Ruth C. Nabs

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Warm Up Your Brain Before Work and Other Time Savers

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The daily commute takes 25.5 minutes each way for the average American and is generally a mindless trudge. This can result in workers showing up to the office groggy and unprepared. Rather than diving into their workload, they …

Productivity

Self-Affirmation: A Simple Exercise that Actually Helps

<i>What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered</i>. – Ralph Waldo Emerson<p>Did you know that you are a storyteller?<p>We all have stories of …

How do you find peace, time-out and balance in your life?

<b>I recently went out to a group of business people, including some of my clients, to find out what they do to create time-out, balance and peace in</b> …

Productivity

Small Space Hacks: 24 Tricks for Living in Tiny Apartments

Making the most of a tiny apartment is all about smart use of space, organization and multi-purpose furniture. Here are 24 examples of clever …

Antisocial Seating: 14 Distraction-Cutting Privacy Chairs

Sometimes you wish the whole loud, distracting, eavesdropping world would just go away, especially when you’re trying to work on your computer or …

You Think Food Tastes Better If It's Expensive

We’re pretty shallow when it comes to food.<p>I don’t just mean our predilections for organic food and fancy coconut water. A new study shows that …

Food

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

Seven Things Great Employers Do (that Others Don’t)

For most people, paid work is unsettling and energy-sapping. Despite employee engagement racing up the priority list of CEOs (see, for example, The Conference Board’s CEO Challenge 2014), our research into workplaces all over the world reveals a sorry state of affairs: workers who are actively</i> …

The Compelling Case for Giving Employees More Freedom

Allowing employees more room to roam makes them happier and more productive. Here's how it worked for one 10,000-person company.<p>There is mounting evidence that suggests employees who exercise autonomy regularly at work are happier and more productive. The right workers in the right role can …

Employee Engagement

Send Content to Friends Within Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / March 14, 2014<p>We know the excitement of seeing an article that’s so interesting or funny or cool that you feel compelled to share …

Visual Illusion Cutting Boards From Bower Studios

We’re totally digging these geometric and colorful Shape cutting boards from Bower Studios. They’re half cutting board and half art, with one blank …

Why Positive Thinking Sometimes Doesn’t Work

It’s time we stopped deceiving ourselves with some of this positive thinking talk.<p>There’s just a lot of rehashed advice that when applied, just …

The Psychology And Philosophy Of Branding, Marketing, Needs, And Actions

Consumers build brands, not companies. This is a fundamental marketing truth that cannot be denied. Consumers give brands value by developing perceptions and expectations for those brands. Companies enhance the value by delivering consistent brand experiences that consumers can trust.<p>Human …

The Difference Between High Achievers and the Unsuccessful Is Grit

Perhaps even more than talent or sheer luck, "grit" is the one quality that sets high achievers apart from everyone else. And there are ways we can …

Meaning Is Healthier Than Happiness

People who are happy but have little-to-no sense of meaning in their lives have the same gene expression patterns as people who are enduring chronic adversity.<p>For at least the last decade, the happiness craze has been building. In the last three months alone, over 1,000 books on happiness were …

Log in With Google

Inside Flipboard / March 5, 2014<p>Today’s Android update includes the smoothest way yet to create a Flipboard account: simply log in with Google. If …

14 Recipes to Gorge On This Mardi Gras

<i>Holidays based around eating are ones we would never dream of skipping. Number one on our list this month is Mardi Gras. Here is an updated version of last year's celebratory round-up, with a few tantalizing additions that will really make you hungry:</i><p>You wouldn't know it from the sloppy tourists …

Earn 3.5m monthly as Administrator at World Bank Project (Reform Task Force Secretariat Skilling Uganda)

Home » Administration Jobs in Uganda , Government Jobs in Uganda , Social Sciences Jobs in Uganda » Earn 3.5m monthly as Administrator at World Bank …

Breaking the Rust: 7 Tips to Move Forward When You Feel Stuck

<b>“Change is inevitable. Growth is intentional.” ~Glenda Cloud</b><p>The squeak emanating from my office chair had finally become unbearable. Like a slow drip …

Positive Thinking

What to Do When You Can’t Control Your Stress

Everyone can relate to a day at work that just starts off on the wrong foot. Perhaps you have just had an argument with a spouse or loved one, or you’re late for an appointment even though you had a million reminders in your schedule, or your inbox contains e-mail after e-mail with what seem like …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Get Out of Your Own Way

The key to reaching a goal: giving yourself consequences for slacking<p>This is the time of year when everyone launches a self-improvement campaign. But since most people give up on their New Year's resolutions by February—at the latest—you need a creative way to keep yourself on track. Through my …

Can reading make you smarter?

When I was eight years old, I still couldn't read. I remember my teacher Mrs Browning walking over to my desk and asking me to read a few sentences from a Dick and Jane book. She pointed to a word. "Tuh-hee," I said, trying to pronounce it. "The," she said, correcting me, and that's when it clicked …

M2L Reissues Harvey Probber’s Iconic Designs

While you might not recognize his name you’ll probably recognize his designs or at least his ideas. Harvey Probber was an iconic American designer …

Furniture

Pika Chakula

Common Problems Simple Solutions<p>1) Olive Oil: Shaving Cream<br>The smoothness of the oil can replace the need for shaving cream, and it also provides …

2013 Year in Review: Unframed

Tapestries of Trash by El Anatsui<br>El Anatsui takes dirty, rusted, and smashed liquor bottle caps and transforms them into flexible, sparkling …