Nina Medeiros

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How This Artist Makes Money Off YouTube Without Brand Sponsorships

Landscape photographer Thomas Heaton says he's successful because of this decision, not in spite of it.<p>12 min read<p><i>In this series,</i> YouTube Icon<i>, Entrepreneur speaks with the individuals behind popular YouTube channels to find out the secrets of their success.</i><p>Thomas Heaton used to spend his days …

9 Super Habits of People Living in Total Happiness

These virtues may literally transform your life.<p>To live happy according to the principles covered below may require reinventing yourself. I say this because they are counter-cultural virtues -- even spiritual principles -- that purveyors of fast-living and instant gratification may shun.<p>But if …

Happiness

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have First Thing When You Wake Up In The Morning

The food and drink choices we make in the morning can set the stage for a day of great eating. Provided we’re selecting the right anti-inflammatory …

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling…

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling Life<p>In Japan, millions of people have <i>ikigai</i> …

Happiness

11 classes taught by best-selling writers and authors that will improve your writing skills

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Ninja Writing: The Four Levels Of Writing Mastery is one of the bestselling writing courses on Udemy. Shutterstock Good writing skills can …

Creative Writing

Mark Twain's 10 Tips for Writers

Mark Twain was a man who knew his way around the English language. We're talking about the guy responsible for such <i>bon mots</i> as "Golf is a good walk …

I've been coaching execs for 25 years, and the same 6 habits keep coming up in the best leaders

Over the past 25 years, I've coached a mix of executives in for profit and not-for-profit companies like Kellogg's, Monsanto, SoCalGas, Newark City Government, The United Way, IBM, and AT&T. I've been in board rooms with people fretting about decreases in market share, swirling about regulatory …

This 4-Letter Acronym Will Revolutionize the Way You Think About Leadership | Inc.com

She walked into my office and slumped into a chair.<p>"You don't have a clue do you?" she asked in an exasperated tone, with a few extra "colorful" words thrown in for emphasis. I didn't quite follow her line of reasoning. I was managing a large team of designers, writers, and usability experts. We …

Leadership

17 Essential Tools for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the biggest challenges we face as entrepreneurs is staying on top of everything. You have to respond to emails, make sure your website works perfectly, organize projects, keep in touch with your network, and avoid getting …

10 Excellent Pieces of Expert Advice for Entrepreneurs from VCs | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs, take note! Here are 10 excellent pieces of advice from VCs.<p>1. Understand Your Space<p>"If you are going to dedicate five to seven years of your life in a company, don't do it based on some tech article you read. Do your homework and strive to understand the space you are going into and …

Entrepreneurship

25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read | Inc.com

Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain why it's worth your attention.<p>1. <i>The Checklist Manifesto</i> by Atul Gawande<p>…

Mission Impossible

Why Not Trying to Do it All Can Lead to Real Success | Heleo

“I was terrified of failing, of messing up, of not fulfilling expectations, until I got so overwhelmed that I dropped the ball—and discovered that …

How my friends and I grew our side project into a $17,000/month business

In 2014, my friends and I set out to build the best possible web design tools. We built UI kits, Admin Dashboards, Templates, and Plugins. We’ve …

Web Design

Holocaust survivors' 3D project preserves testimony for the future

Children can hold conversations with survivors – present in laser image form – receiving relevant pre-recorded answers<p>Steven Frank, 81, sits in a red leather button-back armchair, answering questions from schoolchildren.<p>“What was the first thing that made you smile after the Holocaust?” A cup of …

Nazi Concentration Camps

Harvesting fog to solve a water crisis

<b>(CNN) —</b> Peña Blanca is a small agricultural community 300 km north of Santiago.<p>In this arid coastal region, 'fog catchers' -- large nets strung up in areas with thick fog and high winds -- are used to collect water.<p>The technique was pioneered in Chile in the 1950s. The fog is pushed through fine …

In 1912, Thousands of Women Rallied Against ‘Useless’ Christmas Giving

Members of The Society for the Prevention of Useless Giving were known as Spugs.<p>The year was 1912, and the rampant commercialism of Christmas in …

I Read 40 Books This Year, Here’s What I Learned (aka 10 Lessons for 2017).

In 2016 I discovered the library by our new home. It’s been amazing! I’ve been able to avoid buying books while being able to read them. Finding the …

Books

Infographic: 69 Web Design Tips

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>This infographic will remind you about the important web design do’s and don’ts when creating …

Web Design

Hua Lin Ge

Derrick Lin Packaging of the World Chief Curator 12/27/2016 04:51:00 PM Americas , Best Rated , Books , China , Others , Paper<p>Designer: …

60 Email Marketing Strategies, Tips, and Examples

It’s no secret that email is still the #1 most effective marketing channel around. Unlike other channels like PPC or social media marketing email has …

Top 8 Web Design Trends Your Startup Needs to Stand Out in 2017

Trends are eminent changes that usually occur in every creative industry, and web design is no different. The web design industry is constantly …

UI Design

New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You An Awesome Parent

Every parent asks it at some point: <i>What is going on in my kid’s brain?</i>And if you don’t understand kids it can be hard to give them what they need to …

Kids

Vajrasana Buddhist Retreat / Walters & Cohen Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A Buddhist retreat in the Suffolk countryside has reopened, designed by Walters & Cohen Architects. …

10 Business Podcasts You Should Be Listening To (If You Aren't Already)

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We've all heard by now that the most successful people read extensively. Bill Gates, Mark Cuban, Elon Musk. They all credit at least some of their success to regularly devouring books.<p>But for those of us who don't have the time, or simply want to supplement all that reading, podcasts are a great …

Self-improvement

Modern Home Addition Extends out in Two Open Rooms

The two spaces added to the back of this 1930s home in Phoenix seem to mirror one another on the outside. This modern home addition by Chen + …

Architecture

A Psychologist Astrologer on Using Your Sun Sign to Navigate Conflict

Art by Eugenia Loli<p>For more than 25 years, Dr. Jennifer Freed has been practicing psychological astrology out of her sun-bathed office in Santa …

4 Hard Questions to Ask About Your Company’s Purpose

jennifer maravillas FOR HBR<p>In the early 1930s, cars in Europe were still a luxury for the rich. But in 1933 Dr. Ferdinand Porsche launched the People’s Car: Volkswagen. Its purpose was to enhance people’s lives through great engineering that offered everyone an accessible, high-quality car. The …