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The Importance of Scale and Proportion in Interior Design

Shop a similar look: Swivel Chair | Throw Blanket | Throw Pillows<p>While a lot of interior design is a matter of personal taste, there are a few …

Ten uncomfortable deeds that will pay off forever

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” The very act of stepping …

Self-help

Stop Drinking the Kool-Aid: 4 Habits That Will Actually Make You Successful | Inc.com

<i>By Justin Zastrow, CEO of Smart Armor.</i><p>After reading yet another article on how taking cold showers and working out every morning are the two things that all millionaires have in common, I decided it was time to give you all some real-life, hard-truth explanations on how to become a millionaire.<p>I …

6 Smart Things Super Productive People Do to Get More Things Done Every Day | Inc.com

Ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to get more things done? I'm with you. In the struggle to be more productive amid so many distractions, we need tools and techniques that work to our advantage without us working ourselves to death.<p>While these may not involve the benefit of technology …

Time Management

We Have to Change the Idea That a Woman With Ambition Is Out Only for Herself

<i>Flashback to November 2015: Reese Witherspoon stood onstage at Glamour’s Women of the Year gala at Car­negie Hall, looked up to the rafters, where hundreds of girls were sitting on the edge of their seat, and declared, “I believe ambition is not a dirty word.” Witherspoon’s powerful rallying cry</i> …

Thinking Small: How Habits Hold the Key to Staying Productive

If you’re like most people, you picked a few New Year’s resolutions last December. You had every intention of following through with bids to be …

Experts Agree: This Is the Key to Decorating With Throw Pillows

Decorating with throw pillows may seem like a small part of the design process, but that couldn't be further from the truth: They're the best way …

9 Ways to Build Your Inner Strength | Inc.com

Many people are aware of the need for ongoing self-improvement. But often the emphasis is placed on external factors: physical fitness, acquiring skills to make yourself a stronger leader, or executive acumen.<p>However, none of that will get you where you truly want to go without support from a …

12 Free Resources to Help You Get More Organized In 2017

2017 has already started but you are not really too late to reflect about what has worked for you and what is not really cutting it. And, after much …

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity after a terrible night's sleep

We've all been there — tossing and turning all night, counting down the hours until we have to get up for work in the morning. Sleepless nights are no fun.<p>And the unfortunate reality is that even though you feel like crap the next day, you still have to show up at the office, ready to give …

The 7 Principles That Can Make You a Millionaire By 30 | Inc.com

Most people dream about being independently wealthy. They envision a reality where they have all the money they'd ever want, without the need to work, and with plenty of time to spend and enjoy that money. You might picture this scenario sometime after you retire, well into your 50s, 60s, or even …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

7 Habits That Can Make You Rich

That you can start TODAY.<p>Sometimes wealth can feel unattainable. We all scroll past the same Instagram feeds dominated by selfies of celebrities posing in front of private jets, wearing outfits that probably cost more than most people’s rent. They’re in the palm of our hand and yet they couldn’t be …

Self-improvement

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more productive year.<p>1. "It's not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know."</i> …

Motivation

Your words may predict your future mental health

Can the way you speak and write today predict your future mental state, even the onset of psychosis? In this fascinating talk, neuroscientist Mariano …

6 ways to upgrade your workspace to be more productive at the office

So you finally persuaded HR to buy you that standing desk. Congrats! (Also: Welcome to 2017.) Maybe you’ve invested in a stress ball, tomato timer, …

Kitchen of the Week: The Plain English Power in Numbers Kitchen

When it comes to kitchen design, the team at Plain English are proud traditionalists. But they also have an inventive bent. Specializing in what they …

Try these simple tips to overcome the fear of failure

<i>“Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts.”</i> — Winston Churchill<p>Everyone wants success! No one wants to …

Motivation

From Steve Jobs to Winston Churchill: 9 life lessons from history's most successful people

We all need a little inspiration and motivation sometimes.<p>If you want to achieve your goals, who better to look to than some of the most successful …

Motivation

Use a Mind Map To Figure Out What You Want to Do With Your Life

We’ve talked before about using mind maps as a means to kickstart creativity, but former Google career coach Jenny Blake suggests using one to figure …

The Secret to Keeping Your Goals When You Have Zero Willpower

Don't worry, this is not another New Year's resolutions how-to article. This is a beautiful challenge to be accepted, a desperate call to action, and …

A rare sighting of the Milky Way

Due to increased amounts of light pollution, Iceland is one of the few countries left in Europe where it can still easily be seen.<p>In the late 1800s, an Icelandic poet and entrepreneur is fabled to have tried to sell the Northern Lights to a group of businessmen from Switzerland.<p>Although Einar …

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that allow humans to access a different mental or emotional space than the one they …

Brain Imaging

5 Simple Mindsets Powerful Enough to Assure Your Success

Life is filled with obstacles but none are so onerous as the ones in our own minds. Remove those and nothing will stop you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless we choose to be great, we will be mediocre at best. What does it take to be great? It takes an empowered …

The Smart Girls Guide to Taking Charge of Your Career

The rules of the workplace have changed. Not too long ago, it was all bad pantsuits and punch in, punch out. Now we have portable offices on our …

Clinique

A 'Bulletproof' Method For Staying on Track | Inc.com

As we start 2017, a number of entrepreneurs out there are working off of the list of things they'd do or not do differently this year. From growing key metrics in the business, to focusing on the key things that matter each day. One of those things on my list is to get better organized, so that I …

How to Use Evernote as a Bullet Journal

Advertisement<p>There is no shortage of calendar and to-do apps out there. All of them are competing for your attention on every platform imaginable. …

The 20 Most Beautiful Kitchen Ideas

These stunning spaces could convince anyone to become a home cook.<p>From splashy modernism to classic industrialism, the styles in these kitchens turn up the heat (lighting the stove not required).

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This Great Course on Beating Procrastination Used to Be Paid, Now It’s Free

Productivity trainer Kosio Angelov built a paid course at Udemy on how to beat procrastination, and over a thousand people took it. Now Angelov has …