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9 Ways To Make The Business Model Canvas Part Of Your DNA

<b>Venture capitalists, social entrepreneurs, and C-level executives have shared with us how they use the Business Model Canvas to do their job better.</b> …

Innovation

The Open-Office Trap

In 1973, my high school, Acton-Boxborough Regional, in Acton, Massachusetts, moved to a sprawling brick building at the foot of a hill. Inspired by architectural trends of the preceding decade, the classrooms in one of its wings didn’t have doors. The rooms opened up directly onto the hallway, and …

OpenOffice

To Create Healthy Urgency, Focus on a Big Opportunity

There are two basic kinds of energy in organizations. One, triggered by a big opportunity, can create momentum in the right direction and sustain it over time. The other, based on fear or anxiety, might overcome complacency for a time, but it does not build any momentum or maintain it. Instead it …

Useful Web Design Resources – Learning Coding & Design

• 26 min read<br>• Tools, Techniques, Resources<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

A Simple Exercise to Increase Well-Being and Lower Depression from Martin Seligman, Founding Father of Positive Psychology

<i>“When [a man] has fair health, a fair fortune, a tidy conscience and a complete exemption from embarrassing relatives,”</i> Henry James wrote in his diary, <i>“I suppose he is bound, in delicacy, to write himself happy.”</i> More than a mere philosophical contemplation, however, James’s observation presages …

Instapainting Turns Your Photos Into Hand-Painted Oil Paintings On The Cheap

Surprise! It’s Valentine’s Day, the stealthiest of all the holidays. Sneaks up on you, doesn’t it?<p>If you’re trying to get a gift today, you… might be a bit short on options. Will you go with the gas station teddy bear? The twice-crushed box of chocolates? A bouquet of acceptable-looking roses for …

Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams Lays Out His Plan For The Future Of Media

Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams has an ambitious new plan: to shift our daily reading habits away from consuming incremental news bites and towards engaging with enlightened ideas curated by an intelligent algorithm. Ordinarily, such a goal would seem utopian, were it not for the fact that …