The average homeowner may get back as much as 64 percent of a renovation when a home is sold that same year, according to a 2016 Cost vs. Value report from Remodeling magazine. However, not all home improvement projects are alike or equally valued by prospective home buyers.
Women can start any business, including those that are mostly favored by male entrepreneurs. Some of the ideas mentioned in this article include those that are lesser-considered by women.
Understanding how to love yourself and people around can help you cope with failure and rebuild your confidence.
When it comes to storms and hurricanes, you can never be too prepared. To keep your family safe, it’s important to prepare for the worst because once a hurricane or storm hits, action must be taken quickly.
Whether it’s time for a school field trip, a family vacation or you’re looking to bolster your knowledge of U.S. history, there are countless historic sites around the country where you can get away and learn about the nation’s foundation.
For a truly engaging experience, James Madison’s Montpelier in Orange County, Virginia, gives families, students and the history-inclined a way to peer into the past for a look at Founding Era life.
It’s no secret that kids have a sense of invincibility. While that trait can bring some endearing reminders of the innocence of childhood, it can also have some highly unfortunate consequences. In the context of cyber security, an action by an unknowing child can impact the entire family.
Although there are many reasons to feel stressed in the workplace, productivity is often at the root. After all, productive employees are often perceived as the most valuable employees and when productivity fails, it tends to put everyone on edge.
One of the most serious side effects of severe weather is the potential for power loss. In some cases, it can be just a nuisance with little more impact than the time it takes to reset clocks. However, when the outage lasts for hours or days, or when you rely on power for necessities like medical equipment, a power outage can be a major imposition.
The same type of technology used in some of the United States Navy’s most powerful ships also powers handheld lawn equipment. It’s time to upgrade your lawn care and landscaping tools.
(Family Features) As much as half of the average homeowner’s monthly utility expenses go toward cooling and heating, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). For many households, that makes energy the largest home-related expense each month, next to a...
(Family Features) With overscheduled days full of early-morning conference calls and endless to-do lists, it’s impossible to avoid the stress that comes with working hard. Hand-in-hand with all that pressure, a lack of quality sleep can lead to aches and pains, stiffness, sore muscles, tingling or numbness in your extremities, general fatigue, as well as an increased risk of getting sick.
Malware defense practices have been focused on reactive technologies: intrusion detection, content filtering, detecting and blocking files and such. Most of these solutions require draconian settings to block malware well and user complaints about the resulting restrictions eventually wear down admin resistance – until the next bad attack.
The one thing that distinguishes a winner from a group of losers is self-control and self-discipline in making and keeping hard decisions. It requires internally-driven incentives because when adversity comes, often discipline evaporates and it becomes harder to maintain. By “adversity,” it refers to anything that causes distraction and discomfort.
Swisse, a Melbourne-based Australian company of herbal and vitamin supplements, pivots its success story around health, happiness, and well-being. These three core elements are what Swisse Managing Director Oliver Horn describes as the “DNA” of the company. Swisse products include men’s and women’s multivitamins, dietary supplements, sports nutrition, skin care, and other “superfoods.”
Jan Bednar, the founder and CEO of ShipMonk, a logistics and fulfillment companies based in Deerfield Beach, Florida, believed that the streets of America were paved with gold. He was determined to prove it, and he was right. This is his inspiring entrepreneurship story.
Tim Conolan is more than your ordinary business owner, but also a social entrepreneur, philanthropist, and expert of fundraising whose mission is providing support for sick kids and their families across Australia. In 2014, Tim was nominated the “Australian of the Year – Local Hero” and the EY 2014 Social Entrepreneur award in the Southern Region. He’s also an Australia Day Ambassador.
Adore Your Walls’ mission is helping people and businesses find art they love and use it for inspiration and business purposes. Art brings a lot of joy, inspiration, and helps people work their best.
Cannador manufactures and sells uniquely designed, high-end storage products and accessories in the newly legal cannabis lifestyle market. This is their unique story.
According to recent reports, Uber has engaged in everything from sexual harassment to stealing driverless technology from Google. Even some of its own investors claim the company fosters a toxic culture. Culture can be a four-letter word if it is ignored. Culture can be a four-letter word if is toxic. And toxic cultures kill more businesses than recessions. And it is liable to kill Uber too.
It’s very insightful to meet serial disruptors in the industry, and learn from their philosophies to life and genius mindset when it comes to innovation, pioneering new trends, and ultimately making the most of a commercial opportunity at hand.
Data is quickly becoming one of the most critical business assets.The challenge most leaders face at this point is how to monetize their ocean of data. Having masses of information is of little value unless it is leveraged to give the company a competitive edge.
It’s not often that I come across a well-known chef; even rarer is the opportunity to meet a celebrity ‘restaurateur’ with a proven track record of success within the food and entertainment industries. Such individuals are hard to come by, perhaps because their demanding lifestyle, schedule, and reputation prohibit them from reaching out to journalists. Meeting him was one of the most inspiring moments in my journalism career.
Back in 1963, the first ever reference to hacking was published in MIT’s The Tech newspaper, which is now known as ‘phone phreaking.’
by Federico Re Back in the 20th century, we witnessed many great pioneers that revolutionized our world and brought opportunity and commodity to the everyday person, including Henry Ford with his motor vehicle; Thomas Edison with his incandescent light bulb; and let’s...
by Federico Re Traditional education will teach you that to have a successful job in a chosen field, you must secure the necessary qualifications to meet the standards expected. In fact, for many professions like dentistry and even carpentry, the key to establishing a...
Amazon approves paid editorial reviews, but not other types of book reviews. Why? Find out the reasons.
Substantial psychological research suggests that, more often than not, negotiators who make first offers come out ahead.
SEO can be simple and give you some great results if you just follow these suggestions. Here are the top 3 things you really need to know about SEO.
Becoming ‘exceptional’ is about doing something that is unconventional and daring. A person with such characteristics and qualities is someone who is willing to go the extra mile to pursue a high-level goal or an extraordinary outcome.
The European Union processed more than 1.3 million asylum request in 2015, more than doubling its previous record of 700,000 requests after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1992.
Nearly 7,000 people died while in custody of Texas law enforcement in the past decade, according to the online database Texas Justice Initiative.
Bystander intervention is an effective tool, if it can both teach immediate skills, as well as facilitate conversations about sexual assault on a deep level and promote critical thinking about gender stereotypes and societal power differentials.
If you want to be healthy, eat like these women.
Narcissistic parents have a direct impact on their children whether they realize it or not.
In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim share some great tips on staying young and healthy as you get older.
Use the success of Pokémon Go to keep your kids active and still allow technology to be part of the mix. Here’s a look at other apps that use phones but require players to get outside too.
Save their life by not feeding them these foods.
Despite the hand-wringing that has unfolded in some circles over the current state of our culture — and increased fears over the Islamic State’s ongoing rash of terror — a prominent psychologist says the world might not be so awful after all.
Two young women have been murdered while out running in recent weeks. The Road Runners Club of America offers safety tips for runners, but others question whether women should run alone.
With manufacturing employment steadily dropping and the trucking field predicted to be next, what is the state of automation today?
His suffering isn’t a game. Separation anxiety is real. Here are 7 signs your dog may have separation anxiety.
Doing these 15 things will change your life — guaranteed.
Here are some tips that will help you go green when you travel.
Scientists still aren’t sure how the Zika virus gets through the placenta, but they’re beginning to piece together how it penetrates a baby’s brain.
Pope Francis says these 3 words are the key to a healthy relationship; do relationship experts agree?
The Catholic leader addressed couples last week in Krakow, Poland. Family life has been one of his key concerns during his papacy.
Zika is getting most of the attention, but you and your children are more likely to contract Lyme disease if your family spends a lot of time outside — or lives in a subdivision carved out of land that once was a forest.
One of the leading causes of stress in our lives has to do with personal finances. As a result, your boss wishes that you knew these seven things about money.
With so much negativity in the news of late, the Barna Group decided to embark on a quest to help the world remember “the reality of human kindness.”