Jesse Barajas

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11 biographies to read if you want to get rich

Success is a learnable skill, self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker emphasizes in his book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." Anyone can grow to be successful and wealthy, and one of the best starting points is to read a biography about someone who's already done it.<p>"Successful people look at other …

The 12 most compelling scientific findings that suggest aliens are real

Over billions of years, these ingredients condense to form gas clouds, new stars, and planets, which means that the ingredients, and therefore the potential, for life beyond Earth are scattered across the universe.<p>What's more, a number of recent discoveries also strongly suggest that alien life …

Qualtrics Founder Ryan Smith Talks Bootstrapping His Company And Then Raising A Boatload Of Cash

Qualtrics spent most of its life bootstrapped and trying to be profitable. Then it raised $220 million — and Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith was worried he’d have to move to Silicon Valley.<p>But the company has become a success story coming out of Utah, and the company’s focus on profitability and being a …

How to Create a Versatile Startup Team

Startups face some unique challenges, the biggest one being the fact that limited funds won’t allow you to hire a lot of employees. This is why you …

You know that call of the bald eagle you hear on TV? That's not a bald eagle

You may think you're familiar with the high, shrill scream of the bald eagle. After all, you've watched television and movies. You've seen them sweep …

Wildlife

6 Methods to Create an HDR Image

Over the years, different software solutions for creating an HDR image from a set of source exposures have emerged. First, it was Photomatix and …

Tutorials

10 Fascinating Facts About Ravens

Edgar Allan Poe knew what he was doing when he used the raven instead of some other bird to croak out “nevermore” in his famous poem. The raven has …

This simple trick can help you boost sales, lose weight, and improve just about anything in your life

But we're not naturally built to be successful without guidance.<p>Sometimes, it's also hard to get motivated. So how do we overcome this? That's where ACRIP comes in …<p>ACRIP is when the Awareness and Comparing of Results Improves Performance.<p>We discovered this concept while working with business …

10 TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Must Watch | Inc.com

It's 2015, and it’s no secret that millions of Americans are excited about startup culture in the country and around the world. It’s hard not to be fascinated by the growing landscape of thousands of new lean startups, most intending to disrupt entire industries.<p>Perhaps <i>you</i> want to get in on the …

TED Talks

10 Famous Street Photography Quotes You Must Know

If you want to get a deeper insight into street photography and take better photos, I feel it is very important to study the work of the street …

Street Photography

You May Be A Potential Entrepreneur If You Have These 15 Habits

Have you ever set up a lemonade stand outside to make some spare change in your childhood? Or were you the kid that ran a whole lemonade franchise …

How to Make Cheap DIY Reflectors From Silver Bead Foam Boards

Whether you are shooting outside or in a studio, reflectors help you make sure that light is hitting your subject exactly how you want it. Typically, …

5 Steps to Creating Long Shadows in Photoshop

I had kind of a hard time coming up with an appropriate title for this post… I’m still not totally sure if it conveys what I’m trying to show you …

20 Entrepreneur Quotes That Should Become Your Motto

Web design is a business – a wonderful artistic business, but still, a business. If you want to be successful you must have an entrepreneur mindset …

Motivation

You Will Never Be Ready. Do It Anyway!

“Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak people wait for opportunities; strong people make …

Motivation

Want To Start A Successful Company? Read These Five Books First

There’s an old saying in the rare coin business. That is: “buy the book before you buy the coin.” The same thing, I would say, goes for folks who want to start their own businesses. But where do you start? I asked Ted D. Zoller, the director for entrepreneurial studies at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler …

Entrepreneurship

One Thing You Have to Master to Succeed in Business and in Life | Inc.com

One thing I've realized about the most successful people I've met is that whatever their varied personalities and idiosyncrasies, there is one attribute they consistently share: high "conversational intelligence."<p>Simply put, conversational intelligence is the currency of success. It's the rare …

Leadership

RIP Wayne Dyer: Self-Help Pioneer Passes Away At 75

Self-help pioneer Dr. Wayne Dyer has passed away at age 75. His family posted the following status on Twitter shortly after 5pm ET on Sunday …

Motivation

13 Ways You Can Attract Success by Living Life to the Fullest | Inc.com

<i>What would people advise a hypothetical 22-year-old college graduate to do with his or her life? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><i>Answer by Evan Asano, Founder and CEO of Mediakix, a leading influencer marketing company. Twitter: @evanasano, on Quora:</i><p>1. …

Self-improvement

Pablo Escobar’s Favorite Hitman Is on Facebook and Spilling Dirt

Popeye Vásquez admitted to killing about 300 people as a righthand man to Pablo Escobar. Now he’s out of prison, on Facebook and Univisión, and …

Use These Tricks To Improve Your Manual Focusing Skills.

I love vintage lenses because of their great price-performance ratio and their excellent optical and build qualities. Using them as much as I do, I …

Cameras

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

How the Yardbirds Revolutionized Rock Live on the BBC

Jeff Beck–led band blew up the very possibilities of sound 50 years ago<p>If you wish to launch a humdinger of an argument – and one you might win – …

Get started with hardware: The Complete Arduino Starter Kit & Course Bundle

If you have an interest in electronics, an Arduino is a fantastic entrypoint. The Complete Arduino Starter Kit and Course Bundle provides you with your very own microcontroller, plus the hardware accessories and necessary knowhow for building projects.<p>From a garage door opener to a …

Rain is sizzling bacon, cars are lions roaring: the art of sound in movies

Skip Lievsay is one of the most talented men in Hollywood. He has created audioscapes for Martin Scorsese and is the only sound man the Coen brothers go to. But the key to this work is more than clever effects, it is understanding the human mind<p>Skip Lievsay, an unassuming-looking guy in his mid-60s …

Battlestar Galactica

This Is the Top Predictor of Success in Life

Increase self control to increase success<p>Self control predicts success even better than IQ.<p>From Charles Duhigg’s excellent book The Power of Habit: …

Mini Linux Computer Under $15

Introduction: Mini Linux Computer Under $15<p><b>If you think this is cool and would like me to make more instructibles, please click Here and then click</b> …

Simple Steps for Focus Stacking in Photoshop

Focus stacking is an effective way to achieve deep depth of field; it’s a technique that’s especially used in macro photography. The idea is to make …

Tiny Planet Photoshop Tutorial

This Instructable shows you how to create a stunning tiny planet image in 5 simple steps. Step 1: FileOpen Insert a panorama into photoshop by …

Tutorials

3 (More) Ways To Stack Images for Photos With the Wow Factor

In a previous article, I discussed 4 ways to stack images in order to get better results. That's not all, however. There are more things that you can …