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Facebook's VP of Product Says This Is the Most Important Skill Any Manager Can Have | Inc.com

For any business owner or leader, it's too easy to fall into the trap of saying "I'll do that" to anything that comes up. But it happens. And before you know it, you're juggling more than you can manage.<p>This is where the greatest skill of all comes into play: Focus.<p>Few people have mastered the art …

Product Management

A Cake You Can Take With You Anywhere

Over the years, and almost without meaning to, I have become an obsessive collector — not of objects but of recipes. I have accumulated boxes’ and files’ worth. I search for them casually in print and online, and relentlessly, determinedly and often shamelessly when I’m out, whether close to home …

Dessert

Watch Aaron Draplin design a logo in 15 minutes

It's fun to watch an A-list designer like Aaron Draplin (creator of Field Notes notebooks) how he goes about designing a new logo. Here, he was …

Graphic Design

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

22 Things You Never Knew About 'The Princess Bride'

Inconceivable! It's inconceivable that it's been 30 years since the release of "The Princess Bride," on Sept. 25, 1987.<p>Rob Reiner's beloved and hilarious fairy tale wasn't a huge hit in theaters, but it did make stars out of Cary Elwes and Robin Wright, become a cult favorite, and generate about a …

The No.1 factor in happiness isn't wealth or popularity — but too many people overlook it at every turn

And no, it's not binge-watching Netflix either.<p>It's autonomy, the feeling that your life's activities and habits are self-chosen and self-endorsed. And when we have autonomy in our life, when we have the mentally exhilarating power of choice, we must spend it wisely.<p>But far too many counter the …

For three African Americans, it was a night for the record books at the Emmys

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3 Things Productive People Never Say | Inc.com

"<i>Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.</i>"<p>Although I'd love to take credit for these words...they actually belong to the late Paul J. Meyer, founder of the Success Motivation Institute (SMI). To say that this …

Time Management

Thomas Korte Of AngelPad On Its “Disproportionate Success” With European Founders

In another week or so, AngelPad, a five-year-old accelerator that twice a year chooses roughly a dozen startups to coach over a three-month period, will host an invite-only “demo day” for a couple hundred angels and VCs in San Francisco.<p>Likely, the investors are already looking forward to it. …

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Online Life

Gigantic 18.4-inch Samsung Galaxy View tablet preemptively leaked, pre-order for $600

After being leaked and rumored about for months, the huge Samsung Galaxy View tablet is finally available to pre-order. Adorama is taking pre-orders now, but hasn’t stated when customers should expect to receive their orders, but does state that any pre-orders placed will be shipped to customers on …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting | Inc.com

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Social Media Marketing

The Six Lists You Need To Make Every Day Productive

You might make a daily to-do list, but have you considered project lists or outsource lists? Here’s what to write down to get the most done.<p>Your brain is for thinking, not for storing a long list of random things you need to do.<p>“When you’re juggling a lot of tasks, things will fall through the …

Never Overcook Salmon Again

Forget dry salmon. Nobody needs that.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Leslie Grau confesses to overcooking salmon to associate food editor Rick Martinez. Here’s Martinez's advice for</i> …

Recipes

How real, unretouched models are dominating the fashion industry

Just as NYC-based fashion photography veteran Peter Freed has turned his lens from glossy editorials to un-retouched portraits of women of all ages and cultures in his upcoming crowdfunded book "Prime," across the pond British independent magazine PYLOT has reinforced a strictly all-analog zero …

I quit a great job because happiness is more important than commitment

Today was my last day as a senior editor at a major publishing company, a little over five years after starting in this particular job and 15 years into a career I once thought I wanted more than anything else.<p>As it turns out, what I really want more than anything else is to be happy.<p>When I was …

The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?<p>Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from …

Teaching

Articles about prefab home can be built day generates twice energy it uses on Dwell.com - Dwell

U.K. design firm DIY Kyoto recently announced the launch of cheaper version of its Wattson, an ingenious little device that not...<p>If you're anything like me, it drives you nuts when a light is left on in a room you—nor anyone in your household—is in. How...<p>With Europe leading the way, …

Architecture

#iPhoneography 📷📱✨ Best photo editing apps for iPhone!

Why settle for mundane or slightly boring pics when you can spruce them up and make them shine with a lil' bit of photo editing!?Updated February, …

Mobile Photography

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Main House: Living Room<p>Live edge wood tables are trending. Have you ever thought about using live edge wood as a door?<p>See more<p>Fill in barn wood holes …

It’s 2015 and I just bought a Sony Walkman

Advertisement<p>40 Comments<p>Credit: Kevin C. Tofel/Gigaom<p>As someone who was born when The Beatles were still together (just barely!), I’ve witnessed much …

Audiophile

10 quirky, useful new products you'll soon wish you owned

There’s a lot of cool stuff at CES.<p>Mind you, there’s a lot of garbage, too – but the scales generally tend to tip toward cool. That can make it hard …

The 4 Coolest Things of CES 2015

From a possible cable-killer to 3D-printed pizza, here's what really wowed us at CES 2015.<p>2015’s Consumer Electronic Show is over, and to be …

How To Write A Pain Letter

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Chrome Show: The best Chromebook at CES is…

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Gigaom Illustration<p>It’s pretty easy to have the top Chromebook at CES when you’re the only one at the show. That’s the …

Ditching Performance Reviews for Authentic Conversations

<i>By: Chris Marcell Murchison, M.Ed., Vice President Staff Development and Culture at HopeLab</i><p>Performance management has a bad rap. Mention the topic and a common reaction is "Ugh!" followed by anecdotes of unfair reviews, reviews that never happened, 360s gone awry, and so on. Most are quick to say …

Consumer Electronics Show: Hidden tech gems to look for

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is still worth watching.<p>While big tech names like Apple, Google, and Microsoft are noticeably absent from …

5 Bright Ideas That'll Make You a Better Investor

From lower-cost financial advice to a fresh way to find a bargain stock, the best new investing breakthroughs of the year.<p>Every year, there are …