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Design Inspiration & Ideas from Envato

Whether you want to give context to a scene, create a smooth transition between takes, or simply delight an audience …<p>Welcome to video on Envato …

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1-page Brain Profiles - Online Emotional Intelligence Test

Brain Brief: How Your Brain Prefers to Use Your EQ<p>Brain Brief Profile<p>The Brain Brief Profile (BBP) is a one-page synthesis of the way a person’s …

How To Use Procrastination To Become More Productive

Are you going to read this later? It’s ok, I have nothing against distractions or procrastination. Neither do our brains.<p>But you won’t do it later. …

Startup Aims to Make Silicon Valley an Actual Meritocracy

Silicon Valley really, really wants to be a meritocracy. Companies and VC firms say they always want to hire or invest in the best person for the …

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11 critical things ultra-productive people do differently

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>Time is really the only capital …

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5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Use Emotional Intelligence for Marketing

Have you ever left your car for 15 minutes only to get back into the driver’s seat and notice an annoying flyer shoved under your window wiper? Like most of us, you probably pull it out, crumple it up and curse the litter-inducing ad ninjas who targeted you.<p>Unfortunately, digital marketing is …

6 Ways to Raise Money for Your Tech Startup

You’ve got a great tech idea; one that you think tons of people could use in their everyday lives. You want to launch your own tech startup but, …

What Is Design Thinking?

Customer-centric design is about looking out from the inside—rather than outside in.<p>Today’s organizations face multifaceted problems that are part of increasingly complex business models. Continued expansion of global transactions, supported by partnerships that can span large ecosystems, create …

My Number One Advice for Startups or VCs: Conviction > Consensus

I saw this Tweet recently by Scott Belsky, co-founder and CEO of Behance<p>conviction > consensus<p>— Scott Belsky (@scottbelsky) April 29, 2015<p>It spoke to …

Jump-Start Your Entrepreneurial Education With Podcasts | BusinessCollective

Like many entrepreneurs, I chose self-education in lieu of traditional higher education. Much of what I have learned about starting, maintaining and …

How To Design Websites That Mirror How Our Eyes Work

Site layout affects conversions, so it’s important to know the value of your on-screen real estate. Take <b>Freespee</b> as an example. After redesigning their site into the above version, subsequent A/B testing revealed that they could increase their phone conversation rate by 30 percent for the same ad …

5 Things A Startup Must Do To Raise A Venture Round

Venture capital is incredibly important for startups and their founders. Not only does a venture round provide important funds for sustainable growth, but it also comes with the added benefits of industry connections and expertise. However, despite what you may have heard over the years, there are …