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11 Gender-Neutral Scottish Baby Names We Wish Our Own Parents Had Thought Of

Scotland: The land of rolling hills and lochs, bagpipes, whiskey, centuries-old castles, and some of the coolest yet timeless baby names we've ever …

How We End Things

“If you can change one thing about yourself then please be kinder and change how you end things because it matters way more than how you begin …

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations

Hate small talk? Tired of the same old questions? These six approaches will make you that much more interesting.<p>Next time you go to a traditional networking event, a cocktail party, or a dinner, do us all a favor: Lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making …

pearlywhites

The 10 Best Board Games for Toddlers

There's no more engaging entertainment than a board game. Here's how to let your toddler in on the fun.<p>Toddlers are notoriously hard to understand — …

Kids

Google spent years studying effective teams — and one trait stood out

The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals don't have the ability to work well together.<p>That's why not too long ago, Google set out on a quest to figure out what makes a team successful. They code-named the study …

What Kind of Screen Time Parent Are You? Take This Quiz And Find Out

Almost as soon as they can focus past the end of their noses, babies today are waving at Grandpa on video chat and swiping the screens on all kinds of devices.<p>It's just plain unsettling to watch a baby in a stroller with an iPad. Especially when his mother is looking at her phone at the same …

It’s time to get rid of annual performance reviews

<i>Merge Gupta-Sunderji is a leadership speaker and consultant, as well as founder of Turning Managers Into Leaders.</i><p>Most employees look forward to the annual performance review the way they look forward to a root canal.<p>Feelings range from anxiety and angst to annoyance and anger.<p>Not that performance …

Calm

Thank you Nayyirah Waheed!<i>(via)</i>

Kids Don’t Have Parents Anymore—They Have ‘Sharents’

Your kid could be your ticket to likes, fame, and money. Or your kid could be your kid.<p>Who and what is a “sharent” exactly? If you have both a child …

Ownership Levels at Buffer

Level 1 — No ownership responsibility. Learning and being actively developed by othersLevel 2 — Fully owns an area, channel, or discipline. …

A Simple Remodel of a Unique Space

If your looking for inspiration when it comes to remodeling a funky laid out bathroom space, you will find ample inspiration with <i>Bre Purposed’s</i> …

Our Favorite Family Dinner Recipes of 2017

Delicious reasons to gather around the table.<p>While the memories we make around the dinner table have more to do with spending time together than …

I Had No Idea You Could Make These 4 Things in an Instant Pot

Cornbread<p>Making cornbread in the Instant Pot ensures it doesn’t bake up dry—and we especially love the addition of cheddar cheese and …

Cooking

Pioneer Rayz Rally

Pioneer Rayz Rally is a pocket-size speaker with a built-in mic and lets you turn your iPhone into a conferencing system. It claims to be good enough …

Add Light

Do the right thing.<br>Make things better.<br>Show up with your heart.<br>Add light.— Tina Roth Eisenberg (@swissmiss) December 1, 2017

100 Questions to Spark Conversation

Thank you Alexandra Franzen for these 100+ questions to ask your friends, family and dinner companions. She shared these because the U.S. is having …

Toddlers need at least 3 hours of physical activity a day, new guidelines suggest

New guidelines released by Canadian researchers on Monday say kids aged one to four should get at least three hours of physical activity spread …

9 Simple Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi Network

We’ve all been there: You're watching the latest season of <i>Orange is the New Black</i> on Netflix when, all of a sudden, the video jerks to a stop—and the …

Wi-Fi

Mr. Soul On Top

I just listened to this The Moth episode by Christian McBride titled Mr. Soul on Top. He tells the story of him falling in love with James Brown’s …

A Doctor's Pick for Best Anti-Aging Cream (You Can Find It at the Drugstore)

Aging is a journey, and it's a beautiful part of life. While aging brings power and wisdom, years of exposure to the sun and pollutants can incite …

The 17 best Instant Pot recipes on Pinterest

People love the Instant Pot for its ability to cook meals at drastically quicker speeds than traditional cooking methods and other kitchen appliances.<p>The seven-functions-in-one device even boasts a fan page on Facebook with almost 700,000 members, and has an incredible 4.6 stars on Amazon with …

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

Management

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Mindfulness

10 Instant Pot Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes

There are a lot of features to love about the Instant Pot, but when you need to get dinner on the table fast nothing beats its pressure-cooker …

6 Actually Helpful Interview Tips From a Former HR Specialist

In college, I was a member of a dorky professional business club in which we conducted loads of mock job interviews and passed around revelatory tips …

Career Development

Many Young Adults With Autism Also Have Mental Health Issues

College involved "many anxiety attacks and many trips home" for Daniel Share-Strom, an autistic 27-year-old motivational speaker in Bradford, Ontario. It wasn't just the challenge of organizing his assignments and fighting the disability office for the extra time he needed for tests. It was also …

Keep Your Eye On The Donut

“Keep your eye on the donut, not on the hole.”<br>– David Lynch