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How the Best Leaders Truly Connect With Their Employees

Here are eight ways to be real with your staff.<p>Leadership has been written and talked about for decades, with great authors defining it in different ways calling it different things. In the end, most of these folks have been talking about the same things.<p>The simple truth is that leadership (and …

The 10 Best Food Documentaries On Netflix Streaming Right Now

<b>Last Updated: April 5th</b><p>Eating and drinking are essential parts of life, right up there with breathing and sex. We’ll count on you to research the latter two items on your own, but when it comes to food and alcohol we’re here to help.<p>Below are the 10 best food documentaries on Netflix right now that …

7 Leadership Lessons From the Coach Who Mentored Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt, and Jeff Bezos

Bill Campbell dies at 75, leaving Silicon Valley's top leaders without their most trusted adviser.<p>Most Silicon Valley titans are familiar figures. They make commencement speeches that rack up millions of views on YouTube, get profiled by business websites such as this one, and have irreverent …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

miss minimalist

Thank you so much to everyone who entered last week’s giveaway for The Joy of Less Journal! I just loved reading your comments and learning how …

How to Burn Calories During Sex

Happy Friday! There are so many lovely reasons to celebrate the weekend's arrival, like sleeping in and bottomless brunch, or sleeping in followed by bottomless brunch. Those workouts that you stick to so well during the week might fall by the wayside thanks to said activities, so it's only smart …

A Backyard Room: Kenjo Outdoor Cottage

Swedish company Kenjo is back with a new prefab called Friluftsstugan, or Outdoor Cottage. The new cottage was designed by Johan Svartnäs and comes …

39 Easy DIY Ways To Create Art For Your Walls

Who says art has to mean anything, or require any creativity whatsoever? Here are some cheap, simple ideas to decorate an otherwise boring wall.

Genius Ideas For Organizing Your Kitchen

The kitchen is the one room in any home that could always use more storage. Here are a few simple ideas to organize your kitchen in order to maximize …

How to Make Arm Chair Slipcovers for Less Than $30

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Armchair and Ottoman Slipcover Tutorial :: Including How to Make a Pattern

I bought this Hickory Chair Co. chair and ottoman at Goodwill for $35.<p>Shortly after that, I found 5 yards of $4/yard P. Kaufmann zebra fabric at Old …

DIY: No-Sew Wedding Bow-Tie

Ana White | Door Spice Rack - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: …

100 DIY Ideas for the 3-Day Weekend

It's the start of the first three day weekend of the summer, so in keeping with (and expanding upon!) recent Apartment Therapy tradition, we put …

5 Unique Ways to Label Your Plants

Is your yard looking a little dull? Is your windowsill a bit empty? DIY garden tags will spruce up your indoor or outdoor garden and remind you what …

Houseplants

The Mom I’m Bored Jar + Free Printables

Keep summer boredom at bay with the “Mom I’m Bored” Jar! By about the second week of summer, moms all over the world have one thing in common- we are …

DIY Vintage Tennis Racket Mirrors

Vintage tennis rackets look really great, but aren't very practical to keep around... until now! We love this simple DIY project that will have you …

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DIY Vegetable Garden

Vegetable Gardens

Leading Collaboratively…A 21st Century Necessity

<i>This, from January, 2011.</i><p>======================================================<p>I don’t know about you, but when I was little, one of the things my …

7 Rope Crafts That Will Make You Think Rustic Chic (PHOTOS)

We're always looking for new ways to repurpose things around the house -- and rope is no exception. The sturdy yarn can be made into practically anything. All you have to do is get a little crafty and you can have a stylish accessory for your house in no time.<p>That's why we've rounded up seven rope …

How to: Make an Easy Perpetual Chalkboard Calendar

Organization is not my strong suit. Of course, I <i>enjoy</i> being organized, but somehow I never quite get there. So, I thought a new calendar might help …

Woodworking

Fabric Basket Tutorial - U Create

two fat quarters<p>1/2 yard of stiff fusible interfacing<p>contrasting or matching thread<p>rectangular fabric scraps (preferably matches your fat quarters …

Weekend DIY Ideas: 7 Projects You Can Accomplish In Under One Hour (PHOTOS)

Let's be frank: Work is the last thing on all of our minds this holiday weekend. But, if you're like us and have taken this rare opportunity to relax, we've got some light and easy projects that are much less rigorous than our typical batch of weekend DIY ideas. You know, just in case you get an …

DIY Boot Stuffers with Loeffler Randall

We’ve been <i>dying</i> to collaborate on a DIY with Jessie Randall, designer and creative director of Loeffler Randall, after discovering her extraordinary …

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DIY Accent Walls That Make An Impact

One of the most important elements in a room’s design is the wall color. There are thousands of hues you can choose, from neons to neutrals and …

DIY Stone Bathmat: Create a Luxurious Shower Experience

It is a sensation we associate with luxury resorts and remote beaches – stepping out of the water and onto smooth pebbles. It is also remarkably easy …