Adam Cornwell

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The Emotionally Intelligent Way for Introverts to Meet New People and Make a Great First Impression

If you find it hard to make small talk with people you don't know, this is the perfect solution -- and best of all, you'll make someone else feel less insecure, too.<p>I walked into a room filled with strangers and immediately became that guy.<p>Confidence is a funny thing. Stick me on a stage in front …

Personality

This Small Personal Touch Will Make a Huge Difference in Your Business

Relying on email for thank-yous and other follow-ups could be costing you business.<p>Email is great for fast communication, but it often lacks personalization, personality, tone and emotion. It's hard to feel grateful, moved or impacted by an email, no matter how authentic the sender was with their …

Employment

Now five men own almost as much wealth as half of the world’s population

<b>(Alexander Kalina via Shutterstock)</b><p>While Americans fixate on Trump, the super-rich are absconding with the fruits of our labor<p>Paul Buchheit<p>June 15, 2017 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Last year it was eight men, then down to six, and now almost five.<p>While Americans fixate …

Is America Encouraging the Wrong Kind of Entrepreneurship?

Last month economist William Baumol passed away at the age of 95. His death was universally mourned by members of the economics community, many of whom shared the view that he had passed before receiving a much-deserved Nobel Prize. One of us (Robert) had the great privilege of working with him, …

Economics

7 Things You Have to Stop Believing to Live a Successful Life On Your Own Terms

Since the mind drives the body, it’s the way we think that ultimately makes the dreams we dream possible or impossible. Our reality is almost …

Mind

How You Define the Problem Determines Whether You Solve It

Typical stories of creativity and invention focus on finding novel ways to solve problems. James Dyson found a way to adapt the industrial cyclone to eliminate the bag in a vacuum cleaner. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque developed cubism as a technique for including several views of a scene in the …

Is Hell Real?

In his visit to Fatima on Saturday, Pope Francis warned the half million member congregation to avoid a life that “profanes God in his creatures…Such …

Theology

7 Reasons Why Spending Money on Experiences Makes Us Happier Than Buying Stuff

That fancy car in your driveway probably doesn't make you smile as often as remembering your honeymoon.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Because they’re now the largest age demographic, I spend a lot of time researching and discussing millennials. What I’ve …

Happiness

How I Earn $200,000+a Year from Photography

It’s kind of a crazy thing: I believe you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics, and also get rich. In this post, I’ll share some of the …

Street Photography

Why Liberals Aren’t as Tolerant as They Think

The political left might consider itself more open-minded than the right. But research shows that liberals are just as prejudiced against conservatives as conservatives are against liberals.<p>In March, students at Middlebury College disrupted a lecture by the conservative political scientist Charles …

Critical Thinking

How to Find Your Purpose in Photography

Dear friend; I want to write you a letter on finding your purpose in photography — and giving you a chance to reflect on <i>why</i> you make photos.<p>A …

Finding a New Path When You’re Attached to the Old and Scared of Failing

<b>“All endings are just beginnings. We just don’t know it yet.” ~Mitch Albom</b><p>The difficulty of finding, let alone staying on a path was brought to mind …

Self-help

Stop Reading Lists of Things Successful People Do

Who doesn’t love a “how to succeed” list? They’re fun to read and easy to share, which perhaps explains why there are so many of them. And the advice they give often sounds reasonable: The World Economic Forum published a post, in cooperation with Business Insider, listing 14 things successful …

Self-improvement

This photographer creates crazy Toy Stories using practical effects

I’m amazed by the art talented photographers can make with toys, and one of such photographers is Mitchel Wu. He creates “Toy Stories” using the toys …

Toy Story

How to Become Rich in Your Photography

Dear friend,<p>One of my dreams when I started off in photography was to somehow make a living with my photography.<p>I grew up pretty poor, so I knew that …

What The Stat About The 8 Richest Men Doesn't Tell Us About Inequality

It's a shocking statistic that caught the world's attention last week: Just eight men own the same wealth as 3.6 billion people living in poverty — that's half the population of the planet.<p>It comes from a new report by Oxfam, using 2016 data from Credit Suisse's Global Wealth Databook and the <i>Forbes</i> …

Income Inequality

Sharpening

Probably the one area for which lots has been written but little understood is the topic of sharpening. This article attempts to clear up some of the …

Simple Redistribution From The Wealthiest Won't Fix Income Inequality

A new Oxfam report estimates that 8 billionaires own as much wealth as half the world. It’s a startling figure. On one side, 8 people. On the other, 3.6 billion. Same total wealth, according to the comparison between Credit Suisse’s Global Wealth Databook 2016 and the Forbes Billionaires listing.<p>It …

How to Write Phenomenal Blog Posts in a World Full of Average Ones

Follow these eight steps to write better than everyone else.<p>You may be wondering why I’m writing a blog post about how to write a blog post, when so …

12 Of The Best Hiking Routes In Washington State, USA

Whenever I think of Washington, I think of lush green forests, the gorgeous city of Seattle, and, of course, snow-capped mountains that seem to go on …

I’m a Full-Time Photographer Because of Instagram: Here’s How I Did It

My name is Sam Vox. I am a freelance photographer from Tanzania. I became a full-time photographer because of my Instagram account. In this post, …

Has TED Really Taught Companies to Be Better Storytellers?

TED sparked a worldwide storytelling movement and companies have enthusiastically jumped on the bandwagon. So why are most business presentations still business-as-usual?<p>Imagine you had just 18 minutes to rally a team of 150 burned-out employees to stand behind your company¹s new mission. Or …

Public Speaking

How to quickly remove unwanted moving objects from your photos

There are places where it’s difficult to take a photo without people or cars in the frame. Sometimes, you can tell people to move so you can take a …

To Improve Your Focus, Just Eat Like A Drone Pilot

Concentration, focus, and memory all get a boost from consuming this one antioxidant.<p>That mid-morning crash you get after having a cup of coffee and a muffin for breakfast might be acceptable if you work at a desk, but imagine if your ability to focus and respond had more serious consequences. The …

Nutrition

Everything You Need to Know to Write Blog Posts That Readers Will Love

Digital marketing expert Neil Patel shares his top tips for writing blog posts that people will read--and share.<p><i>This article also appeared on LinkedIn.</i><p>Neil Patel is a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded several successful web analytics firms such as Crazy Egg and Kissmetrics.<p>He's also one of the …

Marketing

The Corruption of Capitalism by Guy Standing review – work matters less than what you own

Our unfair system benefits rentiers, those who live on income from property and investments – from Goldman Sachs to Uber to landlords. Can capitalism be purified?<p>The time would come, Marx and Engels thought, when there would be only two classes, the proletariat and the bourgeoisie, and all people …

Economics

10 Brilliant Social Media Examples for your B2C Content Marketing

<i>Content marketing and social media marketing are not only equally important, they also go hand in hand.</i>Every great branding campaign needs quality …

Why Videos Create Killer Brand Awareness (and 3 Tools to Match)

It's almost 2017 and some companies are still using plain text.<p>Brand awareness is a key influencer in the sales process.<p>Not only should customers know your name, but your customers need to know that your brand image is aligned with their values. The best way to do that today is with video marketing …

Marketing

Mastering the Art of Blogging: 6 Recipes to Help You Become A More Successful Content Creator

Last Saturday, Ashley Zeckman presented to a packed room of bloggers and shared a presentation titled: <i>Mastering the Art of Blogging: 6 Recipes to</i> …