William Reynolds

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The Most Effective Leaders All Have One Thing in Common: Authenticity

Leadership has nothing to do with titles.<p>If you think that a job title is what gives you power to influence and inspire others, you're holding yourself back. Restricting your growth. And falling short of achieving your full potential.<p>When I think about leaders--and I've encountered many, each with …

Leadership

Photographing the Abstract

<b>“One should not photograph things for what they are but what else they are.” – Minor White</b> Blurs, blends, composites, pans, macro, long exposures, …

Landscape Photography

For more than a year we’ve been investigating Cambridge Analytica and its links to the Brexit Leave campaign in the UK and Team Trump in the US presidential election. Now, 28-year-old Christopher Wylie goes on the record to discuss his role in hijacking the profiles of millions of Facebook users in …

Christopher Wylie

50+ Drawing Ideas That Will Get You Sketching Right Now

Practice is a vital part of perfecting your drawing skills. Learning the basics and repeating them over and over again is the only way to improve. For proof, just check out what a few years of drawing practice can do. It’s truly incredible the progress that you can make by dedicating time to this …

The 50 Best Jazz Guitarists Of All Time

Even the very best jazz guitarists rarely receive the attention and plaudits that the genre’s horn blowers – <b>saxophonists</b> and <b>trumpeters</b>, in particular …

Guitar

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Add Clouds & Enhance Colors for More Dramatic Landscape Photos (VIDEO)

One lesson all outdoor photographers learn is that there’s a big difference between a beautiful location and a great landscape photograph. That’s …

My Grandmother Was Italian. Why Aren't My Genes Italian?

Maybe you got one of those find-your-ancestry kits over the holidays. You've sent off your awkwardly-collected saliva sample, and you're awaiting your results. If your experience is anything like that of me and my mom, you may find surprises — not the dramatic "switched at birth" kind, but results …

Genetics

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

How Trump’s skepticism of U.S. intelligence on Russia left an election threat unchecked

In the final days before Donald Trump was sworn in as president, members of his inner circle pleaded with him to acknowledge publicly what U.S. intelligence agencies had already concluded — that Russia’s interference in the 2016 election was real.<p>Hacking Democracy<p>This report on how President Trump …

79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

Travel

The Minimalist's Strength Workout

Like most athletes who would rather be outdoors running, riding, swimming, or hiking, I don’t set aside much time for the gym. Yet I fully realize the importance of building general strength and mobility—not just to support my outdoor activities, but also for everyday health and fitness. I’d like …

Nordic Noir 101: 11 Best Books to Get to Know the Genre

A Lisbeth Salander novel, continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series<p>David Lagercrantz<p>In the fifth installment of the <i>Millennium Series</i>, brilliant hacker and troubled outsider Lisbeth Salander is as close as she’s ever been to unraveling the mysteries of her traumatic childhood. In order to finally …

Books

Can Kroger Survive The Grocery Wars?

Kroger's (KR) valuation has been hammered down over the past several quarters. The retail segment is undoubtedly going through a period of turmoil: …

5 Ways to Change the Color of ANYTHING in Photoshop

They will look at the simple masked Hue/Sat adjustment layer, the Color and Hue blend modes, converting white (or black) to a color, targeting an …

Photography

31 US cities where you don't have to earn 6 figures to live well

You don't always have to earn six figures to live well.<p>In fact, in 31 cities across the US, it's possible to cover your necessities, and still splurge and save money while bringing home a $50,000 annual paycheck — or less.<p>That's according to a recent study by GOBankingRates, which gathered data for …

How to Make Your Skies More Dramatic Using Photoshop

So much of a landscape image is in how you edit it; many different personalities and effects can shine through the same scene when processed by …

My Buddy

He would call me late in the night from somewhere on the road, a ghost town in Texas, a rest stop near Pittsburgh, or from Santa Fe, where he was parked in the desert, listening to the coyotes howling. But most often he would call from his place in Kentucky, on a cold, still night, when one could …

I've held 1,000 interviews, and I've found only 4 questions truly matter

Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's hard to hire your 50th employee, and it's still hard to hire your 500th employee.<p>If you're just starting your company, you may as well get over the fact that you'll likely lose sleep over …

How to Clean Your Camera's Sensor

One of the critical things for your camera is to keep the sensor clean. Dust floats around almost everywhere; Once it gets inside your camera it can …

Cleaning

Why The Vietnam War Is Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s Most Ambitious Project Yet

The filmmakers will bring their latest documentary epic, more than a decade in the making, to PBS in September. The pair did their best to avoid tired tropes by interviewing those with firsthand accounts, from Vietcong guerrilla fighters to Army deserters.<p>Will there ever be a “right” time for …

25 companies that are revolutionizing retail

In the midst of a retail apocalypse that has forced thousands of brick and mortar stores to close, brands are doing everything they can to keep up with changing shopping habits.<p>We've highlighted 25 companies — from online startups to some of the biggest and most established companies in the US — …

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and …

Language

America’s Future Is Texas

With right-wing zealots taking over the legislature even as the state’s demographics shift leftward, Texas has become the nation’s bellwether.<p>When Frederick Law Olmsted passed through Texas, in 1853, he became besotted with the majesty of the Texas legislature. “I have seen several similar bodies …

The World's Most Tourist-friendly Countries

Tourist service infrastructure doesn’t sound very exciting, but a country’s readiness to greet visitors can make or break a vacation.<p>In the World …

Video tutorial: how to make a double exposure in Photoshop

Youtube user Eye Stocker makes a lot of useful Photoshop tutorials and we found this one in particular to be valuable. Even if you are not …

10 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job to Start Your Company

You have a dream but you need a checklist to achieve it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you've decided you're ready to take the plunge, quit your job, and get your own company up and running. You have an amazing business idea you are ready to launch. You're probably …

Will Hurd Is the Future of the GOP*

*If he can hold on to the toughest seat in Texas.<p>HELOTES, Texas—Drenched in yellow light and red fog, Robert Earl Keen scratches at his guitar and unloads the lyrics to his trademark anthem with several thousand boot-and-cowboy-hat-clad Texans howling along in delirium. This is the grand finale on …

25 Mindfulness Quotes to Keep You in the Present Moment

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

Tales from the bar - a tour of London's 'great pubs'

<b>Giant oak wine barrels sit above the bar of the Cittie of Yorke in Holborn - which is more reminiscent of a great hall in a Tudor mansion than than a traditional pub.</b><p>The jury is out as to whether or not the massive casks were ever used as genuine storage vessels - or simply part of the inn's Tudor …

England

Dell’s 8K monitor is a sublime $4,999 luxury for the pros

The 32-inch Dell UP3218K has more than 33 megapixels and a billion colors<p>If CES is a preview of the future, then give me more of <i>this</i> particular flavor. Dell today announces a new 32-inch, 8K desktop monitor with 1.07 billion colors, aluminum construction, 100 percent coverage of the AdobeRGB and …