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4 steps to incorporate storytelling in your next talk

A good story increases audience engagement and improves retention by 65–70 percent.<p>Compare that with the 5–10 percent audience retention generated by …

Public Speaking

Impossible Foods on a mission to find earthbound sustainable sustenance in first brand campaign

Utilizing a space exploration metaphor to drive its point home, Impossible Foods’ mission is to venture into our world as an astronaut would on a new …

Sustainability

How to manage remote employees

Making remote work an option is an investment that can pay off for employers and employees alike. Companies that embrace telecommuters can recruit the best talent without geographic constraints. Employees who have the opportunity to work from home or another remote location are, according to …

Project Management

KFC Just Showed a Brilliant Understanding of Customers That Must Have Made Competitors Kick Themselves | Inc.com

Thinking about people is an art form.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>It's easy to forget how simple human impulses can be.<p>We like to think we're so clever. The truth, however, was observed by the great French writer André …

Los Angeles

The Psychology of Logo Color in How Consumers View Your Brand

Your logo says a lot about your brand. Are you sending the right message?<p>Across the U.S. and around the world, billions are spent each year by …

How to Inventory Your Home for an Insurance Adjuster

Q. Do I need to inventory every item I own in the event of a house fire?<p>A. The more detail about your belongings that you can relay to an insurance …

Tips for Selling Art at Fairs

July 6, 2018<p>Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on …

How This Pitch Deck Raised $66 Million in VC Funding

Find out what investors are looking for and why this deck worked.<p>Sixty-six million dollars.<p>Armed with a 25-slide presentation, 28-year-old CEO Mathilde Collin earned her company, Front, $66 million in Series B funding.<p>She pitched to 11 investors over five days, and walked away with 10 investment …

Jardin de Petrarque

There’s a reason this Provençal town is called Fontaine-de-Vaucluse. This fountain is a spring, the source of the Sorgue River which flows out of the …

The 10 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

For all those cooling down after a weeks of turbulent SS19 fashion, we have put together a selection of highlights showcasing some of the best …

The Science of Color Contrast — An Expert Designer’s Guide

The Science of Color Contrast — An Expert Designer’s Guide<p>Understanding the complexity of color contrast for better design and accessibility<p>This …

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

CMMN SWDN Sends Recycled Sneakers Down the Runway — And They Look Like Handmade Pieces of Art

Paris Men’s Fashion Week kicked off today with the CMMN SWDN show. The British streetwear label founded by husband and wife duo Saif and Emma Bakir, …

Harumi Yamaguchi & YOSHIROTTEN Collaborate on Airbrushed Female Figures

As part of a Tokyo exhibit entitled, “Harumi’s Summer.”<p>Celebrated Japanese artists Harumi Yamaguchi and YOSHIROTTEN are getting ready to launch a …

Photo Manipulation

Makeup Artist Transforms Her Face Into Mind-Bending Optical Illusions

Last year, we introduced you to Vancouver-based Mimi Choi, an incredibly talented makeup artist who uses her own face as a canvas to create jaw-dropping optical illusions. Since then, Choi’s portfolio of facial transformations has continued to grow, with each new look showcasing her expert artistry …

Digital Art

Tokyo digital art museum looks to ‘expand the beautiful’ | South China Morning Post

The waterfall appears to run down the wall of a room and across the floor, but the flow is an illusion... it is the work of innovative Japanese art …

5 Things You Absolutely Must To Do Before You Design Your Logo

I recently gave a presentation on branding and marketing as part of Career Day at my son’s school. Having to tailor my presentation to make sense for kids ages 5 to 12, I decided to open with a game of identifying logos. I held up a card with a logo printed on it, and the kids were told to shout …

Graphic Design

Celebrity Influencer Marketing Is Dead, Report Says--Real Employees And Customers Are Better

While many (including me) have heralded influencer marketing as one of the Holy Grails of effective public relations, a new report from Sprout Social suggests that celebrity influencers are rapidly losing their power.<p>But before you hang up the towel on influencer marketing, consider this novel (and …

Public Relations

Pentagram designed an identity that never stops changing

Cytora, an AI-powered insurance company, tasked the firm with creating a brand that could communicate what its machine learning does.<p>Machine learning can be nearly impossible to understand–even for people who consider themselves to be relatively tech-savvy. So when a business is built on this kind …

Machine Learning

Morimura, Japan’s Most Astonishing Art Chameleon, Is Coming to New York With a Major Debut Show

Art World<p>But you might not recognize him.<p>,<p>Yasumasa Morimura may not be an actor, but he knows his way around a costume. The Japanese artist has spent …

7 Inspiring Podcasts That Every Entrepreneur Should Listen to This Summer

Make the most of your summer with these informative and entertaining podcasts.<p>Summer is around the corner, which means beach getaways and family vacations are also on the horizon. While the rest of your friends search Amazon for their summer book list, you should find great podcasts to fill your …

POFO is the WordPress Theme for Building Beautiful, Hand-Crafted Websites Sponsored

Web professionals are always looking for that extra edge. We want tools that help us get things done faster – but without sacrificing quality. In …

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.<p>Is that really the best career guidance?<p>People often take this sort of …

Friday Wake-Up Call: Get inspired by D&AD winners (and by a brilliant Craigslist ad for a '99 Corolla)

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. <b>What people are talking about today:</b> The award …

Never Heard of a DAO? Here's Why It's Going to Become The Hottest New Type of Corporation

Almost any businessperson on board with blockchain will promote the value of decentralization, and DAOs fit the mold.<p>You may have not heard of the abbreviation DAO, but it is a term that should keep popping up with more frequency during the blockchain boom. It stands for decentralized autonomous …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Meet Bruce Mau. He wants to redesign the world

<i>This article was taken from the January issue of Wired UK magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

Design

A 36-year-old who learned to invest like Warren Buffett explains Buffett's No. 1 rule

When Danielle Town found herself burnt out and even starting to get sick from her work as a corporate attorney, she knew she didn't want to keep …

12 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk has said that reading a variety of books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to his …

Elon Musk

This online learning platform is helping students get the skills that employers really want — here are the top 15 courses from the site

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Skillshare<p>Education — at least in the way we typically think of it, synonymous with the ivy-lined walls and hushed libraries of elite …

Employment