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How do you create a digital university?

Forget investing in digital learning spaces and hoping students will do the rest themselves. What they really want are staff who can share their expertise<p>Today’s student typically arrives at university equipped with a smartphone, a tablet, and an intimate knowledge of digital devices. University …

Higher Education

5 Mind-Blowing TED Talks You Need to Experience

Head of TED Chris Anderson shares the 5 talks he's learned the most from.<p><i>What are the top 5 TED talks you learned the most from? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chris Anderson, Head of TED,</b> …

Public Speaking

Why Successful Leaders Don't Have An Open Door Policy

What if one of the most widely revered management practices was completely wrong? Is it possible that the “open door policy” is harmful to managers and individual contributors alike?<p>Could it be that the “open door” just enables individual contributors to delegate their problems back onto management?<p>…

Leadership

6 Web Design Trends That Are Here To Stay

From artificial intelligence to wearables, here are some of the biggest ideas shaping web design today.<p>Web design thrives on two things: innovation and imitation. Unfortunately, there’s often a lot more of the latter. We all like to seize upon the latest trends, use them until they’re ubiquitous, …

UI Design

Content Marketing is Dead- Long Live Interactive Content Marketing

Read this to learn how important Interactive content is in your marketing efforts.<p>Content marketing is dead. Or at least it's starting to feel that it's heading in that direction. These days, almost everyone and their dog is engaged in content marketing- even though many of them are not completely …

Marketing

Email Is the Best Way to Reach Millennials

With $200 billion in annual buying power by 2017, Millennials have become every brand’s coveted customer. But what’s the best way to reach them? <b></b><p>The answer is email.<p>For all the talk of email being dead — Too much noise! Too much spam! Too many distractions! Snapchat! — email remains the standard for …

Marketing

Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though it’s all around you.<p>We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and …

Happiness

Content Is Crap, and Other Rules for Marketers

Until fairly recently, the options for marketers were relatively limited. Mass media — TV especially — offered the opportunity to reach millions, but only in the form of short ads sandwiched between lots of other stuff. Other tactics, such as trade shows, offered high engagement, but low …

Marketing

How to actually work a four-day week

A few years back, I started obsessing over productivity. Things like sleeping more than seven hours or getting up late and getting stuck in traffic seemed like wasted time. These situations could be controlled, but instead they were reducing my productivity.<p>The problem was that I was pretty sure I …

Time Management