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The Mental Trick a Guy Who Sailed Around the World Solo Uses to Accomplish All His Goals

This technique helped Alex Thompson finish one of the world's most grueling sailing races.<p>Setting big goals for yourself can be intimidating. And when something goes wrong that keeps you from achieving them, it's easy to feel like your world is crashing down.<p>Alex Thomson knows this better than …

Vendée Globe

How To Adopt An Innovative Work Culture That Will Bolster Business Success

Many companies talk about it. But seeing the profitability in adapting a new type of management style, operations, recruiting and training, and setting goals that coordinate with a positive work culture isn’t always clear. Unless you are Chris Barbin, the Global Culture Officer of Appirio, a Wipro …

Employment

This is how to execute an idea better than anyone else

Google, Amazon, and Apple have become iconic because each of these companies completely disrupted an entire industry. And then they dominated it. And …

Business Strategy

The 5 Healthiest Salad Dressings, According to a Nutritionist

I’m a salad fanatic. I’ve eaten one nearly every day for years, and I love experimenting with different combinations of greens, toppings, and …

Healthy Eating

10 Incredible Interior Designers to Follow on Instagram Right Now

Whether you’re into ultra-minimalist clean lines or all about bold, boho flair, these interior designers are bound to trigger a hankering for a home refresh.<p>For interior lovers, there’s always a room or nook that can be spruced up a bit. And since we’re constantly reinventing ourselves, our homes …

Home Decorating

How To Connect With Your Audience And Authentically Communicate Your Brand

With millions of businesses looking to compete for mindshare, having a strong and authentic brand is absolutely critical for businesses to differentiate themselves. First, you need to understand your brand identity. According to HubSpot: “A brand identity is made up of what your brand says, what …

Marketing

Forget the Gym, The Best Workouts Are On Your Phone

On the go, just like you.<p>While the camaraderie of an intense, sweat-inducing exercise class is undeniably fun, the ease of an at-home workout is …

Exercise

Cheap Flooring Ideas: 4 Attractive and Inexpensive Alternatives to Hardwood

New floors do a lot for a home. They can brighten up the darkest of interiors and are all but guaranteed to add value to your property. Most …

Home Improvement

A London Penthouse Is Flooded With Dreamy Shades of Blue

Perched above London's Covent Garden district, a penthouse is revamped into a stylish second home.<p>Eryk Ulanowski of local firm Studio Ulanowski has transformed a 1,450-square-foot penthouse into a gorgeous modern apartment for a jewelry designer who splits her time between London and Hong Kong.<p>For …

Dining Rooms

Is Plant Protein Better For You Than Animal Protein?

Photo: Alex Edelman, Getty<p>We all need protein, but meat isn’t the only place to find it. People who swap out animal protein for plant-based …

Nutrition

An Astounding Steel-Clad Home Under a Railway Viaduct in London Asks $1.4M

An award-winning live/work space that currently holds a family residence and photography studio defies the constraints of the site.<p>Built into and around a 19th-century railway viaduct in Southeast London, Archway Studios is a spectacular, steel-clad, live/work space spanning 1,600 square feet. …

Inner Cities

A Tiny Taipei Apartment Pursues Muji-Like Minimalism For $35K

Completed on a budget of $35,000, this 355-square-foot apartment has been designed with young professionals in mind.<p>Nestled in a 12-story residential tower, a tiny one-bedroom apartment has been revamped by local design practice Phoebe Sayswow Architects to display how small-scale living can be …

Interior Design

This Manhattan Apartment Used to Look Like the Inside of a Spaceship

Then designer Jessie Schuster made the place one part boho, two parts chic<p>Designer Jessie Schuster knew she’d found “the one”—that elusive decorating inspiration point—when she laid eyes on a pink marble Angelo Mangiarotti coffee table on a trip to Amsterdam. “I bought the table and designed my …

The 7 Best Presentation Software Tools For Entrepreneurs

Having great ideas, knowing the facts you want to convey and presenting a pitch deck so successfully that you get funded can be very different things. Regardless of the stage of your company, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides.<p>This is something I was reminded when I covered the pitch …

Entrepreneurship

3 Marketing Mistakes That Kill Tech Startups

You'll never reach unicorn status if you make one of these mistakes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite media headlines claiming that startups are leaving Silicon Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area is still a hotbed of innovation. Out of the 10 companies to reach a …

Startups

Rain of Light / Yuan Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This space is a multipurpose co-working and gathering space of FutureWard located on the basement level. …

Infographic: What PR pros should know about typography and color

There’s more to good web design than avoiding Comic Sans.<p>The typography you choose, as well as the color and other concerns, will convey a lot about …

Clever Wall Storage Design Ideas Inspired By Custom Interiors

Wall storage, whether in the form of floating shelves, furniture units or something completely different is always practical and usually perfect for …

50 New Smart Home Products That Caught Our Eye

We survey the latest in connected gadgets, from thermostats to toothbrushes.<p>Entertainment<p><b>Symbol Audio Modern Record Player</b><p>Though the design is reminiscent of a 1950s all-in-one hi-fi, the new Modern Record Player from Symbol Audio features state-of-the-art sound and smart capabilities. You can play …

Smart Homes

An Elegant Abode Embraces Nature Without Waiving Privacy

In North Carolina's Cary suburb, a contemporary home of timber, glass, and concrete blocks is designed for a nature-loving couple who value privacy.<p>When In Situ Studio was tapped to design a modern home in Raleigh, North Carolina, they were presented with a tricky challenge: to create an expansive …

Tiny Home Hacks We Learned From 200-Square-Foot Dorms

Is this the coolest student housing in the world?<p>What was your dorm room like? If it’s anything like the majority of American public universities, …

8 Instagrams Our Favorite Designers Follow (and You Should, Too)

Ever wonder where designers get their seemingly endless inspiration for trendy, eye-catching design? Turns out, it's the same place we return to …

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6 Easy-to-Assemble Furniture Brands If You're Over Ikea

Sleek design without the headache.<p>If you’ve ever felt personally victimized by Ikea’s wordless assembly manuals, which star a little man whose smug …

Olioboard: Online Interior Design Mood Board App

This morning in the editorial email inbox we found a press release about a newly launched online app for creating interior design mood boards. …

An Australian Cottage Gets a Mediterranean-Inspired Revamp

With crisp, white stucco walls and a lush garden setting, this airy space will mentally transport you to the Mediterranean.<p>When tapped to redesign a darling cottage in Brisbane's Little Italy, the team at Cavill Architects was inspired by "architecture with veneration for the past." As a result, …

This Cool-Girl Apartment Is 100% Shoppable (and We Want It All)

We see our fair share of jaw-dropping apartments at MyDomaine, but it's rare that you can walk into a stunning space and know that every décor detail …

A Gorgeous Frank Lloyd Wright Home Hits the Market For the First Time at $1.2M

In Michigan, a little-known Frank Lloyd Wright home nestled on 10 acres is looking for a new owner.<p>Not far from Ann Arbor’s famed Palmer House lies another Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home that has been deliberately kept under the radar—until now.<p>Coupled with an idyllic, 10-acre setting, this …

Modern Live/Work Space in a Former Chicago Funeral Home

As the Chicago-based Midwestern sales rep for Burton snowboards, Matt Hoffman has a job that many feel could only be improved with closer access to real mountains with good powder. But try telling that to him before he moved into his new house, when work routinely included late-night arrivals at …

How to Design Your Room for a Better Night’s Sleep - Home Improvement

Let’s see if you can relate to this all too familiar scene: After a long day at work, you collapse into bed, only to watch your mattress fall into …