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14 Incredibly Useful Tools for Digital Professionals

As a digital professional, you know all too well how important it is to work efficiently and to stay on top of your exhausting work-load. Luckily, …

How to Beat Procrastination: 3 Motivating Articles to Read over the Weekend

Procrastination.<p>For many of you, it’s the reason your side business is still in the “idea phase.” For me, it’s the reason this post is being written …

7 things every CEO needs to start doing

<i>Answer by Jason M. Lemkin on Quora.</i><p>This new phase of my life as a venture capitalist is really the first time I’ve ever worked with CEOs who weren’t …

Here's How To Make Your Naturally Curly Hair Look Amazing In 7 Days

Because your hair is your crown.<p>- Avoid using heat styling tools as much as possible. Anything that stretches out your curls (like a blow-dryer or a flat iron) will damage your curl pattern, which will make it harder to keep your hair in good condition.<p>- Every person's curls are unique. For …

Hair Care

15 Kurt Vonnegut Quotes About Writers and Writing

As affable and loquacious as he was, Kurt Vonnegut disliked interviews. In <i>Palm Sunday</i>, he mentions his distaste for the process itself, of being …

How to Make $1 Million in a Single Year (Advice From 10 Successful People Who've Actually Done It) | Inc.com

A million dollars ain’t what it used to be, but it’s still pretty good money--especially if we’re talking about annual income, as opposed to net worth.<p>So, how do you get to that milestone? Since I haven’t done it myself (yet), I reached out to a group of people who actually have made at least $1 …

Success

‘The Tribe’ Combines Sex, Crime And Sign Language, But Not Subtitles

My dad taught sign language for 30 years, and growing up, my parents would sign at the dinner table when they didn’t want me to know what they were saying. (I retained about five signs, including “I love you,” “f*ck,” “bullsh*t,” and “eat sh*t and die.” I’m mature.) Where <i>I</i> saw two people …

Love

12 Documentaries on Netflix That Will Make You Smarter About Business

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Here's a quick and fun way to enrich your business knowledge: streaming documentaries on Netflix.<p>The online movie and TV service has a vast cache of business and tech documentaries that anyone with a subscription can watch instantly. The topics …

Martin Scorsese And Leonardo DiCaprio Reteam For ‘The Devil In The White City’

Martin Scorsese And Leonardo DiCaprio Reteam For 'The Devil In The White City'<p>A book that Hollywood has long tried to wrangle is once again being …

Martin Scorsese

Hold on Tight! Here Are 50 Hard-Hitting Filmmaking Tips in Just 7 Minutes

Our favorite young YouTuber is at it again, this time with 50 quick tips that are sure to inspire better filmmaking. So without any further ado, …

Filmmaking

50 Gift Ideas for Long Distance Relationships

A bouquet of your partner’s favorite flowers through a reputed online florist.<p>Membership to a wine club in your partner’s city which will allow them …

Chemicals

26 of The Best Collaboration Apps for Your Team

Remote team collaboration is becoming much more easier and better. The growth of cloud apps has made it easy for business professionals to do …

How to write a prize-winning book | Writers & Artists

If you’ve ever entered a writing competition, you’ll know that it takes a certain kind of story to win. What that story is however, isn’t always …

Books

The 25 Best Films About Character’s Descent Into Madness

‘Whom God wishes to destroy, he first turns mad.’ For many years both director and viewer have shared an attraction to watching ongoing battles …

Best times to post on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Want to build your social media following? There's more to it than simply posting a lot of content.<p>It's about finding your audience on the right platform, at the right time.<p>To help you out, Microsoft put together the below infographic identifying the target audiences and optimal sharing times on …

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Emotional Intelligence

10 Essential Films About 20th Century Writers

It may not be the most outwardly dynamic of professions (I write this in a more or less supine position on the sofa from which I can’t remember …

Literature

The Psychology of Writing and the Cognitive Science of the Perfect Daily Routine

Reflecting on the ritualization of creativity, Bukowski famously scoffed that “air and light and time and space have nothing to do with.” Samuel Johnson similarly contended that “a man may write at any time, if he will set himself doggedly to it.” And yet some of history’s most successful and …

45 Ways To Avoid Using The Word ‘Very’

<b>Three Telling Quotes About ‘Very’</b><p>Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be …

Mark Twain

19 Charts That Will Help You Be An Actual Adult

Welcome to the real world, where you realize you don't know how to do anything.

CDC

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

Western Philosophy

The productivity trick one author used to write over 40 books

Over the next 38 years, he published 47 novels, 18 works of non-fiction, 12 short stories, 2 plays, and an assortment of articles and letters.<p>Trollope achieved his incredible productivity by writing in 15-minute intervals for three hours per day.<p>His strategy is explained in Mason Currey's book, …

Time Management

How to Write a Short Story from Start to Finish

by Joe BuntingI’m working on a new short story. However, it’s been a while, and I’m feeling out of practice, like I have to figure out how to write a …

Creative Writing

6 Habits of Highly Successful (Screen)writers

Of all the parts of a movie, from cinematography, to editing, and everything in between, writing is perhaps the most (what with all the books, …

How to Sell a TV Show to Netflix

READ MORE: 7 New Netflix Shows to Binge Watch in April 2015 (And the Best Episodes of Each)<p>While the spring of 2015 has been dominated by Netflix …

TV

5 Reasons Why Most People Don't Become Wealthy