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How to do a Complete Portrait Retouch in Adobe Lightroom

We are back with another RAW Edit where you get to download a DNG RAW File to try your hand at editing it. This time around it’s a portrait that I …

✔ My way of project management and planning

Some time ago I wrote about how I deal with my "Inboxes" and offered a set of extra tips and tricks from my "10 Steps to Ultimate Productivity Video …

10 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Intellectual Property Law

How well do you understand copyright and trademark law? When you travel about the Internet or make art, do you know what you are and aren't allowed …

The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …

One Last New Year's Resolution for 2015 | Inc.com

With the work year officially getting underway, most people typically push their New Year's resolutions to the background and begin concentrating on the immediate tasks at hand.<p>If they think about their resolutions at all, and most people will have stopped taking them seriously long before …

Another Healthcare Worker Sentenced In One Of The Largest Medical Fraud Cases In U.S. History

Another healthcare worker was sentenced this week in what is being called one of the largest medical fraud cases in U.S. history. It was a 200 …

When The Job Offer Comes In Low

These days you can’t afford to say “I’ve had three interviews with the same company, so it looks like I’m going to be working there soon.” There are too many things that can and do happen to disrupt the hiring process. You can’t stop your job search just because you’re involved in one …

8 Smart Things Super-Productive People Do Each Morning | Inc.com

Good productivity is a sign of smart thinking.<p>The people who achieve the most during the day typically have the smartest approach to their tasks, they have the right attitude, and they employ the best tricks. Here are a few ideas on how to jumpstart your day and get more work done by lunch.<p>1. …

Time Management

Workflow Is The Most Impressive Productivity App We've Ever Seen

Imagine you could create a single button on your iPhone that does whatever you want.<p>Want to order an Uber for your next Calendar event? Easy. Want a button designated for calling mom? Done. Wish you could tap a button and get directions to the nearest coffee shop? Who wouldn't? Want to tweet the …

Design better graphics with The Premium Photoshop Add-On Bundle [Deals]

If you are a graphic or web designer, chances are you spend a lot of your time working with Photoshop. And, why not? It is, hands down, the most popular and feature-rich photo editing and graphic design suite in use today. That explains why so many professionals use it as their graphic design …

Run a 5K Faster with These Five Fun Workouts

Working on a 3.1-mile PR? Coach Jenny has your training covered.<p>There's nothing like racing a hard 5K, especially when the runner's high kicks in. It's a rewarding distance to race, and you can run many of them in a season!<p>In order to race fast, you've got to run fast in training. Here are five fun …

How to Make the Most of Your Slow Cooker

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Your weeknights just got infinitely better.</i> <i>Stay tuned for our collection all about slow cooking on</i><p>Weeknights weren’t made for slow braises and roasts; …

How to Buy Groceries: Supermarket Shopping 101

We take you from the front door to the checkout aisle of the typical supermarket to help you buy (and not buy) food the right way<p><i>This is the second part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discussed how supermarkets try to get you to spend</i> …

Personal Finance

Retirement Crisis Brewing for Half of America

Financial advisers and planners know the issue all too well, as do retirement experts: There is a pressing need for Americans to contribute to a …

16 Tips for Getting 90 Percent of Your Work Done in the Morning | Inc.com

Imagine this.<p>By the time lunch rolls around, you push back from your desk with a satisfied sigh, saunter off to your car, and drive off to have a leisurely, stress-free lunch, daydreaming about the 18 holes that you're going to play for the rest of the day.<p>This can be for real.<p>You can get 90 …

42 Things You Can Do Right Away To Spend Less Money

Even if you aren't in a position to earn more at the moment, a few little spending adjustments made on a daily basis can go a long way.<p>From practical food-buying tricks to reframing the way you think about your finances, we've listed some of the easiest tweaks below, including the best from a …

IRA Rollovers: 3 Questions To Avoid Getting Fleeced

(<i>This article previously appeared on RealDealRetirement.com.</i>)<p>To you, the money you’re thinking of rolling over into an IRA represents a lifetime of saving you’re counting on to sustain you in retirement. But to some financial advisers, it’s a commission honey pot.<p>If you’re like most people, the …

LinkedIn Users Are Suing The Site Over A Feature They Say Ruined Their Job Searches

But a recent lawsuit highlights a feature of the site that can allegedly have the opposite effect.<p>In a proposed class-action lawsuit filed last month, four lead plaintiffs claim their job searches were hampered by LinkedIn's "Reference Search," a product the site offers its premium …

10 Steps To Conquering Information Overload

We’ve all heard the phrase “information overload.”<p>It reminds us of tweets, texts, emails, the endless stream of interesting articles on Facebook, those viral videos we can’t help but click on, the numerous phone photos and videos we take, Secret posts, fleeting Snapchat photos and more.<p>But actually …

Ballet stories

city.ballet is a video series about the workings of the New York City Ballet. The twelve episodes of season two cover everything from apprentice …

Sarah Jessica Parker's Documentary Series on New York City Ballet Returns

Sarah Jessica Parker is a household name after starring in <i>Sex and the City</i>, but her affection for the world of ballet isn't so well-known. But …

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 preview includes Mac-like trackpad gestures

UI tweaks and new features<p>Microsoft is continuing its pace of releasing a new Windows 10 Technical Preview every three weeks. The last build (9860) included more than 7,000 changes and a new notification center, and today’s release (9879) includes some similar minor tweaks. Microsoft is adding the …

Custom Camera Calibration in Lightroom

A few months back I wrote an article, “Click Away Digital is Free, or is it?” after my trusty Nikon D700 died. It was replaced with the latest and …

How to Keep Bad Advice From Draining Your Retirement Savings

Trusting your IRA rollover to an adviser peddling misleading or just plain awful recommendations can leave you with shattered dreams. Learn how to …

Something Called 'The Race To Zero' Is Scaring A Lot Of Tech Companies

There's so much competition in the cloud industry that cloud companies keep cutting their prices, even while they increase their storage limits.<p>There are a couple of reasons for this. For one, computer storage keeps getting cheaper. A gigabyte's worth of storage on a hard drive in 1993 cost more …

Still Leaving Money on the Table? Use These 5 Tips From a Negotiating Pro | Inc.com

I think I am a decent negotiator. I negotiate with my clients, my contractors, my vendors. And I do a fair amount of negotiation with my family, as well. The challenge with negotiating is that I never really know if I did a good job. I may get what I think I want, and I try and do it without taking …

13 Questions Mindful Leaders Ask Daily | Inc.com

It's easy to become absorbed in the day-to-day grind of entrepreneurial life, to do only the next task on your plate and lose sight of the bigger picture. But is merely getting things done enough?<p>Forcing yourself to take a step back, get perspective, and separate day-to-day busywork from the bigger …

Financial Services

How Direct Primary Care Is Serving as a Health Care Solution

It isn’t often we can see positive, common-sense free-market ideas grab headlines when it comes to health care. But that is what is happening in …