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Why Throwing Yourself Into the Unknown Can Be the Best Thing You Can Do to Yourself

Most of us are scared of diving into the unknown, of uncertainty, of unfamiliarity, of not knowing what's going to happen. We are scared that things could go wrong, that things will be uncomfortable, and that things might not go as expected.<p>But throwing yourself into the unknown can be very …

In Defence of Presets: 5 Reasons to Automate Your Post-Production Workflow

A lot of photographers look down on presets in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and actions in Adobe Photoshop. This isn’t without reason. When people first …

Greek crisis, China crash and low rates: hedge funds’ horror year

The nightmare has wider effects, with a quarter of the industry’s assets managed for pension funds<p>The panic that swept the markets in August was tough for investors the world over, but particularly for the macro hedge funds, who bet big on economic trends.<p>Despite a reputation as “the smartest guys …

Teach yourself to stop procrastinating with the '2-minute rule'

I want to share it with you today so that you can try it out and see how it works in your life.<p>The best part? It's a simple strategy that couldn't be easier to use.<p>Here's what you need to know…<p>I call this little strategy the "2-Minute Rule" and the goal is to make it easier for you to get started …

How this entrepreneur created a $10 million clothing brand by targeting the “forgotten man”

<b></b> <b>Name:</b> Anthony Pitt<b>Company:</b> The Academy Brand<b></b><b><br>Based:</b> Sydney Anthony Pitt believes he was destined to own his own business but he thought he would be …

Why No One Will Implement the Best Solution to Economic Stagnation

The other day, something remarkable happened. One of the most beloved brands in the world attributed its poor results not to competition, innovation, or talent…but to flat incomes. The average person, Hershey said, was simply too poor to keep buying its products, and so allow the company to …

How Wall Street hijacks your money

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Robert C.S. “Bobby” Monks, author of “Uninvested: How Wall Street Hijacks Your Money & …

How to Start Your Own Photography Blog

Photo by Johnny Lu. Downtown LA, 2015Dear friend,I am writing this as a practical instructional manual in terms of how to start your own photography …

Use This Flowchart to Identify What Type of Procrastinator You Are

Procrastinators waste too much time, but to get over this bad tendency, you need to know why you procrastinate . Dr. Joseph Ferrari of DePaul …

1,400-Year-Old Chinese Ginkgo Tree Drops Leaves That Drown Buddhist Temple In A Yellow Ocean

A 1,400-year-old ginkgo tree in China has recently drawn thousands of people from all over the country. Golden leaves have been falling on the ground …

Six Scientifically Supported Ways to Crush Procrastination

Procrastination is something that <i>everyone</i> deals with. It’s hard to place too much blame on ourselves though, as the internet offers an unlimited …

Procrastination

How To Build a Brand Reputation Online That's Solid

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffet<p>Sage …

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

This country just passed China as the fastest-growing in the world

India's similarity to its Asian neighbor China suggests they are almost interchangeable and that India becoming the global growth leader would make little difference to the world. Both China and India:<p>are the two most rapidly growing economies in the world,<br>• rank among the top 10 largest economies in …

3 Pitches That Will Have Investors Begging You to Take Their Money | Inc.com

Phin Barnes recalls how, when his VC firm First Round Capital was deciding whether to back the meal-kit delivery service Blue Apron, founder Matt Salzberg's eyes lit up as he nerded out on logistics details. When Greycroft Partners led a $30 million round for Thrive Market, an online …

Space Glass: Planets And Galaxies Trapped In Tiny Glass Pendants By Japanese Artist

Satoshi Tomizu, a talented glass artist in Japan, creates stunning cosmic scenes in tiny glass pendants no larger than your eyeball. Air bubbles, …

Galaxies

50 Steps Every Entrepreneur Must Take to Build a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is one of the most challenging and rewarding things you’ll ever do. The process is simpler than you might imagine, but to try to boil it down to five or 10 steps is an underestimation and an injustice. The following 50 …

Silly DIY Tools For Urban MacGyvers

Form Us With Love might be our favorite Swedish design house: talented enough to get away with selling $29,000 Nightlights, yet approachable enough to design the perfect all-purpose chair for Ikea. The designers have great sense of humor, too, best exemplified by their latest product: a series of …

Toronto ranked best economy for young people in new study | Toronto Star

The results were weighted and placed on the 100-point scale. Toronto placed first with a score of 77, placing second in government support and …

How Loneliness Affects Your Brain

Lonely people quickly move to the edges of social networks — here’s why.• Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean:• Activate: How To …

The Only Thing You Need To Consider Before Starting a Business

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Six big risks facing global markets in 2016

Global markets are ill prepared for the challenges they will face in 2016<p>Investors are facing a growing number of risks as global capital markets enter 2016, with many of the central pillars that have supported a record bull run during the past six years looking decidedly shaky.<p>Bond market …

Stock Markets

Forget the two-speed economy, it's now two-speed sharemarket

For years it was claimed that Australia had a "two-speed" economy, brought on by the commodity boom.<p>Now investors are dealing with a "two speed" …

Psychologists Say Coloring Is The Best Alternative To Meditation

Lots of us used to color as kids and… it made us happy. Current research by mental health experts suggests that it might make us adults happy too. …