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Dumb Little Man

By Jay White

Varde work bench

Minor hack but big impact. Nice work on the workshop remodel, Brett. "My recent project, altho' there's not too much 'hacking' going on, there is some. I used two Varde free standing kitchen units in my recent workshop remodel. I needed a sturdy bench, so I was able to use a single 57"span of extra Varde counter-top to span across the two units giving a strong bench to work on.

Organizing your job search

My sister-in-law recently finished a graduate program in documentary film making and has spent the past three weeks looking for her next project.

How to Make Great Packed Lunches for Work

A lot of us are in the habit of buying lunch out each day. I don’t mean we’re all enjoying three-course lunches with wine – for most people, it’s just a sandwich and maybe a bag of chips and a drink from the nearest store.The problem is, when you’re sinking a few dollars on lunch five days a week, every week, the cost soon adds up.

Practice Safe Design. Always Use a Strategy.

A look at single largest problem that continues to hinder interactive design: designers allow their work to be led by technology or production techniques,…

Value Propositions that Work

Do you agree that these four value propositions are the only way to grow a successful business?

So You Want My Job: Veterinarian

Once again we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men who are employed in desirable jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and for advice on how men can live their dream. When man’s best friend gets sick, veterinarians like Richard McAroy are the ones who are there to get them back on their paws again. Mr.

How to Be Childlike

“All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” - Pablo Picasso Post written by Leo Babauta.

Finding Financial Values

What is important to me? How do my values influence my financial decisions? These are some of the key questions I’ve begun to ask as I move deeper into the “third stage” of personal finance.

Never Eat Alone: Managing the Gatekeeper

This is the fifth of sixteen parts of a “book club” reading and discussion of Keith Ferrazzi and Tahl Raz’s Never Eat Alone, where this book on building a lifelong community of colleagues, contacts, friends, and mentors is teased apart and looked at in detail.

Ten Tips for Getting Along with Your Mother-In-Law.

Every Wednesday is Tip Day. This Wednesday: 10 tips for getting along with your mother-in-law (or your in-laws, generally). I’m extremely lucky with fate as it relates to my mother-in-law and father-in-law. We get along very well, which is fortunate, because we live right around the corner from my in-laws, and I mean right around the corner.

Fall Cleaning & Organizing

As the summer draws to an end, it is a good time to consider arranging your surroundings to maximize your productivity. 1.

Linkswitch #8

50 Ways to Get Your Website Noticed:“This article aims to show you how to attract users and make them hungry for more. Who is this post for? Anyone with a web site.

Register for LessConf!

We know you believe that the Earth revolves around your customers. We know you want to be inspired and be around inspiring people. LessConf is not a typical conference. Most conferences leave you tired, uninspired and feeling like you just wasted time and money attending. NOT THIS CONFERENCE!

How to Go Tribal and Sell a Truckload of Books

As anyone who read my post on PR Gone Bad a few weeks ago knows, the world of book sales and book marketing has changed in a profound way. And, it’s a world I care deeply about. As a blogger, marketer and recent author with an insatiable quest to understand the book marketing process, I’ve spent hundreds of hours studying how other well-selling authors have been doing it right over th

Best of Personal Finance: Why Women Need More Money Than Men

By Linsey Knerl Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. This week we're talking leftover hot dog buns, why women need so much money, and a blinged-out J.D. Roth.