Serwan Melk

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Tomates Time Management Is a Super Customizable Pomodoro Timer for Mac

Mac: We’ve seen plenty of Pomodoro timers over the years, but Tomates might be the most full featured option around.<p>If you’re unfamiliar, the …

Time Management

Steve Jobs Used this Insanely Simple Strategy to Get What He Wanted (and You Can Too)

Overcome your fear of rejection and failure with this three-letter word.<p><i>This article also appeared on LinkedIn.</i><p>There's a video clip on YouTube of Steve Jobs telling the story of when he was 12 years old and he was looking for spare parts so he could build an electronic device known as a frequency …

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Learn Eight Field Photography Tricks In 90 Seconds

If you’re looking to boost your field photography skills, these eight clever tricks can be done with common items almost everyone has.<p>In this video, …

10 Ways you can model the success of millionaire entrepreneurs

Share9<p>Tweet<p>Share33<p>+12<p>Shares 44<p>It’s no secret that millionaires have different habits, qualities, and ways of thinking than the average person. Those …

How to Recharge if You're Losing Motivation

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

What It's Like Being a Professional Hand Model

Brooke Colman has appeared in some of the most expensive, visible adverts in the world, and doubled for Julia Roberts and Ant and Dec, but you've never seen her face.<p>Brooke Colman's hands are six meters high and made of fiberglass.<p>Granted, not her actual physical hands—but when Nikon wanted to …

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

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7 Life-Changing Skills You Can Learn Even If You're Broke

Skills are the gateway to a better quality career and life.<p>The problem is, money is tight for most of us after covering rent/mortgage, car payments, …

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This San Francisco Home Is An Urban Oasis For A Family Of Four

“Give us an urban oasis, something minimal and modern but warm with a seamless flow from inside to out”, that was the mandate from the clients, a …

7 Infographics Every Digital Marketer Needs to See

I love infographics as a marketing tool, don’t you? They can convey a huge amount of information in a compact form. It’s an easy way to hit the …

How to Measure Your Emotional Intelligence and Become a Better Leader

The set of human skills that determine how we manage ourselves and our relationships matter enormously. Ask yourself these questions to see how you measure up.<p>Originally published by <b>Daniel Goleman</b> on LinkedIn: Measuring Your Emotional Intelligence<p>Emotional intelligence - how we manage ourselves and …

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Want to do your own analytics? Google's free Data Studio takes on Microsoft's Power BI

Google has rolled out a free version of its Data Studio 360, the data visualization toolset for building reports and charts from multiple data …

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These 5 TED Talks Will Inspire You to Be a Better Leader

Need some inspiration to up your leadership game? These thought-provoking TED Talks should do the trick.<p>Leadership. It's a simple concept -- but, not such an easy skill to master. In fact, being an effective and inspiring leader requires some serious thought, consideration, and (believe it or not) …

Leadership

50 free web tools

In many occupations, solving problems and finding ways to be more productive are top priorities. This is especially true for web designers and …

Web Development

Use these Mac menu bar apps to get more done

Mac menu bar apps are a great way to keep information or services -- such as clipboard managers and calendars -- out of sight but no more than a click away. This makes them great for visualizing status information for your Mac, quickly switching settings and even boosting your productivity.<p>There is …

These Five Motivational Speeches Will Get You off Your Ass

We all know we aren’t reaching our full potential. Our lives are full of empty promises, “maybe’s”, and failed ideas. Failed ideas that we never went …

The Ultimate Guide to Improving Your Focus

The only time you fail is when you fail to focus.<p>It's so easy to lose focus, and become susceptible to being busy but not productive. Sometimes we miss deadlines and unfortunately we even put off important things and then we wonder where our concentration has gone.<p>Successful entrepreneurship and …

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The Photo Tips That Finally Clicked and Made Me a Better Photographer

I have tried and failed to get into photography several times in my life. I like the idea of taking beautiful photos, but all the rules, settings, …

3 Reasons Why Your Time Management Sucks

If you reach the end of each day with scores of unmarked tasks on your to-do list, you're probably looking for ways to improve your time management. Oxford Dictionaries define time management as "The ability to use one's time effectively or productively, especially at work."<p>Not one of your …

5 Ways You're Wasting Time Without Even Realizing It

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all waste time, so don’t try and kid yourself. Whether you’re a young kid at a temp job trying to relieve your boredom by browsing the Internet or an experienced CEO who can’t focus on what he needs to, time-wasting is …

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9 Sleeping Habits That Could Make You A Smarter Person

Would you believe it if I said you could sleep your way to success? Turns out, you can! Research has shown that the functioning of our brain is …

How to Get up Early and Become a Morning Person: Take Back Tomorrow Before Going to Bed

If you’re anything like me, you’re the kind of person who hits the snooze button 15 times before finally rolling out of bed. The kind of person who, …

The Ultimate Guide to Infographic Marketing

In the words of entrepreneur and acclaimed author Gary Vaynerchuk, <b>“Marketers ruin everything.”</b> This couldn’t be more true for infographics, which …

3 Scientifically Proven Ways to Optimize Your Brain

If your meetings are sputtering, rewiring the gray matter may help get employees reconnected.<p>The co-founders of Aditazz, which uses software to design and construct hospitals and other specialized buildings, were beyond frustrated. Zigmund Rubel, an architect, wanted to design buildings in one …

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5 research-backed ways to tell if someone is lying

We're going to see what the research has to say on detecting lies, avoiding deception and more. And this is the industrial strength package. We'll look at how to avoid being deceived by the pros in this arena: con artists.<p>To get the real answers, I called an expert. Maria Konnikova is a …

You'll Never Become a Successful Entrepreneur Until You Stop Doing These 8 Things

Steering away from these common pitfalls can make all the difference in getting your business off the ground.<p>In every situation, every game, every event, you're bound to have winners and losers--and business is no exception. In fact, nine out of 10 startups fail to gain traction and end up closing …

Business Strategy

A simple 2-minute trick to calm a racing mind

Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night.<p>Think about how many times you’ve agonized over some dumb thing you said. Or rehearsed a conversation that hasn’t happened—and might not ever. Or couldn’t get that …

Former Employee Of Google, Apple, And Microsoft On How To Master The Tech Interview

This interviewing expert urges software engineers to ditch perfectionism, avoid these common mistakes, and try these tactics.<p>When Gayle Laakmann McDowell had her first interview for a software engineering position at Microsoft 11 years ago, she didn’t know quite what she was getting herself into. …

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A productivity expert says this is the time of day when you should work on your most important tasks

One of the most important ways to figure out how you work best is to figure out <i>when</i> you work best by finding your "<b>biological prime time</b>."<p>It's a term that was coined by Sam Carpenter in his book, "Work the System," and it describes the hours of the day when you have the most energy. Everyone is …