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9 Science-Backed Methods for a Happier, More Productive Meeting

If you have ever wanted to pop an escape hatch or teleport to distant worlds just to get out of a meeting, take heart.<p>There are ways to hold a better …

Note-Taking

How-To: Open Air Wrap

Since spring seems to be sticking around NYC for a while, I’m definitely feeling the love for lightweight knitwear. If you too are in the mood for some breezy warm weather knitting, you’ll definitely want to check out this whimsical open air wrap tutorial from Whit’s Knits on The Purl Bee!<p>I tend to …

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How to make a Yarn Tassel Crochet Geek

gehaktballen in Belgische biersaus | delicious. magazine

45 min -1 uur<p>hoofdgerecht<p>Log in of Registreer om recepten te bewaren.<p><b>delicious. Hét vleesboek</b> geeft je 100 originele recepten voor rund & kalf, …

How-To: Weave a Rag Rug

Whether you need some extra padding in front of the kitchen sink or you’re looking for a simple pop of color to bring together your home decor, you definitely can’t go wrong with this woven rag rug tutorial from Laura at A Beautiful Mess.<p>Ready to get started? Grab some goodies from your fabric …

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13 Style Tricks That Will Instantly Update Your Basic Button Up

Click through for simple styling tricks that will improve your next blouse-centric ensemble and shop our favorite everyday button-down shirts!

Frugality, Small Business, and More with Thousandaire's Kevin McKee

I recently had the chance to chat with the hilarious and talented Kevin McKee from Thousandaire! Kevin is a personal finance expert and adds a fun …

Stop Accumulating Stuff And Start Accumulating Experiences

Could you spend a month and have bought nothing physical by the end of it?<p>The most important question you’ll ever ask yourself–even more important than “sneakers or shoes?”, “what’s for dinner tonight?”, or “should I stay or should I go?”–is the same one Aristotle asked about two and half thousand …

DIY Baking Soda Solutions

Like this post? Please share!<p>Baking soda is one of those supplies that can be used for anything and everything. Not only can baking soda be used for …

Cleaning

Giant Crepe Paper Peony | Carte Fini

<b>Giant Crepe Paper Peony</b> | <i>Carte Fini</i><p>If you’re looking for decorations for a wedding or party with big impact, you can’t go past this amazing giant crepe paper peony! The big petals are layered around a paper mache base. Yes, it would take a while to create this, but if you are making it for a wedding or party, you can keep it afterwards to decorate with!

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Free and Simple Ways to Learn Sewing

When you want to learn something new, it can seem like the whole world knows more than you do and even knowing what to search for can be a major …

How to Make Tailor’s Hams and Sausages: Guest Post

<i>No, this hasn't turned into a butchery blog - rather this is a guest post by Kristiann Boos, aka Ms Victory Patterns, showing you how to make your</i> …

Flashback: Make a Tailor’s Ham: A Project Excerpt from Mend It Better by Kristin Roach

Kristin Roach, founder and author of Craft Leftovers, has been a long-time contributor to CRAFT (both in print and online) so we are incredibly excited to be able to share a cool project from her new book, <i>Mend It Better</i>.<p>As the title implies, <i>Mend it Better</i> is a book full of tips, history and …

5 Ways To Have A Great Day At Work

Who doesn’t want to have a great day at work? I suppose everyone wants to have a great day except for a grouch – those who feel happiest when they …

7 Common Excuses That Prevent an Employee From Being Great

It’s usually easier to come up with an excuse than it is to actually get something done. I’ve learned that many employees have the potential to be great, but they let excuses get in the way of their true potential. As a leader, it’s important to address these excuses and challenge your employees to …

5 Things Every Employer Wants To Hear In An Interview

5 Things Every Employer Wants To Hear In An Interview <br>CAREEREALISMEver wonder what a potential boss wants to hear in an interview? What exactly can …

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

Steve Wanner is a highly respected 37-year-old partner at Ernst & Young, married with four young children. When we met him a year ago, he was working 12- to 14-hour days, felt perpetually exhausted, and found it difficult to fully engage with his family in the evenings, which left him feeling …

13 Ways to Manage Your (Hectic) Schedule And Stay On Task

– Trevor Mauch | CEO (Chief Entrepreneurial Officer), Automize, LLC<p>MANAGE TASKS WITH ANY.DO<p>“I use this task manager on my Android phone, and it keeps …

8 Dignified Ways To Impress Everyone

We leave no stone unturned in trying to impress others, don’t we? Flaunting the big brands we use or even the careers we choose is a way to leave an …

Ten Steps To Greater Productivity At Work

As the economy ebbs along with our focus, we have more to do and less time to do it. Enter the productivity experts. Their guru is David Allen, author of the 2001 book Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity (GTD to its devotees). There's no one-size-fits-all approach to boosting …

How to Escape the Cult of "Busy"

People who often say they're "too busy" or "crazy busy" sound like buzzing busy signals. And when you start sounding like an appliance, it makes it …

10 Things To Do Every Workday

I’ve always been focused on performance. I’m a list person. I love the feeling of crossing things off. It makes me feel productive. Plus, consistent …

Business Development

How to get along with a difficult boss

A “bad” boss can turn the office environment into an unbearable workplace! If your boss behaves badly at work, then it’s up to you to change this …

The 1-3-5 Rule For More Doable To-Do Lists

There are as many theories on keeping to-do lists as there are people who keep them. That said, there are a few rules that should always apply if you ever hope to cross anything off them.<p>The to-do list is necessary part of brain hygiene. And like showers and shaving, if you don’t make them part of …

Time Management

How to deal with bad criticism and turn it into an opportunity

It’s not an exaggeration to say that criticism is for some people the dominant fear of everyday life. Unfortunately, there will always be a person to …

35 Quick and Simple Tips for Better Productivity

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

Time Management

The Secret to Effective Delegation

No matter how polished your communication skills and competent your team, delegation can end in misunderstanding. The solution: prototyping.<p>Do you enjoy your sanity? If so, you need to know how to delegate well.<p>Getting others to effectively take on some of the tasks of running your business is all …

Communication Skills

Don't Bring Problems To Your Manager -- Bring Solutions

In today’s workplace, if you want to stand out as a valued employee, don’t bring problems to your manager — bring solutions. Why? Because there are too many problems for managers to solve all by themselves; that’s why <i>you</i> were hired. So don’t be part of a problem. Become a solution-generating …