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Beautiful Motion Design Work for TEDx Sydney Titles

Scott Geersen shared a beautiful motion design project on his Vimeo and Behance pages. It's the TEDx Sydney Titles and it features some quite awesome …

7 Pro Study Tips That Will Make You Feel Like a Genius

These research-backed tips can help you learn more, faster, and with less effort.<p>Smart isn't just something you are. It's something you do.<p>A boatload of science shows that, when it comes to how fast we learn, context and strategy are nearly as important as sheer mental horsepower. Or as Mikey …

Science Says This Is the Most Effective Way to Learn (but You Weren't Taught It in School) | Inc.com

Whether you went to school in Alabama or Alaska, a pricey private institution or the local public elementary, chances are excellent that your day was organized roughly the same. The day was carved into a certain number of short blocks, with different subjects assigned to each slot. <i>Bing</i>, the bell …

Learning

You Probably Believe Some Learning Myths: Take Our Quiz To Find Out

This blog post has some pretty useful information. So print it out; get out your highlighter and take off the cap.<p>Ready? Now throw it away, because highlighters don't really help people learn.<p>We all want for our kids to have optimal learning experiences and, for ourselves, to stay competitive with …

Pedagogy

Career Coach: Resilience is a must for career success

This article is about one word: Resilience. Your ability to be resilient will put you in a position to accomplish things you thought were not possible. It will help you and your team recover quickly from defeat and adjust easily to change. Can you think of a time when you doubled down against all …

New England Patriots

Answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question With This Formula

Job interviews can be awkward, especially with open-ended questions like, “So, tell me about yourself.” Where do you start? What do they want to …

A 26-year-old CEO and former Googler breaks down the worst job hunting advice 20-somethings get

If you're a recent grad or a college senior, you may have been told to focus your job search. Cut down on the number of applications you send out and just hone in on three or four companies.<p>Well, according to WayUp CEO Liz Wessel, that's usually terrible advice.<p>"I've definitely heard that young …

These 27 Jobs Have Insanely Hard Interview Questions

As if perfecting your resume and cover letter wasn't ridiculously stressful enough when applying for a new job, getting called in for an interview …

Hey, Students: 5 Things That Are Wrong With Your Cover Letter

We've written a lot about the link between college and the workforce — and the kinds of skills graduates will need in the 21st century to succeed. One of the skills you need is knowing how to present yourself. To put your best foot forward in the workplace, and in life.<p>And so, as we started to read …

Employment

4 Easy Fixes That Actually Make Your Resume Stand Out | Inc.com

If you're like most job seekers, the thought of sitting down to update your resume can seem pretty darned unpleasant. Anxiety provoking. Full-on dreadful.<p>You get the drift.<p>Part of the reason it feels like this is that you probably assume it's going to take tons of blood, sweat, and tears to ensure …

Employment

5 Elements of a Truly Effective Resume | Inc.com

The process of getting a job can be tough. From writing a killer cover letter to acing an interview, there are always several challenging steps to landing an open position. One of the most essential elements of the job application process, of course, is the resume. Did you know that companies …

Employment

The Week in Review: Seven Earth-Size Planets Discovered

Astronomers discovered at least seven planets orbiting a star 40 light-years or 235 trillion miles from Earth, according to a study published Wednesday. The Earth-sized planets are all temperate, which means they may have water and the potential to support life.<p>“Answering the question ‘are we …

Universe

Infusionsoft vs. HubSpot: Which is the Best Marketing Automation Software?

The post Infusionsoft vs. HubSpot: Which is the Best Marketing Automation Software? appeared first on The Sales Lion.

Marketing

14 things you didn't know your iPhone headphones could do

Every iPhone comes with a pair of "EarPods," which are capable of doing a lot more than you think. Make life infinitely easier and learn these 14 things you can do with your pre-packaged iPhone headphones.<p><i>Produced by Will Wei</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

7 web design dos and don'ts

Good etiquette might not be your number one priority at work; it won't necessarily help you with getting your responsive web design or user …

Profit

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Twisted Light Could Dramatically Boost Data Rates

<b>It was just 24 years ago that researchers reported</b> the discovery of something remarkable about light: Certain beams, traveling through space with a …

The Future Is 4 Years Away. Is Your HR Team Ready?

When the international law firm, Eversheds, working with the Winwark research group, launched the HR 2020 project, its objective was “to study the …

Pictures of the Week 7.28.16

London

This Robot Intentionally Hurts People–And Makes Them Bleed

What about Asimov’s First Law of Robotics?<p>Asimov’s First Law of Robotics is very clear: Robots may not harm people.<p>Although there are certainly plenty of large robots, often used in manufacturing, that one would have to consider dangerous, roboticists have generally hewed to that rule.<p>The “law,” …

Complaining: The Self-Deceptive Productivity Killer

We’re all guilty. Whether it’s the boss we love to hate, a demanding client, or a new HR policy, complaining is a universal human response to <i>stuff we</i> …

Happiness

How Writing Down Your Goals Helps Increase Productivity

My successful friend Robert always talks about a study he read that links happiness to goals. The main point he took from this particular article is …

Productivity

Unmasking Impostor Syndrome: 7 Ways to Boost Your Confidence at Work

<i>“You don’t belong here.”</i> <i>“You’re a fraud.”</i> <i>“It’s only a matter of time before everyone realizes.”</i> That is the voice of Impostor Syndrome. People with …

Self-improvement

good teamwork and bad teamwork

How Facebook Is Recruiting Exceptional Talent Today

Facebook, the largest social network with 1.55 billion monthly active users, is consistently one of the top employers in America. Don't you wonder how a company with nearly 13,000 employees and 49 offices around the world manage to lure top talent year after year? Let's examine Facebook's magnetic …

Continuum of Motivation: Moving from Extrinsic to Intrinsic

Motivation has a great impact on the learning process. While some people learn more by outside influences, others may achieve more by their personal …

Pedagogy

Pictures of the Week 11.12.15

San Juan

Artist Casts Beautiful Blooms to Create "Fossils" of Everyday Life

London-based artist Rachel Dein of Tactile Studio preserves everyday objects in a unique way. Using the process of casting, she presses both natural and man-made materials into wet clay and then fills the voids with a combination of plaster and concrete. What results are slabs that showcase the …

Fossils