Kelsey Hebert

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The Unnecessary Fragmentation of Design Jobs

Photo by Sanwal DeenHey there, tech designer person. Have you noticed the increasing number of vague specializations we’ve invented for …

UX Design

The Dirty Little Social Media Marketing Secret Nobody Talks About

It can happen at any moment, and if you're not aware and prepared, it can devastate your business and marketing efforts as a result.<p>Without warning, I recently saw a Facebook Fan Page I'd built and leveraged for several years removed and deleted.<p>During the chaotic experience, I learned several …

How to Instantly Click With Everyone You Meet

Why is it we click with some people and not others? What if we could actually click with everyone we meet? What would it take?<p>Try these simple steps …

Neuroscientists figured out what happens in your brain when you finish someone else’s sentence

Do you finish people’s sentences, filling in the blanks before they do? It turns out this reaction is linked to memory, which isn’t separate from language after all, though scientists have long considered the two functions distinct.<p>A new study measured activity in the hippocampus, the part of the …

UC Berkeley

How to Train for Muscle Power

Here at <i>Men’s Fitness</i>, our readers often contact us with questions related to workouts and athletic performance. Here, trainer Tommy Caldwell answers …

Muscle

Six Essentials for Good Storytelling—and Great Content Marketing

"Storytelling" is often used loosely as a term for good writing. Which makes me wonder: Do marketers actually understand storytelling in the context …

Twitter's Newest Marketing Move Is Brilliant

Twitter's deal with PepsiCo for Promoted Stickers is eerily similar to native advertising. Image source: Twitter.<p>Social media has always been an odd business. Unlike other media types -- television, radio, and traditional print -- where content is provided by paid employees or compensated …

The Dangers of a Definition of Ready

Although not as popular as a Definition of Done, some Scrum teams use a Definition of Ready to control what product backlog items can enter an …

Project Management

5 glorious backpacking routes not to miss in Eastern Oregon

BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) On the far side of Oregon, among rolling prairie and high desert, are some of the state's most spectacular but overlooked …

Hiking

Seven Jobs That Let You Live And Work Abroad (As Your Own Boss)

Tired of the corporate rat race? You can do these jobs just as easily overseas while reporting only to yourself.<p>Right now, I’m sitting at a coffee shop in Bucharest, Romania, with my laptop and an Americano. For the past five months, I’ve been traveling through Europe and the Middle East while …

Do You Make These 3 Mistakes with Your Small Business Marketing?

Today, I want to talk about this question: do you make these three mistakes with your small business marketing? There’s obviously more than three …

Small Business

America's Top 10 Hardest Day Hikes

The word “epic” is uttered a bit too lightly these days. Once reserved to describe the fantastic voyages of brave explorers, it’s now readily used to …

The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, you should make sure you're getting enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades— younger.<p>And any exercise is …

Exercise

Goodbye nine to five, hello work-life balance

Employees want flexibility and freedom from outdated work practices. For this to happen, organisations must empathise with the individual behind the output<p>So many of our current working patterns are hugely outdated. The idea of “nine to five” was conceived during the industrial revolution, prior to …

Work-life Balance

Human Interface Guidelines for Slack

Table of content<p>The importance and benefits of Human Interface Guidelines<p>Designing for conversational UIs<p>UI and UX for Slack<p>Creativity from …

The 3 Keys To Relationship Building That Separate Mediocre Leaders From The Brightest And Best

Humans are hard wired to connect. They are social creatures that crave friendship and positive interactions with others. As much as we yearn for these interactions, however, many of us struggle to be good at building relationships. But why? To gain more clarity, my colleague Joe Folkman and I …

8 Habits of Incredibly Interesting People

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Interesting people have a special magnetism. They tell incredible stories and lead unusual lives. But what exactly makes them so captivating?<p>They’re curious more than anything else. An interesting person is always excited to explore the …

Self-improvement

Fathers can pass anxiety and depression to their children genetically, study finds

Men who are stressed can pass on anxiety and depression to their children and grandchildren, scientists in Australia have found, in a study which indicates parental advice has been “disproportionately” focused on the health and diet of women.<p>The study, based on mice which were fed stress hormones, …

5 Reasons Why Nearly Everyone (Even Vegetarians) Should Eat Gelatin

<i>This is a guest post by Laura Schoenfeld, a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s degree in Public Health, and staff nutritionist and content manager</i> …

Can Social Media Cultivate Long-Term Loyalty?

Instagram is home to 200,000 brands and boasts one of the highest Millennial user growth rates among social media platforms. Some estimate that 51.8% …

Public Relations

ComScore Says People Prefer Ads in Podcasts Over Any Other Digital Medium

Advertisers might want to listen up: A new report says that if people have to receive ads, they'd rather hear them in podcasts.<p>According to results …

9 Slack Hacks We Couldn’t Live Without – The Event Log

Working Together<p>There are a number of Slack integrations that make it super easy to round up a bunch of peeps and get them in front of each other, …

How to Spread Love for Metrics in Your Workplace

The early days of chasing pageviews and counting unique visitors like our lives depended on it may have harmed the impression many of us have of …

Analytics

How to Use Chartbeat's Natural Language Slackbot

If you can’t bring Muhammad to the mountain, bring the mountain to Muhammad. It’s a pretty good description of what’s been happening with the myriad …

Want To Actually Change Someone’s Mind On Social Media? Do This

Countering your uncle’s political rants on Facebook may seem like a lost cause, but don’t be so sure.<p>Election season is heating up, have you noticed? Your Twitter feed sure has, and so have all your relatives on Facebook. Chances are you don’t have to look far to find social media posts you …

The 5 Personality Types You'll Encounter in Meetings (and How to Embrace Them)

Want a more productive meeting? Cater to the strengths and weaknesses of these personalities first.<p><i>Jason Shah is the founder and CEO of Do, a collaboration platform that helps you run productive meetings.</i><p>In meetings, you're bound to come up against different personality types. Treating everyone the …

4 Soccer Workouts You Can Do in the Gym to Improve Your Speed, Strength, and Power

Soccer players need all-around fitness to be successful on the field—and all of that starts in the gym.<p>Any good soccer workout focuses on core and …

Workouts