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Taste Beyond The Tongue

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

When trying to understand what different focusing modes are for, it's important to have a basic grasp of exactly what focus is in terms of …

Cameras

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders …

Before you make an emotional decision, ask yourself these four questions

The average person makes about 35,000 decisions every day—from choosing an outfit to deciding which seat to take at a meeting. In fact, we make 200 judgments each day about food alone.<p>But research shows that all that decision making can be mentally and physically draining. Although the idea of …

Loneliness

The 5 Secrets of Today's Billionaires (And What They Have to Teach You About Producing More With Less) | Inc.com

The world today is different in many ways, one key way is how the most successful business leaders have learned to break the chain between one hour of time worked and one unit of value created.<p>Time cards and grueling days don't help business leaders create value. We create value by what we do with …

Self-improvement

Are You Living Legendary or Managing Your Circumstances? | Inc.com

This week has been particularly painful for me. Our largest and best client for the past 4 years gave us notice that they were not renewing their contract with us for next year. For most people, that's the phone call that sets them into a tailspin.<p>No question it would be easy to immediately start …

You really only need 10 people in your professional network — here's how to choose them

Ideas and relationships travel, adapt and grow over time. Meeting the right person, being in the right place at the right time, having candid conversations and collaborating in unexpected ways — all of these can lead to success that even the staunchest strategist couldn't plan for.<p>Meeting people …

80 Percent of CEOs Share This Trait | Inc.com

Poised for success. That is how I would describe an acquaintance of mine. Let's call him Peter. His product had a meaningful chance to impact a key aspect of the financial services industry. He had a good plan and a motivated team. But there was one thing that continued to hold Peter back--the …

13 Secrets to Being Super Successful | Inc.com

Super successful people understand that there are traits, behaviors, and actions they must take in order to succeed.<p>Their thinking is, "I will do what it takes to get to where I want to go" They know success doesn't come to them. They have to go out and get it for themselves.<p>Here are 13 ways super …

8 Communication Habits That Only Exceptional Bosses Use Daily | Inc.com

When it comes to any type of business, effective communication is absolutely vital for success. Why? Communication creates clarity, productivity, fosters teamwork and inspires. Bad communication, on the other hand, results in the exact opposite.<p>It is the number one quality that sets exceptional …

9 Unconventional Habits That Supersede All Others – Period!

A not so common list of habits that will inspire you and guide you to big things and maybe even becoming a billionaire.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all read a hundred and one posts on habits. The lists look pretty much the same and talk about similar ideas. …

How to stop procrastinating, in 8 steps

If you are a chronic procrastinator, or your work partner is one, there is never enough advance notice to get things done without a crisis.<p>You can't get things done on time unless you get started on time. Otherwise, your business and your career suffers, and you may never even see it …

10 essential books on personal growth to boost your self-belief

Although it might sound cheesy, self-confidence comes from within. But sometimes we all need a little boost. So to help give you a nudge in the right …

10 Ways to Maximize Your Professional Development | Inc.com

If you are reading this article, then you are ahead of most when it comes to furthering your business and leadership knowledge. Great leaders are great learners. Many businesspeople scoff at leadership advice, thinking that no article or book - or even a training class - is a good substitute for …

Leadership

25 Small Life Changes That Create Lasting Success

The guaranteed way to increase your luck is to increase the number of times you bet.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong on Quora:</b><p><b>Start before</b> …

Time Management Tips That Work

Why is it that the Richard Branson's of this world are rich and famous? What secret do they know that the rest of us don't? If you study their lives closely, you'll discover the rich and famous have certain habits that attribute to their success.<p>Successful people are very careful about how they …

6 Sacrifices Facing Every Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know that being an entrepreneur is tough and that it takes a mental, physical and emotional toll. We hear so many motivational speakers and experts throw around terms like “commitment”, “sacrifice” and “getting out of your …

Fit in 60 Seconds? 1-Minute Workout May Be Good Enough

People who say they don't have time to exercise may be out of excuses: A new study finds that just 1 minute of sprinting, along with 9 minutes of …

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

20 Things the Most Respected Bosses Do Every Day | Inc.com

<i>(Check out the related article: 20 Phrases the Most Respected Bosses Never Say)</i><p>Think about the best boss you've ever had.<p>Maybe you're fortunate, and we're talking about the person you call your boss today. Maybe it's someone you recall fondly from years ago. (Maybe you don't have a boss--good for …

Leadership

10 Little-Known Books to Add to Your Entrepreneur Bookshelf

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The famous philosopher William Godwin said, “He that loves reading has everything within his reach,” including wealth, success and happiness. But plenty of the book lists out there suggest the same great business titles over and over …

The Best Free Online Courses for Professionals | Inc.com

It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll be ready to take your career into your own …

7 Things Every Leader Should Have Learned in 2015 | Inc.com

Some leadership advice is obvious. Some of it is stuff you learned in kindergarten (please, thank you). But every so often, you'll encounter some real--and relevant--pearls of wisdom, the sort of guidance you can't just find in any bookstore or blog. Here are seven of best leadership tips <i>Inc.</i> had …

The Top 10 Things That We Should Be Informed About in Life

<i>This piece originally appeared on Quora: What are the top 10 things that we should be informed about in life?</i><p>I’m 30 years old. I wish I could travel …

An Entrepreneur’s 5 Most Valuable Assets

Do you have them?<p>Back in the day, the word "entrepreneur" didn't bear the same credibility as it does now. It was the equivalent to calling yourself an "actor" in Hollywood; most people assumed you were really out of work and living in your parents' basement. But (characteristically!), …

The 7 Routines All Geniuses Share

A recent book finds that Steve Jobs, Sigmund Freud, and many other exceptional people had several habits and preferences in common.<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>Geniuses aren't like everyone else.<p>They just do it and, um, think …

Who do you promote? 5 Qualities of a Good Leader

As your team grows, there’s increasing pressure to develop good leaders within your team. At some point (~10 direct reports) you can’t manage …

9 Idiotic Office Rules That Drive Everyone Insane

Companies need to have rules—that’s a given—but they don’t have to be shortsighted and lazy attempts at creating order.<p>I understand the temptation. As TalentSmart has grown, so has our difficulty maintaining standards. There have been many instances where someone crossed a line, and we were tempted …

The Workplace

The Pumpkin Dessert Recipes You Want And Need

Yumm.<p>Though most of us visit the pumpkin patch to make jack-o-lanterns, hack coolers or just to roast pumpkin seeds, there is so much more to this fall favorite than might initially meet the eye. Be sure to pick up a sugar pumpkin this season -- they're meant for cooking -- and turn it into …

The Creamiest, Dreamiest Frostings and Icings Around

Let's get some cupcakes up in here: These homemade icing and frosting recipes are what dreams are made of.<p><b>Cakes are better with it.</b> Cupcakes need it. You know you love it: Here are our best recipes for frostings, icings, and glazes.

Dessert