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Here's Why You Can't Stay Focused

Regaining focus isn't about willpower. It's about deconstructing the modern life habits that obstruct your enjoying it again.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“<i>I just can’t seem to stay focused.</i>” This is the most popular phrase from my coaching clients and readers. They …

The Morning Routines of 15 Successful Entrepreneurs

Ever since I started working remotely a few years ago, I’ve been testing and tweaking <b>various morning routines</b>. Having a routine is a clever way to …

Productivity

5 Bad Habits You Must Change to Be More Productive

No. 3 was killing my business in 2016 and still has an effect in 2017.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is very important in today's fast-moving world. Most people try to add to their routine to get more done, but that approach takes a while before it yields …

Why Saying Nothing Might Be The Most Powerful Skill In The Workplace

These 5 simple steps will help you become a better active listener, employee and leader.<p>In the business world, we place a lot of emphasis on outgoing, confident people who thrive in the spotlight and possess an innate ability to communicate and lead.<p>There's no question that public speaking is an …

The Number 1 Secret to Productivity!

What is the key to productivity? How do some people consistently produce large quantities of groundbreaking work? It's not magic. They all utilize this one simple secret.<p>In business, everyone is looking for productivity hacks. You want to work less and do more. Even if you love your job, it's only …

I Lived in Europe for 5 Years — These Are the Places I Tell All My Friends to Visit

<i>This story originally appeared on Thisisinsider.com.</i><p>These talented women have turned buttercream into a business<p>The 'Star Wars: Rogue One' trailers …

Healthy Snacks That Will Tame Your Appetite

1 Avocado Slices on Fiber Crackers<p>Getty Images<p>This snack packs a one-two punch. First, one 2013 study in <i>Nutrition Journal</i> reports that overweight adults who ate half of an avocado reduced afternoon hunger by about 40 percent.<p>The fruit contains monounsaturated fats and fiber that fill you up, the …

​Trek's First True Gravel Bike, the Checkpoint, Is Impressive

The new bike's features and lower-cost versions make it a compelling multi-surface option<p>After waiting and watching the market develop, Trek has finally introduced a dedicated gravel platform, the Checkpoint. Although slightly late to the game, Trek has a very solid entry with its new line, with …

Hydraulic

Get Your Glutes in Shape

1 V-Lift<p>Matt Rainey<p>Lie facedown on a stability ball. Position your pelvis in the middle of the ball, hands resting lightly on floor, legs straight, feet shoulder-width apart, legs in a “V” position. Keeping your back flat, squeeze your glutes to lift legs as high as you can. Lower and …

A Shipping Container Prefab Lab Is Built in Only 4 Hours

A two-story prefab made of shipping containers offers a speedy solution to shortages of space on this college campus.<p>When classroom space was becoming limited for at Bard College in New York's Hudson Valley, representatives from the school looked to MB Architecture for a fast, effective fix. By …

Prefab Homes

18 Modern Fireplaces and Fire Pits to Inspire Outdoor Living

Warm nights spent sitting outside with friends are just around the corner—so sit back, relax, and get inspired by these charming outdoor fireplaces and fire pits.<p>1. A Vacation Home With Sweeping Ocean Views in Big Sur, California<p>Newsletter<p>Join the Daily Dose Mailing List<p>Get carefully curated …

Outdoor Spaces

A New, Affordable Green Home Comes to an Australian Eco-Village

Adapted for the Australian climate, the eco-friendly, low-maintenance CORE 9 house starts at $192,000.<p>The Cape Development, located at Cape Paterson in Southeast Victoria, is an eco-village of 220 lots, each of which will be occupied by an extremely energy-efficient home just a short walk from the …

This DIY Home in New Zealand Doubles as a Coffee Spot and Art Gallery

A budget-savvy, well-caffeinated couple get their hands dirty building a house, art gallery, and coffee kiosk on New Zealand’s North Island.<p>When Karen Jack, an elementary school teacher, and her artist husband, Grant, were looking for a home in Cambridge, New Zealand, they knew they wanted to …

15 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most

Whether you still flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth checking out.<p>Whether you still flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than a …

Retro-Style Waterproof Riding Jackets

The Falstaff from Aerostich uses authentic English waxed cotton and comes with a plaid cotton lining, two inside pockets, an Ultrasuede collar, four …

Retro

There has never been a better time to buy a PC

Thinking about buying a new PC this holiday season? If you're not, you should be. There has never been a better time to buy one.<p>Laptops are thinner, lighter, faster, cheaper and way more interactive than ever before. Pair that with Microsoft's excellent new Windows 10 operating system, and you've …

The 3-Step Trick to Memorizing Any Presentation

For most presenters, notes and slides are a ball and chain. Here's how to break free of the shackles.<p>For many, the idea of delivering a presentation or speech completely from memory is out of the question. <i>Public speaking is difficult enough. Now you want me to take the training wheels off? That's</i> …

5 Tips to Organize Your Day for Maximum Productivity

Whether you're the type of person that jumps out of bed before your alarm clock or the kind that doesn't officially start your day until that second cup of coffee, we can all use a little push in the morning.<p>Whether you're the type of person that jumps out of bed before your alarm clock or the kind …

Standing Desks

Articles about here what we can do convert rainwater useable water source on Dwell.com - Dwell

Field researcher and water-harvesting expert Ed Beaulieu analyzes our conservation options for the future.<p>Six teams of architects propose empowering new solutions for urban sprawl.<p>What happens when the stories we read share only one culture or worldview? Editor Chris Jackson shares five reasons why …

Improve Your Photography Skills with These 9 Photo Composition Tips by Steve McCurry

Looking to up your photography game? Luckily, the Cooperative of Photography has created a fantastic video on photographic composition using tips and images by legendary photojournalist Steve McCurry. Each of the nine pointers is illustrated with examples from McCurry's stunning portfolio. Read on …

How to Make a Two-Board Backyard Lounger

One afternoon of work, one great chair.<p><b>Okay, we'll admit that although last month's CNC-milled chair</b> was awesome, the project was out of reach for many readers. So here's something you can build that doesn't require access to a $25,000 CNC machine. In fact, you'll need little more than a circular …

The best iPhone and iPad apps for musicians

If you are an amateur musician, musician by trade, or just passionate about music then check out our list of the best iPhone and iPad apps for …

The history of Microsoft's new Outlook for iPhone app

A powerhouse email app<p><i>Less than two months after acquiring Acompli, Microsoft is releasing an Outlook for iOS app today. Microsoft's new app is simply a rebrand of Acompli's existing app, but the company is promising new features in the future. Read our original report below on how Acompli, and</i> …

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Grow A Winter Herb Garden Indoors

Enjoy fresh herbs all winter with this simple windowsill garden. Originally published on Goodhousekeeping.com.<p><b>What you'll need:</b><p>Pots with drainage holes<br>• Gravel<br>• Fresh soil (from local garden center)<br>• Herb seed packets or seedlings<br>• Plant markers<p><b>Instructions:</b>1. Visit your local garden supply center to buy …

How Mandela`s passing changes SA politics - NEWS & ANALYSIS

NEWS & ANALYSIS<p>How Mandela's passing changes SA politics<p>Daniel Silke says it feels as if the country has been rebooted over the past week<p><b>Mandela's</b> …