Youssef Alwan

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The One Mistake Many Leaders Make That Disengages Their Staff

How to kill engagement and commitment in one easy lesson<p>There is nothing worse than working for a know-it-all-boss.<p>This is because they believe that the reason that they have been put in charge is that they are not only smarter than everyone else, but because they already know everything about the …

10 Free Apps Every Entrepreneur Should Have

We love listening to the amazing and thrilling stories of successful entrepreneurs. Sometimes we think there is a piece of magic attached to how they …

Self-improvement

Here's how Uber got its start and grew to become the most valuable startup in the world

But the road hasn't been easy.<p>Uber has fought rivals and regulators as it has transformed from a black-car service into a sprawling logistics company gunning for a future of self-driving cars. It has confronted threats from the taxi industry and even its own drivers.<p>But its valuation has continued …

San Francisco

Four key leadership lessons from top female executives

Recent studies have revealed something that many savvy women have known all along: women are good for business. With so many women-run startups cropping up and more companies looking to create diverse boardrooms, women are proving to deliver tangible and intangible advantages. A recent analysis by …

Leadership

Gizmodo DSLR Buying Guide: Top DSLR Tips For Beginners

Got your first DLSR? It can be daunting at first, but these tips will help you make the most out of your new photography gear.<p>Don't Use Auto (Much)<p>If …

5 Ways To Clear Out The Social Clutter In Your Life

Have you ever experienced FOMO?<p>FOMO, or Fear of Missing Out, is the anxiety that comes with knowing that somewhere, someone is doing something more interesting than you, and <i>you’re missing it</i>. It’s hardly new, but Caterina Fake – the entrepreneur, investor and digital thinker who coined the phrase – …

Syria crisis: No clear winner in Russia-US G20 duel

<b>Both sides have claimed victory in this G20 gladiatorial contest over Syria, but identifying who is on which team is not straightforward.</b><p>So who backed Russia and who backed the United States?<p>According to President Vladimir Putin, the outcome was not a 50/50 split, but a balance of opinion in …

The History of the Vanity Fair Oscar Party

To honor the 20th annual Oscar Party hosted by Vanity Fair, Frank DiGiacomo on the hottest—and toughest—invite in town.

17 Beautiful Portraits by Caitlyn East

At age 16, Caitlyn East has enjoyed photography for about ten years and hopes that one day it can be a possible career. Currently photography is just …

How Camera Angle Affects Body Shape

Perspective can make a big difference when photographing any subject, but you especially want to be observant when photographing models. Shooting at …

Photography Tips

Understanding Camera Lenses

When shopping for a DSLR camera, people often overlook or skimp on lenses. Lenses serve as the camera’s “eye.” They determine what and how your …