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How charities and technology firms can benefit from collaboration

Rosie Niven talks to charities that have successfully partnered with technology firms – and finds out how they did it<p>While technology firms often have a corporate ethos that seems to be very different to the outlook of charitable organisations, there are some examples of successful collaborative …

Groopt Revamps Its Collaboration Tools As It Shifts Focus To Nonprofits

Startup Groopt is hoping to become the platform that nonprofits and member-based organizations use to both build their websites and communicate/collaborate with members.<p>I actually covered the company about a year ago, and the vision wasn’t all that different. It started out as a collaboration tool …

60 Ways To Make Life Simple Again

When we were young life was easier, right? I know sometimes it seems that way. But the truth is life still is easy. It always will be. The only …

Is Philanthropy Ready For System Change?

Late last month, a 23-year-old Nicaraguan named Andres circulated an article to our team with the subject “great read!” The piece he forwarded had been published that day in the <i>New York Times</i> and written by Peter Buffett, the son of the world’s most successful and admired investor, Warren Buffett. …

How to Manage Someone You Don’t Like

Everybody complains about incompetent bosses or dysfunctional co-workers, but what about irritating direct reports? What should you do if the person you manage drives you crazy? If the behavior is a performance issue, there’s a straightforward way to address what’s irking you — but what do you do …

5 Lessons Learned from 100,000 Usability Studies

It happens all the time.<p>People get confused, frustrated, and angry while using websites. They sigh, they groan, and sometimes they even shout. I see …

UX Design

10 Must Have WordPress Plugins of 2013 Every Blogger Should Know About - Jeffbullas's Blog

How many of you think that having a lot of WordPress plugins slows down your site? That’s only true if you use poorly coded WordPress plugins.<p>With …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

Finally ready to get off the grid? It's not quite as simple as it should be, but here are a few easy-to-follow steps that should point you in the right direction.<p>If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone …

Internet

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10 Quick Productivity Hacks To Make Life At Work Better

It can be extremely difficult to maintain creative momentum at the office. That’s why these tips are so simple to implement–but pay off big time.<p>Things are going pretty well in the office.<p>You’ve hit a good groove and the work is getting done. The workplace environment is even, amazingly, fun. …

Productivity

Borrow These 5 Smart Startup Habits To Maximize Your Productivity

Startups create systems of efficiency to make organizations maximally awesome. That works for individuals, too.<p>“Entrepreneurship, by definition, is the art of creating systems that generate more value for less effort,” Contently cofounder Shane Snow writes on LinkedIn. “Startups realize that the …

Startups

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

The Ultimate Sign Of Success: An Open Calendar

Everyone has a million things to do. True success is having a million things to do but only doing a few of them.<p>“Busy” is the modern equivalent of “fine.”<p>Ask people how they’re doing and they’re highly likely to tell you they’re “keeping busy” or “we had a busy summer” or “you know, busy as usual!” …

Work from Home

How CEOs Do Burning Man

For about $10,000, Keith Ferrazzi offers C-suiters a version of the weeklong Nevada desert freak fest (which started Monday), complete with direct flights and a kitchen staff, of course. Could it be the new corporate retreat?<p>Billionaire executives have the luxury of vacationing anywhere in the …

Silicon Valley

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Note-Taking

57 Startup Lessons I've Learned The Hard Way

<b>Editors Note:</b> This is a guest post by Slava Akhmechet, founder of RethinkDB. You can follow him on Twitter here.<p>There are already very good lists of startup lessons written by really talented, experienced people (here and here). I’d like to add another one. I learned these lessons the hard way in …

Wait, What’s That? The Science Behind Why Your Mind Keeps Wandering

If you’re experiencing an attention deficit, you’re far from alone.<p>Try this: Count your exhalations–1, 2, 3–all the way to 10. See if you can get to 10 without thinking about lunch or laundry or deadlines or dates.<p>Unless you’ve trained your attention, it’ll probably start to wander–which, new …

Mindfulness

101 Ways To Make Money Online | All The Secrets Are Right Here

Here are 101 ways to make a living online.<p>Like To Talk?<p><b>1. Blog for Ad Revenue</b> – Start a blog on a topic you love, build up a reader base and make …

Amazon Web Services

As Beautiful As A Golden Age Picture Book, An Anatomy App For Kids

The Human Body, by Tinybop, is a charming app that teaches kids how their bodies work through the power of good design.<p>Good design is often talked about as if it were a secret language spoken only by those sophisticated enough to understand it, but there’s a less self-congratulatory way to think …

Kids

Marketing, Sales, Agency, and Customer Success Content

HubSpot's Blog for marketing, sales, agency, and customer success content, which has more than 400,000 subscribers and attracts over 4.5 million …

Marketing

A Simple Guide to Better Focus and Concentration: Lessons From a Lion Tamer

Over a century ago, a lion tamer named Clyde Beatty learned a lesson that is so important that it impacts nearly every area your life today.<p>What was …

The 100 Best Websites For Women, 2013

<i>With additional reporting by Kate Taylor</i><p>We couldn’t be happier to present the fourth annual list of FORBES 100 Best Websites for Women than we are today—for this year more than any other this has been true collaborative effort by dedicated staffers, contributors and ForbesWoman readers. For that …

16 Things You Should Do At The Start Of Every Work Day

The first few hours of the work day can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight—so it’s important you have a morning routine that sets you up for success.<p>“Having a good start to the day where you have greater control is critical in achieving better results, …

Bill Gates pitches in for online education resource Graphite

The Microsoft chairman and longtime donor to educational causes partners with Common Sense Media to launch a Web site that offers free apps, games, and curricula to teachers.<p>Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates is putting his money where his mouth is. He is backing a new initiative called Graphite that is …

Bill Gates

6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

Becoming and staying productive isn’t about hard-to-follow programs or logging your every move in an app. It’s about self-care. Here are daily to-dos to get you started.<p>It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d …

Time Management

Facebook Photos Size Guide | UPDATED 2018 | Social Media Images

In its early days, Facebook was all about text and links. But as it has grown up, images have become more and more important. They’re now more …

Fb pages: Sizes & Dimensions

This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.<p>Fb pages: Sizes & …