Courtney Oconnell

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The Design of Influence: How to Craft Products that Move People

The Design of Influence: How to Craft Products that Move People - Use social psychology to design engaging digital experiences. Read the opinion of …

Tripaya

Tripaya - Tell us your budget, we tell you where to go!. (Web App and Tech) Discover 6 alternatives like TripHobo and TripStreak

Crowdcast

Crowdcast - Webinars & live streams that don't suck.. (Web App, Video Streaming, and Tech) Read the opinion of 30 influencers. Discover 5 …

Wine Clubs by Winestyr

Wine Clubs by Winestyr - The best small-production wines delivered to your door. (Web App, Wine, and Tech) Read the opinion of 10 influencers. …

These Books Will Make You Smarter

One of the most frequent questions our community asks during <b>Product Hunt LIVE</b> chats is, “Do you have any book recommendations?”<p>Whenever we walk into …

What Meaningful Reflection On Student Work Can Do for Learning

iStock<i>The following excerpt is from “Authentic Learning in the Digital Age: Engaging Students Through Inquiry,” by Larissa Pahomov. This excerpt is</i> …

Darth Vader Showerhead

Darth Vader Showerhead - Bathe in Vader's tears. (Funny, Home, and Tech) Read the opinion of 7 influencers.

Uber for X

A collection of on-demand services to save you time. Discover 69 curated products like Magic and Lugg about Uber for X followed by 482 followers

Product Hunt

Sesame Corporate Gifts

Sesame Corporate Gifts - Unique co-branded gifts for companies. (Web App, Branding, and Tech) Read the opinion of 7 influencers. Discover 9 …

Calendly

Calendly - Simple, beautiful scheduling. (Web App, Calendar and Scheduling, and Tech) Read the opinion of 25 influencers.

Blue Bottle Coffee Subscription

Blue Bottle Coffee Subscription - Delicious coffee, fresh-roasted, delivered to you.. (Coffee and Tech) Read the opinion of 22 influencers. Discover …

Slides Framework by Designmodo

Slides Framework by Designmodo - Create a website with stunning animations and clean code. (Web App, Design Tools, and Squarespace) Read the opinion …

Foodstirs

Foodstirs - Baking kits for you to enjoy with your family. (Web App and Tech)

GIF MAKER

GIF MAKER - Create animated GIFs from videos (by Giphy). (Web App, GIFs, and Tech) Read the opinion of 14 influencers. Discover 30 alternatives like …

GIF Animations

Chocomize

Chocomize - Create your own custom chocolate bar. (Web App, Health and Fitness, and Tech) Read the opinion of 6 influencers. Discover 2 alternatives …

Snap Palette

Snap Palette - Create a colour palette from any photo. (iPhone, iPad, and Tech) Discover 3 alternatives like Color View Finder and Color Palette …

SaneConnect

SaneConnect - Instantly turn every employee into a sales person. (Web App and Tech)

Five Critical Skills to Empower Students in the Digital Age

The beginning of the school year is a time to set the tone for a student’s learning experience, including what teachers expect from students and …

Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nearly 23 percent of Americans worked from home in 2014, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. If you’re one of the lucky few that enjoys the ability to work from anywhere you like, the following tools will …

Social Media

Five Ways Teachers Can Limit the Fear of Creative Failure

I’m sitting at my computer right now clenching my fist. I would love to say that the problem is external – that some outside person is getting in the …

'Weird, or Just Different?' This 3-Minute TED Talk Will Change the Way You Think

Want to understand the world better? Try looking at things from another angle.<p>What shapes your view of the world?<p>Business owners tend to have strong opinions. They're strongly influenced by multiple factors, including environment, upbringing, and personal experiences. But what if you had grown up …

TED Talks

39 Perfect GIFs For Your Next Marketing Presentation (Download for Animations)

*DOWNLOAD FOR ANIMATIONS*<p>Bad presentations are painful. For both the presenter and the audience suffering through it, these can feel like dying a slow death. Unfortunately, many of us have sat through a countless number of these.<p>So how can you ensure your presentation doesn’t result in your …

22 Mantras For Entrepreneurs To Live By

As the creators of 'Distill Ventures', we often get asked what our top tips for entrepreneurs and start-ups are. Over the years we've come up with some real gems and we'd like to share them with you.<p>Come and visit Independents United to find out more and to take away your own pack of …

When School Leaders Empower Teachers, Better Ideas Emerge

“Just because you are empowered to take responsibility, there’s still that need for support,” said educator Lisa Williams. “That has to come from on …

Sir Ken Robinson: Creativity Is In Everything, Especially Teaching

Creativity can seem like an abstract concept, but having a definition can give a learner the power to practice it on a regular basis.<br>[[ This is a …

Building Learning Experiences (IxDA 2015 Education Summit)

Presented at the IxDA 2015 Education Summit. I discuss the different learning design frameworks used to build the User Experience Design Immersive program.

Colleges Must Mix Entrepreneurial Skills, Traditional Liberal Arts

The great challenge facing higher education is to prepare students to navigate a world of accelerating uncertainty and faster churn. Training …

Dear Inbox

Dear Inbox - Turns your email into a handwritten greeting card .

This Question Made Me $10,000 in 10 Seconds

Most professional salespeople know this trick, but many entrepreneurs don't.<p>Many service providers agonize over how to price their services. If the number is too high, it might scare away potential clients; if it's too low, you're providing your services on the cheap.<p>What's the solution? Ask about …

Budgeting

7 Ways to Nudge a Potential Customer

When you haven't heard from a new prospect for a while, don't assume that the deal is dead. Try these instead.<p>Sometimes it's necessary to give a potential customer a little "nudge" to find out what's going on and whether the opportunity is real. There are seven ways to do this, depending upon your …

Selling