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The Best Time to Post Tweets, Facebook Posts and More

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one place. I’ve collected research and stats on Twitter, Facebook, email …

Panasonic Selects Two Magnum Photographers to Trial GX7

Panasonic has announced a collaboration with Ian Berry and Thomas Dworzak, two members of Magnum Photos, to put the new Panasonic GX7 compact system …

Photography

How to be a Great Dad: 18 Tips for Fatherhood | The Art of Manliness

<i>Photo by free parking</i><p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Leo Babauta of Zen Habits, a father of six children.</i><p>Being a father can be a wonderful …

What Strengthens and Weakens Our Integrity - Part I: Why Small Choices Count | The Art of Manliness

<i>Integrity</i>. It’s a quality every man worth his salt aspires to. It encompasses many of the best and most admirable traits in a man: honesty, …

What Strengthens and Weakens Our Integrity – Part II. | The Art of Manliness

In the first post of this four-part series on what weakens our integrity and how we can strengthen it, we discussed how our decisions to act in …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

7 Style Tips For Large Men - Big Man's Guide To Sharp Dressing | The Art of Manliness

Fashion, like any industry, has its share of quackery, and no one gets treated to more “miracle products” or “life-changing purchases” than a man …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

Male Affection: A Photographic History Tour | The Art of Manliness

In my unending search for just the right vintage images for our articles, I have looked through thousands of photographs of men from the last century …

Outfitted & Equipped in History: American Rough Rider | The Art of Manliness

Today we’re doing something different from our usual Outfitted & Equipped series. Instead of showcasing what a modern man might bring and carry in a …

10 Things I Learnt from Daily Shooting

A Guest Post by David Powell from Shoot Tokyo Here are a few lessons I have learnt from daily shooting… I hope you enjoy. 1. “Do or Do Not…. There is …

How You Really Make Decisions

What is your instant thought when you think of a brand, interact with a person or view something within a Customer Experience? However fleeting a …

Customer Experience

The 7 Pillars of Connecting With Absolutely Anyone

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” <i>- Dale Carnegie,</i> <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i><p>I don’t care what your goals, industry or interests are, there’s no getting around it: …

Why You Hate Selling And Why You Must Get Better At It

Sales feels creepy and sleazy. It’s only for liars, peddlers and swindlers doused in Drakkar Noir and manufactured optimism, pushing shoddy products …

I Learned to Speak Four Languages in a Few Years: Here's How

<i>Lifehacker reader Gabriel Wyner was tasked with learning four languages in the past few years for his career as an opera singer, and in the process</i> …

The Secret to Learning Anything: Albert Einstein’s Advice to His Son

Here comes a fine addition to history’s greatest letters of fatherly advice from none other than <b>Albert Einstein</b> (March 14, 1879–April 18 1955) — brilliant physicist, proponent of peace, debater of science and spirituality, champion of kindness — who was no stranger to dispensing epistolary …

Would You Refuse a Promotion to Stay in a Job You Love?

Some People Find a Job That Suits Both Their Talents and Their Goals—But to Stay in It and Thrive Takes Some Finesse<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>Most career advice is about getting ahead and climbing the ladder toward bigger …

Are "Decoy Habits" Holding You Back?

We all have what Gretchen Rubin calls “decoy habits”—habits that we say we’d like to develop, but never do. Often, she says, this is because the …

How To Get A Job In Only 100 Introspective Minutes

We’re all looking for a leg up in the job hunt, and in our professional careers. Anything that can give us an advantage: an internship, a skill, an …

Employment

Front-Load Your Week + 3 Other Stress-Busting Time Management Strategies

We know that creativity can flourish when our minds are free to wander during unstructured time. However, a completely open calendar can lead to a …

Time Management

Manage Your Day-to-Day

Stop doing busywork.<br>Start doing your best work.<p>Are you over-extended, over-distracted, and overwhelmed? Do you work at a breakneck pace all day, only …

A Master Plan for Taking Back Control of Your Life

Here’s the problem we face, every day of our lives. Nearly everything that generates enduring value requires effort, focus, and even some discomfort …

Will Power

Top 10 Marketing Books of All Time

Essential books for entrepreneurs who really want to understand how and why their customers buy.<p>In previous posts, I've identified the best motivational books of all time and the best sales books of all time. Today, I've selected 10 books about marketing that I believe should be in every business …

Marketing