Jonathan Ladd

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To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

Parenting

Post Processing Low Contrast Landscape Photos - Photoshop Tips & Tricks

What if I ask you what’s wrong with the unprocessed landscape photo below? And how can you fix it?<p>This is a trick question. If you open this image …

Landscape Photography

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

Parenting

The Complete 35-Step Guide For Entrepreneurs Starting A Business

Starting a business entails understanding and dealing with many issues—legal, financing, sales and marketing, intellectual property protection, liability protection, human resources, and more. But interest in entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. And there have been spectacular success stories …

Small Business

Seven Tips for Practicing Positive Discipline . Talking With Kids . PBS Parents | PBS

<b>Understand the meaning behind the behavior.</b> Naomi Aldort, the author of "Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves," says that children want to behave …

Parenting

Start Your Day Right With These 3 Energy-Boosting Tips

Extra hours, late nights, and weekend work sessions are all a part of the entrepreneurial journey. But if you let work drain your energy, you're doing your business, family, and friends a disservice.<p>Whether balancing a side-hustle or juggling work and family, every self-employed person and business …

Productivity

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

A Lost Secret: How To Get Kids To Pay Attention

Fifteen years ago, psychologists Barbara Rogoff and Maricela Correa-Chavez ran a simple experiment. They wanted to see how well kids pay attention — even if they don't have to.<p>They would bring two kids, between the ages 5 to 11, into a room and have them sit at two tables.<p>Then they had a research …

Parenting

11 Secrets Of Irresistible People

Some people, regardless of what they lack—money, looks, or social connections—always radiate with energy and confidence. Even the most skeptical individuals find themselves enamored with these charming personalities.<p>These people are the life of every party. They’re the ones you turn to for help, …

Self-help

Warren Buffett Says These Simple Habits That Most of Us Ignore Separate Successful People From Everyone Else

The Oracle of Omaha wants you to succeed with these simple habits that even a 14-year-old could pull off.<p>Sometimes, I just have to shake my head at Warren Buffett's wisdom. Is it earth-shattering? Hardly.<p>At 87 years young, he keeps imparting on us the simplest advice that has made him a success …

Self-improvement

Photo-Series Provides an Abstracted Look at China's Iconic Architecture

A decade ago, a wave of striking architecture invaded major Chinese cities as the country prepared for the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2010 Shanghai …

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

The 7 Ways Dads Change Their Kids (For Better and Worse)

Everything you do as a father will impact your children. Here are some of the highlights.<p>Dads matter. Children of involved fathers are less likely to …

Parenting

Planning a Trip? Here Are 16 Easy Ways to Save Money on Flights and Hotels

Airfare and lodging costs can be the difference between a cheap trip and an expensive one. As my friends and I are still relatively young with little …

Can Nikon and Canon ever catch up with Sony’s mirrorless cameras?

Canon and Nikon are under pressure. As if they weren't already far enough behind in mirrorless cameras, Sony just launched the A7 III, which I called a "near-perfect all-around camera" in my review. It might come as a relief, then, to die-hard fans of those aforementioned camera companies that both …

Want to Raise Successful Children? Stop Telling Them These 3 Things (That Most Parents Say)

Some advice you think will help your children can actually harm them instead.<p>We want our children to be successful as possible--maybe even more successful than we are ourselves. And so we push them to give them the motivation and self-discipline that we know is a key to getting ahead.<p>This may seem …

Self-improvement

If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

Tools of the Trade for Panoramic Photographers

Before we talk gadgets, know that it is possible to do epic panoramic photographs handheld. Thanks to awesome modern post-processing software, the …

How to Use One of the Most Important & Most Powerful Tools in Photoshop: Curves (VIDEO)

Not too long ago we featured a helpful and easy-to-understand video from Nathaniel Dodson, aka Tutvid, on what he has called the most powerful and …

London's 12 most spectacular parks for families

London has more green space than most other world capitals, and it is now, in sunny early spring, that they are at their most glorious. There are parks tucked into every neighbourhood, and one of the great joys of visiting the city is discovering those that suit you.<p>While most of London’s parks …

Wedding Photography is Dead

Professional wedding photography is dead. Change is afoot. I see it all around me. Photographers who once charged £2,000 (~$2,700) for a wedding, now …

13 Surprising Things You Should Never Say Around a Child

If you have kids, babysit kids, or simply spend a lot of time around your friends' kids, then you already know they are little sponges. Children have …

50 Ideas to Help You Design Your Perfect Morning Routine

The best morning routine is the one that's perfectly tailored to you.<p>The internet is chock-full of morning routine ideas, as well as examples of how the great and good organize their mornings. But the truth is no one can tell you what constitutes the perfect morning routine for you but you.<p>That's …

Productivity

10 Hidden Lightroom Features That Can Change Your Editing Life

Sometimes we can use software for years without taking the time to dive deeper and unlock its full potential. Here’s a great 12-minute tutorial by …

Natural Light Portraiture: How To Succeed, Every Time

I’m a very vocal proponent of <b>natural light portraiture</b>. I’m not out to push this onto anyone, it’s just a strong preference of mine. It doesn’t mean …

These Amazing Aerial Photos Turn Landscapes Into Abstract Art

<b>In honor of Earth Day (April 22), we’re shining the spotlight on the Four Elements: Wind, Water, Earth, and Fire! This month on ISO, you’ll find</b> …

Photography

How to Anticipate the Decisive Photographic Moment with Kids

Kids are at once a popular photographic subject and challenge. So what to do? Should they be dragged into a studio where at least the light is …

Looking Back at Mary Ellen Mark's Iconic Photos of a Prostitute Named Tiny

Mary Ellen Mark began documenting drug users, vagrants, pimps, and more in Seattle during the 80s. After she met a 13-year-old prostitute named Tiny, her work focused on the young girl for the next 30 years.<p>Mary Ellen Mark is no longer with us, but her images live on. Before her passing in 2015, …

West Palm Beach

Tips for Using Tilt-Shift Lenses for Correction and Creativity

If you’ve ever wondered about the effects of using a tilt-shift lens this video with host Vincent Laforet will show you some of uses such …

Fascinating Portraits Reveal How New Yorkers Eat Dinner

A single mom eats alone while watching TV; a teenage girl has a bowl of pasta on her bed with eyes fixed to her computer screen; a mother feeds her …