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11 apps 'The 4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss uses every day

Apps

8 Factors to Look at Before You Choose a New DSLR or Mirrorless Camera

Not too long ago, the path to choosing your gear was very clear. If you wanted to take professional quality images, the DSLR reigned supreme. Yet, …

Cameras

Why firing my best designer was my smartest business decision

Three years ago I decided to start a design firm from my college dorm room. Since then, we've grown to become boogie<b>,</b> a design-driven social media agency with a team of eight working out of two offices in Albany and Brooklyn.<p>As with any business, we've had our ups and downs, but one of the most …

Business Development

How to Buy Used Camera Gear

Even though the prices of digital photography equipment continue to fall significantly, it can be a tough to dole out a thousand plus dollars on a …

How to Take Beautiful Bokeh Christmas Images [With 39 Stunning Examples]

Pin It <br>It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas… and in our forums I’ve noticed more and more great Christmas images being shared – some of which …

Decorations

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

Landscape Photography

How to Capture Stunning Star Trail Photos in Light Polluted Places

I’ve always found photos of star trails — the arcs the stars paint across the sky as the earth turns — fascinating. They’re one of the things that we …

Landscape Photography

Photographing Stars Using a Kit Lens

Looking at a starry sky while sitting in the open is always a soothing experience, but shooting those stars is a much better one. Have you seen those …

Tutorial: Focus Stacking for Landscape Photography

<i>Max Foster lives in Minneapolis, MN and specializes in travel photography from around the world. He focuses on landscape and cityscape images, and</i> …

Keyboard Shortcuts

British Photographer Captures Stunning Panoramic Landscapes That Will Take Your Breath Away

British photographer John Chapple didn't always plan on photographing stunning landscapes around the world, in fact his career started off on a …

Photography
Landscape Photography

Create Surreal Landscape Photography With This Trick

If you’re interested in creating photos with a surreal look and feel, you’re going to need to brush up on your long exposure techniques. A change in …

Peter Thiel on How to Build a Monopoly | Inc.com

Billionaire Peter Thiel knows a thing or two about dominating markets: The 47-year-old entrepreneur and investor co-founded PayPal--one of the world's largest online payments systems--as well as Palantir Technologies, a secretive software company that federal agencies, state and local governments, …

Startups

Finding Success Beyond the Lens: Meet Two Entrepreneurs Translating Their Skills to New Ventures

A photography business requires many things to nurture long-term success, not least of which are determination and business prowess. But after years …

'Not Everyone Is Cut Out For Entrepreneurism': Another Business Lie

I sympathize with anyone who says “I’m just not the entrepreneurial type!” but it’s too bad, because we all have to find our inner entrepreneurs now. The old working world is gone. You can’t hand over the reins for your career to your boss. That is not an option anymore. Job tenures are becoming …

Communication Skills

The Simple Secret to Having a Clear Mind and Being Totally Present

Do you ever get so overwhelmed that it feels like your head will explode?<p>It’s like you’ve got way too much going on in your head. You’re mentally …

7 Reasons You Should Care About Your Personal Branding | Inc.com

Personal branding is especially crucial for the current generation of young workers, who are more likely to move around professionally. Over the course of their careers, many professionals will change industries, transition between completely different careers, and be hired by companies as …

Personal Branding

How Successful People Spend Their Weekends

As co-founder of Hotwire.com and CEO of Zillow for the last seven years, 39-year-old Spencer Rascoff fits most people’s definition of success. As a father of three young children, Spencer is a busy guy at home and at work.<p>What’s the one thing that Spencer refuses to do on the weekend? Work—at …

Time Management

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

9 Books Billionaire Warren Buffett Thinks Everyone Should Read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he says. "We want to …

Investing

Before You Quit Your Job to Become an Entrepreneur, Read This | Inc.com

You could be sitting on the fence with an idea or a desire to start your own business. Inspiration comes through many different sources and not all reasons are valid enough to pursue a business.<p>For instance, getting fed up of being answerable to someone all the time isn't the right reason to start …

Entrepreneurship

The three personal development goals successful people pursue habitually

If you Google "daily habits of successful people" you'll find almost every business-focused media outlet represented in the results. But if you're looking for a guaranteed roadmap to success, don't get excited just yet. If you read all of those articles, or even a few of them, you'll soon realize …

Self-improvement

The Secret Behind Making Your Day Job Work for Your Startup | Inc.com

Most aspiring entrepreneurs face a dilemma. They want to start a new business but they don't want to give up their jobs--and the security of their paychecks--until they absolutely have to. On the other hand, launching a successful company is consuming enough without combining it with full-time …

Intellectual Property

Ten Things I Learned Researching Ten of the World’s Fastest Growing Startups

What high-flying companies know about growth that no one else does.<p>When we launched GrowthHackers.com back in late September we had a notion of doing …

7 Life Rules That Will Position You for Greater Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding success in business isn’t about luck. It requires a great deal of courage and big thinking, as well as the motivation to overcome those fears that can keep you stuck in accepting smaller parcels of reward.<p>To exponentially elevate …

Motivation