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The Introvert’s Guide to Getting Hired

Introverts have long suspected, and research now confirms, that no matter how good you look on paper, if you can’t give a good interview, you’re less …

10 Genius Garden Hacks with Poured Concrete

An encore to the usefulness of concrete in the garden! (Our previous post on the subject focused on genius ideas for Hardscaping 101: Poured-in-Place …

9 Secret Strengths of Introverts

Despite popular belief, there is nothing wrong with having an introverted child. Instead of trying to completely change these kids and force them to be more outgoing, it's important to understand why they act the way they do and celebrate the unique strengths that they possess.<p>Susan Cain …

5 Tips to Ace An Interview for Introverts

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Prone To Depression? Scientists Say It's Due To Your Creativity

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

24 Signs You’re An Introvert- Not Shy

Many people believe introversion and shyness are one and the same, but this is not true. All my life I was told that I was shy. I believed it too… …

Tailor Your Email to Your Receiver's Personality

Online service Crystal analyzes your recipient's Web presence to help you write email that will appeal to them. Outsourcing personality may sound …

The Leader of the Free World Is an Introvert. Here's How Obama Leads

As he wraps up his tenure, President Barack Obama shares that he is most productive in solitude. Here is how he leads while respecting his introversion.<p>Thanks in part to Susan Cain's groundbreaking book <i>Quiet</i>, there is plenty of discussion showing that the introverts among us can lead as well as the …

3 ways being an introvert can help you succeed at work

In some fields, that may be the case. However, introverts also have a ton of innate traits that can help them along in their careers.<p>Here are a few characteristics that actually give the more reserved people among us the edge in the office, along with some tendencies that introverts should …

Personality

Introverts of the world, rise up!

Susan Cain was an introverted child and suffered because of it. Now she wants to help young people reclaim the power of the quiet, thoughtful inner life<p>If you are a natural introvert – and a third to a half of us are – you will identify with some of Susan Cain’s most awkward childhood moments and …

Empathy

Will Giles Exotic Garden Norwich

Anyone with even a passing interest in growing exotic plants will be aware of Will Giles, gardener, author, tv personality who has over the last 30 …

Plants

7 Networking Tips for Introverts

How even shy people can master the art of schmoozing.<p>It’s hard out there for an introvert—especially when it comes to working a room. For the less …

Dieter Rams: If I Could Do It Again, “I Would Not Want To Be A Designer”

The lauded Braun designer reveals how architecture has influenced his work, what Apple gets right, and the kind of design he truly hates.<p><b>Gary Hustwit: How did you get started as a designer? What was your training?</b> <b><br>Dieter Rams:</b> I began my studies in architecture at the Wiesbaden School of Art in …

Modern Landscape Design Ideas From Rollingstone Landscapes

These delightful set of designs come from the stables of Australian firm Rolling Stone Landscapes who have crafted some magical environments for …

This is what a GOOD resume should look like

This Is What A <i>GOOD</i> Resume Should Look Like:<p>Note: This is for a US-focused resume. CVs for India and other countries have different expectations, …

Why I Love the Upper East Side

I’ll just say it: I love the Upper East Side.<p>I’ve heard grumbles and witnessed eye-rolls from people who see it as the land of <i>Gossip Girl</i> and old-money families — and those who think the far East Side is for recent college grads sharing studio apartments.<p>While there’s truth to every stereotype, the …

One day in Brooklyn: the perfect itinerary

For many first-time visitors to New York, New York equals Manhattan. But just a couple of subway stops across the river lies a whole other delicious world that deserves your exploration. So set aside a day to take a tour of Brooklyn, with these hand-picked highlights from Brooklyn local, Brian …