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The Languages That Take the Most (and Least) Time to Learn

So, you want to learn to speak and write a new language, huh? Not just “hello” and “thank you,” but really learn it well enough that you could live …

Language Learning

The 3 Phrases That Will Slowly Kill Your Business (And What to Say Instead) | Inc.com

The single most powerful tool in a business owner's toolbox, which can either harm or help their businesses, is their mindset. Especially in the hardest times, leaders must firmly hold onto their belief that they can achieve anything they set their mind to.<p>One of my favorite mantras by Tony Robbins …

Self-improvement

People don’t love your brand - they don’t even like it

Marketing is a funny business. We use words like “lovemarks” and “engagement” and “brand love” and “affinity” like people are actually in love with …

TED Talks

How to Help Your Kid Become 'Rejection-Proof'

Like most kids who are five, Jia Jiang’s son Brian hears “no” often. But unlike most kids, who might see the word as their invitation to melt onto …

Want to Boost Memory by 20 Percent? Science Says Do This 1 Simple Activity | Inc.com

If you like to spend your break time with a quick jaunt around the corner to buy a coffee, nobody's judging. But according to science, you might be better off if you took time out of your day to get on a trail and make friends with some trees. That's because time in nature literally changes brain …

The Brain

13 Tips For Beautiful & Tempting iPhone Food Photography

Food makes an excellent subject for still life iPhone photography, and you can achieve some incredibly artistic results. But great food photography …

Landscape Photography

The Perfect Entrepreneurial Attitude According to Science

There’s a saying out there that entrepreneurs aren’t made, they’re born.I don’t believe that.I think being an entrepreneur is something anyone can …

Entrepreneurship

Tai Lopez Shares 7 Steps to Launch a Business With No Money or Experience

How to go from idea to paying customers in one to eight weeks.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, 310 out of 100,000 people on average created new businesses each month in the U.S., according to the 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity. Most entrepreneurs …

Three Life Changing Business and Leadership Lessons In Less Than 5 Minutes

This column is authored by Ash Vyas, Director, Digital Marketers IndiaThe post Three Life Changing Business and Leadership Lessons In Less Than 5 …

Startups (India)

The Grown-Up Kitchen: How to Make a Damn Roux

A roux by any other name is still a roux, but maybe that other name should be “fat and flour paste thickener,” because the fancy French name seems to …

50 Meticulous Style Guides Every Startup Should See Before Launching – Learn

<i>All good brands have a great style guide.</i><p>Creating a simple booklet that catalogues the specific colors, type, logos, imagery, patterns, taglines, …

Graphic Design

This is the best time of day to post on Instagram

Research shows this is the best time to get engagement<p>Hopper HQ's research into the best time to post on Instagram in order to get the most engagement is so interesting.<p>Posting anything on social media can be a bit of a minefield, not least because it's easy to feel like your photo <i>needs</i> to get a …

How to Use Psychology to Choose Fonts

Colors are well-established in the psychology of design and branding. Ninety percent of product decisions are based on color, and although some color …

Typography

The Gestalt Principles

<b>The Gestalt Principles</b><p><i>Gestalt</i> is a psychology term which means "unified whole". It refers to theories of <b>visual perception</b> developed by German …

Instagram Bio Tricks & Ideas: Center, Spaces, Etc.

<b>Note: This article was originally published on July 13th, 2015. It’s been updated as of May 8th, 2016, with new information to help bring your</b> …

A guide to crafting a beautiful Instagram feed

Long gone are the days where we use Instagram to snap the food we just ate and upload shameless selfies before a big night out.<br>The candid snaps are …

Tell Me What Languages You Know and I'll Tell You How You Read

<i>Summary: Findings could have positive implications for education and teaching bilingual children how to read.</i><p>Source: FECYT.<p><b>The way bilingual people</b> …

Language Learning

The psychological effects of growing up with an extremely common name

There’s a line in a poem by Czeslaw Milosz that’s always stuck with me: “Love means to learn to look at yourself/ The way one looks at distant things/ For you are only one thing among many.” The key to happiness, the poem suggests, is to understand that you’re not that special—so that you can …

York University

You're Bad at Choosing Good Pictures of Yourself — But Strangers Aren't

Whether it's a social network like Facebook or a job-seeker site like LinkedIn, most of us are guilty of overthinking our profile picture selection …

The psychology of restaurant design revealed

From the shape and squashiness of the dining chairs to the exact shade and texture of the wallpaper, a designer has revealed the lengths that go into …

Reframing Negative Thoughts Changed My Life

It’s the afternoon, and I’m doing the dishes. We don’t have a dishwasher, and I hate the way the water feels on my hands. I hate when my fingers …