Keith Maynard

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Anthony Bourdain’s Journey Deep into the Heart of Trump Country: ‘I Was Utterly Disarmed’

The ‘Parts Unknown’ host discusses his upcoming West Virginia episode, why he won’t be filming in Russia and Turkey anymore, and how Trump is going …

Donald Trump

Entrepreneurship Is All About Overcoming Obstacles

Confronting your own doubts and fears is the essence of being an entrepreneur.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is not a destination; it’s a journey. On this journey, successful entrepreneurs don't have an expectation of “arriving” to some finish line. If …

Entrepreneurship

If You Want to Hire Your Friends You Must Do These 3 Things

It's common for startup founders to hire their friends. Follow this advice to make it work.<p>When a founder starts a venture the company is comprised of the founder/co-founders, their laptops, and often a lot of coffee. After putting in time and energy on their own, it's a beautiful day when they …

Employment

10 YouTube Channels For UX Design Tips & Tutorials

The world of interface design has gradually shifted from a design focus to a user focus. This means designers now care more about <b>the experience</b> …

UX Design

2018 Top Tools And Websites For Small Businesses

As a business owner, it’s crucial that I am able to tackle challenges, all while managing people, tasks, and finances. These are my go-to resources for making that possible. The apps and websites listed below can add immense value to your business in a myriad of ways<b>—</b>from enhancing your company …

Small Business

Quantitative User-Research Methodologies: An Overview

<b>Summary:</b> Do you need numerical data about your product’s user experience, but you aren’t sure where to start? The first step is choosing the right …

UX Design

Natalie Portman Just Taught Us How To Criticize Israel With Love

In today’s increasingly tribal, zero-sum world, there is no discussion more tribal and zero-sum than the one surrounding Israel.<p>Despite the plaintive …

Israel

This $300 Million Leader Is Cracking The Code For Growth

Here's a surprise: a key factor in Silicon Valley's success is its ability to turn great engineers into successful leaders. This one is on his way.<p>There are over 4,000 cities in the world with more than 100,000 people. Why do a handful of these cities dominate the world's startup scene? As I wrote …

Startups

The amazing journey of being a designer – UX Collective

A weekly collection of UX links, brought to you by your friends at the UX Collective.<p>About a year ago I set myself a goal of writing things that …

UX Design

Infographic: How chatbots could help your organization

Robots taking over the world might not be so bad after all.<p>Chatbots are changing the way consumers and organizations interact online. These …

Marketing

All the Common Excuses for Not Delegating Boil Down to Lack of Confidence

Leaders delegate important work when they trust their team and know their own worth.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Moving from “doer” to “manager” is seldom a smooth transition. One of the most difficult components of this move lies in understanding when to stop doing …

Leadership

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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Startups

A secretive high-speed trader is providing college kids with a 'launch pad' to build cryptocurrency companies

Jump Trading is making cryptocurrency a big focus for its venture arm in 2018, and is bringing in college kids as part of the effort.<p>The secretive Chicago-based trading firm actively trades digital currencies, while Jump Capital, a venture capital investor, has put money into a number of crypto …

Cryptocurrency

Forget That Product You're Working On. What's Really Going to Sell in the Future Is ... Services.

"Do-it-for-me" is the next evolution of the on-demand economy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today’s consumers value their time more than ever. With the proliferation of on-demand apps, there is virtually no need to wait in lines or even to leave your house if you’re …

Action Movies

The Uncomfortable Truth About Entrepreneurship That Nobody Wants To Talk About

Entrepreneurship is a lonely journey filled with ups, downs, and a few directions you never knew existed. But is it your journey?<p>I often liken the entrepreneurial journey to parenting; no matter how much you study it, observe it in others, ask for advice, prepare for it, or convince yourself that …

Entrepreneurship

How David Hogg Deals With Right-Wing Trolls Can Teach Literally Everyone A Thing Or Two

When it comes to dealing with conservative bullies, David Hogg has too many to count. The Parkland shooting survivor has been caught in the …

Internet

How to Lose Your Best Employees

You want to be a great boss. You want your company to be a great place to work. But right now, at this very moment, one of your key employees might be about to walk out the door.<p>She has consistently brought her best game to work and has grown into a huge asset. But her learning has peaked, her …

Employee Engagement

Raging Demand for Tutoring Turns Math Teacher Into a Billionaire

It’s all adding up for Liu Yachao.<p>The chief operating officer of TAL Education Group, a Beijing-based provider of tutoring services for Chinese …

Education

How we designed UX in HBO’s streaming platform – Muzli -Design Inspiration

<b>The new version of HBO’s streaming service, HBO GO, has been live for a couple of months now in Europe. It was a 10-month long project and here is</b> …

UX Design

Why Your Business Should Be Blogging [Infographic]

If you're not convinced of the benefits of content marketing, check out these stats on how blogging can help boost your digital efforts.

Marketing

Elite Elegy: The 6 Best Books for Understanding Anti-Intellectualism in America

<b>* American anti-intellectualism from Know-Nothings to Flat-Earthers</b> <b><br>* Learn about the deep history of America’s sometimes-resentful relationship with</b> …

Books

Website Navigation Best Practices for Web Designers

The structure of your website’s navigation or the navigation style you use often plays a key role. It determines how user-friendly your website will …

UI Design

Struggling to Make Sense of Your Company's Financial Data? Here Are 5 Key Financial Metrics You Need to Know

Many CEOs struggle with choosing which financial metrics to pay attention to. While every company has unique numbers based on their own business model, here at five that every leader should watch.<p>Every business has its own set of critical numbers and metrics. If you're a software-as-a-service …

Small Business

This Lesson From Benjamin Franklin in Building Generational Wealth Still Holds Up More Than 200 Years Later

He did it with just 2,000.<p><i>How much do you need to be worth to have generational wealth? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John Roberson, Stock Trader; Masterpiece Tax Advisors, on</b> …

General Motors

4 Budgeting Apps That Stop You From Bleeding Money

Spot trends faster, make smarter decisions more often, and keep more of your money.<p>For me, it’s all about the pie chart. There are all sorts of …

Personal Finance

5 Daily Habits Bad Leaders Can't Seem to Shake

A habit is something you do so often it becomes the very essence of your being and they are super important when it comes to leadership.<p>Conventional wisdom about leadership holds that great leaders are born and not made. It turns out that isn't true. Some research done by Leadership Quarterly …

Leadership

In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos' annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years Amazon has soared from revenues fo $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Leadership

Empathy in User Research: Setting Aside Your Point of View

<i>Written by</i> <b>Shannon Copfer Brace</b> (User-centered designer and researcher, founder of the Empathy Jam)<i>, &</i> <b>Robert Strati</b> <b>(</b>Co-founder of Echo. Humanizing AI …

UX Design

3 axioms of UX Thinking

<b>How to understand that you are moving in the right direction with UX design.</b>Photo by Mark Duffel on UnsplashEveryone wants to create perfect UX for …

UX Design