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How to name your company, according to the go-to gurus of startup branding

Don’t be literal. Think about feelings. Tag lines are useless.<p>To create an effective brand in the startup age, you sometimes have to challenge established rules of corporate marketing.<p>That was the key takeaway from a talk given by Emily Heyward and Jonah Fay-Hurvitz, two strategists at the …

Startups

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

These 3 habits can completely transform your confidence

Most people misunderstand confidence …<p>They think that people are just naturally confident.<p>This is false.<p>People who have unearned levels of …

eX Core External Graphics Card Transforms Your Laptop Into A Gaming Rig

Gamers wishing they could use their laptop to play games but are restricted by the graphical processing power within their portable PC may be …

Gear & Gadgets

If You Want Your Next Presentation to Lead to the Decision You Want, Do These 6 Things

How you structure your presentation is just as important as how well you present it. If you do these six things when presenting for decision, you up your odds significantly of getting the decision you want.<p>Whether you work for a start-up and are presenting to Angel investors or a big company …

There's No Reason to Not Have Perfect Golf Posture

To achieve correct golf posture, David Leadbetter says think about what position your body is in when you're bouncing a basketball. Without thinking about it, you achieve balance and coordination, and you're ready to support an athletic movement. That's what you need in golf, too. This is what …

Golf

Ready to Achieve Your Dreams? It Comes Down to Making 1 Simple Change

Too many people think dreaming big is the way to success. It's not, unless you have a process to back it up.<p>At some point in your life, you've probably heard the following advice:<p>When it comes to setting goals, dream big and shoot for the stars--because, you know, why not? I mean, if others can do …

5 Counterintuitive Lessons From 5 Very Creative and Successful People

How to succeed when you run up against hike stakes, boredom, and bouts of fear.<p>I started a podcast last year to talk to people who have designed inspiring lives, who are successful doing work they love. What I wanted to understand is how do they do it. What are their tools, tactics, and tricks that …

LED 101: Your cheat sheet for the light bulb aisle

The Simple 2-Step Process to Recovering From Burnout

It's never too late to break the cycle and make a full recovery.<p>I've written before about the importance of ruthlessly prioritizing to find as much success as possible in your career. The paradox is that, by doing less, you achieve more. Do less of the noise to get to what will actually propel you …

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

Employment

Top CEOs Say These Are the 8 Habits You Need to Ditch If You Want to Be Successful

If you want the fame, big paychecks and respect, cut these mistakes from your repertoire.<p>None of us is going to win the I'm-Perfect Award any time soon. But we can at least try to prune away some of our faults. To give you a little direction, I asked leading CEOs what bad habits they think are the …

This New Documentary on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a Must-See—and Not for the Reason You Think

Most of us only <i>watch</i> Netflix in bed. Jennifer Brea self-directed a documentary, now streaming on the service, from hers, offering up a stunning glimpse of life with myalgic encephalomyelitis, the mysterious illness better known as ME, or chronic fatigue syndrome. Brea was a Ph.D. student at Harvard …

The top 20 US design studios of 2018

Whether you’re looking for somewhere to work or just some case-study inspiration, the United States has plenty of world-class design studios to …

Graphic Design

Richard Branson Says You Should Do 3 Things to Achieve More Happiness in 2018

In the book "Dear Stranger," billionaire Richard Branson offers up a personal and heartfelt letter on the subject of achieving happiness.<p>Every year, it is estimated that one in four people struggle with a mental health problem. In fact, according to <i>Psychology Today</i>, an estimated 15 million …

Pro golfer posts rare footage of Trump playing golf over Christmas break — then deletes the video

Professional golfer Taylor Funk posted footage to his YouTube page Tuesday of his round of golf on New Year's Day with President Donald Trump.<p>It was a rare glimpse of Trump golfing during his presidency, even though he has hit the links far more than his predecessors did during their first years in …

Donald Trump

What's In / What's Out - Mountain Biking, 2018

<i>F</i>or those of you who were born after the internet was invented, Goldilocks was a character in a book (a thing made out of paper that didn't light up) …

8 Books That Elon Musk Says Changed His Life

Want to be like Elon Musk? Join our obsessively fanatical club. Among his many titles and descriptors, Musk is a certifiable bookworm. And that's …

Elon Musk

An Almost Guaranteed Way to Achieve Every Goal You Set This Year

The first step: Stop thinking of your goal as the most important thing. How matters infinitely more than what.<p>New Year's resolutions: We love to make them. And, statistics show, we almost never keep them. (Eighty percent of people who make New Year's resolutions abandon them by the second week of …

11 Genius Productivity Tips You Haven't Tried

There are 24 hours in a day and you want to make the most of them. If you've fallen into a productivity rut, don't be afraid to try something new. …

Productivity

Start Drawing With These iPad Pro Apps

Aspiring artists can appreciate the utility of drawing on a tablet compared to your traditional paper and pencil setup. For one, no mess. But if …

Bill Gates: Every American Who Lives a Comfortable Life Should Read This Book

Doing OK? Congrats! Now learn how and why so many of your fellow citizens are struggling.<p>How was your holiday season? If it was filled with love, plenty, and relaxation, congrats! I hope you enjoyed it to the fullest. But now that you're back to work and settling into 2018, Bill Gates has a book …

The Business Case for Quirkiness

08 Min Read Time - Zappos built a billion-dollar bottom line and a reputation for customer service by letting employees bring their whole, creative …

How Elon Musk Used This Simple Mental Strategy to Build Billion-Dollar Businesses

How the SpaceX and Tesla founder turns complex problems into simple solutions<p>How do you start the most successful private space company if you're not a rocket scientist? Or bring electric cars into the mainstream without a background in the automotive industry?<p>It might seem like everything Elon …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

How to Monetize Your Photography

To make money from photography, my suggestions:• Monetize your <b>services</b> (service of shooting pictures for your client like shooting commercial or …

Street Photography

How this engineering student has reinvented the wheel

Heriot-Watt University student James Carchrie has devised a system of dynamic wheel weighting which aims to store and release energy in a manner that …