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The 8 Rules of Leadership by Jack Welch

Leadership is best taught by example. Follow these eight indisputable rules directly from the playbook of the former head of GE.<p>Leadership is all about growing others. It's about your team and its welfare. It's about your direct reports and their performance.<p>Leadership is a tough act. It's a daily …

Leadership

The Perfect Winter Cocktail to Sip by the Fire

Great winter cocktails are few and far between, which is why Polo Bar alumnus and Ardent Hospitality co-founder Marlon Tulaszewski’s four ingredient …

Flavors

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

8 Things Success-Oriented People Practice

Each of you can probably name an "overnight" success story, but most successful people spend countless hours nurturing and caring for their beloved projects. Many people assume that successful people have things handed to them or that it comes with little effort. However, what is not always obvious …

Write a Book Review That Helps, Not Hinders -- Part 1

Sooner or later, either passion, generosity, or selfishness will push you to review someone's book.<p><b>Passion:</b> You either love or hate the book so much that you must tell the world.<p><b>Generosity:</b> You know the book's message will help others. Or, you want to help the author sell books and understand that …

The only technique to learn something new

The other day I threw everything out. Everything. I threw out all my books (donated). I threw out all my clothes.<p>I threw out old computers. I threw …

Bill Gates

Perspective Play: 7 Photo Projects to Try

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Perspective tricks aren’t just for David Blane and circus folk.<p>Aside from fun house gimmicks, crafty photographers …

Mobile Photography

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …

Why Auto White Balance Isn't Your Friend

I know the title for this article is very strong, but in all honesty, I am not fan of automatic white balance. Though, it seems convenient and the …

This Is What It Would Look Like If You Dropped Manhattan Into the Grand Canyon

How to photograph food and drink

Given how much time we spend talking about where, when and what to eat and drink, why not take the time to properly photograph what is dished up? …

7 Keys for Creating Stunning Urban Landscape Photography

When thinking of landscape photography, what often comes to mind are photographs of mountainsides or desolate beaches, but landscape photography is …

Landscape Photography

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …

Photographing Waterfalls: 6 Tips To Get You Started

Some of my favourite landscapes to photograph are waterfalls. The smoothness of the water against the hard, sharp edges of the rocks or striking …

How Clutter Affects Your Brain (and What You Can Do About It)

A few years ago, I worked at a web design agency as a product manager. The part of the job I loved the most was working on product with our design …

Get to Know Your Camera: What is ISO?

How a camera performs as you increase its sensitivity to light can have more of an effect on image quality than its megapixel rating.<p>PCMag reviews …

Keep Your Lawn Green Without Wasting Money with These Watering Tips

You don't have to waste a lot of money or water in your quest for that perfect green patch of grass that'll make your neighbors envious. The Simple …

3 Simple Rules For A Successful App From The Cofounder of Camera+

Lisa Bettany<p><i>Cofounder, Camera+<br>Bettany, a photographer and former competitive figure skater, co-created an app that turns an everyday smartphone into an advanced photography tool. Camera+ now has nearly 11 million users.</i><p>The Seer<p>1. SUCCESSFUL APPS ARE SIMPLE APPS.<p>“When we created Camera+, the concept …

4 Fast Ways To Understand People Better

What predicts success? Hint: it’s not your test scores, how loud you are, or your follower count.<p>We’re usually wrong about people.<p>Mighty Google once surveyed tens of thousands of interviewers and interviewees, tracking the way one scored the other and then how the candidate eventually performed–and …

RV Night: Photos by Frank Hallam Day

RV Night: Photos by Frank Hallam Day<p>Photos of recreational vehicles taken at night. The foliage surrounding the vehicles look theatrical and resemble …

Photographing Fireworks

Landscape Photography

Understanding Exposure: An Introduction to Photography

Mastering photography is like playing a musical instrument. Anyone can make noise on a piano, but to really make music, it is important to read …

Shutter Speed

The Intentional Apartment: Assembling the Perfect Bar Cart | Primer

If your booze is going to visible, at least make it look nice.<p>By<p>Are Solo cups and ping pong balls the extent of your bar setup? Or maybe an old …