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7 Important Life Lessons Everyone Learns the Hard Way | Inc.com

As elders are always telling younger people, experience is the best teacher. But if you can take in a life lesson without putting yourself through difficulty--if you can benefit from someone else's experience instead of your own--so much the better.<p>Here are seven such lessons that it would be great …

Motivation

8 Toxic Habits That Make Star Employees Quit

Avoid these habits (or these bosses) at all costs if you want to thrive.<p>Sometimes top talent will leave a company for a different position or greater incentives. However, if your business has a high employee turnover rate, maybe the issue isn't just competing firms. Unfortunately, many bosses have …

Employment

16 Things My Dad Taught Me About Success

No. 16: "There is always a way. No exceptions. No excuses." Here are the other fifteen. They are equally direct, blunt and just old school enough to be really cool in today's new school world.<p>Most days, I simply want to be happy and feel like I am successful at what I do. Achieving those seemingly …

Self-improvement

Disk Cleanup Tip To Recover Gigabytes That Lightroom May Be Hoarding

If you’ve used Lightroom in the past, well, ever, you know it can be a resource hog. It’s almost a cliche at this point to even say it but that …

Tutorials
Medical Technology

Old School: How to Meter and Expose for Any Lighting Situation

It’s time for a long overdue post. Looking back through my archives, I realized that I’ve covered topics like film selections and scanning film but …

Landscape Photography

Why The 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The 8-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual labor …

Time Management

In Order To Achieve Lasting Success: 10 Tips To Become An Attractive Person

Fifty percent of this year is gone. Question, have you reached 50 percent or half of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful in any area …

10 Motivational TED Talks to Watch With Breakfast | Inc.com

One of my favorite innovations in recent years is the idea of TED Talks. Whether you attend a session in person or watch online, you can learn and gain inspiration and see and hear people tell their stories and share their expertise firsthand. It's accessible, substantive information on virtually …

Goal Setting

5 years of studying rich people taught me they have a set of unwavering beliefs that the rest of us don't

In my five-year Rich Habits study of 233 rich people and 128 poor people (you can see the criteria for each on my website), I discovered that your beliefs dictate your circumstances in life. Those who are wealthy have different beliefs than those who are poor or stuck in the middle class.<p>We adopt …

Self-improvement

Use the 'Goldilocks rule' to stay motivated instead of getting discouraged

Labor laws were loose back then and the boy managed to land a position selling guidebooks to visitors for $0.50 a piece.<p>Within a year, he had transitioned to Disney's magic shop where he learned tricks from the older employees.<p>He experimented with jokes and tried out simple magic routines on the …

Motivation

Making a Fine Art Print, Or: What Photography is Really About

For photographer Nick Carver, photography is not about likes or comments or followers on your social network of choice; photography is about taking …

Photography

Mirrorless Medium Format is Here: Hasselblad Unveils the X1D

After several tantalizing teasers and one very serious leak yesterday, the Hasselblad X1D, the world’s first compact mirrorless medium format camera, …

Cameras

Bentley used NASA technology to take this 53-billion-pixel picture of a car

Look at the image above. Pretty nice picture of the Golden Gate Bridge, huh? Well, <i>WRONG</i>. It's actually a pretty nice picture of a $330,000 car, the Bentley Mulsanne. You can't see the vehicle at this distance, but you can visit Bentley's website and zoom in yourself. It goes from panoramic view of …

Automotive Industry

12 Lessons You Either Learn or Regret It Forever | Inc.com

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that's switching careers, going back to school, or walking away from a j-o-b to start your own business, it takes a lot of guts.<p>But guts will only get you so far. Once you build up the nerve and make the leap, …

Self-improvement

NASA Launches Official Apple TV App Featuring Real-Time View of Earth

NASA has launched its official app for the fourth-generation Apple TV, joining the app's popular iOS versions on iPhone and iPad, which have been downloaded over 17 million times.<p>The Apple TV app lets users watch high-definition live streams from NASA TV, and allows them to enjoy a real-time view …

How to Balance Ambition and Happiness: 5 Tips

Too much ambition makes life miserable, too little makes it meaningless. Here's how to strike a balance.<p>Many people believe that success will make them happy. But science shows that it's the other way around.<p>Being happy seems to increase your chances of success, while study after study indicates …

Happiness

Inspiring 50 Happiness Quotes From Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra born on October 22, 1947, is an Indian author, alternative medicine advocate and a public speaker.<p>He is a prominent figure in the field …

This incredible visualization explains what kills Americans at every age

Most of us have absolutely no clue how we will die.<p>But there's enough data out there to give us a good sense of the diseases or accidents most likely to befall us.<p>Using mortality information from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 2005 to 2014, Nathan Yau at Flowing Data made an …

Public Health

Here’s the amazingly simple path to incredible homemade bagels

Let’s be frank. Most of us do not live in New York. Most of us probably wouldn’t want to live in New York, save for one reason: the bagels.<p>Pretty much the rest of America is woefully underserved when it comes to bagels. Our neighborhood sources tend to be grocery stores or chains — or downright …

Baking

The Most Over-The-Top Starbucks Around The World

Can you guess where they are just by looking?<p>You might be regular at your local Starbucks shop—and know all the nitty gritty details about which seats are best to snag—there are hundreds of locations across the world that will more than likely blow your go-to store out of the water. But can you …

10 Common Lightroom mistakes and how to avoid them

With great power comes great responsibility, and with an image catalog comes well, lesser responsibility, but a responsibility nonetheless. And we’ve …

Tutorials

Skyrocket Your Landscape Photography Composition

When you start to get into landscape photography, you come to realise that Ansel Adams was correct when he said it is the ultimate test and often the …

Landscape Photography

98 Best Motivational Quotes to Make You More Successful | Inc.com

Motivational quotes can make a surprisingly big difference, lifting your spirits when you're down and encouraging you to even greater heights when you've hit a plateau.<p>That's because success is an outcome. Becoming successful--however you choose to define "success," since everyone's definition …

Motivation

Wifi in Photography? Get on board!

Let’s be honest, Wifi has been in our lives for some considerable amount of time now. It’s been around in it’s current form since 1997 and many of us …

Wi-Fi

16 bad habits that are sabotaging your productivity

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Following are 16 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.<p><i>Aaron Taube contributed to an earlier version of this article.</i>

Time Management

Why Did the Genetic Code of All Life on Earth Suddenly Stop Evolving?

Around 3,000 million years ago, something stopped the genetic code from growing.<p>All life on Earth exists thanks to a universal genetic code. This biological rulebook tells our cells how DNA should be translated into life-supporting proteins, without which we couldn't survive.<p>Even though the genetic …

Genetics

For $50, HP will assassinate the bezel on this all-in-one PC

Plus a pop-up camera to protect your privacy.<p>Slowly but surely, computers are melting into the world around us. And I'm not talking about fancy holographic glasses or roll-up, newspaper-like screens. Thanks to razor-thin bezels, even an ordinary flatscreen computer display can feel like it's …

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