Francis Jee

188 Flips | 25 Magazines | 7 Likes | 9 Following | 8 Followers | @francisjee | Entrepreneur, Radio Personality, Speaker, Trainer, Teacher, Coach, Author, Slacker, bon vivant, Father, Introvert amongst many other things.

Pinkcast 2.20: This is how to write a cold email to a big kahuna

Alex’s book is <b>The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World’s Most Successful People Launched Their Careers</b>. (Buy it at Amazon, BN.com, …

The Shipping Muse

Shipping containers are ubiquitous in Houston, though unlike the four that make up this new home, they're usually filled with foreign goods rather than flourishing lives.<p>Downtown Houston, Texas, feels like a ghost town. Buildings with tinted windows loom heavily and cast dark shadows on the …

Living Rooms

1 Page Business Plan | Lean Canvas

Don't Write a Business Plan.<br>Create a Lean Canvas Instead.<p>Lean Canvas is a 1-page business plan template created by Ash Maurya that helps you …

A Psychotherapist Explains the 4 Unconscious Questions We're Constantly Asking Each Other

The 4 critical questions we're all unconsciously asking each other near constantly<p><i>by</i><p>, NYC-based psychotherapist, writer and speaker.<p>Maya Angelou …

Overcoming the Principle of Least Effort

In contrast, System 2 mental activities are things like solving quadratic equations or summarizing why the Kurdish people don’t occupy a permanent …

This Off-Grid Container Home in Australia Disappears in Nature

Nestled in a tiny town off the coast, this container home echoes the main ingredient the owners had hoped for in a weekend retreat—serenity.<p>There are only 63 people who live in Wye River, Australia, and three of them live here. That is, when they're looking to get away.<p>Given the town's remoteness, …

Architecture

Buy: SolarHome 620

Including a six-watt solar panel, a wall-mounted control box, two hanging lights and more, BioLite's new SolarHome 620 set can help make almost any structure into a functional, off-grid home. Use it as a back-up source for power outages, in your van for road trips, or anywhere you might need lit up.

What Are Your Teaching Fundamentals?

A list is starting place and end product, often the first task when wading into a complex issue, and often the last task when development is done and …

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間仕切りとは。空間を上手に仕切る・つなげる方法<p>To know more about landscape products 熊本の家, visit Sumally, a social network that gathers together all the wanted things in the …

11 Tips You Need To Know Before Building A Shipping Container Home

One of the more niche trends in sustainable design of the past few years has been the re-use of shipping containers in order to create the structure …

Architecture

The Biggest Thing People Forget to Do in Interviews [VIDEO] | Inc.com

VIDEO • THE PLAYBOOK<p>The Biggest Thing People Forget to Do in Interviews<p>The Biggest Thing People Forget to Do in Interviews<p>Founder and CEO of Work It Daily, J.T. O'Donnell, tells you the two questions that will let you know if the job you are applying is the right one for you.<p>Published on: Jan 29, …

Employment

Flipboard on Flipboard

@flipboard | Official Flipboard account<p>Reckless dolphin totally body-slams unsuspecting paddleboarder<p>You never realize just how large dolphins are …

The Next Big Idea Club

The most exciting books of the year and exclusive videos and learning materials, selected by the world's leading thinkers, delivered to your doorstep …

These Two Simple Exercises Can Help You Radically Rethink Your Career

Reverse-engineer your way into a career change you never would have considered possible.<p>You’re feeling stuck in your job, so you do the obvious thing: You sit down and brainstorm all the other positions you’re qualified for. It doesn’t go well. No matter which way you cut it, your options look …

Kendrick Lamar

How to Build a Million-Dollar Company in 1 Year--With No Funding

There's no set recipe--but there are a few rules of thumb to follow.<p>In August 2015 a popular virtual assistant (VA) company, Zirtual, announced it was shutting down--leaving behind nearly 2,500 clients and 400 employees. At the time, I was already deeply ingrained in the productivity space and …

Project Management

Flipboard on Flipboard

@flipboard | Official Flipboard account<p>The 25 Best American Screenplays of the 21st Century, From ‘Eternal Sunshine’ to ‘Lady Bird’<p>From the …

The House of a Lifetime

At age 34, Philip M. Isaacson commissioned architect F. Frederick Bruck to design a home for him and his wife. That was 1959. Five decades later, he still lives in his ideal home—and very little has changed.<p>Philip M. Isaacson believes in architects. The 86-year-old resident of Lewiston, Maine, …

Architecture

Bethlehemian Rhapsody (with lyrics)

This new sex ed series for adults is funny, sexy, and actually educational.

Let's face it: Sex education in America is ... lacking.<p>Best-case scenario, you'll get a hyperdetailed biology lesson interspersed with some …

39 logo fonts everyone should know

Typography can make or break the design of a logo. The right logo font can amplify the impact of your logo (and brand), while the wrong font could be …

10 Landscape Design Tips You Need to Know to Get Started

Are you designing your first garden? Or rehabbing an outdoor space you inherited when you bought a house? Good for you. Gardens make our lives …

An Introduction to Japanese Stone Gardens

Characterized by rock formations that mimic water and other natural features, karesansui (dry landscape) is the epitome of a Japanese garden. These …

Flipboard on Flipboard

@flipboard | Official Flipboard account<p>Why Cinco de Mayo Is Celebrated<p>Behind the color and music of Cinco de Mayo lies the Battle of Puebla, the 1862 …

6 Modern Hotels Around the World Made Out of Shipping Containers

Shipping container hotels—quite literally—keep popping up across the globe.<p>By transforming vessels originally designed for transporting cargo into clever accommodations, these small, efficient, mobile, and eco-friendly hotels offer an interesting alternative to traditional lodging.<p>Take a look at …

New York State

11 Phrases That Can Ruin Your Performance Review

Don’t sabotage your review with poorly chosen words or phrases–the meeting is too important to risk verbal missteps.<p>Between the feeling of being thrust into the spotlight, the one-on-one setting with your manager, and the gravity of what’s at stake, performance reviews can feel pretty …

workimprovement

The 6 Step Process for Emotion-Coaching when your child is upset

• Tuesday, October 10, 2017<p><i>"I was sent to my room as a child when I got emotional, so I always get upset myself when my son is upset, and then I make</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

This Is The Email That Finally Got My Problem Client To Trust Me

Some people aren’t used to taking feedback and following others’ advice, but this business coach found a way to get through to his client.<p>You’re a consultant, freelancer, business adviser, or even a career mentor, and the person you’re trying to help just isn’t listening. Maybe it’s their job title …

Profit

Don’t do what you love for a career—do what makes you money

The white-haired old guy who inspired me to rush home and write out a five-figure check was not an investment advisor or a lifestyle-design guru. I never even learned his name. We only met because I happened to be sitting in the café car of a Washington DC-bound Amtrak when he got on board and …

Personal Finance

The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work (And How to Fix Them)

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on.On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving …

Motivation