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The Best Beers to Drink This Summer

<b>Summer beer-drinking</b> is an entirely different concept than winter beer-drinking. When icy Old Man Winter takes hold, we instinctively reach for the liquid equivalent of comfort food: burly porters, barrel-aged stouts, and other hearty brews that fill our stomachs and warm our chests. But by the …

Is Poor Time Management Limiting Your Potential?

<b>Where is my lack of control over my time keeping me from fully unleashing my creative gifts?</b> Red Flags: You have ideas for projects but haven’t …

Victim No More: How to Stop Self-Sabotaging

Sometimes, it makes sense to quit a creative project, but other times, that’s not an option. Maybe you need to turn in your thesis to complete your …

Employment

How To Accomplish More By Doing Less

Two people of equal skill work in the same office. For the sake of comparison, let’s say both arrive at work at 9am each day, and leave at 7 p.m. In …

Break Bad Patterns by Taking Your Errors to Heart

The beginning of a new year is a time for reflecting and making resolutions, right? How about trying something a little different this year: Take …

Profit

The Thinking Mindset vs. The Doing Mindset: Pick One (And Only One)

You’ll find that some days, the ideas come fast and furious. The days when you just want to sit at your desk, stare up at the sky and just let your …

Desktop Arsenal: 10 Tools We Can’t Live Without

Below, find the top ten items in my desktop arsenal. (Please share your own in the comments.) <b> <br>Bose QuietComfort Headphones</b> <br>I cannot overstate the …

How I Gave up Email and Reclaimed 3 Hours a Day

Most weekends you will find me speeding down a trail on my mountain bike. Bring on the drop offs: I want to jump them; bring on the hops and bounces …

The 5 Most Dangerous Creativity Killers

When it comes to doing creative work, it’s important to not only look for ways to let our creativity thrive, but to also be mindful of insidious …

Creativity

When To Go With Your Gut

Whether you are recruiting a new colleague, naming a product, or planning an investment, there are no easy decisions. Should you analyze the options …

Data Warehousing

Analytics at Work: Smarter Decisions, Better Results

Publication Date: <b>February 12, 2010</b><p>Most companies have massive amounts of data at their disposal, yet fail to utilize it in any meaningful way. But a powerful new business tool--analytics--is enabling many firms to aggressively leverage their data in key business decisions and processes, with …

Book Suggestion: Predictably Irrational - The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

I am quite addicted to books, all sorts of books from design related to simple novels. Lately however, I have been reading some books about human …

To make smart choices, give brain a rest - Futurity

CARNEGIE MELLON (US) — Advice to “sleep on it” before making a big decision may …

Mellon

How Jeff Bezos Makes Big Decisions At Amazon

In a startup, the founder tends to make every major decision. It ensures speed and execution, two advantages over lethargic incumbents.<p>As a startup scales, it starts to specialize, usually around functions. This structural change increases efficiency by empowering the functional leader to make …

Trust Your Gut (Sometimes) to Make Better Decisions

Making decisions can be hard — so hard, in fact, that there’s even a website that aims to take the angst out of choosing between multiple options.</b> …

Use Divergent Thinking to Make Big Decisions

When we make decisions, we often subconsciously narrow down our choices to two options, and then can't see other possibilities later. This convergent …

Logging

Cognitive Biases: Why We Make Irrational Decisions - PsyBlog

Explore some classic biases in everyday thinking—and how to avoid them.<p>Over the decades psychologists have discovered all kinds of biases in how we …

If you want to lead, you need to make the right decisions

It's tough to be a leader today. Business leaders often must make decisions quickly in today's fast, competitive environment, so there's a benefit to having a decision-making model that sorts through the key issues, business drivers and best available facts, as well as evaluates the risks and …

Digital Bottle Cap Augurs The Internet Of Alcohol-Based Things

The creators of T-shirt OS and the first animated tattoo have created an RFID-enabled cap that sparks fun times when it’s popped.<p>London-based Work Club’s latest project offers a chance to start an evening out on the town with friends with, quite literally, a bang. The digital agency’s new work for …

The Man Who Saved Windows Explains How To Decide What A Product Will Do

But the most important first step is to decide what the "scope" of the project is, former President of Windows Division at Microsoft Steven Sinofsky writes on his blog Learning by Shipping.<p>Here's how to do it:<p>You first need to determine if it's an entirely new product, an evolution of an existing …

Belgian Beers For Spring

These slightly longer spring days beg you to make a swift move from work to play, so you can bask in those last few hours of lingering evening …

I wasn't shitting you about the strong Belgian beer... Yes I know one of them is Dutch.

All About Belgians: A Guide To Belgian Beer Styles

<i>By David Jensen, Craft Beer Expert for Menuism.com</i><p><i>Photo: David Jensen</i><p>"In Belgium, there are no styles," proclaims Peter Bouckaert, Brewmaster of New Belgium Brewing. This statement exemplifies the individuality, non-conformity and creativity of Belgian brewers. Notwithstanding their individualism, …

A Reason to Celebrate: Beer in Starbucks

<b>Well, at least in Chicago:</b> After some positive feedback for a handful of test locations around Seattle, the coffee chain is expanding its beer-and-wine program to the third largest city in the country — which, as it happens, really likes its brews. A while back, we had someone sample the booze …