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Make Your Strategy More Agile

Can you run fast and go deep at the same time?<p>Originating from agile software development, the sprint has entered the business mainstream as an increasingly popular means to accelerate business model, product, or service innovation. Sprints break an otherwise long, complex process into sizable, …

How Steve Jobs Got the Absolute Best Out of His Teams

Love him or hate him, there's one thing Steve Jobs did extremely well.<p>Steven Paul Jobs was impassioned, a captivating speaker, and had an uncanny ability to see the future. But many who knew Apple's co-founder also described him as impatient, petulant, and difficult.<p>If I described your boss as …

No, Bike Lanes Don’t Cause Horrible Congestion

Bike lane alarmists, slow your roll.<p>As a fairly simple measure that saves lives, bike lanes sure do raise a lot of ire. In Brooklyn, the addition of a two-lane bike path along the western edge of Prospect Park in 2010 sparked a legal battle that’s still, after four years, ongoing.<p>Drivers, whether …

The Real Problem with Gentrification

A funny thing happened in the half century since Jane Jacobs published her classic treatise excoriating the planning establishment for clear-cutting …

Urban Design

Articles about 8 ways renovate airstream on Dwell.com - Dwell

The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.<p>If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Size doesn't matter when these homes push the conventions of building and living in Japan.<p>First came …

Airstream

Reconstruction of the Square | Frýdlant Czech Republic | Vladimír Balda & Jiří Janďourek

Czech Republic