Make small talk more bearable. Make no assumptions. Small talk is the worst. Trying to find common ground with someone you've never met before--and may never meet again--is doomed to be awkward. As wonderful
Opening your email inbox is rarely fun. According to a survey by research firm The Radicati Group, business users can now expect to receive as many as 140 emails every day. Some of those emails will be
This old-school protocol is a classic for a reason: it'll help your gains. The default set and rep scheme for most gym goers seems to be 3 sets of 10 reps. That’s too bad, because you’ll gain more muscle
Lucas Design Associates and Graham Architecture renovate a 1961 midcentury in Laguna Beach, imbuing it with a rich, layered atmosphere that showcases the owners’ antique collection. Perched on the coastline
Candidates are always worried about what questions to ask in an interview. Partly, they desire to know what questions make sense to ask. It is drilled into job seekers that they should be prepared with
After a tragic motorcycle accident, a couple renovate their home to meet new needs, while also launching a small business to assist other individuals with designing beautiful, wheelchair-accessible spaces.
I spent years testing every productivity hack in the book, but nothing worked until I made a dramatic change I thought was
• CEO and author Ramit Sethi works with entrepreneurs, helping them maximize their time and start their own businesses.• He's found, both among other entrepreneurs and in his own experience, that small
As one of America’s most important contributions to residential architecture, ranch homes embody both modernist ideas and the casual spirit of West Coast living. Uniquely American, ranch-style homes started
It started as an experiment. Now I think I'll do it for life. Have you tried Bullet Journaling yet? I have, beginning in late September all the way through to today. Here's what I learned, and why I plan
Arielle Calderon is a writer temporarily based in Latin America participating in Remote Year. If you have any tips on cool places, events, or things to eat in Bogota or Mexico City, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bob Butler drew lessons from the legendary Case Study House program to design his cost-effective residence in Nashville. Almost everything about Bob Butler’s Nashville home is unexpected. Its sunken living
When you're trying to learn something new -- like, say, making that new sales demo really sing -- you need to practice. When you're trying to gain expertise, how much you practice is definitely important.
I was listening to a story about a water hole. It started out with some salient details--setting the scene, making it come alive. The person had obviously read a lot of books, because she was throwing
We asked Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) members to share their go-to questions for shedding light on a person's character, intrinsic motivations and personal or professional goals, which can help you