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Leadership

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 4 Insights From Research

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to just look at someone and tell what they’re <i>really</i> like?<p>Sherlock Holmes does this all the time and it’s incredibly …

Psychology

Want Your Next Week to Be Super Productive? Try These 5 Success Strategies

Get a jump on next week by putting a bow on this week, and then enjoying--really enjoying--your weekend.<p>After a long week of writing and meeting deadlines, I really look forward to my weekends--getting out of the office, tapping into my latest foodie desire, playing my beloved guitars, sleeping in …

Time Management

5 Types of Branding Color Palettes That Reign Supreme

I hate to burst your color loving bubble {it really is such a cozy bubble} but not all color is created equal when it comes to branding.<p>Creating a …

Graphic Design

Excellent Collection Of Web Color Picking, Palettes & Scheme Generating Tools For Designers

ADVERTISEMENT<p>Colors are the first things that the web designers consider while starting a new website project. Which colors to use that will …

How to Prioritize Effectively | Inc.com

Setting priorities may well be the easiest, difficult task on your to-do list. As daily tasks--and, yes, even large projects pile up--knowing what to do now and what to put on hold for later can be difficult. Angel investor Rick Gibson is no stranger to having a lot on his plate.<p>Gibson says he …

Time Management

5 Remarkably Powerful Habits of Great Leaders | Inc.com

There are literally millions of leaders, in all sorts of organizations, all around the globe. While some run businesses, others lead nonprofits and government offices and agencies. Regardless of the type of organization, however, <i>great</i> leaders all share certain habits in common. And these habits …

Leadership

20 Free Sans Serif Fonts Every Designer Should Have

Some well-known examples of sans serifs are Arial, Helvetica, and Franklin Gothic. But using run-of-the-mill sans serif fonts (such as the ones …

CSS Shapes Editor for Chrome

31 Aug 2014 - London<p>CSS Shapes allow web designers to wrap content around custom paths, but authoring them is not trivial.<p>None of the traditional …

Palettab Chrome Extension offers color themes and fonts right from your browser tab

Looking for font/color theme ideas? Palettab, a Chrome browser extension whose mission in life is to generate ideas for your creative projects, is conveniently located in the next tab.<p>Run by COLOURlovers, an international online community of over 4 million, each palette of five colors has its own …

7 Digital Marketing Solutions for Every Startup’s Needs

<i>Daniel Reed is the Digital Marketing Manager for Sinch. This post originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>It’s tough being a startup — budgets, growth, and hustling everyday to make that change that you dream about.<p>As the Digital Marketing Manager, it’s my job to get Sinch — a cloud based …

Typegenius Online App Shows Designers the Best Font Match

Most designers pride themselves on their ability to choose the font combinations they use in their projects, thank you — except for when they need a little help in deciding which fonts look best together.<p>Luckily, there’s a quick and easy way to get some extra visual input. Typegenius is a Website …

5 Meditation Tips for People Who Can’t Focus

Meditation is more than just a stress buster. New research shows it can help boost creativity; another review found it could reduce symptoms of …

Meditation

What Employers Get Wrong When It Comes to Hiring

Pat was well-qualified for the job. So, without puffery, her resume, cover letter, interview and references made that clear.<p>Chris wasn’t qualified …

Employment

How Men Learn (Or Don't) About Menstruation

When I was in high school, two friends of mine got into a prank war — the kind of stupid, friendly one-upmanship waged when you’re a bored teenager. It started innocuously enough with some chewed-up gum in a locker. Then, in response, smelly gym clothes. It escalated: an old lunch, a moldy sandwich.<p>…

The UK Reportedly Plans To Scrap Value Added Tax on Bitcoin Trades

Bitcoin was dealt a heavy blow last week after troubled Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, once the largest of its kind, filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo.<p>The UK government, however, is reportedly taking steps to welcome the virtual currency. In a meeting with a group of UK traders, Britain’s tax …

Peering into North Korea

A boat tour from China skirts the North Korean shoreline, allowing a glimpse of the world’s most mysterious, closed-off country.<p>The key to our speedboat turned, the engine roared and Chinese pop music blared. Beneath us, the Yalu River was a muddy brown; above, the sun shone. We hurried on toward …

North Korea

Canada’s wild frontier: Where glaciers and rainforests meet

Both a Canadian national park and a Unesco World Heritage Site, Kluane National Park is one of the most beautiful and isolated places on Earth.<p>After a bumpy 90-minute drive down a dirt track that cut through dense forest and across rushing streams, I emerged from a pickup truck – next to a cabin …

National Parks

The true life of a location scout

Few careers seem more tailor-made to travel-lovers than that of a location scout – but is finding the next Oscar-worthy location as glamorous as it seems?<p>Few careers seem more tailor-made to travel-lovers than that of a location scout – the person responsible for finding just the right setting for …

Sydney Opera House

Guinness’s new Irish rivals

Since Arthur Guinness first started brewing stout in the late 18th Century, very few other breweries have successfully produced the beer in its ancestral home – until now.<p>Inside the Galway Bay Brewery in Galway, Ireland, a tiny batch of imperial stout lies in Irish whiskey barrels. When brewmaster …

Beer