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10 Apps You Need to Grow a Business | Inc.com

Just because you're a sole proprietor or run a small startup, that doesn't mean you can't have executive-level support literally at your fingertips. There's an app for just about anything, including making your entrepreneurial pursuits just a little bit more manageable. Many of these apps range in …

Apps

How to detox your life: beat anxiety through meditation

Mindfulness and meditation tips to improve your mental health<p><i>Andy Puddicombe is a former Buddhist monk and the co-founder of the meditation app Headspace. He explains how meditation can transform your wellbeing and mental health, and act as a valuable stress management tool.</i><p><b>Take 10 mindful minutes.</b> …

Mindfulness

Your 'Creation Story': A Sure-Fire Way to Build Brand Engagement | Inc.com

The story is probably as old as time. The hero (or heroine) sets out to recreate the world according to their own point of view. They have an idea about how to make something better, cheaper, faster, stronger, and more powerful.<p>They write their idea on the back of a napkin, in their car, on the …

Brand Management

I Was Hidden on This Guy’s Hard Drive for Over 6 Years

<i>This post was originally published on the Joey L. Blog and is being republished here with permission</i><p>It’s been estimated that as many as 880 billion …

Beach Chic: Stars in Swim's Best Trends

From sexy prints to basic black bikinis, see whats in style for the season.<p>From sexy prints to basic black bikinis, see what's in style for the season. Plus, check out the latest fashion trends of the summer.<p>Corbis

15 Tasty Tomato Recipes for Summer

15 easy dishes to show off peak flavor.<p>Delicious and packed with healthy antioxidants, fresh tomatoes are at their peak in late summer. Whether they're stewed, grilled, or baked in a tart, here are 15 new ways to try them.

7 Life Lessons From Breaking Up That Hurt, But Are Good For You | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Here’s the lo down:<p>I’ve had five failed past relationships.<p>One of them was with an abusive girl who’d literally slap my face, and I took it without …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Master the Art of the Summery Sunday Supper With These Light & Bright Recipes

A classic Sunday supper doesn't have to mean heavy, hearty braised meat—try these lighter, fresher projects for dinner this weekend.<p><b>We love hunkering down to tackle a big recipe on winter weekends</b>. But just because the weather's hot and steamy up doesn't mean you can't tackle a stellar dinner …

Cooking

How to Get Superb Color in Your Photography

Color accuracy is one of the most important aspects of photography. A big part of this is getting accurate white balance. White balance relates to …

Color Management

How to Take Full Advantage of Lightroom’s Develop Module, a Thorough Walkthrough

Behind every great photograph is a well-crafted creative workflow, and if you haven’t honed yours yet, then this seminar by photographer Robert …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

These Photography Genres Will Force You to Get Off Auto

“How do I get off Auto?” When someone learning photography begins to ask this question, you can tell that there is a greater level of enthusiasm in …

Landscape Photography

How to Brine Meat -- And Why You Should Bother

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should start brining your meat -- and how to start.</i><p>Have you ever suffered the travesty that is a dry, tasteless chicken breast? Or tried to cut …

Kitchens

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

16 Great Jobs That Don't Require A Four-Year Degree

After earning a Bachelor’s degree and two Master’s from Loyola University, Jay Wengrow was working as an intern at doggyloot.com, a discount dog product retailer in Chicago. Though he’d learned plenty of theoretical ideas while earning his M.S. in software engineering, he didn’t have the hands-on …

On-Location Photography Tip: Use a Mini Softbox for Portraits

Lighting in portrait photography can be tricky, especially if you’re not in a studio setting or if you’re working by yourself. You don’t want to be …

Jayson Blair’s fabrications, captured on film, after he disgraced the New York Times

<i>Also ...</i><p><i>'Morning Joe’ strikes back</i><p><b>Jayson Blair’s fabrications, captured on film, after he disgraced the New York Times</b><p>In journalism, it’s hard to stop a pathological liar.<p>And from the moment I got Jayson Blair on the phone 11 years ago, I knew he was a liar. What took a few more days to discover …

7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing Into Leaders

<i>Part of a new series on Parenting for Success</i><p>While I spend my professional time now as a career success coach, writer, and leadership trainer, I was a marriage and family therapist in my past, and worked for several years with couples, families, and children. Through that experience, I witnessed a …

The two 20-point scorers @kaililukan and @teshh_buck12 talking to the media about the Phoenix #HLWBB opener over UIC http://t.co/HDVzOX4IwI

Saturday is a Festival Foods Family Game with $3 youth tickets and a fan banner giveaway to the first 1,000 fans! http://t.co/Dk48FXn8We

Not only is there a fan giveaway on Saturday, but @kaililukan is also featured on the game program! #gophoenix http://t.co/4fAftw8LTD