Shawn Lewis

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Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and Design - Balancing Risk to Gain Reward

The idea of the minimum viable product (MVP) has been around for some time. The term itself was coined by Frank Robinson but was made popular by two …

Product Management

Twenty Tips For Startup Success, Part Ten: Plan for Success

In the ninth part of my series, I talked about the need to protect the intellectual property that sets your company apart. In this installment, I’m discussing how planning for success is the first step towards achieving it.<p>Your initial burst of enthusiasm after starting your business will get you …

Entrepreneurship

Want To Achieve Your Goals? Use These 4 Strategies

I’m a little odd. I enjoy setting goals and then get obsessed about trying to achieve them.<p>Every January, I set about five or six goals for the year ahead, and every three months I review these goals. I don’t always hit my goals, but I’ve learned a lot about how to focus on a goal over short (a …

Productivity

6 Free UX Design Courses From Top Universities Worldwide

To master UX skills requires adequate guidance from industry professionals. Here are 6 UX design courses from top universities, all FREE!<p>This article …

UX Design

Supreme Court Will Decide If Civil Forfeiture Is Unconstitutional, Violates The Eighth Amendment

For the first time in over 20 years, the U.S. Supreme Court will have the opportunity to review the constitutionality of civil forfeiture laws, which allow the government to confiscate cash, cars, and even homes. On Monday, the court granted a cert petition from Tyson Timbs, who was forced to …

U.S. Supreme Court

To Boost Your Productivity 1,000 Percent, Practice This One Habit Daily for One Year

Getting up an hour earlier and making good use of the time is the surest way to make every day far more productive.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If each day, for an entire year, you woke up an hour earlier than needed and invested that time in yourself, my …

Time Management

Say Goodbye to the Home Office Deduction -- Unless You Do This

Tax reform took away this tax break for some taxpayers -- but not everyone.<p>Tax reform made a lot of changes to the tax laws, and while high-profile …

How to Invest $1,000 a Month

Here's your step-by-step guide to building lasting wealth.<p>If you invested $1,000 per month and earned the historic market return, how much money …

Investing

How to achieve your 10-year plan in the next 6 months

How much time does something really take to accomplish?<p>Before answering that question, a better question is: <b>How much time do you actually have</b>?<p>Once …

Self-improvement

How to Build a Website, Go Viral and Develop Your Digital Brand

Here are three steps to establishing your small business's online presence.<p>8 min read<p>If you want to turn your small business into a big one, at some point you’re going to need to go digital. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, “U.S. retail ecommerce sales for the fourth quarter of 2017, adjusted …

13 Books These High Achievers Say Helped Them Get Ahead

These titles foster creativity, self-improvement, and open-mindedness.<p>Reading is good for you in many ways. It fosters creativity, self-improvement and open-mindedness. Researchers even have determined it can help you live longer. Here are popular titles suggested by more than a dozen successful …

The Five Best Ways To Drive Traffic To Your Website

Website traffic is the lifeblood of every online business. More visitors to your website means more potential customers seeing your products. The more people you get in front of, the more sales you can generate. So driving more traffic to a site is really a no-brainer for most businesses, but what …

Marketing

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

I'm a Millennial Millionaire. Here's How I Got So Rich

By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn’t easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. Tips abound on how you can …

9 Ways to Become Mentally Tough According to a Former Marine

You can read every leadership book out there, until you’re an expert in the art of managing other people.<p>But ultimately, this knowledge is useless if …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

How to give your child the best financial start in life - the fun and easy way

Welcome to the second of our four-part Savvy Savers series to help parents give their children the very best financial start in life.<p>We’ve teamed up …

Personal Finance

12 Most Influential Books Every Software Engineer Needs to Read | The Curious Programmer

This is a question that I get a lot, especially from co-workers or friends that are just beginning their journey as a software craftsman. What book …

Programming

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever | Inc.com

If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a scientist and a research fellow at Y Combinator, and he's written books on such brain-straining topics as quantum …

Interaction Flow Kit for Sketch — Created by MOBGEN

<b>­</b><p><b>DOWNLOAD INTERACTION FLOW KIT</b> <b>(click👏 and give us some love ❤️)</b><p><i>The creation of interaction flows is a big part of our process as digital product</i> …

[D] Read Google's article on UX for AI but how to build personalized products or UX with no user data at the start?

UX for AI, incredibly enjoyable. As someone with experience in deploying/updating ML models in production but no UX experience, I wonder how do …

Want To Build A Culture Of Innovation? Master The Design Critique

Fifteen years as a design educator has taught Jon Kolko the right–and wrong–way to critique design work. He shares his process here.<p>The ability to give and take criticism effectively is a crucial part of the design process. And as companies increasingly embrace design, not just as a feature, but, …

How to Create a Successful Startup Website

For a startup company, having a website is crucial. The modern business world is very web-driven, and having a startup website may be the only way …

15 Mobile App Landing Page Templates Built with Bootstrap

When building a landing page for a mobile app, it is necessary to select the design which is able to present the application’s features prominently …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made that plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to …

Time Management

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

The HyperDev Tech Stack: Powering Over 1M Containers - Glitch Tech Stack

<i>Editor's note: By Gareth Wilson, Member of Technical Staff at HyperDev and FogBugz</i><p>About Fog Creek and HyperDev<p>Fog Creek Software, founded in 2000 by …

A quick introduction to CSS animations

In this article you’ll learn the basics CSS animations, which allows you to gradually change an element’s style from one state to another.<p>It’s ideal …

Get More Clients as a Freelance Developer with these 8 Helpful Tips

As a freelance developer, you’re constantly looking for ways to keep your client pipeline flowing.<p>But as coding becomes a more common skill, the …