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Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

Bill Gates

Get 6 Days of Online Photography Training For Free This Week at Photo Week

Here at dPS we are all about helping people of all experience levels to improve their photography. This week we’re excited to see our friends at …

Photography

23 Kids Bathroom Design Ideas to Brighten Up Your Home

There is a unique and special joy in designing and planning stuff for the little one at your home. Whether it is trying to design the nursery that …

Space Saving Ideas for Small Kids Rooms

We have featured Spanish designer Sergi‘s kids’ rooms concepts before at Home-Designing, but he is back with more! Having worked to create rooms that …

14 Fun Photos of Personality-Filled Frogs

Is that tiny frog holding a leaf like an umbrella, to shield himself from the rain? Yes, and it's just one of several amazing shots by photographers who feature the tailless amphibians in their photos. Photographer Penkdix Paime shot the tiny tree frog in his neighbor's backyard in Jember, East …

Frogs

Know When to Quit Your Job by Watching for These Signals

Everyone has bad days at work or even long periods when they feel disheartened about their job. But how do you know the difference between ordinary, …

How to Choose Your Battles and Fight for What Actually Matters

Any moment in life can turn into a heated argument, but most shouldn't. Conversely, you may not have the energy or confidence to stand up for …

Self-help

10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day | Inc.com

Want to make a huge difference in someone's life? Here are things you should say every day to your employees, colleagues, family members, friends, and everyone you care about:<p><b>"Here's what I'm thinking."</b><p>You're in charge, but that doesn't mean you're smarter, savvier, or more insightful than everyone …

Self-improvement

7 Common Excuses That Prevent an Employee From Being Great

It’s usually easier to come up with an excuse than it is to actually get something done. I’ve learned that many employees have the potential to be great, but they let excuses get in the way of their true potential. As a leader, it’s important to address these excuses and challenge your employees to …

The 5 Best Foods For Speeding Up Your Metabolism

"Metabolism is the process of transforming food into energy for the body," says Heather Bauer, R.D., C.D.N., and founder of Bestowed, a subscription service that introduces consumers to healthy foods. "It's directly related to weight gain and weight loss and therefore to overall health."<p>Some people …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

9 Habits of People Who Build Extraordinary Relationships | Inc.com

Professional success is important to everyone, but still, success in business and in life means different things to different people--as well it should.<p>But one fact is universal: Real success, the kind that exists on multiple levels, is impossible without building great relationships. Real success …

Self-improvement

8 Keys to Creating a Loving, Joyful Relationship

Do you believe that if you have to work on a relationship, it's not the right relationship for you? Having worked with couples for 45 years, I can tell you without a doubt that this is NOT true!<p>However, "working on a relationship," doesn't mean that it has to be hard. It primarily means that you …

The Best Reading Nooks For Kids and Their Books

Kids

Infographic: What Does Your Handwriting Say About You?

Personality revealed through penmanship–look out for the loops and lines of a new coworker or love interest.<p>Graphology–the study of handwriting–has long been considered a pseudoscience, in the same family as phrenology (in which a lumpy forehead could mean you’re a psychopath) and astrology (in …

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography

On the morning of Thursday, July 12, 2012, Yahoo's interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn, still believed he was going to be named permanent CEO of the company.<p>He had just one meeting to go.<p>That meeting was a board meeting, to be held that day in a room on the second floor of Yahoo's Sunnyvale, Calif., …

You Don't Want to Miss These Great Photography Tutorials and Links

This weeks list of photography links focuses on great photography and unique video presentations featuring time lapse pieces and a super high speed …

Closet Case: 8 Steps to Perfect Organization

Lisa Adams of L.A. Closet Design breaks down the how-to.<p>Our search for well-formed closet inspiration began where much of our time is currently spent, ogling Instagram. There, we came upon Lisa Adams's chic compilation of images of well-controlled chaos under the name of her company L.A. Closet …

Selling

Simple Tips to Create Levitation Photography with Snapheal

Photographers make magic happen using a wide range of interesting techniques. Some popular wizardry now being spread around is levitation …

Tutorials

How To Turn A Job You Hate Into A Job You Love

<i>This is a guest post by Nisa Chitakasem, co-author of the book,</i> <i>How to Get the Job You Want. She blogs at</i> <i>Career Blog</i>. Her other articles for FORBES include, “How To Work A Room Like You Own The Place.”<p>Even people who are relatively happy at work go through periods when they hate their jobs—for days, …

Portraits of Toddlers Reacting to Tasting a Lemon for the First Time

Most of us can agree that having a toddler is a lot less fun than being one, but photographing one… well that can fall closer to the latter given the …

In Project Overload? How To Say No To Your Boss

Ladies, do you have a habit of starting a lot of projects at work but not finding the time to complete them? Keeping commitments is important if you want to climb the career ladder…but this can be hard to do in today’s environment where corporate downsizing means remaining employees are often …

When A Co-Worker Takes Credit For Your Work

<i>“I can’t believe he presented my work as his own! He didn’t even acknowledge that it was my work. It was even my PowerPoint presentation he used!”</i> moaned a career-coaching client. <i>“Now what am I going to do? And what if he does this to me again?”</i> she added.<p>Unfortunately, this situation is not …

How To Exert Authority At Work Without Yelling Or Screaming

Ever watched a co-worker or boss lose his or her temper and yell or scream at someone at work? Odds are you lost some respect for them while you overheard the emotional scene. According to Amy Levin-Epstein, losing your temper at work is “a sure way to undermine your authority as a manager or …

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: How To Earn Respect At Work

Someone I was coaching recently wrote in their development plan that one of their goals was to “earn the respect of more people at work.” I thought that was an interesting goal and asked her to tell me more about her comment. She said, “I just don’t feel like people respect me so I want to earn …

Rules For Women To Climb The Career Ladder

According to an article by Julie Steinberg in <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, one of the reasons why women hold so few executive officer positions and board seats in Fortune 500 companies is because they often lack the types of intangible skills that are needed to gain attention from management and that …

Laugh Your Way To Loving Your Job

Want to decrease stress, improve your health and even increase your social interaction among colleagues? Then laugh more at work. Yep, that’s right. Laughter isn’t just for comedy clubs or humorous TV shows. Workplace laughter can help you feel better about your job, increase your productivity and …