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Out of Africa

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The Most-Highlighted Book on Amazon Is 11 Years Old and Was Rejected by 27 Publishers

Among other things, the author says: "There are parts of it that make me cringe a little bit"<p>Have you read <i>The 4-Hour Workweek</i>?<p>It was a massive bestseller for years, and has been translated into more than 40 languages. However, I was surprised to realize that more than a decade after its …

Design Thinking Is B.S.

In a recent talk at the School of Visual Arts, Pentagram partner Natasha Jen argues against the cult of design thinking.<p><i>This article was adapted with permission from a talk Pentagram partner Natasha Jen gave for the MA Design Research, Writing, and Criticism Department at the School of Visual Arts</i> …

If your boss says this, it’s a sign they probably underestimate you

Feedback is the key to success on any job, but some comments or responses may be warning signs of potential problems. Sometimes, the issue is a …

Warren Buffett Once Shared This Priceless Advice to Keep People From Making Dumb Mistakes

Without this virtue helping you navigate through life's many choices, you're going to eventually fail.<p>Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has sage-like wisdom. At 87 years young, we expect and look to the third-richest person on the planet to impart profound advice to us mere mortals.<p>No matter how …

Employees Are 32 Percent Less Likely to Quit if They Get This 1 Thing From Their Boss (It's Not Pop Chips)

It isn't unlimited coconut water, and it isn't a raise.<p>There are a lot of reasons to hate a job: annoying co-workers; bad working conditions; long hours for too little pay; the stress level; and more.<p>But one of the worst things -- arguably <i>the</i> worst -- is having a bad boss.<p>When you don't feel seen, …

How to achieve your goals the easy way (using the Kaizen approach)

In 2015, I set a New Year’s resolution to achieve the goal of waking up at 5 a.m. daily from January through to December.<p>During the first week of …

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

Sculpt Your Booty With These 5 At-Home, No-Equipment Barre Moves

Let's get physical! You're going to have buns of steel after you get through this booty barre workout. Elaine Hayes, owner and founder of MNT Studio, created this backside-busting workout you can do at home with no equipment. That's right, y'all — no excuses! In only five moves, you'll tone up, …

Interior Designers Reveal the Top 8 Small-Space Tips They Swear By

Call us crazy, but we prefer styling a small space over a large one any day. There's something incredibly thrilling about size-challenged decorating …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

DIY Fence and Wall Repair

<b>DIY Fence and Wall Repair made easy with simple diagrams and clear, concise instructions.</b><p>June 2014<p><i>Landscaping (Skills Institute Press, 2011) is a</i> …

Landscaping

11 DIY Storage Ideas for the Small and Space-Savvy Kitchen

Kitchen is the heart of every home and while those sparkling kitchens in catalogs and magazines look absolutely amazing, most of us simply are not …

Storage Ideas

How To Make A DIY Face Cream With Skin-Protecting Essential Oils

<i>This story originally appeared on</i> Rodale’s Organic Life <i>in November 2017.</i><p>You’ve made the switch to <b>natural beauty</b> (adios parabens, phthalates, and …

35 Lower-Body Exercises to Shape Your Legs — and You Can Do Them All at Home

Although it's nice to take a trip to the gym and work up a sweat with all the equipment that's available to you, there are times when you just want …

Dogs and Destructive Chewing

Destructive chewing is one of the most common behavior problems in dogs. It can be frustrating to deal with dog chewing, but there are a number of …

11 Things Organized and Productive People Do Every Day

We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we can, every second of the day. We fear that slowing down to get organized will kill our …

HR Leadership: Are You an Inspirational HR Leader?

HR works with all levels of an organizaiton and keeping up with everything to know can be a challenge. It's important for HR professionals to …

Work and the Loneliness Epidemic

On August 24, 1992, in the early hours of the morning, my family and I stepped out of our temporary shelter to find our city — and our lives — forever changed. We had spent the past several hours huddled together as Hurricane Andrew battered our South Florida neighborhood with torrential rain and …

The Dangers of “Mandatory Fun”

A few years ago upper management at the organization where I worked decided that people in my department did not connect enough socially. Recognizing that loneliness and a lack of connection are serious workplace issues, they arranged a weekly gourmet lunch for us, creating a comfortable, relaxed …

PsycNET

What Science Says About Identifying High-Potential Employees

How inclusive or exclusive should organizations be when developing their employees’ talents? In a world of unlimited resources, organizations would surely invest in everyone. After all, as Henry Ford is credited as saying, “the only thing worse than training your employees and having them leave is …

Human Resources

Science says IQ may be the best predictor of your potential to excel at work — and no one wants to hear it

"The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people," Bill Gates once said in an interview. "There is no way of getting around that in terms of IQ, you've got to be very elitist in picking the people who deserve to write software."<p>Gates was talking specifically about Microsoft, …

Emotional Intelligence

Tiny A-frame cabin costs just $700 to build

And it only took 3 weeks<p>Whether it’s in dollhouse form or as one of the many vacation homes that proliferated in the 1970s from Mount Hood to Fire Island, the A-frame is an instantly recognizable—and beloved—-architectural style.<p>Perhaps that’s why this DIY tiny home is just so dang cute. Built by …

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10 Essential Bodyweight Exercises

Bodyweight exercises are crucial to a well-rounded training routine because they’re versatile and can be done anywhere. They also teach you to …

The 5 Most Underrated Exercises You Should Be Doing

There’s no shortage of exercises you can do to target any muscle you want to work. Just turn to Google and you’ll find lists of the best moves for …

Workouts