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How to Manage Your Workload During the Holiday Season

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Cross-posted from Fast Company [by Maurie Backman – The Motley Fool] Though the holidays are a popular time for workers to cash in on their vacation days, there are plenty of good reasons not to take time off toward the end of the year. For one thing, holiday travel can be prohibitively expensive, so if you’re looking to visit friends and family, the latter part of the year is perhaps the worst time to do…

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4 Simple Rules for Living a Creative Life

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Cross-posted from Freelancers Union Blog [by Chuck Leddy] The best advice often comes in small packages, through “simple” sentences that reveal profound truths about ourselves and the universe. All of us, especially creative professionals, tend to over-complicate and over-analyze. As creatives, we need to think constantly, but we also run the risk of living too much in our heads. The creative life is hard and often scary, especially if you’re doing things right. In challenging…

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Juno’s Latest Photo of Jupiter is Breathtaking

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Cross-posted from smithsonianmag.com [by Jason Daley] On October 29, the Juno spacecraft that has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016, swooped above the planet’s North Temperate Belt and snapped what may be its most mesmerizing image of the gas giant’s clouds yet. The image, taken 4,400 miles above the planet and enhanced by citizen-scientists and artists Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran, includes white pop-up clouds and an anticyclonic storm that appears as a white oval. The…

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Weekend Reading 11.15.2018

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Some of the most interesting/useful/fun stories from around the web to check out over the weekend (Warning: Highly Bookmarkable). A weekly roundup of links curated this week by ASMP National Board Director Frank Rocco. New Copyright Laws Could Bar Creatives From Posting Their Work On Social Media Jessica Hische: Tomorrow I’ll Be Brave Photographer Celebrates 100 Years Of Polish Independence With This Stunning Photoshoot Yunghi Grant gifts $10,000 USD to members of the Facebook group Photojournalists Cooperative…

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These are the Weirdest Productivity Hacks That Really Work

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Cross-posted from fastcompany.com [by Lydia Dishman] In a new State of Enterprise Work Report from Workfront, a project management software company, the majority of the 2,001 employees surveyed placed meetings and email at the top of the heap of productivity busters. Fifty-seven percent of those polled said meetings are the worst time suck, and 53% voted for email. Millennial workers have an average of 234 unopened emails in their inboxes at any given time. If…

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Traits That the Best Photographers Share

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Cross-posted from Light Stalking [by Rob Wood] If you have ever spent serious time working or learning from a well-known professional photographer, then you will come to realise that some of them barely ever take a bad photo. While it can be a little disheartening to see the shots from an afternoon and know that their worst shot is better than your best, it also means there is a technique to the craft that can…

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