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Evernote’s Quest To Become A 100-Year-Old Startup

Evernote doesn’t do anything unless it’s “sufficiently epic,” says CEO Phil Libin. What suffices? Things like business socks, designing a design culture, and becoming a century-old startup.<p><i>Evernote CEO Phil Libin recently stopped by the Fast Company office. The following is an excerpt of our</i> …

Everyday Kanban

Lagom<i>,</i> pronounced <i>law-gum,</i> is a Swedish word that has no direct translation, but essentially means “not too much, not too little… just right.” We …

Defining the New Data Center Operating System

The abstraction of the hardware layer within the data center means we are able to utilize new types of controls around our data center.<p>The data …

28 Japanese Garden Design Ideas to Style up Your Backyard

There is something innately profound and inherently calming about Asian design with Oriental overtones in large and <b>Japanese design</b> and architecture …

The first three steps to insane productivity

You are just 3 steps away from producing more results than you ever thought possible<p>Ever struggled with lack of focus or not getting as much done as …

Jon Koomey on Predictive Modeling

Data center energy expert <b>Jonathan Koomey</b> recently spoke about predictive data center analysis in a talk titled, "Why Predictive Modeling is Essential …

42 Rules to Lead by from the Man Who Defined Google's Product Strategy

Almost four years ago, Jonathan Rosenberg sent an email around Google stumping for more open systems, products, and services. As SVP of Products, he …

Leadership

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

Portfolio Kanban

I urge everyone—no matter how big their portfolio—to truly understand every suggestion they’re given before acting.<p>—Suze Orman<p>The <i>Portfolio Kanban</i> is …

Focus on Improving One Leadership Competency at a Time | Inc.com

Executive recruiting firm Egon Zehnder International learned a lot while conducting more than 25,000 management appraisals over the course of five years. The company shares its insights in the white paper "The Five Things I Wish I Had Known When I Was Promoted to the C-Suite."<p>For example, one thing …

Leadership

Facebook Rattles Networking World With 'Open Source' Gear

Google solved the problem ages ago, but only for itself. Now, Facebook is building a solution for everyone else.<p>As far back as 2007, rumors indicated …

Heck yeah! Facebook’s Open Compute Project is making an open source switch

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Stacey Higginbotham<p>The Open Compute Project, which Facebook launched a little more than two years ago, has decided …

5 lessons I learned at Apple about how to design and build hardware

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Credit: Bowen Liu/Apple Inc<p>Manufacturing beautiful and functional hardware is more difficult than ever due to capital demands …