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Success From the Nest

By Tony Clark

The Second Life of Food

This morning, I was doing a bit of advance planning for our dinner this evening.

Take Your Time. Especially When You’re in a Hurry.

I’m working on my Happiness Project, and you could have one, too! Everyone’s project will look different, but it’s the rare person who can’t benefit. Join in -- no need to catch up, just jump in right now. Each Friday’s post will help you think about your own happiness project. A few weeks ago, I posted Eight excellent tips for living that my parents gave me.

Behind The Leader: A Candid Conversation with Bill George

A few months back, I posted about my experience at the World Business Forum in NYC.

Ask Unclutterer: Working with a messy colleague

Reader Laura submitted the following to Ask Unclutterer: I know that several people have asked about living with a messy person but I have a question about working with one. I work in a fast paced coffee shop as an assistant manager with my direct boss that is completely disorganized.

How Foreclosure, Deed in Lieu, and Short Sale Affect Credit Scores

By Xin Lu Currently millions of Americans are delinquent on their home loans or facing foreclosure. Foreclosure, deed in lieu of foreclosure, and short sales are several ways for borrowers to get out of a mortgage that is no longer affordable.

Giving Experiences, Not Things, This Holiday Season

The holiday gift-giving season is upon us once again. For many of us, that means stress. What gift can we give to the people we care about that actually means something? Why do the holidays have to be so expensive after we buy gifts for everyone on our Christmas list?

The Roth IRA Made Easy

Starting a Roth IRA is one of the easiest — and best — steps you can take to save for retirement. I know I’ve written a lot about the Roth IRA in the past, but I still get questions all the time. People find them intimidating. For example, Lynn wrote last week: I’m a 36-year-old single mother of two.

Baby changing table grows into light table.

Boris recycles his daughter's old changing table into a lightbox. Love how it closes in a compact little thing. "I made the Sniglar baby changing table into a light box. My wife, for a few years now, likes to practice sewing for our daughters. She buy a lot of books containing patterns she has to reproduce on white paper which she then uses to cut the fabric.

Making the Most of the Flexibility of Web Working

Flexibility is one reason many of us became freelancers. The idea of being your own boss, choosing your own hours, and having room in your life for other options are all very appealing. Rockall Recruitment’s Freelance Guide lists flexibility as one of the benefits of freelancing: Freelancers are their own boss. The only people who dictate to you when you work is you and your bank manager.

7 Healthy Foods That Will Fill You Up and Prevent Overeating

David A. Kessler, the author of “The End of Overeating”, explains very well how people become addicted to foods that are high in sugar, fat and salt.

Workspace of the Week: Standing desk conversion

This week’s Workspace of the Week is Chris Bowler’s home office: Chris wanted a standing desk.


It wasn't all pork & roses at first: Momofuku chef David Chang talks to VICE about getting his start.

30 Design Minds on Their Favorite Designs...

A fantastic compilation of video interviews with leading design minds, discussing inspiration and the next frontier.


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Guide to Drinking for the Teetotaler

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Mike Hagan, AoM’s resident bartender. Mike last tackled the 5 classic cocktails every man should know. Today, he gives the non-drinkers among us tips on how to wet their whistles when they’re out at a bar. Share Lots of folks like to go out to the bar from time to time, regardless of whether they drink or not.