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What You Need To Know About Outdoor Wood Paint

What You Need To Know About Outdoor Wood Paint

Brief  When it comes to painting a new surface, it’s important to get the right paint. Is outdoor wood paint the right paint for your project? There’s a good chance that it is! Let’s learn what we can to find out. Of course, there is a lot to learn about any kind of...

How to Make Roads with Recycled Waste, and Pave the Way

How to Make Roads with Recycled Waste, and Pave the Way

Brief  Print It cost A$49 million to add 12.5 kilometres of extra lanes to Western Australia’s Kwinana Highway, south of Perth’s CBD. That’s not unusual. On average, building a single lane of road costs about about A$5 million per kilometre.What is unusual about this...

What Is Passive Solar Heating? How It Works and Limitations

What Is Passive Solar Heating? How It Works and Limitations

Brief  A passive solar-heated home needs no solar panels to heat or cool it. Rather, the energy used to heat and cool a house comes directly from the sun through skylights and windows. Some of that energy is then stored in the building's walls and floors to be used at...

How to Grout Outdoor Tile

How to Grout Outdoor Tile

Brief  Grouting outdoor tile on a concrete patio slab is a lot like grouting interior tile, with a few key differences. First, the grout must be rated for outdoor applications. Second, some of the grout lines should be filled with caulk rather than grout, to create...

How To Renovate Your Kitchen for Less Than $10K

How To Renovate Your Kitchen for Less Than $10K

Brief A kitchen can feel like the heart of the house, the place where you spend a significant amount of time, be it eating or entertaining. Because a kitchen is so integral to your home, if it’s not making you happy, for one reason or another, you may be craving an...

Your Leadership Approach Could be Preventing Good Ideas

Your Leadership Approach Could be Preventing Good Ideas

Brief  Leaders can stifle creativity by trying to dominate every room they're in, being judgmental or turning group meetings into "creativity-on-demand" sessions, writes Art Petty. "The social and power pressures are so brutal here that many opt to remain quiet versus...

9 Ideas for Overcoming Self-doubt

9 Ideas for Overcoming Self-doubt

Brief  Feeling unworthy or like an impostor can negatively affect our leadership, writes Gregg Vanourek, whose recommendations include not comparing ourselves to others, embracing Tara Brach's idea of "radical acceptance" and examining where these doubts originate....

Why You Should Document Your Successes

Why You Should Document Your Successes

Brief  Keep track of successful projects, positive outcomes, praise and day-to-day responsibilities so that you're ready to impress when promotions or job interviews become available, writes Joel Garfinkle. "Quantifiable data is especially persuasive, in part because...

The Best Renovation Tips for Cheap Old Houses’

The Best Renovation Tips for Cheap Old Houses’

Brief  Old houses often come with significant issues that need fixing, posing creative challenges for renovators. Regular homeowners can learn a lot from the creators of this show. Here are some great tips, both from Cheap Old Houses, and in general, to renovate any...

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