(Deliberate) practice makes perfect: how to become an expert in anything

The human race is out-doing itself. We’re faster, smarter, stronger, more emotionally-intelligent and artistically-gifted than ever before. Take a look at any profession in the world today. From music to maths to track running, the previously-impossible is being achieved every day. Where does this continuous, steep upswing in the standards of excellence come from? No,…

Link: https://www.noupe.com/inspiration/deliberate-practice-makes-perfect-become-expert-anything.html

The “fearless entrepreneur” is a myth: why you don’t have to take risks to build a successful business

When I was a kid, I worked in my cousin’s gift store. I was so bored during those long, hot summers that I didn’t even ask him to pay me. But one day I had a brilliant idea. I would go into the hills, pick figs from local gardens, and sell them to tourists. I…

Link: https://www.noupe.com/inspiration/fearless-entrepreneur-myth-dont-take-risks-build-successful-business.html

All about sleep: a complete guide for getting the rest you need

Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi gets four hours. Fashion designer Tom Ford logs just three. Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s VP of Retail, says she gets a headache after six. Sleep is a huge topic in startup circles. Lately, the when, how, and how much is constantly debated and dissected. And while leaders like Nooyi, Ford and Ahrendts are among “the Sleepless…

Link: https://www.jotform.com/blog/sleep-complete-guide/

Don’t listen to those productivity gurus: why waking up at 6am won’t make you successful

If you want to be successful, many experts and life-hackers say you should wake up at 6 am, take a cold shower, exercise, meditate, journal and brainstorm, review and set goals, read news and industry sites, consume inspiring content, eat a protein-rich breakfast Whew. That’s a lot to accomplish before 8 am. I’m not sure…

Link: https://www.noupe.com/business-online/productivity-with-waking-up.html

ShapeFactory: Design Tools for Logos, Colors, and Gradients

As a graphic and web designer, we’re faced with plenty of tasks and challenges every day. This includes the design of logos, as well as a harmonious combination of colors and gradients. Whether these tasks should be handed over to an online tool is subject to discussion. With ShapeFactory, you at least have the option…

Link: https://www.noupe.com/essentials/shapefactory-design-tools-for-logos-colors-and-gradients.html

All The Colours Of The Sun: 60 Perfectly Amazing Photos Of Nature’s Beauty

From time to time I need to get my thoughts clear. When I’m feeling stressed by deadlines, clients, people, life in general, all I have to do is look at a beautiful landscape with all the colours of the sun to it. Whenever I can, I try to experience these views in real life, but unfortunately vacations only last so long. So for the rest of the year, photography has to contribute to my wellbeing. The following 60 hand-picked photos are my personal favourites for the coming winter season. I hope they can keep you in good mood too.

Link: https://www.noupe.com/inspiration/photography/all-the-colours-of-the-sun-72188.html