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How To Use The 4 Ds Of Effective Time Management

Do you sometimes struggle with time management?<p>Or does the day lack enough hours to attend to your projects, habits, commitments and more?<p>When half past five rolls around, do you look at your to do list and feel you didn’t accomplish much of anything?<p>If you’re struggling to take charge of the day, …

Time Management

Overscheduling Your Days Can Wreck Your Productivity

It's good to have a schedule planned out each week, but having too many appointments set for each day might be be more harmful than helpful. A recent …

Time Management

Want to Know What Emotional Intelligence Is All About? We Can Sum It up in a Single Sentence

References to this concept are everywhere, but what does it really mean? Here's a simple, practical definition.<p>Nowadays, you find references to emotional intelligence everywhere, along with advice as to how sharpening your "EQ" (emotional quotient) can dramatically increase your chances of …

Emotional Intelligence

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

Handy

Need a Business Plan Template? Here Is Apple's 1981 Plan for the Mac.

If you want to write a business plan, Apple's plans for the Macintosh can help.<p>7 min read<p>Business plans are often composed of four parts. There is typically an executive summary, a marketing plan, a management team description and a breakdown of company finances. When Apple's Joanna Hoffman created …

Small Business

I Tried Jeff Bezos's PowerPoint Replacement at My Company--and It Actually Worked

Getting your team literally on the same page increases meeting productivity, keeps everyone engaged and allows for meaningful dialogue.<p>A few months back, a friend whose new boss used to work for Jeff Bezos at Amazon told me that the company actually banned PowerPoint presentations in favor of memos.<p>…

Jeff Bezos

Tears ‘R’ Us: The World’s Biggest Toy Store Didn’t Have to Die

The early tale of Toys “R” Us brims with ambition, energy, and no small amount of ruthlessness, as creation stories often do. Charles Lazarus had …

Times Square

What Kate Spade Stood For

There is a lot of talk these days about the lack of women at the top of fashion brands — the statistics are terrible, the gender imbalance striking. It is one of the reasons Kate Spade, the designer who was found dead in her home on Tuesday morning, was so important to so many of us.<p>She represented …

Kate Spade

MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions To the Nine Hardest Startup Problems

Deciding how big you want the company to be and change its strategy, organization, and processes while sustaining the culture.<p>If you aspire to be a successful startup leader, it helps to know how to solve the toughest challenges you'll face.<p>When I was a graduate student at MIT, professors …

Startups

Blog Income

Tweet<p>Pin17<p>Share1<p>Flip<p>+1<p>18 Shares<p>Somewhat Passive Income – Blogging<p>Blogging isn’t very passive for me at this point. I spend 20-30 hours per week …

Retirement

13 easy, legitimate ways to make extra money this month — that you probably haven't considered yet

<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</i> …

Personal Finance

Top Crypto Credit Cards For 2018 And Beyond

Crypto-Marketplace Series: Learn Where & How you can spend Crypto<br>(5 part series — PART 1)<p>The use of crypto as an alternative currency is growing …

Cryptocurrency

The Best Portrait Lens

What's your favorite portrait lens? In this video, Manny Ortiz picks his among a 35mm, 55mm, 85mm, and 70-200mm.<p>The best lens for portraits is one of …

Cameras

Here Are the Benefits of Multiple LLCs or Corporations for Your Businesses

Entrepreneurs running several companies under one LLC may benefit from creating multiple corporations.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What kinds of traits do entrepreneurs share? They're driven to succeed. They're not afraid to try, experiment and fail. They …

Small Business

How to Calibrate iMac and iMac Pro Displays

As photographers, it is important for us to establish a consistent and accurate editing environment, which means that ideally, we should be looking …

Tutorials

This iMac Pro server rack is both beautiful and powerful

With the iMac Pro potent enough to embarrass the Mac Pro – and Apple’s “trash can” computer not likely to see an update until next year – one company …

IMac Pro

Exposure Definition | Photography Glossary

Technical explanation of Exposure<p>The term exposure can refer to a number of different things in photography. Firstly, an image itself can be referred …

Landscape Photography

What is Focal Length?

When you're just beginning as a photographer, there are plenty of things that you have to learn and master.Naturally, you need to understand how to …

Landscape Photography

Ready, Steady, Go!: Our 10 Favorite Tripods and Camera Supports

<i>“Some cameras are heavier and need to be on tripods. Others are small enough to hide in your pocket. There are places where you don’t want to feel</i> …

Carbon Fiber

No, Larger Sensors Do Not Produce Shallower Depth of Field

Most photographers believe that larger sensor sizes produce images with shallower depth of field, but that's not exactly true.<p>Before we can fully …

Landscape Photography

3 simple gear decisions that can up your photography game

The key to capturing excellent photographs is always a combination of many factors, some of them being purely technical.<p>The right choice of gear is …

Landscape Photography

23 Easy Tips For Better Smartphone Pictures

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Smartphones are taking over in …

Photography

June 2018 Recommended Reading for Serious Photographers

As we head into the summer months (at least up here in the northern hemisphere), it's important to keep on learning about photography and finding …

Landscape Photography

3 More Mistakes to Avoid When Working with Light

Continued from: <b>3 Mistakes to Avoid When Working with Light</b><p><b>Not Shooting at Midday</b><p>Ask any seasoned photographer or read any photography book… they both …

Landscape Photography

Lighting Tips | Learn How To Recognize Good Light For Landscape Photography

When you’re looking for a good source of reflected light, you’re also looking for an environment whose elements have characteristics that cause the …

Landscape Photography

A Guide to Minimalist Street Photography

Minimalism is all the rage right now. Spend any time reading blogs, flipping through cookery books or design magazines and virtually all you see are …

Street Photography

What the Hell Happened at GE?

<b>It’s a bad day</b> for a CEO when he announces he’s retiring and the stock goes up. That was Jeff Immelt’s day on June 12, 2017. The news of his …

General Electric

Mobile Safari is holding the iPad back

There has been much discussion recently about iPad vs. Macs vs. Chromebooks vs. Surface laptops in recent months. Chromebooks are coming in convertible formats. Microsoft is touting a touchscreen laptop. Apple even had a commercial with the tagline of “What’s a computer?” when talking about …

IPad Pro

ATSC 3.0: The future of free antenna TV is coming, eventually

It's been two years since we last wrote about ATSC 3.0, also known as "Next Gen TV," and a lot has changed. But with the breakneck speed of change in other areas of TV -- namely streaming video -- the new version of free antenna TV is moving at a snail's pace.<p>Certain aspects of ATSC 3.0 have been …

Profit

How Long Do Tardigrades Live?

Tardigrades are probably the most paradoxical animals on the planet. On the one hand, these microscopic organisms are impossibly cute, seeming like …

Biology