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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? …

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

"What's your favorite book?" seems like a good question. So innocent, so simple. In practice, it's terrible. I interviewed more than 100 of the most successful entrepreneurs, athletes, actors, writers, and other experts for my book, "Tribe of Mentors." These are people who have often read hundreds …

Success

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

The billionaire has a simple method for deciding what to spend his valuable time on.<p>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 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 …

How Design Thinking Influences Business Building

Design thinking is not just for product development. It can be applied to solving your biggest business challenges.<p>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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Museums

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

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 …

It Took LinkedIn's CEO Exactly 2 Sentences to Give the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today

Any one of these practices will make you a better leader.<p>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 …

Google Just Gave Every Startup a Huge Gift With 1 Amazing, Free Website

Every startup wants the formula for success. Google just provided it for free.<p>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 …

The Biggest Mistake People Make in Their Careers (and Lives)

Sometimes it pays to let things sit a while.<p>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 …

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 …

TED Speakers Use This Pro Trick to Instantly Improve Their Presentations

Got toes? Then you're all set to use this odd but effective trick.<p>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 …

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

Little things become big things.<p>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 …

This $8 Trillion Industry Is About to Get Disrupted

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

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 …

TED Talks

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

If you're tired of feeling groggy and lethargic in the mornings, this simple routine will dramatically change that.<p>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 …

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 …

Broad City

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 …

Maybe They're Born With It: 10 Qualities That Make Great Leaders

Not everyone is cut out for it, but there are a few traits that separate the good leaders from the greats.<p>"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 …

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> …

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 …

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 …

Living Rooms

After Bombing 23 Job Interviews, This is the Critical Career-Altering Lesson One Woman Learned

Smart career advice from someone who learned it the hard way.<p>Take one look at Jennifer Romolini's LinkedIn profile, and you'll instantly know she's a badass.<p>Romolini is the Chief Content Officer for Shonda Rimes' soon-to-launch website Shondaland, where all the badasses live. The writer, editor and …

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 …

Social Media