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TED Talk of the Month: How to Learn Anything

We’ll all heard the 10,000 hour rule for mastering a skill. It takes dedication and arduous work to be the best of best. What if you just want to learn something though, just because? Maybe you want to learn a new language before you travel or you want to learn how to use a new program for your […]

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Charge Your Phone by Walking Around with AMPY

It’s not healthy to just sit at your desk all day every day. Get up and move around. Take stretch breaks, walk to get coffee and work out. If the health push isn’t enough, what if we said moving around could charge your phone? AMPY is a portable battery charger that captures kinetic energy from your movements […]

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Shinola Internship

Posted on 10.16.14 Company: Shinola Location: Detroit, MI, Dallas, TX, and New York, NY Position: Internship Description We are excited to partner with the College for Creative Studies, where we collaborate with students in the design department, offering real-world experience and opening a two-way dialogue between Shinola and the young creative minds at CCS. Through this […]

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What Director David Fincher Doesn’t Do

Constantly learn in order to better your own craft. If there is someone that inspires you or you aspire to be like, analyze what makes that person great at what he or she does. From there you can mimic and build upon it until you find what works for you. Filmmakers, it wouldn’t hurt to […]

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Ditch Your Wallet for the KILLSPENCER iPhone 6 Collection

The less things in your pockets the better. You really only need to carry around your phone, ID, a couple debit/credit cards, some cash and a couple business cards. Why not just keep them all together? KILLSPENCER just released their accessory collection for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to let you do just that. […]

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Farfetch Styling Manager

Posted on 10.15.14 Company: Farfetch Location: Los Angeles, CA Position: Styling Manager Description Farfetch is enterprising in its vast and unique fashion proposition. It is therefore essential that the product imagery is reflective of our USP and is a key driver in raising the fashion credibility of the site. In order to achieve this the […]

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5 Management Lessons From Pixar

Getting it done and getting it done well is a team effort. The success of these efforts depends greatly on the management of the team. Someone needs to keep people on task and motivated. Someone needs to manage expectations and meet deadlines. Pixar director Dan Scanlon and producer Kori Rae have experience managing creative teams. Here’s some of the […]

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Nap Anywhere with Ostrich Pillow Mini

As much coffee as you drink, you still get tired in the middle of the day. Maybe it’s because you didn’t get enough sleep, or you just didn’t sleep well, but either way you need something to boost your energy because productivity is at a low. Take a nap. Studies show that napping improves workday […]

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One Kings Lane Content Specialist

Posted on 10.14.14 Company: One Kings Lane Location: New York, NY Position: Content Specialist Description Launched in 2009, One Kings Lane is a leading online destination for the home, connecting daily design inspiration with top-brand, designer, and vintage items you won’t find anywhere else. We’re revolutionizing the home decor market by bringing shoppers a fresh […]

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9 Things Successful People Won’t Do

Success takes a certain attitude. You need to be able to move past failures and navigate through a bunch of nonsense. You need to be able to work on short terms goals always with the long term goals in mind. You need to have a high emotional intelligence. Still think you have what it takes to be […]

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Work Mix of the Week: Sound by KIDDKITT

DJ: KIDDKITT Title: Sound Released: September 2014 Sometimes you just need to relax and ease out. Maybe the day is coming to an end or you just want to lie on the couch to take a break. LA based KIDDKITT got that mix for you. It’ll help you get your mind right when your productivity is […]

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How to Self-Publish a Book

Getting your ideas to the public are easier than ever. It can virtually be no cost to you when utilizing certain digital platforms and you can even get your idea funded with platforms like Kickstarter. For you writers out there that want to get a book published, do it. You can distribute it as an eBook […]

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How to Stand Out in the Job Search

It should be no surprise that you need to do something if you want to stand out. You can’t assume you are the most qualified for the job. You always are gonna want that little something extra so that hiring managers don’t forget about you. So pull out your resumes and covers, because it’s time to […]

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Cool Offices: MediaXplain Office by i29 Interior Architects and VMX Architects

Cubicles are boring. Check out Amsterdam media agency MediaXplain‘s office by i29 Interior Architects and VMX Architects. This minimal space has an industrial look in the work area while the common area has a modern one. We wouldn’t hate having that view either. The interior refers to the industrial origin of this area. Following the building’s skeleton with it’s […]

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Ariana Rockefeller Sales Associate/ Stylist

Posted on 10.09.14 Company: Ariana Rockefeller Location: New York NY Position: Sales Associate/ Stylist (Temporary, Full-Time) Description Ariana Rockefeller is the namesake brand of American fashion designer Ariana Rockefeller, who launched her eponymous label in 2011. Inspired by Ariana’s heritage, the brand is committed to producing a line of beautifully constructed women’s ready-to-wear dresses and separates […]

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The Future of Adobe Photoshop & More

Adobe creative applications are staples. For designers, artists, editors and more, their days are spent working & creating on applications like Photoshop, Illustrator & Premiere. Adobe released a video showcasing the future possibilities of their creative applications utilizing Microsoft devices. It’s pretty mind-blowing to say the least what potential techniques they thought up. People’s creative processes would be changed for […]

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hard graft 2Unfold Is an Incredibly Versatile Laptop Bag

It’s nice to have different bags for the varying aspects of your lifestyle. The hard graft 2Unfold lets you have all those bags with just one. With multiple straps, magnetic closures  and compartments, it is designed to fit a 15″ or 17″ Macbook Pro as a briefcase, backpack, messenger bag and folio. 2Unfold can also be folded into […]

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Gilt Marketing Copywriter

Posted on 10.08.14 Company: Gilt Location: New York, NY Position: Marketing Copywriter Description Gilt is looking for a copywriter to join rapidly growing e-commerce team. This person will help maintain and drive the voice of the Gilt brand. The copywriter will report into Senior Director of Editorial, conceptualizing campaigns and creating on-brand messaging for all […]

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Tips to Get Your Focus Back

When you get caught up with daily distractions while worrying about the future, you lose focus. You become less productive and you don’t complete your best work on a timely manner. You need to get into your zone. Don’t waste your days by not doing something you will be proud of when the day is […]

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Keep Notes Organized with Post-It Plus App

Brainstorming meetings are times to get the ideas out. Generally the notes from those meetings are scattered, that’s why some people use post-it notes to help keep those ideas separate. Post-It Plus app takes that to the next level by letting you digitize those notes. Capture up to 50 post-its at once and group ideas together so they […]