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15 uses for your phone's camera (other than taking selfies)

If you've ever looked at the night sky and wished you had paid more attention in science class, then you should download<p>Published:11 July 2016 Caption:Alina BradfordPhoto:Alina Bradford/CNET<p>If you have an old phone lying around you can use it for home security. Taylor Martin explains the details in …

Internet

7 Little Ways to Make Life Simpler

<i>Anyone can make today more complicated than it has to be, and most people will. It takes a touch of wisdom to do the opposite.</i>Our days fill up so …

Don't Start a Business if You Don't Have these 7 Things

Enthusiasm is great, but you need to be prepared for what's ahead which is why we prepared these seven tips to help you start a business.

The 18 Best Motivational Books Everyone Should Read

We asked our readers to name the motivational books that have inspired them. These are the 18 reads they loved the best.<p>Three years ago, I identified the "Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time," but with a twist: I left the No. 1 spot blank and asked Inc.com readers to name their favorite.<p>In …

selfdevelopment

Secret #1: They focus on minutes, not hours.

Average performers default to hours and half-hour blocks on their calendar. Highly successful people know there are 1,440 minutes in every day and there is nothing more valuable than time. Money can be lost and made again, but time spent can never be reclaimed. As legendary Olympic gymnast Shannon …

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

How to Stay Inspired When You’re Overwhelmed

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

How To Motivate Your Employees To Do More Each Week

Want to keep your employees loyal? Motivate them to do their best work.<p>"You can catch more flies with honey..." Yeah, I know. The same clich gets old when trying to motivate employees. While there are many tried-and-true methods of motivating employees to work harder, I like to think outside the …

Employee Engagement

The Motivation Strategy That Works Every Time

An expert claims this simple strategy can help anyone achieve just about anything.<p>Here's how most of us approach motivation: we wait around for something to fire us up to reach a goal (maybe it's the inspiration of a new year, maybe it's a particularly amazing role model) and then we expect that …

Motivation

Create Your Own Super SparklyBokeh Background

When points of light are out of focus they turn into sparkling orbs of awesomeness.<p>This is called bokeh!<p>Wouldn’t it be cool if your next backdrop was …

Five Useful Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts

Adobe makes life easier for Lightroom users by building in keyboard shortcuts. You probably know some of the more important ones by heart (e.g.: T to …

Off-Camera Flash Tips for Interior Wedding Photography

If you’re doing any kind of interior shots for a wedding, you have to know how to use off-camera flash. It’s the best way (and sometimes the only …

7 Psychological Tricks for Getting More Work Done

Being more productive starts with willpower and discipline. Here are seven mind tricks for becoming more productive and disciplined.<p>We all wish we could get more work done in less time. If we were more productive, we'd have a better chance at getting that raise, we'd have more personal time to do …

Time Management

5 Monday Actions That Will Immediately Improve Your Finances

Feeling poor on tax day? Here are some tips you can do every Monday that will improve your mood by next April.<p>Every year at this time most people and companies do a reassessment of their finances. A quick look at their assets and liabilities might result in either a big smile or perhaps a grimace. …

Personal Finance

It's Inevitable -- How To Have Tough Conversations With Your Employees

While popular media likes to portray entrepreneurs as fearless conquerors willing to storm the beach single-handedly, the reality is that entrepreneurs are quite a diverse population. Sure, it takes courage to be an entrepreneur, and there are many who don’t back away from a challenge, but there …

10 behaviours that will ruin your career

Talent, skill, education, experience — all are important. But since no one does anything worthwhile on their own, treating other people with courtesy …