Ahmed Jafar

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8 Harsh Truths That Will Immediately Make You More Successful

Success isn't always easy--but learning these lessons now will propel you to the top.<p>Ask any successful entrepreneur how they got to the top, and they'll tell you they had to face plenty of harsh truths and realities to get there.<p>This isn't meant to be intimidating; it's empowering! Plenty of …

Motivation

10 Reasons Why Your Startup Idea Is Terrible And Won't Get Funded

As a venture capital and angel investor, I get bombarded with proposals to invest in startups. Many of them are terrible and just not fundable by angel investors or venture capital funds. Here are 10 common mistakes I have seen startups make that have resulted in their inability to raise</b> …

Venture Capital

A Quick Technique To Stay Positive When You're Feeling Down

We all like to think of ourselves as the woman warrior, the indomitable female the can-do girl who lives every moment with intensity and attention. But, alas, we are human and we have our down days and up days and in-between days. The days when we don't feel as positive or as motivated as we might …

My Brain’s Stronger Than Your Brain

In a recent episode of The Tim Ferris Show (my favorite podcast, behind The Productivity Show, of course), Tim Ferris interviews Arnold …

Meditation

5 Reasons You Can’t Focus And What To Do About It

Feel like you can never focus deeply? You’re probably not meeting these needs for continued attention. How to get your quality work back:<p>You know the problem–swarms of distractions, constant interruptions, various tones chiming all around, rampant “screen sucking,” texting under the table during …

How Daily Meditations Can Reduce Work Stress And Increase Happiness

Picture This: Your alarm clock didn’t go off so you jump out of bed to get ready for work in 5 minutes. You spill your coffee while sitting in a traffic jam and, once you get to the office, you find out your co-worker has called in sick so you have double the workload. To top it all off, your …

Graphic Design and Typography by Jessica Svendsen

Sophisticated Graphic Design and Custom Typography.<p>Jessica Svendsen received a MFA in Graphic Design from the Yale School of Art in 2013 and a BA in …

Obama on the World

Sony HX20V review

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V, the latest flagship pocket compact in its High Performance range offers an all-in-one solution for travellers who …

How to Get Interesting Foregrounds for Your Landscape Shots

There is an old convention among landscape photographers that getting an interesting foreground is a very desirable element in a lot of landscape …

Camera Settings for Concert Photography

Choosing the right camera settings for concert photography can be a daunting task, even for experienced music photographers. Here’s a breakdown of …

33 Amazing Photos of the Most Beautiful Abandoned Places on Earth

There’s something eerily beautiful about an old abandoned building or vessel. To imagine the lives of the people who once lived or worked there, to …

Amazing

How to Get Superb Color in Your Photography

Color accuracy is one of the most important aspects of photography. A big part of this is getting accurate white balance. White balance relates to …

Color Management

Detailed Explanation of the Manual Camera Controls Coming in iOS 8

One of the biggest photography-related additions to iOS 8 is the opening of Camera APIs to developers. Access to these APIs means third party …

Framing in Photography

Just to be clear, for this article we are not talking about the frame the print goes into, but “framing” your subject with something in the …

15 Revealing Signs You Genuinely Love What You Do

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below</i> …