Jessica Hipp

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How Slightly Better Concrete Could Save the Planet

The world’s most common building material produces 5 percent of global CO2 emissions. But what if we needed less of it?<p>A few days before Christmas in 1824, Joseph Aspdin appeared before the King of England clutching a piece of paper. Beneath the title “Artificial Stone” was a one-paragraph recipe, …

Why Customer Lifecycle Desperately Needs Profiles

The Customer Lifecycle Model represents a more strategic and longer-term way to consider customer engagement but profiles can still have a …

10 Habits Successful People Give Up to Increase Their Productivity

Carl Preston<p>Read full profile<p>What are you willing to do in order to reach success? It is common among people these days to be average and not stand …

Break Free from the Product Life Cycle

In his classic 1965 <i>Harvard Business Review</i> article, Theodore Levitt introduced marketers to the concept of the product life cycle and showed how it could be put to work as an “instrument of competitive power.” Today, this concept remains at the center of most firms’ marketing and positioning …

7 Psychological Tricks for Getting More Work Done

Being more productive starts with willpower and discipline. Here are seven mind tricks for becoming more productive and disciplined.<p>We all wish we could get more work done in less time. If we were more productive, we'd have a better chance at getting that raise, we'd have more personal time to do …

You're Never Too Young To Be A Leader

Most people near the starts of their careers aren't typically thought of as leaders in the workplace. Not only do they inhabit a low spot in the office hierarchy and lack experience and skills, but also many are too timid and insecure to assume a leadership role. But with the right attitude, an …

Career Development

4 ways to persuade people to join your startup

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

The 20 Best Restaurant Patios in Houston

This is the view from Coltivare's patio. Doesn't it make you hungry for some fresh veggies?<p>Photo by Troy Fields<p>While you can't exactly dine <i>in</i> the …

Food & Dining

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

“There are several reasons why our days have swelled,” says productivity consultant and author of<i>Never Check Email In The Morning</i> Julie Morgenstern. “Companies continuously are trying to hire as few people as possible. Our roles are continuously changing, the world is changing, we’re in a time of …

5 Attributes of Effective Project Management

Winston Churchill once said, “Plans are of little importance, but <i>planning</i> is essential.” This paradox is especially true in project management. …

Natural plaster advocates want to reduce cement in construction

It doesn't take much to fall in love with a wall covered in natural plaster. One touch will do it. The surface is smooth as marble but warmer, more welcoming.<p>"It breathes," says natural-home builder Jeff Rottler. "It creates an interior environment that is much more comfortable."<p>Rottler is one of …