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Answer These 4 Questions to Create a Compelling Vision

Most employees do not have a clear line of sight to their organization's vision, but it's an easy fix.<p>About 350 years ago, a shipload of travelers landed on the northeast coast of America. The first year, they established a town site. The next year, they elected a town government.<p>The third year, …

The Tactics I Used to Make $4k My First Month as a Freelance Writer

When I decided that I wanted to be a full-time freelance writer, I came to the plate with seven years of experience as a marketing and business …

50+ Amazing Photo Manipulation Tutorials

Unleash your creativity with a fun photo manipulation. Great for beginners, these tutorials will help you brush up on your Adobe Photoshop skills …

Graphics

Chick-fil-A is beating every competitor by training workers to say 'please' and 'thank you'

The chicken chain is statistically the most polite chain in the restaurant business, according to a QSR Magazine's annual drive-thru report released in October.<p>Employees at Chick-fil-A were the most likely of the 15 chains surveyed to say "please" and "thank you," and to smile at drive-thru …

Customer Service

How to Earn Passive Income: The Insider’s Guide

Wherever you go in the world of web design, you hear the words “passive income” in hushed tones, like a child describing a pot of gold at the end of …

Watch: Story Of The Graphic Designer Who Made US$1M Selling Fonts Online

<b>“I’m just Nicky Laatz in my little shop.”</b> Passion is what drives South Africa-based graphic designer Nicky Laatz.<p><b>The designer</b> was thrown into …

Create mixed inks with InDesign

Mixed inks enable you to create the maximum number of colours with a limited number of inks, and without increasing the separations used for …

Ad of the Day: Adobe pokes fun at the 'hovering art director' in Adobe Stock push

Adobe is taking a comical look at the relationship between art directors, designers and marketers, in a campaign to promote its Adobe Stock …

Master Photoshop | 20 Brilliant Tutorials You Should Try

If you want to master Photoshop, these brilliant tutorials will surely help you a lot! We selected some of the best Photoshop tutorials that show …

Graphics

10 great examples of graphic design portfolios

When it comes to creating a stunning graphic design portfolio, there are a number of tips you should follow, but there’s no ‘one correct way’ to lay …

Graphic Design

How To Start A Blog That Earns A Real Income

In today’s competitive business environment, employees are constantly vying for ways to climb the corporate ladder. Looking to make steady gains over time, they work hard, diligently putting in the effort to ensure that they get noticed. Over time, they climb the proverbial ladder, increasing their …

Dot-com

13 best-selling online classes you can enroll in for $10 right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr / Luke RedmondUdemy is offering more than 17,000 classes on their site for just $10 each.<p>We put together a list of some of our …

Programming

42 Facebook Post Ideas from Businesses That Know What They’re Doing

Are you marketing on Facebook, wondering what to post next or what’s going to work best for your business?<p>We’ve all been there, our creative juices …

The Good, the Bad, the Awesome and the Ugly of NBA All-Star Saturday Night 2017

It droned on and on and on<p>NEW ORLEANS -- Kristaps Porzingis won the Skills competition, Eric Gordon was a flamethrower, the Big Easy was jumping, and …

How to Make $1,828 From Every Blog Post You Publish

Earning money from your blog can seem like an uphill battle. It can be particularly disheartening if you’re brand new to it and playing “catch up” …

Marketing

Complete Lightroom and Photoshop Portrait Retouching Tutorial

Most online photography tutorials focus on one thing—how to sharpen better or how to retouch shiny skin, for example. This video goes way beyond …

Your Social Media Is Terrible -- Stop Making These 5 Mistakes

“Social media advertising budgets have doubled worldwide over the past two years—going from $16 billion in 2014 to $31 billion in 2016. In 2017, analysts predict a 26.3% global increase on spending for social media ads,” according to Hootsuite.<p>So why are brands still getting it wrong? What mistakes …

40 Interview Questions That Will Sort the Great from the Good

It's the soft skills that determine how successful leaders will be.<p>​Interviewing people for jobs can very difficult, especially for leadership or management positions. You often have only a limited time available to ask questions, and many candidates are so well prepared it can be difficult to get …

Employment

The Dunning-Kruger Effect Shows Why Some People Think They're Great Even When Their Work Is Terrible

Pat is a programmer at a large software company. At best, he’s a middling performer; his code is a mess (initializing variables that are never used, using variable names no one else understands, etc.), he takes longer than he should, and he doesn’t even remember his own code months later.<p>But Pat’s …

Psychology

A Crash Course For Freelancers On Using Google To Find Leads

Google is an amazing tool for a lot of reasons. It remains the gateway to the internet, with 60 trillion pages indexed and 2 trillion searches annually. There are plenty of freelance sites and job boards out there to help you find clients, but don’t forget Google as another powerful option.<p>Here’s a …

Employment

How to turn daytime into night in photoshop

Recently I created a series of composite images around my home town. I shot the locations early one morning, then shot the models a week later in my …

13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that's far from the case.<p>Our judgments are often inaccurate because the …

29 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.<p>So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best way …

Employment

Inside Nevada’s Moonlite Bunny Ranch: Come for the sex. Stay for the negotiation skills.

Most people visit brothels seeking pleasure. I went seeking the guidance of a self-described “feminist pimp” who promised to teach me something more valuable.<p>I have a PhD in economics. I am an expert in assigning value to esoteric financial assets, exotic forms of labor, and pension finance. But …

Reality TV

15 Basic Drawing Techniques for Beginners

Have you always enjoyed sketching and doodling, but you’ve never actually tried your hand at real drawing techniques before? Drawing is something …

Graphics

The Ultimate Working From Home Guide | Investopedia

<b>Amazon.com Inc.</b><p>Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) employs more than 500,000 workers around the world, many of them reporting to work from their home offices. …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

Best Online Typography Tools for Designers and Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>The following comprehensive list of online typography tools …

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 …

Software

Use These 100 Design Websites To Jumpstart Your Creativity

The web is an incredible place. In less than 30 years it completely changed the world connecting and empowering people. One of the biggest benefits it brings is an endless inspiration for any field you can imagine.<p>As a creative entrepreneur, I am constantly looking for inspiration. I love reading …

Graphic Design