Materials: Numerar Worktop (246 x 62cm) / Vika Kaj Adjustable Leg
Description: Me and my girlfriend needed a new desk. A large one. So that we could work at it together. Inspired by this post, we decided to go for a Numerar worktop (length 246cm). We thought it would look best to use as few legs as possible so we mounted some wooden beams we had left to our wall for the worktop to lay on.
Poor PC freelance users, we never get the love we deserve! So to help rectify that, I took some time to round up the best 50 PC apps that freelancers can use in their business, in no particular order.
Returning to the office after a long holiday weekend can be rough and unproductive. Instead of staring off into space for 15 minutes, try these quick uncluttering techniques for your desk:
Return it. Find all of the things in your office that don’t belong to you and go on a walkabout to return the items to your coworkers.
Take it down.
Though the Get Rich Slowly community has expanded in the past couple of years, there are still a few folks who have been around since the beginning. It’s always a pleasure when one of them drops me a line.
Brainstorming in Boulder, CO with a class of founders from TechStars, where I’ve been a mentor. After this particular trip, I ended up advising Graphic.ly. (Photo: Andrew Hyde)
Disclaimer: nothing on this site is legal advice, and I am not an investing expert.
This post is continued from Part I.
Photo by Nickolas Sushkevich
By Nadia Ballas-Ruta
Have you ever wondered why some people seem so lucky?
There are numerous stories of actors who were discovered by being at the right place at the right time.
Then there are stories of those who were able to take a small loan or investment and turn it into an empire. Such stories are part of popular culture and give us hope.
Connie writes in with a great question whose answer got far too long for the Mailbag:
My biggest problem with money is that I lie to myself. I keep telling myself everything is going good and at first it is. Then I start slowly falling back into old habits but I keep telling myself everything is good.
A few months ago I had a toothache and so I went to see a dentist. He had a look at the problem and then knocked off a bit of my tooth and smoothed the rough edge down. I can feel it now as I’m writing this.
Description: This works best with younger plants, though I have transplanted full size plants into this upside-down configuration without too much problem.
Tools: Scissors, plant, dirt, boxboard or cereal box-type material-(you can use felt too.) A pole for hanging your plant.
Materials: Skala Tray
Description: I liked the design of the tray, but I thought it was a little boring and I didn't think the finish was very durable. I often eat at the coffee table especially when Glenn is gone so I thought a tray would be useful for carrying my dinner and glass of wine.
What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question.
1. Help an unlucky friend?
2. Are rent-to-own homes worthwhile?
3. Maximizing value of college
4. Post-graduation options for teachers
5. Secured loan or credit card?
6. Used swimsuits
Unitasker Wednesday: The Beaba Babycook
Simply by using a pan, a steamer insert, and blender (or potato masher or food processor or even the back of a sturdy fork) that you already own, you can make your child’s food without this contraption.
Control cable-clutter with a monkey braid
A clever nautical knot can be used to shorten excess length in cables for consumer electronics devices.
1. More location independent workflow realities…
“Hey man, can you hear me?” I asked.
“Yeah, I can hear you along with a really loud karaoke version of Justin Bieber or something.”
Thus went my first experiment in location independent skype-based consulting. I was sitting on the mezzanine overlooking the lobby in the Sheraton, Hong Kong.