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Data Dashboard UI Kit

A beautifully designed dashboard UI kit with more than 130 components.Designed and published by Creative Form Studio, this data dashboard UI kit is …

Web Design

How to switch on the awesome new Gmail interface

Gmail’s sweet new interface is rolling out to users. It offers the familiar simple text-based interface from the Gmail you all know and “love,” but it manages to be both less messy, and more useful. If you want to take it for a spin, then switching it on is easy.<p>Why bother? What’s new in Gmail?<p>Our …

Apps

When John Doerr Brought a ‘Gift’ to Google’s Founders

<i>Venture capitalist John Doerr is best known for being an early backer of Google and Amazon, among many other companies. Doerr, chair of Kleiner,</i> …

Penguin Random House

10 spiffy new ways to show data with Excel

Cool charts for allImage by ThinkstockHave you noticed that people groan when you pop open a spreadsheet to share your brilliant data insights? Maybe …

Data Visualization

11 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk says that reading books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to helping him achieve …

Elon Musk

People are obsessed with buying cars through Costco instead of on their own at a dealership — here's the verdict

Shopping for a car can be overwhelming.<p>If you know you're looking for, say, an SUV, you have to determine the brand, the model, and the model year you'd like, as well as the dealership you want to use, whether you'd like to buy new or used, and whether you want to buy or lease.<p>Where do you start …

Costco

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Popular ‘Golden Ratio Grid’ Freebie Has Been Upgraded For Responsiveness & More

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Image via Adrián Somoza<br>Designer Adrián Somoza’s free-to-download ‘Golden Ratio Grid’ has played a role …

Freebies

I got my son a STEM toy that teaches kids the basics of robotics and programming — and he loved it

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Steven John<p>Have you got an iPad, smartphone, or a computer? Good. Do you have a kid age six or older who has shown an interest in the way …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

A Collection of 10 Data Visualizations You Must See

Introduction<p>Writing codes is fun. Creating models with them is even more intriguing. But things start getting tricky when it comes to presenting our …

Data Visualization

Google's Genius Productivity Hack Will Change How You Innovate | Inc.com

At Google X, the company's "moonshot factory," the mantra is "#MonkeyFirst." The idea is that if you want to get a monkey to recite Shakespeare on a pedestal, you start by training the monkey, not building the pedestal, because training the monkey is the hard part. Anyone can build a pedestal.<p>The …

Innovation

How to Create the Stunning Visuals Critical to Startup Success

Tools you can use everyday to enhance your online presence to efficiently connect with consumers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that striking visuals are interpreted faster and more memorable than text alone. According to 3M’s research, our brains …

Aristotle said there are three types of friendship, but only one we should strive for

At age 17, Aristotle enrolled in the Platonic Academy. He would stay there for 20 years.<p>Founded by the father of Western philosophy, the Greek philosopher Plato, Aristotle was the most promising student around. He asked many questions and answered even more.<p>The exact time of his departure from the …

Relationships

What It Takes to Become a Great Product Manager

Because I teach a course on product management at Harvard Business School, I am routinely asked “What is the role of a product manager?” The role of product manager (PM) is often referred to as the “CEO of the product.” I disagree because, as Martin Eriksson points out, “Product managers simply …

The Holy Trinity of Business Growth: People, Process and Metrics

How do you keep your company profitable as it scales above 50 employees?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We have a client who reported to us some interesting comments heard at an industry-related seminar. A seminar presenter contended that as a business grows above the …

Insurance Is Changing In A Big Way That Will Affect You: Here Is What You Need To Know | Inc.com

The insurance industry as we know it is undergoing a huge change - representing perhaps the biggest transformation in over a century - and that change will affect you. Here is what you need to know:<p><b>A New Firm Arrives With A Totally New Model, New Offerings, And Lower Costs</b><p>A young firm called …

Insurance

1 Personality Trait Steve Jobs Always Looked for When Hiring for Apple | Inc.com

From the early days of Apple, Steve Jobs knew he wanted the build a successful company. At one point, Apple hired two "professional" managers from outside the company. Then Jobs promptly fired them.<p>"It didn't work at all," a young Steve Jobs says in a video making the rounds on YouTube. "Most of …

Steve Jobs

Hard Work? It's Not All It's Cracked up to Be. It May Even Be Irrelevant. Here's Why.

Ever hear of how Neflix let go of many of its hardest-working employees in favor of those who most greatly impacted the company's bottom line?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From a young age, we're raised to believe that we can accomplish pretty much anything so long as …

8 Tech Trends to Keep Your Eye on in 2018

Five tech companies made up a whopping 37 percent of the S&P 500's total gains in 2017. How much more proof do you need than that?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nearly 60 years ago, Gordon Moore, the co-founder of Intel, coined "Moore's Law," a prediction that would …

How 3 Years at Salesforce Changed the Way I Run My Company

It's where I discovered the one strategic planning framework that works for teams of 20 or 20,000.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Salesforce acquired my company in 2012, much of my world was turned upside-down. I went from being a young entrepreneur who had never …

24 books Wall Streeters think everyone should read

Financial-services professionals are known to have demanding work schedules, but that doesn't mean they aren't setting aside time to crack open a few books.<p>We recently reached out to our contacts on Wall Street to find out what folks would recommend as must-reads just ahead of the holiday …

It's Worse Than Pointless to Continually Ask 'What's a Good Conversion Rate?'

Settling for the norm keeps you from being your best.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Conversion rates are one of the most important metrics in PPC advertising. When you improve your conversion rate, the net profit of your business will also increase without you having …

28 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Is More Powerful Than Technology. It's Even More True Today | Inc.com

Steve Jobs helped create wildly popular products that changed entire industries. (Hello, mobile devices. Howdy, music business.)<p>But while he definitely believed in his own ideas and the power of technology, he believed even more strongly in harnessing the ideas, the creativity, and the power of</i> …

Music Industry

10 Podcasts That Can Change How You Think About Life

Challenging our assumptions is the beginning of growth.<p>Co-founder and CEO of Bell + Ivy, marketer, speaker and author<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to the day to day schedules of people in the world, there is so much to get done and, seemingly, so little …

Wireframes, flows, personas and beautifully crafted UX deliverables for your inspiration

When people think of UX Design documentation, the first image that comes to mind is dense, long, and heavily annotated wireframes, full of…

This Airbnb alternative lets you stay in modern homes by top architects around the world

Architecture aficionados take note – a new Airbnb-inspired platform is offering stays in stunning modernist homes around the world. Started by two …

The Seven Deadly Sins of AI Predictions - MIT Technology Review

We are surrounded by hysteria about the future of artificial intelligence and robotics—hysteria about how powerful they will become, how quickly, and …

Here’s everything Google announced today

Google held a press conference today in San Francisco, where the company announced everything from new phones to crazy machine learning-powered wearable cameras.<p>It was a flurry of news. Don’t have time to catch up with all of it? We get it — that’s why we condensed it all down into one quick …