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Avoid Death by PowerPoint with 3 Tips From the Top TED Talks

Are bullets killing your presentation? Breathe life into your slide deck with visual design tips from the top TED talks.<p>Humans are visual creatures. MIT Neuroscientists have found that the brain can recognize images seen for as little as 13 milliseconds. In fact, web pages with images draw 94 …

7 Scientific Ways to Stop Complaining and Enjoy a Happier Life

Kill the habit of complaining and watch your life change.<p>Research shows that habitual complaining affects us mentally, emotionally, and physically. Such behavior may cause or worsen stress, sapping our energy and desire to pursue our dreams.<p>Above all that, it just doesn't feel good to complain, or …

Tim Ferriss follows the same routine every morning to maximize his productivity

Over the past 10 years, Tim Ferriss has interviewed hundreds of professionals at the tops of their fields.<p>He's learned their best practices, tried them himself, and then passed on his favorites to his audience.<p>One of the questions he's asked each of his podcast interview subjects is "What does your …

Jimmy Fallon

A 30-Second Habit With the Power to Shift Your Perspective

Habits don't have to take lots of time or be complicated. It's entirely possible to make changes in 30 seconds.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>All of us want to get ahead and progress to the next round of the video game we call life. Time has become more valuable than …

Motivation

The Simple Way to Give Difficult Feedback (Without Hurting Feelings)

Learn how to balance honesty with compassion for maximum impact<p>Whether you're a leader or a peer, part of your responsibility is to give people feedback. Having been raised in a culture that often dances around the truth and tiptoes near insecurities, you may lack the skills required to balance …

Results Or People: Where Should A Leader Focus?

Leadership, like most things in life, requires balance. You can’t succeed without focusing on your people, and they won’t succeed unless you’re focused on results.<p>People often debate what makes a better leader: the no-nonsense, results-focused type or the motivational, people-focused type. New …

It’s Time for Leaders to Stop Dragging Everyone to So Many Meetings

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

Anxiety & Panic Disorder: Dealing with Procrastination

Procrastination can be a common problem for many people with anxiety-related conditions, including panic disorder. There are numerous symptoms of …

15 Simple Ways to Kill Procrastination & Reclaim Your Productivity

If you find yourself constantly scrambling at the last minute to get done what you managed to put off as long as possible, don’t worry — you’re not …

How to Overcome Procrastination in 3 Simple Steps

You can start by first recognizing that you actually are procrastinating.<p>Procrastination. We've all suffered from it in one form or another. It basically happens when we put off things that we should be focusing on at the moment in favor of doing something else we're more comfortable, or would …

You Need to Fix These 8 Presentation Mistakes Right Now

These mistakes are hurting your presentation style. Here's how to fix them.<p>Over the past 20 years, I've heard more than 10,000 presentations. As with anything, you start to notice patterns after a while.<p>Here's a list of the most common mistakes I see and hear, and a quick tip to fix each of them.<p>1. …

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

University of Pennsylvania

How To Un-Clutter Your Mac’s Menu Bar [OS X Tips]

I swear, the more I learn about the Mac OS X operating system, the more there is to know!<p>There are so many little hidden key strokes on the Mac that help you do all sorts of things, and there’s really no way to find them out.<p>This little gem is something I just found out today, and I’ve been sending …

Here's How You Can Create A Great Presentation - Step Seven

You’ve researched your audience, asked the right questions, and learned the particulars of the occasion. You’ve created the opening frame of the talk with an engaging story that hints at the glories to come. You’ve plunged the audience deep into the issue that animates your topic. You’ve bathed the …

16 Common Product Combinations You Should Never Mix

Chemistry is an insane thing. And what you don't know could kill you.

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Fingerprinting With Super Glue

Fingerprinting is an important element of crime scene investigation. You may have heard that superglue (cyanoacrylate) can be used to develop finger prints. But you might not be aware that this technique can easily be performed at home with everyday materials. So in this project, I am going to …

Apple continues to grow as top smartphone vendor in US during May

Research firm comScore is out today with its usual report covering U.S. smartphone subscriber market share for the three month period ending in May. Over the last three months Apple has gained in both categories including ‘top smartphone OEMs’ and ‘OS usage’, continuing its lead as the top …

Modern Quilts by Hopewell - The Fox Is Black

Steeped in tradition and built by friendship, Hopewell is a new design workshop producing artisan-minded products. Founded by art director Eliza …

How to Look Confident When Giving a Speech

There is a difference between mediocre speakers and great speakers. Great speakers are passionate and knowledgeable about what they speak, they have …

Live from Space, It’s the Videos of Chris “Space Oddity” Hadfield

Human Journey<p>Ground control to Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield: Your videos from the space station really make the grade, especially your music video in which you sing David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” and send your guitar for a floating journey. And the papers want to know: “What other videos have …