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How to make people like you: 6 science-based conversation hacks

So you want to know how to make people like you? It's easier than you think.<p>Here are six research-backed tips:<p><b>1. Encourage people to talk about</b> …

7 pro tips for creating a self-promotional brochure

So you're looking for a new job. You want to present yourself as someone creative, with a mind of your own and a song to sing, and you need to stand …

97 Habits Of Insanely Profitable Designers

If you want to be insanely profitable doing what you love (that’s design by the way) then you need to find a happy balance between art and commerce. …

Let's talk about business...like humans

We’re human. And we work in business.<p>But for some crazy reason, when we enter a board-room, a client meeting, or some other suit-and-tie affair, we …

How to Live Life to the Fullest (28 Plans) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life is made to be explored and it’s content, be reached to the utmost. Limits are no limits when you don’t recognize them. With a burning-desire to …

Brand yourself for success!

When I speak to senior students at art schools, there is one major thing I try to impress upon them: to freelance is to run a small business, and a …

5 Steps to Doubling Your Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Ever wonder how you can double the amount of work you can get done in the same amount of time with just a few simple steps?<p>The problem is, we are …

Manage Your Day To Day

Are you over-extended, over-distracted, and overwhelmed? Do you work at a breakneck pace all day, only to find that you haven’t accomplished the most important things on your agenda when you leave the office?<p>The world has changed and the way we work has to change, too. With wisdom from 20 leading creative minds, 99U’s “<b>Manage Your Day-to-Day</b>” will give you a toolkit for tackling the new challenges of a 24/7, always-on workplace.

What Happens When You Stand For 2 Years.

The video below is an update on the original post. At the time of the video’s recording, I had been standing for 5 years.<p><i>About me: I build Power 20,</i> …

Become a Better Man

How To Conduct Your Own Google Ventures Design Sprint

To mentor 150 startups in its portfolio, Google Ventures developed a five-day design process. Here, the method’s mastermind, Jake Knapp, details how your company can run its own sprint to solve a big problem.<p><i>Editor’s note: This post is part of a seven-part series originally published on Google</i> …

Long Exposure Photographs of Fireflies in the Forests of Nagoya City by Yume Cyan | Colossal

<p>For the last month or so photographer Yume Cyan has been shooting some magical long exposure photographs of fireflies in a forested area around …

The Ultimate #MothersDayToolkit On AskMen - AskMen

This year, we thought we’d go big with Mother’s Day and really give you everything you need to make it the best one the mom in your life has ever experienced.<p>How are we going to do this, you ask? Easy, we’ll just show you, on Google+ Hangouts.<p>Between Monday May 6th, 2013, through Thursday May 9th, …

Mother's Day

4 Rules for Supreme Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I’ve spent the last several months launching a startup for life coaches while also working at my day job. I’ve had to work productively and …