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No Impact Man

By Colin Beavan

What to Wear on a First Date

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Alternative assembling/hanging of LACK zig-zag shelves

Materials: Lack zig-zag shelves, L-brackets, hardware Description: This hack comes from Italy! So, my partner and I bought 4 LACK zig-zag shelves, 2 red and 2 black ones, with the idea of stacking them all on the same wall, with alternating colours, but then changed our mind about it.

Wood Peg: It’s a multitasker and a space-saver (but not a floor wax or a dessert topping)

As it it isn’t cool enough that the various components of the Wood Peg furniture system by Studio Gorm can be assembled into a variety of different configurations. The whole system can also be stored on on a wall-hung rail when not in use. (via Swiss Miss) Like this site? Buy Erin Rooney Doland's Unclutter Your Life in One Week from Amazon.com today.

Nexus S 4G Sprint Android Phone Review

Sprint Nexus S 4G by Samsung Switching phones is expensive, so I try not to do it very often. The cost of phones isn’t that bad, it is the time investment required to get a new device setup, the important data transferred over and learning how to use it.

Corbett Barr Interview

Advertise here with BSASite: Corbettbarr.com As creative freelancers many of us have the unique working situation were we can pick up move about, relocate, travel and work from just about anywhere — well at least if you set yourself up for that flexibility.

SPONTAN Magnetic NOT Markerboard

Materials: SPONTAN Magnetic board, sandpaper, chalkboard paint Description: I am bad at reading the fine print. Let's just start there. I saw the smooth SPONTAN magnet board at IKEA and assumed that because it was smooth it was a marker board as well as a magnet board. Well... you know what happens when you assume, right?

Ten More Giant Money Wasters

A few days ago, CNN Money posted an article listing ten giant money wasters. Here they are, in summary form: 1. ATM fees 2. Lottery tickets 3. Gourmet coffee 4. Cigarettes 5. Infomercial impulse buys 6. Brand-name groceries 7. Eating out 8. Unused gym memberships 9. Daily internet deals 10. Bundled cable or phone services Undoubtedly, each of these can be a huge money waster.

Should You Build Your Company to Sell it?

When I first heard the title of well-known entrepreneur and business-writer, John Warrillow’s newest book—Built To Sell—I have to  admit to recoiling a bit.I have major concerns about founding and building a company with the sole purpose of selling it.

Drowning in Clutter? Observe the One-Minute Rule.

2011 Happiness Challenge: For those of you following the 2011 Happiness Project Challenge, to make 2011 a happier year -- and even if you haven’t officially signed up for the challenge -- welcome! This month’s theme is Time. Last week’s resolution was to Suffer...for fifteen minutes. Did you try that resolution? Did it boost your happiness?

Don’t Just Create…Create Opportunity!

Advertise here with BSACredit: elenathewise on Photodune I’ve been thinking a lot about creativity lately, primarily because I am immersed in Julia Cameron’s book, The Sound of Paper.

Learning to Give

For years, Get Rich Slowly readers have given me grief over my charitable giving. Or, more precisely, my lack of it. I was raised in a home that gave neither money nor time to help others. As I struck out on my own, I never picked up the habit of giving. At first, this was because I had myself to worry about. I was deep in debt.

15 of the Best Motivational Quotes

The power of words never fails to inspire. Below are 15 of the best motivational quotes and a much needed early week pick-me-up.  I hope you enjoy: A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere. Joyce A.

Wilderness Survival: Know Your Distress Signals

Let’s say your plane crashes on a desert island and you’re stranded with only a rugby ball as your friend (a volleyball isn’t a manly enough companion for you). Each day you scan the skies, waiting, hoping, aching, to spot a rescue plane coming your direction.

A Day Without Distraction: Lessons Learned from 12 Hrs of Forced Focus

What if you had to focus for at least 30 minutes on every single task that you did? Would it improve your productivity? Cal Newport takes hard focus for a test drive.

Integrity and Your Goals

Have you ever noticed that, when you’re trying a new diet or a new exercise routine or new spending habits or some other significant restrictive change in your life, it often only takes one mis-step for the entire program to fall apart?