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If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial guidance system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

Content Strategy Needs Content Strategists

“An effective content strategist has to know enough about everything from editorial tone to HTML to analytics. A content strategist is the one who …

UX Design

27 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most

Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth your attention.<p>Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than two dozen …

Al Gore

It’s Impossible To Watch Just One Of These GIFs Of Japanese Wood Joining

Traditional Japanese carpentry is almost unfathomably complicated. Timber was joined, not by nails or screws, but by carving extremely intricate patterns into the wood, then interlocking them as self-reinforcing joints.<p>These aren’t your dad’s Lincoln Logs or Lego, though. The patterns include …

Polyamory, Open Relationships, and 'Hall Passes': A Guide To Non-Monogamy

Because in 2016, monogamy is like live cable.<p>Monogamy is a bit like having a television: my grandma sees it as necessary, but I have the internet so I know that other options are available. And just as you can choose Netflix over cable TV, you don't have to choose monogamy as the model for your …

Relationships

15 Longterm Couples Share How They Keep Sex Hot In Their Relationships

There are a lot of great things about long-term love, but sometimes it can be tough to keep the sex as hot as you'd like. Before you know it, you …

Building a Vertical Timeline With CSS and a Touch of JavaScript

In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to build a responsive vertical timeline from scratch. First, we’ll create the basic structure with minimal markup …

Web Design

30 design tools you can't live without

Designers are extremely busy people. Fact.<p>Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, manage feedback, attend meetings, and communicate with their clients, they also have to find the time to actually sit down and do the work.<p>Let’s not forget the time and effort …

Graphic Design

50 essential books every graphic designer should read

When it comes to seeking inspiration and learning, graphic designers are spoilt for choice. There is a wealth of literature at our fingertips, all …

What These Artists Do with Ballpoint Pens Is Unreal

Artists Kai & Sunny turn straight lines into straight-up hypnotic artworks.<p><i>Whirlwind of Time (section), Kai & Sunny. Image courtesy of the artists</i><p>The ballpoint pen may be a humble tool for creating art (although it has earned its place in MoMA's permanent collection) but that doesn't mean to say …

Art

Top 10 best free 3D modeling software tools for 3D printing

Mar 9, 2016 | By Kira<p>We’ve already covered the <b>best sites to download free STL files to 3D print</b>, but if you want to create a unique or purpose-built …

3D Modeling

The Surprising Secret to UFC Champion Connor McGregor's Success

Yes, I know he lost... but there's a larger point, one you can definitely use to your advantage.<p>We all look for the secrets to success. Sometimes that secret is talent, or experience, or luck -- usually a combination of the three.<p>And sometimes that secret is as straightforward as organizing your …

30 Fresh new Photoshop tutorials from 2016

The key to success and evolving your design skills is always constantly seeking out new ways to evolve those skills. One of the best ways is learning …

Graphics

The 4 Universal Requirements For Great UX

The prestigious UX consultancy Nielsen Norman Group inspires a set of tips for designing butter-smooth user experiences.<p>As the saying goes, build the right thing, then build the thing right.<p>Usability is how well a product serves its purpose, and encompasses a variety of interface aspects: How …

16 Famous Designers Show Us Their Favorite Notebooks

Designers from Ikea, Pentagram, Ideo, and more tell us what makes a great notebook.<p>Sure, digital design apps might be finally coming into their own, but there’s still nothing better than pen and paper. Here at Co.Design, we’re notebook fetishists, so we recently asked a slew of designers about …

Beyond design trends: Timeless user interface techniques

Access to better internet connections and design tools are giving designers more flexibility to use techniques – such as video, custom typography and animation – that were off-limits a few years ago.<p>We are already starting to see some of the tactics that are likely to dominate the design scene, and …

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur’s Library

No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful …

10 Hottest Design Tools You Must Try In 2016

A recent design tools survey conducted by Khoi Vinh, one of Fast Company’s “fifty most influential designers in America”, shows that Photoshop is slowly losing its popularity among designers.<p>Answers from over 4,000 participants hailing from almost 200 countries prove that designers are open to new …

Wireframing

The 5 Best Exercises Every Guy Should Master | Men's Health

There are so many things I would do differently. If I had known back then what I know today, I could have avoided a plethora of injuries along the way.<p>That’s why I’m sharing 5 specific exercises with you today. These are the key movements that should serve as the foundation upon which your general …

5 of the best interaction design trends of 2015

In the MailChimp example above, the confirmation window is an essential part of the email marketing user flow. Adding a fun graphic and some humorous copy adds some enjoyment at no cost (not to mention undercuts some of the tension of sending a mass email).<p>Here are some quick tips for delightful …

UI Design

A life outdoors on Flipboard

By Paul Millar | Paul Millar created a magazine on Flipboard. “A life outdoors on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other magazines and all …

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CSS

How to Organize Your Entire Life with Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, …

This startup was named the best place to work in NYC thanks to a unique Japanese philosophy

"Provide omotenashi."<p>Say what?<p>"The easiest literal translation is the ability of the host to predict what his or her guest wants before he or she asks for it," explains Button's CEO Mike Jaconi.<p>"What it speaks to, though, is if given or demonstrated authentically, there's an ability that you have …

The 50/15/5 Guide: A simple approach to budgeting

Not sure where to start with budgeting? Take a look at how the 50/15/5 principle could work for you.<p>THE BACKGROUND:<p>A few months ago, I came home from …

Personal Finance

My strategy for turning $15,000 into $200,000 every month

Each company starts off with $100 in capital.<p>One has a one-month sales cycle (i.e., people go from prospect to client in one month). The other company has a four-month sales cycle.<p>Not surprisingly, the slower business brings in less over time. But do you know how much less after one year?<p>It only …

Marketing

Pentagram Partner Michael Bierut shares his wisdom on what makes a truly great logo design

If there’s anyone who knows about designing logos – and indeed, why designing a logo is not designing an identity – it’s Pentagram partner Michael …

The 3 Key Traits Of An Exceptional Designer

In today’s fiercely competitive product development climate, being a good designer isn’t good enough. Here’s how to be great.<p>As the director of countless design teams over the past 20 years, I’ve gotten pretty adept at identifying the traits that set good designers apart from exceptional …

Investors Love It When You Use This Writing Trick | Inc.com

Every entrepreneur knows that investors want to see a business plan before they invest money in a startup.<p>Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs wrongly believe the primary purpose of the business plan is to document how you plan to grow.<p>On the contrary, the <i>primary</i> purpose of a business plan is to sell …

Small Business

How to Be Creative: 6 Secrets Backed By Research

Whether it’s at work or in our free time, many of us would love to learn how to be creative. Coming up with great ideas and new perspectives is a …