Matt Clasen

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Spiffy tiny house has bike rack, yoga hammock, and more

One for the ladder-averse<p>Projector theater system. Beer draft lines. Yoga hammock. What doesn’t this 250-square-foot tiny house have? Built with efficient structural insulated panels on a custom 32-foot gooseneck trailer, this sharp micro dwelling forgoes the “lofted bedroom” often found in tiny …

What I see when I look at the schedules of highly successful people

Success does not lie in the results. It lies in the efforts that someone puts to get those results. If we have a look at the life of successful …

5 Habits of Insanely Successful Leaders (They're the Opposite of What You Think)

It's no wonder so few leaders practice these principles--they're so often misunderstood.<p>If you've been following my column for a while, you've noticed humility is one of my favorite leadership traits to write about.<p>But because this word has different effects on different people, it's often …

Self-improvement

101 Best Modern Cabins

What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.<p>Enjoy.<p><i>(This story is composed of photographs from both Dwell and those submitted by community members. All captions are from the original contributor or source story.)</i>

Inside The Design Of The World's Most Beautiful Tiny House

I admit it: I’m intrigued by tiny houses. And who can blame me? Diminutive dwellings are basically everywhere these days, with at least a half-dozen cable shows devoted to the topic (yes, <i>Tiny House Hunters</i> and <i>Tiny House Hunting</i> are actually two different shows), and sites such as Curbed and …

Shine a Light

TWR-021...<p>Ware Lamp by MSDS...<p>Wooden Lighting Inspired By The 1969 Lunar...<p>Eagle lighting series designed by Tham & Videgård...<p>Radiant Lamp by Frédéric...<p>Yoyo Pendant...<p>Satellite marble lights by Quentin De...<p>Alfredo Lamp by Saif...<p>Cool urban features and raw organic elements are brought together …

Download Dozens of Free Coursera Courses Before They Disappear Forever

Coursera, one of the best sources of MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses), is shutting down their old platform on June 30, and removing dozens of …

5 Simple Hacks to Sharpen Your Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a key indicator for success in business, relationships, and life in general. Try these painless ways to build yours.<p>We spend an awful lot of time in school throughout our lifetimes, diligently studying and cramming and writing exams, all in the quest to be more intelligent …

Emotional Intelligence

Can emotional intelligence be learnt – or is it instinctive?

Does what we refer to as "emotional intelligence", "intuition", or that oh so familiar "gut feeling" need to be taught? This is a question that Ben …

7 Ways Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Get Ahead

When you're emotionally predictable, others feel they can rely on you.<p>Our resumes and online professional profiles are chock full of pieces of …

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence 101: Why a Millennial's Letter to Yelp's CEO Got Her Fired

EQ lessons aplenty in this one--for both sides.<p>[UPDATE: Just two weeks after this story broke, another Yelp employee took to Medium to share her experience. You'll never guess what happened next.<p>Here's the story, along with my take: Another Open Letter to Yelp Reveals the Company's Biggest …

Emotional Intelligence

Why EQ Is The New IQ

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. If you realize that …

Emotional Intelligence

6 classic business books you should read if you want to be successful

Even though there are plenty of newer reads, sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p>Here's a roundup of six old-school career books.<p>Yes, your parents may have read them, too; but the advice is so legendary — and useful — they're still worth downloading today:

Articles about tiny hollywood home mad mens vincent kartheiser on Dwell.com - Dwell

Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>To avoid major reconstruction, JAC Interiors employed bright colors …

Are You a Leader, or Just Pretending to Be One?

We’ve rarely needed leaders more — but wanted the leaders we have less.<p>It’s as if we’ve forgotten what leadership really is, and confused it with what it isn’t.<p>What’s not leadership? For one thing, performing. Leadership is not making the right faces, memorizing the right lines, pumping your fist …

Leadership

How to Boost Your Team’s Productivity

We all have too much to do and too little time to do it. As a boss, you may have already learned how to plan, prioritize, and streamline your work. But how can you help your team members do the same? Should you dictate the processes and tools they use? How do you keep people from taking on too much …

Time Management

These 20 Books Are Game Changers, Read Them Before You Turn 30

Books offer wisdom that we ourselves might need years to figure out. Between 20 and 30, we all would undergo lots of struggles and have lots of …

3 Excel mastery deals to improve your career

While most of us have a rudimentary understanding of Excel, moving beyond expense reports and household budgets can be seriously daunting. To help, we’ve put together three great offers on TNW Deals for anyone looking to increase their skill-sets and productivity with Excel.<p>Everyone from individual …

80 Books Every Person Should Read

We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's a new year, a new Esquire.com. We're looking forward to reading and we hope you are, too.<p>What can …

17 Ways to Make More Money in 2016

There are concrete ways you can begin to improve your economic outlook starting now.<p>Look at the most popular New Year's resolutions. In addition to spending time with family, living life to the fullest, and getting healthy, people want to stop being broke. It's understandable -- and also one of the …

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Articles about little cabin cantilevered over rocky ledge mountains on Dwell.com - Dwell

When nature laid down a boulder of a design challenge in the Massachusetts mountains, an architect’s solution elevated the...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>How innovative, flat-packed problem solving led …

Star Wars Wall Art

IXXI is a decorative wall system, it enables you to easily create a personal and flexible wall decoration, consisting of square cards and connecting …

Wall Art

How to Make Incredible Brussels Sprouts

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

The best gadgets from 2015 to buy with your Christmas money

Every year there’s a plethora of new gadgets for you to spend your well deserved Christmas cash on.<p>The list of devices out there is basically endless, so we’re here to try and clear up the best of the year, so you know what to blow the money on, regardless of how much you’ve got to spend.<p>Under …

Shut Up & Take My Money - Issue #58

What’s cooler than cool? Nothing. Except for this week’s six most sought after objects of manly affection. We’ve got a Herman Miller lounge chair, a …

Wall Art

If you own stocks right now you're risking dollars to make pennies

The Fed has released its latest Z.1 report and, though it's not the timeliest of data, there are a few interesting data points to go over. First, the "Buffett Yardstick," market cap-to-GDP, shows some erosion from very elevated levels as stock prices fell during Q3.<p>The selloff in stocks also …

7 Amazing Things Would Happen If You Eat Less Carbohydrates

Imagine if you could make healthy vegetarian recipes that even the most die-hard meat and potatoes fan would go wild for; maybe it would even make …

Cooking

See-Through Toaster Can Help Save Your Bread Before It Burns

Designer James Stumpf has reimagined a standard kitchen appliance as something that's both unconventional and beautiful. His updated concept transforms the everyday toaster from a plain metal box into a sleek and transparent, bent-bamboo structure. The device cleverly uses quick-cooling coils …

Articles about small and modern family lakeside getaway texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...<p>Enjoy the salty air and coastal views—without having to invest your nest egg in a ground-up build.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed …

18 Sweet + Savory French Toast Recipes

Today is National French Toast Day, folks! And this deserves a sweet (or savory) celebration. Whether you’re a classic kind of girl who loves syrup and sweetness or you’re searching for a stuffed and savory breakfast recipe, there are all kinds of uniquely delicious French toast recipes for you. In …

Breakfast