Brandon Montgomery

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Zurb launches new @mention engine, Tribute.js

Zurb, makers of Foundation, have a reputation for building robust tools that web developers love. They craft effective solutions because they start …

This Google manager has the best advice on time management

When it comes to managing our time, many of us would agree there’s room for improvement.<p>Jeremiah Dillon, Head of Product Marketing at Google Apps for …

Time Management

A Studio - A Tree House / Phillip Lühl + Nina Maritz Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The idea for this tiny studio of about 35 usable square meters was born out of its spectacular setting. …

25 of the best leadership and success books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

We've highlighted 25 below, including books by psychologists, economists, and competitive athletes. Each one offers a unique look at what it means to be truly successful and how you can achieve your full potential.<p>Read on and start stocking your shelves with inspiration.

Self-improvement

10 Must-Read Books For the Modern Entrepreneur

If you want to build a bigger business, you need to invest in yourself.<p>It seems like every year the world gets busier.<p>I often find it a challenge to find the time to catch up on emails, make the time for breakfast, and still catch a good night's sleep.<p>Reading has always been an important hobby of …

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

7 Ways to Be a Better Leader in 2016

The end of the year is here. It's time to focus on 2016.<p>Saying you want to be a better leader doesn't do much to propel your business forward without a strategy in place. If you're not sure where to start, you're not alone. In a survey by Deloitte, top executives in the U.S. are confident in their …

Here’s What Millennials Want From Their Performance Reviews

Performance reviews suffer from a widening gap between managers’ and employees’ expectations.<p>This year, millennials passed generation X as the largest share of the American workforce, with 18- to 34-year-olds accounting for roughly a third of all employees. That demographic of young workers is …

3 Ways Leaders Undermine Cohesion by Trying to Create It

When companies want to address fragmented cultures, they do some of the oddest things. For example, we’ve seen at least 15 corporations put “one” in front of their name (as in, “One Acme”), as they launched campaigns to dramatically increase interconnection across the organization.<p>As if that would …

ECMAScript 6 - 10 Awesome New Features

Did you know that JavaScript (along with JScript and ActionScript) is an implementation of a general purpose client-side scripting language …

20 Startups To Watch In 2016

Startup life is not about the spotlight. It’s about disruption. It’s about innovation. At CoFoundersLab, one of the largest networks of entrepreneurs, is our duty to arm founders with tools to bring such disruption to life.<p>Among some of the startups we predict will make a mark, we have identified …

Startups

Why Collaboration Is Bad for Your Top Employees

Breaking down silos and working together across departments can help your company be efficient -- in theory. In reality, collaboration taxes your best employees.<p>Bad news if you think collaboration is the secret to boosting creativity and productivity at your company: The surge in collaboration is …

The 20 best business books of 2015

From a biography of Elon Musk to a look inside Google's management structure and an introduction to behavioral economics, we've picked our favorite business books of 2015.

Self-improvement

The Leadership Behavior That’s Most Important to Employees

For the last 20 years, I’ve studied the costs of incivility, as well as the benefits of civility. Across the board, I’ve found that civility pays. It enhances your influence and performance — and is positively associated with being perceived as a leader.<p>Being respectful doesn’t just benefit you, …

The Problem-Solving Process That Prevents Groupthink

There are two reasons most of us aren’t very good at creative problem solving. First, few people get training in how to be creative in their education. Second, few people understand group dynamics well enough to harness their power to help groups maximize their creativity.<p>Resolving the first issue …

4 unconventional tips on starting a business from Peter Thiel

Certainly, one of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time is Peter Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal and now a prominent venture capitalist. He was the first outsider to invest in Facebook, and he manages Founders Fund's $2 billion in assets.<p>We read Thiel's bestselling book, "Zero to One," and …

Peter Thiel

Senna.js

npm install senna<p>Features<p>Senna.js is a blazing-fast single page application engine that provides several low-level APIs that allows you to build …

30 Books to Help Further Your Career

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15 Books by Billionaires On How to Run the World

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100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Entrepreneurship

8 ways to work in an open office without losing your mind

We like to think being closer to our colleagues fosters collaboration, but mostly the nonstop chatter has people wishing they could get some peace and quiet.<p>As an introvert, I've had to develop several strategies over the years to fight for my productivity, not to mention my sanity.<p>May they bring …

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

My strategy for turning $15,000 into $200,000 every month

Each company starts off with $100 in capital.<p>One has a one-month sales cycle (i.e., people go from prospect to client in one month). The other company has a four-month sales cycle.<p>Not surprisingly, the slower business brings in less over time. But do you know how much less after one year?<p>It only …

Marketing

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

Read These 3 Books to Make 2016 Unforgettable

These three books (plus a bonus one!) will get your mind right for the upcoming year.<p>There is one solid way to prepare yourself for the upcoming year: read. Tech mogul Bill Gates has an annual must-read list and trailblazing entrepreneur Jessica Mah reads a new book every week. It's not a …

Bill Gates

A gap in task management: discontinuous work

I’ve written a great deal on what we call the 3D workforce — decentralized, distributed, and discontinuous. As I characterized it for a webinar last …

Project Management