Christian Kruse

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Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Sergey Brin

Why Storytelling Is The Key To Success, And How To Tell Your Story

Ora Shtull and I recently interviewed branding pioneer Dr. David Aaker – a true innovator who is like royalty in the field of branding. Here are the highlights from our conversation.<p><b>William Arruda:</b> Tell us a little about your new book, <i>Creating Signature Stories.</i> Why now?<p><b>David Aaker:</b> People are not …

Sustainability

Typo: Youtuber visualisiert die bekanntesten Schrifttypen

Wie sagte einmal der Designer Achim Schaffrinna: „Branding ohne Typografie ist wie Architektur ohne Statik.“ Will heißen: Fehlt deiner Marke eine …

Science says the happiest couples have 13 characteristics

Romantic relationships are challenging, rewarding, confusing, and exhilarating—sometimes all at the same time.<p>Should you take things slowly at the beginning or dive right in? Can things stay hot in the bedroom even after years of being together? What happens when one of you wants to use a holiday …

Happiness

How Special Forces Bury the True Cost of America's Wars

When specialized (and glorified) units do the dirty work—and sustain the casualties—the normal political constraints on military power are lost.<p>Over the past 16 years, a profound transformation has been underway in how America wages war. Starting under George W. Bush after 9/11, and accelerating …

War

How Peter McKinnon gained 1 million subscribers in under 1 year

What are the secrets behind Peter McKinnon's rapid Youtube growth? How did he manage to gain 1 million subscribers in under a year?<p>One year ago no …

What the Psychology of Human Memory Tells Us about How to Learn Better

What method helps you retain more information — reading, highlighting, or even interrogation? <br>Read More

Teaching

21 awesome books that Satya Nadella, Kevin Johnson and other top tech leaders recommend this autumn

Getting a read on attendees and speakers at the GeekWire Summit doesn’t seem like such a difficult task. They’re likely into technology or science or …

When 20,000 American Nazis Descended Upon New York City

In 1939, the German American Bund organized a rally of 20,000 Nazi supporters at Madison Square Garden in New York City. When Academy Award-nominated documentarian Marshall Curry stumbled upon footage of the event in historical archives, he was flabbergasted. Together with Field of Vision, he …

White Supremacism

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Save America

There’s a reason some people laugh when I say that mindfulness meditation can save the United States—that it can dampen the political polarization …

19 Things About Life You Should Know Before You Turn 29

A lot happens in those 10 years.<p>It's October.<p>Which means 2017 has officially flown by. (Remember all those things you swore you were going to do back in January? Have you done any of them?)<p>One of the things I prioritize doing Q4 of every year is taking a considerable amount of time to reflect on …

Warren Buffett

Here’s 4K Cinematic Footage Shot with the iPhone 8 Plus

Cinematographer Matteo Bertoli got his hands on an iPhone 8 Plus and took it out and about in Los Angeles to test its video capabilities. The 4K …

A Single Narrow Gasping Lung

Tenzing Norgay wasn’t buying it. Neither were the five other Sherpas who’d summited Mount Everest since 1953, when Tenzing and Edmund Hillary first knocked the bastard off. The Euros had been too fast—too fast to have climbed the mountain with bottled oxygen, let alone without it. But such was the …

The Ins and Outs of a Design Sprint

Finally, a design approach you can't afford to ignore.<p>"We wanted to make the best for the most for the least"<br>- Charles Eames<p>When was the last time …

Why Rich Animations are crucial for design

In today’s world, animation plays a crucial role in communication. It is incredibly versatile and can communicate abstract, complex and …

10 Wireframing Tools to Help you Create Great Websites, and Make Great Design Decisions

As a web designer or developer, you’re probably familiar with wireframes and their place in the design process.<p>Wireframes are skeleton structures …

Wireframing

13 job interview tricks that are hard to master, but will pay off forever

Okay, you've wowed your potential employer with your résumé and cover letter. Now, they actually want to talk to you — over the phone, via Skype, or in person.<p>You can rest assured, you're definitely qualified for this job. Now, it's up to you to seal the deal and ace the dreaded job interview.<p>Some …

Employment

Wie du Flipboard nutzt, um deine Community aufzubauen

Ganz gleich wo du lebst oder wie einzigartig deine Interessen sind, wahrscheinlich hast du einen Weg gefunden dich mit gleich gesinnten Menschen online zu verbinden. Diese Menschen bilden deine Community. Keine Gemeinschaft im traditionellen Sinn, das ist klar, aber dennoch eine …

Spotlight: Die Storytelling-Expertin Dorothea Martin

<i>Mein Name ist Dorothea Martin. Ich bin Head of Content bei oolipo und Mitgründerin des Geschichtenlabels Das wilde Dutzend</i><i>.</i><p><i>In meinem Job bin ich darauf spezialisiert, die richtigen Künstler*innen, Formate und Inhalte für mobiles bzw. plattformübergreifendes Erzählen</i> <i>zu finden. Bei oolipo (momentan</i> …

Wissenschaftliche Erfolgsformel: So wird jeder zum Social Media-Star

Düsseldorf.<p>Jetset-Leben, Designer-Samples, Vorbild einer Generation: Zahlreiche Instagram-Nutzer bewundern das (scheinbar) glamouröse Leben der …

How American Special Operators Gradually Returned to Somalia

A U.S. soldier was killed in the country this month for the first time in more than two decades. What was he doing there?<p>The death of Navy SEAL Kyle Milliken and the wounding of two more U.S. troops in Somalia this month marked the first deadly engagement for American forces in the country since …

Africa

Want to Become the Best at What You Do? Read This.

It doesn’t matter how good your strategy is, if you’re not skilled at what you do, that strategy won’t take you very far.<p>As Jason Fried and DHH have …

GRAFT BRANDLAB

Los Angeles

How Speech Writing for Michelle Obama Teaches Storytelling

“It works out. The muses come. Tolerating discomfort is part of being successful.”<p><b>Adam Grant</b> is the bestselling author of <i>Give and Take</i> and <i>Originals,</i> …

Michelle Obama

How the BBC makes wildlife films that look like Hollywood movies

Planet Earth II is the most cinematic wildlife series yet.<p>Capturing Planet Earth <i>is a</i> <i>three</i><i>-part video series from Vox Observatory about the evolution of the BBC’s wildlife films.</i><p>When the BBC launched its Natural History Unit in 1957 to produce radio and TV programs about wildlife, its wind-up film …

25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read

Take it from these CEOs, founders, and other high-achieving leaders.<p>Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain …

Exponential Finance Conference

The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2016

At the start of 2016, Barbara Ehrenreich published an essay in <i>The New York Times</i> that took aim at the science of gratitude, criticizing it for …

Psychology

Complete Guide to Living the Van Life

Title<p>Lifestyle Manual<p>Info<p>There are many things to consider before buying a van and after you hit the road. This guide should provide some insight on …

A Fighter Pilot and a Marine’s Perspective on What Business Can Learn from the Military

“The consequences to messing up in the civilian world can be serious. What hasn’t been serious enough is building a culture that welcomes that sort …

Thought Leadership