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By The Behance Team

Too Smart For Your Business?

This week’s guest contributor is my friend, Alexis Neely. On the outside, Alexis is a driven mom entrepreneur who has built two million dollar plus businesses, trains lawyers, and appears frequently on television.

Workspace of the Week: Basement beautiful

This week’s Workspace of the Week is Aaron’s amazing home office: This is a real home office. Aaron’s such a good photographer that his pictures look like they’re straight from a catalog — which is where these images belong.

Ask the Readers: “Help! I Co-Signed on a Loan and Now I Wish I Hadn’t!”

Ah, relationships. Without other people, money management would be easy! Easy-er, anyhow. But love, family, and business relationships tend to make people do things they know they really oughtn’t. Take Patrick, for example. He fell in love, and it led him to commit a financial faux pas.

Want Motivation On Weight Loss? 5 Tips

Want motivation on weight loss?

Action Method III: Make Time for Processing Your Next Steps

As you move through your day of meetings, brainstorms, and other occasions of creativity, you will start to accumulate Action Steps, References, and Backburner Items. Handouts, random pages of notes, emails, and social network messages will build up all around you.

How to Build Your Wardrobe Part IV – Protecting, Storing and Cleaning your Clothing

Introduction First in How to Build Your Wardrobe Part I we listed the wardrobe basics for several different kinds of men.  Next in How to Build Your Wardrobe Part II we went over these basic items in more detail.

Action Method III: Make Time for Processing Your Next Steps

As you hurry through days filled with emails, phone calls, and meetings, action steps and references pile up. Why daily “processing time” is essential.

My Unusual $100,000 Birthday Present (Plus: Free Round-Trip Anywhere in the World)

Soon 33 years young. I’ll be back on the playa in August for Burning Man. 33. I’ll turn a glorious 33 this weekend. It’s going to be a great natal year–I can already feel it. Repeating numbers (born in ‘77) are good luck.

Ten Big Mistakes #4: Blaming Others for Challenges

Along my financial journey in life, I made a great number of mistakes. In this ten part series which runs from July 19 to July 30, I’m going to focus on ten of my worst mistakes and the difficulties and successes I’ve had in overcoming those mistakes. I blamed others for the challenges in my life. If you want to find scapegoats in your life, almost everyone can find a lot of them.

"Flirting, Watching Clips from Broadway Shows and Nature Documentaries, and Reminding Myself to 'Suck It Up and Deal With It Now

Happiness interview: Natasha Vargas-Cooper. My love for all things Twilight, books and movies, both fascinates and puzzles me. Obedient to my Personal Commandment to "Be Gretchen," I wear my passion on my sleeve, and so last year, a movie-critic friend emailed me to say, "Hey, I know you love Twilight stuff.

Sculptures (Composition 1,2,3)

We want to point your attention to our Ikea-related project: The idea was to build "artworks" which are replicable at a moderate cost by everyone by following the instructions we provide. The sculptures were exhibited at the "Museo Cantonalde d'Arte" in Lugano, Switzerland. See more here. ~ Andreas Gysin, Sidi Vanetti

Is Your Job Board a Fast Food Meal or a Fine Dining Experience?

I know I’m still new to the world of freelancing, but I’m quickly learning that not all of the job boards are created equally.  In my experience, they seem to share a lot of the same qualities that can be found in the restaurant industry. Elance.com is the McDonalds of freelancing.  It’s cheap, it’s convenient, it’s not really bad for you – but it’s not somewhere you want to go o

Old bathroom, small restoration

Materials: Voxnan Description: I liked the idea of renovating my old bathroom inexpensively, so after whitewashed walls and made some minor technical editing, I thought I should have reused my old series VOXNAN. With a jar of decoupage fund, a gel for crackling effect, one of flatting, glittering leaves and a brush, I repainted the mirror and the cabinet.

Apple’s Patent on Destroying Productivity

Apple has a patent for displaying ads in an operating system. Basically, ads would pop up and prevent you from doing work every once in awhile.  The patent shows a mechanism where the ads could be delayed for 10 minutes or you could view one immediately so it won’t interrupt you for a bit longer. What do you think?

How The Brain Benefits From Musical Training

How musical training helps you judge emotions based on shifts in vocal pitch.