Emanuel Silva

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A 3-Step Problem-Solving Method for Any Problem

How to deal with a pissed-off client, a wild turtle, or anything else that comes up.<p>So there's this giant turtle terrorizing a small village in Bavaria, Germany. The turtle's name is Lotti, which doesn't sound like such a scary thing, except that a few weeks ago the animal was said to have severed …

4 Tips for Using Social Media to Sell

You can use social media to land a sale--but only if you're following these key principles.<p>I just celebrated my 100th discussion on the same topic with the same client. We talked yet again about selling and social media. Before your eyes glaze over, let me quickly add that the conversation ended …

Making Change Happen: How to Create Urgency

Need to move your issue up on someone's priority list? Follow these five steps.<p>Moving people to action can be a challenge. Their calendars and to-do lists are full. The immediate overwhelms the important. That means even what you think is critical for a client, prospect or even your own direct …

An Introduction To DOM Events

17 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

You can draw circuit boards onto paper with this pen (video)

When dreaming up that world-changing invention, wouldn't it be great if you could just sketch out the circuits and have them magically work? That's the idea behind Circuit Scribe, a ballpoint pen that's full of quick-drying ink that'll help you doodle your circuits on notebook paper. Emerging out …

Jerry Seinfeld's Productivity Secret

<i>Editor: When software developer Brad Isaac told us he had productivity advice from Jerry Seinfeld, we couldn't turn down the chance to hear more.</i> …