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5 UX tips from Facebook's VP of Design

Julie Zhuo, VP of product design for Facebook, has been at the company since 2006. Since joining, she’s helped grow the service from eight million college and high school kids to over one billion people worldwide.<p>How’d she do it?<p><b>Do more</b><p>Hate spammy ICOs and crappy cryptocurrencies?So do we.VISIT …

UX Design

10 Management Lessons They Don't Teach You in Business School

Here's how you can be the manager you always wanted. The best-of-the-best don't always follow conventional wisdom.<p>I've been a manager in business for many years, and like most of you, I've also had my share of bad managers, as well as a few good ones.<p>As a result, I'm certainly convinced that …

Leadership

Great Leaders Insist On These Two Things -- And You Can Too

A number of years ago, I was working with a leader and her direct reports, focusing with them on how they wanted to operate as a team, given the complexity of their business and of the role each of them needed to play. This leader is someone for whom I have a lot of respect, and who has …

Leadership

Seal Gets Eaten by a Shark in Discovery’s New Ad for Shark Week

No seal is safe during Shark Week. Not even Seal himself.<p>That’s abundantly and amusingly clear from Discovery’s new Shark Week promo, from Los …

Shark Week

UX Designers: Here are the 56 Best Websites To Learn Something New

All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.<p>(Michael John Bobak)<p>…you get the point.<p>…and become a better design in the process.<p>Change is the end …

Amazing solar house generates enough energy to share with its neighbors

Although the Netherlands may seem like a tranquil place to live, its climate can be quite volatile. Frigid winters and searing summer heat make …

Harvard’s building a model for energy efficiency by renovating a decades–old home

The HouseZero project will turn a wooden home from the ‘20s into a model for efficient, affordable green design<p>When architects talk about building more sustainably, the conversation often turns toward new concepts for homes and offices. At Harvard, a group of students and faculty think they can …

Ikea’s Top Designer on the Gift of Failure and the Future of Democratic Design

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands—As head designer at Ikea, Marcus Engman is responsible for managing a team of 20 designers who dream up and produce all the …

Design and Illustration by John Larigakis

Stunning illustrations and design by the multi-talented John Larigakis.John Larigakis is an art director, illustrator, and graphic designer who lives …

Graphic Design

Mossberg: The Disappearing Computer

Tech was once always in your way. Soon, it will be almost invisible.<p><i>Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and</i> <i>reviews column on The Verge</i> <i>and</i> <i>Recode</i> <i>by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of</i> <i>Recode</i><i>.</i><p>This is my last weekly column for The Verge and</b> …

Learn From The Habits of the World's Most Successful Women

Whatever may be holding you back from achieving your goals might have also at one time been holding these women back too.<p>In 2017 there are only 17% of startups with a female founder. According to an American Express Open study, the number of women-owned businesses in the United States outpaced the …

Sheryl Sandberg

Autumn Manning on the Importance of Self-Awareness

This interview with <b>Autumn Manning</b>, chief executive of <b>YouEarnedIt.com</b>, a provider of software to encourage employee engagement, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant.<p><b>Q. What were your early years like?</b><p><b>A.</b> I actually was raised in California and Arkansas. My parents divorced when I was 3, and my …

Leadership

5 Resources to Grow a Business Around Your Skills and Expertise

When it comes to starting any new business, you need to be able to offer something of value to your audience, while also figuring out a way for you …

How Writing Makes You a More Influential Leader

Leaders set the standard for company communications. Make sure you're setting the bar high.<p>Information moves quickly. Tweets, blog posts, photos and more can be shared with millions of people seconds after they are created, and we can monitor global news from our living rooms in real-time. This …

Social Media

10 Reasons Why You Haven't Fulfilled Your Potential

Brutal truths on why you keep getting in the way of your dreams.<p>You're frustrated that you aren't where you think you should be in life. With your career, your family, and your bank account--and you can't put your finger on the problem. You just want to be happy.<p>Here's the brutal reality you need …

The Pros and Cons of Doing One Thing at a Time

The idea that it’s better to finish your tasks in sequence than to jump around from one to another is very hard to accept, at least for me.<p>It goes …

9 Ways to Recognize a Real Leader

Look closely and you'll see who they really are.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leadership is a trait many are quick to claim but few truly deserve.<p>To be a leader does not mean wearing the title of "leader." It's not something you choose to be one minute and then choose …

Roads

Why Grit Is More Important Than IQ When You're Trying To Become Successful

You attended the party of a long-time friend and ran into a lot of people from high school that you hadn’t seen in years. During chit-chat over appetizers and drinks, you could feel the friendly competition heating up.<p>While comparing career accomplishments, you were shocked to learn that the kid …

Self-improvement

How Way Too Much Focus is Killing Your Creativity

Focus can be essential to productivity, but it is possible to try too hard to get things done. Here are three ways you can be focused without burning out<p>Entrepreneurs cherish focus. It is what we search for during all-nighters, seek in that third cup of coffee and run after when we pursue extreme …

Compartmentalization: Foundation for Multi-Tasking Success!

Compartmentalization is a big word, and not one that I hear talked about that much, and maybe that’s because everyone out there is like me and had to …

Success

These 10 Leadership Habits Have Been Found in the World's Best Leaders

Where are you, in your own journey as a leader, in relation to these characteristics?<p>If you're not familiar with the leadership movement known as servant leadership, you might want to grab a cup of java and pull up a chair. This may just transform how you lead your tribe moving forward.<p>What we are …

Kenzo Chases A Mistress, The New York Times Aims For Truth: The Top 5 Ads Of The Week

Nike hits gender norms in the Middle East, Equal Pay Day Europe’s unexpected Trump appointee, Adidas Skateboarding honors the old school.<p>Late last year, Kenzo unleashed a brand creative onslaught of viral proportions with Spike Jonze’s “Kenzo World” juggernaut, Carrie Brownstein’s directorial …

Confessions of a social agency exec: Clients still want to 'go viral' - Digiday

All good things must end. The free lunch that was organic reach on social platforms is over. Now, brands looking to grow an audience on these three …

The American Reality – Fusion’s ‘As American As’ Campaign “Calling All Voices” that has kicked up a storm

America is much more than just apple pie, baseball and a controversial electorate! What inspires America’s “greatness” is its people, and talking …

Black History

4 talent trends shaping the digital design workplace in 2017

In 2017, the reality is that designers who combine digital graphics, interaction and motion skills will find it easier to land the job of their …

UX Design

The Books Every Designer Must Read

What books have influenced you most as a designer? Lay out all of the classics here<p>Today's topic is a common but important one: what's one of the …