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33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

Jeff Bezos

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Books

Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Analytics

Jeff Bezos explains the perfect way to make risky business decisions

Bezos was explaining how he goes about running the massive company Amazon has become — 341,000 employees — like a startup.<p>That's a concept he calls Day 1. The Day 1 mantra is so top of mind for him that the building he works in is named Day 1, "and when I moved buildings, I took the name with me," …

50+ Websites To Learn New Things Everyday — Knowledge Lover

Enormous amount of knowledge is available just a click away, you’re now your only excuse. Now you can learn anything from <i>coding, designing, art,</i> …

The 13 best furniture stores in the U.S.

From midcentury stunners to vintage gems, here’s where to shop now<p>There are so many furniture and decor options in U.S. cities, it can be hard to know where to begin. Sure, chain retailers like West Elm—and, of course, Ikea—offer great value and online ordering, but where should you head when you …

New York City

Get more from your Apple TV with these 7 tricks

Use Apple's black box like an expert<p>It might be hard to believe, but the Apple TV has now been with us for more than 10 years. In that time, it's gotten a lot smaller and a lot smarter—and it has a few tricks up its sleeve that you might not know about. Here are seven tips to improve your Apple TV …

Smart TV

5 Last-Minute Tricks to Take Your Resume from Basic to Brilliant

As a soon-to-be grad, you’ve mastered Resume 101. You can glance at your resume right this second and go, single-page: check! Final GPA: added! Saved as a PDF to ensure proper formatting: done and done! But if you’re feeling the pressure as graduation nears—and are wondering, <i>OK, what do other</i> …

This Woman Is Turning Sari Scrap Into An Interior Business In India

When she moved back to New Delhi with a degree in interior architecture, Ishrat Sahgal did not plan to do what everyone thought she’d do. She was not going to set up an ordinary interior design agency.<p>The 2011 Rhode Island School of Design graduate had been working in New York before her return to …

India

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Free Online Diploma and Certificate Level Training Courses

Study, learn, upskill and certify for free at your own pace with 1000+ free online courses at certificate and diploma level. Educate and empower …

Education

Don’t want a robot to steal your job? Be creative

If we don’t want machines to take over our jobs, we’re going to have to get creative. Literally.<p>Cheap computing power and rapidly advancing AI mean that machines already outperform us on tasks that involve retaining, processing, and repeating rule-based information. Traditional schooling, however, …

Creativity

The best free online business courses starting in January

Why do so many speeches fall flat? Blame poor delivery for one. Who wants to hear a speaker trip over every line or drone on without making a point?<p>Let's face it: public speaking is an exercise in respecting the audience's time and IQ, not to mention the spirit of the gathering. While passion and …

8 Top Design Trends in 2017 for the Luxurious Home

Designers talk mixed metals, earthy tones and more<p>A new year offers a clean slate. It’s a chance to tweak (or totally ditch) the old and ring in the …

Interior Design

2016 Year in Review: Best Design Events and Shows

All year long, we trekked around the world to visit every design event, fair, and show that we possibly could in hopes of bringing you the best new …

Brands that you need to visit during Maison et Objet 2017

With the beginning of the year comes one of the most famous design fair in the World – <b>Maison et Objet 2017</b>! From January 20 to 24, Paris will be …

Interior Design

Zaha Hadid’s Early Paintings, Drawings will be exhibited at the Science Museum and Serpentine Gallery

<b>Zaha Hadid's early paintings, illustrations and drawings are ready to be presented in two different locations of London.</b> The Winton Gallery at the …

8 Items You Should Never Spend Money on, According to Design Experts

Interior design experts agree: Even if you have an endless budget for your home revamp, there are some items that simply don’t warrant a big price …

This Chinese Bookshop With Amazing Design Is a Fairytale for Bookworms

The new bookstore, Zhongshuge Yangzhou, appeals to design and book lovers alike.<p>Once upon a time, we might have considered a bookstore incredible if it included, say, tasty café food and giant beanbags for kids. Now, an incredible bookstore is defined by reflective "tunnels" of books and truly …

Zaha Hadid Architects’ ’Lacework’ 600 Collins Street Tower in Melbourne receives planning permission

<b>Zaha Hadid Architects' (ZHA) first mixed-use tower in Melbourne, Australia has won planning permission from the Victorian Government.</b> ZHA's new tower …

Skyscrapers

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23 Tropical 30th Birthday Party Ideas for Summer

If there’s one thing <i>everyone</i> loves to do during the summertime, a day at the beach tops the list. Between getting that sun-kissed glow and rocking that new printed swimsuit you bought for the season, it really is the perfect time to celebrate. If you’re throwing a 30th birthday bash for your …

11 dazzling photos to inspire your next adventure in a national park

The U.S. National Parks are looking good at 100 years old.<p>For proof, look no further than the National Park Foundation's Share the Experience Photo …

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

6 Surefire Ways to Keep Your Kids Happy on Vacation (in Paris) While Enjoying It Yourself

This year we spent winter break in Paris with our (for lack of a less egregious word) tweens. It could not have gone better unless I could've eaten croissants at every meal without gaining weight and performed the Tango in the Tuieleries with Armande Assante. But I digress.<p>Here are my six …

Zaha Hadid's Most Iconic Buildings

As the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize, Zaha Hadid arguably did as much as any of her forebears to pave the way for women in architecture. But even this will not be her most enduring legacy: With her sudden death Thursday morning, she leaves behind a host of landmark structures …

14 Online Home Decor Shops You *Need* to Know About

Shopping for home decor can be downright difficult, especially when you only want the coolest, most unique pieces of furniture. While IKEA keeps the budget happy and Anthropologie is always good for a splurge, it’s fun to explore beyond big box stores, especially when you can update your living …

Why Frank Lloyd Wright’s Baghdad Opera House Never Came To Be

Frank Lloyd Wright said he didn’t give ‘a hoot’ about designing an opera house in London or New York. Baghdad was a different story. But the …

Architecture

This Startup Founder Is Changing the Way You Shop for Vintage - The Accent™

<i>Chairish co-founder and CMO Anna Brockway, via Chairish.</i><p>The vintage game hasn't changed much in the past hundred years. Certain styles go through …