Lauren Lynn

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Motivation Doesn't Work: Here's What Does

When people hear ‘motivation,’ they often think of classic incentives like bonuses, extra paid time off, and maybe the occasional pep talk. In truth motivation is elusive, because it so often depends on the individual and what makes them tick at any given moment. So how can leaders begin a more …

Employee Engagement

Competencies vs. Skills

The 21st Century skills discussion and debate has waged on even prior to the onset of this century. The ensuing conversations have provided an …

These are just 16 of the classic movies every woman should watch

With the film industry traditionally dominated by men, you may feel like there aren’t a ton of classic movies that speak to you as a woman. Yet, …

10 Tips for Creating a Job-Winning Design Portfolio

We recently opened up our lovely new home to college students from AIGA West Michigan to host their annual student portfolio review, <i>WIP It Into …

Watch: Story Of The Graphic Designer Who Made US$1M Selling Fonts Online

<b>“I’m just Nicky Laatz in my little shop.”</b> Passion is what drives South Africa-based graphic designer Nicky Laatz.<p><b>The designer</b> was thrown into …

Bear Is the Perfect Balance Between the Bloat of Evernote and the Simplicity of Plain Text

When it first launched, Bear was an intriguing alternative to bloated note-taking apps like Evernote and OneNote, but it was still a little too new …

How to Stop Destroying Your Clothes in the Wash

Theoretically, it’s better to spend more on quality, but that’s only true if the quality item lasts. I used to have a bad habit of tossing my clothes …

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

10 Tips and Tricks for Making Difficult Selections in Photoshop

If you’re just starting out in Photoshop and would like to learn the art of making difficult selections to isolate things in photos, check out this …

Teacher finds her fourth grade students passing secret, feminist notes

The fight for women's rights is getting younger and younger— It's trickle down feminism, baby!<p>Just in time for International Women's Day, a fourth …

Finding Solace in Tracy K. Smith’s Prescient Poem “Solstice”

No poet makes me shiver like Tracy K. Smith, and her 2011 book “Life on Mars” makes me cry. The collection, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2012, is a wild, kaleidoscopic elegy for her father, Floyd William Smith, a black man who grew up in pre-civil-rights Alabama and went on to work on …

Literature

Demographics of the Top 7 Social Networks [Infographic]

There are 2.8 billion people on social media (that's 37% of the world's population!), and knowing who's doing what on which social platforms can be …

Report: Every Generation is the Facebook Generation

Interaction between consumers and brands has become core to the digital marketing experience. Campaigns have become more sophisticated and targeted, …

Advertising Industry

11 Storytelling Formulas to Supercharge Your Social Media Marketing

Legendary marketer, Seth Godin, describes marketing as “the art of telling a story that resonates with your audience and then spreads.”<p>If you look at …

Infographic: The Deadly Sins Of Graphic Design

<b>If you’re thinking about</b> using Comic Sans or flattening your Photoshop file, think again. Quinnstheprinters.com shares 22 tips that come under the …

Graphic Design

Infographic: What Millennials Want Online and Off

In recent years, marketers around the globe have dedicated a seemingly endless stream of resources toward targeting the ever-elusive millennial …

Advertising Industry

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

Make every aspect of your life better by sending 5 simple emails

You can make strides in 5 fundamental areas by just sending 5 emails.<p>1. Happiness<p>Every morning send a friend, family member or co-worker an email to say thanks for something.<p>Might sound silly but it's actually excellent advice on how to make your life better.<p>There's tons and tons and tons of …

How to Get Actionable Data from Google Analytics in 10 Minutes

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Google Analytics.There aren’t many free, intuitive programs that give you the kind of super-valuable …

Analytics

A Social Media Cheat Sheet for 2017

Want to win at social media in 2017? The folks over at On Blast Blog did some research on tips, tricks, and best practices, and they’ve created a …

3 Ways to Create More Content (and Views) from Your Blogs

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Content Marketing is still one of the best ways to generate leads for B2B companies. Yet many entrepreneurs struggle with creating a successful content strategy.<p>In reality, you do not need to write hundreds of individual blogs. …

Infographics

5 Social Media Studies That Will Boost Your Marketing Skills

To help you better understand the ever-changing social media landscape, check out these studies.<p>9 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>We are very grateful for all the research that has been done on social media.<p>Social media studies have given us great ideas to improve our social media …

Social Media

Harvard is putting a 13 module photography course online for free

Four months ago, it was Stanford who made their photography course for free, and now comes Harvard’s turns. Harvard has an online learning platform – …

5 Big Ideas In Education That Don't Work

Small classes. High standards. More money. These popular remedies for school ills <i>aren't</i> as effective as they're sometimes thought to be. That's the somewhat controversial conclusion of education researcher John Hattie.<p>Over his career, Hattie has scrutinized more than 1,000 "meta-analyses," looking …

Education

12 Little Known Laws of Mindfulness That Will Change Your Life

Ever heard of mindful living? It’s become incredibly popular in recent years thanks to countless scientific research studies showing its benefits.<p>The …

The Most Important Marketing Metric You're Not Measuring

Our digital marketing expert Ryan Bonnici tells us to stop measuring your marketing performance by channel, and instead by content type.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: What are the minimum non-vanity metrics every organization adopting inbound marketing</b> …

Marketing

2017 Logo Design Trends Forecast

Enjoy this forecast of the top logo design & branding trends of 2017.It’s also important to remember, that despite the fact that design trends vary …

10 of the Best Green Beauty Products You Can Find at the Drugstore

It's true: Clean beauty products don't have to be expensive.<p>It's true: Clean beauty products don't have to be expensive.<p>More<p>Anytime something is …