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How to accomplish more in 30 days than most people do in 365

“The best ambition killer is trying to play someone else’s game.” — Dan Sullivan<p>Craig Ballantyne, author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the …

Want To Know What Your Coworkers Really Think About You? Ask These 2 Questions | Inc.com

As a leader, it can be hard to get an honest pulse on what your team thinks about you.<p>On the one hand, employees (often rightfully) believe that telling you about your negative traits will impact their career. While on the other side, it's incredibly difficult for us to see ourselves through …

Leadership

Tim Ferriss Says You Need This Superpower to Achieve Mental Toughness (In Fact, It Saved His Life) | Inc.com

We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he has bi-polar depression and was moments away from committing suicide during his college years.<p>It was …

TED Talks

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

How to Be Productive While Procrastinating (According to Your Personality) | Inc.com

As the holidays roll around, you probably have two thoughts. The first is that it's hard to believe (as always) that the year is about to end. The second? That it's time to slack off, right? What could you possibly get done before the New Year begins?<p>And don't worry, I'm not here to tell you to …

Productivity

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

This House In Vermont Is Covered In Re-Purposed Snow Fencing

Birdseye Design have completed Woodshed, a house located in the foothills of the Green Mountains in Pomfret, Vermont, that was inspired by the …

Living Rooms

Philip Pullman unveils epic fantasy trilogy The Book of Dust

Author’s new novel series is set in London and Oxford and overlaps with hugely popular His Dark Materials<p>Philip Pullman has ended years of speculation by announcing that The Book of Dust, an epic fantasy trilogy that will stand alongside his bestselling series, His Dark Materials, will be published …

Books

You Have to See This Weekend's Best Amazon Deals

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, November</i> …

This online class wants to help you stop procrastinating and become more productive at work

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Klash/FlickrEveryone wants to be more productive. In talks with friends, one of the most common personal frustrations I hear is …

27 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most

Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth your attention.<p>Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than two dozen …

Al Gore

Your Apartment Is Begging You To Read This

Fall is finally here and much like the foliage and fashions, your apartment is probably due for some seasonal changes. Before you start stressing …

Affordable prefab cabin Dubldom now accepting U.S. pre-orders

Keeping it simple<p>One of the coolest, most affordable prefab homes we know is the DublDom series from Moscow-based firm Bio Architects, headed up by architect Ivan Ovchinnikov. The simple modern cabins range from a 280-square-foot studio (bathroom and kitchen, included) to a 1,400-square-foot …

Prefab Homes

Modern Family Home With Basement Parking And Elevated Floor

The Caucaso House is a private residence designed and built by JJRR/ Architecture in Ciudad de Mexico. The project was completed in 2016 and the …

Decorating your house? Don't make these 7 mistakes!

Be it deciding on the wall palette, picking out a fabric for the upholstery or selecting the tiles for the bathroom, the job of an interior designer …

Home Decorating

Tesla’s solar roof rollout was ... meh. These other new solar power gadgets are cooler.

Last Friday evening, Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk unveiled three new products. The rollout — scheduled, oddly, for 8:30 pm Eastern — had been hyped for weeks, but the actual event turned out to be a bit [sad trombone]. It was a fairly transparent bid to justify the proposed merger of Tesla and …

Flotsam and fashion: recycler of 'ghost' fishing nets makes marine litter trendy

Last year a company set up by an Italian former scuba recycled more than 5,000 tons of discarded nets into nylon for apparel brands including Speedo<p>The oceans are choked with discarded fishing nets, or ghost nets, that are estimated to kill 300,000 whales, dolphins and seals each year. It’s a …

Sustainability

8 great new websites for tech startups

There was once a time when a tech startup would spend months obsessing over building a website with the 'wow' factor. It would have all the bells and …

Testimonies

The combination of human and artificial intelligence will define humanity’s future

Bryan Johnson Contributor<p>Bryan Johnson is the founder and chief executive officer of the neuroprosthesis developer Kernel and the founder of OS Fund and Braintree.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>An Investor’s Journey To Future Science And Technology<br>• Doing Good Tech Versus Doing Good With Tech<p>Through …

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Converted live-work space was created entirely from salvaged materials

The former coach house is now a one-of-a-kind home<p>In an impressive feat of upcycling, designers Rolf Bruggink and Niek Wagemans have turned an empty coach house into a one-of-a-kind residence using materials salvaged from a demolished office building nearby.<p>According to Contemporist, the building …

The 33 Best Books of 2016

Add them to your reading list now.<p>With 2016 slowly winding down, it's the exact right time to catch up on the books you may have missed. Whether you're in the mood for excellent short story collections, sharply drawn fiction, or unbelievably gripping memoirs, scroll ahead for our round-up of the …

Why are valuable startups called ‘unicorns’?

Venture capitalist Aileen Lee, who coined the term ‘unicorn,’ explains on the latest episode of Recode Decode.<p>When investor Aileen Lee started her firm Cowboy Ventures in 2012, she saw it as a “clean slate” — a chance to focus on different companies from those she had over the past decade at …

10 Habits That Will Make You Much Happier

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to grasp. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it’s taken ahold of you.<p>And let’s face it, happiness and work do not always go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, …

Leverage OneNote in your company by using it to manage projects: an intro

Keeping projects under control and on track is critical to the successful business. Although all businesses have projects, not every business has …

Tired of Ironing Shirts? DIY This Wrinkle Release Spray

Next time you've got a wrinkly shirt, mix up this quick and easy chemical-free wrinkle release spray instead of reaching for your iron. We put this …

GeekWire Deals: This nearly invisible gadget adds up to 200GB of extra storage to your MacBook

We tend to keep our entire lives on our computers, so it can be easy to reach the storage limits of your MacBook. Today’s GeekWire Deals offer …