manishasurve

411 Flips | 11 Magazines | 16 Likes | 5 Following | 3 Followers | @manishasurve | Collecting articles of interest...Baking, home decore, DIY, Arts n crafts..

Blog to Business: How Black Girls RUN! Began a Community-Powered Movement

In 2007, Toni Carey started running. Her mother told her that it was a “white sport” and that her uterus would fall out. It didn’t deter her. She was …

Entrepreneurship

6 ways to make your apartment look grown-up and sophisticated

If you've recently made the transition from school or an entry-level position into a great position at your company—or even if you're a creative …

The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work (And How to Fix Them)

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on.<p>On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving …

9 top ways to decorate your small home

“Ah! If men but knew in what a small dwelling joy can live… ” Émile Souvestre had a very different reason for liking his small attic apartment which …

Modern Professional Learning (MPL) meets Modern Workplace Learning (MWL)

<b>Modern Professional Learning (MPL),</b> an approach which many professionals are now (consciously or unconsciously) adopting, involves taking …

The Workplace

10 Ways to Create A Culture of Learning - People Development Network

• Bio<br>• Twitter<br>• Facebook<br>• Latest Posts<p>Karin Dames<p>Transformation Coach at funficient<p>With 20 years experience in the software development industry, Karin moved …

Human Resources

3 Things to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

In the United States alone, more than half a million businesses are started every month. Depending on whether you’re an optimist or a pessimist, this …

Decorating With Houseplants

For Simplicity's Sake<p>Lucky bamboo (Dracaena sanderiana) may be one of the easiest houseplants in the world. It requires little more than water to …

Plants

15 Things That Instantly Make You Look Put Together

Key items to elevate your wardrobe.<p>It doesn't have to take a bajillion hours or a famous stylist to look effortlessly chic. Looking put together can be accomplished by having a few key pieces at your fingertips that you can grab in a moment of sheer sartorial panic. Here, 15 items to own that will …

Revealed: The best places to raise a family, be an entrepreneur or retire, if you're a global butterfly

Has Britain’s vote to leave the European Union put the kibosh on relocation to some of the most beautiful and cultural cities on the Continent? That was certainly one of the defining arguments of the Remain campaign. Brexit will stop our children from travelling freely to EU countries, drive up …

10 Books I'm Reading This Summer

I'm a bit of a book nerd. I love to crack open a book and smell the pages. That, to me, is book heaven. I know, it's a little weird, but I'm sure …

Books

How We Grew Our Web Traffic By 5,000% In 3 Months (With Zero Advertising)

<i>554.</i><p>That’s how much monthly website traffic we had to our website three months ago.<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>20 visitors a day may sound encouraging if you’re starting a personal project, but when your goal is to build a successful business with a team counting on you…<p>Well, you’re probably …

Does It Matter Whether You Use a Glass or Metal Baking Dish? - Chowhound

People say baking is more of a science than stovetop cooking: Why? Because exactness matters. The amount of humidity in the air and the altitude of …

6 ways to start a networking conversation with anyone

You see someone across the room who could be a potential employer, customer, mentor, connection to other opportunities, or source of valuable information.<p>You need to find a way to talk to whomever it is. What do you do?<p>Starting a conversation from scratch is never easy, but it can be done, …

Washington State

The Future of Home Gardening is Connected

<b></b> <i><br>Edyn gardening app.</i><b>Gardening can be a great way to disconnect from the technology that has taken over our lives. Making use of the many available</b> …

The 40 things every woman should know about fashion over 40

The one thing Cameron Diaz will never wear again, (‘No Way’) according to an interview in the latest issue of <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i>, is …a tube top. This is Good to Know. But as fashion tips for the post fortysomething woman go, it’s disappointing. Most of us over forties last wore a tube top (or, as …

3 Things Every Woman Should Know About High Heels

<i>When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Hudson, and Hilary Swank, celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger also divulges her</i> …

Creating a Startup Pitch Deck? Start with this Easy-to-Use Template

If you are an entrepreneur, you are probably familiar with the 10–14 slides that comprise a typical investor pitch deck. But do you even know why you …

A LinkedIn Just For Women

Last year Lisa Skeete Tatum found herself at a crossroads in her career. A chemical engineer, who had spent more than a decade as a general partner with Cardinal Partners (a $350+ million early stage healthcare venture capital firm), she was looking to change things up. At Cardinal she focused on …

The best houseplants to clean the air in your home, as recommended by NASA

Easy to care for, resilient, and a quick way to inject some nature into your living room - no wonder houseplants have recently made a comeback. But did you know they also clean the air in your home? A NASA study found that a plethora of plants neutralise the chemicals found in furniture, household …

Plants

Six Things You Should Know About How Your Brain Learns

Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know …

The startup that turned learning languages into a game is trying to disrupt a $5 billion industry

At some point, most nonnative speakers who want to cash in on their English—to go to university abroad or land a job with a multinational corporation—will have to take a test, probably one with a long acronym: the TOEFL, the IELTS, the TOEIC. These grueling exams can cost $200 or more, a small …

Language Learning

Education-2025 - Personal Learning Environments

Personal Learning Environments<p><b>Why Personalized Learning Environments?</b><p>As education moves well into the 21st century, the ways in which we learn and …

How to Start a Business: 7 Steps to Get Started Today

Follow this formula for launching and starting to grow your new business.<p>While starting a business is no easy task, it's not as difficult as many entrepreneurs would think. Instead of obsessing over every minor detail or second guessing yourself, if you follow these seven steps, you can be on your …

Small Business

What Will Life After The Unicorn Bubble Be Like For Entrepreneurs?

Last week Benchmark‘s Bill Gurley posted a forceful and articulate deep dive on the choices entrepreneurial CEOs, employees, venture capitalists, and LPs* invested in“Unicorns” (high-valued venture backed companies) face as what history may call the “Unicorn Bubble” deflates. This is a great read …

Meet a Maker: Brit + Co Founder Brit Morin

The founder of lifestyle website Brit + Co shares why she needs more making in her life—and you do too.<p>Brit Morin was a crafty kid. "I loved drawing, making marbled paper, creating elaborate gel-pen letters in the notes I passed in class....I thought it was just part of life!" she says. But as …

How to Start Your Sewing Side Business + Free Giveaway!

You might be wondering how you can turn your sewing into a side business and start earning money from the sewing skills you’ve learned? You may have …

Sewing

Why Project-Based Learning Hasn’t Gone Mainstream (And What We Can Do About It)

Learning Strategies<p>Why Project-Based Learning Hasn’t Gone Mainstream (And What We Can Do About It)<p>By Peter Glenn     Apr 23, 2016<p>Pixabay<p>Project-Based …

Pedagogy