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12 Apps That’ll Help You Organize *Everything*

With the new year already underway, now is a great time to start getting organized. Even though we love planning out our lives in our paper planner, we also need some organization hacks on-the-go… both for our digital lives and our real lives. That’s why we’re super excited to share our top apps …

Apps

The 3 Keys To Really Know Yourself

One of the critical keys to innovation and development is to understand one’s self, their environment and those who surround them. The greater one’s …

The 8 Best Tools to Help You Save Money (Even If You Don’t Make Much)

Millennials get a bad rap for not caring about their futures. But according to a recent report, seven in 10 said they would give up the Internet for …

Here are 6 of the dirtiest items in your home — and easy ways to clean them

Nobody really wants to think about it, but a few of our most treasured possessions are also some of the dirtiest. Meaghan Murphy, executive editor of Good Housekeeping magazine, stopped by Studio 1A this to show some of the filthiest items we own — and to share some tips on how to properly clean …

4 Gmail tricks that will completely change your workday​ ​

Sometimes it's fantastic, like when my best friend and I send each other cool links all morning while simultaneously talking on Gchat. But other times, as I'm watching my inbox fill up at the speed of light, it can just be overwhelming.<p>Gmail and I have finally come to a mutually respectful …

7 brilliant ways to start a presentation

When we speak, we have about 60 seconds to capture our audience's attention, establish credibility, orient them to our topic, and motivate them to listen, says Darlene Price, president of Well Said, Inc., and author of "Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results."<p>If you waste those …

Shh! 5 Apps Airlines Don’t Want You to Know About

It’s that time of year where everywhere you look, people are on gorgeous, sun-soaked vacations — even your favorite celebs. Katy Perry’s Instagram photos in Greece got your wanderlust all worked up? Beyoncé lounging like a cat on a beach somewhere have you itching to book a plane ticket? We feel …

Apps

40 Things You Don’t Have To Throw Away

1. Shoe Boxes<p>mychiclife.com / Via mychiclife.com<p>One word: Robots. Directions — pretty simple to follow — here.<p>2. Old Candle Jars<p>flickr.com / Via …

You have to try these 11 absurdly good foods next time you're in NYC

It's hard to figure out where to eat when you're in a new city — especially in New York, which is full of restaurants and food trucks.<p>But there's one unlikely place where the most unique and bizarre food samplings in any city can be found: Instagram. It's the perfect platform for figuring out where …

6 Online Tools to Make Decluttering Your Life More Efficient

It’s time to get serious about sorting out your life before heading out on an endless summer of epic journeys. Take advantage of all the tech options at your fingertips and put that smartphone to work to declutter your work life, your personal life and — most important of all — your closet space. …

Apps

Learn the Six Key Principles of Persuasion with This Video

When you’ve mastered the art of persuasion, it’s easy to get people to do what you want. This video goes over six of the science-backed shortcuts you …

Self-improvement

Mary Meeker's 2015 Internet Trends (Slides)

In the 20 years since the Netscape IPO, 39 percent of the world's population came online, up from .06 percent.<p>Two decades after 1995, the year of the Netscape IPO, the Internet population has exploded in size, it’s much more mobile, and it’s increasingly driven by user-created content and flexible …

What Exactly Does 'It's A Man's World' Mean?

<i>This post originally appeared in Role/Reboot.</i><p>Last year, I wrote an article about women standing in lines to use public bathrooms. It wasn't actually about toilets, but about why holding women to male standards is discriminatory. It must have twisted some people's knickers in very tight and …

What $100/Night Will Get You in 10 Cities Around the World

The costs of a budget motel and a five-pearl luxury resort may not be as drastically different as you think. Actually, they might not be different at all: It all depends on where you are. So, using sample dates August 18 through 21, we searched the globe for hotels that have rates at just …

Why It Pays to Be a Jerk

New research confirms what they say about nice guys.<p>Smile at the customer. Bake cookies for your colleagues. Sing your subordinates’ praises. Share credit. Listen. Empathize. Don’t drive the last dollar out of a deal. Leave the last doughnut for someone else.<p>Sneer at the customer. Keep your …

Leadership

How to Build a 6-Figure Business While Traveling Around the World

It's not everyday you meet someone with the luxury of running a multiple 6-figure online business, while being able to explore the world at the same time.<p>This is why I'm excited to be sharing this interview with Natalie Sisson, who is a best-selling author of The Suitcase Entrepreneur -- a title …

12 Mental Tricks to Beat Cravings and Lose Weight

Using pure willpower to overcome cravings doesn’t always work. (If it did, dieting would be easy and we’d all be at our own healthy, feel-great …

15 of the fastest growing startups in the world still flying under the radar

But we wondered: Who are the fastest-growing startups in the world that serve businesses, that we should be hearing about next (i.e. enterprise startups)?<p>That's a loaded question, we know. It all depends on your definition of "fastest growing." Startups are private companies that don't have to …

Startups

10 Motivational Good Reads

We all could use a little “self-help.” And that is probably the reason that the “self-help” sections of book stores are so large – everyone has a …

Swifty Teaches Apple’s New Programming Language On Your iPhone

Last summer, Apple surprised almost everyone at WWDC with the announcement of Swift, a new programming language for iOS and Mac development.<p>The language feels like something Apple would invent. Like several of the languages currently popular in web development, it has a concise, readable syntax …

The Company You Work For Is Not Your Friend

One thing becomes apparent after the honeymoon of a newly-launched career is over: Your employer—whether it’s a scrappy startup or a massive …

Science says these 9 tactics will help you win any argument

We've scoured the research and compiled the following science-backed tactics that will help you win any argument.

Star Wars

The 12 best new apps you might have missed recently

Luckily, we have collected the best apps of the past month so you can find something new to try out.<p>There's a new iPhone keyboard that makes it easy to send songs to your friends, an app that lets you create a button that does (almost) anything you want, and the most beautiful game we've seen this …

Articles about 8 companies are revolutionizing kit homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin.<p>Inspired by Nordic nature, Honka offers prefabs and custom-built log home kits at an …

4 Exciting Family Vacation Ideas Around the World

<i>Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, South Africa (Courtesy Ulusaba)</i><p>If you've decided it's time to get more foreign stamps in your passport and explore the world with your children, here are some ideas of family-friendly destinations overseas. What they have in common is that communication won't be an …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Watch Jimmy Fallon and Gwyneth Paltrow Sing Broadway Versions of Hip-Hop Songs

Drake like you've never heard him before.<p><b>We've already seen Jimmy Fallon</b> sing barbershop renditions of hip-hop and R&B songs like "Talk Dirty" and "Sexual Healing." Now he's taken Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Big Sean to Broadway, with a little help from Gwyneth Paltrow. With Fallon doing a really …

How to Easily Clean & Organize Your Digital Files

Everyone's digital life and needs are different. Consider this a very basic guide on how to do a little digital cleaning and organizing of your …