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So You’re Going to Shoot A Wedding: Part 1 of 3 [Preparation]

About 5 seconds after I purchased my first professional camera, long before I hung a shingle or had any idea of what I was doing, the requests to …

Oooh! Aaah! Faces In The Fireworks

We assigned our trusty interns to document the feeling of watching fireworks on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. They focused on the crowd's reactions while basking in the warm glow of the display. The images capture the gasps and sheer amazement from spectators of all ages.

Researchers Take Aim at Automatically Detecting Photo Fakes on Twitter

You might remember the photo above from last year. For a while, it circulated the web like mad, claiming to show Hurricane Sandy bearing down …

10 Photos That Will Show Your Eye Where to Go: Leading Lines

Leading lines are lines within an image that leads the viewer’s eye to another point in the image (often the main subject), or occasionally, out of …

5 Ideas to Photograph When You’re Out on the Street

1. Seek Out EmotionThis is an easy point to make—photographs are better when they show people’s emotions. However, it’s much easier said than done. …

19 Beautiful Photos Taken With an iPhone by Paul Moore

Paul Moore lives in a small town called Tullamore in the midlands of Ireland. He is married with 3 children and works as an accountant and financial …

How to Turn Nearly Anything into a Tripod for Under $100

If I’ve ever really needed a sturdy and super portable tripod, I’ve often turned to Gorillapods. But they can’t do everything necessarily. But upon a …

Time-Lapse Captures Airplanes Leaving Gorgeous Light Trails in the Night Sky

In the majority of time-lapses, airplanes wind up being an unintended byproduct. Sometimes they get downright distracting, like in this time-lapse …

Olympus PEN E-P5 Hands-on Review

Music Video Uses Animations Projected Onto Warm Breath in Freezing Temps

Here’s a really creative idea that makes for a really cool and unique music video. For the second single off of his upcoming album <i>Where You Stand</i>, …

Tips for Approaching & Photographing Strangers

Street photography can be nerve-racking for some people. The idea of talking to strangers and/or capturing photos of them can be daunting. There are …

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5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

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Which Behaviors Must Leaders Avoid?

If you want to empower, engage, or motivate others, don’t just focus on increasing your positive behaviors. Pay attention to what you need to <i>stop</i> doing as well. Why? Because people remember the bad more than the good. To quote from a previous HBR article, How to Play to Your Strengths, “Multiple …

How To Quit Your Job The Right Way

<i>By Annette Richmond</i><p>Wish you could walk in and tell your boss to “take your job and shove it?” You’re not alone. As the economy begins to recover a lot of unhappy workers are feeling more confident about saying goodbye to their current employers.<p>Over the last few years confidence in the U.S. job …

If You Do These 3 Things, You’re Probably A Hateable Boss

To avoid being a gigantic jerk, you need to understand what gigantic jerks do. Luckily, leadership experts Amy Jen Su and Muriel Maignan Wilkins have done research on this.<p>“If you realize you’re going to sound like an asshole at least three times a week, you’re apt to catch yourself at it now and …

Why Servant Leadership Is Slightly Off -- And What to Do Instead

What constitutes a great leader?<p>Is it charisma? Someone with a great vision who fearlessly leads the team up the hill?<p>Or perhaps it's servant leadership, a humble leader who patiently and selflessly puts him or herself into the service of others?<p>Leadership is the most over analyzed, thoroughly …

5 Ways to Train Yourself to Be a Great Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There aren't many natural born leaders. Most leaders take responsibility for training themselves to be effective. Whether you learn from the wisdom of others or get insights from personal experience, becoming a more effective leader is …

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Great Leader? Take The Test

Most everyone, regardless of their current role, wonders if they’ve got the right stuff to become a strong leader. Today is your chance to find out.<p>I became aware this week of an interesting platform and philosophy of character-based leadership created by Aprille Trupiano, an International Business …

Margaret Thatcher: An Icon Of Leadership Courage

With the passing of Margaret Thatcher, the world has lost one of the most iconic, formidable and courageous leaders of the 20th Century. There are many things the world came to admire about Margaret Thatcher, the daughter of a shopkeeper whose sense of purpose to make a difference paved her way to …

Boundaries for Leaders: An Interview with Dr. Henry Cloud

It was such a privilege to spend some time talking with Dr. Henry Cloud about Boundaries For Leaders: Results, Relationships and Being Ridiculously …

Why So Many People Resist Networking and Miss Out

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every year, more evidence comes out on the success people have using networking to grow and promote their businesses. But I still see so many people who, for one reason or another, continue to resist networking. I began to wonder why so …

Are You Still a Great Leader? | Inc.com

One of the challenges every leader faces is knowing when it is time to move on. This is relatively straightforward for leaders who fail, or leaders who aren't held in high esteem. They tend to get pushed out. They get hints. It is, however, a problem for leaders who are successful, loved, and …

Leadership Tip: Hire the Quiet Neurotic, Not the Impressive Extrovert

Most leaders are attracted to the guy or woman who seems confident and outgoing, unafraid in any situation or facing any challenge. They expect an extrovert to infuse any team with energy, to push ahead on projects and to motivate colleagues to do their best work. Meantime they have low …

Leadership is Dead

Most of my readers are familiar with Catalyst, the next-gen leadership conference that takes place in Atlanta, SoCal and Dallas and now has one-day …

11 Inspiring Quotes From Sir Richard Branson | Inc.com

Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group--an empire of more than 400 companies that includes an airline, a mobile phone company, and a credit card company--sat down Wednesday with Inc. editor-in-chief Eric Schurenberg. Their exclusive interview kicked off Inc.'s GrowCo conference in New …

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5 Things Leaders Are Thinking, But Not Talking About

It amazes me just how many leaders don’t act like leaders. They define themselves more by their job title and job description, rather than the required courage, resiliency and determination to continually renew and reinvent themselves – while at the same time having their team’s best interests at …

Change Management Needs to Change

As a recognized discipline, change management has been in existence for over half a century. Yet despite the huge investment that companies have made in tools, training, and thousands of books (over 83,000 on Amazon), most studies still show a 60-70% failure rate for organizational change projects …

Good Employees Make Mistakes. Great Leaders Allow Them To.

As a business leader, I found that one of the scariest things to do was to give your people the freedom to make mistakes. While mistakes allow individuals to learn and grow, they can also be very costly to any company. Scared as I was, I knew that truly great leaders found ways to allow their …

Overwhelmed? Here are 3 Strategies to Multiply Your Time.

Stressed? These strategies will multiply your time and free you to focus on your mission. (Image by Renjith Krishnan.)<p>It’s been more than three years …