Adam Partis

23 Added | 4 Magazines | 6 Likes | 2 Following | @AdamPartis2014 | Keep up with Adam Partis on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Adam Partis”

15 uses for your phone's camera (other than taking selfies)

​Learn about the stars<p>Use your phone as a security system<p>​Give visitors your Wi-Fi info<p>​Get all those business cards out of your wallet<p>​Solve math problems<p>​Find out your exact measurements<p>​Keep a visual list of favorites<p>​Know everything<p>​Find the best deal<p>​Make makeup easy<p>​Play a game<p>Save your …

This Is How To Be Productive: 5 New Secrets Proven By Research

Want to know how to be productive? Create goals, make a plan and execute. We all know this is a good idea… and it never, ever seems to work.It’s like …

Time Management

The One Rule For Having a Successful Career

Careers have changed dramatically over the last decade. There’s no such thing as a <i>lifer</i> or sticking to a single company for the duration of your …

3 Biggest Small Business Tech Trends of 2015

Entrepreneurs are willing to invest more in tech, prioritizing cloud and mobile.<p>Entrepreneurs are passionate about their businesses and are willing to do whatever it takes to succeed. They're smart, clever, and dedicated to meeting the needs of their customers with the best possible product or …

Small Business

25 Super-Successful Leaders Give Their Best Career Advice for Millennials

Tips that go beyond simply "following your passion."<p>If you're young and your career is in its early days, you've likely been privy to plenty of career truisms and clichés.<p>But if "follow your passion," "give 110%," and "be true to yourself" just aren't cutting it for you anymore, perhaps advice …

Self-improvement

4 Dumb Mistakes Smart Small Business Owners Make

You can have a better, more successful business if you'll just stop making these errors.<p>It's not easy being the owner of a small business. First, simply getting a business started and running well can be a real challenge. Putting together the cash you need to get things rolling--and hiring talented …

Small Business

3 Painfully Simple Ways to Avoid Overdraft Fees

Major banks gross as much as $32 billion in revenue through overdraft charges. Whether you're a student or a business owner, there are ways to avoid falling victim to these fees.<p>It's no question that most of us are shamefully guilty of overdrawing our checking accounts.<p>If you're extra careless, you …

Personal Finance

There's More Than One Path to Startup Success

Whether you go it alone, or want collaboration, it's crucial to learn to manage your team for maximum creativity and success.<p>I'm currently mentoring two young, aspiring artists. It became clear to me, very quickly, that their vision of the pathway of success was incredibly clear. They're also very …

Self-improvement

8 Tips to Running an Actually Successful Social Media Campaign

Social media for businesses is a tough nut to crack, so follow these tips to create a real community around your product.<p>Social media for businesses has become a blight upon the world. Companies thirst for your attention with the most asinine, pointless, promoted posts, offering webinars and "white …

Marketing

Want to Sell 398 Products Per Second? Try Copying This Amazon Strategy

There's a reason you should try holding a special event, even if there's no real holiday to celebrate.<p>Differentiation is hugely important for any company.<p>When customers think you are a 'me too' mobile app or accounting service, they will pass right over it and find a business with a bit more flair. …

eCommerce

A Hiring Manager's 10-Step Guide for Employing Top Talent

Hiring managers need to take 100% responsibility for whom they hire and how it's done. These 10 steps describe how it should be done.<p>It took me 30+ years to find out where all of the best people hang out. I then drew this map. If you look closely, you'll find them all in the Talent Sweet Spot in …

4 Trends to Steal From New York Fashion Week for Men

Neo-grunge, sporty layers, and man buns took over New York City's SoHo. Will they be coming to a startup office near you soon?

New York Style

17 Simple Habits That Make You Look More Professional

Unprofessional? Here are the behaviors that send the opposite, more positive message.<p><i>(A quick note before we get started. I wrote the following in response to reader feedback to another column: 10 Bad Habits That Make You Look Really Unprofessional. This post is the counterpoint to that one.)</i><p>Here's …

Leadership

Why You'll Never Succeed By Penny-Pinching

Be a Decent Human Being<p>Traditional Wisdom: A penny saved is a penny earned<p>On The Contrary: Penny-pinching leads to a sub-par, unhappy workforce<p>If you're a human being and you live in the 21st century, you should understand that workers should be fairly compensated for labor. If you can't afford to …

The Workplace

A Guide to the Strange, Little-Known, Hard-to-Find Beatles Christmas Recordings

Little in my life has enriched me more than the Beatles or Christmas—in different (and yet dovetailing) ways. And there is one enriching aspect of the Beatles’ catalog that is so rare, that it falls between the worlds of official product and bootleg. This wasn’t a commercial record, it wasn’t a …

7 Things Happy Couples Do All The Time

<i>By Dr. Jim Walkup, LMFT</i><p>If you truly want the best relationship possible, don't leave the fate of your "happily in love" connection to luck or chance. Trust me, couples who thrive for the long-term actively choose behaviors that keep them in a good place with each other.<p>As a marriage therapist who …

8 Things You Need to Know About Childhood Migraine

When it comes to our kids, there are plenty of things to worry about -- their academic performance, extracurricular activities, and friendships. Of course, our main concern is our child's health. But you may not be aware of the one thing that could be affecting all aspects of your child's life -- …

How Not To Die Full Of Regrets | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you ask anyone what they want in life, chances are they will tell you one of the following things:<p>More money<br>• Peace/happiness<br>• Better physical and …

Now You Can Quickly Share The Best Parts Of Your GoPro Videos With BrightSky Labs’ App ’10’

A few months ago, we told you about BrightSky Labs, a startup that hoped to unlock videos recorded on GoPro cameras and other wearable devices and make them easy to edit and share. Today, the company is releasing the first version of its video-sharing app 10, which is designed to do just that.<p>The …

Watch This Video That Uses Legos To Illustrate U.S. Economic Inequality…& Get Depressed

© 2011 mSeattle, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio<p>The Brookings Institution has created this video to illustrate the lack of economic mobility in the United …