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

Called XRay, the software exposes connections between keywords and ads, like the fact that emails about depression might also trigger Gmail ads about shamanic healing.<p>My Gmail inbox contains multitudes. There are all the newsletters and event listings and student loan notifications that correctly …

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 …

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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 …