Alex Zabavsky

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5 Daily Habits of the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

The main difference between the few who get ahead and the many treading water is how well they spend their time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial spirit lights a flame of hope in the hearts and minds of people near and far. For most, it's a symbolic …

10 Signs Your Boss Is a Great Manager (and You Shouldn't Leave Your Job)

For starters, how is your boss's listening skills?<p>Years ago, I was a member of a politically-charged executive team with each person pulling in different directions with opposing agendas. We were a mess.<p>While that horrendous experience was short-lived, it gave me a front-row seat to witnessing …

Techniques to scale agile across project teams and organizations | Zephyr

Once associated only with small application development projects and co-located teams of 8-10 members, the Agile methodology is now being …

Project Management

5 Top Designers On How To Create The Ultimate PowerPoint Presentation

Slide presentations usually suck–but a good designer can turn that around. Here are four tips for selling your ideas.<p>PowerPoints are awful. Long and uninteresting, they are the corporate drone of visual media–synonymous with endless meetings, academic conferences, and corporate retreats.<p>For graphic …

6 Project Management Apps No Contractor Can Do Without

Project managers have high burnout rates because they have to cope with so many responsibilities. They must take advantage of different apps to …

The Ultimate List of Best Free Tools & Resources for Front-End Web Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>F<b>ront-end development</b> is the development of those elements of a website that the customer sees and …

The Ultimate Collection of Prototyping Tools for UX/UI Designers

Wireframing tools make creating a website or application fundamentally easier. It simplifies the communication between UX designers and clients and sa …

Prototyping

It’s Time, We Think Beyond Flat Designs in Website Development

Are you not dead and done with the current <b>web design trends</b>? As flat designs have been really successful type of design, it has been out there too …

Collective #243

Inspirational Website of the Week: Chariots of FireSupercool design with an interactive music experience that will keep you remixing. Get inspired …

Flavors

Add All 19 Of These New Science Fiction And Fantasy Books To Your September Reading List

September's new books feature aliens, superheroes, time travel and what sounds like a wonderfully genre-busting new novel from Alan Moore. This list …

The Essentials of Creative Resume Design

One of your most powerful personal marketing tools is your resume. If you follow the essential rules for creating an outstanding resume, you can …

Graphic Design

Comment on Peter Diamandis: We’ll Radically Extend Our Lives With New Technologies by Herbys

What makes you think that a longer-living population would be worse for the planet?<br>It is not even clear it would increase population. Population …

Emerging Technology

Project Management

11 Simple Design Tips to Enhance Your Social Media Images

Humans are, by nature, very <b>visual</b> beings.<p>In the brain itself, there are hundreds of millions of neurons devoted to visual processing, nearly 30 …

Amazingly Useful HTML, CSS and JavaScript Tools and Libraries

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>Front-end development is tricky: it’s not difficult to learn, but it’s quite difficult to master. …

Registering Your Own LLC Is Entrepreneur 101

Here’s a good sniff test for whether you would really enjoy striking out on your own: Would you be willing to learn how to file your own LLC rather …

10 best new web design tools in August 2016

The two major launches this month are Pattern Lab 2, which is a tool for building atomic design systems, and Fractal, a tool for building web …

Top 10 Free Business Plan Templates For Small Businesses

If you are struggling to transform your startup ideas into action than it’s a wonderful thought to start an entrepreneurial career. All you need to …

Automate Google Sheets: An Introduction to Google Apps Script

Google has built some of the most effective productivity tools on the planet. With Gmail, Hangouts, Chrome, Docs, Sheets, and more, odds are you use …

24 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

Being the boss comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management position, it can be difficult to evaluate how you're doing.<p>Are you striking the right balance between commanding respect and appearing accessible? Are your employees responding well to your style of leadership? Are any of …

15 Tools All Entrepreneurs Need in Their Tool Kit

Whether it’s managing projects, talking to your customers, handling your books, and developing your business idea, being an entrepreneur is both …

UX Insights from India’s most visited Fashion App

Do you think poor design (UI/UX) is hurting your website, App and in turn your business?<p>No worries. I am going to show you, how you can improve your …

4 Best Command-Line Email Clients For Linux

Recently, I wrote an article covering the 6 Best Email Clients you can use on Linux Desktop, all of the email clients in that list where graphical …

Linux

10 best new web design tools in July

If the existing tools for pattern libraries aren't quite right for you, this month there are two new ones that might be a better fit for your needs. …

16 powerful habits of productive, successful people

<i>Andreas von der Heydt published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Today's (business) world is more complex, ambiguous, and demanding than ever before.<p>At the same time our working days have only so many hours. Fortunately! In addition, I strongly argue that it's not the smartest thing to add hours in …

Free data visualization with Microsoft Power BI: Your step-by-step guide

Microsoft has jumped into the free, self-service data analysis space with Power BI.<p>Power BI offers basic data wrangling capabilities similar to …

Power BI

Minimal CSS frameworks for coding demos

On RubyTapas, I occasionally need to demonstrate web application code. I often use little Sinatra apps for this purpose, because it allows me to …