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Say These 7 Words When Employees Bring You Their Problems

Imagine that one of your employees walks into your office and says “Boss, we’ve got a huge problem with the ACME account; they’re angry and I think we might lose their business!” This is one of those situations that rightly spikes a leader’s blood pressure. But as much as the wrong response risks …

Employment

The Five Most Amazing Things That Were 3-D-Printed This Year - MIT Technology Review

Additive manufacturing has been hyped for years. But in 2017 much of its promise materialized: 3-D printing took a series of big steps out of the …

How To Find the Best 3D Printing Material for Your Designs

Learn more about the available 3D printing material options and their key applications.<p>Introduction<p>3D printing materials and manufacturing processes …

3D Printing

3D Printing On Fabric To Create Dragon Scales And More

If you have access to a 3D printer and are looking to design or make wearables, fashion accessories or cosplay items you may be interested in an …

A Breakthrough in 3D Printing Liquids Could Lead to Squishy, Flexible Gadgets

The most common types of 3D printing involve either extruding melted plastic or using a laser to solidify tiny particles, layer by layer, to slowly …

This 3D-printed bicycle is stronger than titanium

The Arevo bicycle looks and feels like a high-end commuter bike, but it was made using 3D-printing technology and software. It's being hailed as the …

Meet the $27 pen that lets you draw physical objects in midair

Whether or not you have a single artistic bone in your body, we guarantee that you will have an absolute blast with the Canbor 3D Printing Pen. This …

Printing

The 20/60/20 Rule: How to Handle Misaligned Employees

Trying to win over 100 percent of your team is a fool's mission.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter how effectively we communicate and execute change in our company, some team members just won't accept and adapt to that change as fast as others. What we sometimes …

Leadership

Don’t know what size screw you’re looking at? Amazon’s Part Finder can help

Your days of going to Lowe’s or Home Depot with a random screw in your hand and a look of quiet desperation on your face will soon be behind you, and …

Lowe's

Redesigning Leadership

<b>Roger Martin</b><p>John Maeda is one of the most insightful thinkers on creativity and innovation in America. Plainspoken but playful, <i>Redesigning Leadership</i> …

How to Create Design Plans for Virtual and Augmented Reality Experiences

Whenever you design something new – be it an interface, service or a product– you should start with a plan for what you want the user’s experience to …

How To Say No Nicely And Nine Important Negotiating Skills

You’ve read about it. If you’re tough, your male counterparts, peers, and bosses don’t like it but they seem to be rewarded for the exact same approach. In fact, odds are your behavior and how you negotiate may be less than optimal. Trying to “act like a man” doesn’t propel you forward. Instead, …

Body Language

The Best Mentors Ask These 8 Questions

An essential part of being a good mentor is asking the right questions. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you started.<p>It’s hard to deny that good mentors are important. The best workplaces have formal programs to develop mentoring relationships. LinkedIn has even launched a feature to help you find one. …

Three Signs It's Time To Fire Someone (Even If You Like The Person)

One painful aspect of leading is firing people you like. It’s hard for many reasons. The employee may love working with you and for your company. It might be someone you are friends with outside of work. And they might just be a good person who is doing their best. Firing anyone isn’t easy but …

Leadership

world's first 3D-printed concrete houses to be built in eindhoven, the netherlands

jul 30, 2018<p>first in a series of steps for the renovation of a 1316-year-old temple, the ihaidō (hall for buddhist memorial tablets) is built using …

Architecture

Scientists create the first 3D-printed human corneas

Newcastle University researchers have devised a groundbreaking experimental technique that could help millions on the corneal transplant waiting list. By using a simple 3D bio-printer, Professor of Tissue Engineering Che Connon and his team of scientists were able to combine healthy corneal stem …

Newcastle University

Why Managing Up Is A Skill Set You Need

You’ve heard it said and you know it’s true: People don’t quit jobs, they quit bosses.<p>For many people, the primary ingredient in job satisfaction is not the quality of food in the lunchroom. It’s not the office layout or equipment. It’s not even the workload, salary, or benefits. It’s the …

Leadership

4D-printing method could allow flat-pack furniture to be assembled with heat alone

Researchers have created a series of 4D-printed plastic objects that fold themselves into predetermined shapes when heated, which they believe could …

Carnegie Mellon University

MIT's 3D-printed inflatables could shape the interiors of cars in the future

Car interiors could morph into different configurations at the flick of a switch, using 3D-printed inflatable structures developed by researchers at …

What is Interaction Design?

Interaction design is an important component within the giant umbrella of user experience (UX) design. In this article, we’ll explain what …

Apple Patent Reveals New AR Headset Details, and It Looks Incredible

Tim Cook's vision of an augmented future is coming to life.<p>Apple’s augmented reality vision is coming into focus. On Thursday, the United States …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

3D Printing And Modelling With A Robot Assistant

[Huaishu Peng] and a group of other researchers have come up with a system that allows them to use virtual reality (VR) to model an object in a space …

The new wave of AR

UK companies are setting the global standard for<br>the next wave of breakthroughs, particularly in technology.<p>The new wave of augmented …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

Industrial Design: Mkeke Stand Series

With the arrival of the latest iPhones, there is of course, the release of accessories for us to get and have it part of the essentials. Called: …

Design thinking, explained

Solve any business problem with this approach.<p>By Rebecca Linke | September 14, 2017<p>Graphic design by Mimi Phan<p>Why It Matters<p>Coming up with an idea is …

Koda Moveable Home

Most homes — even pre fab dwellings — are meant to stay in one place. The Koda Moveable Home turns that on its head with a design that can go …

Product Design: Bringing Back Humanscale Manual from the 1970s

As of late, we've have published a series of revisited things from the past on ABDZ coming from manuals, branding items and more. It's somehow quite …

At Facebook and Google, Highly Successful Teams Use This 3-Word Question to Spark Creativity (With Incredible Results)

This short phrase has immense power, and can help your team block out doubt and find creative solutions.<p>Imagine you're a leader, and you want your team to accomplish ambitious goals. (Maybe you don't have to imagine.) There are three basic questions you can ask at the outset.<p>All three questions …