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Kanban Boards: How to Keep Track of Processes and People

Kanban boards can help you juggle everything that's in progress.<p>Episode #518<p>play pause<p>Listen<p>Kanban Boards: How to Keep Track of Processes and …

Project Management

Four Surefire Ways To Ensure You Have A Successful Experience Using An Offshore Development Team

When thinking about outsourcing software development, a lot of people are instantly hesitant or have concerns due to the horror stories they have heard. I’m here today to explain two things: 1) These stories are (mostly) outdated and irrelevant in today’s world, and 2) there are actions you can …

Business Strategy

10 Practical Tips on Sketching Your Wireframes

In the word of software development, time is the most precious resource. Product creators constantly try to reduce time-to-market without sacrificing …

Worrying Too Much Is Ruining Your Productivity--Here's How to Get Past It

When worry grows with new responsibilities and challenges, ground yourself with these strategies.<p>I'm a firm believer that no emotion is inherently "bad"--everything you feel is supposed to guide you, teach you something or protect you. But worry is an emotion that, if not handled in the right way, …

5 Powerfully Essential Questions Every Leader Should Always Ask Themselves (and Their Team)

The best leaders reach out to their people for clarity and positive changes. These questions are a great way to begin that conversation.<p>Anyone who owns a business is aware there are thousands of books and opinions out there regarding how to help make your business successful. Management guru Peter …

40 Years of Leadership Taught Me 3 Rules That All Managers Should Follow

Leadership is greater than the sum of its parts.<p>In more than four decades in the corporate world, I've learned many management lessons -- some the hard way.<p>I've also endeavored to share some of the wisdom I've picked up from those lessons with the sharp, ambitious, young men and women at Stanford …

Advanced Network Debugging in Xcode

Hit the run tab in the left column and hit the + button to add an environment variable. Add the CFNETWORK_DIAGNOSTICS flag and set the value to 0, 1, …

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Technology: Banks seek the key to blockchain | Financial Times

It doesn’t feel like a revolutionary moment. A member of a small team from the Swiss bank UBS, holed up on the 42nd floor of London’s Canary Wharf, …

6 Proven Ways to Generate Good Luck Every Day

Would you recognize good luck whenever it hits you? This successful entrepreneur has created an entire process to make sure he capitalizes every time.<p>Nearly everyone wants to be luckier. Some people think success is about preparing for luck, while others think success is about what you do with luck …

How To Manage The Four Strong Personalities You See In Meetings

We’ve all got our quirks, and most of us bring strengths and some weaknesses to the teams to which we belong. But there are four strong personalities that stand out for their ability, both positively and negatively, to impact team dynamics, especially when it comes to meetings.<p>There are the</b> …

Blockchain: A cheat sheet

This comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know about the innovative blockchain technology that powers Bitcoin, Litecoin, and other …

Google’s new mechanism to embed web content in Android apps

Google’s new Trusted Web Activity capability will offer a way to integrate trusted web content into native Android apps. By launching a Trusted Web …

Apps

Why making mistakes is actually good for business

What do potato chips, Post-It Notes, pacemakers, penicillin, and Silly Putty all have in common?<p>They were all created by making mistakes. In fact, in …

4 books every good boss has read

Business leaders think differently, and that's what sets them apart.<p>Once you know how your leadership team thinks, you'll be able to unlock doors that may otherwise be inaccessible. Either your bosses will realize that you have what it takes to move up the ranks, or you will be better situated to …

#315 - UITableView Prefetching

Extending our example from episode 309, here we implement automatic tableview paging support by utilizing the UITableViewDatasourcePrefetching …

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Wireframe

I need to start with what I’m sure will appear to be a painfully obvious question:What is a wireframe?I ask it because on a weekly basis I see things …

3 Biggest Ways Blockchain Will Change Society

While the time horizon for a "blockchain based" future is variable, here are three trends to look out for during this blockchain revolution.<p>The potential of blockchain stretches far beyond and high above any of the buzz you hear surrounding cryptocurrency trading profits and initial coin offering …

15 great iOS newsletters you should know about

Would you like to get fresh iOS content delivered straight to your inbox?<p>I’m loving it and I’m subscribed to almost all iOS newsletters. While …

This 1 Word Will Make You a More Effective Leader Today

Stop being so responsive. Instead, protect your time and energy for the things that matter most.<p>Leadership is hard work, and good leaders spend countless hours learning the skills we need to (hopefully) become great.<p>That's why when I found out about this incredibly simple technique for improving my …

iOS Unit Testing and UI Testing Tutorial

Make better apps by using iOS Unit Testing!Writing tests isn’t glamorous, but since tests can keep your sparkling app from turning into a bug-ridden …

Gmail 超簡單寄送大量客製化郵件! Google 合併列印郵件教學

前陣子寫過一篇文章:「Google 文件合併列印教學,把 Google 試算表合併列印標籤信封」,透過安裝外掛,可以在 Google 文件與試算表實現合併列印功能,就能像微軟的 Office 那樣一次列印大量的客製化信封、標籤名牌。<br>而今天再來幫 Google 的 Gmail 與 Google …

Employees Naturally Trust Leaders That Display These 3 Powerful Habits

Who wouldn't want to work for a boss like this?<p>A friend recently told me about a previous company trying to lure him back to his old position. In a moment of crisp clarity, he said he could never go back no matter how enticing the offer.<p>The reason? One toxic leader up in the ivory tower making life …

How To Use Shadows And Blur Effects In Modern UI Design

When you examine the most successful interaction designs of recent years, the clear winners are those who provide an excellent functionality. While …

UI Animation: Please Use Responsibly

The explosion of prototyping tools in the past few years has given designers an opportunity to create detailed interactions. Designers are spending …

UI Design

What 20 Years as a Remote Organization Has Taught Us About Managing Remote Teams

In his 1974 interview with ABC News, science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke painted a picture of how computers would change our way of life by the year 2001. One of his many extraordinarily accurate predictions: “Any businessman, any executive, could live almost anywhere on Earth and still do his …

Why Some Startups Succeed (and Why Most Fail)

There is a consistent set of factors that lead to startup success and failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the last two decades of building and running businesses, and the last couple of years working full time with dozens of startup founders and CEOs on their …

In-App Purchases: Non-Renewing Subscriptions Tutorial

Offer access to time-limited content to users and monetize your app using In-App Purchases in this Non-Renewing Subscriptions Tutorial<br>iOS has four …

SketchUp 知名 3D 繪圖軟體免下載網頁版,免費提供 10GB 空間

之前我介紹過一個線上的 3D 建模軟體:「免費 3D 軟體線上中文版 SculptGL 輕鬆 3D 列印建模」,但說到 3D 繪圖,就會想到之前曾經在 2006 年被 Google 收購的「 SketchUp 」,它是繪製房屋與室內設計模型,以及打造 Google 地球 3D …

[LifeHack-23] 我如何保護上網閱讀注意力?

工作時覺得想偷懶,平常沒事做無聊,自然的打開手機、打開臉書、打開 PTT ,開始刷著「無窮無盡更新」的訊息、新聞、討論,但有時候我們會忽然自覺到:<br>怎麼一下子一個早上就過去了?剛剛只是想偷個懶,沒想到卻延誤了大量工作。剛剛只是沒事做,但卻浪費了假日早晨原本可以好好利用的時間。<br>是臉書很邪惡嗎?還是 …