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How to Increase Your Visibility on LinkedIn

This specific section of your LinkedIn profile unlocks the keywords needed to make sure potential employers and prospective clients can find you on the platform.<p>If you want to get any meaningful value or traction from LinkedIn, it's critical you start with a profile that's already optimized.<p>(In …

Employment

Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things

Have you taught your kids to be more persuasive? You should, because that will make them more successful.<p>All the extremely successful people I know -- and all the great leaders I know -- are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>(Maybe that's why Mark Cuban says knowing how …

Self-improvement

The 1 Book That Most Impacted Malcolm Gladwell's Worldview

A must-read if you want a deeper understanding of yourself and the world.<p>Every once in a while, you come across one of those books. You know the one: It challenges you; it delights you; it has you consider something vital in a deeper way. You find yourself recommending it to people, gifting it to …

Self-improvement

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

Sitting

Want your kids to be resilient? Here’s what not to do.

Amy Morin knows a lot about resiliency. A licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist and foster parent, she has devoted her life to helping others resolve problems and conflicts.<p>But she also has personal experience with building resiliency. While in her 20s Morin faced the unexpected loss of …

Parenting

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

This beginner's guide will have you shooting great landscapes in no time

Landscape photography means different things to different people. For some it’s about recording a memory of where they’ve been. For others it’s about …

26 Books to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Self-improvement often comes from the penned wisdom of others.<p>Highly successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day and strive for self-improvement, with the latter often coming in the form of a book. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take …

Self-improvement

3 Growth Stocks to Buy and Hold for 25 Years

Hint: Think solar energy, robots, and more robots.<p>What if you were buying stocks that you wouldn't be able to sell until the year 2042 at the …

24 Books Successful People Read

People who do great things typically are serious about self-improvement.<p>People who do great things typically are serious about self-improvement, which often is served in the form of a book. Here are two dozen good ones, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. Zero to One: …

Peter Thiel

The Best Ways to Learn to Code for Free

New skills at no cost.<p>The web and our phones are playing an increasingly vital part in our lives, and that isn't going to stop any time soon. That means we're more and more at the mercy of the people who design and code on these platforms.<p>If you want to be a creator rather than a consumer of apps …

70 Living Room Decorating Ideas You'll Want To Steal ASAP

Like a backsplash on a fireplace. So. Cool.<p>You spend a lot of time in your living room, so it not only needs to look great, but it needs to be functional and comfortable. Blending all three things can be tricky, but we've got plenty of ideas to inspire you. Need ideas for other areas too? Our …

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Cooking

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10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

Personal Finance

2 Bedroom Apartment/House Plans

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Rishabh Kushwaha<p>Similar to an L shape, but not quite, this apartment feels open and spacious with a layout that wraps each bedroom …

Classy Studios with Subtle, Stylish Accents

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Maxim Lipovtsev<p>The first studio comes from visualizer Maxim Lipovtsev and makes no apologies for its minimalism. The visualizer here …

3 Examples of Modern Simplicity

• 1 |<p>The first space is bright cheerful but not too busy. Colorful furnishings live in the same color family, giving a unified feeling to the living …

DSLR vs. Mirrorless | Are Mirrorless Cameras Really the Future Of Photography?

One of the most common phrases in photography circles these days is that “mirrorless is the future.” Like many other predictions, we usually tend to …

Cameras

How to Shoot in Low Light 9 Commonly Asked Questions

According to British photojournalist Donald McCullin, “There is no such thing as bad light, just misunderstood light.” Many photographers consider …

10 Tips for Better Cityscape Photography

These 10 practical tips will help you take better cityscape photography, as well as inspiring you to explore faraway cultures.

21 Settings, Techniques and Rules All New Camera Owners Should Know

If you are a new camera owner this guide will walk you through the most important settings, techniques and rules you should know.

Digital Photography

10 Sales Skills Everyone Should Master To Be Successful

What comes into your mind when hearing words ‘sales skills’? Some people connect these words with manipulation, chasing people on the streets and …

26 Ways to Feed Your Body for Results

The right food and drink to keep you fit<p>Sports nutrition is easy, if you’re a cartoon character. Take Popeye: The gravel-voiced sailorman would down a can of spinach, and next thing he knew he was shot-putting a bowling ball into the stratosphere. Try that at home and the only thing you’ll be …

10 Simple Ways to Keep Her Happy

Guiding thoughts and tricks of togetherness<p>I am the best husband in the world.<p>If my wife were to read this, she'd fall to the floor, convulsed in laughter, and then gasp something about my "dazzling lack of self-knowledge." But no matter. I wear her ignorance of my excellence as a badge of honor. …

Master the Art of Flirtation

You pick me up at 8, and it's game on.<p>I want you to win. But I fear failure.<p>Yours. Mine. Ours.<p>In the court of dating and mating, women are judge and jury, but the testimony we hear—mostly from our hearts, but also from our Greek chorus of girlfriends—will all take place out of your earshot. The …

3 Open Studio Apartment Designs

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Artem Shelipov<p>The first studio comes from visualizer Artem Shelipov. The industrial inspiration here is obvious, from the concrete …

15 Styling Tricks That Make A Small Living Room Seem Bigger Than It Is

Not an overstatement.<p>If your living room is cramped and cluttered, the last thing you'll want to do is hang out there. That is, unless you trick your eye into thinking your room is bigger than it appears. It's not magic; it's just smart styling. Get ready to Pin all these tips.

Web Development & Technology Resources

LATEST ARTICLES<p>Can artificial intelligence provide a real medical breakthrough? Let’s find out. Undoubtedly, there is a massive innovation in …