Kym Luck

14 Flips | 3 Magazines | @kymluck | Keep up with Kym Luck on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Kym Luck”

7 Good Paying Jobs That Do Not Require a College Degree

Previous generations have been taught that a college degree ensures a higher paying job. In recent years, college graduates are finding that no …

Bathtubs are out, big showers are in

The shower gets more use than the bathtub in many households. That’s why some homeowners are ripping out their tubs completely, creating bigger …

6 Ways to Foster More Happiness in the Workplace

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Happy employees are more productive, more creative and less likely to leave. It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to create a fun environment at your workplace. If you embody your ideal corporate culture and integrate joy and laughter into …

Corporate Culture

The Google guide to getting the most out of college

Google’s Laszlo Bock, who leads hiring for the company, has in the past (paywall) said that it puts less emphasis on finding graduates of prestigious schools, and that many of the most exceptional candidates have succeeded despite not having a degree at all.<p>But in a new interview with Tom Friedman …

Procrastinators: How to Fight Your Genes and Get Stuff Done Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Never leave that til tomorrow which you can do today," said Benjamin Franklin.<p>Pretty good advice, especially considering it comes from a guy who was an absolute whiz at productivity (Franklin was somehow an author, printer, politician, …

Procrastination

Dave Ramsey’s 7 Tips for Paying Off a Mortgage Faster

The amount you have to finance through a mortgage loan and the long-term commitment you’re making to real estate can be overwhelming. Completing a …

Great Branding Is Invisible

The thumpf of a BMW’s door closing, the muted click of calculator buttons, a human on the phone. It hooks you in.<p>“The devil is in the detail” is a cliché that happens to be true, but let’s turn it around: The magic is in the detail. What constitutes quality in a product, besides the raw materials …

Gear & Gadgets

The 6 Best Tools For Creative Work, According To Science

Connecting our minds and bodies–by sleeping, stepping away from the keyboard, and breaking a sweat–might be the best way to get through a creative block.<p>I’d love to have a toolkit that promised me great, creative ideas every time I sat down to work. Obviously that’s not going to happen–creativity …

About half of America has zero net wealth

Wealth is the value of everything you own: stocks, bonds, your home, your car -- minus your debts. And while income inequality has taken center stage in debates about the growing gap between rich and poor, what's happening with wealth paints an even more staggering picture.<p>The wealth share of the …

9 Tricks Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, And Other Top Execs Use To Run Meetings

Since we've already looked at the most egregious meeting mistakes, we decided to explore how the most successful executives run effective meetings.<p>After combing through the business literature, we discovered that Yahoo's Marissa Mayer grills her employees like an expert chef, Amazon's Jeff Bezos …

Set Your Own Rules and 'Live the Dream': A Google Hangout With Lewis Howes

"Living the dream." It's something a lot of people talk about and few people actually achieve. Whether it's a lack of confidence or motivation to start something of your own, or an inability to manage your time after you've started setting your own rules.<p>To address this highly sought-after …

Google Hangout

Four Simple Ways to Cut Household Expenses

The following was written by none other than personal finance expert Jean Chatzky. When I got word that she was interested in sharing an article with …

Go Ahead and Gossip

We’re all taught that gossip — talking about someone when he or she isn’t there — is not only rude but also possibly hurtful to feelings or damaging to reputations. And yet everyone does it. It would be difficult to find an office where there wasn’t some sort of chatter about people who aren’t …

8 Of Google’s Craziest Offices

Google is known for its zany office designs, from stroopwafel ceilings to slides to scooters. And you thought your office’s foosball table was cool.<p>While most of us 9-to-5ers hunch over in boxy, fluorescent-lit cubicles, feeling lucky if our office has a snack machine, the Google employees of the …