Christine Kim

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9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

Creativity

Responsive design leads to 34% mobile traffic boost for United Way

When United Way Bay Area (UWBA) and Morweb CMS teamed up to turn a simple website into an immersive user experience, the journey and the results were exactly what they’d hoped for.<p>About 90 percent of new online ventures fail within the first 120 days, according to economists and business experts. …

The ‘boring’ trait Google looks for in its leaders

<i>This post originally appeared on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>The prototypical leader is a hero: gives the rousing speech, inspires the troops and shows up at the last minute to save the day. At least that’s how leaders are portrayed. but that’s not at all what Google discovered as their most important …

Can Google Build A Typeface To Support Every Written Language?

Google has taken on its fair share of ambitious projects — digitizing millions and millions of books, mapping the whole world, pioneering self-driving cars. It's a company that doesn't shy away from grand plans.<p>But one recent effort, despite its rather lofty scope, has escaped much notice. The …

An Exercise for That Weird Boob-Armpit Pudge

Is it part of your breast? Your armpit? Eh, who really cares when you know this: You can get rid of the annoying roll right next to your bra strap (yeah, you know the one I'm talking about) by doing one exercise two or three times a week.<p>Grab two cotton towels, ball one up in each hand, and get …

15 Minute Abs Workout

Here's a fun and easy abs workout for a firmer, flat stomach<p>These moves, designed by Ashley Ntansah, personal-training manager at Club H Fitness in New York City, target your entire abdominal wall, especially the transverse abdominis—the midsection muscle that pulls in your belly like a corset. And …

8 Yoga Postures That Will Give You an Instant Detox

ADVERTISEMENT ()<p>← Use Arrows Keys →<p>Been overdoing it a little? If your body could use some fine-tuning, you can do more than sip on detoxing green …

Travel Sketching: A Manifesto

The idea of documenting a trip through art isn’t a particularly new one. Aboard Captain Cook’s second voyage to the Pacific was oil painter William Hodges; artist Edward Adrian Wilson accompanied Robert Scott as he explored the Antarctic; even 22-year-old Jacqueline Bouvier and her sister Lee …

25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

Packaging Design

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

France

How to get upgraded to first class like a boss

Here are the 12 simple steps I followed to get upgraded to business class on my 15-hour flight from Seattle to Dubai.<p>1. Travel solo.<p>The chances of …

Customer Service

10 Ways to Evolve and Be a Better Person

<b>"What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization." -- Abraham Maslow</b><p><b>Practice gratitude.</b> Look at the good parts. One of my clients broke his neck in a car accident and sustained other serious injuries. Session after session, he expressed gratitude that his life was spared and …

Put these 10 countries on your travel list for 2014

SOME OF THE PLACES below make the list because they’re hosting mega-events in 2014; others are included simply because they’re awesome and I’m dying …

10 songs to add to your playlist in 2014

Chan Marshall released an uncharacteristically happy record last year called “Sun.” After struggling with alcoholism and personal problems, the …

10 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures<p>There is nothing better than sitting back and having a marathon in your own living room over the holidays. As the year winds down, the list of must-sees piles up. We selected the best of the year's releases to appease every taste whether you prefer sci-fi …

3 pieces of advice I’d give my 18-year-old self if I could

<i>Once upon a time…</i><p>At 3:45pm Friday afternoon, the corner of Fermor and St. Mary’s was a busy place. The intersection is dominated by Glenlawn …