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What Makes a Bedroom Great

Some bedrooms seem to have it all –the room looks good, feels welcoming and has the relaxing vibe most people desire in their sleeping quarters. …

The Most Beautiful Place in Every U.S. State

Think of this as your starting point to the most epic cross-country trip ever.<p>If you've ever done a road trip across the U.S., you've probably stepped away thinking: How can <i>one country</i> look like that? No state is the same, and each has its stars, the kind of sights that make you catch your breath …

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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

An App For Sharing Things You Never Wanted Anyone To Find Out

Secret is a social network for the skeletons in your closet, giving it a sense of vulnerability that you just don’t find on Facebook.<p>For a generation of social media addicts, the only thing you don’t share online is the stuff you don’t want anyone to ever find out. Enter Secret. The brainchild of …

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10 Things To Do When You Don't Hear Back After A Job Interview

You finally landed that coveted job interview. Maybe you aced it; perhaps you flopped. Either way, you send a thank you note and check your inbox compulsively for a week, waiting not-so-patiently for some sort of response. But you hear nothing.<p>This happens far too often.<p>According to a 2013 …

How To Talk About Your Biggest Weaknesses In A Job Interview

You’re in the hot seat and things are going well. You talk about your attributes, skills and strengths with ease. Just when you think it’s pretty much in the bag, the hiring manager asks that dreaded question: <i>What’s your biggest weakness?</i><p>“This is one of the questions people have the hardest time …

Six Ways To Spot An Opportunity That Could Improve Your Business--Or Your Life

How to spot an opportunity may be the key entrepreneurial trait, but you can’t do it on an island. You can’t simply wait for inspiration to strike you out of the blue and for you to suddenly realize “what the world truly needs is…”<p>That is not how it works.<p>So, what do you do?<p>You begin, in what you …

8 Steps For Successful Entrepreneurs

Starting a business involves financial risks as well as rewards. And running a business means balancing multiple priorities—from delivering products and services to building revenue to maintaining customer and employee relationships.<p>“As busy as they are running their company, business owners have …

8 Ways Negative Feedback Can Lead To Greater Success At Work

Most employees loathe negative feedback. Being told that you’ve failed to meet expectations or that you’ve done something wrong at work can be a serious blow to the ego–especially if you’re used to the boss singing your praises. But criticism is an inevitable part of life in the office and you …

5 Hidden Assumptions That Keep Women From Living Larger

In working with thousands of career women who also have children, and being a parent myself, I’ve experienced just how challenging it is to balance contributing as we wish to in the professional world, with how we want to mother, parent and caregive in a present and loving way.<p>Personally speaking, …

Meltdown: The men who crashed the world | UK

In the first episode of <i>Meltdown</i>, we hear about four men who brought down the global economy: a billionaire mortgage-seller who fooled millions; a high-rolling banker with a fatal weakness; a ferocious Wall Street predator; and the power behind the throne.<p>The crash of September 2008 brought the …

7 Reasons You Should Update Your Resume Right Now (Even If You’re Not Looking for a Job)

Unfortunately, that's a myth. In fact, <b>everyone should review their resume and and keep it up-to-date no matter where they are in their career</b>.<p>If you haven't revisited your resume for awhile, read on for seven reasons why you should polish it this very moment:<p>1. Remind yourself of your skills and …

12 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

If Your New Year's Resolution Is 'To Get More Done,' Here's The Best Way To Do It

Let us just say this up front to get it out of the way: You can’t have everything.<p>That doesn’t mean you can’t have the kind of life you want, but it does mean you can’t have everything you’ve ever dreamed of.<p>Everything you need? Absolutely. Everything you can imagine? No.<p>To understand the …

Get That Job! Nine Ways To Interview With Confidence

We are born with complete confidence. My best proof is my 10-month-old daughter. Her walk is shaky, she constantly falls down and she can’t really communicate. Still, she never thinks twice about getting up again to try and navigate across a room and interact with others.<p>She is not special in these …

The Best Gift Leaders Can Give: Honest Feedback

Recently I was speaking to a large group of leaders and asked them the following question: How many of you would like your manager to tell you <i>what you want you want to hear</i> rather than <i>what you need to hear</i>? Not one person raised their hand. Everyone wants to know the truth, no matter how difficult …

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