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Touching Black and White Pictures of Children from the Bronx

<i>Bronx Boys</i>. In this book, the American photographer Stephen Shames gathered more than 30 years of life within the Big Apple. A selection of pictures …

A top psychologist says there's only one way to become the best in your field — but not everyone agrees

As a teenager in Sweden, Anders Ericsson used to play chess against one of his classmates, a boy considerably worse at the game than Ericsson. Every …

Successful coworking spaces should be built like 'intentional communities'

The changing nature of work and the workplace has led to the booming growth of coworking spaces around the world, catering to the self-employed, …

The 6 Dated HR Technologies Your Company Needs to Replace

Just like professionals from other industries, human resource professionals are dependent on technology. However, the pace of advancement means some …

Human Resources

16 daily habits that are easy to practice and can significantly improve your life

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our favorites:<p>1. …

Self-help

Meet the Unsung Street Photographer of 1980s New York

CC train, NYC, 1985<br>Richard Sandler<p>1 of 17<p>To view Richard Sandler’s photographs is to look into the soul of a broken New York. From the pages of his …

Street Photography

98 tools I use to learn, work and travel anywhere in the world

I OFTEN GET ASKED what apps, services and tools I use to work and travel, learn, plan, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

M2 Premium Videos

These 25 Photos Are Not Your Average Wedding Pics

The wedding day passes by in the blink of an eye. That’s why it’s essential to have a talented, experienced photographer there to capture moments big and small.<p>This week, Fearless Photographers ― a website dedicated to showcasing the very best in wedding photography ― released their new collection …

Weddings

We Need a Better Way to Visualize People’s Skills

By 2020, the US economy is expected to create 55 million job openings: 24 million of these will be entirely new positions. And 48 percent of the new jobs, according to Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce, will emphasize a mix of hard and soft intellectual skills, like active …

Employment

How to Kill Employee Engagement, Once and For All

<b>Did this headline give you pause? That's good. Of course, employee engagement is the secret sauce for every company's success in today's economic environment. You want to foster it as well as you can and, as a manager or as a Human Resources specialist, it is your job to ensure a corporate culture</b> …

Employee Engagement

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There's Netflix, there's Hulu, there's CraveTV, there's Crackle, there's Shomi – there's too many! If you subscribe to only one streaming service, …

Promoting Value in the Multigenerational Office

The rising age of retirement and labor shortages in many industries have created a multigenerational workforce for the first time in history. Not only does the workplace span four generations, there is a very good chance that Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials and Generation Z will find …

Goldman Sachs

11 Affordable Ways to Make Your Home Feel Cozier

Regardless of the season, every home can benefit from adding a little cozy comfort. If you're looking to add soft layers and homey touches without spending a fortune, you'll love these cheap solutions! Check out these 11 styling tricks for making your home feel better on a budget — your savings …

Home Decorating

This Mesmerizing GIF Shows You EXACTLY How to Layer a Room

Decorating makes so much more sense after watching this.<p>Layering a room can be a real struggle: How many blankets are <i>too</i> many blankets? What's the perfect vignette for your side tables? Do your plants overwhelm your artwork?<p>Interior designer and blogger Emily Henderson is here to help with a …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Travel & Eats<p>This new book will have you rethinking your mass-market java.<p>By Cam Wolf20 hours agoView More<p>Where to Go Right Now<p>Load up on art, …

Industrial Space Turned Loft by Cloud Design Studios

UK-based interior design firm Cloud has turned an industrial space into a beautiful and airy loft.<p>UK-based interior design firm Cloud has turned an industrial space into a beautiful and airy loft. The space was completely reconfigured to feature two bedrooms and a large living space. The design is …

Interior Design

The Question Every CEO Should Ask The Company's HR Leader

What do CEOs and their HR chiefs talk about? With luck, they talk about everything — about hiring, and the state of the organization, and upcoming events. I hope they talk about who’s getting promoted and who’s leaving and what’s new and how the team is holding up.<p>There’s one question every CEO …

The Workplace

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Photoshop

Want Happiness? Practice Minimalism

There I was, standing in front of a famous Japanese calligraphy. It was a quote by Toshogu himself. Tokugawa Ieyasu (January 31, 1543 - June 1, 1616) was the founder and first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan.<p>The quote says:<p>Life is like unto a long journey with a heavy burden.Let thy step …

Minimalism

How To Stop Measuring And Start Managing

When I first started taking business classes a thousand years ago, they were still teaching the old-school definition of management. Back then the conventional wisdom was that managers did five things: planning, forecasting, budgeting, controlling and something else. Who can even remember? I heard …

The Workplace

Our Hiring Process is Broken. Can a Hackathon Fix It?

If hiring managers were doctors, half of new patients would be dead in 18 months. Inside one man’s campaign to change a flawed system.<p>It’s Saturday …

Why People Management is Replacing Talent Management

<b>The Epic Shift: Away from "Talent" and now focus on "People." Talent scarcity is still a problem, but engagement, empowerment, and environment are</b> …

Why The Talent Management Software Market Will Radically Change

Over the last ten years a multi-billion dollar market for talent management software has been created. It’s big, it’s growing, and it’s well understood. Well this is all about to change.<p>The software marketplace for integrated talent management platforms started about ten years ago and has evolved …

This Is The Ultimate Routine For A Perfect Work Day

You might think the perfect workday includes a promotion or a raise, or perhaps your evil boss getting fired. Sadly, such monumental events don't happen very often.<p>The good news is that there are plenty of little things you can do to improve both your productivity and your happiness if you feel …

Time Management

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

San Francisco

2 Creative Apartments Featuring Whimsical Art

• 1 |<br>• Architect: NORDES Design Group<br>• Designer: NORDES Design Group<p>The first creative apartment for a creative person comes from the design and …

Interior Design