Ka'Lyn Banks

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6 Easy-to-Acquire Habits That Will Help You Build Wealth

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit,”</i>Aristotle said. And that’s good advice. Yet some habits are hard to …

20 Best Big Data Visualization Tools Reviewed

By Edoardo L’AstorinaBig Data is amazing. It describes our everyday behavior, keeps track of the places we go, stores what we like to do and how much …

Data Visualization

Understanding the Importance of E-mail Subject Lines [Infographic]

Email subject lines are the bedrock of your email marketing campaign. Invesp has released an interesting email subject line stats infographic that …

Marketing

7 Ways to Stay Motivated When Things Don’t Go as Planned

ShareEmailComments<p>It’s easy to stay motivated when everything is going to plan. It’s much more difficult to be enthusiastic about your goals when …

Motivation

This Easy Organization Hack Will Totally Transform Your Workspace

To create a two-toned color binder clip, we taped a diagonal line across the binder clip with blue painter’s tape. Use your cut piece of cardboard to shield the part of the binder clip that you don’t want to paint when spraying your first color.<p>After the paint has dried, take a new piece of blue …

Watch out for the dark side of charismatic leaders

In a recent leadership session I conducted with a number of senior executives, we talked about the importance of charisma as a way of connecting with people and getting them to hear a leader's message. Several asked whether charisma is always positive or whether there is a potential dark side that …

Charisma

Six Questions You Need to Ask Yourself at Work

Tick tock. Tick tock. Some psychologists are using the phrase “72/7 world” to describe the current speed and pace of life, especially at work. It …

Customer Experience Is the Future of Design

There was a time when businesses could depend solely on the quality of their products to bring in new business. Success came from a company’s sole …

Customer Experience

CES 2016: six things to look forward to this year (including the smart bra)

When the Consumer Electronics Show first opened in 1967, it featured just 14 vendors and was dominated by televisions. Sony launched their first VCR there three years later, and, in the 1980s, Nintendo debuted its first games entertainment system on the show floor.<p>This year, 3,200 vendors will take …

Virtual Reality

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Snapchat is preparing to move into ad tech for the first time.</b> One agency executive with "direct knowledge of the plans" told Digiday: "Snapchat's ambition going into 2016 is to have many more opportunities for e-commerce on the platform and other stuff that is more about building audiences."<p><b>2.</b> …

5 LinkedIn Mistakes That You Can Fix in 5 Minutes!

Are you ready to enhance your digital footprint as a professional?<p>LinkedIn is the best tool for individuals who want to maximize their career impact.<p>Since LinkedIn is the #1 business social networking tool, it's important that you put the energy and effort into spending your time wisely on LinkedIn.<p>…

Are There Really 69 Punctuation Rules? Yes!

Grammar Writing<p>Updated March 15, 2018 1575 Views 2 Comments<p>Share84<p>Tweet28<p>+15<p>Share21<p>Stumble43<p>Pin20<p>Shares 201<p>5/5 (1)<p>The power of punctuation rules! And …

Creative Writing

The best books to read in 2016 from 'Everyone Brave is Forgiven' to 'The Gustav Sonata'

After ruthlessly pruning my recommendations longlist to only the cannot-leave-out books, I did a quick count and found that my must-read list …

Top 5 Pins: Motivational Quotes for New Beginnings

2016 is officially here! After ringing in the new year, we kick off the first day of 2016 with a fresh start on life. The time for new beginnings is …

Bucket Lists

6 things that great startup founders know that other people don't

Here's what many of the greats know — <i>and practice</i>— that seems to elude many founders:<p>1. It's all about the people.<p>Great startup founders don't always have the greatest ideas. But they know how to surround themselves with people will fill the gaps in their thinking, allowing new ideas and …

I was having an incredibly hard time meditating until I started using this simple method that changed my life

If you do a Google Image Search for "meditation," you get bombarded with serenity. Mountaintops, beaches, and sunsets take over your browser window.<p>Like in the below screenshot.<p>While the stuff of inspiring stock photography, all these beautiful young people sitting calmly in beautiful places do …

9 Ways to Use Quinoa in the New Year

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

My Advice for a Programming Beginner

I found this question on Reddit:<p>Hey Guys,<p>I came across this video series today on YouTube which talked about modular JavaScript, using different OO …

Time I

7 Movies To Add To Your Netflix Queue This Year

As the green editor her at mbg, I'm a sucker for a good environmental documentary. I love the approachable way they combine scientific research with …

Natural Gas

The State of UX in 2016

Our team at uxdesign.cc has seen a lot this year: 48 issues published, 384 links curated and sent to 61,295 designers around the world every week via …

What Your 2016 Content Marketing Strategy Should Look Like

Seventy-six percent of B2C marketers report using content marketing, yet only 37% say their strategy is actually effective. Blindly pursuing content marketing and hoping it works isn’t a useful strategy. In the early days of social media, a single tweet could be heard around the world. Brands just …

Marketing

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

Self-improvement

The GTD Master Plan

I have been living by the Getting Things Done (GTD) methodology and philosophy for over 10 years now, and it has helped me a lot. In fact, it's more …

Apps

LinkedIn Isn't Doing Anything For Me - What Am I Missing?

Dear Liz,<p>I’m trying to get the hang of the new-millennium career advice you share, but I admit I’m behind the curve.<p>I started a LinkedIn page, but I’m lost. I’m not sure what to include on it, and so far my LinkedIn account hasn’t done anything for me.<p>Am I supposed to be doing something …

Employment

Inspirational Quotes From Bhagavad Gita That Will Completely Change The Way You Look At Everything!

50 Most Inspiring Quotes From The Bhagavad Gita<p>on October 7, 2015 at 1:03 pm<p>Credit: graphicstock.com<p>When Arjuna was faced with the dilemma of going …

Spirituality

Seven Books Every MBA Student Needs to Read

The MBA Startup Reading List<p>I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have spent my summer in Palo Alto, California, interning on the data science …

Adobe’s Project Comet Is a Start-to-Finish UX Design App

Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<p>Date of Publication: 10.08.15.<p>Time of Publication: 1:07 pm. 1:07 pm<p>Adobe is on a mission to make life …