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Top tips for shooting black & white landscapes

21 February 2017<p>Want to add new life to your landscapes? Try shooting in black and white, says pro photographer Alfonso Calero.<p>The next six months is …

Landscape Photography

12 Ways to Finally Stop Chronic Procrastination

Almost every adult with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has experienced procrastination at some time in his or her life. …

Procrastination

Infographic: Nine Ways To Focus And Calm Your Wandering Mind

Daydreaming is known to be a great booster for creativity, but at other times, buckling down and focusing on one’s work is vital to getting things …

Infographics

15 Ways to Calm Yourself Down

We all worry and get upset from time to time. It’s a normal part of life, right? But what happens when that anxiety or anger takes over, and you …

Mindfulness

This Is Why Your Team Isn't Getting Results Even Though Everyone Is Working Hard

There are more channels for teams to communicate than ever. So why is nobody on the same page, just like always?<p>7 min read<p>Lack of team alignment isn’t just a problem in organizations today. It’s a flat-out emergency. In a recent MindManager survey of knowledge workers, 77 percent of respondents …

Management

How Digital Leaders Inspire Engagement

Digital transformation is multidimensional, involving people, work cultures, and technologies. Transformation programs are complex because they …

Employee Engagement

Creating a skills-matrix for t-shaped testers

I believe the expression “jack of all trades, master of none” is a misnomer, as I’ve mentioned previously. Being good at two or more complimentary …

Project Management

This Is The Mindset You Need To Succeed 10X or 100X In Life (And It's The Opposite Of Convention)

When two people come together who are living in their "unique ability," they can go 100X bigger in their goals.<p><b>"</b><b>Being a giver is not good for a 100-</b><b>yard</b><b>dash</b><b>, but it's valuable in a marathon.</b><b>"</b><b>--</b> Adam Grant<p>Many people are TAKERS, especially those who desperately want success.<p>They engage in …

So you’re interviewing for a product manager role…

You’ve gone through two interviews with GreatCompany, Inc, and they’ve invited you in for a third. The next step might be a 3+ hour interview or …

Product Management

Will Self's 6 favorite books that prove truth is stranger than fiction

<b>Land of Opportunity by William M. Adler</b> (out of print).<p>The story of the African-American family who brought crack cocaine to Detroit in the 1980s and …

Books

What does the way you hug say about you? Science discovers what sided hugs are more meaningful

The study revealed that in less emotionally-charged hugs, people tend to lean to their right, while in case of more intense hugs, we lean to our left.<p>…

Holiday Book List: For the Inspiration-seeker and the Composed Creative

You spend enough time in front of a computer, so with the holidays (and some time off) just around the corner, we recommend recharging the …

Moody and Cinematic Adventure Photography by Simon von Broich

<b>Simon von Broich</b> is a talented self-taught photographer, filmmaker, traveler, creative director and daydreamer currently based in Münster, Germany. …

Photography

Best photography books 2017: How many have you read?

In our collection below we bring you some of the best photography books from 2017.<p>From personal projects to epic retrospectives, there have been some …

Top Ten Business Books For 2017

Just in time for the holidays, here is a list of 10 books, published this year, that you may want to consider putting under the corporate tree for your boss or colleague. While much of what I read is focused on customer service and customer experience, you’ll also find books listed here about …

Customer Service

13 Incredibly Useful Articles For Getting Started With Black and White Landscape Photography

While landscapes is the end goal of this advice list, it is not the only focus: After all, if you don't even know that the art of capturing black and …

Landscape Photography

5 Negative Space Photography Composition Tips

To make better street photos, integrate more negative space.<b>TAKE YOUR STREET PHOTOGRAPHY TO THE NEXT LEVEL with ERIC KIM ></b>Why negative space?Abstract …

Street Photography

Best Photos of 2017

National Geographic's 57 best images of the year—curated from 88 photographers, 112 stories, and nearly 2 million photographs.

Travel Photography

20 Best Metal Albums of 2017

NOW PLAYING<p>20 Best Metal Albums of 2017<p>By , , , ,<p>Few years in recent memory have needed righteous, screaming rage like 2017, and metal answered the …

Music

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

Gestalt Theory For Photographers

I’m currently teaching myself Gestalt Theory, a principle mostly applied to designers. Here are some ideas which can make you see the visual world …

Street Photography

Ten Magnificent Books to Add to Your Christmas List

Indulge in some escapism this winter with 2017’s best publications – generous gifts for loved ones, or for yourself<p>1. <i>Feast for the Eyes: The Story of</i> …

Want to Be Successful? Forget How and Understand Why | Inc.com

"How did you do it?" Without a doubt, this is the question most often asked of successful founders. But it's the wrong question focused on the wrong thing: the outcome. What we really ought to be asking about is the journey--from start, to successful outcome, and more important still, beyond any …

Entrepreneurship

How Infrared Photography Can Turn Your Ordinary Images into Magical Photos

It’s sort of a reverse magic trick: now you don’t see it—now you do.<p>Infrared (IR) light is the light we don’t see, but we can photograph its …

7 Effective Ways to Destroy Your Company Culture Without Even Realizing It | Inc.com

An organizational culture comes about in one of two ways: (1) by careful design, or (2) haphazardly over time. Simply put, the culture is the result of rituals, behaviors and experiences that leadership allows to exist.<p>There are plenty of effective ways to build a great culture, align it with the …

Leadership

These Architectural Photos Are Optical Illusions That Will Confuse Your Brain

German photographer Max Leitner has published a project titled “Misleading Lines.” It’s a series of architectural photos shot in Warsaw, Poland. …

12 apps that show you how you’re wasting time — and help you make better use of it

You never thought juggling—a term typically reserved for circus clowns or the party trick you tried to learn in college—would be something you practice daily. Yet, as an entrepreneur, juggling is something you have to constantly practice in order for all balls, bowling pins, and rubber chickens (so …

Apps

How to Post-Process Soft and ‘Dreamy’ Portraits of Children

Here’s a 47-minute tutorial from PiXimperfect about how to create those soft, dreamy portrait photos of children using Photoshop.<p>First things first, …

34 Business Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

<i>This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here.</i><p>Alright, here it is: the book list to end all …