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34 weird vintage photos of women in tiny miniskirts at huge old computers

Sex sells Big Iron. Attractive women wearing as little clothing as the decency of the day allows--this tool has been a constant one in the history of …

Using Color Theory to Improve Website Accessibility

There are tons of articles and guides about <b>color theory</b> and its importance for every web designer. Colors are really essential in design and may even …

UI Design

7 successful entrepreneurs on the worst advice they ever received

But sometimes, it's hard for new business owners to decipher which nuggets of wisdom are helpful and which will actually do harm.<p>As a new entrepreneur, you will undoubtedly make wrong turns when you start your own business, but it's better to own your mistakes instead of following bad advice that …

Entrepreneurship

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

Time Management

Four Ways to Stop the Dreaded Side Stitch

You can start by watching what you eat before a run.<p>Few things are worse than getting a side stitch during a run. Here are three ways to prevent the problem, and one strategy for stopping a stitch in its tracks:

If You Are These 5 Things, You Are Destined to Be a Leader of the Future | Inc.com

The business world is changing. The coveted leadership qualities of the past--being experienced, decisive, authoritative and focused on command and control--don't work with the changing world and increasingly diverse workforce. Innovation is critical for success in today's constantly expanding …

Leadership

Women don’t have “maiden” names: A modest proposal to retire the descriptor

The antiquated term carries all kinds of sexist connotations. Its continued usage is more political than we realize<p>Last weekend the New York <i>Times</i> published an article about women and marriage and names—a perennially complicated topic that touches on matters of family, identity, feminism, and …

5 Productivity Killing Myths That Are Ruining Your Life – And How To Solve Them

<i></i> <i><br>This is a guest post by Tor Refsland. Tor decided to leave his six-figure job in order to follow his passion – to help online entrepreneurs free up</i> …

Time Management

Life Commentary

10 Steps To Lead A Small But Effective Team

Small teams can make a big impact with a compassionate leader at the helm. Here’s how to keep your talented team focused and inspired.<p>Who gets sent in when the environment is uncertain and risky, the task complicated and challenging, and the opposing force is overwhelming? It’s highly trained small …

Articles about go flow on Dwell.com - Dwell

Along the ever-expanding coastline of Hawaii’s Big Island, an architect and his family exchange fast-paced city life for a...<p>Robotic furniture sounds less far-fetched when Yves Béhar and the MIT Media Lab are involved.<p>Forage the forest floor, fish the mountain creek, and relearn respect for …

Prefab Homes

Small Style: Tiny Heirloom, the World's Littlest Luxury Home

(Image credit: Design Collector)<p>If you've always wanted to live in a home so tiny it fits on a trailer, but were loathe to give up your dream of a …

Houses

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The Future Of Social Enterprise In 2015

Three simple things conscious capitalism must do to grow in the New Year.<p>The social enterprise space has definitely come of age in recent years, growing by leaps and bounds and gaining momentum even as you read this. But there’s no denying that it gets harder from here.<p>The year ahead is filled with …

Innovation

The limits of new social entrepreneurship

If you're receiving year-end fundraising appeals from international charities or universities, chances are that social entrepreneurship is featured among these. This model - featuring young, creative minds solving social ills - is all the rage in international development circles as well as in …

Tech Billionaire Slams His Peers For Being 'Stingy'

But in his hometown of San Francisco, where a tear-down home can cost $1 million, he's not the symbol of gentrification. He's more like a Robin Hood.<p>His company, the largest tech employer in San Francisco, is famous for its 1-1-1 model of philanthropy where the company donates 1% of employees' …

To Make 2015 A Successful Year, Don't Be a Mosquito In a Nudist Colony | Inc.com

The mosquito in the nudist colony looks around and says, "I know what to do, I just don't know where to begin." So much opportunity, what should I do first?<p>Prioritizing what to do daily is critical to our success. Our destiny for 2015 will be the accumulation of 365 days, one day at a time.<p><b>Begin</b> …

Demonstration

How 10 Minutes of Work a Day Can Maximize Your Productivity | Inc.com

Ten minutes doesn't seem like much time, right? The standard workday in the United States is eight hours, which is 480 minutes, and many of us work something closer to 600 a day. Compared to 600, 10 minutes seems like nothing, but if used properly and consistently, those 10 minutes can make a …

Time Management

What Your Employees Really Think About You

Srikumar Rao, author of Happiness at Work, knows exactly what other people think about you.

Employment

3 Quick Steps to Help You Delegate Productively

Kory Kogon, author of The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity, explains how to break your patterns and delegate a task.

Time Management

Motivate Yourself throughout 2015! A-Quote-A-Week on Goals, Success, and Power | Inc.com

Now is the time to wrap up your achievements for this year, pat yourself on the back, and start thinking about the road ahead.<p>You've got a lot more to accomplish, and it isn't always easy to muster the strength and enthusiasm to set out...again!<p>Here are quotes that will rev you up so you can hit …

Motivation

5 Simple Steps to Better Writing | Inc.com

The art of effectively communicating your message has long been valued by employers (and society). Nowadays, nearly everything is communicated through the Web--and can be done so instantaneously--making writing skills arguably more important than ever.<p>So, wanna get your writing skills up to snuff? …

Creative Writing

10 Habits of Remarkably Powerful Networkers | Inc.com

Your network of business connections may very well be your most valuable and important asset. As the old saying goes, "No man [or woman, for that matter] is an island"--we all gain influence and power when we connect with others who can help us further our goals, and whom we can help further their …

Self-improvement

5 Productivity-Enhancing Habits for Working at Home | Inc.com

Working from your home is seen by many as heaven. The ability to choose your own hours, to work in your PJs, and other such benefits are, for many, very appealing reasons to work from home. However, the truth is that having this type of a choice may hinder your productivity if you do not …

Productivity

7 Ways to Create an Extraordinary Place to Work | Inc.com

Ultimately, don't we all want to work in the kind of place that gets us excited just to be there?<p>According to Ron Friedman, psychologist and author of the book <i>The Best Place to Work,</i> "One of the most distressing facts about human nature is that we are not particularly good at staying happy for very …

Happiness

3 Ways To Become a Thought Leader | Inc.com

In business, being an expert in your field is an advantage that can propel your business to new heights. If you are looked at as an authority in your space, customers in your industry will come to you before anyone else. This protects your company from new entrants into the market, and also helps …

Thought Leadership

How to Prioritize Effectively | Inc.com

Setting priorities may well be the easiest, difficult task on your to-do list. As daily tasks--and, yes, even large projects pile up--knowing what to do now and what to put on hold for later can be difficult. Angel investor Rick Gibson is no stranger to having a lot on his plate.<p>Gibson says he …

Time Management