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The Science Behind Why People Are Going Crazy for Bullet Journals | Inc.com

Awhile back I noticed something strange starting to appear in the feeds of the many productivity bloggers and get-stuff-done gurus I follow. Their blogs and social media accounts were suddenly studded with pretty but mind-boggling pages of annotated bullet point to-do lists and complicated …

Productivity

Ask These Questions to Ace the Job Interview

Too many candidates leave it up to the interviewer to judge their ability. Savvy candidates know how to turn the odds in their favor by asking a few pointed questions.<p>Once you get an interview, the chance you'll be assessed properly is remote. You can improve your odds 5-10X by asking …

Employment

Forget Work-Life Balance: It’s All About the Blend

<b>See why and get 5 tips to make it happen</b><p>No matter what we try, work-life balance always seems like a destination that we have yet to reach. It’s …

Satya Nadella Rewrites Microsoft’s Code

Microsoft’s CEO has stopped infighting, restored morale, and created more than $250 billion in market value. All it took was focusing on what matters most.<p>Satya Nadella’s corner office, on the fifth floor of Building 34 at Microsoft’s Redmond, Washington, headquarters, features a can’t-miss 84-inch …

Computer Science

The Best Speakers Answer These 3 Questions Before Walking on Stage

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

Public Speaking

Write now: The lost art of copywriting

Paul Burke, an award-winning copywriter and novelist who has worked at J Walter Thompson, BMP DDB and Y&R, gives his take on the state of copywriting …

The Silicon Valley Diet

Tech’s body obsession<p>Not very long ago, while en route to lunch in downtown <b>Palo Alto</b>, I bumped into my dour pal, Arthur. He’d lost so much weight I hardly recognized him. He looked like a walking snake or eel. His eyeballs, which protruded slightly, were the only round things on him. My first …

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates writers by …

Writing

Mark Zuckerberg's Response to Donald Trump's Tweet Is a Master Class in Handling Criticism | Inc.com

What would you do if you were falsely accused--in front of almost 40 million people? That happened to Facebook yesterday morning when President Donald Trump tweeted, "Facebook was always anti-Trump." The tweet went on to claim that the networks, <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i>, and <i>The New York Times</i> were all …

Donald Trump

How to Become the Best in the World at What You Do | Inc.com

It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way.<p>There is so much competition -- thousands or millions of people competing to do exactly what you want to do.<p>How do you get out of the rat race?<p>How do you advance …

Motivation

Art History: Ancient Techniques and Evolution of Traditional Japanese Tattoos

Today, traditional Japanese motifs, designs, and stylistic sensibilities remain popular sources of inspiration behind many contemporary tattoos. Often, many ink artists opt to combine the old with the new to create pieces that range from playful prints to delicate works of art. Regardless of …

10 famous web designer portfolios everyone should check out

Listing the best web design portfolios is not the same as listing the most famous web designers. Indeed, it’s a funny thing, but the more famous web …

Graphic Design

The Memphis Design Movement Is Having a Moment

The ’80s design movement known as Memphis has reemerged, inspiring Greenpoint ceramicists, Supreme collaborations, and an exhibit at the Met …

Furniture

​16 Natural Ways To Relieve Your Anxiety

Anxiety is uncomfortable: Even if you don’t deal with full-blown panic disorder, your nerves have probably crept up on you at some point—and it’s a pain to deal with. Your palms may get sweaty, your breathing becomes shallow, and your heart starts racing.<p>If these feelings become overwhelming and …

Depression

10 Easy Pieces: Whetstones to Sharpen Tools

It can be a very meditative undertaking in winter to clean, sharp, and polish garden tools. God knows there won’t be time once spring is upon us. To …

Where to Travel in Europe in Your 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s

With so many different countries (44 to be exact) and cultures, Europe is likely to be a lifelong source of wanderlust for many travelers. So where …

The World's Most Scenic Winter Train Rides

Few films capture the beauty of winter train travel as the 1974 silver screen mystery, “Murder on the Orient Express.” In it, Hercule Poirot …

How To Get Into An Analytics Career Without Spending A Fortune

Many people are considering careers in analytics, and attracted to graduate degree programs as the key to success.<p>When I wrote “4 Reasons Not To Get That Masters In Data Science,” I knew there was some interest in the topic because I had received quite a few letters asking what I thought of these …

Big Data

7 Product Management Lessons From Leading the Wharton Tech Conference - MBA Program

“As a PM, it is important to have the end goal clearly in mind and relay it effectively to the team.”<p>Tamanna Kottwani, WG’17, recaps the lessons she …

Letting Go of Anxiety (Video)

Life starts to slow down when the feelings of anxiety begin to creep up, and if you're faced with an important interview or a meeting, then "going in" anxious comes with the anticipation of a detrimental result. Meditation provides a fast and effective relief from emotions that are getting into the …

Mindfulness

The 16 Most Beautiful Public Gardens to Visit in the Fall

We don't give mums nearly as much credit as they deserve.<p>So many of us think of fall as the end to the visual glory that is the summer season, mourning the end of colorful blooms and lush greenery as we accept a basket of mums as a consolation prize. That's just not true at these stunning gardens, …

A Roald Dahl Book for Every Kind of Kid

There are certain iconic children’s writers whose works truly speak to young children, no matter where they’re from or where their interests lie. …

Barn Door Hardware, Tracks, Handles & Pulls

Rustica Hardware’s collection of barn door hardware and parts are custom made to add additional style to your barn door. If you’ve already found the …

Customers

Do You Listen to Music While Working? Here's What It Does to Your Brain (and It's Pretty Awesome)

Music has enriched people's personal lives pretty much since the beginning of time, but scientists today have uncovered how best to make music enrich your professional life, too.<p>When the office is almost too much to stomach, music can deliver much-needed relief on the job. Before you press "play", …

The Brain

Bentley's £80,000 fly-fishing outfit

Bespoke kit for the Bentayga SUV contains everything the aristocratic angler could require.<p><b>IT HASN'T BEEN LONG SINCE</b> Bentley introduced the Bentayga, a vehicle that simultaneously claimed the titles of the world’s fastest and world’s most expensive awards-show shuttle, er, SUV.<p>As if to remind us …

Fly Fishing

A guide to millennial marketing

Marketing can be a difficult occupation—and marketing to the millennial generation can be even tougher.<p>First and foremost, the younger demographic …

Marketing

7 Portable Snacks for Healthier Midday Munching

When a midday snack attack strikes, be prepared with good-for-you treats—both sweet and salty. Sure, it might be easy to satisfy between-meal …

Healthy Eating

8 books you must read to become a better writer

All good writers know the best way to improve your writing is to write. And the second best way?<p>Study the craft.<p>Reading books can take you farther  —  and faster  — on your journey toward becoming a better writer. For a few dollars and a few hours of your time, you can absorb the strategies and …

Writing

12 Most Beautiful Gardens‬‬ to Visit in England

There’s something nerdy (and kind of adorable) about England’s centuries-old fascination with—and subsequent mastery of—gardening. “It’s certainly …

National Trust

Brilliant DIY ideas for your garden

Do you ever wander outside, take a look at your garden and think that it could do with something extra? Just a small, personal touch that would …

Landscaping