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Tony Robbins Says This 4-Letter Word Is the Greatest Obstacle in Pursuing Your Dreams

Discover the single biggest thing stopping us from reaching greatness.<p>Ah, the power of dreams. They give meaning to life. They give hope to people. They are the element inside us which makes us aim for something bigger, something more substantial -- something to live for.<p>So imagine the kind of …

How to Run Nik Collection Standalone Without Photoshop or Lightroom

DxO recently announced that it has acquired the Nik Collection suite of popular photo tools after Google abandoned development in May. The Collection …

Tutorials

Why the No. 1 Sales Rule Is Wrong--and You Should Absolutely Ignore It

Instead of overcoming objections, focus on solving problems together.<p>Like many people who graduate with a degree in sociology, my first official job after university was in sales.<p>Traveling and meeting small business owners throughout the US, Canada, and Australia was an incredible experience that …

The Most Effective Method to Get Someone to Do What You Want

Use the "scales of influence" model to persuade people to do what you want--while thinking that it's their idea.<p>Contrary to popular opinion, human beings don't resist change. We all, however, resist being changed.<p>We have no problem stretching our own comfort zone, but we each throw up our defenses …

Entrepreneurship

Beginner Photography Tip: Advanced Controls That Will Take Your Photos to the Next Level

Tell me if this sounds familiar...You've been dabbling in photography for awhile now, but find yourself wanting to learn more.You have a good handle …

Landscape Photography

3 Captivating Elements of Storytelling That Will Help You Sell More

How to use stories to capture buyers' attention<p>Once you understand how our brains react to storytelling, you'll wonder why you ever tried a different way of selling.<p>Through his research, neuroeconomist Paul Zak found out that the brain produces two hormones during storytelling: cortisol and …

Marketing

8 Things Exceptional Bosses Constantly Tell Their Employees

Leadership always starts with great communication, so amazing bosses use these phrases daily.<p>Whether you're managing an intern or running an entire business, your employees' success (and your own skin) depends on your leadership.<p>Thankfully, the solution for motivating your team and squashing any …

Sheryl Sandberg

Simple Web Tool Teaches Beginners How to Use Manual Settings on a DSLR

Simon Roberts, a London-based animator and designer, has created a great photography resource for beginners that is both simple and useful. It’s …

Tutorials

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Praise Them Like This (but Most Parents Do the Opposite)

Stop praising kids for their innate or God-given abilities, and instead focus on their effort.<p>What if I were to tell you that you could increase the odds that your kids will achieve great success in life--maybe greater success than you've had--simply by making a small change in how you praise them …

Self-improvement

Men's Fashion Blogger | Fragrances That Drive Women Crazy

As guys we tend to shy away from talking about traditionally feminine items such as perfumes and fragrances. Although, I always feel more comfortable …

Beauty

Learn how to read your histogram and nail exposure in just 2 minutes

Histograms are handy things. They either confirm that you’ve nailed your exposure or let you instantly see if you need to adjust. But, they can be …

Tutorials

Get perfect sound in your videos with $5 DIY sound absorbing panels

Getting quality sound in your video can be tricky. Even when you have a great microphone and field recorder, you’re hindered by the environment. …

Clean Energy

Six Photography Mistakes You May Not Realize You're Making

Just like learning in any practice or aspect of life, the more you learn, the more you realize what you don't know or haven't learned. It's natural; …

Tutorials

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How to Tell a Story the Right Way

When he jokes about the heavy snow falling outside, Peter Aguero‘s chuckle sounds like a quiet echo in a deep cavern. But now, after the champion …

How to downgrade your iPhone or iPad from iOS 11

Want to roll your iPhone back to iOS 10? Here's how.<p>iOS 11 comes with some new features a new native app, but if you need to downgrade your device …

Capture the Magical Golden Hour With Rizon For iOS

A magical moment of soft and warm light, the golden hour is a period slightly before sunset or slightly after sunrise when the sun is low in the sky. …

Every Engineer Should Watch This Video

Selling isn't manipulating people into buying what they don't want; it's finding way to make people's dreams come true.<p>Just the other day I was giving an engineer a ride to a conference. I mentioned that I wrote about Sales. Her response: "Yuck, salespeople are slimy."<p>I shrugged it off as Asbergers …

Engineering

14 iPhone Settings That Will Kill Your Battery

Whether you have a shiny, brand new iPhone or are still rocking one from a few generations ago, one of the most frustrating things about these …

Raspberry Pi DIY AirPlay Speaker System Built For $45 (video)

If you have fancied using Apple’s Airplay streaming system but have not yet brought yourself to part with the roughly $100 price tag of currently …

Define Yourself by Your Work? How (and Why) You Should Stop Now

Think your identity comes from your profession? Three reasons to change your mind.<p>Do you identify with your work? I do, a lot of the time. Ask me who I am and the word "writer" will pop up early in my answer, even though that's only one of many things I am. I'm also a wife, a daughter, a …

Relationships

6 camera settings beginners find confusing (and we can see why)

<i>Digital photography isn’t short of camera jargon and technical concepts – the sort of stuff that can leave beginner photographers scratching their</i> …

Landscape Photography

Scurfa’s Diver One Is Rugged, Water Resistant and Affordable

When did dive watches stop being <i>dive watches</i> and become precious man-jewelry? Sure, the digital dive computer has replaced the watch as the …

Solo is a ‘Smart’ Camera Drone with Computer-Aided Flight and Picture Taking

The camera drone continues to heat up. Just days after industry heavyweight DJI announced its new Phantom 3 camera drone, 3D Robotics has unveiled …

Self-help

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Relationships

10 best photography tips for beginners

New to photography? Need some beginner-friendly photo tips to help you get up and running with your camera? We can help.Digital photography can be …

Spacious Home in Peru Inducing Gratitude and Admiration

Occupying a fabulous 7500 square meter lot just 46 kilometers from Lima, Peru, this property rests at the edge of an Eucalyptus forest, with desert …