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This Could Be the Most Underrated Tactic for Boosting Employee Morale

Forget the advice about incentives, team activities, and bonuses. There's a much simpler way to perk up the mood in the office.<p>There is plenty of advice out there about how to boost employee morale. Some say compensation matters most. Others say it's more about empowering workers. But there could …

Apple Just Made A Bunch Of Awesome Apps Free For Today — These Are The Ones Worth Downloading

The Verge's Sam Byford found that Apple has made some of the best options on the iPhone and iPad free today, seemingly in celebration of the App Store opening five years ago this week.<p>Here are the ones we think are worth grabbing:<p>Infinity Blade II: Released back in December of 2011, Infinity Blade …

Apps

Web Tools to Blur Your Digital Footprint

The NSA won't stop snooping on you, but you can throw them off your trail. Here are some tools to help you go private.<p>Revelations of NSA surveillance have shaken the nation, but while many of us would love nothing more than to toss our phones out the window and avoid well-trafficked search engines …

'Always Be Explaining': Your Sales Team's New Mantra

The one thing your sales team needs to improve? Explaining, says Lee LeFever, founder of Common Craft. Here's how.<p>People rarely buy products they don't understand, so it's a salesman's job to explain them. But what if your explanation is so organic it's pointless?<p>Perhaps you suffer from the curse …

Forget Words: Visuals Seal the Deal

Sometimes, words are not enough. Rather than talking in circles around your client, use visuals to recapture their attention.<p>There is an old saying that a picture is worth one thousand words.<p>Most people consider sight to be the most important of their five senses--so it seems logical that visual …

Tesla's Recall: Now This Is How You Do PR

A recall is never good news for a car company. But founder Elon Musk has handled the situation with smooth moves.<p>On Tuesday night, electric car manufacturer Tesla announced it is recalling a slew of Model S sedans manufactured between May 10 and June 8. The cause, according to a blog post by …

SlideShare 3D - Beautiful Presentations in HTML & CSS

The SlideShare 3D tool transforms your presention slides into beautiful touch-enabled 3D slideshows written in pure HTML and CSS3.<p>The presentations …

CSS

How to Share Files Between Mobile Phones and Computers

Your digital photos, documents, music, and other files are spread across a range of devices from your mobile phones to tablets and your computers. …

Determine if your Mobile Phone will Work in Another Country

You are planning to buy a cell phone from an online shopping site of another country but are not too sure if that phone will work with the mobile …

Dropbox Makes It Easy to Capture and Share Screenshots

The upcoming release of Dropbox desktop software includes a new feature that will help you capture and share screenshot images of your computer …

Software

Download Files from the Web Directly to your Online Drives

I have put together a little web app that will let you save files from the web directly to any of your cloud drives be it Dropbox, Google Drive or …

Digital Inspiration

How can we help?<p>We build bespoke solutions that use the capabilities and the features of Google Apps (G Suite) for automating business processes and …

Apps

Who Looks at and Clicks on Banner Ads? [Infographic]

<i>Editor's note: Sorry, folks, the information in the following infographic is a bit outdated. If you're on this page, though, that means you're</i> …

25 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed

It's been another busy week in the tech world. For those of you who've been too busy planning this weekend's Summer-Solstice party to keep up with …

Your Happiness Comes First

Pretty much everything you've ever been told about what will make you happy and secure is wrong.<p>You shouldn't be surprised to hear that. In your heart, you know that you've been listening to the two least trustworthy sources in the world. The first is the people who want to sell you the idea that …

Becoming a Better Judge of People

In business and in life, the most critical choices we make relate to people. Yet being a good judge of people is difficult. How do we get better at sizing up first impressions, at avoiding hiring mistakes, at correctly picking (and not missing) rising stars?<p>The easy thing to do is focus on …

Steve Jobs expected to be forgotten by history

In 1994, while at Next, Steve Jobs gave a 20-minute interview to the Silicon Valley Historical Association (SVHA) in which he spoke about his legacy. Interestingly, at that point, he expected that he and his accomplishments would be more or less forgotten within a few decades.<p>A clip from that …

What Happens In Your Brain When You Try To Do Impressions

Sympathies to the researcher who had to listen to amateur impressions all day.<p>Scientists have identified what happens in our brain when we mimic a foreign accent or impersonate another person, according to a recent study from the <i>Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience</i>.<p>The researchers, led by psychologist …

10 Ways To Help Others That Will Lead You To Success

Helping others should be a natural extension of every business leader’s responsibilities. Unfortunately, it doesn’t come as easy as you would think. As leaders, we often get too caught up in operations or our own problems to give people the help they need. However, in the last year, I’ve realized …

60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, …

Productivity

Airbnb's disaster response tool to help survivors find free housing (video)

Airbnb has launched a new disaster response tool in an effort to make things easier for willing hosts to offer free shelter to survivors of catastrophes. Activated within 30 minutes or less from the time trouble strikes, the solution will send out emails to local users and ask if they'd like to …