Jonathan Goldsmith

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5 skills employers want that you won’t see in a job ad

Ask senior executives in New York, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, Seattle, Shanghai, Beijing or London what their biggest concern is and they will all tell …

The TOH Top 100: Best New Home Products 2013

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Now trending on TOH<p>How to Make a Plate Holder<p>More From TOH<p>How to Resurface …

Home Improvement

18 Secrets To Being Undeniably Attractive

1. Attractiveness has almost nothing to do with how you look physically, though your natural physical disposition does play a small role. It’s …

The most innovative gun storage solutions on the planet

THE GUNBOX MISSION IS TO KEEP FAMILIES SAFE<p>The Gunbox uses an industry leading fingerprint scanner to ensure security and readability providing an …

Adobe's Stock Up 68% Since It Dumped Stack Ranking, Will Microsoft's Follow?

On November 13, Microsoft decided to dump stack ranking — a people measurement system that forces managers to find and fire their ”worst” people every year – as word leaked that Yahoo had adopted it. Since March 2012, Adobe Systems (I own its stock) replaced stack ranking with what it calls “Check …

How To Cook A Turkey Without A Side Order Of Stress

If you plan to serve turkey at Thanksgiving this year, you need a very thick skin. I’m not talking about the turkey skin. I’m talking about bracing yourself against all the unsolicited advice your guests may offer before your turkey makes it to the table. No matter how diplomatically these …

Performance Management and the Pony Express

Microsoft has decided to dump the practice of rating individuals’ performance on a numerical scale – a decision I applauded in a recent post. I argued that such rating systems don’t accomplish the task managers expect from them, which is to accelerate the performance of their people. At best, they …

Coin

With all the cards we carry in our wallets — multiple credit cards, debit cards, bank cards, loyalty cards, membership cards, gift cards — we run the …

Credit Cards

How to Reduce Belly Fat: A Complete Plan to Shrink Your Waist

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that the current diet of the Western world is between 70 to 90 percent starch, sugar and fat, and the average sleep time is less than eight hours a night. From driving to working at desks to watching TV, the No. 1 form of activity is sitting, …

College Football Picks: Week 7 Predictions for Every Game

With conference action in full swing, college football's Week 7 will bring several heated battles between top contenders, headlined by Oregon at Washington and Florida at LSU.<p>The day will kick off with the Red River Rivalry between Oklahoma and Texas, as well as another SEC bout between the red-hot …

Watch of the Week: Steven Alan 21 Jewel Automatic

Fall is right around the corner and if you’re looking for a handsome watch that’s going to easily transition from polos to tweed sportcoats, this is it. Steven Alan’s 21 Jewel Automatic timepiece comes in a variety of case/strap combinations but it’s this gold and camel matchup that’s going to …

Get an Ooma Telo home phone system for $99.99

This is an update of a deal I wrote about last year.<p>Landline? What's a landline? In my house, phone service arrives via the Interwebs. Over the years I've used a handful of voice-over-IP services (some good, some bad), eventually settling on Ooma and saving literally thousands of dollars in the …

Gear & Gadgets

The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2013

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants has recently been announced with 2012 winner, Noma, dethroned in<p>The World’s 50 Best Restaurants has recently been announced with 2012 winner, Noma, dethroned in favor of Spain’s El Celler de Can Roca. The victory has reestablished the Catalonian region as top of the …

We Tried It: Shoe Lifts

<b>Today there's a surgery</b> for virtually any cosmetic flaw, but, save for literally breaking your legs in pursuit of extra height, vertically-challenged folks get, well, short-shrifted. At 5'7", I'm no medical anomaly, but I don't think I've ever been the tallest guy in the room. <i>Any</i> room. My height, …

Poor iPhone 5 battery life? There aren't many solid solutions, but we round up the 5 best iPhone 5 battery cases. http://gear.gp/YbT7LS

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