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8 tried-and-tested ways to unlock your creativity

Ever had one of those days when, no matter how hard you try, every idea you think of is rubbish, and every visual you design is bland and uninspiring?<p>…

9 essential tech skills anyone interested in startups should learn

The Rambo Circus of India in Pictures

Shoes

Why Selfishness Is A MUST For Happiness

<i>‘No matter what you decide to do or where you decide to go, the main thing is that you are happy doing so.’</i><p>Pursue Your Passion<p>My mother Patricia used …

10 Motivational Good Reads

We all could use a little “self-help.” And that is probably the reason that the “self-help” sections of book stores are so large – everyone has a …

3 Steps To Mastering Your Habits

Why is it so hard to adopt good habits like everyday exercising or eating healthy food? To answer these questions it is necessary to understand what …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

Self-improvement

Mexico: Safe or Dangerous? The Definitive Guide.

Mexico gets a worse rap than it deserves. To be sure, parts of the country are dicey: There’s long-simmering drug violence along the U.S. border, and the airport in Acapulco, in the Guerrero state (where 43 students have been missing since September), has been the site of violence and protests. But …

How to Master a New Skill

We all want to be better at something. After all, self-improvement is necessary to getting ahead at work. But once you know what you want to be better at — be it public speaking, using social media, or analyzing data — how do you start? Of course, learning techniques will vary depending on the …

Become More Positive With These 5 Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>History has shown that those with an optimistic outlook on life are the ones who usually find the most success.<p>For me, changing my negative mental attitude to a positive one resulted in a completely different lifestyle, both personally …

Happiness

10 Ways To Be A Better Employee In 2015

Resolve to be better at your job this year with these small changes to your daily work life.<p>Most of us start the New Year hoping to be better versions of ourselves.<p>Our work lives, especially, are an easily quantified place to improve: We’re rewarded for jobs well done in promotions or raises, and …

Productivity

The 12 most important moments in science in 2014

Photograph: Keith Vanderlinde<p>Auroras over the 10-metre telescope and Bicep (background imaging of cosmic extragalactic polarisation) at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. The 10-metre South Pole Telescope and Bicep both collect data on cosmic microwave background radiation and black …

8 Things Recruiters Notice About Your Resume at First Glance (and 4 Things That Don't Matter)

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p>When recruiters look through a stack of resumes for candidate screening, what is the vital information …

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10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

5 Ways to Boost Creativity

From cracking one-liners at happy hour to impressing your boss at your next pitch meeting, creativity “gets us there” in countless contexts, says …

How Can I Learn Skills For A New Field Without Going Back To College?

Leadership coach Lolly Daskal and cofounder of General Assembly Matthew O. Brimer tackle this week’s question about how to break into graphic design without dropping thousands on a degree.<p>Some people know what they want to be when they grow up and stick with it for their entire lives, but for most …

Business Development

The 12 Hottest iPhone and Android Apps

This story originally appeared on Business Insider <br>February had a slew of new apps arrive for iPhone and Android.<p>Facebook launched a news reader at the beginning of the month that made reading important information on your phone easy while everyone was talking about Secret, the anonymous app …

Apps

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How To Speak The Language Of Hiring

Job seekers and hiring managers might be looking for the same things, but research proves they aren’t speaking the same language. We asked professional resume writers for a little lesson in cross-cultural communication.<p>Take two people: the hiring manager and the job applicant. While these two …

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

5 Questions Great Job Candidates Ask

Many of the questions potential hires ask are throwaways. But not these.<p>Be honest. Raise your hand if you feel the part of the job interview where you ask the candidate, "Do you have any questions for me?" is almost always a waste of time.<p>Thought so.<p>The problem is, most candidates don't actually …

Employment

Free inside the Telegraph this weekend, we have the definitive guide to the 500 must-have apps for Android and iOS, from photo and video to games and travel. To enjoy, purchase a copy of the newspaper on Saturday, January 4 and Sunday, January 5, 2014. http://fw.to/w46zUgK Happy Saturday!

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Lindsay Lohan shows off trim figure in black swimsuit as she relaxes poolside in Miami

Seventy per cent of all famous-types currently seem to be in Miami for the Art Basel design festival - including 27-year-old actress Lindsay Lohan - …

Beautifully Intimate X-Ray Portraits of Different Couples

Artists Saiko Kanda and Mayuka Hayashi have taken photos of couples to an entirely new level with these incredibly intimate <i>X-Ray Portraits</i>. The two student artists used CT scans and X-ray machines to document pairs of people within very close proximity. The skeletons seem cold and lonely, yet the …

Things I Learned Wandering Around Europe for 7 Months

<i>These things, traveling taught.</i><p>After five years a slave in the consulting world, I booked a oneway ticket to Iceland, and negotiated a seven-month sabbatical. Yes, in that order.<p>It's common to wonder: What did you learn? How did you change? What impacted you the most?<p>These are a few of the things …

How I Became the Kind of Person Who Can Work a Room

I used to dread networking events. Then a colleague let me in on his secret strategy.<p>I did it. I went to a cocktail party where I didn't know anyone, and successfully chit-chatted for two hours. (Not to myself. I actually spoke with other people.)<p>I have never been good at the kind of networking …

Networking

Three Creativity Challenges from IDEO’s Leaders

People often ask us how they can become more creative. Through our work at the global design and innovation firm IDEO and David’s work at Stanford University’s d.school, we’ve helped thousands of executives and students develop breakthrough ideas and products, from Apple’s first computer mouse to …

Digital Marketing Talent Report: Skills Are Inflated, Talent Is Slim

<i>New research by OMI, in partnership with ClickZ and Kelly Staffing, reveals Fortune 500 companies and global agencies face a serious digital</i> …