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8 graphic design trends for 2017

So we’re already into 2017, in case you haven’t noticed. That means you probably have already broken one of your New Year’s resolutions. Don’t worry, my resolution to get better sleep has already been dashed.<p>But one of my resolutions that I will not be breaking is to become a better graphic …

Graphic Design

This Simple Design Change Would Have Saved The Oscars

The Academy has over 6,000 members, but not a single graphic designer, apparently.<p>Anyone who watched the Academy Awards live could tell something was wrong. Warren Beatty looked at the card, which supposedly held the winner for Best Picture. And then he looked again. He could clearly tell something …

15 daily habits that are easy to practice and can significantly improve your life

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our favorites:

This one factor may explain why you're a morning person or a night owl

A study of nearly 90,000 people who had their genomes sequenced by the consumer genetics company 23andMe has identified 15 versions of genes that are linked to reports of being an early or a late riser.<p>The findings, which were published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications, could improve …

How Much Does It Cost to Make a Custom Website?

In some ways, creating a website is a lot like building a house. There are endless options depending on what you need and want. Each and every website design project, like every house, is always different.<p>After 15 years in the website design and digital marketing industry, the question I most …

5 Tricks to Strengthen Your Content Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is a noisy place. It takes both heart and skill and to be heard in a way that moves customers to action. Your story is boring until proven otherwise and sending out another dull press release isn’t going to fix that. Instead, …

Everything You Need to Know About B2B Mid

When you tell your friends about the sandwich you just inhaled from Lenny’s, you might describe the bread. You might even describe the fixings that …

This Infographic Will Show You What’s Killing Your Creativity

If your inspiration routine involves scrolling through Tumblr until “inspiration strikes,” well, we can’t say that we haven’t been there ourselves, but there are better ways to get those creative juices flowing. <i>Entrepreneur Magazine</i> put out a very helpful/snazzy infographic to guide you through a …

Get More Innovative by Rethinking the Way You Think

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Innovating how we innovate. Improving how we improve. Analyzing how we analyze. Gimmicky workplace wordplay? Absolutely! But effective prods and provocations for inspiring organizational introspection and insight, as well. Exercises like these, often known as “going meta,” focus managerial …

10 Web Tips

It’s absolutely critical that brands achieve relevance. One of the primary methods for accomplishing relevance is to create relevant …

Marketing

Content Marketing: The Antidote To Ad Blocking

Apple’s introduction of ad blocking support in iOS9 has finally brought this consumer behaviour to the top of the agenda for CMOs. And, while …

How to Perform Self

Shares 689<p>In our families, cultures and societies, we are often taught that if you have a health issue … go to a doctor! If you suffer from stress, …

7 Apps to Make You Happier | Inc.com

The things you can accomplish with an app these days are truly impressive. With a couple of taps on your smartphone, a taxi will pull up at your door, a tasty dinner appear on your table, or your dirty socks transform into neatly folded clean laundry. These feats can mightily improve your quality …

Happiness

15 Of The Most Relaxing Photos We've Ever Seen

These people are truly living their best lives.<p>These images of people at their most relaxed are sure to give you plenty of ideas on how to spend your weekend or next "mental health day." Don't worry though, we won't tell your boss.

Kadenze Offers Free Online Classes on Art Studies and Creative Technology

We love online courses here at Lifehacker, but you may not be interested in studying law or learning how to code. For the more artistically inclined, …

MOOCs

7 Daily Habits That Will Make You Smarter

We're all in the business of bettering ourselves, which is all the more agreeable if the efforts to do so are simple enough. A question posed over on …

How writing regularly can improve your creativity and clarity

Starting or running a business is a risky endeavor. Entrepreneurs and artists deal with a storm of surprises and self-doubt, and they need to constantly learn and adapt to steer the ship to safety.<p>I’ve found that one of the best avenues for problem solving is writing. The process of putting pen to …

5 Tips to Organize Your Day for Maximum Productivity

Whether you're the type of person that jumps out of bed before your alarm clock or the kind that doesn't officially start your day until that second cup of coffee, we can all use a little push in the morning. Follow these tips to help you make the most out of your day and achieve maximum …

How to Stay Focused in an Age of Distraction

I bought the original iPhone the summer it came out. That was 8 years ago, and this internet-connected pocket computer has been within arms reach …

Productivity

7 Foolproof Practices for Maximizing Your Time | Inc.com

We need to think differently about time. It's not as if we haven't been trying. Time-management courses have been around for decades, and work/life balance has become a clich. Some question whether work/life balance is even possible.<p>Others argue we shouldn't be talking about balance at all, but …

Time Management

The Start-to-Finish Guide to Nailing Your Next PowerPoint Presentation

Here's are the writing, design and presentation processes to help you navigate PowerPoint and nail your next PowerPoint presentation.

11 Tweaks to Your Daily Routine Will Make Your Day More Productive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What …

The Altwork Station is an expensive marvel of desk engineering

Standing desks are all the rage in modern offices these days, thanks in large part to plenty of research that claims sitting all day is detrimental to your long-term health. And you can spend a <i>lot</i> of money finding the right one -- take the just-announced Altwork Station that goes up for pre-order …