Julian Sison

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3 Ways Leaders Can Instill Mindfulness At Work

With the constant flood of information and work requests, mindfulness in the workplace is needed now more than ever. Here's how to instill it.<p>Ask any leader in a growth company about their biggest business challenges and you're likely to hear there simply is not enough time in the day. Of course, …

Mindfulness

Tips for Designing Heavier Games

Lately, I have been working on two heavier designs. One is an upcoming release to come out at GenCon and the other is a new co-design with fellow …

Rise of Tribes: The Path to a Better Game

A little over a year ago I had an idea for an action selection mechanic using a queue of dice and designed a prehistoric civilization game around it, …

How to Write a Style Guide for Your Brand

Sometimes branding fails are caused by something getting lost in translation. For example, when Coors translated its slogan, “Turn It Loose,” into …

Photography Marketing: Creating Brand Engagement Through Instagram

Instagram is a constantly evolving tool, and one that has changed drastically over the past year. Now, more than ever, it’s important to follow some …

Social Media

8 Contemporary Japanese Novelists (Who Aren’t Haruki Murakami)

When Japanese bookshops opened up at midnight on Feb. 24 for his book launch event, Haruki Murakami was back in the news and back on our shelves. …

30 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can predict success.<p>Here's some of what we know about how your childhood influences your success as an adult:

13 ways unsuccessful people mismanage their time

Solid time management habits don't come easily to everyone. Ultimately, however, how we organize our time can determine whether or not we're successful. It's definitely important to avoid behaviors that consistently doom your entire schedule or prevent you from getting important work done.<p>Here are …

What your mindless daily habits reveal about you, according to science

You can't make blanket statements, like "All people who cut up their food into tiny pieces are neurotic."<p>You also can't make definitive statements about individual people, like "You talked about yourself this entire conversation, so you're obviously a narcissist."<p>What you can do is look into the …

Why Sex Decreases After Marriage and How to Increase It

Why Sex Decreases After Marriage and How to Increase It<p>Updated on March 7, 2018<p>Not all couples experience an exponential drop in their sex lives post …

Blood Tests

5 things you should do to set yourself up for a promotion

That's because promotions are earned, not given. This is especially true at the leadership level; professionals need to prove their worth and show that they're ready for career advancement.<p>Demonstrating value isn't making a one-time presentation to senior leadership about why a promotion is …

Put off procrastinating… forever! Tips on how to be more productive

It’s not as hard as you might think to set yourself clear goals<p>New Year’s resolutions can be a rollercoaster of emotions. There are the highs when you set them, imagining with excitement the new life you’re going to be leading, but often also the lows of frustration and procrastination when things …

Procrastination

How Many Times Do I Need to Playtest My Game?

Maybe you’ve wondered:<p>How many times do I need to playtest my game before it’s ready to submit to a publisher?<p>Is there a magic number of playtests to …

Designing for the Four Types of Gamers

In an earlier article about <b>types of gamers</b>, I introduced you to four personalities that, individually or in combination, do a pretty good job of …

Game Elements: Scoring

Today I’d like to continue <b>examining the basic elements of tabletop games</b> by discussing scoring. In my last article, <b>I discussed goals in games</b>, and …

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Cardboard Children – Rab’s Board Game Think Piece

Hello youse. I realised that I’ve never done a board game think piece. You know what a think piece is, right? It’s like – It’s a bit of writing about …

Twitch on Android can stream 'Hearthstone' while you play

Twitch loves Android. Following its persistent player that debuted on Google's mobile OS this past April, the game-broadcasting outfit's premiering a pop-out player window on the platform. Once popped, you can adjust the size at will and when you're done, go back to the app to find the next …

You'll Have to Wait Until Fall for First Public Warcraft Movie Trailer

While Hall H attendees at Comic-Con today were treated to a Warcraft movie presentation with Duncan Jones, the director has taken to Twitter saying everyone else still has a bit of a wait.<p>Although recently stating that the Warcraft movie is nearly finished, Jones wrote on Twitter: "Blood was spilt …

Vertigo Unveils 12 New Titles for 2015

Written by Hernandez, illustrated by Cooke, the mini series is a supernatural horror story centered on a flawed and volatile young woman named …

Graphic Novels

9 Advanced -- and Ethical -- Techniques for Spying on Your Competitors Online

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to spy on your competitors? The information you need is publicly available and freely accessible.<p>In this article, I’ll show you the tools and techniques that will allow you to scope out the competition. You can even use …

Search Engines

7 Body-Language Tricks To Make Anyone Instantly Like You

And according to Leil Lowndes in her book "How To Talk To Anyone," you can capture — and hold — anyone's attention without saying a word.<p>We've selected the best body-language techniques from the book and shared them below.<p>"Don't flash an immediate smile when you greet someone," says Lowndes. If you …

Thinking creatively in retail

en_GB<p>article<p>Hot on the heels of Morrisons’ announcement that it is moving its proposition closer to discounters Lidl and Aldi comes the news that …

Marketing

It’s about personality: How to train staff in your brand’s characteristics

en_GB<p>article<p>As a company grows, it can become difficult to ensure that all employees are engaged in its brand and what it stands for. Ensuring that a …

Marketing