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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 …

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Stop Relying on Your Company for Career Development

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

The 1930s were humanity's darkest, bloodiest hour. Are you paying attention?

A decade haunted by mass poverty, violent extremism and world war gives us one crucial advantage: the chance to learn the era’s lessons and avoid its mistakes<p>Even to mention the 1930s is to evoke the period when human civilisation entered its darkest, bloodiest chapter. No case needs to be argued; …

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The Secret Fear That Causes Bosses To Micromanage

You’re sitting at your desk, intensely focused on writing that big report, when you start to feel a weird tingling on the back of your neck. You try to refocus, furrowing your brow and redoubling your efforts, but you can’t shake the disquieting sense that you’re being watched. Finally, you give up …

Employment

18 One-Pot Gluten-Free Dinners for Busy Evenings

It’s 2017 now, and eating gluten-free hardly means living off of rice and meat alone. If you’ve adopted the lifestyle, we’ve got plenty of gluten-free cake recipes and breakfast recipes for you. But often, these (admittedly amazing) dishes require some time, effort, and well, lots of dirty dishes. …

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5 Mental Biases That Are Keeping You Poor

Keys to overcoming these roadblocks to wealth.<p>Our brains are not naturally wired to make the kinds of decisions that lead to long-term financial …

This Workout Reverses Signs of Aging, According to Science

Mayo Clinic researchers say interval training may have anti-aging benefits at the cellular level.<p>HIIT—or high intensity interval training—has been <i>the</i> …

Ten Steps to Intuitive Forms in Website Design

Your forms are one of the most important elements on your website, both for your users and the company. At their best, forms interact with visitors …

Architect Turns Old Cement Factory into Awe-Inspiring Work/Living Space

Covered by climbing plants and surrounded by a garden of eucalyptus, palms, olive trees and cypresses, this old cement factory on the outskirts of …

Architecture

The Job Interview Will Soon Be Dead. Here's What the Top Companies Are Replacing It With

Most companies rely on the traditional in-person job interview to make hiring decisions. But I'm here to tell you, it doesn't work. In fact, it's a terrible tool.<p>Here's why: <i>81 percent of people lie during the interview</i>. No joke, 81 freaking percent!<p>That's according to Ron Friedman. He is an …

Employment

Artist Shanequa Gay brings inspiring black experiences to canvas in new exhibition

‘Fair Is Foul and Foul Ain’t Fair’ opens at Wofford College in honor of Women’s History Month<p>The plight of black women and black men in society has …

Want To Develop Your Employees? A Simple Management Tool Can Help

Here’s a device I now realize I should have used more while I was in the corporate world. It would have strengthened my own coaching and management.<p>Like many in management, I tended to coach more on a situational basis – responding to problems when they occurred. While this can at times be …

10 Surprising Ways You Can Sleep a Lot Better

Chronic lack of sleep is a performance, productivity, and creativity killer. Here's how to change that.<p>If you feel you don't get enough sleep--or enough quality sleep--you're not alone. Somewhere between 50 million and 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily …

Against Empathy: Why Love Doesn’t Trump Hate

In the days and weeks following Donald Trump's Electoral College win, awarding him the office of President of the United States, there have been countless calls for the majority of Americans—who voted for Hillary Clinton by a margin of close to three million—to have empathy for Trump voters in an …

We Cannot Tolerate Legal and Personal Attacks on Journalists For Doing Their Jobs

<i>The message below was sent by NPR's Senior Vice President of News and Editorial Director</i><i>Michael Oreskes</i><i>to the NPR News staff on Jan. 17.</i><p>The right of working journalists to do their jobs should not be up for debate when a new administration takes office (or at any other time). But it disturbingly …

New wooden standing desk is Scandinavian-inspired and totally cute

It’s also 100% U.S.-manufactured and eco-friendly<p>Using standing desks is—in theory and in practice—a great way to incorporate a tad bit more activity into ones workaday life. Aesthetically speaking, however, the tall tables, typically clunky and industrial-looking—are less than pleasing to behold. …

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9 things you can do today to be more productive tomorrow

Before you can sit down and <i>do</i> things, you have to sit down and <i>plan</i> to do things. Which is why your ability to get things done tomorrow depends heavily on your ability to organize, schedule, and reflect today.<p>Below, we've rounded up nine relatively quick tasks you can complete right now to make the …

Five ways to build a happy and engaged team

Managers should develop their teams, not just lead them. Here's how.<p>Every CIO can help their staff make the most of their abilities. "I don't think …

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Sex in Silicon Valley: are millennials better at free love?

When Elizabeth met Wes they agreed there would be no sexual boundaries. Would their tech-savvy style of polyamory work?<p>When I turned 30, in 2011, I envisioned my sexual experience eventually reaching a terminus, like a monorail gliding to a stop. I would disembark, find myself face-to-face with …

The Best Home Decor Sites for Renters Photos

Some of the most frequent advice we hear from designers like Bunny Williams and Jay Jeffers is to buy what you love and collect over time. While we certainly appreciate the look of a home layered through the years, that's a much more challenging task for renters. If you're looking to furnish a …

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How We Choose Our Spouses

You will marry the wrong person. That’s the bold premise behind a viral New York Times article by philosopher Alain de Botton. He says our …

70+ Free Web Design Resources You Never Knew Existed

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>No matter how creative and knowledgeable you are in web design, you cannot come up with the best web …

7 skills you should have on your résumé if you want to land a work-from-home job

Remote jobs require a particular set of skills, though, regardless of what kind of job it is. One thing to keep in mind is that the tech industry tends to have the best remote job openings and the most variety.<p>Learning tech skills makes you more qualified for more of those job openings, though …

Google Keep has taken over my Task Management and GTD

Why more users don’t use Google Keep is a mystery to me because it’s awesome. It has changed how I use to-dos, GTD, Task Management, Project …

One of my favorite time management techniques

Today I want to share with you one of my FAVORITE systems that supports me in managing how I spend my time even when things feel especially hectic that is simple, yet powerful.<p>It's called the Urgent/Important Matrix and has been attributed to both Eisenhower and Stephen Covey. It is built on the …

Ten Nervous Habits That Will Damage Your Career

We don’t know our own habits. Other people have to tell us about them.<p>I worked with a woman who could not let anyone around her finish a sentence. We will call her Beth.<p>Beth had a nervous habit that drove her co-workers crazy. Whenever anyone spoke to Beth, she cut them off. She couldn’t help it. …

University of Texas System to Update Learning Platform with Personalized Support, Credentialing Tools

Personalized Learning<p>Source: UTx.<p>The University of Texas System (UT) is turning its custom learning platform into an online marketplace of courses …

Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain (7 Ways to Reverse the Damage)

Stress is terrible for your brain. Here are strategies you can use to fix the damage and get your stress under control today.<p>We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress …