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The secret to being a great football coach has nothing to do with football

With the new college football season upon us, fans across the country are hoping their team could be the one crowned national champion on January 11 2016 in Glendale, Arizona’s University of Phoenix Stadium. Of course, who is ultimately successful will depend a lot on the talents of their …

College Football

Video: Creating a Star Wars Wedding Photo with 12 Hours of Photoshop

Photographer Tanya Musgrave shoots weddings professionally, but she also dabbles with photo manipulation on the side as a hobby. A groom she worked …

How to Take a Self-Portrait with a Shooting Star

With a little bit of patience and a whole lot of luck, I was able to capture this photograph of myself perched on a rock above the Pacific Ocean. …

Photography

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

UX Design

Artificial, Natural, or Available Light? Finding the Light That's Right for You

A photograph is essentially light permanently captured on a medium. Photography is all about the way you capture light. The camera itself doesn’t …

How-To: Go beyond OS X Photos + make amazing wall art from your Mac’s pictures (Part 2)

Your digital photos were never intended to remain trapped on your computer’s hard drive. Apple’s original 2002 version of iPhoto proudly included physical book and photo printing services, adding new books and various types of cards every 2-3 years. Since early digital cameras took low-resolution …

Archaeologists uncover century-old trenches used to train World War I soldiers at Duntroon in Canberra

Archaeologists in Canberra have discovered the remains of 100-year-old training trenches built by Australian soldiers preparing to fight in World War …

Australia suffers 'speed bleed' as best athletes headhunted by American universities

You have heard of the brain drain, now there is the speed bleed.<p>Every year, hundreds of Australia's fastest and strongest sportsmen and women are …

Illuminating the Face on Location. With Peter Hurley.

8 Easter Desserts That Will Impress Your Guests

These Easter desserts are as impressive as they are delicious. Get ready for the oohs and aahs!<p><b>1. Strawberry & Rhubarb Crisp</b><p>One of the easiest and best desserts I know. Tart rhubarb and sweet strawberries bubbling away in their own juices beneath a crunchy oat streusel topping. Serve warm out of …

Eight Delicious Ways and Days With Matzah: Shakshuka

<i>Each day of this Passover holiday I'll post a gourmet way for Jews to honor the commandment to eat matzah, aka "the bread of affliction": eight easy recipes that are friendly to modern tastes and diets, and with a little less added affliction. Today it's the tasty North African egg dish,</i> …

How to Create a Time Slice Photograph That Captures the Passage of Time

This “time slice” image by photographer Dan Marker-Moore is a photograph of Shanghai created with 65 separate images captured over 1 hour and 53 …

Photography

A Healthy Snack for the Junk Food Junkie!

Ok, chicadees, your loving prof has a confession to make.<p>Ready?<p>Here it is:<p>I am a junk. Food. Junkie.<p>Ask anyone who knows me.<p>I can't even buy snacks because I will eat them -- all of them -- in a single sitting. I just can't do it.<p>But I have some good news. The first step is realizing you have a …

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.<p>Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we’re arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

Design

These 9 Pro Tips On Immaculate Composition Will Help You Win At Instagram

One of the keys to why Wes Anderson’s films look so damn good is meticulous composition. (Well, meticulous <i>everything</i>, to be exact, but there’s a point coming). Every frame in a Wes Anderson movie looks as painstakingly designed as an album cover, giving the impression of a series of artful still …

The Secrets Behind the Perfect Irish Coffee

100 bottles of Irish whiskey and 2,000 Irish Coffees? That's a normal day's yield at San Francisco's time-honored Buena Vista Cafe. Batched along the bar in a neat line of 28 glass goblets, the cafe pours more Irish whiskey than anyone in the world thanks to its renowned recipe.<p>Invented by Irishman …

Your Board Should Think Like Activists

With more than two centuries of making everything from gunpowder to nylon and Tyvek, Dupont Co. has renewed its product lines many times. Now it is being pressed to renew its governing board as well. Its directors have turned over many times, of course, but Trian Fund Management, led by activist …

Investing

Degrees don’t matter anymore, skills do

If I were to make a nomination for the most destructive belief in our culture, it would be the belief that some people are born smart and others are born dumb. This belief is not only badly off target as a shorthand description of reality, it is the source of many social pathologies and lost …

Education

15 Successful Entrepreneurs Share The Most Important Lesson They Learned In Their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including billionaire "Shark Tank" investor Mark Cuban and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.

Entrepreneurship

Manage Your Team’s Attention

What’s your scarcest resource at work?<p>Most people answer, without hesitation, that it’s <i>time</i>. It certainly is finite, but I would argue that time isn’t actually your scarcest resource. After all, everyone has the same amount of time, and yet individual differences in productivity can be enormous.<p>A …

Management

Why Good Managers Are So Rare

Gallup has found that one of the most important decisions companies make is simply whom they name manager. Yet our analysis suggests that they usually get it wrong. In fact, Gallup finds that companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job 82% of the time.<p>Bad managers cost …

How to Conduct an Effective Job Interview

The virtual stack of resumes in your inbox is winnowed and certain candidates have passed the phone screen. Next step: in-person interviews. How should you use the relatively brief time to get to know — and assess — a near stranger? How many people at your firm should be involved? How can you tell …

Employment

An Exercise to Get Your Team Thinking Differently About the Future

Thinking about the future is hard, mainly because we are glued to the present. Daniel Kahneman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist and author of <i>Thinking, Fast and Slow</i>, observed that decision makers get stuck in a memory loop and can only predict the future as a reflection of the past. He labels …

Crowdsourcing

How to Craft an Agile Marketing Campaign

Meticulously designed marketing campaigns are a relic. As research on disruption and market transitions suggests, you’re better off these days if you can quickly identify and adapt to changes in your environment. Sure, you can anticipate multiple outcomes, with branching if-then plans and …

Marketing

What Is a Business Model?

In <i>The New, New Thing</i>, Michael Lewis refers to the phrase <i>business model</i> as “a term of art.” And like art itself, it’s one of those things many people feel they can recognize when they see it (especially a particularly clever or terrible one) but can’t quite define.<p>That’s less surprising than it …

Innovation

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Harvard

What to Ask the Person in the Mirror

If you’re like most successful leaders, you were, in the early stages of your career, given plenty of guidance and support. You were closely monitored, coached, and mentored. But as you moved up the ladder, the sources of honest and useful feedback became fewer, and after a certain point, you were …

Forget the Strategy PowerPoint

I have for decades watched CEOs and other executives try to explain a corporate strategy to a small group of senior managers or to a much larger group of staff. For the most part, it has not been a pretty sight. In the case of senior managers, I usually hear 3 or 4 different interpretations of what …

How to Be Less Distracted in 2015

The New Year always ushers in another opportunity to take a stab at a few things that seem to be dragging us down. But which things should we focus on? Maybe the answer is in the question. The modern world has given us infinite choices: Everything is on demand all the time; everyone can reach us in …