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Teva's Carbon Sneaker

<b>Advertorial content:</b><p>Teva's commuter sneaker, the Carbon, isn't just for bike-riders. It's streetwear designed to combat all kinds of slippery situations with style. Offering a super-traction sole—composed of Spider365 rubber and a PedalLINK pattern—and designed in conjunction with a team of …

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Want to Know What Really Makes You Happy? Try Tracking It

Throughout our careers and lives, the big decisions we have to make usually lead back to a single, overriding concern: What really makes me happy? Too often we try to answer these questions without knowing or understanding the real data from our lives. Our self-analysis devolves into speculation or …

Build a Career Worth Having

We live in a time of chronic dissatisfaction in the workplace. Gallup’s 2013 State of the American Workplace study found that as many as 70% of working Americans were unfulfilled with their jobs, 18% to such an extent that they are <i>actively undermining</i> their co-workers. This is a marked increase in …

The Eight-Minute Test That Can Reveal Your Effectiveness as a Leader

How can I determine if I am a good leader, or perhaps even a great one? What are my strengths, and do any rise to the very highest levels? I know I have some weaknesses (as everyone does), but are any of them so appalling as to derail my career?<p>Many people have asked us those questions over the …

Taking Your Brand Global Is Easier Than You Think

There’s a prevalent myth that I’ve encountered repeatedly in my years advising companies with intentions of going global — that it’s a massive project, one that takes extensive advance planning, and one that only the largest companies can pull off successfully. This conclusion is understandable. …

Don’t Let Them Underestimate You

We all hope our resume and experiences will speak for themselves. But a friend of mine — a 40 year-old former special agent and combat veteran — recently emailed me about a persistent problem. “When I contact leaders in my industry, they almost always agree to talk,” he told me. “But some have been …

Graft: Disposable Tableware That Looks Like Vegetables

We’ve seen this design floating around the internets and we fell in love with it. Project designer and recent graduate from the Masters program at …

H&M Home Finally Online!

Posted by<p>Home Furnishings Main<p>I feel like all of Pinterest just let out a huge squeal. The highly-ogled-from-afar H&M Home collection is now online …

Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Wing | Celery | Cambozola Blue Cheese

Although its namesake is not a city known as a culinary mecca, it’s a mistake to deny that this combination of flavors is magical. Here, the wing’s …

Basic Skin Smoothing in Photoshop

I’ve always said that the best Photoshop is the Photoshop you never even notice. I encourage my students to get it right in the camera, because my …

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Jellyfish in the North Atlantic - in pictures

Spectacular images of jellyfish captured by marine biologists and photographers Matt Doggett and Richard Shucksmith in the seas off the Orkney Islands

New Skillshare Class!

Next month, I'm teaching a class with Skillshare that will be all about how to develop a brand identity. It will be great basic class for young …

Three Rules to Make Your Company Exceptional

Craft a Sustainable Career

Imagine crafting a sustainable career for yourself. Year after year, you perform work that makes full use of your skills and challenges you to develop new ones. Your work not only interests you, it gives you a sense of meaning. You enjoy opportunities for learning and development. You work with …

The Two-Minute Game that Reveals How People Perceive You

We often write about B-school research findings in this space. Now we’re going to let you take part. This video, presented by Harvard Business School associate professor Michael Norton, is a game. In fact, it’s the same game Norton used in research he recently conducted, so when you play the game …

Before You Make That Big Decision

How to Ditch Marketing And Make Friends

There’s a chasm widening between old school and new school marketers. New school marketers, typically those closer to social marketing channels targeted at Millennials, are telling me they’re having a hard time getting their projects funded internally because old school marketers in the C-suite …

How to Drive Value Your Way

The advent of the PC, in 1981, famously resulted in the wholesale reorganization of the computer industry. Within a few years value in that industry migrated from the manufacturers that assembled and marketed the computers to the suppliers upstream of two key components: the operating system, owned …

If You Want to Raise Prices, Tell a Better Story

Ask a CEO if they want to spend a pile of money on an analysis of their company’s story, and they’ll probably throw you out of their office. But if you tell them that you have a powerful insight that can help them raise the prices on all of their products, they might ask you over to their house for …

Manfrotto Befree Tripod

No longer does traveling fast and light also have to mean leaving your camera gear behind. Case in point: the Befree Tripod from Manfrotto. Weighing just over three pounds and standing under 16 inches when folded, we found the portable tripod to be more than manageable on a few recent excursions. …

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Social Media Marketing: The Ultimate Guide (2017 Edition)

Perhaps one of the biggest human flaws is that we tend to be a bit impatient.<p>We speed date, eat fast food, use emojis instead of words, pay for …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

11 Things Photographers Wish They Knew Before Going Freelance

In theory, freelancing is a great option – be your own boss, choose your own projects, make your own money. But the reality is that creating a …

New Work from Hum Creative

I’m loving these two new projects from Hum Creative. First, the identity and collateral for Brian Paquette Interiors, a Seattle-based full-service …

The Art of Irresistible Email

Virginia was ready to pull out her hair. Why wasn’t anyone responding to her email?<p>As the director of training for a global professional services firm, she’d recently sent out a note explaining important changes to the summer training schedule and asking office directors to respond with their …

Jellyfish Photographed Against the Sky by Alexander Semenov | Colossal

<p>Photographer Alexander Semenov (previously) who is well known for his documentation of oceanic wildlife, recently turned his camera upward and …

The Trickiest Questions Apple Will Ask In A Job Interview

While every tech company asks programmers technical questions to see if they're fit for a job, Apple makes a point to follow up each response with "but how would you optimize that/make it better?"<p>And then there are the questions that really throw you off.<p>Via Glassdoor's Interview Questions and …

The Price of Being Superheroes Infographics

Pacific Light: Macro Footage of Ink, Oil and Soap Shot by Ruslan Khasanov | Colossal

<p>Russian graphic designer Ruslan Khasanov who is probably best known for his experiments in liquid typography just released this experimental video …