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How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management

21 Amazing DIY HACKS Aluminum Foil Hacks You Should Really Try – Page 2

Furniture Mover<p>Put foil under the feet of heavy furniture to help it slide easily without damaging carpets.<p>Fix Loose Vinyl<p>Just put some foil over …

5 Tools and Courses For Becoming A Better Project Manager

Learn how to become a well-rounded PM.<p>Part of being a project manager is continuously seeking ways to improve your company's processes, whether it's employing new methodologies to better meet objectives or utilizing new tools to increase efficiency. As the central driver of your organization, it's …

How to create a perfectly imperfect lawn

Make your yard beautiful—and environmentally-friendly, too.<p>Have you ever walked past one of those lawns that looks like a movie set? At your feet lies a Stepford-esque sea of emerald, not a bug or weed in sight, and a friendly neighbor is always standing on guard, hose in hand. (Pro tip: That …

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership

21 Cooking Charts That'll Make Any Foodie Say "Excuse Me, What?!"

* prints and tapes to fridge *

Top 27 Productivity Hacks of 2018

This new year, kiss your inefficient and time-wasting habits goodbye.<p>As 2018 gets closer, many professionals focus on what they can do better next year. Increasing productivity at work is a common New Year's resolution, as there is almost always room to improve anyone's practices.<p>To help you get …

A retired Marine and elite fighter pilot breaks down the OODA Loop, the military decision-making process that guides 'every single thing' in life

<b>• Elite fighter pilot and retired Top Gun instructor David Berke says the loop can be used for any decision.</b><p><b>• It consists of four stages that repeatedly feed into each other: observe, orient, decide, and act.</b><p>American fighter pilots dominated their enemies in the Korean War.<p>Their planes — the F-86 …

Military

Smart Leaders Know the Difference Between Complex and Complicated. Do You?

The default mindset of leaders sets them up for failure. This b-school professor explains how to fix it.<p>You probably use the words 'complex' and 'complicated' interchangeably. Most of us do. Heck, most dictionaries use complex to define complicated and vice versa. There's just one problem: If …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

How to Stain Wood in 7 Easy Steps

How do you revive tired hardwood floors or a piece of antique furniture? Answer: You stain 'em back to their former glory. There's no need to walk …

New Gas Grill? Start Here.

If you've got a brand-new (or a new-to-you) gas grill in your life and you're ready to heat things up this summer, we're here to help. While this …

BBQ

22 Delicious Salads That Are Actually Filling Enough To Eat For Dinner

Salads can be way tastier than you'd think.

Naan: Indian Oven-Baked Flat Bread

If there's anything that will make you fall in love with Indian food, it's naan. This flatbread from the North of India is juxtaposition at its most …

14 BBQ hacks that will definitely come in handy this summer

Condiment tips and tricks at the ready!<p>If you're planning a summer BBQ or need a little inspiration to throw one, look no further than our 14 best tips for becoming a barbecue boss.<p>1. Run out of firelighters? Doritos work just as well! Yes, really.<p>2. Remember Ross's 'moist maker' in Friends? …

Hacking

Get a Load of These Unexpected Uses for Teabags

Sure, that box of Lipton can be great when you want a cup of tea in the morning, but those bags can actually be good for a whole lot more than …

Grilling Tips: When Should You Close the Lid on Your Grill?

When it comes to grilling tips, I always wonder: Should I lower the lid on the grill, or not? It seems like such a simple question. But, unlike the …

BBQ

How to Use Wood Planks for Grilling | Art of Manliness

As the mercury rises, so do hopes of upping our grilling game. If you’re like me, you’re always looking for a little tip, a unique seasoning, or a …

These Are The Best Cuts Of Steak To Grill

If you're gonna spend your money, make sure it's on the right cut.<p>You can’t just buy a hunk of meat, throw it on the grill and expect to eat a tasty feast. It <i>could</i> happen if luck is on your side, but if you buy the wrong cut of meat chances are you’ll end up with a tough, chewy meal that will feel …

BBQ

This Gadget Uses the Sun to Pull Water Out of Thin Air

The device can generate multiple quarts of water per day, and could help remote areas without access to clean water.<p>A team of researchers at MIT and the University of California, Berkeley have developed a device that uses the power of the sun to extract water from the air. Their device works at low …

The 5 Best VPNs for Protecting Your Online Privacy

Now is the time to get a VPN & start protecting yourself.<p>In an age where internet privacy is far from guaranteed, there's never been a better time for a VPN subscription. Use this guide to compare our best VPN offerings and find the one that's right for you.

How To Get Back Files You've Accidentally Deleted

Back from the digital grave.<p>A lot of the files on your computer or phone are precious, from family photos to that report due in next week. If you accidentally erase something you wanted to keep it's one of the worst digital disasters imaginable.<p>Before you completely despair though, check out the …

14 Passover Dinner Recipes for a Super Seder

Technically, the most important part of Passover is, of course, the seder itself. But no one comes to a seder without expecting to be fed a proper meal, especially after they've drunk all that wine. Passover dinners tend to be marked by firmly entrenched traditions, upheld by even more firmly held …

Want to Show Great Leadership Skills as a Deadline Approaches? Try These 5 Communication Tips

You'll never miss a deadline again if you communicate with your team like this.<p>Are you a manager? You set deadlines on your important projects or deliverables, which your team members, of course, <i>committed</i> to doing. Then this happens: As the deadline approaches, members of your team go MIA on …

The IKEA Growroom isn’t just pretty – it’s the future

IKEA Greenroom: Grow your own veggies from a lovely flat-pack orb.

Ten Ways To Reward Your Employees -- For Free

Dear Liz,<p>I’m a big fan of your practical career advice. I just stepped into my first leadership job, but it is a very small step.<p>I was already the senior member of our department by experience and tenure and I have a great relationship with my seven teammates.<p>Our manager left this office to take on …

Blessed Are the Pure in Heart

​Your complete beginner's guide to renovating a house

Isn’t it great that you don’t have to buy heaps and heaps of building materials to build a house from scratch? You can simply take an old existing …

Home Improvement

The Management Ideas That Mattered Most in 2016

One of our favorite parts of the HBR year is looking back at what we published to find the ideas that, in retrospect, stand out the most — articles that taught us something truly new or surprised us with wholly new ways of thinking about topics we thought we were tired of, as well as the articles …

Gardening 101: Tarragon

Tarragon, <i>Artemisia dracunculus:</i> “Little Dragon”<p>Tarragon, a perennial herb in the lettuce family, derives its name from the Latin word <i>dracunculus,</i> …