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Negotiation 101: How To Sell Design Ideas To Skeptical Clients

5 persuasive tactics for faster buy-in<p>You know that nervous feeling you get when you recommend something to clients?<p>It’s because you know they’re going to wonder why, and you’re going to have to spit out some sort of explanation. And you’re going to stutter through it with meaningless phrases: …

Terrarium Necklaces Preserve Tiny Pieces of Nature You Can Always Carry with You

If you're a nature lover, then you know just how calming the outdoors can be. That's why it can be beneficial to carry a piece of Mother Nature with us, especially when we're surrounded by four walls. Luckily, Etsy shop Teeny Tiny Planet preserves real, dried flowers in elegant, mini glass bottles. …

The Goldman Sachs Elevator guide to dressing like a gentleman

Maybe for some young bankers, it's an excuse to go out armed with business cards, pay for bottle service, and probably still go home alone.<p>Still, there's no shortage of advice when it comes to men's fashion. And there's obviously no real consensus.<p>You've got Mark Zuckerberg showing off his closet …

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Become a Better Man

Six Ways To Wear A Leather Jacket

Whatever your style, we show you how to get the most from this wardrobe essential<p>Worn as flight jackets in the early 1900s, thrust on to the silver …

Gillette’s Gentlemen’s Guide to Effortlessness

Oftentimes, it’s unfortunate that style decisions have to be made in the morning. For some, there’s a sense of haste, while others aren’t ready to commit to strong options before having their morning coffee. Because of this, style can be sacrificed for the sake of speed or want for nothing more …

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them …

Tumors

How a Prime Lens Can Improve Your Photography

Let’s begin with a primer on prime lenses (sorry, that was just too good to pass up).<p>A prime lens is a lens for a Single Lens Reflex (SLR) camera …

Ten Grooming Products Every Guy Needs

If Non-Photographers Were Asked to Work For Free…

Requests for free work come in more ways than one. Would you agree to work for free? The visual art industry—including photography—is split into two …

The Quickest Way to Sharpen Images in Photoshop

What’s the fastest way to sharpen an image in Adobe Photoshop? Chelsea Northrup has the solution—and it doesn’t involve the “Sharpen” tool:The trick …

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You're Closer to Understanding Your First Serious Camera Than You Think

With apologies to some of our more experienced members, today we are going to reach out to people who are brand new to serious photography. Those …

7 Ways To Use Coconut Oil In Your Beauty Routine Next Week

What can't this stuff do?<p>The editors here at HuffPost are constantly preaching about the benefits of coconut oil. We go through so many jars of the stuff, we should probably start growing coconut palms.<p>Whether you're already a coconut oil lover or you're just learning about this super ingredient, …

Google Maps Now Lets You Add A Stop Along Your Route, Check Gas Prices

Google announced today it’s rolling out an update to its Google Maps mobile app that will (finally!) allow users to add a stop along their current route. For example, you’ll be able to search for things like gas stations, grocery stores, coffee shops and restaurants while still in navigation mode, …

Beginners, Try These 4 Tips to Help You Shoot Like the Pros

There exists in society an unfortunate idea that gear is the chief distinction between a professional and an amateur photographer. Sure, there may be …

The only 3 boots men need for fall

As ever, boots remain popular this year. But there are three styles that every man should have in his wardrobe this fall.<p>The dress boot<p>Contrary to popular belief, a dress boot is not an oxymoron.<p>In fall — and yes, even winter — a dress boot can be a great complement to your favorite casual or …

11 Fruits and Vegetables to Eat if You Want to Lose Weight

Not all veggies are created equal.<p>You don't need science to tell you that fresh produce is healthier than processed, packaged food— especially if you're trying to lose weight. But science is here to help anyway. New research that tracked more than 133,000 people's eating habits and weights for four …

7 Things You Need to Think About Before Pressing the Shutter

Have you ever spent a day shooting a wedding or walking through a city doing street photography or hiking trails in search of the perfect landscape? …

What Your Eating Habits Reveal About Your Personality

Are you a fast eater, a slow eater or an "isolationist"?<p>You are what you eat, or so the saying goes. But it may be more accurate to say that you are <i>how</i> you eat.<p>Last week, an unscientific but all-too-relatable listicle on LittleThings.com broke down different personality types based on eating …

10 Ways to Turn Yourself into a Morning Workout Person

The morning exercise tips you need to know.<p>We know that bed > exercise/everything. It's a universal truth. But if you want to tone every muscle fiber or properly train for a 10K—that's 6.2 miles, in case you were wondering—you have to make room in your schedule to shape up. You could squeeze in gym …

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar<p>By September 22, 2015<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my …

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7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Here's what the 6 major men's dress codes really mean

Black-tie, informal, business casual — what does it all actually mean?<p>In order to demystify invitation dress codes, we consulted "The Pocket Butler," an etiquette guide written by longtime butler Charles MacPherson. In his book, MacPherson breaks down the dos and don'ts of those seemingly simple …

How to Turn Fabric Scraps into a Backpack in 15 Minutes

Once again, it’s that time of the year when you surf the web to find cute and quick hairstyles to try in the morning rush, hit the shops to buy a fresh set of school supplies and other dorm accessories and think about seeing your old crush after the summer months. But aren’t we forgetting …

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The Shakeless Shake Bottle

The revolutionary Titan Mixer Bottle is the world’s first no-shake, easy-to-clean bottle for all your fitness fuel! One section stores your dry …

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

Where others see impenetrable barriers, successful people see challenges to embrace and obstacles to tackle.<p>It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face …

14 Barbecue Hacks That'll Change Your Summer Completely

Here's how to throw a BBQ your friends will never forget.<p>Barbecuing this weekend? Save yourself some time and energy using these super easy summer barbecue hacks.<p><b>1. Keep drinks cold all day.</b><p>Freeze bottles of alcohol or juice inside an old fruit juice carton filled with water to create a custom …