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The Best Speakers Answer These 3 Questions Before Walking on Stage

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

Public Speaking

I asked some of the most successful people what books they give as gifts — and there were 5 winners

Self-improvement

5 professions that could see significant growth with the rise of AI

The words “artificial intelligence” often conjure up a sense of fear and apprehension. Fear for the unknown possibilities of AI, fear for the AI-fueled dystopian images brought about by movies like <i>The Terminator</i>, and most practically, fear for the possibility that AI will someday take our jobs. …

This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time | Inc.com

With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But this level of focus doesn't come naturally. For most of us, we fall into choice …

Time Management

This Episode of the "Artrageous" Show Sits In With an Industrial Designer

"Ever wonder who designs everyday objects?"<p>"Artrageous with Nate" is the name of a web series that seeks to "educate and inspire creativity through …

Industrial Design

How Design Thinking Influences Business Building | Inc.com

Design thinking has evolved as an extremely effective method to not only identify and address customer challenges, but to really impact the overall design of your business. At its core, the methodology focuses on solving complex problems, and when effectively applied to business it can dramatically …

Design

Ideation in Practice: How Effective UX Teams Generate Ideas

<b>Summary:</b> Data from 257 UX professionals shows that quality UX ideas come from ideating early in the design cycle, drawing inspiration from user …

Brainstorming

How Intuit Used Design Thinking To Boost Sales By $10M In A Year

The accounting software company embraces design at all levels of the organization, but it wasn’t easy getting there. Thomas Lockwood and Edgar Papke detail Intuit’s journey.<p>More than a decade ago, Scott Cook decided that the company he founded, the accounting software firm Intuit, needed to become …

Design

Dive down an online rabbit hole of 200,000 design objects

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has digitized 90 percent of its collection<p>The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum has provided a valuable gift to the design world: a digitized catalog of more than 200,000 objects in its collection. Some 90 percent of the museum’s items—ranging from …

Down with Tech!

The digital natives are getting restless<p>Happy Cyber Security Awareness Month, everybody.<p>You do know that the month formerly known to FM DJs as “Rocktober” has transmuted into a time when we’re supposed to think about “cyber threats,” right? Yes, this Hacktober, change your passwords frequently and …

Billionaire CEO Sara Blakely Says These 7 Words Are the Best Career Advice She Ever Got | Inc.com

Sara Blakely founded Spanx in her late 20s. The company made $4 million in sales in its first year and $10 million in its second year. In 2012, <i>Forbes</i> named Blakely the youngest self-made woman billionaire in the world.<p>She is clearly massively successful. Yet when asked what the best advice she ever …

Sara Blakely

How To Use Facebook, Twitter, And YouTube To Change Your Career

It’s all about using social media to establish your credibility in a new field. And no, that doesn’t mean becoming an “influencer.”<p>Ten years ago, I was graduating law school and going to work in a mid-size law firm in Atlanta as a real estate finance attorney. If you had told me then that I’d go on …

Facebook Live

LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner Just Shared Some Brilliant Career Advice | Inc.com

With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world.<p>Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes to reach employees on a deeper level:<p>"Inspire, empower, listen & appreciate. Practicing any one …

Team Building

Google Just Gave Every Startup a Huge Gift With 1 Amazing, Free Website | Inc.com

Starting a startup isn't easy. Most startup founders struggle with juggling the myriad of success factors required to get things off the ground. Many new ventures fail.<p>It all just got a lot easier thanks to Startup with Google.<p>With one fell swoop, Google just provided proven tools, best practices, …

Startups

The Biggest Mistake People Make in Their Careers (and Lives) | Inc.com

A CareerBuilder survey found that 49 percent of all workers accept the <i>first offer given to them.</i> For people under 35, who are far less likely to negotiate, these numbers are surely much higher.<p>Losing an extra few thousand dollars may not seem like a big deal. However, over a long enough period of …

Self-improvement

Facebook's Artificial Intelligence Is Spreading to This City

Facebook, like other big U.S. technology companies, believes Canada is currently a hot spot in the field of artificial intelligence.<p>The social …

Artificial Intelligence

TED Speakers Use This Pro Trick to Instantly Improve Their Presentations | Inc.com

If you want to improve your speaking skills, you can learn a lot from watching TED speakers. After all, the best among them are some of the most accomplished presenters around. But there might be an even better source of presentation wisdom out there -- those folks whose business it is to coach TED …

Public Speaking

Mediocrity Is a Virus. Here's How to Banish It Completely | Inc.com

Little things become big things.<p>When you justify and allow even little things into your life which your intuition warns you against, you permit a virus to enter your life. It spreads to other areas.<p>When you introduce a change to any system, you simultaneously change the whole system. The other …

Self-improvement

This $8 Trillion Industry Is About to Get Disrupted | Inc.com

Having grown exponentially over the last century, the massive market for business goods is finally experiencing disruption.<p>Leading the way is Amazon's e-commerce platform, but there is also a wave of marketplace startups making headway in transforming B2B distribution. The landscape is wide and …

Innovation

Here's Elon Musk's Secret for Learning Anything Faster | Inc.com

Elon Musk has one of the most incredible minds around. How did he get so smart? Of course, he was probably born gifted, and according to those who know him, he definitely reads a ton, but Musk's brilliance isn't all down to innate talent and a massive input of raw knowledge.<p>He has also learned how …

Computer Science

4 Simple Morning Habits That Will Improve Your Day (and Each Takes Only 5 Minutes) | Inc.com

The alarm clock is ringing and the next course of action is to hit the snooze button for an extra few minutes of sleep that often times turn into 30 minutes or more (there goes that morning gym session).<p>After hitting the snooze button a couple of times, you finally get up and aimlessly wander …

Self-improvement

Who Are the New Yuppies?

The term “yuppie” now feels so dated that it occasionally seems an entire social class has vanished. If the suit-wearing Patrick Batemans of the …

Income Inequality

Why You Need A To-Done List

<i>By Terri Trespicio</i><p>Nothing feels quite as good as getting something done. The moment you check off a task on your to-do list, you feel that little surge of self-esteem: You had to do a thing, you did it, now it’s done. Next!<p>It’s not just about efficiency, however. Every time you make progress, …

Time Management

Global warming will increase poverty in the southern US, a new study says

A new study estimates that southern areas of the US, many of which are already poor, could face a 20 percent decline in economic activity if carbon emissions continue unabated through the 21st century.<p>The study was issued by economists with the Climate Impact Lab, a consortium of experts from the …

Climate Change

Maybe They're Born With It: 10 Qualities That Make Great Leaders | Inc.com

"What makes a great leader" just might be the eighth wonder of the world. There's no cookie cutter formula to it, as some leaders are lauded for things like understanding emotional intelligence while others are hyper-productive with their day. In yet, after years and years of studying it, we've …

Leadership

How Facebook Used Science And Empathy To Reach Two Billion Users

Facebook’s growth team has a methodical approach to understanding what new users want, and a surprisingly broad mandate.<p><i>As of yesterday afternoon, Zuckerberg said over 650 students had registered [to] use thefacebook.com. He said that he anticipated that 900 students would have joined the site by</i> …

Social Media

6 rituals that ancient wise men used to stay calm

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Happiness

Between Two Patios / OVERCODE architecture urbanism

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project aims at improving the living space of a house that sits on a 100% built terrain. The house …

Employment

Report: Being Snarky On Social Media Isn't A Winning Play For Brands

Wendy’s certainly has been setting the bar for snarky and witty comebacks on social media. I, for one, was a huge fan and thought they were paving the way for brands that would propel engagement and social growth to even higher heights. Then tack on their epic #NuggsForCarter tweet that shattered …

Public Relations