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8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, personalities and preferences while also caring about yourself. Even …

Self-improvement

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Clean Dryer Vents or Waste Energy and Risk a Fire<p>A plugged dryer vent will cause your dryer to run inefficiently, and …

Home Improvement

Toddlers - Milestones, Development, and Care

Are the twos really <i>that</i> terrible? The toddler stage can be a trying one for parents, but also fun and rewarding—your child is continuing to develop …

Parenting

I Tried ‘Peaceful Parenting’ and It Turns Out I’m an Angry Dad

Dr. Laura Markham’s parenting method requires parents to turn away from discipline and look critically at their own desire for control.<p>The word …

Parenting

Ten Smart Interview Questions -- And Ten Painfully Dumb Ones

Dear Liz,<p>I recently started a new job. I’m a Senior Recruiter with a fantastic firm. In my first week on the job we had a meeting about interview questions. The recruiting staff all agreed that it’s not useful or appropriate to ask candidates the standard old-school interview questions like “What’s …

Employment

These 14 Instant Pot Recipes Will Knock Your Family's Socks Off — and Won't Cost You More Than $20

Let's be honest, the Instant Pot is a busy parent's BFF. You can make pretty much anything your little heart desires — from rice to seafood to yogurt and beyond — and you don't have to sit around waiting for water to boil or an oven to preheat. So what could be better for moms and dads who have to …

Does the essential-oil trend pass the smell test?

The memory of the woozy woman slumped in her wheelchair still gets to Sandy McGurran, coordinator of integrative therapies for Fairview Homecare and Hospice.<p>McGurran was doing a home visit with the patient, who was recovering from a stroke and gagging from nausea.<p>“I asked her if she’d be interested …

Parents, it’s time to get out of the way and let your kids just play

When our children were in elementary school, we lived in the heart of a mega-metropolis with little opportunity for outdoor activities and rare glimpses of winter weather. So we took a vacation to the mountains to partake in some of the pleasures of winter.<p>We packed ski suits, hats, gloves, scarves …

Parenting

Making sense of aperture, shutter speed and ISO with the exposure triangle

How important is exposure in photography? What are the components of exposure? What is the “Exposure Triangle”? These are the questions I will …

Shutter Speed

5 things parents can do to boost a child's self-confidence

It's a thin line to walk. Help them too much and they won't learn for themselves, but don't help them enough and they might get themselves into actual trouble.<p>Child development experts Dr. Tovah Klein and Angela Hanscom shared their advice for navigating that balancing act and raising capable, …

Behind Duterte’s Break With the U.S., a Lifetime of Resentment

Philippines president, driven by a sense of grievance over colonial history and perceived slights, threatens to undo a vital American relationship in Asia<p>In an effort to clear tension with Barack Obama, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte approached him during a dinner at a regional summit in Laos …

Asia

What the New Screen Time Guidelines For Kids Really Mean

Today the American Academy of Pediatrics announced new screen time guidelines for children, and they come with some surprising changes.<p>Broken up into …

'How to Raise an Adult' is the best parenting book you'll ever read

<b>Former Stanford dean Julie Lythcott-Haims sets out a sensible guide for why and how American parenting needs to change, if we truly want our kids to</b> …

Why 'trust your instincts' is terrible advice for new fathers

One of the more common pieces of advice given to new dads is to “learn by doing”. Think too much – as several comments to a recent Guardian piece on fatherhood argued – and you risk prejudicing the father-child relationship with ideology, psychological projections or other cerebral mess.<p>It’s not …

Parenting

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The Smart Person's Guide To Avoiding Electrical Shock

Everything you need to know before you work around the wires in your home.<p>Getting shocked is more than unpleasant. It can be lethal. An electrical impulse as small as 14 milliamps is enough to kill a person. The current drawn by a plug-in nightlight is more than enough to do the job.<p>I was thinking …

Everything you need to know to assemble and care for a succulent garden

These common varieties would make a great addition to your home or garden.<p>These common varieties would make a great addition to your home or garden.<p>It’s hard to say at what point the growing of succulents went from being a nerdy backwater of gardening to a viral sensation. It might have been the …

Plants

Scientists Make Major Advance in Understanding a Basic Process of Life

<b>Berkeley, CA (Scicasts)</b> — Your DNA governs more than just what colour your eyes are and whether you can curl your tongue. Your genes contain …

Here's how negative interest rates can change people's attitudes about money

The Fed has warned banks to get ready. We had all better do the same.<p>Earlier this month, my good friend David Kotok sent around links to several academic and central bank negative-rate studies.<p>One was a 2012 article by Kenneth Garbade and Jamie McAndrews of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. …

The Importance Of Interest Rates To Investors, Retirees, And The Economy

Interest rates are one of the most important aspects of the American economic system. They influence the cost of borrowing, the return on savings, and are an important component of the total return of many investments. Moreover, certain interest rates provide insight into future economic and …

Economics

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

The Exposure Triangle: aperture, shutter speed and ISO explained

<i>The Exposure Triangle sounds like the name of a complex spy novel, but in reality this is the term used for the three fundamental elements of</i> …

7 Ways for Parents to Stay Calm, Cool and Connected

<i>"I believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way."</i><p>George Benson recorded the first version of <i>The Greatest Love of All</i> in 1977. Whitney Houston topped the charts with her version, released in February 1985 - thirty years ago.<p>Despite being one of the all-time greatest …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

2014 BMW M235i, Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG Shoot Out

Mercedes and BMW have always had it out for one another, including one notable battle between Benz’s 190E 2.3-16 and Bimmer’s E30 M3. Fast forward to today and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG and BMW M235i have just as strong of a rivalry since they’re both equally small and fast, but which one …

How I Lost Over a Hundred Photographs to a Corrupted Memory Card, And Got Them Back

It’s probably every photographer’s worst nightmare. You’ve shot gigabytes worth of images, ready to be imported for post-processing, when suddenly: …

7 Common Portrait Mistakes and How to Fix Each One

Portraiture is one of the most popular genres of photography around. It’s also one of the most challenging. It takes many long hours of practice …