Greg Gonzalez

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Here's What to Do If You Absolutely Must Pull an All-Nighter

Always optimize, even if you know you won't be at peak performance.<p>Let's get the disclaimer out of the way first: All-nighters are terrible for you. The sleep deprivation they require is liable to make you irritable, impair your thinking, and diminish your productivity and creativity. And the more …

6 Easy Tips to Up Your LinkedIn Game

With half a billion users, you need to work it to stand out<p>Before starting my public relations and communications business, I focused more on my LinkedIn page than ever before in my 20-year career.<p>Sure, my profile was always up to date, but I didn't make the best use of it. My summary story read …

Want More Respect at Work? Try This 1 Simple Framework

It can be devastating when you feel you're not getting the respect you deserve. Fight back with this framework.<p>There's very little more soul-crushing than when you don't feel respected and valued at work. I'd venture to say that over the portfolio of our career, we all will experience, at a …

10 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often at Work

If your ego doesn't get in the way, any one of these 10 phrases is a great way to build trust at work.<p>In management literature over the years, thought leaders keep drilling down on trust as that one huge motivator that will get you great collaboration, increase employee engagement, and lead to …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Just Gave the Best Leadership Advice in 7 Words

No wonder Amazon's Jeff Bezos tried to poach him.<p>Well, I have to admit one thing today:<p>I underestimated what Satya Nadella could do for Microsoft.<p>When he first became Microsoft's CEO, the tech giant was in a mess.<p>Not only was it losing to its biggest competitors, there was a lot of infighting.<p>But …

The Basics of Design Sprints and Other Jargon

Nowadays, more and more product teams are adopting Agile processes to manage projects and create more user-centric products. As a result, we’ve seen …

9 Stressful Things You Need to Stop Tolerating--if You Want to Be Successful

Don't tolerate anything that stresses you or gets in the way of your success.<p>There are many things that can stress us out, especially when we want to create our own success stories.<p>Unfortunately, most of us end up tolerating some of our own bad habits, even though they cause much of the stress we …

Science Says the Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Do These 9 Things

Chances are, there's something on this list you're missing.<p>Much has been written about the attributes of high-achieving adults, and what makes them different from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" Here's …

The Future Of UX Is Here, And It's Taking Personalization To A Whole New Level

UX is at the heart of all digital experiences and is the reason why people are so willing to stand in line for hours to buy the newest iPhone. Great UX is behind how you feel when you use your favorite products; and it’s coming to life in a way the world has never seen before. Your devices can …

UI Animation: Eye-Pleasing, Problem-Solving.

Animation applied in user interfaces is the topic drawing high attention and provoking hot debates nowadays. Although there is a big army of those …

UI Design

Data Visualization — People remember the feeling not the numbers

Analytics belong to every process at your company. Your salesperson is data-driven, your manager is data-driven, your company is data-driven, and you …

Progressive Reduction: Evolving the Experience for Your Most Frequent Users

I’m a big fan of minimalist design, so whenever I have the opportunity to reduce the information presented on a screen to just the bare essentials, …

8 habits of awesome UX designers

One of the fables that floats around UX teams is that of the US space program and its quest for a pen that could be used in anti-gravity.<p>They reportedly spent million dollars developing a high-tech writing utensil with ink that remained solid until the flow of writing and a pressurized chamber that …

Jakub Rozalski's Art is an Exercise In Alternate History Contrasts

Giant mechanical men lumber through a winter forest while War machines watch over farmland. Jakub Rozalski’s artwork is a study in contrasts: the …

Corals, crochet and the cosmos: how hyperbolic geometry pervades

We have built a world of largely straight lines – the houses we live in, the skyscrapers we work in and the streets we drive on our daily commutes. …

Here's how the top iPhone apps are using 3D Touch

What's a polite word for 'least effort possible'?<p>When Apple introduced 3D Touch on the iPhone 6S this September, it described the technology as a revolutionary paradigm for interacting with touchscreen devices. And it really seems like 3D Touch — and pressure sensitivity in general — could become …

Why UX Designers Don’t Need More UX Design Tools

And what we need instead.<p>Problems, Fixes, and Solutions<p>In his book, <i>The Slight Edge</i><i>,</i> author and serial entrepreneur, Jeff Olson, tells a story of how …

How to Stay Ahead of UX Design Trends

The job of a UX designer is more difficult than ever. User expectations are rising, and the bar is already set high for interaction design. This …

UX Design

Cognitive Psychology for UX: The Principle of Least Effort

Our brains are sophisticated machines.They’re capable of processing complex patterns, and they regulate every aspect of our very existence.But even …

UX Design

Simple Methods for Improving UX with Subtle Motion

Animation in apps has taken on a new and improved meaning. Unlike the flashy, confusing website animations of the old days, new animation is clean, …

3 Tips for Turning a Company Into a Brand

Boosting online visibility has never been more important. Because of this, the number one job for companies online is building a unique brand and gaining credibility.<p>Boosting online visibility has never been more important. Because of this, the number one job for companies online is building a …

15 Digital Marketing Trends for 2016 That Could Destroy Your Business

Marketing today is a new game.<p>The “Mad Men” of the Madison avenue era of wine, whisky and women as inspiration, are now a distant but fond memory. …

Marketing

10 Thoughtful, Handmade Gifts Only The Coolest Friends Will Give

Who wouldn't want a gift made with love? 💝<p>Why would you step foot in a crowded shopping mall when you could make your own gifts this holiday? Cost effective, stress-free and even fun, DIY goodies are a great way to impress your loved ones without totally losing your mind during the busiest time of …

Pay what you want for a full-course education in JavaScript [Deals]

JavaScript is one of the most essential languages underpinning the modern internet. It’s an invaluable entry on anyone’s resume, and with this bundle of 10 JavaScript development courses you’ll be able to claim that knowledge with confidence. What’s more, you can pay whatever you want for the whole …

10 Swiss Inspired Graphic Design Lessons To Help You Become A Better Designer

<i>Sometimes the best way to showcase your design is to go back to the basics.</i> <br>When you hear the term “Swiss Design” the first thing you might think of …

Graphic Design

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Why You Should User Test Your Prototype Before Coding Anything

A friend of mine is in the process of re-designing his web app right now and he asked me this question:<b>Question:</b> <i>Would you suggest I user test the</i> …

Prototypes

How to design the perfect contact page

The contact page of a website can make or break conversions. If your visitor has had a good experience up until the point of visiting the contact …

Design+Code - Learn to design and code an iOS 11 app

44 hours of video course for learning Xcode 9, Swift 4, Sketch, Framer, from conception to the App Store. An interactive book on how to design and …