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Figure Drawing with Line and Contour

01<p>of 07<p>Figure Drawing: Line and Contour<p>Contour drawing is arguably the purest form of drawing - nothing but pure line. Most of us begin contour …

Net Neutrality: The Big Power Grab Lie the Left-Media Is Telling You

We addressed this to some degree last week. But the Left-Media’s lying has been demonstrably worse in the week since – a feat I didn’t then fathom as …

7 Effective Ways To Deal With Low Employee Morale

When employee morale is low, it can have a hugely negative effect on the culture, decrease collaboration between teams, affect the way customers are …

Employment

5 Ways to Foster a Culture of Learning (And Why It Matters) | Inc.com

If Netflix had remained a DVD rental service, IBM had given up after its first failed computer, or Amazon had stuck with only selling books, they'd all be obsolete by now.<p>Instead of resting on their laurels, though, they recognized the need for reinvention and adapted to industry changes. They each …

Motivation

The Case for Not Being Born

The anti-natalist philosopher David Benatar argues that it would be better if no one had children ever again.<p>David Benatar may be the world’s most pessimistic philosopher. An “anti-natalist,” he believes that life is so bad, so painful, that human beings should stop having children for reasons of …

The New Habit You Need to Develop Now If You Want Every Employer to Do Anything to Hire You. | Inc.com

If you're on the job hunt right now or want to make sure you're in a job that's the right fit for you, you need to think about performance management in a new way. The old way of performance management is over. Gone are the days where you wait to be told by your manager or company how you're doing …

Self-improvement

20 of America's top political scientists gathered to discuss our democracy. They're scared.

“If current trends continue for another 20 or 30 years, democracy will be toast.”<p>Is American democracy in decline? Should we be worried?<p>On October 6, some of America’s top political scientists gathered at Yale University to answer these questions. And nearly everyone agreed: American democracy is …

Employee Motivation

<b>Motivation</b> is a set of forces that directs an individual to the behavior that results in better job performance. A motivated employee might work …

How To Be A Motivational Leader

Motivational speakers are all the rage — individuals with a lot of life experience, and a lot of ideas to share. They make us laugh, they teach us valuable lessons, and sometimes, they make us cry.<p>Famous motivators include Apple’s founder Steve Jobs, who was fired from the company in its early …

Motivation

This Janitor Turned CEO Just Identified the Key to Building a Great Organization. Here It Is in 1 Word | Inc.com

Corey E. Thomas grew up in Georgia, the son of a self-taught electrician and a secretary. He credits his parents and humble background for shaping his work ethic and values, qualities that helped him work his way up to the chief executive position of Rapid7, a corporate network security company …

Leadership

If You Don't Believe In Setting Goals, It's Because You Don't Know How To Do It | Inc.com

I have a secret to tell you.<p>You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.<p>It really doesn't matter how big.<p>Suspicious?<p>Doubtful?<p>By the end of this blog post, you won't be. I'm going to break down exactly how this works on both psychological and spiritual levels.<p>You Need To Decide What You …

Self-improvement

The Top 3 Things Exceptional Leaders Never Delegate

Here’s a confession: I used to be a control freak. In 1-800-GOT-JUNK?’s startup days, I had my hands in <i>everything</i>. Some tasks I was OK at; others I definitely should have left to the experts (budgeting, for example). But as the founder, I was scared to let go. It was only after a period of …

Leadership

Why Culture Doesn't Just Beat Strategy, It Must Be the Strategy | Inc.com

Culture - and its application to strategy and results - is now a core focus of great organizations that "get it." Volumes of research from global consulting firms coupled with my own experiences as a business owner and consultant point to the fundamental belief that there is a distinct correlation …

Employee Engagement

7 Steps to Developing the Habits of Success

Use this simple, proven methodology to develop the habits you want to incorporate into your personality.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Brian Tracy’s book</i>Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | …

The One Set of Skills Every Leader Needs (but Many Lack) | Inc.com

The answer varies widely depending whom you ask. Whether you're talking to researchers or practitioners, there's not a lot of consensus. But there's one trait that most agree can mark the difference between a good leader and a great leader.<p>Strangely enough, it's also a skill that many leaders …

Self-awareness

If You Don’t Believe In Setting Goals, It’s Because You Don’t Know How To Do It

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy IThe post If You Don’t Believe In Setting Goals, It’s Because You …

Self-improvement

Leave These Skills Off Your Resume

Skills Not to Include on a Resume<p>Updated April 03, 2018<p>When you’re writing or updating your resume, it’s always a good idea to include the skills you …

5 Industries A.I. Will Disrupt in the Next 10 Years | Inc.com

Artificial intelligence is one of the hottest new technologies on the block, and entrepreneurs are rushing to get a solid understanding of what it means for them. It's predicted that AI bots will power 85% of customer service interactions by 2020 and will drive up to $33 trillion of annual economic …

Artificial Intelligence

5 steps to perfect financial health

Sometimes your financial health could use the same kind of checkups and preventive care that you apply to your physical health.<p>We all know the basic steps we can take to improve our physical health: eat nutritious foods, exercise, get plenty of sleep, and so on. But how do you get in tip-top …

Personal Finance

73% of Americans Have Financial Regrets -- Don't Be One of Them

Here are the most common financial mistakes Americans make, and how to avoid them.<p>Only one-fifth of American adults say they have no financial …

Wow! Here's How Much the Average College Graduate Earns in Their First Year

A college degree can still be worth it, particularly if you pick a good major and get clever about how you cover the costs.<p>College can be an …

How to Get a Raise Without Asking for One

Even when it seems you're doing everything right, promotions can be few and far between.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want to get ahead. Still, even when it seems you’re doing everything right -- you’re never late to work, rarely take a sick day and always meet …

Mark Cuban's Best Personal Finance Advice, in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

Toni Ko thought she was on top of her company's finances. Then she woke up one morning in 2016 to find half a million pairs of extra sunglasses staring her in the face.<p>The founder and CEO of Los Angeles sunglasses company Perverse was by then an experienced--and successful--entrepreneur, having …

Startups

Does That College Diploma Really Matter for Success?

A few billionaire entrepreneurs famously didn't bother with college but the people they hired to help build their companies mostly did.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The value of a college education is a hotly debated issue.<p>There are some entrepreneurs, including Steve …

The only 3 financial rules you need to get rich

Everyone defines financial success differently. For some, it may mean an early retirement — by the time you turn 40, perhaps — or having enough money …

Personal Finance