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New Mega Brand Agency Superunion Unveils Its ‘Seriously Optimistic’ Identity

Composite by DesignTAXI. Images via Superunion<br>Newly-formed mega brand creative agency Superunion, comprising Brand Union, The Partners, Lambie-Nairn, …

Graphic Design

Make Your Garden Private With These Lovely Plant Ideas

Whether you love or hate your neighbors, you most certainly need space for your own adventures with your family that you do not want to share with …

5 Charming Kitchen Makeover Tricks (No Reno Required!)

Designer Lauren Leiss used natural finishes and simple displays to put everyone at ease in this North Carolina kitchen.<p><b>Pare Down Color</b><p>"I let the …

DIY Wood Burning Hot Tub - DIY

<i>Think you can’t enjoy a hot tub because you’re living off-grid? Check out this beautiful wood burning hot tub.</i><p>February / March 2018<br>By Jesse and …

Logo Design: A Collection by Romain Billaud

It's been quite a little while since our last logo design inspiration, well here it is for you guys. This collection has been made and designed by a …

Top 10 Reasons Leaders Fail

There is no such thing as failure as long was you learn from it. Here are 10 failures of others to learn from.<p>I have had the good fortune of working with thousands of leaders since co-founding a leadership consulting and training firm in 1999.<p>Here is what we have found to be the top 10 derailers of …

Leadership

Why Good Leaders Don't Show Emotion

Don't let them see you sweat.<p>Your top performer just quit. Your big client is ending their contract. You've caught an employee stealing from the company. Anger, resentment, and disappointment are rushing through you. All you want to do is scream, yell, maybe even break down in tears.<p>It's moments …

Self-help

3 Things Smart Bosses Do to Effectively Manage Smart People

No matter how smart they are, one of the keys to motivating your smartest workers is to develop them.<p>If you've been charged with managing a group of really smart and savvy employees, you have your work cut out for you. Smart people obviously know they're smart, which works to their advantage. They …

Leadership

5 ways to use imagery to create better branding

There’s something quite magical about branding. When done right, it can transform something that’s on the face of it quite generic, like a fizzy …

Yves Saint-Laurent

10 homes that make impressive use of their basements

Secret spaces beneath trapdoors, underground pools and subterranean yoga rooms feature in our latest Pinterest roundup, which focuses on homes with …

Brazil

Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Know Tools Can't Fix Collaboration--Here's What They Do Instead

Tools won't solve your collaboration problems. But culture will.<p>When I see high-performing teams working well together, I can attribute their success to three things every time: their people, tools, and practices. When I see dysfunctional teams, they almost always have the same tools as their …

Management

15 small bathrooms that you MUST see before renovating yours!

A small bathroom need not always translate into dark, shabby & cramped space. It is an intimate space where we refresh ourselves & get ready for the …

Interior Design

Eight habits of highly emotionally intelligent people

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform …

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-improvement

Welcome Everyone, Affirm No One

Written by: Trevin WaxLightstockThe most well-known hymn in America, "Amazing Grace," by the former slaveholder John Newton, contains a line that …

Evangelical Christianity

Some people consistently push away the people they love — here's why

We've all been there — you start dating someone and they act a bit too keen. They're messaging you at all hours, and cannot wait to meet up again.<p>It can be a bit off-putting if someone is clearly over-stepping your boundaries, so it's understandable if you want to cut things off with them. After …

Self-help

19 Things About Life You Should Know Before You Turn 29

A lot happens in those 10 years.<p>It's October.<p>Which means 2017 has officially flown by. (Remember all those things you swore you were going to do back in January? Have you done any of them?)<p>One of the things I prioritize doing Q4 of every year is taking a considerable amount of time to reflect on …

Warren Buffett

Before & After: Big Changes for a Very Small NYC Bathroom

After living with the cramped, unremarkable bathroom in his Manhattan apartment for almost a decade, Charlie had a pretty clear idea of what he …

4 Time Management Tips that Involve a Little Investment of Time

You have probably heard the old adage of unclear origin: It takes money to make money. Substitute the word "time," and the saying applies to time …

These Expert-Recommended Tips Will Ensure Your Kid Grows Up to Be Resilient AF

Sure, you've read in all the parenting books about how important it is to teach your children how to be resilient, but it's easier said than done. How do you discuss with a little kid how important it is to get back up after you've been knocked down? And what's the best way to model this behavior …

The Mistakes You Don't Realize You're Making in Your Travel Photos

These days anyone with a camera phone (so, everyone) fancies themselves a pro photographer; all it takes is the tap of an Instragram filter and …

Why You Should Respond Positively to Negative Feedback

Your first impulse could be to lash out, but you might find a greater advantage in these alternatives.<p>Getting negative feedback is never fun. As you're getting it, you usually want to crawl into a hole and never come out.<p>And after you leave that room? Well, you probably want to fire off quite the …

Self-help

11 Habits of Remarkably Likable Bosses

Practice any of these and watch your employees' loyalty skyrocket.<p>Are leaders born or made? That's the age-old question. Since that question is above my pay grade, why don't we ask a bonafide psychologist to rest this case?<p>Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D., is the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and …

Peter Drucker

Successful people who lose their spark come to me for help — and I find many of them fall prey to a tendency we all have

Success is never certain. It never comes without risk.<p>Even if you're the smartest or the hardest working, there's no guarantee of anything.<p>The people who go on to do great things in their lives know this. They also embrace it.<p>Reflect on that Teddy Roosevelt quote for a minute here. Missing the …

Motivation

6 brilliant ideas for high walls

If you're lucky enough to have tall ceilings, you need to know how to use high rooms to their full potential, especially when you consider how much …

12 Sandbag Exercises That Work Twice As Many Muscles in Half the Time

One of the most versatile tools you’re probably not using, a sandbag is great for when you want to work out but also don't want to spend all <i>day</i> …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

10 Things Your Landscape Architect Wishes You Knew (But Is Too Polite to Tell You)

By all accounts, landscape architects Gretchen Whittier and Kate Stickley are courteous people. They must be: after all, along with partner Vera …

11 Unique Moves That Stretch and Massage Hard-to-Reach Muscles So Good

Whether or not you’re crushing HIIT workouts as often as you’re tossing back summer beers, stretching and self-myofascial release are critical for a …