Mel Zeller

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5 Research-Backed Reasons To Do Leg Exercises

Game on. 💪<p>There's a reason hardcore fitness geeks call squats the "king of exercises." When done correctly, they're fantastic for your body. Squats -- as well as other weight-bearing moves like lunges -- strengthen your glutes, quads, hamstrings and core. They can also do wonders for your balance …

Paper-Art Posters Gorgeously Illustrate Key Design Principles

Okay, so they’re no replacement for a RISD degree. But these posters, by Turkish graphic designer Efil Turk, offer a fun primer on foundational visual concepts.<p>For her senior thesis at the Dokuz Eylul University of Fine Arts, Efil illustrated 10 principles–balance, hierarchy, pattern, rhythm, …

Why Your Age Matters More Than You Think At Work

Your age might influence where you think your career is going and how fast you think you should get there.<p>Multiple generation workforces are certainly nothing new.<p>For years, offices have been filled with the fresh-faced younger generation who fill the entry-level desks, the established middle who …

Exposing What Exactly You Wrote That Made Gmail Show You Those Ridiculous Ads

Rarely do I connect the ads I see with the content I scan and spit out in emails. But it does happen: Google readily acknowledges that it does use …

Jobs Of The Future: Where They Are, How To Get Them

Designer, developer, data scientist are all predicted to be in-demand jobs in the coming year. How to land one? Not the way you think.<p>Two years ago, I asked a college-bound 18-year-old what kind of job she’d like to have after earning her degree. “I don’t know,” she told me, adding, “I don’t think …

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 Is An Impressive Hunk Of Hardware–But Windows Still Needs Work

I spent the last few weeks living–and working–with a computer that’s a laptop, a tablet, and a desktop PC all in one. And?<p>What’s the best way to split the difference between a laptop and a tablet?<p>Ever since Windows 8 shipped a couple of years ago, everyone in the PC industry has been trying to …

Save Yourself From Burnout By Putting Your Overachiever Tendencies On Hold

Opting for “good enough” can save you from burning out, but what’s a perfectionist to do?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is part of “10 Ways To Be A Better Employee In 2015.” Read the full list here.</i><p>This message will be a tough one for perfectionists and overachievers to hear, but they’re who need it …

Why Top Tech CEOs Want Employees With Liberal Arts Degrees

As colleges across the country begin revving back up, you might want to reconsider your major.<p>Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen once said that the average English degree holder is fated to become a shoe salesman, hawking wares to former classmates who were lucky enough to have majored in math. …

Productivity Hack Of The Week: A Simple Way To Answer Emails Much Faster

Turn email into less of a chore with templates of responses and save hours every week.<p>In an age where the workday is seemingly getting longer and longer, every minute counts. So we thought we’d give you some of them back with this week’s productivity hack.<p>While the average person receives more than …

How To Get Over Your Self-Doubt

For some, self-doubt and confidence issues color a whole lifetime. How can you break out of that shell to reach your full potential?<p>There was a long time when the lack of belief in myself was a major factor in my life.<p>I didn’t pursue an ideal career, or start my own business, because I didn’t think …