Scott Mackay

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No more excuses: turning innovation into action

<i>So you're not short of good ideas. But how on earth do you make them work in a large and complex organisation with targets to hit? Bec Evans shares</i> …

The Best Spring Getaways Near Denver

From the desert to the mountains, here are seven spots where you can enjoy the springtime sun.<p>If winter is one of Colorado's best seasons, some may …

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How to Make an App in 7 Easy Steps (And For Less Than $200)

<i>Carter Thomas is a marketer and strategist in the mobile app space. Since 2011, Carter has published over 1,500 apps on multiple platforms that have generated 18 million downloads. Visit his blog Bluecloud Solutions.</i><p>Almost everyone has an idea for an app, but most people never act on their idea. …

My Roubo Workbench. #2: Part 2 Milling up the material.

I’m a carpenter, I fit out kitchens, offices, cafes for a specialist joinery firm that runs a modest workshop.<br>By chance they had overordered a batch …

Build a Crosscut Sled And Up Your Table Saw Game

Crosscut sleds are must-have jig for anyone with a table saw. Here's how to build them.<p>Building a few custom jigs to guide your cuts will unlock the potential of your table saw, and the most important may be the crosscut sled. A crosscut sled provides a stable platform for you to make straight, …

Woodworking

Agile Release Management Techniques That Work

Both release management and planning the next product release are acknowledged challenges in complex environments with a legacy of products and …

How Successful People Beat Stress

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their own hands, and they wouldn't have it any other way.<p>The second …

What Is Disruptive Innovation?

The theory of disruptive innovation, introduced in these pages in 1995, has proved to be a powerful way of thinking about innovation-driven growth. Many leaders of small, entrepreneurial companies praise it as their guiding star; so do many executives at large, well-established organizations, …

How to Be a Better Leader Without Spending Anything

I have the pleasure of working with companies that have significant learning budgets and are willing to spend deep on leadership development …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Design Thinking for Business Analysts

This article extends design thinking into a process and method that uses a range of common Business Analysis techniques to drive engagement through …

23 Must-Do Hikes in the National Parks

Photo: Michael Matti<p>You can't see all the beauty of the National Parks from your car or the visitor center. You need to hit the trail and get into the wild to really capture all that the parks have to offer. Take a look at this list, lace up your hiking boots, and start planning your next hiking …

Why You Feel Like a Fraud and How to Overcome It

<b>You don’t belong here.</b><p><b>You’re not good enough.</b><p><b>You got lucky.</b><p><b>They’re going to realize you aren’t that smart.</b><p>Ever heard this voice in your head? You’re …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

10 Kitchen Cabinet & Drawer Organizers You Can Build Yourself

These 10 simple organization tips show how to turn empty space in kitchen cabinets and drawers into useful storage for supplies and utensils.<p>Keep …

Woodworking

Three's company: Why the NHL's keen on 3-on-3 in overtime

Hoping to reduce the number of shootouts, the NHL aims to adopt three-on-three overtime for what supporters say will be a more exciting game.<p>The league’s general managers and the NHL Players’ Association agreed Tuesday to change its regular-season overtime period to three-on-three hockey for five …

Beyond agile: Reorganizing IT for faster software delivery

The integration of software development with IT operations can rev up companies’ delivery of new applications. But this approach may not be right for …

Drinking vinegar and having sex can boost your health

From drinking vinegar to making time for sex... the 50 things you can do to boost your health right NOW<p><b>10 health experts reveal their top tips to</b> …

8 tricks for remembering everything you read

But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's novels, news articles, or scientific textbooks.<p>To find out what some of those techniques are, we …

How to Make 20 of Your Favorite Candies at Home

Whether you’re spending this Halloween trick-or-treating or not, there’s one thing that’ll be on everyone’s mind come the night of October 31st: candy! While we might not be able to score a pillowcase full of it anymore (at least not for free), we can bust out our apron and make grown-up versions …

Dessert

Hold-Everything Tool Rack

Get organized fast with easy slat construction and versatile hangers.<p>By David Pickard<p>Whether you have an exquisite<br>collection of antique tools or the …

Wood Turning 101 - What You Need to Know to Get Started on the Lathe

Introduction: Wood Turning 101 - What You Need to Know to Get Started on the Lathe<p>About: Hi I'm Linn and on my Youtube Channel I have lots of great …

Tool Reviews

Brushless Impact Drivers<p>When accuracy in hole size and depth is crucial.<p>Miter Saws<p>For the longest time miter saws were considered to be carpenters …

Woodworking

3 MORE Great Woodworking Apps to Try

With woodworking being one of those really old trades–the kind of trade that people have been engaging in for hundreds if not thousands of years–it’s …

Woodworking Not-So-Common Sense

As you can imagine in my line of work, I spend a lot of time helping new woodworkers solve problems. This gives me a unique perspective on the …

55 – Tablesaw Setup (1 of 2)

• HD Download<p>Our tools are no good to us if they aren’t tuned up properly. As the “heart” of the workshop, its crucial that our table saws are …

10 Tips For Maximum Productivity When Working From Home

Some people love working from home, and say without hesitation it’s the best perk about their job. You’re in your comfy slippers, in familiar …