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8 science-backed mind tricks to beat procrastination and do that thing you've been putting off right now

But the thing about getting things done? It's hard — especially when whatever you're supposed to be doing is daunting, unpleasant, or particularly high stakes.<p>And as we've written before, there are powerful reasons you might be having trouble getting started. But the bills must be paid, the work …

Procrastination

10 Style Risks to Take in 2015

The best and boldest trends to try this year.<p>With a new year come the requisite reflections and resolutions: lose weight, break a bad habit, finish that half-done DIY project you started as part of last year's resolution, and of course, refresh your fashionable life. We're setting all sorts of …

The Strange Business Strategy This Company Used to Raise $86 Million

Innovative startups aren't required to reinvent the wheel.<p>Quite often, the most brilliant ideas are hiding in plain sight, just waiting for an enterprising entrepreneur to push them to fruition.<p>However, simply having that great idea is no guarantee of success. In fact, 90% of startups <i>will …

Business Strategy

At one elementary school, 5 boys befriend the bullied — and change lives

At the end of this year, Mankato Area Public Schools honored five fifth-grade boys from Franklin Elementary in Mankato, Minnesota with its Spirit of Youth Award.<p>Their teacher, Mallory Howk, had nominated them after witnessing their interactions with James Willmert, a boy at the school with a …

Education

How To Inject Personality Into Content Marketing

Remember: people buy from other people, not from companies, LinkedIn's Jason Miller says.<p>LinkedIn's Marketing Solution's Senior Content Marketing Manager did something cool today. Actually he does something cool most days. Tech blogger and social media strategist by day, he can be found as a rock …

Top 7 Powerful SEO Helpers to Improve Your Marketing Strategies

Technology May 18, 2015 79 Reads share<p>When you first try SEO, you can feel daunted. Where should you go to get the necessary information? What tools …

Marketing Strategy

The Most Important Word In Marketing

Yes, there is a most important word in marketing.<p>It’s not niche or product or even Facebook. But before I tell you what I think it is, will you let …

Marketing

There’s More to Digital Marketing than Social Media

<i>By Jeremy Flinn, Entrepreneur</i><p>You’ve heard the term more and more over the last 5 years. Digital marketing or internet advertising – at first it …

How to spend just $100 on a social media budget

How big is your marketing budget?<p>I’ve heard of companies that spend millions on marketing. I’ve heard of others who spend zero (we skew toward the zero side at Buffer).<p>Do you want to be a cryptocurrency millionaire?Don't get your hopes up.VISIT HARD FORK<p>Regardless of how much you spend, you aim to …

The 10 Most Common Startup Marketing Mistakes

<i>Some marketing mistakes are inevitable, but these all-too-common startup marketing mistakes can be avoided if you know what to look for.</i><p>Startups face a number of unique challenges when it comes to marketing. With restricted budgets, limited resources, and a desperate need to get their name visible …

Entrepreneurship

How To Actually Be More Productive, By The Guy Who Designed Facebook's Productivity Tool

<i>On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a user asked: "What are some little-known productivity tips from various professions?" The most popular answer came from Justin Rosenstein (@rosenstein), who designed Facebook's internal productivity tool and co-created the productivity software Asana.</i> …

Productivity

Guess Who's Coming to Riverfest 2015

Warm weather means Riverfest is on its way, y’all!<p>The Natural State’s largest music and arts festival takes place Memorial Day weekend (that's May …

26 Children's Books That Celebrate Black Heroes

From scientists and singers, to activists and artists: these books will teach children about black heroes.

10 Questions to Ask When Designing Your Company's Logo

Great logos are recognizable in a blink. They also should make a lasting impression.<p>Target hits the bullseye, Nike goes swoosh, and Apple catches the eye<b>.</b> All three company’s iconic logos are unique, memorable and stand the test of time. They instantly and consistently do what a potent logo should: …

Graphic Design

Your brand needs a visual style guide: here’s how to create one – Learn

<i>One of the most essential documents any business can have is a brand style guide, yet many don’t have one.</i><p>Why are style guides so important? They …

Beyond the Logo: 5 Key Branding Elements

Your designer does not define your brand identity. Your true brand identity is the view your customers have of your company.<p>Your company has spent a lot of time defining and creating your brand and identity. You may have paid a design company to create a logo or a new name and a custom color scheme …

Graphic Design

5 Theater Books to Read

Looking to achieve another goal besides getting off-book and acting? Knowing your way around a theater never hurts. Consider exploring a different …

The Sound of Cracking Bones: an artless exercise in consciousness raising

Would you like to see a play about child soldiers? Pleiades Theatre is currently mounting one at Theatre Passe Muraille: Quebec playwright Suzanne Lebeau's <i>The Sound of Cracking Bones</i>, which won the Governor-General's Literary Award for French-language drama in 2009.<p>Unfortunately, Lebeau's play – …

Comedie de Bethune - National Drama Theater / Manuelle Gautrand Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Existing Building (Theater dekuvered in 1999).<p>The building delivered by the agency in 1999 included …

12 Memorable Movie Soundtracks from the Past 12 Years

The Boyhood soundtrack gave everyone a healthy dose of nostalgia last year. Here's a look at other recent soundtracks that left their mark.<p>There's a scene in <i>Boyhood</i> in which Ethan Hawke drives his Pontiac GTO across a stretch of Texas highway, windows down, his son Mason (Ellar Coltrane) riding …

20 Secrets About Men That We Wish Women Knew

By Phoenix Down,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/16PYS9N<p>1. We don’t want to be, and are not, “at war” with you.<p>We want more than anything to get …

The 4 Magic Words That Will Rapidly Improve Your Conversations

Choose your words wisely and you can save time, improve your relationships, and spark your creativity.<p>Words are powerful, but often misused.<p>In this post, I'll share four words to help you rapidly improve your conversations.<p>"Specifically"<p>The word <i>specifically</i> is kryptonite to jargon, buzzwords, and …

Self-improvement

How to Spot a Cheap Logo Design

It doesn’t take an experienced graphic designer to spot a cheap logo design – and the average consumer is savvier than you think.Keep in mind that …

Graphic Design

5 Lame Excuses for Not Starting Your Business

Get these weak-minded excuses out of the way and you'll soon have the courage to start your dream business.<p>In my experience, there are two types of people in this world 1) those who have started their own businesses, and 2) those who want to start their own business but keep finding excuses to put …

Japanese Fashion Blogger in Checkered Top, Midi Skirt & Pin Nap Ankle Boots

Arisa is a friendly English-speaking Japanese fashion blogger and photographer we see often on the streets of Harajuku. Arisa is a big fan of Pay …

Maxi Coat & Plaid Shirt w/ Denim Bag & WhoWhat Pants in Harajuku

This is Veji, a girl with short pink hair who we met in Harajuku. She is a 22-year-old college student.<p>She is wearing a Topshop coat and a resale …