Roe Smith

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4 Completely Unselfish Things You Should Do Today

They only take a few minutes... yet their impact on other people could last a lifetime.<p>Most to-do lists detail what we need to do. By their nature, to-do lists are self-focused.<p>This is a different kind of list; here are four things you should do today <i>for other people</i>:<p><b>1. Make a person feel they</b> …

5 Fascinating Books You Should Add to Your Personal Library

While there wasn't an outstanding, 'must-have' business book this year, here are some worthy titles for your reading list.<p>noticed a few things in my reading this year:<p>1. For the second year running, there was no outstanding, 'must-have' business book. I might be getting harder to please as I get …

An 8-Hour MBA? Yes, It Exists

Okay, so it's not a real MBA, but the "8-Hour MBA" is a workshop that teaches MBA-worthy skills. You might want to pay attention.<p>In the business world, efforts to improve efficiency are endless. So is it any surprise that an eight-hour MBA workshop exists?<p>To be clear, no degrees are awarded at the …

Get More Email Opens and Clicks Using Behavioral Targeting

Behavioral data can be highly predictive of future decision-making patterns and road-to-purchase activity.<p>Knowing who your customers are is great, but knowing <i>how they behave</i> is even better. Their personas and demographics tell you what they <i>might</i> be interested in, but their behavior tells you what …

5 Ways to Distinguish Your Calling From Your Ego

Do you have a real vocation for what you're doing, or are you just in business for egoistic reasons? Here's how to tell which one is guiding you.<p>Your ego and your "calling" in life can look surprisingly similar. Both pull you toward the realization of your desires. Both can completely consume your …

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Today's Free Daily Overview

The universe is a complicated place. Why not utilize every kind of horoscope possible to help untangle the web of mystery that surrounds us?<p>Whether …

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Children's Books 2013: 17 Delightful Books To Read With Your Kids This Holiday Season

Huff Post blogger Devon Corneal loves picking out holiday books for the kids in her life. (Ok, so maybe she buys a bunch for herself too, but she asks us not to hold it against her.) For the holidays this year, she’s mixing it up -- pulling together some of her quirky favorites with more …

What's Really Going On In Those Restoration Hardware Children's Catalog Photos

"Practically perfect in every way" is more life with Mary Poppins than any house with kids we've ever seen... except, maybe, in a Restoration Hardware catalog. Enter mom blogger Lindsay Ferrier.<p>For the past two years, Ferrier has parodied the impossibly polished Restoration Hardware Baby & Child …

Best Apps for Preschoolers

There's an overwhelming number of paid apps for kids to choose from, but which ones are worth shelling out for? Here are some fun and educational apps for 3- to 4-year-olds that'll give you the best bang for your buck -- and you won't feel guilty about letting your kid use them.<p>Toddlers will love …

Gift Guide: For the Organizationally Challenged Friend

Is there anything more satisfying than an organized workspace? When the detritus of life is well tended, you feel you can conquer the world. This …

How to Make the Most of an Outdated Space

Outdated spaces can come in many shapes and sizes, from wood paneled basements to midcentury kitchens to floral wallpapered living rooms.Sometimes …

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Design Tip: Miles Redd on Displaying Flowers

The designer shares how to use a single bud vase.<p>Designer Miles Redd, known for all things chic, has a cherished personal collection of stylish vases. Here's how he decorates with brightly colored vases: "I love a bud vase... and it's so economical for flowers — just one bud and you are good to go. …

Happy Living Rooms

See fun, cheerful spaces.<p>Round shapes, pops of color, and layers of embellishments help give these living rooms their fun, cheerful style.

Get Organized --> http://apttherapy.com/1fnFuAk Perhaps it's a bit early to start thinking about putting away all those beautiful decorations that you've probably just put into place. But with a little preparation and the gathering of a few key items over the course of the next few weeks, you can save yourself a lot of extra work next year.

South Korean MPs consider measures to tackle online gaming addiction

South Korea's parliament is considering a law that would classify online gaming as potentially antisocial addiction alongside gambling, drugs and alcohol.<p>The bill has won support from parents, religious groups and doctors but has alarmed the internet industry and enraged gamers. The legislation …

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DIY Goodwill Table Upcycle

Acquired this nice table Goodwill for $25, I have been doing this (selectively) over the past few months. Our basement remodel has been underway for …

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Gift Guide: For the Steak Lover

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>Got a steak lover in your life? Here are all the tools they'll need to produce perfect steaks each and every time. Some are essential, some are just for fun, but all of them are practical.<p>Fancy Steaks<p>To …

Four Hours for Barbecue: the Psychology of Waiting in Line for Food

Confused, my mind muddled by the 105°F heat of Austin, I collapsed onto the bed of my hotel room. Did I even know myself anymore? "No meat is worth a three-hour wait," I poo-poo'd to friends before leaving on my Texas vacation. And yet I'd waited over four at famed brisket purveyor Franklin …