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7 Tips for Overcoming Street Photography ‘Awkwardness’

Street photography can seem daunting. The idea of photographing strangers and intruding on their privacy might make you nervous, but this video by …

5 Things the World’s Greatest Achievers All Have in Common

Something that has always fascinated me is what separates the world’s greatest achievers from everyone else in the world. What do they know that we …

What’s in My Bag: One-Man Band Video Gear for Documentaries

When traveling the globe as a one-man band, one of the greatest challenges you'll face is packing light while still bringing everything the job …

Videography

Does Stretching Pay Off?

1 of 5<p>The 411 on Stretching<p>The age old question when it come to working out is, "Is stretching after your workout really worthwhile?". Here’s a topic …

Exercise

This Is Where I Leave You Because I Deserve Better

We had everything. We had the perfect chemistry, we had the greatest laughs, and we just understood each other in a way that everything we did …

How To Tell The Difference Between Optimism And Wishful Thinking

Anything that keeps you motivated is a benefit–even a bit of delusion.<p>Most new businesses fail. Even the rosiest estimates of new business success suggest that only 50% of new businesses will still exist in five years, and only about a third will continue to exist for a decade. Given those odds, …

5 exercises to improve your storytelling skills

<i>This article was previously published on PR Daily in April 2016.</i> <br>Football players practice ballet. Pianists repeat small sections of music until it's …

Public Relations

Chardonnay Rosemary Pork Roast Recipe

Recipe by: Chris and Fay<p>"This was something I whipped up when looking for something new and different to try for a pork roast. My husband loves this …

23 Unromantic Signs That You’ve Found Your Soulmate

<b>1.</b> You have a blast doing super boring stuff together, like grocery shopping, running to the pharmacy, or doing your taxes.<p><b>2.</b> You have more fun …

What You Need To Know Before You Move Abroad

I believe everyone should live abroad at least once in their life, but it's an extremely big decision that needs to be thought out thoroughly ahead of time.<p>Unfortunately, I've watched too many people move abroad too quickly only to figure out after a month or two that their move wasn't what they …

How to Travel as a Couple

<i>Photo credit: RTWLovers</i><p>Traveling with your significant other adds a new level of adventure to your trip. You share unforgettable experiences that range from heart wrenching to adrenaline inducing to awe-inspiring. All in the course of a day!<p>But travel is full of pitfalls to make even the most …

Power Up Your Sony A7SII or A7RII by Using This Dirt Cheap D-Tap to USB Adapter

The mediocre battery performance of the latest Sony mirrorless cameras is ubiquitous and still an Achilles heel of those otherwise excellent …

Fixing It in Post: A Case Study in Correcting Shooting Mistakes in the Edit

<i>"We'll fix it in post."</i> It's one of the most dreaded phrases to say in production. But what if you've already screwed things up and you have no …

Cinematography

Doing Good Is More Important Than Doing Well

<i>“Dream. Try. Do good.”</i><p><i>“Don’t you mean ‘do well?’”</i><p><i>“No, I mean, ‘do good.’”</i><p>I was maybe 19 years old when I first heard these lines, the final words of …

Hyperloop pens deal that could connect Slovakia, Austria and Hungary

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement with the government of the Slovak Republic to "explore" …

In the funny 'Hello, My Name Is Doris,' Sally Field just might prove Oscar worthy

Sally Fieldgives perhaps the year's first Oscar-worthy lead actress performance in the funny, beguiling and affecting "Hello, My Name Is Doris," a brave little film that shows it's never too late to come of age.<p>As Doris Miller, a shy, sixtysomething office drone with a recently deceased mother, …

Staten Island

How Constructive Editing Techniques Can Save Money On Your Next Film

This video essay may change the way you edit your next film.<p>Codified roughly a hundred years ago by American and Russian filmmakers, the so-called …

Keeping A Journal Can Make You Mentally Stronger, Science Explains Why

For most, keeping a journal is something you do for posterity or to organize your thoughts. But regular writing has a lot of benefits. It helps you …

North Carolina State University

6 Things All Writers Will Instantly Relate To

Whether your credibility can be attributed to critically acclaimed novels or simply a vast amount of Internet shares (yes, that was a jab at myself), …

What 6 Common Brain Farts Really Mean

Losing your keys is harmless, but some mental slip-ups could actually be serious<p>Everyone lets out the occasional brain fart. Ever search your house for your TV remote, only to find it on the coffee table the whole time? Experts say this is a harmless slip-up, but some common mental lapses could be …

The Easiest Thing You Can Do to Be a Great Boss

Most leaders receive surprisingly little development before assuming their first supervisory roles. In fact, many get no leadership training at all until they’ve been in the executive ranks for nearly a decade—reaching, on average, age 42.<p>But whether you’ve had formal training or not, there’s one …

The Right Thing to Say to a Grieving Friend

Are you helping them, or just making it worse?

The Compelling Memoirs You Have To Read

Some call it navel-gazing. We call it too good to put down.<p>As much as we adore fiction, a good memoir really has a huge emotional impact on the …

20 apps you need on your Mac

You've got a Mac, and now you need the best apps.<p>Don't worry, we've got you covered.<p>In this list you'll find apps you've probably never heard of before to help you be more productive, creative, and entertained. Here are 20 of the best Mac apps worth checking out:

Apps

How to Organize Your Entire Life with Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, …

Project Management

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Entrepreneurship

Four Scientifically Proven Habits Of Powerful Presenters

There’s no shortage of speaking tips out there, but scientists are now figuring out how best to combine them.<p>What makes someone a great presenter? Why do some speakers seem to effortlessly captivate their audiences, while others struggle just to keep them awake? It turns out that scientists have …

How to Spot a Bad Boss During an Interview

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>One of the greatest predictors of your happiness at work is your relationship with your manager. So when you’re considering a new job, it’s important to know how you’ll get along with your new boss. This can be hard to assess in an interview when you’re working hard to demonstrate why <i>she</i> …

Striving for Perfection Can Ruin Your Chances at Success

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …