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Profiles of Milan Residents Perfectly Merged with Architecture

<i>Profili di Milano (Profiles of Milan)</i> is a unique black and white series that merges the Italian city with the people who live there. Created by designer and photographer Francesco Paleari, each composition is an abstract mix of a single portrait with Milan's historic architecture. The artist uses …

Articles about 5 cool kitchen islands on Dwell.com - Dwell

Palm Springs Modernism Week, the Walker Art Center's new painting group exhibition (its first in a decade), a Van Alen Institute...<p>Shift Interiors believes that interior design is more than just looking good, it's feeling good too.<p>Henrybuilt and Viola Park rank high on our list of great, modern …

Smeared skies, Lake Ontario | Canada (by Matt Molloy)

<b>Smeared skies, Lake Ontario | Canada</b> (by Matt Molloy)

Top 10 Marketing Books of All Time | Inc.com

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 library.<p>Some of these books explain how technology has changed the strategy and tactics of …

Marketing

5 Habits Of The Most Creative People

How do the most creative people work? Bryan Cranston, Kendrick Lamar, Max Levchin, and other creatively supercharged folks share their methods.<p>What do a startup king, a social network innovator, a hip hop prince, perhaps the best actor on television, and two absolutely hilarious dudes have in …

The size of it

<b>How the world's population has changed</b><p>THE world in 1950 looked very different from how it does now. Europe was home to 22% of the world's 2.5 billion …

The Real Value Of Zagging, While Others Zig

What one company’s winning adventures in Wi-Fi reveal about beating the herd.<p>Disruptive strategies begin with the courage to zag where others zig. If your competitors are all starting to turn left, you look right. It is actually not that hard to do. It takes no brilliant foresight. It does not …

4 Things Your New Hire Training Is Missing | Inc.com

I know. Employee training isn't cheap. But I also know that the positive impacts are worth every penny.<p>Well-trained employees are happy, engaged, productive--and they will eat, sleep, and breathe your company if you ask them to.<p>Of course, not all training methods work properly for every position, …

Employee Engagement

3 Types of Employees Your Business Needs | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs are used to obsessing over ROI. But R. Michael Rose, speaking to Inc.'s Leadership Forum on Tuesday, asked business owners to think instead, about ROE: return on energy.<p>Rose, the author of the book <i>ROE Powers ROI</i>, coined the phrase after founding his own company, the Dallas-based …

Leadership

23 Science-Backed Ways to Reduce Stress Right Now

Whether it's related to an issue at work, a fight with a friend, or problems with family, everyone feels stressed sometimes. In fact, 54 percent of …

How to Aim High: Steps 2 and 3 to Create Your Personal Vision

Several weeks ago I shared the step one of three to aim higher in your life by writing your personal vision. Yes, I know it's difficult to raise our sights when there's so much to do right in front of us, so you may ask, "Why bother?"<p>Because it's essential to paint the big picture if you want to …

101 Simple Pleasures to Boost Happiness

A couple of weeks ago, I got a lovely handwritten note in the mail from a sweet elderly acquaintance in our community. She had read in the local paper that my oldest son was named the Connecticut Student Journalist of the Year, and she had clipped the piece which she sent along with her kind …

Vitamin D Benefits: Weigh Less, Smile More!

Why getting your fill of vitamin D can help you lose weight and improve your mood<p>As the moment of truth with your bathing suit inches closer, you might be cursing your sweet tooth for the belly bulge you can't seem to shed. But it could be what you're not eating that's actually responsible.<p>A 2000 …

Nutrition

Quick Tips to Bring Mindfulness Into Your Busy Day

I recently completed a mindfulness-training course for the parents at an elementary school in Akron, Ohio. The majority of our time was spent learning and experiencing mindfulness meditation -- which is the core of this practice.<p>There was one mother in the group who expanded my appreciation for …

Self-Doubt Destroys the Heart, Mind, Body and Soul

I had heard somewhere that most infants function at a genius level until the age of 1. When you think about their mental and emotional growth in that first year, they learn that their 10 fingers and toes are a part of them; they learn that when they cry, Mom picks them up; they learn that when Dad …

Powerful People Are Happy

There is a popular image that people who are in positions of power are really unfulfilled. Perhaps they carry the weight of the world on their shoulders. Perhaps being able to choose to do what you want carries a psychological cost. Or, perhaps this belief is just wishful thinking on the part of …

Your Brain Is the Universe (Part 2)

<i>By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology at Harvard University, and Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), P. Murali Doraiswamy, MBBS, FRCP, Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University</i> …

All You Need Is Love -- of Self!

"All you need is love." The Beatles knew what was up! Love really is all you need... <i>self-love</i>, that is.<p>The foundation of a happy life, healthy relationships, and achieving every bit of greatness you were put onto this earth for does not exist anywhere externally. It's all right inside! Tapping into …

10 Ways To Be Healthier In 10 Minutes Or Less

It seems like our favorite excuse: "There just aren't enough hours in the day." It gets us out of workouts, concocting nutritious homemade meals, sleeping enough.<p>But does health <i>have</i> to be a trade-off with time? A new study examined the time American adults spend on beneficial behavior and found …

30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

<i>When you stop chasing the wrong things you give<br>the right things a chance to catch you.</i><p>As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

The 5 Things Customers Actually Want - Copyblogger

My 8 year-old daughter came to me recently with an urgent request …<p>“Dad,” she said, “I need an iPad mini.”<p>While I would usually dismiss this request …

SEO Copywriting Tips, Secrets, and Strategies

SEO copywriting has traditionally been about optimizing web page copy by targeting keyword phrases in certain frequencies and densities. And yet …

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Is Your Marketing Ready for the Customer of the Future? | Inc.com

The past 15 years have been a whirlwind for marketers. Many of the channels central to reaching consumers today--email, social, websites--either didn’t exist or played a small role back then. The most successful marketers evolved and adapted, and they learned to make the most of new tools.<p>To be …

U.S. Entrepreneurship Hits Record High

A report issued last week by Babson and Baruch Colleges points to an exciting trend in the U.S. economy: The percentage of adults involved in startups in 2012 hit 13%–a record high since Babson began tracking entrepreneurship rates in 1999.<p>Better yet, the vast majority of these folks started …