Carlos Santos

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Communicating a Corporate Vision to Your Team

Amit* manages a team of 40 people around the globe for a massive tech company. After months of furiously working on a new product to be the first to market, his boss told him that the company’s strategy had shifted. The product’s launch plans were then delayed, and competitors began gobbling up …

Management

The Holy Grail: How to develop seamlessly in the cloud

In the wild kingdom of cloud computing, there are still a few mountains to summit. Development in the cloud is a big one.<p>Software is truly eating the world, and today code and the teams writing it are the crown jewel of almost any business. Software is increasingly the way most businesses will …

How To Measure Innovation (To Get Real Results)

Metrics are a combination of art and science. The trick is to inspire action around the goals you set.<p>There’s an elephant in the room when it comes to “innovation.” And it’s an ironic elephant given that we’re all so hooked on data analytics, a/b testing, and getting metrics for anything and …

Innovation

Great Management Questions from Paul Graham, Jim Collins, and Other Business Leaders | Inc.com

There’s no Superman versus Iron Man face-off between questions and answers over which is the better tool for innovation. But if there were, questions would be winning. Questions ignite imaginations, avert catastrophes, and reveal unexpected paths to brighter destinations. Jim Collins, Marshall …

Leadership

Why Your Innovation Contest Won’t Work

What’s the best way to quickly improve innovation in your organization?<p>That was the question posed to me recently by Warwick, the head of innovation for the Australia and New Zealand region of a multinational engineering firm. He asked because their CEO had just announced a new innovation …

Pop-up Book of Numbers

Marion Bataille a réalisé ce superbe projet « Numéro », un livre proposant un mécanisme en pop-up parvenant à former avec seulement deux formes …

20 Lessons I've Learned By 25

Life can hit you hard sometimes you have to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, use the hard lessons learned and move on. Over the years I’ve had my …

37 Marketing Tools to Spy on Your Competitors

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>I've always liked the idea of being a spy, complete with gadgets, fast cars, and an attractive significant other. It would be a great way to get secret information.<p>Well, it may be too late for me to join the Secret Service, but I can indulge in a bit of …

Social Media Monitoring

Eyetracking And The Neuroscience Of Good Web Design

Companies like Google, eBay, and Barnes & Noble are all integrating neuroscience discoveries into their web design. Here’s how.<p>Fabian Stelzer, EyeQuant‘s CEO, believes there’s a science to how we view the Web. Whether on desktops or on mobile, whether we’re male or female, young or old, our eyes …

Neuroscience

Cream, chocolate and salted caramel tart

For the crust:<p>250 g all purpose flour (2 and 1/4 cups)<p>30 g powdered almonds (1/4 cup)<p>150 g butter, cold, cut into cubes (1 stick + 1 tablespoon or …

Seven Tips for Shifting a Mindset in Your Organization

We’re all fascinated by new ideas and how they can grab hold of us, influencing how we think and affecting how we take action. How does Atul Gawande (the checklist doctor) get inside my head, when others don’t? Why does Gwyneth Paltrow make me adjust my behaviors, when others can’t?<p>In business, …

8 Websites To Submit Your Startup To For Free Publicity

Launching a startup isn’t easy. There are countless things to do and one of the biggest jobs is to try and get press coverage in a time when …

Apps