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aboutmerpeople:

The secret handshake of Narwhalmen.
Male narwhals actually do cross tusks like this in the wild, see a photo of real Narwhal tusking-behavior HERE. 

aboutmerpeople:

The secret handshake of Narwhalmen.

Male narwhals actually do cross tusks like this in the wild, see a photo of real Narwhal tusking-behavior HERE. 

I decided to become a designer, but I had no design skills… So I taught myself—everyday I would do my day job in record time and rush home to learn design. Super talented people go to RISD for 4 years and learn design properly. I hacked together my piecemeal design education in 6 months—there was no way I was ready to become a designer. But I was so ready to leave Microsoft. So I started the job search and got rejected a few times. Then I got the job at Exec.

Cheng’s after-hours side hustle is evidence of one of the principles of building an antifragile career: When you have a secure but unsatisfying day job, you can take an unbridled bent to your next calling by night. 


Here’s more from Karen Cheng on how to become more unstoppable every day.

(via fastcompany)

good:

Sheryl Sandberg to Women College Grads: What Would You Do if You Weren’t Afraid?
Liz Dwyer wrote in Education, Women and Leadership

“They create this dream about going to college and finding a job, finding themselves, but really there are so many things holding women back.” That’s just one observation in the above video by a woman who answered this question: “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”

Indeed, thanks to the negative messages women and girls hear about leadership (girls who lead are too “bossy”), fear is holding many women back from achieving their dreams. Now the “What Would You Do if You Weren’t Afraid” project, a just-launched effort from Lean In, the organization started by Sheryl Sandberg, author of the bestselling book by the same name, wants to help women overcome our society’s gendered notions about leadership.

Continue reading on good.is

betashop: The 20th Purchase

betashop:

We’ve been spending a lot of time lately at Fab obsessing around driving even further loyalty amongst Fab’s customers. Fab already has more than two-thirds of our revenue coming from repeat customers vs. new customers, but we have bigger ambitions.

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Repeat orders isn’t enough. We want people…

This is why I love Fab.com — they know what they’re talking about, they know who their customers are, they know what we need and want even before we do. 

(via betashop-deactivated20140509)

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