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My Minimalist Animal Illustrations

A collection of animal illustrations where I use the background colour to integrate the shape and colour of the animal.

Minimalism

60 Designers Create Posters For Their Favorite National Parks

Massimo Vignelli would be proud.<p>In addition to protecting our nation’s most beautiful natural resources, the National Parks Service (NPS) has always positioned itself as a steward for great design. To celebrate the organization’s 100th birthday, though, it’s getting some outside help, with dozens …

33 Authors Gave Us Their Best Advice On Writing

"Write the book that you're desperate to read. Fall in love with your characters. Finish the day's writing at a point where you want to know what happens next. And keep writing every day."<p><b>01.</b> As Kandinsky says, "Everything starts with a dot." Sometimes the hardest thing in writing a story is where …

20 Things You Should Ask Yourself If You're Wondering If Entrepreneurship Is Right for You

Consider these 20 questions before you take the leap.<p>The dream of entrepreneurship exists in the minds of the ambitious, the ones who believe they can reach for the stars. And in their minds, they can see it. They know what they want to build--and if they don't know what to build, they know they …

6 Personal Branding Trends to Help Make the Most of Your Investment

Personal branding isn't an ego play, and it's not a waste of resources -- it's an increasingly effective way to differentiate yourself, connect with your audience on a human level, and grow a valuable network.<p>The world is becoming smaller and smaller as people become more connected, and this …

A grad's guide to money

It is important to understand the basics of managing money. Here are four must-know steps for new grads to help get off to a strong start.<p>Making ends …

How to Adjust Dynamic Range in Adobe Photoshop

Not many people know what dynamic range is when it comes to their cameras. It’s not until they get involved with photography for a number of years …

Science Says: Woman in Business Outperform Men

The evidence accumulates that average women in business outperform their average male counterparts, especially in management roles.<p>Numerous studies state that both men and women prefer to work for a man, a perspective that some consider a weakness in the appeal of Hillary Clinton as a candidate for …

15 Motivational Books To Read In Your 20s

Being 25 is hard. It took me longer than most 20-somethings, but after hitting a quarter of a century, I too realized that I am nowhere near where I …

When non-profit director and blogger Vu Le asked his Facebook community to describe what makes a horrible boss, he was inundated with responses. Warning: you may recognise yourself here<p><b>1. Involve yourself in every decision</b><br>Don’t let any decision be made without weighing in, no matter how small. …

Self-help

Psychology of Color for impactful website

Website designers often use different colors in their website design that attracts our focus and we keep on appreciating these colorful web designs …

How to Write a Freelance Contract 101

There are many benefits to freelancing: the freedom, the flexibility, and the feeling of being your own boss. In some cases, you can make more money, …

Get The Life And Career You Deserve: A Five-Step Plan

Real life is so daunting and complicated these days that it can seem like a monumental achievement just to make it through the week. Even the most capable and hard-working people can be knocked down by real life, which throws us curve balls and complications when we least expect them.<p>It’s so easy …

Motivation

7 new browser-based tools for designers

Whether you work as an illustrator or graphic designer, web developer or 3D modeller, new design tools are being released all the time, many of them …

18 Signs You're Not Cut Out for Your Job | Inc.com

The alarm clock goes off bright and early on Monday morning. What's your reaction? Are you ready to tackle the day head-on? Or do you hit the snooze button and dread getting out of bed?<p>If you're experiencing the latter, then it may be time to reevaluate your life and find out what's the catalyst. …

These Videos Will Give You the Summary of Big Business Books in Just 4 Minutes

That Elon Musk biography and Peter Thiel's book on startups have been on your reading list for a while. Will you ever get to them?<p>For all you procrastinators, or for those who need a refresher, New York-based Board Studios has created a series of videos that summarize business books in four …

Download 2,100 Pixel Perfect Vector Icons

Get this amazing set of 2,100 pixel perfect vector icons for web, iOS, and Android, etc.<p>This well designed set consists of 2,100 crystal-clear vector …

Graphic Design

This Ugandan village’s satirical videos of Silicon Valley raise a more complex issue

In Bulambuli district in eastern Uganda, everyone is an entrepreneur. Or so claim the residents of the town in a new campaign geared towards fundraising for their local start-up projects. The community’s appeal was released in a series of tongue-in-cheek videos posted on YouTube starting last month.<p>…

7 Reasons the Best Employees Quit, Even When They Like Their Job

To win at being the best company, you must first win over your best employees.<p>Losing a great employee is a terrible thing. There's the expense of finding, onboarding, and training a replacement. There's the uncertainty of how a new employee will work out. There's the hardship on the rest of your …

Employee Engagement

These Tools Will Help You Become A More Persuasive Writer

Everybody writes. No matter what you are doing in life, you need to communicate with other people. Whether it’s a personal email to your friend or a formal proposal for your business, you want to persuade people to take action.<p>Throughout the years I developed a writing routine and found useful …

The Best Content Marketing Tools for Creation, Promotion, Syndication & More

Content marketing is still relatively new as a digital marketing discipline, yet marketers already have hundreds of tools to help make their …

Marketing