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The 20 Best Bathroom Designs That Stunned In 2016

These spaces turn the humble bathroom into a luxurious style statement.<p>Relax and rejuvenate by simply looking at these chic and soothing bathrooms.

The 20 Most Beautiful Kitchen Ideas

These stunning spaces could convince anyone to become a home cook.<p>From splashy modernism to classic industrialism, the styles in these kitchens turn up the heat (lighting the stove not required).

25 Spaces That Perfectly Illustrate Beautiful Kitchen Organization

Yes, storage can actually be stunning.<p>Yes, storage can actually be stunning. In these rooms, open shelving, glass cabinets and savvy kitchen islands make for orderly and tasteful kitchens.

8 Drugstore Blushes That ELLE Editors Swear By

The best "flash of hot coral."<p>Since blush is a daytime beauty essential, it constantly needs to be restocked. Thankfully, the perfect flush can be found at your local drugstore. We asked ELLE editors for their faves, and they suggested everything from melt-to-your-skin formulas to "a flash of hot …

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18 Small Space Living Hacks That Can Work In Any Size Home

From fold-away office space to vertical indoor gardening, these hacks are life-changers.<p>If there's any trend we won't be escaping any time soon, it's downsizing. Tiny homes are a national phenomenon, and the lifestyle changes associated with low-impact living — from composting to conscientiously …

4 Floral Trends To Keep On Your Radar This Year

Floral designers Kathleen Hyppolite and Emily Howard Kudva share bright and bold centerpieces that will upgrade your tabletop game this year.<p>When setting the table, every element counts: the textiles, the china, the flatware and, most importantly, lots and lots of beautiful flowers.<p>Brooklyn-based …

55 Inspiring Small Kitchens You'll Absolutely Fall In Love With

Even tiny kitchens can have serious style.<p>These charming and stylish designer kitchens have the fabulous inspiration you need to spice up your tiny cooking space.

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9 Things Science Says Your Home Needs If You Want To Be Happy

Consider this your excuse to treat yourself to fresh flowers on the regular.<p>Just because your home is stylish and clean doesn't mean you're living your happiest life possible. Bummer, we know. But according to science, these are the colors, scents, and accessories you should feature in your home to …

U.S. Health Care Is on the Cusp of Bundled Payments

Close to 50 years ago, in March 1967, a landmark article described how to change the unit of analysis in medical care from an individual service to a medical episode. It’s a simple concept, after all: Instead of looking at and analyzing a set of seemingly disjointed services, group them into an …

Aging, real rates, and labour bargaining power: the case of Japan

2015-12-08T08:10:36.000Z<p>By: Matthew C Klein<p>Japan, not Brazil, is the real country of the future.<p>The number of Japanese aged 15-64 peaked in 1995 and …

Why and How to Build an In-House Consulting Team

In-house strategy and consulting groups are growing in popularity, supplementing and increasingly winning business from traditional consulting firms such as McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group and Bain & Company. Today, many high-profile companies—Cisco, Google, IBM, Samsung, Siemens, …

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10 Drugstore Must-Haves from Emma Stone's Makeup Artist

Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears by.<p>Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears by.

40 years and counting: the team behind Voyager’s space odyssey

In 1977, Voyager 1 and 2 started their one-way journey across our galaxy, travelling a million miles a day. Jonathan Margolis meets the dedicated team keeping the craft moving<p>On a chilly March morning, Steve Howard, aged 65, is at work in his office on the northern edge of Pasadena, California. Two …

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Looking to Invest? These Are The 5 Home Items You Should Upgrade First

Ready to buy your first investment piece? Here are five places you won't go wrong.<p><b>1. Sofa</b><p>"The first investment piece for first-time homebuyers or younger people should always be the sofa," says interior designer Rhobin DelaCruz. You spend so much time in the living room, whether you're entertaining …

5 Responsibilities For Leading Elite Teams

All leaders would like to think of their teams as elite. But being the leader of an “elite” team is no easy task and requires constant professional development and conditioning for leaders at all levels within the team. As a former Navy SEAL, I have had the opportunity to see truly elite leaders …

Keep Your Head Up: 'Text Neck' Takes A Toll On The Spine

"Text neck," the posture formed by leaning over a cellphone while reading and texting, is a big problem, according to the author of a newly published study in the National Library of Medicine.<p>Kenneth K. Hansraj, chief of spine surgery at New York Spine Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine, says the …

A List of Goals Is Not a Strategy

Let’s say you’re getting together with other managers and employees to develop your organization’s or unit’s strategy. No matter how much discussion and enthusiasm you bring to the task, you’re likely to emerge with a list that looks like this:<p>Growth<br>• Superior operational outcomes through efficient …

You're Too Nice To Be A Great Leader (And That's Okay)

<i>[This post is part of a series examining several common, cherished myths about management and leadership.]</i><p>Today, leadership has become synonymous with success. It shouldn’t be.<p>Nice people and humble people usually don’t make great leaders. They often make their greatest contributions by quietly …

Fallen Arches: Can McDonald's get its mojo back?

Perhaps no episode captures what’s ailing the world’s largest restaurant company better than the Mighty Wings Debacle of 2013. In September of last …

10 Drugstore Must-Haves from Emma Stone's Makeup Artist

Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears by.<p>Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears …

What Leaders Really Do

The article reprinted here stands on its own, of course, but it can also be seen as a crucial contribution to a debate that began in 1977, when Harvard Business School professor Abraham Zaleznik published an HBR article with the deceptively mild title “Managers and Leaders: Are They Different?” The …

22 Eyeliner Hacks To Transform Your Beauty Routine

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, never let your winged liner make you late for work again.<p><b>1) Make your eye makeup last longer by setting your eyeliner with a matching eye shadow.</b><p>First, line your eyes with a pencil liner, and then lightly dust eye shadow in the same shade on top to hold the …

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

The Truth About How Your Brain Gets Smarter

“What’s your greatest fear?” I asked Bill Gates one night, over Tom Yum Gai.<p>“Easy—not getting smarter.”<p>Bill then laid out his plan to ensure he’d always be surrounded by super smart people.<p>Maybe he didn’t know about myelin.<p><b>The Smarter Secret</b><p>Let’s assume “smarter” means making better choices, …

What Would the Dowager Countess Say?

With the beloved series renewed for a sixth season, we're celebrating the sassy, sharp-tongued dame with her 24 best quotes.<p>Everyone who watches <i>Downton Abbey</i> is in possession of one simple truth: the Dowager Countess is the best character on the show, if not the best character on television period. …