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Small Space Luxury: Three Modern Apartments Under 40 Square Metres That Ooze Class

• 1 |<br>• Architect: Maksym Netreba<p>The first small apartment on our list is located in the city of Kyiv in Ukraine. The apartment employs a monochromatic …

Interior Design

11 sentences to avoid saying to your boss at all costs

You can't always be walking on eggshells when you talk to your manager.<p>That being said, there are certain conversational landmines you should steer clear of. You don't want to derail the whole talk — or your relationship — just by choosing your words poorly.<p>Business Insider reached out to managers …

Leadership

How to make a LinkedIn page that wows recruiters, according to the guy who just overhauled its design

Professional networking site LinkedIn revamped its entire user experience in January, and there's a good chance you're not using its features to their full potential.<p>Business Insider spoke with its lead designer to help you out.<p>Hari Srinivasan, head of identity products at LinkedIn, and his team …

LinkedIn

34 Things You Need to Know About Becoming Successful

<b>1. It’s never as good as you think it will be.</b><p>“One of the enemies of happiness is adaptation,” says Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at …

Success

9 Things Richard Branson Says You Should Do to Be Successful and Happy

Branson's approach to making the most of business and life can work for you too.<p>If you're looking for a model for a fully successful life, it's hard to do much better than Sir Richard Branson. Despite having dyslexia and dropping out of school at 16, he managed to build the Virgin Group into an …

Success

How to book the cheapest flights possible

Tech and tools to save you airfare dollars<p>Got your eye on a getaway? Ready to take off somewhere new? Thanks to the web and those pocket computers we call smartphones, booking a flight is easier than ever before. But, as seasoned campaigners will know, flight prices shift substantially based on …

Air Travel

8 money mistakes the middle class keeps making

About half of Americans lived in middle-income households in 2014, according to Pew Research.<p>This demographic includes families with incomes two-thirds to double the U.S. median household income – or those earning between $42,000 and $125,000 (with cost-of-living adjustments for expensive …

Retirement

The 5-Minute Ritual That Transformed My Sex Life

My boyfriend and I have an app to thank for our solid relationship, but not a dating one. For the past year or so, we've been somewhat addicted to the meditation smartphone app, Meditation Studio. At the end of the day, when we're going in circles talking about all the things we have coming up the …

Meditation

4 Toxic Habits That Will Make You a Terrible Leader

Becoming a better leader is sometimes as simple as removing a few things from your life.<p>Professionals often assume to become a leader requires adding new skills or habits to your arsenal. While this can help, I've also found doing the opposite can be just as effective.<p>Giving up simple things I once …

Leadership

You can save hundreds on credit card fees and rates just by asking

It doesn't hurt to ask, especially if it's your credit card company. Requests can save you hundreds of dollars a year.<p>More than 8 in 10 people who …

Personal Finance

Richard Branson Just Sent an Extraordinary Farewell Letter to Virgin America

Instead of focusing on the negative, the Virgin founder used an open letter to praise his people--and look to the future.<p>"With a lot of things in life, there is a point where we have to let go and appreciate the fact that we had this ride at all."<p>That's how Richard Branson begins his remarkable …

Airlines

30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy<p>A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A …

Success

10 Best TED Talks To Help You Make Hard Decisions

From the moment we get out of bed, we have to constantly make decisions. Some decisions are smaller and some are bigger. The main reason why we …

Psychology

An analysis of 700 presentations revealed that adopting one speaking skill can make you more persuasive

Thanks to advances in neuroscience, brain scans, and data-driven studies, we've learned more about persuasion in the past decade than we had ever known previously. We know what works and why it works, and we can prove it scientifically.<p>The data firm Quantified Communications has added to the …

Public Speaking

An Insanely Futuristic Porsche 618 Electric Motorcycle Concept

Want to feast your eyes on another insane concept? This one comes from Spanish designer Miguel Angel Bahri as part of his Two Wheels Project, and …

Electric Vehicles

110 Happiness Quotes That Will Make You Smile Instantly

If I ask you to rate your happiness from 1 to 10, what will be your score? According to the latest World Happiness Report, Americans ranked as the …

Positive Thinking

8 questions to ask your CEO that make you look smart

Being afraid of looking stupid is not a great reason to stay silent during a meeting with your CEO.<p>Especially when there's a simple set of guidelines that can help you figure out whether your question is worth asking.<p>According to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your …

Leadership

Chic Japanese ‘Magic Calendar’ Looks Like Paper But Works Like An App

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Image via Android<br>How do you remember when you have a date coming up? Most people get reminders of …

Google

This Is the No. 1 Soft Skill You Need to Develop

It can't be replaced by automation.<p>It's been heartening to see heightened interest in soft skills in response to rising automation and the shrinking half-life of hard or technical skills. I'm among those who believe soft skills and continuous learning will be what lift some careers while others …

Leadership

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s …

Success

Don’t Leave Your Performance Review Without Asking This One Question

A surefire way of conquering your review.<p>When you’re heading into your performance review, you probably come armed with a few questions (“What am I …

Leadership

Being Lazy Is the Key to Success, According to the Best-Selling Author of 'Moneyball'

People waste years trying not to waste hours, says author Michael Lewis.<p>Do you think of yourself as lazy? If so, do you think that's a good thing? It just might be the key to success. That's according to Michael Lewis, author of the bestsellers <i>Moneyball</i>, <i>The Big Short</i>, and many more.<p>Lewis was a …

11 Great Habits You Need to Learn to Be More Successful

Learning these fantastic habits is just half the equation. Actually doing them will get you to the promised land.<p>Succeeding in business and in life obviously requires mastering a set of skills that will produce extraordinary results, so says conventional wisdom.<p>None of them, unfortunately, come …

Leadership

11 Ways Successful People Deal With People They Don't Like

Everyone has to interact with someone they don't get along with every once in a while, so be prepared the next time it happens to you.<p>It’s inevitable that you’ll encounter people with whom you disagree. There are some people you instantly click with and others you can take or leave. And then, there …

Success

Employee burnout is becoming a huge problem in the American workforce

While companies are posting record profits, Americans are working harder than ever before for a nominal wage increase. The national unemployment rate has been cut in half since 2010 and the economy is projected to grow by almost 50% between 2010 and 2020. Despite this positive outlook, employees …

17 Little One-Minute Hacks That’ll Improve Your Life Instantly

Harder, better, faster, stronger.<p>1. Stay focused: As soon as you wake up, ask yourself, “What’s one thing I’m committed to doing today?”<p>It’ll help you focus and prioritize your goals. You can keep a list of these in a journal or out somewhere in your bedroom or bathroom so that you’re forced to do …

Productivity

A new line of fryers has built-in cameras, Wi-Fi

Like to fry foods? Now you can watch them cook from the comfort of your smart device.<p>A new line of countertop fryers will have Wi-Fi and cameras so you can watch your food cook in a livestream on your smart device. Gourmia, an small appliance manufacturer based in Brooklyn, showed off the $150 …

Smart Homes

If you aren't rich by 45, you might as well give up

Life may begin at 40, according to any number of Hallmark cards, but by 45, your chances of ever landing a major raise are pretty much dead.<p>At least, that's one of the many takeaways from a recent paper by a group of Federal Reserve researchers in Minneapolis and New York, who used a massive trove …

Wealth

Freehand Profit's "SNEAKERHEAD" Exhibit Pays Homage to adidas

Artist and originator of sneaker gas masks Freehand Profit, aka Gary Lockwood, has been placed front and centre at adidas Originals' SoHo location. Known for his intricate recreations of helmets and gas masks through sneaker-sculpting, Lockwood has created a craze for the latest fashion trend. The …

Sneakers

A man who retired at 34 shares a spreadsheet that helped him get there

On August 1, 2016, Brandon officially retired.<p>The 34-year-old software developer and blogger behind the Mad Fientist — who doesn't use his last name online for privacy reasons — had been planning and saving for years to retire early.<p>"For the first five to seven years of my career, I wasn't saving …

Retirement