Nathan S. Dolan

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7 Actionable Steps to Capturing Photos That Grab Attention

Capturing images that grab attention is a goal of any photographer. It’s exactly this skill that separates a good photographer from an average one.<p>An …

Landscape Photography

The 60 Most Scenic Drives in America

Plan the road trip of the lifetime with these spectacular journeys that highlight all the beauty America has to offer. From shorelines to mountain …

17 Quotes About Living a Beautiful Life

Bobby McFerrin's hit song from 1988, "Don't worry, be happy" says it all. Creating a beautiful life can be as simple as changing your mindset from sad to happy.<p>Walter Hagen, American professional golfer, once said, "You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell …

After being laid off, this 35-year-old founded NerdWallet with $800 — now it’s worth $500 million

Today, Tim Chen is CEO and co-founder of personal finance website NerdWallet, which sees 10 million monthly visitors and is valued at more than $500 …

100 Essential Skills Every Backpacker Should Know

Before the TripMake a firestarterEasy Dryer lint and candle wax in a cardboard egg carton compartment (poke a bit of lint out of the wax for a wick). …

7 things I do outside work that double my productivity

So you’ve put aside 60 minutes to do something meaningful. Now the next question is: What are you going to do?<p>4. Pick a hobby<p>Having a passion is …

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

A Star Photographer Breaks Down The Rules For Epic Landscape Pictures

Humans love photography. There is a natural human drive to capture images of those things we find beautiful or emotionally impactful. We fill albums and frames with pics and keep them where we can reflect on the images as we move through our days. We pay to enter galleries and museums full of …

Performance Reviews Are Dead. Here's What You Should Do Instead

The dreaded annual performance review is a relic of the industrial age. To manage people in times of fast change you need to do this.<p>Anyone who has had the privilege to lead has also had the responsibility of the dreaded annual performance review.<p>We've all been through them, but I've yet to meet …

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Add Clouds & Enhance Colors for More Dramatic Landscape Photos (VIDEO)

One lesson all outdoor photographers learn is that there’s a big difference between a beautiful location and a great landscape photograph. That’s …

'Suddenly it was total mayhem': Australian inventors celebrate success of revolutionary bee hive

Three years ago, a father and son in Australia finally unveiled a device they had spent a decade inventing: a beehive that releases honey via a tap, without needing to handle the bees.<p>The pair, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, who live in the hinterland near Byron Bay in eastern Australia, an area …

Inventions

11 Most Impressive Waterfalls in the U.S.

Once you’ve seen one great waterfall, you have to see them all. These cascading beauties come in all varieties: tall, skinny, massive, and …

How to invest: An essential guide

Shares 131<p>When I told readers that January would be “back to basics” month at Get Rich Slowly, the number-one request I received was to write about …

Investing

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

Want to Make Sure You Hire the Best Candidate? Ask These 2 Interview Questions

If you understand real job needs, you only need to ask two questions to predict on-the-job success. It doesn't matter what you ask if you don't know job needs, you'll either be wrong, or lucky.<p>It took me 30 years and 2,500 interviews to make this table showing the best and worst predictors of …

Let This Vagabonding Couple Explain How To Budget For The Van Life

Every vanlifer we’ve interviewed (and we have interviewed a <i>lot</i>) is confronted with queries about financing their vagabonding lifestyle. It’s a pressing concern, right? Especially if you’re trying to develop a career from within the confines of a vehicle and keep gas in the tank. There are obvious …

Here's the trick to 'becoming wealthy,' says author who studies millionaires

Getting rich is about more than making a lot of money — it's about managing the money you have.<p>Tom Corley, author of "Rich Kids: How to Raise Our …

The founder of the world's largest hedge fund just shared brutal analysis of the US economy

Brutal.<p>There's no other word for Ray Dalio's latest note on the US economy, and the situation it describes. The founder of Bridgewater, the world's largest hedge fund with about $160 billion in management, posted the note on LinkedIn on Monday, and sets about splitting the US economy in two: the …

Hedge Funds

9 Phrases Bosses Should Say Often to Inspire and Motivate Others

Forty-five percent of employees say words of affirmation are the primary way they like to be shown appreciation in the workplace.<p>We hardly ever think about it, but a leader's words are a powerful means for motivating people at work. But where do you start with what to say, or even how to say things …

A woman with 7 income streams explains why it's one of the best things you can do for your career

In 2001, Dorie Clark was working as a political reporter. It was her first job out of grad school.<p>One day the director of human resources called her into his office. "I thought perhaps they were changing our dental plan," she recounts in her new book, "Entrepreneurial You." "Instead, I got laid off …

Entrepreneurship

Imagine How You'll Feel on January 18 (if You Start a 100-Day Goal on October 10)

There are 100 days between October 10 and January 18. What if you decided to change something big during that time?<p>Recently, I wrote about how 100 days is the perfect amount of time to achieve a key life goal. It's enough time to accomplish something big--but short enough to be able to see the …

Ten silly things you do that make you less likable

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good …

The Best Workout for Fat Loss and Why No One is Talking About it

Here’s what you need to know:<p>Working out more frequently is key to burning fat. 3x per week is not enough.<br>• Gaining muscle will burn fat by increasing your metabolism over time<br>• Make sure that you’re not <i>under recovering,</i> especially if you have a stressful life.<p>The Best Workout for Fat Loss<p>When you go …

This one mistake stops you from getting rich and achieving your biggest goals

Have you ever gone shopping for work clothes — and ended up with three impractical shirts or two “fun” pairs of pants you just had to have? Or have …

Personal Finance

National Parks Road Trip of a Lifetime

The greatest road on earth<p>Here’s something we can all agree on: This country deserves to have its very best places protected and enjoyed. That’s what …

How do you become a millionaire? Here are 7 ways to end up with $1 million.

Becoming a millionaire might seem like a pipe dream, but it’s certainly not impossible. At the end of 2016, there were actually 10.8 million …

A beginner's guide to investing in the stock market like a non-beginner

Most people who abstain from investing in the stock market do so because they believe it’s too confusing and risky to ever pay off for them. But …

A Time in the Desert

The Five Things Entrepreneurs Learn at Burning Man<p>If you work in Silicon-something—Valley, Alley, Wadi, Beach, etc.—and your coworkers are disappearing right about now, they might just be finding their <i>chi</i> at <b>Burning Man</b>, also known as T.T.I.T.D., Black Rock City, or Home.<p>The attraction between …

Silicon Valley