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A Straightforward Guide to the Process of Iterating Products

<i>Chris Bank is the Growth Lead at UXPin, the UX Design App.</i> <i>For more tactics to preserve UX during product design, check out the</i> <i>Guide to UX Design & Process Documentation</i><i>.</i><p>Aside from launching the product, the single most important process a product team uses to ensure success is measuring, learning, …

How to Use Social Media at Work Without Losing Focus

Social media has become a cornerstone of consumer life. The Pew Center points out that as of January 2014, 74 percent of American adults use social networking sites.<p>The trend makes sense, as platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest make it extremely easy for online audiences to …

Crafting Your Company Culture in 5 Steps

Identifying your company culture is not that different from a national, ethnic or religious culture. They all have the same elements.<p>Over the past few months, I've had a number of fascinating conversations with entrepreneurs who want to create cultures that matter. Without fail, the discussion …

Race & Ethnicity

7 Easy Steps for Encouraging Employees to Take Initiative

Taking initiative is essentially assuming the risk of a possible failure. When doing so, you put yourself out there and things don’t always go as planned. But the alternative is choosing to be inactive.<p>If you're a leader, it's vital that members of your team make the right choice between doing …

The Evolution Of The Employee

This concept and the visual was taken from my new book which came out today called, The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization.<p>One of the things I have been writing about and have tried to make clear over the past few months is that work as …

7 Types of Leadership Intentions and Impacts

In work and leadership, we get into conversations about intent. Some phrases like these appear:<p>“Even though what he did was wrong, his intentions …

Talent Management: Boards Give Their Companies an “F”

What is top of mind for corporate boards worldwide? In one of the most comprehensive global surveys of corporate directors to date, we found that they were very worried about developing and enacting strategic plans that will enable their organizations to succeed. And what did they say was their …

How You Answer 3 Questions Will Determine Your Leadership Success

I began the month July by celebrating the Entrepreneurial Freedom we enjoy in the United States. Throughout the month, I highlighted Socially Conscious Businesses and Entrepreneurs who combine making big profits with making a profound impact in their communities and the world.<p>Those companies didn't …

Refactoring -- Not on the backlog!

There has recently been a lot of noise on the lists, and questions at conferences, about putting refactoring "stories" on the backlog. Even if …

Enterprise Mobile Apps Pay The Most Yet Attract Few Developers

A recent survey by Vision Mobile found that just 16% of worldwide developers are building mobile apps for enterprises, despite this market being the most lucrative of all to serve. Their recent global study of 10,000 developers across over 130 nations is the basis of the free downloadable report, …