Johan Botha

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Consumers Find Personalization Creepy, Study Says

Most consumers think personalization is creepy. And even many brands admit that it is, according to a study by InMoment.<p>The company surveyed 2,000 …

Customer Experience

Top 10 Resources for Photographers

I don’t have to tell you that being a photographer is hard work.<p>Despite what people from the outside looking in might think, there are plenty of long …

Small Business

5 Ways to Use a Beauty Dish

Photographer and Profoto Legend of Light Miguel Quiles made this 7-minute video in which he shares 5 different ways he likes to use a beauty dish for …

Photography

Watch Airbus' drone taxi take to the skies for the first time

Back in late January, Airbus' Vahana team successfully flew their autonomous air taxi for the first time. Now, you can finally watch how the drone stayed in the air on its own in the video below the fold. It shows the aircraft hovering around 16 feet above the ground for a few seconds -- not …

Drones

When It Comes To Building Your Brand, Every Touchpoint Matters

Don't miss any opportunities to connect with your customer with these tips<p>In today's market landscape, no entrepreneur can expect to build a successful venture based on product alone. Even if your technology or CPG (consumer packaged good) is groundbreaking, new iterations will develop in an …

Customer Experience

How much should photographers charge in 2018

How Much Should You Charge? Each year, I write and update this article for photographers. In my opinion, this post is more important than the latest …

Landscape Photography

Steve Jobs Once Boldly Stated That 'Technology is Nothing.' Here's What He Considered More Important

In this 1994 interview with Rolling Stone, Steve Jobs showed a different side of his humanity.<p>In 1994, well after Steve Jobs got booted by Apple and before returning to launch the iPad and iPhone revolution, he had a prolific interview with <i>Rolling Stone</i> magazine during one of the lowest points of …

Leadership

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Sergey Brin

Shakshuka (North African-Style Poached Eggs in Spicy Tomato Sauce) Recipe

Though it's North African in origin, these days <i>shakshuka</i> is popular throughout the Middle East (particularly in Israel, where it may as well be one of the national dishes) and in hip neighborhood diners all over the coastal US. Given its versatility, it's easy to see why. It's quick; it's simple; …

Cacio e Pepe (Spaghetti With Black Pepper and Pecorino Romano) Recipe

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>If you were to watch a practiced hand make <i>cacio e pepe</i>, you might think the instructions were as simple as this: Cook spaghetti and drain. Toss with olive oil, butter, black pepper, and grated Pecorino Romano cheese. Serve. But we all know that the simplest …

Marinated olives the Moroccan way: 6 ways of making "zitoun mchermel"

6- Pitted green olives with spinach paste <i>(chopped green olives will do as well)</i><p>1 cup of poached spinach and squeezed to drain, finally chopped (poach …

How to Make Harissa Paste at Home

<b>Soften the chiles.</b> Place the chiles in a heatproof bowl and cover with boiling water. Let stand for 30 minutes.<p><b>Toast the spices.</b> While the chiles are …

Recipes

Meshwiya salad - delicious. magazine

• 2 large red peppers<br>• 450g vine-ripened tomatoes<br>• 1 red onion, very thinly sliced<br>• 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped<br>• 1 tbsp capers in brine, drained and …

Recipes

Flatbread with red lentil pâté - delicious. magazine

• 1 tsp coriander seeds<br>• 250g strong plain flour, plus extra for dusting<br>• 1 tsp paprika<br>• 7g sachet easy-blend yeast<br>• 150g natural yogurt<br>• 2 tbsp olive oil, plus …

Recipes

bhindi masala recipe, how to make bhindi masala recipe, bhindi recipes

heat 2 tbsp oil in a kadai (wok) or pan.<p>add the bhindi and saute stirring often till they are completely cooked. you will have to keep an eye on them …

Indian Recipes

Chakalaka - Immaculate Bites

Chakalaka- a refreshing spicy tomato bean relish that will provoke your taste bud.<p>Simple yet pleasing in every way, this South African –born spicy …

Food Preservation

Incredible One Bowl Meals

One bowl, zero hassle.<p>One bowl meals seem to be on every menu now, and we understand why. Filled with grains or noodles, veggies, and protein, one …

Cooking

Digital darwinism opens the door to an age of assistance

For business transformation to succeed, the whole of innovation must be greater than the progress of its parts. But in an era of digital Darwinism, as technology and society evolve faster than many businesses can keep up, it may be up to the “parts” to lead the way toward holistic business …

Marketing

Traditional Retail Isn’t Really Dead… It’s Evolving

Remember the first time that traditional retail stores were <i>supposed to</i> disappear due to competition from online outlets? Amazon introduced the …

Customer Experience

List Of Foods With Almost No Calories And A Lot of Nutrients

We are continuously recommended to take in more nutrient-rich foods, however, we wind up consuming more, and still do not have those essential …

New eBook: HOW TO SEE: Visual Guide to Composition, Color, & Editing in Photography

HOW TO SEE is your personal visual acuity manual to learn to “SEE” composition, color, and “read” (evaluate) the elements of a good photograph.Your …

Street Photography

The Facilitator’s Handbook: 24 Design Sprint Tips

Here are some things I think about when I facilitate a design sprint. Lots of what goes into facilitation I can’t explain—like anything, you just do …

Writing

Quick-Pickled Vegetables

You can use any thinly shaved or sliced vegetable you like for this recipe. We love quick pickles on sandwiches because they add acidity and crunch. And you don't have to be someone who's "into canning" to make your own. Keep them in the fridge for days and put them on everything.<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup …

Food Preservation

The Best Mentors Teach Their Apprentices This 1 Crucial Lesson

Mentorship isn't about being taught directly. It's about paying attention to the little things<p>Great mentors are hard to come by.<p>Everyone wants a mentor-;and many think that attracting a mentor means finding someone who is going to give them all the answers for free.<p>But the truth is, mentors are …

Crucial

Caldo Verde (Portuguese Green Soup) - Olivia's Cuisine

How many Portuguese dishes have you had in your life?<p>As most of you know, I am Brazilian. I was born and raised in São Paulo and my family is still …

Recipes

How to make sourdough bread using homemade yeast starter

Julie Van Rosendaal shares her secret for making a delicious loaf<p>If you've been pondering playing around with a sourdough starter — creating a …

Baking

How Learning To Tame Your Monkey Mind Is The Secret To Managing Stress

Last week, I wrote about how entrepreneurs can take advantage of the brains neuroplasticity to change the way they respond to stress.<p>The response I received from that article was overwhelming, with entrepreneurs from all over the world reaching out to learn more about confronting stress in their …

Mindfulness

5 Reasons Not to Retire Before 66

One of them has to do with your health.<p>Just over half of Americans retire between the ages of 60 and 65, making this the most popular age range for …

Retirement