiled a sleek new cabin that presents a more eco-friendly …

Renewable Energy

Shorter Workweeks Make Employees More Productive, Not Less, According To A New Study

Between working Monday through Friday and getting the Sunday scaries —aka, spending all day Sunday dreading Monday — it might feel like you only get …

Research

16 Simple DIY Aquaponic Systems for Beginners – Page 16

16. Simple Floating Raft DIY Aquaponic System Video<p>Although this is not the most efficient aquaponic system that you can build, it is still very easy …

A New Zealand company tried a four-day work week. It was a 'resounding success'

A company in New Zealand that tested four-day work weeks says the experiment was so successful that it wants to make it permanent.<p>Perpetual Guardian, which helps customers manage their wills and estates, released the results of its two-month trial this week. The company said its employees all …

Work-life Balance

Co-Workers Donating Vacation Time To New Moms Isn't Heartwarming -- It's Horrifying

A new workplace trend is for co-workers to donate vacation time so new moms can have paid leave<p>This week, Good Morning America profiled two new moms …

Motherhood

New Research: Most Salaried Employees Only Do About 3 Hours of Real Work Each Day

And demanding longer work hours decreases rather than increases the number of actual hours they work.<p>In today's business world, it's almost universally assumed that you can boost corporate productivity by encouraging and expecting your salaried employees to work as many hours as possible per …

Employment

Grab a Pair of Dumbbells and Try This Trainer's Full-Body Workout

Looking to get a good full-body workout in? Grab a set of dumbbells and get started on this circuit that's just five exercises. Personal trainer Max Weber, NASM, ACE, created this workout that he posted on Instagram.<p>"Please warm up before training! For this, some light/active stretching will do," …

Workouts

Here are the 16 leaking VPNs to avoid

A VPN is a virtual private network—a way to protect and encrypt your web traffic from prying eyes. There are dozens of VPN services available, but …

New Study: Open Offices Kill Teamwork

People don't like to have serious conversations in public, it turns out.<p>Employees hate open office plans, but at least they help employees collaborate and work together? It saves companies money and it increases teamwork, right? Well, wrong.<p>Ethan Bernstein and Stephen Turban, at Harvard Business …

The Workplace

We Just Got More Evidence Open Plan Offices Suck, According to Science

What do we want? Walls!<p>For the first time, scientists have measured what actually happens with face-to-face interactions when employees start to work …

My $3500 Tiny House, Explained

Meet “Timothy”, the new tinyhouse-style conference room at MMM HQ.One of the nicest new trends of recent years is really the revival and rebranding …

19 Amazing DIY Cinder Block Projects

Cinder blocks are potentially one of the most abundant and the most dull construction materials. They are inexpensive and easy to obtain, but often …

If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re probably not a good leader

I learned that there’s something wrong with feeling like the smartest person in the room from a man with a third-grade education—from my grandfather Luther, who along with my father founded the Dollar General Corporation, which I headed for 37-1/2 years.<p>It’s with more than a touch of shame that I …

Leadership

The 30 Best Gardening Tips of All Time

Even the Marthas of the world could use a little help when it comes to the delightful—but laborious—task of gardening. Read on for the 30 most …

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DIY: HOW TO MAKE A TESLA TURBINE (GREENEST TURBINE)

This Instructable will show you how to construct a turbine from reused parts and a couple of new materials. This turbine can achieve speeds of up to …

This DIY Wind Turbine Uses Bike Wheel to Harvest Energy

This DIY wind turbine is based on ‘Lenz2 lift+drag design’ and made from aluminum lithographic offset printing plates. The designer, Connell, says …

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Elon Musk Cut the Gordian Knot of Corporate Spending

With a single stroke of genius, Musk solved one of the world's most intractable management problems.<p>Elon Musk keeps hitting it out of the ballpark... not as a technology guru but as a people-savvy manager. Last month, Musk gave the world's best productivity advice in a single, short sentence and …

Tesla

15 Delicious Dishes Anyone Can Whip Up With A Can Of Tuna

All you need is a can of tuna and a few ingredients you (probably) already have.

Healthy Eating

Micro-apartment has carousel closet under the bed

There's a shortage of affordable housing in many larger cities, prompting many to find alternatives like micro-apartments, houseboats, co-housing or …

Want to Be a Successful Leader? Stop Reading About What They Do and Start Applying These 5 Success Habits Instead

Dr. John Stahl-Wert, best-selling author of 'The Serving Leader,' reveals what leaders worldwide do to succeed.<p>Are you a sucker for articles or books enticing you with the latest lists of behaviors that successful leaders supposedly share? You've probably picked up a few themes by now, …

Rainy-Day Ribs

Chef Virginia Willis on how to save the cookout when the weather won’t cooperate<p>“When it comes to deciding what type of ribs to cook,” says chef Virginia Willis, author of the new book, <i>Secrets of the Southern Table</i>, “you have basically two choices: spareribs and baby back ribs. Spareribs are cut …

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A dietitian's photo of the same dishes with different calories will show you how to build a healthier meal

Cooking your own meals is one of the best ways to eat healthier because it allows you to control exactly what's going into your food. It can eliminate the chance of dining out and ordering a seemingly healthy option, like grilled chicken with veggies that have secretly been bathed in butter.<p>Cooking …

Healthy Eating

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake Pie

This chocolate peanut butter cheesecake pie is so easy and simple to prepare! So, do not hesitate to surprise your family or friends with this …

Dessert