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• <b>Author:</b> Seth Godin<p><b>The New York Times, BusinessWeek, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller that redefined what it means to be a leader.</b> <br>Since it was first published almost a decade ago, Seth Godin's visionary book has helped tens of thousands of leaders turn a scattering of followers into a loyal …

HOW Promotion & Marketing Design Awards

wins a free Big Ticket registration to HOW Design Live 2019 (up to a $2,295 value)<p>is invited to take part in a main-stage trophy presentation at HOW …

Regional Design Annual: Print's Yearly Design Competition & Awards

<b>Prizes</b><p>All Winners will be <b>published</b> in PRINT’s <i>The Best of Design</i> (formerly <i>365 Days of Design Inspiration</i>), a hardcover book showcasing the best from …

Graphic Design

This Simple Solution Will Eliminate Tons of Conflict From Your Life | Inc.com

Conflicts. Arguments. Frustrations. Even for all the toughies out there, fighting with companions is never fun. Interpersonal struggles, no matter how minor, are destructive and can eventually come to erode relationships. It happens in marriage, in the workplace, and between friends.<p>But what if you …

Psychology

Saudi arrests of princes consolidates another's power grab

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's heir to the throne is overseeing an unprecedented wave of arrests of dozens of the country's most powerful princes, military officers, influential businessmen and government ministers — some potential rivals or critics of the crown prince now consolidating …

Saudi Arabia

How AI Is Already Changing Business

<b>Erik Brynjolfsson,</b> MIT Sloan School professor, explains how rapid advances in machine learning are presenting new opportunities for businesses. He breaks down how the technology works and what it can and can’t do (yet). He also discusses the potential impact of AI on the economy, how workforces …

Artificial Intelligence

Best Practices for Qualitative User Research

No matter how big or small your user research project is, if you are going to do user research, you want to make sure that you are doing it right. …

UX Design

6 Tips to Crushing Your Deadlines

How to cross more off your to-do list every day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A lot of us are usually overcome with excitement at the prospect of a new job or taking on a new challenge. Unfortunately, the novelty does not last very long when we get hit with wave after …

Time Management

10 Essential Qualities for Living an Authentically Empowered Life

Success is the process of becoming the best version of yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be powerful in the business world you must possess the essential qualities that will guarantee to keep you ahead of the game. The majority of people do not reach the …

Self-improvement

Are You Constantly Worrying About the Future? If So, You're Risking Your Success Potential in These 3 Ways. | Inc.com

Focusing on the future can be helpful when it comes to taking control of your own productivity and achieving your goals, but there's a downside we don't often acknowledge. As many of us know, <i>focusing</i> on the future can sometimes turn into <i>worrying</i> about the future.<p>While it's important to be curious …

Work-life Balance

10 Best Tips for Award-Winning Logo Design | Inc.com

When starting a new company, it makes sense to become obsessed with perfecting your product -- but what about your brand? Creating a new website has become almost effortless, with sites like Wix and Squarespace. As the number of new companies proliferates, however, having a well-defined brand is …

Graphic Design

6 Successful Designers-Turned-Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Business Lessons

If TV celebrities can run countries, why can’t designers run businesses?<p>They can. And they do. And most importantly, they do it successfully.<p>Let’s just get one thing straight. A design entrepreneur is light years away from your typical product or graphic designer, who is notoriously known for …

UX Design

Who needs brainstorming? Brainwriting gets way more ideas, this prof says

There’s a better way than a brainstorm to get creative thinking out of your team, says Leigh Thompson, professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She teaches teamwork and negotiation to aspiring company leaders and explains techniques that she says are scientifically …

Creativity

6 unusual habits of the world’s most creative people

I expend a huge amount of my time and energy writing books and articles and working to keep my company innovative. I’ve developed an obsession with …

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day | Inc.com

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most important, what makes them so successful and productive.<p><b>"Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private</b> …

Time Management

A Secret History Of Selling Out: How Designers Reluctantly Embraced The Corporate World

From planned obsolescence to focus groups, designers and corporations haven’t always seen eye to eye.<p>“Do I want to be honest but broke, or do I want to prostitute myself and be loaded?” In 1961, Bernard Benson, a British aviation designer, articulated one of his generation’s core dilemmas: selling …

Design

51 Top Articles Sharing the Very Best Writing Tips

By Rofida Khairalla on May 2, 2017 in Writing & Editing<p>In need of some sage writing tips and not sure where to turn?<p>Sometimes finding the right …

Writing

The End Of Advertising

Forrester Research on Tuesday published a report led by analysts James McQuivey and Keith Johnston that suggests CFOs should set aside money -- about …

Advertising Industry

How To Avoid The Dreaded Freelance Dry Spell

It happens to the best of us, though the isolated nature of freelancing makes it seem like the person who is going through a freelance dry spell is the <i>only person</i> who has ever been without work for a few weeks. Sometimes, though rarely, these dry spells are unpredictable. They are terrifyingly …

Employment

How to Act Quickly Without Sacrificing Critical Thinking

An unbridled urgency can be counterproductive and costly. If you’re too quick to react, you can end up with short-sighted decisions or superficial solutions, neglecting underlying causes and create collateral damage in the process.<p>But if you’re too deliberative and slow to respond, you can get …

Management

How using Design Thinking will fix Design Thinking

Design Thinking continues to be a hot topic (this article is one of many talking about it). Design Thinking has been hyped and even fetishized but there are also voices questioning its value, impact, and relevance.<p>Design Thinking faces criticism for its lacking integration with business and …

America’s unhealthy obsession with productivity is driving its biggest new reading trend

“I probably started reading ultra hardcore about seven or eight years ago,” says Tom Bilyeu, an entrepreneur based in Los Angeles. “Ultra hardcore” means that Bilyeu reads everywhere: While he brushes his teeth, while he gets dressed, in the 30 seconds it takes to cross rooms in his house, he’s …

Business Development

How to price logo design services

When it comes to talking about money, logo design is one of the most contentious areas of graphic design. After all, how much work can it possibly …

Graphic Design

A Better Way to Set Strategic Priorities

Smart leaders understand that their job requires them to identify trade-offs, choosing what <i>not</i> to do as much as what <i>to</i> do. Grading the importance of various initiatives in an environment of finite resources is a primary test of leadership.<p>To meet this challenge, leaders often turn to rank ordering …

Management

The Creative Habits of Einstein, Picasso and Mozart | Inc.com

Intelligence is not enough to create extraordinary work. If you have ever channeled all your energy and time towards finishing an artwork, a composition or a passion project, you will understand what it means to lose yourself in a meaningful work.<p>The most creative people in history you admire …

Creativity
Employment

The Biggest Secret to Success: Spend at Least 10 Hours a Week Just Thinking | Inc.com

<i>What are the best-kept secrets of successful business people? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Brian Scudamore, Founder and CEO of O2E Brands, on Quora:</b><p>You've heard of people like Elon Musk …

Time Management

Want to Be Super Successful? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 10 Things | Inc.com

We all have the same amount of time. That's why people who are more productive -- and successful -- use their time more effectively.<p>And that's why my <i>Inc.</i> colleague Chris Winfield is such a great resource for entrepreneurs.<p>Chris is an entrepreneur and writer, and if you like this post (and the next …

Productivity

Is Design Thinking the New Liberal Arts?

By<p>Irving Wladawsky-Berger<p>Design is no longer just for physical objects. Design thinking is now being applied to abstract entities, such as systems and services, as well as to devise strategies, manage change and solve complex problems.<p>The application of design thinking beyond products isn’t new. …

Humanities

Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Happiness