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Use This Equation to Determine, Diagnose, and Repair Trust

<b>Anne Raimondi</b> was stumped. Two people she managed weren't getting along, and it was really impacting progress. In her private conversations with each …

Leadership

How to: Build a Custom Tool Wall

Move over pegboard. When you've assembled a proper collection of hand tools, the best way to keep them safe, organized, and available within reach is …

Woodworking

Want to Be a Better Leader? Try Staying Quiet

Staying quiet doesn't mean you have become passive or overstepped, it means you've created space for impact.<p>There's a quote by Plato that has always stuck with me: "Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools speak because they have to say something."<p>It's a saying that has helped my …

PLATO

How Many of These 14 Common Negotiating Mistakes Do You Make?

You might not even know you're messing up.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Much of business -- and life -- is about negotiation. We need to be able to find common ground to make connections, work together and sell to one another. That's why it's important for a business …

Entrepreneurship

The Cake Recipe You'll Never Forget

Here's a cake recipe that is impossible to forget. One of Italy's best loved cakes is an extremely simple, moist, and fluffy pound cake, or as they like to incorrectly call it, “plum cake.” It's as simple as can be: no icing or strong flavorings; perhaps just a shower of confectioners' sugar over …

From Beginning to End: The 5-Step Guide to Leading a Successful Meeting | Inc.com

For some entrepreneurs, meetings are equivalent to exercising, they're not fun but you know they're necessary. Sometimes meetings are quick and to-the-point and other times they take a good portion of your day. But, no matter how long the meeting lasts, what's most important is what you get out of …

Productivity

400 Companies Say They're Losing Millions Because of This One Problem | Inc.com

We've never been more mobile, more accessible, and more connected than we are today. At the click of a button, we can access anyone, anywhere, at any time. Yet for some reason, the lack of effective communication is still a baffling issue for many organizations.<p>According to a Holmes (a voice of the …

Communication Skills

To Get Better at Time Management, Borrow a Training Strategy From Elite Athletes

<i>This week, Science of Us is exploring time: what makes it feel like it’s speeding up or slowing down, how we learn to tell the difference, and how we</i> …

Leadership

Photogs New To ‘Manual’ Mode: How To Identify Ideal Exposure In 3 Shots Or Less

<b>If you’re a budding photographer</b> who’s keen to transition out of ‘auto’ mode and into ‘manual’ mode, this latest tutorial from Philadelphia …

Tutorials

Triathlon Training Plan: Six Weeks to Step Up to 70.3

Ready to raise the bar and tackle a half-Ironman this season? Build into the prerequisites outlined here, and then use this challenging program to …

Swimming

How to Pace Your First Olympic Distance Triathlon

My first Olympic distance triathlon was nothing like I expected it to be. I chose the race in Columbia, Md. because of its location, promise of warm, …

Swimming

The 10-Hour Week Ironman Training Plan

A lot of people are deterred from doing Ironman because they don’t think they have the time to train. Although a 15- to 20-hour training schedule is …

Swimming

Building A Roof Truss

Building A Roof Truss system for a small shed or building . Take the guess work out of the job. With a few basic tool, a chop saw and a little …

Woodworking

How To Frame A Window And Door Opening

How To Frame A Window And A Door Opening<p>How to frame a window and door opening in a new wall requires knowledge to do it properly to withstand the …

Used shipping container turned into tiny home for two

The recently completed Intellectual Tiny Home is based on a 40 ft (12 m)-long recycled shipping container and has a total floorspace of 320 sq ft …

Gorgeous new prefab is modular. Or is it Flat-pack? Or post-and-beam? Never mind.

We have always drawn a distinction between modular construction, where boxes are built in a factory with interior finishes installed, and flat-pack …

Prefab Homes

Five Universally Applicable Leadership Lessons Learned from Military Medicine

<b>By Dr. Sudip Bose, MD</b><p><b>Dec. 7, 2016</b> -- In November 2004, I served in the Second Battle of Fallujah, which was the bloodiest battle of the Iraq War and the most violent since Vietnam. There is no substitute for, and no ingredient more important than, strong leadership -- whether fighting in our …

Leadership

Big Oil is all set to bounce back in 2017

Doug Terreson, head of energy research at Evercore ISI and Institutional Investor's top-rated analyst for integrated oil certainly believes it will. He expects oil companies to double their earnings in 2017 on the back of a sustained increase in crude oil prices and low oilfield service …

Oil

DIY Projects: 10 Ways To Harness Wind Power

Even though our society may be on the verge of collapse, the increased interest in wind power has resulted in some amazing new designs. Rather than …

Renewable Energy
Entertainment

Apple Neglects MacBook Pro Success To Build A Stronger Future

The MacBook Pro may have found success straight out of the starting blocks, but it’s unlikely to change Apple’s focus. Cupertino’s future does not feel like it is focused on the classic laptop form and macOS, but on sealed Pro tablets running iOS.<p>The mobile market is where Apple’s strength lies. …

MacBook Pro
Productivity
ADHD

How to Refinish Furniture

Learn how to refinish furniture faster and easier by avoiding stripping. A seasoned pro tells you how to clean, repair and restore old worn finishes …

Woodworking

Nick Offerman's Advice for Woodworking Beginners

If you’ve ever thought about getting into carpentry or any other type of woodworking, here’s a chance to learn a thing or two from Ron Swanson …

Woodworking

Making Joiners Mallets

15 things you should do in the 15 minutes before a big presentation

You have to give a big, important presentation in just 15 minutes. Your heart is racing, your palms are damp — you're starting to panic.<p>It's completely normal. In fact, most speakers, beginners and veterans alike, readily admit to feeling nervous in the moments leading up to a big speech or …

Public Speaking