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Your Strategic Plans Probably Aren’t Strategic, or Even Plans

It happens all the time: A group of managers get together at a resort for two days to hammer out a “strategic plan.” Done and dusted, they all head home. But <i>have</i> they produced a plan with a strategy?<p>At the start of my public seminars on strategic planning I ask attendees, who rank from board …

Management

The 15 Best Pizza Places in NYC

New York is a pizza-lover's paradise. There's nowhere else in the world where you can find so many pizza places so close to one another. You’ll find …

WD-40 Does $380 Million in Sales a Year. Its Secret Sauce Is Surprisingly Simple

How CEO Garry Ridge created a company that thrives on a culture of learning and lives by its values.<p>If you want your company to be free of squeaks, create a tribe that lives by its values, encourages learning, and sees mistakes as educational moments.<p>WD-40 Company, maker of the iconic spray that …

Employment

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read | Inc.com

Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I plan to spend at least part of the day having fun with …

Top 10

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.<p>But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs …

U.S. Supreme Court

How To Paint Wood Kitchen Cabinets with White Paint

Painting your kitchen cabinets is the single most transformative thing you can do to your kitchen without a gut renovation. And, if you do it …

Home Improvement

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One | Inc.com

Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He wanted things to be done his way.<p>But he also believed in the power of …

Self-improvement

Infographic: 46 Conversion Rate Optimization Hacks

If we’re not mincing words, web design is the business of getting people to buy stuff, or buy into stuff. Except, you know, it’s on the web. And …

Web Design

10 Commonly Misused Phrases That Make You Sound Unprofessional | Inc.com

Most of us have misused a word or phrase at one time or another--in a meeting, a written report, a conversation, or even in public speaking. Whether you find out about it right away or long after the fact, it's embarrassing to realize you've gotten something wrong, especially in front of people you …

Language

I've lived in New York City my entire life — here are the best places to actually eat

As a kid growing up in New York City, I never ate Happy Meals.<p>Why would I when I could get a great bagel or slice of pizza for the same price?<p>New York has some of the best food in the world. Even neighborhood takeout spots are top-notch eateries that people come from all over to try. So over my …

10 Seafood Shacks Worth Planning a Road Trip For

When your great aunt asks what you did on your summer vacation, you can tell her that no, for the last time, you still haven't finished The Goldfinch.<p>…

Steve Jobs' response to a public insult in 1997 shows how to handle negative comments with grace

Internet trolls use them to get us riled up. Competitors use them to get us off our game.<p>Sometimes, even those we care about may use them when they feel slighted or threatened.<p>Of course, we shouldn't discount all critical feedback. But insults are designed to hurt, not help.<p>So how should you …

Learn How to Sharpen Your Photos Using Lightroom to Achieve Great Image Results (VIDEO)

It’s always important to refresh the basics of photo editing especially when it comes to a comprehensive and often confusing piece of imaging …

Tutorials

How to edit raw images in 5 simple steps

<b>James Paterson gives his top tips for editing raw photographs</b><p>Camera makers expect the raw photographer to want to make their own choices when it …

Tutorials

PSA: Deleting Old Lightroom Data Can Clear Up a TON of Space

Photos take up a lot of storage space. That’s just something that us photographers have to deal with. That said, there’s no reason to <i>waste</i> space on …

Here’s How to Balance Flash and Window Light for Flattering Indoor Portraits (VIDEO)

Window light is often a great source of illumination for shooting indoor portraits, but sometimes you need a bit of supplemental light to achieve …

Big Data At Citi | Articles | Big Data

The potential for data analytics is being realized across the financial sector. According to the latest Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics …

Auto Masking Made Easy In Lightroom | Who Says You Can’t Edit Precisely In Lightroom?

Photo editing is where the glamorous allure of photography can fade away quickly. After the initial thrill of shooting has waned, the reality that …

How to Predict If a Borrower Will Pay You Back

Recently, three economists—Oded Netzer and Alain Lemaire, both of Columbia, and Michal Herzenstein of the University of Delaware—looked for ways to …

Finance

A Beginner's Guide to Big Data Analytics

BIG DATA, Data processing techniques, DATA Analytics, Data Storage Strategies<p>You get to hear and read these terms quite often these days. You are …

Big Data

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the metering modes on your camera

Metering modes allow a camera to determine how much light there is in any given scene, and how much there should be. However, the way the modes …

The Relationship Between Shutter Speed & Flash Is Critical | Remember This Lighting Mantra

Aperture controls flash, shutter speed controls ambient…this is a good mantra to have when trying to understand and control flash.<p>Some photographers …

Shutter Speed

11 Time Saving Advanced Excel Tips To Make You Pro

Sometimes Excel is much more than you have ever imagined. When it comes to manage tons of data values, you can’t ignore its stupendous capability …

Databases

The Best Grocery Store In NYC -- By Far! - PAPER

In the last few years, old-school grocery stores like Gristedes, D'Agostino, and Food Emporium have been eclipsed by the funkier, livelier Whole Foods and Trader Joe's, but there's a Manhattan grocery emporium that's better than all of them put together. It's Kalustyan's (123 Lexington Avenue), a …

Chutney

Excel: Working with Tables

Introduction<p>With the release of Excel 2007, Microsoft has introduced a new concept of working with tables of data. This new functionality is (not …

Databases

The Art of the Timelapse and some of our favourite timelapses from 2016

Timelapse seems to have exploded in 2016. Every other week, there’s a new one coming out trying to best the ones that came before it. Part of this …

Dan D’Antoni shut down a reporter with the best ‘damn analytics story’ you'll hear

The Marshall coach broke down basketball analytics as well as anyone can.<p>Marshall basketball hasn’t made the NCAA tournament since 1987, but head coach Dan D’Antoni is making progress in his third year with the program. The Thundering Herd got off to a 7-5 start this season and put up a good fight …

Basketball

Shoot This 52 Week Photo Challenge in 2017 to Improve Your Skills

My original 52 Week Challenge in 2016 was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration …

Photography

The best fried chicken in America, ranked

We asked Yelp to help us find the best fried chicken across the country.<p>To create this list, Yelp took several things into consideration:<p>• A restaurant's number of reviews and its star rating<br>• Reviews and photos that mention fried chicken<p>From Franklin, Tennessee, to Los Angeles, California, here …

The Adjustment Brush – How to Use Lightroom’s Most Powerful Tool

In this video tutorial, I'll be showing you how to use the Adjustment Brush properly to make very precise selective adjustments in your images. You …

Tutorials