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The Most Important Setting to Change in LinkedIn Before Your Job Hunt

LinkedIn is the best social network for your career, whether you want to use it to find a job or just boost your hirability. It's not without its …

Employment

3 Ways to Build Habits That Stick | Inc.com

As an entrepreneur, the real challenge is to change people’s behavior.<p>In most cases, people already have a solution to the problem you’re trying to solve and now you've come along, claiming that you've got something better. Many founders believe it’s a no-brainer to improve on existing solutions …

Product Management

Have Trouble Delegating? 5 Bad Excuses to Drop Right Now | Inc.com

Do you have trouble delegating? Regular readers of this column know that I do. It turns out, that's a good sign. "Really talented people who have lots of ideas and are likely to become leaders tend to have trouble with delegation," says leadership expert Laura Gail Lunsford, Ph.D., assistant …

design

Almost a third of new U.S. electricity came from solar last year

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Credit: SunPower<p>Solar power crashed its way onto the U.S. power grid last year and is now fundamentally changing the makeup …

365 Photography Project

Every year we have areas that we want to improve and develop. I always try to set some simple and achievable goals in terms of design and my …

Design

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Would You Consider an Earthen Floor?

In June, I finished installing the earthen floor in my cob house. In October, I built the base layer of the earthen floor, a 2.5″ thick mix of sand, …

LinkedIn opens its blog publishing platform to everyone

A handful of big-shot professionals have long had the freedom to express themselves through LinkedIn's blogging platform, but most careerists have had to sit on the sidelines. Starting today, though, just about everyone can have their voices heard -- LinkedIn is opening its publishing platform to …

Mirrored Reflections Produce Beautifully Complex Landscapes

American photographer and director of photography Cody William Smith mirrors the world upon itself in these contemplative landscapes. The series, entitled <i>A Moment's Reflection</i>, features a large, round mirror placed conspicuously into the dirt, the sand, or the sea in various settings. Standing …

Why NFL Players Don't Wear Sleeves Even In Dangerously Cold Games

Perhaps you've also heard that "cold" is an understatement. Weather.com says it will feel like -17 degrees during the heart of the game.<p>In weather like that, the beer in the stands can freeze before it's consumed. In weather like that, your hands go numb, your chest tightens, and just breathing the …

The Deep Freeze in Pictures 1.6.14

4 Smart Designs For New Cities That Can Withstand Any Storm

Without serious preparation, most cities will be overwhelmed by rising waters. Here are some ideas for how to deal with climate change, from protective wetlands to shipping container reefs.<p>Since most cities are built next to water, the risk of floods threatens more people than any other natural …

The Infrared Landscapes

David Keochkerian is a french amateurish photographer. Based in the Somme, he seeks to capture the ephemeral beauty but also to associate different …

Photographer Digitally Adds Herself to Childhood Photos of Her in Double Self-Portrait Series

In the photo series “Imagine Finding Me,” photographer Chino Otsuka revisits her childhood by digitally inserting herself in old photos of her as a …

Stephen Wilkes' Incredible Cityscapes Span Day to Night

In each caption, Stephen Wilkes shares his thoughts on each of his iconic cityscapes. Wrigley Field, Chicago, 2013 This<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Stephen Wilkes<p>1 …

New Gmail Feature Allows Anyone On Google+ To Email You & Vice Versa, But Opt Out Is Provided

Google is today making a change to Gmail that will further bake in Google+ to its webmail product in a way that’s actually somewhat practical, though also potentially invasive. Going forward, you’ll now be able to directly email your Google+ contacts from Gmail, even if you don’t know their email …

Marc Benioff on the Microsoft succession, Larry Ellison and OpenStack

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Barb Darrow<p>Microsoft’s decision to name a new CEO is a positive step, but comes too late for the software giant, …

Larry Page's Second Big Mistake As CEO: Opening Your Gmail Box to Google+ Followers

Google just ignited a firestorm of protest with yet another attempt to jumpstart its Google+ don’t-call-it-a-social network.<p>The search giant today announced a way for Gmail users with a Google+ account to send you an email to your Gmail account via Google+, and to allow you to do the same with …

The Oculus Rift 'Crystal Cove' prototype is 2014's Best of CES winner

Virtual reality has captured the imagination of developers, consumers and businesses for decades, but most VR headsets produced so far have been notable more for their limitations than their capabilities. With its latest prototype, code-named "Crystal Cove," Oculus VR has taken a massive leap …

IBM's Watson Fails To Compute In A World Of Open-Source Hadoop

IBM’s supercomputer Watson knows almost everything there is to know—except how to generate a lot of revenue, that is.<p>Watson has accounted for just $100 million in IBM’s revenue over the last three years, according to The Wall Street Journal, even though the company hopes Watson will bring in $1 …

Micro-Windmills May One Day Power Your Smart Phone

Bigger is better has practically become a rule of thumb in the wind power business.<p>Indeed, the typical wind turbine size has grown from about 300 kilowatts in 1990 to a whopping 7.5 megawatts in 2011.<p>A team of electrical engineers in Texas is challenging the industry’s conventional wisdom by …

CNET on Twitter: "SkyCycle would put London's bike paths in the clouds http://t.co/aSVfnAmOxb http://t.co/liSD2kA2ls"

Replying to @<b>CNET</b><p>“@<b>CNET</b>: SkyCycle would put London's bike paths in the clouds http://cnet.co/1i2WpZW pic.twitter.com/pnYI0ALrvc” how good would this …

Happy Workaholics Need Boundaries, Not Balance

Success is typically a function of our passion for work and accomplishment—my clients and students are generally “happy workaholics” who love what they do and wish there were more hours in the day to get things done. (I view myself this way as well.) The concept of life/work balance isn’t that …

Holiday reading for federal leaders

With the new year approaching, now is a good time to step back, assess the current state of affairs at your workplace and look for some insights to help you prepare for 2014.<p>An array of new books explore management issues and provide leadership lessons to improve morale, motivate the workforce, …

Doing Less, Leading More

Our first accomplishments as professionals are usually rooted in our skill as individual contributors. In most fields we add value in the early stages of our careers by getting things done. We’re fast, we’re efficient, and we do high-quality work. In a word, we’re <i>doers.</i> But when we carry this …

The Management Myths Hurting Your Business

<b>Freek Vermeulen</b> of London Business School explains how best practices become bad practices. He is the author of <i>Business Exposed: The Naked Truth About What Really Goes on in the World of Business</i>.<p>SARAH GREEN: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m Sarah Green. I’m talking …