Marissa Dahlson

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5 Myths of Great Workplaces

Suppose that later this evening, after you have stepped away from your keyboard, put on your coat, and traveled home for supper, your organization underwent a magical transformation, reshaping itself into the world’s best workplace.<p>How would you know? What would be different the next time you …

We Tested the new Disney Side App And the Results were Magical

Every so often, something amazing happens in the world that rocks us to the core and changes everything about the way that we go about our lives… …

Why Dave Ramsey's 7 Baby Steps Really Work

Shares 32<p>If you’ve been around the past three years, you’ve probably heard the name Dave Ramsey. The recession has popularized his teachings about …

SECRET PROJECT REVEALED // Grace Helbig

They're getting cash, free products, and YouTube-famous

DayLynn Contreras of Austin, Texas, has a full-time job as a programmer, but she's counting down the months until she can devote herself to creating YouTube videos.<p>Since December 2014, Contreras has been using a service called FameBit to make that a financial possibility.<p>FameBit is a marketplace …

YouTube's new video trimming tool makes mobile edits a breeze

Even in the ideal setting, it's nearly impossible to get the perfect piece of footage that won't require edits. Those changes can be tough to tackle on mobile, but thanks to a YouTube update, perfecting a short video just got easier. Inside the video library's mobile app, a new video trimming …

The Secret To A Good Podcast Is To Use An Excellent Microphone

Podcasting is really cool at the moment following on from the success of Serial, a podcast that started in October 2014, made by producers of ‘This American Life’. The podcast regularly hit Number One in the podcast charts and had a loyal following of millions. Podcasts are an easy way to put …

Disney's retelling the 'Star Wars' film saga with Legos

There isn't a way to turn back time and prevent the <i>Star Wars</i> prequels from ever releasing (just ask Cher), but maybe Disney XD's upcoming crack at them could make the flicks palatable. You see, the channel is prepping the launchpad for <i>The Force Awakens</i>' December release with a Lego retelling of the …

Google's New Flight Search Tool Helps You Find The Best Price

Google Flights has been revamped this week and it is the fastest flight price search website that I have used so far. Like many other travel websites, Google Flights will show you a range of fares and flight options as you select the destinations and the dates. Fortunately, Google Flights has …

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8 Women Tech Leaders Reveal Their Monday Morning Rituals

Top women in tech explain what they do to prepare for the week.<p>I want to start this story with an apology. Recently, I profiled several leaders in tech who explained what they do every Monday morning to start their week. The article was a big hit. Yet, without even thinking, I made the mistake of …

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How To Use Email To Transform How We Work

We may be drowning in a deluge of email, but our research has found that email is not dead. The tools we use to access our email, however, are outdated and were invented before the word “Internet” became a household name. Instead of our managing email, what we need is a better way to communicate, …

The Making of Disney’s Beloved Short ‘Feast’ (VIDEO)

One of the best-reviewed and most beloved movies of the year features no star names and runs less than five minutes long. “Feast,” from Walt Disney …

Maker CEO Ynon Kreiz on Disney Acquisition: "It's Been a Great Honeymoon Period"

It's been nearly one year since Disney offered up to $950 million for the YouTube multi-channel network.<p>It's been nearly one year since Maker Studios …

How Do You End a Meeting? Netflix’s HR Rebel Asks Two Simple Questions

When I was a young and naïve professor, I was under the impression that meetings in for-profit organizations weren't plagued with the same pointless …

To Stay Focused, Manage Your Emotions

A leader’s most precious resource is not their time. It’s their <i>focused attention</i>. Time merely passes, while focused attention makes things happen. When we’re able to gather and direct our attention toward a particular task or interaction, we can have a significant impact in a minimal amount of …

Pixar's 'Inside Out' Puppy Bowl Ad Plays On Your Emotions

This obviously is not a Super Bowl ad, but since it was an amusing riff on the Puppy Bowl, I thought I’d give it a brief discussion. It was no secret that I wasn’t remotely a fan of the first full <i>Inside Out</i> teaser trailer from a couple months back (not the solid original teaser), as it wasn’t funny …

9 Graphic Design Trends for 2015 - #infographic

To start the year right for people in the design and print industry, Cardprinting, a plastic card printing company in Monsey, New York, has come out …

20 Best Free Icon Font Sets and Generators

Icon fonts are great asset because they are delivered as a font. This gives them a number of advantages over traditional image icons. You will not …

The Importance Of Exposing Children To Technology

We just got hit with a snowstorm here in the Northeastern U.S. a few days ago. My neck of the woods was spared the worst of it, but we got enough snow for the schools and roads to be shut down, so my kids got to spend a couple of days at home with Dad and Mom. I’ve got two young girls, aged 4 and …

Gen Y: One size does not fit all at the office

To recruit millennials, employers should tout their leadership development programs, putting these desirable but impatient young people on the management fast track.<p>Right?<p>Well, that’s certainly the conventional wisdom about the generation of workers born in the 1980s and 1990s. And that would …

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4 Office Culture Killers And How To Avoid Them

Does your company culture come from a genuine, thoughtful process? If not, you might be making these mistakes.<p>There’s a reason water coolers are the iconic meeting place for employees to air their grievances: in a workplace where there’s nowhere else for staffers to break from the daily grind and …

Articles about 7 dream kitchens inspire your renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

We're sharing a few useful projects from DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It Yourself Projects, a book by Sarah Beeny, that will help...<p>Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>If you're looking for some fresh "floral" ideas, turn to Instagram.<p>In this …

8 Easy Ways to Be Happy

<i>Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth</i>. – Pharrell Williams<p>A lot has been made in our culture about how to be happy. Pop stars sing about …

How To Build A Human Workplace

If you want to build a Human Workplace, there are a few fundamental ideas you have to understand yourself first and then talk about inside your organization. You have to talk about fear and trust, and you have to make it easy for everybody else in your organization to talk about those things …

The Capabilities Your Organization Needs to Sustain Innovation

Why are some organizations able to innovate again and again while others hardly innovate at all? How can hundreds of people at a company like Pixar Animation Studios, for example, work together to produce blockbuster after blockbuster over nearly two decades – a record no other filmmaker has ever …

Disney May Signal in Coming Weeks Who Will Succeed CEO Bob Iger

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The longest-running saga at the <b>Disney</b> (DIS) isn't related to its movie studio or its most profitable unit, the sports …

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