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7 Critical Skills For the Jobs of the Future

We live in a world of accelerating change. New industries are constantly being born and old ones are becoming obsolete. A report by the World …

Pedagogy

Tools to Boost Your Writing Creativity & Productivity

<i>This post has been contributed by Jess Millis.</i>Creativity comes naturally to writers. They are usually very introspective, so they can analyze their …

Infographics

Running The Retirement Numbers: What Delaying Saving Really Does To Your Nest Egg

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>These days, turning 30 doesn’t sound quite as grown up as it once did.<p>And that has a lot to do with the fact that 20-somethings are finding it hard to launch into financial adulthood.<p>According to a recent Gallup poll, about a third of adults under the age …

The Science Behind Why Jeff Bezos's Two-Pizza Team Rule Works

Once at an Amazon offsite, managers had the reasonable-sounding suggestion that employees should be increasing communication with each other. To …

21 page-turning books that captivated readers in 2014

2014 was a good year for first-time authors.<p>Relatively unknown writers turned out promising book debuts, and beloved entertainers and Internet …

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

WATCH THIS!<p>From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the …

Six 30-Day Challenges to Help You Learn More and Form Lasting Habits

30 day challenges are a great way to force yourself out of your comfort zone to take on new skills. You can learn new things, form lasting habits, …

Susan Sontag's Best Productivity Tricks

Susan Sontag was a woman of many hats. She was a writer, critic, filmmaker, and a teacher. She got a lot done before she died in 2004. Let's take a …

The Greatest Documentaries of All Time | Sight & Sound

Introduction<p>The new Sight & Sound Documentary Poll is the result of a ‘why didn’t we think of that before’ moment. In the light of the amazing recent …

The Right Way to Present Your Business Case

You’ve already put a great deal of work into preparing a solid business case for your project or idea. But when it comes to the critical presentation phase, how do you earn the support of decision makers in the room? How do you present your case so that it’s clear and straightforward while also …

How to Create a Ridiculously Interesting Magazine (In Four Steps or Maybe Less)

MagMaker / July 16, 2014<p>It doesn’t matter if you’re writing a blog, sharing photos, posting social updates, or curating a magazine on Flipboard: if …

Social Media

Don't Believe People Who Say Apple's New Deal With IBM Isn't Important — It's Huge

But maybe those investors should think again. IBM will devote about 100,000 staffers to its new enterprise deal with Apple in one function or another, according to Re/code.<p>Apple stock was at $96.99 this morning in premarket trading, up just 1.75% following the news.<p>Piper Jaffray analyst Gene …

Tim Cook

Why So Many Leadership Programs Ultimately Fail

The topic in the Executive Committee meeting turned to Europe. The technology company, Alentix*, was doing well and growing annually at the rate of about 15%. But its European division was struggling. It had been five years since the region turned a profit.<p>Yet no one had addressed that issue. Jean, …

How to become a designer without going to design school

I got my job as a designer without going to design school. I had hacked together my own design education in 6 months while working a full-time job. I …

Graphic Design

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Supercut of 1990s Alternative Rock Vocal Hooks

Vancouver-based comedian Dave Shumka compiled a supercut of some of the best non-lyrical vocal hooks from 1990s alternative rock hits for CBC Music. …

‘A Day In Vienna’, A Short Film Documenting Tom Waits’ Visit to Vienna in 1979

<i>A Day in Vienna</i> is a fantastic short film that was made for Austrian public television circa 1979 by Rudi Dolezal and Hannes Rossacher. The film …

Artistic Temperaments

This isn't the result of a quantitative study.* Jimmy Chen expressed his opinions of the value of various musicians, rappers and fiction authors …

How a Light Switch and Other Household Items Can Help You Lose Weight | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When I was 19, I could eat whatever I wanted and not worry about the intake of calories. Fast-forward a couple decades and those “glory days” are …

Dr. Oz's 100 Best Weight-Loss Tips

Take advantage of the seasonal change by reexamining your diet.<p>Use this plan from Dr. Kellyann Petrucci to successfully cut carbs without suffering …

How to Tell Love from Lust: A Timeless 1929 Litmus Test from E.B. White and James Thurber

In 1927, E. B. White pulled some strings at <i>The New Yorker</i>, where he had been working since shortly after the legendary magazine’s birth in 1925, and arranged for his friend <b>James Thurber</b> to be hired as an editor. Over the decades that followed, Thurber would go on to produce some of the magazine’s …

Be All Your Selves: Joss Whedon’s 2013 Wesleyan Commencement Address on Embracing Our Inner Contradictions

On the heels of this season’s finest commencement addresses — including Debbie Millman on courage and the creative life, Greil Marcus on the artificial divide between “high” and “low” culture, and Arianna Huffington on redefining success — comes screenwriter, producer, composer, and actor <b>Joss …

Don’t Go Back to School: A Handbook for Learning Anything

Kio Stark has authored <i>Don’t Go Back to School: A Handbook for Learning Anything</i>, a guidebook about alternative learning that “provides concrete …